New Arrivals · Genealogy

September 27, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Scattered records relating to early Craven County, South Carolina residents from 1736 to 1786

September 26, 2016
Raymond, Charles E.
Temecula, California : Published privately, 2015.
vii, 206 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 28 cm.
The abbreviated records in this book originate from multiple counties and states (other than Craven County, South Carolina), but each relates directly in one manner or another to an early South Carolina resident or residents. Reference to source of information is at the end of each entry. Many of the sources are deed books from other colonies or states
Craven County was one of three original counties in the colony of Carolina which included North and South Carolina and other territory. It is now extinct the original names and bondaries were discontinued in 1769. Records predating 1785 were kept at Charleston, S.C.. Over time the boundaries varied. Some of the modern counties which are in what was Craven County include Horry, Georgetown, York, Lancaster, Chester, Chesterfield, Marion, Marlboro, Dillon, Chester, Kershaw, Lee, Williamsburg, Florence, and Darlington.

The stranger in my genes : a memoir

September 16, 2016
Griffeth, Bill (William C.), author.
viii, 188 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
"Bill Griffeth, longtime genealogy buff, takes a DNA test that has an unexpected outcome: 'If the results were correct, it meant that the family I had spent years documenting was not my own.' Bill undertakes a quest to solve the mystery of his origins, a quest which will shake his sense of identity. As he takes us on his journey, we learn about choices made by his ancestors, parents, and others--and we see Bill measure and weigh his own difficult choices as he confronts the past" -- Publisher's description.

The great migration directory : immigrants to New England, 1620-1640 : a concise compendium

September 16, 2016
Anderson, Robert Charles, 1944- author.
Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.
lxvi, 423 pages : maps ; 24 cm
"Covering individuals not included in previous Great Migration compendia, this complete survey lists the names of all known to have come to New England during the Great Migration period, 1620-1640. Each entry provides the name of the head of household, English or European origin (if known), date of migration, principal residences in New England, and the best available sources of information for the subject" -- publisher's description.

The Pilgrim migration : immigrants to Plymouth Colony, 1620-1633

September 15, 2016
Anderson, Robert Charles, 1944-
Boston : Great Migration Study Project, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006.
lxviii, 638 pages ; 23 cm
Contains detailed information, including occupation, genealogy, public service, estate and unusual or interesting facts, about each family or individual who emigrated to Plymouth Colony between 1620 and 1633.

Genealogist's handbook for Irish research

September 15, 2016
Daly, Marie E., author.
vii, 200 pages ; illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 25 cm
Part 1. Getting started. Embarking on the genealogical voyage; Using the census and vital records -- Part 2. Linking your immigrant ancestors to Ireland. Using North American church records; Researching your ancestors' records of immigration, citizenship, and travel; Researching your ancestors through gravestones, newspapers, and business records; Looking further back: early Irish immigration to North America; Identifying Irish place names and administrative divisions -- Part 3. Using Irish records. Finding your ancestors in Irish church records and civil registrations; Using records of property and valuation in Ireland; Making the most of Irish online census and land valuation records -- Part 4. Online resources.
"In Genealogist's Handbook for Irish Research, NEHGS Irish genealogy experts Marie E. Daly and Judith Lucey offer tips for navigating the sometimes challenging course of finding Irish ancestors. Using real-life examples and offering many illustrations of records and techniques, they take a step-by-step approach to using American records to trace Irish ancestors in this country, with the goal of finding the place of origin. They then explain how to use Irish records to learn even more. Drawing on their years of experience guiding those with Irish ancestry, Daly and Lucey focus not just on sources of records but -- more important -- on strategies for research and interpretation. The book includes to-do lists, illustrations and maps, a comprehensive table of online resources, and a detailed index" -- Publisher's description.

The ancestry of Catherine Middleton : who will marry Prince William of Wales 29 April 2011

September 15, 2016
Reitwiesner, William Addams.
Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, ©2011.
xx, 165 pages : genealogical tables ; 21 cm
Reitwiesner had begun researching Middleton's ancestry. In honor of the Royal Wedding, it has been supplemented with further original research on her forebears.

The ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales : for twelve generations

September 15, 2016
Evans, Richard K.
Boston : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.
xvii, 566 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), genealogical table ; 24 cm
Genealogical tables on end papers.
Evans traces the late Princess's forebears from the British Isles to the United States and the Far East, compiling a definitive ancestry.

