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The following list of books relating to Putnam County were found in a variety of places including searching the Internet, book sellers' inventories, and library catalogs. Check a library near where you live to see if they have a copy, and if they don't, ask them to borrow a copy through the Inter-Library Loan system.

Author (where known)
Book Title, and publishing information
1810 Census with Index, Dutchess County, NY, prepared by the Dutchess County Genealogical Society, with index.
Historical and Genealogical Record, Duchess and Putnam Counties, New York (Poughkeepsie: Oxford Publishing Co., 1912)
Ryder Family of Putnam County, New York, [1897}. See a copy on WorldVitalRecords.com, if you are a member.
Blake, William J., Esq.
The History of Putnam County, N. Y.; with an enumeration of its Towns, Villages, ... and short biographical sketches of early setlers, etc., [New York, N.Y.: Bakers & Scribner, 1849]. See a copy on Google Books.
Boyer, Dona
An Introduction to the availability of the historical and genealogical primary sources in eastern Putnam County , [Carmel, N.Y.: Kent Library, 1986]
Buck, Clifford M.
Dutchess County, NY Tax Lists, 1718-1787 with Rombout Precinct, includes alphabetical names of those assessed by political division, present Putnam County towns and precincts. [Rhinebeck, N.Y.: Kinship, 1990]
Buys, Barbara Smith
Old gravestones of Putnam County, New York, together with information from ten adjacent Dutchess County burying grounds: eleven thousand eight hundred inscriptions of persons born up to and including 1850 [Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1975.]
Cheli, Guy
Images of America: Putnam County (NY) [Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2004]
Cole Greene, Marilyn, compiler.
Town Minutes, Town of Carmel, Putnam Co., New York, 1795-1839 [Rhinebeck, N.Y.: Kinship, 1990.]
Curtis, Joseph O.
The Descendants of Elisha Cole, who came from Cape Cod to what is now Putnam County, New York about 1745, [New York: Wright, 1909]
Frost, Josephine C. [Mrs. Samuel Knapp Frost]
Putnam County cemetery inscriptions self-published 1910.
Howe, Abba Laura, Historian, et alia.
Brewster Through the Years 1848-1948 (privately published, circa 1949?)
Kelly, Arthur C.M.
Dutchess County, NY Probate Records, 1773-1865: registers of wills and letters testamentary and of administration in the Surrogate's Office, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., [Rinebeck, N.Y.: Kinship, 1997]
Pelletreau, William S. (1840-1918)
History of Putnam County, NY (Philadelphia: W.W. Preston & Co., 1886). You can also see a digital copy on the Internet at:
Smith, Philip H. (1842-?)
General History of Duchess County from 1609 to 1876. [Pawling, NY: Author, 1877],507 pages. This book has been scanned by Cornell University Library and is available on-line at their Making of America site: http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/moa/moa-cgi?notisid=ANX0501
Sullivan, Dr. James, editor
"Putnam County" The History of New York State, [Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1927], Volume III, Chapter XI. [Note: A transcribed version of all six volumns is available on the Internet..]
Truran, Suzanne, editor.
The Town of Southeast 1788-1988 [Southeast, NY: Town of Southeast Bicentennial Commission, 1990]
Wheeler, Glendon E.
Burials and gravestones: families associated with Putnam County, New York: (a supplement to other burial documentation). [Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1998]
Wheeler, Glendon E.
Carmel Newspapers, Putnam Co, NY Marriages and Deaths, 1849-1873, [Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1998]
Wheeler, Glendon E., compiler.
Index of Gravestones for the People of Putnam County, New York. [Simi Valley, Calif.: Wheeler Historical Society, 1997 (Rhinebeck, N. Y.: Kinship)]
Wheeler, Glendon E., translated & edited by
Town records: Frederickstown to Kent, 1788-1841, Dutchess/Putnam counties, New York [Rhinebeck, N.Y.: Kinship, 2002]

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