Tonawanda, Erie County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Erie County
Tonawanda

Guide to Tonawanda, Erie ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Resources

Church Records

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Tonawanda, 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). 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.


History

Additional Resources:

Erie County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Tonawanda, NY

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

City of Tonawanda Public Library
333 Main Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Phone: 716-693-5043
Fax: 716-693-0825

Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society Museum
100 Knoche Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150-2129
Phone: (716) 873-5744 (April - October)

Historical Society of the Tonawandas Museum
113 Main Street
Tonawanda, NY, 14150-2129
Phone: 716-694-7406
Email: tonahist@gmail.com
Publishes Lumber Shorer.[1]

Societies

Tonawanda - Kenmore Historical Society
100 Knoche Road
Tonawanda, NY 14150
716-992-3960[1]

Historical Society of the Tonawandas, Inc113 Main Street
Tonawanda, NY, 14150-2129
Phone: (716) 694-7406
Email: tonahist@gmail.com

City Clerk

Janice Bodie, Clerk
200 Niagara Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Phone: 716-695-8318
Email: jbodie@ci.tonawanda.ny.us

City Historian

Ned Schimminger, Historian[2]
605 Niagara Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150
Phone: 716-694-7406

Town Clerk

Town of Tonawanda, Clerk
Municipal Building
2919 Delaware Avenue
Room 14
Kenmore, NY 14217
Phone: 716-877-8800
Fax; (716) 877-0578
Email: cchamplin@tonawanda.ny.us

Town Historian

John W. Percy, Historain[2]
378 Woodland Drive
Tonawanda, NY 14223-1643
Email: kentonhistory@hotmail.com

Vital Records

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Erie County, New York Town Historians, Historical Societies and Historical Museums, Updated: 20 October 2004, http://wnyroots.tripod.com/index-historians.html (accessed 15 December 2011).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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), 405. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places