Greece, Monroe County, New York Genealogy

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Resources

Church Records

History

Greece was incorporated in 1822 and was named after the country of Greece in honor of the Greek people who fought for independence from Turkey. The Greece Chamber of Commerce has a short history of Greece.

Newspapers

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 Greece, Monroe County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Greece NY Press 1934-1958

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Greece Public Library
2 Vince Tofany Boulevard
Greece, NY 14612
Phone: 585-225-8951

Societies

Greece Historical Society and Museum has links to many useful web sites relating to Greece, including to churches, cemetery, and digital histories.

595 Long Pond Rd
Greece, NY 14612
Phone: 585-225-7221

Town Clerk

The Town Clerk is the custodian of all town records, including marriage, licenses, permits, etc.

Town Clerk's Office
Town of Greece
1 Vince Tofany Blvd
Greece, NY 14612
Phone: 585-225-2000

Town Historian

The Greece Historical Society is under contract as the Town Historian for the Town of Greece (see above under Societies).

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Greece, Monroe 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

References

Places