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Barbara Burt Brown;edited by Patricia Law Hatcher, FASGNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xii + 146 pp., illus.reg. $39.95, member price $35.96A 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
Richard H. BensonNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xvii + 635 pp., illus.reg. $39.95, member price $35.96The 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
Edited by Maureen A. TaylorNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 128 pp.reg. $40, member price $36A 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
Helen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASGNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 356 pp., illus.reg. $39.95, member price $35.96Accomplished 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
compiled by Rhonda R. McClureNewbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, 1008 pp.reg. $84.95, member price $76.46A 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
Christopher C. Child, Patricia Law Hatcher, Kelvin L. MeyersNewbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, 682 pp.reg. $59.95, member price $53.96This 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
Marsha Hoffman RisingNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 516 pp.reg. $49.95, member price $44.96This book presents Nathan Brown’s descendants traced through five generations. 2010
Shirley Louise Purtell Bickel with Helen Schatvet Ullmann, FASGNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, x + 869 pp.reg. $60, member price $54Descendants 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
Richard K. EvansNEHGS; 6 x 9 hardcover, xvii + 566 pp., illus.reg. $34.95, member price $31.46This 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
Alvy Ray SmithNewbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, xxxiii + 548 pp., illus.reg. $50, member price $45A comprehensive study of the John Durand family. 2003• Winner, National Genealogical Society’s Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History
David Watson KrugerNewbury Street Press;6 x 9 hardcover, xxi + 821 pp., illus.reg. $49.95, member price $44.96A 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
David Watson KrugerNewbury Street Press, 6 x 9 hardcover, 1,065 pp. in 2 bks., illus. reg. $74.95/set, member price $67.46/setAward-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.
D. Joshua TaylorNewbury Street Press, 6 x 9 hardcover, 350 pp.; illus.reg. $44.95, member price $40.46This 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.
Scott C. Steward and Christopher C. ChildNewbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, 600 pp.reg. $74.95, member price $67.46The 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.
Zelinda Makepeace DouhanAppendix by Gary Boyd RobertsNewbury Street Press; 5 x 8 hardcover, 352 pp.$49This 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
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 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
Helen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASGNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xiii + 556 pp.reg. $44.95, member price $40.46Accomplished 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
Janice Morgan Seligman, Edited by Christopher C. ChildNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 480 pp., illus.reg. $49.95, member price $44.96Covering 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
Helen Schatvet Ullmann, CG, FASGNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, viii + 182 pp.reg. $39.95, member price $35.96A 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
Richard H. BensonNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xi + 388 pp.reg. $40, member price $36Covers Thomas Read, who was in Salem by 1636, and the lives of five generations of his descendants, surnamed Read and Reed. 2005
Alvy Ray SmithNewbury Street Press; 7 x 10 hardcover, xlviii + 714 pp., illus.reg. $60, member price $54The 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
Scott C. StewardNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xviii + 385 pp., illus.reg. $49.95, member price $44.96The 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
Eben W. GravesNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, xvi + 488 pp., illus.reg. $59.95, member price $53.96Genealogy 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
with a genealogy by Patricia Law Hatcher, FASGNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, ix + 134 pp., illus.reg. $39.95, member price $35.56A genealogy of Trimble descendants plus a dozen essays contributed by family members that draw on memories and 18th-century family papers. 2007
Brandon FraddNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, x + 330 pp.;reg. $44.95, member price $40.46The 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
Richard H. BensonNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 320 pp.reg. $44.95, member price $40.46Nicholas 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
Researched by Helen Marion (Locke) Wright, edited and updated by Aaron Goodwin, Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG, FGSP, and Michael J. LeclercNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 160 pp.;reg. $44.95, member price $40.46This 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
Patricia Law Hatcher, FASG, FGSPNewbury Street Press; 6 x 9 hardcover, 216 pp.reg. $59.95, member price $53.96This volume presents extensive research on early generations of five families of Connecticut, New Amsterdam, New Netherland, Virginia, and New Jersey. 2011
Jonathan Conant Page, foreword by Peter J. GomesNEHGS; 6 x 9 hardcover, xxvi + 340 pp., illus.reg. $39.95, member price $35.96An 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
Peter Haring Judd, foreword by Alan TaylorNewbury Street Press and Northeastern University Press;6 x 9 hardcover, 640 pp.;reg. $50, member price $45Spanning 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
James Edward Carbine and Marianne Lemly CarbineCarbine Lemly Publishing; 6 x 9 hardcover, xv + 393 pp.reg. $35, member price $25A 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
Ethel Farrington SmithNEHGS; 6 x 9 softcover, xii + 254 pp.;reg. $24.95, member price $22.46This 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
Hardcover, 247 pp., $25Fifty-seven families traced in the Netherlands, England, Ireland, France, Germany, Ohio, Missouri, California, and the Eastern seaboard.
Hardcover, 960 pp., $70A 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.
Hardcover, 320 pp., $35An account of baronial ancestry, from the time of William the Conqueror until the reign of Edward I.
Hardcover, 412 pp., $35A comprehensive genealogy of the known medieval Welsh genealogy of colonial Americans, with biographies, full lists of children, a bibliography, and place and name indexes.