Free Every Name Indexes for Old County Histories
Every Name Index to History of Jefferson County in the State of New York
From the earliest period to the present time.
Compiled by Cathy L. O'Connor, © 2012.
Original text written by Franklin B. Hough, published by Sterling and Riddell, 1854, republished in commemoration of the Bicentennial of the United States of America to honor Franklin B. Hough, Historian, by W. E. Morrison and Company, 1976.
How to use this index
1. Search for your ancestor below under "Alphabetical Index". The number following the name in the index is the page in the original text where the person is mentioned.
2. Look below where you search the alphabetical index, it says "Do Your Own Look Up Here". There you will find a link to the original text online if one is available. Click that link. Find the page number in the text and search for your ancestor's name.
3. If a copy of the county history is not available online, click the "Found It! Now What?" link where you will find suggestions on how to locate a copy of the original text. To understand how the index was compiled, please visit the "About Each Index" page.
DO YOUR OWN LOOK UP HERE
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