Historical Records

The books and documents in this collection contain vital records, along with details of the day-to-day activities in your ancestors' lives. The information is carefully transcribed by hand, and verified for accuracy, from original documents mostly published between 1830 and 1930 -- including Masonic rosters, rural school and college catalogues, vintage telephone directories, insurance claims, tax records, church catalogues, railroad seniority rosters, fraternal group and business association memberships, farm directories and all sorts of clubs and societies!

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  • Knights of Pythias 1884/5 Assessment Notices
  • Ohio Deaf and Dumb Inst. 1841 Report
  • Elizabeth Orphan Asylum Association 1906 Report
  • North-Western Ohio Masonic Relief Association 1884-1899 Assessments
  • Old Lyme 1907 Names of Democratic Electors
  • Massachusetts Infant Asylum 1875 Report
  • 1000 School Fires
  • Owego Mutual Benefit Association 1886 Assessments
  • Philadelphia Clown New Year Association Members
  • Grafton First Baptist Church 1913 Calendar
  • SS Caledonia 1937 Souvenir Passenger List (NY to Glasgow)
  • S. S. Mongolia 1926 Souvenir Passenger List (New York to San Francisco)
  • Mt. Morris Norwegian Mutual Insurance Company 1908 Assessment
  • Southern Tier Masonic Relief Association 1879 Assessment
  • Rochester Mutual Relief Society 1885 Assessment (January)
  • Angelica Hose Company No. 1 Roster 1946

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