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Volume 16, Number 2, Spring 2015

Introducting The Great Migration Directory

Up Front

View from the Family Tree


In This Issue

Programs & Tours

Connecting Families. Advancing History.

Staff Profile

Ask Our Genealogists


Expert Tips for Using
Claire Vail

George Dopf and the Old Lutheran Migration of 1839
Lawrence R. McGrath

Documenting New England’s Founders in The Great Migration Directory
Robert Charles Anderson

Documenting Our Shared Past: Black and White in South Carolina
Joyce M. Bowden and Morna Lahnice Hollister

Introducing the Early Vermont Settlers to 1784 Project
Scott Andrew Bartley

Store Ledgers as a Genealogical Source
Peter Enneson and Homer Thiel

Embattled Farmers: Tracing Revolutionary Soldiers from Lincoln, Massachusetts
Richard C. Wiggin

A Tale of Two Portraits: Images of Mary (Charnock) (Greenwood) (Prince) Devereux
David J. Sharpe


Genetics & Genealogy
Genetic Surprises at Age 77
Christopher C. Child

Manuscripts @ NEHGS
The Collection of Benjamin Cooper of Worcester, Massachusetts: The City’s Last Spanish-American War Veteran
Timothy G.X. Salls

Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
The Boston Jewish Community Relations Council Collection: A Historical Gold Mine
Judith A. Garner

Family Focus

From our collections