Wayland, Steuben County, New York Genealogy

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Archives, Libraries and Museums

Wayland Free Library
101 West Naples Street
Wayland, NY 14572
Phone: 585-728-5380
Fax: 585-728-5002

Southeast Steuben County Library
300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza; Suite 101
Corning, NY 14830
Phone: 607-936-3713
Fax: 607-936-1714


Wayland Historical Society[1]
100 South Main Street
PO Box 494
Wayland, NY 14572
Phone: 716-728-3610

Steuben County Historical Society
1 Cohocton Street
PO Box 349
Bath, New York 14810
Phone:(607) 776-9930

Genealogical Resources:

  • Genealogical records
  • Steuben County Census index
  • Burial records
  • Newspapers 1831-1960 on microfilm
  • Indexed abstracts of Steuben County Sorrogate records of probate 1790-1900

Painted Hills Genealogy Society
Mary E. Bryant: Founder and President
E-mail: paint@paintedhills.org

Genealogical Resources: This Society covers the Painted Hills Area of Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania, particularly the counties of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Steuben in New York and the Pennsylvania counties of McKean and Potter .

Town Clerk

Town of Wayland, Clerk
110 Main Street
Wayland, NY 14572
Phone: 585-728-5660
Email: townofwayland@stny.rr.com

Town Historian

Carol Mykel, Historian
110 Main Street
Wayland, NY 14572
Phone: 585-728-3668
E-mail: cmykel@frontiernet.net

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Wayland, Steuben 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. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 478. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.