Middlesex, Yates County, New York Genealogy

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List and address source [1]

Middlesex Center

East of intersection of NYS Route 364 and NYS Route 245


Off east of NYS Route 364, north of Vine Valley Road, largest and only active cemetery in the town

Pine Corners

Northeast of intersection of LIndsley Road and Gray Road, north of NYS Route 245

Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Middlesex Reading Center
1216 Route 245
Middlesex, New York 14507
Phone: 585-554-6945
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 4 - 7 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm


Middlesex Heritage Group
Middlesex Town Hall, Route 364
Middlesex, New York 14507
Phone: 716-554-3607 or 6592
Hours: Wednesday and Saturday 9 am to 12 pm

Town Clerk

Middlesex Town Clerk
1216 Main St.
P.O. Box 147
Middlesex, New York 14507
Phone: 585-554-3607
Email: kpelton@middlesexny.org
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 6 - 8 pm
2nd and 4th Saturdays 9:30 - noon

Many of the town's records were desroyed in a 1901 fire. The following series have been filmed, and may be viewed (with the exception of the Vital Records Registers) at the town hall, at the County Historian's office in Penn Yan, and at the State Library in Albany:

  • 1890-1972 Assessment Rolls (missing 1899-1907, 1913)
  • 1 June 1901 - December 1992 Minute Books
  • 1886-1943; 1947-1963; 1969-1992 Birth records
  • 1886-1993 Death records
  • 1886-1971 Marriage records
  • 1875-1913 Delayed birth records

Town Historian

Middlesex Town Historian
1216 Main St.
P.O. Box 147
Middlesex, NY 14507
Phone: 585-554-3607
Email: heritage@middlesexny.org
Hours: Wednesday 9 am - noon.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Middlesex, Yates 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


  1. Frances Dumas and Sherry Conybeare, Yates County cemeteries and cemetery burials (Penn Yan, New York F. Dumas and S. Conybeare, 1996); Other Libraries (WorldCat; FHL Book 974.782 V3d v. 1-3