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The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy
The Troubleshooter's Guide to Do-It-Yourself Genealogy
by W. Daniel Quillen
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The essential follow-on guide from the author of our classic "Secrets of Tracing Your Ancestors," this book shows advanced do-it-yourselfers how to tackle common research problems! Leading genealogy author W. Daniel Quillen picks up where he left off in "... (read more)

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The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-And-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors
The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-And-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors
by Marsha Hoffman Rising
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Proven Solutions for Your Research Challenges Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's best-selling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek. Inside you'll find: Ideas... (read more)

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The Welsh Lineage of John Lewis (1592-1657), Emigrant to Gloucester, Virginia
The Welsh Lineage of John Lewis (1592-1657), Emigrant to Gloucester, Virginia
by Moses
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Since the original publication of Sorley's Lewis of Warner Hall, a debate has raged over the identity of the family's immigrant ancestor, whom Sorley presumed to be one ROBERT LEWIS of Wales. Grace Moses here shows conclusively that the true immigrant... (read more)

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Jamaican Ancestry: How to Find Out More, Revised Edition
Jamaican Ancestry: How to Find Out More, Revised Edition
by Madeleine E. Mitchell
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If you think there's not much you can do without traveling to Jamaica, you're wrong Many records are available if you know how to access the various sources through libraries and other repositories. Here you'll find hints and details on what's... (read more)

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To Our Children's Children: Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come
To Our Children's Children: Preserving Family Histories for Generations to Come
by Bob Greene
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A warm, accessible, step-by-step guide to creating precious personal histories from the memories of older people, by the best-selling author of Hang Time and his sister, journalist D. G. Fulford.... (read more)

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Online Roots: How to Discover Your Family's History and Heritage with the Power of the Internet (National Genealogical Society Guides)
Online Roots: How to Discover Your Family's History and Heritage with the Power of the Internet (National Genealogical Society Guides)
by Pamela Boyer Porter
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Researching family history is the second most popular topic on the Internet (after sex). In Online Roots, Pamela Boyer Porter, a Certified Genealogical Records Specialist, explains how to search effectively on the Internet, how to assess the value of... (read more)

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Scots kith & kin :a comprehensive A-Z guide to the surnames of Scotland, the clans and their tartans.
Scots kith & kin :a comprehensive A-Z guide to the surnames of Scotland, the clans and their tartans.
by Clan House
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Listing Scottish family names and their clan affiliations, this guide gives information on where and when particular surnames originated, the clan to which they belong and its history, other related surnames and the correct tartan to wear.... (read more)

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Trace Your Roots With Dna (04 Edition)
Trace Your Roots With Dna (04 Edition)
by Smolenyak
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Written by two of the country's top genealogists, this authoritative book is the first to explain how new and groundbreaking genetic testing can help in genealogical research.... (read more)

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Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestors: A National Archives Guide
Tracing Your Caribbean Ancestors: A National Archives Guide
by Guy Grannum
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This book is ideal for anyone who reaserching their Caribbean family history The National Archives and beyond. The National Archives holds records for many people who lived in British West Indian colonies such as emigrants, plantation owners, slaves... (read more)

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Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide to Family History and Genealogy
Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide to Family History and Genealogy
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Genealogy is the second-fastest growing hobby in America, but many would-be family historians are daunted by the sheer volume of information they must sift through and techniques they need to master in order to find their own past. Jim and Terry Willard... (read more)

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The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy (Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy)
The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy (Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy)
by Loretto Dennis Szucs
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Genealogists and other historical researchers have valued the first two editions of this work, often referred to as the genealogist's bible." The new edition continues that tradition. Intended as a handbook and a guide to selecting, locating, and using... (read more)

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Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the Descendants of Colonel Richard Lee
Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the Descendants of Colonel Richard Lee
by Edmund Jennings Lee
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The Lee family is composed of perhaps the most distinguished ancestry on record, having provided, for example, greater numbers of Revolutionary and Civil War generals and officers, politicians, and statesmen than any family of comparable size and... (read more)

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From Whence We've Come: An African-American Tale of Survival
From Whence We've Come: An African-American Tale of Survival
by Olufemi Floyd Iniko Adisa Ajene Johnson
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This book is written for my progeny and their off-spring. The intention is to give them answers to questions that were not satisfactorily answered during my childhood while building their self-esteem. It is an effort to help the reader see an authentic... (read more)

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Germans to America Vol. 51: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U. S. Ports, 1850-1893
Germans to America Vol. 51: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U. S. Ports, 1850-1893
by Ira A. Glazier
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Germans to America provides both genealogists and researchers of family history with the first extensive, indexed source of German-surname immigrants who came to all ports in the United States between 1850 and 1893. This period witnessed one of... (read more)

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Records of the Town of Cambridge (Formerly Newetowne) Massachusetts, 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge (Formerly Newetowne) Massachusetts, 1630-1703
by Ma
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The minute books of the old Virginia courts herein transcribed cover the District of West Augusta and Yohogania and Ohio counties during the period when Virginia claimed and exercised jurisdiction over what are now the Pennsylvania counties of Washington,... (read more)

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History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
History of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
by Rupp
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This rare history documents the first settlement of the county and the struggles the pioneers encountered in founding a society there. In chapters ranging over the Indian occupation of Ohio, including Lord Dunmore's War; the Ohio Company; Ohio University;... (read more)

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Index to Loudoun County, Virginia Land Deed Books, 2v-3D 1817-1822
Index to Loudoun County, Virginia Land Deed Books, 2v-3D 1817-1822
by Patricia B. Duncan
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Learn more about your ancestors from these deed book entries recorded between January 1817 and March 1822. When a property transaction was finalized, the legal documents were returned to court and ordered to be recorded in the deed book. Sometimes the tr... (read more)

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Abstracts of the Testamentary Proceedings of the Prerogative Court of Maryland. Volume I: 1658-1674
Abstracts of the Testamentary Proceedings of the Prerogative Court of Maryland. Volume I: 1658-1674
by V. L. Skinner
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The work at hand consists of abstracts of Prerogative Court of Maryland records for the period 1658 to 1674. Author V.L. Skinner has combed through administration bond, will, inventory, administration account, and final balance entries to produce this... (read more)

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Scots in the American West, 1783-1883
Scots in the American West, 1783-1883
by David Dobson
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Thework at hand is an alphabetical listing of all free African-American heads of household listed in the five U.S. censuses for the State of New York taken between 1790 and 1830. Since it was during this 40-year period that the New York legislature... (read more)

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Pocahontas: In the Words of Her Contemporaries
Pocahontas: In the Words of Her Contemporaries
by Stuart E. Brown
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This volume contains up-to-date addresses of some 70 Hungarian archives--national, county, religious, and special--as well as a listing of genealogical holdings of various archives as noted in the Guide to the Archives of Hungary published by the... (read more)

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