Cattaraugus County Gazetteer Biographies
These Gazetteers are a great source of biographical information. The
information in these Gazetteers was obtained via contemporaneous
interviews. While often cited by genealogists as a "source" it is
important to realize that the information provided the interviews may
contain "family lore" that, while generally accepted, may deviate from
If you know the town your
ancestor lived in, simply click that town in the gazetteer's
menu, then either browse the town or use your browsers "Find In
Page" feature to locate your families surname. If you don't
know the town, then use our new search feature on
our Home Page to locate your ancestors surname wherever it occurs on this
Many thanks Laura Greene and her team of transcribers for all the work they put into making this available to us.
Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial - Adams (1893)
Gazetteer editied by William Adams was published
County in 1893 by Lyman & Horton .
In addition to historical, political, and geographical data, the
gazetteer also contained biographies of many of the residents in the
towns and villages of the time.
Cattaraugus County by Everts (1879)
History of Cattaraugus County edited Franklin Ellis and by published by Everts contains biographies of prominent men and pioneers of the county
including some pictures. Laura Greene and her helpers are transcribing it town by town.