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The Tribe Within
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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The Tribe Within Search for DNA Tribe R1b-L513 (Version 7.3) Why seek out our ancestry? Is it to discover our ethnicity or is it deeper? This author takes latest DNA results of one recently “found” British Isles tribe and about 400 family surnames associated with its DNA and rewrites history. Not surprising; tribal DNA often tell different stories than the history we’ve been told to believe.
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.
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A detailed biography of Riva and Yehuda, a Jewish couple born in Belarus and the Ukraine, and their ancestors going back to the 19th century detailing the complicated history of Jews in Eastern Europe.
Pioneers On The Ottertail
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
Where's Merrill? A Genealogical Thriller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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“Where’s Merrill?” is a uniquely crafted mystery thriller based upon real life historical events. In fact, it is two inter-related stories in one novel set in different timeframes, namely the past and the present. An Irish genealogist called Jed is commissioned by Tim, an American client, to help identify and find his grandfather; a man who simply disappeared. No death record, no burial. Nothing.
Dear Willy, The True Story of a Life Well Lived
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Travel Back in Time Experience the lives of a German American and his family in Germany during the tumultuous years 1914-1947. Dear Willy is about contrasts, love and loyalties. Willy Geheb was an adventurer; he faced the ocean voyage, hard labor and horrible living conditions. Letters to and from Germany became the lifeline for the Geheb family as they shared concerns, triumphs and tragedies.
Hard to Turn: A History of the Camp, Gabbert, Griffin, Huskey & Webb Families of Drew County, Arkansas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a history of the Camp, Gabbert, Griffin, Huskey & Webb families of Drew County, Arkansas and associated families: Alexander, Dodson, George, Harris, Hawkins, Marshall, McCall and Stovall. It is set in a historical background and draws heavily on primary sources such as census reports, marriage data, wills, land records, military records, official church documents, as well oral history.
The Wonderful World of Bernies: An Irish-Italian Adventure in Queens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Dr. Patten's funny, honest (sometimes too honest) look back at growing up with dyslexia and a phonographic memory. His family came from two very different worlds - Irish and Italian - and he was stuck in the middle. The Irish Luck of his father's side saved him more than once. An avowed atheist, Dr. Patten explains his departure from Catholicism without malice.
Z: One Family's Journey from Immigration through Poverty to the Fulfillment of the Promise of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,220. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The biography of a man, a family, and immigration from Europe to poverty and their climb towards the promise of America. Living through the Great Depression, the Second World War, failures and successes, he finds his greatest success in his family, helping others, lifting those he can as he lifts himself, and his love for the woman who gave up all her privilege to share his dream.
An Ulvog Journey
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Narrative from six siblings about growing up on a South Dakota farm in the 1930s. Tale of travels around the South Pacific during World War II. Financial description on farm life based on probate document filed when father Daniel passed away in 1945.
Historias, Vivencias Y Cipotadas De Mi Pueblo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 192,090. Language: Spanish. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Reseñas sencillas sobre la historia, vivencias y aventuras juveniles de Chapeltique.
Diagonal Ties: A family history in Wales and the North East of England
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,380. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Diagonal Ties is a fascinating account of one family’s connections throughout the generations with both the North East of England and the South of Wales. Susan Lewis CBE relates the tale of her search for ancestors with humour, an eye for detail and an intriguing insight into life during the times in which they lived.
Letters to Emma: Early Oamaru Through the Eyes of the Sumpter Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Family letters are at the heart of this book, providing a fascinating window into the social and economic life of New Zealand's European settlers, and into life in early Oamaru and Rakaia in particular.
Love & Marriage: Book I: The Love Story of Nancy & Frank
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Love is like new wine which will be aged then tested over and over before it becomes a great wine. The same is true of love. A love between two people to become lasting and eternal will be tested, as it ages. It takes both people working together to hold on to their love for each other through those tests to have a great marriage.
Odłamki czasu (The old times)
You set the price! Words: 140,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Fabuła tej powieści osnuta jest wokół spirali losów ludzkich z akcji, o której niewiadomo kiedy się zaczęła,ani kiedy nastąpi jej kres.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
The Making of Chassidim
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A translation of a letter sent by the Rebbe Rayatz to his daughter, Rebbetzin Chayah Mushka.
CIA War Bride
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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CIA War Bride is a biography of a CIA family's life, Velma and Werner Weiss, known at Area 51 as the Desert Fox. They meet during World War II when he and Velma are working for the CIA in England. Their work takes them to Japan, where Werner managed the U-2 surveillance plane detachment from Area 51. The CIA reopens Area 51 for the test flying the revolutionary Mach 3 replacement for the U-2.
Walking In My Skin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 17, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
A true-life story Born during the twilight decade of Apartheid in Soweto to a Xhosa black mother and an Austrian father. Her family was deported twice due to the Immorality Act, with everything being taken from them. The book tells the story of how life was during Apartheid and elaborates on what became of this person.
A Long Way From Tipperary: A Journey of Morrisseys, Ryans, Heffernons, and Agnews to Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 108,050. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Combining memoir with family history, A Long Way From Tipperary is the narrative of an Irish immigrant family that managed to survive the Great Hunger and then make the perilous journey to America in the 1850s. It is also the story of a young person’s coming of age in the 1950s and wishing to put his own life into the context of ancestors who blazed the trail.