Additions to Monroe Co. GenWeb in 2016

Added all kinds of things to the GenWeb website this year. Karen Dau sent tombstone inscriptions for Range 9 of Mt. Hope Cemetery. That means there is only Range 10 that has not had the tombstones copied in that cemetery. On the Vital Records page new additions are Marriages and Deaths from Rochester newspapers for …

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Short Notes

I uploaded a chapter on directory research for my Genealogical Guide to Monroe County. A lot of the city and county directories are online. If you haven’t looked for your families in the directories, you should. The Church Records Preservation Committee of Rochester Genealogical Society (RGS) has added records of Lakeside Presbyterian Church that was …

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It Was Twenty Years Ago Today

On June 17th 1996 I created one web page that was the beginning of the GenWeb of Monroe Co., NY. The GenWeb project started about March 1996 in Kentucky when a few genealogist thought that it would be a great idea to have a separate website for each county in that state. It caught on …

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