New Arrivals · Genealogy

July 31, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Polish roots = Korzenie polskie

July 30, 2015
Chorzempa, Rosemary A., 1951-
Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2014.
xxvi, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
part 1. Research in America. Valuable records ; Polish genealogical research in America ; Polish genealogical societies in America -- part 2. Research in Poland. Life in Poland ; Other ethnic groups in Poland ; Geographic and ethnic areas of Poland ; Maps and gazetteers ; Research using records from Poland ; Church records ; Civil records ; Surnames ; Christian or first names ; Breaking the language barrier ; Writing letters to Poland ; When you visit Poland ; Additional reading -- part 3. Online Polish roots. Online Polish genealogical research in America ; Online research using records from Poland ; Polish genealogical research in the digital age.

The Irish Rossiter ancestors and their world wide descendants and connections

July 29, 2015
Merryweather, Kathleen.
[Ireland?] : Irish Ancestors 4U Ltd., 2009-2013.
3 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Volume 3 has title Irish family history.
Volume 2 has title Family history of Irish families worldwide.

Letters home : George Butler Turner and the 92nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Marietta, Ohio, to Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, July 1862 to November 1863

June 23, 2015
Vezza, Dianne Wehrs.
Milford, Ohio : Little Miami Pub. Co., 2013.
239 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Letters home, July 31, 1862 to November 22, 1863 -- Letter index with historical annotations -- Education -- Military -- After death, George Butler Turner.

Map guide to German parish registers : with full index of included towns

June 22, 2015
Hansen, Kevan M., 1962-
North Salt Lake, UT : Heritage Creations, c2004-
1 atlas (v.) : maps ; 28 cm.
Vols. 7-8 have subtitle: With full index of included towns and master index to Württemberg volumes I to IV; vols. 9-10 have subtitle: With master index of towns from both volumes.
Includes index.
v. 46. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of East Prussia I : Regierungsbezirk Allenstein, with full index of included towns -- v. 47. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of East Prussia II : Regierungssbezirk Königsberg, with full index of included towns -- v. 48. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of East Prussia III : Regierungsbezirk Gumbinnen, with full index of included towns -- v. 49. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of Pomerania I : Regierungsbezirk Köslin, with full index of included towns -- v. 50. Kingdom of Prussia, Province of Pomerania I : Regierungsbezirk Stettin and Regierungsbezirk Stralsund, with full index of included towns

Genealogisches Handbuch des Adels.

June 16, 2015
Glücksburg/Ostsee : C.A. Starke, 1951-<2015>
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 17 cm.
Imprint varies: v.25-41 published at Limburg a.d. Lahn.
Each volume issued as 1 of 6 sub-series appearing on added title pages and carrying its own numbering: Genealogisches Handbuch der fürstlichen Häuser (red spine); Genealogisches Handbuch der gräflichen Häuser (prior to 1976 in 2 parts, A and B) (green spine); Genealogisches Handbuch der freiherrlichen Häuser (prior to 1986 in 2 parts, A and B) (maroon spine); Genealogisches Handbuch der adeligen Häuser, parts A and B (gray spine); and: Adelslexikon (blue spine).

