Thursday, July 2, 2015

New Items for June and Upcoming Area Events

New Items for June 2015

at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library


General:
 
 
 
The following items may be checked out:
 
 
How to Archive Family Photos: A Step-By-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally
 
GEN 771.028 MAY
 
Evidence Explained – Third Edition
GEN 929.1 MIL
 
Tracing Your Great War Ancestors: Gallipoli
GEN 972.1072 FOW
 
Tracing Your Ancestors’ Parish Records
GEN 972.1072 RAY
 
 
 
Texas:
McKinney:
 
 
McKinney Boyd High School Yearbook: Different By Design - The Bronco 2015 (this is kept behind the Librarian’s Desk - ask to see it)
 
R GEN 929.3764556 BRO
 
McKinney High School Yearbook: More Than a School – The Lion 2015
R GEN 929.3764556 LIO
 
McKinney North High School Yearbook: VIP Backstage Pass – Reflections 2015
 
R GEN 929.3764556 REF
 
 
 
Washington, D.C.
National Intelligencer Newspaper Abstracts:
1843
 
R GEN 929.3753 DIX
  

Upcoming Area Events:

Thursday, July 9, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Haggard Public Library 2501 Coit Rd, Plano: How to use DAR records for DAR membership & genealogical research.  This is a FREE session that is open to adults.
 
Saturday, July 18, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Haggard Public Library 2501 Coit Rd, Plano:
The Genealogy Friends of the Plano Libraries hosts Gayla Bush, manager of the Genealogy, History, and Social Sciences Department of the Dallas Public Library.  She will be discussing what can be found in the Dallas Library Genealogy Collection.  This is a FREE session that is open to all.
 
Saturday, August 2, 10:30 a.m.  at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library's Genealogy Area: The North Collin County Genealogical Society will have members available to assist you with your Genealogy.  Whether you are new to Genealogy and don't know where to turn to find information on your ancestors or you've been researching your family for years and have hit a block, the Society members are here to help you.  They are donating their time for free, so take advantage of this opportunity.  You do not have to be a member of the Society or have ancestors in Collin County or Texas.


I will be out of the office July 7th through September 7th.  Due to this, this blog won't be updated until mid September.  I hope you all have a great summer. - Susan

Saturday, May 30, 2015

New Items for April and May and Upcoming Area Events


New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

April and May 2015


General:
The Ultimate Search Book: U.S. Adoption, Genealogy & Other Search Secrets (2015 Edition)
 
R GEN 362.734 CAR
 
Eastern European Historical Repositories
R GEN 929.10720943 DIC
 
In Search of Your German Roots: A Complete Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors in the Germanic Areas of Europe
 
R GEN 929.108931 BAX
 
Digested Summary and Alphabetical List of Private Claims Which Have Been Presented to the House of Representatives from the First to the Thirty-First Congress:
Volume I: A – G
Volume II: H – O
Volume III: P – Z
 
 
 
R GEN 929.3 DIG
R GEN 929.3 DIG
R GEN 929.3 DIG
 
The Surnames of Scotland: Their Origin, Meaning & History
R GEN 929.4209411 BLA
 
To Live and Die in Dixie: Native Northerners Who Fought for the Confederacy
 
R GEN 973.742 ZIM
 
Civil War Biographies from the Western Waters: 956 Confederate and Union Naval and Military Personnel, Contractors, Politicians, Officials, Steamboat Pilots, and Others
 
 
R GEN 973.7503 SMI
 
 
 
 
The following items may be checked out:
 
 
The Unofficial Family Archivist: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining Family Papers, Photographs, and Memorabilia
 
GEN 025.17 MAN
 
Publishing Your Genealogy: A Step-By-Step Guide for Preserving Your Research for the Next Generation
 
GEN 808.069929 CAR
 
Journeys Home: Inspiring Stories, Plus Tips and Strategies to Find Your Family History
 
GEN 929.107207 JOU
 
How to Do Everything Genealogy (Fourth Edition)
GEN 929.1072073 MOR
 
 
 
Arkansas:
Handy Arkansas Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3767 MOR
 
