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image of A Biographical Dictionary Containing a Brief Account of the First Settlers and Other Eminent Characters Among the Magistrates Ministers, Literary and Worthy Men in New-England

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Salem, MA: Cushing and Appleton, 1809. Octavo. 511 pages, errata (p. 512). From the Adams family to Yale Elihu. The family of Rev. Joseph Buckminster (page 88-89) is noted in the book and also written on the front pastedown the following biographical information: Great Grandfather Buckminster, Col. 1876, Essex Co,....Richard Buckminster, Limerick, NY; Drafted in War of 1812; John… Read more
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Grandpa Was a Whaler; a Story of Carteret Chadwicks

by Muse, Amy

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Published
1961
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First Edition
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$45.00

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New Bern, North Carolina: Owen G. Dunn, 1961. First Edition. Octavo. 126 pages, genealogical charts, wills. Inscribed by Amy Muse to Marvin Willis to whom she writes how: "....she enjoyed talking about their days in Carteret". Samuel Chadwick, whaler, who possibly came from Falmouth, Massachusetts. He acquired land in Straits, North Carolina in 1725.… Read more
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Pioneer Trails and Trials: Madison Countym, 1863-1920

by Madison County History Association

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Published
1976
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Virginia City, Montana: Madison County Historical Association, 1976. Thick Heavy Quarto. xii, 1029 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates. Plus, laid in is a (4)p. insert of two families the printer failed to include (Jacob Albright, Edward and Amelia Trout). The Bicentennial edition. On the Steering Committee page, five of the members have signed their… Read more
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Clasping Hands with Generations Past

by Lloyd, Emma Rouse, 1858-1933

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Published
1932
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Cincinnati: Privately Printed By the Wiesen-Hart Press, 1932. Octavo. 6 preliminary leaves, 3-228 pages, illustrations (including portraits), appendices, only 500 copies printed. John Uri Lloyd, her husband, writes a note on the copyright page: "My Dear Mr. [E.M.] Eberle, "she had made a list of proposed recipients, your name was included...." Sincerely, your friend, John Uri Lloyd, August eleventh,… Read more
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Indianapolis: Union Direct Co, 1902. Octavo. . 284 pages. A very scarce Indiana directory covering towns and villages in 19 contiguous counties around Indianapolis with thousands of ads from the items of the era; bicycles and horse-drawn wagons in an age just before the automobile appeared on the scene in Indiana even before 1900. Dr.… Read more
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image of Hollis Family Album; the Folk Tales and Family Trees of the First Settlers of Hollis New Hampshire, 1730-1950

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Hollis, NH; (1997): Penobscot Press. First Edition. Octavo. viii, 619 pages, includes bibliographic references (pages 561-564) and index. The town's history was intense with twenty-seven "first families" from the early 18th century until the Gold Rush when those tired of the hard scrabble farming dreamed of Gold, most returned and then a decade later the young men joined the… Read more
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Old Louisiana Plantation Homes and Family Trees, 2 volumes in Original Box

by Seebold, Herman De Bachelle

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Published
2004
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Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing, 2004. Octavo. In 2 volumes, reprint of the original 1941 edition which had been done in collaboration with Louisiana State University. When these book were issued in 2004, they were quickly sold out and most users did not save the box which has an important pastedown which is a helpful guide to the… Read more
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image of A Genealogical history of the Felton Family; Descendents of Lieutenant Nathaniel Felton, Who Came to Salem, Mass. In 1633 with Few Supplements and Appendices of the Names of Some of the Ancestors of the Families That have Intermarried with Them. Index.

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Marlborough, Mass: Pratt Brothers, 1886. Octavo. 280 pages, index alphabetically arranged. Feltons are found in virtually every state of the union. While they initially settled in Salem, they eventually moved to the Carolinas and across the country. John B. Felton, a former Oakland, California mayor, a judge and a San Francisco Bay Area investor in his day, the town… Read more
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image of A Complete Body of Heraldry; Containing, an Historical Enquiry Into the Origin of Armories, and the Rise of Heraldry....the Proper Methods of Blazoning and Marshalling Armorial Bearings....the Arms, Quarterings, Crests, Supporters and Mottos...

