Links

Niagara County Specific

USGenWeb Achives Project: Niagara County - varied records
Niagara County 2008 Bicentennial Celebration - lots of articles from the historical society.
History of Lewiston

Books:
NYS Off-line Sources -- a guide to "New York State genealogical and historical sources found at various libraries across the USA."

Cemeteries:
Gilbert Cemetery, Town of Royalton
Good Shepherd RC Cemetery, Pendelton
Sweeney Cemetery, City of North Tonawanda
St. Patrick's Cemetery, Town of Hartland

Census:
1855 Census Surnames Index: Town of Hartland
1875 Census Surnames Index: Town of Newfane

History: - Also see the Resources page (many societies, museums, towns, and historians websites have historical information)
Early Niagara County History - Hope Farm Press
Niagara Falls History & Human History - Info Niagara
Historic Niagara Digital Collection from the Niagara Falls Public Library
The Erie Canal
Love Canal Collection - University at Buffalo Library
Niagara Parks Historic Plaques and Markers
Survey of Sites Relating to the Underground Railroad, Abolitionism and African American Life in Niagara Falls and Surrounding Area, 1820-1880 from the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad

Maps:

Historic Map Works
1882 Birds-eye-view - from the Library of Congress
David Ramsey Map Collection
New York Maps - from Maps of the U.S. (includes an animated county formation map)

Military:
WWI Honor Roll for Niagara County
WWII Honor Roll for Niagara County
The Deadbeat Society - WWII archives - some wonderful Niagara Falls resources!
New York Military History Sources
Captain Robert Mathew's Company of Light Infantry: 8th (King's) Regiment of Foot
49th Infantry Regiment, Civil War, Second Buffalo Regiment - NYS Military Museum
Brief History of the Grand Army of the Republic - from Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Miscellaneous:
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum - City of North Tonawanda
Old Postcards of Niagara Falls
History of Niagara County Post Offices - Ray's Place

Newspapers:
New York State Historic Newspapers
Lockport Union Sun and Journal
Newspaper Abstracts for Niagara County
NYS Public Library listing of Niagara County Newspapers


People of Niagara County on the Web:
The Seven Sutherland Sisters
Deaths Over the Falls
10 Daredevils of Niagara Falls

General Resources

New York Heritage Digital Collections
New York State Archives Digital Collections

Find A Grave - Niagara County
Billions of Graves
FamilySearch
Cyndi's List
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness - Facebook, Wiki Page (two different groups)

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