Friday, May 2, 2008

"New England Ancestors" TOC - Spring 2008

The Spring 2008 issue (Volume 9, Number 2) of New England Ancestors, published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, arrived late last week. Here is the Table of Contents for the articles and columns:


* "A Genealogical Perspective on the Salem Witchcraft Trials" by Marilynne K. Roach - page 22.

* " 'The Spread of Lithobolia' adapted from The Devil of Great Island: Witchcraft and conflict in Early New England" by Emerson W. Baker - page 29

* "Excerpts from Pilgrims: New World Settlers & The Call of Home" by Susan Hardman Moore - page 31

* "Researching and Writing Pilgrims" by Susan Hardman Moore - page 34

* "Searching for Caleb M. Harrington" by Sara Harrington Clarkson - page 36

* "Of Brick Walls and Pack Rats: A Genealogical Mystery Solved by Harold Hunter Leach, Jr. -- page 38

* "Researching Deaf Members of the Family" by Amy Johnson Crow, CG - page 40

* "What Caused New England's 'Dark Day'?" by John Horrigan - page 42

* "Preserving New England Records: An Update" by Ralph J. Crandall - page 45


* Computer Genealogist: "Creating Your Own Forms for Free" by Rhonda R. Mcclure - page 48

* Genetics & Genealogy: "DNA Results Produce a Probable Ancestor for Ephraim Cox of Rowan County, North Carolina" by Kathleen Ackerman Van Demark, MD - page 50

* Manuscripts at NEHGS: "Lothrop Family Papers" by Timothy G.X. Salls - page 52

* Diaries at NEHGS: "Selected Excerpts from Richard Hazen's 'Coast of Maine' Journal, 1750" by Robert Shaw


The two case studies, the Dark Day article and the DNA column were really interesting to me.

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