Requests for Genealogical Services
Mount Hope Cemetery genealogical look-ups are a free service performed by the Friends. Contact us to submit your request. In your request, please provide us with the name of the person(s) you are researching and what information you are interested in finding. Include the person’s death date, if known. Response time is usually within 3 to 5 working days.
This volunteer service is provided by the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation. Donations are appreciated and are tax deductible.
New to genealogy? FamilySearch has an excellent guide, New to Genealogy – Beginners First Steps, to get you started.
Useful Mount Hope Cemetery Links:
The University of Rochester, Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation- digitized original interment records for Mount Hope Cemetery through 2002.
The Monroe County GenWeb – Cemeteries of Monroe County- tombstone transcriptions and maps
The Rochester Genealogical Society - digitized Lot maps
The Rochester Public Library, Local History & Genealogy Division - indexes and databases to aid in locating death dates as well as local newspapers on microfilm for use in the library