Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York Genealogy

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Guide to Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York ancestry, family history, and genealogy: transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

City/Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). Archive.org; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.


Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Wood Library
134 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424
Phone: 585-394-1381
Email: WoodLibrary@OWWL.org

Ontario County Historical Museum
55 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424
Phone (585) 394-4975

Societies[edit | edit source]

Ontario County Historical Society
55 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424
Phone: 585-394-4975
Fax: 585-394-9351

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk
Judith H. Carson, Town Clerk
5440 Route 5 & 20 West,
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: 585-394-1120
jcarson@townofcanandaigua.org

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Town Historian
Ray Henry, Town Historian
5440 Route 5 20 West,
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: 585-944-1506
rgbhenry@frontiernet.net

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  • Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, N.Y.). 1922-1977. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the largest online collection of 400 New York 1795-2007 newspapers. The instructions for this quirky site are needed to get the most out of it.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Canandaigua NY Ontario Repository 1817-1826

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Birth Substitutes

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Marriage Substitutes

Death[edit | edit source]

Death Substitutes

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