Berkshire, Tioga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Tioga County
Town of Berkshire


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Tioga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Berkshire, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Berkshire Free Library
12519-1 State Route 38
P.O. Box 151
Berkshire, NY 13736
Phone/Fax: (607) 657-4418


Tioga County Historical Society
110 Front Street
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: 607-687-2460

Genealogical Resources: Census, family files, newspapers, local history, and surname index cards. Be sure to review their Research Services.

Crooked Lake Review
6877 Van Amburg Road
Hammondsport, NY 14840

Genealogical Resources: According to the website: "The Crooked Lake Review is a local history magazine for the Conhocton, Canisteo, Tioga, Chemung and Genesee river valleys, and for the Finger Lakes and Lake Ontario regions of New York State.". This website deals with stories, histories and information dealing with people, events, and places in relationship to the area.

Finger Lakes Genealogical Society[1]
PO Box 581
Seneca Falls, New York 13148

Central New York Genealogical Society[2]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Town Clerk

Constance Liddington, Clerk
12421 St. Rt. 38
Berkshire, NY 13736
Phone: 607-657-8183

Town Historian

Nancy Hunt, Historian
P.O. Box 5
Berkshire, NY 13736

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Berkshire, Tioga 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. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 473. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.
  2. Central New York Genealogical Society at (accessed 1 November 2011).