Lewis, Essex County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Essex County
Town of Lewis


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Town Clerk

James E. Pierce
8574 US Route 9
PO Box 59
Lewis, NY 12950
E-mail: jamespierce@charter.net
The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the Town.

Town Historian

Catherine G. Sweatt
HCR-1, Box 515
Lewis, NY 12950
Phone: 518-873-6798
Collection: Private collection of Lewis Town cemetery records, historical books, and personal papers relating to the history of the Town of Lewis.
Restrictions: Available only through conference with town historian.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Lewis, Essex 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.

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