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Jefferson County Links

"A SURVEY OF BARNS IN THE THOUSAND ISLANDS REGION OF THE ST LAWRENCE RIVER" includes photographs and historical details of numerous structures throughout the Thousand Islands, including the Towns of Alexandria, Cape Vincent, Clayton, & Orleans. Created by Jon Holcombe.


"RAILROAD STATIONS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY": (select "Jefferson" from the menu) includes info about 17 historic railroad station in Jefferson County, including location, building dates, current usage, and photos! Part of Charles P. Woolever's "Existing Railroad Stations in New York State" website.

"TALES OF 'THE RIVER': Collected Stories from St. Lawrence River Communities": see pictures of folklife on the river and listen to audio files about hunting, fishing, camping, and everyday living in the Thousand Islands, as told by the locals themselves. A project of TAUNY, (Traditional Arts in Upstate New York).

Sites on the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES in Jefferson County, NY.

The POLITICAL GRAVEYARD: Jefferson County, NY.

ADIRONDACK HISTORY NETWORK: developed for teachers and students by the Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake using primary records from its archives, and features narratives and photographs of early life in northern New York State, including logging, health, and women's work.

1850 FEDERAL CENSUS of Jefferson County: hosted by Alice Corbett, and brought to you by the volunteers at the Jefferson County Genealogical Society.

1880 FEDERAL CENSUS of Jefferson County: (choose "U.S.", "New York", and "Jefferson" from the menus) provided by the LDS Church on its FamilySearch website. Has a feature that allows searching by just a first name (handy for finding women!)

NNY Genealogy: resources for numerous towns in Jefferson County, offerred by Bonnie Shafer

        Find links to more Jefferson County resources, including the personal genealogy websites of many researchers, at the Jefferson County GenWeb site!

New York State Links

Lewis County ALHN | Lewis County GenWeb

New York State ALHN | New York State GenWeb

New York Vital Records Information from the NYS Department of Health in Albany.

Oswego County ALHN | Oswego County GenWeb

St. Lawrence County ALHN | St. Lawrence County GenWeb


Canadian Resources
for those who came from the other side of the river!

Canadian County Digital Atlas Project searchable indexes to printable residential maps!

Ontario GenWeb | Leeds & Grenville Counties GenWeb

Early Canadiana Online more than 3,000 full-text-searchable books and pamphlets about Canadian history from the time of European colonization to the late 19th-century!

Early Ontario Birth, Marriage & Burial Records especially strong on Brockville (Elizabethtown) region and the Niagara District!

inGeneas' Canadian Passenger & Immigration Records spans the 18th thru 20th centuries.

National Archives of Canada includes Index to the 1871 Census of Ontario

1881 Census of Canada provided by the LDS Church on FamilySearch

Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid (OCFA) over 2 million searchable burial transcripts!


General Research Links

Ancestry.com (some services subscription-based) searchable primary records, family trees, and more!

Cyndi'sList the most exhaustive and best-known directory of genealogy-related links.

FamilySearch searchable version of the LDS's International Genealogical Index (IGI) & Ancestral File!

FamilyTreeMaker's Internet Family Finder (some services subscription-based) searchable family trees and genealogy products.

Gendex searchable index to online GEDCOM's

GenealogyLibrary.com (subscription required) a searchable library of rare and out-of-print genealogy books, plus some primary records!

Genforum message boards for every place and name imaginable!

Rootsweb one-stop shopping for all your genealogy needs

WorldConnect searchable, user-submitted family trees, including some Jefferson County families!