Members of the JOHOs recommend two books for beginning searchers:
Searching For Your Ancestors by Gilbert H. Doane, available in paperback in libraries and bookstores.
Don't Cry Timber! by Prudence Groff Michael, available postpaid for $6.95 from author: 64472 Michigan, Lakeville, IN 46536.
JOHOs meets monthly. Write Mrs. Helena Howard, 2422 Altay Road, Rock Stream, NY, 14878
National Genealogical Society, 4527 N. 17th St., Arlington, VA 22207. Send SASE for free flier, Suggestions for Beginners in Genealogy. Dues are $30.00 a year and entitle member to borrow by mail from 15,000 volume library.
The Rochester Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 92533, Rochester, NY 14692. Send $7.00 for Genealogical Guide to Monroe County , 48 pages of instructions and document locations. The Society meets the third Thursday of every month in St. Paul's Episcopal Church on East Avenue. The meetings are open to the public and feature two guest speakers. Dues are $10.00.
Twin Tiers Genealogical Society, Inc. publishes The Gemini quarterly. Sent for $4.00 a year with the privelege of free queries.
Davenport Library, Bath, NY
Geneva Historical Society, 543 S. Main St., Geneva,
Rochester Historical Society, 485 East Avenue, Rochester,
Schuyler County Historical Society, Old Brick Tavern, Montour Falls, NY
—Alphabetical card files of births, marriages and deaths.
Steele Memorial Library, Elmira, NY
Yates County Historical and Genealogical Society, Oliver
House, 200 Main Streeet, Penn Yan, NY