REVOLUTIONARY WAR HISTORY

REVOLUTIONARY WAR HISTORY, by Jack Darrell Crowder

Former teacher and school administrator Jack Darrell Crowder has devoted much of his adult life to studying the American Revolution. He has also made it his business to convert his learning into informative, illustrated books written for the ordinary reader, not academicians. Genealogical.com has published six of Mr. Crowder’s books, each of which is described briefly[…]Read more

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Massachusetts Society of Genealogists hails Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants as “a valuable resource for genealogists at all levels.

Massachusetts Society of Genealogists hails Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants as “a valuable resource for genealogists at all levels”

The following review appears in the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists journal, MASSOG,  Volume 48 (2023-2024), No. 2 The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States, Second Edition in Three Volumes, by Gary Boyd Roberts (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2022. cxciii + 1,725 pp. Index. Softcover $190.00). Order[…]Read more

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Having Fun with Genealogy – A Look at Genealogical Humor

Having Fun with Genealogy – A Look at Genealogical Humor | By Carolyn L. Barkley

(This article first appeared in the September 4, 2008 posting on our blog) I’m a firm believer that genealogy should be fun. If we lose sight of the enjoyment of solving puzzles and discovering new information, genealogy simply becomes work. To me having fun while researching takes many forms: talking to myself (statements like “well,[…]Read more

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New Scots-Irish Books from David Dobson

More New Books from David Dobson

Over the past two years, we have published compendia devoted to two series of books compiled by Dr. David Dobson: Scots-Irish Links (16 parts), and Irish Emigrants in North America (10 parts). Both of these consolidated works improve upon their original components by adding full-name indexes and, especially for institutional buyers, by assembling all the various[…]Read more

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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FAMILY TREEDNA

New eBook! THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FAMILY TREEDNA: Y-DNA, Mitochondrial, Autosomal and X-DNA

Publisher’s Note: Genealogical.com is delighted to announce the publication of the original e-Book, The Complete Guide to FamilyTreeDNA: Y-DNA, Mitochondrial, Autosomal and X-DNA, by Roberta Estes,  author of the popular blog www.DNA-eXplained.com. On or about July 1, 2024, we shall also publish the 8-1/2” x 11” paperback version of The Complete Guide to FamilyTreeDNA. All[…]Read more

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Free Newspapers for German Genealogy

Free Newspapers for German Genealogy

Let’s say you are looking for the German origin of one of your ancestors, and you’ve exhausted your English-language sources. You are familiar with German genealogical words and phrases because you own a copy of Ernest Thode’s German-English Genealogical Dictionary. You’re reasonably confident that the missing ancestor came to the U.S. from Berlin, so what[…]Read more

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Early Reviews of Evidence Explained Fourth Edition are Glowing

Over the past week or two, we received highly favorable reviews of the new fourth edition of Evidence Explained. Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace from three of the most popular genealogy bloggers on the Internet: Marian B. Wood (“Climbing My Family Tree”), Randy Seaver (“Genea-Musings” ), and Linda Stufflebean (“Empty Branches on the[…]Read more

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