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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Free NY Sources Webinar

This Thursday (July 23rd) there is a free online webinar on “New York Resources at NEHGS” (New England Historic Genealogical Society). The description of this event says that “finding information about your New York ancestors can be tricky. Learn what resources are available at NEHGS and on AmericanAncestors.org and gain valuable research tips from genealogist …

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FSFT – Adding Family Sources

FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT) the massive online genealogy tree of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) has recently made it very easy to add sources to a whole family. You have been able to add sources to a single person for a long time but now if the record has other …

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RootsTech Free Online Sessions

This coming weekend the RootsTech genealogy conference will be in Salt Lake City, Utah. They announced  that fourteen of its popular sessions will be broadcasted live over the internet. The live broadcasts will give those unable to attend in person a sample of this year’s sessions. If interested, you can watch the live presentations at …

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