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  • (Genealogies are listed alphabetically by surname. Multi-family works are listed at the bottom of the page.)

     

    The Abraham Family of Lengerich, Germany, and the Abrams Family of America

    with the Blodgett Ancestry of Eliza Jane (Blodgett) Abrams

     abrahams 100Barbara Burt Brown;
    edited by Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xii + 146 pp., illus.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.96
    A moving tribute to an enterprising German-Jewish immigrant, Manchen Abraham/Manson Abrams, and his wife, Eliza Jane Blodgett, a descendant of 17th-century New Englanders. 2008

     

    The Arnolds of Smithfield, Rhode Island

    Arnolds 100Richard H. Benson
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xvii + 635 pp., illus.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.96
    The descendants of Thomas Arnold, who had settled in Watertown, Massachusetts, by 1636, and had moved to Providence by 1656. Award-winning genealogist Richard H. Benson carries forward descendants surnamed Arnold through the fifth generation. 2009

     

    The Avery Family

    Ancestors and Descendants of Christopher Avery

     The Avery Family 100Edited by Maureen A. Taylor
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 128 pp.
    reg. $40, member price $36
    A family history rich with historical detail and genealogical data. In the 1640s two new colonists arrived in Massachusetts: Christopher Avery, a weaver, and his son James. Within a decade the Avery clan established themselves in New England—first in Massachusetts and then in Connecticut. 2004

    Some Descendants of Roger Billings of Dorchester, Massachusetts

     billings_catHelen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASG
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 356 pp., illus.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.96
    Accomplished genealogist Helen Schatvet Ullmann traces her Billings ancestry from Roger Billings, who was born in England about 1620, immigrated to Massachusetts, and died at Dorchester in 1683. 2012

     

    The History of the Brigham Family

    Descendants of Thomas Brigham

    Brigham 100compiled by Rhonda R. McClure
    Newbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, 1008 pp.
    reg. $84.95, member price $76.46
    A compiled genealogy that reviews, updates, and amends the accounts of the Brigham family’s founder in America. With information from a number of Brigham’s descendants, this genealogy presents fourteen generations. Notable descendants covered in the book include General Artemas Ward; Brigham Young; President George Herbert Walker Bush and his son President George Walker Bush; Eli Whitney; and actors James Brolin and Josh Brolin. 2010

    Ancestors and Descendants of George Rufus Brown and Alice Pratt Nelson

    Rufus Brown 100Christopher C. Child, Patricia Law Hatcher, Kelvin L. Meyers
    Newbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, 682 pp.
    reg. $59.95, member price $53.96
    This book is a testament to the lives and legacies of George Rufus Brown of Brown & Root, and his wife, Alice Nelson (Pratt) Brown.The book treats each of their parents and their allied families: Braun/Brown, King, Pratt, Nelson, and many others.Here you will read their family stories, from their first ancestors to their descendants. 2013

     

    Descendants of Nathan Brown (c1731–1779) of Newberry County, South Carolina, Preble County, Ohio, Coweta County, Georgia, and Warren County, Illinois

    A Presbyterian Family

    Nathan Brown 100Marsha Hoffman Rising
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 516 pp.
    reg. $49.95, member price $44.96
    This book presents Nathan Brown’s descendants traced through five generations. 2010

     

     

    Descendants of Richard Coman of Salem, Massachusetts, and Providence, Rhode Island

    The Coman Family 100Shirley Louise Purtell Bickel with Helen Schatvet Ullmann, FASG
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, x + 869 pp.
    reg. $60, member price $54
    Descendants of Richard Coman, a tailor who arrived in Salem, Massachusetts in the late 1600s, and played a small role in the witchcraft tragedy. By 1700, he and his family had moved to Providence, where they intermarried with many notable Rhode Island families, including Angells, Tourtellottes, Browns, and Smiths. 2006

