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April 2015 Arrivals

Wright Family Birth, Marriage, Personal Property Tax, And Census Records, Cumberland County, Virginia. Robert N. Grant. These appendices present source records for persons named Wright by county and by type of record: Birth Records, 1853 to 1896; Marriage Records, 1748 to 1900; Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782 to 1844; and, Census Records, 1810 through 1900. 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 302 pp 9780788456022 101-G5602 - $23.00

 

Jewish Cemeteries of Five Counties of Connecticut. The Cohen/Goldfarb Collection, Volume 2. Rabbi Edward A. Cohen and Lew Goldfarb. Covers Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, Tolland and New London Counties. Information includes cemetery, row, name, maiden name (or other information), date of death, date of birth, parents and spouse. (1998), 2015, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 216 pp 9780788409974 101-C0997 - $32.00

 

We are Sinking, Send Help!: The U.S. Navy's Tugs and Salvage Ships in the African, European, and Mediterranean Theaters in World War II. David D. Bruhn. U.S. Navy rescue tugs and salvage ships were in the thick of the action during the invasion of French North Africa, the lengthy, bitter Italian Campaign, and the invasion of France in World War II. 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 388 pp 9781888265484 101-B0048 - $33.00

 

The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Henry Gannett. This is an alphabetical compilation of the origins of approximately 10,000 place names that embodies so local and general history. Even if you do not need this book for specific research, however, it is fun for browsing and would make a great gift for trivia buffs. (1910, 1996), 2015, 5x8, paper, alphabetical, 280 pp 9780788405792 101-G0579 - $27.00

 

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 42, 1888. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Genealogies, biographical sketches, family records, other records, and church records. (1888, 1996), 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 438 pp 9780788405839 101-N0583 - $34.00

 

Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments: 1835-1842 and 1842-1847. Patricia B. Duncan. This is the fourth volume of a four-volume set, which contains abstracts of the Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments Books for 17861847. During this period, Virginia court clerks were required to keep judgment dockets a rich source of genealogical data. 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 352 pp 9780788456213 101-D5621 - $31.00

 

Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments: 1822-1827 and 1827-1835. Patricia B. Duncan. This is the third volume of a four-volume set, which contains abstracts of the Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments Books for 17861847. During this period, Virginia court clerks were required to keep judgment dockets a rich source of genealogical data. 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 344 pp 101-D5620 - $31.00

 

Wooley Twigs and Branches with Related Families. Doris May Durbin Wooley. A massive genealogy of the Wooley/Woolley family. Entries typically contain place of birth for the subject, spouse and children. Entries may also contain date of birth, date and place of death, and/or varying amounts of biographical information. 2014, 5x8, paper, 2 volumes, 9780788455759 101-W5575 - $104.00

 

History of Curtis Land, 1635-1683: With Excerpt on Francis Land. Betty J. Carson. This genealogy of Curtis Land (born 1635 in Devon Co., England; married Mary Hodges 1662; and died 1683 in Charles City, Va.) includes an account of Francis Land (16041657) of Lower Norfolk Co., Va. Contains photos, transcripts and facsimile reprints. 2014, 8x11, paper, 304 pp 9780788455803 101-C5580 - $36.00

 

Wright Family Census, Deed, Land Tax, Death and Probate Records, Essex County, Virginia. Robert N. Grant. These appendices present source records for persons named Wright by county and by type of record: Census Records, 1810 to 1900; Deed Records, 1660 to 1900; Land Tax Lists, 1782 to 1850; Death Records, 1856 to 1916; and, Probate Records, 1657 to 1900. 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 454 pp 9780788456091 101-G5609 - $45.50

 

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March 2015 Arrivals

Surname Guide to Massachusetts Town Histories. Pauline J. Oesterlin and Phyllis O. Longver. A master guide to the surnames to be found in 128 volumes of Massachusetts town histories. Nearly 56,000 citations to over 14,000 surnames. (1993), 2015, 5x8, paper, alphabetical, 438 pp 9781556138546 101-O0854 - $36.00

 

Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments: 1806-1817 and 1817-1822. Patricia B. Duncan. This is the second volume of a four-volume set, which contains abstracts of the Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments Books for 17861847. During this period, Virginia court clerks were required to keep judgment dockets a rich source of genealogical data. 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 356 pp 9780788456190 101-D5619 - $31.00

 

Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments: 1786-1794 and 1794-1806. Patricia B. Duncan. This is the first volume of a four-volume set, which contains abstracts of the Loudoun County, Virginia Office Judgments Books for 17861847. During this period, Virginia court clerks were required to keep judgment dockets a rich source of genealogical data. 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 262 pp 9780788456183 101-D5618 - $26.00

 

Second to No Man but the Commander in Chief, Hugh Mercer: American Patriot. Michael Cecere. Chronicles Hugh Mercers life (17261777), his twenty-year relationship with George Washington, and his distinguished military service during the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Mercer was one of Washingtons best generals and played a critical role in the battles of Trenton and Princeton. 2015. 5x8, paper, index, 200 pp 9780788456220 101-C5622 - $20.00

