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Summary: ... Contains fifty genealogical sketches of heads of households living in what are today Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 2012

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3744 WES

Henry, Marian S.

Summary: "This book paints a picture of the early settlers of the Genesee Country who were among the first wave of migrants moving westward after the Revolutionary War. Author Marian Henry begins with families enumerated in the 1790 Federal Census and links these first settlers of present-day Steuben County to their eastern origins -- usually New England, Pennsylvania, or New Jersey. The sketches cover...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3747 Henry

Coggeshall, Robert Walden

Summary: Given by the John Person Chapter, Colonial Dames of the 17th Century.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reprint Co. 1988

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 COGGESHALL Coggeshall

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Watson, Claude M. (Claude Meacham)

Summary: This is the first of what the author hopes to be a four-book series; each book based on one pair of his great-grandparents. Both Gervas Watson and Mary Fielding were natives of Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire, England. After Mary's death in 1845, Gervas emigrated with his five children first to Bruce Mines, Ontario, Canada, then to Whitewater Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Chapter 5 may...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Meacham Pub. 2003

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 WATSON Watson

Contents: Bk. 1. pt. 1. Hans Georg Huy and descendants: 17th and early 18th Century in Thurgau, Switzerland -- pt. 2. Abraham Huy/Huey -- Magdalene Gernand: early 18th Century Berks/late 18th Century Dauphin County settlers -- pt. 3. George Eckert Huy -- Corolyn Taylor: farewell to the East; a pioneer in Minneapolis -- pt. 4. Arthur S. Huey -- Hattie King: onward and upward in Chicago -- pt. 5. Arthur S....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: M. Huey 2001

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 HUEY Huey

Amidon, Ervan L. (Ervan Lloyd)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anundsen Pub. Co. 2007

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 PABST Amidon

Fisher, Edwin L. (Edwin Lewis)

Summary: William Fisher and Betsy Burnett established their family in a rural area of Salem, Washington County, New York starting in 1817. Almost twelve hundred descendants and their spouses have been identified and there are probably hundreds more who have not been found. The details of their migrations provides a fascinating story of one small part in the early development of our country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: E.L. Fisher 2006

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.2 FISHER Fisher

Canby, Henry Seidel

Summary: In 1683, at about the age of 15, Thomas Camby left Thorne in the West Riding of Yorkshire, England for America eventually settling in Abington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Jarvis and had nine children. When Sarah died he married Mary Oliver and had eight more children. Upon Mary's death, Thomas married Jane Preston. Descendants lived in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverside Press 1945

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: REF GEN 929.2 CANBY Canby

Smith, Jean Kennedy

Summary: The last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy presents an intimate portrait of her family's shared life that describes how her parents would encourage their children to discuss current events, forge a strong work ethic, and appreciate the sacrifices of their ancestors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 SMI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SMI

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KENNEDY SMI

Greene, Melissa Fay.

Summary: Dispatches from the new front lines of parenthood from two-time National Book Award finalist Melissa Fay Greene.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.734 GRE

Lindbergh, Reeve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 629.13 LIN

Summary: A 1940s Los Angeles detective hounds his monsignor brother about a pious pimp's tie to grisly murder.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TRU

Nanry, Gertrude Hiscock.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.H. Nanry 1987

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.2 NANRY FAMILY NAN

Lowell, Catherine

Summary: "A debut novel about the last remaining descendant of the Brontës who discovers that her recently deceased father has left her a treasure hunt that may lead to the long-rumored secret literary estate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LOW

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOW

Sidney, Margaret

Summary: Fatherless children, happy in spite of their impoverished condition, want to surprise their mother on her birthday. But how can they when they have no money?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SID

Conyers, Beverly.

Summary: Through compelling testimonials, along with the latest research and information on addiction and recovery, Conyers combines a personal and compassionate voice with one of authority. She takes a step even further revealing her own daughter's addiction and how she learned to lovingly detach herself and become more helpful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 2003

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Luxenberg, Steve.

Summary: Traces the author's surprise discovery that his late mother had a sister who was sent away under mysterious circumstances and never mentioned by the family again, his efforts to research his long-lost aunt's story and whereabouts, and his struggles to understand the secrecy of her existence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2009

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.875 LUX

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2 available in Adult, Call number: 306.875 LUX

Robertson, Kay

Summary: Outlines the roles of Duck Dynasty women, discussing the core values that make their relationships work and explaining how their spiritual beliefs shape family dynamics and have helped them work through various challenges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 ROB

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 791.45 Robertson 2014

Clements, Andrew

Summary: As letters flow back and forth--between the prairies of Illinois and the mountains of Afghanistan, across cultural and religious divides--sixth-grader Abby, ten-year-old Amira, and eleven-year-old Sadeed begin to speak and listen to each other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CLE

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC CLE

Cohen, Rich.

Summary: The bittersweet story of an American family and its patriarch, a short-order cook named Ben Eisenstadt who, in the years after World War II, invented the sugar packet and Sweet'N Low, converting his Brooklyn cafeteria into a factory and amassing the great fortune that would destroy his family. A strange comic farce of machinations and double dealings, it is also the story of immigrants, sugar,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 929.2 COH

Elston, Ashley

Summary: After using their family business to embezzle millions and drain the employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace, leaving Owen and his mother to deal with the fallout. When Owen and his mother receive increasingly frightening threats from someone out for revenge, he knows he must get to the bottom of what really happened.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC ELS

King, A. S. (Amy Sarig)

Summary: Five white teenage cousins who are struggling with the failures and racial ignorance of their dysfunctional parents and their wealthy grandparents, reunite for Easter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books for Young Readers 2019

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