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Business records


Willard and Smith (hardware)
records of purchases by individuals
Wages Acct. Allegany Lumber Co. 1911-1913, Chipmonk accts 1905-1920
Ledger 1894-1907, Day book 1862, 1868
E.F. Smith Account Book 1924-1932
Collins Brothers (memorials)
records of purchases of tombstones
1879, 1881, 1893, 1900, 1905-1910, 1916, 1919-1927

City directories

R.L. Polk's Olean Directories: includes towns of Allegany and Portville. The following years are available:



18821894-95190219181920192219241928193019321934193619381939-40194119431945
194719481950195219531954-5519561957195819591960196119621963196419651966
1967196919701971197319741975197619771978197919801981198319841986


Also available Gazetteer and Business Directory of Cattaraugus County, NY for 1874-5
compiled and published by Hamilton Child

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Genealogies

ALLEN
Ancestors and Descendants of Andrew Lee and Clarinda Knapp Allen
ARNOLD
Arnold - Muskets to Missiles
compiled by George Irving
BAXTER
Baxter - George and Thomas
BLOOMINGDALE
Bloomingdale - Binns
BOCKMIER
Articles from Allegany Citizen compiled by Carol Ruth
BOOTH
Joseph Booth and Descendants 1818-1991
by Clifford T. Booth
BURROUGHS
Burroughs and Burroughs
compiled by Theodora Blanche Burroughs 1942-1959
CARLS
The Carls Family
CRAM
The Cram Sourcebook-Vol I, II, III
by Michael A. Cram
DIETEMAN
1. The Dieteman Family
compiled by Mark W. Dieteman
2. John and Mary Kempf Dieteman
by Tim Jones
EATON
compiled by Mrs. Murl Eaton (Mary)
ENSWORTH
Ancestors of Tracey Ensworth and Williams
FORNESS
The Forness Family
compiled by Patricia Vedder
FREEMAN
1. Descendants of John Freeman
2. Freeman Genealogy
by Frederick Freeman, 1875
GRADER
The Grader Family
compiled by Tim Jones
HALL
Hall and Kyser
by Merle Kyser
HIRT, Andrew
compiled by Francis Hirt
HITCHCOCK
1. Hitchcock
by Corky Simon
2. Shadrack Hitchcock
compiled by Phyllis Beebe
HOMER of Chipmonk
compiled by Kay Palmer
The Herman HULL Family
compiled by Carol Monical Hull
KARL
Origins of The Karl Family of Allegany, New York
KEIM & Allied Families
- Dec 1898- Oct 1900
KYES
The Kyes Family
KREAMERS
KYSER
Hall and Kyser
By Merle Kyser
LE GAULT
Payment, Vezina, Seguin, Le Gault, and Lepine Families
LEPINE
Payment, Vezina, Seguin, Le Gault, and Lepine Families
MARTINY
The Martinys
compiled by Orma Carls
from data furnished by Helen Martiny Rehler
MCRAE
The Memories of Irene Schnell McRae
MILLER
The Miller Family History
MORRIS
The Descendents of John Morris
by Richard H. Goms Jr.
NENNO
1. The Nenno Family Tree
by Don Gentner
2. The Nenno History
Descendants of Moses NOWLAN (NOLAN)
compiled by Nicholas & Mary Nolan
OYER
The Oyer and Allied Families
supplement by Phyllis Smith Oyer
PAYMENT
Payment, Vezina, Seguin, Le Gault, and Lepine Families
RICE
1. By the Name of Rice
by Charles E. Rice
2. Descendants of Deacon Edmund Rice
REHLER, RIEHLE, RIEHLER Family
compiled by Gertrude H. Schnell
SCHNELL
Schnell Family
by Gertrude Schnell
SCOTT
1. The Twisted Tree - A Scott Family
by Dan Schultz
2. The Scott Family
SHELDON
The Sheldon Saga
by Clara E. Sheldon
SIGGINS
Genealogical Gleanings of Siggins
by E. B. White
SLOCUM Family
SMITH
"A Life Remembered" by Ruth Hitchcock Smith
SPINDLER
Compiled by Wm Putt
THORNBURY
Heritage in Thornbury
JOSEPH WARTERS Family Tree
WHITE
The John N. WHITE Family
Descendants of Henry WHITNEY
WILBUR
1. Wilbur Family
by Charlotte Tyler
2. Freeman Wilbur and Mercy Kenyon
by Phyllis Beebe
WILSON
The Wilson Family
WILSONS
Wilsons of Jefferson County
WILBOR
Wilbor-Wildbor Family, 5 volumes
YEHL/GRANDUSKY
Compiled by Wm &Jennifer Higgins Wenzel

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Journals and diaries
  • Journal of Nora and Evelyn Hitchcock 1926-1929
  • Journal of Samuel MaClay 1790
  • Diary of Van Rensselear King (Allegany Overseer for the Poor) 1916
  • Diary of Henry C. Altenberg 1898-1900

Local history
Five Mile Valley Farms and Owners of the Early 1900's and Later (book and video)
by Vernon E. Field
History of Cattaraugus County, NY with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of some of it's prominent men and pioneers
by L.H. Everts, 1879
Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. with map and illustrations
edited by William Adams, 1893
Our Allegany Heritage - A Sesquicentennial Review
edited by Islay Nicholson Bergreen and Thomas J. Schaeper
published by the town of Allegany, 1981
Scrapbooks
  • Allegany Business and Homes
  • Weddings, Anniversaries & Miscellaneous
  • Obituaries
  • Writings of Vernon Fields
  • Sesquicenntennial 1981
  • Heritage Day Pictures
  • AAHA Weddings

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