New Arrivals · Genealogy

March 26, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Trigg County, Ky. will books

March 25, 2019
Simmons, Don, 1934-
Melber, Ky. : Simmons Historical Publications, 1994-<1995>
v. <1-15> ; 28 cm.
Vol. <2-15> by Laura Willis.
Includes index.
v. 1. 1820-1834 -- v. 2. 1835-1841 -- v. 3-5. 1841-1850 -- v. 6-8. 1851-1855 -- v. 9-11. 1855-1859 -- v. 12-15. 1859-1865 --

Mattil, Efinger & Co., undertakers and embalmers

March 22, 2019
Olson, Roy Fridolf.|4cmp
Paducah, Kentucky : R.F. Olson, 1999-2000 (Melber, Kentucky : Simmons Historical Pub., 1999-
volumes : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 28
Includes index.
V. l. 1888-1891[book A] -- v. 2. 2 Jan. 1892-14 May 1892, pages 1-125 [book B] -- v. 3. 16 May 1892-30 Sept. 1892, pages 126-251 [book c] -- v. 4. 30 Sept. 1892-9 Feb. 1893, pages 252-377 [book d] -- v. 5. 9 Feb 1893-8 June 1893, pages 378-500 [book e] -- v. 6. 15 Jan. 1894-25 Dec. 1894 [book f] -- v. 7. Dec. 1894-Feb. 1896 [book g] -- v. 8. 4 Feb. 1896-29 Oct. 1896 [book h] -- v. 9. 18 Sept. 1897-28 Nov. 1898 [book j] -- v. 10. 28 Nov. 1898-4 Dec. 1899 [book k]

Genealogy standards

March 22, 2019
xxiv, 90 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
The genealogical proof standard -- Standards for documenting -- Standards for researching: planning research ; collecting data ; reasoning from evidence ; using DNA evidence -- Standards for writing: genealogical proofs -- assembled research results -- special-use genealogical products -- Standards for genealogical educators -- Standards for continuing education -- The genealogist's code of ethics -- About the Board for Certification of Genealogists -- Sources and resources -- A research process map.
"Accuracy is fundamental to genealogical research. Without it, a family's history would be fiction. This manual presents the standards family historians use to obtain valid results. These standards apply to all genealogical research, whether shared privately or published. They also apply to personal research and research for clients, courts, and other employers. The standards address documentation; research planning and execution, including reasoning from evidence; compiling research results; genealogical education; and ongoing development of genealogical knowledge and skills. BCG offers these standards to the field as a guide to sound genealogical research and a way to assess the research outcomes that genealogists produce. They are standards for anyone who seeks to research and portray accurately people's lives, relationships, and histories"--Back cover.

Christian County, Ky. wills & administrations

March 21, 2019
Simmons, Don, 1934-|4cmp
Melber, Kentucky : Simmons Historical Publications, 1997-
volumes ; 28 cm
Vol. 1 Statement of responsibility from cover: by Don Simmons & Laura Willis. Vol. 2-5 statement of responsibility varies.
V. 1. 1797-1813 -- v. 2. 1813-1816 -- v. 3. 1816-1819 -- v. 4. 1819-1822 -- v. 5. 1822-1824 -- v. 7. Nov 1824-May 1827 -- v. 8. 1827-1828

Beaufort County, N.C. wills

March 21, 2019
Willis, Laura.
Melber, KY : Simmons Historical Publications, 1999-
volumes ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.
V. 1. Jan. 1720-July 1779 -- v. 2. Sept. 1779-Mar. 1793 -- v. 3. July 1793-June 1803 -- v. 4. July 1803-Feb. 1853 -- v. 5. Fair-Joseph 1720-1874 -- v. 6. Keats-Purser 1720-1874

Chatham County, N.C. early deeds

March 21, 2019
Willis, Laura.
Melber, Ky. : Simmons Historical Publications, 1995-
volumes ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.
v. 1. 1784-1787 -- v.2. 1787-1790 -- v.3. 1787-1792 -- v.4. 1792-1794 -- v.5. 1792-1796 -- v.6. 1793-1797 -- v. 7. November 1797-March 1799 -- v. 8. 1799-1800 -- v. 9. 1800-1801 -- v. 10. 1801-1802 -- v. 11. 1802-1806.

