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Community Genealogy & History

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Town of Southport
in Chemung County,
New York
Southport takes its name from being the port on the south side of the Chemung River from Elmira. Photo above is of the old hotel at the State Line.
Town of Southport Histories
1836 Chemung County Map
Southport History by A. Towner
1879 Southport History
1879 Chemung County Map
Town of Southport Supervisors
History of Southport's Town Seal
1848 Map of Plank Road
1853 Town Map
Note - Tri-Counties site is not part of nor officially associated with this or any other township, government agency, or any other public or private organization. Display of logo is for historical purposes only. 
Town of Southport Articles
Christian Hollow & Rosstown - Articles
2003 Southport - My Town
Recollections of Southport Corners
Indian Settlement on Seeley Creek in 1779 from the Journal of Lieutenant Erkuries Beatty
Clippings from Wilkes Barre papers 1798-1819 [page 431]
1807 Unclaimed Letters
Town of Southport Postcards & Photos
Seeley Creek Depot
Webbs Mills Train Station
Town of Southport Photos - Old and New
Historic Houses of Southport
Historic  Houses on Pennsylvania Avenue
1936 Photos from Sagetown
We just received our first copies of our 14 month 2009 calendar published by the Southport Historical Society.  It is full of historical photos and information and also has sections on information from the Town of Southport and the Historical Society.  It would make a wonderful Christmas present or a gift for any occasion.  You can get your copy for a $10.00 donation (tax deductible) by e-mailing Toni Mason at 
Toni Mason
Post Offices
Seeley Creek PO 1836-1918
Southport PO 1836-1912
Webb's Mills PO 1851-1894
Webb Mills PO 1894-1910
Judsonville PO 1868-1869
Hendy Creek PO 1871-1905
Pine City PO 1874-now
Sagetown PO 1896-1903
Southside Station 1928-now
Villages Past & Present
Tow of Southport Census Records
Vital Records
1788 Survey 1825 Southport (NY State) Census
1790 Chemung Census 1835 Southport (NY State) Census
1800 Newtown Census
1830 Southport (Federal) Census
1840 Southport (Federal) Census
1850 (Volunteer DH) Deaths from 1850 Southport Census
1860 Town of Southport Census Deaths from 1860 Southport Census
1870 (Volunteer CW) Marriages from 1865 Southport Census
1880 Town of Southport Census Deaths from 1865 Southport Census
1890 Census - Veterans in Town of Southport 1885 Southport Deaths
1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 Volunteer Needed)
1847 Southport Births
1847 Southport Marriages
1847 Southport Deaths
1848 Southport Births
1848 Southport Marriages
1848 Southport Deaths
1849 Southport Births
1849 Southport Marriages
1849 Southport Deaths
1850 Southport Births
Town of Southport Directories
1872 Town of Southport Farmers 1880 Southport Business Diectory
1880 Seeley Creek Business Directory 1880 Pine City Business Directory
1880 Hendy Creek Business Directory
Town of Southport Tax Records
1794 Newtown Tax 1798 Newtown Tax
1800 Tax Assessment, Town of Newtown, Tioga County NY 1799 Tax Assessment, Town of Newtown, Tioga County NY
1801 Tax Assessment, Town of Newtown, Tioga County NY 1802 Tax Assessment, Town of Newtown, Tioga County NY
1803 Tax Assessment, Town of Newtown, Tioga County NY
Town of Southport Cemetery Records
If You can Provide GOOD Driving Directions or GPS coordinates for any of our 700 cemeteries, please send to Joyce
Southport Map Showing Cemetery Locations
Baldwin/Jenkins Cemetery(KJ) Baldwin/Jenkins 1932 List
Jenkins Family Burial Ground  Chapman Cemetery
Comfort Cemetery Conklin Family Cemetery
Dutch Hill Cemetery Dutch Hill Cemetery (1983-KJ) Purchase of Dutch Hill Cemetery
Christian Hollow Cemetery  (Rosstown Cemetery) Christian Hollow (Rosstown) Obituaries Burials in the Seeley Creek Valley
Franklin St. Jewish Cemetery Franklin Street Cemetery Obituaries
Pedrick Cemetery [2009] Hendy Creek Cemetery Kelly Family Cemetery
Fitzsimmons Cemetery  (1973 Boyd) (Pioneer Cemetery) (Griswold Cemetery)  (Old Settlers Cemetery) Fitzsimmons Cemetery Obituaries
