Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York Genealogy

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United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Cattaraugus CountyGotoarrow.pngCity of Olean

United StatesGotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.png Cattaraugus CountyGotoarrow.pngTown of Olean

Resources

Church Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Societies

Town Clerk

Alexander Utecht, Clerk
Olean Municipal Building
l01 East State Street
PO Box 668
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-376-5604
Fax: 716-376-5634
E-mail: autecht@cityofolean.org

City and Town Historians

Anne Walsh, City Historian[1]
302 Laurens St
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: (716) 376-5642

Ruth Lowe, Town Historian[1]
1721 Goodrich Avenue
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: (716) 372-8450

Newspapers

  • The Democrat (Olean, N.Y.). 1880-1883. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • The Olean Democrat. 1883-1895. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Olean Evening Times. 1909-1941. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Olean Evening Herald. 1913-1925. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).
  • Times Herald (Olean, N.Y.). 1935-1951. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Olean, 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

City of Olean, Vital Records
101 East State Street
PO Box 668
Olean, NY 14760-0668
Phone:716-376-5604

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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