Index to Arch Merrill

I uploaded an Index to 21 Books on Local History and Lore by Arch Merrill (1943 – 1963). This index was created in 1964 and does not include the last two books by Mr. Merrill. Arch Merrill had a column in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle newspaper on the history of western New York. Some …

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FamilySearch Indexing Challenge

Now through Aug 14th at FamilySearch is a Worldwide Indexing Event. Last year during the event over 60,000 people indexed record. This year they are hoping to set a new record of 100,000 people indexing in just this one week. There are over 300 projects currently being indexed from over 20 countries around the world. …

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Indexing Event

FamilySearch is asking for assistance in indexing records this weekend. The previous record was just a little over 49,000 indexers on a day after the 1940 US census was released. They are trying to reach 50,000 volunteer indexer in one day. sHere is their press release: Join volunteers from around the world on July 20 …

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Indexes to City Newspaper

Rochester’s City Newspaper is a weekly newspaper of stories that aren’t covered by the D & C. They are noted for their movie and music reviews. The letters to the editor express all kinds of different opinions. City Newspaper doesn’t carry vital record but it should be searched for other local news stories. The first …

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