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Drag Net Yearbook 1929, Greenwood High School, Greenwood, Indiana, Cox, Virginia (Editor-in Chief)
41 Cox, Virginia (Editor-in Chief) Drag Net Yearbook 1929, Greenwood High School, Greenwood, Indiana
Greenwood, Indiana Greenwood High School 1929 Soft cover Good condition 
Though not perfect, this 1929 yearbook from Greenwood, Indiana would likely be someone's treasure. There are a few small tears on the yapped edges, but none were cut of. I closed th tears with archival tape on the reverse side. Other defects are a snip off the lower front cover, a dark stain at the same ares and a light scrim of foxing to the blank pages resting against the cover. The previous owner, Frank Fisher, wrote his name large on the first blank page.It' has individual portraits of seniors, pictures of undergrads, group pics with sport teams and clubs, a last will and testament to the old school and the usual local ads. The booklet measures 7-1/2" x 11" and has many signatures from students on the autograph pages. The names I can read are Goldie M. Little, Divetta Shadley, Marietta Bailey, Julian Wiley, Dorothy Howell, Edna Stevenson, and Robert Murray. If you are looking for someone who should be in this yearbook use the contact button and I'll look him or her up for you. 
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Hessian Soldiers in the American Revolution 1959, Dickore, Marie
42 Dickore, Marie Hessian Soldiers in the American Revolution 1959
Cincinnati, Ohio The C.J. Krehbiel Co. 1959 soft cover Verygood 
A bit hard to find, but an asset to anyone doing genealogy on Hessian soldiers in the American Revolution. Booklet was translated from the German and includes marriages, baptisms, confirmations, funerals, and alternate spellings of German surnames. It measures 6-1/2"x10" and has 25 pages. No names or writing and very clean pages. Superficial creasing to cover only fault, but cover lies flat. 
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Gardener's Journal Mary Engelbreit (1994), Engelbreit, Mary
43 Engelbreit, Mary Gardener's Journal Mary Engelbreit (1994)
Kansas City, Missouri Andrews and McMeel 1994 0836246209 / 9780836246209 Hard cover Fine condition (unused) No jacket as per design Mary Engelbreit 
This is a terrific gift for the gardener who spends winters poring over seed catalogs. The charming illustrations and colors are so, so Engelbreit, a fan would know it on first glance. The book is interactive with places to write in every chapter. The headings are: taking stock, climate and conditions, current garden grid, future plans, future plans grid, detailed plans and grids, before and after photos, monthly summary, plantings record, other people's gardens, reference, supplier names and notes. Book is hard cover and measures 8-1/4" x 8-3/4" and has 112 pages. 
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Finns in North America (1975), Engle, Eloise
44 Engle, Eloise Finns in North America (1975)
Annapolis, Maryland Leeward Publications 1975 soft cover Very good 
If your ancestors came from Finland you might especially enjoy this 104 page booklet which tells the story of the immigration to America from pioneer days through 1976. Much information and many photos, including some in color and a map. Book is very clean and tightly bound with no names or writing and measures 5-1/2" x 8". Booklet is an excellent adjunct to genealogical research. 
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The Fire Lands Pioneer New Series, June, 1884, G.H. Gallup, Biographer
45 G.H. Gallup, Biographer The Fire Lands Pioneer New Series, June, 1884
Norwalk, Ohio The Firelands Historical Society 1884 New Series Volume II, June 1884 Soft Cover Near Fine Condition 
These magazines are getting hard to find. I have three online, including this one, and nine others which have never been posted. If you're looking for a specif one let me know and I'll see if I have it. NOTE: The cover says it's Volume II, but it's referring to the second stand-alone issue for that year. The articles cover The Battle of Lake Erie in 1883 and Oliver Hazzard Perry who was the hero of the Lake Erie War; The Old Norwalk Academy, The Old Mad River Railroad and the Cholera Visitation of 1832. The back section covers many peoplewith biographies which an held with geneaolgy. A few of the names are: Samuel T. Wocester. Almira Fairechild Wooster, Clark Eldred, Holsy Hubbard, Sebastion F. Taylor, Kneeland Todd and Obadiah Jenney. There are much more.The magazine measures 6" x 9-1/2" and has 127 pages. 
