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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
Genealogy Simplified - How to Make a Family Tree, Do Ancestry Search, & Trace Family Heritage Like a Genealogist. 75 Free Websites & Resources Included
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Genealogy Simplified is designed to help you trace your heritage and discover family roots you may not know you had. You will learn the basics of how to begin gathering information, where to look, how to assemble a family tree and the do's & don'ts about genealogy in an understandable way. You'll also learn many helpful tips & tricks and common mistakes people make & how to avoid them.
7th Cousin....Lizzie Borden
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Lizzie Borden, after research, I found is a 7th cousin, 3 times removed. I have always had a fascination about Lizzie Borden and have read about her over the years. When I found we were related, I just HAD to know more and try and figure out the murders. I think I have really figured out this who-dunit using little known Borden secrets.
A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past
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Series: A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A collection of sixteen short stories that have been passed down from my father and mother. Some are true accounts about the history of my family, while others are strange, even frightening, and a few that will make you laugh. Enjoy! Update: New Low price and Volume Two will be released Fall 2013.
History of China - The Secrets Of The Forbidden City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Have you heard of the Forbidden City? Millions of tourists visit it every year in Beijing, China. It is known as the biggest palace on Earth. However, it also holds some of the darkest secrets that are kept in secret for nearly 600 years - not until today...
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
Genealogy Genealogy Research For Beginners Introduction To Genealogical Records And Techniques Lessons 1-7
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Genealogy is a passion. Do you have a passion that you just can't live without? Genealogy can be very addictive, so if you don't think you will mind turning your house into a library, staying up all hours of the night doing a genealogy search for that illusive Uncle Ben, this book is for you!
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
Pacific Northwest Croatian, Volume 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Pacific Northwest Croatian was a monthly newsletter that ran for seven years. The stories are historic in nature and tell of the early Croatians and their families, especially those working in the commercial fishing sector. There will be as many photos as possible to personalize these stories. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy them.