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Boston, 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 Boston, NY

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Boston Historical Museum
Old Pioneer Church
9410 Boston State Road
Boston, NY 14025
Phone: 716-941-3475
Research Library, Sunday 2 - 4 p.m.
Emails: nan1con2@aol.com, 102143.2425@compuserve.com[1]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Boston Historical Society
9410 Boston State Road
Boston, NY 14025
Phone: 716-941-3475[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]

Town of Boston, Clerk
8500 Boston State Road
Boston, NY 14025
Phone: 716-941-6113, ext. 10
Email: townclerkshenk@townofboston.com

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Constance Crossan, Historian[2]
5060 Shero Road
Hamburg, NY 14075
Phone: 716-941-6525
Historical Information

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Boston, 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).
  2. 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), 402. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]