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Marian S. HenryNEHGS; 6 x 9 softcover, xiii + 320 pp.reg. $17.95, member price $16.16This book collects 29 essays about New York written by Marian S. Henry for the NEHGS website. Topics include how to find primary sources in New York, and summaries of land purchases and settlements. The practical information will help you find your upstate ancestors, and the historical information will help you understand the world in which they lived.
Gordon L. Remington, FUGA, FASGNEHGS; 7 x 10 softcover, 224 pp., illus.reg. $24.95, member price $22.46This newly updated edition provides genealogists with the latest tools for locating New York State probate records from the past 350 years. An improved design, addition of online sources, new appendixes, and maps help researchers more easily navigate this important group of records.
Edwin R. Purple, foreword by Richard H. BensonNEHGS; 6 x 9 softcover, 154 pp.reg. $17.95, member price $16.16Between 1875 and 1879, Edwin Purple contributed several articles to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record on the first three or four generations of some of the ancient families of New York. Those articles, collected in this volume, feature the surnames Van Schaick, Siecken, Tymens, Brevoort, Varleth, Gouverneur, and those of other ancient and allied families.
Frank J. Doherty6 x 9 hardcover, 900–1,250 pages per volume. $85 eachThis series profiles more than 1,300 families who settled in the Beekman Patent, a land grant given to Colonel Henry Beekman in 1697 by the English Crown and the second largest patent in present-day Dutchess County, New York. 1990-2013Volume 1: Historical Records. 1990Volume 2: Abbot to Burtch. 1993Volume 3: Burtis to Dakin. 1995Volume 4: Darbyshire to Everitt. 1997Volume 5: Fackert to Haas. 1999Volume 6: Hadden to Hunt. 2002Volume 7: Hunter to Leavens. 2004Volume 8: Lee to Millington. 2005Volume 9: Mills to Page. 2008Volume 10: Paine to Rogers. 2010Volume 11: Rood to Sly. 2013Volumes 1–11 on CD for Windows or Mac: $185Volume 11 only on CD for Windows or Mac: $34.95