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Summer 2003
A Publication of the St. Louis Public Library

Vol. 3   No. 3

New Arrivals

Items recently added to the St. Louis Public Library's collection:

1. Arnold, Helen E. Staten & Nick Denley. Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Cemetery Records. Carrollton, MS: Pioneer Publishing, 1998. 929.3762

Includes a large number of cemeteries with name, date of birth & death & sometimes other tombstone information.

2. Ashton, Sharron Standifer. Indians and Intruders. Norman, OK: Ashton Books, 1996. 970.3

Includes a variety of Native-American items such as marriages in Creek records, licensed Chickasaw Traders & lists white settlers in Indian Territory. Focuses primarily on what became the state of Oklahoma.

3. Branton, Katherine & Alice Wade. Early Mississippi Records Issaquena County & Washington County 1839 – 1896. Carrollton, MS: Pioneer Publishing, 2001. 929.3762

Abstracts include marriages, wills, chancery courts, cemeteries, medical licenses & probate records.

4. Dodd, Jordan R., ed. Missouri Marriages 1826 – 1850. North Salt Lake, UT: HeritageQuest, 2001. 929.3778.

Both parties are listed along with the date of marriage or license & the county.

5. Eakin, Joanne Chiles. Civil War Military Prisoners Sent to Missouri State Penitentiary. Independence, MO: Joanne Chiles Eakin, 1995. 973.77

Entries include name, age, birthplace, height, hair, eyes & complexion, foot size & unusual marks/scars. Includes date sentence was received & length of prison term.

6. Herbert, Jeffrey G. Hamilton County, Ohio Church Burial Records 1850 – 1859. 3 Vols. Milford, OH: Little Miami Publishing Co., 2000. 929.3771

Entries include name, burial & death date, age, maiden name & names of parents in the case of children.

7. Indiana Marriages 1826-1850. 2 Vols. North Salt Lake, UT: HeritageQuest, 2002. 929.3772

Covers many Indiana counties. Includes name of each party, date of marriage or license & county of marriage.

8. Lennon, Rachel Mills. Tracing Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes: Southeastern Indians Prior To Removal. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2002. 929.1

Focuses on early Native-American ancestors among the Five Civilized Tribes: Chickasaw, Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek & Seminoles. The author, an expert in Native-American genealogy, guides the reader to little-known resources.

9. Simmons, K. H. Spanish American War Veterans from Nebraska. Westminster, MD: Willow Bend Books, 2000. 973.89782

Includes name, age, birthplace, regiment & company, occupation, town of residence & nearest relative.

10. Watson, Marston. Royal Families: Americans of Royal and Noble Ancestry. Vol. 1: Governor Thomas Dudley and Descendants Through Five Generations. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2002. 929.72


1. Berry, Ellen Thomas & David A. Berry. Early Ohio Settlers: Purchasers of Land in East and East Central Ohio, 1800-1840. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1989. 929.3771

Includes purchaser, date, residence, township & range.

2. Brubaker, Joan B. Preble County, Ohio Infirmary Records 1834-1900: A History & Register of Inmates. N.P.: Joan B. Brubaker, 1989. 929.3771.

Includes name, date, age, birthplace, residence or lack thereof, reason for stay, date of discharge or death.

3. Cist, Charles. Sketches and Statistics of Cincinnati in 1851. Cincinnati,OH: Wm. H. Moore & Co., 1851. 917.71

Contains biographies of notable citizens. (The Library also owns an 1841 edition.)

4. Green, Karen M. Pioneer Ohio Newspapers 1793 – 1810: Genealogical & Historical Abstracts. Galveston, TX: Frontier Press, 1986. 929.3771.

5. McBride, David N. & Jane N. McBride. Wills, Administrations, Guardianships and Adoptions of Highland County, Ohio (1805 – 1880). Ann Arbor, MI: Edwards Letter Shop, 1957. 929.3771

Abstractions of a wide variety of records. Entries are by newspaper & issue, abstracting obituaries, probate/estate notices, victims of Indian attacks & news from each community.

stackbooks.jpg (23931 bytes)6. Powell, Esther W. Early Ohio Tax Records. Akron, OH: Esther W. Powell, 1971. 929.3771

Covers many, primarily early 19th century, Ohio counties.

7. Representative Clevelanders: A Biographical Directory of Leading Men and Women in Present-Day Cleveland Community. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Topics Co., 1927. 920.07

A who’s who directory for 1920s Cleveland. Includes birthplace, birth date, parents, education, spouse, children, occupation & address at time of publication.

8. Social Register Association. Social Register Cleveland 1938. NY: Social Register Association, 1937. 917.71

Can include addresses, occupations, club memberships, recent marriages & maiden names. Also contains the 1938 entries for Cincinnati and Dayton.

The Library also has an extensive collection of Ohio county histories.

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