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Monroe NYS Welcomes you!

See the descriptions below for the many things Monroe NYS has to offer! All of the many records and information you will find on this site relate directly to Monroe County, New York. This is an ongoing project. Additions to the information already available will be made as often as possible so if you don't find what you are looking for today, come back again!

Baptism Records

Transcribed directly from microfilm copies of Rochester Diocesan Records, find out the full name of your ancestors, exact birth date, baptismal date, names of their parents and sponsors. Additional information in SOME records.

Marriage Records

Transcribed directly from microfilm copies of Rochester Diocesan Records, find out the date of marriage, parents names and in some cases, the location of birth for your ancestors.

Cemetery Records

Cemetery transcriptions and information from Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Rochester's Roman Catholic Cemetery with a small number from Mt. Hope Cemetery, the first Victorian cemetery in the US and St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery located in Churchville, New York. Several of the transcribed burials were photographed and are linked to the transcriptions. Just click the hyperlink and a new page will open with the corresponding photo. Note: This is an ongoing project and many photos still need to be linked.

Death Records

Transcribed directly from microfilm copies of Rochester Diocesan Records, find out the date of death for one of your ancestors.

Civil War Rosters

Find your ancestor listed among the many who fought to preserve the Union. Regiment, dates of enlistment and discharge, death dates and much more all listed right here!

Monroe County Business Directory 1877

If your ancestors worked in a trade, owned a business or were otherwise employed in some profession, perhaps you will find them listed here. Includes Rochester and all of Monroe County, listed separately by each town and village.

Monroe County New York History

Learn about the history of Monroe County and what it was like during the years that our ancestors lived there. Also find out about the many residents who helped to shape Rochester and Monroe County in the biographical sketches.

Monroe County Map

See Monroe County as it was in 1877! A beautifully detailed map of the county indicating roads, waterways and railroads, towns, cities and villages.

Monroe County Photo Gallery

Find a photo or an illustration of one of your ancestors or perhaps of their home! See what Rochester and Monroe County looked like in the times of our ancestors.

Please visit My Family Genealogy Pages!

Perhaps you will find a connection to one of my family lines! I am always happy to make new connections. My Family Pages are a combined effort. Several cousins and researchers have been kind enough to agree to have their research combined with mine which helps to fully illustrate all the various connections. Please see the individual family pages in the menu on the left to find out more about each family and the contributors to each database. Included are biographical information, news articles and obituaries, photos and links to my gedcom at WorldConnect.