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History of Cayuga County, New York, USA

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Cayuga County, New York, USA

Cayuga County is located in the west central part of the state, in the Finger Lakes region. Owasco Lake is in the center of the county, and Cayuga Lake forms part of the western boundary. Lake Ontario is on the northern border, and Skaneateles Lake and Cross Lake form part of the eastern border.

Cayuga County has more waterfront land than any other county in the state not adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • 1854 - Cayuga
    Cayuga, a county near the centre of New York, has an area of about 752 square miles. It is partly bounded on the N. by Lake Ontario, and on the W. by ...Read MORE...


  • Cayuga County, New York, USA
    Morgan's Store, Aurora, NY
    Postcard
  • News 1870 - Many fields of tobacco up the Cayuga Valley, N. Y., it is reported, will yield a handsome second crop.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    October 22, 1870

  • Cayuga County, New York, USA
    Cayuga Lake Scenery
    Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
    New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
    Artwork
  • News 1878 - PERSONAL.
    Dr. Horatio Robinson, an uncle of Mr. E. N. Robinson of this village, delivered a very interesting address before the Cayuga County Historical...Read MORE...


  • Cayuga County, New York, USA
    Auburn, N.Y. - State Street from Genesee Street
    Postcard
  • 1895 - Cayuga
    Cayu'ga, a county in # central part of New York, has an area of about 773 square miles. It is bounded on the N. by Lake Ontario, partly on the W. by...Read MORE...


  • News 1897 - Sentenced to Electrocution
    Auburn, N.Y., March 16. - Frank Sheldon, a well known cattle dealer of Cayuga county, was yesterday convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to...Read MORE...


  • News 1897 - THE RAGING FOREST FIRES - Part of Cayuga County, N.Y., All Ablaze.
    Many Farm Houses, Barns, Hay Stacks and Animals Have Been Burned - The Farmers Fighting the Flames Night and Day - There has Been No Rain in the...Read MORE...


  • Cayuga County, New York, USA
    Oakwood Seminary, Union Springs, N. Y.
    Postcard
  • News 1902 - Aged Triplet Sisters. They Were Born in Cayuga County, This State, and All Still Live.
    From The Syracuse Herald.

    At Ira, Cayuga County, June 24, 1844, triplets were born to Mr. and Mrs. Blake. They were all girls and were named...Read MORE...




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Cayuga County, New York, USA


Cayuga County, New York, USA
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Morgan's Store, Aurora, NY
Postcard

Cayuga County, New York, USA
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Cayuga Lake Scenery
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Artwork

Cayuga County, New York, USA
Pinterest
Auburn, N.Y. - State Street from Genesee Street
Postcard

Cayuga County, New York, USA
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Oakwood Seminary, Union Springs, N. Y.
Postcard


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History and News of Cayuga County, New York, USA

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  • 1854 - Cayuga
    Cayuga, a county near the centre of New York, has an area of about 752 square miles. It is partly bounded on the N. by Lake Ontario, and on the W. by ... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - Many fields of tobacco up the Cayuga Valley, N. Y., it is reported, will yield a handsome second crop.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    October 22, 1870
  • News  1878 - PERSONAL.
    Dr. Horatio Robinson, an uncle of Mr. E. N. Robinson of this village, delivered a very interesting address before the Cayuga County Historical... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Cayuga
    Cayu'ga, a county in # central part of New York, has an area of about 773 square miles. It is bounded on the N. by Lake Ontario, partly on the W. by... Read MORE...

  • News  1897 - Sentenced to Electrocution
    Auburn, N.Y., March 16. - Frank Sheldon, a well known cattle dealer of Cayuga county, was yesterday convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to... Read MORE...

  • News  1897 - THE RAGING FOREST FIRES - Part of Cayuga County, N.Y., All Ablaze.
    Many Farm Houses, Barns, Hay Stacks and Animals Have Been Burned - The Farmers Fighting the Flames Night and Day - There has Been No Rain in the... Read MORE...

  • News  1902 - Aged Triplet Sisters. They Were Born in Cayuga County, This State, and All Still Live.
    From The Syracuse Herald.

    At Ira, Cayuga County, June 24, 1844, triplets were born to Mr. and Mrs. Blake. They were all girls and were named... Read MORE...

Cayuga County, New York, USA Genealogy

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Genealogy Resources for Cayuga County

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Cayuga County, New York Directory, 1867-68 (GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF CAYUGA COUNTY, N.Y. FOR 1867-8)

History of Cayuga County, New York : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers Syracuse: D. Mason, 1879, Storke, Elliot G., 650 pgs.

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freepages.books.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cayuga/1860/

Names of volunteers who have been paid the bounty of $100 authorized by the Resolutions of the Board of Supervisors passed September 3, 1862. (www.co.cayuga.ny.us/records/bounty_2.html)

Surrogate Records Cayuga County 1830

Cayuga County, New York Office Of Real Property Services co.cayuga.ny.us/realproperty

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