    The Ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales

    for Twelve Generations

    Diana 100Richard K. Evans
    NEHGS; 6 x 9 hardcover, xvii + 566 pp., illus.
    reg. $34.95, member price $31.46
    This volume traces the late Princess of Wales’s ancestors from the British Isles to northern and eastern Europe as well as the United States and the Far East. Beginning with her parents, this extensive, fully documented ancestor table includes known dates and places of birth, marriage, and death, along with other key information such as occupations and noble (or royal) titles. American families include Cogswell, Hart, Morgan, Parke, and Strong. 2007

    Dr. John Durand (1664-1727) of Derby, Connecticut, and His Family

    Through Four Generations

    Durand 100Alvy Ray Smith
    Newbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, xxxiii + 548 pp., illus.
    reg. $50, member price $45
    A comprehensive study of the John Durand family. 2003
    • Winner, National Genealogical Society’s Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History

     

    A Family Becoming American, Volume 1: Krüger

    Kruger 100David Watson Kruger
    Newbury Street Press;
    6 x 9 hardcover, xxi + 821 pp., illus.
    reg. $49.95, member price $44.96
    A meticulous account of the Krüger, Utecht, Plegel, Wischnack, and Jacobsen families. Award-winning genealogist David W. Kruger traces the families’ 19th-century movement from West Prussia to New Hampshire, Iowa, Nebraska, and California, and brings them to the present. 2009

    A Family Becoming American, Volume 2: Foisy dit Freniere/Frenyear

    A Family Becoming American Vol 2 100x133David Watson Kruger
    Newbury Street Press, 6 x 9 hardcover, 1,065 pp. in 2 bks., illus.
     reg. $74.95/set, member price $67.46/set
    Award-winning author David Watson Kruger has under­taken a project to trace his and his wife's sixteen sets of great-great-grandparents, from the beginning of the nineteenth century, in a five-volume work titled A Family Becoming American. This second volume covers the Foisy family, whose name was anglicized to Frenyear, which has hither­to been untreated. 

    The Keane and Sheahan Families of Bridgeport, Connecticut

    Keane_catD. Joshua Taylor
    Newbury Street Press, 6 x 9 hardcover, 350 pp.; illus.
    reg. $44.95, member price $40.46
    This book presents six generations of the Daniel and Margaret (Keane) Keane family from Kilballyowen Parish, County Clare, Ireland to Bridgeport, Connecticut. Detailed narrative and family stories bring these ancestors' lives, experiences, and homelands to life.

     

    The Descendants of Judge John Lowell of Newburyport, Massachusetts 

     Lowell_cat Scott C. Steward and Christopher C. Child
    Newbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, 600 pp.
    reg. $74.95, member price $67.46
    The first full treatment of the Lowell family since Delmar R. Lowell's 1899 genealogy, this book traces John6 Lowell's descendants to the present day, or for as many as nine generations. 2011 Winner of the 2012 National Genealogical Society Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History Book and the grand prize in the 2012 Connecticut Society of Genealogists Literary Award Contest.

    The Ancestry of Russell Makepeace of Marion

    Zelinda Makepeace Douhan
    Appendix by Gary Boyd Roberts
    Newbury Street Press; 5 x 8 hardcover, 352 pp.
    $49
    This carefully researched genealogical work traces the history of the Makepeace family. It begins with Henry Makepeace (of Burton Dassett and Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, England), who died in 1537/8, the earliest identifiable progenitor of the American Makepeace family. The book proceeds from the first Makepeace in America, Thomas1 Makepeace (1595–1666/7), who came to Boston in the early seventeenth century, to the present day descendants, with many other ancestral lines, including Alexander, Bowerman, Bowers, Chipman, Crocker, Hinckley, Hodges, Holton, Jones, Russell, Swift, Taylor, Watson, and Wild. 2004

    The Ancestry of Catherine Middleton

    Ancestry Middleton 100William Addams Reitwiesner
    Edited by Christopher Challender Child and Scott Campbell Steward
    Foreword by Gary Boyd Roberts
    NEHGS; 5 x 8 hardcover, xx + 165 pp.
    reg. $29.95, member price $26.96
    This extensively researched volume contains the ancestor table of Catherine Middleton and more than twenty charts that illustrate Kate’s kinships to various figures of historical and cultural importance, including George Washington, General George S. Patton, Jr., and director Guy Ritchie. 2011

