RECENT ARRIVALS in Genealogy From Garrison House Books
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.
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.
By Shamlin, Beatrice Casselman
Ceres, California: Self-published, 1993. Very handsome book --quite large at 8-1/4"x11" with 716 pages including blank pages for notes, none of which show any writing. The book is without defect -- no names or writing, pristine page edges, no spine crease and no cover lift. Author SIGNED it thus: "Best wishes always to a very special genealogy friend. Beatrice Castleman Shamlin, 23, June, 1993". Illustrated with 376 pictures and over 8000 names in index. Typed note from author laid-in.. SIGNED & Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Harter, Mary
Doylestown, Ohio: Self-published, 1969. Very clean book bound in sturdy red buckram. Only fault is toning to pages. Not seen too often and especially not with lots of extras laid-in as this one has.The book is SIGNED by the author without inscription and dated 1969. She also changed her address from Doylestown, Ohio to Dayton Beach, Florida on the same page in ink. IThere are many handwritten notes with additional information throughout the book, plaus a few changes, but I am not sure whether this was the author's working copy, or it had belonged to another owner. Begins with Andreas Harter, the progenito,r and proceeds to Jacob Harter. There is also an autobiography of Rev. William George Harter 1811-1864. Book measures 8"x11" and has 155 pages including a detailed index. The items laid-in include three newspaper articles about various Harters, a funeral card, and pages containing genealogical information.. SIGNED by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
By Barron, Ruth T
Baxley, Georgia: Appling County Heritage Center, 2000. Very nice clean limited edition with no defects of note. SIGNED and inscribed by Peggy Ruth Luke, Curator of the Appling County, Georgia Heritage Center thus: April 23, 2001 Congratulations! ------------ will be known as the lady whose story of her birth and the midwife Lula Belle Nail was contributed by your brother, -----.This is a part of the history being preserved at Appling County Heritage Center, Peggy Ruth Luke, Curator." Limited edition of which this is #270 of 902. Book is printed on quality coated paper and is illustrated with black and white photos. Much text covering area history and families. 383 pages. Back pastedown shows a blank family tree which can be filled in by new owner if desired. Very helpful for genealogical research,. SIGNED by Curator Appling County Heritage Center. Limited Ed. 270/902. Hard Cover. Fine/No DJ, as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
By Munroe, Richard S
Florence, Mass.: Self-published, 1986. Very nice clean book, gently used. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper, otherwise devoid of writing. Bright red boards show no bumps and spine is not sunned. A massive book of 1293 pages including index. Book concentrates on the specific area of Lexington, Nassachuetts, but also studies variations on the Munroe name, including Monro, Monroe, Munro and Munroe. Begins with the story of Munroe clan's Scottish heritage and its first American descendent, William Munroe.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No DJ.