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London: Printed for the Author By T. Spilsbury, 1780. First Edition. Folio. . 2 large folio volumes, illustrated with copper plates, title continues after mottos: of all sovereign princes and states; as also the Atchievements [sic] of the peers, peeresses, and baronets, of England, Scotland, and Ireland. An historical catalogue of all the different orders of knighthood ...… Read more
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Provo, UT; (1998): Jesse N. Smith Family Assn. Octavo. 460 pages, index, edited by Oliver R. Smith. Third edition, revised. A very good copy with the added index making this essential for both genealogical and historical research. Bound in green leather like cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt. Just a bit of dust soiling to upper… Read more
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image of The Reesor Gathering; The Early Settlers the Mennonites

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nd/np. Small Octavo. 2 pages. none recorded in OCLC. Preface page has a pastedown picture of Peter Reesor and notes: Born, December 25, 1775, Died, November 16, 1854. As Mennonites their family history shows persecution during the Revolutionary War and even afterward. They grew and prospered in Markham township where he was known as "the… Read more
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image of Albertus Brite and Descendants of Kentucky, Missouri, Texas and California; with Related Familes of Barton, Coursts, Duty, Fuller, Gilliland, Merchant, Merrell, Moore, Morton, Neill, Oldham, Pennington, Ransdell,_Others

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(Zabava Print, Pleasanton, Texas; 2010). First Edition. Quarto. . xviii, 336 pages, illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits. Index, Bibliography, Appendices. Inscribed by the author to: Kevin, Katie, Liam, Owen and Graham, Much Love, J. Taylor Brite. This is a very extensive family history of the Brite's which begins in 1635 along with history of the part of… Read more
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New Jersey in 1793

by Norton, James S.

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Published
1973
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Salt Lake City: Published By the Author, 1973. Quarto. 515 pages. Color map of New Jersey in 1793, a color engraving :"The Recruiting Sergeant". This book is a result of the transfer of more than 300 cubic feet of military records from the colonial wars to World War I in New Jersey. While microfilming them, the author also discovered… Read more
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image of The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660; a Descriptive List, Drawn from Records of the Colonies, Towns, Churches, Courts and Other Contemporary Sources

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Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1965. Octavo. 252 pages, index. Originally published in 1908. With a foreword by James Phinney Baxter. Besides listing all the pioneer towns and plantations of Maine and New Hampshire, it has a special directions for research on Maine and New Hampshire with helpful hints regarding variations of surnames, unique abbreviations, unusual sources, and the… Read more
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image of Thomas T. Kissam to Thomas Fuller, Two Page Autographed Letter Signed,  Bethany, Pennsylvania, [with Reference to Randall Wilmot], October 31, 1831

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An interesting series of connections in Bethany Pennsylvania in 1831. Thomas T. Kissam has written to Thomas Fuller, an Attorney in Bethany requesting him to proceed in collecting an unpaid debt of Joseph Miller. He writes that they have a mutual friend, Randell Wilmot [father of David Wilmot, of the 'Wilmot Proviso'] who recommended him. He… Read more
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The History of Southington, Ohio, 1805-2005: "A Little Town with a Big heart

by Southington Bicentennial Committee

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Published
2005
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Southington, Ohio: Published By the Author, 2005. 236 pages. A very thorough story of Worthington which was a vital part of the Western Reserve and by 2005 the Bicentennial Committee produced this book of how it was established as an important Ohio town with a history. An 80 leaf booklet was published in 1976 for the… Read more
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Evansville, Indiana; Nd(ca.1975): Unigraphic. Folio. Facsimile reprint of the 1872 edition. 264p. When the Jacksonville Historical Society decided to reprint these items they not only included the atlas volume but also the plat item published to cover 1872-1894. This is the first time these items appeared together and they were sold out upon publication. … Read more
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Wrights Across America

by Whitney, Mary

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Published
1990
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Ottsville, PA: Mary Whitney Inc, 1990. Quarto. 328p. in three columns per page, 117, 303 families noted, sorted by zip code, showing all 50 states and 4 U,S, Territories. This copy is #158 and specially addressed to David S. Wright, son of Frank Lloyd Wright, who resided at 5212 East Exeter Blvd but it also notes another Wright living… Read more
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The Ancestry of George Nathaniel Thayer and His Descendents from 1503 to 1992

by Hutchins, Paul W.

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Published
1994
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Limited Edition
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Walnut, Iowa: Prviately Printed By the Author, 1994. Limited Edition. Small Quarto. 475p. Limted to 30 copies, the present copy is #18, bound in green cloth lettered in gilt, spine blank. A fine copy.
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image of A Complete Genealogy of the Descendents of Matthew Smith of East Haddam, Conn., With Mention of His Ancestors, 1637-1890

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Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1890. Cloth/hard Cover. Quarto. 269p. A near fine copy of a scarce genalogical work.
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