New Arrivals · Genealogy

February 22, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The Family tree historical newspapers guide : how to find your ancestors in archived newspapers

February 21, 2018
Beidler, James M. (James Michael), 1960-
©2018
239 pages : black and white illustrations ; 23 cm
The historical role of newspapers -- Records in newspapers -- Vital records and life events in newspapers -- Obituaries and other death notices -- Understanding newspaper media -- Free newspaper websites -- Newspapers.com -- Genealogybank -- Other subscription websites -- Seeking out other newspapers -- Ethnic-focused newspapers -- International newspapers -- Preserving, collecting, and citing newspapers -- Putting it all together -- Newspaper research flowchart -- Newspaper resources -- Creating a newspaper chronology.
"There are more historical newspaper resources than you think and they're easier to access than you know. When researched properly, no other type of record can beat historical newspapers in taking the pulse of their times and places, recording not just the names of specific individuals, but also the information that was important to the community. This comprehensive how-to guide will show you how to harvest the "social media" of centuries past to learn facts about your ancestors as well as the flavor of the times they lived in. With step-by-step examples, case studies, templates, worksheets, and screenshots, this book lays out what genealogists can find in online (and offline) historical newspapers, from city dailies to weekly community papers to foreign-language gazetteers and publications from religious, ethnic, and labor societies" -- Publisher.

Helping patrons find their roots : a genealogy handbook for librarians

February 13, 2018
Schultz, Janice Lindgren, author.
Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2018.
viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
What is genealogy? -- Genealogy 101 -- Finding genealogy records -- Continuing the search -- Published sources -- Advanced genealogy -- Collection development and training.
Commercials for genealogy websites make it look as if a person enters a name and a plethora of information unfolds without effort. Genealogy librarianship involves knowing your subject; good research skills; and uncovering networking opportunities.

Index of Hamilton County, Ohio reported court records, 1870-1879

February 13, 2018
Herbert, Jeffrey G., compiler.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Hamilton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 2018.
x, 505 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
"The source of this index is the scanned digital images of the daily newspaper, The Cincinnati Enquirer"--Page iv.

Hamilton County, Ohio, Roman Catholic baptism records, early-1849

February 13, 2018
Herbert, Jeffrey G., compiler.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Hamilton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 2018.
iv, 298 pages ; 28 cm
"The source of information for this index is baptismal registers which were kept by the individual parish churches, and are stored on microfiche at the Archives of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati" -- Introduction.

Souls : a genealogical collection

February 12, 2018
Hatcher, Gwendolyn J.
[Bloomington, IN] : Trafford Publishing, [2013]
xxii, 205 pages ; 24 cm
Documents the histories of several families of African descent from colonial America through to modern day, when they come together through marriage to form a single family.

Tracing your ancestors through the equity courts : a guide for family & local historians

February 9, 2018
Moore, Susan T., author.
2017
xi, 211 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
1. Background -- 2. Why look at the courts of equity? -- 3. The records -- 4. The indexes -- 5. Sample cases -- 6. Case study: Jane Austen connection.
"The records of the Courts of Equity, which dealt with cases of fairness rather than law, are among the most detailed, extensive and revealing of all the legal documents historians can consult, yet they are often neglected. Susan Moore's expert introduction to them opens up this fascinating source to researchers who may not be familiar with them and don't know how to take advantage of them. As she traces the purpose, history and organization of the Courts of Equity from around 1500 to 1876, she demonstrates how varied their role was and how valuable their archives are for us today. She covers the Courts of Chancery, Exchequer, Star Chamber, Requests, Palatinates and Duchy of Lancaster in clear detail. Her work shows researchers why their records are worth searching, how to search them and how many jewels of information can be found in them. This introduction will be appreciated by local, social and family historians who are coming to these records for the first time and by those who already know of the records but have found them daunting"--Publisher's description.

Roche/McKay funeral records

January 29, 2018
Mobile, Ala. (P.O. Box 6224, Mobile 36660) : Mobile Genealogical Society, 1990-
v ; 28 cm.
[v. 1.] Jan. 28, 1899 - May 11, 1902 -- v. 2. 11 Oct. 1918 - 26 Apr. 1920 -- v. 3. 31 Dec. 1923 - 29 Dec.1924 -- v. 4. Dec. 31, 1924 - Dec. 31, 1926 -- v. 5. 1926 -- v. 6. 1927 -- v. 7. 1928 -- v. 8. 1929 -- v. 9. 1930 -- v. 10. 1931 --

Finding your home's ancestors : a guide to researching properties in Hamilton County, Ohio

January 24, 2018
Senefeld, Ann, author.
©2017
60 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm
Welcome -- A brief history of Cincinnati and Hamilton County -- Timeline of architectural styles -- Navigating the auditor's website -- Navigating the maps -- City directories -- Census records -- Photographs -- Newspapers archives -- More resources -- Appendix: sample records.
A guide to researching properties in Hamilton County, Ohio.

