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Johnny Appleseed: Pioneer Hero

By: W.D. Haley

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chapman Billies:

Seller ID: 218046

ISBN: 0939218046

Condition: 34 pages, hardback, 9 x 6, 2005, Chapman Billies


This profile of Jonathan Chapman appeared in Harper’s Magazine of November 1871. It was one of the earliest, if not the first, gathering of all of the facts known about the man called Johnny Appleseed.From his own admission we have learned that he started life near Boston in 1774.The first independent record of him notes his arrival in 1801, in what is now Licking County, Ohio, with a horseload of appleseeds. He also brought with him his ardent belief in the teachi... View more info

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Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration: A British Government Redemptioner Project to Manufacture Naval Stores

By: Walter Allen Knittle

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: K1977

ISBN: 788419773

Condition: (1937), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 340 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Walter Knittle's exploration of the 1709 immigration of Germans to England, and then the colonies, is proof that the subchapters of history are often more intriguing than the main events. History buffs will enjoy the wealth of detailed data that the author has amassed to explain the causes and nature of this mass exodus from the war ravaged Rhine Valley. Thousands of predominantly Protestant farmers, laborers and skilled workers, lured by promises of land and religious f... View more info

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Annapolis: Its Colonial and Naval Story , With Selections from Diaries and Private Letters

By: Walter B. Norris

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: N3223

ISBN: 1556132239

Condition: (1925), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 366 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


This work is primarily a history of Annapolis prior to the Civil War, although there are two chapters which deal with the war and the period following it. Some sample chapter headings are: A Puritan Settlement in a Catholic Colony; A City of Wealth and Fashion; Clubs, Theaters and Literature; Some Tory Families and Their Homes; The Three Signers of the Declaration of Independence and Their Annapolis Homes; Stamp Act Riots and the "Peggy Stewart" Tea Party; Lafaye... View more info

The Family History of a Lot of Pounds and Their Travels

By: Walter C. Pounds, Jr

Price: $53.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0128

ISBN: 788401289

Condition: (1994), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, 696 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


In 1635 two brothers, Thomas Pond (Pound) and John Pownd (Pound), emigrated separately from England to the colonies. Thomas settled in New England and is believed to be the progenitor of the Pound family in the northern tier of the states, but of him not much is known. The second brother, John, settled in Virginia and is believed to be responsible for those branches of the Pounds who populated the southern tier of the states. John Pownd's (Pound) son, also named John, ma... View more info

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Legislative Petitions of Alexandria, 1778-1861

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0379

ISBN: 1585493791

Condition: (1995), 2008, 6x9, paper, index, 204 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Legislative petitions, a practice which was carried over from British law, were used as a means to seek remedy for grievance for a number of types of actions ranging from divorce to taxation. These lists may prove invaluable in determining neighbors, comrades or kin. Though now widely available to researchers, most of these petitions were abstracted by Hamilton J. Eckenrode and published as "Calendar of Legislative Petitions, Arranged by Counties; Accomac to Bedford,... View more info

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Pippenger and Pittenger families

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P3751

ISBN: 0788437518

Condition: (1988), 2004, 6x9, cloth, 590 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


A genealogical history of the descendants of William Pippenger of New Jersey and allied families View more info

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Redcoat Uniforms in North America, 1754-1763

By: William B. Koker

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: K4480

ISBN: 788444808

Condition: 2007, 5½x8½, paper, 148 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The British Army stumbled into the frontier conflict for North America unprepared and ill equipped for the territory. In a war marked by early failures in tactics and strategy, the British Army would have to adapt to their surroundings in many ways to achieve victory. Not the least of which was in uniforms and equipment. >From the simple act of lightening the baggage the average soldier carried, to changing the very weapons he fought with, this war would see much change ... View more info

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Free Born: 350 Years of Eastern Shore African American History - The Adams/Beckett Family

