to provide a complete
range of genealogical
services for those persons
doing research who are
unable to get to Northern
New York State to do
their own records search.
The author is well aware
of the invaluable help
that a researcher may provide a person
searching their past in a remote
part of the United States
where many valuable
records still are intact.
N.N.Y.G.S. provides a
full range of services
for the family tree
climber, to include
copying and abstract
as well as offering pro-
fessional advice as to
possible direction for
further research either
in Northern New York
(But not Limited to:)
Land records, Deeds,
Cemetery, Probate, and
Oaths of Allegiances,
Maps and Atlases,
all the normal Deposit-
ories of Historical Items,
Museums, Town and County,
and Library Holdings.
Cape Vincent, Champion,
Clayton, Ellisburg, Henderson, Hounsfield,
LeRay, Lorraine, Lyme,
P.O. Box 220
Belleville, New York 13611
(315) 938-5152 Voice/Fax
ABOUT NORTHERN NEW YORK GENEALOGICAL
Northern New York Genealogical Services is based in
Henderson, New York,
which is located on the shores of Lake Ontario, and on the grounds of
Oliver Bates' homestead. Oliver Bates was an early settler of
served in the American Revolutionary War, and together with his son,
built one of the town's fine stone houses, which is currently the only
the town on the New York State and National Historical Registers.
Mr. Gary Rhodes of Henderson is the Chief
Researcher and has spent the
last thirty years researching families of the immediate Henderson area
other towns of Jefferson County. Mr. Rhodes reestablished the
Historical Society in 1987 and served as its president for a number of
as well as the town historian, and was responsible for putting much of
town's historical files into notebooks for the town library and for
a report of the town's cemeteries.
Mr. Rhodes holds an A.A.S., a B.S., and a Masters
Degree in Education, with
a concentration in History and Social Studies, and has done graduate
at Syracuse University.
Mr. Rhodes has been a member of the Jefferson
County Board of Supervisors
and a Town Supervisor of the Town of Henderson, and volunteered for
for both Desert Shield and Desert Storm while supervisor, and as you can
Uncle Sam took him up on his offer, and returned from overseas duty in
Mr. Rhodes is a member of the Sons of the American
Revolution as well as a member
of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the American Civil War.
Mr. Rhodes while having done extensive research on
his own family and others in
Jefferson County, has done research in Rhode Island and Connecticut for
Rhodes family line and is compiling material for a book on Walter G.
the Rhodes line of North Kingstown, RI and Berlin, New York.
Recent research has
concentrated on compiling information on William Henderson, early land
whom the town is named, and a book will be forthcoming soon on Mr.
Researchers are welcome to contact Mr. Rhodes for a
quote on research work.
Rates are typically $20.00 per hour, which include copying costs,
mileage to the
city of Watertown and nearby towns. Having done much research for
Mr. Rhodes makes every effort to maximize results.
Henderson, N.Y. Sites
Alexander Cor's Store
Alexander Cor's Gift Shop
Alexander Cor's Vets Memorial
Alexnder Cor's Pearl Harbor Memorial