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Reminiscences of Dover, Ohio, Hon. S. Harmount, Mrs. Eliza A. Slinguff, William W. Scott
46 Hon. S. Harmount, Mrs. Eliza A. Slinguff, William W. Scott Reminiscences of Dover, Ohio
Strasburg, Ohio Tuscrawas County Genealogical Society 1972 Reprint Soft cover Fine condition 
This booklet is small, but mighty. It measures 4-1/2" x 7" with 116 dense pages. There is a lot of history here as well as names which would be helpful for the genealogist. The booklet appeared originally in 1879 at which time Dover was known as Canal Dover. I was talking to a customer on the phone the other day who told me about how it used to be Canal Dover. And then I found this in a box in the closet and there it was -- Canal Dover. The booklet is pristine -- no names or writing and VERY clean cover and pages. I doubt it's been read. P.S. That one sold and now I have a third one, so these are new pictures. 
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Putting Feet Under Dreams: the Story iof Emanual E. Mullet (1985, SIGNED), Infield, Ernie
47 Infield, Ernie Putting Feet Under Dreams: the Story iof Emanual E. Mullet (1985, SIGNED)
Shree, Ohio Self-published 1983 Second Printing Card cover Good condition 
This booklet is a biography/genealogy for anyone interested in the Mullet family of Berlin, Holmes County, Ohio. Benjamin Mullet and family came from Switzerland with Benjamin provided fares for 14 people to come along in 1833. He was a cheesemaker and settled in the tiny town of Trail, Ohio. The subject of this booklet is Emanuel Mullet who was been called the "country's most enlightened strip miner." He mined around 2500 acres of farmland and then restored it to production again often better than it was before. He began studying to join the Amish church, but wound up instead pledging his faith to the Conservative Mennonite Church. There is much information here which makes it a very nice find for the right person. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11: and has 72 pages printed on quality coated paper and including many back and white photographs. Booklet is SIGNED by author on May 11, 1987. It reads, "To ------,Today is my birthday, so consider this as a present in reverse. Hope you enjoy the tale of another entrepreneur! Ernie Infield." Booklet is clean and tightly bound 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Foot Prints; Incidents In Early History of New Brunswick 1783-1883, J.W. Lawrence
48 J.W. Lawrence Foot Prints; Incidents In Early History of New Brunswick 1783-1883
St. John, New Brunswick, Canada J. & A. McMillan 1993 Hard cover Very Good No dust jacket as designed 
Very nice books. Bright blue boards are quite clean with bright gilt at face and just a small bit of wear to corners and crown and tail of spine. Endpapers are likewise clean with no cracking to hinges. Pages have toned only faintly and book is nicely fitted with a clear rigid-plastic cover. Measures 7"x 8-1/2" and has 108 pages, plus back matter. The author was president of the New Brunswick Historical Society at the time of writing, shortly before the province's centennial celebration, and was considered the utmost authority on its history. He begins with the arrival of the Loyalists who departed New York after the American Revolution and proceeds forward, the text nicely accompanied by drawings of important people and sites. There is also a map at the front. Especially interesting to anyone pursuing geneaology are the lists in the back of the book of land grantees in both Parr Town and Carleton in 1783. 119 pages. 
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Freese Families 1749-1800 Includes Fries Family Miscellany, John Wesley Freese; Benjamin Marsh Freed; Edwin Abraham Freese
49 John Wesley Freese; Benjamin Marsh Freed; Edwin Abraham Freese Freese Families 1749-1800 Includes Fries Family Miscellany
Ohio Self-published Unknown date Unknown Edition Card cover Fine with Very Good Extra booklet 
The Freese family originated in England and came to New England first and then on to Cleveland which may be because many other families did likewise because Cleveland is part of the Western Reserve. The three authors of this booklet are all great-grandsons of Abraham Freese. The other booklet is the Fries Family Miscellany with data from Berks Colunty, Pennsylvania and Surrounding Counties. There are 13 variants in this smaller book. They are Fries, Frees, Fris, Freis, Fress, Freas, Vris, Frais, Freess, Freese, Tries, Freiess and Frisz. Both items measure 8-1/2" x 11". The larger booklet has 78 pages and the small one has seven. All are clean a with no writing. There are also photos primarily of men. 
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Golden Stars on the Barn (Pennsylvania Dutch SIGNED 1964), Kauffman, Harry H.
