The Mohawk (Periodical)

The Mohawk, a quarterly created and edited by Arthur C.M. Kelly, founder of Kinship Books, includes rare and essential record extracts and transcriptions from Montgomery and Schenectady counties. Individual issues cover a wide range of materials documenting families who lived in (and around) Montgomery and Schenectady counties in the 1700s and 1800s.

Keep in mind that these materials were originally serialized, meaning that a specific record set will often continue in subsequent issues.

All available volumes can be queried by searching from this page.

Collection Category: Periodicals|Collection Type: OCR|Location: Montgomery County, Schenectady County

Issues of The Mohawk contain a variety of extracted and transcribed records from Montgomery County, Schenectady County and beyond—many of which cannot be found anywhere else online. These materials often represent previously unpublished records from private individuals, churches, and other record holders. 

Materials include:

  • Cemetery records,
  • Church records
  • Bible records
  • Church membership lists
  • Tax and assessment lists
  • State and federal censuses
  • Family papers 
  • Guardianship papers
  • Military records
  • Minute books

These volumes are text searchable—searches entered from this page will query issues currently in this collection. The images can also be browsed.


Suggested citation for this collection:

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, “The Mohawk (Periodical)” digital images, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, (, 2021.