Notable Women Ancestors

NWA NewsletterSusanne "Sam" Behling, genealogist and creator ofNotable Women Ancestors, the web site, now brings you Notable Women Ancestors, the Newsletter! All back issues can still be ordered separately for $4 each.

While the newsletter will continue offering biographical and genealogical information on our female ancestors, it intends to provide fuller coverage on women's history and researching one's female ancestors.

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Now Available - the Fall, 1999 issue:

"The Women of the Mayflower" - by the editor. Examines what is known of the lives of each of the 30 women and girls who sailed on the Mayflower.

"Nancy Morgan Hart" - by Barbara Johnson. A descendant of Revolutionary War heroine, Nancy Hart gives an in-depth biography of this heroic woman.

"The Nancy Harts" - contributed by Beverly Pack. Story of the Confederate female soliders who named themselves after Rev. War heroine, Nancy Hart.

"Colonial Cuisine" - by the editor. What our American colonial ancestors ate (or didn't eat) and how they cooked their meals.

"Grandma's Trunk: Spinning Wheels" - by the editor. A look at the different types of spinning wheels and their purpose.

"A Genealogist Muses" - a poem by Barbara MacPherson.

"What Readers Are Reading" - book reviews by readers and the editor.

To order your copy of "Notable Women Ancestors", the newsletter, please see our order form.

Back issues of the Summer, 1999 issue are also still available. Articles which appeared in it are:

"Finding Elisabeth: An Estimable Woman" - by Melissa Ballard. Inspired by a A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors, Melissa takes pen in hand and brings to life one of her ancestors.

"The Deed Myth" - by the editor. "In the lower left corner of most old deeds you will find two to four witnesses. The first one is always from the hus-band's side, the next two from the wife's side. That is to protect her dower rights under the law. Nothing you will ever use will give greater clues to maiden names." NOT TRUE!!

"To a Wild Rose: The Life & Times of Phebe Coffin Hanaford 1829-1921" - by Richard N. Platt. A biography of this 19th century preacher.

Grandma's Trunk: Buttons - by the editor. Remember your grandmother's button box? A history of buttons and their uses.

"The Roswell Mills Workers" - by Roswell Mills SCV Camp Members. The story of the women who were deported from Roswell Mills in Georgia during Sherman's march.

"Notorious Belle Gunness" - by the editor. Biography of American's first Black Widow serial killer.

"Follow Up: House Bill 678, An Act Relative to the Witchcraft Trial of 1692" - by the editor and Paula Gauthier Keene.

"Old Wives' Tales: Babies & Children" - compiled by the editor. A list of old superstitions pertaining to child bearing, pregnancy and infants.

Back issues of the Spring, 1999 issue are also still available. Articles which appeared in it are:

"Anna Jarvis & The History of Mother's Day"
"Susanna Martin"
"House Bill 678, An Act Relative to the Witchcraft Trial of 1692"
"Using Social History to Research Female Ancestors"
"Too Many Nicknames"
"Adelaide Hawley Cumming - TV's Original Betty Crocker"
"A Probable Personality of Deborah Bachelor Wing"
"Grandma's Trunk: Victorian Mourning Memorabilia"
"Mary Peck Butterworth: American's First Female Counterfeiter"

Back issues of the Winter, 1999 issue are also still available. Articles which appeared in it are:

"Civil War Women: Finding Individual Women in Local, State and Federal Records"
"Excuse Me, But Did you Know your Grandmother was an Amazon?
"Nineteenth Century Women and Their Secrets"
"The Unforgettable Cherry Sisters"
"The Dedication of the Women's Memorial"
"A 'Fair" Woman's Love Almost foiled Sherman's Georgia March"
"Grandma's Trunk: Early Menstruation Devices"
"Just Plain Frances"

Back issues of the Fall, 1998 issue are still available. Articles which appeared in it are:

"Anne Marbury Hutchinson"
"Grandma's Trunk: Pincushions"
"They Called Them the Mercer's Girls"
"Colonial Women's Rights"
"A Legacy of Dreams: Dr. Dorothy Case Blechschmidt"
"Belle of the Umpqua Valley: Winifred (Lane) Mosher"
"The Mayflower Shoes"
"What's in a Name?"

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