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  • American Ancestors Fall 2010

    Volume 11, Number 4, Fall 2010

    Climbing Your Family Tree on
    AmericanAncestors.org

    Up Front

    Greetings from NEHGS

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Letters & Feedback

     

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    Announcements
    Under Construction • New Books from NEHGS • Free Fun Friday • History of Roxbury lecture • New Searchable Databases on AmericanAncestors.org • Subscribe now for the 2011 Great Migration Newsletter • At the July NEHGS dinner • Obituaries

     

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    Education Programs & Tours
    New England and New York • English Hertiage Long Weekend • Washington, D.C., Research Tour • Allen County Public Library Research Tour • Come Home to New England • Weekend Research Trip to Albany • Weekend Research Getaways • Online and Boston Educational Programs

     

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    The Online Genealogist

     

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    Features

    Climbing Your Family Tree on AmericanAncestors.org: A New National Resource for NEHGS Members and the Public
    Ryan J. Woods

     

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    The Francophone Exodus to the United States, 1840 to 1930
    Félix Lafrance

     

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    Tracing the Origins of Joseph Hebert
    Elizabeth Hebert

     

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    Bringing a Photograph to Life: The Story of Joseph L. Miner
    Margrit Myrback

     

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    The Genealogy Services at Library and Archives Canada, with an Emphasis on French-Canadian Resources
    Nicole Watier and Sylvie Tremblay

     

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    Undiscovered Mayflower Lineages
    Caleb H. Johnson

     

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    When a Sioux Chief Met Our Grandmother: An Intersection of Two Worlds
    Cindy Haas Griffeth and Bill Haas

     

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    Chance Bradstreet (1762–1810), Servant of Abraham Dodge of Ipswich, Massachusetts
    Christopher Challender Child

     

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    Columns

    Genetics & Genealogy
    The Gray Family of Plymouth, Massachusetts, and Clues to the Origins of Jabez Warren of Lebanon, Connecticut, and Brimfield, Massachusetts
    George Edward Gray

     

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    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    Recently Acquired Genealogical Charts: Depictions of the Cooper, Folger, and Fox Families
    Timothy G.X. Salls and Thomas R. Wilcox, Jr.

     

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    Diaries at NEHGS
    A Selection from the Diary of Robert Allen Hayden
    Robert Shaw

     

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    Tales from the Courthouse
    Freeing Joan Jackson: The Precarious Status of a New London Woman
    Diane Rapaport

     

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    Focus on New York
    Serendipity in New York Genealogy: My Personal Experiences
    John L. Scherer

     

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    Spotlight on New York Resources at NEHGS

     

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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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