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Church Records


Additional Resources:

Madison County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Smithfield, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Smithfield does not have a library but check out the Mid York Library System of which Madison County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Smithfield that have public libraries.

Oneida Public Library
220 Broad Street
Oneida, New York 13421
Phone: 315-363-3050

Genealogical resources: Local History Room
The Oneida Public Library’s Local History Room contains a noncirculating collection of over 1,560 books, pamphlets, maps and genealogical materials relating to the City of Oneida, Madison County, Oneida County and New York State. It also contains on microfilm Oneida City and Madison County newspapers dating back to 1846, a complete set of published directories of Oneida City and surrounding communities and U.S. Census data for Madison County from 1850 to 1930.


Smithfield Community Association
5255 Pleasent Valley Road
P.O.Box 42
Peterboro, NY 13134-0042

Madison County Historical Society
435 Main Street
Oneida, NY 13421
Phone: 315-363-4136/315-361-9735

Genealogical Resources: The Mary King Research Library collections includes the following items, family names, newspapers on microfilm, vital stats, census records and more.The Society also has an online newsletter.

Town Clerk

Town of Smithfield, Clerk
255 Pleasant Valley Road, PO Box 146
Peterboro, NY 13134
Phone: 315–684-9293

Genealogical Resources: The Town Clerk issues Birth and Death certificates, birth and death transcripts and burial transit permits and is responsible for keeping a permanent record of all births, deaths, and marriages tat occur within the town since 1883.

Town Historian

Donna Dorrance Burdick, Historian
110 Cresecent Dr.
Kirkswood, NY 13795

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Smithfield, 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




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