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Sounds in my Shadow by Doreen Brust Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a historical fiction of a young Canadian man that was left home to mind his younger brother and their small farm at age nine. It tells of the life of a young boy at the age of 11 having to work as a man. The kindness of strangers helped him to endure the loneliness of a strange world with no longer a family for comfort.
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families by Dani Tracz
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.
The Kiwi Stewarts by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Here are the personal life stories of the first couple of generations of the Moses and Catherine Stewart of Glenelly, Northern Ireland. Of the 13 surviving children, three emigrated and settled in New Zealand. The stories in this book were either written by the individuals of the next generation themselves or their own very near relatives.
Pioneers On The Ottertail by Robb Felder
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?
Four Mullans from Blossom Hill by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Samuel Hood Mullan, Rebecca (Mullan) Campbell, Jennie (Mullan) Chittick, and Crawford Mullan all grew up on a family farm in Northern Ireland. All four settled in either Queensland or New Zealand. A family gathering in Brisbane in 2001 prompted some initial research into their stories. Val Mullan and Dave Mullan have put together this account of what is known of these enterprising siblings and the
In the Eyes of the Beholder by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Stephen Szabados
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.
Old Phonies, Cronies and Other Baloney by Ray Steelman
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.
Grandma Jones' Kitchen by Trisha Faye
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 by Philip Wik
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 by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 20,990. 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 by Kyle A. Miller
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 Alexandrians: Caruana and Curmi Family History by Justin Cahill
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 by Richard Lung
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.
Brant County Business Directory - Circa 1891 by Mike Wingrove
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016 by CBPub. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Primary genealogy and family history resource for the commercial side of enterprises within Brant County, Ontario, Canada circa 1891. Find a family member, and you have a better direction for searching Ontario census returns for 1891, as well as those before and after 1891.
Lancasters of Pateley Bridge by Christopher Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,580. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This history of the descendants of John Lancaster and Jane King of Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, from about 1800 to 1950, is rich in biographical detail from genealogical archives and contemporaneous accounts, and illustrated with photographs of people, places and family artifacts. Their stories provide an interesting insight into the period, particularly war, social change and migration.
The Yates - Book Five Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton 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.
Pompey on Patrol by William J. Keresey III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Pompey on Patrol is the true story of Roundsman Redmond Keresey and his equine partner of 17 years. Told by his great-grandson, William J. Keresey III, you'll discover the remarkable story of a horse who became the talk of the nation. Pompey's heroic police exploits were reported in newspapers across the country, and this four-footed officer entertained crowds as they watched in amazement.
The Bellini’s of Gifford Road by Mike Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
My wife caught me in a weak moment when she asked if I would write a book about her family, the Bellini's proved quite a challenge as many of the likely contributors are no longer with us. The unknown family history that evolved in Australia and the mystery that still surrounds the reasons for the name changes, from Burley to Bellini to this day we can still find no record of Ivan's birth.
Genealogy X What to Expect When Researching Family History by Nicholl McGuire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: Simple English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
What you don't know just might hurt you when it comes to piecing together family history. Researching genealogy ties can be fun and exciting, but it can also be overwhelming when motivation is lost and relatives aren't forthcoming with pertinent details. Author, Speaker and Virtual Assistant Nicholl McGuire shares practical tips and family history experience. Be inspired to tackle your roots!