New Online Newspapers

NYS Historic Newspapers has announced the newspapers that they have added in the last three months. There aren’t any from Monroe County added this time but there are some from surrounding counties. At the bottom of the list is a video telling how can search the website. Lackawanna Daily Journal Lackawanna Journal Richmond County Democrat …

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Guide: Newspapers

I uploaded a new chapter to the Genealogical Guide on newspapers of Monroe County. This appears to be the kind of record that has the greatest growth over the last ten years. There are a couple of big websites with Monroe County newspapers. Also see the paragraph on the newspapers that are on Google. They …

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Old News – Newspaper News

Can you imagine having to spend work time at a newspaper folding them by hand? This article tells how the weekly newspaper in Fairport gets a modern machine to fold their newspapers. By getting the folder the newspaper was able to print more pages which probably meant an increase in advertising revenue. By looking the …

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Marriages from 1854

At least 20 years ago a lady gave me a typed list of marriages from 1854 that were extracted Moore’s Rural New-Yorker. I’m not sure if she extracted the marriages or someone else did it. The newspaper was an agricultural newspaper that at that time was published in Rochester. It later moved to New York …

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Estella (Birney) Buell

When I was a child my grandmother told me that, Estella, the wife of her brother had been on Broadway. Also, according to my grandmother, she also knew Jeanette MacDonald and Sydney Greenstreet who were movie stars. I must admit when grandma told me that I didn’t really believe her. Then as I started digging …

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Newspaper Records from 1832

I uploaded a new web page; Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers; Jan. 1, 1832 – June 30, 1832. I extracted all the records from newspapers from the first half of 1832. Sometimes a marriage notice would be in five newspapers and other notices in just one newspaper. They included records from not just Monroe …

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