American Ancestors Magazine

Volume 20, Number 3, Fall 2019

The Essential Guide to Researching Female Ancestors

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The Essential Guide to Researching Female Ancestors
Nancy G. Bernard

Women’s Voices in the Archives
Judith Lucey

In Her Own Words: The Life of Elizabeth (Clapp) Withington (1816–1845)
Eileen Curley Pironti

Hidden Mothers: Women Behind the Scenes in Photographs of Children
Maureen Taylor

Dr. Joseph Warren: Reflection, Research & Remembrance
Christian Di Spigna


Manuscripts @ NEHGS
Holman, Reed & Barclay: A Sampling of Collections by Female Genealogists

Timothy G. X. Salls

Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
Helpmeet: Reclaiming the Voice of Hannah Schaiman Freedman

Stephanie Call

Focus on New York
My Favorite Female Ancestor: Catalina Trico of Seventeenth-Century New York

Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

Research Services: Case Files
Grietje Reyniers of New Amsterdam: An Unconventional Woman

Sheilagh Doerfler

From our Collections
The Lemmon-Phillips Filigree: An Astonishing Survival from Early Massachusetts

Curt DiCamillo

Genetics & Genealogy
“How are these people my cousins?”: Solving a Wanamaker/Langley DNA Mystery

Christopher C. Child