"Tyler" : no longer undiscovered : 1629 to present : a documented family ancestry

January 23, 2018
Randolph, Norman, author.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : Dorrance Publishing Co, [2017]
xvi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Our ancestral beginning -- Revelation and the 1870 U.S. Federal Population Census -- Ancestral background -- Grandpa William Tyler -- Anthony Tyler and Phyllis Harrison Tyler -- Ned Tyler -- Family ancestral charts -- Colonial, United States, African American, and Tyler descendants family history -- The Virginia trip : the final step.
"'Tyler' no longer undiscovered is a remarkable work of genealogical research tracing the Negro Tyler family ancestry back to England as indentured servants in the 1600s. Norman Randolph Ph.D. analyzes historical documents, ship manifests, and census records to discover the history of the Tyler family. In this illuminating work, Dr. Randolph connects his ancestors to the Colonial history predating the founding of our nation, incorporating important family events into the timeline of the United States. Not only does this book discover the Tyler family, it inserts them into critical events, such as the first time Black Americans were listed on the census as citizens instead of property"--Back cover.

The history and genealogy of the Honnert family in Cincinnati

January 22, 2018
Gorman, Mary Louise Honnert, 1947-
copyright 2017
viii, 177 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical tables, portraits ; 28 cm
Includes Barney, Brecht, Frey, Honnert, Kunz, Lach, Newton, Schaible, and related families.

The researcher's guide to American genealogy

January 18, 2018
Greenwood, Val D.
©2017
xvi, 778 pages : illustrations, map, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Part 1: Background to research. 1. Understanding genealogical research ; 2. Language, terminology and important issues ; 3. Surveying, analyzing, and planning ; 4. Evidence ; 5. Libraries and the National Archives (NARA) ; 6. Reference works ; 7. Organizing and evaluating your research findings ; 8. Successful correspondence ; 9. Computer technology and family history ; 10. Family history on the Internet ; 11. Family history: going beyond genealogy -- Part 2: Records and their use. 12. Compiled sources and newspapers ; 13. Vital records ; 14. Census returns ; 15. Using census records in your research ; 16. Understanding probate records and legal terminology ; 17. What about wills? ; 18. The intestate, miscellaneous probate records, and guardianships ; 19. Government land: colonial and American ; 20. Local land records ; 21. Abstracting probate and land records ; 22. Court records and family history ; 23. Property rights of women as a consideration ; 24. Church records and family history ; 25. Immigrant ancestor origins: American finding aids ; 26. Military records: colonial wars and the American Revolution ; 27. Military records: after the Revolution ; 28. Cemetery and burial records.

Criminal ancestors : a guide to historical criminal records in England and Wales

December 28, 2017
Hawkings, David T.
Stroud : History, 2009.
xvii, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Revised and updated study includes surveys of materials hels by all County and Borough Record Offices, The National Archives, police archives and other repositories as well as numerous example cases, illustrations and appendices with source material.

Swabbed & found : an adopted man's DNA journey to discover his family tree

December 27, 2017
Billingsley, Frank, 1960- author.
Houston, Texas : Bright Sky Press, [2017]
197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Time to spit or get off the pot -- It's a big deal -- My walk-in closet -- Aisle be there -- Reality television storms in -- Y in the world -- The Frank Club: cool kids only -- X marks the spot -- A Valentine's sweetheart -- A family tree grows in Manhattan -- I hate homework -- Adoption on the radar! -- Cousins by the dozen -- Michael wallowing -- The hunt continues -- Into Africa -- Single, smart, & sad -- Send in the a team -- Double or nothin' -- Dyslexic gravestones -- Texting for treasure -- Baby steps -- Parent-noia -- RJ -- Kitchen confessional -- Long time, no see -- Back to the genetic jungle -- Charlotte's web -- Phil -- The baby's daddy -- Numb & numb-er -- United state -- A wild child? -- The final "peace" -- Epilogue -- Colonial soup -- Frank's family tree.
"Providing a clear road map of how the DNA discovery process works, resources, and explanations of just what second cousin-once-removed really means, as well as insight on life as a gay public figure in the South, this generous book makes it clear why Billingsley has found such a home in Houston's heart. Anyone who has ever wondered about missing branches on their family tree, wanted to know more about their heritage, or wanted to understand, once and for all, that we are all really one big family, will find Swabbed & Found enlightening and engaging"--Provided by publisher.