A guide to Massachusetts public records : parishes, towns, and counties

September 15, 2016
Wright, Carroll D. (Carroll Davidson), 1840-1909, author.
Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014.
vii, li, 379 pages ; 23 cm
"Originally published as the Report on the custody and condition of the public records of parishes, towns, and counties, 1889."
Laws relating to records -- Proprietors records -- Church records -- Town records -- Court records -- County records.
"In 1884, Carroll D. Wright was appointed to prepare a report showing the condition of the public records of the parishes, towns, and counties of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. This remarkable book, originally published in 1889 under the name 'Report on the custody and condition of the public records of parishes, towns, and counties,' brings together under one cover a town-by-town, church-by-church, and county-by-county listing of all the records existing for each jurisdiction. Each section is preceded by detailed explanatory notes, and numerous footnotes cite special circumstances related to particular records, such as missing volumes or records kept elsewhere. When genealogists and family researchers need to visit a city or town hall, knowing what existed in the clerk's custody in 1889 will aid them in their search for records" -- Publisher's description.

Elements of genealogical analysis

September 15, 2016
Anderson, Robert Charles, 1944- author.
xv, 168 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 23 cm
Part one: Analytic tools. Source analysis -- Record analysis -- Linkage analysis. Part two: Problem-solving sequence. Problem selection -- Problem analysis -- Data collection -- Synthesis -- Problem resolution. Appendixes. Glossary -- The three paradigms -- GENTECH Genealogical Data Model -- Forgery.
"This handbook presents a step-by-step process for solving genealogical problems -- a methodology thirty years in the making. Developed by Anderson and perfected through his work on the Great Migration Study Project, this systematic approach considers each source, each record, and each possible linkage before making a genealogical conclusion...Examples of actual research problems and continuing case studies, accompanied by easy-to-follow diagrams, walk you through the steps of effective genealogical analysis" -- Publisher's description.

Hairstyles, 1840-1900 : includes men, children & unusual coiffures

September 15, 2016
Taylor, Maureen Alice.
x, 128 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 26 cm
Introduction -- Tools & accessories -- Gallery of hairstyles.
Is there anyone who hasn?t had a bad hair day or obsessed about the right hairdo for a special event? Probably not, and this obsession is far from a modern phenomenon. Fussing over our hair is one of the things that links us to our ancestors. Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, has studied the many fascinating details in nineteenth-century pictures. Early portraits tell us so much about the society, the times, the trends, and the individuals they feature. And, it?s often the hair that stands out. Short, long, curled, and coiffed manes were as trendy as the dresses and suits worn in each period. Every fashion era had its distinctive hairstyle whether functional or fanciful. Using the clues explained in this book, you can learn a surprising amount about your ancestors by studying their portraits. How they wore their locks and their facial hair for the photographer, will tell you a lot about them. Read ?the clues? to discover: When those pictures were taken, how old the subjects were at the time, and how wealthy they were. Your ancestors? fashion sense?were these people trendy or conservative? Which nineteenth-century style mavens they admired. Which hairstyles, moustaches, and beards are still in vogue?

Guide to genealogical writing : how to write and publish your family history

September 15, 2016
Stratton, Penny, author.
ix, 192 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Part I. Preparing. Getting started -- Part II. Writing. Writing in genealogical style -- Making a stylesheet -- Writing when questions remain -- Adding citations -- Incorporating narrative -- Part III. Getting ready to publish. Reviewing and revising your draft -- Selecting illustrations -- Considering design and layout -- Indexing -- Tying up final details -- Part IV. Writing articles and other types of family histories. Writing for the Register and other journals -- Writing for American Ancestors and other magazines -- Writing short or informal family histories -- Appendixes. Using Microsoft Word for genealogical writing -- Sample questionnaire for relatives -- Resources for writing and publishing -- Genealogical manual of style.
Using examples from NEHGS's publications, this writing guide outlines how to write your family history clearly and accurately -- from building a genealogical sketch to adding images to indexing. An appendix on genealogical style covers alternate spellings of names, when and how to use lineage lines, how to include adopted children and stepchildren, aspects of double dating, and other issues faced by genealogical writers.

Getting started in Jewish genealogy

September 15, 2016
Mokotoff, Gary, author.
viii, 94 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Family tree : descendants of Meyer Fechheimer and his fourteen children

August 31, 2016
Fechheimer, Richard, author.
San Diego, Calif. (17575 Drayton Hall Way, San Diego 92128) : Richard Fechheimer, 1990.
1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm
Includes index.

