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December 2005

Ayers Family Headstones, Newark Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 12/22/05

Ancestral Sightings - From In-State Resources Part 6 - Family Bios Section: updated 12/22/05

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section: updated 12/22/05

Photos of Reformed Church and Quaker/VanHolde Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/20/05

3 Photos of Fish Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/20/05

3 Photos of Ridge Chapel Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/20/05

Neal Family Headstones, Newark Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 12/19/05

2 Photos of Lake View Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/19/05

2 Photos of East Williamson Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/19/05

2 Photos of Pleasant View Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/19/05

2 Photos of Sunnyside Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Williamson: added 12/19/05

Photo of Schoolhouse No. 7 Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photo of Palmyra Village Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

3 Photos of Gideon Durfee Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

2 Photos of East Palmyra Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photo of Brig. Gen. John Swift Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

3 Photos of Sanford Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

2 Photos of St. Anne's Catholic Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photo of Parker / Lemuel Durfee Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Carpenter or Langdon Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photo of Jagger (Old Eastern) Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photo of Galloway Family Burial Vault - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photo of Cole Burying Ground - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 12/17/05

Photos of Holbrook's, Ferris or Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Savannah: added 12/17/05

Photos of Butler-Savannah Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Savannah: added 12/17/05

Photos of Delling Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 12/17/05

Photos of Tallman Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Savannah: added 12/17/05

Photos of More Small Savannah Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Savannah: added 12/17/05

Ancestral Sightings - From Out-of-State Resources Part 6 - Family Bios Section: updated 12/16/05

Wolcott NY History - a link to another site. Be sure to check out the many impressive old photographs and vintage postcards linked from bottom of town and village pages! Maps and info about historical society. Added 12/16/05

Ancestral Sightings - From In-State Resources Part 6 - Family Bios Section: updated 12/16/05

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section: updated 12/16/05

Photo of Unknown Cemetery Near Fox Sisters' Home - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 12/16/05

Photos of 3 Small Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 12/16/05

Photo of South Sodus Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 12/16/05

Photo of Sodus Rural Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 12/16/05

Photos of Brick Church Cemetery, top of Pt. 2 & Pt. 3 - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 12/16/05

Photo of Sodus Rural Cemetery, Additions List - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 12/16/05


November 2005

Lake Shore News, June 5, 1930 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/29/05

Photo of St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/19/05

Photo of Joy Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/19/05

Photo of Old Mill Street Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/19/05

2 Photos of Old Galen Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Savannah: added 11/19/05

Photo of Harkness or Wheeler Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Marion: added 11/19/05

2 Photos of East Newark Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 11/19/05

Photos of Small Family Cemeteries, Pt. 1 - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 11/18/05

Photos of Small Family Cemeteries, Pt. 2 - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 11/18/05

Photo of Zurich Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 11/18/05

2 Photos of Fairville Cemetery (at top of each page) - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia: added 11/18/05

Photo of Kitchen Family Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/09/05

Photo of Swales Family Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/09/05

Photos of Wickham Family Burial Plot - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/09/05

Photo of Bushnell's Burial Place - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/09/05

Photo of Centenary Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Sodus: added 11/09/05

Photo of Old Wolcott Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/09/05

Photo of Park Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/09/05

Photo of South Side Cemetery, Red Creek - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/09/05

3 Photos of North Wolcott aka Thorne Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/09/05

Photo of Catholic Cemetery, Red Creek - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

2 Photos of Glenside Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

Photo of Phillips or Van Fleet Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

Photo of Old Livingston Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

2 Photos of Fairmount Cemetery, Red Creek - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

Photo of Joiner or Wheeler Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

2 Photos of Ford or Community Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 11/07/05

Photo of Davis Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

3 Photos of Ontario Village Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

Photo of Furnaceville Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

2 Photos of St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

2 Photos of Ontario Center Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

Photo of Dickinson Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

Photos of Thatcher Cemetery & Newly Discovered Headstone - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05

Photo of Lakeside Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Ontario: added 11/01/05


October 2005

2 Unknown Cemeteries of Rose - Townships Section, Town of Rose: added 10/30/05

3 Photos of Rose Cemetery AND whole cemetery list reformatted - Townships Section, Town of Rose: added 10/30/05

2 Photos of North Rose Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Rose: added 10/30/05

2 Photos of Ellinwood Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Rose: added 10/30/05

2 Photos of Lovejoy Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Rose: added 10/30/05

2 Photos of Collins Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Rose: added 10/30/05

Photos of Sprague, Roe-Park, and 1st Burial Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

2 Photos of Winegar Hill Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

3 Photos of Butler Center Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

Photo of Davis Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

3 Photos of Westbury Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

Photo of Center Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

Photo of Sand Hill (Miller) Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

Photo of Hubbard (Everhart) Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

Photo of Wood / Pleasant Knoll Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Butler: added 10/29/05

Aurand's / Shepard's Corners Cemetery (a new list on this site) - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/21/05

Lake Shore News, December 6, 1923 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 10/16/05

