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  • American Ancestors Winter 2011

    Volume 12, Number 1, Winter 2011

    Connecticut Settlers
    in Ohio's Western Reserve

    Up Front

    Greetings from NEHGS

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Letters & Feedback

     

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    Announcements
    Ken Burns to be features at NEHGS annual dinner • Boston Family History Day • Coddington Award of Merit • 2011 Great Migration Newsletter • New searchable databases • Volunteers &emdash; the lifeblood of the Society • New Fellows elected • New from Newbury Street Press • NEHGS board retreat in Concord • Expanding online learning resources • ROOTS 2011 • A presentation on William Bradford’s world • Obituaries • Special NEHGS Anniversaries

     

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    Education Programs & Tours
    Washington, D.C., Research Tour • NEHGS/TIARA Seminar • Spring Weekend Research Getaway • Allen County Public Library Research Tour • Come Home to New England • Albany, New York, Research WEekend • London Research Tour • Salt Lake City Research Tour • NEHGS on the Road • Online and Boston Educational Programs

     

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    The Online Genealogist

     

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    Features

    A Connecticut Pioneer Family in Ohio's Western Reserve
    Barbara Cook Barnes

     

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    The Western Reserve: A Brief Overview
    John Grabowski

     

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    An Overview of Genealogical Research in the Western Reserve
    John Garbowski

     

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    Tracing My Hidden Family Heritage in Hungary and Serbia
    Erica Hahn

     

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    Researching Art & Craft: Allen Holcomb and his Daughter Collata Holcomb
    Rebecca Rector

     

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    “To Look at the Ground Once Owned and Trod by My Forebears”: On the Road with Thomas Hibbard
    Lynn Betlock

     

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    Columns

    Genetics & Genealogy
    YDNA Markers in Seven Agnate Descendants of Robert Chapman (1616–1687) of Saybrook, Connecticut
    George Edward Gray

     

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    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    The Pulsifer Family Papers
    Timothy G.X. Salls

     

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    Diaries at NEHGS
    Excerpt from the Diary of Rev. Daniel Rogers (1707–1785) of Exeter, N.H.
    Robert Shaw

     

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    Tales from the Courthouse
    The Real Scarlet Letters: Forbidden Love in Puritan Days
    Diane Rapaport

     

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    Focus on New York
    Using the James Riker Papers in the Manuscripts and Archives Division of the New York Public Library
    Christopher A. Brooks

     

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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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