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United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Ontario CountyGotoarrow.pngCity of Geneva

United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Ontario CountyGotoarrow.pngTown of Geneva

United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Seneca CountyGotoarrow.pngCity of Geneva

The city is straddling the county lines of Ontario and Seneca Counties. City hall is located on Ontario County side. The Town of Geneva is on Ontario side, surrounding the city of Geneva.

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Resources

Church Records

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Geneva, 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.


Newspapers

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the largest online collection of 400 New York 1795-2007 newspapers. The instructions for this quirky site are needed to get the most out of it.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Geneva, New York newspaper images:

  • Geneva NY Advertiser 1841-1904
  • Geneva NY Courier 1831-1883
  • Geneva NY Daily Times 1895-1978
  • Geneva NY Expositer 1806-1809
  • Geneva NY Finger Lake Times 1977-1988
  • Geneva NY Gazette 1809-1823
  • Geneva NY Gazette 1809-1914
  • Geneva NY Palladium 1825-1828
  • 1806-1809 - The Expositor (Geneva, N.Y.) at Google News - free.
  • 1809-1897 - The Geneva Gazette (Geneva, N.Y.) at Google News - free.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Geneva Public Library
244 Main Street
Geneva, New York 14456
Phone: 315-789-5303
Email: GenevaPublicLibrary@OWWL.org

Collection includes local history, city directories, atlases, newspapers and more.

Museum

Prouty-Chew House
543 South Main Street
Geneva, New York 14456
Phone: 315-789-5151
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturdays 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Sundays (July and August) 1:30 - 4:30 pm
Archive hours: Tuesday - Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm or by appointment.

Societies

Geneva Historical Society
543 South Main Street
Geneva, New York 14456
Phone: 315-789-5151
Email: info@genevahistoricalsociety.com

City Clerk

Geneva City Clerk
47 Castle Street
1st Floor, City Hall
Geneva, New York 14456
Phone: 315-789-0604
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30

The City Clerk's office has the records for all births and deaths occurring in the City. It also is the repository for all public records generated by the City.

Town Historian

Barbara Lamb[1]
12 Cornwall Road
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: 315-789-3077
Email: blamb@capital.net

Vital Records

Marriage

Marriage Substitutes

Death

Death Substitutes

References

  1. Dianne Thomas. Resources for Ontario County, NY, c2000-2012, (accessed 12 December 2011).

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