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Aurora, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Aurora, NY

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Aurora Town Public Library
550 Main Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
Phone: 716-652-4440

Town of Aurora Historical Museum
5 South Grove Street
Aurora Town Hall
East Aurora, NY 14052
Phone: 716-652-7944[1]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Aurora Historical Society, Inc.
5 South Grove Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
Mailing: P.O. Box 472
East Aurora, NY 14052
Phone: 716-652-8854; 716-652-7944
Publishes Aurora Historical Courier.[1]

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
716-873-9644
Facebook page
Genealogical Resources: Library, Guide to Genealogical Materials, city directories, church records (many Roman Catholic parishes), cemetery transcriptions, censuses, genealogy books, obituary index to Buffalo newspapers (1811-2001), private papers, obituary request form, published family histories, list of professional researchers for hire.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Martha L. Librock, Clerk
Town Hall, 5 South Grove Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
Phone: 716-652-3280
Email: townclerk@townofaurora.com

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Robert Lowell Goller, Historian
Town Hall, 5 South Grove Street
East Aurora, NY 14052
Phone: 716-652-7944

The Town Historian maintains a research library. Resources include cemetery transcriptions, obituaries, and family files.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Aurora, Erie 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). American Ancestors online edition; 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. 1.0 1.1 Erie County, New York Town Historians, Historical Societies and Historical Museums, Updated: 20 October 2004, http://wnyroots.tripod.com/index-historians.html (accessed 15 December 2011).

Places[edit | edit source]