Sherman, New York

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United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Chautauqua CountyGotoarrow.pngTown of Sherman


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Chautaqua County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Sherman, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Minerva Free Library
116 Miller St.
PO Box 588
Sherman, NY 14781-0588
Phone: 716-761-6378
Fax: 716-761-6335


Yorker Museum
Park & Church Streets
Sherman, NY 14781
Phone: 716-761-6896

Genealogical Resources: A Reconstructed village showing life in Sherman in the mid-1800's.


Chautauqua County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 404
Fredonia, NY 14063
The societes publication, The Chautauqua Genealogist, is published quarterly.

Chautauqua County Historical Society and McClurg Museum
Moore Park
Rts 394 & 20 / Westfield, NY 14787
P.O. Box 7
Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-2977

Town Clerk

Town of Sherman, Clerk
PO Box 568
Fire Hall
122 Park St
Sherman, NY 14781
Phone: (716) 761-6770

Town Historian

Donna Higginbotham, Historian
P.O. Box 154
Sherman, NY 14781
Phone: (716) 761-6359

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Sherman, 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