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1 Amish Mennonite Directory 2000 United States and Canada 
Millersburg OH Abana Books 2000 Soft cover Good Plus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Purple wraps with gold titles on front cover & spine, 445 pp., a few maps. Organized by state and fellowship, then alphabetical by last name. Book Condition: Good+; slight waves in volume, some scuffing on back cover, whiteout over name atop title page; pages clean and bright. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario : Celebrating Our First Twenty Years 1965-1985 
Waterloo, ON Canada Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario 1985 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Booklet outlining the history of the Mennonite Historical Society of Ontario. It outlines the Spring and Fall meetings of the Society, Heritage seminars, and Genealogy meetings. Book Condition : Very Good; previous price label remnant at top right front cover; slight discoloration around spine; no internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 Churches and Cemeteries of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: a Complete Guide A. Hunter Rineer
Lancaster PA Lancaster County Historical Society 1993 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Contains two main sections: 1. History of the denominations of Lancaster County listed in alphabetical order with list of churches, township location, and founding date. 2. Churches and cemeteries list in alphabetical order by township and borough; location of church's records; location of cemeteries and family graveyard transcriptions; and a bibliography. 560 pp. includes maps and index. Book Condition : Fine; unmarked. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Persecutions and Pioneer Life of Our Ancestors Amos L. and Hannah King
Gordonville PA Gordonville Print Shop 2009 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Compilation of historical anecdotes and occasional poetry telling the story of Mennonite emigration from Europe due to religious persecution and their settlement in America (especially Pennsylvania). Includes the first Amish Church in America. Book Conditon : Fine, unmarked. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 French, German, and Swiss Links in Pennsylvania Argo, L. Wesley
Baltimore MD Gateway press, Inc. 1998 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Subtitled : Descendants and Ancient Ancestors : Bertsch, Dreisbach, Heller, Hecker, Siegfried, Sassaman, Strohl, Thom, Troxel. Examination of European family roots and immigration to Pennsylvania includes additional surnames. 20 b&w illustrations. Book Condition : Fine. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Dutch Systems in Family Naming Ny and Nj (Genealogical Publications of the National Genealogical Society, No. 12.) Bailey, Rosalie Fellows
Washington DC National Genealogical Society 1978 0915156121 / 9780915156122 Softcover (Side-stapled) Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1978 3rd printing of article outlining different naming methods - patronymic, place-origin surname, occupational surname, and the personal-characteristic name among the Dutch in New Netherland. Also discusses the order of names, last names of married women, first names of children, and more. Book Condition : Near Fine; crease at bottom right front cover effecting first few pages; light creasing near spine; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Germanic Genealogy : A Guide to Worldwide Sources and Migration Patterns Brandt, Edward R. et al
St. Paul MN Germanic Genealogy Society 1995 0964433702 / 9780964433700 Soft cover Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Printing. Includes a chapter on Jewish Genealogy. Comprehensive guide to researching German ancestors includes chapters on researching records by country. Also includes chapters on physical geography, religious groups, personal and place names, and German language. Book Condition : Good+; wear to cover edges and corners, crease at bottom left rear cover; former owner's address label inside each cover; crease/paperclip mark to page 175, no markings to text. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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8 The What Shall I Write Handbook: For Editors of Family and Genealogy Society Newsletters Corinne Earnest
Damascus MD Russell D. Earnest Associates 1992 1879311046 / 9781879311046 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Edition oversize side-stapled softcover. Practical guide to writing and publishing genealogy newsletters and similar issues. Provides 300 general article ideas; 100 family article ideas; suggestions for graphics, editorial, proofreading, and design guidelines; and much more. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks; new museum store copy, has price sticker at bottom left rear cover, no other marks. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Proof Before You Publish: 21 Checklists for Proofreading Genealogy Publications Corinne Earnest; Russell D. Earnest
East Berlin PA Russell D Earnest Associates 1997 1879311100 / 9781879311107 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Edition oversize side-stapled softcover. Practical guide to proofreading genealogical publications. Each checklist focuses on a specific area such as names, dates and numbers, locations, abbreviations and acronyms, language bias, and more. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks; new museum store copy, has price sticker adhesive remnant at top right rear, no other marks. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 German American Family Records in the Fraktur Tradition, Volume II - The Franklin and Marshall College Collection Corinne P. Earnest; Beverly Repass Hoch
Damascus MD Russell d Earnest Associates 1993 1879311062 / 9781879311060 1st Edition Soft cover Good + Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1st Edition. 2nd Volume in series on genealogy data gathered from fraktur. Index of PA German family records in the F&M College archives. Orrganized alphabetically by family name, b& w illustrations. Promotional materials inlaid. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; curling/creasing at right front cover edge, some curling near spine, tipping to corners; original price label on back. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 A Guide to Dutch Manuscripts Relating to New Netherland in United States Repositories Gehring, Charles (editor)
Albany NY SUNY/New York State Library 1978 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Archival guide to over 30 manuscript repositories on the east coast. Manuscripts cover the period from the early days of the Dutch West India Company to the English taking control of the territory in 1674. Book Condition : Very Good; light rubbing and shelf wear to edges, spine ends, and cover corners; no internal markings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Genealogy : A Practical Research Guide Goerlich, Shirley B.