Chatham County, N.C. wills

March 21, 2019
Willis, Laura.
Melber, KY : Simmons Publications, 2001-
volumes ; 29 cm
Includes index.
v. 1. (Nov. 1798-May 1808) -- v. 2. (Nov. 1818-May 1822) -- v. 3. (Aug. 1822-Oct. 1833) -- v. 4. (Oct. 1833-Aug. 1846) -- v. 5. (Feb. 1847-Nov. 1855)

Pasquotank County, N.C. deeds

March 21, 2019
Willis, Laura.
Melber, KY : Simmons Historical Publications, 2000-
volumes ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.
v. 1. Oct. 1700-June 1718 -- v. 2. Oct. 1717-Oct. 1724 -- v. 3. 1724-1755 -- v. 4. Nov. 1755-July 1758 -- v. 5. July 1758-April 1761 -- v. 6. April 1761-July 1763.

Pasquotank County, North Carolina will book

March 21, 2019
Willis, Laura.
Mayfield, Ky. : Simmons Historical Publications, 2004-
volumes ; 28 cm
Includes indexes.
v. 1. 1752-1776 -- v. 2. 171760-1778 -- v. 3. 1778-1788 -- v. 4. 1788-1792.

Perquimans County, North Carolina will book, 1711-1808

March 21, 2019
Willis, Laura, compiler.
Mayfield, KY : Simmons Historical Publications, 2004-2009.
4 volumes in 1 ; 29 cm
Includes index.
v. 1. Albertson-Fletcher -- v. 2. Forehand to McKeil -- v. 3. McM-Ro -- v. 4. Sa-Wy.

Dörnberg : in the shadow of the Josefsberg : the families of Somogydöröcske Somogy County, Hungary 1730-1948

March 20, 2019
Fischer, Henry A., author.
Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, 2015-2019.
2 volumes ; 23 cm
Volume 2 information taken from publisher website.
v. 1 A-L --
"In the past, the steep, majestic, heavily forested, and somewhat impregnable Josefsberg was the lair of robber bands and brigands following the expulsion of the Turks from the area and all of Hungary. In the future, it would become known as the Jószefhegy. It is one of the highest elevations in northeastern Somogy County. In its lengthening shadow, the village of Dörnberg would emerge in the early decades of the eighteenth century named as such by its German settlers in reference to the abundance of thorns in its lower regions. These first settlers were in large part of Hessian origin, having joined the Schwabenzug (the Great Swabian migration) of the eighteenth century into Hungary at the invitation of the Habsburg emperor Charles VI. The fact that they were Lutherans would lead to decades in which they were forced to exist as an underground congregation until the Edict of Toleration was promulgated by the emperor Joseph II in 1782, which led to the naming of the local heights as the Josefsberg in his honor. It was sometime later that the county administration renamed the village, and it became Somogydöröcske. The village would maintain its German character throughout its history until the end of the Second World War when Protocol XIII of the Potsdam Declaration was carried out on April 6, 1948, and the vast majority of the village population was expelled along with the German families in its affiliates in Bonnya and Gadács and sent by cattle car to the then Russian zone of occupation of Germany. Those from Szil followed a week later. This publication is addressed to the English-speaking descendants of those families that immigrated to Canada, Australia, and the United States prior to the Second World War, as well as the families who were successful in escaping from the Russian zone of Germany to the West and were able to find a new home in English-speaking countries. It provides them with genealogical information about their forebears and additional information regarding their life and history"--Publisher website.

Divorces and separations from petitions to the North Carolina General Assembly, 1779-1837

March 20, 2019
McBride, Janet.
Raleigh, N.C. : North Carolina Genealogical Society, 2009.
ii, 307 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"Edited by Amy Moore"--Title page verso.

Stewart County, Tennessee settlements, wills and bonds, 1804-1824

March 18, 2019
Long, Jim, compiler.
San Bernardino, CA : [publisher not identified], [2019]
444 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"This book contains a word-for-word transcription of the first four settlements, wills and bonds books of Stewart County, Tennessee, covering the years 1804 through 1824. These bound volumes contained transcriptions of original loose, records of the County Court (Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions), primarily including settlements, wills, bonds and tax lists"--page 1.