McNeeley : our roots in Virginia and East Tennessee

December 22, 2017
McCutcheon, Larry (Lawrence Chilton), 1939-
Hohenwald, Tenn. : Author, 2017.
738 pages ; 28 cm

The Family Tree Italian genealogy guide : how to trace your family tree in Italy

December 11, 2017
Holtz, Melanie D., author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2017]
238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Part One: Linking your family tree to Italy. Chapter 1: Discovering your Italian heritage -- Chapter 2: Jump-starting your Italian research -- Chapter 3: Identifying your immigrant ancestors -- Part Two: Getting To Know the Old Country. Chapter 4: Understanding Italian history -- Chapter 5: Understanding Italian geography -- Chapter 6: Deciphering Italian: Language, names, and surnames -- Part Three: Tracing Your Family In Italy. Chapter 7: Civil records -- Chapter 8: Church records -- Chapter 9: Census and taxation records -- Chapter 10: Notarial records -- Chapter 11: Military records -- Chapter 12: Other records. Part Four: Advanced Sources and Strategies. Chapter 13: Putting it all together -- Chapter 14: What to do when you get stuck -- Appendix A: Publications and websites -- Appendix B: Italian provinces and archives -- Appendix C: Sample letters to request records -- Appendix D: Italian genealogical word lists -- Index.
Say "ciao" to your Italian ancestors! This in-depth guide will walk you through the exciting journey of researching your Italian famiglia both here and in Italy. Inside, you'll find tips for every phase of Italian genealogy research, from identifying your immigrant ancestor and pinpointing his hometown to uncovering records of him in Italian archives. In this book, you'll find: Basic information on starting your family history research, including how to trace your immigrant ancestor back to Italy ; Strategies for uncovering genealogy records (including passenger lists, draft cards, and birth, marriage, and death records) from both the United States and Italy, with annotated sample records ; Crash-course guides to Italian history, geography, and names ; Helpful Italian genealogical word lists ; Sample letters for requesting records from Italian archives. Whether your ancestors hail from the island of Sicily or the hills of Piedmont, The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide will give you the tools you need to track your family in Italy. -- back cover.

Tracing your Church of England ancestors : a guide for family and local historians

December 7, 2017
Raymond, Stuart A., 1945- author.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Family History, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2017.
viii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The history of the Church of England -- The structure of the Church of England -- Preliminaries to research: using record offices, books, libraries and the Internet -- Parish registers of baptisms, marriages and burials -- Other sources of Anglican baptisms, marriages and burials -- Other parish records -- Diocesan, chapter and provincial records -- Probate records -- Anglican charities, missions and religious orders: their staff and their beneficiaries -- Tracing Anglican clergy -- Other sources.
"In his latest handbook on the records of the major Christian religions, Stuart Raymond focuses on the Church of England. He identifies the available sources, comments on their strengths and weaknesses and explains how to make the best use of them. The history of the Church of England is covered, from the Reformation in the mid-sixteenth century until the present day. Anyone who has a family connection with the Church of England or a special interest in the local history of the church will find his book to be a mine of practical information and an essential aid for their research. A sequence of short, accessible chapters gives an insight into the relevant records and demonstrates how much fascinating genealogical information can be gleaned from them. After providing a brief history of the Church of England, and a description of its organization, Stuart Raymond explores the wide range of records that researchers can consult. Among them are parish registers, bishops transcripts, marriage licences, churchwardens accounts, vestry minutes, church magazines, tithe records and the records of the ecclesiastical courts and Anglican charities and missions. A wealth of research material is available and this book is the perfect introduction to it."--Publisher's description.

It's all relative : adventures up and down the world's family tree

December 7, 2017
Jacobs, A. J., 1968- author.
©2017
xiv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- The eighth cousin -- The world family tree -- DNA sharing is caring -- A great (or possibly terrible) idea -- A pandemonium of genealogists -- Historical voyeurism -- Genetic jambalaya -- Groundhog Sam and my 2,585 southern cousins -- Embracing failure -- Should family be abolished? -- The good cousin -- Adam and Eve -- Kissing cousins -- The Greatest Generation (and the upside of cigarettes) -- Thank you for having sex -- Biological and logical families -- Ellis Island -- Our Neanderthal cousins -- Family feuds -- Who's your father? -- Son-in-law of the American Revolution -- The mega-tree revolution -- Our animal cousins -- Big love -- The other side of the dash -- Privacy -- The genius of Isaac Newton -- Fathers and sons -- Twins and twins, also more twins -- Five mothers -- Black sheep -- My presidential cousin -- Tradition! -- The Kevin Bacon delusion -- The pilgrimage -- An ocean of cousins -- Cheers to the dead -- My celebrity cousins -- 51 percent of the family tree -- The melting pot -- The FBI and my grandpa -- The great surname challenge -- Awkward family photos -- Brother versus brother -- The global family reunion -- We are, without a doubt, irrefutably, family -- A brief and subjective guide to getting started on your family tree.
Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Resurrection Cemetery, 1907-1990 : taken from cemetery book of the Catholic Diocese of Helena

