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Book Notes, continued______________________________________

nealogy online is an excellent introduction or review for anyone wishing to do family-history research from home or their local public or research library. The author provides seven basic steps to getting started in online genealogy research and then provides a concise summary of various online sources for information, databases, and “how to” on doing genealogy.

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island & Providence Plantations, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Florida. Each veteran’s entry lists his name, some details about when and where he served, and information about the size and location of grant he received when it was available.

This is an excellent finding aid for land grants given to colonists in the pre-Revolutionary War period.

Bounty and Donation Land Grants in British Colonial America. By Lloyd deWitt Bockstruck. (2007. Pp. 464. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 3600 Clip- per Mill Road, Suite 260, Baltimore, MD 21211 or via the Internet at www.genealogical.com.)

The author put together this land grant refer- ence for British Colonial America for the men who served in the military of the British Crown during the colonial period. Bounty land grants were used as an “inducement to military service” and donation land grants were given to “a veteran or his heirs after the conflict when government made such benefits available.” This book covers veterans of King Philip’s War (1689-1697), Queen Anne’s War (1702-1713), the War of Jenkins’ Ear (1739-1748), and the French and Indian War (1754-1763). The colonies covered include: Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland,

Maryland Marriage Evidences, 1634-1718. Compiled by Robert W. Barnes. (2005. Pp. 466. $35.00, plus USPS ($4.00) or UPS Ground ($6.00) for shipping. Order from Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 3600 Clipper Mill Road, Suite 260, Baltimore, MD 21211 or via the Internet at www. genealogical.com.)

The author compiled this reference book for Maryland marriage records (1634-1718) from reli- gious and civil sources, in addition to land, court, and probate records. His work on this project also corrected errors in his previous Maryland Marriage Evidences, 1634-1777. In addition to the marriage information documents, the author identifies the document where that information is located.


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