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The Scottish Clans
By Rodger Moffet
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 109,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Brought to you by ScotClans.com, Scotland's largest clan and family resource site, The Scottish Clans gathers together short histories of over 300 Scottish Clans and families. Read about the origins of your clan and the people who shaped your history.
The Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland
By Karen E. Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Eight generation genealogical chart of the Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland with notes and some photos.
Genealogy Genealogy Research For Beginners Introduction To Genealogical Records And Techniques Lessons 1-7
By Pollyann Lewis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Genealogy is a passion. Do you have a passion that you just can't live without? Genealogy can be very addictive, so if you don't think you will mind turning your house into a library, staying up all hours of the night doing a genealogy search for that illusive Uncle Ben, this book is for you!
A Genealogical Perspective On The Murder Of Mary Rogers
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
Secret Genealogy II, The Jewish Roots of Our Christian Ancestors
By Suellen Ocean
Series: Secret Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Secret Genealogy II takes a look into the meanings of names in our family trees. This mesmerizing trail delves into the contradictions of American surnames. When it comes to genealogy, why do families have so many secrets? Why did the family hide their original surname? Why did they change it? Secret Genealogy II helps you answer those questions.
Past-Forward: A Three-Decade and Three-Thousand-Mile Journey Home
By Maureen Wlodarczyk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
"Past-Forward" is the non-fiction account of the thirty-year search for the author's Irish ancestral roots. The book, written in the form of a letter to the author's grandmother Kate, tells both the story of the thirty-year search itself along with the discovered tale of Kate’s Irish ancestors,and their flight to America during the Great Famine and life as new Americans in the 19th century.
First Life on Earth, Scientific Adam & Eve
By Walter Parks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
From the earliest days as thinking humans we’ve had many questions about life. I grew up in the Bible Belt of Mississippi and was taught that God created Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. But then I read about ancient fossils of human-like creatures and started learning about evolution. So what is the truth? This book describes what I learned about scientific Adam and Eve 228,000 years ago.
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.
Tom Poorman Baseball Player From Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
My ebook looks at a versatile and little known major league baseball player of the pre-modern era (before 1903). I have empasized the family heritage of Tom Poorman, as well as his baseball career. Poorman played in the late 19th century, a time when games often ended in ties because of darkness. I hope that my research will create more interest in the history of baseball's early players.
Ancestors and Enemies: Essays on Melungeons
By Phyllis Starnes
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Collection by two researchers involved in the astonishing resurgence of the Melungeons tells this Appalachian group's history and downfall in a coherent, chronological fashion for the first time. Never has genealogy been so exciting!
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.
Heritage Quest
By Jami Lynn Sands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Heritage Quest takes the reader on a journey back in time. From the getting started phase, through a step-by-step research and networking process, the reader will uncover fascinating facts to record.
Yes You! Yes Now! Visiting Your Ancestral Town
By Carolyn Schott
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Columbia-Capstone. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Visiting Your Ancestral Town was written by Carolyn Schott, a travel expert who started her adventures just like you: not knowing where to start or what to do. Learn from her experiences and enjoy the entertaining stories that will either inspire you to try it yourself or wisely inform you to take some other path. Either way, you’ll enjoy the journey!
Journal of a Georgian Gentleman
By Mike Rendell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The historical value and interest of diaries is not so much in their accounts of great historical events but in their ability to convey the quality - the sights, smells and textures - of everyday life that would otherwise be lost to us. It is everyday life that abounds in the diaries of Richard Hall.
The Last Wagon Train
By Stephen Jennings
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
True story taken from journals of an 1897 wagon journey from the Indian Territory to Oregon.
One If By Land, Two If By Sea
By Wendy Swanson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
How did your ancestors arrive in America? By land migration or across the sea? This book guides you through easy to follow instructions to discover your roots and avoid the pitfalls and dead ends that frustrate and halt even the most experienced genealogists. What are some of these secrets? Learn how to use the Internet to your advantage and how to pinpoint information that relates to you.
Cuffe of Kilkenny
By Arthur Kavanagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Cuffe family of Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to the family. The images used are generally originals.
Bligh & Bolton of Meath
By Arthur Kavanagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Bligh & Bolton families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to all the families. The images used are generally originals.
Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians
By Suellen Ocean
Series: Secret Genealogy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Do you ever wonder if you have Jewish ancestry? Do you have a Sarah, Rebecca or Joshua in your family tree? The third book in Suellen Ocean's genealogy series, "Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians," is a how-to for uncovering ancient Jewish ancestry. From Babylonia to Brooklyn, this book will have your curiosity up in no time.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.