Niagara County, New York

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Niagara is a county in New York. It was formed in 1821 from the following county/ies: Genesee. The earliest land deed in Niagara was recorded in 1821. Surrogate's Court records begin in 1821. One can contact the Surrogate's Court at 175 Hawley St., Lockport 14094. For more information, contact the county at 175 Hawley St., P.O. Box 461, Lockport 14094-0461. On the attached map, Niagara is located at A3. Records for the period 1813—21 are in Buffalo, which was the county seat of Niagara until Erie was created; earlier records were destroyed when the British burned the Buffalo courthouse in 1813.

For information about the state of New York see New York Family History Research.

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