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GENEALOGY
 

Town and Village Historians are prohibited from providing genealogy services. However, listed below are some links and information that may assist you in your search.
 


BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS:

Ulysses birth and death records are kept by Tompkins County.
Certificates are also filed with the New York State Department of Health.

For Tompkins County birth certificate copies, visit: www.tompkins-co.org/health/vitals/birth.htm

For Tompkins County death certificate copies, visit: www.tompkins-co.org/health/vitals/death.htm


MARRIAGE RECORDS:

Marriage certificates dating back to 1908 are kept by the Town of Ulysses.

In order to get a copy of a marriage certificate or a transcript, you must be one of the parties to the marriage, or

  • the license must be over 50 years old;
  • both parties to the license must be deceased;
  • or you must be a direct-line descent (i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, etc.).

OTHER HELPFUL LINKS:

Town of Ulysses census records from 1850-1912 are available on-line. Click here to access this information through our public portal.


Tompkins County NYGenWeb
Census, church, military, cemetery records and more are available.

Ulysses Historical Society
(607)387-6666
A staff genealogist can assist you (for a fee).



Good luck!