Book List

These are the books in my personal library. There are two sections—general books and location specific books. I have all the books in categories to make it a little easier to navigate. Many of the books could have been put in more than one category but I didn't want to list them twice.

Updated: 22 March 2017

Book/CD List - General

Accreditation/Certification/Professional Genealogy
Clifford, Karen. Becoming an Accredited Genealogist Plus 100 Tips to Ensure Your Success. Orem, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998.

Genealogy Standards, 50th Anniversary Edition, Board for Certification of Genealogists. Nashville, Tenn.: Ancestry.com, 2014.

Jacobus, Donald Lines. Genealogy as a Pastime and Profession. 2nd edition. 1968. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown, editor. Professional Genealogy, A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers and Librarians. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2001.

Meyerink, Kory L., Tristan L. Tolman and Linda K. Gulbrandsen, editors. Becoming an Excellent Genealogist: Essays on Professional Research Skills. Salt Lake City: ICAPGen, 2012.

The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual. New York: Turner Publishing Company, 2000.

 

Brick Walls
Rising, Marsha Hoffman. The Family Tree Problem Solver, Tried and True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors. Revised edition. Cincinnati: Family Tree Books, 2011.

 

Cemetery Records
Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo. Your Guide to Cemetery Research. Cincinnati: Betterway Books, 2002.

 

Census Records
Fulton, Lindsey. "The Portable Genealogist: Using the Federal Census: 1790-1840." Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.

Fulton, Lindsey. "The Portable Genealogist: Using the Federal Census: 1850-1940." Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.

Hinckley, Kathleen W. Your Guide to the Federal Census. Cincinnati: Betterway Books, 2002.

 

Citing Sources
Jones, Thomas W. “Seeing the Forest AND the Trees (and Their Leaves): Mastering the Craft of Genealogical Documentation.” CD-ROM. Boston: Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Chapter, 2012.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown. "QuickSheet: Citing Online Historical Resources, Evidence Style." Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2007.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Evidence! Citation and Analysis for the Family Historian. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown. Evidence Explained, Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace. 3rd edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2015. [I have all 3 editions]

The Chicago Manual of Style. 16th Ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2010.

 

Courthouse Records
Rose, Christine. Courthouse Research for Family Historians, Your Guide to Genealogical Treasure. San Jose, Calif.: CR Publications, 2004.

 

DNA
Aulicino, Emily D. Genetic Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond. Bloomington, Ind.: AuthorHouse, 2014.

Bettinger, Blaine T. The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy. Cincinnati: Family Tree Books, 2016.

Bettinger, Blaine T. and Debbie Parker Wayne. Genetic Genealogy in Practice. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2016.

Griffith, Bill. The Stranger in My Genes. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2016.

Hill, Richard. Finding Family, My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA. N.p.: privately published, 2012.

 

English/Writing Helps
Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo. Tell it Short: A Guide to Writing Your Family History in Brief. Salt Lake City: Scattered Leaves Press, 2016.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo. You Can Write Your Family History. 2003. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.

Chapman, James A. Handbook of Grammar and Composition. Third edition. Pensacola, Fla.: ABeka Book, 1996.

Finley, Carmen J. Creating a Winning Family History. Revised edition. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2010.

Hatcher, Patricia Law. Producing a Quality Family History. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 1996.

Jones, Thomas W. "Course 4 - Writing and Publishing for Genealogists." Syllabus. Birmingham: Samford University, 2014.

Jones, Thomas W. “Writing Genealogy as it Relates to the Above Topic [Correlating Sources, Information and Evidence to Solve Genealogical Problems]” DVD. Boston: Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Chapter, 2010.

Powell, Elissa. Baker’s Dozen Steps to Writing Research Reports. CD-ROM. St. Louis, Mo.: Jamb-Inc., 2013.

Rod and Staff English Handbook. Crockett, Ky.: Rod and Staff Publishers, 1983.

