New Materials in the Grosvenor Room

Anderson, Robert Charles.  The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Vol. V, M-P – GRO Ref F7 .G738 1999 v. 5

Anderson, Robert Charles.  The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Vol. VI, R-S – GRO Ref F7 .G738 1999 v. 6

DeWhitt, Benjamin L., National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. Records Relating to Personal Participation in World War II: American Casualties and Burials – GRO Ref D797 .U7 D49 2009

Dobson, David. Ships from Ireland to Early America 1623-1850 – GRO Ref E49.2 .I6 D672 2004 v.2

Dobson, David. Ships from Ireland to Early America 1623-1850 – GRO Ref E49.2 .I6 D672 2010 v.3

Durie, Bruce.  Scottish Genealogy – GRO Ref CS463 .D87 2010

New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations.  Naturalization Records of New York State – GRO Ref F118 .N37 2010

O’Donnell, Michael J.  An Ordinary Family: a survey of the history and lineage of a Family O’Donnell: Ireland, Canada and the United States 1785-2002 – GRO CS71. O26 2004

Quinn, Bill. The Rectenwalds of Winterbach: a history of a German American Family – Buffalo CS71 .R29 Q56 2004

Sgovio, Thomas. Dear America! : emigrati pugliesi tra Buffalo e Mosca : Guiseppe e Thomas Sgovio nei gulag staliniani  - Buffalo E184 .I8 D437 2009

New Additions to the Western New York Genealogical Society Collection (Located in the Grosvenor Room)

Books

Dobson, David.  Transatlantic Voyages 1600-1699, Second Edition – 929.4 dob

Dunford, Fraser.  Municipal records in Ontario, history and guide – 971.3 ONT dun

Fackler, Francis. The Ancestral History of Forrest Louis Fackler Baird Book; Introduction My Baird ancestors, the descendants of Aaron Baird and hannah Glover in Boston, New York, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado and California – 929.2 BAIRD fac

Gunnell, Art. Index to land settlement in Thunder Bay district Vol. 1 February 1787-December 1797 – 971.3 ONT gun

Hansen, Kevan M.  Map Guide to German Parish Registers, vol. 33 – Imperial Province of Alsace-Lorraine I (Elsass-Lothringen) District of Unterelsass French Department of Bas-Rhin Kreise (Arrondissements) Hagenau, Molsheim, Weissenberg and Zabern with full index of included towns – 943 han vol 33

Hansen, Kevan M.  Map Guide to German Parish Registers vol. 34 – Imperial Province of Alsace-Lorraine II (Elsass-Lothringen) District of Unterelsass French Department of Bas-Rhin Kreise (Arrondissements) Erstein, Schlettstadt and Strassburg with full index of included towns – 943 han vol 34

Siepel, Kevin H.  Joseph Bennett of Evans and the Growing of New York’s Niagara Frontier – 974.7

Smart, Susan, ed. Index to the Upper Canada Land Books. Vol. 1 Feb. 1787-Dec. 1797 – 971.3 ONT sma

Church Records on Microfilm

Holy Family  Roman Catholic Church, Buffalo – Baptisms 1902-1990, Marriages 1902-1989, Burials 1902-1990, Communions, Confirmations.

St. Francis Xavier  Roman Catholic Church, Black Rock, Buffalo – Baptisms 1850-1982 (indexed 1850-1952), Marriages 1851-1981 (gap 1884-1893, partially reconstructed in 1914), Burials 1850-1982 (gap 1875 to 1889, partially reconstructed), Parish history, Communions, Confirmations, Sick calls.

St. John the Baptist  Roman Catholic Church, North Buffalo – Baptisms 1884-1982, Marriages index only 1868-1902, Marriages 1902-1981, Burials 1902-1982.

Visitation  Roman Catholic Church, Buffalo – Baptisms 1898-1989, Marriages 1898-1989, Burials 1899-1989, Communions, Confirmations.

All Saints  Roman Catholic Church, Buffalo – Baptisms 1911-1989, Marriages 1912-1989, Burials 1946-1989, Communions, Confirmations.

St. Joseph’s  Roman Catholic Church, Snyder (New Germany), Ontario – Baptisms 1849-1983, Marriages 1849-1986, Burials 1853-1889, 1892-1914, 1946-1983, Confirmations, Communions, Society records, Tombstone inscriptions 1848-1862.

First Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo (Michigan St.) – Baptisms 1841*-1982, Marriages 1840*-1982, Burials 1841*-1982 (*records 1840-1853 are transcripts from another register), Founding members’ signatures, Constitution, History, Families, Communions, Confirmations.

Atonement (The English Ev. Lutheran Church of the Atonement) of Buffalo – Baptisms 1894-1968, Marriages 1895-1969, Burials 1894-1969, Constitution, Pastors, Church officers, History, Members rolls, Communions, Confirmations.

St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, Wendelville – Baptisms 1848-1988, Marriages 1849-1854, 1866-1988, Burials 1849-1869, 1871-1988, Parish history, Subscribers to first church building, Early list of heads of households.

St. Paul’s Evangelical & Reformed Church of South Buffalo – Baptisms 1895-2007, Marriages 1895-2007, Burials 1896-2007, Pastors, Officers, List of members, Communions, Confirmations, Statistics.

Plymouth Congregational Church of Buffalo – founded in 1891, no vital records before 1944. Baptisms 1944-2001, Marriages 1947-2000, Burials 1964-2000 (earlier deaths noted in passing in membership rolls), Pastors, Officers, Members rolls (some back to 1891 through 2006).

Concordia Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo (Northampton St.) – Baptisms 1892-1949, Marriages 1892-1949, Burials 1892-1949, Confirmations, Communions, Members. 

Christ Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo – Baptisms 1885-1988, Marriages 1885-1989, Burials 1885-1988, Communions, Confirmations, Charter, History.

Redeemer (The English Ev. Lutheran Church of the Redeemer) at Buffalo – Baptisms 1895-1973, Marriages 1895-1973, Burials 1895-1973, Pastors, Officers, Members, Communions, Transfers, Admissions, Charter, Constitution, History.

Kensington Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo – (partial records from the archives in Philadelphia, as found, 1959-1993). Baptisms 1959-1991, Marriages 1959-1970, Burials 1959-1993, Pastors, Council, Members 1919-1993, Communions.

Holy Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, 1080 Main St., Buffalo – Baptisms 1879-1929, Marriages 1879-1930, Burials (not found), Confirmations, Communions, Membership lists.

Clarence Church of Christ, Clarence, N.Y. – Records 1834-1953, Baptisms (adult) 1858, 1940-1950, Marriages 1923-1924, Membership lists (1834-77, 1877, 1887-1907, 1909-21, c.1948), Meeting records 1843-1953, Ministers, Officers, Incorporation.

North Lancaster Church of Christ, Lancaster, N.Y. – Baptisms (adult) 1836-1839 and passim, Marriages 1889-1890 (many women’s subsequent married names added in member lists), Burials 1889-1902, 1934, (many others added to the member lists), History of church 1833-1840, Members lists 1833, 1834-1929; Meetings 1834-1934, Ministers, Officers.

First Hungarian (Magyar) Reformed Church, Buffalo – (two versions, one in Magyar and one in English). Baptisms 1906-1978, Marriages 1906-1978, Burials 1907-1978.

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