Wednesday, May 2, 2012

New Items in April 2012 and Upcoming Events

New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library
April 2012

General:
  • The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors – revised 1st edition (this may be checked out)
  • State Census Records
  • Royal Families Americans of Royal and Noble Ancestry: Volume Three Samuel Appleton and His Wife Judith Everard and Five Generations of Their Descendants
  • Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory 2012
  • Immigrants to New England 1700 – 1775
  • Scottish Soldiers in Colonial America: Part One & Two, Part 3, Part 4
  • Ships from Scotland to America 1628 – 1828: Volume IV
  • Dutch Colonists in the Americas 1615 – 1815
  • A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States
  • Who Was Who Among the Southern Indians: A Genealogical Notebook 1698 – 1907: Part I Surnames A – J,   Part II Surnames K – Y
  • History of the Ordinance of 1787 and the Old Northwest Territory
Arkansas:
  • Arkansas 1905 Community & Business Directory
  • Arkansas Confederate Veterans and Widows Home
Florida:
  • Land Claims in Florida 1824 Records from the 18th Congress First Session House of Representatives Document Number 412
  • Spanish Claims to Land in Florida 1835
  • Private Land Claims in East Florida
  • Claims to Lands in East and West Florida 1825
Georgia:
  • Georgia First Battalion of Infantry Roster: Companies “A” “B”
Illinois:
  • Montgomery County, Illinois 1850 Census
Indiana:
  • Indiana Militia in the Black Hawk War
  • Hamilton County, Indiana Marriage Records Book A 1833 – 1843
  • Hamilton County, Indiana Naturalization Certificates 1855 – 1905
  • Hamilton County, Indiana Will Book “B” 1835 – 1844
Kentucky:
  • Kentucky Confederate Veteran and Widows Pension Index
  • Bourbon County, Kentucky Wills and Estates 1825 – 1831
  • Fayette County, Kentucky Wills and Estates 1788 – 1822
  • Hancock County, Kentucky Marriage Book 1B 1829 – 1857
  • Harrison Co. Kentucky Wills and Estates Vol. I 1795 – 1818, Vol. II 1819 – 1832
  • Nicholas County Kentucky Marriage Records 1852 – 1859, 1876 – 77, and 1878
  • Shelby Co., Kentucky Wills and Estates 1792 – 1817
  • Woodford County, Kentucky Wills and Estates 1789 – 1815
Louisiana:
  • Land Claims in Louisiana and Missouri: House of Representatives Report Number 273 15th Congress – 1st Session
  • The Canary Island Migration to Louisiana 1778 – 1783
  • Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana History and Biography
  • Sabine Parish Louisiana Historical & Biographical Memoirs
  • Webster Parish, Louisiana History and Biography
Maryland:
  • Frederick County, Maryland Church and Cemetery Records: Volume 6
  • Civil War Burials in Baltimore’s Loudon Park Cemetery
  • The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland: A Genealogical and Biographical Review from Wills, Deeds, and Church Records
Massachusetts:
  • Mayflower Deeds and Probates From the Files of George Ernest Bowman
  • Mayflower Births and Deaths From the Files of George Ernest Bowman: Volume 1 Families A – F, Volume 2 Families H – W 
Missouri:
  • Land Claims in Louisiana and Missouri: House of Representatives Report Number 273 15th Congress – 1st Session
  • Citizens of Missouri Territory – Grants in Present Day Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma: Volume 1 1787 – 1810, Volume 2 1810 – 1812, Volume 3 To – 1835
New York:
  • 10,000 Vital Records of Eastern New York 1777 – 1834
  • 10,000 Vital Records of Western New York 1809 – 1850
  • Register of the Early Settlers of Kings County
  • Genealogical Notes of New York and New England Families
  • New York Alien Residents, 1825 – 1848
Pennsylvania:
  • Names of Foreigners Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the Province and State of Pennsylvania 1727 – 1775 With Foreign Arrivals, 1786 – 1808
Tennessee:
  • Chester County, Tennessee Tombstone Records
  • Clay County, Tennessee Bible and Tombstone Records
  • Crockett County, Tennessee Marriage Records 1884 – 1886
  • Crockett County, Tennessee Marriage Records 1886 – 1888
  • Giles County, Tennessee Minute Book  - Volume C 1816 – 1817
  • Hardeman County, Tennessee Cemetery Listings in 1939
  • Hickman County, Tennessee Bible – Tombstone Records
  • Lincoln County, Tennessee Tombstone Records
  • Macon County, Tennessee Bible and Tombstone Records
  • McMinn County, Tennessee Marriage Book “D” 1848 – 1859
