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Abbey Girls
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Two sisters give an hilarious and poignant account of boarding school life in Ireland in the 1960s.
The Mayers - Book Three Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Kath And Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The third in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
A Perennial Stream
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Six great men, all originating from the same source, the same dynasty, carried the family through the great rise and equally great fall, a family that had come to live by strong values and had the courage to stand by their convictions through all. It’s a story of how finding love made members of this dynasty better people. It also serves as a social commentary on issues of the day.
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.
Descendants of Silas and Margaret Garvin Cooper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a genealogy of the first five generations from Silas Cooper and his wife, Margaret Garvin, in Orangeburgh District, South Carolina.
The Lynn's of Tennessee Ave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The time had arrived to document the history of our family before the opportunity was lost, how did the Lynn’s and the Rose’s first arrive in New Zealand? How did they come to settle in the King Country, and why did they move to the city? The memoirs of my siblings as they were growing up, how each of their families developed, and the recollections of our children of their Parents and Grandparents
My Lebanese Father and Mother's Immigration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1910, seventeen-year-old Elias immigrated to America to find a job and send aid to his Lebanese village. Elias left Tripoli, Syria (later named Lebanon) with nothing but the clothes on his back and a bandoleer containing a coat and blanket slung over his shoulder. In 1920, Elias sent for his sixteen-year-old cousin, Mary, and his twenty-year-old brother, George, to come to America.
They Came with Cromwell The story of the Nunn Family of County Wexford, Ireland.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is the history of the Nunn family of wexford in ireland, who came to these shores with oliver cromwell with the sole purpose of conquering all opposition in ireland, religious, political and cultural. The nunn family settlement in wexford commenced with the granting of over 3000 acres of land confiscated from the defeated irish. The family settled and reigned in wexford for over 300 years.
From the Life of the Colditz Mayor: Georg Leuschner (1549-1620)
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Series: Genealogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Dr. Johannes Loschke was a descendant of the subject of this genealogical abstract: Georg Leuschner. Loschke lived more than 350 years after Leuschner, but had enough material from the family’s own archives to delve into history on a solid footing.
Ibegwu! Ogugu People's Culture
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a detailed history of Ogugu, a community in Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State, Nigeria, West Africa, Explaining the most controversial culture of the people known as 'Ibegwu'.
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...
Ida Godbold - 100 Years and Counting!
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Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ida Godbold reached the grand old age of 100 years on 17th June 2014 with her mind still very much intact! This is the story of her life to commemmorate her incredible achievement.
Through My Grandmother's Eyes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Mary and William were German Catholics who were married at the end of the 19th century. In their 47 years together, they witnessed incredible changes in an ever expanding America, including two wars, prohibition and the Great Depression. They were the parents of five children who they raised on a family farm in a small community in northwest Ohio.
Old World ... New World: From a picnic at La Perouse to the Western Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Australia was, is, and always will be a nation of immigrants. Old World … New World provides backgrounds to the author's grandparents’ formative years in northern and southern England and in Redfern, Sydney, their experiences during four years of world war, and their familial relationships and tragedies from the 1920s to Sara Ongley’s death in 1977.
A McDonald Narrative
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You set the price! Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Stories, family details, and some personal history from Joan McDonald.
Researching and Writing Your Family History and Memoirs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This brief genealogical guide covers basic information a family genealogist needs to research and write their family history, including obtaining and interpreting documents, understanding kinship, and telling stories. Also includes questions for conducting interviews, use of images in written histories, overall story structure, and publishing options.
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.
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.
Bernice and John: Finally Meeting Your Parents Who Died a Long Time Ago
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
"Bernice and John" is post-war Oklahoma history as seen through the eyes of a petroleum geologist who graduated from OU in 1935, and his highly perceptive wife who, upon being given a diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 47, decided to go to college. Part memoir and part social-political commentary, B&J makes a powerful argument for Oklahoma as the model of our evolving nation,
Saudade
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Azores archipelago is isolated by thousands of miles of open ocean. In this picturesque but harsh environment, its people developed a unique culture. Herself isolated by circumstance, Ann Parker finds solace in exploring the lives of her ancestors on the Azores. The interwoven stories of Ann’s past and the Azores’ past unfold when she flees to the islands.