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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.
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...
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.
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.
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
Brant County Business Directory - Circa 1891
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.
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.
Pompey on Patrol
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
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.
The Russians Are Coming...
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are stories of a young boy’s experiences and survival during war torn Germany. Abandoned by his boarding school as the Russians were coming. He found his way home, not knowing the address but going on faith. He and his family fled to Hamburg as the Russians were charging towards Berlin. His mother, an American citizen survived an interrogation, but feared for her safety throughout the war.
Genealogy X What to Expect When Researching Family History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: 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!
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.
Ghostly Encounters
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A chronological narrative of real ghostly experiences either I or my immediate family experienced during my lifetime
The Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This is my Family's brief history as I recall it. This should be a nice book to have in your Griffith family book case.

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