Ross-Larson, Bruce. Edit Yourself: A Manual for Everyone Who Works With Words. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1996.

Sebranek, Patrick, Dave Kemper and Verne Meyer. The Write Source. N.p.: D. C. Heath and Company, 1987.

Scott, Dewitt H. Secrets of Successful Writing: Inside Tips From a Writing Expert. 1989. Reprint, N.p.: Christian Light Publications, 1998.

Sistrunk, William Jr. and E. B. White. The Elements of Style. Fourth edition. New York: Longman, 2000.

Stratton, Penelope. "The Portable Genealogist: Building a Genealogical Sketch." Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013.

Stratton, Penelope. "The Portable Genealogist: Editorial Style Sheet." Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014.

Stratton, Penelope L. and Henry B. Hoff. Guide to Genealogical Writing: How to Write and Publish Your Family History. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014.

Urdang, Laurence, editor. The Synonym Finder. Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, 1978.

Walsh, J. Martyn and Anna Kathleen Walsh. Plain English Handbook. Ninth edition. Columbus, Ohio: SRA/McGraw-Hill, 1987.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary. Fourth edition. Foster City, Calif.: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2001.

 

Female Ancestors
Schaefer, Christina K. The Hidden Half of the Family: A Sourcebook for Women’s Genealogy. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

 

Forensic Genealogy
Fitzpatrick, Colleen. Forensic Genealogy. Fountain Valley, Calif: Rice Book Press, 2005.

"Kwik Tips: Back Imprints – Carte de visite, Front Imprints – Cabinet Cards" [side 1], "Back Imprints – Cabinet Cards" [side 2]. N.p.: PhotoTree.com, 2013.

"Kwik Tips: Carte de Visite (CDV)" [side 1], "Cabinet Card" [side 2]. N.p.: PhotoTree.com, 2013.

"Kwik Tips: Daguerreotype & Ambrotype" [side 1], "Tintype" [side 2]. N.p.: PhotoTree.com, 2013.

"Kwik Tips: Real Picture Postcards (RPPC). N.p.: PhotoTree.com, 2013.

 

Fun Books
Rapaport, Diane. The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England. Carlisle, Mass.: Applewood Books, 2007.

Smolenyak, Megan. Hey, America, Your Roots are Showing. New York: Citadel Press, 2012.

Smolenyak, Megan. Who Do You Think You Are? New York: Penguin Group, 2010.

 

General Reference
Eales, Anne Bruner and Robert M. Kvasnicka, editors. Genealogical Research in the National Archives of the United States. Third edition. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2000.

Eichholz, Alice, editor. RedBook, American State, County, and Town Sources. Third edition. Provo, Utah: 2004.

Meyerink, Kory L., editor. Printed Sources, A Guide to Published Genealogical Records. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 1998.

The Handybook for Genealogists. Tenth edition. Draper, Utah: Everton Publishers, 2002.

Szuc, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, editors. The Source: A Guidebook to American Genealogy. Third edition. Provo, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, 2006.

 

German Research
Bahlow, Hans, translated and revised by Edda Gentry. Dictionary of German Names. Second edition. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

Bentz, Edna M. If I Can You Can Decipher Germanic Records. San Diego, Calif.: Edna M. Bentz, 2001.

Beidler, James M. German: Chronological Considerations. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2014.

Gläntzer, Christina. Hundert Jahre im Leben Einer Familie, Die Familie Gläntzer. Bielefeld, Germany: Christina Gläntzer, n.d.

Langenscheidt’s New College German Dictionary. Revised edition. New York: Langenscheidt,1995.

Meyerink, Kory and Kenneth Lee Smith. German: Church Records. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2003.

Meyerink, Kory. German: Civil Registration. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2005.

Meyerink, Kory. German: Emigration Records. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2004.

Meyerink, Kory. German: Introduction to Research for North Americans. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2002.

Meyerink, Kory. German: Locating Places in Germany. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2009.

