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Allegany County, New York

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  • Jessie J. Oakes (1887 - 1965)
    Obituary Miss Jessie J. Oakes, 78, of 22 Whitney Ave., died Monday in Jones Memorial Hospital following a short illness. She had resided here for the past three years.Born Jan. 21, 1887, in the Town of...
  • John D Fuller (1809 - 1861)
    Married 1st: Amanda A. on February 11, 1830. She was killed when a team of horses hitched to a cutter bolted and ran away, throwing her out. Their children: Lorenzo Dow, Mary and Helen A. Fuller Ma...
  • Sarah A. Mills (1842 - 1892)
    Married 1st: Volney Mills on November 17, 1862 Their children: Robert Stewart Mills and Chesley Volney Mills Married 2nd: Balfour Mills in 1881 Obituary in "The Spectator" a Rushford, NY paper o...
  • Mary A Fuller (1824 - 1898)
    Married: John D. Fuller, May 12, 1841 Their children: Sarah A., Luther Robinson, Jane Eliza, Lucina A., Lovina C., Frank M. and John D. Fuller Custodian's Record Book; Alger Cemetery; Hume, NY; lo...
  • Benjamin James Fuller (1874 - 1942)
    Married: Nina Viola Bryant on January 1, 1896 in Bliss, Wyoming, New York Children: Duane Arthur, Luther James, Genevieve Marian, Alice Viola, Carrie Thelma and two unnamed baby boys. 24 November 1...

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Allegany County is a county in the southern tier of the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,946. Its county seat is Belmont. Its name derives from a Lenape word, applied by European-American settlers of Western New York State to a trail that followed the Allegheny River; they also named the county after this.

The county is bisected by the Genesee River, flowing north to its mouth on Lake Ontario. During the mid-nineteenth century, the Genesee Valley Canal was built to link southern markets to the Great Lakes and Mohawk River. The county was also served by railroads, which soon superseded the canals in their capacity for carrying freight. Part of the Oil Springs Reservation, controlled by the Seneca Nation, is located in the county.

Adjacent Counties

Towns & Villages

+Denotes County Seat

  • Alfred
  • Allen
  • Alma
  • Almond
  • Amity
  • Andover
  • Angelica
  • Belfast
  • Birdsall
  • Bolivar
  • Burns
  • Caneadea
  • Centerville
  • Clarksville
  • Cuba
  • Friendship
  • Genesee
  • Granger
  • Grove
  • Hume
  • Independence
  • New Hudson
  • Rushford
  • Scio
  • Ward
  • Wellsville
  • West Almond
  • Willing
  • Wirt



Centerville Town Hall

Friendship Free Library

McKinney Stables of Empire City Farms

Old Allegany Courthouse

Rail & Titsworth Canal Warehouse

Moses Van Campen House