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Herkimer County
New York
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County Information
Named after General Nicholas Herkimer, who died from battle wounds in 1777 after taking part in the Battle of Oriskany.

County Seat: Herkimer
Year Organized: 1791
Square Miles: 1,412
 Courthouse Info:
County Office Building
109 Mary St, Ste 1310
Herkimer, NY 13350-1998

Herkimer County Data



Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles


Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Website Updates:
Dec 2014:  obit for CRANE
Apr 2014:  obit for CONNER; Marriage announcement for GREENE-FULLER;  Court news for
Budge-Lyon; WW1 Casualties
Mar 2014:  BASSETT obit
Aug 2013: 1883 pensioners

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