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The History Of Connecticut From The First Settlement Of The Colony To The Adoption Of The Present Constitution

By: G.H. Hollister

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H1923

ISBN: 788419234

Condition: (1855) reprint, paper, index, 2 vols., 533+693 pp, Heritage Books


Covers a vast assortment of topics. Appendices, and illustrations of prominent residents enhance this work. View more info

The Legend of Dudleytown [Connecticut] Solving Legends through Genealogical and Historical Research

By: Gary P. Dudley

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D1778

ISBN: 788417789

Condition: 2001, 5½x8½, paper, index, 144 pp, Heritage Books


This is a MUST READ for genealogists, history buffs, and anyone that likes a good story. Use this volume as a helpful guide, or sit back, turn down the lights, and enjoy one of the most infamous ghost stories of New England history! Genealogical gleanings and different variations of Dudleytown's fascinating legends have been combined into a volume that reads like a book of ghost stories interwoven with the step-by-step process for researching and solving such mysteries. ... View more info

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The Descendants of Deacon Aaron Baldwin of North Branford, Connecticut, 1724-1800, With a Brief Account of His Ancestors

By: Geo. E. Baldwin

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0319

ISBN: 788403192

Condition: (1907), reprint, 5½x8½, paper, index, 108 pp, Heritage Books


Aaron Baldwin, a fourth-generation descendant of John Baldwin of Milford CT, had twelve children. This book traces the descendants of Aaron's sixth child, Joseph (1758-1825), for four more generations, comprising 137 families. Chronologically arranged, the information is quite comprehensive, supplying the usual data regarding birth, marriage, children, death, and residence, as well as military service, occupations, personality traits, and anecdotes. Additionally, some de... View more info

CD: The Connecticut Quarterly, An Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 1-4

By: George Atwell

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: CD3000

ISBN: 788430009

Condition: (1898), 2008, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe, v6, PC and Mac, 4 CD set, 1788 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The Connecticut Quarterly was published from 1895-1898, resulting in four volumes, each part of a four CD set. Each year was divided into four quarters covering three months at a time. Within each quarter are common topics such as articles on a particular town, prominent citizen, significant place or event, and nature and sections such as Historic Homes; Trio and Tripod; Old Colonial Characters; the Hartford Park System; The Round Table; Sociology and Civics; Musical Mé... View more info

A History and Genealogical Record of the Alling-Allens of New Haven, Connecticut

By: George P. Allen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: A0838

ISBN: 1585498386

Condition: (1890), 1977, 6x9, cloth, index, 322 pp, Heritage Books


Traces the descendants of Roger Alling, First, and John Alling, Sen., from 1630 to 1899. View more info

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Windham (Connecticut) Probate District Records, Volume 1 (1719-1734)

By: George Waller

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: w3328

ISBN: 788433288

Condition: 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 146 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Probate records are invaluable for genealogists as these records provide names, dates, places, and relationships that form the basis of genealogy. The records are also the product of a legal process concerning important financial matters, and thus are more reliable than, for example, census records. The Windham Probate District comprised the towns of Windham, Lebanon, Coventry, Mansfield, Canterbury, Plainfield, Killingly, Pomfret, and Ashford. With the exception of Wood... View more info

CD: Connecticut, Volume 2

By: HB Archives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD1474

ISBN: 788414747

Condition: 2000, CD, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, 3464 pp, Heritage Books


History & genealogy:* Connecticut Divorces: Superior Court Records for the Counties of Litchfield, 1752-1922, and Hartford, 1740-1849 - Barbara B. Ferris and Grace Louise Knox (1989). Contains abstracts of all the divorces filed.* The Bench and Bar of Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1709-1909 - Dwight Kilbourne (1909). Contains biographical sketches of members, history and a catalogue of the Litchfield Law School.* Honor Roll of Litchfield County Revolutionary Soldiers -... View more info

CD: The Ledger of Amos Gere (aka Geer) of Ledyard, Connecticut, 1827-1851

By: HB Archives

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD1648

ISBN: 788416480

Condition: 2001, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and MAC, 215 pp, Heritage Books


This CD-ROM contains an electronic image reproduction of a ledger book kept between the years 1827 and 1851 by Amos Gere (aka Geer) who lived in the vicinity of Ledyard, Connecticut. He was a farmer and a treasurer of the Congregational Church. These fascinating entries (in a reasonably legible penmanship) portray a man who provided a wide range of goods and services for friends and neighbors. For the most part, they pay him in goods and services, rather than cash. Infer... View more info

The History of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut, Including East Windsor, South Windsor, and Ellington, Prior to 1768, the Date of Their Separation from the Old Town; and Windsor, Bloomfield and Windsor Locks, to the Present Time. Also the Genealogies and Genealogical Notes of Those Families Which Settled Within the Limits of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut, Prior to 1800

By: Henry R. Stiles

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0706

ISBN: 788407066

Condition: (1859), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 944 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


This reprint, first published in 1859, stemmed from a study of the author's family, during which he became interested in the town in which they first settled. The area that later became Windsor was first discovered in 1614 by the Dutch, and was settled as a town, first called Dorchester, in 1636. Beginning with that first settlement, Mr. Stiles carefully records the history of Windsor up to the year 1800, and then provides a succinct summary of the town's history from 18... View more info

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Families of Ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut

By: Henry R. Stiles

Price: $69.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S1984

ISBN: 0788419846

Condition: (1904), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, 2 vols., 1046 pp., Heritage Books, Inc


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CD: The Stiles Family in America: Genealogies of the Connecticut Family, Descendants of John Stiles of Windsor, Connecticut and Francis Stiles of Windsor and Stratford, Connecticut-New Jersey Families, 1720-1894

