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Notebooks of data containing detailed genealogies for the Rice family of Rochester, New York, and also for the following families: Ammerman, Barr, Betsinger (Bezinger), Beidleman, Bloom, Bower (Bauer), Britton, Brown, Butts, Carr, Collins, Comfort, Conrad, Diltz, Dodderer, Ellis,
Farnham (Farnum), Faulkner, Forbes, Forbush, House, Keller, Labar (Labarre), Lanterman, Long, McWilliams, Miller, Shurger, Sidney, Snyder, Stubbs, Teeter, Towne, Trench, Twist (Twiss, Twisse), Wells, and Weaver. Several of these were of German origin, and migrated from New Jersey, and Northampton, Pennsylvania, around 1800. Also included
are family letters, notes taken from tombstones, Bibles, and public records, as well as notes from a roster of New Jersey troops in Sullivan's Expedition, 1779.