Where is Zadock Buried?

Col. Zadock Granger was an early settler of this area and also an early death (1799). In 1796 Zadock Granger, Gideon King and probably others made a trip to western NY from their home in Suffield, Conn. to investigate the area. The next year they both bought 3000 acres of land along the Genesee River …

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More Mt. Hope Cem. Tombstones

A few days ago I uploaded three web pages that are the tombstone inscriptions of Range 9 of Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester. These tombstones were copied by Karen Dau who has spent years copying the tombstones in the newer portion of Mt. Hope. Range 9 is one of the largest of the Ranges in Mt. …

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Greenvale Cemetery Damage

This afternoon I went to Greenvale Cemetery in Fairport. I wanted to see the damage done by an old tree that fell last Friday. Half of the tree fell to the east and the other half went west. The tree is gone but there is a 8 foot circle of orange fence that surrounds some …

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Tombstones Damaged by Falling Tree

On Friday a very old tree split in half and came down in the Greenvale Cemetery in the Village of Fairport. Part of the tree ended up in the road and part broke some tombstones in this very old cemetery. It is not known how many tombstones were broken. The cemetery began in 1826 and …

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