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My Library

last updated 6 August 2011

American Genealogical Research Institute. How to Trace Your Family Tree: A Complete and Easy to Understand Guide for the Beginner. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1975.

Bettag, Claire Mire and Thomas W. Jones, eds. “Genealogy and Genetics.”  Special Issue, National Genealogical Society Quarterly 93, no. 4 (December 2005).

Biesele, Rudolph Leopold. The History of the German Settlements in Texas 1831-1861. Austin, Tex: Press of Von Boeckmann-Jones Co, 1930. http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/2511055.html

Black, Henry Campbell, and Joseph R. Nolan. Black’s Law Dictionary: Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern.  St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co, 2000.

Board for Certification of Genealogists. The BCG Genealogical Standards Manual. Orem, Utah: Ancestry, 2000.

Bockstruck, Lloyd.  Research in Texas.  Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society, 1992.

Burnett, Marjorie Lee.  The Ties that Bind.  Sandies Creek Press: Smiley, TX, 2002.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  Carmack’s Guide to Copyrights & Contracts: A Primer for Genealogists, Writers & Researchers.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  Organizing Your Family History Search.  Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 1999.

Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo.  Your Guide to Cemetery Research.  Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2002.

Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Croom, Emily Anne.  The Sleuth Book for Genealogists.  Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2000.

Croom, Emily Anne.  Unpuzzling Your Past.  White Hall, VA.: Betterway Publications, Inc., 1989.

DeWitt County Historical Commission.  The History of DeWitt Count, Texas.  Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corporation, 1991.

Dollarhide, William.  Managing a Genealogical Project.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1999.

Dollarhide, William.  Map Guide to American Migration Routes, 1735-1815.  Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 2000.

Drake, Michael and Ruth Finnegan. Sources and Methods for Family and Community Historians: A Handbook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Eldridge, Carrie.  An Atlas of German Migration and America.  Chesapeake, OH: Carrie Eldridge, 2002.

Fehrenbach, T.R.  Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans.  [Boulder, CO]: Da Capo Press, 2000.

Fitzpatrick, Colleen.  Forensic Genealogy.  Fountain Valley, CA: Rice Book Press, 2005.

Fleming, Ann Carter, CG, CGL.  The Organized Family Historian.  Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 2004.

Foreman, Grant.  The Five Civilized Tribes.  Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1934.

Gonzales County Historical Commission.  The History of Gonzales County, Texas.  Dallas, TX: Curtis Media Corporation, 1995.

Greenwood, Val D.  The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, Third Edition.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2000.

Grum, Bernard.  The Timetables of History.  New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Hatcher, Patricia Law and John V. Wylie.  Indexing Family Histories: Simple Steps for a Quality Product.  Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society, 1994.

Hatcher, Patricia Law.  Locating Your Roots: Discover Your Ancestors Using Land Records.  Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2003.

National Archives and Records Administration.  Research in the Land Entry Files of the General Land Office, Record Group 49.  Kenneth Hawkins, compiler.  Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration , 1998.  (pamphlet filed with Land Records, Federal)

Hinkcley, Kathleen W.  Your Guide to the Federal Census for Genealogists, Researchers, and Family Historians.  Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2002.

Hollan, Eugene W., ed.  William Bollaert’s Texas.  Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999.

Howells, Cyndi.  Netting Your Ancestors: Genealogical Research on the Internet.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1997.

Jacobus, Donald Lines. Genealogy as Pastime and Profession. 2nd revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986.

Jones, Thomas W. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, eds. “Law and Genealogy.”  Special Issue, National Genealogical Society Quarterly 95, no. 3 (September 2007).

Jordan, Terry G. German Seed in Texas Soil. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004.

Kashuba, Melinda.  Walking With Your Ancestors: A Genealogist’s Guide to Using Maps and Geography.  Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2005.

MacLean, Fitzroy.  Scotland: A Concise History.  New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1999.

McComb, David C.  Texas: A Modern History.  Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1989.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown, ed. “Evidence.”  Special Issue, National Genealogical Society Quarterly 87, no. 3 (September 1999).

Mills, Elizabeth Shown.  Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources from Artifacts to Cyberspace.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009.

Mills, Elizabeth Shown.  Evidence!: Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian.  Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

National Archives (U.S.), Lucille H. Pendell, and Elizabeth Bethel. Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Adjutant General’s Office. Washington: National Archives, 1949Pendell, Lucille H. and Elizabeth Bethel. Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, PI no. 17. Washington: National Archives, 1949.

Rather, Ethel Zivley. DeWitt’s Colony. Austin, [TX]: University of Texas, 1905.  <http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101033/m1/97/>

Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources
Edited by Alice Eichholz.  Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004. <http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Introduction_to_Red_Book>

Reeve, Tapping. The Law of Baron and Femme, of Parent and Child, of Guardian and Ward, of Master and Servant, and of the Powers of Courts of Chancery With an Essay on the Terms, Heir, Heirs, and Heirs of the Body. New Haven: Printed by Oliver Steele, 1816.  <http://books.google.com/books?id=VCA9AAAAIAAJ>.

Rising, Marsha Hoffman.  The Family Tree Problem Solver: Proven Methods for Scaling the Inevitable Brick Wall.  Cincinnati, Ohio: Family Tree Books, 2005.

Rose, Christine and Kay Germain Ingalls.  The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Genealogy.  New York, NY: Alpha Books, 1997.

Rose, Christine.  Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid Case.  San Jose, CA: CR Publications, 2005.

Rubincam, Milton.  Pitfalls in Genealogical Research.  Salt Lake City, UT: Ancestry, 1987.

Stevenson, Noel C.  Genealogical Evidence: A Guide to the Standard of Proof Relating to Pedigrees, Ancestry, Heirship and Family History.  Laguna Hills, CA: Aegean Park Press, 1989.

Szucs, Loretto D., and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, eds. The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy. 3rd edition. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 2006.

United States History Atlas. Santa Barbara, CA: Maps.com, 2008.

United States, and William C. Hunt. Marriage and Divorce. 1867-1906. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1908. <http://books.google.com/books?id=Ci_aAAAAMAAJ>

Work Projects Administration. Inventory of the County Archives of Texas. De Witt County No. 62. San Antonio, Texas: The Texas Historical Records Survey, 1940.  <http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25252/m1/1/>