Corning, Steuben County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Corning, Steuben 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.


Corning WW I Museum.jpg

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Southeast Steuben County Library
300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza; Suite 101
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: 607-936-3713
Fax: 607-936-1714

Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. Library
Corning Community College
1 Academic Drive
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: (607) 962-9251

The Benjamin Patterson Inn
59 West Pulteney St.
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: (607) 937-5281


Corning Painted Post Historical Society
59 West Pulteney Street
Corning, New York 14830
Phone: 607-937-5281

Steuben County Historical Society
1 Cohocton Street
PO Box 349
Bath, New York 14810
Phone:(607) 776-9930

Genealogical Resources:

  • Genealogical records
  • Steuben County Census index
  • Burial records
  • Newspapers 1831-1960 on microfilm
  • Indexed abstracts of Steuben County Sorrogate records of probate 1790-1900

City/Town Clerks

City of Corning, Clerk[1]
1 Civic Center Plaza
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: 607-962-0340 ext. 128
Fax: 607-9962-0578

Town of Corning, Clerk[1]
20 South Maple Street
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: 607-936-6114
Fax: 607-936-0210

City/Town Historians

City of Corning, Historian
70 East Third Street
Corning, NY 14830

Town of Corning, Historian
Constance Keeler
20 Maple Street
Corning, NY 14830

Vital Records


  1. 1.0 1.1 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), 476. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.