Place:Genesee, Allegany, New York, United States

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NameGenesee
TypeTown
Coordinates42.05°N 78.25°W
Located inAllegany, New York, United States
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Genesee is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 1,693 at the 2010 census. Genesee is in the southwest corner of the county, southeast of Olean.

History

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The first settler arrived around 1823. The town of Genesee was established in 1830 from a division of the town of Cuba.

Much of the early economy was based on harvesting the forests, but oil production began around 1890.

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  • Outstanding guide to Genesee family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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