Spencer, New York

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Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Spencer Library
41 Main Street
P.O. Box 305
Spencer, NY 14883
Phone: (607)589-4496
Fax: (607)589-4271
E-mail: splibrary@htva.net


Spencer Historical Society Museum
22 Center St.
Spencer, NY 14883
Phone: 607-589-6134


Spencer Historical Society
22 Center St.
PO Box 71
Spencer, NY 14883
Phone: 607-589-6134

Tioga County Historical Society
110 Front Street
Owego, NY 13827
Phone: 607-687-2460
E-mail: museum@tiogahistory.org

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
E-mail: editors@crookedlakeview.com

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

Patricia Decker, Clerk
79 East Tioga Street
Spencer, NY 14883
Phone: 607-589-6134

Town Historian

Jean Alve, Historian
393 Sabin Road
Spencer, NY 14883
Phone: Phone: 607-589-6134

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Spencer, New York 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.