By: William Crawford Samuel Adams

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: A1625

ISBN: 788416251

Condition: 2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 150 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The is a story of remarkable men and women who came out of bondage on the Eastern Shore of VA and MD. In researching his family history, the author discovered many African American families whose freedom had been established from the first or second generation after arrival-families that had lived and worked in America for over 200 years BEFORE the Civil War. View more info

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Census Substitutes & State Census Records - Vol. 2 - Western States - An Annotated Bibliography Of Published Name Lists For All 50 U.S. States And States Censuses For 37 States

By: William Dollarhide

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Family Roots Publishing:

Seller ID: FR0112

ISBN: FR0112

Condition: 220 pp, Softcover, Perfectbound, Printed on acid-free 60# cream vellum, 2008, Family Roots Publishing


This volume (second in a series of two) contains historical timelines and detailed bibliographic descriptions of records covering Texas, Oklahoma & Indian Territory, California & Nevada, Alaska & Hawaii, Nuevo Mexico, the Mountain West, and the Oregon Country.This is the second volume in a two volume series by William Dollarhide in which he identifies Census Substitutes, as well as State Census Records for the United States of America. The substitutes are those name ... View more info

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The Oregon Trail - Yesterday and Today

By: William E. Hill

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Caxton Press:

Seller ID: 043196

ISBN: 0870043196

Condition: 179 pages, paper, 1987, Caxton Press


Here lies a description of the history of the Oregon Trail - from past to present. It is a unique blend of maps, guides, emigrant diaries and journals, old drawings and paintings, together with recent photographs. This book tells the story of the Oregon Trail in an interesting, easy to read manner and is packed with information for everyone-the armchair traveler, the tourist, the historian and the Oregon Trail buff. The realties of the trail are examined, as ... View more info

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The Big Sandy Valley: A History of the People and Country from the Earliest Settlement to the Present

By: William Ely

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: E0052

ISBN: 155613052X

Condition: (1887), 2007, 5½x8½, index, 510 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Consists primarily of biographical and genealogical sketches of the families of the Kentucky counties - Boyd, Lawrence, Elliott, Morgan, Magoffin, Martin, Floyd, Johnson, Pike, Perry, and Knox. There are also some brief accounts of the communities along these streams, and of the early settlements in the area. View more info

CD: Judicial And Testamentary Business Of The Provincial Court, 1637-1650

By: William Hand Browne

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: CD4506

ISBN: 0788445065

Condition: (1896), 2007, CD, Graphic Images, Searchable, Adobe Acrobat, v6, 577 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


"The Provincial Court at St. Mary's was the chief judicial body in the Province being not only a court of first instance for all matters civil, criminal, and testamentary for the city and county of St. Mary's, but having also appellate jurisdiction over the county courts. It was composed, during the years embraced in this volume, of the Governor as presiding judge, and one or more of the members of the Council as associate judges. In the absence of the Governor, the ... View more info

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Blacksnake’s Path: The True Adventures of William Wells

By: William Heath

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H4649

ISBN: 0788446495

Condition: 2008, 5½x8½, paper, 376 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Based on extensive research, Blacksnake's Path combines a compelling narrative with authentic history. This splendid novel about an unsung hero of American history is the product of twelve years of research and writing, yet it carries its prodigious learning lightly in order to tell vividly the story of William Wells's remarkable life. Blacksnake's Path recreates an entire period (1779-1812), showing how the Indians lived, fought for their homeland, and dealt with defeat... View more info

CD: The News' History of Passaic. From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Day

By: William J. Pape

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: CD2683

ISBN: 788426834

Condition: (1899), 2007, CD, Graphic Images, Searchable, Adobe Acrobat, v6, PC and Mac, 330 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


"The city of Passaic is situated at the head of tide water on the Passaic River, twelve miles northwest of New York, eight miles north of Newark and four miles south of Paterson…Passaic was a notable stamping ground for the Indians. It was settled by the Dutch, became an English colony, passed through the early Indian wars, was crossed by armies during the exciting times of the Revolution, witnessed the transformation of the province of New Jersey into Statehood, a... View more info