    Descendants of John Mills of Stamford, Connecticut

    Mills_catHelen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASG
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xiii + 556 pp.
    reg. $44.95, member price $40.46
    Accomplished genealogist Helen Schatvet Ullmann brings her keen eye to the descendants of John Mills, a shipwright of Stamford, Connecticut. Many lines are traced forward into the early 20th century, often naming the children of daughters. The book identifies many connections with other Fairfield County families. 2010

     So Proudly We Hail

    Ancestors and Descendants of Harold and Elsie Cole (Whipple) Morgan

    Seligman_catJanice Morgan Seligman, Edited by Christopher C. Child
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 480 pp., illus.
    reg. $49.95, member price $44.96
    Covering the ancestors of Harold and Elsie Cole (Whipple) Morgan, this book includes families going back to colonial New England, New Amsterdam, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere. Also included are modern descendants of the Morgan, Cole, Whipple, Graham, and Seligman families. 2011 

    The Pierponts of Roxbury, Massachusetts

    The Pierponts 100Helen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASG
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, viii + 182 pp.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.96
    A particularly interesting family of ship captains, millers, town selectmen, merchants, builders, and ministers. Ullmann focuses her research skills on descendants through John Pierpont’s son Ebenezer and Robert Pierpont’s sons Jonathan and James. 2007

     

    The Read Family of Salem, Massachusetts

    The Read Family 100Richard H. Benson
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xi + 388 pp.
    reg. $40, member price $36
    Covers Thomas Read, who was in Salem by 1636, and the lives of five generations of his descendants, surnamed Read and Reed. 2005

     

    Elder Bethuel Riggs (1757–1835) of Morris County, New Jersey, and His Family Through Five Generations

    Riggs 100Alvy Ray Smith
    Newbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, xlviii + 714 pp., illus.
    reg. $60, member price $54
    The family of Bethuel Riggs, a Revolutionary War veteran, Baptist preacher, and church founder. The family later branched out to the middle, southern, and some western states, and now includes more than 1,100 descendants. 2006

     

    The Descendants of Dr. Nathaniel Saltonstall of Haverhill, Massachusetts

    Saltonstall_catalogScott C. Steward
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xviii + 385 pp., illus.
    reg. $49.95, member price $44.96
    The first full account of the Saltonstall family in more than a century, the book includes biographical treatments of several family members and new material on earlier generations of the Saltonstall family both in England and America. 2013

     

    The Descendants of Henry Sewall (1576-1656)

    of Manchester and Coventry, England, and Newbury and Rowley, Massachusetts

    Sewall 100Eben W. Graves
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xvi + 488 pp., illus.
    reg. $59.95, member price $53.96
    Genealogy of the Sewall family from its origins in Coventry to its immigration to Massachusetts in the 1630s, through the sixth generation in North America. 2008

     

    The Trimble Family

    Descendants of Joseph Trimble of Pennsylvania and Maryland

    The Trimble Familywith a genealogy by Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, ix + 134 pp., illus.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.56
    A genealogy of Trimble descendants plus a dozen essays contributed by family members that draw on memories and 18th-century family papers. 2007

     

    The Winslow Families of Worcestershire, 1400–1700

    Winslow 100Brandon Fradd
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, x + 330 pp.;
    reg. $44.95, member price $40.46
    The most extensive treatment of the Winslow family’s origins to date, covering the paternal ancestry of the five Winslow brothers who settled in Massachusetts, including Mayflower passengers Edward Winslow (governor of Plimoth Colony) and Mary Chilton. 2009

     

     The Nicholas Wade Family

     Wade_catRichard H. Benson
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 320 pp.
    reg. $44.95, member price $40.46
    Nicholas Wade came to New England in 1638 and settled in the town of Scituate by 1639. Award-winning author Richard H. Benson covers Wade’s descendants for five generations through children John, Thomas, Susanna, and Nicholas. Includes a comprehensive, every-name index. 2012

