Dates of First Vital Statistics Records - Towns and Villages of Erie County


ALDEN - Incorporated 27 Mar 1823

		b - 21 Nov 1882 
		m - 17 Jan 1883 
		d - 12 Nov 1882

	ALDEN VILLAGE - Incorporated 7 May 1864

		Records kept by Town Clerk 
		b - 6 Aug 1885
		m - 26 Aug 1886 
		d - 23 Jun 1886 

AMHERST - Incorporated 10 Apr 1818 

		b - 3 May 1884 
		m - 2 Apr 1884 
		d - 1 Jun 1884 

	WILLIAMSVILLE - Incorporated 4 Nov 1850

		b - 5 Aug 1897 
		m - 12 Oct 1897 * 
		d - 7 Nov 1897 

AURORA - Incorporated 11 Apr 1804

		b - 6 Feb 1882
		m - 18 Feb 1882 
		d - 17 Feb 1882 


	EAST AURORA - Incorporated 1874

		Earlier records destroyed by fire in 1907
		b - 1 Mar 1907 
		m - 3 Apr 1907 - 26 Dec 1907 (with Town records) 
		d - 18 Apr 1907 

BOSTON - Incorporated 5 Apr 1817

		b - 12 Sep 1882 
		m - 19 Oct 1882 
		d - 26 July 1882 

BRANT - Incorporated 25 Mar 1839

		b - 10 Apr 1883 
		m - 31 act 1883 
		d - 10 Apr 1883 

	FARNHAM - Incorporated 11 Jan 1892

		b - 26 Jan 1924 
		m - 22 June 1905-5 July 1908 * 
		d - 16 Jan 1924


BUFFALO - Incorporated Town 8 Feb 1810, Village 2 Apr 1813, City 20 Apr 1832

		b - 1 Jan 1878
		m - 1 Jan 1877 
		d - 2 Jan 1852 

CHEEKTOWAGA - Incorporated 22 Mar 1839

		b - 22 June 1883 
		m - 6 Jan 1884 
		d - 7 Feb 1883 

	DEPEW - see Lancaster 

	SLOAN - Incorporated 1896

		b - 18 Jul 1896 
		m - 8 Oct 1896 
		d - 11 Jul 1896 

CLARENCE - Incorporated 11 Mar 1808

		b - 7 Jan 1882 
		m - 25 Aug 1881 
		d - 18 Jan 1882 

COLDEN - Incorporated 2 Apr 1827

		b - 11 Jun 1884 
		m - 23 May 1884 
		d - 27 Jun 1884 

COLLINS - Incorporated 16 Mar 1821

		b - 16 Jan 1886 
		m - 13 Jan 1883 
		d - 30 June 1886 

	GOWANDA - Incorporated 7 Dec 1847

		b - 24 Apr 1885 
		m - see Town
		d - 12 May 1885 

CONCORD - Incorporated 20 Mar 1812

		b - 21 Mar 1887/17 Aug 1879 
		m - 31 Jul 1884 
		d- Jul 1887

	SPRINGVILLE - Incorporated 11 Apr 1834

		b - 1 Jun 1885 
		m - 6 May 1885 
		d - 12 Jun 1885 

EDEN - Incorporated 20 Mar 1812

		b - 28 Jan 1883 
		m - 20 June 1883 
		d - 21 Jan 1883  

ELMA - Incorporated 4 Dec 1857

		b - 18 Mar 1882 
		m - 15 Mar 1883 
		d- 29 Mar 1883 

EVANS - Incorporated 23 Mar 1821 

		b - 21 Apr 1882 
		m - 3 May 1882 
		d - 28 Apr 1882 

	ANGOLA - Incorporated 30 Aug 1873

		b - 10 June 1941 
		m - (Records kept by Town Clerk) 
		d - 5 Mar 1942

GRAND ISLAND - Incorporated 19 Oct 1852

		b - 15 Sep 1883 
		m - 23 Oct 1883 
		d - 30 Aug 1883 

HAMBURG - Incorporated 20 Mar 1812 

		b - 15 Jan 1882 
		m - 10 May 1882 
		d - 11 Jul 1882


	HAMBURG VILLAGE - Incorporated 9 May 1874

		Records at Town Hall 
		b - 26 Nov 1890 
		m - 24 Dec 1891 
		d - 9 Nov 1890 

	BLASDELL -

		See Town of Hamburg Records 

HOLLAND - Incorporated 15 Apr 1818

		b - 28 Dec 1884 
		m - 3 May 1885 
		d - 31 Dec 1854 


LACKAWANNA - Incorporated June 1909

		b - 12 Jun 1909 
		m - 14 Aug 1909 
		d - 9 Jul 1909 

LANCASTER - Incorporated 20 Mar 1833

		b - 9 Jan 1884 
		m - 27 May 1883 
		d - 9 Jan 1884 


	LANCASTER VILLAGE - Incorporated 14 Jul 1849

		b - 20 Mar 1889 
		m - 23 Nov 1889 
		d - 24 Mar 1889 

	DEPEW - Incorporated 23 Jul 1894

		b - 3 Oct 1894 
		m - 26 Mar 1896 
		d - 23 Oct 1894 


MARILLA - Incorporated 2 Dec 1853

		b - 23 Oct 1894 
		m - 7 Feb 1895 
		d - 22 Apr 1893 


NEWSTEAD - Incorporated 27 Mar 1823

		b - 6 Apr 1887 
		m - 3 Apr 1887 
		d - 14 Apr 1887 

	AKRON - Incorporated 1847 

		Records with Town Clerk until 1930 
		b - 9 Jul 1893 
		m - 28 June 1893 
		d - 8 Jul 1893 

NORTH COLLINS - Incorporated 24 Nov 1852

		b - 10 Oct 1885 
		m - 28 Sep 1883 
		d - 25 Apr 1885 

	NORTH COLLINS VILLAGE - Incorporated 1913

		b - 3 Jul 1913 
		m - see Town Records 
		d - 3 Jul 1913 

ORCHARD PARK - (formerly E. Hamburgh ) Incorporated 15 Oct 1850

		b - 2 Sep 1883 
		m - 12 Sep 1883 
		d - 21 May 1883 


	ORCHARD PARK VILLAGE - Incorporated 1921

		Records kept by Town Clerk 


SARDINIA - Incorporated 16 Mar 1821

		b - 1 Nov 1882 
		m - 28 Mar 1886 
		d - 1 Jul 1885 

TONAWANDA - Incorporated 16 Apr 1836

		b - 18 Aug 1883 
		m - 31 Jul 1883 
		d - 8 Aug 1883 


	KENMORE - Incorporated 1899

		b - 8 July 1911 
		m - see Tonawanda Town Records 
		d - 26 Feb 1912 

TONAWANDA CITY - (Incorporated Village 7 Jan 1854,City 23 Mar 1903) 

		b - 29 Dec 1863 
		m - 30 Mar 1894 
		d - 29 Mar 1894 

WALES - Incorporated 15 Apr 1818

		b - 23 Mar 1882 
		m - 1 Jan 1883 
		d - 7 Aug 1882 

WEST SENECA - Incorporated 16 Oct 1851

		b - 11 Oct 1882 
		m - 25 Oct 1882 
		d - 6 Oct 1882 

*Note: Most villages have discontinued recording marriages, see towns.

WNYGS JOURNAL, Vol. I, No.1, June 1974

In cases where data is not available, it can be assumed that the dates of records are similar to the other towns in the county. Any subsequent additions will appear in future numbers of the JOURNAL.


Last updated: Friday, December 12, 2003