Adams, New York
These 123 biographies and biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890, History of Jefferson County, New York, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers, 1878, and Seventh Day Baptist Yearbook, 1922.
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Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Adams, New York newspaper images:
- Adams New York Herald 1876-1877
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Adams Free Library
2 North Main Street
Adams, New York 13605
Adams Town Clerk
13263 US Route 11
P.O. Box 152
Adams Center, New York 13605
11911 US Route 11, Adams Center, New York 13606
Adams,NY History and Genealogy
To locate additional published and transcribed records for Adams, 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.
- 1847-1849 Vital Records of Jefferson County, 1847, 1848, and 1849 Town of Adams - free.