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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[New York|New York]] > Herkimer County'' [[Image:Ny-herkimer.png|thumb|right|400px|showing location of Herkimer County]]  
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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[New York|New York]] > Herkimer County'' [[Image:Ny-herkimer.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
== [http://herkimercounty.org/content County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://herkimercounty.org/content County Courthouse]  ==
  
[[Image:Ny-herkimer-ch-historic.jpg|thumb|right|185px|historic Herkimer County Courthouse, 1873]] 109 Mary Street<br>Suite 1111<br>Herkimer, NY 13350  
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[[Image:Ny-herkimer-ch-historic.jpg|thumb|right|185px]] 109 Mary Street<br>Suite 1111<br>Herkimer, NY 13350  
  
 
County Historian<br>318 Margaret St.<br>Herkimer, NY 13350<br>ph: (315) 866-1398  
 
County Historian<br>318 Margaret St.<br>Herkimer, NY 13350<br>ph: (315) 866-1398  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Herkimer-at-oriskany.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Gen. Nicholas Herkimer at Battle of Oriskany]]  
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[[Image:Herkimer-at-oriskany.jpg|thumb|right|185px]]  
  
 
*Named for Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, who was mortally wounded after Battle of Oriskany in the American Revolutionary War.
 
*Named for Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, who was mortally wounded after Battle of Oriskany in the American Revolutionary War.
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Created 16 February 1791 from [[Montgomery County, New York|Montgomery]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Created 16 February 1791 from [[Montgomery County, New York|Montgomery]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
*Three partitions over the years set off these counties:  
 
*Three partitions over the years set off these counties:  
**5 March 1794 [[Onondaga County, New York|Onondaga]] <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**5 March 1794 [[Onondaga County, New York|Onondaga]] <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
**15 March 1798 [[Oneida County, New York|Oneida]] <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**15 March 1798 [[Oneida County, New York|Oneida]] <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
**15 March 1798 [[Chenango County, New York|Chenango]]<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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**15 March 1798 [[Chenango County, New York|Chenango]]<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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[[Fulton County, New York|Fulton]] | [[Hamilton County, New York|Hamilton]] | [[Lewis County, New York|Lewis]] | [[Montgomery County, New York|Montgomery]] | [[Oneida County, New York|Oneida]] | [[Otsego County, New York|Otsego]] | [[St. Lawrence County, New York|St. Lawrence]]  
 
[[Fulton County, New York|Fulton]] | [[Hamilton County, New York|Hamilton]] | [[Lewis County, New York|Lewis]] | [[Montgomery County, New York|Montgomery]] | [[Oneida County, New York|Oneida]] | [[Otsego County, New York|Otsego]] | [[St. Lawrence County, New York|St. Lawrence]]  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census Records====
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==== Census Records ====
===== State Census Records =====
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===== State Census Records =====
  
 
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| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | 1855  
 
| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | 1855  
| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | [[New York State Census 1865 Records|1865]]  
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| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | [[New_York_1865_State_Census_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|1865]]  
 
| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | 1875  
 
| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | 1875  
 
| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | [[New York 1892 State Census|1892]]  
 
| bgcolor="#bdb76b" align="center" | [[New York 1892 State Census|1892]]  

Revision as of 09:11, 20 May 2010

United States > New York > Herkimer County

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Ny-herkimer-ch-historic.jpg

109 Mary Street
Suite 1111
Herkimer, NY 13350

County Historian
318 Margaret St.
Herkimer, NY 13350
ph: (315) 866-1398

History[edit | edit source]

Herkimer-at-oriskany.jpg
  • Named for Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, who was mortally wounded after Battle of Oriskany in the American Revolutionary War.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

City[edit | edit source]
  • Little Falls
Towns[edit | edit source]
  • Columbia
  • Danube
  • Fairfield
  • Frankfort
  • German Flatts
  • Herkimer
  • Litchfield
  • Little Falls
  • Manheim
  • Newport
  • Norway
  • Ohio
  • Russia
  • Salisbury
  • Schuyler
  • Stark
  • Warren
  • Webb
  • Winfield
Villages[edit | edit source]
  • Cold Brook
  • Dolgeville
  • Frankfort
  • Herkimer
  • Ilion
  • Middleville
  • Mohawk
  • Newport
  • Poland
  • West Winfield
Hamlets[edit | edit source]
  • Jordanville
  • Old Forge
  • Thendara

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Fulton | Hamilton | Lewis | Montgomery | Oneida | Otsego | St. Lawrence

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

State Census Records[edit | edit source]
Source 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Family History Library Yes

Index

Yes

Index

Yes

Index

Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FamilySearch Records - - - - Yes - - - - -
New York State Library - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ancestry.com - - - - - - Yes - - -

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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