Welcome to New York Roots
Hi and welcome to the New York Roots (formerly known as New York History and Genealogy Project) -- a proud member of the PA-Roots family of websites! PA-Roots is a Pennsylvania Non-Profit Corporation.
We're so glad you stopped by. Our goal is to be entrance point for your research of your ancestors in New York. I encourage you to check out our "family" of county websites. We're seeking to provide the best resources to you. If you should have any questions in the area of your research, please contact the County Coordinator directly. If you should have a specific question about New York Roots, please feel free to contact me.
We're always in need of help! Check out the County Team Associates and Help Wanted links to the left for ways that you can get involved. You'll also want to check out New York DataBoards with over 4,815 pages of free data. Please feel free to post your query or share your data on the appropriate DataBoard.
We are deeply indebted to Debbie Axtman who originally started the New York History and Genealogy Project. Debbie has stepped down and we miss her.
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Transcription of Sketches of the Village of Albion, Orleans County, NY
We're pleased to announce the completion of the book; Sketches of village of Albion: containing incidents of its history and progress, from its first settlement, and a statistical account of its trade, schools, societies, manufactures, &c. (1853); Arad Thomas; Albion, N.Y.
Transcription completed of History of the Town of Elma, Erie County NY
We are pleased to announce that we've completed a transcription of History of the Town of Elma Erie County, N. Y. 1620 To 1901 by Warren Jackman published in 1902. There is a wealth of historical and genealogical information contained in this book including marriages and deaths.
Transcription completed of History of Kenmore Erie County, New York
We've completed a transcription of History of Kenmore Erie County, New York published in 1926 by Frederick S. Parkhurst, Ph.D. Local Historian. There is a wealth of historical and genealogical information contained in this book.
Transcription completed of Memorial and Family History of Erie County New York; Volume I
We're excited to announce that we've completed the transcription of Volume 1 of Memorial and Family History of Erie County New York which was published in 1908.