Gideon Durfee Cemetery (a new list on this site) - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra: added 10/16/05

3 Photos of Lock Pit Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/16/05

Photos of Briggs/Hunt's Corners, Messner Farm, Craeger Bridge and Romeyn Farm Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/16/05

Photos of Mead and DaBoll Farm Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/16/05

Photo of Maple Grove Cemetery Sign - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/14/05

2 Photos of Lock Berlin Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/14/05

Photo of Ferguson Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/14/05

Color Photo, White School House Cemetery, New Sign - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/14/05

Photo of St. John's Catholic Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/14/05

2 Photos of Old Quaker Cemetery at Marengo - Townships Section, Town of Galen: added 10/14/05

5 Photos - Finley & Lusk Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

Photo of West Walworth Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

3 Photos of Walworth Village Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

2 Photos of Walworth Freewill Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

Photo of Gould Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

Photo of Baker Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

Photo of McCreery / Arnold Farm Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Walworth: added 10/8/05

2 Photos of St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Macedon: added 10/6/05

3 Recent Photos of Macedon Center Cemetery added at tops of Parts 1, 2 & 3 - Cemeteries Section, under Town of Macedon: added 10/6/05

Bryant Cemetery Driving Instructions - Townships Section, Town of Macedon: added 10/6/05

Photo of Macedon Village Cemetery Sign - Townships Section, Town of Macedon: added 10/6/05

2 Photos of Union Burying Ground - Townships Section, Town of Macedon: added 10/6/05

Photo of Village of Marion Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Marion: added 10/4/05

Photo of Hall Center Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Marion: added 10/4/05

Photo of Knapp Family Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Marion: added 10/4/05

Photo of Upper Corners Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Marion: added 10/4/05

Vanmarter Cemetery Driving Instructions Update - Townships Section, Town of Lyons: added 10/4/05

Presbyterian Cemetery Location - Townships Section, Town of Lyons: added 10/4/05

2 Photos of Gilbert Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Marion: added 10/4/05

Macedon Civil War Veterans Monument - Townships Section, Town of Macedon: added 10/2/05

3 Photos of Cole Burying Ground - Townships Section, Town of Lyons: added 10/1/05

2 Recent Photos of Elmwood Cemetery - Townships Section, Town of Lyons: added 10/1/05

2 Recent Photos of Lyons Rural Cemetery added at tops of Parts 2 & 3 - Cemeteries Section, under Town of Lyons: added 10/1/05

Photo of Lyons Presbyterian Church Sign - Townships Section, Town of Lyons: added 10/1/05


September 2005

Found Family Fotos Pt. 3 - Baltzel Update - Family Bios Section: added 9/21/05

Petteys Family Reunion Photos - Family Bios Section: added 9/21/05

Descendants of Manoah Delling - Family Bios Section: added 9/21/05

Wolcott Courier, June 1, 1904 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 9/17/05

Marriages & Deaths from Geneva 1829 Newspapers - Vital Records Section, link at top of Historical Articles Section: added 9/12/05

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section: added 9/12/05


July & August 2005

Grips' Historical Souvenir of Wolcott Pt. 10 Updated w/Photo Links - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 8/25/05

Wolcott Courier, May 25, 1904 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 8/24/05

Found Family Fotos Pt. 4 - Jane Treat - Family Bios Section: added 7/26/05

Lake Shore News, December 29, 1887 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott: added 7/18/05


June 2005

Civil War Veterans Buried in Rose Cemetery: Military Section, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 6

Photos of Rev. War John Sherman Headstone Update: Military Section, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Town of Rose Veterans Memorial: Military Section, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Civil War Veterans Buried in Rose Cemetery: Military Section, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Photo of Rev. War Soldier John Sherman's Headstone: Military Section, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 6

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Ancestral Sightings - From Out of State Resources Part 6 - Family Bios Section

1876 Polly Veeder Probate w/Garlock Connections - Familiy Bios Section

Wilson/Conant Update to 1849 Savannah Marriages - Vital Records Section

Chauncey B. Collins Family Tombstone - Cemeteries Section, Town of Rose


May 2005

Goossen and Bruinix Family Members added to Marion Cemetery - Cemeteries Section, Town of Marion

March 9, 1944 Lyons Republican Newspaper - Town of Lyons Section

Hibbard Basket Works - Town of Butler Section

Col. Oscar E. Pratt, Physician & Civil War Officer - Family Bios Section

Ancestral Sightings - From Out of State Resources Part 6 - Family Bios Section

Brick Church Cemetery Reformatted & Sign Photo Added - Cemeteries Page

1870 Census of Huron, Part 3 - Townships Section, Town of Huron


April 2005

Menzo Smith, Civil War Soldier - Family Bios Section

Found Family Fotos Pt. 3 - Hoeltzel Update - Family Bios Section

Photos of Children and Descendants of Robert and Christiana Foote Jeffers - Town of Rose Section

