Place Names of Monroe County

A new online book from the Rochester Public Library describes all kinds of place names in Monroe County.  On the Origins of the Names of  Places in Monroe County, New York  give the origin of Town names, post offices, railroad stations and other places like neighborhoods. It also gives the origins of creeks and major …

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NY State place names

I got a new version of the RootsMagic genealogy program about 6 weeks ago or so.  One of the changes that was made from version 3 was to place names. It added a field called “place details” to the place names. You are now supposed to use place only for the city, county, etc. and …

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