Bear Creek Genealogical Society

P. O. Box 842661, Houston, TX 77284

Off-site Library

The following books are not stored at the Bear Creek Community Center.  Please contact Rosemarie Martin to access these items.

Alphabetical by Title

1.    The 1920 Federal Population Census: Catalog of National Archives Microfilm. (Washington, DC: National
     Archives Trust Fund Board, 1991) 77 Pgs. Guide to the 1920 population schedules.

2.    Burnet County Cemetery Records 1852-1982, 1st Edition. by Burnet County Historical Commission and
 Burnet County Heritage Society (Austin, TX: Eakin Publications, 1988) 157 Pgs.

3.    The Comanche Trail of Thunder and the Massacre at Parker's Fort, May 18th, 1836, 4th Edition by Gene
 Fallwell, (Dallas, TX: Highlands Historical Press, 1968) 26 Pgs.

4.    Directory of Repositories of Family History in New Hampshire by Scott E. Green (Baltimore, MD:
Genealogical Publishing, 1993) 61 Pgs.

5.    Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration: A British Government Redemptioner Project to Manufacture Naval Stores  by Walter Allen Knittle, (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 1965
  320 pgs.

6.    Early Families of Wallingford, Connecticut by Charles Henry Stanley Davis (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical
 Publishing, 1965) 320 Pgs. Excerpts from Charles Davis's History of Wallingford, CT from its settlement in 1670
 to present.

7.    East Germany: a Country Study, Foreign Area Studies, the American University, 2nd Edition edited by Eugene K. Keefe (Washington, D.C.: US Government Printing Office, 1982) 348 Study of culture, politics, and socioeconomic characteristics of a society as perceived by Foreign Area Studies.

8.    Family History Center LDS.  Notebook with guides to using the Family History Center.

9.      Family Trails by Francis X Scannell (Lansing, MI: Michigan Dept. Of Education, 1969) 50 Pgs. Information and sources on American Indian family history.

10.     The Family Tree Resource Book for Genealogists : The Essential Guide to American County and Town Sources, The Most Comprehensive, Easy-to-Use Guide for Researching Your Family History, 1st Edition by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack and Erin Nevius (Cincinnati: OH, Family Tree Books,2004) 789 Pgs. "Provides genealogists with research summaries, maps, and timelines for every U.S. state."

11.    The Family Tree Sourcebook: Your Essential Directory of American County and Town Records (Cincinnati, Ohio: Family Tree Books, 2010) 746 Pgs.

12.    The Fighting Men of Texas: A History of the 2nd World War, A Memorial, A Remembrance, An Appreciation, Volume 3 (Dallas, TX: Historical Publishing Co., 1948) Pgs. 930-1392.

13.    From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Personal History by Arthur Kurzweil (New York: Schocken Books, 1980) 352 Pgs.

14.    Genealogical Books in Print edited by Netti Schreiner Yantis (1975) A catalogue of in-print titles  including pricing and ordering information, however very outdated.

15.    Genealogical Notes or Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts by Nathaniel Goodwin, (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 1978) 362 Pgs.

16.    The Genealogist's Companion & Sources Book: A Beyond the Basics, Hands On to Unpuzzling Your Past, 2nd Edition (Cincinnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2003) 464 Pgs. A companion for US research focusing on resources outside the family.

17.    A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your African-American Ancestors: How to Find and Record Your Unique Heritage by Franklin Carter Smith and Emily Anne Croom (Cincinnati OH: Betterway Books, 2003) 250 Pgs.

18.    Guide to Records in the National Archives--Central Plains Region, Kansas City, MO, compiled by Alan Perry, Nancy Malan & Barbara Larsen (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1994) 66 Pgs.

19.    The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 8th Edition (Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1991) 326 Pgs. + 56 maps.

20.    The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 9th Edition (Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1999) 546 Pgs. + 56 maps.

21.    Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, New Hampshire (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 1998) 146 Pgs.
22.    Inhabitants of New Hampshire 1776 by Emily S. Wilson (Lambertville, NJ: Hunterdon House, 1983) 124 Pg

23.    John Waggoner (1751-1842)  and Margaret Bonnett Waggoner by Crystal V. Wagoner (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1995) 343 Pgs. Combination of three family histories beginning with the first family's arrival in the port of Philadelphia.

24.    Known Military Dead During War of 1812 compiled by Ex-Lieut. Clarence Stewart Peterson (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, c1955,  reprint  2008) 74 Pgs.

