GENEALOGY REQUESTS

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We offer genealogical research services for birth, death, and marriages that occurred in the Town of Palmyra NY. Requests may be made in writing or by calling (315) 597-5521.

New York State requires towns to maintain vital records dating back to 1882, but the Town of Palmyra has maintained many records dating further back.

We will only have the record if:

 

  • The birth occurred in the Town of Palmyra

  • The death occurred in the Town of Palmyra

  • The marriage license was purchased here in this Town Clerk's office

Please be advised that unless the following time requirements have been met, you must provide documentation showing that you are a direct descendant of the person whose record you are requesting.

 

  • Birth record must be on file for at least 75 years and the person of record must be deceased

  • Death record must be on file for at least 50 years

  • Marriage record must be on file for at least 50 years and both parties to the marriage are deceased