Sunday, June 13, 2010
Table of Contents - Spring 2010 Issue of American Ancestors Magazine
The Spring 2010 issue of American Ancestors magazine, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) (the magazine was formerly called New England Ancestors) came last week.
The Table of Contents includes:
page 19 - Genealogy Goes Primetime: Who Do You Think You Are? by D. Joshua Taylor
page 22 - Brooke Shields with Gary Boyd Roberts, by Gary Boyd Roberts
page 23 - NEHGS Goes to London: A Perspective on "Who Do You Think You Are? Live" in London, by Michael J. LeClerc.
page 24 - Researching in British Archives: Three Case Studies, by Michael J. LeClerc
page 28 - From Family Folklore to Fact: Proving a Scottish Immigrant's Royal Ancestry, by John L. Scherer
page 30 - A Family's Search for Its Irish Roots: The McDonald Family of County Monaghan and Brockton, Massachusetts, by Judith Lucey
page 33 - An Introduction to Welsh Research, by Carl Boyer, 3rd
page 35 - Zipporah Potter Atkins: The Only Seventeenth Century African Woman to Purchase Land in Boston, by Vivian R. Johnson
page 39 - An Adulterous Minister, his Raving-mad Neighbor, and a Hunchback Soldier: The Correspondence of John Cotton, Jr. (1640-1699), by Sheila McIntyre
page 44 - Zebulon Wade, Pirate or Privateer? by Richard H. Benson
page 46 - Genetics & Genealogy: DNA Resolves a Wilder Ancestral Mystery, by Donald F. Hansen and Michael F. Hansen
page 49 - Manuscripts at NEHGS: "Men of Industry, Sobriety and Integrity": John Quincy Adams Reflects on his Ancestry, by Thomas R. Wilcox, Jr.
page 51 - Diaries at NEHGS: Selections from the Diaries of Emily Wise, by Robert Shaw
page 53 - Tales From the Courthouse: A Brother's Vow: "To Git Her Free," by Diane Rapaport
page 55 - Foxus on New York: Migration Paths to and from Dutchess County, New York, 1683-1820, by Frank J. Doherty, Sr.
This issue also includes letters, NEHGS program announcements, Development Office information, Education programs and tours, The Online Genealogist answers to questions, and the Family Focus section (genealogy books In progress or recently published, family associations, and DNA studies).
The NEHGS Annual Report starts on page 64, and includes a financial report. NEHGS was profitable for the year ending 31 August 2009, even though investment income value was significantly decreased.