Wyoming County Archives

USGenWeb Archives - Wyoming County Section - wills, obits, bios, cemeteries and more!


1. Unknown Photos Page - help someone identify a photograph!

2. Gravestones from cemeteries NOT listed under cemeteries

3. Other Photos

4. Postcards


Historical information and driving directions on cemeteries in the towns of Attica, Bennington, and Sheldon

Rootsweb Cemetery Search Page - LINK

Find a Grave has photographed many Wyoming County cemeteries.

1. USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project (Wyoming County NY) - LINK

2. St. Mary's Cemetery, Portageville (Old Catholic Cemetery)

3. Varysburg Cemetery, Varysburg

4. Dale Cemetery, Warsaw NY - LINK
Contact for Dale Pioneer Cemetery and the Dale Cemetery is: Douglas Gay, 4508 Gay Road, Warsaw, NY 14569

5. List of Wyoming Cemeteries compiled from "Historical Wyoming"

6. St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery, Attica - LINK

7. Attica Center Cemetery, Attica - LINK

8. Brainard Cemetery, Attica - LINK

9. Wright's Corner Cemetery, Wyoming, NY - LINK

10. Forest Hills, Attica - LINK

11. Vernal Cemetery, Attica - LINK

12. Warsaw Cemetery, Warsaw - LINK

13. Warsaw Pioneer Cemetery, Warsaw - LINK

14. W. Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury - LINK

15. St. Cecilia's Catholic Church Cemetery, SheldonN

16. Ruhlman - Anderson - Miller - Wyoming-related Burials from Woodlawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY

17. Mt. Ash Cemetery, Covington

18. Richards Cemetery, Orangeville - LINK

19. Pleasant View Cemetery, Dutch Flats - LINK

20. Orangeville Center Cemetery - LINK

21. Quaker Settlement Cemetery, Orangeville- LINK

22. Denton Corners Cemetery, Genesee Falls

23. St. Joseph's Cemetery, Sheldon

24. St. Cecila's SOUTH Cemetery, Sheldon

25. St. Cecelia's Catholic Church Cemetery, Sheldon - this database is by the town historian
Rows 1-23 and Rows 23-43

26. Hatch Cemetery, Attica - LINK

27. Sharp Cemetery, Warsaw

28. Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Bennington Center

29. St. Cecila's Church and Cemetery - LINK

30. Persons Pioneer Cemetery - Sheldon

31. Humphrey's Hollow Cemetery - Sheldon

32. St. Mary's Cemetery, Strykersville
A to Lerczak
Loersch to Z

33. West Perry Cemetery Records

34. Johnsonburg Cemetery, Johnsonburg - LINK

35. St. Nicholas Cemetery in North Java - LINK


1. census gifUS GenWeb Census Project

Census Online - Census Sites on the Web

2. 1860 - Sheldon

3. 1850 - Sheldon

4. 1875 - Sheldon (PARTIAL)

5. 1870 - Sheldon

6. 1900 - Sheldon

7. 1930 Sheldon

8. 1925 - Java - LINK

9. 1865 Census Abstract - LINK

10. 1840 Census of Pensioners - [Wyoming was part of Genesee at this time] LINK

Obituary/ Wills/Bibles/ Deeds

USGenWeb Archives for Wyoming County

1. August J. Miller

2. Miss Adah Lyle Kidder, Genesee Country Poet

3. Will of Milton Burnap - LINK

4. Daniel Knapp Family Bible - LINK

5. SAMPUBCO NYS Will Testators Index - LINK

6. Java Obits - LINK

7. Other Wyoming Wills & Intestate Records at USGenWeb Archives Project - LINK

8. Fuller Family Deeds at USGenWeb Archives Project - LINK

9. Miscellaneous Wyoming County Obits at USGenWeb Archives Project - LINK

Vital Records

1. Index to Cora Matteson's, Wyoming Births, Deaths, and Marriages.
Ahl to Clark
Clark to Filkins
Flack to Jones
Jones to Miller
Miller to Prescott
Preston to Thompson
Thompson to Yawger

2.Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Portageville- selected records for Mack and McManimon surnames

3. Town of Java vitals
Java Births - LINK
Java Marriages - LINK
Java Naturalizations - LINK

4. GENDIS (Michigan Death Index 1867-1897) - as so many of our WNY ancestors migrated to Michigan and families permanently split up, this site is helpful in reconnecting ancestors! This index contains more information than death date, including marital status, the names of parents (if known) and cause of death. LINK


1. Bennington NY Revolutionary War Soldiers

2. Bennington NY Civil War Soldiers

3. Wyoming County NY Revolutionary War Soldiers

4. TALLMAN, Rescom: Revolutionary War Pension Application 1832 - LINK

5. Wyoming County NY World War II enlistments - LINK

6. Regimental association 28th annual reunion at Buffalo, N.Y., Aug. 23-28, 1897 with roster. Organized at Portage, N.Y. 1862 as the 130th Reg't. N.Y. Vol. Infantry & included men from Allegany, Livingston & Wyoming Counties. Transferred to N.Y. Dragoons, ca. 1863. Full book available to read online or download. - LINK

7. The Descendants of the 136th New York Infantry Regiment (Civil War) - LINK

8. National Park Service Civil War website - search database for soldiers! LINK


1. For comprehensive inventories of early New York State newspapers, their repositories, and how to purchase or borrow microfilms, the only place to check is the New York State newspaper project. - LINK

Clarion Publications of Geneseo - LINK

The Arcade Herald - LINK

Books / Articles / Bios

1. "Cora Peck Matteson and What She Left for You" from Historical Wyoming - Jan. 2000
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2. "A Village in the Valley" [Varysburg] authored by Anita Ripstein [Hayes]

3. Amherst College Biographical Record - New York Towns/Cities - LINK

4. Catalogue of the Gainesville Female Seminary
For the Year Ending June 23d, 1858

5. Indexes to "Historical Wyoming"

6. Index to "History of the town of Java"

7. Biographpy of Patrick Welch of Java NY - LINK

8. Town of Sheldon - Historical Comments, Narratives and Summaries of Factual Events - Postrevolutionary, Development, Current, Compiled by F.W. Kehl [b. 1868, d. 1953], Strykersville, New York 1946

9. Biography of John Hubbard of Attica NY - LINK

10. Excerpts from Child's Gazetteer of 1871 - LINK

11. Gazetteer and Business Directory of Wyoming County, N.Y. for 1870-71 Full book available to read on line or download. - LINK

12. Strykersville Sequicentennial - LINK

13. A Companion Work to E. S. Smith's Sketch of the Lives of Isaac and Hannah Smith by David Hargreave & Smith (Skip) Higgins Jr., 29 February 2012

14. Making of America - books and periodicals online - LINK

15. Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase by O. Turner. Full book available to read on line or download. - LINK

16. History of the Centennial Celebration of Warsaw, Wyoming County, New York. 1803 - 1903 by Laura Bristol Robinson. Full book available to read on line or download. - LINK

17. Biographical Review, The Leading Citizens of Livingston and Wyoming Counties, New York Published in 1895. Full book available to read on line or download. - LINK


1. Kerwin Account Book

2. Greene Sanitarium - Castile - LINK

3. Water Cure - Castile - LINK

4. Post Masters of Cowlesville

5. August Miller Obit

6. Autograph book - Java, NY

7. WWI registration cards - Hackett - front - back

8. Copy of Letter from A. (Agustus) Lyford (brother-in-law of Maria Hubbard Bailey)

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