Weekend Book Sales | Three Days, Three Different One-Day-Only Offers

[av_section min_height=” min_height_px=’500px’ padding=’default’ shadow=’no-shadow’ bottom_border=’no-border-styling’ bottom_border_diagonal_color=’#333333′ bottom_border_diagonal_direction=” bottom_border_style=” custom_arrow_bg=” id=” color=’main_color’ custom_bg=” src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/genealogicalback2.jpg’ attachment=’4318′ attachment_size=’full’ attach=’parallax’ position=’top left’ repeat=’stretch’ video=” video_ratio=’16:9′ overlay_enable=’aviaTBoverlay_enable’ overlay_opacity=’0.8′ overlay_color=’#ffffff’ overlay_pattern=” overlay_custom_pattern=” av_element_hidden_in_editor=’0′] [av_heading tag=’h1′ padding=’18’ heading=’Three One-Day-Only Offers’ color=’custom-color-heading’ style=’blockquote modern-quote modern-centered’ custom_font=’#751818′ size=” subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’18’ custom_class=” admin_preview_bg=” av-desktop-hide=” av-medium-hide=” av-small-hide=” av-mini-hide=” av-medium-font-size-title=” av-small-font-size-title=” av-mini-font-size-title=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=”] For[…]Read more

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“Census Substitutes,” by the late Carolyn Barkley

This article originally appeared on our prior website/blog in March 2010.  It is reprinted here with minor alterations. In January of 2010, Ancestry.com announced to its subscribers the introduction of the “1950 Census Substitute” and urged us to “discover your parents, grandparents – – maybe even yourself.” Taken at face value, this announcement was pretty[…]Read more

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“Parish Vestry Books Mitigate Lost Virginia County Records,” by Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davis

With the transcription and publication of The Albemarle Parish Vestry Book, 1742-1786 [Virginia] the last of the colonial Virginia vestry books is accessible to researchers. Complete with an every-name index for ease in finding persons, this publication represents a boon to researchers searching for ancestors in Surry and Sussex counties, Virginia, as well as neighboring[…]Read more

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NANCY HART, GEORGIA HEROINE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

[av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/2018-08-23-09-33-55.14837aef052df29b5598bac3dba81885c29ca254-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’5589′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=’av-hover-grow’ link=’manually,https://library.genealogical.com/printpurchase/X7Qe1′ target=’_blank’ caption=’yes’ font_size=” appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-6bupis’] View Book Details [/av_image] The following account of Revolutionary War heroine Nancy Hart of Georgia is excerpted from our new book, Women Patriots of the American Revolution, by Jack Crowder. Mr. Crowder highlights about 90 women who[…]Read more

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48-Hour Savings on The Georgia Frontier–Three-Volume Collection of Genealogies

(Introductory price in effect until 11:59 PM, Wednesday, November 21, 2018) [av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/History_octnov_2016-300×197.jpg’ attachment=’5663′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ av-mini-hide=’aviaTBav-mini-hide’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-7vjli5′][/av_image] Following General James Oglethorpe’s initial settling of Europeans from England, Scotland, and the Palatine to the Georgia Colony and the dissolution of the Georgia trustees’[…]Read more

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Are Your Related to “Good King Wenceslaus”?

[av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/9780806361000-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’5619′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=’av-hover-grow’ link=’manually,https://library.genealogical.com/printpurchase/Wo9Ao’ target=’_blank’ caption=’yes’ font_size=” appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ av-mini-hide=’aviaTBav-mini-hide’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-4h2qc1′] View Book Details [/av_image] Millions of us sing the praises of “Good King Wenceslaus” every Christmas, but how many of us know anything about Wenceslaus the man and the saint. The following account, adapted from pp.[…]Read more

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