The Cayuga County Historian's Office in Auburn NY has compiled or received genealogy information relating to many Cayuga County NY families. These are commonly known as the office "Family Files" also known as Surnames
Files may contain Bible Records, Census pages and Family Charts. There are sometimes newspaper obituaries, and wonderful family letters and correspondence from our office. Many contain submitted and shared material. Some files are very large and others only contain one or two pages. Thus, the volume & types of information contained in each file varies. If you wish to request copies of 'Family Files', click Here
Surnames/Family Files we have on file. Family Files.pdf
Your genealogical inquiry has been received by this office. We would like to help in the search of your history. While it is our sincere effort to always provide prompt, courteous attention to all requests for information some searches may require a longer response time. Your e-mail address will enable us to acknowledge your inquiry and payment promptly.
Our rates are set by the County Legislature . Our minimum research fee is $30.00 for two hours of work plus $2.00 postage and handling. Any copies obtained at other county agencies will be billed at their rates. Additional research is available for $15.00 per hour plus copy costs, postage and handling. Any copies obtained at other county agencies will be billed at their rates.
Research requests are only accepted by mail with payment and the completed Research Request Form (PDF File) included.
We believe you will find these to be reasonable rates for our staff assist you in your Cayuga County research. We may not be "fast" but we are "excellent"!!