By: Henry Reed Stiles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3523

ISBN: 078843523X

Condition: (1895), 2005, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 805 pp, Heritage Books


Descendants of John Stiles, of Windsor, Conn. and Francis Stiles of Windsor and Stratford, Conn. (1635-1894), as well as Conn.- N.J. families (1720-1894), and the Bermuda-Georgia family (1635-1894). View more info

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By “theire free act & deed”: Connecticut’s Land Relationship with Indian Tribes, 1496-2003

By: James P. Lynch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: L3845

ISBN: 078843845X

Condition: 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 122 pp, Heritage Books


Since the early 1970s, lands within the state of Connecticut have been the focus of land claims brought by state-recognized Indian groups. The compelling factor behind these claims has been the quest for Indian gaming. Land claims were being used as a political and economic tool. Are these land claims historically justified? To answer this question, the author looked back over 507 years of land relationships between Connecticut's Indian inhabitants and the colony/state o... View more info

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Rum and Axes: The Rise of A Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850

By: Janet Siskind

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Cornell University Press:

Seller ID: 489202

ISBN: 0-8014-8920-2

Condition: 2004, 208 pages, 5 5/8 x 8 3/4, 3 halftones, 2 tables, paperback, Cornell University Press


Janet Siskind goes back to the beginnings of industrial capitalism in the United States to better understand the formation of the country's capitalist culture. She studies the papers and letters of three generations of the Watkinson family. The stories of their lives demonstrate how merchants amassed the capital to become industrial entrepreneurs, organized factories and private corporations, and constructed philanthropic and cultural institutions. The author traces how ... View more info

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Annals and Family Records of Winchester, Connecticut

By: John Boyd

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B2167

ISBN: 788421670

Condition: (1873, 2005), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 680 pp, Heritage Books


A well-written history with numerous interesting anecdotes, biographical sketches and genealogical records going well back into the early 1700s. Includes early land titles, pioneer settlers, Indians, war records, society and customs, taxable property lists, town organization, church history, business operations, temperance reform and Masonic societies. Illustrated with portraits of prominent citizens. View more info

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Native American Directory: Vital Records of Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and Wisconsin

By: Lorraine (Rainwaters) Henry

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H9896

ISBN: 788408968

Condition: (1998), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, 146 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The bulk of the data in this research aid falls in the 18th and 19th centuries, but some of the entries are in the 17th century. Tribes mentioned in the book are Aquinah, Brothertown, Christiantown, Dartmouth, Deep Bottom, Dudley, Hassanamisco, Herring Pond, Mashpee, Massachusetts, Mohegan, Narragansetts, Natick, Nipmunk, Passamaquoddy, Pequot, Punkapog, Troy, Tunxis, Wamesit, Wampanog, and Yarmouth. The book is divided into three sections. Section I of this book lists b... View more info

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New England Family Histories: State of Connecticut

By: LuVerne V. Hall and Donald O. Virdin

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H1394

ISBN: 788413945

Condition: (1999), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 262 pp, Heritage Books


An abundance of genealogical works about New England families has been written and is available to the public. This book is your guide to these existing works. The authors have researched and compiled a valuable bibliographic reference tool for anyone searching for their New England ancestors, or researching Connecticut family histories and genealogies. Bibliographic references are grouped alphabetically, by family name, from Aasen to York, with titles arranged alphabeti... View more info

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Some Descendants of Michael & Sarah (Catlin) Mitchell of Connecticut & Massachusetts, 1694-1988

By: Marilyn Jordan-Solari

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0141

ISBN: 1556131410

Condition: (1988), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 489 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


This excellent genealogy traces eleven generations of descendants of Michael Mitchell, born circa 1670. Primarily a male-line genealogy, a few female lines are traced in recent generations. Michael's ancestry is unknown. A brief account of his wife's ancestry is given along with some mention of the origin of the surname and of several Mitchell immigrants. The text is extensively documented, with a lengthy bibliography, a complete full name index, and a chart outlining th... View more info

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The Kentucky Frontiersman, The Connecticut Yankee, and Little Turtle's Granddaughter: A Blending of Cultures - The Story of William Wells and Sweet Breeze, and Their Descendants

By: Marilyn Wendler

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: W2483

ISBN: 788424831

Condition: (2003), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, 136 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


This is the story of three generations of a frontier family and the parts they played in the cultural, social and economic development of what was known in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century as the "far west." The progenitor of the family, William Wells-the "Kentucky Frontiersman," a familiar name in frontier literature, married Sweet Breeze, the daughter of Miami Chief Little Turtle. Both Little Turtle and Wells believed that a lasting peac... View more info

Steadwell, Stedwell, Studwell: : Descendants of Thomas Studwell I, ca. 1620-1669, of Greenwich, Connecticut - Rye, New York by 1656

By: Marion J. Stedwell

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S0515

ISBN: 788405152

Condition: 1996, 8½x11, paper, index, 306 pp, Heritage Books


Thomas Studwell I (c.1620-1669) is the ancestor of all the persons with the Steadwell, Stedwell or Studwell name in colonial New England. This work traces his descendants through 11 generations. View more info

CD: Genealogical Notes, or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts

By: Nathaniel Goodwin

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD3209

ISBN: 788432095

Condition: (1856), 2004, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and Mac, 382 pp, Heritage Books


"The following pages contain a selection from the Genealogical Notes made by my uncle, Nathaniel Goodwin, from time to time after his appointment to the office of Judge of Probate for the district of Hartford, in 1833, and prepared for publication by him during the last three of the latter years of his life. They were not designed by him to be complete genealogies even of the families which are treated of, but, as the title indicates, genealogical notes to assist oth... View more info