Links to other genealogy pages.
Links to other genealogy related pages.
The links with a dark blue graphic shaped like Monroe County are on this website.
Rochester Regional links
Monroe Co., NY GenWeb
Rochester Genealogical Society homepage.
Vital Records, Religious Records and Census Records
Assorted Vital Records from Monroe Co., NY
Deaths from the Western NY Masonic Relief Association (1875 - 1893)
Life Records. Search recent vital records from Rochester newspapers.
County Records, Monroe County, New York from Linda H. Gutiérrez
Index to Marriages in Rochester; 1876 - 1932
Brockport Marriages appearing in the Brockport Republic newspaper from 1856-1917. Indexed by Arnold Schockow. (PDF file)
Brockport Deathsappearing in the Brockport Republic newspaper from 1856-1917. Indexed by Arnold Schockow. (PDF file)
Purchase a copy of a Monroe County Will (1821 - 1904) from Sampubco for a reasonable cost.
Marriages extracted from the 1865 NY State Census of Rochester, NY.
Marriages extracted from the 1865 NY State Census for the rest of Monroe County.
Deaths extracted from the 1865 NY State Census of Rochester, NT.
Deaths extracted from the 1865 NY Census for the rest of Monroe County.
Deaths extracted from the 1875 NY State Census for the Towns of Monroe County.
Religious Congregations of Rochester, NY formed before 1900.
Rochester Catholic Diocese.
Records of the Brick Presbyterian Church (now Downtown United Pres. Church, Rochester.
1790 Census for Ontario Co., NY (which includes most of western NY).
Four index pages of the 1830 Census on the Vital Record Page.
Index of 1892 Census of Ogden, NY. Indexed by Donald Specht. (PDF file)
Cemeteries of Monroe Co., NY and links to many cemetery records.
Pictures of Monroe County tombstones from New York Gravestones.
Riverside and Mt. Hope Cemeteries.
Searchable records for Mt. Hope and Riverside Cemeteries
Friends of Mt. Hope Cemetery. A group that helps preserve Rochester's large public cemetery.
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Over 200,000 burials of Catholics from Monroe County from 1871 to the present.
Burials in Garland Cemetery, Clarkson, NY by Donald Specht. (PDF file)
Henrietta, NY Cemetery Records.
People buried in Ogden, NY cemeteries by Donald Specht. (PDF file)
Parma Union Cemetery. Names from the official burial records.
Search the burial records of Creekside Cemetery and last few years of burials in St. Vincent De Paul's Roman Catholic Church Cemetery in Churchville, NY.
Webster Union Cemetery.
Pictures of tombstones in Monroe County from New York Gravestones.
Newspapers - old and current
Newspapers of Monroe County including information on obtaining them through Inter-Library Loan.
Monroe County Newspaper Abstracts from 1818 - 1947.
Old News--Abstracts of the DAILY SUN, Rochester, N.Y., 1839
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
Current obits. Also search obits for the past few months.
Recent weddings, engagements, marriage licenses and anniversaries.
The Catholic Courier.
West Side News.
Obits from the Messenger Post suburban newspapers.
Pictures and postcards
Rochester Images from the Rochester Public Library, Rochester Museum & Science Center, and Rochester Municipal Archives. (over 3000 images)
Vintage Views of Rochester, NY - A History in Post Cards.
Pictures of Rochester and Monroe County. Most are old postcards from the early 1900s.
Images of Rochester. More old pictures of the Rochester area. A great collection of photo postcards of Ontario Beach Park and Glen Haven.
CNY Cemetery Photographers' site has pictures of cemeteries inculuding Rochester's own Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Local MilitaryRegiments and Patriotic Organizations
A roster of the men of the 140 from the Civil War.
th NY Volunteers This Regiment mostly came from Monroe County.
Civil War Roster for all of Monroe County
Co. A, 8 roster from the Civil War.
th NY Cavalry Monroe Co. Casualties in the Korean War.
Monroe Co. Casualties in the Vietnam War.
Greater Rochester Vietnam Veterans Memorial of Greater Rochester.
Rochester Chapter of The Empire State Society, Sons of the American Revolution. They also are beginning to post pictures of the graves of Revolutionary War Veterans.
24 Jan. - Irondequoit Chapter - DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is a patriotic organization for ladies with Revolutionary War ancestors. The site also has a list of this chapter's Rev. War ancestors.
On-line Books on this web site
Gazetteer and Business Directory of Monroe Co., NY for 1869-70 by Hamilton Child from the Making of America Collection at Cornell University.
