Genealogy Request Form

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Please submit a completed Genealogy Request form with a copy of any prior research you possess, your payment of $30, or details of your online payment of $30 (or payment by phone) by email to or by mail:  Fenton History Center, Re: Genealogical Inquiry, 67 Washington Street, Jamestown, New York 14701, USA

Mail Submissions:  Individuals who are submitting a request by mail should include a personal check or certified money order that is addressed to the Fenton History Center for $30.

Email Submissions:  Individuals who wish to file a request online can purchase a research request online for $30 by selecting the following link: or can call (716) 664-6256 to purchase a research request by phone.  Our offices are open Monday through Saturday between 10 AM and 4 PM (Eastern Standard Time). Those who pay online or by phone should make note of the date and time of the transaction on their Genealogy Request form.

*Please note that the fee for all research inquiries is per person/inquiry.  An additional form and payment should be submitted per person/for each additional inquiry.

A research volunteer, guided by the information included in your submitted form, will conduct a thorough search of the research center library, family files, specialized genealogical databases, and other archival materials.

Contact us for more information.


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