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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.
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!
First Life on Earth, Scientific Adam & Eve by Walter Parks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
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.
What's in Your Surname?: The Fascinating Story of British Surnames by William Lewis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Reference
There are few books which look at British history solely through surnames. William Lewis presents a fascinating and entertaining history with accounts of over 2000 of our surnames. CONTENTS include How old are Surnames?; Surnames from Occupations; Surnames from Places; Surnames from Local Features ; Surnames from Relationships; Surnames from Words of Affection and Surnames from Nicknames.
Genealogy Simplified - How to Make a Family Tree, Do Ancestry Search, & Trace Family Heritage Like a Genealogist. 75 Free Websites & Resources Included by Cathy C. Schrack
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Genealogy Simplified is designed to help you trace your heritage and discover family roots you may not know you had. You will learn the basics of how to begin gathering information, where to look, how to assemble a family tree and the do's & don'ts about genealogy in an understandable way. You'll also learn many helpful tips & tricks and common mistakes people make & how to avoid them.
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.
Was It Murder? The Life and Mysterious Death of John Thomas Wacaster (1848-1916) by Richard Marmo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Rincom Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
John Thomas Wacaster lived a fairly normal life for his time...until he married his second wife. From there, life went downhill until he died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. Among questions needing answers are: Was the death certificate perjured? Was he shot? Did his wife shoot him? Was his wife a Madam? Did she run a Bordello? Was there a coverup by police and city officials?
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition) by Dr Ron Wells
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 316,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ancient Ancestors with Modern Descendants (8th Edition) is a compilation providing lines of descent from some 3,000 ancient and early medieval families to millions of present day Europeans and Americans. These ancestors include members from most of the former ruling dynasties in Europe and the Middle East, with some going back to 6th century BCE kingdoms in the Near East.
Esta brava e estoica gente das Gerais by Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: Free! Words: 24,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Genealogy and history of two connected families in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Anotações genealógicas sobre dois troncos mineiros.
My Family and Other Annals Adventures in Family History by Diane Lindsay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Family Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Diane Lindsay is the author of Family Tree magazine's regular column 'Thoughts on...' and this ebook contains a collection of those short stories. Diane’s the woman who puts the ‘family’ and the ‘story’ into family history, recounting ancestral escapades and misty-eyed memories that are sure to ring bells with many aspects of your own family anecdotes too.
Wildomar Cemetery History by Edy Rodarme
Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(5.00 from 1 review)
Wildomar Cemetery, located at 21400 Palomar Street in the city of Wildomar, Riverside County, California, has been steeped in lore since it was established over 114 years ago in 1898. The author has traced the beginnings and outlines the major events to affect the cemetery. Information concerning burials of early settlers is included along with other interesting facts, discrepancies and mysteries.
The Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland by Karen E. Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Eight generation genealogical chart of the Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland with notes and some photos.
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.
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.
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales by M. D. Healy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » European
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales makes a great addition to an Irish family researcher's reference library. The book contains Irish genealogy problem solving tips and techniques, to include: finding an ancestor's birthplace, deciphering illegible handwriting, translating Irish place names, working with transcription errors, and much more.
Past-Forward: A Three-Decade and Three-Thousand-Mile Journey Home by Maureen K. Wlodarczyk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,020. 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.
True Miracles with Genealogy: Volume Two by Anne Bradshaw
Series: True Miracles with Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(4.00 from 1 review)
In this award-winning book you will find quality stories that amaze and inspire, miracles that comfort and fascinate. Ancestors in our family trees find miraculous ways of getting dates and facts to us – if they so choose, and when we are ready.