Genealogical sources in the UnitedStates of America

by M. E. MacSorley

Publisher: M.E. MacSorley in Basingstoke

Written in English
Published: Pages: 52 Downloads: 709
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  • United States -- Genealogy.,
  • United States -- Archival resources.,
  • United States -- Library resources.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementcompiled by M.E. MacSorley.
The Physical Object
Paginationii,52p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15359606M
ISBN 100952576805

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Original data: Mackenzie, George Norbury, and Nelson Osgood Rhoades, editors. Colonial Families of the United States of America: in Which is Given the History, Genealogy and Armorial Bearings of Colonial Families Who Settled in the American Colonies From the Time of the Settlement of Jamestown, 13th May,to the Battle of Lexington, 19th April, 7 volumes.

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