Resources at LHS

 Finding Aid for Genealogy Resources Held in the LSH Library

 Genealogy Clippings File – (Filing Cabinet) Newspaper clippings of births, deaths, etc.  Organized alphabetically in one file cabinet.  (See also: index in card catalog files)

Genealogy Files – (Filing Cabinet) Family histories.  Arranged alphabetically in file folders contained in seven file cabinets.

LeRoy Obits Vol. 1-5 Plus index (Black binders on top of the filing cabinet) Older LeRoy Obituaries.

 Saul’s Notes – (Orange binders on top of filing cabinets) A large collection that contains information about where people in Genesee County are buried.  Arranged alphabetically.

Italian Families Series: (White binders on top of filing cabinets)

Vol. 1  Italian Families From Serradifalco, Italy

Vol. 2  Italian Families Limerock

Vol. 3-7 LeRoy Italian Families

Birth Records of Dr. Ganiard – 1896-1916 (Top of filing cabinets)

 LeRoy School Yearbooks – (Top of filing cabinets) Covering almost all years from the late 1920s -2022.


Books (Shelf 1)

The Compendium of American Genealogy: First Families of America, 1993.

 Mayflower Index Vol. 1& 2   William Alexander McAuslan

 Mayflower Source Records, The New England Historical and Genealogical Record, 1986.

The General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1901

 The List of Emigrants to America 1600-1700 –  John Camden Hotten, 1880



Books cont.  (Shelf 1)

 Thirty Thousand Names of Immigrants: German, Swiss, Dutch, French and other Immigrants in Pennsylvania from 1727-1776, Daniel Rupp, 1965.

 English Origins of New England Families Vol. 1-3, New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1984.   Vol. 1-3, 1985.

 The Refugees of 1776 From Long Island to Connecticut, Frederic Gregory Mather, 1913.

The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 Vol. 1-3, Robert Charles Anderson, 1995.

The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England 1634-1635 Vol. 1-7, Robert Charles Anderson, 1999.

10,000 Vital Records of Eastern New York 1777-1834, Fred Q Bowman

10,000 Vital Records of Central New York 1813-1850, Fred Q. Bowman

10,000 Vital Records of Western New York 1809-1850, Fred Q. Bowman

Early Settlers of New York State Vol. 1&2, Janet W. Foley, 1993.

Genealogical and Family History of Western New York, Vol. 1-3, William R. Cutter, 1912

Index of the Rolls of Honor (Ancestor’s Index) in the Books Of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol. 1-40; 41-80; 81-120 & 121-160.

Empire State Society S.A.R. (Sons of the American Revolution) Register for 1899.

 National Register of the Society Sons of the American Revolution, Louis H. Cornish, 1902.




 Family History Binders (Shelf 1 & 2)

Various family histories that are arranged in alphabetical order.



Gazetteers (Shelf 3)

(Geographical dictionary of place names)

Gazetteer of the State of New York, 1824, H.G. Spafford.

Gazetteer of the State of New York, J.M. French, 1860.

Gazetteer of Genesee County 1788-1890

Gazetteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, N.Y. 1788-1890, F.W. Beers, 1890.



Genesee County, Batavia, LeRoy (Shelf 4)

See Also: Oversize (Bottom Row) LeRoy Village Directory 1810-1960 – Houses arranged by date Wyoming County (Shelf 5)



 Phone Books (Shelf 4)

Rochester Telephone, Batavia, LeRoy


Two file drawers in the LHS photograph collection arranged by family name.



Ingham University Binders (Shelf 2)

Collection of binders that list Ingham students, professors, Ingham history, etc.



 LeRoy Binders (Shelf 4, Row 4)

LeRoy Newspapers (2 binders)

LeRoy Gazette Extracts

LeRoy Register of Deaths 1882-1902

LeRoy Register of Births

LeRoy Register of Marriages, Births, 1892-1894



Census Records (Map Case)

United States -1790

1830 Federal – (Alabama, Alexander, Bennington, Castile, Covington, China (near Sheldon), Elba, Gainesville, LeRoy, Middlebury, Perry, Sheldon, Stafford, Warsaw, Wethersfield.)

1820 Federal – (Alexander, Attica, Barre, Batavia, Bennington, Bergen, Bethany, China, Clarkson, Covington, Caledonia, Elba, Gainesville, Gates, Gaines, LeRoy, Leicester, Middlebury, Mt. Morris, Murray, Ogden, Orangeville, Pembroke, Perry, Riga, Ridgeway, Sheldon, Sweden, Stafford.

1840 Federal – (Alabama, Alexander, Alexander village, Batavia Town, Batavia village, Bergen, Bethany, Byron, Castile, Covington, Darien, Elba, LeRoy, Pembroke, Perry, Stafford.

1845 State – Pavilion

Census, cont.

1850 Federal –Bergen, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford.

1860 Federal – Bergen, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford.

1870 Federal – Bergen, LeRoy, Stafford, Pavilion.

1880 Federal – LeRoy, Bergen, Pavilion, Stafford.



 Church Records (Shelf 4)

Binders containing births, deaths, and other information for various LeRoy churches.  (Other data on churches in the History Files.)




Cemetery Records (Shelf 4)

Binders: Containing burial information for various cemeteries, including East Main St. (Limerock) Keeney Rd., Thwing, Rd., St. Marks, Stafford, and Machpelah (Machpelah located on Oversize shelf on bottom).

Other Cemetery Information – (Filing cabinet just inside the door)

St. Francis Cemetery – Index Cards with burial information.

Genesee County Cemeteries – Information on cemeteries located throughout Genesee County

Cemeteries Other Than Genesee County – Information on cemeteries located outside of Genesee County.



Cemetery Books (Shelf 4)

Tombstone Inscriptions From the Abandoned Cemeteries and Farm Burials of Genesee County, LaVerne C. Cooley, 1952. 


Some Cemeteries Between the Lakes Country, Vol. 1-3 Portions of Seneca, Schuyler, and Tompkins Counties, NY, Jessie Howell Finch, 1974.

Where Are They Sleeping?  Genesee County Cemeteries: A Complete Listing of Cemeteries and Burial Sites., Susan Conklin, 1997 Includes section on gravestone symbols and their meaning and the meaning of plants carved into stones.



 Veterans  Records:  (Shelf 6)




Titles listed have names of soldiers who served.  Other titles on the shelf include soldier diaries.




New York In The Revolution, Berthold Fernow, 1887.

New York In The Revolution, James Roberts, 1898.

New York In The Revolution, Supplement, Erastus Knight, 1901.

New York Council of Appointment – 4 volumes


Civil War:


Muster Rolls: New York State Volunteers Regiments 68-105

Records of the 24th Independent Battery: New York Light Artillery, J. W. Merrill, 1870

State of New York No.46 In Assembly, Forty-Ninth Annual Encampment, Department of New York, Grand Army of the Republic, 1915.

History of the One-Hundredth Regiment of the New York State Volunteers, George H Stowits, 1870.



White Binders – List of veterans buried in Machpelah Cemetery.

Genesee County WWII Gold Star book

Genesee County Gold Star – Korea & Vietnam

WWII Killed or Missing in Action