New Arrivals · Genealogy

October 16, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Starr roll, 1894 (Cherokee payment rolls)

October 15, 2014
Starr, Ezekiel Eugene, creator.
volumes ; 22 cm
Transcribed from National Archives film 7RA38, rolls 1-5, under heading Record group 75.
Includes indexes.
v. 1. Districts: Canadian, Cooweescoowee, and Delaware -- v. 2. Districts: Flint, Going Snake, and Illinois -- v. 3. Districts: Saline, Sequoyah, and Tahlequah; including orphan roll --

Genealogical abstracts from the Zanesville times recorder.

October 10, 2014
[Zanesville, Ohio] : Muskingum County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, 2007-<2011>
v. : chiefly facsims. ; 28 cm.
Vols. indexed separately.
Title varies slightly.
1916 -- 1921 Apr.-Sept. --

The German churches of Metropolitan New York : a research guide

October 10, 2014
Haberstroh, Richard.
New York, NY : New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, c2000.
150 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Includes indexes.
Part I. Christian denominations in Germany -- German-American communities and churches in Metropolitan New York -- The nature of German church records -- Part II. Compendium of German churches in Metropolitan New York -- Church location maps.

Waifs, foundlings and half-orphans : searching for America's orphan train riders

October 10, 2014
Johnson, Mary Ellen, 1939-
Westminster, Md. : Heritage Books, 2007.
xiii, 87 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Easy family history : the beginner's guide to researching your family history

October 10, 2014
Annal, David.
London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
190 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Includes index.
"First edition published by The National Archives, Kew London in 2005."--T.p. verso.

How to find your family history in newspapers

October 10, 2014
Cooke, Lisa Louise, author.
156 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Newspapers : an exciting and exasperating record group -- What to look for in newspapers -- Top 10 tips to remember before starting your search -- The newspaper search process -- How to identify newspapers that meet your criteria : start with the big picture -- Online digitized newspaper collections : free and paid -- Portal websites : the key to finding 'hard-to-find' newspapers online and offline -- Need more help? : here's who you should ask -- African American newspapers -- Caring for newspaper clippings -- Putting it to bed -- United States newspaper websites -- International newspaper websites -- Heritage Quest Online participating libraries.
The author presents information about how to research family history in newspapers, along with her expert advice and tips for both hands-on and online genealogical research in newspapers.

Meade County, Kentucky obituaries

October 10, 2014
volumes : illustrated ; 29 cm.
Includes indexes.
2011-2012 --

Finding your Irish ancestors in New York City

October 9, 2014
Buggy, Joseph.
Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing Co., c2014.
165 p. ; 23 cm.
Introductory record sets -- Underutilized records -- Strategies for tracing the Irish in New York City -- Where the Irish lived in New York City -- Sources for the place of origin in Ireland -- The Roman Catholic Church -- Roman Catholic Parishes of New York City -- Cemeteries -- Periodicals -- Websites and publications to compliment your research.
"The aim of this book is to present a comprehensive overview for anyone wishing to trace their Irish ancestors within the five boroughs of New York City. It is especially beneficial for those researching ancestors from the beginning of the 19th century to the early 20th. The Irish immigrant ancestor who arrived in New York offers researchers a good chance of finding the place of origin in Ireland, whether he or she settled in the city for generations or moved soon after arrival. Helping you find that place of origin is one of the central objectives of this book. To assist you in your search, detailed information about records, resources, and strategies are provided" -- Introduction, p. 11.

Who's your daddy? a guide to genealogy from start to finish

October 9, 2014
Leonard, Carolyn B.
Denton, Tex. : Roots & Branches, c2009.
238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Family history companion : fast-forward your family history search

October 9, 2014
Pearsall, Mark.
Kew : National Archives, 2007.
vi, 250 p. : ill., map ; 16 cm.
Practical and portable, this easy-to-use handbook offers insight into family history. Drawing on the expertise of the National Archives, it explores terms, topics, sources and record types from medieval times to 2007, explaining how and why they can help your own research.

Forensic genealogy

October 9, 2014
Fitzpatrick, Colleen, Ph. D.
Fountain Valley, Calif. : Rice Book Press, c2013.
x, 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Make unconventional discoveries from surprising sources, understand how your ancestors lived and be fascinated by insights into your family history. Dr. Fitzpatrick shows that you don't have to be a rocket scientist to get the most from your genealogical materials. Forensics can be fascinating, genealogy can be fun, and Forensic Genealogy can be fascinating fun!

Family history detective : a step-by-step guide to investigating your family history

October 9, 2014
Allen, Desmond Walls.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2011]
143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Revision of the author's First steps in genealogy.
A step-by-step guide to investigating your family tree and discovering your family history.

Family treasures : 15 lessons, tips, and tricks for discovering your family history

October 9, 2014
Ewell, Barry J., author.
Springville, Utah : Plain Sight Publishing, an imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc., [2012]
xxi, 437 pages ; 23 cm
"Whether you're just beginning your family history journey of you're already a seasoned genealogist, this book is the perfect road map to all the treasures still waiting for you in your personal family history."--P. [4] of cover.