 

The Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York. Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower. Verbatim transcript of the register of the Reformed Church at New Hackensack, 17571906. The baptismal and marriage registers for the Reformed Dutch Church are reprinted in their entirety. (1932, 2000), 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 350 pp 9780788414442 101-T1444 - $31.00

 

Caroline County, Maryland, Marriages, Births and Deaths, 1850-1880. F. Edward Wright. The information preserved in this volume was gleaned from public records and newspapers. A full-name index adds to the value of this work. (1981, 2002), 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 114 pp 9781585497737 101-W0773 - $18.00

 

A Reversal of Fortune: Germantown, Tennessee, during the Civil War Era. George C. Browder. This is the story of Germantown, Tennessee, of the communitys people and their perseverance. It paints a picture of the town that was mostly lost and the life of its citizens before, during and after the Civil War. Includes illustrations, maps and photos. 2014, 5x8, paper, index, 512 pp 9780788455975 101-B5597 - $39.50

 

Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Gleason of Watertown, Mass., 1607-1909. John Barber White. Primarily a male-line genealogy covering ten generations. Descendants lived throughout the Northeast and Midwest. (1909, 1992), 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 672 pp 9781556136702 101-B0670 - $53.00

 

Patterson Family History. Betty J. Carson. This book provides a wealth of genealogical data gleaned from census records, birth records, cemetery records, death records and other original documents; along with local histories and a discussion of slavery. Photos and facsimile reprints augment the text. 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 162 pp 9780788456008 101-C5600 - $25.00

 

Patrick County, Virginia Birth Records, 1853-1869, Volume I. Barbara C. Baughan and Betty A. Pilson . Listings from Patrick County, which provide name, date of birth, race, sex, and parents names. 1999, 5x8, paper, alphabetical, 276 pp 9781888265682 101-B0680 - $23.00

 

Missouri Genealogical Gleanings 1840 and Beyond, Vol. 8. Sherida Eddlemon. The following counties are covered: Andrew, Boone, Caldwell, Callaway, Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Christian, Cole, Daviess, Greene, Hickory, Iron, Montgomery, Newton, Nodaway, Ozark, Perry, Pettis, Platte, Putnam, Francois, Stone and Taney. 2003, 5x8, paper, index, 242 pp 9780788424595 101-E2459 - $22.50

 

Shenandoah County, Virginia, Deed Book Series, Volume 1, Deed Books A, B, C, D 1772-1784. Amelia C. Gilreath. Minute book abstracts contain happenings in the court for time period given. Abstracts from the deed books, containing deeds, leases, releases, mortgages, sale of other property, and other agreements. Sometimes giving family relationships. (1987, 2002), 2014, 8x11, paper, index, 214 pp 9781585497553 101-G0755 - $32.00

 

Wright Family Deed, Land Tax, Death and Probate Records, Cumberland County, Virginia. Robert N. Grant. These appendices present source records for persons named Wright by county and by type of record: Deed Records, 1748 to 1900; Land Tax Lists, 1782 to 1850; Death Records, 1853 to 1896; and, Probate Records, 1748 to 1900. 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 314 pp 9780788456039 101-G5603 - $35.50

 

Early Marriages in Bath County, Kentucky: Bonds 1811-1850 and Returns 1811-1852. Paul McClure. This volume brings together, for the first time, the two types of records which exist for early marriages in Bath County, Kentucky: marriage bonds from 1811 to 1850, and marriage returns from 1811 to 1852. The material in this new work is alphabetically arranged; an index to buried names and an appendix of Bath County marriages performed by Rev. J. P. Howe from 1795 to 1826, will help readers in their research. 1994, 8x11, paper, index, 210 pp 9781556139529 101-M0952 - $31.00

 

1890 Special Census of the Civil War Veterans of the State of Maryland: Volume IV, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Annes, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, and Worcester. L. Tilden Moore. (2002), 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 190 pp 9781585497942 101-M0794 - $28.00

 

Quakers and Puritans: The Shoemaker, Warren and Allied Families. Ancestors and Descendants of William Toy Shoemaker and Mabel Warren, Who Where Married in Philadelphia in 1895. George J. Hill, M.D., M.A., D. Litt.. This story of an American family, from its origins in Europe to the present time, also tells of eighty allied families. 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 2 vol. set, 646 pp 9780788456114 101-H5611 - $62.00

 

Black Regulars in the War of 1812. Eric Eugene Johnson. The Black American soldier was a rarity between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. This work identifies 396 Black men who did enlist in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812 and another fifty-two men who may have been Black (based on the physical descriptions in their enlistment papers). 2015, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 74 pp 9780788456107 101-J5610 - $18.00

 

Extracts from the Bedford Gazette, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Sept. 1832 - Sept. 1836. Caryl A. Mitchell. Data taken from the newspaper & the Pa. State Archives. (1998), 2001, 5x8, paper, index, 156 pp 9781585494743 101-M0474 - $20.00

