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Cortland County NYGenWeb - Genealogy and History
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Cortland County, NY

Genealogy and History

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Information by Towns

Cincinnatus Cortlandville Cuyler
Freetown Harford Homer
Lapeer Marathon Preble
Scott Solon Taylor
Truxton Virgil Willett

Cortland County Historical Society

Source Data
Census data and indexes, cemetery records, online books, vital records and other data. Includes search engine links and records by town.


Revolutionary and Civil War data, including pension - bounty land records and unit information. Also includes an ancestors "Roll of Honor" for Civil War service.

Submitted Information
Family genealogies, migrations patterns, lost souls database, rogue's gallery, land records, bible records, pictures, obituaries and family notes. Also includes search engines.

Volunteer / Submitter Page

Explanation of how to submit data to the Cortland County site, a list of volunteers and submitters and what projects are available should you wish to volunteer.

Query front end
Query and surname listings and entry page link. Also mailing list page, GenConnect system and Rootsweb cluster.

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Indexed query listing

Unindexed Queries1 (2000)
Unindexed Queries2 (1998-2000)

Archived Queries - 2004 - 2007
Queries - 2008-2009

Geographic data

Gazeetter entries and maps of the area, records by town, town overviews and clerk - historian information. Also includes Historical Society pages and/or links.

Work in Progress 5 Sep 2023

Mailing list, search engine, update logs, auto notify page, site map and NYGenWeb news. Also links to other central NYGenWeb pages.

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