Additions and Corrections: Monroe County

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(page 483) Town of Perinton: 1791 Glover Perrin and wife settled; part of the village of East Rochester continues to be located in the town of Perinton; “Fullams and Fullam Town” refers to a place that was known as “Fullamtown “ or Fullam’s Basin.”

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Local Repositories & Resources:

Penfield Local History Room, 1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526 (585)340-8740, Email historian@penfield.org, http://www.penfield.org/dpt-historian-localrm.php 

The Local History Room is open 19 hours a week for researchers. Its collections focus on the Town of Penfield and include photographs, church and cemetery records, maps, newspapers, directories, tax records, surname and property files, diaries and memoirs, yearbooks, land records,  a historic resource survey, records of various organizations, district school records, some early town records, and information on Penfield’s Civil War soldiers and Revolutionary War patriots buried there. 

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SELECTED PRINT & ONLINE RESOURCES

Folts, James D. The Genesee Region: 1790 to the Present, a Guide to Its History. Rochester, NY: Rochester/Genesee Valley History Project, 1978.

This book was followed by two published supplements cited below. Together they form an annotated bibliography of the books, pamphlets, and periodical articles on the history of a region covering ten New York counties: Allegany, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. All three volumes have been digitized and comprise a searchable database called Bibliography of the Genesee Region, 1790 to 1990 and accessible here: http://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/genesee/search

Folts, James D. The Genesee Region: 1790 to the Present, a Guide to Its History: Supplement. Rochester, N.Y: Local History Committee, Rochester Regional Research Library Council, 1984.

Kabelac, Karl S, and James D. Folts. The Genesee Region: 1790 to the Present, a Guide to Its History: Second Supplement. Rochester, NY: Local History Committee, Rochester Regional Library Council, 1992.

Folts, James D, Karl S. Kabelac, and Melissa S. Mead. Bibliography of the Genesee Region, 1790 to 1990. University of Rochester, Dept. of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, 2011. Internet resource. http://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/genesee/search

Kabelac, Karl S, and Melissa S. Mead. Rochester Local History Indexes. University of Rochester, Dept. of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, 2010. Internet resource: http://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/local-history/search  This database comprises the following four local history indexes:

Kabelac, Karl S. Index to Biographical Sketches of Rochesterians and Monroe Countians. Fairport, N.Y: Local History Committee, Rochester Regional Library Council, 1997. Indexes nearly 70 titles with about 12,200 entries.

Kabelac, Karl S. Index to Pictures of Rochesterians and Monroe Countians. Rochester, NY: Local History Committee, Rochester Regional Library Council, 1992. Indexes 53 titles with about 7,500 entries.

Kabelac, Karl S. Index to Views of Rochester and Monroe County. Rochester, NY: The Committee, 1986. Indexes 60 titles with about 5,000 entries.

Kabelac, Karl S. Rochester Businesses at the End of the Nineteenth Century: An Index. University of Rochester, Dept. of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, 1995. Indexes 11 titles with about 2,000 entries.