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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.
Esta brava e estoica gente das Gerais
By Carlos Gentil Vieira
Price: Free! Words: 24,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Genealogy and history of two connected families in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Anotações genealógicas sobre dois troncos mineiros.
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.
Wildomar Cemetery History
By Edy Rodarme
Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: 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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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: 161,380. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(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.
Moundville, Missouri 1860 – 1910
By Lyndon Irwin
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 115,920. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This historical and genealogical work is the result of many years researching Moundville, the early folks who founded it, and those who contributed to its success. Stories and illustrations that describe early life in Moundville are often warm, sometimes touching and occasionally tragic.
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.
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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
(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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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 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.
A Yorkshire Family Genealogy. Family Trees from Yorkshire
By Peter Knowles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A Yorkshire Family Genealogy contains 13 Family Trees with thousands of names,dates,births,marriages and deaths of families from the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Including some of the families who emigrated to the USA and Australia. All the families are connected to each other through married and together they make up A Yorkshire Family Genealogy.
True Miracles with Genealogy: Volume One
By Anne Bradshaw
Series: True Miracles with Genealogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
"True Miracles with Genealogy: Volume One" is a collection of stories written by ordinary people with extraordinary experiences.
The Soward and Tipsword Families in America: Rebels, Natives, Hunters and Settlers
By MaryAnn Rizzo
Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A genealogical study of the Soward and Tipsword families originally done by John Hubert Doty and updated by MaryAnn Doty Rizzo. Includes historical information and documentation. Pictures available separately from the author. These families have connections to Chief Cornstalk and Daniel Boone.
Pioneer Families of Colonial America: From Native Americans and the Mayflower to the Irish Canadians
By MaryAnn Rizzo
Price: $55.00 USD. Words: 254,170. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A genealogical study of the Doty and Kelly families originally done by John Hubert Doty and updated by MaryAnn Doty Rizzo. Includes historical information and documentation. The Doty family goes back to the Mayflower. The Kelly family are Irish Canadians. Other families include: King, Miller, Force, Logue, Logsdon, Cavanee, and Dial. Some of these families have connections to George Washington.
The Vancel & Lyerly Families: Revolutionaries in America
By MaryAnn Rizzo
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
A genealogical study of the Vancel and Lyerly families originally done by John Hubert Doty and updated by MaryAnn Doty Rizzo. Includes pictures and documentation. These families both have individuals who fought in the American Revolution and have members who are or were in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and Daughters of the American Revolutions (DAR).