Locke, Cayuga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Cayuga County
Town of Locke


Church Records


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Cayuga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Locke, NY


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 Locke, Cayuga County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Locke NY The Locke Courier 1907-1910


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Locke does not have a library but check out the Finger Lakes Library System, of which Cayuga County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Locke that have public libraries.


Local Historical Societies in Cayuga County, New York

Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society
14 West Cayuga Street
P.O. Box 247
Moravia, NY 13118-0247
Phone: 315-497-3906

Central New York Genealogical Society[1]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205
E-mail: CNYSG@yahoo.com

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Locke History Explorers[2]
4941 Harris Hill
Locke, NY 13092
Phone: 315-497-0537

Town Clerk

Town of Locke, Clerk
703 State Route 38
Locke, NY 13092
Phone: 315-497-9338
E-mail: locke@cayuganet.org

Town Historian

Esther Thorton, Historican
4941 Harris Hill Rd.
Locke, NY 13092
Phone: 315-497-0537

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Locke, Cayuga 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. Central New York Genealogical Society http://cnygs.org/(accessed 22 Sept. 2018).
  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), 381. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.