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Image for Growing Up in the 1850s : The Journal of Agnes Lee

Growing Up in the 1850s : The Journal of Agnes Lee

By: Agnes Lee, edited with a Foreword by Mary Custis Lee deButts, introduction by Robert E. Lee deButts, Jr. Historical Note by Mary Tyler Freeman Cheek

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 1998

Seller ID: 842435

ISBN: 0807842435

Condition: 171 pages, paperback, University of North Carolina Press


Eleanor Agnes Lee, Robert E. Lee's fifth child, began her journal in December 1852 at the early age of twelve. An articulate young woman, her stated ambitions were modest: "The everyday life of a little school girl of twelve years is not startling," she observed in April 1853; but in fact, her five-year record of a southern girl's life is lively, unpredictable, and full of interesting detail.The journal opens with a description of the Lee family life in their... View more info

Image for My Silent Friend: A Church Hill Journal. 1882-1884 Richmond [VA] Diary of Mary Pollard Darracott Herring. Edited by her great-grandson, Alfred Sumner Winston, III.

My Silent Friend: A Church Hill Journal. 1882-1884 Richmond [VA] Diary of Mary Pollard Darracott Herring. Edited by her great-grandson, Alfred Sumner Winston, III.

By: Alfred Sumner Winston, III

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0853

ISBN: 158549853X

Condition: 2003, 6x9, paper, index, 447 pp, Heritage Books


At the time she began keeping this journal, Mary was 62 years old and was living with her husband, George, age 61, and four daughters, Sue, age 19, Fannie, 24, Carrie, 25, and Mary (Mollie), 32. Their fifth daughter, Nannie, had died in May 1882. George was a grocer and a liquor broker. They lived in the Church Hill area of Richmond, among neighbors who "though not wealthy, were eminently substantial." Mary died in Richmond in 1903. Mr. Winston has painstakingly ... View more info

The History and Traditions of the Land of the Lindsays, in August Mearns with Notices of Alyth and Meigle

By: Andrew Jarvise and James Gammack

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: J1386

ISBN: 788413864

Condition: (1882), reprint, 5½x8½, paper, index, 468 pp, Heritage Books


The Lindsays are a venerable Scottish family whose lineage can be reliably traced back as far as the 1307, to Sir Alexander Lindsay of Crawford. This text, part gazetteer, part family history, provides a detailed historical and genealogical survey of the family and it's many manors and estates throughout Scotland. Each chapter focuses on a different manor, discussing etymology, architectural development, and the evolution of the landscape from one generation of inhabitan... View more info

CD: A Genealogy Of The Lake Family Of Great Egg Harbor, In Old Gloucester County, In New Jersey, Descended From John Lake Of Gravesend, Long Island: With Notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island Branches of the Family

By: Arthur Adams & Sarah A. Risley

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3521

ISBN: 788435213

Condition: (1915), 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 430 pp, Heritage Books


This work provides genealogical records for male and female Lakes spanning nine generations. Individual records contain (where available) birth, death and marriage dates, plus lists of children with supplemental genealogical information and comments. Biographical sketches are included for most entries. Generous appendices include three Lake wills, excerpts from Cumberland County Lake Bible records, a letter written by the Hon. Simon Lake during the Civil War, some remin... View more info

Image for A History and Genealogy of Captain John Locke (1627-1696) of Portsmouth and Rye, New Hampshire, and His Descendants, also of Nathaniel Locke of Portsmouth, and a short account of the History of the Lockes in England

A History and Genealogy of Captain John Locke (1627-1696) of Portsmouth and Rye, New Hampshire, and His Descendants, also of Nathaniel Locke of Portsmouth, and a short account of the History of the Lockes in England

By: Arthur H. Locke, A.M

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L0889

ISBN: 155613889X

Condition: (c.1916), 2003, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 720 pp, Heritage Books


The bulk of this volume concerns John Locke and his descendants. Female lines are frequently carried forward for several generations, so this work also has much valuable information on many other families of southeastern New Hampshire (Batchelder, Lamprey, Marden, Moulton, Perkins, Philbrick, Sanborn, Trefethern, and many others). View more info

Image for John Lewis of Berkshire, Vermont, And Other Descendants of William Lewis (Who Came to Boston on the Ship “The Lion” in 1632) Through His Grandson James Lewis of Jamaica, Long Island