 
 
Delaware:
Handy Delaware Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3751 MOR
 
 
 
Florida:
Handy Florida Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3759 MOR
 
 
 
Georgia:
Handy Georgia Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3758 MOR
 
Early Records of Hall County, Georgia
R GEN 929.3758272 HAL
 
 
 
Illinois:
Handy Illinois Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3773 MOR
 
 
 
Indiana:
Handy Indiana Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3772 MOR
 
 
 
Kansas:
Handy Kansas Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3781 MOR
 
 
 
Kentucky:
Handy Kansas Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3769 MOR
 
 
 
Louisiana:
Handy Louisiana Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3763 MOR
 
Louisiana and the Gulf South Frontier 1500-1821
GEN 929.3763 SMI
 
 
 
Maryland:
Handy Maryland Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3752 MOR
 
Worcester County, Maryland Will Books, Liber JW 1790-1799
R GEN 929.375221 WOR
 
Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland
R GEN 929.375236 KEN
 
 
 
Mississippi:
Handy Mississippi Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3762 MOR
 
 
 
Missouri:
Handy Missouri Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3778 MOR
 
 
 
New Jersey:
Handy New Jersey Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3749 MOR
 
Bergen Records: Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Bergen in New Jersey 1666-1788
 
R GEN 929.374926 HUD
 
 
 
New Mexico:
Handy New Mexico Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3789 MOR
 
 
 
New York:
Handy New York Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3747 MOR
 
New York Historical Manuscripts:
Minutes of the Mayors Court of New York 1674-1675
 
R GEN 929.3747 NEW
 
New Netherland Roots
R GEN 929.3747 EPP
 
The Register of New Netherland 1626-1674
R GEN 929.3747 OCA
 
Index to Marriages and Deaths in the New York World 1860-1865
R GEN 929.37471 MAH
 
 
 
North Carolina:
Handy North Carolina Genealogy Handbook
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3756 MOR
 
North Carolina Militia Returns 1754-1755, 1758 and 1767
R GEN 929.3756 NOR
 
1754-1755 Chowan County, North Carolina Militia Records
R GEN 929.3756147 CHO
 
1757-1758 Tyrell County, North Carolina Militia Records
R GEN 929.3756172 TYR
 
1760 Beaufort County, North Carolina Militia Records
R GEN 929.3756186 BEA
 
1754-1755 Onslow County, North Carolina Militia Records
R GEN 929.375623 ONS
 
1754-1755 New Hanover County, North Carolina Militia Records
R GEN 929.375627 NEW
 
1755  Granville County, North Carolina Tax List
R GEN 929.3756535 GRA
 
Granville County, North Carolina Militia Records:
1755
1771
 
R GEN 929.3756535 GRA
R GEN 929.3756535 GRA
 
1790 Caswell County, North Carolina Tax List
R GEN 929.3756575 CAS
 
Surry County,  North Carolina Tax List:
1771
1772
 
R GEN 929.375665 SUR
R GEN 929.375665 SUR
 
1760 Mecklenburg County,  North Carolina Militia Records
R GEN 929.375676 MEC
 
 
 
Ohio:
Handy Ohio Genealogy Handbook
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3771 MOR
 
Index of Notices Appearing in 23 Early Cincinnati Newspapers 1793-1853
 
R GEN 929.377177 HAM
 
 
 
Oklahoma:
Handy Oklahoma Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3766 MOR
 
 
 
Pennsylvania:
Handy Pennsylvania Genealogy Handbook
(this item may be checked out)
GEN 929.3748 MOR
 
 
 
South Carolina:
Handy South Carolina Genealogy Handbook
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3757 MOR
 
Genealogical Abstracts from the South Carolina Gazette 1732-1735
 
R GEN 929.3757 MOR
 
 
 
Tennessee:
Handy Tennessee Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3768 MOR
 
Fourth Survey District of Tennessee 1808-1810: Anderson-Bledsoe-Campbell-Knox-Overton-Rhea-Roane Counties
 
