New Arrivals · Genealogy

December 8, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Jamaican ancestry : how to find out more

December 7, 2016
Mitchell, Madeleine E.
Westminster, Md. : Heritage Books, 2008.
xix, 209 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm

Annual banquet and membership directory.

December 5, 2016
First Families of Hamilton County (Organization)
[Cincinnati, Ohio : First Families of Hamilton County], 1988-
v. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Title varies.
Definitions beneath emblems on p. 1 of [v. 25]: First Families (Ancestors before 1821) ; Settlers & Builders (Ancestors 1821 to 1860) ; Century Families (Ancestors 1861 to 100 years ago).
[v. 1] Bicennennial tribute honoring our first settlers, 1988 -- [v. 2] 1989 Pioneer profiles, 1989 -- [v. 3] Celebrating the census, 1990 -- [v. 4] Drifting down the Ohio, 1991 -- [v. 5] Five years of accomplishments and documentation, 1992 -- [v. 6] Pioneer law in Cincinnati, 1993 -- [v. 7] Luncheon and awards ceremony, 1994 -- [v. 8] [No special title], 1995 -- [v. 9] Luncheon and recognition ceremony, 1996 -- [v. 10] Ten years of documentation and accomplishments, 1997 -- [v. 11] Living among the Indians, 1998 -- [v. 12] Pioneer steamboats, 1999 -- [v. 13] Great American tapestry: voices of our ancestors, 2000 -- -- [v. 20] First Families and Settlers and Builders of Hamilton County, Ohio, Awards luncheon, 2007 -- -- [v. 22] Awards luncheon, 2009 -- [v. 23] Awards luncheon, 2010 -- -- [v. 25] Heritage luncheon, 2012 -- [v. 26] 40th Anniversary & Heritage luncheon, 2013 -- [v.27] Heritage luncheon, 2014 -- -- [v.29] Heritage luncheon, 2016

Mayflower families through five generations : descendants of the pilgrims who landed at Plymouth, Mass., December 1620 ; family of John Alden

December 5, 2016
Woodworth-Barnes, Esther Littleford, 1910-
Plymouth, MA : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c 1999-
volumes : facsim., ill. ; 23 cm.
History of the Alden five generations project -- Generation I : John Alden and Priscilla Mullins ; William and Alice Mullins -- Generation II -- Generation III -- Generation IV -- Key to abbreviated titles -- Index.

Without indentures : index to white slave children in colonial court records [Maryland and Virginia]

November 29, 2016
Phillips, Richard Hayes, author.
xxxiii, 283 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
"In this groundbreaking work, Richard Hayes Phillips has collected the names of more than five thousand children kidnapped from Ireland, Scotland, England, and New England, and sold into slavery in Maryland and Virginia, c. 1660-1720. By English law dated 1659, it was lawful for justices of the peace to kidnap children found begging or vagrant and ship them to the plantations as servants without indentures. The younger the child, the longer the sentence, and the colonial county courts were the judges of their ages. These five thousand names, culled from the Court Order Books, some of which have not been examined for centuries, have now been compiled into one genealogical index. In almost every case the entries provide the name of the child, the name of the owner, the date they appeared in court, and the age assigned by the judges, many of whom owned the very children they were sentencing to servitude. For ease of use, the volume contains an index to the ships--and their captains--that imported these kidnapped children, as well as a surname index to guide the researcher to alternate or incorrect spellings as found in the Court Order Books. The Introduction to Mr. Phillips?s book describes the history and conditions of white servitude in colonial Maryland and Virginia, along with an annotated list of the sources he consulte"--The publisher.

The Swiss connection : the Joseph and John Kemper (Kamber) family and their descendants

November 23, 2016
Bernard, Allen W. (Allen William), 1944- author.
Cincinnati, OH : Berco Productions, [2016]
242 pages : illustrations (some color, maps (some color) ; 27 cm

Brother against brother : the story of Abraham Carmack

November 16, 2016
Carmack, John Ray, 1952-
Hamilton, Ohio : Carmack Publications, 2011.
16 unnumbered leaves : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm

Tracing your Caribbean ancestors : a national archives guide

November 11, 2016
Grannum, Guy.
London : A. & C. Black, 2012.
xx, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

A guide to tracing your Westmeath ancestors

November 11, 2016
Connell, Gretta, author.
Glenageary, Co. Dublin, Ireland : Flyleaf Press, 2012.
160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

A guide to tracing your Clare ancestors

November 11, 2016
Smith, Brian (Genealogist), author.
160 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 23 cm
Getting started -- Administrative divisions -- Civil registration records -- Censuses and census substitutes -- Church records -- Wills and administrations -- Land records -- Commercial and social directories -- Newspapers -- Gravestone inscriptions -- Family names and histories.

A guide to tracing your Galway ancestors

November 10, 2016
O'Dowd, Peadar.
Dublin, Ireland : Flyleaf Press, 2010.
160 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 23 cm

A guide to tracing your Roscommon ancestors

November 10, 2016
Hamrock, John.
Glenageary, Co. Dublin : Flyleaf Press, ©2007.
160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

Voices of the Irish immigrant : information wanted ads in "The truth teller" New York City, 1825-1844

November 10, 2016
Haberstroh, Diane Fitzpatrick.
New York, NY : The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, ©2005.
xix, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Includes indexes.

Deutsches Familienarchiv.

November 9, 2016
Neustadt an der Aisch : Degener.
v. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Each volume also has distinctive title.

