New Arrivals · Genealogy

September 15, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Abstracts of early probate records, Belmont County, Ohio (1802-1827)

September 14, 2018
Quillon, Lorraine Indermill.
©2017.
[x], 84 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.

The descendants of Joshua and Diana (Adams) Hicks of Clermont County, Ohio

September 14, 2018
Stockton, Betty Jo.
Orlando, Fla. : B.J. Stockton, ©2011.
iii, 433 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm
Imprint from p. iii.

Photoshop : restoration & retouching

September 11, 2018
Eismann, Katrin, author.
©2019
xiv, 418 pages : illustrations (chielfy color) ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Hamilton County, Ohio Roman Catholic baptism records : 1850-1859

September 11, 2018
Herbert, Jeffrey G., compiler.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Hamilton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogy Society, 2018.
2 volumes (iv, 719 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.

Tracing your ancestors : Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk : a guide for family and local historians

August 20, 2018
Blanchard, Gill, author.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Family History, 2018.
x, 229 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm.
East Anglian archives -- Introduction to the region -- Work, trade and commerce (or how East Anglia ruled the world) -- Conflict -- Crime -- The parish poor -- Workhouses -- Charities and healthcare -- Migration -- Local government -- Education -- Railways -- Urbanization and housing -- Religion -- Resources directory.
"Gill Blanchard's practical and informative handbook will help you to trace your ancestors in the traditional counties of East Anglia Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex and it will give you an insight into their lives. As well as guiding the researcher to historical records held in all the relevant archives, she explores the wealth of other resources that add the 'flesh to the bones' of our ancestors' lives. She describes how fascinating information can be discovered about the places they lived in and the important historical events they lived through, and she traces the life stories of notable people from all backgrounds who shaped the regions development over the centuries. Her account highlights the diversity of this part of England but also focuses on its common features and strong sense of identity. It introduces a wide array of research resources that will be revealing for readers who want to find out about their ancestors who lived here."--Publisher's description.

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."

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