Richmond Public Library
19 Ross Street · Batavia · NY ·14020 · (585)343-9550
Vital Statistics & Cemeteries

Western New York

War of 1812 - full text books and articles on the War of 1812 in the Buffalo-Niagara region.

1865 Census Index for Western New York

History of the pioneer settlement of Phelps & Gorham's purchase, and Morris' reserve : embracing the counties of Monroe, Ontario, Livingston, Yates, Stueben, most of Wayne and Allegany, and parts of Orleans, Genessee, and Wyoming. - by Orsamus Turner. Published in 1851, this volume provides an excellent history of the settlement of part of western New York.

Buffalo Research - how to research your Buffalo, New York ABCs: Ancestors, Buildings, Companies, and more.

Buffalo Vital Records

Buffalo City Directories - consists of images of the city directories beginning in 1832 and continuing through 1868.

Buffalo Cemeteries

Grosvenor Room - the Special Collections Department of the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library. This is the premier genealogical destination for information on Buffalo and Erie County. Also visit their Local History and Genealogy blog to learn about their exhibits, events, and featured resources.

WNY Legacy - Western New York Legacy Digital Collection

Life Records - is a project of the Monroe County Library System that consists of birth, death, and marriage indexes from the City of Rochester newspapers and selected records from the Brockport Republic indexed by Ogden Farmer's Library.

Rochester City Directories - consists of images of the city directories beginning with the year 1827. These directories are available by year, and can be downloaded for viewing and printing as PDF documents.

Monroe County Library System Local History & Genealogy Links - links for Monroe County, New York.

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