New Arrivals · Genealogy

January 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The researcher's guide to American genealogy

January 18, 2018
Greenwood, Val D.
©2017
xvi, 778 pages : illustrations, map, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Part 1: Background to research. 1. Understanding genealogical research ; 2. Language, terminology and important issues ; 3. Surveying, analyzing, and planning ; 4. Evidence ; 5. Libraries and the National Archives (NARA) ; 6. Reference works ; 7. Organizing and evaluating your research findings ; 8. Successful correspondence ; 9. Computer technology and family history ; 10. Family history on the Internet ; 11. Family history: going beyond genealogy -- Part 2: Records and their use. 12. Compiled sources and newspapers ; 13. Vital records ; 14. Census returns ; 15. Using census records in your research ; 16. Understanding probate records and legal terminology ; 17. What about wills? ; 18. The intestate, miscellaneous probate records, and guardianships ; 19. Government land: colonial and American ; 20. Local land records ; 21. Abstracting probate and land records ; 22. Court records and family history ; 23. Property rights of women as a consideration ; 24. Church records and family history ; 25. Immigrant ancestor origins: American finding aids ; 26. Military records: colonial wars and the American Revolution ; 27. Military records: after the Revolution ; 28. Cemetery and burial records.

Criminal ancestors : a guide to historical criminal records in England and Wales

December 28, 2017
Hawkings, David T.
Stroud : History, 2009.
xvii, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Revised and updated study includes surveys of materials hels by all County and Borough Record Offices, The National Archives, police archives and other repositories as well as numerous example cases, illustrations and appendices with source material.

Swabbed & found : an adopted man's DNA journey to discover his family tree

December 27, 2017
Billingsley, Frank, 1960- author.
Houston, Texas : Bright Sky Press, [2017]
197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Time to spit or get off the pot -- It's a big deal -- My walk-in closet -- Aisle be there -- Reality television storms in -- Y in the world -- The Frank Club: cool kids only -- X marks the spot -- A Valentine's sweetheart -- A family tree grows in Manhattan -- I hate homework -- Adoption on the radar! -- Cousins by the dozen -- Michael wallowing -- The hunt continues -- Into Africa -- Single, smart, & sad -- Send in the a team -- Double or nothin' -- Dyslexic gravestones -- Texting for treasure -- Baby steps -- Parent-noia -- RJ -- Kitchen confessional -- Long time, no see -- Back to the genetic jungle -- Charlotte's web -- Phil -- The baby's daddy -- Numb & numb-er -- United state -- A wild child? -- The final "peace" -- Epilogue -- Colonial soup -- Frank's family tree.
"Providing a clear road map of how the DNA discovery process works, resources, and explanations of just what second cousin-once-removed really means, as well as insight on life as a gay public figure in the South, this generous book makes it clear why Billingsley has found such a home in Houston's heart. Anyone who has ever wondered about missing branches on their family tree, wanted to know more about their heritage, or wanted to understand, once and for all, that we are all really one big family, will find Swabbed & Found enlightening and engaging"--Provided by publisher.

McNeeley : our roots in Virginia and East Tennessee

December 22, 2017
McCutcheon, Larry (Lawrence Chilton), 1939-
Hohenwald, Tenn. : Author, 2017.
738 pages ; 28 cm

