St. Patrick’s Day

It seems that I am one of the few people that doesn’t have a Irish ancestor. When we asked at Rochester Genealogical Society meetings about a third say that they have Irish ancestry. If you want to research your ancestors from Ireland, I suggest you read this recent blog post from Diane Haddad, the “Genealogy …

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Selling Christmas Trees

From the early 1950s to the mid 1960s my family owned a market in Horseheads, NY that mainly sold fruits and vegetables. Business was slow in the winter months so we would close except around Christmas time when we would sell Christmas trees. My dad had to go to growers and pick up a load …

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