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One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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A family history book focusing on the direct-line ancestors and the direct descendants of Harman W. W. Hoffman. This book traces from the original immigrant to the US to the current generation of direct descendants, spanning a timeline from the 1720's to the late 1990's. Important surnames include Riggs, Kimmel, Markley, Lanning, Wheaton and others.
My Father
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Price: Free! Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Looking for why we are what we've become by examining our family history.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers
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Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
Fleshing the Bones
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Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
What's in a name By Johnnydod
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Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Johnny Dod Copyright Johnny Dod 2011 Published at Smashwords A look at the origins of our last names, from the most common to the almost lost.
The Tribe Within
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Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Tribe Within Search of DNA Celtic tribe R1b-L513 (Book One) Where do we come from? This book proposes to solve this age old question for about 100 family surnames. Author Anthony Murphy Barrett takes the latest DNA results of one recently “found” British Isles tribe to put science and history together to present a stunning revelation of a tribal history not told for a thousand years
Not From The Wind
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Price: Free! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ever wondered about the ordinary lives of your Irish ancestors whose names do not appear in written history? This readable book sets the daily lives of the author's forebears in context against a background of rebellion, famine, oppression and emigration. The stories of these man and women are tales of tragedy and hardship but also uplifting stories of courage, survival and triumph of spirit.
Mostly We Walked: The Werners from Russia—One German Family's Story of Immigration
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Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
"We must have walked a thousand miles," wrote Ernst Oscar Werner about his family’s journey out of Siberia in 1918–1919. This ethnic German family, who had lived in Russia for three generations, survived war, exile, and typhus and immigrated to America to find a home in southern New Jersey. Their story is told against the background of the dramatic changes that were reshaping Russia and the world.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Neću niš od fašišti
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Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Croatian. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Priča o istarskom mladiću koji je prkosio fašistima u vrijeme talijanske okupacije Istre, a taj je prkos zadržao i dugo kasnije, kad je u starosti trebao dobiti talijansku mirovinu.
o cavaleiro da dinamarca
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Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
a historia é narrado por um cavaleiro que vivia norte da dinamarca . Na noite de Natal ele disse que ia a jerusalem como pergrino. Lêem vai valer apena
Any Fool Can Let Out String
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Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
The Geertsema Chronicles
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2010 by LIfeLines Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
John Geertsema's account of growing up in Holland is entertaining and educational. As a young man, Geertsema participated in the war efforts against the Nazis. When his family sailed to America and became American citizens, he served in the U.S. Army as well.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
Facts, Myths, Folklore, & Fables
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Who hasn't said, "Someday I'm going to write my life story." Most of us mean to do just that, but aren't sure where to start. Here's a guide that will give you that starting point, and a process to help you work your way through to the end. Facts, Myths, Folklore, & Fables won't tell you how to be a writer, or what to write, but it will give you a roadmap to follow as you gather the data.
Next of Kin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
When I was 21 years old, preparing to travel to Europe for the first time, my Mother whispered a request: to get her a photo of the grave of her childhood sweetheart in a cemetery in France. I came home empty-handed. This is the true story of how, years after she died, I finally got the photo, and came to understand its importance.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families
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Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Bessie Johnston, my great-grandmother, came from Crear in Argyll, not far from the Mull of Kintyre. When she came to New Zealand as a war bride, almost all contact with her family in Scotland was lost. Bessie's family cut her off and she died, tragically young, in 1922. For almost 80 years, the Johnston connection remained a mystery. This is how it was solved.
My Family and Other Annals Adventures in Family History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Family Tree. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Diane Lindsay is the author of Family Tree magazine's regular column 'Thoughts on...' and this ebook contains a collection of those short stories. Diane’s the woman who puts the ‘family’ and the ‘story’ into family history, recounting ancestral escapades and misty-eyed memories that are sure to ring bells with many aspects of your own family anecdotes too.
Büyükelçi
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: Turkish. Published: March 30, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Bir tarafta Nazi Almanya'sı ve Hitler, diğer tarafta Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Büyükelçisi Behiç Erkin. Bir tarafta insanlığını unutan Naziler, diğer tarafta insanlığını hiçbir zaman unutmamış bir avuç Türk diplomatı, Bir tarafta Hitler'in “Nihai Çözüm” söylemi, diğer tarafta “ülkemde din, dil, ırk ayrımı yoktur” anlayışı…