GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
If you would like copies, you have 2 options:
Option 1 - Visiting the Historian's Office is always preferred.
(Everything free except copying.
19 of 20 researchers discover additional information.)
Option 2 - If visiting the Historian's Office here in Lyons NY is not possible at
this time, you may submit a Research Request Form
Note: Research Request Form must be completed and mailed with a deposit
check
please contact us at:
historian@co.wayne.ny.us
315-946-5470
7376 State Route 31 STE 100, Lyons NY 14489-9172
Open By Appointment Only

  • Wills
    Surrogate Files
  • 1823-ca 1919
    1823-ca 1900
  • Census
  • indexed except 1920
    Federal 1790 Junius; 1800 Junius, Ontario; 1810 Junius, Ontario;
    1820; 1830; 1840; 1850; 1860; 1870; 1880; 1900; 1910; 1920
    New York State 1845 Rose only;
    1855 (no Rose, Savannah, Sodus, Walworth, Williamson, Wolcott);
    1865; 1875; 1892; 1905; 1915; 1925
  • Vital Statistics
  • birth, death, marriage certificates
    Before 1881 NONE Except lists in all towns for 1847,1848, 1849; Rose only 1850
    After 1881 Town Clerk contact list
  • Cemetery
  • some indexing for all known Wayne County NY cemeteries