Books tagged: genealogy

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The Path of Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Although they have met just once, at a train station in Japan, Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie have been haunted ever since by passionate dreams they cannot control. They determine to resolve the tension between the moral strictures of their religion and their own overpowering emotions by eloping, a decision that triggers an entirely unexpected series of events.
Climbing Family Trees, Whispers in the Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
“Climbing Family Trees” is a fun book written by twin sisters that includes helpful “how-to” tips to research your own family history. There are also over 100 true and amazing stories that will inspire you to discover your roots, honor your heritage and celebrate your family! Check out http://rootstelevision.typepad.com/climbing_family_trees
Unlock Your Past - A guide for creating and understanding your Ancestral Pattern
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
Suitable for amateur genealogists seeking to trace their ancestors from Y-DNA samples. It gives step-by-step instructions on how to create your own ancestral pattern and identify others. Of particular use to those who have hit a brick wall using conventional methods and those who handle databases of DYS markers - where groups of people from the same source may be easily identified.
Legends - Family Stories and Myths
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You set the price! Words: 26,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Misconstrued tales, unspoken events, a heroic deed, a celebrity or a shady past; all of which can be unchallenged family stories handed down by grandmother, but could sweet old grandma have gotten the story wrong all these years? Anyone fascinated with the unusual, strange or bizarre aspects of one’s ancestors will enjoy "Legends". They will learn the genealogical sources to solving mysteries.
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
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.
Firebug
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Series: Leavenworth, Kansas Enos Hobson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,040. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Based on a true incident in Leavenworth’s amazing past, retired Army Intelligence LTC Enos Hobson teams up with his daughter, Samantha, and two genealogy experts to track down a homicidal arsonist (The Firebug) who takes revenge on descendants of the ring leaders of a 5,000-man mob who burnt an innocent man at the stake in 1901. Follow the development of Sheba, the Rhodesian Ridgeback hound.
Palmer In History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,940. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
We trace Palmer family name history and origins in a vivid march through time and place. Whether or not your name is Palmer, you may find a vital past personal connection; we visit many Palmers who left a memorable mark in history. Vikings, Crusaders, Royalty, Nobles, Bishops, Criminals, DNA, race, migrations, language and climate all feature in this worldwide study of the Name. Color images
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
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.
Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,270. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An Italian immigrant family clings together. A Polish immigrant family breaks apart. From these backgrounds emerges an American family--a staunchly Catholic U.S. Marine Corps father, an emotionally effusive mother, an Oliver North son, a Hillary Clinton daughter, a mentally ill sister, a jock brother, a lesbian rocker, and a gay male activist--all of whom struggle to find their places in America.
A Pirate's Legacy: For Glory, Truth and Treasure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
David Dolephene is the last direct descendant of Francois Evreux, landowner and governor of El Hierro Island 400 years ago who also happened to be the infamous pirate, Dolphin. David inherits the property, but also the back taxes and an arch enemy bent of ending the Evreux line. With the twins, Alejandro and Concepcion, they search for hidden treasure to pay the taxes and a way to stay alive.