City Directories - Rochester record example

City Directories - Rochester

Records: 17,364

City directories give us regular and timely snapshots of a community. They list residents and businesses within a city or town, often including suburbs. The alphabetical listings provide clues to researchers about employment, residence, and age of citizens. Because they are published frequently, more often than every ten years like the census, directories help us verify residences and businesses on a chronological scale.

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"City Directories for Rochester, New York" database with images Fold3 ( accessed June 15, 2021)

Publication Title
City Directories - Rochester
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19 Jan 2010
Last Updated
14 May 2010
Locate residents, organizations, and businesses in Rochester, NY, city directories from 1861 to 1889.