Friday, March 20, 2009

Table of Contents - Everton's Genealogical Helper - January/February 2009

The Table of Contents of the January-February 2009 issue (Volume 63, Issue I) of Everton's Genealogical Helper includes:


page 10 - Musings and Gleanings from the World of History and Genealogy, by Richard Hooverson. Mr. Hooverson writes about Martin Luther King Day; Military Decorations and Insignia; an Ode to Oxen and Deere; Push-Button Telephones; Who Was Who When, and P.T. Barnum.

page 16 - Stories in Stone—Cemetery Iconology and Gravestone Interpretation; A Genealogy Research Tool, by Gaylord Cooper. Mr. Cooper writes about the interpretation of gravestone art.

page 20 - City Directories: A Treasure Chest of Information, by Patricia Dingwall Thompson. City Directories are loaded with genealogy. Patricia tells us where to find the data and how to use it.

page 24 - The Past in Motion, by Gregory Peduto. Gregory points out how to save your old movies and electronic data.

page 30 - Controlling Bias in Genealogy, by Robert Hennon. Our own biases have a distinct relationship to our ability to do successful genealogical research. The late Robert Hennon points out how to get around our natural inclinations.


page 7 - Editorial. Notes from the editor.

page 8 - Our Readers Write: Letters from our readers.

page 36 - French Research: France and Alsace—A Beginner's Guide — Glenn Lazarus

page 42 - Germanic Research: Using German Parish Records — Gail Blankenau

page 46 - Relatively Speaking:
* The Duffields — Craig Schulz
* Honey's Mishap — Kagan Hoffman
* A Visit to England — Ruth Knudson

page 52 - Ancestor Stories for the Soul: The Quest for John Summers — Peter Summers

page 56 - Breaking Through: The Man Who Would be Found — Nancy Ronning

page 60 - Society Highlight: Saving Elmwood Cemetery — Curtis Wolbert

page 62 - Beginner’s Corner: Military Records: Follow-Up & Trivia — Donna Potter Phillips

page 64 - The Next Generation: The Museum We Call A Cemetery — Starr Hailey Campbell

page 70 - News to Peruse: News briefs for genealogists.

page 76 - Computer Helper: CD-ROM Reviews— Leland K. Meitzler

page 87 - Net Family History
* The Best Scandinavian Sites on the Net — Jeffrey A. Bockman
* Build it and They Shall Come — William Norin
* Online Genealogy for Beginners and Pros on Dynastree — Christian Richtscheid

page 118 - On the Bookshelf: Description of new books for genealogists.

page 146 - Bureau of Missing Ancestors

page 152 - On the Horizon: Calendar of upcoming events.

page 162 - Marketplace: Classified advertisements.

page 170 - Surname Index: Entries indicate the first instance within an
article, entry, story, etc.

page 174 - Advertiser Index

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