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  • American Ancestors Spring 2011

    Volume 12, Number 2, Spring 2011

    The Pennsylvania Genealogical
    Magazine
    Now Online

    Up Front

    A Special Announcement

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Letters & Feedback

     

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    Announcements
    NEHGS featured with Ashley Judd on Who Do You Think You Are? • Kate Middleton book press coverage • NEHGS at Rootstech • New searchable databases • NEHGS in London • New from NEHGS Book • Photographs sought for The Last Muster, Volume 2

     

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    Education Programs & Tours
    Allen County Public Library Research Tour • Come Home to New England • A Tour Through Ireland and Irish History • Albany, New York, Research Weekend • London Research Tour • Fall Weekend Research Getaway — Breaking Through Brickwalls • Salt Lake City Research Tour • Visit NEHGS on the Road • Online and Boston Programs

     

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    The Online Genealogist

     

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    Features

    The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine Now Online
    Aaron Goodwin

     

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    A Genealogist's Guide to Seventh Day Baptists
    Shellee A. Morehead, Ph.D.

     

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    John Winthrop, Jr., and the Alchemy of Colonial Settlement
    Walter W. Woodward

     

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    A Light in the Window: The Story of Rev. E. W. Dunbar (1823–1893)
    Sherill Baldwin

     

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    Letters to Jackie: Locating Correspondents through Historical and Genealogical Research
    Ellen Fitzpatrick and Sarah Thorson Little

     

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    A Royal Wedding and Significant Birthdays
    Gary Boyd Roberts

     

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    Smashing a Brick Wall — And Uncovering the History of Jean Papineau
    Oliver Popenoe

     

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    Columns

    Genetics & Genealogy
    Autosomal DNA Testing: A Genealogical Breakthrough
    Curtis Rogers

     

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    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    Women in the NEHGS Archives: Two Pioneers in American Genealogy
    Judith Lucey

     

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    Letters at NEHGS
    Letter from George Phillips to John Winthrop, Jr., ca. 1676
    Robert Shaw

     

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    Tales from the Courthouse
    Wounded “With the Poynt of an Ax”: A Colonial Crime
    Diane Rapaport

     

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    Focus on New York
    Tracing the Origins of New Netherlanders in Continental Europe
    John Blythe Dobson

     

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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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