Early Rochester Family Records

I have completed a project that I have wanted to do for many years. That is transcribing the genealogies in the newspaper column titled “Early Rochester Family Records by Anah Babcock Yates. Her column ran in the Post Express from from July 9, 1910 to Apr. 13, 1912 when it abruptly ceased. Mrs Yates was …

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Review of 2014 Additions on Monroe Co. GenWeb

Time to look back at what I added to the Monroe County GenWeb site this year. One of the largest collections added was genealogies from a newspaper column titled “Early Rochester Family Records” which ran in the Rochester Post-Express from July 9, 1910 to Apr. 13, 1912. The column was written by Anah Babcock Yates …

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Early Rochester Family Records; #5

I added the fifth page of records from the old newspaper column “Early Rochester Family Records” that were published between 1910 and 1912. The records are on Page 45 of Biographies. Highlights of families on this page are: Goss family of Pittsford William Welch family of Wheatland Horace Bush family of Penfield Lusk family of …

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Early Rochester Family Records; #4

I added the fourth page of records from the old newspaper column “Early Rochester Family Records” that were published between 1910 and 1912. The records are on Page 44 of Biographies. Highlights of families on this page are: Latta family of Charlotte, including a long autobiographical sketch by George C, Latta Children & grand-children of …

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Pictures of Monroe County, NY

I started adding pictures to the GenWeb of Monroe County website about 1997 or 1998. At that time everyone had slower internet connections so most of the pictures were rather small. Plus I had to hand code all the webpages that the pictures were on. That got really tedious and it was difficult to add …

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Early Rochester Family Records; #3

I added the third page of records from the old newspaper column “Early Rochester Family Records” that were published between 1910 and 1912. The records are on Page 43 of Biographies. Highlights of families on this page are: Archibald Crandall family Bible records Rev. Francis Cuming family Letters from Sunderland P. Gardner describing his family …

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Early Rochester Family Records; #2

I added the second page of records from the old newspaper column “Early Rochester Family Records” that were published between 1910 and 1912. The records are on Page 42 of Biographies. Highlights of families on this page are: Rev. Solomon Allen William Alling (publisher) Judges Timothy, Timothy Jr and Daniel D. Barnard Ira & James …

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Early Rochester Family Records

I have uploaded the first of a set of web pages of genealogies for some early Rochester area families. I named it page 41 of biographies but it really is family genealogies. The records came from a newspaper column called “Early Rochester Family Records” but it included early families from all over the region. The …

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Happy New Year and Additions for 2014

Happy New Year! I hope this is the year that you find that elusive ancestor. You are probably asking what I am going to be adding the GenWeb of Monroe County this year. I’m only guessing but I think I will try to add more marriages from The Daily Record and also marriages & deaths …

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Review of 2013 Additions on Monroe Co. GenWeb; part 3

This is the final part of the series of additions to the GenWeb of Monroe County website. I took a book with me to the RootsTech conference in March. FamilySearch was offering free scanning of books that were out of copyright. I was expecting to get back a finished PDF file but instead I got …

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