Peru, New York

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Cemeteries for Peru, New York:

Church Records

  • 1886–1916 St. Augustine Catholic Church FHL film 1450719 Items 13-14 Microfilm of original records. Baptisms, first communion, marriages, burials, and confirmations. Text in Latin.

Church Histories and Records for Peru, New York:


Histories for Peru, New York:


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Town Clerk

Peru Town Clerk
Kathleen K. Flynn
3036 Main Street
Peru, NY 12972
Phone:518-643-2745, Ext. 2
The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the Town.

Town Historian

Peru Town Historians
Ron and Carol Allen
PO Box 142
Peru, NY 12972
Work Phone: 518-643-2745, Ext. 113
Home Phone: 518-561-0038
Hours: Wednesdays 9-12 or by appointment
Collection: Housed in historian's office, Peru Town Hall. McLellan Cemetery records, 3 vol. History of Peru, Peru yearbooks, church records, scrapbooks, news clippings, maps, old photos and postcards of Peru, Hurd's History of Clinton and Franklin Counties, NY, and some family genealogies.
Restrictions: Materials do not circulate from historian's office.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Peru, 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.


  • 1798 - Martin, David Kendall. "A 1798 United States Assessment List for Northern New York State," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 113, No. 4 (Oct. 1982):231-238. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 113.

Vital Records