Alfred, Allegany County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Ilou M. Sanford and Frank L Greene. First Alfred Seventh Day Baptist Church membership records, Alfred, New York, 1816-1886 (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c1995). FHL Book 974.784/A2 K2s

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources:

Allegany County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Alfred, NY

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Alfred Box of Books Library
1 West University St.
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 607-587-9290

Genealogical Resources: The library does not have an on-site reference or research collection, Your NY library card or driver liceense allows you to get on the internet information system, NOVELNY, which gives access to the resources needed.

Archives & Special Collections
Herrick Memorial Library
Alfred University
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 607-871-2385
Fax: 607-871-2299

Genealogical Resources: Collections: Published family histories, Alfred University alumni, Alfred area information, 19th Century Collection, and much more.

Research Questions: Ask a Librarian

Societies[edit | edit source]

Alfred Historical Society
Terra Cotta Museum
2080 Hemlock Hill Road
Alfred Station, NY 14803
Phone: 607-587-8358

Baker's Bridge Historical Association
5971 Hamilton Hill Road
PO Box 13
Alfred Station, NY 14803
Laurie McFadden, President/Historian
Susan Green, Collection Manager

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

Genealogical Resources: Information regarding Town of Alfred

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Janice (Higgins) Burdick, Town Clerk
PO Box 230
6340 Shaw Road
Alfred Station, NY 14803

Hours: Monday - Friday ~ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Doug Clarke, Historian
1270 Randolph Road
Alfred Station, NY 14803
E-mail: or

Genealogical Resources: Websites linked to genealogical research in Alfred, NY

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Alfred, Allegany County, New York Genealogy 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[edit | edit source]

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