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German Research

HHJH-GER: GERMAN FOR GENEALOGY
By John W. Heisey, 31 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $10.00

German alphabet types, glossary, & abbreviations. Samples. Maps of former German states & present day Germany. Helps locate ancestors from Germany.  


GS-BGER: GERMAN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH 
by Dr. George K. Schweitzer, 235 pp., 6" x 9', Softbound ... $15.00 
A 235-paged book containing 1984 sources for tracing your German ancestor along with detailed instructions. Chapters include I: German Background, II: Germans to America, III: Bridging the Atlantic, IV: Types of German Records, V: German Record Repositories, and VI: The German Language.   



HHFCW-GER: TIPS FOR GERMAN RESEARCH by Fran Carter-Walker, 39 pages, 8.5" x 11 " Price ... $10.00  
Many of our ancestors came from the country which Americans call Germany. Although its boundaries have shifted innumerable times over the years making our research a little more difficult than we would like, we long to find out more about the homeland of many of our ancestors. Many of us proudly boast of our ancestors who came from so far away to build a new and successful life in this young country. Find out more about the wonderful land they left.
 


Irish Research

HHFOR-IRE1: IRISH FAMILY RESEARCH MADE SIMPLE
By E. J. Collins, 78 pp., 8.5" X 11", Softbound ... $10.00  

Brief history of Ireland and Irish immigration. Maps. How to locate name of immigrant ancestor. Details various sources of Irish records. Addresses of government and other sources. Names and addresses of Irish newspapers.   

FF23  CRAZY CRATE:  BOOK 13:  C027  A SEARCH FOR YOUR IRISH ROOTS.  By the Irish Family Names Society. This little 12 page pamphlet, upon further exploration, appears to be a handout from the society.  It has some very good advice in its 12 pages and gives The Genealogical Office, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2, IRELAND as an address to which you should send a copy of your work.  It comments that the function of the Society, then, is an attempt to rebuild the old genealogies through oral tradition via interviews in the U. S., Canada, and Ireland and to receive from its members information when they discover where their surnames attach to existing genealogical lines.  This is a time consuming and expensive process which is impossible for many people.  They further state they publish their findings as an aid to your search.  I am not familiar with this society, but will send this to anyone who wants it for $2.00.  Seems like a good idea, but I am simply not aware of this society other than this pamphlet.


English Research

HHFOR-ENG: ENGLISH FAMILY RESEARCH
By J. Konrad, 68 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $10.00 

Brief background of English history and geography. Beginning of record keeping. Sources of records in England plus names and addresses of many Family History Societies.


French and French-Canadian Research

HHFOR-FFC: FRENCH AND FRENCH-CANADIAN FAMILY RESEARCH
By J. Konrad, 82 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $10.00  

Brief history of immigration to the U.S. and Canada from France. Covers history of immigration of French Canadians into the U. S. Details how to begin research in U. S. and follow up with research in French Canada and then into France. Records sources in Canada & France. 26 illustrations including maps.

FF23:  CRAZY CRATE:  BOOK 10:  A166:  LOST IN CANADA?  CANADIAN - AMERICAN QUERY EXCHANGE.  VOLUME 5, NUMBER IV, WHOLE NUMBER 20, NOVEMBER, 1979.  Edited and Published by Joy Reisinger.  From page 178 to page 235, this periodical has queries from people searching for Canadian relatives who may have moved to the United States and those U. S. ancestors who gave Canada as their home place for awhile.  Queries can give you new leads on families who just "disappeared" for a period of time, but must always be verified with census and vital records before being added to your materials.  Helpful records posted here are Vital Records June 1825 - May 1828 in the York, Ontario newspapers, an article on Open vs. Closed Vital Records, Marriages at Holy Trinity Anglican , Quebec 1786-1800, Loyalist names in Academic Theses and Dissertations, part 2, Cemeteries in Clinton Co., NY, and still more queries!  PRICE:  $4
 