Grave matters : cemetery inscriptions, Anne Arundel County, Maryland

March 18, 2019
Simmons, Christine N., compiler.
Glen Burnie, Maryland : Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, 2019.
volumes ; 28 cm
v. 1. Annapolis Junction, beyond the county border, BWI Airport, Fort George G. Meade, Hanover, Harmans, Jessup, Laurel, Severn -- v. 2. Brooklyn, Curtis Bay, Glen Burnie, Linthicum, Millersville, Odenton --
"Since the founding of the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society (AAGS) in 1974, one of the society's goals has been to compile and publish cemetery inscriptions for Anne Arundel County, Maryland. [These volumes] reflect tombstone inscriptions, and, in some cases, additional information obtained from cemetery records, verbal conversations, and written sources such as privately published records, government records, individuals familiar with the sites, and family members"--Adapted from back cover.

Ancestry in Germany wherever you are : how I traced my ancestors with a computer back to the 13th century

March 18, 2019
Schlößin, Diana Shina, author.
52 pages ; 22 cm
General information -- First steps -- Sorting and filing documents -- Explore ancestors-Tools -- Other sources -- Publishing a family tree -- How I would proceed if I had to start from scratch -- Final word.
"Don't you know how to go ahead with finding your ancestors? Or don't you even know where to start? Do you want to search for your ancestors, but you don't have time to travel to archives? Then this book is for you. Here you get an overview which sources you can use from home. On top it includes a model of a letter with which you can write to registry offices and archives in English and in German. This book is especially meant for people who are new to ancestry"--Back cover.

Black and red roots : discovering your Native American ancestry

March 18, 2019
Pearson, Esther, author.
[United States?] : [publisher not identified], [2019]
30 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
What does a Native American look like? -- Each one must take his or her own journey -- Why is the trail of tears important? -- Let the journey begin -- Step-by-step -- Identifying black and red roots -- Example of a black and red roots search.
"Many African Americans have family stories that were passed down from one generation to the next which include references to Native American ancestry. These stories were passed down from the elders in a matter-of-fact manner. These conversations went something like this, 'You know your great-grandmother was an Indian', or 'Remember grandpa. He was an Indian.' These facts were accepted without dispute or fanfare as simply another part of the rich African heritage and then African American life. But, as time went on, curiosity about the Indian family roots generally took hold and evidence of the claims of Native American ancestry was sought. This book provides steps to research your Native American ancestry. It is a must for finding your 'black and red roots'"--Back cover.

Caroline County, Virginia order book

March 15, 2019
Sparacio, Ruth, compiler.
Berwyn Heights, Md. : Heritage Books, 2018-
volumes ; 28 cm
1773-1774 -- -- -- 1781-1783 --
"County court order books contain records of all matters brought before the court while in session. The information contained in these records may not appear elsewhere. The order books typically provide a synopsis of court cases in a relatively organized format. Records you may find include rulings of the court in civil matters such as property disputes and slaves and much more"--Back cover.

The African-American military experience in the Civil War : an annotated bibliography of selected articles

March 15, 2019
Liddy, Jerome, author.
Berwyn Heights, Md. : Heritage Books, 2018.
Introduction -- Annotated article bibliography -- Selected list of books for further reading -- Index: Author, editor, and compiler -- Index: Subject.
"This work provides an annotated bibliography of these articles, complete with critical and descriptive commentary. The articles are listed in alphabetical order by author or editor. They address a wide range of subjects concerning the African-American military experience in the Civil War including but not limited to battles and campaigns, the reaction of Union and Confederate soldiers to black troops, the contentious issue of army pay, recruitment, prisoner treatment, racial atrocities, shipboard race relations, racial prejudice, medical treatment, and the often mind-numbing routine of garrison duty. Each article is presented in standard bibliographical format that includes the name of the author, article title, journal name, volume number and issue number, date of publication, and pages on which the article appears. This is followed by an annotation. If appropriate, supplemental information regarding maps, tables, charts, illustrations, appendixes, and additional bibliographical data is also provided. A subject matter index is included"--Back cover.