Early landowners of Maryland

August 15, 2016
Hall, Robert W.
Lewes, Del. : Colonial Roots, 2003-
v. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Vol. 3 compiled with Sandy Hall, vols. 8-11 edited by Sandra T. Hall.
Includes indexes.
v. 1. Anne Arundel County, 1650-1704 -- v. 2. Prince George's County, 1650-1710 -- v. 3. Calvert County, 1640-1710 -- v. 4. Charles County, 1640-1710 -- v. 5. St. Mary's County, 1633-1710 -- v. 6. Kent County, 1640-1710 -- v. 7. Baltimore County, 1658-1710 -- v. 8. Talbot County, 1650-1710 -- v. 9. Queen Anne's County, 1640-1710 -- v. 10. Cecil County, 1640-1710 -- v. 11. Dorchester County, 1655-1710 -- v. 12. Old Somerset County, 1655-1710 --

Charles County, Maryland land records

August 15, 2016
Marshall, Michael R., compiler.
volumes ; 22 cm
[v.1.] 1796-1799, Deed Book IB #2 -- [v.2.] 1799-1801, Deed Book IB #3 -- [v.3.] 1801-1803, Deed Book IB #5 -- [v.4.] 1804-1806, Deed Book IB #6 -- [v.5.] 1806-1808, Deed Book IB #7 -- [v.6.] 1808-1810, Deed Book IB #8 -- [v.7.] 1810-1811 and 1813-1814, Deed Books IB #9 and IB #10 --

Baltimore County, Maryland, marriage licenses

August 15, 2016
Ports, Michael A.
Baltimore, Maryland : Clearfield Company, 2013-
volumes ; 23 cm
May 1, 1798 to February 11, 1815 -- February 11, 1815 to April 30, 1823 -- May 1, 1823 to April 28, 1832 -- May 2, 1832 to September 14, 1839 -- September 14, 1839 to October 31, 1846 -- November 2, 1846 to November 29, 1851 --

Tithe lists for Amelia County, Virginia : 1765-1766, 1769-1771 & 1778

August 15, 2016
Kidd, Reiley.
Millsboro, Delaware : Colonial Roots, 2016, ©2015.
viii, 160 pages ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.

Middlesex County, Virginia : marriage references and family relationships 1673-1800

August 15, 2016
Wright, F. Edward (Frederick Edward), 1934-|4cmp
Millsboro, Delaware : Colonial Roots, ©2015.
xvi, 412 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.

Harford County, Maryland, marriages and family relationships, 1861-1870

August 15, 2016
Peden, Henry C., 1946-
vi, 432 pages ; 28 cm
Arranged alphabetically by surname.
"D1710"--Rear cover.
"A compilation of marriages, both actual and implied, from a variety of sources including marriage records, newspaper records, church records, cemetery records, Bible records, family histories and more"--Rear cover.

Lancaster County, Virginia marriage references and family relationships, 1650-1800

August 15, 2016
Wright, F. Edward.
xiv, 252 pages ; 22 cm

Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Baltimore, Maryland : baptisms, 1854-1870

August 15, 2016
Trimble, T. Ridgeway.
x, 353 pages ; 22 cm
A brief history of The Minor Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary -- List of baptisms -- List of maiden names.

Queen Anne's County, Maryland, marriage references and family relationships

August 15, 2016
Esgar, Lyndeth, author.
volumes ; 28 cm
Negro marriages and family relationships: pages 237-239 of first work; pages 289-318 of second work.
"D1699"--Page [4] of cover.
[Vol. 1] 1706-1800 -- [v. 2] 1800-1850
These volumes contain a comprehensive collection of marriages, both actual and implied, gleaned from a variety of sources including church records, court records, probate records, land records, Bible records, published family histories and more.

Amelia County, Virginia order book 19 : March 1788-October 1791

August 15, 2016
Kidd, Reiley.
Millsboro, Delaware : Colonial Roots, 2016, ©2015.
viii, 202 pages ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.

Amelia County, Virginia order books 17 & 18 : June 1785-March 1788

August 15, 2016
Kidd, Reiley.
Millsboro, Delaware : Colonial Roots, 2016, ©2015.
viii, 343 pages ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.

Abstracts of the debt books of the Provincial Land Office of Maryland. Worcester County

August 12, 2016
Skinner, V. L. (Vernon Lee), Jr.
3 volumes ; 22 cm
Includes indexes.
"A debt book consists of a list of persons owning land with the names and rents of each tract that he or she owned, all listed in one place under his or her name"--Introduction.
v. 1. Liber 54: 1744-1759 ; Liber 52: 1745, 1755 ; Liber 44: 1756, 1757-1758 -- v. 2. Liber 54: 1759-addendum ; Liber 44: 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762 -- v. 3. Liber 44: 1768, 1769 ; Liber 53: 1771 ; Liber 51: 1773 ; Liber 53: 1774.

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