Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records

Church Histories

  • Centennial History of the First Presbyterian Church and Society, Westfield, N.Y.: Being a Compilation of Historical Papers, Given During the Centennial Celebration, December 1908. Jamestown, N.Y.: Journal Press, 1985. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


Additional Resources:

Chautaqua County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Westfield, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Patterson Library
40 South Portage Steet
Westfeild, NY 14787
Phone 716-326-2154
Fax: 716-326-2554


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
E-mail: mcclurg@fairpoint.net

Town Clerk

Town of Westfield, Clerk
23 Elm Street
Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-3211
Fax: 716-326-3611
Email: tim@townofwestfield.org

Town Historian

Marybell Beigh, Historian
3 East Main Street
Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-2154
Email: westfieldhistorian@fairpoint.net

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York Genealogy 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