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Lackawanna, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

City Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Lackawanna, 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.


Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Lackawanna Public Library
560 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Phone: 716-823-0630
Fax: 716-827-1997

Genealogical Resources: Newspapers

Lackawanna, City of Steel Plant and Local History Museum
560 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Phone: 716-823-0630
Fax: (716) 827-1997

Societies[edit | edit source]

Lackawanna Area Historical Association[1]
P.O. Box 64
Lackawanna, N.Y. 14218
Phone 716-822-5258

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.
Erie County Historical Federation
11 Danforth Street
Chektowaga, NY 14227
Facebook page[2]
Genealogical Resources: "Loosely organized group of local historical societies and appointed town historians of Erie County, acting as a liaison between groups and providing a speakers bureau."[2]
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.

City Clerk[edit | edit source]

Jacqueline A. Caferro, Clerk
714 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Phone: 716-827-6452
Email: cityclerk@ci.lackawanna.ny.us

City Historian[edit | edit source]

Historian (Info N/A)

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  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), 404. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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).

Places[edit | edit source]