Just before you come into the town of Olean, along Rt. 16, you will see two cemeteries. The death of William B. Sheppard was reported to be the first death in Olean on September 21, 1809. He is buried in the first cemetery you will come upon, the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
For a complete list of the graves in this cemetery please go to the Painted Hills Genealogy Society's website.