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Clinton County Missouri Marriage Records, 1833-1870

This valuable collection of marriage records survived a courthouse fire in 1895. The 1595 marriages documented in Clinton County Missouri Marriage Records, 1833-1870 are taken from Books A and B. While parental information is sometimes missing, the author has supplemented the records with additional research from historical sources to aid further investigation. A “Key to Ministers and Justices” is included to identify the officiants of each marriage.

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Cleland Cousins

Title: Cleland cousins; a genealogy and biographical album of Cleland and the allied families of Baker, Clair, Collins, Fisher, Gowdey, Haylett, Hume, Moody, Oliver, Richards, Ross, Wells, etc. Being the story of Samuel and Jane (Martin) Cleland and their descendants in America, with the lineage of Samuel Cleland through 200 years in County Down, Ireland,

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Chronicles of New Haven Green, from 1638 to 1862

This volume is made up, as the title indicates, of eight papers, now revised and partly rewritten, to each of which are added notes supplying a page or two of comment or explanation. The papers treat respectively of the Green as a public square, a political and civic forum, a religious and ecclesiastical arena, a parade ground, a seat of judicial tribunals, an educatioual campus, a market-place, and a cemetery. In a style abounding in facetiae not unworthy of Dickens, the author reviews the succession of events which have transpired in connection with the Green, with their changing scenic accompaniments of stocks, whipping-post, jail, tombstones, school-house, meeting-house, state-house; setting in prominent relief the more humorous or otherwise impressive incidents, and neglecting no occasion for satirical thrusts at contemporary folly, keenly relished by the reader, without doubt, but certain — as in all such cases — to be contemptuously slighted by those who alone might profit by them. His comparison of the “Blue laws” of Connecticut with those of the other colonies evidently affords as much satisfaction to himself as instruction to the most of his readers, justifying his declaration that the New Haven Colony can very complacently allow its laws to be called “blue in contrast with the black and crimson legislation of its contemporaries.”

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Centennial History of Wise County, Texas, 1853-1953

The “Centennial History of Wise County 1853-1953” by Mary Cates Moore, published by The Story Book Press in Dallas, Texas, commemorates the hundred-year history of Wise County, Texas. This volume serves as a detailed record of the county’s development from its early settlement through various significant historical events, up to the mid-20th century.

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Brown Genealogy

In 1895, Cyrus Henry Brown began collecting family records of the Brown family, initially with the intention of only going back to his great-grandfathers. As others became interested in the project, they decided to trace the family lineage back to Thomas Brown and his wife Mary Newhall, both born in the early 1600s in Lynn, Massachusetts. Thomas, John, and Eleazer, three of their sons, later moved to Stonington, Connecticut around 1688. When North Stonington was established in 1807, the three brothers were living in the southern part of the town. Wheeler’s “History of Stonington” contains 400 records of early descendants of the Brown family, taken from the town records of Stonington. However, many others remain unidentified, as they are not recorded in the Stonington town records. For around a century, the descendants of the three brothers lived in Stonington before eventually migrating to other towns in Connecticut and New York State, which was then mostly undeveloped. He would eventually write this second volume of his Brown Genealogy adding to and correcting the previous edition. This book is free to search, read, and/or download.

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Briar Creek Church records, Columbia County, Pennsylvania

Title: Briar Creek Church records, Columbia County, Pa. : Reformed, 1799-1880. Lutheran, 1825-1881. Author: Translated by Charles R. Roberts Publication date: 1835 Publisher: Briar Creek Church Digitizing Sponsor: This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office

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Black Roots in Southeastern Connecticut, 1650 – 1900

Title: Black Roots in Southeastern Connecticut, 1650 – 1900 Author: Barbara W. Brown , James M. Rose Publication date: 1980 Publisher: Gale Research Company Digitizing Sponsor: Charles E. Shain Library Contributor: Charles E. Shain Library Repository: Internet Archive Forward In the process of compiling the material for BLACK GENESIS (Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978) it became

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Births, marriages, and deaths returned from Hartford, Windsor, and Fairfield CT, 1631-1691

Births, marriages, and deaths returned from Hartford, Windsor, and Fairfield, and entered in the early land records of the colony of Connecticut : volumes I and II of land records and no. D of colonial deeds. These records cover the years of 1631-1691, and have been extracted from land records and colonial deeds of the time.

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Birmingham: reflections on community

This book is the second volume of a collaborative project called “Birmingham Remembers” Residents of the Birmingham neighborhood had been interviewed in the 1980s. With this project the participants comments are organized by topic. Topics include heritage, education, religion, work, recreation, neighborhood, rituals, holidays, the Great Depression, military service, the Hungarian Revolution, activism and reminiscences.”

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Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas

Biographical and historical memoirs of western Arkansas, comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties mentioned and numerous Biographical Sketches of the Citizens of such Counties: Johnson, Logan, Montgomery, Polk, Pope, Scott and Yell counties. Read or download the book for free.

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Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas

Biographical and historical memoirs of eastern Arkansas, comprising a condensed history of the state, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the same, a brief descriptive history of each of the counties: Arkansas, Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Monroe, Phillips, Prairie, St. Francis, White, and Woodruff counties. Read or download the book for free.

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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.

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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.

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Barre in the Great Flood of 1927

In November 1927 over a 39-hour period a total of 9 inches of rain fell in the area surrounding Barre Vermont. Barre sits in an area described by the author as a huge catch basin, and the rivers and brooks feeding them could only filter so much rain at one time before overflowing their banks. The tragic outcome wasn’t a loss of property, it was that 63 individuals would lose their life due to the flooding. This book provides an accurate eye-witness account of the flooding and is filled with pictures of the aftermath. It is free to read or download.

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Augusta County Virginia Marriages, 1834-1846

Augusta County Virginia Marriages from 1834-1846 were copied from a list of marriages returned and recorded in the County Court of Augusta County, Virginia, “Record Book, 1813-1846”, with the exception of one marriage listed on page 31, which was taken from the Marriage Bond received from the County Clerk, Staunton, Va., the filing of this Marriage Bond is in File Drawer No. 211.

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Andrews and Wakelee Families of Waterbury Connecticut 1650-1947

Andrews and Wakelee 1650-1947 manuscript provides a brief genealogy of the descendants of John and Mary Andruss of Hartford Connecticut through their son Abraham, one of the 30 original families of Mattatuck, afterward called Waterbury. The second part of the Andrews and Wakelee 1650-1947 manuscript provides the descendants of Henry and Sarah Wakelee of Hartford Connecticut, through their son Ebenezer, who also settled in Waterbury.

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An Informal History of Osawatomie Kansas

“A Town Between Two Rivers” by Charles A. Knouse presents an informal history of the city’s founding, development, and significant events. This book, published as part of the Osage Valley Centennial in 1954, provides a comprehensive narrative based on documented history and personal accounts from residents. The narrative focuses solely on factual events, avoiding conclusions or opinions.

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An account of Percival and Ellen Green and of some of their descendants

An account of Percival and Ellen Green and of some of their descendants includes nine generations of descendants for Percival and Ellen Green. Percival and Ellen were transported from London to New England aboard the Suzan and Ellin in 1635. They settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay, and had several generations of descendants who resided there.

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