Additions to Monroe Co. GenWeb in 2016

Added all kinds of things to the GenWeb website this year. Karen Dau sent tombstone inscriptions for Range 9 of Mt. Hope Cemetery. That means there is only Range 10 that has not had the tombstones copied in that cemetery. On the Vital Records page new additions are Marriages and Deaths from Rochester newspapers for …

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1928 Webster HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1928 Reveille yearbook for Webster High School. This class saw 39 seniors graduating. The yearbook also has pictures of every classes from kindergarten to 11th. Standard sports pictures and some activities and a bunch of ads in the back. The group in this picture wrote a school column for the local newspaper. …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #11

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he writes about Frederick Douglass. He in lived in Rochester for many years. He published an abolitionist newspaper “The North Star” here in Rochester. Frederick was for a couple of years the US ambassador to …

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Old News – Highlights of 1916

The Honeoye Falls Times dated Dec. 28th 1916 had a full page of news items that happened in that year. I’ve selected just some of them for this blog post. You can see the full page and see all the events that I skipped. Included are a couple of death notices for authors that you …

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