The Gieses of Emsteck, Germany, and their ancestors & descendants

June 16, 2015
Giese, Dale, 1949-
Cincinnati, Ohio (6581 Montevista Dr., 45224) : D. Giese, 2010.
467 p. : ill., facsims, geneal. tables, maps, ports. ; 28 cm.
Descendants of: Heinrich Giese and Adelheidt Anna Cockemohr ; Henrich Lubben and Engel Kuhling ; Gerdt Meyer and Anna Barbara Schildmoller ; Johann Henrich Schnideder and Margaretha Thole ; Heinrich Joans and Trinika ; Joahn Suden and Dorothea Haake ; Joan Meyer and Anna Margaretha Siemerman ; Georg Neekamp and Anna Lübben ; Theodor Klünemann and Anna Catharina Elisabeth Westerman ; Joan Henrich Schläermann and Catharina Elisabeth Gerdhabinck ; Friederick Meyer and Helena Gertrud Einhaus ; Johann Heinrich Tegeler and Anna Maria Thole -- Pedigree chart for Ferdinand Clemens August Giese -- Pedigree chart for Maria Anna Elizabeth Neekamp -- Descendants of: Heinrich Giese ; Theodor Klünemann ; Gerdt Giese ; Caspar Habing and Gesina Kröeger ; Jürgen Rudolph Ostendorf and Christina Stroetman ; Caspar Rolf Witte and Margareta Schulte ; Gerdt Witte and Gretke Arlinghus ; Gerd Macke and Margaretha Barcklage ; Anna Margaretha Giese.

The Mayflower quarterly : diamond jubilee edition

June 16, 2015
Plymouth, Massachusetts : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2012.
380 pages : illustrations, 29 cm
From title page: "As we celebrate the first 75 years of the Mayflower Quarterly, a variety of articles and photos have been selected from the pages of the past for the Diamond Jubilee Edition."

The Ritchie and Moore families of Cincinnati and Ludlow

June 15, 2015
Stavovy, Patricia, 1948- compiler.
Washington, Pennsylvania : Patricia Bader Stavovy, 2015.
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm

Our Gohman story : the first and second generations

June 11, 2015
Evans, Roy (LeRoy), author.
Bloomington, IN : AuthorHouse, 2015.
xv, 171 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm
Captivated by the Gohman story (revisited) -- German origins -- Gohman family in Germany -- Börger family in Germany -- Decision, planning, and migration -- Sea passage on the Ship Agnes -- River passage from New Orleans to Cincinnati -- Life in Cincinnati -- River passage from Cincinnati to the Minnesota Territory -- Homestead life -- John Bernard Gohman and Katherine Mund -- Anna Marie Gohman and Henry Herman Berger -- Maria Elizabeth Gohmann (died as a young child) -- George Heinrich Gohmann and Elisabeth Theresa Witschen -- John Diedrick Gohman and Mary Antoinette Gahr -- Joseph Gohmann and Rosa Maria Koenig -- Frank Jerome Gohmann (died as a teen) -- Anna Maria Elizabeth Gohmann and Angelo Gambrino -- Stephen Gohman and Catherine Wamka -- Church, village and neighbors -- Family heirlooms -- Appendix -- Finding the Gohmann family -- Other research and thoughts (Charlie Kunkel) -- Other research and thoughts (Roy Evans) -- Cincinnati locations -- Gohmans and the land -- "The third generation" volume errata.

New Jersey pioneers : twenty-four families with New Jersey immigrants 1676-1705, their New England immigrant ancestors 1630-1662 and Ohio descendants 1803-1822

June 3, 2015
Armstrong, Donald G.
Marco Island, FL : Penobscot Press, c2014.
x, 591 p. : ill., geneal. tables, ports. ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Wright -- Allen -- Barber -- Bickley -- Bowne -- Bunting -- Chase -- Cooke -- Curtis -- Ely -- Feake -- Fones and Winthrop -- Foulke -- Holeman -- Horseman -- Howland -- Orr -- Regnier/Rainer/Rinear -- Stacy -- Steward -- Swift -- Taylor -- Thorne -- Wheeler.
"This work covers one half of the ancestry of the writer's mother, Marian Lucile Wright, including the ancestry of her paternal grandfather Henry Holman Wright and her maternal grandmother Sarah Rachel. This is an arbitrary split that enables the writer to gather into one volume her numerous lines of descent that pass through the colony and state of New Jersey" -- Introduction, p. [vii].

Vinton County

June 3, 2015
Tribe, Deanna L., author.
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2015]
127 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.

