Category: New Magazines


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for the week of November 23

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine) Nov/Dec 2015, Vol. 1, No. 5

* "Genealogical Tourism in Calabria: Going Back in Time"Joe Grandinetti recounts his first trip back to his Italian ancestral homeland and the discoveries he made

* "Genealogy and the Law" Judy G. Russell looks at the differences between civil law and common law

* "Who Was Alfred Betts" Richard H. Goms Jr. searches for clues to help solve a mystery involving a mid-19th century ancestor and a strange agreement between neighbors

* "DNA & Genealogy" DNA Matches: Diahan Southard offers 3 tips to improve your relationships

* "Cholera in Wisconsin, 1849-1851" Based on an original manuscript by Virginia M. Johnson Wilcx, and edited and re-written by Jean M. Wilcox Hibben

* "Don't Give Up on Ghosts" Sue Lisk offers five ways to bring your family history writing to life

* "Reconstruction World War II Service for the US Navy and the US coast Guard" All the records burned? Are you sure? Jennifer Holik explains how to navigate and piece together World War II Navy and coast Guard Service

* "Advice from the Pros" Jana Sloan Broglin looks at two major formats for publishing your family history

* "Real Photo Postcards: 'Selfies' of Another Era" George Matheson examines an early form of the 'Selfie', popular long before the advent of the Intrenet and social networking

* "Genealogy Tourism" Genealogy in the sunshine: British genealogy in Portugal

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Families: Ontario Genealogical Society, November 2015, Volume 54, Number 4

* "The Disguised Origin of George R. Young" by Stephen Young

* "Finding André in Ontario & Quebec" by Steve Marshall

* "Simcoe County's House of Industry and Refuge" by Nancy Leveque

* "The 400 Year Odyssey of a Suffolk Bible" by Ralph W. Manning

* "Fabric Dyeing and Pioneer Dyestuffs of Necessity" by George A. Neville

* "How Do You Prove an Official Document Wrong"" by Fraser Dunford

* "The Forgotten History of the Chinese in Canada" by Gin
Wei Wong

Note: issue contains the newsletter NewsLeaf The Ontario Genealogical Society, Vol. 45, No. 4 Supplement to Families 2015 Nov.

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Alberta History, Autumn 2015, Volume 63, Number 4

* "The World of Joshua Pilcher: An American Fur Trader in Jasper" by Daniel Kyba

* "The Hutterites Come to Alberta" by Simon M Evans & Peter Peller

* "Among the Foothills and Rockies in 1885" by Arthur P. Coleman

Note: issue contains the newsletter of the Historical Society of Alberta History Now, No. 4, October 2015


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for the week of November 2, 2015

Family Tree Magazine
October/November 2015,
Volume 16, Issue 6

"Making Matches" by Diahan Douthard.
Can't puzzle out how you're related to your autosomal DNA matches? Learn two approaches to analyze your match list and find where those genetic pieces fit.

"More Than Meets the Eye" by Kerry Scott.
Evernote is best known for its note-taking tools, but there's much more in its arsenal. Become a power user with six ways to leverage Evernote for your genealogy research.

"Analyze This!" by Michael Hait.
Conflicting records? Common names? A dozen versions of a surname? See how analyzing your genealogical sources can help you conquer these family history conundrums.

"Welcome to Welsh Roots" by Rick Crume.
Discover the best resources for researching your Cymreig ancestors.

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly
September 2015,
Volume 103, No. 3

"No Name, No Number: George Holms's Orphans of Washington and Jefferson Counties, Georgia" by Sara Anne Scribner, CG

"James Wesley Mooney of Will county, Illinois: Business Records Reveal His New York Family" by Sue Hahney Kratsch

"One George Deane or More? Determining an Identity Spanning Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri, but not Wisconsin" by Darcie Hind Posz, CG

"Associations Re-establish Family Links: The Youngs' Serial Migration from Virginia through Kentucky and Missouri to California" by Shirley Langdon Wilcox, CG

Note: These magazines can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazine for the week of October 5, 2015

Folklore, Summer 2015, Vol. 36, Number 3

* "The Jewish Colonies of Saskatchewan" by Joyce Becker Lee.

* "Mission Lake Boyhood" by Bill Temple.

* "100 Years Later Farmers Still Use Sintaluta Legacy" by Laura Larson.

* "A Basket of Blueberries" by Lois Borland Lee.

Note: This issue can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for the week of September 8

Relatively Speaking: The Alberta Genealogical Society Quarterly Journal Volume 43, Number 3, August 2015

* "Step Away from the Computer: Using archives, academic libraries and museums for your research" by Gena Philibret-Ortega.

