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Early U.S. Census Records: How to Decipher Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Census records are a snapshot of your family and finding all of these records is an important task in researching your family history. This book reviews two case studies that will give you hints on how to decipher the early U.S census from 1790 to 1840 which are challenging to use because they list only the head of the household.
Hints For Translating Polish Genealogical Records
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign languages, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Are you afraid to search for the records of your Polish ancestors because you do not speak Polish? This guide will show you where to find resources that will help you overcome this problem. This quick reference will give you helpful hints to decipher the documents and allow you to find your ancestors.
My Polish Grandmother: From Tragedy In Poland To Her Rose Garden In America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Anna was the youngest daughter of a Polish farmer and very small physically. However, she was always in command when she was in the room. This book describes the tragedies in her early life and the challenges she overcame to make a new life in America. It is different from many stories of immigrants because it is told from the perspective of a woman.
Stories My Grandfather Told Me... And Other Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
I grew up in a small Italian town at the foot of the Alps. We didn’t have television, computers, or any other type of home entertainment. During the long winter evenings we listened to stories. My grandmother could tell fantastic tales of fairies and monsters. Often cousins and other neighborhood kids will gather in our kitchen to listen to Grandma spin her magic.
Of Me I Muse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An inspirational guide to lateral thinking when writing family and personal histories. Whether or not there’s a heaven or a hell, people will live on in the memories of those they’ve left behind. On that premise, and with the belief that we all have life stories, philosophies, and influences simply by “having been,” to pass on down to later generations— memoirs and family histories are for all.
Journal Through the Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Family History of Delbert Thulin and his bride Shirley Ashby. Includes genealogy, photos, and stories for six generations of ancestors and two of descendants. Surnames include, Draper, Durfee, Felshaw, Gilbert, Haight, Hammond, Horton, Matthews, Peck, Pitts, VanLeuven, VanOrden and others.
Twist: Short Stories from Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Social history
As a Jewish freshman at the University of Wisconsin at Madison right after WWII, Ed Semon began adult life. He went on to be a businessman, a teacher, a husband and father, the kind of man who was interesting to others and interested in others. This collection is filled with vignettes featuring people who left an impression on him and his own experiences, in total: a life story, a rich tapestry.
Midnight Sky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,590. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The anticipated sequel to CRIMSON SKY, where secrets will lead to choices that will shatter the lives of those struggling to survive and stop the bloodshed...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,330. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When life no longer belongs to you, you need to disappear. This journey takes the reader on a journey, of one man's story of survival, inspiration, self-discovery and reinvention.
A Long Day in Court: Based on a true story.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In a family court in Eastern Ukraine two young families are pitted against each other. They used to be close friends, now, the father of one accuses the other of being the real father of his son. The quest to discover the truth takes the families back in time, from the repression era through the “thaw”, stagnation era and to the present day, uncovering many family secrets in the process.