  • Roane County, Tennessee Militia Fines Records 1806 – 1839
  • Tipton County, Tennessee Marriage Book “B” 1840 – 1860
Texas:
  • First Settlers of the Republic of Texas: Volume 1 and Volume 2
  • The Spanish Abandonment and Reoccupation of East Texas, 1773 – 1779
  • Texas Frontiersman 1839 – 1860
  • Anderson County, Texas Marriage Records 1875 – 1900 Vol. II
  • Angelina County, Texas & Aransas County, Texas Land Titles 1805 – 1878
  • Atascosa County, Texas Index to Probate Cases
  • Austin & Bandera Counties, Texas Land Titles 1831 – 1878
  • Bastrop County, Texas Land Titles 1831 – 1877
  • Bastrop County, Texas Marriage Records Book A 1851 – 1870
  • Bastrop & Lee Counties Texas: The Wend Colony 1854
  • Baylor County, Texas Land Titles 1831 – 1878
  • Bexar County, Texas Marriage Records 1837 – 1866
  • Bexar County, Texas Dependants of Civil War Soldiers
  • An Inventory of the Colonial Archives of Texas Municipality of Brazoria County, Texas 1832 – 1837
  • 1870 Census of Caldwell County, Texas
  • Fort Bend County Cemetery Inscriptions: Volume II
  • Harris County, Texas Proceedings of the Convention of Texas Veterans Held at Houston May 13 – 15, 1873
  • Hunt County, Texas Cemetery Inscriptions: Volume 4
  • Hunt County, Texas Court Record Book “D” Volume I 1852 – 1855
  • Johnny Rebs of Hunt County, Texas
  • Jack County Texas Proofs of Heirship
  • Jack County, Texas Miscellaneous Records: Deaths, Early Physicians, Divorces, Will Records, Probate Records, Registered Voters, Scholastic Census
  • Jack County, Texas 1887 Drouth Sufferers Tax Rolls – 1858, 1859, 1861
  • 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule of Jackson County, Texas
  • 1870 U.S. Census of Jackson County, Texas
  • 1870 U.S. Census of Jefferson County, Texas
  • A Memorial and Biographical History of Johnson County, Texas
  • Early Doctors of Nacogdoches County, Texas
  • Orange County Texas Cemetery Inscriptions Volume 1Cemetery Inscriptions Rains County Texas: Volume I
  • Pioneers of Red River County, Texas
  • San Saba County Texas Index to Probate Cases
  • Schleicher County Texas Marriage Records 1901 – 1909
  • Tom Green County, Texas Marriage Records Book A & B 1875 – 1888
  • Williamson County, Texas Marriage Records 1849 – 1860
Virginia:
  • Confederate Soldiers of Pittsylvania County & Danville
West Virginia:
  • Early History of West Virginia
  • 1782 Berkeley County, West Virginia Tax Listing
  • Clay County, Virginia [Now West Virginia] Birth and Death Records 1858 – 1860
  • Fayette County, Virginia [Now West Virginia] Births and Death Records 1854 – 1859
  • Fayette Co., W.V. Marriages 1830 – 1870
  • Harrison County, West Virginia History and Biographies
  • Mercer County Deaths 1853 – 1882
  • Raleigh County, West Virginia Death Records 1896 – 1914
  • Early Deaths of Raleigh Co. WV 1853 – 1875
  • Early Marriages of Raleigh County 1850 – 1870 Volume I
  • Raleigh County, WV Marriages 1871 – 1890
  • Summers County, West Virginia Death Records: Volume 1: 1872 – 1890 and Volume 2: 1891 – 1900
  • Summers County, West Virginia Marriages 1871 – 1883
  • Summers Co. Wills 1871 – 1900
  • Marriage Records of Wyoming County, West Virginia Volumes 4 – 5 – 6 Nov 1890 – Nov 1902
  • Wyoming County, West Virginia Death Records 1853 – 1894
  • Wyoming County, West Virginia Marriage Records 1854 – 1889
Upcoming Free Area Events:

Saturday, May 5th 10:30 am - 12:00 pm at the W.O Haggard, Jr. Library 2501 Coit Rd. Plano:
"CIVIL AND CRIMINAL COURT CASES" Using court cases to find out more about your ancestors -- who they were and what they did.

Wednesday, May 9th 7:00 pm at the W.O Haggard, Jr. Library 2501 Coit Rd. Plano:
"A Witch in the Family" Kathleen Kent, author of The Heretic's Daughter will be the guest speaker.

Thursday, May 17th 2:00 pm at the Allen Civic Auditorium 300 North Allen Drive Allen:
Meg Hacker the Director of archives for National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will be speaking about the 1940 U.S. Census.

Saturday, May 19th 10:30 am - 12:30 pm at the W.O Haggard, Jr. Library 2501 Coit Rd. Plano:
"Heraldry for Genealogists" by David Appleton

Saturday, May 19th 2:00 pm at the Gabe Nesbitt Community Park 7001Eldorado Parkway:
The Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct the "4th Annual McKinney Flag Retirement Ceremony" honoring our Flag and our Veterans. 
 

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