Meyerink, Kory. German: Reading the Records. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2003.

Meyerink, Kory. German: Records Repositories. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2004.

Meyerink, Kory. German: The Language. N.p.: National Institute for Genealogical Studies, 2002.

Minert, Roger P. Deciphering Handwriting in German Documents. 2nd edition. Provo, Utah: GRT Publications, 2013.

Minert, Roger P. Spelling Variations in German Names: Solving Family History Problems Through Applications of German and English Phonetics. Provo, Utah: GRT Publications, 2000.

Reimer, Shirley J., et al. The German Research Companion. 3rd edition. Sacramento, Calif.: Lorelei Press, 2010.

Smith, Kenneth L. German Names – A Practical Guide. Morgantown, Pa.: Mastof Press, 2007.

Strutz, Henry. 501 German Verbs. 3rd edition. Alfred, N.Y.: Barron’s, 1998.

Süß, Harold. Deutsche Screibschrift, Lesen und Schreiben Lernen. München, Germany: Augutus Verlag, 2000.

Thode, Ernest. German-English Genealogical Dictionary. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Urban, Thomas. Deutsche in Polen, Geschichte und Gegenwart einer Minderheirt. München, Germany: C. H. Beck, 2000.

Verdenhalven, Fritz. Die Deutsche Schrift-The German Script. Neustadt, Germany: Verlag Degener & Co., 1994.

 

House Histories
Barrett, Nick. Tracing the History of Your House: The Building, the People, the Past. Second edition. Surrey, UK: The National Archives, 2006.

Brooks, Pamela. How to Research Your Home: Every Home Tells a Story… Begbroke, UK: Spring Hill House, 2007.

Green, Betsy J. Discovering the History of Your House and Your Neighborhood. Santa Monica, Calif.: Santa Monica Press, 2002.

Light, Sally. House Histories: A Guide to Tracing the Genealogy of Your Home. Spencertown, N.Y.: Golden Hill Press, 1995.

 

Handwriting
Sperry, Kip. Reading Early American Handwriting. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1998.

 

Land Records
Hone, E. Wade. Land and Property Research in the United States. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 1997.

 

Legal Genealogy
Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo. Guide to Copyright & Contracts, A Primer for Genealogists, Writers & Researchers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005.

Freilich, Kay Haviland and William B. Freilich. Genealogy and the Law, A Guide to Legal Sources for the Family Historian. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2014.

 

Lineage Societies
Fulton, Lindsey. "The Portable Genealogist: Applying to Lineage Societies." Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014.

 

Migration
Bockstruck, Lloyd de Witt. American Settlements and Migrations: A Primer for Genealogists and Family Historians. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2017.

Dollarhide, William. Map Guide to American Migration Routes, 1735-1815. Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 2000.

 

Methodology
"American Genealogy Home Study Course" [CD One]. CD-ROM. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2009.

"American Genealogy Home Study Course" [CD Two]. CD-ROM. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2007

"American Genealogy Home Study Course" [CD Three]. CD-ROM. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2009.

Anderson, Robert Charles. Elements of Genealogical Analysis. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014.

Dollarhide, William. Managing a Genealogical Project, A Complete Manual for the Management and Organization of Genealogical Materials. Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

Greenwood, Val D. The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy. Third edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2000.

Jones, Thomas W. “Correlating Sources, Information and Evidence to Solve Genealogical Problems.” DVD. Boston: Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Chapter, 2010.

Jones,Thomas W. Mastering Genealogical Proof. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2013.

McDowell, Vera. “When Your Ox is in the Ditch” Genealogical How-to Letters. Augusta, Ga.: Augusta Genealogical Society, 1992.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown. “Information Overload? Effective Project Planning, Research, Data Management and Analysis” Lecture T-241. National Genealogical Society Annual Conference: Las Vegas, 2013. Audio CD. St. Louis, MO: Jamb-Inc., 2013.

Morgan, George G. and Drew Smith. Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2014.

