Wellsville, New York

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Church Records

Online Church Databases

Original Church Records

  • St. John's Church (Wellsville, New York : Episcopal), Parish registers, 1867-1917 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985). Lists of families, individuals, communicants, offerings, gifts and memorials. FHL Film 1420093 Items 7-8
  • Marriages, 1867-1868, 1872-1917
  • Confirmations, 1866-1868, 1871-1874, 1887-1916
  • Baptisms, 1867-1868, 1871-1912, 1917
  • Burials, 1867-1868, 1871-1875, 1887-1917


Archives, Libraries and Museums


David A. Howe Public Library
155 North Main Street
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-3410
Fax: 585-593-4176
E-mail: wellsville@stls.org
Library Hours

Genealogical Resources: Books: Atlas, history, guides, immigration, DAR, newspapers.


Mather Homestead Museum, Library and Memorial Park
PO Box 531
343 North Main Street
Wellsville, New York 14895
Phone: (585) 593-1636
Information about Museum

Genealogical Resources: Antique items, rare books, samplers, and manuscripts.

Nathaniel Dyke Museum
118 East Dyke Street
Wellsville, New York 14895
E-mail: thelmargh@gmail.com
Information about Museum

Genealogical Resources: Town and county histories, local genealogies, maps, pictures, cemetery records.


Thelma Rogers Genealogical and Historical Society
118 East Dyke Street
PO Box 1331
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-1404
Information and Newsletter

Allegany County Historical Society
P. O. Box 588
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 1-585-268-7428

Genealogical Resources: Information regarding Town of Wellsville

Town Clerk

Town of Wellsville, Clerk
156 North Main Street
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-1780 Ext 200
Email: townwlsv@verizon.net

Town Historian

Mary Rhodes, Historian
156 North Main Street
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-1780
E-mail: rbrhd@roadrunner.com

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Wellsville, 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