Guide to Yates County, New York ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
Church records are good substitutes for birth, marriage, and death information and are most often found on a local city/town or county level.Counties served: Albany, Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Oreleans, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, St.Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates.Family History Centers (FHCs) are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and are located all over the world.Their goal is to provide resources for family history research.([Ithaca, New York]: New York Historical Resources Center, Olin Library, Cornell University, 1984). Libraries The Yates County Courthouse is the home for the County Clerk, Surrogate's Court and Public County Historian.At various libraries; FHL Book 974.782 A3g and film 1425056 Item 9. For further information about the records which are available and where the records are held, see the Yates County Courthouses page.Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites.In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.See the Surrogate Court Records website for the online index Online Probate Records Original county-by-county New York, Probate Records, 1629-1971 are available free online at Family Search.To access these records, click Historical Records below, then click "Browse through 1,630,900 images".