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Mexico, Oswego County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources:

Oswego County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Mexico, NY

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 Mexico, Oswego County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Mexico NY Independent 1861-1972

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Mexico Public Library
3269 Main Street
Mexico, NY 13114
Phone: 315-963-3012
Fax: 315-963-7317

Oswego Public Library
120 E 2nd St.
Oswego NY 13126
Phone: 15-341-5867
Fax: 315-216-6492

Genealogical Resources: Cemetery and town records, censuses and newspapers, directories, and local historical journals. Available Genealogical Information

Societies[edit | edit source]

Mexico Historical Society/Museum
P.O. Box 331
South Jefferson Street
Mexico, New York 13114
Phone: 315-963-8542
E-mail: bonshum@aol.com

Genealogical Resources: Collection includes local photographs, maps, memorabilia and artifacts. Genealogical appointments can be made with the town historian.

Oswego County Genealogy Society
P.O. Box 3025
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-591-6778

Oswego County Historical Society
135 East 3rd St.
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-343-1342
E-mail: och@rbhousemuseum.org

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.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Mexico Town Clerk
Elizabeth Dishaw
PO Box 98
Mexico, NY 13114
Phone: 315-963-7633
Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the Town.

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Mexico Town Historian
Bonnie Shumway
P.O. Box 98 Mexico 13114
Phone: 315-963-7633
Collection: Clippings, census, cemetery census, maps, books for genealogical research, some family histories.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Mexico, Oswego 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[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Central New York Genealogical Society at http://cnygs.org/ .

Places[edit | edit source]