Phelps, Ontario County, New York Genealogy

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Guide to Phelps, Ontario ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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 Phelps, Ontario County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Phelps NY Citizen 1877-1955
  • Phelps NY Country Editor 1963-1966

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Phelps Community Memorial Library
Phelps Community Office Complex, Suite 200
8 Banta Street
Phelps, New York 14532
Phone: 315-548-3120

The Howe House Museum
66 Main Street, Phelps, NY 14532
Phone: 315-548-4940

Societies[edit | edit source]

Phelps Historical Society
The Howe House Museum
66 Main Street, Phelps, NY 14532
Phone: 315-548-4940
Email: histsoc@fltg.net

Genealogy Club
The Genealogy Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at the Phelps Community Memorial Library (see above) during the months of September through June.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Town Hall
79 Main Street
Phelps, NY 14532
Phone: 315-548-5691
Email: tclerk@fltg.net
Directory of Town officials

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Don Tiffany, Historian[1]
PO Box 187
79 Main Street
Phelps, NY 14532
Email: bevdon@fltg.net

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Phelps, 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.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Dianne Thomas. Resources for Ontario County, NY, c2000-2012, (accessed 12 December 2011).

Places[edit | edit source]