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Genealogical Society Hears History of Dewittville Poor Farm

John Sipos, historian for the village of Cassadaga, recently spoke to the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society at the Barker Library in Fredonia on the history of the Dewittville Poor Farm. The genealogical society meets on a monthly basis on the third Tuesday of each month from March through November. Walt Sedlmeyer of Fredonia is the …

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Lois & Norwood Barris Receive Elial T. Foote Local History Award

The award was presented to Lois at the Fredonia Opera House Saturday, September 29. The award is the Elial T. Foote Local History Award, which was presented for the first time during the County Bicentennial. It is sponsored by the office of the County Historian, and the Chautauqua County Historical Society. The Chautauqua County Historical …

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Norman Carlson Speaks on Collections at the Fenton

Members of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society met recently for their monthly business meeting and program at the Barker Library in Fredonia. Guest speaker was Norman Carlson from Busti, who serves as the person in charge of collections at the Fenton Historical Society in Jamestown. Mr. Carlson said that he helps many people with their …

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Cassadaga Historian Speaks to Genealogical Society

Cassadaga village historian John Sipos was the recent guest speak at the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society in Fredonia. Sipos has been the village historian for nearly six years, and a resident of the village for four decades. During that time, Sipos has collected many articles of history on the village, and kept large notebooks which …

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