Richford, Tioga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Tioga County
Town of Richford


Church Records


Additional Resources:

Tioga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Richford, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

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


The Richford Historical Society
PO Box 28
Richrod, NY 13835-0028
Phone: 607-539-6283

Tioga County Historical Society
110 Front Street
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: 607-687-2460

Genealogical Resources: Census, family files, newspapers, local history, and surname index cards. Be sure to review their Research Services.

Crooked Lake Review
6877 Van Amburg Road
Hammondsport, NY 14840

Genealogical Resources: According to the website: "The Crooked Lake Review is a local history magazine for the Conhocton, Canisteo, Tioga, Chemung and Genesee river valleys, and for the Finger Lakes and Lake Ontario regions of New York State.". This website deals with stories, histories and information dealing with people, events, and places in relationship to the area.

Finger Lakes Genealogical Society[1]
PO Box 581
Seneca Falls, New York 13148

Town Clerk

Judith Thurston, Clerk
Town Hall
7 Bowery Lane
Richford, NY 13835
Phone: 607-657-8090

Town Historian

William Sherwood, Historian
66 Robinson Hollow Road
Richford, NY 13835
Phone: Phone: 607-539-6283

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Richford, Tioga 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. 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), 473. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.