Boston, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Erie County
Town of Boston


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Boston, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Boston Historical Museum
Old Pioneer Church
9410 Boston State Road
Boston, NY 14025
Phone: 716-941-3475
Research Library, Sunday 2 - 4 p.m.


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
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

Town of Boston, Clerk
8500 Boston State Road
Boston, NY 14025
Phone: 716-941-6113, ext. 10

Town Historian

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

Town Records

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


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