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Genealogy Searches

Due to limited staffing, this office cannot do genealogy searches as a courtesy.  If we do the work on a business basis, we must charge the fees set by law, which often makes the cost prohibitive.

This office is aware of the following people in Dutchess County who specialize in Genealogy. 

They also have access to records of offices other than those available to us.  Their names and addresses are listed below in alphabetical order.


Virginia Buechele (all of Dutchess County and Putnam County)
P.O. Box 243
Pleasant Valley, NY   12569
Telelephone: 845-518-4458

Frank J. Doherty
181 Freedom Road
Pleasant Valley, NY   12569

Arthur C. M. Kelly (all of Dutchess and southern Columbia counties)
305 Cedar Heights Road
Rhinebeck, NY   12572
Telelephone: 845-876-4592
*Specializes in church records, but any ancestry research including newspapers, wills, deeds, etc. can be accommodated.

Valerie LaRobardier (Dutchess County, Columbia County, Putnam County)
71 Sand Hill Road
Dover Plains, NY   12522
Telelephone: 845-849-6025

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