Dedication of Wolcott Masonic Temple 1930 - Town of Wolcott Section


March 2005

Found Family Fotos Pt. 4 - Ada Hill - Family Bios Section

1847 Guardianship Petition of Abraham Garlock - Town of Marion Section

1847 Guardianship Bond of Abraham Garlock - Town of Marion Section

1848 Guardianship Account of Abraham Garlock - Town of Marion Section

Students of Macedon Academy Completed

Found Family Fotos Pt. 3 - Baltzel, Hoeltzel, Tiese Updates - Family Bios Section

Found Family Fotos Pt. 2 - Stebbins Update - Family Bios Section

Students of Macedon Academy
Men's Names and Personal Sketches Updated w/ Surnames S - U

Arcadia & Newark Postcard Album Updated - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia

19th Century Wayne County Marriages from Universalist Sources - Vital Records Section

Lake Shore News Part 5 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott

Lake Shore News Part 4 - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott

History of Alton NY Canning Factory - Townships Section, Town of Sodus

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 5


February 2005

Macedon Founders of Geneva's Van Dusen Nursery - Townships Section, Town of Macedon

1860s Pultneyville Newspaper Notices Part 17 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 5

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Students of Macedon Academy
Men's Names and Personal Sketches Updated w/ Surnames M - R

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

1895 History of Town of Lyons - Townships Section, Town of Lyons

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 5

1840 Peter Garlock Estate Settlement - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia

1839 Peter Garlock Affidavit of Death Residence - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 5

40 New Family Sketches from Cowles' 1895 History - Family Bios Section

Roe Cobblestone Schoolhouse - Townships Section, Town of Butler

South Butler Church of Christ Disciples - Townships Section, Town of Butler


January 2005

Students of Macedon Academy
Men's Names and Personal Sketches Updated w/ Surnames H - L

1843 Jacob P. Garlock Estate Inventory - Townships Section, Town of Marion

1843 Jacob P. Garlock Estate Proof of Service - Townships Section, Town of Marion

Family Sketches from Cowles' 1895 History - Family Bios Section

Students of Macedon Academy
Women's Names and Personal Sketches complete; Men's Names and Personal Sketches through Surnames G

1895 History of Ontario - Townships Section, Town of Ontario

1895 History of Savannah - Townships Section, Town of Savannah

1895 History of Walworth - Townships Section, Town of Walworth

History of Macedon Cemeteries - Townships Section, Town of Macedon

Students of Macedon Academy - hundreds of names, people who moved to Michigan, pre-1850 people, etc. Take a look! - Townships Section, Town of Macedon

Early Macedon Schools - Townships Section, Town of Macedon

Building the Erie Canal, 1911-1912 - Historical Articles Section

Annotated 1870 Census of Huron, Part 2 - Townships Section, Town of Huron

Annotated 1870 Census of Huron, Part 1 - Townships Section, Town of Huron

Phillips Cemetery (a link off site) - Townships Section, Town of Wolcott


December 2004

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Watson Schoolhouse & 1843 Student List - Townships Section, Town of Butler

1870 Census of Williamson, Pt. 12, Conclusion - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

1901 Fairville NY Train Wreck - Townships Section, Town of Arcadia

1870 Census of Williamson, Pt. 11 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

Marriages at E. Palmyra Methodist Church 1875-1907 - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra

Wayne County Death Notices 1803-1854 - Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Ancestral Sightings - From Out of State Resources Part 5

New Web Address: Wayne County Historical Society


November 2004

History of East Palmyra M.E. Church - Townships Section, Town of Palmyra

1860s Pultneyville Newspaper Notices Part 16 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

Will of Jacob P. Garlach - Townships Section, Town of Marion

1843 Proof of Will Jacob P. Garlock - Townships Section, Town of Marion

1860s Pultneyville Newspaper Notices Part 15 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

Ancestral Sightings - From Out of State Resources Part 5

1860s Pultneyville Newspaper Notices Part 14 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

1860s Pultneyville Newspaper Notices Part 13 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

1860s Pultneyville Newspaper Notices Part 12 - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

1879 Will of Friend Kenyon - Townships Section, Town of Marion

1887 Petition of Will of Friend Kenyon - Townships Section, Town of Marion

1887 Judicial Settlement of Friend Kenyon - Townships Section, Town of Marion

1887 Friend Kenyon Final Estate Settlement - Townships Section, Town of Marion

Roe's History, Chapter 10 Completed - Historical Articles Section, Mililtary

Obits Board 4 update: Vital Records, link at top of Historical Articles Section

Ancestral Sightings - From NYS Resources Part 5

Roe's History Typing Project - updated with sample assignments - Historical Articles Section, Mililtary

Roe's History of the 9th Heavy Artillery Typing Project - Historical Articles Section, Mililtary

1870 Census of Williamson, Pt. 10, 3 more pages - Townships Section, Town of Williamson

Ancestral Sightings - From Out of State Resources Part 5




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