A map of Meadow Lawn Cemetery is available for viewing. You can enlarge it once you open it so you can read the information on the map. More information about the cemetery is available in the library.
To see some pictures of Petersburgh which we have collected over the years click on view pictures. You will be taken to Petersburgh Pictorial in Flickr. Click on the Pictorial and a list of the albums available will be displayed. Click on the album you want to view and the album will open. Many more pictures will be added in the future so be sure to check back from time to time.
To view photos from the photo album donated to the library by Ed Bly, Rensselaer County Undersheriff, grandson of Merle and Richard Weaver, click here. Richard Weaver was the town historian in the 70s/80s.
To view a listing of local history and genealogical resources which are available at the library click on Local History Resources List and you will see the complete list.
Also, some genealogical information has been uploaded and more will be added later. Click on the item and you will see what information we have on that person, family, etc. The ones uploaded so far are:
General Index 1996: A – Cook, Fred
General Index 1996: Cook, Haz – Gut,Eva
General Index 1996: Gut, Hei – Jones, Abi
General Index 1996: Jones, Alb – Maine, Lym
General Index 1996 Maine, Lym – Phi, JG
General Index 1996 Phi, JG – Shu, Geo
General Index 1996 Shu, Hir – Wai, Mar
General Index 1996 Wai, Mar – Zwi, Wal
History of Petersburgh pg 1-32
History of Petersburgh pg 33-84
Petersburg Portrait is copyrighted by Nancy Burstein and no part of the book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of the author.
The library collection includes notebooks and files on many families in Petersburgh. The following is a list of the ones that are uploaded so you can view them from home:
NOTEBOOK 4 – CENSUS
NOTEBOOK 4 – MAPS & FAM. NAMES
NOTEBOOK 4 – EARLY TOWN RECORDS
NOTEBOOK 4 – ROAD, JURY, ETC
NOTEBOOK 4 – BIRTH, MARRIAGES, DEATHS
NOTEBOOK 4 – INDIVIDUALS
NOTEBOOK 4 – BLANCHE ALLEN
NOTEBOOK 4 – MILITARY
NOTEBOOK 4 – HOOSICK, ETC MISC.
Babcock pt 1
Babcock pt 2
Babcock pt 3
Babcock pt 4
Babcock pt 5
Babcock pt 6
Babcock pt 7
Babcock pt 8
Babcock pt 9
Babcock pt 10
Babcock pt 11
Babcock pt 12
Green, Joseph Allen
Greene + Greenman
Waite vertical file