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  • American Ancestors Spring 2013

    Volume 14, Number 2, Spring 2013

    The Early New England Families Study Project

    Up Front

    Connecting Families, Advancing History

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Letters & Feedback

     

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    Announcements
    An historic purhcase for NEHGS • Ancestry Day, 2013 • New searchable databases on AmericanAncestors.org • Free Fun Friday on July 26 • New from NEHGS

     

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    Education Programs & Tours
    Fall Weekend Research Getaway • Come Home to New England • London Research Tour • Boston Educational Program • Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk County Record Office Research Tour • Albany Research Tour • New Brunswick Research Tour • Salt Lake City Research Tour

     

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    Ask a Genealogist

     

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    Features

    The Early New England Families Study Project
    Alicia Crane Williams

     

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    A Sketch from the Early New England Families Study Project: John Capen

     

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    Carrying the King Away: A Bostonian’s Brush with Treason, 1667
    D. Brenton Simons

     

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    “The Rise of American Genealogy” — An Excerpt
    Fran¸ois Weil

     

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    Researching Mrs. Dr. Keck and Her Daughter Cora
    Greta S. Nettleton

     

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    Growing up in North Cambridge: Capturing a Time and Place in Print
    Stephen G. Surette

     

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    Preserving Community in Berlin, New Hampshire: An Historic New England Partnership Project
    Kenneth C. Turino

     

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    Framing the Past: Identifying Crapo Family Ambrotypes
    Mary Blauss Edwards

     

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    The Search for the Quebec Ancestry of Louis Hickey
    John P. Hickey, Jr.

     

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    Excerpts from the Past: An American in London—An Onlooker at the 1893 Royal Wedding Proceedings
    Scott C. Steward

     

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    Columns

    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    The Riobard O’Dwyer Papers
    Timothy G.X. Salls

     

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    Focus on New York
    Helping Overcome the Hurdles to Revolutionary War Research in New York State
    Eric G. Grundset

     

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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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