* "Being a Child Wasn't All Fun and Games" by Belinda Crowson.

* "The Forgotten History of the Chinese in Canada" by Ging Wei Wong.

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Saskatchewan Genealogical Society Bulletin Volume 46, Number 2, August 2015

* "Researching Your Ancestors in England and Wales in the Digital Age" by Rae W. Chamberlain.

* "Early English Manor Rolls Go Online" by Mary Person information taken from the Harvard Law School Blog.

* "Serious Therapy" by Tammy Tipler-Priolo.

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Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), September/October 2015, Volume 1, Number 4

* "Between the Headlines: Sensational Snippets and Scoops (Tips for Newspaper Research)" by Sue Lisk.

* "Dissecting Death Notices for New Clues" by George G. Morgan.

* "Interviewing the Elderly" by Brenda Ervin.

* "Native American Research: Breaking Down Brick Walls" by Stuart Doyle.

* "Reconstructing World War II Service Records" by Jennifer Holik.

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NGS Magazine for Generations Past, Present, and Future), Volume 41, Number 3, July-September 2015

* "Biblical breakthrough! How I came to love the NGS online Bible collection" by Diane Florence Gravel.

* "Why would mom keep that cracked tea cup?" by Jennifer M. Alford.

* "Going underground: Mining industry records" by Jen Baldwin.

* "Introduction to research in Latin America" by Debbie Gurtler.

* "Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933".

* "Why is my cousin not on my DNA match list?" by Debbie Parker Wayne.

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Saskatchewan History), Volume 67, Number 1, Spring/Summer 2015

* "'Old Sol's Glory Path' - A Life of Photographer Peter McKenzie" by Brock Silversides.

* "Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery: An Archaeological Approach to Cemetery Management" by Mike A. Markowski, Kara Wolfe, and Troy Zimmer.

* "Centre of Conflict: Mistrust and Turmoil in Creating the Diefenbaker Canada Centre" by Craig Greenham.

* "A.W.Davey: Artist and Visual Historian" by Verna Gallén.

Note: These magazines can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for the week of August 17, 2015

Family Tree Magazine September 2015, Volume 16, Issue 5

* "Sweet 16" by David A. Fryxell. Discover the 101 genealogy websites that take the cake in 2015. pg. 16-

* "French Connections" by Kimberly Powell. From the vineyards of Burgundy to the lights of Paris, say "bonjour" to your roots. pg. 26-

* "Workbook: Naturalization Records" by Lisa A. Alzo. pg. 33-

* "Break It Down" by Dana McCullough. Going around in circles after ancestors on the free Let's break down the site's search form and filter options... pg. 42-

* "DIY Your Family History Book" by Maureen A. Taylor. pg. 46-

* "Modern Families" by Lisa A. Alzo. Unsure how to include an open adoption, surrogate child or same-sex marriage in your software or online tree? Our guide to charting today's families... pg. 52-

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Manitoba History, The Journal of the Manitoba Historical Society No. 78, Summer 2015

* "Pioneers on the Forest Fringe: The Wood Economy of the Red River Settlement, 1812-1883" by Thomas Shay. pg. 2-

* "William James Sisler, A Most Unconventional, Conventional Man" by James Mochoruk. pg. 13-

* "A Cup of Cold Water: Alfred Kirkness and the Brandon Residential School Cemeteries" by Anne Lindsay, Clare Cook, and David Cuthbert. pg. 29-

* Edward Worrell Jarvis in Western Canada" by Sam McBride. pg. 39-

* "The Postage Stamp Province" by Gordon Goldsborough. pg. 43-

Note: Issue also contains the Summer 2015 edition of the MHS Gazette.

Note: These magazines can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazine for the week of August 10, 2015

Internet Genealogy, August/September 2015, Vol. 10, No. 3

* "Rich Resources: Online State Archives" by Carol Richey, pgs. 6-9.

* "Seven Resources for World War II Reunion Groups and Associations" by Jennifer Holik, pgs. 11-15.

* "Digitization Project: Snapshots from the Korean War!" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 17-18.

* "Uncovering the Bairnsfather Story" by Gabrielle Morgan, pgs. 20-24.

* "National Folklore Collection of Ireland: Schools' Collection" by Joe Grandinetti, pgs. 29-33.

* "Know Your Historical Societies and Find Your Ancestors" by Amanda Epperson, pgs. 38-41.

* "Published and Digital Record Sources of the Revolutionary Era: A State-by-State List" by David A. Norris, pgs. 42-46.

* "Four Essential Keys for Genealogy Backups!" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 49-51.