The Family Tree Italian genealogy guide : how to trace your family tree in Italy

December 11, 2017
Holtz, Melanie D., author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2017]
238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Part One: Linking your family tree to Italy. Chapter 1: Discovering your Italian heritage -- Chapter 2: Jump-starting your Italian research -- Chapter 3: Identifying your immigrant ancestors -- Part Two: Getting To Know the Old Country. Chapter 4: Understanding Italian history -- Chapter 5: Understanding Italian geography -- Chapter 6: Deciphering Italian: Language, names, and surnames -- Part Three: Tracing Your Family In Italy. Chapter 7: Civil records -- Chapter 8: Church records -- Chapter 9: Census and taxation records -- Chapter 10: Notarial records -- Chapter 11: Military records -- Chapter 12: Other records. Part Four: Advanced Sources and Strategies. Chapter 13: Putting it all together -- Chapter 14: What to do when you get stuck -- Appendix A: Publications and websites -- Appendix B: Italian provinces and archives -- Appendix C: Sample letters to request records -- Appendix D: Italian genealogical word lists -- Index.
Say "ciao" to your Italian ancestors! This in-depth guide will walk you through the exciting journey of researching your Italian famiglia both here and in Italy. Inside, you'll find tips for every phase of Italian genealogy research, from identifying your immigrant ancestor and pinpointing his hometown to uncovering records of him in Italian archives. In this book, you'll find: Basic information on starting your family history research, including how to trace your immigrant ancestor back to Italy ; Strategies for uncovering genealogy records (including passenger lists, draft cards, and birth, marriage, and death records) from both the United States and Italy, with annotated sample records ; Crash-course guides to Italian history, geography, and names ; Helpful Italian genealogical word lists ; Sample letters for requesting records from Italian archives. Whether your ancestors hail from the island of Sicily or the hills of Piedmont, The Family Tree Italian Genealogy Guide will give you the tools you need to track your family in Italy. -- back cover.

Tracing your Church of England ancestors : a guide for family and local historians

December 7, 2017
Raymond, Stuart A., 1945- author.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Family History, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2017.
viii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The history of the Church of England -- The structure of the Church of England -- Preliminaries to research: using record offices, books, libraries and the Internet -- Parish registers of baptisms, marriages and burials -- Other sources of Anglican baptisms, marriages and burials -- Other parish records -- Diocesan, chapter and provincial records -- Probate records -- Anglican charities, missions and religious orders: their staff and their beneficiaries -- Tracing Anglican clergy -- Other sources.
"In his latest handbook on the records of the major Christian religions, Stuart Raymond focuses on the Church of England. He identifies the available sources, comments on their strengths and weaknesses and explains how to make the best use of them. The history of the Church of England is covered, from the Reformation in the mid-sixteenth century until the present day. Anyone who has a family connection with the Church of England or a special interest in the local history of the church will find his book to be a mine of practical information and an essential aid for their research. A sequence of short, accessible chapters gives an insight into the relevant records and demonstrates how much fascinating genealogical information can be gleaned from them. After providing a brief history of the Church of England, and a description of its organization, Stuart Raymond explores the wide range of records that researchers can consult. Among them are parish registers, bishops transcripts, marriage licences, churchwardens accounts, vestry minutes, church magazines, tithe records and the records of the ecclesiastical courts and Anglican charities and missions. A wealth of research material is available and this book is the perfect introduction to it."--Publisher's description.

It's all relative : adventures up and down the world's family tree

December 7, 2017
Jacobs, A. J., 1968- author.
©2017
xiv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- The eighth cousin -- The world family tree -- DNA sharing is caring -- A great (or possibly terrible) idea -- A pandemonium of genealogists -- Historical voyeurism -- Genetic jambalaya -- Groundhog Sam and my 2,585 southern cousins -- Embracing failure -- Should family be abolished? -- The good cousin -- Adam and Eve -- Kissing cousins -- The Greatest Generation (and the upside of cigarettes) -- Thank you for having sex -- Biological and logical families -- Ellis Island -- Our Neanderthal cousins -- Family feuds -- Who's your father? -- Son-in-law of the American Revolution -- The mega-tree revolution -- Our animal cousins -- Big love -- The other side of the dash -- Privacy -- The genius of Isaac Newton -- Fathers and sons -- Twins and twins, also more twins -- Five mothers -- Black sheep -- My presidential cousin -- Tradition! -- The Kevin Bacon delusion -- The pilgrimage -- An ocean of cousins -- Cheers to the dead -- My celebrity cousins -- 51 percent of the family tree -- The melting pot -- The FBI and my grandpa -- The great surname challenge -- Awkward family photos -- Brother versus brother -- The global family reunion -- We are, without a doubt, irrefutably, family -- A brief and subjective guide to getting started on your family tree.
Traces the author's three-year investigation into what constitutes family, describing how, after receiving an e-mail from a stranger who claimed to be a distant cousin, he embarked on an effort to build the biggest family tree in history.

