Allegany County, New York Genealogy
|Allegany County, New York|
Location in the state of New York
Location of New York in the U.S.
|Founded||March 7, 1806|
|Address|| 7 Court Street, Rm 3|
Belmont, NY 14813
|Named for: Allegany/Allegheny River|
This article is about a southwestern New York county. For other uses, see Allegany.
- 1 Quick Facts
- 2 Place Names / Localities
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Archives and Libraries
- 3.2 Cemeteries
- 3.3 Census Records
- 3.4 Church History and Records
- 3.5 Court Records
- 3.6 Emigration and Immigration
- 3.7 Gazetteers
- 3.8 History
- 3.9 Land and Property
- 3.10 Maps
- 3.11 Military History and Records
- 3.12 Newspapers
- 3.13 Probate Records
- 3.14 Taxation
- 3.15 Vital Records
- 4 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 5 Family History Center
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
- Named for the Allegany/Allegheny River passing through the county.
- The southern part of the county lies within the oil field where the petroleum was first discovered in the USA at Titusville, Pennsylvania. Names such as Wellsville, Petrolia and Olean were oil-based. Oil played out but the natural gas is still an important resource.
1683: Allegany County was part of Albany County.
- 1808, a portion transferred from Steuben County.
- 1811, a portion transferred to Genesee County.
- 1812-1816, Cattaraugus County was included in Allegany County. Some of records kept at Belmont.
- 1822, a portion transferred to Tioga County.
- 14 May 1841, a portion was set off to create Wyoming County.
Place Names / Localities
Archives and Libraries
LDS Cemetery Records (in rural areas)
- Vol. 1
- page 41 - Kenyon Family Cemetery, near Nile
- page 52 - Lattice Bridge Cemetery
- page 65 - Norton Cemetery
- page 79 - Swift Family Cemetery, near Cuba Lake
- page 80 - Van Campen Creek Cemetery
|Family History Library film||-||-||-||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|New York State Library film||-||-||-||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Church History and Records
Emigration and Immigration
Land and Property
Military History and Records
- Social Security Death Index, begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.
Societies, Libraries and Museums
Family History Center
Wellsville New York
100 Crescent Dr
Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States
Hours: T 7pm-9pm Note:
These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
- The Allegany County NYGenWeb Project, an member of The NYGenWeb Project
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Allegany County.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Allegany County. (backup site)
- Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Allegany County, New York. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.
- FamilySearch.org catalog for Allegany County
- Allegany County, NY, Local History and Genealogy Site, a member of ALHN/AGHP, listing biographies, funeral home records, cemeteries, histories, maps
- Painted Hills Genealogy Society, records for Allegany County and three surrounding counties