Friday, October 8, 2010

Google Books Search results for Nutfield

Names of people (ancestors, relatives, their neighbors and friends mentioned in letters and documents) can show up in all sorts of places. Google Book search is nice place to start from the comfort of your own home  When starting out with a family or new branch of the family tree, it is a good idea to just explore the local history where you know your ancestor lived. Once you click on a book found at Google Books, you are able to search for keywords in every volume, one at a time or through all the books in the database. If Google Books doesn’t satisfy, try Internet Archive.   For the book best selection, check your local library and see what is available through the inter-library loan system.

A few of the books found about Nutfield (Londonderry, Derry, Windham), New Hampshire at Google Book Search:

Londonderry, by the Londonderry Historical Society, 2004, Arcadia Publishing. (some pages not viewable)

The Londonderry Celebration: Exercises on the 150th Anniversary of the Settlement of Old Nutfield , by Robert C Mack, 1870, Manchester: Published by John B. Clarke.

Early Records of Londonderry, Windham and Derry, NH 1719-1745, by George Waldo Browne, 1911, Manchester Historic Association.

The Descendants of James and William Adams of Londonderry, Now Derry, NH: Also a Brief Account of the Families of Robert Cochran and Joseph Morrison of Londonderry, and of Dea. Thomas Cochran of New Boston, NH, by Andrew N. Adams, 1894, Rutland, VT, Tuttle Company. (Also available is the Higginson Genealogical Books reprint)

James Rodgers of Londonderry and James Rogers of Dunbarton, by Josiah H. Drummond. 1897, Manchester, NH, Gould Publishers

The History of Londonderry, Comprising the Towns of Derry and Londonderry, NH , by Edward Lutwych Parker, 1851, Boston: Perkins and Whipple.

Willey’s Semi-Centennial Book of Manchester, 1846-1896: Historic Sketches of that Part of New Hampshire Comprised Within the Limits of the Old Tyng Township, Nutfield, Harrytown, Derryfield, and Manchester, From the Earliest Settlements to the Present Time, by George Franklyn Willey, 1896, Manchester, NH: Willey Publishers

Derry Revisited, by Richard Holmes and William Dugan, 2005, Acadia Publishing

Supplement to the History of Windham in New Hampshire: A Scotch Settlement, by Leonard Allison Morrison, 1892, Boston, Mass: Damrell & Upham

Copyright 2010, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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