History of the Pioneer Settlement of Phelps and Gorham's Purchase and Morris Reserve... (1851) by Orasmus Turner; from the Making of America Collection at Cornell University
Rochester City Directories.
Henrietta Heritage (1977) by Eleanor Kalsbeck.
Irondequoit Story (1957) by Maude I. West (text only)
Maps. You may have to use your "back button" to return from some of these links.
Page with links to 1908 Highway Maps of Monroe County.
Page with links to 1954 Town Maps.
1869-70 map of Monroe County from " Child's Gazetteer and Directory of Monroe County."
1904 Map of Rochester (northern half).
1904 Map of Rochester (southern half).
Early Chili Residents. Showing where people that came before 1822 lived.
1895 map of Monroe County
Phelps and Gorham's Purchase in 1790.
100 acre tract, 1814 - now downtown Rochester.
The former Village of Carthage.
Village of Rochester in 1817.
Village of Rochester in 1820.
Rochester in 1827.
City of Rochester in 1838 (northern half).
City of Rochester in 1838 (southern half).
Village of Charlotte in 1872 (northern half).
Village of Charlotte in 1872 (southern half).
Map of Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
Map of Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Other cemetery maps on the Cemetery Page.
Rochester Neighborhood Associations
Maplewood Neighborhood Association
Ellwanger and Barry Neighborhood Association
Browncroft Neighborhood Association
MarketView Heights Association
South West Area Neighborhood Association
Corn Hill Neighbors Association
th Ward Community Association, Inc.
Town Histories and Historical Societies
Historic Brighton, NY.
History of the Village of Brockport.
Clarkson Historical Society
Highlights of Clarkson History.
Fairport Historical Society and Historical Museum.
Gates Historical Society
The Greece Historical Society & Museum
A Brief History of Hamlin
Irondequoit Historical Society
A Brief History of Ogden, NY
History of Parma, NY
Penfield Local History Room.
A Brief History of Perinton, NY
Town of Pittsford History
History of the Town of Sweden
Town of Wheatland: A Brief History.
Rochester area museums
George Eastman House and International Museum of Photography.
Susan B. Anthony House
New York Museum of Transportation
The Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad Museum
Genesee Country Village and Museum.
Strong Museum. National Museum of Play.
Antique Wireless Association - radio museum in Bloomfield, NY.
Ganondagan State Historic Site. Site of a Seneca Indian village.
Rochester Museum & Science Center.
Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum in Canandaigua.
Landmark Society of Western New York
Historic Highway Markers of Monroe County.
Information on NYMONROE-L, the Monroe Co. mail list and how to subscribe.
Genealogical Resources in Monroe County and places to write for more genealogical information.
Known Descendants of Nathaniel Rochester.
Monroe County Message Board (includes over 11700 messages back to 1996.)
Monroe County NYGenWeb Archives
Monroe Co. Off-Line Sources
Rochester History - A journal that covers the history of Rochester and western New York. All articles, from 1939 to the present, are available online.
Rochester Regional Library Council: Directory of Regional Libraries - Addresses and links for libraries and archives.
Rochester Wiki; the encyclopedia of Rochester information.
Historical Records of Ontario Co., NY from the Ontario Co. Archives.
Ontario County Historical Society
Rochester- City Hall. Official pages for the City of Rochester; with these pages of interest:
Records Management Bureau - the Rochester City archives
A Guide to Mt. Hope Cemetery
Walking Tour of High Falls and Brown's Race Historic District
Center at High Falls
Existing Railroad Stations. Includes Monroe County and does have some photos.
Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway
Biography of Frederick Douglass.
Tour of the Historic Houses of Corn Hill
Western New York Suffragists - Winning the Vote.
A list of genealogical links from the Rochester Public Library.
Main page of Rush-Rhees Library at the University of Rochester. They do have some genealogy and a lot of historical sources. They are also open real late during the school year.
The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Rochester.
Rochester Time Capsule from 1873.
10 Jan. - Monroe County On-line Research Resources as presented to the Computer Interest Group of the Rochester Genealogical Society on 10 Jan. 2008. (Very similar to this page.)
24 Jan. - Lewis Henry Morgan Chapter of the NY State Archaeology Association.
New York State links
General genealogy links
On-line Library Catalogs
Go to Rochester Genealogical Society homepage
Go to Monroe
County GenWeb page.
Created on 24 April 1996
Moved to RootsWeb on 18 Nov. 2000
24 Jan. 2008
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Richard T. Halsey