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County Information
County Seat: Lowville
Year Organized: 1805
Square Miles: 1,276

Courthouse Info:
County Courthouse
7660 State Street
Lowville, NY 13367-1328

Online Data



Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Current Website Updates (Past Updates):

August 29, 2015

Early settlers added: Martinsburgh, West Turin, Lowville, Stow's Square, Town of Lewis, Town of Lowville

Historical burials: West Martinsburgh, Lowville Rural, Turin & West Turin, Houseville, Town Burial (Turin), German Reformed (West Turin), Riverside (Copenhagen), Denmark, Harrisville

School Records: Lowville Academy Principals

Biographies added: Reuben Pitcher, Barnabas Yale, Eli Rogers, Asa Sheldon, Edward Bancroft, Emory Allen, Chandler Thompson, Charles Douglass, Charles & Henry Allen, John Crofoot, James Miller, Benjamin Potter, Seth Miller, Pierrepont Family, McVickar Family, William Constable & Family, Alfred Lee, James Kilham, VanRensselaer Waters, Martin Sackett, Elisha Crofoot, Harlow Shepard, John Ives, Mather Ives, Selden Ives, Edwin Dewey, Luther Morgan, Charles Riggs, J. Lucius Seymour, William Glenn, Jonathan Collins, Seth Miller, Harrison Thayer, Morgan Lewis, William Rice, Post Family, Isaac Hall, Hezekiah Talcott, Nicholas Low, Silas Stow, Ehud Stephens

Civil War Deaths: Census of 1865

August 28, 2015

Biographies added:
John & Lucian Clark, John Whiting, Harvey Whiting, William Hartwell, Morgan Lewis, Chester Cunningham, Abner Hunger, Lucius Wright, Alonzo & Roland Rich, Josiah Rich, Gilbert Johnson, Rodolphus Wilson, Joseph Pahud, William Palmer, Heman Roberts, Harriet Roberts, Levi Lake, Wayne Clark, Hiram Lanpher, Lorin Stoddard, Charles Plummer, Calvin Hunt, John Lord, Henry Botchford, The Merwins, Norton Douglass, David Douglass, William Johnson, Joseph Burnham, Thaddeus Munn, Hall family, Chauncy Roberts, William Easton, DeWitt West, Carlos Scovil, Russel Easton, Eliada Merrell, Henry Turner, Ansel Foster, Alexander Crosby, William Adams, Royal Wilbur, Levi & Farnam Bowen, K. Collins Kellogg, Kellogg House, Stephen & Charles Leonard, James Leonard, Rutson Rea, Lyman & Marcellus Wilcox, John Doig, Solon Gordon, Duane Foot, Charles Boshart, Samuel Stevens, Daniel Patten, Ira Sharp, Harvey Weller, Deloss Mills, G. Henry Gould, Joel Ager, Lyman Lyon, Horatio Hough, Daniel Loucks, Bradford Arthur, Orlando Arthur, Charles Peebles, Stiles Family, Clemence & Daniel Whitaker, Eli Hough, , Chester Shumway, Ransom & Warren Salmon, Caldwell Dewey, John Strong
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