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Contents

Resources

Cemeteries

Additional Resources:

Website: Town of Wales Cemeteries

Church Records

History

Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Wales, NY

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Wales does not have a library but check out the Buffalo and Erie County Library System to locate the towns close to Wales that have public libraries.

Grosvenor Room Genealogy
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 858-8900
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Genealogical Resources: Local histories, census records, church and cemetery records, city directories, ethnic and immigration research, African American research, published family histories, maps and atlases, military records and history, vital records, yearbooks and school records. The website includes dozens of guides for topics such as: African-American Genealogy, Canadian Genealogy, German Genealogy, Irish Genealogy, Italian Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, Native American Genealogy, and Polish Genealogy.

Societies

Town of Wales Historical Society[1]

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
716-873-9644
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Genealogical Resources: Library, Guide to Genealogical Materials, city directories, church records (many Roman Catholic parishes), cemetery transcriptions, censuses, genealogy books, obituary index to Buffalo newspapers (1811-2001), private papers, obituary request form, published family histories, list of professional researchers for hire.
Western New York Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 338
Hamburg, N.Y. 14075-0338
Genealogical Resources: Surname list, locality list, 1865 Census index, journal, research library.

Town Clerk

Town of Wales, Clerk
Town Hall
12345 Big Tree Road
Wales Center, NY 14169
Phone: 716-652-0589
E-mail: townclerk@townofwales.com

Town Historian

Jean Allen, Historian
Town Hall
12345 Big Tree Road
Wales Center, NY 14169
Phone: 716-652-3882
Brief History

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Wales, New York check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.


Vital Records

References

  1. Erie County, New York Town Historians, Historical Societies and Historical Museums, Updated: 20 October 2004, http://wnyroots.tripod.com/index-historians.html (accessed 15 December 2011).

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