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American Ancestors Magazine 2013

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 American Ancestors Magazine, Volume 14 

A 64-page magazine published by NEHGS beginning in 2010, American Ancestors contains a wealth of information for family historians. American Ancestors features a wide range of article topics and styles, and is designed to appeal to family historians of all levels. Topics include coverage of a particular region or group of people; case studies; descriptions of particular record sets; “how-to” articles; compelling historic accounts that illuminate the past; research strategies and methodology; and accounts of migration and immigrant groups. Over time, regular columns have included Jeremy Bangs’ “Pilgrim Life”; Diane Rapaport’s “Tales from the Courthouse”; David Lambert’s “Online Genealogist”; Rhonda McClure’s“Computer Genealogist”; and “Genetics and Genealogy,” as well as columns featuring Bible records, diaries, and other items from the NEHGS manuscript collection. The magazine’s “Family Focus” column features announcements of genealogies in progress, recently published books, family association news, and DNA studies in progress.  

This update to the American Ancestors magazine database adds Volume 14 (2013), bringing the total number of records in this collection to more than 17,000. 

Other journal databases included in our digital collections include the New England Historic Genealogical Register, American Ancestors Journal, and The American Genealogist.

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The Register and American Ancestors JournalThe New England Historical and Genealogical Register – Volume 167 (2013)


Published quarterly since 1847, The New England Historical and Genealogical Register is the flagship journal of American genealogy and the oldest in the field.

A wide variety of genealogies and source material have been published in the Register for over 160 years, with an emphasis on New England. Authoritative compiled genealogies have always been a primary focus of the Register. Thousands of New England families have been treated in the pages of the journal, and many more are referred to incidentally. Typically, these articles solve a genealogical problem, identify immigrant origins, or present a full-scale treatment of multiple generations.

Volume 167 adds 8,800 searchable names to our existing Register database. You can also read the Register in PDF format.

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American Ancestors Journal – (2013) 

American Ancestors Journal provides readers genealogical content of national scope, with an emphasis on New York State and out migrations from New England.  The editors are Henry B. Hoff and Helen Schatvet Ullmann, who are also the editor and associate editor of the Register, respectively.

The 2013 issue adds 900 searchable names to our existing American Ancestors Journal database. You can also read the Journal in PDF format.

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Other digital collections of journal publications include The Essex Genealogist, The American Genealogist, and The Virginia Genealogist.

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