Westfield, Chautauqua County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Chautauqua County
Town of Westfield


Church Records

Church Histories

  • Centennial History of the First Presbyterian Church and Society, Westfield, N.Y.: Being a Compilation of Historical Papers, Given During the Centennial Celebration, December 1908. Jamestown, N.Y.: Journal Press, 1985. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


Chautaqua County, New York History

History of Westfield, NY - transcription of a chapter from History of Chautauqua County, New York and its people, John P. Downs - Editor-in-Charge, Fenwick Y. Hedley Editor-in-Chief. Published By American Historical Society, Inc. 1921


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Patterson Library
40 South Portage Steet
Westfield, NY 14787

The Patterson Library website links to "Westfield Newspapers Online", part of the New York Heritage Digital Collections. They also host a digital collection of hundreds of historic Westfield Photos. Some individuals are identified, many are not.


Chautauqua County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 404
Fredonia, NY 14063
The societes publication, The Chautauqua Genealogist, is published quarterly.

Chautauqua County Historical Society and McClurg Museum
Moore Park
Rts 394 & 20 / Westfield, NY 14787
P.O. Box 7
Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-2977
E-mail: mcclurg@fairpoint.net

Town Clerk

Town of Westfield, Clerk
23 Elm Street
Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-3211
Fax: 716-326-3611
Email: tim@townofwestfield.org

Town Historian

Marybell Beigh, Historian
3 East Main Street
Westfield, NY 14787
Phone: 716-326-2154
Email: westfieldhistorian@fairpoint.net

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Westfield, Chautauqua 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