New Arrivals · Genealogy

August 8, 2018
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The adoptee's guide to DNA testing : how to use genetic genealogy to discover your long-lost family

August 7, 2018
Weinberg, Tamar, author.
©2018
239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing. Inside, you'll find:Strategies for connecting your genealogy to previous genealogists Detailed guides for using DNA tests and tools, plus how to analyze your test results and apply them to research Real-life success stories that put the book's techniques into practice and inspire you to seek your own discoveries."--ONIX annotation.

Tracing your family history : how to get started

August 6, 2018
Chater, Kathy.
London : Hermes House, ©2010.
96 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 29 cm
Previously published as part of a larger volume, 'Family history made easy'. -- T.p. verso.
First steps -- Back to the early 1800s -- Other countries in the British Isles -- Working lives -- For crown and country.
"Discover and record your personal roots and heritage: everything from accessing archives and public record offices to using the internet with more than 135 photographs and artworks" -- t.p.

Boone Township cemeteries : Porter County, IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1997]
1 volume (various pagings) : map ; 29 cm
Includes indexes.
"Row by row, Cornell Cemetery index, Hebron Cemetery & Boone Township index (married/maiden names)."--Cover.
Small cemeteries -- Cornell cemetery -- Hebron cemetery.

Center Township cemeteries : Valparaiso, IN, Porter County, IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1995]
1 volume (various pagings) : map ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"December 1995."
Clifford/Old Catholic cemetery -- Kinne #1/Flint Lake cemetery -- Kinne #2 and Kinne #3 cemeteries -- Maplewood Cemetery -- Memorial Park cemetery -- St. Paul Catholic Cemetery -- Union Street/Old City cemetery.

Graceland Cemetery : 1505 US Highway 30 E, Valparaiso, IN, Center township, Porter County IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 2000.
376, 117 pages : map ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"row by row, alphabetical index (married/maiden names)"--Cover.

Jackson Township cemeteries, Porter County, IN : small cemeteries, Carter Cemetery, Quakerdom/Barnard Cemetery.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1997.
1 volume (various pagings) : map ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"October 1997."

Calvary Cemetery : 2701 Willowdale Road, Portage, IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1995]
363, [1] pages : map ; 28 cm
"October, 1995."
"1914-1995 : Portage Township, Porter County, IN : alphabetical index (married/maiden names)."--Cover.

Portage Township cemeteries : Porter County, IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1995]
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes indexes.
"January, 1995."
Small cemeteries. Blake Cemetery -- Friars Cemetery -- James/Schrock Cemetery -- McCool Cemetery -- Robbins Cemetery -- Temple Beth-el Cemetery -- Temple Israel Cemetery.

Westchester township cemeteries : Porter County, IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1997]
1 volume (various pagings) : map ; 28 cm
Indexed.
"Augsburg Cemetery, Bailly Cemetery, Burstrom Cemetery, Furnessville Cemetery, St. Patrick Cemetery, Chesterton Cemetery."

Porter County obituaries and death notices

July 25, 2018
Shook, Steven R.
Valparaiso, IN (103 Jefferson Street, Valparaiso 46383) : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 2003-2006.
2 volumes : maps ; 29 cm
Includes indexes.
v. 1. A collection of newspaper death notices and obituaries transcribed from the Chesterton tribune, prior to 1900 -- v. 2. A collection of newspaper death notces and obituaries transcribed from the Wesern ranger, Practical observer, Valparaiso practical observer, Vidette and republic, and Porter County vidette, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, prior to 1900.

How to write your personal or family history : (if you don't do it, who will?)

July 25, 2018
Wiebe, Katie Funk, author.
New York, NY : Good Books, [2017]
xiv, 214 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
You have a story waiting to be told -- Putting together the puzzle of life -- Getting started writing about yourself -- Writing about other people -- Choose a theme and plot -- Stories are always winners -- Becoming comfortable with your family's story -- One life, many stages -- History happens to everyone -- Memories are also made of these -- Optional writing tasks -- Final hurdles to the finished product.
A practical-- and encouraging-- how-to book that will help beginning memoir writers get started collecting the stories of their lives. Includes hints for recalling distant memories and tracking down family heirlooms, as well as exercises to prod the memory, and advice on looking at the broad scope of a well-lived life.

