Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hearthside Press Publications: Best Deals for Fantastic Books

Hearthside Press, of Midlothian, Virginia, has two of the most requested books by researchers of history and genealogy.  Here's their offerings:

Mother Cumberland: Tracing Your Ancestors in South-Central Pennsylvania. A Genealogical Guide to the 10 Counties of Bedford, Blair, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry. by Raymond M. Bell and Paul J. Connor.

OUR PRICE : $9.95

Hearthside Press, 1989

"This guide covers all ten counties created from Pennsylvania's Cumberland Valley: Bedford, Blair, Centre, Cumberland, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry. It is especially helpful for identifying Presbyterian churches, Revolutionary War units, and the many townships associated with each county, including townships that no longer exist. This edition is the last, because the author is now deceased."

A to Zax. A Comprehensive Dictionary for Genealogists and Historians. 3rd Edition. by Barbara Jean Evans

OUR PRICE: $11.95

Hearthside Press, 1995

"Here is a compilation of words, phrases, and abbreviations that researchers are likely to encounter in old manuscripts, documents, books, etc. Thousands of archaic or unfamiliar terms from many sources: medical, geographical, relational, legal, religious, foreign, historical, and more."

"Virtually anyone doing genealogical or historical research in English-language records pertaining to America will find this compilation of words and phrases useful. It is not limited to a particular time period, geographical area, or ethnic group but to all aspects of the country's settlement. Among the terms included are medical, legal, religious, relational, colloquial, foreign, occupational, monetary, and household. This is a reference you should keep close at hand, whether working at home or on the road; you never know when you are going to need it. It is the latest edition and the largest the author produced."