Rose, Christine. Genealogical Proof Standard, Building a Solid Case. San Jose, Calif.: CR Publications, 2005.

Rubicam, Milton, editor. Genealogical Research: Methods and Sources. Volume I. Revised edition. New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1980.

Rubicam, Milton, editor. Genealogical Research: Methods and Sources. Volume II. Revised edition. New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1983.

Rubincam, Milton. Pitfalls in Genealogical Research. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1987.

Slawson, Mary H. Getting It Right, The Definitive Guide to Recording Family History Accurately. Ann Arbor, Mich: Malloy Lithographing Incorporated, 2002.

Stevenson, Noel C. Genealogical Evidence, A Guide to the Standard of Proof Relating to Pedigrees, Ancestry, Heirship and Family History. Revised edition. Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, 1989.

 

Military
Johnson, Richard S. and Debra Johnson Knox. How to Locate Anyone Who Is or Has Been in the Military. Eighth edition. Spartanburg, S.C.: MIE Publishing, 1999.

Neagles, James C. U.S. Military Records: A Guide to Federal & State Sources, Colonial America to the Present. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1998.

Rose, Christine. Military Bounty Land 1776-1855. San Jose, Calif.: CR Publications, 2011.

 

Numbering Systems
Curran, Joan Ferris, Madilyn Coen Crane and John H. Wray. Numbering Your Genealogy: Basic Systems, Complex Families and International Kin. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2008.

 

Organization
McClure, Rhonda R. "The Portable Genealogist: Organizing Your Research." Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013.

Smith, Drew. Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher. Cincinnati: Family Tree Books, 2016.

 

Online Guides
Hait, Michael. "Online State Resources for Genealogy." 2012. PDF download. Hait Family Research. http://haitfamilyresearch.com.

Gormley, Myra Vanderpoole and Tana Pedersen Lord. The Official Guide to Rootsweb.com. Provo, Utah: Ancestry Publishing, 2007.

Morgan, George G. The Official Guide to Ancestry.com. Provo, Utah: Ancestry Incorporated, 2007.

 

Newspapers
Breland, Claudia. Searching for Your Ancestors in Historic Newspapers. Gig Harbor, Wash.: Claudia Breland, 2014.

 

Probate Records
Shammas, Carole, Marylynn Salmon and Michel Dahlin. Inheritance in America From Colonial Times to the Present. 1987. Reprint, Galveston, Tex.: Frontier Press, 1997.

 

Software Guides
Alexander, Michael and Dick Kusleika. Access 2016 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource. Indianapolis: John Wiley and Sons, 2016.

Diamond, Stephanie. Dragon NaturallySpeaking for Dummies. Fourth Edition. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley and Sons, 2015.

Fuller, Laurie Ulrich and Ken Cook. Microsoft Access 2016 for Dummies. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley and Sons, 2016.

Hernandez, Gwen. Scrivener for Dummies. West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Rasmussen, Geoffrey D. Legacy Family Tree – Unlocked! Middleton, ID: Geoff Rasmussen, 2013.

Scott, Kerry. How to Use Evernote for Genealogy: A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize Your Research and Boost Your Genealogy Productivity. Cincinnati: Family Tree Books, 2015.

Rasmussen, Geoffrey D. Legacy Family Tree - Unlocked! Techniques, Tips and Step-by-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy. Middleton, Idaho: Geoffrey D. Rasmussen, 2013.

Rasmussen, Geoffrey D. Legacy Family Tree Version 9 Unlocked! Techniques, Tips and Step-by-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy. Middleton, Idaho: Geoffrey D. Rasmussen, 2016.

Thompson, Edward A. "Evidential Quickstart Guide." Matthews, N.C.: Evidentia Software, 2016.

Thompson, Edward A. The Evidentia Companion. Matthews, N.C.: Evidentia Software, 2016.

