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601 Paul Drake What Did They Mean By That?
Heritage Books 0788425005 (2000), 2003, 5.5 x 8.5, cloth, 334 pages, Heritage Books 
A Dictionary of Historical & Genealogical Terms, Old & New. Over 4500 words explained including occupations, descriptions of early furniture and foods, common medical terms, court terms, and many forgotten expressions.

The family historian must seek out the records of the merchants, courts, legislators, and churches, as well as the everyday expressions of the common men and women, all the while striving to remain aware that just as we have created words like television, computer, microwave oven, automobile, space station, gigabyte, and airplane, and set aside words as ticking and icebox, stadle, and squabpie, our ancestors had to do the same. They made up the likes of telegraph, railroad, and telescope, and assimilated German words like hex, sauerkraut, fresh, hoodlum, and kindergarten; Spanish words such as barbeque, chocolate, and tornado; French sounds like bayou, levee, depot, and chowder; and Indian words such as hickory, pecan, hominy, moccasin, and raccoon. Though they invented the likes of popcorn, sweet potato, eggplant, bullfrog, and backwoodsman, they left behind them terms no longer needed in their daily lives. Gone were the likes of moxa (Indian moss burned on an area of the body, thought to cure gout), hautboy (oboe), gruntling (young hog), muchwhat (nearly), revelrout (a ruckus), and, from most regions of the U.S., the long "a" sounds of old England (fahst for fast, dahnce for dance, and hoff, meaning half.) In addition to terminology, such as the names of the many courts and legal processes, this collection of more than 4500 words includes many occupations, descriptions of early furniture and foods, common medical terms and herbal remedies, and many all but forgotten expressions. The words found here are seen at every turn of research; in court documents (especially inventories of estates, court entries, and lawsuits), church records, books, newspapers, letters, and songs. Mr. Drake, retired lawyer and teacher, and veteran genealogist, writes with a pleasing style that is entertaining and educational. He is the author of the popular guide, Genealogy: How to Find Your Ancestors, and You Ought to Write All That Down.


 
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602 Peter Hoehnle AMANA PEOPLE - The History of a Religious Community
Penfield 1-932043-51-9 Paperback, 6 x 9", 96 pages, Penfield 
This beautifully illustrated book is an overview of the Amana community from its founding in Germany to the present day with a focus on the Amana Colonies: seven villages in Eastern Iowa, the largest and longest lasting of America's communal groups. It gives an up-to-date account of the Amana Society's successful reorganization into separate church and business organizations. A treasure!


 
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603 Phillips G. Davies Welsh in Wisconsin
2006 78 pages, 
Revised and expanded edition. The Welsh immigrants in WI from the 1840s.


 
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604 Randolph Marcy The Prairie Traveler
1859, reprint 2006 256 pages, 
The 1859 Handbook for Westbound Pioneers. This guide was an essential companion for any westward-bound pioneer.


 
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605 Richard Fapso Norwegians in Wisconsin
2001 72 pages, 
Concise information to Wisconsin's Norwegian immigrants from 1837 to the late 19th century.


 
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606 Richard H. Zeitlin Germans in Wisconsin
2000 72 pages, 
Revised and Expanded Edition. This book describes the values and ideas the Germans brought with them to Wisconsin; highlights their achievements on the farm, workplace and school over 150 years; and explains why their impact has been so profound.


 
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607 Richard Meyer, editor Cemeteries & Gravemarkers: Voices of American Culture
Utah State University Press 0-87421-160-3 paperback / softcover 347 pages, paperback / softcover, Utah State University Press 
Cemeteries house the dead, but gravemarkers are fashioned by the living, who recorded on them not only their pleasures, sorrows, and hopes for an afterlife, but also more than they realized of their history, ethnicity, and culture. Richard Meyer has gathered twelve original essays examining burial grounds through the centuries and across the land to give a broad understanding of the history and cultural values of communities, regions, and American at large.

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608 Robert Stockman Platt Dutsch - Low German
1998 445 pages, 
A brief history of the people and language of the Low Germans. Includes examples, a glossary of words, and English and High German translations.


