Wednesday, February 27, 2008

TOC for New England Ancestors - Winter 2008 issue

The Table of Contents for the Winter 2008 issue (Volume 9, Number 1) of New England Ancestors, the member's magazine published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, includes:


* New England Missionaries Abroad: The Allen and Wheeler Families in the Ottoman Empire by Jonathan Conant Page - page 21.

* Lucy Thurston, Missionary Wife by Betty Fallard-Leo - page 26

* Onward Christian Soldiers: Researching New England Missionary Ancestors by Rhonda R. McClure - page 29

* By Faith Alone by Bill Griffeth - page 32

* Zebina the Privateer: Pirate or Patriot? by Barbara Sears McRae - page 35

* "That Merciless Element": Introducing Perished in the Flames: Victims of Deadly Fires in New England Newspapers & Diaries 1675-1830 by Christopher Benedetto - page 38

* An Irish Family Story by Thomas R. Wilcox, Jr. - page 41


* Computer Genealogist: Google Books and Google Scholar by Michael J. Leclerc - page 43

* Computer Genealogist Spotlight: Immigration Source Online from Harvard University by Connie Reik - page 45

* Genetics & Genealogy: DNA Q&A by Curtis Rogers - page 46

* Manuscripts at NEHGS: Preserving a Family's Legacy: The Thaxter Parks Spencer Collection by Judith Lucey - page 49

* Diaries at NEHGS: The Diary of Martha Ann Kuhn by Robert Shaw - page 51

* Bible Records at NEHGS: The Jesse Ives Bible Record by Robert Shaw - page 55

* Tales From the Courthouse: Drinking with the Drummer by Diane Rapaport - page 57

There are some fascinating missionary tales in this issue, not to mention the Zebina the Privateer article.

I wish I lived in the Boston area. The list of programs at NEHGS is fantastic - more than one per week it seems. And maybe I would make more progress on my elusive New England ancestors!

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