Owego, New York

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Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Coburn Free Library
275 Main Street
Owego, NY, 13827
Phone: (607) 687-3520
Fax: (607) 687-5628
E-mail: coburnlibrary@clarityconnect.com

Apalachin Reading Center
719 Main Street
P.O. Box 163
Apalachin, NY 13732
Phone: (607) 625-3333
E-mail: alibrary1@stny.rr.com


Tioga County Historical Society
110 Front Street
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: 607-687-2460
E-mail: museum@tiogahistory.org

Genealogical Resources: Census, family files, newspapers, local history, and surname index cards. Be sure to review their Research Services.

Crooked Lake Review
6877 Van Amburg Road
Hammondsport, NY 14840
E-mail: editors@crookedlakeview.com

Genealogical Resources: According to the website: "The Crooked Lake Review is a local history magazine for the Conhocton, Canisteo, Tioga, Chemung and Genesee river valleys, and for the Finger Lakes and Lake Ontario regions of New York State.". This website deals with stories, histories and information dealing with people, events, and places in relationship to the area.

Finger Lakes Genealogical Society[1]
PO Box 581
Seneca Falls, New York 13148

Town Clerk

Town of Owego, Clerk
2354 State Route 434
Apalachin, NY 13732
Phone: (607) 687-0123 Dept. # 2
Fax: (607) 687-6381
E-mail: owegotownclerk@gmail.com

Town Historian

Emma Sedore, Historian
27 Lincolnshire Drive
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: 607-687-1961
E-mail: esedore@usadatanet.net

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Owego, 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


  1. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 473. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.