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Abstracts of the Deaths and Marriages in the Hightstown Gazette, 18 April 1861-28 December 1871
Abstracts of the Deaths and Marriages in the Hightstown Gazette, 18 April 1861-28 December 1871
by Richard S. Hutchinson
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The Hightstown Gazette issued its first edition in April 1861. This weekly paper consisted of only four pages, but from those four pages one can reconstruct the history of the people, their community, and their entire state. One full page was dedicated... (read more)

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Faces of America: How 12 Extraordinary People Discovered Their Pasts
Faces of America: How 12 Extraordinary People Discovered Their Pasts
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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2005 Author of the Year Award—Working Harbor Committee of New York and New Jersey 2006 AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal Show in the category of Trade Illustrated Book Design Tugboats are the workhorses of the greatest harbor in the world, easing... (read more)

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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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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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John Freeman of Norfolk County, VA: His Descendants in North Carolina & Virginia & Other Colonial N.C. Freeman Families
John Freeman of Norfolk County, VA: His Descendants in North Carolina & Virginia & Other Colonial N.C. Freeman Families
by Merrill Hill Mosher
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The author examines and disproves traditions of a Mayflower ancestry for John Freeman's family line. By depending heavily on primary sources, the author has developed a sound, documented genealogical base of the first five generations of the family, in... (read more)

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Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland
Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland
by Bryan Sykes
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One of the world's leading geneticists, Bryan Sykes has helped thousands find their ancestry in the British Isles. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts, which resulted from a systematic ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, traces the true genetic... (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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Abstracts of the Deaths and Marriages in the Hightstown Gazette, 3 January 1878-29 December 1881
Abstracts of the Deaths and Marriages in the Hightstown Gazette, 3 January 1878-29 December 1881
by Richard S. Hutchinson
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The Hightstown Gazette issued its first edition in April 1861. This paper published not only local material, but also from neighboring Middlesex, Monmouth and Burlington counties; including the deaths, marriages, and other personal items from exchanged... (read more)

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A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak Tokhwa and the Birth of Modern Korea
A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak Tokhwa and the Birth of Modern Korea
by Eugene Y. Park
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Koreans are known for their keen interest in genealogy and inherited ancestral status. Yet today's ordinary Korean would be hard pressed to explain the whereabouts of ancestors before the twentieth century. With A Family of No Prominence, Eugene Y. Park... (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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Dekalb County, Georgia, Probate Records
Dekalb County, Georgia, Probate Records
by Jeannette Holland Austin
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Abstracts of Will Book A (1841-1869), Will Book B (1870-1889), Will Book C (1890-1919) and Sales and Appraisements, Book B (1852-1858).... (read more)

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1880 Census: Carter County, Tennessee
1880 Census: Carter County, Tennessee
by Byron Sistler
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This book is a transcription from the 1880 Census schedules of Carter County, Tennessee, household by household. The names and ages of all identified family members are included. Other household members of a different surname are also listed, as well as... (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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