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Contents

Resources

Church Records

Online Church Dadtabases

Original Church Records

  • Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church (Olean, New York), Church records, 1829-1938 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983). FHL Film 1378639
  • First Methodist Episcopal Church (Olean, New York), Church records, 1871-1938 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983). FHL Film 1381556 Items 2-6
  • Catholic Church. St. Mary of the Angels (Olean, New York), Church records, 1876-1917. FHL Film 1324439
  • People's Methodist Episcopal Church (Olean, New York), Church records, 1893-1959 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983). FHL Film 1381556 Item 1
  • Bethany Lutheran Church (Olean, New York), Church records, 1902-1946 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985). FHL Film 1411870 Item 1

History

Additional Sources:

North Olean History

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Libraries

Olean Public Library
134 N. 2nd Street
Olean, New York 14760
Phone: (716) 372-0200
E-mail: reference@oleanlibrary.org
Hours for Library

Genealogical Resources: Newspapers, Obituary Index, cemetery records, local history, census data. Genealogy Information

Museums

Olean Point Museum
The Fannie Bartlett House
302 Laurens St.
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-376-5642
E-mail: ddeckman@cityofolean.org
Museum Information

Societies

Olean Historical and Preservation Society
The Fannie Bartlett House
302 Laurens St.
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-373-0285

Genealogical Resources: Family files, photos, local history, city directories.

City and Town Clerks

Alexander Utecht, City Clerk
Olean Municipal Building
l01 East State Street
PO Box 668
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-376-5604
Fax: 716-376-5634
E-mail: autecht@cityofolean.org

Wannetta A. Shelley, Town Clerk[1]
1143 Steam Valley Rd.
PO Box 487
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: (716) 373-0582
Fax: (716) 373-0640

City and Town Historians

David Deckman, City Historian
107 East Ohio St.
Olean, NY 14760

Olean Town Historian (Vacant)

Newspapers

  • The Democrat (Olean, N.Y.). 1880-1883. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • The Olean Democrat. 1883-1895. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Olean Evening Times. 1909-1941. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Olean Evening Herald. 1913-1925. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Times Herald (Olean, N.Y.). 1935-1951. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Olean, New York check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.


Vital Records

City of Olean, Vital Records
101 East State Street
PO Box 668
Olean, NY 14760-0668
Phone:716-376-5604


Additional Resources

The USGenWeb Project: Olean, New York

Genealogical Resources: Church and vital records, local history, cemetery information, pictures

References

  1. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 379. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

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