Montezuma, Cayuga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Cayuga County
Town of Montezuma


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Cayuga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Montezuma, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Port Byron Library
12 Sponable Drive
Port Byron, NY 13140
Phone: 315-776-5694
Fax: 315-776-5693

Montezuma Heritage Park
Montezuma, NY

Genealogical Resources: Historical area relating to the Seneca River/Barge Canal, a part of the Erie Canal system.

Historic Mentz Church
Location Directions
Phone: 315-776-4656 (Town Historian)
Hours: By appointment only


Montezuma Historical Society
PO Box 476
Montezuma, NY 13117

Lock 52 Historical Society of Port Byron, NY
73 Pine Street
Port Byron, NY 13140
Phone: (315) 776-3070

Central New York Genealogical Society[1]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205

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

Town of Montezuma, Clerk
P.O. Box 357
Montezuma, NY 13117
Phone: (315) 776-8844
Fax: (315) 776-9943

Town Historian

Cheryl Longyear, Historian
8621 Denman Rd.
Port Byron, NY 13140
Phone: 315-0776-4656

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Montezuma, 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 at .