HUGE EBOOK SALE ON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN QUAKER GENEALOGY

Sale price expires at 11:59 PM, EDT, Thursday, June 20, 2019 (please scroll down to view on-sale items and pricing) [av_button label=’View On-Sale eBooks’ link=’manually,#ebook-sale’ link_target=” size=’medium’ position=’left’ label_display=” icon_select=’yes’ icon=’ue84f’ font=’entypo-fontello’ color=’theme-color’ custom_bg=’#444444′ custom_font=’#ffffff’ av_uid=’av-28mu65′ admin_preview_bg=”] [av_image src=’https://old.genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/quaker-woman.png’ attachment=’4843′ attachment_size=’full’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=” link=” target=” caption=” font_size=” appearance=” overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-2cabzzx’][/av_image][…]Read more

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55 Remarkable Descents, Kinships, or Near Kin-to-Near Kin Genealogical Connections Outlined and Charted in The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies . . .

By Gary Boyd Roberts We’ve written on several occasions about Gary Boyd Roberts amazing two volume work, The Royal Descents 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States(RD 900). This collection of royal lines possessed by North Americans represents Mr. Roberts’ magnum opus, and it is truly the product of a lifetime[…]Read more

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Find Ten Things Wrong with the Painting

Readers of this newsletter know that author Jack Crowder is a dedicated student of the American Revolution. In the last six months, we have published two of Jack’s books on the subject. In Women Patriots of the American Revolution, Jack Crowder highlights roughly 90 women who went beyond the norm in supporting America’s struggle for[…]Read more

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“Clues in Names”

(Excerpted from Unpuzzling Your Past. Fourth Edition, Updated, by Emily Anne Croom, pp. 37-39.) Naming practices vary from place to place and generation to generation. However, certain consistencies have existed for nearly four centuries in the area we now call the United States. Children were, and still are, often named for parents, grandparents, and other[…]Read more

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Notes on the Ancestry of George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018), 41st U.S. President – By Gary Boyd Roberts

(This article was originally prepared for the New England Historic Genealogical Society website, American Ancestors,  and is reproduced here with the permission of the author.) Of about one-third New England, one-third mid-Atlantic, and one-third Southern ancestry, George Herbert Walker Bush was the first U.S. president probably related to over half of the American people—at least[…]Read more

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Val Greenwood on Genealogy Wikis

Do you know where the term “wiki comes from, or how the concept has become so pervasive on the internet? More important, can you name the most important wikis for genealogy? The following article, which is excerpted from Chapter Nine of the Fourth Edition of The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, by Val Greenwood, answers[…]Read more

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