Learning more About the People Buried at Fitzsimmons Cemetery
Waeir Cemetery - a.k.a.(Crooker Cemetery)(Side of the Road Cemetery)(Mountain View Cemetery)
Marvin or Beckwith Cemetery (jkj) Marvin Cemetery Miscellaneous Lost Cemeteries
Pine City CemeteryPhotos Pine City Cemetery Obituaries Seeley Creek Cemetery
Sagetown Cemetery (partial) Sagetown Cemetery (1973 boyd) Sagetown Cemetery Obituaries
Webb Mills Cemetery (1976 Boyd) Webbs Mills Cemetery Obituaries Storms Cemetery
Town of Southport Schools
Early Schools of Southport 1892 Southport Corners School
Pennsylvania Avenue School 1909 Pine City School
1911 Hendy Creek School 1898 Seeley Creek School
1898 Sagetown School 1901 & 1908 Bird Creek School
1903 School District 10 - Document
1916 Pennsylvania Avenue School
1918 Maple Avenue School
1924-1975 Cold Brook Park School
1930 Hendy Creek School
1935 Hendy Creek School
1939 Cold Brook Park School
1943-45 Southport No. 8
Cold Brook Park School
Hendy Creek Road School
Undated - Hendy Creek School
Kelly Hill School (Steuben)
Kinner Hill School
Dry Run Road School
Little Red School
Eloise Grace, Principal at Coldbrook
1944-1945 ColdBrook Park PTA Members
Town of Southport Business Histories & Photos
1868 Southport Business Directory
1880 Hendy Creek Business Directory 1880 Southport Business Directory
1880 Pine City Business Directory 1880 Seeley Creek Business Directory
Elmer Lucas Blacksmith Shop., Seeley Creek 1910
Wagner's Grocery Store in Pine City
Knapp Store Records
Hotels in Townof Southport
Windmill Hotel, Pine City
Town of Southport Organizations
1936 Start & Finish 4H Club at Hendy Creek Pine City Fire Department History
Southport, Queensland, Australia Fire Station
and one in Maine and North Carolina, too AND MORE!!
Volunteer Fire Department of Town of Southport NY
Pine City Fire Department Parade ca 1961 History of Webbs Mills Fire Department
Town of Southport Churches
Histories, Records, Photos
Wells-Jackson-Southport-Rutland Old Methodist Records
North Wells (State Line) Church
History of the Pine City Baptist Church
2004 Southport Baptist Church Burns Autobiography of Thomas Sheardown
2005 80th Anniversary Elmira Wesleyan Church 1829 First Baptist Church - Membership
Town of Southport Family Bible Records
Buckbee - Miller Bible Records
Town of Southport Families & Individuals,
Genealogies & Biographies
KINNER Family History
Hogencamp Notes
Roushy Family History
1871 Stafford - Kinner Marriage
Fitch Family 
Learning more About the People Buried at Fitzsimmons Cemetery Edmund Miller, Town of Southport Supervisor
Addie CHILSON Knapp, Southport's First Woman Supervisor
Strouse-Stein Family of Southport Jemima Collins - Nathaniel Seeley Descendants Windy Smith, Aviation Pioneer
Anna Greatsinger - Ezekiel Rhoades Family Nelda COOK Holton Day 18 MAR 2001
Anna BARTON - A. F. BENNETT Family Pauline BURROWS Hurst of Southport West - King Family Notes
Families of the Seeley Creek Valley by J. Kelsey Jones
Bartholomew to Fitzsimmons Griswold to Kelley Knapp to Winkler
Migrations - Where did they come from and where did  they go - Tracking our people
With your help this section of the site can help us understnad the people who moved into and out of our area. A good source of this information are the county histories that were published all over the country in the late nineteenth, early twentieth century. The West was settled by people who left here so let's start rounding those biographies up and sending them in for inclusion here.
Town of Southport Immigrants - Where our people came from and when 
Townof Southport Emigrants - Where our people went and when
1835 Malinda Hotchikiss & Robert W. Bailey to Michigan
Town of Southport  Diaries & Letters 
1876- Thorn-Macumber Letters
1953 - Improvements to Fitzsimmons Cemetery
Town of Southport Wills, Deeds, Legal Documents 
Wills Filed in Tioga County NY by Chemung County residents pre 1834
Abstracts of Early Wills
1872 Will of Philo Jones
Town of Southport Military Records
1851 Southport Military Roll
Civil War Deaths - Southport
Town of Southport Sports 
Clara "Babe" Cook - Elmira Sports Hall of Fame - Baseball