1927 Webster HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1927 Reveille yearbook for Webster High School. This class saw 29 seniors graduating. The yearbook also has pictures of every classes from kindergarten to 11th. Standard sports pictures and some activities and a bunch of ads in the back. Most of the photos in the yearbook were by Moser Studio of Rochester. …

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Find A Grave on FamilySearch

An announcement from FamilySearch yesterday mentioned that they now have records from Find A Grave, I did a search on the direct link to the database on FamilySearch and was surprised that I couldn’t find records that I had put on Find A Grave. I then went over to the Find A Grave website to …

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Family Story of a Broadway Performer

Back in the 1960s my grandmother told me that her brother’s wife, Stella, had been on Broadway. Not only that, but that she also knew Jeanette MacDonald and Sydney Greenstreet. I thought that grandma was confused or just plain wrong. Many years later when I entered Stella into my genealogy program, I entered a note …

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Fairport, NY newspapers

The Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) has a new website called Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region that has as the first part of the project, online newspapers for Fairport, NY. Included are these newspapers: Fairport Herald (February 1873-March-1889, April 1890-December 1895, 1896-April 1925) Fairport Herald-Mail (May-December 1925) Fairport-Perinton Herald-Mail (1980-1992) Monroe County …

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New NEHGS website

A couple of weeks ago the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) announced a new website, American Ancestors (americanancestors.org). This follows the re-branding of the NEHGS quarterly member magazine earlier this year to be called American Ancestors. The new website joins the other NEHGS websites of newenglandancestors.org and newyorkancestors.org. The announcement from NEHGS said that …

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