Place:Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States

Watchers


NameSpafford
TypeTown
Coordinates42.8°N 76.25°W
Located inOnondaga, New York, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Spafford is a town in Onondaga County, New York, United States. The population was 1,686 at the 2010 census. The town was named after Horatio Gates Spafford, a writer and founder of the local library. Spafford is in the southwest corner of Onondaga County and is southwest of Syracuse.

History

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Spafford was within the former Central New York Military Tract.

The first settler arrived in 1794, the same year Onondaga County was established.

The Town of Spafford was formed in 1811 from parts of the Towns of Marcellus, Sempronius, and Tully.

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Spafford family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Spafford, New York. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.