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From Prussia to Russia to North America: 300 Years
By Stanley Harder
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A valuable reference for descendants and genealogists, "From Prussia to Russia to North America: 300 Years" documents the early history of the Anabaptists, the Mennonites in Prussia, and in the New Russia. A concise history of the Mennonites in the Ukraine, it includes documentation of the southern Minnesota Quiring, Siemen, Harder, and Sawatzky families of the Mt Lake and Butterfield vicinit
Remember Wen?
By Rodney Foster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Remember Wen?" is an autobiographical collection of poems and short stories recounting the boyhood memories of Rodney Foster. As an introduction to a greater cross-section of people to Trinidad and Tobago society, Foster records his experiences as a person born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago and asks us to recall our own memories and experiences as we read his work.
Night Train to Nisswa
By Mary Buffington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is a true story about the 1916 Packard, Iowa train wreck and the effect it had on three families from Traer, Iowa - the Van Vlietes, the Kobers, and the Dunlaveys.
Edith B. Ziegenhorn Diaries - A Young Girl's Life In Claytonville, Illinois - 1914 to 1917
By Donald Enz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
Transcribed diaries of Edith B. Ziegenhorn. The diaries are from Feb. 1914 to Mar. 1917. Edith begins writing when she is fifteen and describes the daily life of family, friends, and the chores and hardships of living in the small community of Claytonville, Illinois. The editor left all grammar and spelling errors in to reflect the truth of her writing.
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
By Linda Akins Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,380. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
Ishmael, The Arhcer
By Yibniyah Hawkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
Blessed are the seeds of Abraham. These are the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Ishmael. The brothers were born to lead a people; one born free and the other of a slave woman. The Scripture gives no account of Isaac are Ishmael having animosity toward one another. These two men were promised to receive great things from Yahweh their Heavenly Father and their seed will be a blessing for all nations.
Letters From Grandpa
By Gene Kesselman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Every letter in this collection can change your life - reinforcing an old perspective or revealing flaws in human habit with one of a kind observations. Together these letters stand as the wisdom of a century, a great philosophical work arising from a nation's commitment to freedom and liberty; And a passionate love of language and correspondence between a loving grandpa and his grandchildren.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
By Brooke Broadbent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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 Tribe Within
By Anthony Murphy Barrett
Price: Free! Words: 57,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Tribe Within A history of DNA Celtic tribe R1b-L513 (Book One) Where do we come from? This book proposes to solve this age old question for about 100 family surnames. Author Anthony Murphy Barrett takes the latest DNA results of one recently “found” British Isles tribe to put science and history together to present a stunning revelation of a tribal history not told for a thousand years.
1862 Diary of Mary M. Baker from Orrington, Maine
By Donald Enz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Mary M. Baker began writing this diary when she was twenty-three years old. It is the beginning of the Civil War and several of her town friends did enlist. All around her people are dying from various diseases, but life continued on. Mary describes daily life and what she and her friends did, be it going to school or church meetings, traveling to see relatives.
The Making of Chassidim
By Sichos In English
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A translation of a letter sent by the Rebbe Rayatz to his daughter, Rebbetzin Chayah Mushka.
Grey Blue Water
By Daniel Taylor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Grey-Blue Water traces the life of John Douglas Taylor, the son of a wealthy Southern gentleman, from his childhood on a Tennessee plantation, to his adventures in the newly-formed Republic of Texas, and later to his time as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi. Author Daniel Mabrey Taylor has based his novel on true accounts taken from family letters, journals, and other historical documents.
How to write INTERESTING Family Histories
By Carol Baxter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Keen to write an engaging family history? Stuck with little more than names and dates? Uncertain how to begin? This book provides advice ranging from how you can structure a simple family history and begin writing, through to how you can use simple words and sentences to evoke drama and tension. It will help you turn your dusty piles of notes and photocopies into a riveting family history.
From Paupers to iPads
By Tony Berry
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: British English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journey through seven generations, tracing a family's changing fortunes from the woollen mills of Yorkshire and the shipyards of Wales, through two world wars and into the hi-tech world of the 21st century
Vera's Journey: Across Generations and Beyond Borders
By Albert Ramirez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,170. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vera’s journey begins with the story of her ancestors, who left Spain and Portugal hundreds of years ago to escape the Inquisition. They migrated to Mexico in the late sixteenth century, and eventually went northwards into New Mexico and Colorado.
Luzija's Story
By Kay Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.
Hard to Turn: A History of the Camp, Gabbert, Griffin, Huskey & Webb Families of Drew County, Arkansas
By Judy Hubbell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: 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.
Odłamki czasu (The old times)
By Włodzimierz Dajcz, Sr
You set the price! Words: 140,770. Language: Polish. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: 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.
World War II Cusp Mendacity
By Solange DeVane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
World War II depicts another story of a traditional family,within two generations still enduring vivid painful memories as former Prisoners Of War (P.O.W.) A father passed on to his sons the same legacy as they became broken men aimlessly wandering around.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
By Cameron Crosby
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.