Note: This magazine can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for July 31, 2015

Alberta History, Summer 2015, Vol. 63, No. 3

* " 'Strike Action is Forced Upon Us' The Alberta Farmers' Strike of 1946" by Carrol Jaques, pgs. 2-10.

* "Isabella Clarke Hardisty Lougheed: First Lady of the North-West" by Doris Jeanne MacKinnon, pgs. 11-15.

* "Ecology or Economy: A History of Fire Management in Alberta" by Elizabeth Ramsey, pgs. 16-20.

* "A Jewish Homesteader in the West" by Jack Hackman, pgs. 21-25.

Note: issue contains the July 2015 copy of History Now, the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly, June 2015, Vol. 103, No. 2

* "Too Few Sources to Solve a Family Mystery? Some Greenfields in Central and Western New York" by Thomas W. Jones, pgs. 85-104.

* "Mothers for Sophie (Kanetski) Howe of Scranton, Pennsylvania" by Melissa A. Johnson, pgs. 105-114.

* "Free and Enslaved: John and Melinda Human/Newman of Talbot County and Baltimore, Maryland" by Michael G. Hait, pgs. 115-128.

* "Family Members Missing from Derbyshire Censuses Help Identify Edwin Thorpe's Parents and Original Name" by Allen R. Peterson, pgs. 129-138.

* "Identifying a Son for John Temple of Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama" by Rachal Mills Lennon, pgs. 139-150.

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Families: Ontario Genealogical Society, August 2015, Vol. 54, No. 3

* "How Burns Ker Weld Thomson Got His Name" by Joyce Huth Munro, pgs. 3-7.

* "Thomas McInnes's Final Resting Place" by Nancy Findlater Cutway, pgs. 9-11.

* "One Record is Not Enough" by Elizabeth Ramsey, pgs. 11-13.

* "The Mewburn Voyage to Canada 1832" by Dr. Ian G. Macdonald, pgs. 14-32.

* "Russell Edgar Mitton: His Life and My Memories" by Russell Lloyd Mitton, pgs. 32-33.

Note: issue contains the copy of NewsLeaf, the newsletter for The Ontario Genealogical Society supplement to Families, vol. 45, No. 3.

Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for July 11, 2015

Saskatchewan History, Spring/Summer 2015, Vol. 67, No. 1

* "'Old Sol's Glory Path'"--a Life of Photographer Peter McKenzie" by Brock Silversides, pgs. 6-17.

* "Our Lady Of Lourdes Cemetery: An Archaeological Approach to Cemetery Management" by Mike A. Markowski, Kara Wolfe, and Troy Zimmer, pgs. 20-27.

* "Centre of Conflict: Mistrust and Turmoil in Creating the Diefenbaker Canada Centre" by Craig Greenham, pgs. 28-35.

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), July/August 2015, Vol. 1, No. 3

* "Historic Amusement Parks: Your Family & America's Playgrounds" by Sandy Hack, pgs. 6-10.

* "What the Widow Got" by George C. Morgan, pgs. 14-20.

* "Beginning Your World War II Research" by Jennifer Holik, pgs. 21-26.

* "Finding Grandad at the Canal!" by Isabelle Kettner Addis, pgs. 33-36.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

Latest Issue of Internet Genealogy Available for Borrowing

Internet Genealogy, June/July 2015, Vol. 10, No. 2

* "Online Essentials: Four Webhosting Basics for Family Researchers!" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 13-15.

* "Genealogy Apps for Your iPhone or Android" by George C. Morgan, pgs. 21-24.

* "Online Safety: Protecting Your Data" by Carol Richey, pgs. 31-33.

* "Online Resources for Finding World War II Ancestorys" by Jennifer Holik, pgs. 34-38.

* "How Do You Put Out a Genealogical Wildfire?" by Robbie Gorr, pgs. 41-42.

Note: This magazine can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for May 22, 2015

Folklore, Spring 2015

* "Kamsack Cyclone" by Garry Radison, pgs. 6-11.

* "Death From Above" by Catherine R. Fenwick , pgs. 12-14.

* "The Northern Fringe: History in a Hurry" by Terry Chamberlain, pgs. 24-26.

* "Raising Chickens in the 1930s and 1940s" by Peggy Durant, pgs. 30-31.

NGS Magazine, April-June 2015, Vol. 41, No. 2

* "Resources for Locating District of Columbia Ancestors" by Sharon Hodges, pgs. 18-23.

* "Testing Family Lore: She Married a Distant Cousin in Virginia" by J. H. Fonkert, pgs. 24-29.

* "Contrasting German Migrations: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Waves" by James M. Beidler, pgs. 30-35.

* "What Happened to Eliza? A Case Study in Female Name Changes" by Nicole Gilkison La Rue, pgs. 52-57.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.

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