R GEN 929.3768 DOU
 
Hiwassee Land District
R GEN 929.3768 DOU
 
Fifth Survey District of Tennessee: Grants 1-800, 1807-1812 Volume A
R GEN 929.3768 PED
 
Dickson County, Tennessee Negro Marriages 1865-1881
R GEN 929.376844 DIC
 
1836 Jackson County, Tennessee Civil Districts and Tax List
R GEN 929.376851 JAC
 
1812 Davidson County, Tax List
R GEN 929.376855 DAV
 
1836 Lincoln County, Tennessee Civil Districts and Tax List
R GEN 929.3768624 LIN
 
Morgan County, Tennessee Bible and Cemetery Records
R GEN 929.376874 MOR
 
County Court Minutes [Abstract] 1841-1846 Bledsoe County, Tennessee
R GEN 929.376876 BLE
 
County Court Minutes Book I Grundy Co., Tennessee 1844-1855
R GEN 929.376878 GRU
 
Hamilton County, Tennessee 1836 Civil Districts and Tax Lists
R GEN 929.376882 HAM
 
Rhea County, Tennessee Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions: May 1821-February 1823
 
R GEN 929.3768834 RHE
 
Roane County, Tennessee Bible Records
R GEN 929.376884 ROA
 
Monroe County, Tennessee Chancery Court Minute Book 1831-1842
R GEN 929.3768883 MON
 
Jefferson County, Tennessee 1836 Civil Districts and Tax Lists
R GEN 929.3768924 JEF
 
Grainger County, Tennessee Minutes of Court of Pleas 1802-1812
Volume 2
 
R GEN 929.3768932 GRA
 
Hawkins County, Tennessee Civil Districts and Tax Lists
R GEN 929.376895 HAW
 
Sullivan County, Tennessee 1836 Civil Districts and 1837 Tax List in the Civil Districts

R GEN 929.376896 SUL  
 
Johnson County, Tennessee Bible and Tombstone Records
R GEN 929.376899 JOH
 
 
 
Texas:
Handy Texas Genealogy Handbook
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3764 MOR
 
 
 
 
McKinney:
 
 
McKinney Courier - Gazette 01/05/2014 through 12/28/2014
microfilm
 
 
 
Virginia:
Handy Virginia Genealogy Handbook  
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3755 MOR
 
Public Officers of Virginia:
1680
1702
1714
 
R GEN 929.3755 VIR
R GEN 929.3755 VIR
R GEN 929.3755 VIR
 
Virginia Soldiers in Northwest Territory 1777
R GEN 929.3755 VIR
 
Bedford County, Virginia Deed Book A-1 1754-1762
R GEN 929.3755675 BED
 
Lee County, Virginia Deed Book Number 1 1793-1804
R GEN 929.3755735 LEE
 
Giles County, Virginia Register of Births 1855-1880
R GEN 929.3755782 GIL
 
Land Grants in Fincastle County, Virginia 1772-1776
R GEN 929.375583 BOT
 
 
 
West Virginia:
Handy West Virginia Genealogy Handbook
(this item may be checked out)
 
GEN 929.3754 MOR












Upcoming Area Events:

Saturday, June 6, 10:30 a.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library's Genealogy Area: The North Collin County Genealogical Society will have members available to assist you with your Genealogy.  Whether you are new to Genealogy and don't know where to turn to find information on your ancestors or you've been researching your family for years and have hit a block, the Society members are here to help you.  They are donating their time for free, so take advantage of this opportunity.  You do not have to be a member of the Society or have ancestors in Collin County or Texas.

Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 p.m. at the Haggard Library - 2501 Coit Rd., Plano:  The Collin County Genealogical Society will host Carol Harper.  Ms. Harper will be speaking on "Researching Our German Ancestors".  This event is FREE and open to all.  You do not have to be a member of the Society to attend.

Ongoing: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Collin County Historical Society and Museum - 300 East Virginia at Chestnut Street, McKinney.  Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit.  This exhibit takes visitors back to the Vietnam era and the stories of the Texas Veterans who served during this turbulent period.  Go to http://collincountyhistoricalsociety.org/bar_topics/vietnam_syndrome.htm for more information.