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Bibliography for Seneca Co., NY


Following is a list of resources and e-mail address of people who have volunteered to do lookups. Please contact
Diane Kurtz if you have any sources and would like to assist others in their research.

Guidelines for requesting a lookup

Put "Seneca Co. lookup" in your subject line and limit each request to one surname.
Try to give as much information to the volunteer as possible, such as time period, first names, etc.
Please don't ask for "everything you have on my surname". Because of copyright issues, we are only allowed to give limited information.

These people have graciously volunteered their time and resources, please be patient :)


Volunteer Source
Tom Gleason"Wooden Family History - Descendants of Joseph WOODEN and descendants of James WOODEN and Abigail LEONARD. Compiled by their kin. Leroy Tennant, Syracuse, NY and Bertha Wooden Bonnell, Waterloo, NY. The year 1960."
It is over 100 pages chock full of the 10 children.
Dorothy Howley
"Marriage and Death in Seneca Co. Newspapers 1817 -1885"
Barbara EkissAmerican Agriculturist Farm Directory, 1914 [Orange Judd Co., NY]
This covers Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins and Yates counties. Please let Barbara know which county you are inquiring about.
Darwina Michael Marriages and Death Notices from Seneca County NY Newspapers - 1817-1885; Mary S. Jackson and Edward F. Jackson; 1997

The Covert Family; Fisher, Covert, Patterson, 1989
This is a very nicely done genealogy of the Covert Family, a family that has links to nearly all families in early Seneca County.

Between the Lakes; the History of South Seneca County [Maurice L. Patterson, 1976]

Church Manual for the Members of the Presbyterian Church in Romulus NY; 1850
Members are listed from 1802 to 1850. Many maiden names are given for women members.
Diane Bassette NelsonLake View Cemetery, Interlaken

Jim McLoughlin,McLaughlin/McArdle Family database, compiled by Jim McLoughlin, Gerry Bradley, and James McLaughlin
Diane Kurtz Farm Register of all farms in Seneca County, 1938 [Rural Directories, Inc., 1938; reprinted by W.E. Morrison & Co.
An alphabetical listing of heads of rural families living outside villages, cities and non-agricultural areas. Information given includes: RFD #, the post office, type of farm, owner or tenant, and exact location on the enclosed map

The Balloting Book and other documents relating to military bounty lands in the State of New York. Printed by Packard & VanBenthuysen, 1825; reprinted by W.E. Morrison & Co., 1983.

History of Seneca Co., 1786-1876, with index [Everts, Ensign & Everts, 1876; reprinted W.E. Morrison & Co. with index, 1976

Town of Fayette; Centennial Historical Sketch, 1900 [Diedrich Willers, Press of W.F. Humphrey, 1900; reprinted by W.E. Morrison & Co., 1982]
Kevin Frye
Andersonville Prison records

More to come!


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