Place:Ward, Allegany, New York, United States


Located inAllegany, New York, United States

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Ward is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 368 at the 2010 census. The town was named after Hamilton Ward.

The town is in the southeast quadrant of the county, north of the village of Wellsville.


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The first settler arrived around 1817. The town of Ward was created in 1856 from parts of the towns of Alfred and Amity.

The only significant community, Phillips Creek, was first settled between 1830 and 1835.

In the summer of 1838, a violent windstorm caused destruction of property and loss of life.

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  • Outstanding guide to Ward 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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