John Lewis of Berkshire, Vermont, And Other Descendants of William Lewis (Who Came to Boston on the Ship “The Lion” in 1632) Through His Grandson James Lewis of Jamaica, Long Island

By: Charles H Lewis

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L0915

ISBN: 1585499153

Condition: (2004), 2009, 8½x11, paper, index, 244 pp, Heritage Books


Over time, memories of their family histories and ancestral homes tended to fade for New Englanders pioneering new territories to the north and west after the close of the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars. In the author's case, his family settled the little northern border town of Berkshire, Vermont, about 1800, and all that remained of its history prior to that time was a cryptic reference to its "colonial family strains." The fact that the family in que... View more info

Holloways of the South and Allied Families

By: CJ Stevens editor, Frances Wynne, Edith Stevens, Peggy Brown, Thomas Brown

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B9999

ISBN: B9999HB

Condition: 1977, 6x9, cloth, index, 1021 pp, Heritage Books


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History of the Lauderdales in America, 1714-1850

By: Clint A. Lauderdale

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: L0952

ISBN: 0788409522

Condition: (1998), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 238 pp


This book traces the Lauderdale name across America from the years 1714-1850 and includes about 720 Lauderdale first names and 530 other surnames. The history starts with James the Emigrant and traces through his descendants, referred to as the southern Lauderdales, who from 1780 to 1850, migrated from Virginia to Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, Texas, Missouri and Illinois. The book details the family history and activities of the Major William Lauderdale, for whom ... View more info

CD: Halsey Genealogy Since 1395 A.D.

By: David Halsey

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3881

ISBN: 788438816

Condition: 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobie Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 479 pp, Heritage Books


An excellent companion volume to Book One and an easy to follow introduction to Halsey family genealogy, this second volume broadens the scope of David Halsey’s research on the Halsey family to include more new information on the immigrant Thomas Halsey (d. 1678). The male line of descent is followed through eighteen generations up to the present day. View more info

1988 Supplement To The Link Family, Antecedents and Descendants of John Jacob Link, 1417-1951. Compiled by the Descendants of John Jacob Link

By: Descendants of John Jacob Link

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L1817

ISBN: 788418173

Condition: 2001, 8½x11, paper, index, 428 pp, Heritage Books


Contains a history of John Jacob Link and his family, their immigration to America in 1733, their antecedents in Germany, and all known American descendants. This supplemental volume extends the family data through 11 generations, and provides additions and corrections to the original work. Genealogical records have been updated, and new descendants have been added-more than a 1,000 descendants listed in the 10th generation, and over a 100 listed in the 11th generation. View more info

Image for Yesterday: The Hampton, McCracken, Longwith, Mabry, and Wells Families

Yesterday: The Hampton, McCracken, Longwith, Mabry, and Wells Families

By: Diana L. Mellen

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M3505

ISBN: 155613505X

Condition: 1991, 5½x8½, paper, index, 392 pp, Heritage Books


Provides genealogical information about the Hampton, Longwith, Mabry, McCracken, and Wells families; the Liner and Griffith families, though not mentioned separately, are touched upon when their lines cross those of the major families. In addition to the usual genealogical information, the families are placed in an historical context. Extensively documented. The volume is enriched with photographs, copies of letters, articles, and documents. View more info

David Lewis (1750-1798) and Joannah Trundle (1754-1810) from Frederick County, Maryland to Harrison County, (West) Virginia: Some Ancestors and Descendants

By: Doris Jean Post Poinsett

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P2214

ISBN: 788422146

Condition: 2002, 8½x11, cloth, index, 146 pp, Heritage Books


Two early settlers living in the Province of Maryland around 1700 were Jonathan Lewis and John Trundle I. This is an attempt to provide information about some of their descendants. The title contains the name of one descendant of each settler. This work is divided into two parts to cover descendants of the two settlers and their known wives. The first part is limited to the first four generations of descendants of Jonathan and Mary (---) Lewis and the second part is limi... View more info

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Susquehanna Squire: The Story of William Lloyd

