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Volume 11, Number 2, Spring 2010

An Inside View of
Who Do You Think You Are?

Up Front

Greetings from NEHGS

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In This Issue>

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Letters & Feedback

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Announcements
Family History Day • AfricanAmericanAncestors.org successfully launched • Historic New England celebrates 100th anniversary • NEHGS on Facebook • New publications from NEHGS • Donate your papers to NEHGS • Upcoming conferences • Obituaries

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News and Notes from the Development Office

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

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The Online Genealogist

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Features

Genealogy Goes Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?
D. Joshua Taylor

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Brooke Shields with Gary Boyd Roberts
Gary Boyd Roberts

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NEHGS Goes to London: A Perspective on Who Do You Think You Are? Live in London
Michael J. Leclerc

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Researching in British Archives: Three Case Studies
Michael J. Leclerc

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From Family Folklore to Fact: Proving a Scottish Immigrant's Royal Ancestry
John L. Scherer

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A Family’s Search for Its Irish Roots: The McDonald Family of County Monaghan and Brockton, Massachusetts
Judith Lucey

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An Introduction to Welsh Research
Carl Boyer, 3rd

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Zipporah Potter Atkins: The Only Seventeenth-Century African Woman to Purchase Land in Boston
Vivian R. Johnson

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An Adulterous Minister, his Raving-mad Neighbor, and a Hunchback Soldier: The Correspondence of John Cotton, Jr. (1640–1699)
Sheila McIntyre

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Zebulon Wade, Pirate or Privateer?
Richard H. Benson

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Columns

Genetics & Genealogy
DNA Resolves a Wilder Ancestral Mystery
Donald F. Hansen and Michael F. Hansen

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Manuscripts at NEHGS
“Men of Industry, Sobriety and Integrity”: John Quincy Adams Reflects on His Ancestry
Thomas R. Wilcox, Jr.

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Diaries at NEHGS
Selections from the Diaries of Emily Wise
Robert Shaw

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Tales from the Courthouse
A Brother’s Vow: “To Git Her Free”
Diane Rapaport

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Focus on New York
Migration Pathways to and from Dutchess County, New York, 1683–1820
Frank J. Doherty, Sr.

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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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