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GENESEE COUNTY
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Alice Roseamund Sprague                                                                                            Joel Sprague
                                                                                                          Abigail Adelia (Warner) Sprague






VILLAGES / AREAS:

City of Batavia

Bushville, , West Batavia, Upton, East Pembroke



ORGANIZATIONS / PEOPLE:

Landmark Society of Genesee County
PO Box 342
Batavia, New York 14020-0342

Pabolo Busti Cultural Foundation of Genesee County
45 Liberty Street, Batavia, New York 14020

Batavia City Hall
10 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020
(585)343-8180

Town Hall, 4165 West Main Rd., Batavia, NY 14020 585-343-1729

Town Cerk, Town Hall, 585-343-1729

Names on 1866 Map

Town of Batavia Website

Town of Batavia Co-Historians:
Berneda Scoins
3833 W. Main Street Road
Batavia, NY 14020

Barbara Ann Toal
3833 W. Main Street Road
Batavia, NY 14020
585/344-2458 (Home)
585/343-1729 (Town Hall)

City of Batavia Website

City of Batavia Historian:
Larry D. Barnes
55 River Street
Batavia, NY 14020
585/343-1481
JLBARNES4@verizon.net



CEMETERIES:

Town Cemeteries

Daw's Corner's Cemetery, Batavia/Elba Townline Rd and the corner of Rt.#98 (cemetery is on the southeast corner - incorporated active cemetery, first burial 1812 - (see photo in Elba town info)

Grand View Cemetery, Clinton St. Rd, (Route 33), just outside the city of Batavia on the right hand side of the road. first burial 1906 - A notebook listing of all known burials (including many innacuracies) is updated annually and filed at both the Richmond Library and the Holland Land Office. There is also a history notebook binder at each location, although it's not of much value to geneologists.
Superintendent - Steve Davis 585-993-1317

Newkirk Cemetery (Five Corners Cemetery) - south east Corner of Bank St. Rd.- individual burials

Pratt Road Cemetery - Pratt Rod between Miller and Powers Roads - Reference made to this cemetery in a list compiled in 1975 by Marion Russell

Warner Cemetery (Sanders Cemetery, Miner Cemetery) - East of Batavia on Rt 33 - abandoned.

Perry Farm Cemetery - South side of Rt 5, abandoned

Veterans Burial - At the close of the War of 1812 two, sick soldiers returning to their homes stopped at the home of Thomas Beckwith (about 5 miles west of Batavia on Rt 5). Both died with cholera. Their names are reportedly Haxton and Pierce. They were buried under a tree near the Beckwith home.

Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery - behind the church 3515 Galloway Rd. - religious cemetery - first burial 1992


Batavia City Cemeteries

Batavia Cemetery, Harvester Ave., heading south, it is the first cemetery on the east side of the street. incorporated, active cemetery, first burial 1806 (many Batavia early pioneers buried here)
Batavia Cemetery, Catherine Roth, 23 N. Pointe Dr., Batavia, NY 14020
585-343-3833

Batavia Pioneer Cemetery- the present city of Batavia pioneer cemetery was on W. Main Street back along the creek near where the old W. Main St. School was. No evidence remains that a cemetery was ever there. The following are given in Beers, Gazetteer of Genesee County as being in this old cemetery in 1890:
Buell, Richard, died 1819
Mason, Wheaton, died 1825
Wilcox, Oliver, two wives of; one died 1807 the other 1824
Stark, W. T. , died 1822

St. Joseph's Cemetery, the driveway entrance for this is on Ellicott St.,(Route 63). Going east on Ellicott St. it is a little past Harvester Ave. on the north side of the street. St. Joseph Cemetery and the Elmwood Cemetery actually connect. I am not sure where one ends and the other begins! First burial 1850, some recrods at Richmond Memorial Libarary.
St. Joseph's Cemetery, St. Joseph's Parish Hall, Summit St., Batavia, NY 14020 - 585-343-9853

Elmwood Cemetery, Also on Harvester Ave., just a little way down the street from the Batavia Cemetery.First Burial 1872, incorporated active cemetery.
Elmwood Cemetery, 133 N. Spruce St.,Batavia, NY 14020 - 585-344-2047 mvbrant@aol.com




CHURCHES:
Batavia Assembly of God, 24 N. Spruce 343 -8521

First Baptist, 306 E. main 343-4905

Grace Baptist, 238 Vine St. 343-01729

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist, 516 Ellicott 343-5402

Calvary Baptist, 3515 Galloway Rd. 344-1898

Emanuel Baptist, 190 Oakfield/Batavia Townline Rd. 343-4050

Victory Baptist, 39 N. Lyon 344-2953

St. James Episcopal, 305 E. Main 343-4995

Free Methodist, 350 Bank St. 343-4011

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 601 North St. 343-8292

Holy Name of Mary, 8678 Church, East Pembroke - 762-9006 St. Paul' Lutheran, 31 Washington Ave. 343-0488

Presbyterian First Church, 300 E. main 343-0505

Sacred Heart, 15 Sumner 343-1796

St. Anthony's RC, 122 Liberty 343-0914

St. Mary's RC, 18 Ellicott 343-5400

Seventh Day Adventist, 101 Richmond 343-4142

United Methodist, Batavia Dist. Office, 8316 Park Rd. 343-4744

First United Methodist, 8221 Lewiston Rd. 343-2372

United Pentacostal, 180 Oak 345-0925

First Wesleyan, 315 W. Main 343-2271

The Salvation Army, 529 E. Main St., Batavia, NY 14020 - Major Leonard Boynton - lkboy@netzero.net







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BOOKS:


Batavia Obits

The Gazetteer and Business Directory of Genesee County, N.Y. for 1869-70; Compiled and published by Hamilton Child, Syracuse, NY, 1869.

Amherst College Biographical Record

Anyone interested in the following information - please contact Diane at - Rudy3214@aol.com

I purchased a marriage lincense at an auction.
The names are : Walter Barnes Shore of Batavia, New York and Lola Adelia Smith of Batavia,New York 16th day of Feb. 1916
I have a scanner I could send a copy to any one interested.










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