Owasco, Cayuga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Cayuga County
Town of Owasco


Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Seymour Library
The Mary Van Sickle Wait History Room
176-178 Genesee Street
Aubrun, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 252-2571

Genealogical Resources: Book collection on state and local history, newspaper files and genealogical materials. Hours and Information

Cayuga Community College Library
197 Franklin Street
Auburn NY 13021
Fax: 315-255-2050
E-mail: cay_ref@cayuga-cc.edu

Genealogical Resources: Be sure and verify which Campus (Fulton or Auburn) have the materials for research. Each Library holds different collections.

Luther Research Center and Archives
History House
14 W. Cayuga Street
Moravia, New York 13118
Phone: 315-497-3906

Genealogical Resources: Bible records, newspaper abstracts, family files, local histories, maps, census, vital records and information about Millard Fillmore, the 13th President of the United States.


Cayuga Museum of History and Art
203 W. Genesse St.
Auburn, NY
Phone: 315-253-8051
Fax: 315-253-9829

The Case Research Lab Museum
203 W. Genesse St.
Auburn, NY
Phone: 315-253-8051
Fax: 315-253-9829
E-mail: cayugamuseum@roadrunner.com
Hours: By Appointment Only

The Harriet Tubman Home
180 South Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: (315) 252-2081
Email: khill@harriethouse.org


Cayuga-Owasco Lakes Historical Society
14 West Cayuga Street
P.O. Box 247
Moravia, NY 13118-0247
Phone: 315-497-3906

Central New York Genealogical Society[1]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205
E-mail: CNYSG@yahoo.com

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Town Clerk

Town of Owasco, Clerk
2 Bristol Avenue
Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 253-9021 ext 1
E-mail: owasco1@centralny.twcbc.com

Town Historian

Laurel Auchampaugh, Historian
2 Bristol Avenue
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone: 315-253-9021 ext. 317
E-mail: owascohistorian@centralny.twcbc.com

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Owasco, Cayuga 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. Central New York Genealogical Society at http://cnygs.org/ (accessed 31 Oct 2018).