Alma, New York
Genealogical Resources: History of Alma, NY
Archives, Libraries and Museums
The town of Alma does not have a library but check out Allegany County’s Library System to locate the towns close to Alma that have public libraries.
Genealogical Resources: Books: Atlas, history, guides, immigration, DAR, newspapers.
Allegany County Historical Society
Genealogical Resources: Information regarding Town of Alma Ronald G. Taylor, Town Historian
Susan Mikalauskas, Town Clerk
P.O. Box 67 Allentown, NY 14707
Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.
To locate additional published and transcribed records for Alma, 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.