RESOURCES  for  ONTARIO COUNTY, NY 

                                                                 

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April 2014 - If you know of any updates or changes to the listing below, please 

contact me and I will correct the information.  

Thank you!  Dianne Thomas

 

RAIMS  (Ontario Co. Records & Archives)  -  This page link has been revamped.    

3051 County Complex Dr., Canandaigua, NY 14424           585-396-4376   

Census, Deeds, Surrogate Files & Many more records available!  Visit their website & call or write them to place orders, or visit their office!

 

RAIMS - Rosemary Switzer   

  

Dr. Preston Pierce - County Historian @ RAIMS office:  585 - 396-4034

3051 County Complex Dr., Canandaigua, NY 14424

Bristol Historian  -    Helen Fox               Ph.  716 - 229-5862

4309 State Route 64, Canandaigua NY 14424     

 

    

Canandaigua - Wood Library

134 North Main St.

Canandaigua, NY   14424

Ph. 585-394-1381       

Email      wood@pls-net.org     

 

 

Historian - City of Canandaigua
Lynn Paulson
465 South Pearl Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Historian - City of Geneva
Karen Osburn
562 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315)781-1847
Historian - Town of Bristol
Helen Fox
4309 Route 64
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: (585)229-5420
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Canadice
Margaret Bott
9294 Holmes Road
Springwater, NY 14560
Phone: (585)367-8052
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Canandaigua
Ray Henry
5440 Routes 5 & 20
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Email: Email
Historian - Town of East Bloomfield
Virginia Schroeder
108 State Street
Bloomfield, NY 14469
Phone: (585)657-6796
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Farmington
Margaret Hartsough
140 County Road 8
Farmington, NY 14425
Phone: (315)986-4796
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Geneva
Barbara Lamb
12 Cornwall Road
Geneva , NY 14456
Phone: (315)789-3077
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Gorham
George Henry
PO Box 608
Canandaigua, NY 14561
Phone: (585)394-0474

 

 

 

 

Geneva Public Library
244 Main Street,  

Geneva, NY 14456
Ph.  315-789-5303

 

Gorham Free Library & Historical Society

2664 Main St.   Route 245

P O Box 211

Gorham, NY  14461

E-mail  gorham@pls-net.org

Ph. 585-526-6655

Fax: 585-526-6995

 

 

Palmyra Kings Daughters Free Library

127 Cuyler St.

Palmyra, NY  14522

Ph. 315-597-5276

Has information about both Ontario and Wayne Counties  

 

Victor Free Library

15 West Main Street,  

Victor, New York 14564
Ph. 585-924-2637

 

 

Co. & Town Historians: 

Ontario Co. Historian:     585-396-4034     Dr. Preston Pierce     [located at RAIMS office] 

Town & Village Historians:       


Historian - City of Geneva
Karen Osburn
562 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315)781-1847

Historian - Town of Canadice
Margaret Bott
9294 Holmes Road
Springwater, NY 14560
Phone: (585)367-8052
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Canandaigua
Ray Henry
5440 Routes 5 & 20
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Email: Email
Historian - Town of East Bloomfield
Virginia Schroeder
108 State Street
Bloomfield, NY 14469
Phone: (585)657-6796
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Farmington
Margaret Hartsough
140 County Road 8
Farmington, NY 14425
Phone: (315)986-4796
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Geneva
Barbara Lamb
12 Cornwall Road
Geneva , NY 14456
Phone: (315)789-3077
Email: Email
Historian - Town of Gorham
George Henry
PO Box 608
Canandaigua, NY 14561
Phone: (585)394-0474

 

 

 

 

Bristol - Helen C. Fox, Bristol Town Hall, 4309 Route 64, Canandaigua, NY 14424   585-229-5420 


Canadice historian@canadice.org     Margaret "Jo" Bott    

CanandaiguaHistorian - City of Canandaigua
Lynn Paulson,  465 South Pearl Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424

Clifton Springs Village - Jim Conners   315-462-9237    Foster Cottage

East Bloomfield - Ginny Schroeder,  East Bloomfield, NY 14469         585-657-7244 (H.S.)

