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Persia, Cattaraugus County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

The town of Persia does not have a library but check out Cattaraugus County’s Library System to locate the towns close to Persia that have public libraries.

Museums

Gowanda Area Historical Museum
2 Chestnut Street
PO Box 372
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-532-4064

Societies[edit | edit source]

Gowanda Area Historical Society
2 Chestnut Street
PO Box 372
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-532-4064

Cattaraugus County Historical Museum and Research Library
9824 Route 16
P.O. Box 352
Machias, NY 14101
Phone: (716) 353-8200

Genealogical Resources: Family genealogies, vital records, obituary and cemetery records, maps, local history information.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Town of Persia, Clerk[1]
Town Hall
8 West Main Street
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-532-4042

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Historian (Vacant)

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Persia, Cattaraugus 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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 379. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]