EARLIEST SETTLERS of ALLEGANY, Cattaraugus County, NY
From: Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus County, ed by William Adams, pub 1893.
ORTON, DAVID (joined the Mormons in IL in 1823)
ORTON, AMOS B. (Joined the Mormons in IL in 1823)
PHILLIPS, ABIATHAR, Sr.
REED, EBENEZER(from Connecticut), first settler in Allegany. 1820.
STRONG, JAMES ( Sr)
1830s and 1840s
BASCOM, GEORGE ("recently deceased - 1893)
CHAPIN, JABEZ (Sr.) (And his four sons)
CHAPIN, JABEZ (Jr.)
CLARK, JAMES R.
(The five Clarks were all brothers)
McCLURE, H.W. (Of Franklinville)
SHELDON, G.C. (George Cowles Sheldon 1811-1882 Arrived fron New Hartford Conn.)
WRIGHT, WILLIAMWRIGHT, ISAAC ("recently deceased" - 1893)
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Last Updated: August 15, 1998