 
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609 Roger Minert Brandenburg Place Name Indexes
2004 105 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Brandenburg. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regularalphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 5,900 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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610 Roger Minert Bavaria Place Name Indexes
2006 2888 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Bavaria. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 29,300 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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611 Roger Minert Alsace-Lorraine Place Name Indexes
2005 100 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Alsace-Lorraine. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in then province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 6,350 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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612 Roger Minert Braunschweig, Oldenburg, and Thuringia Place Name Indexes
2002 126 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Braunschweig, Oldenburg & Thuringia. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 6,050 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities (over 1,550 in Braunschweig, 3,050 in Oldenburg and 1,400 in Thuringia). Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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613 Roger Minert Wurttemberg Place Name Indexes
2000 114 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Wurttemberg. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 7,250 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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614 Roger Minert Mecklenburg Place Name Indexes
2000 56 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Mecklenburg. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 2,950 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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615 Roger Minert Hesse-Nassau Place Name Indexes
2000 82 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Hesse-Nassau. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 4,200 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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616 Roger Minert Hanover Place Name Indexes
2002 124 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Hanover. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 8,250 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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617 Roger Minert Schleswig-Holstein Place Name Indexes
2002 128 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Schleswig-Holstein. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 6,750 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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618 Roger Minert Pomerania Place Name Indexes
2003 94 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Pomerania. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 17,000 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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619 Roger Minert Rhineland Place Name Indexes
2003 136 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Rhineland. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 4,950 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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620 Roger Minert Province of Saxony Place Name Indexes
2003 82 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in the Province of Saxony. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 4,950 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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621 Roger Minert Westphalia Place Name Indexes
2002 136 pages, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Westphalia, Hohenzollern, Lippe, Schaumburg-Lippe & Waldeck. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 7,050 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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622 Roger Minert Hesse Place Name Indexes
2000 48 pages, 
Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical and Reverse Alphabetical Index. Includes all identifiable places in the Grand Duchy of Hesse (Hessen-Darmstadt including Oberhessen, Hessen-Starkenburg, and Rheinhessen.) For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 1,750 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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623 Roger Minert East Prussia Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical & Reverse Alphabetical Indexes
Soft-cover, 99 pp., 2006, 
For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 8,450 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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624 Roger Minert and Shirley Riemer Researching in Germany
2001 254 pages, 
A handbook for your visit in the homeland of your ancestor. Complete guide for those traveling to Germany to do family research: from what to pack, money exchange, museums, archives, transportation, etc.


 
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625 Roger P. Minert Deciphering Handwriting in German Documents
2001 182 pages, 
A book for analyzing German, Latin and French in vital records written in Germany. Includes many text samples of German documents which have been translated. An excellent book for someone learning to read German documents as well as helpful for someone who has been working on this task for a while and needs more help.


 
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626 Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G Kingdom of Saxony Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical & Reverse Alphabetical Indexes
Soft-cover, 76 pp., 2003, 
For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 3,650 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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627 Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G. Baden Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical & Reverse Alphabetical Indexes
Soft-cover, 116 pp., 2000, 
Identifies place names using alphabetical and reverse alphabetical indexes in Baden. For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 2,050 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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628 Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G. Posen Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical & Reverse Alphabetical Indexes
Soft-cover, 101 pp., 2004, 
For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 5,750 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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629 Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G. Silesia Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical & Reverse Alphabetical Indexes
Soft-cover, 127 pp., 2006, 
For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 8,350 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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630 Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G. West Prussia Indexes: Identifying Place Names Using Alphabetical & Reverse Alphabetical Indexes
Soft-cover, 2005, 
For the first time, a reverse alphabetical index is available to the public. Such indexes have been known and valued among researchers in the Family History Library for some time, but none have been available in print or microform. The Reverse Alphabetical Index allows the researcher to determine the name of a town when the first part of the name (whether one or more letters) is missing. This is a common problem caused by torn or moldy pages, ink blots, tight bindings, poor microfilm quality, etc. By using this index, the researcher can also determine the official spelling for towns when variant spellings occur in old records. The book includes a regular alphabetical index of all the towns in the province as well as regular and reverse alphabetical listings of over 5,100 names of German kingdoms, duchies, principalities, counties, rivers, mountain ranges, and other geopolitical and topographical entities. Experts in the field have this to say about the Place Name Indexes series: "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is indispensable. We need one for every German Province." (Larry Jensen); "A remarkable tool . . . a real time-saver. How did we ever do research without it?" (Daniel Schlyter); "The Reverse Alphabetical Index is the only new technology in the deciphering of names!" (Shirley J. Riemer)


