Rome, New York

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Business Records and Commerce



Church History and Records

  • 1768 - Carousso, Dorothee Hughes. "Fort Stanwix (Rome, New York) Indian Baptisms, 1768," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 103, No. 3 (Jul. 1972):154. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 103.
  • Evangelical and Reformed
  1. Trinity Evangelical Church
  • Methodist Episcopal
  1. Calvary Methodist Episcopal
  • Presbyterian
  1. First Presbyterian Church

City Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Rome, 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.

Court Records

Deeds and Land Records



Local Histories


Military History and Records

  • American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)


Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the largest online collection of 400 New York 1795-2007 newspapers. The instructions for this quirky site are needed to get the most out of it.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Rome, New York newspaper images:

  • Rome NY Citizen 1840-1903
  • Rome NY Telegraph 1834-1837

Probate Records


City Hall

198 North Washington Street
Rome, NY 13440
Phone: 315–339-7676
Fax: 315–339-7667

Rome City Clerk - Louise Glasso

198 North Washington Street
Rome, NY 13440

Phone: 315–339-7659

Societies and Libraries

Jervis Public Library
613 North Washington Street
Rome, New York 13440-4296
Phone: 315–336-4570

Genealogical resources:, censuses, obituaries, cemeteries, city directories, newspapers, telephone directories, published family histories. A look-up service for Rome and Oneida County records is available for a fee. Local Records Inventory


Vital Records

1882–Present Birth and Death Records. Births are restricted to 75 years. Deaths and marriages are restricted to 50 years. Time is waived if you can prove direct descendancy. Fees vary on requested number of years to be searched.

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