1928 Aquinas Yearbook

I uploaded the 1928 yearbook for Aquinas Institute in Rochester. That is a Catholic boy’s high school. It was started in 1902 as the co-ed Cathedral High School. The girls left in 1917 when Nazareth Academy started. In 1922 the school’s name was changed to Aquinas Institute.They moved to the present building on Lake Ave …

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Cemeteries that have been Moved – Part 3 of 3

This is the last of the reports on cemeteries of Monroe County that have been moved. These are all Catholic cemeteries formerly in Rochester. When Holy Sepulchre Cemetery was started in 1871 the Rochester Diocese asked that these cemeteries no longer accept new burials except for families that already owned plots in the cemeteries. Thus …

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Old News – Holy Name Church

The newspaper article is about the opening of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Greece, NY. That church had the last Mass in 2014. It is now currently for sale. The current asking price is $675,000 which is only slightly over what it cost to build in 1967. COURIER – JOURNAL Friday, Oct. 27, 1967 …

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Old News – Picnics and Anniversaries

More news from the past. This time Rochester Catholic Church events. THE CATHOLIC COURIER Friday, July 24, 1914 City Parish News Interesting Budget of Happenings Gathered by Our Reporter St. Boniface The St. Boniface “Footlight Club” the dramatic organization of this church will hold their first annual outing Sunday, July 26th, at the Silver Lake …

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New Local Cemetery Records

I recently added a new cemetery transcription list to the GenWeb of Monroe County website. It is for the Stone Road Cemetery which is a Jewish Cemetery which in NOT on Stone Road. When it opened about 1895 it was then Stone Road but that changed in 1935 when Stonewood Avenue opened. Portions of the …

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