Resurrection Cemetery, 1907-1990 : taken from cemetery book of the Catholic Diocese of Helena

December 4, 2017
Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society (Helena, Mont.)|4edt
Helena, Montana : Lewis & Clark Genealogical Society, ©1990.
150 [i.e. 298], 141 pages : facsimiles ; 28 cm
"The material in this book covers burials from 1907 through 1990 ... "The records were photocopied from the records of the Catholic Diocese of Helena ... "It should be noted that the bodies of many Catholics who died before 1907 and buried in other cemeteries in the area have been moved to Resurrection Cemetery."

Record of interments, Church of the Sacred Heart, Helena, Montana.

December 4, 2017
Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society (Helena, Mont.)|4edt
[Helena, Montana] : [Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society], [1991?]
165 pages : facsimiles ; 28 cm
Photocopy of original records.
Cover title.
All of those who were buried at the church cemetery have been reinterred at Resurrection Cemetery in Helena.

Lewis & Clark rural county wide cemeteries

December 4, 2017
Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society (Helena, Mont.)
Helena, Mont. : Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society, [1998?]
195 pages : maps ; 28 cm
Publication date taken from p. 127; "As of June 1998 ..."
Caption title.
Augusta Cemetery -- Beaver Creek Cemetery -- Benton Avenue Cemetery -- Birdseye Silver Cemetery -- Blackfoot City Cemetery -- Boulder Bar Cemetery -- Carterville Cemetery -- Cemetery Island -- Craig Cemetery -- Dearborn Cemetery -- East Helena Cemetery -- Hardgrove Cemetery -- Home of Peace Cemetery -- Lewis & Clark County Cemetery -- Lincoln Cemetery -- Marysville Cemetery -- Montana State Veterans Cemetery -- IOOF Cemetery -- Placer Cemetery -- Poor Farm Cemetery -- St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery -- Serbian Cemetery -- Tuck Cemetery -- York Cemetery -- Miscellaneous burials.

Index of Lewis & Clark Co. MT. divorce records, 1865-1943 : a project of the Lewis & Clark Co Genealogical Society

December 4, 2017
Helena, Mont. : Lewis and Clark County Genealogical Society, 1999.
1 volume (unpaged) ; 28 cm
"Original records may be found at the Lewis & Clark Co. Courthouse, Clerk of District Court, 228 Broadway, Helena, MT."
"October 1999."

Union County's Black soldiers and sailors of the Civil War

December 4, 2017
Washington, Ethel M.
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.
206 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Black life in Union County, 1857-1866 -- Union County regiments, recruitment and enlistments -- United State Colored Troops (USCT), 1862-1866 -- Sailors: United States Navy and Marine Corps -- Rahway contributions to the war effort -- Union County tribute to the sailors and sailors -- Appendix: Roster, miscellaneous state and out of state enlistments.

Jackson Brothers Funeral Home records.

December 1, 2017
Jackson Brothers Funeral Home.
[Mayfield, Ky.] : Graves County Genealogical Society, 2007-
v. : chiefly facsims. ; 28 cm.
V.2 is numbered and covers earlier time period than the initial volume, which was issued without number.
Cover title.
[V.1]. Death certificates from 1916-1921, partial -- v. 2. Death certificates from 1911-1916, partial -- v. 3. Death certificates from 1921-1925, partial -- v.4. Death certificates from 1926-1929, partial -- v.5. Death certificates from 1930-1933, partial -- v.6. Death certificates from 1934-1936 --

Forestvale Cemetery, Helena, Montana

December 1, 2017
Helena, Montana : Lewis and Clark Genealogical Society, ©1990.
3 volumes in 1 : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Book 1. 1890-1929 -- Book 2. 1930-1967 -- Book 3. 1968-1984.

