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One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
My Father
Price: Free! Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Looking for why we are what we've become by examining our family history.
The Waymouths: Devon Venturers
Price: Free! Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
This book is about people. Many of them are from one English, Devon family, the Waymouths. Most of are of little importance as the world judges importance. Together they tell a 1,000 year story which is of the essence English. For a generation which has forgotten or never knew its roots, perhaps it will touch some chord.
Not From The Wind
Price: Free! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ever wondered about the ordinary lives of your Irish ancestors whose names do not appear in written history? This readable book sets the daily lives of the author's forebears in context against a background of rebellion, famine, oppression and emigration. The stories of these man and women are tales of tragedy and hardship but also uplifting stories of courage, survival and triumph of spirit.
Mostly We Walked: The Werners from Russia—One German Family's Story of Immigration
Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
"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.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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.
Fleshing the Bones
Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
The Johnston and Hamilton Families of Crear: A Memoir of Two Argyll Families
Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » European
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.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
o cavaleiro da dinamarca
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
a historia é narrado por um cavaleiro que vivia norte da dinamarca . Na noite de Natal ele disse que ia a jerusalem como pergrino. Lêem vai valer apena
Any Fool Can Let Out String
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts
Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Family history
The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
The Mayers - Book Three Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Kath And Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: 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.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.
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.
Dream Log 2015.09.18.0900
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Is there an afterlife? Why are so many people claiming to have near death experiences (NDEs)? Is there such thing as a micro death event while sleeping? Something happened to me while asleep one morning. I met a deceased relative I had never known or heard of in all my life. He wants me to find his sister and her husband, both living, whom I had ever heard of until I acted on this experience.
The Spiritual Advisors of Kerala
Price: Free! Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a brief history of the Chittoor family who was the spiritual advisors of the kings and common man of the south Indian state of Kerala from time immemorial. The family may have only a brief role in history but it is a significant one as can be seen in the book.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
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.
The Yates - Book Five Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The fifth 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.

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