“Coming Home to Your Roots” October 3, 2009 — 9:00 am – 4:00 pm — Central Library downtown The Rochester Genealogical Society is co-sponsoring an exciting event with the Local History/Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County It is being held on the 2nd floor of the Rundel Building, as part …
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This is one reason why it is so hard reading tombstones in old cemeteries. This tombstone fell over many years ago and grass is growing over it.
I found a link to a page that has one person’s experiences in looking at the NY Vital records indexes in the Rochester Public Library. Barbara French has a good page with photos that shows just how she goes about finding vital records.
Family Search were handing out a sheet that had links to projects that they are working on and gave us some previews of things to come
1892 New York State census records have been indexed by volunteers and are searchable.
One of the largest presence at the Conference was by Ancestry.com.
While I was attending the FGS Conference one term that I heard by at least three speakers was “research broadly.”
The Genealogy Guys did a podcast at the FGS Conference and in one segment Drew walked around and interviewed some people. I was one of those that Drew interviewed. Plus they answered questions and I was surprised that they were able to come up with answers right off the top of their head. Even though …
The Beatles are invading again! The Beatles Rock Band game is out today; as are the Beatles digitally remastered CDs. I remember seeing the Beatles on Ed Sullivan back in 1964. I was just 14 and didn’t realize how they would end up changing music. Here is the first song from their appearance on 9 …