New England ResourcesHow-to GuidesThe Portable GenealogistGenealogiesThe Great MigrationMayflowerMassachusetts ResourcesNew York ResourcesWestward MigrationIrish ResourcesAfrican American ResourcesNative American ResourcesNEHGS Collection GuidesClassic ReprintsAmerican History & CultureNotable Kin & Royal DescentsFamily Charts & Gifts
Gary Boyd RobertsNEHGS; 6 x 9 hardcover, xxvi + 838 pp., illus. ,charts,reg. $39.95, member price $35.96The 2009 edition, twice the size of the first (published in 1995), contains ancestor tables for each president from Washington to Obama; the best royal descents of each president and first lady; more than 150 charts outlining kinships between presidents; and appendixes for kin and “kin-ofkin” to Pocahontas, presidential Mayflower lines, and connections to the modern British royal family and European royal families. 2009
Gary Boyd RobertsCarl Boyer 3rd; 6 x 9 hardcover, ca. 300 pages$30Explore the ancestry of a host of notable figures. Volume One includes members of the British royal family and Canadian or European prime ministers; signers of the Declaration of Independence; novelists, poets, and historians; early feminists; and Civil War generals. 1998
Gary Boyd RobertsCarl Boyer 3rd; 6 x 9 hardcover, ca. 300 pages$30Volume Two treats royal descents of tycoon families, numerous folkloric figures, and Hollywood actors, actresses, directors, writers, and composers. 1998
Gary Boyd RobertsGenealogical Publishing Co.; 6 x 9 softcover, 1,025 pp. in 2 vols.,$75Familiarly known as “RD600,” this key work treats 600 colonists and their royal descents. Hundreds of charts outline the royal descents of immigrants who were themselves notable or whose descendants were notable. Approximately 180 of these immigrants left ten or more notable descendants each and are ancestors collectively of more than 100 million living Americans. This is the key reference source for identifying “gateway ancestors” of royal descent. 2008
Gary Boyd RobertsNEHGS; 6 x 9 hardcover, xv + 530 pages$24.95An expert in notable families and a master of printed resources, Gary Boyd Roberts has published many articles over the years discussing important genealogical sources and educating the family historian in the value of printed genealogical works. This anthology, first published in 2004, is the culmination of his remarkable career in genealogy and points readers to materials that will benefit their research. Includes a new chapter on genealogical progress since 2004.
William Addams ReitwiesnerEdited by Christopher Challender Child and Scott Campbell StewardForeword by Gary Boyd RobertsNEHGS; 5 x 8 hardcover, xx + 165 pp.reg. $29.95, member price $26.96This extensively researched volume contains the ancestor table of Catherine Middleton in traditional ahnentafel format with sources. More than twenty charts illustrate Kate’s kinships to various figures of historical and cultural importance, including George Washington, Meriwether Lewis, World War II General George S. Patton, Jr., and director Guy Ritchie. 2011