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Elmira, Chemung County, New York Genealogy

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Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church Histories[edit | edit source]

  • Fiftieth Anniversary of the Park Church: Elmira, N.Y., January 1, 1896. Elmira, N.Y.?, 1988. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the largest online collection of 400 New York 1795-2007 newspapers. The instructions for this quirky site are needed to get the most out of it.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Elmira, Chemung County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Elmira NY Morning Telegram 1888-1921
  • Elmira NY Star Gazette 1891-1907

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City Clerk[edit | edit source]

Angela J. Williams
317 East Church Street
Elmira, NY 14901
Website: www.cityofelmira.net

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

JoAnn Sherwood
1255 W. Water Street
Elmira, NY 14905
607-734-2031

City Historian[edit | edit source]

Jack Humphries
607-733-2681

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Scott Deming
607-732-1177

City/Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Elmira, Chemung 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). Archive.org; 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.


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