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Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the Cattaraugus

Clara Davis Kirby

Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the Cattaraugus

by Clara Davis Kirby

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Published by Gowanda Area Bi-Centennial Committee in Gowanda, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gowanda (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Gowanda (N.Y.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwritten by Clara Davis Kirby ; poems and line drawings by author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF129.G67 K57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination141, vi p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4950395M
      LC Control Number76378531

      Original data: Ellis, Franklin,. History of Cattaraugus Co., New York: with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Gowanda Free Library, Gowanda, NY. likes 16 talking about this were here. We are a library serving Gowanda, Persia, Dayton, Perrysburg, and the surrounding area.5/5(7).

      On the Cattaraugus side of Gowanda, Phineas SPENCER opened the first store in a building which occupied the site of HOOKER'S Block. Here he was a successful tradesman until Other prominent merchants were SKINNER & DAY, Horace MOSES, Titus ROBERTS, Amasa L. CHAFFEE, Jas. LOCKE, Alvin BUGBEE, Samuel C. SPRINGER, FERRIS & VOSBURGH, Stephen J.   “THE HISTORY OF CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NEW YORK” Back To Cattaraugus County. If you have anything of genealogical or historical interest to add to this site, or if you are interested in becoming a member of the Painted Hills Genealogy .

      WNY Historians Cattaraugus County. Cattaraugus County Historian - Sharon Fellows Route 16 - PO Box Machias, NY ext. or [email protected] xxxx. Gowanda Area Historical Museum. (from Martin Point) Historical artifacts and exhibits from Gowanda and Persia, New York. Hours. Open by appointment Only December through April 1st. Tags. Museum. Search. Search. Navigation. Latest Media. Stan Carlson's Railroad Imagery. Map of Cattaraugus , photos from early The Final.


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Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the Cattaraugus [Kirby, Clara Davis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the CattaraugusAuthor: Clara Davis Kirby. Original data: Kirby, Clara Davis.

Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the a, N.Y.: Gowanda Area Bi-centennial Committee,History (Courtesy of the Gowanda Area Historical Society) The Gowanda Historical Museum is located at 2 Chestnut Street, Gowanda.

Hours of operation are: PM - PM Thursdays, April through December. The name "Gowanda" is derived from the Seneca Indian phrase meaning "a valley among the hills" or "under the cliffs," referring to the village's. Gowanda is a village in western New York in the United States.

It lies partly in Erie County and partly in Cattaraugus population was 2, at the census. The name is derived from a local Seneca language term meaning "almost surrounded by hills" or "a valley among the hills". The Erie County portion of Gowanda is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area State: New York.

Cattaraugus Reservation is an Indian reservation of the federally recognized Seneca Nation of Indians, formerly part of the Iroquois Confederacy located in New of the census, the Indian reservation had a total population of 2, Its total area is about mi² ( km²).Counties: Erie, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus.

Partial north side view of West Main Street, Gowanda High School Marching Band at Springville Pageant of Bands, Gowanda is a village in western New York in the United States. It lies partly in Erie County and partly in Cattaraugus population was 2, at the census.

[2] The name is derived from a local Seneca language term meaning "almost surrounded by hills" or "a. Address delivered at Gowanda, N.Y., Tuesday, August 9th, (history of Gowanda) Ancestry.

Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the Cattaraugus Ancestry. Growing Gowanda: the enlightening chronology of a fascinating community that is zealous of its traditions Ancestry. History of Cattaraugus County, New York The Holland Land Companys SuccesaorsThe Dutch New Albion built Cattaraugus Cattaraugus County Charles church clerk close Company continued corp Creek Daniel daughter David died disch district early East elected Ellicottville erected Erie established farm father feet first formed four George.

History of Cattaraugus County, New York, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and PioneersBy Franklin Ellis and Eugene. Early history of Gowanda and the beautiful land of the Cattaraugus Family History Library Growing Gowanda: the enlightening chronology of a fascinating community that is zealous of its traditions and singularly apt in carrying them forward with sustained success.

The Holland Land Company was an unincorporated syndicate of thirteen Dutch investors from Amsterdam who in and purchased the western two-thirds of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase, an area that afterward was known as the Holland were forbidden from owning land within the United States, so the investors placed their funds in the hands of certain trustees who.

Cattaraugus Creek is a stream, approximately 68 miles ( km) long, in western New York in the United States. The creek drains a wooded rural portion of western New York southwest of Buffalo into Lake Erie.

In its lower course it flows primarily through the Cattaraugus Reservation of the Seneca tribe. William Beauchamp identifies the name Cattaraugus as deriving from the Seneca word Gah-ta-ra Mouth: Lake Erie.

Wilhelm Willink (sometimes Willem, Wilheim or Wilhem) ( – ) was a wealthy Amsterdam merchant, and one of the investors in the Holland Land Company, and the Louisiana m Willink had a summer estate on the Spaarne River, neighboring the estate villa Welgelegen of his associate Henry Hope.

Bordering Gowanda is the Cattaraugus Reservation. Gowanda Airport (D59) is a general aviation grass strip and is part of the Gernatt Family of Companies' land, located northwest of the village.

Zoar Valley on Cattaraugus Creek east of Gowanda features over 2, acres (. Gowanda Area Historical Museum. 2 Chestnut Street PO Box Gowanda, NY Open by appointment Only December through April 1st. The Cattaraugus Area Museum has 2 floors of historical treasurers including items from World War II, Civil War, early industry, railroad, genealogical information and more.

See the hand-carved Statue of Liberty, which toured the country during the bicentennial or get a. Geography. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of square miles ( km 2), of which square miles ( km 2) is land and square miles ( km 2), or %, is water.

The south town line of Collins, marked by Cattaraugus Creek, is the county line of Cattaraugus County. U.S. Route 62 runs north-south through the town, and New York State County: Erie County.

The Early History of Gowanda and the Beautiful Land of the Cattaraugus. Gowanda, NY: Niagara Frontier Publishing Company, Inc./Gowanda Area Bi-Centennial Committee, Inc.

9: “St. Joseph School, Gowanda, New York: About us” (). Cattaraugus County Clerk's Office - Cattaraugus County Vital Records - New York Births and Christenings. Joseph Parish, Gowanda, New York, is a Roman Catholic parish in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, located in the rural Western New York Village of Gowanda, in the county of Erie.

The Parish was named for Saint Joseph. The physical address of St. Joseph Church and Rectory is 26 Erie Avenue, however the Church is located at the corner of. Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus County, N.Y.

William Adams. Page Page Page Page Contents. F nrly Discoveries and Land Titles. CHAPTER l lndian Occupancy and the Indians of Today. History of the Town of Elko Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Reviews: 1.Peter Cooper (Febru – April 4, ) was an American industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, and designed and built the first American steam locomotive, the Tom Thumb, founded the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, and served as the Greenback Party's candidate in the presidential election.TOWN & VILLAGE HISTORY The Town of New Albion and Village of Cattaraugus have a rich history; the first "white" settlers in the area arrived as early as Prior to this time, the land was settled by the Seneca Nation of Indians.

The Town and Village were originally part of the Town of Little Valley and were separated from it in February