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from Linda Z. O'Halloran.
Schuyler County, New
Clerks & Historians
Town Clerks / Town
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Schuyler County, NY Historical Society & Museum
-- They do research by mail for a small fee;
-- For more info, go to their website at www.rootsweb.com/~nyschs/
(1828 Brick Tavern Stand /Brick Tavern Museum at right - click
to enlarge photo)
Schuyler County, NY Records Management Office &
105 9th Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1435 (607)535-8136
Linda Compton, Clerk / Joy Ector, Deputy Clerk (607)535-8133
Note: Birth & Death records are usually held at
the Town or Village Clerk's office.
You need to know the Town or Village, then Contact the appropriate
directly (some addresses are below).
Schuyler County Surrogate Court
105 9th St, Watkins Glen, New York 14891 (607) 535-7144
For wills, guardianship and other court papers following a death.
State Law requires that they must charge $70 per record to search
for a record over 25 years old (whether or not they find anything).
Copies are 25 cents per page.
Surrogate Court Microfilms:
It may be possible to order this microfilm at your local Mormon
Family History Center.
Title: Probate records, 1829-1917; probate index, 1855-1970
Authors: New York. Surrogate's Court (Schuyler County)
Notes: Microfilm of original records at the Schuyler County
courthouse. Includes indexes.
Some pages have light or faded writing which is very difficult to
New York, Schuyler - Probate records
New York, Schuyler - Guardianship
Format: Manuscript (On Film)
other Schuyler LDS microfilms - do a placename search for "Schuyler".
Town & Village Clerks & Historians
Villages and post offices are included in the larger Township divisions
(also called Towns.)
See the Schuyler
co., Gazetteer for a thorough description of locations.
Town Clerk Addresses
for Surrounding Counties (link)
Town of Catharine
(includes village of Catharine, village of Odessa, Alpine village
& part of Cayutaville.)
Historian: Mrs. Carol Fagnan, Town Hall, 106 Grant Rd.,
Odessa, NY 14869 or also 2351 Oak Hill Rd., Alpine, NY. 14805
607-594-2062. Also does research for Cayuta and has been head
of the Montour Library Board.
Town Office & Clerk: 106 Grant Rd., Odessa, NY
Village of Alpine
Currently in the Town
of Catharine, though in the 1800s was partially in the Town of Cayuta.
Village of Odessa
(within the Town of Catharine, c. 1874)
Historian: Patti Durfey, 3510 Cronk Rd., Montour Falls,
NY 14865 (607)535-2275 or (607)255-3086
FAX = (607)255-3904 email: email@example.com
Village Clerk's Office: 300 E. Main St., Odessa,
NY 14869 (607)739-1476
(one source gives Clerk Fax as 607-594-4282)
Village of Cayutaville
No known historian, but
it was situated on the border between the Towns of Hector (north)
and Catharine (south)
, so try them.
Town of Cayuta
(includes village of Cayuta)
Historian: Joyce Hill, 5985 State Rt 13, Cayuta,
Town of Cayuta Office: 5985 State Rt 13, Cayuta, NY
Town of Dix
(includes Village of Beaver Dams, Watkins Glen, Moreland)
Historian: Marian M. Boyce, 2470 County Route 16, Watkins Glen,
NY 14891-9551. (607)535-4730. Charges vary per request.
Town Clerk: Marian M. Boyce, 304 7th Street, Watkins Glen,
NY 14891. (607)535-9125 or (607)535-2525 (sporatic hours/hit
and miss) Birth, Death & Marriage certificates, 1884-present--from
a large book that conatains all handwritten information, not the "modern
day" certificates we have now. It is on microfilm and she makes copies
of the records; $11.00 per
Village of Watkins Glen
(within the Town of Dix)
Historian: Mrs. Jean Kosty, Municipal Building, Watkins
Glen, NY 14891
Village Superintendent of Watkins Glen, 303 N. Franklin St. Watkins
Glen,NY 14891. The Village Superintendent is in charge of the cemeteries.
Clerk Fax: (607)535-7621
Town of Hector
Part of Seneca co. and Tompkins co. prior to 1854.
(includes village of Burdett, Valois, Mecklenburg, Trumansburg,
Historian: Mrs. Sandra Bradford, 5588 Mark Taber Road,
Trumansburg, NY 14886.
Deputy Historian: Mrs. Barbara Leahey, P.O. Box 72, Hector,
Town Clerk: Jane Ike, 5097 State Route 227, Burdett, NY
14818, (607)546-5286 & Fax (607)546-5200. Birth, Death &
Marriage certificates, 1884-present--from a large book that contains all
the handwritten information. It is on microfilm and she makes copies
of the records; $11.00 per name/request.
Village of Burdett
(within the Town of Hector)
Historian: John Hunt, 3927 Lake St., Burdett, NY
Burdett Village Office & Clerk: Naomi C. Kingsley,
P.O. Box 234, 3830 Willow St., Burdett, NY 14818
Town of Montour
(includes Montour Falls - once called Havana)
Historian: Mrs. Shirley Craver, 1646 Fitzpatrick Hill,
Montour Falls, NY 14865
Death Records (1882+): Registrar (Don Spaccio), P.O. Box
815, 324 W. Main St., Montour Falls, NY 14865 (607)535-9595
(use standard NY State form for requesting vital records, send fee of $11.
Can obtain forms from this address.)
Town Supervisor & Clerk: Box 579, Havana Glen, Montour
Falls, NY 14865 (607)535-9476.
Village of Montour Falls
(was Havana P.O., within the Town of Montour)
Historian: Allen Sweet, 110 S. Genesee, Montour Falls,
Village Clerk: 408 W. Main St., Montour Falls, NY
Death Records (1882+): Registrar (Don Spaccio), PO
Box 815, 324 W. Main St., Montour Falls, NY 14865
Town of Orange
(includes village of Monterey)
Town of Reading
Historian: Joanne Randall, 899 Hornby Rd., Beaver Dams,
NY 14812, tel 607-962-2978.
Note: Two fires destroyed the Town's copies of vital records,
though not sure of the exact dates of the missing records; the State Dept.
of Health in Albany should have copies.
Town Clerk & Tax Collector, Joanne Randall, 1841 County Rt.
#22, Beaver Dams, NY 14812, tel. 607-962-8156.
Town Supervisor & Clerk: Box 118, R.D. #1, Beaver Dams,
Historian: Mrs. Barbara Bell, 3460 County Rt. 28, Watkins
Glen, NY 14891
Town Supervisor & Clerk: PO Box 5, Reading Center,
NY 14876 Clerk phone no. (607)535-7459.
Town of Tyrone
Historian: Jesse Ellison, Tower Hill Rd., Watkins Glen,
Town Supervisor & Clerk: 569 Rte. 23, Dundee, NY
14837. Clerk phone (607)292-3181.
[most of these addresses were current as of July 2004]
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