Note: Please limit your requests to information about
people or families who had (have) a Jefferson County, New York connection. These volunteers will only do lookups in the listed references.
For the following Jefferson County Cemeteries: A. Edwin Rogers
Note: For on-line access to the Bartlett cemetery inscriptions click here.
HADDOCK: A Centennial History of Jefferson County
Robert and Mary MARTIN
CLAYTON VILLAGE CEMETERIES:
SUE GRANT; 15451 Lytleton Drive; Clayton NY 13624
FOR THE CITY OF WATERTOWN:
NORTH WATERTOWN CEMETERY:
LAWRENCE R. CORBETT
OTHER LOOK UPS
Orleans 1848 Tax Roll Index
CAPE VINCENT FAMILIES (Cape Vincent Museum): JEANNE THOMPSON, P.O.Box 376; Cape Vincent NY 13618
INFORMATION ON TOWNSHIPS OF BROWNVILLE, CAPE VINCENT, CLAYTON, AND LYME:
INFORMATION ON TOWNSHIPS OF ADAMS, ELLISBURG, HENDERSON, LORRAINE, RODMAN, WORTH:
CHILD, HAMILTON: Gazetteer of Jefferson County
JETTE, RENE: Genealogical Dictionary of Quebec Families
(has all records before 1730)
John Austin will look up pension numbers for War of 1812 veterans.
Kevin Frye (Email link removed, No Such Host) will look up Andersonville Prison records. His site is also below.
Andersonville Prison Site by Kevin Frye
Mark Chidichimo will look up info in the complete muster listings for the 20th NY Vol Cav.
SUE VICKERMAN will look up information
in the following books:
NOTE: Will be unable to do lookups regularly June-August 2002. Will be available regularly after August.
She does NOT live in New York State. There is no way she can do lookups in Jefferson County.
We are very grateful for the numbers of lookups Sue does do for this site. Please limit your requests to the books listed below, and remember that she, like our other lookups, volunteers to do this work. Be responsible, and do not overload her with requests!
Broderbund Software, Family Tree Maker:
Early Settlers of New York State 1685-1910
Marriage Index: Selected areas of New York State
Marriage Index: New York #2, 1740s-1880s
World Family Trees, v1-12
State Index, Upstate New York 1685-1910
Also two Canadian CDs:
Canadian Genealogy Index 1600-1900
Genealogical Records: The Ontario Register 1780s-1870s
Casler, Nellie Horton. Cape Vincent and Its History, published 1906, indexed, 240 pages. A history of the town, and its people.
Genealogical Journal of Jefferson County New York, Index. The Family Tree, Patricia James, ed. A periodical published four times yearly from 1989-1996, and then annually for 1997 and 1998. I have all editions of this publication. Contains vital records, church records, military records, naturalization records, census records, and a wealth of information on people living in Jefferson County. Most information is from about 1820 to the late 1800s.
Hough, Franklin B. A History of Jefferson County in the State of New York , published 1854, not indexed, 601 pages. A myriad of information on the towns, their histories, newspapers, biographical information, etc.
James, Patricia. Index to DAR Bible Records of Jefferson County NY. 1993. An index, 46 pages, giving surname, given name, birth date, death date, page number, marriage date in some cases, spouses, or father's name in some cases.
James, Patricia. `Index To Early Records of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York An index, no published date, 29 pages. Gives surname, given name, and various records where names are located, such as 1835 census, 1854 History of Jefferson Co., NY by Franklin B. Hough, 10 Cemeteries in Watertown, New York.
James, Patricia. New York Pedigrees, Master Index, Vol. I (first 5 issues, North Country Edition,) The Family Tree, publisher. I also have all the pedigrees with the exception of the fifth issue.
James, Patricia. New York Pedigrees, Master Index, Vol. 2 (second 5 issues, North Country Edition,) The Family Tree, publisher. I also have all the pedigrees with the exception of the sixth issue.
James, Patricia. New York Pedigrees, Vol. I & II. Palatine Edition. The Family Tree, publisher. Not indexed.
James, Patricia, ed. Records of School District # 12 and #19 in Ellisburg, County of Jefferson in the State of New York Commencing November 17, 1826 The Family Tree, publisher. 47 pages, indexed.
Lance, Joyce Weese Barr. Follow the North Shore. 1987. 115 pages. Not indexed. Contains information on early settlers of Point Peninsula, Town of Lyme, Jefferson County. Stories of the area.
Lance, Joyce Weese Barr. The Founding of the Schools in Lyme and the Pioneers Who Built Them. 1985. Not indexed. I have not read this book, so am not sure of the contents. Contains information on pioneer settlers, teachers, students with labeled photos.
Litchman, Dr. William M. An Every-Name Index for Agricultural Schedules, Industry Other than Agricultural Schedules, Marriages, Deaths and Civil War Soldier Deaths in the 1865 New York State Census for Jefferson County. published 1996, an index, 218 pages. This has a lot of information. If farming, gives surname, given name, township, election district, page number. Marriages, gives bride, or groom, age, spouse, and their age, date of marriage, township, page number. Death, gives surname, given name, date of death, township, and page number.
Litchman, Dr. William M. An Every Name Index of the 1865 Census for Jefferson County Towns of Hounsfield, Lyme, and Worth.
Reeves, George W. Jefferson County in the World War [World War I] 1920, not indexed, 208 pages. Gives names, town, addresses, branch of service, list those on committees, short biographical sketches regarding some of the nurses, some death dates, and much more.
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