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Niagara County Records,

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Niagara County (N.Y.)

4 boxes

1 slim box

1 oversize flat box

(3.5 linear ft.)

English

The Niagara County Records represent the accumulated archives between 1808-1830.

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Collection Details

Niagara County was formed in 1808 during a municipal reorganization of the Holland Purchase. The part of Genesee County north of Cattaraugus Creek and west of the line between the fourth and fifth ranges of townships became Niagara County with the town of Buffalo as county seat. These boundaries held until 1821 when the part north of the center of Tonawanda Creek became a separate county called Niagara; the remainder was renamed Erie County. Erie County retained the county seat, county records and most of the county officers.

Appointments of auctioneers, coroners, judges and justices, clerks, inspectors, sheriffs and notaries, 1808-1821; supersedes, 1810-1821; oaths of allegiance to the United States and to New York State, 1808-1823; oaths of office of county clerks, justices and commissioners, military officers, sheriffs, under-sheriffs, coroners and others, 1808-1820; orders of levy by Jonathan Bailey, James Sheldon, Oziel Smith, Samuel Wilkeson and other justices, including some receipts, 1813-1830; lists of qualified and disqualified jurors from Niagara County towns, 1808-1821; and a grand jury presentment, 1819.

This collection is arranged in seven series: .
I. Appointments
II. Supersedeas
III Oaths of Allegiance
IV. Oaths of Office
V. Orders of Levy
VI. Jury Lists
VII. Grand Jury Presentment

Collection Access & Use

Niagara County Records, 1808-1830, are open for research.

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Buffalo History Museum before publishing quotations from materials in the collection.

[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Mss. B00-10, Niagara County Records), Research Library, Buffalo History Museum.

Collection Subjects & Formats

Series I.: Appointments

Subseries I.A.: Auctioneers, ,

Box-folder: 1.1

1818, 1821

Subseries I.B.: Coroners,

Box-folder: 1.2

1809-1821

Subseries I.C.: Judges and justices,

Box-folder: 1.3

1808-1817

Box-folder: 1.4

1819-1821

Subseries I.D.: Miscellaneous

Box-folder: 1.5


Date: 1810-1821

Series II.: Supersedes,

Box-folder: 1.6

1810-1821

Series III.: Oaths of allegiance,

Box-folder: 2.1


Date: 1808-1811

Box-folder: 2.2


Date: 1810-1813

Box-folder: 2.3


Date: 1814

Box-folder: 2.4


Date: 1814-1817

Box-folder: 2.5


Date: 1818

Box-folder: 2.6


Date: 1819-1823

Series IV.: Oaths of office,

Subseries II.A.: County clerks

Box-folder: 2.7


Date: 1808-1819

Subseries II.B.: Justices and commissioners,

Box-folder: 2.8


Date: 1808-1811

Box-folder: 2.9


Date: 1812-1815

Box-folder: 2.10


Date: 1814

Box-folder: 2.11


Date: 1816-1818

Box-folder: 2.12


Date: 1819

Box-folder: 2.13


Date: 1820

Subseries II.C.: Military,

Box-folder: 2.14


Date: 1808-1815

Box-folder: 2.15


Date: 1816-1818

Box-folder: 2.16


Date: 1819

Subseries II.D.: Sheriffs, under-sheriffs, coroners,

Box-folder: 2.17


Date: 1813-1815

Box-folder: 2.18


Date: 1818-1822

Subseries II.E.: Miscellaneous,

Box-folder: 2.19


Date: 1808-1813

Box-folder: 2.20


Date: 1814-1820

Series V.: Orders of Levy,

Subseries V.A.: Jonathan N. Bailey,

Box-folder: 2.21


Date: 1819-1820

Subseries V.B.: James Sheldon,

Box-folder: 2.22


Date: 1817-June 1818

Box-folder: 2.23


Date: July 1818-1819

Subseries V.C.: Oziel Smith,

Box-folder: 2.24


Date: 1818

Subseries V.D.: Samuel Wilkeson,

Box-folder: 2.25


Date: 1813-June 1818

Box-folder: 2.26


Date: July-Aug. 1818

Box-folder: 2.27


Date: Sept.-Oct. 1818

Box-folder: 2.28


Date: Nov.-Dec. 1818

Box-folder: 3.1


Date: Jan.-Feb. 1819

Box-folder: 3.2


Date: Mar.-Apr. 1819

Box-folder: 3.3


Date: May-July 1819

Box-folder: 3.4


Date: Aug. 1819-1820

Subseries V.E.: Miscellaneous,

Box-folder: 3.5


Date: 1817-1825

Subseries V.F.: Levy Receipts,

Box-folder: 3.5


Date: 1818-1830

Series VI.: Jury lists,

Subseries VI.A.: Buffalo,

Box-folder: 3.7


Date: 1810-1813

Box-folder: 3.8


Date: 1814-1815

Box-folder: 3.9


Date: 1818-1820

Subseries VI.B.: Cambria,

Box-folder: 3.10


Date: 1818-1820

Subseries VI.C.: Chautauqua,

Box-folder: 3.11


Date: 1808-1810

Subseries VI.D.: Clarence,

Box-folder: 3.12


Date: 1808-1811

Box-folder: 3.13


Date: 1812-1815

Box-folder: 3.14


Date: 1816-1820

Subseries VI.E.: Concord,

Box-folder: 3.15


Date: 1812-1820

Subseries VI.F.: Eden,

Box-folder: 3.16


Date: 1812-1814

Box-folder: 3.17


Date: 1816-1820

Subseries VI.G.: Hamburg,

Box-folder: 3.18


Date: 1812-1814

Box-folder: 3.19


Date: 1815

Box-folder: 3.20


Date: 1818-1820

Subseries VI.H.: Hartland,

Box-folder: 3.21


Date: 1812-1816

Subseries VI.I.: Niagara County,

Box-folder: 3.22


Date: 1813-1814

Box-folder: 3.23


Date: 1815

Box-folder: 3.24


Date: 1816

Box-folder: 3.25


Date: 1817

Box-folder: 3.26


Date: 1818

Box-folder: 3.27


Date: 1819-1821

Subseries VI.J.: Town of Niagara,

Box-folder: 4.1


Date: 1816-1820

Subseries VI.K.: Pomfret,

Box-folder: 4.2


Date: 1808-1810

Subseries VI.L.: Porter,

Box-folder: 4.3


Date: 1812-1814

Subseries VI.M.: Willink,

Box-folder: 4.4


Date: 1808-1812

Box-folder: 4.5


Date: 1813-1815

Box-folder: 4.6


Date: 1816-1818

Subseries VI.N.: Miscellaneous,

Box-folder: 4.7


Date: 1817-1820

Box-folder: 4.8


Date: 1819-1820

Box-folder: 4.9


Date: 1813-1820

Box-folder: 4.10


Date: 1819-1820

Series VII.: Grand Jury Presentment,

Box-folder: 4.11


Date: 12 February 1819