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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Insane Asylum Deaths

I uploaded a new web page with deaths at the Monroe County Insane Asylum (Oct. 1, 1873 – Sept. 30, 1890). These were records that were published annually in the records of the Monroe County Supervisors. For those 27 years there are 316 deaths at the Insane Asylum. The amount of information published varies. For …

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Monroe County Almshouse Deaths; 1873 – 1903

I completed my project to extract the death records of the Monroe Co. Almshouse. I found them published in “Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Monroe.” Those death records began in 1873 and stopped being published  in 1903. There were also a couple of years that the statistics of the Almshouse …

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Monroe County Almshouse Deaths

I uploaded a new web page to GenWeb of Monroe County. Deaths in the Monroe County, NY Almshouse has records from the Poor House that used to be near the corner of South and Elmwood Avenues. This page cover Oct. 1, 1890 to Sept. 30, 1900 and has records of 941 deaths at the institution. …

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Swann VR Collection

I was looking for a Rochester family on FamilySearch and came up with a relatively new source of area vital records. The Swann Collection is from the Yates County Genealogical  & Historical Society. Their collection contains all kinds of vital records from family records, newspapers and 21 family Bibles. The earliest record in the collection …

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Free NYC Vital Records

I don’t usually discuss genealogy databases on Ancestry.com. That’s because they are a fee based service and that means that not everyone would be able to see those records. Ancestry does have some free databases but they are not easy to find. Ancestry recently added indexes to approx. 10 million vital records for New York …

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Review of 2013 Additions on Monroe Co. GenWeb; part 2

Continuing on with the additions to the GenWeb of Monroe County for 2013… There were just 2 new cemetery records added this year. The first cemetery used to be called the Stone Road Cemetery. It is a Jewish cemetery that in the northern part of Rochester on what was originally Stone Road but after road …

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