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Rcihmond Memorial Library

19 Ross St., Batavia, NY 14020

(716) 343-9550

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LOCAL MATERIAL

Beers, FW
Gazetteeer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, NY, 1788-1890

Beers, FW
History of Wyoming County, 1841-1880

Bowman, Fed Q.
10,000 vital records of Western NY, 1809-1850

Churches of Genesee and Wyoming Counties, 1897

Cooley, LaVerne C.
Tombstone Inscriptions form the Abandoned Cemeteries and Farm Burials of Genesee County

Foley, JH
Early Settlers of Western NY

French, JH
Gazetteer of the State of NY, 1860

Genesee County Pioneer Association Record Book

* Holland Land Company records pertaining to Genesee County

Livsey, Karen E
Western NY Land Transactions, 1804-1824
Western NY Land Transactions, 1825-1835

McCulley, Mary
History of Genesee County, NY, 1890-1982

McEvoy, Ruth
History of the City of Batavia, 1915-1985

North, Safford E.
Our County and Its People

Saul's Notes on Genesee County People

Seaver, William
Historical Sketch of the Village of Batavia

Turner, Orsamus
History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelpls and Gorham's Purschase and Morris' Reserve

Turner, Orsamus
Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western, NY

War Dead of Genesee County

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CHURCH RECORDS

Attica
Presbyterian Church, 1823-1939

Batavia
Emmanuel Baptisit Church, 1884-1939
First Baptist Church, 1834-1939
First Methodist Episcopal Church, 1841-1939
First Presbyterian Church, 1809-1939
St. James Episcopal Church, 1813- 1939
*St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 1849-1917
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1874-1936

Bergen
*St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church, 1871-1919
Stone Church, 1828-1842

LeRoy
*First Baptist Church, 1850-1911
First Presbyterian Church, 1812-1842
* St. Peter's Roman Cathollic Church, 1854-1917
*United Methodist Church, 1851-1891

Morganville
*United Church of Christ, 1817-1956

Oakfield
*St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 1857-1922

Sheldon
* St. Cecilia's Roman Catholic Church, 1848-1916

Stafford
*St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1841-1981

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TAX RECORDS

*Genesee County Assessment and Tax Rolls, 1838-1979 (excludes city of Batavia)

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FEDERAL CENSUS RECORDS

Genesee, Livingston, and Wyoming Counties:
*1790, *1800, *1810, *1820, *1830, *1840, *1850, *1860, *1870, *1880, *1890 (Civil War Vets only), *1900, *1910, *1920 (No Livingston County for 1900, 1910, 1920)

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NEW YORK STATE CENSUS RECORDS

Genesee County
*1875, *1892, *1905, *1915, *`1925

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INDEX TO NEW YORK AND FEDERAL CENSUS RECORDS

1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1890

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INDEX TO GENESEE COUNTY FEDERAL CENSUS RECORDS

1860, 1870, 1880

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NEWSPAPERS

* Republican Advocate, 1822- 1876
* Spirit of the Times, 1830-1902
* Progressive Batavian, 1868-1897
* Batavia Daily News, 1878-present
* Batavia Times, 1902-1945
Some issues are missing. A few older newspapaers have been indexed for births, marriages and deaths
* Batavia Daily News Index, 1878- 1992

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FAMILY GENEALOGIES

The lilbary has many published family genealogies, as well as a vast collection of files and notes on individual families.

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GENESEE AREA GENEALOGISTS

This is the local genealogy group. Meetings are held at the Richmond Memorial Library on the third Tuesday of each month (excluding Dec. and Jan) at 7 pm.

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CEMETERY RECORDS

Batavia Cemetery, 1868-1989
Elmwood Cemetery (Batavia), 1872-1938
Grandview Cemetery (Batavia), 1906-1995
St. Joseph's Cemetery (Batavia), 1851-1904
Also available are early records for many Genesee County Cemeteries.

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DIRECTORIES, ETC.

Gazeteer and Business Directory of Genesee County, NY for 1869-70
Directory of Persons, Firms, and Indians of Genesee County, 1890
Batavia City Directoires: *1880, *1883, *1898, 1900, 1915, 1919
Genesee County Directories: 1881, *1888 (Batavia, LeRoy, Oakfield only), 1896
Wyoming County 1870 Directory
Telephone Directoires for the Batavia Area: 1938- on
Yearbooks of Batavia High School, from 1913

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PERIODICALS

Genealogical Helper
Historical Wyoming
New England Historical and Genealogical Register
New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
Tree Talks (Central NY Genealogical Society)
Western New York Genealogical Society Journal

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