Legendary locals of Tippecanoe to Tipp City Ohio

June 3, 2015
Furlong, Susan (Susan W.), 1947-
Charleston, South Carolina : Legendary Locals, an imprint of Arcadia Publishing, [2014].
127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
How we began -- Building prosperity -- Education for the future -- The families behind the street names -- In service to others -- Those we remember -- The Robert Evans legacy.

Morrow County, Ohio transfer book, 1848 : from four came one county.

May 22, 2015
xvi, [6], 5-265 leaves : facsimiles, map ; 29 x 45 cm
Title from cover.
Prior to 1848 -- 1848 Morrow County map -- From four came one county -- Terms in land records -- Road index alphabetically and numerical -- Index to land transfers -- Transcription of faded names by page number -- Land transfer by townships and villages -- History of townships -- History of villages.

Trumbull County, Ohio deed index book A, 1795-1817

May 21, 2015
Warren, Ohio : Trumbull County Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society, c2011.
368 p. : map ; 29 cm.

Michael Sword : ancestry and historical narrative : Johan Heinrich Sr. and Anna Katrina Schwerdt, Solingen, Germany to York County, Pennsylvania & their grandson, Michael Sword, a Revolutionary War veteran and resident of Russell County, Virginia

May 20, 2015
Crouse, Randy F. McNew.
66 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page [67] and index.
The purpose of this book was to prove the ancestry of Michael Sword and to document his Revolutionary War record. Michael Sword is the descendant of German immigrants who first arrived in Philadelphia in 1737. He served in the Revolution in the Army and was in battles at Brandywine, Germantown, and Charleston, SC. This book will be of interest to genealogists, to military historians, and to researchers of the Sword family of Russell County, Virginia.


May 20, 2015
Morgan, George G., 1952- author.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]
xxi, 490 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Begin your family history odyssey. What is genealogy? ; How do I get started? ; Balance traditional, electronic, and genetic research ; Analyze and organize your family information ; Place ancestors into context and locate their basic records ; Use census schedules and records to locate your ancestors -- Expand your research. Extend your research with advanced record types ; Use the many types of military service records ; Understand and use land and property records ; Locate and use immigration and naturalization records ; Discover where to locate evidence about your family -- Employ advanced strategies and electronic tools. Assess Internet websites to more successfully research your ancestors ; Research and verify your ancestors using genetic genealogy (DNA) ; Use alternative research strategies to locate difficult-to-find ancestors ; Incorporate social networking into your genealogy research.
Ready to search your family tree but not sure how to start? Watching the genealogy reality shows and want to lean how to access-- and interpret-- genetic genealogy? Morgan shows you how to research your family history using the most current websites, mobile apps, social networking sites, record archives, census data, digital records, DNA research, and more.

Directory of Irish family history research.

May 19, 2015
Belfast : Ulster Genealogical and Historical Guild,
v. : ill. ; 30 cm.

The Maguire sisters of Cincinnati, OH and their relatives

May 19, 2015
Giese, Dale C.
Cincinnati, OH : Dale C. Giese, 2015.
653 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical tables, portraits ; 28 cm
With thanks to Larry Dolan and Sue Johnstone for their assistance.
Cover title.
Ancestry chart of Alice Louise Maguire -- Descendants of James Maguire -- Descendants of Pierre Berard -- Descendants of John Rush -- Descendants of Pierre Berard and Marguerite Boule -- Descendants of Joseph St. Marie and Christine Jussiaume -- Descendants of Francis Lindsly and Susanna Cullpeper -- Descendants of Deacon Azariah Crane and Treat -- Descendants of Daniel Goble and Hanna Brewer -- Descendants of John Houghton -- Descendants of Andrew Buckmaster and Marie Roberts -- Descendants of William Walter -- Descendants of Henry Dowd and Elizabeth Dadson -- Descendants of Ballinger -- Descendants of Johann M. Willheit and Anna Maria Hengsteler -- Descendants of James Shirley and Judith Garriott -- Descendants of John Wayne and Margaret Bishop -- Descendants of Johan Theobald Van Loehr and Ursala -- Descendants of Zacharias Reifschneider -- Descendants of Nathaniel Branson and Ann -- Descendants of Peter Bacon and Mary -- Descendants of Robert Tate and Elizabeth -- Descendants of Haldeman -- Descendants of Michael Haldeman -- Descendants of Griffith Willett and Rhoda Stilles -- Descendants of Joseph Richard and Marie Anne Boucher.