 

Surname Studies:
Bockstruck, Lloyd de Witt. The Name IS the Game: Onomatology and the Genealogist. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2013.

Guild of One-Name Studies: Members Handbook. London: Guild of One-Name Studies, 2011.

Kennett, Debbie. The Surnames Handbook. Stroud, England: The History Press, 2012.

Reaney, P. H. and R. M. Wilson. Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Seven Pillars of Wisdom: The Art of One-Name Studies. London: Guild of One-Name Studies, 2012.

Smith, Elsdon C. New Dictionary of American Family Names. New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, 1988.

 

Tax Records
Darrow, Carol Cooke and Susan Winchester. The Genealogist's Guide to Researching Tax Records. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2007.

 

Terminology
Drake, Paul. More What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms Old and New. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2006.

Drake, Paul. What Did They Mean By That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms Old and New. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2000.

Evans, Barbara Jean. A to Zax, A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists & Historians. Third edition. Midlothian, Va.: Hearthside Press, 1995.

Harris, Maurine and Glen Harris. Ancestry’s Concise Genealogical Dictionary. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing,1989.

Jerger, Jeanette L. A Medical Miscellany for Genealogists. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2006.

Rose, Christine. Nicknames Past and Present. Fourth edition. San Jose, Calif.: Rose Family Association, 2002.

 

Books – Location Specific

Southern States – General
Potter, Dorothy Williams. Passports of Southeastern Pioneers 1770-1823, Indian, Spanish and Other Land Passports for Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Mississippi, Virginia, North and South Carolina. 1982. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1990.

 

Alabama – Marshall County
Benoit, Julia Ann Crum. The Millers of Sand Mountain and Allied Families. Fernandina Beach, FL: Wolfe Publishing, 1995.

Nation, Nell Hudgins. The Hudgins Family, Our Elusive Past, From Richard and Isabell Bailey 1770 Scotland to the Present. N.p.: Nell Hudgens Nation, n.d. [genealogy starts in Scotland and progresses to Marshall County]

 

Georgia – General
Bryan, Mary G. Passports Issued by Governors of Georgia, 1785 to 1809. 1959. Reprint, Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 1984.

Bryan, Mary G. Passports Issued by Governors of Georgia, 1810 to 1820. 1965. Reprint, Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2001.

Davis, Robert S. and Ted O. Brooke. Georgia Research: A Handbook for Genealogists, Historians, Archivists, Lawyers, Librarians, and Other Researchers. Second edition. Atlanta: Georgia Genealogical Society, 2012.

Geiger, Linda Woodward and Paul K. Graham. NGS Research in the States Series – Georgia. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2011.

Graham, Paul K. Atlas of East and Coastal Georgia Watercourses and Militia Districts. Decatur, Ga: The Genealogy Company, 2010.

Graham, Paul K. Georgia Courthouse Disasters. Decatur, Ga: The Genealogy Company, 2013.

Maddox, Joseph T. and Mary Carter, compilers. 37,000 Early Georgia Marriages. Albany, Ga.: Georgia Pioneers, 1975.

Maddox, Joseph T. and Mary Carter, compilers. 40,000 Early Georgia Marriages. Albany, Ga.: Georgia Pioneers, 1976.

 

Georgia - Baldwin County
Graham, Paul K. Admission Register of Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, Georgia, 1842-1861. Decatur, Ga: The Genealogy Company, 2011.

 

Georgia – Columbia County
Blackard, William Clarence and Jean Blackard, compilers. Sacred to the Memory of - Cemeteries and Burial Sites of Columbia County, Georgia. Augusta, Ga.: History Communications Associates, 2005.

Braswell, Marjorie Abbott, compiler. Cemetery Records of Columbia County, Georgia. Augusta, Ga: Marjorie Abbott Braswell, 1998.

Butler, David Alan. Columbia County Gray, Burial Locations for Confederate Soldiers in Columbia County, Georgia (Including McDuffie County). Martinez, Ga: Rough and Ready Publishing, 2007.

