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AnnouncementsFamily 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
News and Notes from the Development Office
Education Programs & ToursCome 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
The Online Genealogist
Genealogy Goes Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are?D. Joshua Taylor
Brooke Shields with Gary Boyd RobertsGary Boyd Roberts
NEHGS Goes to London: A Perspective on Who Do You Think You Are? Live in LondonMichael J. Leclerc
Researching in British Archives: Three Case StudiesMichael J. Leclerc
From Family Folklore to Fact: Proving a Scottish Immigrant's Royal AncestryJohn L. Scherer
A Family’s Search for Its Irish Roots: The McDonald Family of County Monaghan and Brockton, MassachusettsJudith Lucey
An Introduction to Welsh ResearchCarl Boyer, 3rd
Zipporah Potter Atkins: The Only Seventeenth-Century African Woman to Purchase Land in BostonVivian R. Johnson
An Adulterous Minister, his Raving-mad Neighbor, and a Hunchback Soldier: The Correspondence of John Cotton, Jr. (1640–1699)Sheila McIntyre
Zebulon Wade, Pirate or Privateer?Richard H. Benson
Genetics & GenealogyDNA Resolves a Wilder Ancestral MysteryDonald F. Hansen and Michael F. Hansen
Manuscripts at NEHGS“Men of Industry, Sobriety and Integrity”: John Quincy Adams Reflects on His AncestryThomas R. Wilcox, Jr.
Diaries at NEHGSSelections from the Diaries of Emily WiseRobert Shaw
Tales from the CourthouseA Brother’s Vow: “To Git Her Free”Diane Rapaport
Focus on New YorkMigration Pathways to and from Dutchess County, New York, 1683–1820Frank J. Doherty, Sr.
Family FocusGenealogies in Progress, Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & CDs Recently Published, Family ASsociations, DNA Studies in Progress