The Essex Genealogist, Volume 23, 2003


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," 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: TEG Feature Articles: "History of the Charitable Irish Society 1737-1837," "Taking the High Road: Genealogical Research in Scotland," "Unusual Boston Resources," "Great Train Crash of 1848;" Research in Progress: "Descendants of Walter Rhodes," "Descendants of Richard Skidmore," "Oliver Emerson," "The Channel Islanders;" It Happened in Essex County: "Robert Pike, Salisbury's Pride," "From Saugust to Lin to Saugus," "Early Swampscott," "New Meadows - Toppesfield;" Moments in History: "Natural Characteristics of Essex County," "The Discovery of Lynnfield," "Salem 1629," "Salem 1639." Other family names featured in this volume include: Jacob Proctor (1749-1776), William L. Proctor (1878-1959), Robert Nathan Foster, Lucy Bray, Joseph Dennen, Mary Haskell, and Ebenezer Robbins. Charming illustrations, maps and a full name index augment the text.

Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc.

(2003), 2007, 8½x11, paper, index, 266 pp. 

ISBN: 9780788445132