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Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas by John Daffurn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
The Lynn's of Tennessee Ave by Mike Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,070. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The time had arrived to document the history of our family before the opportunity was lost, how did the Lynn’s and the Rose’s first arrive in New Zealand? How did they come to settle in the King Country, and why did they move to the city? The memoirs of my siblings as they were growing up, how each of their families developed, and the recollections of our children of their Parents and Grandparents
Thee and Me: A Beginner's Guide to Early Quaker Records by Lisa Parry Arnold
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
For the first time in over 25 years, a book has been written that acquaints Quaker researchers with the intricacies of meeting records. Researchers are introduced not only to the different record types and the most effective use of those records, but to the Quakers themselves. The author is a 10th generation descendant of multiple lines of Quakers who came to the colonies in the earliest years.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Moundville, Missouri 1860 – 1910 by Lyndon Irwin
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 115,910. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by Gregath Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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. 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.
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.
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 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.