 
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631 Rosemary Chorzempa My Family Tree Workbook: Genealogy for Beginners
1982 59 pages, 
Easy to use introduction designed for children. Includes family tree to fill out with ancestors. Good beginner book.


 
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632 Sanford Cobb The Story of the Palatines
319 pages, 2006 reprint of 1897 original, 
The story of the Palatines in Colonial U.S. history. Starts with the Palatine communities along the Rhine River in Germany and continues with their settlement in Carolinas, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.


 
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633 Selected and edited by Joanne Asala LEGENDS OF THE RHINE
Penfield 1-572160-40-3 Perfect bound, Penfield 
Once again, Eberhardt Reichmann helped with the production of this title, finding wonderful historic illustrations from 19th-century books. These legends have charmed German children and adults for many centuries. They were first oral traditions and later collected and written for inclusion in books.


 
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634 Sharon Carmack You Can Write Your Family History
2003 246 pages, 
Learn how to create a compelling, readable and true story in a biography, family history narrative or memoir.


 
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635 Sinikka Gr?nberg Garcia SUOMI SPECIALTIES - Finnish Celebrations, Recipes, and Traditions
Penfield 1-572160-39-X Staple bound, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2", 120 pages, Penfield 
presents the ways and means of Finnish holidays, customs, and celebrations. Told with warm memories, Sinikka lends understanding to what it means to be a Finnish American. Traditional recipes are included, along with a brief history of Finland, travel, and listing of music festivals.


 
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636 Stratton Nottingham Soldiers and Sailors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia in the Revolutionary War
Heritage Books 1995 1585493864 paper 5 
The information in this volume was taken from several of Nottingham's works which related to service in the Revolutionary War: Revolutionary Soldiers and Sailors from Accomack County, Virginia and Revolutionary Soldiers and Sailors from Northampton County, Virginia: Muster Rolls and Pay Rolls of the Twenty-Seventh Regiment of Virginia Militia, Northampton County 1812. These contained recommendations by the court of persons suitable for officers of the county militia; and the records of commissions from the governor. Of special interest to genealogists are pension applications, which often contain much information on the family of the applicant. Many heirs and descendants are listed. Other persons are named as claimants to be paid for providing supplies and services. A full name index adds to the value of this work. (1995), 2008, 5"x8", paper, index, 152 pp 
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637 Terry Jordan Texas Graveyards: A Cultural Legacy
University of Texas Press 1982 0292780702 paperback 160 pages, 7 x 10, 128 b&w photos, paperback, University of Texas Press 
Where more poignantly than in a small country graveyard can a traveler fathom the flow of history and tradition? During the past twenty years, Terry G. Jordan has traveled the back roads and hidden trails of rural Texas in search of such cemeteries. With camera in hand, he has visited more than one thousand cemeteries created and maintained by the Anglo-American, black, Indian, Mexican, and German settlers of Texas. His discoveries of sculptured stones and mounds, hex signs and epitaphs, intricate landscapes and unusual decorations represent a previously unstudied and unappreciated wealth of Texas folk art and tradition. Texas Graveyards not only marks the distinct ethnic and racial traditions in burial practices but also preserves a Texas legacy endangered by changing customs, rural depopulation, vandalism, and the erosion of time.

About Author
A sixth-generation Texan, the late Terry G. Jordan held the Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas in the Department of Geography at the University of Texas at Austin.

