Another Blog to Read

One of the many blogs that I read regularly is Rochester Subway Blog. Mike started out writing about the Rochester Subway but branched out into other historic places in and around Rochester. Within the last week there has been a photo tour of the Sibley Building. That article has 107 photos that span from the …

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Genealogy Myths

James Tanner on his blog; “Genealogy’s Star” wrote about some genealogy myths. His first posting deals with these myths: Genealogy is the second largest hobby in America Genealogy and Family History are two different pursuits Genealogists are all retired Everything you need to find you family’s history in online Genealogical family trees can be traced …

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Spotlight on Monroe Co. Cemeteries

American Ancestors has a blog called the Daily Genealogist and today they posted a column spotlighting on-line cemetery databases in Monroe County; Mt. Hope, Riverside, Holy Sepulchre and Webster Union Cemeteries. Go read the article by Valerie Beaudrault. While you are there you can also subscribe to receive future articles from American Ancestors for free …

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Rochester Subway Blog

I just discovered a blog about the Rochester Subway and also the related topic of transportation in downtown Rochester. It looks as if it been around since January 2009. I spent a good portion of yesterday reading all the old posts. I was also impressed with the pictures on the site. Most were old pictures …

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Arlington Cemetery Records

Dick Eastman on his blog has been following the story of lost records at Arlington National Cemetery. This story started back last year in June when an article in the Washington Post said¬† that dozens of burial plots appear on maps as occupied but have no headstone, and some graves that have a headstone are …

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Citations

I read a bunch of other blogs. One of my favorites is “The Ancestry Insider.” He used to work at Ancestry.com but now works at Family Search. The ‘Insider’ has been running a series of postings about Citations; ie. recording the sources that you have for your information. He is planning a few more postings …

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Tomlinson’s Corners Cemetery, Mendon, NY

Over at the blog called “The Graveyard Rabbit – Western NY State” is a description of the Tomlinson’s Corner Cemetery in the Town of Mendon, NY. Also there are some very good quality photos of very old tombstones in the cemetery. You can click on the photos and they open as much larger images. That …

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Revolutionary War Soldiers

Happy July Fourth! This holiday makes me think of my ancestors Matthew Halsey and Jacob Wilklow that were soldiers during the Revolutionary War. Neither were in any battles but that doesn’t matter as they still were ready to fight if they needed to. I noticed another blog,¬†Genealogy and Family History(.com) has a good posting on …

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