Community Tree Updates

Marsden Family History In 2017, The Apple Manor Press reprinted Kenneth L. Marsden’s George Marsden: Revolutionary Patriot, His Family, Friends and Descendants.  This historical summary of the Marsden family, originally published in 1961 is a great source of genealogy information.  In addition to the Marsden family, family sketches of select members of the Beers, Crocken, […]


Memories of the North Shore

Many thanks to Kathy Darrow and all who contributed to the Memories of the North Shore publication. The following preface is taken from the publication: I wish to thank all of you good sports who took the time to record your Memories of the North Shore. My hope for this project was to preserve history, […]


James and Ethel

James and Ethel by Keith Schmidt In 1910, 16 year old James Irish was an errand boy for a drug store on Dominic Street in Rome, New York, where he had lived since arriving from England with his family in 1904. In 1912 his mother, Bridget Ryan Irish died in Rome and in 1920 he […]


Memories of the North Shore Project Update

This is just a reminder about the Memories of the North Shore Project that I e-mailed out in January. As you all know one of the main purposes of Historical Society’s is to preserve local area history.  This project is a fun and interesting way of accomplishing that goal.   If you are planning on  participating, hopefully […]