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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
Telephone: 845-518-4458

Frank J. Doherty
181 Freedom Road
Pleasant Valley, NY   12569
Telephone: 914-475-2431

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

Valerie LaRobardier (Dutchess, Columbia and Putnam Counties, NY; Litchfield County CT; Berkshire County MA)
52 Mill St, PO Box 478
 Dover Plains, NY 12522
Telephone: 845-849-6025

Sylvia Hasenkopf
North River Research
Telephone: 518-821-3852

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