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Niagara County
New York
Genealogy and History

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This site is available for adoption!

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and are interested in helping this website become a useful research tool.

If you would like to join our group and become the host of this county, please read what we're all about on our
Volunteer Page and email Kim
(A desire to transcribe data and basic webpage skills are necessary)

Until we get a dedicated volunteer to maintain this site, we'll do the best we can to add data as we come across it. You can
send your family's raw data (transcribed birth/marriage/death, cemetery, census, biography records) to us and we'll include it on this site.

All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.

Looking Down Main Street of Lockport, c. 1908
Looking Down Main Street of Lockport, c. 1908

County Information
County Seat: Lockport
Year Organized: 1808
Square Miles: 523

Niagara Falls, American side
American side of Niagara Falls
Picture courtesy of Gary G. Foster

* Barker (village) * Cambria (town) * Gasport (CDP) * Hartland (town)
* Lewiston (village) * Lewiston (town) * Lockport (town)
* Lockport (city) * Middleport (village) * Newfane (town)
* Newfane (CDP) * Niagara Falls (city) * Niagara (town)
* North Tonawanda (city) * Olcott (CDP) * Pendleton (town)
* Porter (town) * Ransomville (CDP) * Rapids (CDP) * Royalton (town)
* Sanborn (hamlet) * Somerset (town) * South Lockport * Wheatfield (town)
* Wilson (village) * Wilson (town) * Youngstown (village)

Courthouse Info:

County Courthouse
175 Hawley Street
Lockport, NY 14094-2740

Online Data



Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History


Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Dec 2013:  bio for ACKER
Aug 2013: 1883 Pensioners; obits for BROWN, JONES
June 2013: Marriage announcements for HOSFORD-LACOCK
May 2013: obits for BARTON, CAMPBELL
Mar 2013: obit for YOST; bios for BRYANT, BUDD, CASE, DREGER, ALERTON, LANE

Previous Updates:
Crime News, bios for COMPTON, DAVIS, BIXBY, TREVOR, SWART, CORWIN, BARTON, BARKER, GRINNELL, Niagara Falls news story; List of Cemeteries
Burials in Cambria Center Cemetery; obituaries, Van Brocklin family bio

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