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1876-1878 Pacific Coast Business Directory

“The Pacific Coast Business Directory is intended to be a triennial publication, which will contain the name and post office address of each merchant, manufacturer, and professional engaged in business in the States and Territories bordering on or in the immediate vicinity of the Pacific Coast, with such information connected with the resources of that …

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St. Charles County’s Participation in the World War

Soon after World War 1 localities across the country wished to honor the men and women who had served the Nation from their locality. St. Charles County, Missouri, is one of these counties. This manuscript isn’t limited to just the men who fought overseas, it also includes the women who had participated via Red Cross and the men who had actively served in the various campaigns backing the War here at home.

Maryville College, Tennessee, Yearbooks, 1906-2009

Maryville College is located near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for its academic rigor and its focus on the liberal arts, Maryville College was the first college …

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History of Littleton New Hampshire

The History of Littleton New Hampshire is comprised of three volumes, two volumes of history, and a final volume of genealogies. Considered one of the best examples of local history written in the early 20th century, is your ancestors resided in Littleton then you need these books. Read and download for free!

1914 Plymouth County, Iowa, Atlas and farm directory

This 1914 Plymouth County, Iowa, atlas provides township maps for all townships and towns found within Plymouth County, Iowa, in 1914. The “farm directory” is found on each township map which appear as a land owner map for that township. The 4 towns found within the county, Akron, Kingsley, Le Mans, and Remsen have maps but they do not provide the property owners name in most instances. This atlas does not provide an index, and since the names of lot owners appear in multiple direction of the map, you will need to search each map by hand. That requires you to know the township.

Pennsylvania German Pioneers

This set of manuscripts was compiled in the 1930s by Strassburger and Hinke in order to provide the descendants of Pennsylvania German pioneers a publication of the most accurate of original lists of arrivals. In order to do this they transcribed the hard-to-read German and American script of the passenger lists, oaths of allegiance to the Crown, and oaths of abjuration and fidelity to the proprietors. These three types of records form the basis for the Pennsylvania German Pioneers.

Baylor & Shortridge Receipt Book, 1822-1835

These are written notations of court judgements from Baylor & Shortridge Attorneys and cover the years of 1822-1835. Baylor & Shortridge were attorneys in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

Hiram Shortridge was born in Kentucky and moved to Tuscaloosa in 1822.Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor was born in Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1793, and arrived in Tuscaloosa in 1822. Together these two men created the firm of Baylor & Shortridge. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor was whom Baylor University was named after.

Black Roots in Southeastern Connecticut, 1650 – 1900

Forward In the process of compiling the material for BLACK GENESIS (Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978) it became apparent that one specific form of genealogical research was necessary in reconstructing the ancestry of blacks in the United States. That specific form is collecting and collating every scrap of material which can be found on all …

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Refugio : a comprehensive history of Refugio County from aboriginal times, Vol 1

Notes About the Book 2 volumes : 24 cm Bibliographical footnotes, and bibliographical references: v. 2 (pages 501-536) Photocopied Book. Skewed text. Pages with photographs at end of volume not paginated. Table of Contents Contents of First Volume Chapter I The Stage Setting The bays, rivers, water courses, ancient roads, of original Refugio County, landmarks …

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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 suitable form. The History of …

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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 events are substantially in chronological order, beginning with the settlers over the mountains in 1750 and ending after the Centennial in 1916.

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 and Canada; borders which, even today, remain un-patrolled in the spirit of the close and friendly relations between our two countries.

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