Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter Endorses New Ohio Guidebook

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter Endorses New Ohio Guidebook

The following stellar review by Bobbi King of the new Third Edition of Genealogical Research in Ohio, by Kip Sperry, appeared in the December 15, 2023, issue of Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter. “Book Review: Genealogical Research in Ohio – 15 Dec 2023  The following book review was written by Bobbi King: Genealogical Research in Ohio.[…]Read more

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Review of African American News in the Baltimore Sun, 1870-1927

RESEARCHING SCOTS-IRISH ANCESTORS. The Essential Genealogical Guide to Early Modern Ulster, 1600–1800. Second Edition Garners Excellent Reviews

Several months ago, we announced that Genealogical.com had published the preeminent textbook for Scots-Irish genealogy: William Roulston’s  RESEARCHING SCOTS-IRISH ANCESTORS. The Essential Genealogical Guide to Early Modern Ulster, 1600–1800. This 2018 second edition is a massively expanded version of its 2005 predecessor. The new edition includes additional information on church records and landed estate papers,[…]Read more

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Scottish Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond Review

National Genealogical Society Quarterly Endorses Scottish Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond, by David Dobson

The June 2022 issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ) features a long review of Dr. David Dobson’s 2021 book, Scottish Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond. Norman D. Nicol, Ph.D., the writer of the review and an expert on Scottish family history himself, assesses each chapter of the book, often adding a suggestion here[…]Read more

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The Florida Genealogist Gives High Marks to our Recent Publications

The Florida Genealogist Gives High Marks to our Recent Publications

The Florida Genealogist is the quarterly journal of the Florida Genealogical Society. In its June 2023 issue (Volume XLVI—Number 1), the journal’s staff posted the article, “Using Books to Advance Our Research.” Three of our recent publications are reviewed in the article, so we wanted to share some of the comments about those books with[…]Read more

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Genealogy Book Reviews

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

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[…]Read more

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Genealogy Book Reviews

Early Reviews Tout Scots-Irish Links Consolidated Edition, by David Dobson

Over the past month we received three positive reviews of the new consolidated, indexed edition of Scots-Irish Links, 1575-1900, by Dr. David Dobson. In the aggregate the reviewers appreciate that we went to the trouble and expense of having the books fully indexed, thereby identifying over 30,000 persons connected to the founding families of the[…]Read more

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Generation by Generation: A Modern Approach to the Basics of Genealogy

Winning Review for Generation by Generation on “Organize Your Family History”

Professional organizer Janine Adams writes the blog, Organize Your Family History. She also has produced a bundle of publications to help genealogists keep themselves on track as they gather more and more information about their family. Janine recently reviewed Generation by Generation: A Modern Approach to the Basics of Genealogy, by Drew Smith.  Here is[…]Read more

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DNA for Native American Genealogy Review

DNA for Native American Genealogy, by Roberta Estes, earns Strong Endorsement from National Genealogical Society Quarterly

The following review appeared in the December 2022 issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. DNA far Native American Genealogy. By Roberta Estes. Published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 229; Baltimore, MD  21211-1953;  http://www.genealogical.com/; 2021; ISBN’ 978-0-8063-2118-9. xiii,176 pp. Charts, glossary, illustrations, maps. Paperback. $34.95. “If you have a family[…]Read more

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Genealogy Book Reviews

Our Books in the News

Here’s what they’re saying about a few of our popular titles. Free African Americans of North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina from the Colonial Period to About 1820, Paul Heinegg “Heinegg’s pioneering publication has only grown with each edition . . . While these brief biographies are of great value, researchers should also pay attention[…]Read more

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Scots-Irish Links Book Review

Chris Paton Gives Strong Endorsement to SCOTS-IRISH LINKS CONSOLIDATED EDN

Northern Ireland native Chris Paton manages the popular blog, “Scottish Genes.” Mr. Paton has written textbooks on Scottish and Irish genealogy, and he is a highly regarded professional genealogist running his own research service out of the Scottish coastal town, Irvine, North Ayrshire. On May 5, Chris Paton posted a glowing review of Dr. David[…]Read more

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