Richland, New York

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Church Records


Additional Resources:

Oswego County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Richland, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Pulaski Public Library
4917 North Jefferson Street
Pulaski, NY 13142
Phone: 315-298-2717
Fax: 315-298-2717

Oswego Public Library
120 E 2nd St.
Oswego NY 13126
Phone: 15-341-5867
Fax: 315-216-6492

Genealogical Resources: Cemetery and town records, censuses and newspapers, directories, and local historical journals. Available Genealogical Information


Pulaski Historical Society[1]
3428 Maple Ave.
Pulaski, New York 13142
Phone: 315-298-4650

Genealogical Resources: Collection includes local and family histories, photographs, military, school and business records.

Half-Shire Historical Society
1100 County Route 48
P.O. Box 73
Richland, New York 13144-0073

Oswego County Historical Society
135 East 3rd St.
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-343-1342

Central New York Genealogical Society[2]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Town Clerk

Richland Town Clerk
Robert North
P.O. Box 29
Pulaski, NY 13142
Phone: 315-298-5174
Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the town.

Town Historian

Richland Town Historian
Shawn P. Doyle
P.O. Box 29
1 Bridge St.
Pulaski, N.Y.13142
Phone: 315-298-5174
Fax: 315-298-7348
Collection: All artifacts are directed to the Pulaski Historical Society or Half-Shire Historical Society, depending on the nature of the items. Some records are duplicated for the historian's office, and local photos are being collected and digitized. Richland Historian's Office keeps some copies of the Half-Shire family files, and also is the repository for the Maple Lawn Cemetery in Dugway, and the Syracuse Sons of the American Revolution Chapter.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Richland, 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), 454. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.
  2. Central New York Genealogical Society at (accessed 1 November 2011).