BITS AND PIECES OF WAYNE COUNTY
- LAST LOG HOUSE IN TOWN OF ARCADIA, 1910 -
The home of Mr. & Mrs. Pollock Austin (on left) was on Ford Road (south side, just off Minsteed Rd.), north of Newark.
The 1860 Arcadia Census lists Pollock Austin, age 19, as a Day Laborer.
The house was razed about 1933.
From back of photo: "......First Austin Reunion held here about 1912. ...... The child was possibly Maurice Welcher." (written by Howard Austin Scheer, Jan. 18, 1972.)
Information provided courtesy of the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society and Museum.
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Journey Through Time
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WCNYGS does not handle genealogical research requests.
We do not have the materials or facilities for conducting genealogical research.
Genealogical research queries/inquiries are handled through the Office of the
Wayne County New York Historian, 9 Pearl Street, Suite 3, Lyons, NY 14489.
Upcoming Dates To Remember!
July 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. "Google Earth"
Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems
Full schedule available at bottom of page.
Monthly meetings of the Wayne County New York Genealogical Society!
Newark-Arcadia Historical Society & Museum, 120 High Street, Newark, NY
We will be enjoying several of Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gem videos for societies this year during our meetings. Click here for a short example of her presentations.
Preview Enhance Your Genealogy with Evernote: 10 Projects You Can Do with this clip.
Interested in joining us?
Download Membership Registration - Renewal PDF file found at the bottom of this page, submit the filled form and check for $15 to :
Wayne County New York Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 502
Newark, NY 14513-0502
Information on meeting dates & locations, program announcements and membership applications, etc., can be found & downloaded in PDF format. The WCNYGS Membership-year is January through December.
The WCNYGS meets on the fourth Tuesday of each calendar month, January through November, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m., at the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society & Museum, 120 High Street, Newark, NY. Individuals interested in genealogy and family history are welcome to attend meetings and programs.
Membership in Wayne County New York Genealogical Society permits members' contributions to the society's newsletter and website.
Through the support of the Wayne County Historical organizations, a county-wide genealogical society, the Wayne County New York Genealogical Society (WCNYGS) was formed October 23, 2012, with forty-five charter members.
The Wayne County New York Genealogical Society (WCNYGS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to: