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Spring 2004
A Publication of the St. Louis Public Library

Vol. 4   No. 1

NEW ARRIVALS

Items recently added to the St. Louis Public Library’s collections.

1. Cook, Mel & Pinny Cook. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Vol. 1: North Mecklenburg. Charlotte, NC: Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society, 2002. 929.3756

Includes name of person, plot and row number, date of birth if given, date of death, and if deceased was a veteran.

2. Eddleman, Bill. Original Land Patentees of Bollinger County, Missouri. Cape Girardeau,MO: Cape Girardeau Co. Genealogical Society, 2001. 929.3778

3. Eddleman, Bill. Original Land Patentees of Madison County, Missouri. Cape Girardeau, MO: Cape Girardeau Co. Genealogical Society, 2001. 929.3778

Original patentees of Bollinger County and Madison County by township.

4. Ferguson, Herman W. and Ralph B. Ferguson. Mecklenburg County, NC, A Petition, 1792; Tax Lists. Rocky Mount, NC: Herman W. Ferguson and Ralph B. Ferguson, 1999. 929.3756

Includes name, amount of land, valuation of land and taxes paid on the land, number of cotton gins owned, delinquent taxpayers, and other notations.

5. McGhee, James E. Campaigning with Marmadue: Narratives & Roster of the 8th Missouri Cavalry Regiment CSA. Independence, MO: Two Trails Publishing, 2002. 973.7478

A history of the regiment that includes photos of many members of the unit and brief biographies of each member.

6. Pledger, Stephen, Jean Adams, & Betty Mills. Hearts of Blue & Gray: Citizens of Cape Girardeau in the Civil War. Jackson, MO: Cape Girardeau County Genealogical Society. 2 Vols. 929.3778

Lists of veterans in the county, rosters of Union and Confederate troops, rosters of men who enlisted in Illinois units, maps, and transcriptions of letters and diaries of soldiers from Cape Girardeau County.

7. Sanborn, Melinde Lutz. Third Supplement to Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003. 929.374

Indexes marriage entries that have appeared in a variety of published resources.

8. United States City Directories, Brooklyn, NY. Woodbridge, CT: Research Publications, 1980-. Microfilm. 917.4710025

Covers 1861-1934.

9. United States City Directories, Queens, NY. Woodbridge, CT: Research Publications, 199-. Microfilm. 917.410025

Covers 1902-1912.

10. Weant, Kenneth E. Callaway County Missouri. Vol. 13 & 14. Arlington, TX: Kenneth E. Weant, 2002. 929.3778

Two more in Weant’s extensive and growing series of newspaper obituary indexes. Generally includes name, date of birth if given, and date of death.

The above listing is a small sampling of the plethora of new books on Perry, Callaway, Bollinger, and Cape Girardeau Counties we have recently received. Check our online catalog for a complete listing.

SOME VENERATED ANCESTORS

We have a nice selection of other Kentucky genealogical materials including many of the "classic" books needed for Kentucky genealogy.

1. Antoniak, Eleanor. (ed) Kentucky Marriage Records: From the "Register of the Kentucky Historical Society." Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983. 929.3769

A selection of marriage records originally printed in the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. The entries cover many early records and continue into the mid-1800s.

2. Kentucky Department of Libraries & Archives. Birth Index by Name of Child, 1911-1995. Microfilm. Kentucky Dept. of Libraries & Archives, NP, 1995. HG

3. Kentucky Department of Libraries & Archives. Birth Index by Name of Mother, 1911- 1995. Microfilm. Kentucky Dept. of Libraries & Archives, NP, 1997. HG

These two microfiche sets provide an index to Kentucky births for nearly the entire 1900s.

4. Kentucky Department of Libraries & Archives. Death Certificate Index, 1911-1995. Microfilm. Kentucky Dept. of Libraries & Archives, NP, 1997. HG

On microfiche.

5. Klotter, James C. (ed) Genealogies of Kentucky Families: From the ‘Register of the Kentucky Historical Society’. 2 Vols. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1981. 929.3769

These volumes, plus another reprinting items from the Filson Club Historical Quarterly, include family histories originally printed in these two ven- erable Kentucky publications.

6. Simpson, Alicia. Kentucky Confederate Veteran & Widows Pension Index. Hartford, KY: Cook & McDowell Publications, 1979.   929.3769

List of Civil War veterans and widows who received a pension from Kentucky. Includes name of applicant, husband’s name if the applicant is a widow, county of residence, date, and application number.

pioneerwoman.gif (3073 bytes)7. Sutherland, James F. Early Kentucky Householders 1787-1811. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. 929.3769

Based on tax records of Lincoln County, one of the original counties in Kentucky.

8. Sutherland, James F. Early Kentucky Landholders 1787-1811. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. 929.3769

Lists of early Kentucky land owners, again based on Lincoln County land records.

We also have full runs of the major Kentucky genealogical journals.

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