Buffalo, New York

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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: [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/AfAmGenealogy2010.pdf African-American Genealogy], [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/CanadianGenealogy.pdf Canadian Genealogy], [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/GermanGenealogy2011.pdf German Genealogy], [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/IrishGenealogy2009.pdf Irish Genealogy], [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/ItalianGenealogy2011.pdf Italian Genealogy], [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/JewishGenealogy2009.pdf Jewish Genealogy], [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/NativeGenealogy.pdf Native American Genealogy], and [http://www.buffalolib.org/libraries/collections/genealogy/pdfs/SubjectGuides/PolishGenealogy.pdf Polish Genealogy].
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| width="40%" valign="top" | [http://www.wnygs.org/library.html '''Western New York Genealogical Society Library''']<br>Hamburg Historical Society Museum<br>5859 South Park Avenue, Rt. 62<br>Hamburg, NY<br>[http://www.wnygs.org/contacts.html Contacts]
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| width="45%" valign="top" | '''[http://www.bechs.org/ Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society]'''<br>25 Nottingham Court<br>Buffalo, NY 14216<br>716-873-9644<br>[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Buffalo-and-Erie-County-Historical-Society/106056712767434 Facebook page]
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Gerald Chwalinski<ref name="petty">Elizabeth Petty Bentley, ''Genealogy Address Book'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009), 401-405.</ref><br>City Hall, Niagara Square, Room 1308<br>Buffalo, NY 14202<br>716-851-5844<br>Email: [mailto:gchwalinski@city-buffalo.com gchwalinski@city-buffalo.com]  
 
Gerald Chwalinski<ref name="petty">Elizabeth Petty Bentley, ''Genealogy Address Book'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009), 401-405.</ref><br>City Hall, Niagara Square, Room 1308<br>Buffalo, NY 14202<br>716-851-5844<br>Email: [mailto:gchwalinski@city-buffalo.com gchwalinski@city-buffalo.com]  
  
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'''Records Center'''<br>716-851-5431<ref name="erie">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).</ref>
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'''Records Center'''<br>716-851-5431<ref name="erie">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).</ref>  
  
 
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:*'''1935''' [http://nsampson.tripod.com/1935marriages.html 1935 Buffalo, NY Marriages] - free.<br>
 
:*'''1935''' [http://nsampson.tripod.com/1935marriages.html 1935 Buffalo, NY Marriages] - free.<br>
  
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*Buffalo see: [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/erie1/buffalo/buffalo.htm The Erie County NYGenWeb Project], an member of [[NYGenWeb|The NYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
 
*Buffalo see: [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/erie1/buffalo/buffalo.htm The Erie County NYGenWeb Project], an member of [[NYGenWeb|The NYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
  
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Revision as of 22:13, 15 December 2011

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Contents

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

  • Vol. 1
  • page 41 - Frick Cemetery, Eggertsville (within the town of Amherst)
  • page 82 - Werkley Cemetery, near Sheridan Drive (Buffalo)
  • Because of boundary changes, Werkley Cemetery aka St. John's Cemetery is now located in Tonawanda, New York. Burials are listed on the following sites:

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Grosvenor Room Genealogy
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 858-8900
Email form | blog

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.

Western New York Genealogical Society Library
Hamburg Historical Society Museum
5859 South Park Avenue, Rt. 62
Hamburg, NY
Contacts
Genealogical Resources: Atlases, gazetters, directories, histories, church records, cemetery records, vital index, censuses, compiled genealogies, immigrant lists, military records, and periodicals.

Family History Centers

Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world. Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.

The main FHC for Buffalo, New York is the Buffalo New York Family History Center. For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the FHC directory.

Societies

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
716-873-9644
Facebook page
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.
Buffalo and Erie County Library
Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
716-858-8900
Genealogical Resources: Genealogy Subject Guide.

City Clerk

Gerald Chwalinski[1]
City Hall, Niagara Square, Room 1308
Buffalo, NY 14202
716-851-5844
Email: gchwalinski@city-buffalo.com

City Historian

Records Center
716-851-5431[2]

Church Records

Obituaries

Vital Records


Web Sites

References

  1. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogy Address Book (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009), 401-405.
  2. 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).