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Wayne County
New York
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County Information
On the south shore of Lake Ontario, Wayne County forms part of the northern border of the United States with Canada. It is named after General Anthony Wayne, a Revolutionary War hero and American statesman.

County Seat: Lyons
Year Organized: 1823
Square Miles: 604

Courthouse Info:
County Courthouse
26 Church Street
Lyons, NY 14489-1145

Wayne County Data



Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles


Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
May 2014:  WW1 Casualties
Dec 2013:  bio for ANTISDALE
Sept 2013:  1883 Pensioners; list of cemeteries
June 2013: WW2 Casualties
Mar 2013: STRETCH bio
Jan 2013: "Community" news item on a Native Am. Burial ground

Previous Updates:
bios for WRIGHT, TOWAR, MOORE, GRANGER, CARHARTT, BISSELL, JOHNSON; Old Houses and churches of Wayne Co.; Obits for BLAIR, BLANKENBERG

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