Sunday, September 9, 2012

New Items for August & Upcoming Area Events

New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library

August 2012

  • Bounty and Donation Land Grants in British Colonial America
  • The Cymry of ’76 or Welshmen and Their Descendants of the American Revolution
  • Directory of Genealogical and Historical Societies, Libraries and Collections in the U.S. and Canada
  • Fairbairn’s Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland: Volumes I and II
  • Loyalists in the Southern Campaign of the Revolutionary War
  • Muster and Pay Rolls of the War of the Revolution 1775 – 1783
  • Preserving Local Writers, Genealogy, Photographs, Newspapers, and Related Material (we have two copies of this – one can be checked out)
  • Tracing Your Ancestors from 1066 to 1837: A Guide for Family Historians
  • Tracing Your European Roots

  • Birth, Baptism, Marriage and Death Records 1861 – 1872 from St. John the Baptist & St. Charles Parishes, Louisiana
  • The First Land Buyers in Bossier-Claiborne Parishes Louisiana Up to the Civil War
  • The Underground railroad and the Picayune Connection

  • Cash for Blood: The Baltimore to New Orleans Domestic Slave Trade
  • Talbot County, Maryland land Records: Books Six, Eight and Nine
New York:

  • Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York

  • Guide and Index to the Texas Confederate Audited Civil and Military Claims 1861 – 1865
  • Texas: A Guide to the Lone Star State
  • Texas Naturalizations to 1906: Aransas, Dewitt, Karnes, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, & Wilson Counties
  • Texas Naturalizations to 1906: Dimmitt, Frio, Hidalgo, LaSalle, McMullen, Medina, & Zavala Counties

  • List of Colonial Soldiers of Virginia
Upcoming Area Events:
September 12, 7 p.m., at Haggard Library, 2501 Coit Road in Plano.  The Collin County Genealogical Society will have Pat Gordon speak on "Gone to Texas" about researching your ancestors in this state.  All are welcome.
Thursday, September 13 at 6:45 pm in the Dulaney Room of the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library - 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney:  The North Collin County Genealogical Society meeting.  All are invited to this meeting.

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