Williamstown, Oswego County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources:

Oswego County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Williamstown, NY

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Williamstown Library
2877 County Route 17 North
Williamstown, NY 13493
Phone: 315-964-2802
Fax: 315-964-2802

Oswego Public Library
120 E 2nd St.
Oswego NY 13126
Phone: 15-341-5867
Fax: 315-216-6492

Genealogical Resources: Cemetery and town records, censuses and newspapers, directories, and local historical journals. Available Genealogical Information

Societies[edit | edit source]

Williamstown Historical Society
584 Ct. Rt. 64
Mexico, New York 13114
E-mail: grams42@aol.com

Genealogical Resources: The society is newly formed and is acquiring historical publications, original works, personal interviews, photographic collections, family surname files and other materials of local interest to the Williamstown Township and surrounding hamlets and villages. Currently indexing town historian owned reference, and original town records. Owners of the publication "A look at the Past - Williamstown, New York" Copyright, 1991 by the Town of Williamstown, published by Compco Inc. Blossvale, NY. Publications of several titles are for sale.

Half-Shire Historical Society
1100 County Route 48
PO Box 73
Richland, NY 13144-0073
Phone: (315) 298-3620
E-mail: halfshire @hotmail.com
Hours limited: Call for times or an appointment

Oswego County Genealogy Society
P.O. Box 3025
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-591-6778

Oswego County Historical Society
135 East 3rd St.
Oswego, New York 13126
Phone: 315-343-1342
E-mail: och@rbhousemuseum.org

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[edit | edit source]

Williamstown Town Clerk
Sharon Kellogg
18 Cox Rd.
Cox Road
Williamstown, NY 13493
Phone: 315-964-2441
Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the town.

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Williamstown Town Historian
Glenna Gorski
P.O. Box 54
Williamstown, NY 13493
Phone: 315-964-2393

Genealogical Resources: Census records: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1855, 1860, 1865, 1870, 1880, 1892, 1900, 1905, 1910, 1915, 1920 and 1930. Scrapbooks (1950-1985) on the area. Several family files and pictures, county history and a one-hour presentation on the Town of Williamstown. Newspaper clippings from 1899-2010 (Town of Williamstown) Ricard, Kasoag, and Williamstown. History books: Fairview and Holy Cross Cemetery books, Happy Valley Keepsake, A Look At The Past, Reflections of Kasoag, Military History - volumes 1, 2 and 3.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Williamstown, Oswego 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). Archive.org; 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[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Central New York Genealogical Society at http://cnygs.org/ (accessed 27 December 2018).

Places[edit | edit source]