Research Resources

Allegany Area Historical Association

Free Methodist church at Third and Chestnut pre-1927

A list of resources and links to help you find who and what you are looking for

Allegany Citizen Digital Archive Link 
One of the best resources for local Allegany area history is the digitized online archives of the Allegany Citizen, our weekly newspaper, published continuously from 1896 – 1976. Search with keywords and date ranges.


New York State Historic Newspapers:

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Locate a gravestone

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Records, Archives & Charts

Cattaraugus County Clerk’s Office (vital records): 

New York State Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records:

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To help you organize your genealogical research.