Reviews & Awards
"...throw away your inhibitions, forget the ghost stories, and travel with Terry Jordan through the fascinating world of tombstones and epitaphs, the departed, the remaining, and the odd, revealing ways in which we honor the dead.... Jordan treats his subject with respect in both words and pictures." —Southern Living

"...Jordan's wonderful Texas Graveyards is a tour of Texas history in quite a unique way.... the book is a genuine masterpiece." —El Paso Times

Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
1. The Truth about Cemeteries
2. The Southern Folk Cemetery in Texas
3. Traditional Southern Grave Markers
4. The Mexican Graveyard in Texas
5. The Texas German Graveyard
6. A Legacy Squandered?
Notes
Bibliography
IndexEND!END 
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638 Thomas W. Jones Mastering Genealogical Proof
2013 Perfect-bound 8.5x11 
As a unique textbook on genealogical methods and reasoning in the twentyfirst century, Mastering Genealogical Proof guides readers in acquiring genealogical skills transcending chronological, ethnic, geopolitical, and religious boundaries. Mastering Genealogical Proof aims to help researchers, students, and new family historians reconstruct relationships and lives of people they cannot see. It presents content in digestible chunks. Each chapter concludes with problems providing practice for proficiently applying the chapter’s concepts. Those problems, like examples throughout the book, use real records, real research, and real issues. Answers are at the back of the book along with a glossary of technical terms and an extensive resource list. Thomas W. Jones, who has pursued his family history since he was fifteen, is an award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor, and educator. 
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639 Translated by Inkeri Vaananen-Jensen FINNISH PROVERBS
Penfield 0-941016-73-0 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 51 pages, Penfield 
Cover of Finland State Forest, Minnesota, and of a scene in Finland. Hand calligraphy and line art throughout by Esther Feske.


 
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640 Translation from the Icelandic by Joanne Asala PROVERBS FROM THE NORTH - Words of Wisdom from the Vikings
Penfield 1-572160-22-5 Perfect bound, 6 x 9", 64 pages, Penfield 
This collection is translated from the ancient Havamal. Said to be given by Odin, Father of the Norse Gods, these words give a clear picture of the heroic ethics, warrior code, and home life of the Vikings. Colorful cover. Art work showing Viking treasures.


 
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641 Wendy Uncapher Guide to Newspaper Research
1996 24 pages, 
Explains this valuable resource and how to find the newspapers you need for your research. Includes two research forms.


 
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642 Wendy Uncapher Lands of the German Empire, 2nd edition
USA Origins / AugenSchaer 2004 144 pages, paper 8.5x11 
Finally a book that explains the history of the German Empire states. The book also identifies land divisions by kreise (counties) and states - not towns. Each state has a historical timeline plus maps. This book explains what and where was Prussia. Indexed with over 100 maps. (Does not show cities on maps.) 
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643 Wendy Uncapher & Linda Herrick Wisconsin Its Counties, Townships & Villages
1994 96 pages, 
This book has attempted to list every town that exists or ever did exist in Wisconsin. Name changes are noted. Maps of all 72 counties showing township lines. List of cities, villages, RR depots, and post offices divided by township. Includes county courthouse addresses, county formation dates, map showing county changes.


 
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644 Wendy Uncapher and Linda Herrick German Maps & Facts for Genealogy
Origins / AugenSchaer Paper New 8.5x11 
This book points out the uniqueness of Germany in over 100 maps including detailed historic maps of kingdoms, duchies, and principalities, to hand-rendered maps showing the religion of the states, location of major rivers, what was included in Prussia and more! Also population charts; timelines showing why people left, where they left from, and where they were heading; migration figures; terms; lists of rivers, forests, mountains; and much more. 
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645 Willi Paul Adams GERMAN AMERICANS - An Ethnic Experience
Penfield 1-880788-01-2 Penfield 
American edition, translated and adapted by LaVern J. Rippley and Eberhard Reichmann. A publication of the Max Kade German-American Center. The cover photo commemorates more than 300 years of German emigration to North America. The bronze statue, entitled "Parents with two Children," stands at the harbor of the port city of Bremerhaven. Its creation was funded by German-Americans.


 
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