The Essex Genealogist, Volume 7, 1987
Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc
This series collects the quarterly journals of the Essex Society of Genealogists into convenient yearly volumes. Essex County, Massachusetts, is a region of genealogical interest to many people across the country, and the Society’s journal has been an important source of information for its subscribers since it was founded in 1981. Each volume contains articles related to Essex County or to genealogical research in general. Recurring highlights of the journals include the “TEG Feature Article,” “It Happened in Essex County” (local history), “Crest and Shield” (heraldry information), “Tools of the Trade” (advice on genealogical resources), “The Ahnentafel” (family generational charts), “Research in Progress,” “Ask TEG,” “Society News,” “Genealogical Queries,” and original poetry. While there is enough general information and advice included to make this book valuable for anyone interested in genealogy, those with genealogical interest specific to Essex County, Massachusetts, could not hope for a better resource. The Society has created a new, full-name index for each volume.In this volume: Feature Articles: “The Lowells of Massachusetts,” “Scandinavian Research,” ‘Research in Essex Co.,” “Colonial Wars and the Narragansett Land Grants.” Crest and Shield: George, Giles, Hamilton, Howard, Little, Jackson, Chickering, Martin. Research in Progress: descendants of Christopher Lindsey of Lynn, William Woodman of Frankfort ME, John Smith of Back Cove, Thomas Hanscom of Kittery ME, Phebe Rogers, William and Daniel Tilton, Theophilus Wilder, Nahant Johnson family. It Happened in Essex Co.: “Wenham’s Most Noted Resident - Tim Pick,” “Woe Upon Thacher - Rockport,” “William Hathorn of Cushing [ME],” “John Stone: First Ferryman of Beverly...,” “The Reverend Elias Smith of Middleton.” Other family names featured in this volume: Plummer (Kettler), Blaney, Southwick, Cotton (MacDonald), Ranks, Griebel, Atkinson (Young), Hall (Wilhelm), Towne, Massey, Garland, Parker, Carter, Nickerson (Frost). Miscellaneous: “17th and 18th Century Massachusetts Court Records of the Supreme Judicial Court,” “Seamen’s Protection Certificates.”
(1987), 2019, 8½x11, paper, index, 274 pp.