Books about
Broome County


ANNALS OF BINGHAMPTON, AND OF THE COUNTRY CONNECTED WITH IT, FROM THE EARLIEST SETTLEMENT 312p. (Binghamton: Cooke and Davis, Printers 1840)   Online!!

BIOGRAPHICIAL REVIEW OF THE LEADING CITIZENS OF BROOME COUNTY. 831p. (Biogr. Review Pub. Co.; 1894)   Available at Higginson Books and on FHC tape#0851117. For a look at the on-line index, follow this link to the index/ genealogies page.

DEATH NOTICES PUBLISHED IN THE BROOME CO. "REPUBLICAN" A Weekly Newspaper of Binghamton, 1851-1870. Comp. by Ray C. Sawyer. 195p., paper. (1942) Available at Higginson Books and on FHC tape.

MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENTS PUBLISHED IN THE "BROOME CO. REPUBLICAN" a Weekly Newspaper of Binghamton, 1831-1870. Comp. by Ray C. Sawyer. 2 v. in 1, 135+114p., paper. (1941) Available at Higginson Books and on FHC tape.

HISTORY OF BROOME CO. with Illustrations & Biographical Sketches of some of its Prominent Men & Pioneers. 630p. (1885)   Available at Higginson Books and on FHC tape#0851117.

BINGHAMTON: Settlement, Growth & Development & the Factors in its History, 1800-1900, together with a History of the Villages & Towns of the County. Ed. by Wm. S. Lawyer. 1035p. (Century Mem'l Pub. Co.; 1900) Available at Higginson Books. For a look at the on-line index, follow this link to the index/ genealogies page.

BINGHAMTON & BROOME COUNTY: A History. With biographical sketches. Ed. by Wm. Foote Seward. 3 vols. in 2, 742+404p. (Lewis Pub. Co.; 1924) The set:
    Volumes I & II, History:
    Volume III, Biography:
Available at Higginson Books. Biography index and town histories coming online.

BONDS OF COMMUNITY - THE LIVES OF FARM WOMEN IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY NEW YORK by Nancy Grey Osterud, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, Copyright 1991. It is a about the lives of women (and men) in the Nanticoke Valley in Broome County in the 1800s. Very interesting reading and gives a lot of names, dates and places of interest to the genealogist. Available at the Riverside Bookstore in Owego, NY (as of October 1998).

THE CREATION OF BROOME COUNTY, NEW YORK by Marjory B. Hinman. Published by the author, Windsor , NY 1981, second printing 1989. Published for the 175th Anniversary of the County 1806 - 1981. 33 pgs. Softbound. Copies may be available from the Broome County Historical Society for $6.00 + tax.

GENEALOGICAL GLEANINGS from EARLY BROOME CO, NEW YORK NEWSPAPERS 1812-1880. Abstracted And Compiled By Maurice R. Hitt, Jr. C.G., R.G., Binghamton, Ny 1988-1990 Copyrighted 1991 By Maurice R. Hitt.Indexing by town in progress, follow this link to the index/genealogies page.

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