Century of Columbia County, Georgia Wills 1790-1890. Albany, Ga: Georgia Pioneers, n.d.

Columbia County, Georgia Early Marriage Records. Albany, Ga: Georgia Pioneers, n.d.

Kelley, Janette S., compiler. Our Heritage, Personalities 1754-1983, Columbia County, Georgia. Thomson, Ga: Luckey Printing, n.d.

Smith, Gerald. “To Seek A Newer World” A History of Columbia, County, Georgia. Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Southern Heritage Press, 2001.

 

Georgia – Lincoln County
Bunch, Sue Dunaway and Larry Raymond Butler, compilers. Lincoln County Cemeteries. Lincolnton, Ga: Lincoln County Public Library, n.d.

Davis, Robert S. Jr. and James E. Dorsey, compilers. Lincoln County Genealogy and History. Swainsboro, Ga: Magnolia Press, 1987.

Perryman, Clinton J. History of Lincoln County, Georgia. 1933. Reprint, Milledgeville, Ga: Boyd Publishing Company, 1999.

Turner, Janice Butler and Larry Raymond Butler, compilers. The Marriages of Lincoln County, Georgia 1806-1955. No place: Turner and Butler, n.d.

 

Georgia – Madison County
Madison County Heritage Foundation. Madison County Cemetery Book: A Survey of all Known Cemeteries in Madison County, Georgia. Danielsville, Ga: Madison County Heritage Foundation, 1986.

 

Georgia – McDuffie County
Baker, Pearl. A Handbook of History, McDuffie County, Georgia 1870-1870. Thomson, Ga: Progress News Publishing, n.d.

Baker, Pearl. The Story of Wrightsboro 1768-1964. Reprint, Thomson, Ga: Wrightsboro Restoration Foundation, 1993.

Davis, Robert Scott, Jr., compiler. Quaker Records in Georgia: Wrightsbrough 1772-1793, Friendsborough 1776-1777. Roswell, Ga: WH Wolfe Associates, 1986.

Holley, Thomas Earl, compiler. Company K, Hamilton Rangers, Forty-Eighth Georgia Infantry Regiment, Major General Ambrose Wright’s Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, The Officers, The Battles and a Genealogy of its Soldiers. Thomson, Ga: Thomas Earl Holley, 2007.

Holley, Thomas Earl, compiler. Company F, Thomson Guards, Tenth Regiment Georgia Volunteers, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, The Officers, The Battles and a Genealogy of its Soldiers. Ferdnandina Beach, Fla: Wolfe Publishing, 2000.

Holley, Thomas Earl, compiler. Company K, Ramsey Volunteers, The Sixteenth Georgia Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia, Confederate States of America, The Officers, The Battles and a Genealogy of its Soldiers. Ferdnandina Beach, Fla: Wolfe Publishing, 1995.

McCommons, Mrs. W. C. and Clara Stovall, compilers. History of McDuffie County, Georgia. 1932. Reprint, Milledgeville, Ga: Boyd Publishing Company, 2002.

Taylor, A.J. A History of Dearing, McDuffie County, Georgia from 1850-1904. 1929. Reprint, Dearing, Ga: Robert Printup Publisher, 1998.

 

Georgia – Oglethorpe County
McRee, Fred W. Jr., compiler. Oglethorpe County, Georgia Newspaper Extracts, The Oglethorpe Echo 1895-1899. Dahlonega, Ga: Fred W. McRee, Jr., 2010.

Warren, Mary B. 1800 Census of Oglethorpe County, Georgia. Danielsville, Ga: Heritage Papers, 1965.

 

Georgia – Richmond County
Goodwin, William Allen. The Goodwins and Allied Families. Revised Edition. N.p.: William Allen Goodwin, 2000.

 

Georgia – Wilkinson County
Maddox, Joseph T. Wilkinson County, Georgia Historical Collection. N.p.: Joseph T. Maddox, 1973.

