Cattaraugus County, New York

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Cattaraugus is a county in New York. It was formed in 1808 from the following county/ies: Genesee. The earliest land deed in Cattaraugus was recorded in 1817. Surrogate's Court records begin in 1817. For more information, contact the county at 303 Court St., Little Valley 14755-1028. On the attached map, Cattaraugus is located at C3. Cattaraugus had no county government until 1817. Its records were first kept in Buffalo, but they were destroyed in 1813 when the British burned the courthouse. In 1812 Cattaraugus was annexed to Allegany County, and from 1814—17 county records for the eastern towns of Olean and Ischua were kept in Belmont and for the western town of Perry, in Buffalo.

For information about the state of New York see New York Family History Research.

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