New Genealogy Books

New Summer Genealogy & Family History Book Releases

Our August new releases include Joseph Lee Boyle’s latest collection of transcribed runaway servant newspaper ads, and our first “Genealogy at a Glance” publication to cover a Scandinavian nation. Please read on for details. “Fond of liquor, dancing and gaming.” New-York Runaways, 1769-1783, by Joseph Lee Boyle This work marks the second and concluding volume[…]Read more

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Guide to Irish Genealogy

Now Available! New Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy, by Brian Mitchell

When Brian Mitchell wrote the original Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy in 1991, with revisions in 2002 and 2008, access to Irish record sources was through examination of original and microfilm copies of historical sources in record offices. Genealogists now, however, have ready access online to most of Irish record sources. Therefore, Brian Mitchell has[…]Read more

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New Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy

Two More Glowing Reviews for New Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy

From Ireland’s Genealogical Gazette (August 2020) by Genealogical Society of Ireland New Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy The publication by the Clearfield Company; Baltimore, Maryland, of the ‘New Pocket Guide to Irish Genealogy‘ by Brian Mitchell is a very welcome and timely addition to the published resources for Irish family history. This well known and[…]Read more

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ancient genealogy sources

Family Stories . . . and How I Found Mine and the Challenges of Ancient Sources

J. Michael Cleverley’s new book, Family Stories . . . and How I Found Mine traces his family history from the present day to the time of William the Conqueror. Mr. Cleverley’s book not only recounts his family’s history but also explains how he discovered and assembled the story. Since the author was determined to[…]Read more

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Irish military Genealogy

Irish Deed and Army Records Online Covered in Tracing Your Irish Ancestors | 5th Edition | by John Grenham

As we have noted previously, the most important development in Irish genealogy since Mr. John Grenham published the fourth edition of his textbook has been the enormous strides in posting Irish family content on the Internet. This fact has guided the author in his preparation of the new 5th edition of Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, now[…]Read more

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New Genealogy Books April 2020

New and Newly Available Titles for April

Topping this week’s list of newly available titles is the 2nd edition of the Ernest Thode’s popular research aid, Genealogy at a Glance: German Genealogy Research.  Whereas the original edition of “German Genealogy Research” was issued in 2011, the 2nd edition incorporates all the major changes in German genealogy over the past decade, including all[…]Read more

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Genealogy for Kids

Now Available | Roots for Kids: Finding Your Family Stories

By Susan Provost Beller Although limiting out-of-home activities during the pandemic is causing challenging setbacks for many, it is also providing a window of opportunity for children to learn about their family, current and past. In fact, we now have an opportunity for parents and grandparents to share stories—if only via Zoom–about their younger years,[…]Read more

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Polish Genealogy

Polish Genealogy at a Glance | Available in New 2020 Updated Edition

In the newly updated edition of Genealogy at a Glance: Polish Genealogy Research, expert genealogist Rosemary Chorzempa, lays out the basic elements of Polish genealogical research in four specially laminated pages. Starting with a discussion of names, the guide–which has been revised to include updated URLs, the latest statistics, and most important online databases and resources–focuses[…]Read more

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New Genealogy Books

Also New This Spring . . . Two New Books from Dr. David Dobson

Anglo-Dutch Links, 1560-1860 Social and economic links between the Netherlands and England have existed from the medieval period.  During the early modern period, from the Reformation onwards, these links intensified when the two countries united in opposing a common enemy in the shape of Spain. At other times economic rivalry led to war between England[…]Read more

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Review of Historic German Newspapers Online. Second Edition

How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records: A Genealogist’s Guide Garners More Praise

Sunny Morton and Harold Henderson’s book, How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records: A Genealogist’s Guide, continues to receive accolades in the genealogical media. In the December 2019 issue of the prestigious National Genealogical Society Quarterly, reviewer Robert Johnson calls the book “a great addition to many personal libraries.” Anne Lowery, writing[…]Read more

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