Lewis & Clark County, Montana, marriages, 1866-1985.

December 1, 2017
Helena, Montana : Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society, ©1996.
5 volumes : chiefly facsimiles ; 29 cm
Photocopies of holograph records.
v. 1. A-C -- v. 2. D-H -- v. 3. I-M -- v. 4. Mc-R -- v. 5. S-Z.

Marriage notices (several chosen notices) October 10, 1851-August 14, 1861 from the Republic, Springfield, Clark County, Ohio

December 1, 2017
Hulsizer, Flossie, compiler.
[Springfield, Ohio?] : Clark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 2016.
37 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.

The church register of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Beech Grove

December 1, 2017
[Mayfield, Ky.] : Don Simmons, 2008.
32, A-B : illustrations, chiefly facsimiles ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"Cumberland Presbyterian Board of Publication, No. 48 Union Street, Nashville, Tenn."--Cover.

First Christian Church, Mayfield, Ky. : history, 1853-1948.

December 1, 2017
[Kentucky?] : [publisher not identified], [20--?]
xxiv leaves : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Facsimile reprint. Originally published: Mayfield, Ky. : First Christian Church, [1948?].

Deeds of Monroe County, Indiana, 1811-1870 : grantor index

December 1, 2017
Monroe County Historical Society (Ind.)
[Bloomington, Ind.] : [L. Ehman], 2016.
iii, 946 pages ; 28 cm
Cover title.
"The original work was made possible by an Indiana Heritage Research Grant from the Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana Humanities Council."

Deeds of Monroe County, Indiana, 1811-1870 : grantee index

December 1, 2017
Monroe County Historical Society (Ind.)
[Bloomington, Indiana] : [Lee Ehman], 2016.
iii, 944 pages ; 28 cm
Cover title.
"The original work was made possible by an Indiana Heritage Research Grant from the Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana Humanities Council"--Front cover

Marriages recorded in Hamilton County, Ohio

November 30, 2017
Burck, Kenny R.
Milford, OH : Little Miami Pub. Co., 2005- <2006>
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Volumes for years covered are occasionally physically separated into 2 parts: part I grooms, part II brides.
Index Probate Court marriage licenses and returns; Probate Court Catholic marriage banns; Old St. Mary's Catholic Church marriage records.
1870-1884 -- 1885-1889 -- 1890-1894 -- 1895-1899.

A guide to tracing your Dublin ancestors

November 30, 2017
Ryan, James G., 1950-
©2017
160 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm
Adminsitrative divisions -- Civil registration -- Census and census substitutes -- Church records -- Commercial and social directories -- Wills and administrations -- Gravestone inscriptions -- Newspapers -- Land records -- Family names and histories -- Further reading and miscellaneous sources -- Library, archive and society addresses.

Index of microfilm FHL # 2027010 : cemetery records 1875-1995, Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, Campbell County, Kentucky : sections 1-19, sections 20-23, sections 18B.

November 30, 2017
Alexandria, Kentucky : The Campbell County Historical and Genealogical Society, [1995?]
1 volume (unpaged) ; 28 cm
"On 13 November 1995 The Genealogical Society of Utah filmed the original records of Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, Campbell County Kentucky. This book is an index of sections 1-19, 20-23, and 18B from microfilm number FHL 2027010. Names are spelled as written in records. Misspelled names were not corrected. All dates are burial dates and not death dates"--page [ii].

Madison County, Tennessee, colored marriages, 1868-1871 : W.P.A. Records.

November 30, 2017
Signal Mountain, Tennessee : Mountain Press, 2017.
110 pages ; 28 cm
Reprint. Originally published: [Washington, D.C.?] : Work's Progress Administration, [1938?].
"Historical Records Project, Official Project no. 165-44-6999."

Tazewell County, Virginia, early settlers, 1810-1850 census

November 30, 2017
Douthat, James L.
Signal Mountain, Tennessee : Mountain Press, 2017.
87 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm

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