Albemarle County in Virginia

Edgar Woods

History of Albemarle County In Virginia, Giving some account of what it was by nature, of what it was made by man, and of some of the men who made it.

Biographical Annals of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

John F. Meginness

Fully illustrated. Biographical Annals Of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Prominent And Representative Citizens and Many of the Early Settlers.

Biographical Sketches of the Pioneer Preachers of Indiana

Madison Evans

From the Preface: ‘If the book shall prolong for a single day the remembrance of those holy men—if it shall inspire with fresh courage only one soldier of the cross who is about to falter in the long line of battle—or if it shall in any way contribute to the edification of the saints, and the advancement of the Redeemer’s kingdom, the result will…

British Family Names, Their Origin and Meaning

Henry Barber

British Family Names, Their Origin And Meaning, with Lists of Scandinavian, Frisian, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman Names. From the Preface: ‘The following pages are offered to the public in the belief that they will be found useful to those interested in the study of names or engaged in compiling family histories.’

Colonial Families of Philadelphia

John W. Jordan

This is Volume II of Colonial Families Of Philadelphia. It’s basically a listing of families who settled and made a name for themselves in Philadelphia; giving details of marriages, businesses, spouses, children, etc.

Early Settlers of Alabama

James Edmonds Saunders

This is Part 1 of Early Settlers Of Alabama. From the Introduction: ‘Most lovingly does Colonel Saunders relate the story of her people, from the humblest mechanic at his forge, to the noble Governor in his chair of State. Her whilom ministers, merchants, lawyers, planters, statesmen, come, at his gentle summons near, and take on the…

The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts

David W. Hoyt

The Old Families Of Salisbury And Amesbury, Massachusetts, With some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton. From the Introduction: “In gathering material for his “Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families,” and in tracing his own ancestry in other lines, the compiler of these records collected…

Pennsylvania Genealogies

William Henry Egle

Pennsylvania Genealogies, chiefly Scottish-Irish and German: from the Preface: ‘This volume is the author’s contribution to the Genealogy of his native State. It is the result of years of conscientious labor in this neglected field of our State History, and comprises only a portion of the material which he has gathered.’

Special Report on Surnames in Ireland

Robert E. Matheson

Appendix to the twenty-ninth detailed annual report of the registrar-general of marriages, births, and deaths in Ireland. With notes as to numerical strength, derivation, ethnology, and distribution; -based on information extracted from the indexes of the general register office.