FarmingtonDonna Hill Herendeen,  140 County Road 8, Farmington, NY 14425     315-986-4796  

Geneva - Barbara Lamb, 12 Cornwall Road, Geneva, NY 14456                  315-789-3077

Geneva  Historical Society - 543 S. Main St., Geneva, NY  14456                   315-789- 5151

Geneva (City of) - Karen Osburn,  Geneva Historical Society                      315-789- 5151

Gorham - George Henry, 4205 Co. Rd. 18, Canandaigua, NY 14424            585-394-0474

Hopewell - William Schutt, 2436 Co. Rt.47, Canandaigua, NY   14424         585-394-4424

Manchester - Marlene DeGloma   new town historian as of 2010

Naples - William Vierhile, 32 West Avenue, Naples, NY 14512                    585-374-6440

Phelps - Don Tiffany, POB 187, 79 Main Street, Phelps, NY 14532   315-548-3243  http://www.phelpsny.com

 

Richmond - Carol Schoonmaker, 5177 Co. Rd 36,  Honeoye, NY 14471     585-229-5070

Rushville - Co-Historians:  Jim Rice  &  Don Blodgett             585-554-6085 

Seneca - Jane Wolfe, POB 39, Seneca Castle, NY 14547          585-526-5039

South Bristol - John Holtz, South Bristol, NY

Victor -  Babette Huber, 85 E. Main St., Victor, NY 14564      585-742-5085

West Bloomfield - Patricia Talley, 3449 Co. Rt. 40,  Bloomfield, NY 14469   585-657-7226

 

 

City of Canandaigua - Lynn Paulson, 465 S. Pearl St, Canandaigua, NY 14424

City of Geneva - Steven O'Malley, 562 S. Main St., Geneva, NY 14456   315-781-1847  

http://genevahistoricalsociety.com/visit/Geneva-history-museum/

Village of Clifton Springs - James Conners, 27 Kendall, St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432   315-462-9237

Village of Honeoye Falls - Anne Bullock, 5 East St., Honeoye, NY  14472  585-624-1711

Village of Manchester - Dorothy Ann Liberati, PO Box 188, 8 Clifton St., Manchester, NY 14504    585-289-9013

Village of Rushville - Don Blodgett, 6320 Lambert St., Victor, NY 14564   585-554-3674 

Village of Shortsville - Ann Walker, 12 Hide St., Shortsville, NY 14548     585-289-9041

 

Town, Village  & City Clerks:

Bloomfield Village Clerk, 12 Main St.  - Kathleen Condrat   585-657-7554

Bristol Town Clerk, 6740 Co. Rt. 32 -   Sharon Miller     585-229-2400

Canadice Town Clerk, 5949 Co. Rt. 37, Springwater, NY 14560 -  Eileen Schaefer   585-367-2050

Canadice Town Hall, 5949 County Road 37, Springwater, NY 14560   Bonnie Drake  585-367-8052

Canandaigua City Clerk, 2 North Main St.  - Carol A. Jenson    caj@ci.canandaigua.ny.us

Canandaigua Town Clerk, 5440 Rt. 5 & 20 -  Judith Carson    585-394-1120

Clifton Springs Town Clerk,  Lori A. Reals      315-462-5151

East Bloomfield Town Clerk, 99 Main St. -  April N. Wade   585-657-6515

Farmington Town Clerk, 1000 Co. Rt. 8  -  Rose M. Kleman  315-986-8100 

Geneva City Clerk, 47 Castle St., Geneva   -   Doris Myers    315-789-2603

Geneva Town Clerk, 3750 Co Road 6, Geneva, NY  14456   Lorrie S. Naegele   315-789-3922  x 302  

Gorham Town Clerk, 4736 South St.  - Nancy Hollenbeck  585-526-6317

Hopewell Town Clerk, 2716 Co. Rt.47   -  Mary Ann Trickey  585-394-0036

Manchester Town Clerk, 1272 Co. Rd. 7  -  Jo Ann C. Henry    585-289-3010   x101

Manchester Village Clerk, 8 Clifton St.  -  Angela M. D'Arduini    585-289-4340

Naples Town Clerk, 106 S. Main St.  -   Joane R. Lincoln   585-374-2111

Naples Village Clerk, 106 S. Main St.  -  Tamara McLoud   585-374-2435

Phelps Town Clerk, 79 Main St.  -   Linda Nieskes   315-548-5691

Phelps Village Clerk, 8 Banta St.  -   David Nieskes    315-548-3861

Richmond Town Clerk, 8690 Main St., Honeoye  -  Rose Mary Kay Luther    585-229-5757

