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The Ancestors and Descendants of Joseph Skinner 1803 -1857

By Those, Virginia Biddle

Mt. Vernon, Indiana: Windmill Publications, 1993. Crisp, as new book, a labor of love by the author who researched the family tree. Book is pristine -- bright and beautiful with no defect of note. It measures 8-1/2 "x 11" and has 521 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with facsimile documents and back and white photographs. Very much a self-published book, as most of these family histories are, but contains a treasure trove of information (see photo of contents page). Includes anecdotal material.Other family names beside Skinner include Gould, Peters, Fuller, Hooe, Allen, Gaston, Biddle, Hinds, Walters and Ellington. . Hard Cover. Like New/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Splinters; Reminiscing With the Alumni of OHHS/CHS 1908-2000 (Oak Hill, West Virginia)

By No author Stated

Panama City, Florida: Hank & Grettis Basham, 2000. Crisp, as new book which is comprised of phoptographs and memories from graduates of Oak Hill and Collins High Schools in Oak Hill, West Virginia and surrounding towns. This is not what you would expect -- the stories provide both facst and impressions, not only of the schools, but also of the towns and their people and values. Wonderful genealogical resource for the area, Book is pristine and measures 9"x11-1/2" and has 478 pages, plus unused blank pages for notes. . Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Ashland County Ruggles Township (Ohio)

By Neel, Thomas Stephen (editor)

Ashland, Ohio: Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Geneaological Society, 1986. This one can be hard to find, but here we have a nice clean example with an intact spiral comb binding. Pages are pristine and there are no names or writing. Measures 9"x11" and is number 48 of just 215 printed. Illustrated with maps and drawings and a minimal number of photographs. Many names included, making it a valuable geneaological reference tool. 152 pages plus index.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Pioneer Period and Pioneer People of Fairfield County Ohio

By Wiseman, C.M.L

Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing, 1984. Crisp, clean book bound in dark brown leatherttte which shows only minor wear and retains bright gilt at face and spine. Originally published in 1901. Book measures a standard 6"x9" and has 430 pages, plus a second index of names which is not paginated, but extensive. Very helpful for genealogical research. Fairfield Genealogical Society info laid-in.. Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No DJ, as Issued.



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Belmont County, Ohio Before 1830

By Ochsenbein, Irene; Fedorchak, Catharine F

Belmont County: Self-published, 1977. This is a book not often seen. In 18 years this is the first one I've ever had. It's very clean and simply printed with a plastic spiral binding. the book emasures 9"x11-1/4" and has 235 pags. Many names in index for genealogical research, as well as maps and early document records for wills,deeds, naturalization, Rev War affadavits, Rev War soldiers, soldiers and widows pensions, courts of common pleas, marriages, tax rolls, Black and "Mulatoe" records and more. Other topics includeGeorge Gates, Revolutionary Soldier; Pioneer Cemeter in Martin's Ferry, Egypt Cemetery in Kirkwood Township; snd the Merrical, Miracle, Marikle family. 234 pages.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


History of Centre and Clinton Counties, Pennsylvania

By Linn, John Blair

Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1976. Very nice clean book bound in sturdy blue buckram. No names or wrriting and pages prisitine. A massive book originally published in 1883, Illustrated throughout with many portraits and drawings of buildings. Book measures8-3/4"x11" and has 672 pages plus a 41 page index. excellent resource for local genealogy research.. Facsimile Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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1883 History of Perry County Ohio Past and Present

By Colburn, E. H. / Graham A.A. (compiler)

Knightstown, Indiana: The Bookmark, 1977. Very nice clean book bound in sturdy red buckram which is very clean and without bumps. No names or writing and pristine pages. Only fault is a light haze of foxing to top and side external edges. Contains "a complete history of Perry County: its townships, cities, villages, towns, schools, churches, industries statistics etc. : a history of its soldiers in the late war: portraits of early settlers and prominent men; miscellaneous matter; map of the county; biographies and histories of county families and index to both counties." NOTE: This book was originally published as part of The History of Fairfield and Perry Counties. Now it is Fairfield only, though the index covers Fairfield and Perry. Book measures 5-1/2"x8-1/2" and has 392 pages not including extensive index of 92 pages .. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.



