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The following is a list of Cayuga County references and the E-mail addresses of the owners who have volunteered to do look-ups. If you are willing to do look-ups...Please Contact:
Bernie Corcoran, Cayuga County Coordinator
NYGenWeb Project
1870 Census CD M593-911 (which covers the portion of Cayuga Co. with Ledyard, Locke, Mentz, Montezuma, Moravia, Niles, Owasco, Scipio, Sempronius, Sennett, Springport, Sterling, Summer Hill, Throop, Venice, Victory) look up -- please include 1870 Cayuga County in the subject line
See links to Cayuga County NY 1870 census transcriptions on the Cayuga County NYGenWeb Projwct Census Records Website
Contact Linda Talbott
1880 Federal Census of Cayuga Co., NY-Microfilm # T9-814 (part 2) which includes the towns of: Conquest (partial) This is only the last 10 pages of Conquest and probably not of any real help to researchers., Fleming, 2nd Elect Dist. Town of Genoa, Ira, Ledyard, Locke, Town of Mentz North of the Erie Canal, Port Byron, Mentz, Montezuma, Moravia, Niles, Owasco, Scipio, Sempronius, Sennett, Springport, Sterling, Summerhill, Enumeration District 41 ("Throop to page 23"), Venice, Victory.  Please put 1880 Cayuga Co., NY in the Subject line. I can't do a county wide search for a surname (all Smith's in Cayuga Co.) with each request so an area would be appreciated. I may start a "B.O.L (Be On the Lookout) for" list of surnames of unknown towns so that I can do multiple lookups at one time once a month.  See links to Cayuga County NY 1880 census transcriptions on the Cayuga County NYGenWeb Projwct Census Records Website Contact Linda Talbott
"Auburn City Directories for 1867-68 and 1870" Contact Kathleen Shaw Decker
"Auburn City Directories for 1877-78" and also "1936" and "1945" Contact Michael Carbonaro
Auburn NY City Directories For The Following Years: 1878-1879, 1879-1880, 1880-1881, 1884, 1887, 1887-1888, 1901, 1909, 1912, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1919, 1922-1923, 1931, 1937, 1942, 1946, 1952, 1960 Contact Kathy
Auburn NY City Directories for the following years: 1901, 1916, 1919, 1931, 1937, 1940, 1942, 1943, 1945, 1946, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1971, 1975, 1979 ; Contact: Bill Brahney
1900 and a 1918 Auburn Directory Contact Michael Carbonaro
1905, 1919, 1930 & 1948 copy of the Auburn NY City Directory Contact Joe McDonough
1921 and 1922 Arrow Annual, Auburn Academic High School Contact: Bill Brahney
"Auburn, N. Y. Its Facilities and Resources" (1884) by D. Morris Kurtz (Gives information on all of the businesses in Auburn in 1884) Contact Kathleen Shaw Decker
"Aurelius" by Ward O'Hara. 377 pages
Fingerlakes Booklet published in 1913 that gives detailed descriptions of several businesses in the Auburn NY area Contact Michael Carbonaro
Commeorative booklets issued on the day that Alaska became a state ,when the main Auburn High opened. I also have a booklet called: Souvenir of the Finger lakes that has some local legends and folklore and some local business info for the finger lakes area. Contact Michael Carbonaro
Centannial program of events 1948 Union Springs NY - small book 77 pages mostly business ads
The Farm Journal Illustrated Rural Directory of Cayuga County 1917 - 1922. Published by Wilmer Atkinson Company, Philadelphia NY in 1917, it lists all of the farm households for the county by the owner (almost always male), gives the name of the spouse, the address, how many children, how many horses, how many cows, and the number of acres and whether owned or rented Contact Kathleen Shaw Decker
Cayuga County Directory 1868,  
The Auburn City Directory for the year ending July, 1887,
Boyd's Directory of Onondaga, Cayuga, Oswego, Madison & Cortland Counties compiled by Andrew Boyd. Dated 1881
Contact Marilyn Finke
1946 Holy Family Yearbook "Achillean" Auburn, NY; Contact: Bill Brahney
"The John Hunter Family of Sterling Valley, New York. Their Homestead and Their Enterprises: Richard L. Webb, with a chapter by Vernal Irene Hunter Wadsworth., 1994, (60 page paperback-no index)Would be willing to review to respond to specific queries about the HUNTER family of Cayuga County. Contact Sue Brenchley
Sheldrake 1789-1962 by Elsie Williams Robinson 40 pages
"Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Owasco", in the village and town of Owasco, Cayuga Co. NY; transcribed by The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society; edited by Royden Woodward Vosburgh, New York City, 1919".   Contact: Tracy Reinhardt
"Research Data on the Shaw Family and other Irish Catholic Families of Cayuga County, New York" (3,000+ Names)  A sample of this data can be seen at my SHAW website Contact Kathleen Shaw Decker


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