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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Genealogical Guide

In 1986 I published the first “Genealogical Guide to Monroe County, NY.” Then I published new editions in 1996 and 2006. The 2006 edition is available for free on the Rochester Genealogical Society website. It has grown to be out of date and I was thinking it might be time to do something new. FamilySearch …

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2015 Year in Review

This is not only a review of 2015 but it is also the 1000th post on this blog. There were three genealogy TV series running in 2015 and for each I tried to give a preview of the episodes. Sometimes that is easy as there are press releases. I always try to find something different …

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Pictures Working Again

Over on Genweb of Monroe County the pictures folder had been not working for a while. The problem has been fixed so you can see the pictures again. I would tell you what Tech Support did but I don’t understand their explanation. All I know is that something was reset and everything appears to be …

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