American Ancestors Magazine

Volume 19, Number 3, Fall 2018

Introducing Puritan Pedigrees: The Deep Roots of the Great Migration to New England

View from the Family Tree

In This Issue

Branches of Our Family

Ask Our Genealogists


Programs & Tours

Online Learning Center

Staff Profile

Family Focus


Introducing Puritan Pedigrees
Robert Charles Anderson, FASG

Shakers in My Family: The Bishops and Crosmans of New Lebanon, New York
Peter H. Van Demark

Resources for Researching Your Eastern Shaker Ancestors
Stephen Paterwic

Won at Auction: James Alexander Hamilton’s Letters to His Daughter Eliza
Jim Boulden

The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants: Now Available
Gary Boyd Roberts


Genetics & Genealogy
300-Year Secret Revealed: Identifying the Father of Bethiah Kemp’s Son Joseph Sanderson

Alexandra Esty (Sanderson) Stocker

The L. Dennis Shapiro Collection of Revolutionary War Papers

Jean Maguire

Focus on New York
Divorce, Annulment, and Separation, in Seventeenth-Century New York

Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
The Case Files of the United Hebrew Benevolent Association, Boston

Stephanie Call

From Our Collections
Department Stores, Boston & the Stearns Family

Curt DiCamillo