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Revision as of 09:16, 1 July 2011

Herkimer County, New York
Map
Map of New York highlighting Herkimer County
Location in the state of New York
Map of the U.S. highlighting New York
Location of New York in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1791
County Seat Herkimer (village)
Courthouse
Ny-herkimer-ch-historic.jpg
Address 109 Mary Street
Suite 1111
Herkimer, NY 13350
Named for: Nicholas_Herkimer
Herkimer-at-oriskany.jpg


United States Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png Herkimer County

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

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

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

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Three partitions over the years set off these counties:

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

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Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Federal[edit | edit source]

State[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 History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

Early migration routes to and from Herkimer County for European settlers included:[2]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Herkimer County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were formed in Herkimer County.

Minorities[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

 

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Public Records[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

 

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 489. WorldCat entry. FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists, 847-61.

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