By: Dufour Woolfley

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W3593

ISBN: 788435930

Condition: 2005, 6x9, paper, index, 188 pp, Heritage Books


William Ambrose Lloyd (1772-1848) was a pretentious and boastful Welsh horse-trader, of humble origin but glib tongue, who came to America in middle age and soon attained wealth and status beyond the usual immigrant's wildest hope. Along the way he charmed or angered many, including a varied array of formidable and intriguing women. Within months of landing in America the energetic and imaginative William Lloyd had made himself a leading merchant in the growing town of F... View more info

Image for The Life of Thomas Johnson: Member of the Continental Congress, First Governor of Maryland, and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

The Life of Thomas Johnson: Member of the Continental Congress, First Governor of Maryland, and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

By: Edward S. Delaplaine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D0687

ISBN: 1585496871

Condition: (1927), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 548 pp, Heritage Books


A leader of the patriotic movement that resulted in our independence, a friend of Washington, Johnson stands as a leading and impressive figure in our history. It was Johnson who nominated Washington for Commander-in-Chief. View more info

Image for Cheseldine and Gerard Families of Maryland

Cheseldine and Gerard Families of Maryland

By: Edwin W. Beitzell

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Edition: 1999

Seller ID: B1650

ISBN: 0788416502

Condition: 2000, 51/2x81/2, paper, index, illus., maps, 395 pp, Heritage Books


Any Cheseldine living in America today could be descended from Kenelm and Mary Cheseldine. After his father's death in 1669, Kenelm Cheseldine, the second son of an Anglican minister, emigrated from Braunston Manor, England, to the United States. Upon his View more info

CD: Descendants of Joseph Greene of Westerly, Rhode Island, also Other Branches of Greenes of Quidnesset or Kingston, Rhode Island, and Other Lines of Greenes in America

By: Frank L. Greene

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2414

ISBN: 788424149

Condition: (1894), 2004, CD, index, 500 pp, Heritage Books


This genealogy is primarily concerned with the male-line descendants of a John Greene who settled in the Kingston, Rhode Island area about 1639. The Joseph Greene of Westerly was his grandson, and about half the book deals with descendants of Joseph while the balance concerns other descendants of John Greene. About thirty pages are devoted to other Green(e) immigrants. View more info

CD: Descendants of Joseph Greene, of Westerly, R.I.

By: Frank L. Greene

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3852

ISBN: 788438522

Condition: 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC & MAC, Heritage Books


This work is primarily a male line genealogy of the descendants of a John Greene who settled in the Kingston, R.I. area about 1639. The Joseph mentioned in the title was a grandson of John; Joseph’s descendants occupy about half the book. About thirty pages are devoted to other, or unconnected Green(e) families. The primary allied families are: Babcock, Brown, Burdick, Clark(e), Coon, Crandall, Davis, Green(e), Jones, Lewis, Maxson, Potter, Saunders, Smith, Spencer, St... View more info

The Janes Family: A Genealogy and Brief History

By: Frederic Janes

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: J1738

ISBN: 078841738X

Condition: (1868) reprint, index, 419 pp, Heritage Books


Follows the descendents of William Janes through 9 generations. This comprehensive genealogy covers the historical aspects of the name and follows the family from 1610 to 1865. The Janes family coat of arms is included. View more info

CD: History and Genealogy of the Jewetts of America

By: Frederick C. Jewett, M.D

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3873

ISBN: 788438735

Condition: 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat 6, PC and Mac, 1243 pp, Heritage Books


Eleven generations are traced from Edward Jewett of Bradford, England, including his two emigrant sons, Deacon Maximilian and Joseph Jewett, settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts, c1639. Also included are Abraham and John Jewett, early settlers of Rowley (who probably were nephews of Maximilian and Joseph), Jewetts who have settled in the United States since the year 1800, and Jewetts in the Army or Navy. More than 11,000 Jewetts are chronicled in this massive work, which in... View more info

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The Biography and Genealogy of Captain John Johnson from Roxbury, Massachusetts: An Uncommon Man in the Commonwealth of The Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1630-1659

By: Gerald Garth Johnson

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: J1678

ISBN: 788416782

Condition: (2000), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 260 pp, Heritage Books


Captain John Johnson was an "uncommon man" because he devoted his life to the benefit of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the town of Roxbury. Johnson was about forty years old when he and his family immigrated to America aboard the Winthrop Fleet in 1630. An educated man, he supported the building of a school for the children of Roxbury, was elected as a selectman, was a constable, and was also "Surveyor-General of the Arms," which meant that he was entr... View more info