Sidney NY RSG Publishing 1984 0961485841 / 9780961485849 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
1984 1st Edition. Comprehensive guide to family genealogical research with emphasis on archival sources and writing a book. Many samples and appendices provided. Book Condition : Very Good; a few spots to text block; slight curl to cover corners; highlighting on 4 pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Pitchforks and Pitchpipes : A Portrait of a Lancaster County Mennonite Family Heistand, Esther Mae Longenecker
Marietta PA Hiestand Publishers 1990 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
By parts genealogical resource and family history, this is a detailed account of the Longenecker family of Elizabethtown PA. Well illustrated with b& w family photos, examples of crafts, and farming scenes. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, former owner's label on front free end paper; bumping to top spine end. No Dust Jacket. Oblong 9 x 11 inches. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be required due to weight of volume, which will be over 5 lbs. with packaging. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Index to C.Z. Mast and R.E. Simpson's Annals of Conestoga Valley J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 1994 Softcover (Side-stapled) Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Editors on Title page. Straightforward alphabetical index to the scarce Annals of the Conestoga Vally, a rich historical and genealogical reference for the area around Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Index to C.Z. Mast and R.E. Simpson's Annals of Conestoga Valley J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast (editors)
Morgantown PA Masthof Press 1994 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is the 1981 1st Edition. Tape-bound softcover. Straightforward alphabetical index to the scarce Annals of the Conestoga Vally, a rich historical and genealogical reference for the area around Lancaster County Pennsylvania. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light age toning to cover; binding tape is somewhat uneven. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Understanding and Using Baptismal Records John T. Humphrey
Washington DC Humphrey Publications 1998 1887609105 / 9781887609104 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Genealogical research "how to" book addresses baptismal records generally as well as within particular religious traditions - Quaker, Anabaptist, Baptist and Reformed. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; former owner's address label inside front cover; slight curl to front text edge. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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17 Handbook for Genealogical Research in Pennsylvania John W. Heisey
Indianapolis IN Heritage House 1985 Softcover (Plastic Comb Spiral Bound) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Plastic comb spiral bound softcover. Genealogical research guide covers research methods in pennsylvania - county, church, land militry, vital, and Federal records; genealogical and historical societies, genealogical publications; and more. 32 pp. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; slight creasing to cover corners; original price in ink at top right front cover corner; light toning at cover edges. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Maps, atlases & gazetteers John W. Heisey
Indianapolis IN Heritage House 1985 Softcover (Spiral Bound) Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Plastic comb spiral bound softcover. Genealogical research guide covers map measurements, scales, and symbols, township and county maps, land drafts, and more. 29 pp. includes numerous b& w maps and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light shelf wear along edges; slight creasing to cover corners. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 The A B C (A-B-C) Books of the Pennsylvania Germans; The Pennsylvania German Society Volume VII (7): 1973 Klinefelter, William
Breinigsville PA The Pennsylvania German Society 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
PA German Society publication containing three articles including The ABC Books used in the 18th and 19th centuries to teach the alphabet in schools and homes. Many fine examples are shown in illustration and photo, a checklist is also included. Book Condition : Very Good-; former owners name crossed out and price sticker adhesive on front free end paper, no text markings; a few small spots on bottom spine end; smudge at top right rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Lantz Family History, Lantz, B. L.
20 Lantz Family History Lantz, B. L.
Scottdale, PA Mennonite Publishing House 1934 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 
Hardback - navy blue cloth with gilt, no dustjacket; 88 pp. Copyright 1934, no other date or printing mentioned. Genealogy of the descendants of Benjamin and Lydia (Lantz) Fisher who were married February 14, 1801. Index shows other family names: Beiler, Blank, Byler, Ebersole, Esh, Fisher, Fland, Garber, Glick, Huyard, Kauffman, King, Kurtz, Lapp, Miller, Petersheim, Reihl, Smoker, Stoltzfus, Stoltzfoos, and Zook. Condition: Good; pages lightly aged, clean, unmarked, no creases or tears. Heavier aging to endpapers. Rear free endpaper has top corner torn off. Cover has some light spotting, wear to edges and a bit of wear to gilt. Hardcover 
Price: 35.00 USD
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