My husbandís grandmother was Katherine (Kate)Bell McGrogan Gibney. She
and her sister Josephine (Phine) McGrogan  Galvin were one room school
teachers in Java, Wyoming County, New York. I have found a autograph
book that was given to Josephine by her father Henry Joseph McGrogan
in 1887. I will list the names signed in this book in hopes that
someone may find an ancestor. I do not know anything else about these
people, but it may help someone locate a relation.

1). The first autograph was from Katie McGrogan on September 2, 1887
when Kate was 13 years old.

2).  The next was from Carrie Delaney on July 25, 1887.

3). Elizabeth McGrogan sister to Phine & Kate. (later married Patrick
Conway).

4). Bridget Lynch    March 31, 1889.

5).Maggie Inirslan  (not sure of spelling) July 30, 1887

6). Miss Frances Bardo   June 18, 1899.

7). Mamie McClusky August 29, 1891 in Rochester, NY.

8). Mavis Surrey August 4, 1887 in Buffalo, NY.

9). Susie McCrady June 21, 1890

10). V.A. Junger

11). James F. Hand March 19, 1890

12). Mary Quinlan

13).  Anna  M. Winch      in Java       July 10, 1896

14). Tillie Foss    March 20, 1888

15). Andrew Winch     July 12, 1886

16). Mrs. William McConnell February 15, 1891

17). Kittie F. Donovan   in East Arcade     July 25, 1887

18). Eleanor McGrogan      July 22, 1887

19). Nellie    June 21, 1890

20). Anna Fitzgerald   in Castile   August 20, 1894

21). Mary Winch  August 4, 1896

22). Leonard McGrogan ( brother to Kate, Phine, Elizabeth) September
18, 1887

The message are not too different from what young girls would write to
each other today. This book is a well loved family treasure. If
someone finds a relation in this list I will gladly send them a copy
of the autograph.

Fran (Lake) King - fking001@rochester.rr.com