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  • American Ancestors Summer 2011

    Volume 12, Number 3, Summer 2011

    Who Do You Think You Are?
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    Up Front

    A Special Announcement

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Letters & Feedback

     

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    Announcements
    Annual Meeting and Benefit Gala Dinner • New Trustees and Councilors • Mayor Thomas M. Menino opens new NEHGS entryway • Employees of the year • An American Garden Abroad • NEHGS in Charleston, South Carolina • New books from NEHGS • New searchable databases • Obituaries

     

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    Education Programs & Tours
    English Family History Research Tour • Salt Lake City Research Tour • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy: NEHGS Advanced New England Course • Weekend Research Getaways • Research Trip to Belfast • NEHGS Webinar Series • Online and Boston Educational Programs

     

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    The Online Genealogist

     

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    Features

    Take 2: Who Do You Think You Are? Returns to NEHGS
    D. Joshua Taylor

     

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    It's All About the Ancestors: Researching Ashley Judd's Genealogy
    Ronda R. McClure

     

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    “The Wild the Lawless and the Savage Irish”
    Jim Boulden

     

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    “An Invitation to the Land”: Reconstructing James and Eliza Conlon's Migration to Minnesota
    Eileen Curley

     

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    Joseph Weeden, A Long-Neglected Son of a Great Migration Immigrant
    Robert Charles Anderson

     

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    A New and Improved Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700
    Martin E. Hollick

     

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    Researching Black Families in Hampden County, Massachusetts: 1650–1865
    Joseph Carvalho III

     

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    An 1877 Same-Sex Marriage in Nevada: An Episode in the Unconventional Life of Sarah Pollard
    J. Homer Thiel

     

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    Columns

    Genetics & Genealogy
    Adventures with a DNA Study: “What? I’m Not Related to George Washington!”
    David G. Ball

     

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    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    The Adams, Cate, and Witherle Collection Finds a Safe Harbor at NEHGS
    Timothy G. X. Salls

     

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    Diaries at NEHGS
    From John Hoyt’s 1849 Diary: Impressions of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Robert Shaw

     

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    Tales from the Courthouse
    Waiting for Ichabod: A Revolutionary War Wife’s Tale
    Diane Rapaport

     

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    Focus on New York
    Seen Elsewhere: New York-Related Articles in 2009–2010 Issues of Some Non-New York Journals
    Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

     

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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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