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Midwest Book Review Endorses Second Edition of Our Quaker Ancestors. Finding Them in Quaker Records

Genealogy Book Reviews

The Midwest Book Review, a longstanding source for acquisition librarians responsible for adding to their collections, recently endorsed the Second Edition of Ellen and David Berry’s guidebook, Our Quaker Ancestors. Finding Them in Quaker Records. The review, which appeared in the August 2022 issue of “The Bookwatch” follows below:

“The second updated edition of Our Quaker Ancestors: Finding Them in Quaker Records offers many keys to researching the extensive archives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and will prove an essential edition to any collection strong in genealogical research and family roots. From working with Friends meeting records to possible problems in using and accessing them, Ellen Thomas Berry & David Allen Berry cover many obstacles, potential pitfalls, and avenues to success which will prove essential reading for anyone accessing Quaker archives to add to their family tree. The result is a unique, highly recommended acquisition no authoritative genealogical reference collection should be without.”