 

Mississippi – General
Hendrix, Mary Louise Flowers, compiler. Mississippi Court Records from the Files of the High Court of Errors and Appeals 1799-1859. Reprint, Greenville, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1999.

Rowland, Dunbar. Mississippi in the War of 1812. 1921. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005.

Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Miscellaneous Records of Southeast Mississippi Book 1. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1988.

Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Miscellaneous Records of Southeast Mississippi Book 2. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1989.

Wiltshire, Betty C., compiler. Register of Choctaw Emigrants to the West 1831 and 1832. Carrollton, Miss.: Pioneer Publishing, 1993.

 

Mississippi – Forrest County
Forrest Co., Mississippi Tombstone Inscriptions (Western Part of old Perry Co. Miss.). Hattiesburg, Miss: South Mississippi Genealogical Society, 1986.

Strickland, Jean and Patricia N. Edwards, compilers. Forrest County, Mississippi W.P.A. Manuscript, A Pre-1940 History of the Hattiesburg Area. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1999.

 

Mississippi – Greene County
Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Records of Greene County, Mississippi, Volume 1, 1812-1820 Tax Rolls, 1816 Territorial Census. Reprinted, Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1990.

Strickland, Jean and Patricia N. Edwards, compilers. Who Lived Where, Greene County, Mississippi, Book of Original Entry. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1989.

Strickland, Jean and Patricia N. Edwards, compilers. Who Married Whom, Greene County, Mississippi. Revised Edition. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1997.

 

Mississippi – Hinds County
Landin, Mary Collins, compiler. The Old Cemeteries of Hinds County, Mississippi, From 1811 to the Present. Utica, Miss: Hinds History Books, 1988.

 

Mississippi – Jackson County
Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society, editor. Cemeteries of Jackson County, Mississippi. Quitman, Miss.: Specialty Publishing and Printing, 2008.

 

Mississippi – Lamar County
Bullock, Elaine and Stanley W. Arnold, Jr., compilers. The Complete Book of Lamar County, Mississippi Cemeteries. North Little Rock, Ark., Bullock and Arnold, 1992.

Griffith, Frances Williams. True Life of Will Purvis. 1935. Reprint, Purvis, Miss.: Lamar County Historical Society, 1989.

Lamar County Historical Society, editor. Lamar County, Mississippi History and Families. Paducah, Ky.: Turner Publishing Company, 1999.

Lamar County Historical Society, editor. The Purvis Tornado, April 24, 1908. Hattiesburg, Miss.: Impact Printing & Design, 2004.

Slade, Leonard L., compiler. Lamar County Heritage. Baltimore: Gateway Press, 1978.

 

Mississippi – Lawrence County
Lawrence County Historical Society, editor. Cemetery Records of Lawrence County, Mississippi 1810-1988. Monicello, Miss.: Lawrence County Historical Society, 1989.

 

Mississippi – Marion County
Arnold, Stanley W. and Louise Anderson, compilers. Marion County, Mississippi Cemeteries. North Little Rock Ark.; Stanley and Anderson. 1988.

Soper, Clarise and Myrna Lazenby, compilers. Abstracts of Marion County, Mississippi 2ndDistrict Marriage Records (held in Lamar County, MS). Carrolton, Miss: Pioneer Publishing Company, 2001.

Williams, E. Russ, compiler. Marion County, Mississippi Miscellaneous Records. Reprint, Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, 2002.

 

Mississippi – Perry County
McSwain, Robert J. Jr., compiler. Descendants of Early Settlers of Perry County, Mississippi. Carrollton, Miss: Pioneer Publishing Company, 2006.

McSwain, Robert J. Jr. and Allison R. McSwain, compilers. Early Perry County, Mississippi Newspapers (Births, Deaths, and Marriages). N.p.; McSwain and McSwain, 2017.

