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The Descendants of Abraham Blystone - Third Edition By Jeffrey W. Blystone
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THIRD EDITION - May 2007. This is the latest edition of the definitive genealogy of the Blystone family, including wills, photos, documents, obituaries, etc. As of this edition, there are 11,297... More > blood descendants of Abraham Blystone. With an additional 5,355 spouses, that brings the grand total up to 16,652 individuals - an increase of 6,368 over the previous edition. However, in part due to the recent hysteria over identity theft, most of the younger generations are not included in this book.< Less
The Descendants of Abraham Blystone - Second Edition By Jeffrey W. Blystone
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SECOND EDITION - June 2000. This is the second printing of this edition. All 350 pages from the first printing are included, as well as a 55 page index, making a new total of 405 pages. The... More > hardcover binding has been sacrificed, as this printing is soft bound. This book includes 7,119 direct blood descendants of Abraham Blystone as well as 3,165 spouses, for a grand total of 10,284 individuals. In addition to the hundreds of names added since the First Edition, there are also several documents included - such as wills, obituaries, etc. - making the book a more valuable research tool. The goal was to have this edition ready for the inaugural National Blystone Reunion, which was held in Mammoth, Pennsylvania in July of 2000.< Less
Girlie and Buddy: The Papers of Elizabeth Cook Wood Blystone By Jeffrey W. Blystone
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THIRD EDITION - Set in western Erie County, PA, this is the story of the day-to-day lives of poor rural families, told in their own words through hundreds of pages of collected correspondence. It... More > tells the true story of an unwanted child from the city of Pittsburgh, who was transported to the totally foreign environment of her great-aunt's home in Cranesville. In her own words, she describes daily life on a farm in rural western Erie County - her chores, her school, her friends - and later her jobs and her courtship and marriage to a local man. The bulk of the letters include both those composed by her and hundreds received by her, beginning in 1910 and going primarily until her marriage in 1923. The areas covered include primarily western Erie County, as well as North East. Many local families are mentioned in the letters, and there is an index to aid in that search. There are also many photographs throughout the book, as well as an appendix containing the genealogy of several local families.< Less
The Descendants of Abraham Blystone By Jeffrey Blystone
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FIRST EDITION - This is the second printing of the very first edition of this book, and was originally published in 1999. It includes thousands of individuals through nine generations, and... More > incorporates the data from many previous books as well as new research by the author and several of his cousins. Although much of the information has since been corrected or updated, this book still remains a valuable tool for those researching the Blystone or other related families.< Less