Thursday, January 21, 2016

Moving Time!

I will no longer be using this blog to get you information on Genealogy Updates.  Starting in February, you can find out what new books we've gotten in and what events are happening at LibraryAware.  To subscribe to the Genealogy newsletter and any other of the newsletters offered by the library, go to  If you click on the title of each newsletter, it will give you information on the newsletter and a link to the latest issue.  The first Genealogy newsletter will come out in the beginning of February and continue each month.

Thank you for your continued support - Susan

Saturday, January 2, 2016

New Items Added in December 2015 and Upcoming Events

**Change in Service**
Starting February 1, 2016, we will no longer be posting to this blog.  The information you have received here will be moving to a new Library service - Library Aware.  You will still be able to receive information on new Genealogy books and upcoming Genealogy events with this service as well as being able to choose other areas of interest (such as fiction, non-fiction, digital books, etc.).  We will post more information listed in this blog on how to get started with this service as we get closer to February.
 New Items at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library:
December 2015
Fourth and Fifth Corrections and Additions to Pocahontas Descendants
R GEN 929.20973 BRO
The Great Migration Directory: Immigrants to New England, 1620 – 1640
R GEN 929.374 AND
Connecticut Name Lists 1600s – 2001
R GEN 929.3746 DOL
Land Office and Prerogative Court Records of Colonial Maryland
R GEN 929.3752 HAR
New York:
Calendar of Wills on File and Recorded in the Offices of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the County Clerk at Albany [New York], and of the Secretary of State 1626 – 1836
R GEN 929.3747 FER
The New York Foundling Hospital: An Index to Its Federal, State,  and Local Census Records (1870 – 1925)
R GEN 929.3747 INS
North Carolina:
Buncombe County, North Carolina Index to Deeds 1783 – 1850
R GEN 929.375688 BUN
Pennsylvania Births:
Philadelphia County 1644 – 1765
Philadelphia County 1766 – 1780
Montgomery County 1682 – 1800
Chester County 1682 – 1800
Delaware County 1682 – 1800
Lebanon County 1714 – 1800
Bucks County 1682 – 1800
Northampton County 1733 – 1800
Lehigh County 1734 – 1800
R GEN 929.374811 PHI
R GEN 929.374811 PHI
R GEN 929.374812 MON
R GEN 929.374813 CHE
R GEN 929.374814 DEL
R GEN 929.374819 LEB
R GEN 929.374821 BUC
R GEN 929.374822 NOR
R GEN 929.374827 LEH
South Carolina:
Dictionary of South Carolina Biography:
Volume I
R GEN 929.3757 COT
Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of Representatives:
Volume V 1816 – 1828
R GEN 929.3757 SOU
A Genealogical Collection of South Carolina Wills and Records:
Volume 1
Volume 2
R GEN 929.3757 YOU
R GEN 929.3757 YOU
History of Old Pendleton District & Genealogy of Leading Families
R GEN 929.375725 AND
History of Williamsburg
R GEN 929.375783 WIL
Marriage and Death Notices from the Southern Patriot:
Volume 1 1815 – 1830
Volume 2 1831 – 1848
R GEN 929.3757915 CHA
R GEN 929.3757915 CHA
1900 Directory of Teachers for Virginia
R GEN 929.3755 VIR
Marriages and Deaths from Richmond, Virginia Newspapers 1780 – 1820
R GEN 929.3755451 RIC
A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary at the Confederate States Capital:
Volume 1: April 1861 – July 1863
Volume 2: August 1863 – April 1865
R GEN 929.3755451 RIC
R GEN 929.3755451 RIC
Revolutionary War Records: Mecklenburg County Virginia
R GEN 929.3755645 MEC
Some Russell County, Virginia Records: Births and Deaths 1853 – 1866
R GEN 929.3755755 RUS
History of Bristol Parish
R GEN 929.375582 DIN
Upcoming Area Events:

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the Haggard Library - 2501 Coit Road, Plano:
Genealogy Databases - Why do they make it so hard? Learn how to navigate Ancestry and Family Search.  This program is FREE and open to adults.


Thursday, January 14, 2016 6:45 - 8:30 p.m. at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library - 101 East Hunt Street, McKinney:  The North Collin County Genealogical Society will host Ms. Deborah Kilgore.  Her topic will be the History of 109 Kentucky Street.  Just as genealogists use the census, ships manifests, tax records, and family documents to tell the story of the past  Deborah will tell the story of one of the oldest buildings on McKinney's downtown square, 109 Kentucky using maps and photographs to show how American and local history is reflected in a building.  This program is FREE and open to all.  You do not have to be a member of the Society to attend.