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History of the Courts in Allegany County

The first court session in Allegany county was held in November 1807, in the village of Angelica.  This was a welcome relief to the early settlers in the in the region.   Since 1802, they had been forced to travel over bad roads to Batvia.   Before that, they had to travel to Canandaigua when called to jury duty.

Early judges in the court were Moses Van Campen, Everet C. Van Wickle and Philip Church.

Some of the first attorneys were Louns Clark, Cuthbut T. Harrison, Horation Waterhouse, Daniel Curger, William G. Taylor, and Phineas P. Eley.

PLEASE NOTE - there are no details given for these early court cases

Early Court Records of Allegany Co., New York

Court Cases - names of persons named in 1806-1810

Jurors - names of jurors serving in Allegany Co., 1806-1810

Jury Lists 1867 - 1880

Court News

Surrogate (Probate) Court of Allegany County

Allegany Co., N.Y., Surrogate Court Box 1 Index

Allgeany Co., New York Wills Bk 1 - Index & Will Abstracts

Posted Wills and Will Testator Index in Allegany Co. NY GenWeb Archives

Online New York Probate indexes by David Samuelson - service for obtaining copies of wills


Charles William Swain

Crime in Allegany County

Allegany County NY GenWeb

Last updated on July 28, 2006
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