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Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York Genealogy

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Town of Skaneateles

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

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 Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Skaneatles NY Columbian 1835-1853
  • Skaneatles NY Democrat 1843-1921
  • Skaneatles NY Free Press 1892-1989

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Skaneateles Historical Society Archives 

Extensive materials are available for historical and genealogical research related to the Skaneateles area. Some materials are available in the meeting room that is open to the public, but original archival material is available only on Fridays when a researcher is present to assist, advise, and supervise.

Online archives including indexes to births, marriages and deaths 1831–1919.  Census indexes, state and federal 1830–1930.  Lakeview and St. Mary's cemetery indexes.

28 Hannum Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152-1009
Phone: 315-685-1360
E-mail: skaneateleshistoricalsociety@verizon.net

Societies[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Skaneateles Town Clerk
Town Hall
24 Jordan Street
Skaneateles. NY 13152
Phone: 315-685-3473
E–mail:mail@townofskaneateles.com[1]

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Ms. Beth Batlle
c/o the Town Hall
24 Jordan Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152-1110
Email: bquest4@verizon.net

Village Historian:
Ms. Pat Blackler
28 Hannum Street
Skaneateles, NY 13152-1009
Email: blackler4@verizon.net

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Skaneateles, Onondaga 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]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Birth Substitutes

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Marriage Substitutes

Death[edit | edit source]

Death Substitutes

References[edit | edit source]

  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), 445. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]