FF23:  CRAZY CRATE:  BOOK 11:  FF161:  NOVA SCOTIA 1770 CENSUS. (some 1773 & 1787)  Published by the Chicago Genealogical Society.  From the report of the Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia for the year ending 31st December, 1934.  Compiled and Indexed by Mrs. Bernice C. Richard, 1972.  37 pages + 12 pages of index.  Surnames with one mention only were omitted; surnames with two mentions are indicated with a comma only; or surnames mentioned more than two times with the first names of heads of households (with the number) are: A(i)ken, Allan/Allen 9, Alverson, Archibald 9, Atwood 3, Ayer/s 3, Babbino, Baker 5, Balkum, Ball, Barn(e)s 3, Barnhill, Barss, Bass, Beckwith, Bennett, Bent 4, Berry, Bishop 5, Blair, Bradford, Briant, Briggs, Brooks 3, Brown 11, Burk/e, Cahoon 5, Caldwell 4, Calkin, Campbell 3, Chappel/l 4, Cheever 3, hurch 3, Churchil 3, Chute, Clark/e 6, Cleveland, Cobb, Cochran, Coffin 3, Cole 4, Collins 8, Como 4, Cook/e 3, Copp, Corbet/t, Corning, Crane, Crosby 5, Crowel/l 10, Darrow, Davidson 3, Davis, Davison, Dean,Denison 3, Dewolf 3, Dexter, Dick(e)y 5, Dickson 3, Dix(s)on, Doan, Dodge 3, Dogget 3, Doliver 6, Downing, Drew, Dunlap 3, Dun/n 2, Durang, Eddy 3, Eldridge, Elling(s)wood, Em(m)erson 4, Esterbrook, Farnsworth 4, Felsh, Finney, Fisher 3, Fletcher, Folger, Foot, Foster7, Freeman 16, Fuller 5, Fulton 3, Gay 3, Gardner 10, Giffin, Godfrey 6, Gowen, Graves 3, Hacket, Hall 3, Hamilton 4, Harding 7, Hardy 3, Harlow 3, Harres/s, Harrington 3, Harris 10, Harsey, Haskell, Hayward 3, Herrington, Hibbard, Hicks, Hill, Holm(e)s, Hopkins 4, Horton, Hunt 3, Hunter, Huskins, Irons, Jinkins, Johnson 5, Jones 3, Kennedy 4, Kenny 3, Kenwrick 3, King 3, Kinney, Knowles 3, Landers, :askey, Laurence 3, Leavitt, Lettemore, Lewis, Lisk, Lock, Lockhart, Loggan, Lovett and Lyon.  Goes all the way to Zinclair!  PRICE $5


Polish Research

HHFOR-POL1: POLISH FAMILY RESEARCH
By J. Konrad, 75 PP., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $10.00 

Get a better understanding of your Polish heritage. Brief history of the Seven Periods of Polish History. Includes maps. How to do research in the Polish archives thru correspondence. Letter in Polish is included & can be copied.
 


HHFOR-POL2: POLISH AND PROUD
By Jan and Len Gnacinski, 102 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $12.00  

Many maps, history, flags, American research sources, vital statistics, census records, passenger arrival records, naturalization sources, veteran's records, city directories, libraries and societies. LDS church records, newspapers, church records, periodicals, hints on the language, and bibliography. Much more.
 


Mexican and Spanish Research

HHFOR-MXS: MEXICAN AND SPANISH FAMILY RESEARCH
By J. Konrad, 73 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $10.00
Helps the researcher better understand his ancestral heritage. Begin your research with church and civil records & progress to records of the early southwest when it was Mexican and Spanish territory. Records in the U. S., Mexico and Spain are discussed. Many illustrations and maps.


Alsace - Lorraine Research

HHFOR-ALS1: GENEALOGICAL GAZETTEER OF ALSACE - LORRAINE
By Ernest Thode, 137 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $19.00 
Place names in the Alsace-Lorraine district in both French and German language and a few in Latin. Includes rivers, streams, mountains, castles, and more. Maps. Important genealogical addresses, modern postal codes.


Dutch Research

HHFOR-DCT: DUTCH GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
By Charles M. Franklin, 132 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $14.00
Covers Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Chapters on history, immigration and migration, Dutch records in America, research in the Netherlands, family naming systems, and English equivalents of Dutch first names. Addresses for periodicals, societies and libraries.

FF23:  CRAZY CRATE FF23:  BOOK 12:  A169:  DUTCH GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH By Charles M. Franklin Published by YOGS in 1982. 96 pages, cardstock covers, GBC comb binding, punched papers.  Much of this original printing of this book is still usable.  The cover is a print of a tiled trivet Ray and I bought on our trip to Delft when he was stationed in Germany in the early 1970s.  The book begins with a short history of the Netherlands with some important early dates and a review of its boundaries.  Chapter 2 covers the emigration from there to here, its causes, the early New York and New Jersey settlements, information on their planned migrations.  Chapter 3 covers Dutch records in America - Baptismal, marriage, death, church membership lists, passenger lists, court minutes, land records.  Chapter 4 covers Research in the Netherlands, Chapter 5 covers the perplexities and confusion with the Dutch naming patterns.  Includes Provincial name characteristics and English equivalents of Dutch names.  Chapters 6 & 7 cover heraldry and contain a glossary of important words and names you will need to know.  Chapters 8 and 9 cover genealogical periodicals, societies and libraries.  Chapter 10 contains a Bibliography and Appendix A contains a list of Dutch Towns and their Provinces.  Was $15, Now $10


Huguenot Research

HHFOR-HUG: HUGUENOT GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
By Charles M. Franklin, 64 pp., 8.5" x 11", Softbound ... $12.00
Helpful maps, chapters on records in the U. S., Canada, and West Indies; France and Alsace-Lorraine, Netherlands and Belgium; British Isles including Ireland; and Germany and Switzerland. Glossary, periodicals and addresses of genealogical societies, libraries and archives.


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