The Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns has posted scans or links to several early record books.
The following institutions and organizations may provide assistance in genealogical matters. Most charge a fee for services provided. None is affiliated with the Old Dutch Church or its burying ground.
In New York State, birth and death certificates and marriage licenses are filed with township government. Contact town clerks or NYS Bureau of Vital Statistics for copies of those documents. For example, if you seek a record of a marriage in the village of North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow) in 1949, you would need to contact the Town of Mount Pleasant.
Village of Sleepy Hollow
Incorporated as North Tarrytown in 1874, the village changed its name to Sleepy Hollow in 1996. This village is located in the township of Mount Pleasant.
Village Clerk, 28 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 www.sleepyhollowny.org
Town of Mount Pleasant
May have records of vital statistics for individuals who resided in what is now Sleepy Hollow (formerly North Tarrytown). Some of its records predate the incorporation of the village of North Tarrytown in 1874.
1 Town Hall Plaza, Valhalla, NY 10595 www.mtpleasantny.com
Village of Tarrytown
Incorporated in 1870. This village is located in the township of Greenburgh.
Village Clerk, 21 Wildey Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Town of Greenburgh
May have records of vital statistics for individuals who resided in what is now Tarrytown. Some of its records predate the incorporation of the village of Tarrytown in 1870.
Town Clerk, 177 Hillside Avenue, Greenburgh, NY 10607
New York State Bureau of Vital Statistics
Birth, death, and marriage records, after 1881.
Westchester County Archives and Records Center
Holds deeds, wills and estates, naturalization records, and veteran records from 1680 to present.
Westchester County Historical Society
Its collection includes papers of many Westchester families, genealogical files, colonial and federal census records, maps, and much more. Holds records from 1680 to present.
Historical Society Serving Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow
Its library contains a collection of local publications.
1 Grove Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591
Westchester County Genealogical Society
Facilitates sharing and exchange of local information.
P.O. Box 518, White Plains, NY 10603-0518
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
For those unable to travel to distant archives, local volunteers will research genealogical records.
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
An extensive, cross-referenced list of genealogical resources. www.cyndislist.com
NYGenWeb - Westchester County, NY
Identifies regional resources for those researching family history. www.rootsweb.com/~nywestch/index.htm
National Archives and Records Administration, Northeast Region
Federal records including census, military, courts, immigration, and much more.
201 Varick Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10014
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Family History Center
Local center provides access to most of the microfilms and microfiche in the main LDS Family History Library.
801 Kitchawan Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598