Aurora, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Erie County
Town of Aurora


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Aurora, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

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]


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
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

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

Town Historian

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

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


  1. 1.0 1.1 Erie County, New York Town Historians, Historical Societies and Historical Museums, Updated: 20 October 2004, (accessed 15 December 2011).