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Monroe County
New York
Genealogy and History

Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

   
Sheila D. Massie, Monroe County, New York Coordinator

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

We're looking for folks who share our dedication to putting data online and are interested in helping this website become a useful research tool.

If you would like to join our group and become the host of this county, please read what we're all about on our
Volunteer Page
(A desire to transcribe data and basic webpage skills are necessary)

Until we get a dedicated volunteer to maintain this site, we'll do the best we can to add data as we come across it. You can
send your family's raw data (transcribed birth/marriage/death, cemetery, census, biography records) to us and we'll include it on this site.

WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR YOU.
All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.


County Information
County Seat: Rochester
Year Organized: 1821
Square Miles: 659

Courthouse Info:

County Office Building
39 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14614-1408


Online Data

Births

Death Records

Family Bibles

Marriage Records

School Records

Updates

October 04, 2018

1850 Federal Census-Albany and ongoingn

September 2016

-Wills for Jesse Dryer, Orin Case, John Smith, Abraham Johnston, William M. Hedges.

February 2015

Medical Professionals, Judges and Attorneys

January 2015

A Sketch of Monroe County, Chapters 1 thru 12.

Earlier additions

December 2014: History of Judges and Lawyers in Monroe.
December 2014: History of Rochester, Brighton, Chili, Clarkson, Gates, Greece, Hamlin and Henrietta.
December 2014: Geology reports of 1895 Monroe County
November 2014: Various Newspaper articles.
June 2014: Civil War Soldiers Roster for Various Towns.
June 2014: Civil War Soldiers Surname M to Z
May 2014: Civil War Soldiers Surname A to L
May 2014: History of Mendon
May 2014: Numerous Bios of Pioneers
April 2014: Bios of Various Pioneers
April 2014: History of Various Towns & Cities
April 2014: History of Monroe County Civil War Regiments
April 2014: Obituary of WEBSTER
April 2014: Church Records & Histories
Jan 2014:  bio for DUMBLE
Nov 2013:  bios for ADLER, ALDRIDGE, ANSTICE, ANTISDALE
Aug 2013: 1883 pensioners; obits for PHILLIPS, SAUNDERS, FERRIS obits
July 2013: list of cemeteries; LAWRENCE obit; 1835 Pensioners
June 2013: obits for AGATE, BACKUS, BILLINGS, CARD, CHESEBROUGH, MALLORY, WEBSTER, WOODS
Mar 2013: bios for ELWOOD, SANBORN, GALLUP, WEBBER, CASEY, PECK
Dec 2012: crime news for KELLY
Oct 2012: bios for BROWN, BAUSCH, BARNARD, GARBUTT
Apr 2012: DUPHY obit
Mar 2012: Miscellaneous news story; DENWIDDIE-WILLIAMS marriage announcement
Dec 2011: "Gossip" news for CLIFTON and DUDLEY; bio and obit of Sam Patch; bio for ANDERSON
Nov. 2011: bio for BAKER, CARTER; Crime news; BULGER/SULLIVAN deaths
Oct 2011: obits for DESMOND, HINES, LAMBERT; Church news for EISLER; bios for WIDMAN, ROWLEY, MCAULEY, GRAHAM, FARRELL, CASWELL, BUSH
July 2011: CLARK bio
June 2011: EMERY obit; Miscellaneous News Items about POUND, Description of
Rochester in 1827; MARLATT biography; BERLE obit and will; church news
Previous Updates:
Marriage Announcements; Bios for AUTEN family and QUINBY; Wills for BERL, GOFF, HINE; obituaries



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