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October New Publications from Genealogical.com

Author Vernon Skinner, Jr. has added to his long list of publications, marking him as among the most prolific writing for us. Mr. Skinner has prepared three new titles in his series of abstracts of the Debt Books of the Provincial Land Office of Maryland, in this case covering Anne Arundel County. Please read on […]

Another Glowing [Albeit Funny] Review for PROGEN PPS

We are gratified to have received a consistent stream of positive reviews for Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (PROGEN PPS), edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills. The latest review, written by Bobbi King for Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, the most widely read genealogy e-zine on the Internet, appeared on September 25.  We’ve re-posted it in […]

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Titles Newly Back in Print!

The very popular treasury of bot mots and wise words from Elizabeth Shown Mills and Ruth Brossette Lennon, Tips & Quips for the Family Historian, is just one of four valuable titles we’ve put back into stock this month. Scroll down to learn if one of them is just the title you’ve been waiting for! […]

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RESEARCH TIPS FOR USING COURT RECORDS– FROM 4TH EDITION OF THE RESEARCHER’S GUIDE TO AMERICAN GENEALOGY

For this issue of “Genealogy Pointers” we are once again highlighting sage advice for genealogists from America’s most respected author/teacher Val Greenwood. Below, we have included excerpts of Mr. Greenwood’s recommendations—indicating chapters and page numbers from the 4th edition of The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy–pertaining to immigration and passenger records, Revolutionary War and other […]

Columbus Day Savings | Site-Wide 20% Off Sale

Get in on the great holiday savings that await you in our Columbus Day Sale!  From today through 11:59 PM EDT, Monday, October 8, 2018, you can order almost any product available at on this website at a discount of 20% off the current selling price of the books(s) of your choice. To take advantage of […]

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Virginia Immigrants and Adventurers, 1607-1635: A Biographical Dictionary: Unprecedented Biographical Dictionary of Early Virginians

“On May 13, 1607, Virginia’s first colonists came ashore on what became known as Jamestown Island. The next day, they commenced establishing an outpost they called James Cittie or Jamestown, the first permanent English settlement in the United States. The 104 colonists were unaware that they had arrived at the close of the most severe […]

Michael A. Ports Contributes Third (Mississippi) Addition of 2018 for “Genealogy at a Glance” Series

Only a month or two ago Genealogical.com published new laminated research aids by author Michael Ports covering the states of South Carolina and Tennessee. Now Dr. Ports is back with yet another installment in our “Genealogy at a Glance” series covering Mississippi Genealogy Research. Here is a brief overview of this new publication. At various times […]

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Will Your Genealogy Pass the Test of Time? by Richard Hite

Sustainable Genealogy: Separating Fact from Fiction in Family Legends, by Richard Hite, is a wonderful collection of cautionary tales for the practicing genealogist. In the following selection from Sustainable Genealogy, Mr. Hite illustrates where and why genealogists go astray when they uncritically accept information found in old county histories, oral history, and even in official […]

New Book on Women Heroes of America’s War for Independence

Women Patriots in the American Revolution. Stories of Bravery, Daring, and Compassion By Jack Darrell Crowder Historians and genealogists have mostly overlooked the role of women in the American Revolution, even though women’s roles in working their farms, raising their children, and generally supporting the morale of the Patriot side were of great importance. The […]

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The Genealogical and Scholarly Significance of Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants, by Gary Boyd Roberts

The Royal Descents 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States(RD 900), genealogist Gary Boyd Roberts’ magnum opus, identifies an awe-inspiring number of historical figures from Continental Europe, the British Isles, or the United States who are related to millions of Americans. Anyone descended from an immigrant in this work can plot […]