    The Ancestry of Helen Marion (Locke) Wright

    wright_catResearched by Helen Marion (Locke) Wright, edited and updated by Aaron Goodwin, Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG, FGSP, and Michael J. Leclerc
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 160 pp.;
    reg. $44.95, member price $40.46
    This family history presents more than one thousand ancestors of Helen Marion (Locke) Wright, complete with documentation. Most of the ancestry is English, with two Mayflower lines and many Great Migration lines. The book also includes the descendants of Mrs. Wright's parents, Richard Foss Locke, Sr., and Grace Taylor Hench. 2011

     

    Multi-Family Genealogies

     Belange, Cresson, Delaplaine, Diament, and Smith 

    Seventeenth-Century Immigrants to New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey

    belange_catPatricia Law Hatcher, FASG, FGSP
    Newbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 216 pp.
    reg. $59.95, member price $53.96
    This volume presents extensive research on early generations of five families of Connecticut, New Amsterdam, New Netherland, Virginia, and New Jersey. 2011

     

    Ringing the Gotchnag

    Two American Missionary Families in Turkey, 1855–1922

    Gotchnag 100Jonathan Conant Page, foreword by Peter J. Gomes
    NEHGS; 6 x 9 hardcover, xxvi + 340 pp., illus.
    reg. $39.95, member price $35.96
    An account of two New England missionary families, the Allens and the Wheelers, who served in the Ottoman Empire from 1855 to 1922. The author used missionary archives, college records, and unpublished papers to recount the families’ experiences. 2008

     

    More Lasting than Brass

    A Thread of Family from Revolutionary New York to Industrial Connecticut

    Lasting Brass 100Peter Haring Judd, foreword by Alan Taylor
    Newbury Street Press and Northeastern University Press;
    6 x 9 hardcover, 640 pp.;
    reg. $50, member price $45
    Spanning nearly the first 200 years of the republic, this work treats seven generations of the Phelps and Haring families, and related New York and Connecticut ancestors. The book is a genealogical, cultural, and social history that vividly describes how this accomplished family worked, lived, and reacted to historical events. 2004

    An American Family, 1575–1945

    A History of the United States of America Viewed Through the Eyes of One Family

    An American Family 100James Edward Carbine and Marianne Lemly Carbine
    Carbine Lemly Publishing; 6 x 9 hardcover, xv + 393 pp.
    reg. $35, member price $25
    A family history that integrates the lives of the authors’ ancestors with contemporary history. The result: a history of the United States viewed through the eyes of the Carbine, Lemly, Walker, Porterfield, Stout, Matthews, Robinson, and Brigham families. 2007

     

    Early Families of Hull, Massachusetts

    Hull Families 100Ethel Farrington Smith
    NEHGS; 6 x 9 softcover, xii + 254 pp.;
    reg. $24.95, member price $22.46
    This book presents the profiles of approximately 30 of Hull’s early families who settled there in the 17th century. The book also gives a short history of the town, from its beginnings as a trading post known as Nantascot to its Revolutionary-era activities. 2007

     

    Multifamily works by Carl Boyer 3rd

    Ancestral Lines from Maine to Virginia

    Hardcover, 247 pp., $25
    Fifty-seven families traced in the Netherlands, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Ohio, Missouri, California, and the Eastern seaboard.

    Ancestral Lines: 206 Families in England, Wales, the Netherlands, Germany, New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania

    Hardcover, 960 pp., $70
    A massive work covering families centered in Rehoboth, Mass.; Portsmouth and Block Island, R.I.; Albany and early New York City, N.Y.; and Chester Co., Pa.

    Medieval English Ancestors of Certain Americans

    Hardcover, 320 pp., $35
    An account of baronial ancestry, from the time of William the Conqueror until the reign of Edward I.

    Medieval Welsh Ancestors of Certain Americans

    Hardcover, 412 pp., $35
    A comprehensive genealogy of the known medieval Welsh genealogy of colonial Americans, with biographies, full lists of children, a bibliography, and place and name indexes.

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