The Essex Genealogist, Vol. 20, 2000

The Essex Genealogist, Vol. 20, 2000

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The Essex Genealogist, Vol. 20, 2000 - 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. Recurring highlights of the journals include the “TEG Feature Article,” “It Happened in Essex County” (local history), “Research in Progress” (genealogical information), “Our Readers Write,” “The Ahnentafel” (family generational charts), “Queries,” “Moments in History,” and a few delightful illustrations. 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. A few of the articles within this volume include: Feature Articles: “Using Census and City Directories,” “Indenture: Samuel Collins & Thomas Richardson to Walter Newberry, Robert Buffum, Samuel Pope, Joshua Buffum & Mathew Estes,” “Passenger Lists for the Port of Boston: 1848–1891,” “The Beginnings of Reading and Lynnfield;” It Happened in Essex County: “Marblehead Looks Back 350 Years,” “Merrimac and its Sargents,” “Methuen And Its Petitions,” “Early Middleton;” Research in Progress: “Pedigree of the Wiborns,” “Dorothy (Pray) Pike Mystery,” “John Tarbox of Lynn,” “Graves Families of Essex County;” Moments in History: “The Pickering House of Salem,” “Rotten Rye Bread Blamed for Witch Trials,” “The Maypole Incident,” and “Thomas Graves, The Engineer.” Other names featured in this volume: Hubleh, Dukeshire, Oestrich, Merrill, Fisher, Dubois, Wood, Webber, Bowden, Kelly, Williams, and many more. (2001), 2012, 8½x11, paper, index, 284 pp. 101-E1986 ISBN: 0788419862