The Works of Rev. David McGregor (MacGregore), 1710-1777

By: William M. Gorman

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: G4518

ISBN: 0788445189

Condition: 2009, 5½x8½, paper, 196 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Trial of the Spirits - 1741Professors Warned of Their Danger - 1741The True Believer's All Secured - 1747The Christian Soldier - 1754Address after the Right Hand of Fellowship - 1765Christian Unity and Peace - 1765An Israelite Indeed - 1774The Voice of the Prophets Considered - 1776()()()()()()"it plainly appears that there have been always false teachers in the World who have pretended to inspiration, as far as we have any his... View more info

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Hurley Families in America, Volume Two, Revised Edition

By: William Neal Hurley, Jr.

Price: $65.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H1177

ISBN: 788411772

Condition: (1999), 2007, 8½x11, cloth, index, 388 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


First published in 1995, this study has now been revised, and greatly expanded. Printed in a new larger size and easy to read format, each page contains more than twice the original text area, with nineteen chapters in the new edition, rather than the original ten. Approximately 5,300 more names appear in the index than found in the original edition. All of the data found in the original has been included, with minor corrections and much additional data. The study has be... View more info

Neikirk - Newkirk - Nikirk and Related Families, Volume Two Being an Account of the Descendants of Johann Heinrick Neukirch, born c.1708 in Germany

By: William Neal Hurley, Jr.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H0408

ISBN: 788404083

Condition: (1996), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 438 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Research over nearly thirty years indicates that the vast majority of Americans bearing the subject family name, in any one of the more than twenty identified spellings, are descended from either Johann Heinrick Neukirch (born c.1708 in Germany) or Matheuse Cornelissen Van Nieuwkercke (born c.1600 in Holland), whose descendants are the subject of Volume One in this series. This study attempts to combine into one source information from all the known reports, newsletters,... View more info

Hurley Families in American Volume 1, Revised Edition

By: William Neal Hurley, Jr.

Price: $73.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H1176

ISBN: 788411764

Condition: (1999), 2007, 8½x11, cloth, index, 472 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Mr. Hurley has made numerous additions and corrections and has included 3000 more names than the original edition! Volume 1 now contains all the known or probable descendants of Daniel Hurley, the 1676 immigrant of Talbot County, Maryland. Follows nine or more generations, in both the male and female lines. Added chapters include: Jasper Hurley (b. 1825)’ William Neal Hurley, Jr. (b. 1924); Nancy Hurley (1800-1879); William Hurley (1803-1884); Edmund Hurley, Sr. (17... View more info

Neikirk, Newkirk, Nikirk and Related Families, Volume 1 Being an Account of the Descendants of: Matheuse Cornelissen Van Nieuwkercke Born c.1600 in Holland and Johann Heinrick Neukirk Born c.1674 in Germany

By: William Neal Hurley, Jr.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H0773

ISBN: 788407732

Condition: (1996), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 422 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Research over nearly thirty years indicates that the vast majority of Americans bearing the subject family name, in any one of the more than twenty identified spellings, are descended either from one of these original immigrants, or from Johann Heinrick Neukirch, born c.1708 in Germany, whose descendants are the subject of another book. This study attempts to combine into one source information from all the known reports, newsletters, and manuscripts that could be found ... View more info

Smuggling in the American Colonies at the Outbreak of the Revolution with Special Reference to the West Indies Trade

By: William S. McClellan

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M0639

ISBN: 788406396

Condition: (1912), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 126 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


Mr. McClellan seeks "to establish the particular function which smuggling-and especially that in connection with the West Indies trade"-performed in relation to the political and economic elements of the Revolution. The first two chapters provide an overview of American colonial trade and with it, the growth and operations of the British commercial and colonial systems. Without an understanding of these broader elements, one cannot fully comprehend the role of s... View more info