December 4, 2017
Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society (Helena, Mont.)|4edt
Helena, Montana : Lewis & Clark Genealogical Society, ©1990.
150 [i.e. 298], 141 pages : facsimiles ; 28 cm
"The material in this book covers burials from 1907 through 1990 ... "The records were photocopied from the records of the Catholic Diocese of Helena ... "It should be noted that the bodies of many Catholics who died before 1907 and buried in other cemeteries in the area have been moved to Resurrection Cemetery."

Record of interments, Church of the Sacred Heart, Helena, Montana.

December 4, 2017
Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society (Helena, Mont.)|4edt
[Helena, Montana] : [Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society], [1991?]
165 pages : facsimiles ; 28 cm
Photocopy of original records.
Cover title.
All of those who were buried at the church cemetery have been reinterred at Resurrection Cemetery in Helena.

Lewis & Clark rural county wide cemeteries

December 4, 2017
Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society (Helena, Mont.)
Helena, Mont. : Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society, [1998?]
195 pages : maps ; 28 cm
Publication date taken from p. 127; "As of June 1998 ..."
Caption title.
Augusta Cemetery -- Beaver Creek Cemetery -- Benton Avenue Cemetery -- Birdseye Silver Cemetery -- Blackfoot City Cemetery -- Boulder Bar Cemetery -- Carterville Cemetery -- Cemetery Island -- Craig Cemetery -- Dearborn Cemetery -- East Helena Cemetery -- Hardgrove Cemetery -- Home of Peace Cemetery -- Lewis & Clark County Cemetery -- Lincoln Cemetery -- Marysville Cemetery -- Montana State Veterans Cemetery -- IOOF Cemetery -- Placer Cemetery -- Poor Farm Cemetery -- St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery -- Serbian Cemetery -- Tuck Cemetery -- York Cemetery -- Miscellaneous burials.

Index of Lewis & Clark Co. MT. divorce records, 1865-1943 : a project of the Lewis & Clark Co Genealogical Society

December 4, 2017
Helena, Mont. : Lewis and Clark County Genealogical Society, 1999.
1 volume (unpaged) ; 28 cm
"Original records may be found at the Lewis & Clark Co. Courthouse, Clerk of District Court, 228 Broadway, Helena, MT."
"October 1999."

Union County's Black soldiers and sailors of the Civil War

December 4, 2017
Washington, Ethel M.
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.
206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Black life in Union County, 1857-1866 -- Union County regiments, recruitment and enlistments -- United State Colored Troops (USCT), 1862-1866 -- Sailors: United States Navy and Marine Corps -- Rahway contributions to the war effort -- Union County tribute to the sailors and sailors -- Appendix: Roster, miscellaneous state and out of state enlistments.

Jackson Brothers Funeral Home records.

December 1, 2017
Jackson Brothers Funeral Home.
[Mayfield, Ky.] : Graves County Genealogical Society, 2007-
v. : chiefly facsims. ; 28 cm.
V.2 is numbered and covers earlier time period than the initial volume, which was issued without number.
Cover title.
[V.1]. Death certificates from 1916-1921, partial -- v. 2. Death certificates from 1911-1916, partial -- v. 3. Death certificates from 1921-1925, partial -- v.4. Death certificates from 1926-1929, partial -- v.5. Death certificates from 1930-1933, partial -- v.6. Death certificates from 1934-1936 --

Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Montana

December 1, 2017
Helena, Montana : Lewis and Clark Genealogical Society, ©1990.
3 volumes in 1 : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Book 1. 1890-1929 -- Book 2. 1930-1967 -- Book 3. 1968-1984.

Lewis & Clark County, Montana, marriages, 1866-1985.

December 1, 2017
Helena, Montana : Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society, ©1996.
5 volumes : chiefly facsimiles ; 29 cm
Photocopies of holograph records.
v. 1. A-C -- v. 2. D-H -- v. 3. I-M -- v. 4. Mc-R -- v. 5. S-Z.

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