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Greenville Treaty Line

Genealogy of Indiana’s “Gore” Region

The following website is designed to help you through researching your ancestors in Indiana’s “Gore”. Guides are available to help you learn where your ancestors’ records are. Free databases point you directly to your ancestors’ records. Databases focus on Dearborn County, Ohio County and Switzerland County, Indiana. The earliest records of Dearborn County were destroyed by fire in 1826.

Title Page Handbook of Macon County Missouri

Free County Histories of Missouri

The Missouri County History project, sponsored by the Missouri State Library and published by the Secretary of State for Missouri, has gathered county histories from all over the state.  There are currently 116 volumes in this collection.  Where counties are not covered specifically, there is usually some regional coverage. Some of the volumes cover several neighboring counties within one text.  The counties Carter, Christian, Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Ripley, Shannon, and Stone in the Ozarks region are documented in the collection, but not in individual county histories. An illustrated historical atlas of Callaway County, Missouri Compiled, drawn and published from personal …

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Collins Historical Sketches of Kentucky - 1894 Kentucky Map

What’s New at AHGP – 9 Jan 2015

The following pages were added to AHGP this past week: Confederate States Navy – A Brief History – Ships Photos Kentucky Kentucky Counties in 1874 – Adair – Anderson – Ballard – Barren – Bath – Boone – Bourbon. Stations & Early Settlements of Kentucky All extracted from Collins Historical Sketches of Kentucky: History of Kentucky, Volume II, by Lewis Collins, Published by Collins & Company, Covington, Kentucky, 1874. Louisiana Sabine Parish Louisiana Sabine Parish Biographies Dr. J. C. Armstrong A. D. Ashby T. C. Armstrong Marion S. Antony Dr. Rezin Laurence Armstrong Dr. R. L. Armstrong, Jr. Senator John …

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Lancaster County Historical Society Online Resources

Some of the greatest wealth in genealogical data is held by local and county historical societies and archives. While most of the information must be researched by an actual visit to the location, some societies, with the assistance of government and charitable funds have been slowly digitizing some of these records. Such is the case with Lancaster County Historical Society in Lancaster Pennsylvania. While recently visiting their website I discovered a treasure trove of digitized records that I previously wasn’t aware of, and I thought I’d share them with you here.

Dedham Historical Register vol 1

What’s New at AccessGenealogy December 2014

The following items were added to AccessGenealogy during the month of December 2014. It looks like it was a busy month for them, with several free collections devoted to Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and the island of Utilla in the Honduras. Also added were free manuscripts on the Agee, Clements, Cust, Dawson, Hackleman, Hart, Munro, Ricker, and Stork families. They also added extensively to their Maine Genealogy and Massachusetts Genealogy pages. Free Massachusetts Town Vital Records This is a collection of 191 free town vital records books, otherwise known as “Tan Books” for Massachusetts towns. Generally these records go …

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