Pitts, J. R. S. Life and Confession of the Noted Outlaw James Copeland. 1857. Reprint, Jackson, Miss:, University Press of Mississippi, 2008.

Roman, Richard S., compiler. Civil War Soldiers of Perry County, Mississippi (Includes Forrest County). Second edition. Hattiesburg, Miss: Richard S. Roman, 2003.

Roman, Richard S., compiler. Educable Children of Perry County1850-1900. Hattiesburg, Miss: Richard S. Roman, 2004.

Simmons, Howard and John E. Simmons. “The Family Simmons Living in Perry and Forrest County, Mississippi on Leaf River and Black Creek Early 1800s Thru 1995.” unpublished manuscript, 1995.

Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Records of Perry County, Mississippi, Volume One, 1820-1830 Tax Rolls, 1822-1823 Birth & Death Index. 1979. Reprint, Pascagoula, Miss: Strickland and Strickland, 1989.

Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Records of Perry County, Mississippi, Volume Two, 1831-1840 Tax Rolls. Pascagoula, Miss: Strickland and Strickland, 1979.

Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Records of Perry County, Mississippi, Volume Three, Cemetery Records. 1980. Reprint, Moss Point, Miss: Strickland and Strickland, 1986.

Strickland, Ben and Jean Strickland, compilers. Records of Perry County, Mississippi, Volume Four, 1841-1847 Tax Rolls 1845 & 1853 State Census. 1982. Reprint, Pascagoula, Miss: Strickland and Strickland, 1990.

Strickland, Jean and Patricia N. Edwards, compilers. Perry County, Mississippi W.P.A. Manuscripts, Newspaper Items. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1997.

Strickland, Jean and Patricia N. Edwards, compilers. Who Lived Where, Perry County, Mississippi, Book of Original Entry. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1992.

Strickland, Jean and Patricia N. Edwards, compilers. Who Married Whom, Perry County, Mississippi. 1985. Revised edition. Ashdown, Ark: Jody Strickland, 1996.

 

North Carolina – General
Haines, Jeffrey. NGS Research in the States Series – North Carolina. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2008.

 

North Carolina – Duplin County
Murphy, William L. Genealogical Abstracts Duplin County Wills 1730-1860. 1982. Reprint, Rose Hill, N.C.: Duplin County Historical Society, 1982.

 

North Carolina – Robeson County
Guy, Mary. “Jacob and Obedience Perry, A Brief History of Ten Generation 1788-present.” unpublished manuscript, 2004. [genealogy starts in Robeson County]

 

South Carolina – General
Bailey, Harris Jr., et al. Our Ancestors, Our Stories. Suwanee, GA: The Write Image, 2014.

Gilmore, Janis Walker. NGS Research in the States Series – South Carolina. Arlington, Va: National Genealogical Society, 2011.

 

South Carolina – Edgefield County
Bailey, Harris Jr. et al. Our Ancestors, Our Stories. Suwanee, Ga.: The Write Image, 2014.

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, editor. Edgefield County, SC Cemeteries, Volume IV. Edgefield, S.C.: Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, 2001.

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, editor. Edgefield County, SC Family Cemeteries & Death Notices from the SC Baptist Newspaper. Edgefield, S.C.: Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, 2003.

 

Maryland - St. Mary's County

Beitzell, Edwin W. Point Lookout Prison Camp for Confederates. Leonardtown, Md.: St. Mary's County Historical Society, 2007.

 

New England

Torrey, Clarence Almon, compiler. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. 3 volumes. Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 2011.

 

Tennessee – Carter County
Laughlin, Jennifer Bauer. Roan Mountain, A Passage of Time. Second edition. Johnson City, Tenn.: The Overmountain Press, 1999.

 

Virginia – General
Grundset, Eric G. NGS Research in the States Series – Virginia. Third edition. Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2014.

 

Virginia – Augusta County
Johnson, Patricia Givens. James Patton and the Appalachian Colonists. Third revised edition. Charlotte, N.C.: Jostens, 1983.