The Essex Genealogist, Volume 21, 2001


This series collects the quarterly journals of the Essex Society of Genealogists. Recurring highlights of the journals include the "TEG Feature Article," "It Happened in Essex County" (local history), "Tools of the Trade" (advice on genealogical resources), "The Ahnentafel" (family generational charts), "Research in Progress," "Society News," and "Genealogical Queries." 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.Just a few of the many articles in this volume include: Feature Articles: "The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly in Computer Resources," "Tips on Using New England Courthouses," "New York Passenger Lists," "Probate Records;' Research in Progress: "The Lynn Descendants of Robert Rand of Charlestown," "The Thomas Cole Family of Salem, Lynn and Boxford," "Richard Haven of Lynn," "John Poole of Lynn and Reading;" It Happened in Essex County: "Ould Newbury (Newbury, Newburyport and West Newbury)," "North Andover-The Original Andover;" Moments in History: "The War Begins," "Phillips Library Preserves Essex County History," "Hamilton Hall," "Early Settlers in Salem, 1636." Other family names featured in this volume include: Marcy Litch, Judith Ann Southard Oestrich, William Lovejoy, Hannah York, Eunice S. Hunt, Herbert George Rogers, and Charles Lawrence Bond. Charming illustrations, maps and a full name index augment the text.

Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc.

(2001), 2007, 8½x11, paper, index, 270 pp.

ISBN: 9780788438332