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   The Alamance Genealogical Society to pleased to announce the release of the second edition of : 
The Malachi Isley Story: With Emphasis on the Malachi> Philip> Martin> Daniel> Jacob L> John Moody Line

 This book complements Reverend Isaac Offman`s Iseley Family Record.  It investigates the origin of the ISLEY family, the arrival of the family in America, and migration to North Carolina.  Each generation in the above title, and their children, are explored in depth.  Numerous photographs and documents are provided in this work. Supporting census extracts, and church histories are also contained in the book.  Additionally, several lines missing in the Offman work are provided.  The author is Rex M Isley and he has revised and new information to this book.  He was born and raised within a five mile radius of each of his direct ISLEY ancestors.  He entered the US Army in 1961 and retired in 1993.  He now makes his home in Arab, Alabama.

Index to the second edition of this book is available here...

The reprint is now available
and the price is staying the same as the first printing, which was $25.00 (please include another $10.00 for shipping)
Rex has donated the proceeds of this book to the Alamance Genealogical Society and we can not thank him enough.
Use any of the below to reach me.
snail mail: Mary Ellis
3060 NC 62 East
Liberty, NC 27298
Telephone: 336-685-4329

Clapp Family Association books that are available are listed below. 
They make only a small amount of money on them and it is used to fund the next years
Clapp and related families research weekend each year in August

   The Lineage of the Brothers, John Ludwig and George Valentine Klapp-3nd Edition By Richard Clapp
with corrections and additions By Lee Albright, Mary Ellis and Grace Thompson.
They have 20 copies available  $ 25 plus  $4 postage.

Touring Clapp Farms Road  1st Edition
By Donna Bonds
They have 2 Color copies available  $ 40 plus $1 Postage
and 3 copies available  $ 15 plus $1 Postage  (44 pages) (Not Color)

Touring Clapp Farms Road  2nd Edition
By Donna Bonds
An informative, illustrated book that traces the Clapp family inhabiting a two-mile stretch of rural land some ten miles northwest of Brick Church in Guilford County, NC from a 1845 purchase of 369 acres to present-day holdings of over a thousand acres which are farmed by Clapp “Cousins by the Dozen”. In addition to photographs, it contains maps and stories about early and present-day residents, includes Lib Clapp and Eddie Norris memorabilia, Charlie Clapp’s WWI journal, and Mary Belle Clapp Tuttle’s Liberty cattle farm. They have 2 Color copies available  $ 60 plus $2 Postage
and 7 copies available  $ 25 plus $ 2 Postage  (84 pages)  (Not Color)

Ancestry of Albright and Holt Families of Clay County, Missouri  Books 1 & 2 (one of the best Albright genealogies) By Claribel A. McClain  They have  2 copies available       $ 40, plus Postage

Cedar Hill Foundry and Machine Shop     By Frank L. Clapp  
They have  4  copies available     $ 10, $1 Postage

Contact Donna Bonds at

or 205 Emerywood Court, Kernersville, NC 27284
or 336-993-5782


  The Alamance County Genealogical Society has past journals for sale at a reduced rate.
You can email
for copies.


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