Orchard Park, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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Guide to Orchard Park, Erie ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish register transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Orchard Park Public Library
4570 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 716-662-9851
Fax: 716-667-3098

Sisters of Mercy Archives
Mercy Center
625 Abbott Road
Orchard Park, NY 14127

Grosvenor Room Genealogy
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 858-8900
Email form | blog

Genealogical Resources: Local histories, census records, church and cemetery records, city directories, ethnic and immigration research, African American research, published family histories, maps and atlases, military records and history, vital records, yearbooks and school records. The website includes dozens of guides for topics such as: African-American Genealogy, Canadian Genealogy, German Genealogy, Irish Genealogy, Italian Genealogy, Jewish Genealogy, Native American Genealogy, and Polish Genealogy.


Orchard Park Historical Museum[1]
Johnson-Jolls House
4287 South Buffalo Street
Orchard Park NY 14127
Phone: 716-662-2185

Societies[edit | edit source]

Orchard Park Historical Society[1]
4287 S. Buffalo St.
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 716-667-2301
Facebook Page

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
25 Nottingham Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
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.
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.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Town of Orcahrd Park, Clerk
Municipal Center
4295 South Buffalo Street, First Floor
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone: 716-662-6410
Email: colarussoj@orchardparkny.org

Town and Village Historian[edit | edit source]

Suzanne S. Kulp, Historian[1]
24 Timothy Drive
Orchard Park, NY 14127-3354
Email: SSKulp@aol.com
Brief History

Town/Village Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Orchard Park, 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). Archive.org; 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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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), 405. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]