Alma, Allegany County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Allegany County
Town of Alma


Church Records


Allegany County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Alma, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums


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

David A. Howe Public Library
155 North Main Street
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-3410
Fax: 585-593-4176
Library Hours

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


Allegany County Historical Society
P. O. Box 588
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 1-585-610-8181

Genealogical Resources: Information regarding Town of Alma Ronald G. Taylor, Town Historian

Town Clerk

Susan Mikalauskas, Town Clerk
P.O. Box 67 Allentown, NY 14707
Phone: 585-593-4021

Town Historian

Ron Taylor,Historian
200 Rauber St.
Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-6282

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Alma, 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