Colden, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Erie County
Town of Colden


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Website: Town of Colden Cemeteries Erie County, New York


Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Colden, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Colden does not have a library but check out the Buffalo and Erie County Library System to locate the towns close to Colden that have public libraries.

Grosvenor Room Genealogy
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 858-8900
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Genealogical Resources: Local histories, census records, church and cemetery records, city directories, ethnic and immigration research, African American research, published family histories, maps and atlases, military records and history, vital records, yearbooks and school records. The website includes dozens of guides for topics such as: African-American Genealogy, Canadian Genealogy, German Genealogy, Irish Genealogy, Italian Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, Latin American GenealogyNative American Genealogy, Passenger Lists, and Polish Genealogy.


Colden Historical Society[1]
Mr. Julian Flackenstein
Heath Road
Colden, NY 14069

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.
Western New York Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 338
Hamburg, N.Y. 14075-0338
Genealogical Resources: Surname list, locality list, 1865 Census index, journal, research library.

Town Clerk

Town of Colden, Clerk
8812 State Road
Colden, NY 14033
Phone: 716-941-5012

Town Historian

David Freeman, Historian
Phone: 716-941-3006

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Colden, 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. 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), 403. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.