Irondequoit HS Yearbook

I uploaded another yearbook. This one is The Neodaondaquat 1951, which is the 1951 yearbook for Irondequoit High School. There was only one high school in Irondequoit at that time. There are pictures for 108 seniors and group pictures for grades 7 – 11. The seniors would now be about aged 85 . A lot …

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Asa Dunbar – Pioneer; Part 2

This continues the story of Asa Dunbar, a pioneer settler of Irondequoit and Brighton, NY. The 1800 census record of Asa and his family shows him and his wife having four boys, and three girls. By the 1810 census there are only 2 children living with Asa and Elizabeth. Some of the older children probably …

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Asa Dunbar – Pioneer; Part 1

This is the story of Asa Dunbar who was a pioneer settler of what is now Irondequoit and Brighton. The best previous collection of records on Asa are in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register in volume 166 (2012) where there is a genealogy of his parents. When white settlers came to what is …

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Another Church History

I uploaded a 16 page booklet on Durand United Church of Christ on Culver Road in Irondequoit. The booklet served as both a history of the church and 50th anniversary program. They celebrated that anniversary in 1968.  They won’t be celebrating any more anniversaries as the church has been sold and will be destroyed. Part …

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