50 Kauffman, Harry H. Golden Stars on the Barn (Pennsylvania Dutch SIGNED 1964)
State College, Pennstlvania Self-published 1964 card cover Very good 
Very nicely kept booklet printed on quality coated paper. An interesting guide to the colorful decorations of the barns built in areas of Pennstlvania settled by German immigrants. SIGNED by author om reverse side of front cover. Tells the story of Perry Ludwig, the master painter, the Rosenvreuz Movement, the meaning of medallions, family emblems, horse heads on buildings and much more, including information for tracing family trees of the area. Measures 6"x9" and has numerous drawings and photographs in black white and one color spread at center (see photo). 46 pages 
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The History of Hawley, Pennsylvania; 100th Anniversary Celebration August 14-20, 1927, M.J. McAndrew
51 M.J. McAndrew The History of Hawley, Pennsylvania; 100th Anniversary Celebration August 14-20, 1927
Hawley, PA. Sef-published 1927 Presumed First Hard cpver No DJ 
This town history is not often seen, but here it is. There are many photographs in black and white and much historical information, plus bios of prominent citizens of use for genealogists. The book is clean and tightly bound, measures 6"x9", and has 187 pages including local ads. There's also lists of veterans from various wars. Inside this book is some provinence too. In 1998 a previous owner left a bookmark inside the book from the bookshop in Hawley. The receipt is here too and the buyer's last name was Hawley, but he lived in Ohio. 
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The Rutherford B. Hayes State Memorial Fremont, Ohio (1974), Marchman, Watt. P.
52 Marchman, Watt. P. The Rutherford B. Hayes State Memorial Fremont, Ohio (1974)
Columbus, Ohio The Ohio Historical Society 1974 Revised edition soft cover Fine condition 
This booklet is almost like new -- very crisp and clean throughout. It's the revised edition which followed the original of 1962. Numerous black and white photographs augment a lengthy text of 35 pages. There's info on the site, Hayes himself, his wife, a bit of genealogy, his home, and his library and museum. Booklet measures 5-1/2" x 7-1/2". 
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The First Hundred Years of Townville and Vicinity 1924, Mary Ann Bidwell Higby
53 Mary Ann Bidwell Higby The First Hundred Years of Townville and Vicinity 1924
Rutland, Vermont The Tuttle Company 1924 Presumed first Hard cover Very good condition No dust jacket 6-1/4" x 9/-1/2" 
Very nice, clean book measuring 6-1/4 x 9-1/4" with 136 pages. The only defects are a couple of browning and has the signature of a previous owner.A photograph of Mary Ann Bidwell Higby shows at the front of the book, plus a favorite quote --"I hold my farthing candle to the sun." The book has much historical info on Townville history, early organiizations, churches, wood bowls and cheese factories, and first settlers. But the best part is the many surnames, a help for making a family tree. The names are these: Kingsley, Baker, Hull, Town, Noah Town Family, Delamater, Lamb, Gillett, Pond, Church. Higby, the Gamaliel Philips Family, Arnold, Stevens, Neson, Hoyt, Noble, Churchill, Rose, Wood, Squier, Edison, Heath, Hawthorne, Wykoff, Rounds, Carkhuff, Winans, Fross, Radle, Marsh, Ross, the Boss family, John Brown Family, the James Drake Family and the Bidwell Family.The book is valuable for looking deeper into the family 
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'Askel' Means Step (Finnish Genealogy Herman Hanka), Meier,Gene
54 Meier,Gene 'Askel' Means Step (Finnish Genealogy Herman Hanka)
Baraga, Michigan L'anse Sentinel/Michigan Coouncil for the Humanities/ Superior Restorations 1980's soft cover 
An attractive, crisp, clean booklet perfect-bound with a spine measuring 6"x9" with 79 pages. Appears unread -- no spine crease, no cover lift and no names or writing. Follows the story of the Herman Hanka Farm and its family and their descendants on the shores of Lake Superior. The Hanka family is the center, but the story is that of many Finnish people who settled in northern Michigan and Wisconsin. 
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The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record  Six Issues (Pieter Pieterse Lassen, Robert Huestis), Middendorf, Henry S. Jr.
55 Middendorf, Henry S. Jr. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Six Issues (Pieter Pieterse Lassen, Robert Huestis)
New York City The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society 1998-2000 Soft cover Fine Condition 
This offering consists of six clean, bright magazines. They are sequential, but there are also gaps. I put these issues together because two articles are serialized and we have them all from start to finish. That would be Pieter Pieterse Lassen of Dutchess County and His Dependants and Robert Huestis of Westchester County. Other names include: Swaentje Jans and Her Five Husbands; Milborne Family; Abraham Alling, Blacksmith of Marblehead, Mass.; William Ennis; Sayers and Valentines of Orange County; Caroline Traina and John D'Anieri; Van Woggelums; John Wenders; Anneke Jans Bogardus; Le Roy Family; Gertrude Steinkopf; Boelen Family. Boele Roeloffsen and Naykin Arents; John Corby; Rall/Roll Family; Jan Mangelsen; Samuel Holly; and Van Slechtenhorst family. There's also Presbyterian Marriages at Jamaica Queens from 1775-1848; Children in the New York City Almshouse; Justice of the Peace Marriages in Morrisania 1867-1873 and more. Magazines measure 6"x9" and include these dates 1998 Jan., July; October; 1999, January,October; and 2000, April. 
