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The Ischua Valley Historical Society has a wealth of information. Available resources include:

 
Family Files
Cemetery Records for:
Mount Prospect Cemetery - Franklinville
Cadiz Cemetery - Franklinville
South Main Street Cemetery (relocated to Mount Prospect)
Fitch Cemetery - Ischua
Several small cemeteries within our region
Files on Franklinville and area Businesses
Newspapers (some on microfilm and others that are bound editions though not complete). They include:
The Cattaraugus Republican (from 1830s through 1840s)
The Sentinel
The Chronicle
The Rushford Spectator
Collections of Scrapbooks which contain Births, Marriages and Obituaries
Files on Churches
Diaries
Directories
Collection of Old Letters from the 1800s
School Yearbooks
Ledgers
Books
Pictures
Postcard Collections
Maps
Local Histories
Some Census Records
Military Information
2,500 Glass Plates, many that are identified and awaiting a grant to make them accessible
We are in the process of indexing births, marriages and deaths from our huge collection.
 

  The public is welcome to use our information for historical and genealogical research. If you are unable to visit our facility due to distance, please submit a written Search Request Form.

 

P.O. Box 153, Franklinville, NY  14737
info@ischuavalleyhistoricalsociety.org