Short Genealogy Notes

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Rochester has added death dates to their online records. Previously they had burial dates but no death dates online. Start from their search page and after you find someone, click on “More Information / Condolences” to see the death date. Mocavo has made U. S. census searches free for everyone. You …

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Holy Sepulchre Cem. online records

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery here in Rochester, NY has put their records online. For years they have had a couple of kiosks in the lobby of the office where you could look up burial records. They were asked for the last few years if they were going to put the records online and the answer was …

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Tombstone Tuesday (4/7/09)

Many other genealogy blogs are posting tombstone pictures on Tuesday. So here is one from my collection. Above is the tombstone of Col. Patrick O’Rorke in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. He was born in Ireland and came to Rochester at age one. He attended West Point where he was first in his class. During the Civil …

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Re-burials to Holy Sepulchre Cem.

A few days ago I posted the third of three lots of tombstones in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery that I copied this last summer. Holy Sep. has a kiosk in their lobby in which you can look up burials. So why did I copy three lots of tombstones inscriptions? Because they have re-burials from earlier Catholic …

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