American Ancestors Magazine

Volume 21, Number 3, Fall 2020

The Best Genealogical Resources for Maine

A Message from Our President & CEO

Ask Our Genealogists

Branches of Our Family


Online Learning

Staff Profile


Staff List

Family Focus


The Best Genealogical Resources for Maine
Lynn Betlock

Transcribing Vital Records: A Maine Perspective
Carol Prescott McCoy, PhD

Maine Resources on

Edward Gove of Windsor, Maine: Discoveries through a Cluster of Deeds
Michael F. Dwyer, FASG

Hitting a High Note: Recovering a Tale of Two Brothers
Stephen Reiter

The Civil War “Quaker Dilemma” and Charles Wood of Jacksonville, New Jersey
Michael M. Wood

William Bradford’s Pocket-book
Robert Charles Anderson, FASG


Research Services: Case Files
Identifying the Origins of an Irish Family in Maine

Melanie McComb

Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center Spotlight
Discovering and Documenting Maine’s Jewish History

Rachel King

Focus on New York
Using Guide to Genealogical and Biographical Sources for New York City (Manhattan) 1783–1898

Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

From Our Collections
The Morton Sword

Gerald W. R. Ward

Genetics & Genealogy
Who Were the Parents of Michael Yeagle of Pennsylvania and Ohio?

Pamela Guye Holland

Manuscripts @ NEHGS
Maine Manuscript Resources in the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections

Judith Lucey