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Stroudsburg Pennsylvania Monthly Meeting Book

The William Wade Hinshaw index to Pennsylvania Quaker meeting records

These monthly meeting records were abstracted from the original Pennsylvania Quaker Monthly Meeting records in the 1930’s by William Wade Hinshaw of Washington, D. C. They are a transcription of the microfilmed records containing birth, death, burial, and marriage records, as well as meeting minutes, removals and certificates.After Hinshaw’s death, …
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Four Corners New Haven Connecticut

Families of Ancient New Haven

The Families of Ancient New Haven compilation includes the families of the ancient town of New Haven, covering the present towns of New Haven, East Haven, North Haven, Hamden, Bethany, Woodbridge and West Haven. These families are brought down to the heads of families in the First Census (1790), and …
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1912-1943 Mississippi Death Index Sample page

1912-1943 Mississippi Death Index

Christopher Smothers, a college student, and professional genealogist who specializes in Deep South research, always wondered to himself why the Mississippi Death index for 1912-1943 was hidden at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in Jackson Mississippi. Why wasn’t this more widely available? Fast forward a few years, and …
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Newton High School in 1910

Newtonville Massachusetts High School Yearbooks 1910-2012

The Newton Public Library has uploaded all of the Newton High School Yearbooks from 1910 through 2012 to InternetArchive. We provide quick links to each edition in chronological order below. Each link takes you to the volume for that year (some years had 2 volumes) enabling you to peruse and …
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1665 A description of the towne of Mannados or New Amsterdam

The Records of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674

This work contains the earliest Dutch Records that have been preserved of the territory included in the present City of New York, the earlier ones having long ago disappeared. These are “The Minutes of the Burgomasters and Schepens of New Amsterdam from 1653 to 1674,” but contain a very few …
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United States Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1800-c. 1955

3,907 land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range. These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the tract and where the land is located. The type …
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J. H. Corcoran & Co. at 587 Mass Ave., abt 1910

Cambridge Massachusetts Directories 1848-1972

This collection comprises a total of 65 directories which cover the years of 1848-1972 (incomplete). This collection contains materials from the Cambridge Room, the Cambridge Public Library’s Archives and Special Collections. We have linked to the main page for each directory, enabling you to either browse the directory like a …
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Sacramento California Police Mug Books 1864-1949

Mug Books of the past have been replaced by computer databases now, but back before the days of computers and databases, they served as an effective method for Police Departments to keep track of past criminals and wanted people. The Sacramento Police Department has generously provided these scanned images to …
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History of Chester, New Hampshire, including Auburn

In preparing for the 200th anniversary, in 1922, of the founding of the Town of Chester, a general desire was expressed that events which had occurred since 1869, together with the earlier ones which Benjamin Chase was unable to include in his History of Old Chester, should be published in …
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History of old Chester from 1719 to 1869

In my youth I was accustomed to hear my father, and other aged people, relate the incidents of olden time, in which I was always interested, and therefore remembered. When Dr. Charles Bell’s “Facts in Relation to the History of Chester” appeared in the seventh volume of the N. H. …
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Bentleysville

Bentleysville was a rural community of three hundred persons in southwestern Pennsylvania in 1868. It had grown around a mill that Sheshbazzar Bentley Junior and Senior operated on the southern branch of Pigeon Creek. Its history is short because as a country village it existed less than a century. The …
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Perry sesquicentennial, Erie, Pa., May 29-Sept. 10, 1963

morated the 150th Anniversary of the Building of Perry’s Fleet and the historical Battle of Lake Erie. Oliver Hazard Perry’s victory still ranks as the proudest moment in the history of our country. The results of this victory set the pattern for the establishment of borders between the United States …
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The William Wade Hinshaw index to Pennsylvania Quaker meeting records

These monthly meeting records were abstracted from the original Pennsylvania Quaker Monthly Meeting records in the 1930’s by William Wade Hinshaw of Washington, D. C. They are a transcription of the microfilmed records containing birth, death, burial, and marriage records, as well as meeting minutes, removals and certificates.After Hinshaw’s death, …
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Middlebury College Online Digital Archives

Nestled between Lake Champlain and a portion of the Green Mountains lies a Liberal Arts college of National repute, Middlebury College. Established in the early 1800s when that area of Vermont was on the outskirts of  larger settlements, Middlebury College has risen in stature and prominence as one of the …
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Letters from the Middlebury College Online Digital Archives

As I was creating the page for the Middlebury College Online Digital Archives it quickly became obvious that a separate page would be needed for those letters that have been digitized. Some of these are specific to the college, however, many others are from Vermont families. I have not attempted …
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Photos from the Middlebury College Online Digital Archives

As I was creating the page for the Middlebury College Online Digital Archives it quickly became obvious that a separate page would be needed for those photographs identified with a person’s name. It is unfortunate that those posting took two different avenues, as some photographs are listed by the first …
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The Middlebury Campus

The Middlebury Campus was a newspaper published by the Middlebury college since 1905 and most issues from 1905-2007 have been placed online digitally. You may read, search, print, or download these papers. The paper when it originally came out included obituaries of past alumni and attendees, so if your ancestor …
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Illinois Newspaper Collection

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library has digitized over 200,000 pages of 131 pre-1922 (out of copyright) historically significant newspapers. Newspapers digitized as part of this program are also included in the Library of Congress Chronicling America collection. Their current  list (as of post update) are below.Titles Currently Available:The …
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Winnebago and Boone Counties Genealogy Society

The Winnebago and Boone Counties Genealogical Society has placed online at the Cherry Valley Public Library District website, numerous genealogical indices which cover the counties of Boone, Cook, McHenry, and Winnebago. These free genealogy records are PDF’s downloadable to your computer.
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Some Essex County New Jersey City Directories

The Bloomfield Public Library has made available for free genealogy research, 32 city directories of various cities and townships in Essex County New Jersey, outside of Newark. You may read the directory or download various versions of each depending on your reading device.
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A history of Parsonsfield Maine

A history of the first century of the town of Parsonsfield, Maine. Incorporated Aug 29, 1785, and celebrated with impressive ceremonies at North Parsonfield August 29, 1885.
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History of the town of Durham, New Hampshire

History of the town of Durham New Hampshire by Everett Stackpole is the primary source for genealogists with families who settled Oyster River New Hampshire, which later became Durham. Published in two volumes, the first contains a narrative history of Durham, while the second contains genealogies of most of the …
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Genealogy of the Hitchcock family

The genealogy of the Hitchcock family who are descended from Matthias Hitchcock of East Haven, Conn. [1651], and Luke Hitchcock of Wethersfield, Conn., [1653]. Compiled and published by Mrs. Edward Hitchcock, Sr. Arranged for the press by Rev. Dwight W. Marsh, D. D. Amherst, Mass. : Press of Carpenter & …
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The Hull family in America

The Hull Family in America, compiled by Col. Charles H. Weygant and others, was published in 1913 by the original Hull Family Association. It contains information on the three early 17th century Hull immigrants to the colonies—George Hull, the Rev. Joseph Hull (brother of George), and Richard Hull—and carries down …
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Families of Ancient New Haven

The Families of Ancient New Haven compilation includes the families of the ancient town of New Haven, covering the present towns of New Haven, East Haven, North Haven, Hamden, Bethany, Woodbridge and West Haven. These families are brought down to the heads of families in the First Census (1790), and …
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