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The First Norwegian Settlements in America By Mike Palecek
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This book is based on The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration, written by Rasmus Anderson in 1895. He was spellbound by tales his neighbors told about their pioneer life. He was the first... More > professor of Scandinavian Studies anywhere in the United States. As old pioneers were dying off, he began a letter writing campaign to ask them to write down their memories. Anderson added excerpts of old interviews of pioneers from Billet-Magazin. This book, The First Norwegian Settlements in America is an abridged version of Anderson's book. The sequence has completely changed. Additional research has been added. Photos from the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library and public domain sources have added to more richly illustrate and add meaning to this work. If we want to understand our Norwegian-American roots, it is important to learn about our immigrant ancestors. Hopefully, this book will help broaden your understanding of your Nordic heritage.< Less
My Hill Settlement Ancestors By Peggy Wolfe
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The Daniel Hill family and the Daniel Koffman family were among the earliest settlers in the area north of Purdy which was the first county seat of McNairy County, Tennessee. This area became known... More > as the Hill settlement and was the largest in the county at that time. It was composed of Daniel Hill, Sr., his eight sons and their families, Isaac Koffman, Thomas Griffin, old Ben Walker, William Beatty, Samuel Houston, the Wilson and Rankin families, all came to the county in 1828, and settled near Purdy. The Hills and Koffmans migrated from eastern Tennessee. These pioneers formed a neighborhood of excellent citizens. There is much reliable information about the Hill and Koffman families available. There are many Hill and Koffman descendants remaining in the area, and many who settled further west.< Less
The Book of Joshua - Conquest and Settlement By Kenneth B. Alexander J.D.
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The Book of Joshua is the sixth book of the OT - the first of the Former Prophets (i.e., the historical books, which conclude with Nehemiah). In broad outline, the book tells of Israel’s... More > conquest of Canaan under Joshua after the death of Moses (chaps. 1-12) and Joshua’s subsequent distribution of the land among the tribes (chaps. 13-19). Six cities are then designated places of asylum (chap. 20), and forty-eight are reserved for Levites (chap. 21). The east Jordan tribes then return to their Transjordanian territory (chap. 22). In his old age, Joshua delivers a valedictory address (chap. 23). In another address, he challenges the tribes to commit themselves to God alone (chap. 24). The book ends with notices of Joshua’s death, the interment of Joshua’s remains and Israel’s faithfulness to God until Joshua’s contemporaries died (24:29-33).< Less
Houston African American Settlements By Priscilla T Graham
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Houston African American Settlements is a pictorial history of some of the remaining structures in historical Texas settlements founded by African Americans after the Civil War including Lily White,... More > Riceville, Piney Point, Kohrville, Barrett Station, Bordersville, The Bottoms, and Independence Grove.< Less
The Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland By John P. Prendergast
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The legacy of Oliver Cromwell is still haunts the Irish imagination. His alleged directive to the Catholic Irish to get "to Hell or Connaught", and the policy that drove it, permanently... More > altered the ownership of Irish soil.The Parliamentary forces' civil war against Charles I were enmeshed in a ruthless campaign against popery and the Catholic perpetrators of the assault on the Protestant colonists of 1641. The legacy of sectarianism has marred Irish politics to this day. Prendergast's research reveals his keen eye for evidence. His dismissal of the colonists' claims about the nature of the uprising of 1641 and his attitudes to race are contested, but he was a man of his times. More significantly his prejudices did not blind him and he lets his sources speak for themselves, while his analytical mind identifies the underlying economic motivation and forces behind the apparently civilising religious mission driving the settlement.< Less
The Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland By John P. Prendergast
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The legacy of Oliver Cromwell is still haunts the Irish imagination. His alleged directive to the Catholic Irish to get "to Hell or Connaught", and the policy that drove it, permanently... More > altered the ownership of Irish soil.The Parliamentary forces' civil war against Charles I were enmeshed in a ruthless campaign against popery and the Catholic perpetrators of the assault on the Protestant colonists of 1641. The legacy of sectarianism has marred Irish politics to this day. Prendergast's research reveals his keen eye for evidence. His dismissal of the colonists' claims about the nature of the uprising of 1641 and his attitudes to race are contested, but he was a man of his times. More significantly his prejudices did not blind him and he lets his sources speak for themselves, while his analytical mind identifies the underlying economic motivation and forces behind the apparently civilising religious mission driving the settlement.< Less
The Truth About Settlement 4 By E. J. Hamacher
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In 1976, the U.S. Aerospace Technology and National Needs Subcommittee welcomed a proposal to build a space station capable of supporting a large society of scientists. Its first mission: build... More > orbiting solar power satellites to provide an alternative source of power for Earth, the sale of which would pay its own expenses. With world-wide support, its 30-year project came to fruition. With its mission accomplished, a world now reeling from a catastrophic financial crisis reconsidered the space station and its costs. The decision: end the project and close down the station. Twenty years have passed since that shocking deportation. The original settlers and their children are now ghettoized, alternately feared and exoticized, but still held responsible. An uneasy relationship, with a new development: is the long-dead space station now being used by persons unknown? The world has stopped looking to space for answers, but there are signals newly arriving from Settlement 4...< Less
Out Of Court Settlement By Carey Stronach
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Two men, Blackie and Whitey, very much like O.J. Simpson and Mark Fuhrman, cross paths in a slum in Los Angeles without recognizing each other initially. They meet up with a drug dealer, a prostitute... More > and a fundamentalist preacher, and eventually bond together to fight off a gang of predatory homosexuals.< Less
Out Of Court Settlement By Carey Stronach
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Two men, Blackie and Whitey, very much like O.J. Simpson and Mark Fuhrman, cross paths in a slum in Los Angeles without recognizing each other initially. They meet up with a drug dealer, a prostitute... More > and a fundamentalist preacher, and eventually bond together to fight off a gang of predatory homosexuals.< Less
Sandt Settlement Volume II By Adele Hartman & Jim Bilder
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This is a genealogy of John Adam Sand who came to America in 1766.

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