Rushville Village Clerk, 1 Main St.  -  Nancy E. Cleveland   585-554-3415

Seneca Town Clerk, 3675 Flint Rd., Stanley  -  Teresa Quartaro    585-526-5251

Shortsville Village Clerk, 5 Sheldon St.   - Sheila J. Lord  585-289-6104

South Bristol Town Clerk, 6500 Gannett Hill Rd. West, Naples -  Judy Hanley

Victor Town Clerk, 85 E. Main St.  -   Debra Denz    585-742-5080

Victor Village Clerk, 60 E. Main St.  - Debra Giusti   585-924-3311

West Bloomfield Town Clerk, 9503 Routes 5 & 20  - Mary Grundman - 585-624-2914

 

VILLAGE OF RUSHVILLE: 

Jennifer Gruschow, Clerk-Treasurer: clerk@villageofrushville.com

Jon Bagley, Mayor: please send all emails for Mayor Bagley to the above clerk address

Laura Fleig, Deputy Clerk-Treasurer: deputyclerk@villageofrushville.com

Art Rilands, Public Works Supervisor: dpw@villageofrushville.com

Jim Rice, Historian (History Room): historian@villageofrushville.com

Dodie Baker, Reading Center Director: readingcenter@villageofrushville.com

Reggie O’Hearn, Code Enforcement Officer: codeofficer@villageofrushville.com

Rushville Hose Company: hoseco@villageofrushville.com

 

Cemetery Contact Information

LINK to a website to  help LOCATE a given cemetery in Ontario  Co., NY

Brookside Cemetery, Geneva, NY       585-526-5255

Rose Ridge Cemetery, Naples, NY    Richard Baird   585 - 374 - 2600 

Port Gibson Cemetery, Manchester, NY     Bob Kniest    315 - 331 - 5939

Manchester Cemetery Assoc., 4203 Booth St., Shortsville, NY  [call the Manchester Town Historian]

[Note - In most active cemeteries, the sextons or caretakers, do not have the time to spend on phone about burials already made for people's research.  If you should happen to call or perhaps write to them, please be polite and understand that their focus is on the care of the deceased and the grounds where they are buried.]

Not all cemeteries have given out phone numbers, for the purpose of checking on a location of a burial -  but you can check at websites, such as WhitePages.com 

 

Don't forget to register as a Historical Society Member for any or all Towns!  

Historical Societies & Research Rooms:

 

Bristol Historical Society   6740 Co. Rt. 32, Canandaigua, NY 14424  585-229-2400  Helen Fox

 

 

Clifton Springs Village: Historical Society       email:  history@fltg.net   Fred Gifford

9 E-Main St., Clifton Springs, NY 14432         Phone: 315- 462-7394    Bill Walt  (315) 462-3037

 

 

East Bloomfield Historical Society       director email

P.O. Box 212,  8 South Avenue, East Bloomfield, N.Y. 14443        Phone: 585-657-7244   

ask for Vivian K. or other assistants   

 

 

Geneva Historical Society

543 South Main St., Geneva, NY 14456     Phone: 315-789-5151  email: info@genevahistoricalsociety.com

Rose Hill Mansion  (is located in Seneca Co.

 

Geneva City Historian  -  Karen Osborn - 543 South Main St., Geneva, NY 14456  Phone: 315-789-5151

 

Town of Gorham Historical Society  is open on Wednesday's from 12 - 4 pm.   PO Box 176, Gorham, NY 14461;  Dennis Hogan  - President  [2013]     email: info@GorhamNYHistoricalSociety.org

    

Ontario County Historical Society  

55 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424      Phone: 585-394-4975

 

 

Phelps Community Historical Society

66 Main Street, Phelps, NY    14532         Phone: 315-548-4940

 

 

Richmond Historical Society    - Located in Richmond Town Hall  

 

Rushville Historical Research Center      email at:  rushvillehistory@frontiernet.net    

1 Main St., Rushville, NY  14544   Phone: 585-554-6085     

HOURS  -  TUESDAY  9am - 3 pm & THURSDAY   9am - Noon

 

 

Victor Genealogical Society                       email at:  Victorgensoc@aol.com      

P O Box 443, Victor, NY   14564           585-742-1077

 

West Bloomfield Historical Society    Phone :716-624-2458    Sandy Schlenker
8996  Rt. 5 & Rt. 20

Bloomfield, NY  14469 

   

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