If you had ancestors in Central New York, check this four-volume set for your family names!
"Central New York, an inland empire, comprising Oneida, Madison, Onondaga, Cayuga, Tompkins, Cortland, Chenango counties and their people", by William Freeman Galpin, was published in 1941. Here you can find biographies and portraits of many of central New York's early settlers, as well as old photographs of the places they lived. Use the links below to find all four volumes online, free!
Volume 1 [Link to Index] Note: Under "Newspapers", a full list of early newspapers is given.
Volume 2 [Link]
Volume 3 [Link]
Volume 4 [Link to Index]