Porter Township cemeteries : Porter County, IN.

July 25, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1995.
1 volume (various pagings) : map ; 29 cm
Includes indexes.
"November, 1995."
Small cemeteries: Fleming Cemetery, Frame Cemetery, Guernsey Cemetery, Lantz/Shurr/Fehrman Cemetery, Lee/Jones/Boone Grove Cemetery, Ludington Cemetery, Merriman Cemetery, Miller/Quinn/Glenn Kingery Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Salem Cemetery.

Ridgelawn-Mount Mercy Cemetery : 4401 West Ridge Road, Gary, Indiana, Calumet Township, Lake County, Indiana.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN (103 Jefferson St., Valparaiso 46383) : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [2003]
427, 128 pages : maps ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"December, 2003."

Eagle Creek Township cemeteries, Lowell, IN, Lake County, IN : Plum Grove Cemetery, Southeast Grove Cemetery.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1992.
3, 6, 5, 8 pages ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"December, 1992."

Hanover Township cemeteries : Lake County, Indiana.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1996?]
18, 27, 4, 54 pages : map ; 29 cm
Originally published in 1994 as: Hanover Township cemeteries : Cedar Lake, IN, Lake Co., Indiana. Information for some of the cemeteries has been updated through 1996.
"Brunswick/Borger cemeteries, German Methodist Cemetery, Holy Name Cemetery, Meyer/Mound cemeteries, St. Anthony/Klassville cemeteries, Sasse Family Cemetery, Schubert Cemetery, Zion Cemetery."

Hobart Township cemeteries, Hobart, IN, Lake County, Indiana : Crown Hill Cemetery, Hobart Cemetery, Old Settler/Banks Cemetery, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1994]
23, 41, 2, 59 pages ; 29 cm
Includes indexes.
"June, 1994."

Concordia Cemetery : 6551 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, IN, North township, Lake County IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 2000.
169, 54 pages : maps ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"Row by row, alphabetical index (married/maiden names)"--Cover.

Elmwood Cemetery : 1413-169th Avenue, Hammond, IN, North Township, Lake County IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1999]
496, 152 pages : maps ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"October 1999."

North Township small cemeteries, Lake County, IN : Hess Memorial, North Township Cemetery, Holy Ghost Orthodox Cemetery, Hope Cemetery, Kneseth Israel Jewish Cemetery, Resurrection Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, Schoon Cemetery/Munster Christian Cemetery, St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Cemetery, St. Michael Polish Catholic Cemetery, St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1998.
1 volume (various pagings) ; 28 cm
"October 1998."
"Each row by row, each cemetery indexed (married/maiden names) : North Township small cemeteries index (name, cemetery, row by row page no.)"--Cover.

Oak Hill Cemetery, 6445 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN, North Township, Lake County, IN

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1998]
283, 86 pages : map ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"December 1998."

St. Joseph Cemetery, 1551--167th street, Hammond IN : North Township, Lake County, IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [1996]
117, 115 pages : map ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"November, 1996."

Calumet Park Cemetery : 2809 W. 73rd Avenue, Merrillville, IN 46410, Lake County, IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, [2006]
2 volumes : map ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"September 2006."
v. 1. Row by row, Sections 1 through 17 South -- v. 2. Row by row continued, Sections 17 North through 40A ; Alphabetical index (married and maiden names).

Ross township cemeteries, Lake county, IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1995.
1 volume (various pagings) ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"Row by row, each alphabetical, Ross township small cemetery index."--Cover.
Chester, Holtzworth, Merrillville, St. Peter & Paul, Sturdevant/Dennis, Woodvale cemeteries.

West Creek Township cemeteries : Lowell, IN, Lake County, IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1992.
3, 9, 16, 39 pages : map ; 29 cm
Includes indexes.
"December 1992."

Deer Creek cemetery : 109th and Grand Blvd., Winfield township, Lake county, IN.

July 24, 2018
Valparaiso, IN : Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society, 1995.
[2] 4, 4 leaves ; 29 cm
Includes index.
"Row by row, alphabetical index (married/maiden names)."--Cover.

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