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Ancestors By Gertrude Atherton
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A young, rich American girl, after traveling all over the world with a father addicted to periodical dipsomania, loses this father, and before returning to her California chicken ranch goes to visit... More > her English relatives. Her cousin is in the House of Commons, but suddenly becoming a peer is forced into the House of Lords. He decides to go to America. The story deals with American politics and especially with the conditions in San Francisco. The great earthquake and fire of 1906 bring about changes in the lives of the chief actors.< Less
Ancestors By Gertrude Atherton
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A young, rich American girl, after traveling all over the world with a father addicted to periodical dipsomania, loses this father, and before returning to her California chicken ranch goes to visit... More > her English relatives. Her cousin is in the House of Commons, but suddenly becoming a peer is forced into the House of Lords. He decides to go to America. The story deals with American politics and especially with the conditions in San Francisco. The great earthquake and fire of 1906 bring about changes in the lives of the chief actors.< Less
MY ANCESTORS ARE YOUR ANCESTORS By Dale Willes
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Compilation of Family Histories, Letters and Journals of the Willes Family and others For the most part, none of these documents have been heretofore published but have remained private journals and... More > stories handed down through the generations. It has been a great pleasure to me re-reading the whole collection as I have prepared them for this format. They represent the collective cultural heritage of the family that we are; spanning some 366 years back to Joshua Willes, born 1646 in Tolland, Connecticut. It begins closer to the present with my parents, born at the beginning of World War I, newlyweds through the Great Depression, and a family of four during the rationing of World War II. In between are the generations that fought the Revolutionary War and Spanish American War; those, who moved westward in the early days of a fledgling new nation; those who after persecution, sought refuge as Mormon Pioneers and made, through their industry, the desert blossom as a rose.< Less
The Ancestors Spoke By Irvin Stephen Knight
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This is the story of the African experience as a historical narrative told through a priestess in poetry. Visualize and follow the Ancestors' story from the community, through the middle passage and... More > plantation slavery, and to freedom. Take a peep into the present and future of Africa and the diaspora through the eyes of the Ancestors. 'The Ancestors Spoke' is a great companion book for African and American history students, a valuable gift for friends and loved ones and an excellent poetry performance script with Afro-American music.< Less
My Ancestors By Thomas Acquaviva
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A genealogy of the Acquaviva and Savino families. Researched by Tom Acquaviva from family records in America and in the towns of Bitonto and Palo del Colle in Italy. Books contains family stories,... More > family trees, photos of ancestors.< Less
The Ancestors Spoke By Irvin Stephen Knight
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This is the story of the African experience as a historical narrative told through a priestess in poetry. Visualize and follow the Ancestors' story from the community, through the middle passage and... More > plantation slavery, and to freedom. Take a peep into the present and future of Africa and the diaspora through the eyes of the Ancestors. 'The Ancestors Spoke' is a great companion book for African and American history students, a valuable gift for friends and loved ones and an excellent poetry performance script with Afro-American music.< Less
Houghton Ancestors By William Houghton
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This book documents the lives of the Houghton ancestors from England and America during the past 1,000 years. From the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, this thrilling story deals with kings,... More > queens, knights, religious wars, saints, Revolutionary and Civil War heroes, explorers, settlers, farmers, poets, businessmen, and even spirit mediums. It has 95 illustrations and photos, many of which have never been published. It even covers never before published information on the Stone Age ancestors of the Houghtons that can be traced back over 300,000 years by using modern DNA testing and new archeology and paleoanthropology findings. I trust that I have captured some of the achievements, hopes, dreams, lives, and even sorrow and anguish of our forefathers so that they will not be forgotten by future generations.< Less
Houghton Ancestors By William Houghton
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This book documents the lives of the Houghton ancestors from England and America during the past 1,000 years. From the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, this thrilling story deals with kings,... More > queens, knights, religious wars, saints, Revolutionary and Civil War heroes, explorers, settlers, farmers, poets, businessmen, and even spirit mediums. It has 95 illustrations and photos, many of which have never been published. It even covers never before published information on the Stone Age ancestors of the Houghtons that can be traced back over 300,000 years by using modern DNA testing and new archeology and paleoanthropology findings. I trust that I have captured some of the achievements, hopes, dreams, lives, and even sorrow and anguish of our forefathers so that they will not be forgotten by future generations.< Less
The Ways Of Our Ancestors By Drum Publication Group
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Ten original short stories in Sgaw Karen language illustrating various aspects of tradition Karen culture. Written by teachers in refugees camps, these stories are the winning entries of the Drum... More > Publication Group's 2008 story writing competition.< Less
Danes, Saxons, and Normans: Or, Stories of Our Ancestors By J. G. Edgar
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Danes, Saxons, and Normans or, Stories of Our Ancestors. by J. G. Edgar. AUTHOR OF "BOYHOOD OF GREAT MEN," "CAVALIERS AND ROUNDHEADS," ETC. Published by S. O. BEETON, 248, STRAND... More > in 1863. This scarce antiquarian book. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as blurred pictures. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature.< Less