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Our Place in Line: A Franco-American Family Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Our Place in Line is a 20,000-year odyssey of daring, imagination, and endurance offered to those who seek to trace their earliest roots from ancient Gaul to the twenty-first century United via Feudal France and Colonial Quebec. Specific families are profiled throughout the French Indian and Wars, up to and including their migration to Lewiston and Auburn, Maine.
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the third vignette in the non-fiction series of my childhood, nearly 60 years ago, in London, England. After my parents divorced, there was, apparently, very little money for my mother and us three children. Today, I'm not so sure about the money, because my mother managed to save enough to buy a house...
My Polish Grandmother: From Tragedy In Poland To Her Rose Garden In America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Anna was the youngest daughter of a Polish farmer and very small physically. However, she was always in command when she was in the room. This book describes the tragedies in her early life and the challenges she overcame to make a new life in America. It is different from many stories of immigrants because it is told from the perspective of a woman.
The Groom Family of Buckinghamshire London Tasmania Fiji Book 1 Fiji Descendants
Series: THE GROOM FAMILY of BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LONDON TASMANIA & FIJI BOOK 2 Buckinghamshire London Tasmania. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The author has documented the Groom family into 2 part series. Presenting 7 generations of early settlers from Fiji dating back to 1869. This book is compact and very well organized of births, deaths and marriages, providing its readers with easy to understand information on how to compile their own family history into an ebook. Book 2 has a further 10 generations of Groom family to 1550 England.
Old Phonies, Cronies and Other Baloney
Price: Free! Words: 33,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Like is a curious turn of events down roads that are often as twisted as a tub of pretzels. It's not the straight and true course that we had envisioned when we set out on this journey that we, with no choosing of our own, were cast head long into nine months before we existed. This a series of short stories...all true.. written by the author and published in magazines across the country.
Journal Through the Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Family History of Delbert Thulin and his bride Shirley Ashby. Includes genealogy, photos, and stories for six generations of ancestors and two of descendants. Surnames include, Draper, Durfee, Felshaw, Gilbert, Haight, Hammond, Horton, Matthews, Peck, Pitts, VanLeuven, VanOrden and others.
Grandma Jones' Kitchen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Food and cooking are part of social events and family gatherings. Foods often are connected with fond memories of loved ones. Grandma Jones' Kitchen share recipes and memories associated with Bea Jones (1917-2003). Recipes include: Copper Pennies, 'More', Marshmallow Delight, Aunt Melba's Lemon Cake, Pear Honey ...and more! Childhood Memories of Mother in the Kitchen, After the Pumpkin Butter...
China and the Rest of the Story
Price: Free! Words: 40,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is the story of my ancestor’s immigration to Australia, my parent's work in China, and my family’s history to the year 2000.
The Bronx Three Memoirs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
Aunt Pokie
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aunt Pokie is a true story about untrue family legacies. If my grandmothers were to be believed, my blood harbored the greatness of Pocahontas and Betsy Ross. After a decade of genealogical research, and a DNA test, I discovered my grandmothers weren’t the only ones who could spin a good yarn.
Together: A Journey for Survival
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Family history
In Together: A Journey for Survival, Ann S. Arnold shares her family's journey through Poland's countryside as a war of nations thunders around them. The story displays the magnificent strength of a mother's love and the incredible courage of good people during the worst of times.
The Alexandrians: Caruana and Curmi Family History
Price: Free! Words: 23,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Alexandria. Few other cities held such a thriving, exotic mix of people and faiths. For almost a century, it was by-word for culture, glamour and luxury. The Suez Crisis shattered this idyll. In 1956 Nassar expelled the Europeans, including the Caruanas and Curmis. This account tells how they found their way to Australia and brought something of old Alexandria to a new land.
The Valesman
Price: Free! Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Yorkshire farmer worked six days a week from dawn to dusk. His only holiday was to France, which he got to tour three times, owing to a near fatal facial wound. Conscription no doubt made good use of his digging abilities in those trenches.
Barton & Childers of Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Bob Barton and his cousin Erskine Childers found themselves increasingly drawn into the events of 1916-22. As protégés of the British public school system, they were unlikely but highly effective adherents to Sinn Fein. Executed for his beliefs, Erskine’s legacy was to found a dynasty that has already produced a President of Ireland and a senior diplomat in the United Nations.
Tisdall of Charlesfort Co. Meath Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book traces the history of the TISDALL FAMILY OF CHARLESFORT from about 1630 up to the present day. Charlefort was the name of the house built by the Tisdalls c. 1740 and replaced their old residence known as MOUNT TISDALL. Their estates were mainly in MARTRY, NEAR KELLS IN CO. MEATH.
A New Life in our History: The Settlement of Australia and New Zealand: Volume III Crimson Ties (1890s to 1940s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume III (1890s to 1940s), Crimson Ties, tells how Southland’s early settlers built a new community at the Croydon Bush near Gore and follows those who served in South Africa during the Boer War and at Gallipoli and along the Western Front in WW I.
Preston of Gormanston Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Prestons lived in Co. Meath, Ireland for close to 6 centuries and contributed in no small way to the political, military and social life of the country.
Aylmer of Balrath Barnewall of Crickstown Barnewall of Trimlestown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Aylmers and Barnewalls came to Ireland in the late 12th or early 13th centuries and being able progressive men they were rewarded with grants of lands. They were also fortunate in their choice of wives who brought more lands. The descendants of both families served in official capacities and were granted titles and honours but being Catholics they forfeited much of their estates in the 1650s
Acton of Kilmacurragh Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Acton family of Kilmacurragh, Co. Wicklow has been associated with the house and estate since the 17th century when the original house also called Westaston was built. The estate was situated near Glenealy, midway between Rathdrum and Brittas Bay. The house was home to many generations of Actons whose menfolk, like many of the gentry menfolk, produced capable Army officers.
The Stanhope Family and the Stanhope Chapel in Shelford Church
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A guide to the monuments and memorials in the Stanhope Chapel of Shelford Church, Nottinghamshire, UK. See

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