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Schuyler County
New York
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County Information
In 1854, portions of Steuben, Chemung and Tompkins Counties were combined to form Schuyler County.

County Seat: Watkins Glen
Year Organized: 1854
Square Miles: 329

Courthouse Info:
County Courthouse
105 Ninth Street
Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1435


Online Data

Births

Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

April 2014:

  • Military: Index to WWII Army Enlistment Records
  • Obits: WAUGH, Mary Elizabeth Van Duser; RUNYON, Charles W.; BAKER, Mrs. (Beardsley); DOLPH, Joseph N.; DOLPH, John M.; HENRY, R. H.; HOTCHKISS, Charles C.; HENRY, Elida A. Cornwell; SHEARER, Judge, NEWMAN, William, WICKS, G.W., MCCARTHY, Cornelius, PIKE, Divello, DEAN, Daughter
  • News - Administrative Notices: Surrogate's Court Nofication - Heirs of Andrea Bachmatink
  • News - Crimes: Thomas Watt Shot by Woman Scorned, S. Stillwell Arrested for Theft, Charles H. Barnes Arrested; Rosa Wilson Charged with Murder; Henry Losey's Assault on Amos Forrester and Police Shootout, William Prince Murdered in Bolivia; Strikers Blow up Engine, Love Accused of Embezzlement
  • Miscellaneous News: C.I. Trotter Returns After 32 Year Absence To Find Wife Remarried, John Magee Estate Worth $40,000,000, Hial P. Main Will Leaves House to Brother; Marilla Baker's Death Questioned, Franklin Barnes Sketch - Candidate for Senate, New Paper at Watkins, Larraby Sues Village of Watkins, Infant Discovered on Bartholomew Doorstep, Fawcett Farm Forecloses, Dr. Hunt Evicted by Bees, Lloyd Webb Discovers Pre-emption Marker; Orange NY Camera Club
  • News - Calamities: Accident at Watkins Glenn; Wix Barn Destroyed by Fire, Pastore Child Killed by Train
  • News - Watkins Glen Park, Visit to Watkins Glen, Watkins Glen under new ownership, Watkins Glen Made State Reserve
  • News - Gossip: Lee and Purdy Visit Old Home; Hornellsville, New York News: David Adams Visits Mother; Dr. McPherson in Havana, Mrs. Dove Visiting Friends, Leonards are Visiting Whitmans, Mrs. Tillson Opens Millinery, Colonel Magee Builds Greenhouse, John Row's Cabbage
  • Cemeteries: The Old Places of Interment in Central Reading and Its Pioneer Dead
  • Marriages: Marriage Announcement: Jordan-Dove
  • History: EARLY SETTLEMENT AND ORGANIZATION OF SCHUYLER COUNTY, THE COUNTY-SEAT AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS; POLITICAL AND CIVIL HISTORY, THE BENCH AND BAR, THE PRESS, EDUCATIONAL AND RELIGIOUS, SOCIETIES, WATKINS, CATHARINE, CAYUTA


Aug 2013: 1883 Pensioners, MARSHALL obit
June 2013: obit for HOADLY
May 2013: obit for CHAPIN
Mar 2013: bio for CATLIN, LOCKERBY
June 2011: Fire news story for SERINE
Previous Updates:
Laurel Hill Cemetery burials; biographies; World War 2 Casualties


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