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Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Huron and Lorain, Ohio Volume I

Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1977. Clean, attractive book with no names or wriiting.. No bumps to boards, vey clean pages. designed without dustkjacket. Originally published in 1894 by J.H. Beers, Chicago. Bound here in strudy buckram and measures 7"x10" with 515 pages and a 57 page index. Very good reference for Huron and Lorain genealogy. Illustrated with portraits. This is VOL&UME I ONLY. If you are looking for a specific name please inquire and I will look for you. The book is not designed alphabetically.. Reprint. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.



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Social Register Greater Miami 1938

By Sertel, Mrs. Lino L. (editor)

Miami, Florida: Blue Book Publishing Company, 1938. Very nice clean book showing light wear along spine edge at front which does not impinge on integrity of binding. Pages are pristine with just a light biy of foxing to outer side page edges.. Flexible covers and 291 pages. Early ones such as this are to find, but can be helpful with family geneaology. Listings offer names, addresses both (permanent and vacation) , phone numbers, college backgroundm and membership in clubs. Book measures 5-1/4"x7-1/4" and has 291 pages.. Flexible Cover. Very Good/No DJ as Issued.



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Historical Collections of Harrison County in the State of Ohio

By Hanna, Charles A

Evansville, Indiana: Unigraphic, 1973. Very clean, well cared foi book bound in sturdy buckram, a facsimile edition of the original from 1900. Former owner's name and address stamped on front free endpaper only fault, but we will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. A genealogist's dream bpook -- contains lists of first land owner's, marriage records to 1841, will records to 1861, bural records of the early settlements, and numerous genealogies from the area. Book has 615 pages plus a 182 page index.. Reprint from 1900. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.



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Family Trees and Towers (Dean, Washington, Butcher, Ulm, Gray, Johnson, Grover, Grayson, Blakeman, Goeller, Frantzen Families)

By Dean, Glen C. Et al

Unknown: Self-published, 1981. This one is not often seen, but is here in reasonably good condition. Shows some wear, but not too much -- just a bit used. Bound with plastic spiral comb to lie flat. Measures 9"x10-1/2" and has each family name in its own chapter. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Chapters are as follows: "We Deans" by Glen C. Dean; The Washington Lineage; The History of Paulser Butcher; Ancestors of Mary Ann Margaret Teeter Butcher; The Ulm Lineage; The Gray Lineage; Riverside-- Life and Times in the Water Tower; The Johnson Lineage; The Grover-Grayson-Blakeman Family; Robert and Ruth Grover; The Goeller Family; and The Frantzen Family. . No Editon Stated. Soft Cover. Good-plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania; A Collection of Topical and Family Sketches

By No Author Stated

Armstrong County, PA: The Armstrong County Historical and Museum Society, 1980. Beautiful book confined to a small print run of only 650 copies of which this is #93. Book is clean inside and out with no names or writing. There is only one fault -- a small loss of paper to a single spot on front fee endpaper and two small spots on pastedown, also at front. (see photo). Book is beautiful made and beautifully ydesigned with quiality coated paper and a handsome size -- measures 9-1/2"x12-1/4". Illustrated with back and white photographs throughout and has 252 pages. Much history, but also helpful for genealogical research. Indexed.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.



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The Universalist Church in Ohio

By Robinson, Rev. Elmo Arnold

Unknown: Ohio Universalist Convention, 1923. Very clean, tightly bound book with only very minor wear to exterior. Pages are likewise very clean. Only fault is a stamp on front free endpaper with a church name and address with a line drawn through it. The book measures 5-1/4"x7-1/2" and has 275 pages. Includes biographical infor,ation of all ministers from 1800 through 1923 -- helpful for genealogy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.



