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Thee and Me: A Beginner's Guide to Early Quaker Records
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
The Tribe Within
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Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Tribe Within Search 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
Ancestors and Enemies: Essays on Melungeons
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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!
One If By Land, Two If By Sea
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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.
The Last Wagon Train
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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.
Diagonal Ties: A family history in Wales and the North East of England
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,380. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Sixth Element Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: 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)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 316,350. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
Secret Genealogy III, From Jewish Anglo-Saxon Tribes to New France Acadians
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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.
Stand Against the Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Desert Spirit Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on. This is the story of an amazing woman who put her indelible mark on American history.
Secret Genealogy II, The Jewish Roots of Our Christian Ancestors
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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
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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
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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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
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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
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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.
Moundville, Missouri 1860 – 1910
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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
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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
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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
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Series: True Miracles with Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
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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.