Reference Book Section
Chemung County NY
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Extracts from Major References
Reverend Thomas S. Sheardown Autobiography- Very Early Minister in all Three of Our Counties (Full Book)
Elmira Gazeteer 1873
Historical & Statistical Gazeteer of New York State 1860
History of Tompkins, Schuyler, Chemung, Tioga 1879
Seven Counties Outline History - 1885
History of Chemung County - Towner - 1892
Chemung Land Papers 1788- 1792
1868 Gazetteer of Towns

Chemung Canal History (Off Site)
Off Site books that may be helpful
Google Selected Final Pension Payment Vouchers 1818- 1864, Volume1
Gutenburg Gutenberg Project - Thousands of books to read online or download free.
County and City Directories
Chemung County (cont.)
1880 Elmira City Directory
1882 Elmira City Directory
1888 Elmira City Directory
1891 Elmira City Directory
1900 Elmira City Directory
1917 Elmira City Directory
1857 Elmira City Directory
1860 Elmira City Directory
1863 Elmira City Directory
1866 Elmira City Directory
1868 Chemung Valley Directory with EXTENSIVE early history included.
1868 Gazetteer & Business Directory for Chemung & Schuyler Counties
1869 Elmira City Directory
1872 Elmira City Directory
1874 Elmira City Directory
1876/77 Elmira Directory
1878 Elmira City Directory
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The Women's Page

Tired of the old histories that left the women out?
Now is the time and here is the place to give your female ancestor the recognition and honor she deserves.
Thank her for your existence by letting us know about her.

The Business Page

Commerce is the core of society.
Business Histories presented here.

1892 Poorhouse List
Place Origins of Irish in Chemung & Bradford Counties
1953 Horseheads Booklet


Chemung County NY


Published on 9 NOV 2008
By Joyce M. Tice