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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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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!
Diagonal Ties: A family history in Wales and the North East of England by Susan Lewis CBE
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,380. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Diagonal Ties is a fascinating account of one family’s connections throughout the generations with both the North East of England and the South of Wales. Susan Lewis CBE relates the tale of her search for ancestors with humour, an eye for detail and an intriguing insight into life during the times in which they lived.
The Scottish Clans by Rodger Moffet
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 109,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
Chasing My Roots: New World Finally Meets Old World by Louise Hathaway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you love genealogy? If so, then this story is for you. Written by the grand-daughter of a Belgian immigrant who came to America in 1910, it describes her efforts to find and reunite with his family in Belgium after a breakdown in communication for twenty-five years. When she makes a pilgrimage to meet her relatives in the old world, they pull out all the stops and treat her like a movie star.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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.
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin by Linda Akins Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Camp Fire Girls Roots And Remembrances In New York State by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
The Search: An Account of the Fort Road Tragedy by Roderick Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This book relates the tragic tale of the author's search for his step-mother and sister, who went missing during the devastating 1938 hurricane in Watch Hill, RI. The book is a detailed, first-hand, contemporary eyewitness account of the rescue and recovery effort in southwestern RI and nearby Connecticut. Its 100 or so pages contain over two dozen photographs, many of them taken by the author.
The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
From the Life of the Colditz Mayor: Georg Leuschner (1549-1620) by Johannes Loschke
Series: Genealogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Dr. Johannes Loschke was a descendant of the subject of this genealogical abstract: Georg Leuschner. Loschke lived more than 350 years after Leuschner, but had enough material from the family’s own archives to delve into history on a solid footing.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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!
My Ancestor Left an Heirloom: Hunting Family History and Genealogy Treasure Through Metal Detecting Finds by David Villanueva
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
There are many thousands of metal objects around engraved with personal details, any of which your ancestor, regardless of how humble, may have made, used or been awarded. This book could take your family history research back into the mists of time and help you locate actual heirlooms so you can discover the thrill of having a tangible link with your ancestors.
A Simple Tale of Truth by Tim Beck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
It's true, how will you know when the second coming is imminent? People have been so caught up with the so-called Revelations, to the point they believe it to be as written. But who wrote it? It certainly didn't come from the original source of truth. May this be a modern starting point from the original source of truth, GOD!
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. Categories: 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.
Heritage Quest by Jami Lynn Sands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: 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.
New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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!
Descendants of Josiah and Sarah PERRIN (1700-1753) of Over Peover, Cheshire,England and Some of Their Canadian Descendants by Karen E. Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Seven generation chart of the Canadian descendants of Josiah and Bathsheba Stafford (1700-1853) of Over Peover, Cheshire, England. Well-documented. Includes many birth, marriage and death dates.