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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SELECTED GENEALOGY TITLES AND RESOURCES IN THE RICHMOND MEMORIAL LIBRARY'S COLLECTION

GENERAL SOURCES

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York (Civil War and Spanish American War soldiers)

Archives, a Guide to the National Archives Field Branches

Center: a Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Capital Area

D.A.R. Lineage Books and D.A.R. Patriot Index

Famine Immigrants, 1846-1851

Genealogies in the Library of Congress

Guide to Genealogical Research in the National Archives

International Vital Records Handbook

Lest We Forget: a Guide to Genealogical Research in the Nation's Capital

Library: a Guide to the L.D.S. Family History Library

Library of Congress, a Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (set incomplete)

New York Area Key

New York in the War of the Rebellion

Passenger and Immigration Lists Index

Ships of Our Ancestors

Source: a Guidebook of Amrican Genealogy

United States Local Histories in the Library of Congress

LOCAL MATERIAL


Barnes, Larry D.
Images of America: Batavia Revisited

Beers, F.W.
Gazetteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, N.Y., 1788-1890

Beers, F.W.
History of Wyoming County, 1841-1880

Bowman, Fred Q.
10,000 Vital Records of Western New York, 1809-1850

Churches of Genesee and Wyoming Counties, 1897

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

Foley, Janet Wethy
Early Settlers of Western New York

French, J. H.
Gazetteer of the State of New York, 1860

Genesee County, New York: 20th Century-in-Review and Family Histories

Genesee County Pioneer Association Record Book

Holland Land Company Records pertaining to Genesee County

Legacy of Italian-Americans in Genesee County, New York

Livsey, Karen E.
Western New York Land Transactions, 1804-1824
Western New York Land Transactions, 1825-1835

McCulley, Mary
History of Genesee County, New York 1890-1982

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

North, Safford E.
Our County and It's People

Saul's Notes on Genesee County People

Seaver, William
Historical Sketch of the Village of Batavia

Toal, Barbara Ann
Images of America: Batavia

Turner, Orsamus
History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase and Morris' Reserve

Turner, Orsamus
Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York

War Dead of Genesee County

CHURCH RECORDS

Attica

Presbyterian Church, 1823-1939

Batavia

Emmanuel Baptist 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 Presbyterian Church, 1828-1842

LeRoy

First Baptist Church, 1850-1911
First Presbyterian Church, 1812-1885
St. Peter's Roman Catholic 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

TAX RECORDS

Genesee County Assessment and Tax Rolls, 1838-1979
(excludes the City of Batavia)

NEW YORK STATE CENSUS RECORDS

Genesee County:
1875, 1892, 1905, 1915, 1925

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 of the older newspapers have been indexed for births, marriages, and deaths.

Batavia Daily News Index
1878-1995

CEMETERY RECORDS

Batavia Cemetery, 1868-1989
Elmwood Cemetery (Batavia), 1872-1938
Grand View Cemetery (Batavia), 1906-2000
St. Joseph's Cemetery (Batavia), 1851-1920

Also available are early records for many Genesee County cemteries.

DIRECTORIES, ETC.

Gazetteer and Business Directory of Genesee County, N.Y. for 1869-70

Directory of Persons, Firms, and Indians of Genesee County, N.Y., 1890

Batavia City Directories:
1880, 1883, 1898, 1900, 1913, 1915, 1919 --

Genesee County Directories:
1881, 1888 (Batavia, LeRoy, Oakfield only), 1896

Wyoming County 1870 Directory

Telephone Directories for the Batavia area:
1938--

Yearbooks of Batavia High School: 1913 --

PERIODICALS

Historical Wyoming
New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
Tree Talks (Central New York Genealogical Society
Western New York Genealogical Society Journal

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