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Genealogy
In addition to land records beginning with the Holland Land Company Tract in approximately 1830, the Orleans County Clerk’s Office houses some genealogical documents consisting of Census Records for years 1892, 1850, 1855, 1865, 1870, 1875, 1880, 1905, Citizenship Oaths beginning in 1853 and limited Naturalization documents.

Orleans County Historian, C. W. Lattin, heads the historical society and each township in the county has its own historical representative. Below is a list of Orleans County historians, addresses and phone numbers.

The Swan Library is also an excellent resource for the genealogist. The website is www.swanlibrary.com.


ORLEANS COUNTY HISTORIAN LIST



COUNTY HISTORIAN C. W. LATTIN

34 East Park Street

Albion, New York 14411

(585) 589-4174 Office

(585) 589-9510 Home

(585) 589-9013 Museum



MUNICIPAL HISTORIANS: Includes all Town, Village and City Historians



TOWN OF ALBION TOWN OF KENDALL VILLAGE OF ALBION

Cheryl Staines Joette Knapp Neil Johnson

311 South Main Street 510 N. Kendall Road 18 West Avenue

Albion, New York 14411 Kendall, New York 14476 Albion, New York 14411

(585) 589-4188 (585) 659-2762 585) 589-7714





TOWN OF BARRE TOWN OF MURRAY VILLAGE OF HOLLEY

Jay Kovaleski Marsha DeFilipps Marsha DeFilipps

5085 Oak Orchard Road 19 North Main Street 19 North Main Street

Albion, New York 14411 Holley, New York 14470 Holley, New York 14470

(585) 589-0690 (585) 638-8188 (585) 638-8188





TOWN OF CARLTON TOWN OF RIDGEWAY VILLAGE OF LYNDONVILLE

Lysbeth Hoffman Richard Nellist Elena Ames

926 Lakeside Bluff 517 North Academy Street 2 South Main Street

Waterport, New York 14571 Medina, New York 14103 P.O. Box 270

(585) 682-5775 (585) 798-2337 Lyndonville, NY 14098

(585) 765-9385



TOWN OF CLARENDON TOWN OF SHELBY VILLAGE OF MEDINA

Melissa Ierlan Alice Zacher Todd Bensley

16385 Church Street 108 Eastview Drive 508 Pine Street

Holley, New York 14470 Medina, New York 14103 Medina, NY 14103

(585) 638-6371 (585) 798-2779 (585) 798-2130



TOWN OF GAINES TOWN OF YATES

Delia Robinson Scott Goetze

14407 Ridge Road South Main Street

Albion, New York 14411 Lyndonville, New York 14098

(585) 589-4355 (585) 765-3983