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The Big Long Family in America 1736-1979 ; A Host of Descendants of John Long 1728-1791 of Plantation Bakers Lookout Washington County, Maryland

By Long, Harvey Lawerence

Freeport, Illinois: Harvey L. Long, 1881. Very nice book -- clean as a whistle inside and out with no names or writing. Oversized at 9"x11"" with 33 pages plus unused pages for notes at back. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps throughout. Not often seen.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Discourse on the Edifying Life of the Late Rev. Father Bakewell Priest of St. Sulpice (1870)

By Campion, Rev. Father

Montreal, Canada: John Lovell, 1870. This is a scarce item of interest to anyone following the Bakewell genealogy. The booklet was published in 1870, a year after Rev. Frederick Bakewell died at the age of 41 in the infirmary of the Seminary of St. Sulpice in Montreal. He was born in England and emigrated to the United States as a child. He studied for the priesthood in Montreal, was ordained in Paris, and returned to St. Sulpice Seminary afterwards. The booklet measures 4"x6" and has 28 pages. At one time this was owned by the Bakewell family as evidenced by the notes inside the front cover. First is an inscription which reads, "Harry ----?, from his affectionate great uncle, June 25, 1939." The second reads "Uncle Paul was Granny Munroe's brother." The third says, " Father Bakewell was brother of Robert Armytage Bakewell." Included here is a holy card published to commemorate Robert Armytage Bakewell who died in St. Louis Mo. in 1926.The booklet is very clean inside and tightly bound. Only faults are some staining to front cover and a chip at bottom corner of front cover next to spine. A treasure for the right person. . Soft Cover. Good-plus.



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Our McConnell Family of Ohio and West Virginia

By Croye, Marsha Bell Christy

Tempe, Arizona: Self-published, 1993. Crisp, clean book with no defect of note, including no names or writing. Handsomely designed with paste-on art at face. Illustrated throughout with both black and white photographs and copies of documents. Book measures 8-3/4"x11-1/2" and has 336 pages of text and index, plus several usused pages for notes. In addition to the McConnell name are related histories for these family surnames:Andrews, Arnold, Bell, Cabell, Campbell, Christy, Ferguson, Freshwater, Groves, Manypenny, Miller, Morrow, Ramsey. Roudebush, Swickard, Warren and Wilson.. Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Memorials of the Huguenots in America with Special Rference to Their Emigration to Pennsylvania

By Stapleton, Rev. A

Carlisle, PA: Huguenot Publishing Co., 1901. Very nice book with a tight binding and handsome appearance. Faults are confined to a small bit of wear to bottom of spine and a slight softness at corners. Book is SIGNED by author on front free endpaper thus, " With the Compliments of the Author, A. Stapleton, March 13, 1905." Book is illustrated ful page photographs printed on coated paper. Book measures 6"x9" and has 164 pages including index. Would be helpful in gneealogical research.. SIGNED by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued.



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Macon County Life, 1933-1983

By Fowler, Ryland Dean (editor)

U.S.A.: Macon County Historical Society, 1983. Massive book of 962 pages all of which are clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. Brown boards with large back ttile box to spine show no bumps. Dustjacket is likewise clean showing only two very small tears to top of spine which almost disappear in brand new mylar cover and one small corner crease to upper front. This book picks up the story of Macon County from where it stopped in 1933 when Mrs. Louise Hay published her earlier history. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Good source for geneaological material on prominent families of the area.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.



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The Weals Family Past and Present; A Compilation Of Information Regarding the Ancestors And Descendants of William Weals and Anne (Orgill ) Weals

By Weals, Frederick H

Decorah, Iowa: The Anundsen Publishing Company, 2000. Very nice, clean family geneaology bound handsomely in sturdy green buckram. Illustrated with photographs in black and white. 176 pages including index. Text divided into three parts: Early Family History in England; The Years in Ohio; and The Descendants.. Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



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Stow, Ohio Shadows of Its Past

By James, Peggie Seitz

Ann Arbor, Michigan: Edwards Brothers, 1972. Very nciely kept book -- clean and tightly bound with no names or writing. A wonderful reference not only for obtaining historical information about the town, but also for genealogy, as there are many names with biographcial information. Illustrated with photographs. 307 pages including index.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ.


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