American Ancestors Magazine

Volume 19, Number 4, Winter 2019

A Community Betrayed: The Fate and Legacy of Slaves Sold by Georgetown University

View from the Family Tree

In This Issue

Branches of Our Family

Ask Our Genealogists

News

Online Learning Center/Programs & Tours

Staff Profile

Family Focus

Index of Persons

Features

Community Betrayed: The Fate and Legacy of Slaves Sold by Georgetown University
Claire Vail

The GU272 Memory Project
Don LeClair and Claire Vail

Reminiscences of Mattie Sue Toles, a GU272 Descendant

Looking Back at the NEHGS Volunteer Program
Helen R. Herzer

Documenting a Fragile Existence: Rosina Cannon’s 1829 Sampler
Patricia R. Reed

Introducing A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries, 3rd Edition
David Allen Lambert

Finding the Harshaw Diaries: A Tale of Persistence and Serendipity
Marjorie Harshaw Robie

Columns

Research Services: Case Files
Locating a Marriage Record in Central Europe, Land of Shifting Boundaries

James Heffernan

Genetics & Genealogy
Identifying the Maiden Name of Hester, Wife of Robert Daniels of Sherborn, Massachusetts

David Bailey

Manuscripts@NEHGS
Memorials and Mourning: Material Expressions of Grief

Judy Lucey

Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
Death and Mourning Represented in Our Archives

Stephanie Call

Focus on New York
A Colonial New York Probate Miscellany

Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

From Our Collections
The Reverend John Pierpont’s Study Table: A Look at the First Furniture of the New England Historic Genealogical Society

Brenton Simons