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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Holy Sep. – follow-up

    I finished typing the tombstone records for Section 12 East that I wrote about in the last posting. That section is all single graves. Those were the cheapest graves at the time the cemetery was organized. You could buy more than one grave but most are just one family member. Probably all the graves in …

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Holy Sepulchre kiosk not complete

     Ask in the office at Holy Sepulchre if all the burial records are on their kiosk. They will tell you that the records are complete. I found out that the kiosk records are NOT complete. Let me tell you the story…      This summer I have been copying the tombstones in a few of the old …

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