*Updated: 12 April 2005

Town of Amherst Cemeteries
including Eggertsville, Getzville, Swormville and the Village of Williamsville
Erie County, New York

(MF) Microfilm (B) Book

Town of Amherst

Nancy Sampson's site have been off line.

  • French Settlement Cemetery - Now located in the Town of Tonawanda. see St. Christopher's Cemetery
  • St. Christopher Roman Catholic Cemetery - 2660 Niagara Falls Blvd. north of Ellicott Creek Park.
  • Skinnerville Cemetery (Old) - Original cemetery located at Main Street and Union Road see Skinnerville Road Cemetery
  • Skinnerville Road Cemetery (New) Skinnerville Road (Place cemetery name in subject line)
    North Forest Road just west of Millersport Highway, turn south on Audubon Parkway,
    then left at the first signal, Frontier Road (S.U.N.Y of Buffalo - North Campus) (
    West Amherst)
  • Town of Amherst Small Cemeteries - Information and some listings.
  • White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery - 3210 Niagara Falls Blvd, Amherst, NY 14228 (716) 692-5353,
    If no answer (716) 693-9494 (
    West Amherst)
    Jewish Sections: Beth Am Section, Temple Sinai Section, Mt. Moriah Section. Located in the
    Town of Tonawanda
  • War of 1812 Cemetery - Aero Road, between Transit & Wehrle Drive, now located in the Town of Cheektowaga

Eggertsville (14226)

  • Bondcroft Cemetery - Bondcroft and Main St. Relocated to Skinnerville Road Cemetery (M)
  • Brick (Little) Church Cemetery see Skinnerville Road Cemetery (M)
  • Community Cemetery
  • Eggert Road Cemetery see Eggertsville Cemetery
  • Eggertsville Cemetery - Main Street
    Small cemetery behind St.Benedict's Roman Catholic Church, it was relocated about 1952
    see Skinnerville Road Cemetery
  • Free Church Cemetery see The Resting Place
  • Little Brick Cemetery see The Resting Place
  • St. Benedict's Church Cemetery 3980 Main St. corner of Eggert Rd. see Eggertsville Cemetery
  • The Resting Place see Skinnerville Road Cemetery (B)
  • Union Church and Cemetery see The Resting Place

Swormville (14146)

  • Evangelical Lutheran Cemeteries - see Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery
  • St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cemetery - County and Stahley Roads. (Church web site)
  • Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - 8760 Transit Road
    Contact: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8760 Transit Rd., Amherst, New York 14051

Village of Williamsville (14221)

  • Gethsemane Cemetery 201 Reist Street (716) 632-2155 On the grounds of St. Mary of the Angels Convent. (Religious Cemetery)
  • Iroquois Burial Ground - 80 South Cayuga Road, adjacent to 1840 Schoolhouse at 72 Cayuga Road.
  • St.John's Cemetery - Main Street
  • St.Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Cemetery -
  • St.Mary's of the Angel's Cemetery - see Gethsemane Cemetery
  • St. Michael's Roman Catholic Cemetery - Cayuga Road and Wehrle Drive (next to M&T Bank), near the New York State Thruway
    Contact: S.S. Peter & Paul Church, 5480 Main Street, (716) 632-7907.
  • St. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery - South Union Road at the New York State Thruway near Wehrle Drive.
    Contact S.S. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church, 5480 Main St.
  • Sisters of St. Francis Cemetery - 1939 (Sisters of Saint Francis Order Web site)
  • Williamsville Cemetery (1810) 5402 Main Street (Route 5, Northside), between North Long & Reist Streets, just east of Union Road.
    Contact: Joe Dispenza (716) 885 - 1600 FAX (716) 881-6482 (B)
  • Williamsville Cemetery Association - 5402 Main Street between North Long & Reist Street (716) 633-9616
  • Williamsville Grave Yard see Williamsville Cemetery

Town Information

First house build in 1799,
formed from Clarence in 1818,
part of Marilla in 1853,
and now includes Eggertsville, Getzville, Swormville
and the
Village of Williamsville Also see Local Areas.

Town of Amherst Official Web site

Archival Record Center
Mennonite Meeting House
5178 Main Street at North Forest Road
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 631-7125
(Storage.......I don't know what information is available.)

Town Hall
Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 631-7000


Assessor's Office
Amherst Municipal Building
Land Record Information
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 631-7038

Books and Microfilm
(MF) Microfilm (B) Book

"A History of the Town Of Amherst" Online Book
author, Sue Miller Young, 1965 (B)
Check Index for Names.

Cemetery inscriptions (Eggert Road, Eggertsville)
microfilm of FHL typescript - Film 962799 # 6 (MF)
Cemetery Records:
Family History Library and DAR Records

Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce
325 Essay Road
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 632-6905

Churches and Schools

Official Town of Amherst Web site

Clerk's Office

Town of Amherst Clerk's Office
Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 631-7045
(716) 631-7032


Town of Amherst Historian
Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 631-7013/7012

Village of Williamsville Historian
Mary Jane Kibby
24 Garrison Road
Williamsville, New York 14221


History of the Town of Amherst

Town Links

History of the Amherst Police Department

Historical Museum & Society

Amherst Museum
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, New York 14228-1599
(716) 689-1440
(Corner of Tonawanda Creek and New Roads,
on Tonawanda Creek)

Niederlander Research Library: & Archives
Located at the Amherst Museum

Village of Williamsville Historical Society
c/o 120 North Ellicott Street 
Williamsville, New York 14221

Local Areas, Maps & Zip Codes

Map showing Amherst Township

Local Areas Zip Codes
Audubon -
Located in the center of the town. (Near S.U.N.Y. North)
Cheektowaga side of Amherst - 14225
East Amherst - 14051
Eastern part of the town, shared with the Town of Clarence
Eggertsville - 14226
Southwest part of town, bordering on the City of Buffalo.
Getzville - 14068
Locaed near the center of the town by Campbell Boulevard & Dodge Road.
Grover Cleveland Terrace - Neighborhood in the southwest corner of the town.
North Bailey - Located near Bailey Avenue and Maple Road.
- 14226
Located between Eggertsville and the Village ofWilliamsville.
Sweet Home - 14226
Swormville - 14146
Eastern part of the town, shared with the Town of Clarence.
West Amherst - 14228
Williamsville - 14221
Located in the southern part of the town, northeast of the City of Buffalo.
Tonawanda side of Amherst - 14150
University of Buffalo -
(S.U.N.Y of Buffalo - North Campus) - 14260 / 14261

Local researchers

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Because of Spam and Harassing mail, my email address is now closed to the public.


Town of Amherst Veteran Burials

Newspaper (Check for obituaries)

Amherst Bee Newspaper
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, New York 14221
(716) 632 - 4700

Many Thanks to all who have contributed to this page

Vital records

Amherst Municipal Building
5583 Main Street
Williamsville, New York 14221
Vital Statistics - (716) 681 - 7044
Birth Certificates
Death Certificates
Marriage Licenses


Town of Amherst Records Center


Gazetteer of the State of New York, author, J.H. French
Town of Amherst Town Clerk
United States Postal Service
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society files.
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library,
Special Collections Room
Talking Phone Book
Family History Library in Salt Lake City records.

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