Place:LaGrange, Dutchess, New York, United States

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NameLaGrange
Alt namesLa Grangesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Located inDutchess, New York, United States
Contained Places
Hamlet
Lagrangeville
source: Family History Library Catalog


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LaGrange is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 15,730 at the 2010 census. The town was named after the ancestral estate of the Marquis de Lafayette.

History

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The town was originally established in 1821 as "Freedom" from parts of the Towns of Beekman and Fishkill, but confusion with another location caused the name to be changed to "LaGrange" in 1828.

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  • Outstanding guide to LaGrange family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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