Some slaves of Rappahannock County, Virginia: will books A to D, 1833-1865 and Old Rappahannock County, Virginia will books 1 and 2, 1664-1682

March 15, 2019
Barlau, Sandra, compiler.
Berwyn Heights, Md. : Heritage Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) ; 22 cm
Rappahannock County Va. Preface ; Introduction ; Abbreviations ; Will book A, 1833-1842 ; Will book B, 1842-1849 ; Will book C, 1849-1855 ; Will book D, 1855-1865 -- Old Rappahannock County, Va. Will book 1, 1665-1677 ; Will book 2, 1677-1682 -- Index.
"Each chapter in this work contains information gleaned from one will book. The documents include administrator's estate, executor, and guardian accounts, wills, and inventory and appraisals. Each entry gives the name of the slave owner, page number, date, and type of document followed by a list of slaves. The new owner is listed if known. Surnames of the owner's children are indexed only if noted in the document. The slaves who were emancipated, freed, or manumitted are listed in the index under Emancipated"--Back cover.

Early families of Shapleigh and Acton, Maine

March 14, 2019
Boyle, Frederick R.
Portsmouth, N.H. : P.E. Randall, 2002.
895 pages ; 26 cm

Essex county, virginia deed book, 1728-1733

March 13, 2019
Sparacio, Ruth.
Berwyn Heights, Maryland : Heritage Books, 2018--
volumes ; 28 cm.
1728-1733 -- 1751-1753

Family tree problem solver : tried-and-true tactics for tracing elusive ancestors

March 12, 2019
Rising, Marsha Hoffman, 1945- author.
270 pages : illusrations, maps ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Analyzing research problems and planning strategies -- Avoiding ten common genealogy mistakes -- Finding birth, marriages, and deaths before civil registration -- Locating missing ancestors in the census -- Researching friends, associates, and extended family members -- Problem-solving with court records -- Replacing burned courthouse records -- Utilizing land records -- Sorting individuals with the same name -- Finding pre-1850 ancestors -- Analyzing evidence -- Accepting online family tree hints -- Applying DNA test results to your research.
Presents ideas and tips for overcoming common obstacles researching genealogies, including advice on how to find records before civil registration, using censuses, and advanced court records.

Ancient Long Island epitaphs : from the towns of Southold, Shelter Island and Easthampton, New York

February 28, 2019
Harris, Edward Doubleday.
[Place of publication not identified] : Clearfield Company; Baltimore, MD : Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2002.
vi, 106 pages ; 21 cm
Originally published: Boston, 1903; from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register.

Jefferson County, Georgia tax lists

February 28, 2019
Ports, Michael A. (Writer on genealogy)
Baltimore, Maryland : Published for Clearfield Company by Genealogical Publishing Company, [2016]-
volumes : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Volume numbers assigned by cataloger.
Includes indexes.
[v. 2.] 1804-1808 -- [v. 3] 1809-1813.

Elbert County, Georgia superior court minutes : December 31, 1790-October 16, 1800

February 28, 2019
Ports, Michael A. (Writer on genealogy)
Baltimore, Maryland : Reprinted for Clearfield Company by Genealogical Publishing Company, 2017.
316 pages ; 22 cm
On December 10, 1790, the Georgia General Assembly created Elbert County, from a portion of Wilkes County, making Elberton the seat of its new government. In 1777, Georgia's first constitution established the Superior Court of final jurisdiction in each county. The legislature divided the state into judicial districts, fixing the times the various courts met in each county, assigning the new Elbert County to the Western District, comprised of Franklin, Green, Hancock, Jackson, Lincoln, Oglethorpe, and Wilkes counties. The judges, elected to serve three-year terms, held court in each county at least twice per year, as they traveled from county to county within their district. The Superior Court had jurisdiction over all criminal matters, civil cases involving title to land, appeals from Inferior Court decisions, divorces, grand juries, and registration of land deeds. The first volume of Superior Court Minutes begins December 31, 1790 and continues through October 16, 1800. The following transcription comes from the microfilm photographed at the courthouse at Elberton in 1960, by the Genealogical Society of Salt Lake City, Utah, and available at the Georgia Department of Archives and History in Morrow, Georgia and the Family History Library.

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