Researching Irish newspapers & other major printed sources

November 7, 2016
Hutchison, Brian W., 1955-
Toronto : Heritage Productions, 2004.
250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

Before Germanna

November 2, 2016
Cerny, Johni.
Bountiful, Utah : American Genealogical Lending Library, ©1990-
volumes : map ; 21 cm
no. 2. The ancestry of the Clore, Kaifer, and Thomas families ; no. 5. The ancestry of the Sheible, Peck, Milker, Smith, and Holt families ; no. 7. The ancestry of the Aylor, Castler, Manspiel, and Reiner families ; no. 9. The ancestry of the Zimmerman, Yowell, Mercklin, Wegman, and Leatherer families -- no. 11. The ancestry of the Christler, Baumgartner, Deer, Dieter, and Lotspeich families.

A guide to tracing your Kildare ancestors

November 2, 2016
Kiely, K. (Karel), author.
Glenageary, Co. Dublin, Ireland : Flyleaf Press, 2014.
160 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 24 cm
A brief history of County Kildare -- Getting started -- Administrative divisions -- Civil registration -- Censuses and census substitutes -- Church records -- Grave records and transcriptions -- Wills, administrations and marriage licenses -- Land records -- Commercial and trade directories -- Newspapers -- Military and police records -- Surnames and family histories -- Miscellaneous sources -- Archives, services and online resources.
"This new title is a guide for family research in County Kildare. It provides a comprehensive account of all of the many genealogical sources available for those tracing ancestors from this county. These sources include websites, birth, marriage and other personal records, public records, books, journals and manuscripts. County Kildare has a diverse population including farmers, soldiers, and horsemen. The county has had a long association with the military including the major Curragh camp. It is also the centre of the Irish equine industry and is one of the richest counties outside Dublin. Large estates, military barracks, stud farms and horse racing establishments till feature in the county which has a current population of 210,000" -- Publisher's description.

A guide to tracing your Limerick ancestors

November 2, 2016
Franklin, Margaret, 1959- author.
160 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 23 cm

A guide to tracing your Mayo ancestors

November 2, 2016
Smith, Brian (Genealogist)
Glenageary : Flyleaf Press, 2010.
160 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
How to use this book -- Administrative divisions -- Civil registration -- Census and census substitutes -- Church records -- Wills, administrations and marriage licenses -- Land records -- Commercial and social directories -- Newspapers -- Gravestone inscriptions -- Surnames, family names and histories -- Mayo in 1798 -- Further reading -- Library, archive and society addresses.

A guide to tracing your Dublin ancestors

November 2, 2016
Ryan, James G., 1950-
Glenageary, Ireland : Flyleaf Press, 2009.
160 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 23 cm

A guide to tracing your Donegal ancestors

November 2, 2016
Meehan, Helen, 1937- author.
Dublin, Ireland : Flyleaf Press, 2014.
160 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Previous edition: 2008.
Introduction -- How to use this book -- Administrative divisions and guides -- Civil registration -- Census and census substitutes -- Church records -- Land and estate records -- Gravestone inscriptions -- Wills and administrations -- Commercial and social directories -- Newspapers -- Education records -- Emigration records -- Surnames and family histories.
Donegal has fewer genealogical records than most Irish counties. Donegal families are a mixture of native Gaelic families and Scots-Irish families who settled in the county from the 17th century onward. The records are both diverse in nature, and also widely scattered. Although the major sources are those within the Republic of Ireland, in which Donegal is situated, there are also some records in Belfast repositories which is part of the United Kingdom administration. This book sets out the records available, and where they can be accessed.

Deciphering handwriting in German documents : analyzing German, Latin, and French in historical manuscripts

November 2, 2016
Minert, Roger P. (Roger Phillip), 1952-
x, 273 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes glossary and appendices with German, Latin, and French genealogical terms and vocabulary with English translation.
Introduction -- The evolution of handwriting styles in Germany -- Deciphering German handwriting in German documents -- Deciphering Latin handwriting in German documents -- Deciphering French handwriting in German documents -- Additional documents of historical importance -- Conclusions -- Foreign language competence -- How to use a reverse alphabetical index.

Researching Canadian newspaper records

October 28, 2016
Taylor, Ryan, author.
238 pages ; 22 cm
Revised by Susanna de Groot ; edited by Frances Coe.
Newspapers are an important source of genealogical information, not only dates and places, but also background material which will add to the interest of your family history. This book will review the historical development of newspapers, how to find the required paper, what useful information you may find and how to interpret this documented data.

Bringing your ancestors to life

October 26, 2016
Holik, Jennifer, author.
158 pages ; 22 cm.
Introduction -- Exploring the individual or family -- Many facets of historical context -- Telling the story -- Publishing -- Getting support for writing.
Create interesting family history stories! Go beyond the names and dates. Flesh out the bones in your genealogy to make your family history come alive.

Creating the genealogist's memoir : writing the story behind the research

October 26, 2016
Dassow, Diane, author.
126 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
The value of memoir for the individual, family & culture -- Planning the memoir -- Gathering material for the memoir -- Developing the narrative -- Issues in memoir writing -- The final product.
Enhance the results of your genealogy research! Tell the story behind your research--your inspiration, motivation and interest in genealogy; your process; "aha" moments; roadblocks and disappointments; and successes..."

DNA & genetic genealogy : an introduction

October 26, 2016
Southard, Diahan, author.
161 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 22 cm.
Introduction -- Mitochondrial DNA -- Y chromosome DNA -- Autosomal DNA -- Laboratory methods -- Testing companies.
A comprehensive introduction to genetic genealogy with the basics of DNA and genetic inheritance explained. The three main test types are explored as they related to genealogy.

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