Russell County, Virginia marriages

May 19, 2015
Crouse, Randy F. McNew.
Huntsville, Alabama : Randy F. McNew Crouse, [2012]-
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
"Includes register format as the original books were compiled at the courthouse. Combined index for grooms and brides. Full transcription of nearly all recorded information. Statistics for each year."
[v. 1]. 1900-1922 -- [v. 2]. 1923-1935

The Cincinnati Gieses and their descendants

May 19, 2015
Giese, Dale.
Cincinnati, Ohio (6581 Montevista Dr., 45224) : D. Giese, 2013.
528 p. : ill., facsims, geneal. tables, maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Descendants of Helena Francisca Theador Giese -- Descendants of Karl Beitmann and Helena Francisca Theador Giese -- Descendants of Clemens Hellebusch and Lucia Elizabeth Spencer -- Descendants of Franz Joseph Giese -- Descendants of Franz Joseph Meyer -- Descendants of Ferdinand Clemens August Giese -- Descendants of Paul Zimmermann -- Descendants of Georg Joseph Neekamp -- Descendants of Ferdinand Clemens August Giese and Anna Bernardina Zur Lienen -- Descendants of Heinrich Anton Bruns and Maria Angela Kessen -- Descendants of Paul Zimmerman and Margaretha Och -- Descendants of Georg Joseph Neekamp and Catharina Margaretha Hammoor -- Descendants of Franz Johann Giese/Vocke -- Descendants of Franz Giese -- Descendants of Johann Anton Giese -- Descendants of Wilhelm Johann Giese -- Descendants of William Giese -- Descendants of Gottfried Giese -- Descendants of August Giese -- Individual report for Bernhard Giese -- Individual report for F. Giese -- Individual report for Johann Giese -- Individual report for John Giese -- Individual report for William Giese -- Individual report for Anna Giese.

Scattered records relating to early Orange County, North Carolina residents from 1752 to 1852

May 19, 2015
Raymond, Charles E.
Temecula, California : Published privately, 2012.
267 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"November, 2012."
This publication seeks to point out some less obvious sources of early records relating to early Orange County residents, as follows: records filed at court houses in other North Carolina counties; records filed at county court houses in other states or territories; and records filed with the federal government.

Bulletin of the Kenton County Historical Society.

May 13, 2015
Covington, Ky. : Kenton County Historical Society, 2003-
v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Title from cover.

The Rost and Seifer families : a history

May 12, 2015
Funk, Sandra N.
Indianapolis, Indiana : Sandra Henselmeier Funk, 2015.
xii, 42 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables, map, portraits ; 28 cm
Includes index.
Cover title.

Shumate Funeral Home, Middlesboro, Kentucky ... obituaries

May 11, 2015
[Tazewell, Tenn. : M. and P. Treadway, 2013-]
v. ; 28 cm.
Includes indexes.
Compilers' names supplied from order slip.
[v. 1.] 2004-2012 -- [v. 2.] 2013 -- [v. 3.] 2014

Creech Funeral Home Chapel, Middlesboro, Kentucky ... obituaries

May 11, 2015
[Tazewell, Tenn. : M. and P. Treadway, 2013-]
v. ; 28 cm.
Includes indexes.
Compilers' names supplied from order slip.
[v. 1.] 2011-2012 -- [v. 2.] 2013 -- [v. 3.] 2014 --

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