Hornell, New York

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Church Records


Additional Resources:

City of Hornell, New York

Time Line History of Hornell, New York


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Hornell Public Library
64 Genesee Street
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: 607-324-1210
Fax: 607-324-2570

Hornell Erie Depot Museum
E-mail: historian@cityofhornell.com

Genealogical Resources: Over 700 artifacts, many dealing with the Erie Railroad and the people who worked on it.


Kanestio Historical Society
23 Main Street
Canisteo, NY 14823
Phone: (607) 698-2062
Additional Information

Steuben County Historical Society
1 Cohocton Street
PO Box 349
Bath, New York 14810
Phone:(607) 776-9930

Genealogical Resources:

  • Genealogical records
  • Steuben County Census index
  • Burial records
  • Newspapers 1831-1960 on microfilm
  • Indexed abstracts of Steuben County Sorrogate records of probate 1790-1900

City Clerk

City of Hornell, Clerk
82 Main Street
PO Box 627
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607)324-7421
Fax: (607)324-3150
E-mail: bperrott@cityofhornell.com

City Historian

Collette Cornish, Historian
Hornell City Hall
82 Main Street
PO Box 627
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607) 324-7421
Fax: (607) 324-3150
E-mail: historian@cityofhornell.com


  • Evening Tribune-Times (Hornell, N.Y.). 1923. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Evening Tribune (Hornell, N.Y.). 1949-1950. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Hornell, 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