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Goshen Genealogy: Wills

A guide to the genealogical resources in the Local History Collection at the Goshen Public Library.


We retain abstracts of wills filed in Orange County, NY for the follwoing years.

The abstracts include information on when the will was made, heirs named, executors of the will, and the book and page number to locate the actual will on file in the Orange County Surrogate Court.



Abstract of Early Orange County Wills Vol 1 (1731 - 1788) & Vol2 (1787 to 1830).

Index of Original Wills 1776 - 1829

Will Inventories 1668 - 1780

Wills of Colonial New York 1658 - 1738


For more info, try:

The Orange County Genealogical Society

The New York State Library - Local History & Genealogy Section

Need More Help?




Contact our Local Historian in the Local History Room at Goshen Public Library & Historical Society if you have any questions or want help with your research.



Monday and Thursday : 10:00 am to 2:00 pm



(845) 294 - 6606  ext. 103