The family tree problem solver : tried-and-true tactics for tracing elusive ancestors

October 9, 2014
Rising, Marsha Hoffman, 1945-
Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, c2011.
255 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
The first step : analyzing the problem and planning strategy for success -- Finding births, marriages, and deaths before civil registration -- Why does the census taker always miss my ancestor? -- Consider collateral kin : genealogical research in the full family context -- Your day in court -- What to do when the courthouse burned -- Give me land ... lots of land -- Sorting individuals of the same name -- The critical connection : finding ancestors who lived before 1850 -- Ten mistakes not to make in your family research -- Analysis of evidence.
Presents ideas and tips for overcoming common obstacles researching genealogies, including advice on how to find records before civil registration, using censuses, and advanced court records.

The complete beginner's guide to genealogy, the Internet, and your genealogy computer program

October 9, 2014
Clifford, Karen.
Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co., c2011.
1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
Principles of success for the family historian -- Organizing family information -- Becoming acquainted with your genealogy program -- Why document? -- Printing your records -- Your family history notebook -- Developing a sense of our ancestors' environment -- Resolving conflict -- State vital records offices, public libraries, courthouses and local repositories -- Resources of the Family History Library -- Major databases of the Family History Library -- Using local Family History Centers -- National Archives and Regional Records Services Facilities -- Census records between 1850 and 1930 -- Analysis and goal setting -- Sharing your family history research.
The modern world of genealogy combines the traditional methods of research with the awesome power of computers and the Internet, a combination so powerful that it has transformed the way we do genealogy. The purpose of this book is to instruct the researcher in this new methodology, tying the fundamentals of genealogical research to the infrastructrue of computers and Web sites. In other words, it is a manual for modern genealogy designed for the beginner but useful even to the most seasoned researcher.

Researching in Germany : a handbook for your visit to the homeland of your ancestors

October 9, 2014
Minert, Roger P. (Roger Phillip), 1952-
Sacramento, CA : Lorelei Press, c2013.
271 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

10,000 gravestone inscriptions of Pittsylvania County & Danville, VA

October 6, 2014
Williams, Mike K.
160 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Cover title.
"Of persons born before 1900"--Cover.

Devon to Andersonville : four Hern brothers in the American Civil War : compiled and written on the occasion of the War's Sesquicentennial

October 6, 2014
Hern, Thomas A., author.
[Perrysburg, Ohio] : [Thomas Albert Hern], 2014.
vi, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Introduction -- Devonshire to Ohio -- Timeline -- John Hern -- Samuel Hern -- Enoch and Thomas Hern -- Recruiting -- Camp Dennison -- The Little Miami Railroad -- The defense of Cincinnati -- Western Virginia -- Sailing to Tennessee -- Carthage, Tennessee -- Why go to Tennessee? -- Tullahoma Campaign -- The terrain -- Approaching Chattanooga -- Battle of Chickamauga -- After Chickamauga -- Prison in Richmond -- Danville, Virginia -- Andersonville Prison -- The end game.
"60th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 89th OVI, 168th OVI, 21st OVI ; Shenandoah Valley campaign against Stonewall Jackson ; Camp Dennison, Siege of Cincinnati and the Squirrel Hunters, General Lew Wallace ; Little Miami Railroad and the role of the railroads ; Joseph Foraker, General William Rosecrans and the Army of the Cumberland, Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Tullahoma campaign in Tennessee, Hoover's Gap, Battle of Chickamuaga and Horseshoe Ridge, General James B. Steedman ; prisons in Richmond, Danville, and Andersonville."--Page [4] of cover.

Pittsylvania County, Virginia, inventories & accounts current, 1770-1797

October 3, 2014
Payne, Lucille C.
[Axton, VA] : L.C. Payne, [199-?]
vi, 196 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes indexes.

Mountain View Cemetery tombstone inscriptions.

October 3, 2014
Danville, VA : VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society, 2002.
iv, 195 p. : ill., map ; 28 cm.
"Spring 2002."
"2002 ed."--Section of running title.

Property lines from an old survey book : Halifax County, Virginia, 1741 to 1901

October 3, 2014
Dodson, Roger C.
Danville, VA : VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society, c1998.
174 p. : chiefly maps, charts ; 28 cm.
Includes index.

Master index for the township cemetery books, Williams County, Ohio

October 3, 2014
Bryan, Ohio : Williams County Genealogical Society, 2012.
ii, 403 p. ; 28 cm.
This publication is a master index of all twelve township cemetery books published by the Williams County Genealogical Society: Brady, Bridgewater, Center, Florence, Jefferson, Madison, Mill Creek, Northwest, Pulaski, Springfield, St. Joseph, and Superior Townships.

Records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco, Maine.

October 3, 2014
Rockport, Me. : Picton Press, c1998.
408 p. ; 22 cm.
Combined reprint of: First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco and First book of records of the First Church in Pepperrellborough, now Saco, Maine. First work originally published: Portland, Me. : Thurston Print, 1896. 2nd work originally published: Saco, Me. : York Institute, 1914. With new introd.

History of Hadley : including the early history of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst, and Granby, Massachusetts

October 3, 2014
Judd, Sylvester, 1789-1860.
Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993.
xliii, 504, 205 p. ; 23 cm.
Includes indexes.
History of Hadley was originally published: Springfield, Mass. : H.R. Huntting, 1905.

History of Madison, Maine : with new every name index

October 3, 2014
Clark, Emma Folsom.
Rockport, Me. : Picton Press, c2003.
452 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Originally published: Madison, Me. 1961?

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