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The Pennsylvania Traveller-Post 4 Issues, Full Run Genealogy, 1993, Mildred C. Williams; Janet R. Brittingham
56 Mildred C. Williams; Janet R. Brittingham The Pennsylvania Traveller-Post 4 Issues, Full Run Genealogy, 1993
Newtown and Jamison, Pennsylvana Williams and Brittingham 1993 Volume 24, Nos. 1-4 Soft cover with Plastic spirals Very good conditon 
This publication is simply made, but offers a tremendous amount of information. The magazines measure 8-1/2"x11",are bound with a black plastic spiral, and all pages are dense with names and facts.I have taken a picture of the contents of each item. Some of those topics are the Cemetery of the Low Dutch Colony of Conewago; Biographical Sketches of Irwins ; Lawrence Campbell First Burgess of Northumberland County; 1843 McElroy's Directory, Philadelphia and the surnname Taylor; Merkie Data for Berks and Philadelphia Counties; Workman Family of Sussex Co., Delaware; Snodgrass from Bucks County; The Name is Smith; Ratzell Data from Northhampton County; Wade Families in the Province; Andrew Wallace Chester County;Life of County Weiser; Richard and Obadiah Bonsall; and the Tuttle Family. The magazines are clean and tighly bound with no writing. I have some other issues too. Contact me and I'll tell you what's here. 
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National Genealogical Society Quarterly (September, 1987), Mills, Elizabeth Shown; Mills, Gary Bernard
57 Mills, Elizabeth Shown; Mills, Gary Bernard National Genealogical Society Quarterly (September, 1987)
Arlington, Virginia National Genealogy Society 1987 Volume 75, No. 3 soft cover Very Good Condition 
Very nice, crisp magazine, the only fault of which is minor -- retains a mailing label on plain back cover. Measures 7" x 10" and has 59 pages. The following are the complete list of articles: Interpreting Headrights in Colonial Virginia Patents-- Uses and Abuses; The Jena Choctaw --A Case Study in the Documentation of Indian Tribal Identity; Genealogical Research in Texas -- A Bibliographical Guide; Henry Howland of Duxbury, Massachusetts 1633; and East Florida Emigrants to the United States, 1780's. I have many, many genealogical magazines, so if you're looking for one let me know and I'll look. 
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Annals of the Town of Concord, New Hmapshire, Moore, Jacob B.
58 Moore, Jacob B. Annals of the Town of Concord, New Hmapshire
Concord, New Hampshire Self-published 1970 Repritn. Original 1924 Card cover Very good condition 
Though written originally in 1824, the text text of this book is quite palatable. Not only does it tell of the history of Concord, New Hampshire, but also supplies names of early citizens which would be helpful for genealogical material. the booklet measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" with 112 clean pages. no names or writing, no spine crease either, and not even any cover lift. The only defect is light toning to the spine and to lower left area. 
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59 Motts, Wayne E. "Trust In God And Fear Nothing"; General Lewis A. Armistead, CSA (1995)
Baltimore, Maryland Farnsworth House Military Impressions 1995 Second edition soft cover Very good 
Very nice, clean booklet measuring 5-1/2"x8-1/2" illustrated with historic black and white photographs. Sixty-four pages tell the story of the CSA general, but also offer insights into the Armistead family itself. In fact, the afterword was written by a descendant. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly December, 2008 (Nathan Lowe Glover, Summit County), Nathan, Jean Overmeier
60 Nathan, Jean Overmeier Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly December, 2008 (Nathan Lowe Glover, Summit County)
Columbus, Ohio Ohio Genealogical Society 2008 Volume 48, No. 4 soft cover Very good condition 
This is a really nice genealogical magazine with much content. I bought a lot of them, so if you're looking for a specific issue, family, or place, let me know and I'll see if I can find it for you. The cover story of this issue is about Nathan Lowe Glover (1842-1923) who is also pictured on the cover. Glover was Summit County's Premier Music Educator. Whether you're interested in his life, or are related to him, the article is good. Other content is as follows: The Family of William H. Fyffe of Champaigne County; Ohio Roster of Society of Civil War Families; 1903 Deaths in Cincinnati with burials outside of Hamilton Co.; the Smiths of Champagne Co.; Decennial Tax Valuation, Cincinnati Real estate 1892; and Hulda Emilie (King) Richholt Harris Otterbach. Magazine measures 8-1/2" x 11". 
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