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  • American Ancestors Summer 2013

    Volume 14, Number 3, Summer 2013

    Discovering your New England Roots on AmericanAncestors.org

    Up Front

    View from the Family Tree

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Connecting Families. Advancing History

     

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    Ask Our Genealogists

     

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    News

     

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    Genealogist Profile

     

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    Programs & Tours

     

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    Features

    Discovered Your New England Roots on AmericanAncestors.org
    Ryan Woods

     

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    “Well, They Didn’t Live Happily Together”: Researching Humphrey and Lola O’Sullivan Using Coroner’s Inquest Files
    J. Homer Thiel

     

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    Our Search for Fayette: Reconstructing the Life of a Maine Cvil War Soldier
    Linda S. Sanders

     

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    Samuel’s Story: Recovering a Forgotten Nineteenth-Century Life
    Peter Cooper

     

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    Starting with a Bracelet and a Family Tree: How Family Artifacts Inspired and Informed My Genealogical Search
    Susan Snow Lukesh

     

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    Traugott Bromme’s “State of Massachusetts”: An Excerpt from an 1848 Guide for German Immigrants
    Richard L. Bland

     

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    Introducing the American Jewish Historical Society, New England Archives at NEHGS
    Judith A. Garner

     

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    Columns

    Genetics and Genealogy
    Using mtDNA to identify remains: Twenty years in review
    Christopher Challender Child

     

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    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    Preparing collections for donation to NEHGS
    Timothy G.X. Salls

     

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    Seen Elsewhere
    New York-related articles in 2011–2012 issues of some non-New York journals
    Henry B. Hoff

     

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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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    Obituaries

     

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    From Our Collections

     

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