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This list includes websites built by individuals to share family genealogies with connections to Tompkins County. Most projects engaged with and utilized archival materials and knowledge from The History Center in Tompkins County and Historic Ithaca archival collections, but were developed and maintained by groups and individuals independent from our organizations*.

*The History Center in Tompkins County cannot guarantee the historical accuracy of these projects, and any views shared in them are not representative of The History Center's policies or approach to historic research and/or archival work. 

Growing up in Willow Creek (2018-2022)

Growing Up in Willow Creek is a personal research project exploring the genealogies of the Agard, Nunn, Hardenbrook, Wortman, Doyle, and Tucker family lines. Family histories of those who lived in the Willow Creek, Taughannock and Jacksonville, NY areas.


The Snyder Family in Dryden, Tompkins County, N.Y.

An excerpt from: The Centennial History of the Town of Dryden, 1797-1897, compiled and edited by Geo. E. Goodrich, Dryden, N.Y. 1898.


These Are My People

Records compiled by Teri Dimmett on families that were/are in Newfield, Tompkins county, New York and surrounding areas. These families are either related to myself, my significant other, our children, their significant others and the man that built our house in 1835.


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