25.    Leon County Texas Cemetery Records, Volume I (Centerville, TX: Leon County Genealogical Society, 1982) 160 Pgs.

26.    Leon County Texas Cemetery Records, Volume II (Centerville, TX: Leon County Genealogical Society, 1982) 240 Pgs.

27.    The Lives and Times of our English Ancestors,Volume II by Frank Smith (Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1980) 203 Pgs. Overview of actual events that took place in the lives of persons in the lower classes in England covering four centuries from 1500 to 1900.

28.    Map Guide to American Migration Routes 1735-1815 by William Dollarhide (Bountiful, UT: Heritage Quest, 2000) 41 Pgs.

29.    Marriage Dispensations in the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas, 1786-1803 by Shirley Chaisson Bourquard (New Orleans, LA: Polyanthos, 1980) 85 pgs.

30.    My Family Roots: A History of Our Family Origins by Julie Hausner (Secaucus, NJ: Poplar Books, 1997) 126 Pgs. A blank book to record your own family history.

31.    The Name Game by Mrs. Malcolm Brown (Self Published) 270 Pgs. A compilation of newspaper articles that include coats of arms on various family names.

32.    Nantucket Genealogies by Alexander Starbuck (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 2001) Pgs. 653-871 beginning with Chapter XIX.

33.    New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 1985) 1009 Pgs. A guide of the 37,000 couples who resided in colonial New England during its first eight decades.

34.    Nicknames Past and Present, 2nd Edition compiled by Christine Rose (San Jose, CA: Rose Family Association, 1995) 41 pgs. A list of nicknames for given names used in the past to the present.

35.    Oral History for Texans by Thomas L. Charlton (Austin, TX: Texas Historical Commission, 1981) 86 Pgs. A general introduction to using oral histories as a research method.

36.    Passenger & Immigrants Bibliographies. (A notebook with lists and guides.)

37.    Places near the mountains : from the community of Amsterdam, Virginia, up the road to Catawba, on the waters of the Catawba and Tinker Creeks, along the Carolina Road as it approached Big Lick and other areas, primarily North Roanoke by Helen R. Prillaman (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 1995), 397 Pgs. A record of some of the early settlers that followed the route from Amsterdam, Virginia to what later became known as Roanoke County.

38.    Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings by William F. Hoffman  (Chicago, IL: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1998) 596 Pgs.

39.    The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy by Val D. Greenwood (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing., 1988) 535 Pgs. An extensive guide that covers basic principles of genealogy research and how to deal with records.

40.    Selected Materials on Texas Land Titles, by Thomas K McElroy (Waco, TX: Varsity Book Store, 1950) 212 Pgs. (Note: The binding on this book is titled McElroy on Texas Land Titles.)

41.    Ships of Our Ancestors by Michael J. Anuta (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 1993) 380 Pgs.

42.    A Simple and Vital Design: the Story of the Indiana Post Office Murals by John C. Carlisle ; photography by Darryl Jones (Indianapolis IN: Indiana Historical Society, 1995), 93 Pgs.

43.    The Sleuth Book for Genealogists: Strategies for More Successful Family History Research by Emily Anne Croom. (Cinninnati, OH: Betterway Books, 2000) 290 Pgs.

44.    The Study of Obituaries as a Source for Polish Genealogical Research by Thomas E. Golembiewski (Chicago, IL: Polish Genealogical Society, 2009) 81 Pgs.

45.    Texas Family Land Heritage Registry, Volume 3 (Austin: TX: Texas Dept. of Agriculture, 1976) 90 Pgs. A compilation of oral histories of Texas farm and ranch families.

46.    Texas First Families, Lineages (Applications 1 to 2400), Volume 1 compiled by Wanda Lamberth Donaldson; designed and edited by Doris Galyean Cozart (Temple, TX: American Printing, 2000) 432 Pgs.

47.    Tree Talks Quarterly, Central New York Genealogical Society Newsletters.  A notebook with newsletters from March 1969 to December 1969.

48.    True Women: A Novel of Texas by Janice Woods Windle  (New York: Putnam's Sons, 1993) 451 Pgs. A fictional tale that tells the story of two family lines in Texas, the Kings and the Woodses.

49.    Uncle, We are Ready! Registering America's Men, 1917-1918: a Guide to Researching World War I Draft Registration Cards by John J. Newman (North Salt Lake, UT: Heritage Quest, 2001) 300 Pgs. + 1 computer optical disc. (2 copies)

50.    Unpuzzling your Past: Basic Guide to Genealogy, 2nd Edition by Emily Anne Croom (Cinninnati,OH: Betterway Books, 1989). 184 Pgs. A great resource for inexperienced researchers.

51.    World of Records. A conference syllabus from the 6th of September to the 9th of September Federation of Genealogical Societies & Utah Genealogical Society's Conference in Salt Lake City, UT.


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