Photographers

I spent time over the last two weeks making a web page that may or may not be of help in dating old photos taken at photography studios. Photographers of Rochester; 1861 – 1946 was created from lists of that were in the business section of the Rochester city directories. I couldn’t find any photographers …

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Voter Enrollment Lists

Have you heard? There is a national election in less than two months. That brings up a related genealogy source; voter registration lists. Those lists have been made for many years but very few have made it online. Recently the Rochester Public Library added the enrollment lists for 1920 for the towns of Monroe County. …

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Guide: Surrogate Court Records

I uploaded a chapter to the Genealogical Guide on Surrogate Court Records. The local office has about 75% of the files on their computer. You can take a USB flash drive and download the entire contents of a file. One estate file for a possible ancestor of mine is 185 pages. I also tried to …

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Guide: Some Chapters Written

I uploaded 9 chapters to the revised Genealogical Guide to Monroe County. A couple of the chapters ended up being major re-writes. A lot of genealogy sources have been put on the web in the last ten years since I wrote the last last paper edition. This online edition has the chapters as PDF files …

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