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Volume 11, Number 1, Winter 2010

Opening the Ozarks:
First Families of Southwest Missouri, 1835–1839

Up Front

Greetings from NEHGS
D. Brenton Simons

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In This Issue
Lynn Betlock

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Letters & Feedback

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Announcements
Annual Dinner Gala with Annette Gordon-Read • “Faces of America” at NEHGS with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. • Ambassador John L. Loeb, Jr. introduces new book • Donald R. Friary appointed to Massachusetts Historical Commission • Staff promotions and appointments • Sons of Italy present NEHGS with Certificate of Appreciation • Volunteers Critical to NEHGS Success • Volunteers needed • New Searchable Databases • Bryan Sykes visits NEHGS • News and Notes from Development • NEHGS Anniversaries

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Education Programs & Tours
Family History Day • Technology and Genealogy Seminar • Weekend Research Getaways • Writing Your Family History Seminar • Irish Genealogy Research Tour • Come Home to New England • Quebec Research Tour • Salt Lake City Research Tour • Online and Boston Educational Programs

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The Online Genealogist

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Features

Opening the Ozarks: First Families of Southwest Missouri, 1835–1839
Marsha Hoffman Rising, CG, FASG

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The Joys of Prosopography: Collective Biography for Genealogists
Robert Charles Anderson, FASG

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The First Settlers of New York in 1624
Henry B. Hoff

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The First Settlers of Quebec
Michael J. Leclerc

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Tracking Migrating Families: The Records of Old Settlers Organizations
Paula Stuart-Warren

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Garrisons in New England: “…Whereto They Are Orderly Assigned”
Todd Macalister

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Looking at AfricanAmericanAncestors.org
Kenyatta D. Berry and Michael J. Leclerc

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Three Generations to Scotland: A Unique NEHGS Research Tour Experience
Megan Houlihan, Laural Porter Houlihan, and Janis Bailey

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Hair Sense and Sensibility
Maureen A. Taylor

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Philatelic Genealogy Update: An Initial Assessment of the Genealogical Value of Old Envelopes and Postcards
James R. MIller

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Columns

Genetics & Genealogy
Beyond Genealogical DNA Research: Examining Genetic Health Profiles
David Allen Lambert

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Manuscripts at NEHGS
Documenting Maine’s Muscongus Patent and More: The Henry Augustus Peirce Papers
Timothy G. X. Salls

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Diaries at NEHGS
Excerpts from the Diary of Rebecca Boylston Clark of Brookline, Massachusetts, 1804
Robert Shaw

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Tales from the Courthouse
Turbulent Topsfield: A Tale of Two Ministers
Diane Rapaport

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Focus on New York
Some Favorite Upstate New York Resources
Henry B. Hoff

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Family Focus
Genealogies in Progress, Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & CDs Recently Published, Family ASsociations, DNA Studies in Progress

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About NEHGS

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