Genesee County

Genesee County is located in the heart of western New York. Nicknamed th "Mother of Counties", it originally encompassed an area stretching from Lake Ontario on the north to the Pennsylvania state line in the south and from the Genesee River in the east to Lake Erie on the west.

The local genealogy group, the Genesee Area Genealogists, holds monthly meetings open to all those interested in genealogical research.

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

Our County and Its People: a descriptive and biographical record of Genesee County, New York by Safford E. North

Diary of Dean Richmond Jr. in whose memory the Richmond Memorial Library was founded.

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

Directory of the Village of Batavia, 1880

Batavia Directory, City and Town, 1883-1884

Farm Journal Illustrated Directory of Genesee County, New York (with a complete road map of the county)

Local Telephone Directories
Many local directories are available online.

Local Index - listings from early newspapers, cemetery records, military records, and other miscellaneous records for Genesee County, NY. The index is not complete.
A through F    G through L   M through P   Q through S   T through Z

Biographies of Genesee County, New York

Genesee County Home/Poorhouse - records and information on the Genesee County Home and Poorhouse.

History of Batavia, New York

Batavia High School Yearbooks