Old News – Church Conference

An up-coming church conference for boys is sponsored in part by the Rochester YMCA. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL Thursdays, March 4, 1915 BOYS’ CONFERENCE. A Conference for the Church Boys of this County to be Held in Rochester. That the Older Boys’ Conference idea for organizations doing religious work with boys is gaining in popularity …

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Ancestors at Albany Dutch Reformed Church

It is possible that my mother’s and father’s ancestors cross paths in the late 1600s? Both attended the Albany (NY) Dutch Reformed Church. That church started in 1642 in what was then known as Beverwijck (“Beaver Town”) and renamed Albany in 1664 when the English took over. The church records begin in 1683. Those have …

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