 

Descendants of Moses and Isabell (Clark) Crawford of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Allen W. Scholl. The direct line of Crawfords as well as related families. (1993), 2012, 5x8, paper, index, 2 vols., 804 pp 9781556137952 101-S3795 - $63.00

 

Alton, New Hampshire, Vital Records, 1890-1997. Richard P. Roberts. Contains the usual vital records. (1999), 2014, 5x8, paper, 616 pp 9780788411458 101-R1145 - $47.50

 

Irish Pedigrees; or, The Origin and Stem of The Irish Nation. John OHart. Volume I is comprised of the genealogies of the families which branched from that ancient stem; together with the territories possessed by the ancient Irish families in the twelfth century; a Chapter on the 'English Invasion,' and another on the 'Cromwellian Devastation' of Ireland. Volume II is devoted to families in Ireland from the 11th to the end of the 16th century with their counties of residence; Anglo-Irish and other genealogies; and sections on the Huguenots, the Palatines, and the Ulster Plantation. (1892) reprint, 4 vols., append., original surname and subject indices, paper, 1,844 pp 9780788419539 101-O1953 - $132.00

 

John Vert and His Descendants from Scotland and Canada to Michigan. Celina Sweet-Vert-Salvador. Researched by Christabel Vert-Mattson, Shirly Vert-Jergler and Celina Sweet-Vert. John Vert made his ocean crossing from Scotland between 1820-1821, traveling with John and William Grieve. Records are grouped by family name, including: Campbell (3 gen.), Edmunds, Henson, Jergler, Lund (2 gen.), MacDougald (6 gen.), McCormick, McPherson (3 gen.), Moore, Stephen, Stonehouse, Sturdy (2 gen.), and Vert (8 gen.). Records provide information for both male and female descendants. 2000, 5x8, paper, index, biblio., 106 pp 9780788416866 101-S1686 - $17.00

 

 

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February 2015 Arrivals

 

Georgia Obituaries, 1905-1910. Jeannette Holland Austin. These obituaries were abstracted from The Atlanta Georgian and The Atlanta Constitution newspapers. Both published deaths of persons from the entire state. (199?, 200), 2015, 5x8, alphabetical, 436 pp 9781585496105 101-A0610 - $35.50

 

Miscellaneous Cabell County, West Virginia, Records, Order Book Overseers of the Poor 1814-1861, Fee Book 1826-1839, 1857-1859 (Rule Book), Cabell Land for Tax Purposes 1861-1865. Carrie Eldridge. This book covers most of the first fifty years of Cabell Countys existence (the period under Virginia control). (2001), 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 244 pp 9781585496587 101-E0658 - $35.00

 

The Bowker Family in America. Frances Sterling Drisko. Contains: births, deaths, marriages, etc., plus other data. Revolutionary War and Civil War participants are noted, as well as human interest stories. Both male and female lines are included. Approx. 25,000 individuals are named. 2015, 8x11, paper, index, 512 pp 9780788456015 101-D5601 - $50.00

 

Loudoun County, Virginia Birth Register 1880-1896. Patricia B. Duncan. This volume continues from previous 1853-1879. Entries for free colored and white persons include name, race, sex, date and place of birth, father, father's occupation, father's residence, mother, and other. Slave entries include owner, slave, sex, slave's given name, date and place of birth, mother, and other. (1999), 2002, 8x11, paper , 184 pp 9781888265644 101-D0064 - $26.00

 

The Essex Genealogist, Volume 5, 1985. Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc. (1985) reprint, 8x11, new index, illus., 272 pp 9780788405082 101-E0508 - $35.00

 

Genealogical Abstracts from Newspapers of the German Reformed Church, 1840-1843. Barbara Manning. Fascinating details on marriages, deaths, parsons taking up new posts, appointments complete with lists of references, reports of accidents, murders, arrests, convictions, hangings, and even good news, of the founding of scholarships and acts of human kindness, rosters of people who gave to collections and who paid their subscriptions, lists of those who attended schools or were elected to sit on boards. Covers about twenty-two states, and even Europe and Asia. (1995), 2013, 5x8, paper, index, 344 pp 9780788401770 101-M0177 - $31.00

 

The Burke and Alvord Memorial: A Genealogical Account of the Descendants of Richard Burke of Sudbury, Massachusetts and the Descendants of Alexander Alvord of Windsor, Connecticut. John Alonzo Boutelle. William A. Burke enlisted the services of the author to compile a genealogical account of the Burke and Alvord families. The resulting volume offers a wealth of information to anyone researching either of these family lines, and the related spellings De Burghs, Bourke, Bourck, Alluard, Alluerd, Alvard, Alford, Allord, Alved, Alfort, and Allford. Burke records follow the male line; Alvord records, male and female lines. (1864, 2000), 2015, 5x8, paper, index, 240 pp 9780788415579 101-B1557 - $21.00

 

 

 

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