Originally published: Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Pub. Ltd.; London: Society of Genealogists, 1997. 2nd ed. published in Great Britain in 2004.
Hans Greve (1851-1925)--son of Johan Heinrich Greve and Wiebke Greve-- immigrated from Kropp, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany to Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa and married Catharina Mathilda Jens in 1874. Descendants and relatives lived in Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, California and elsewhere. Includes some ancestry in Germany.
This book is a personal history of the lives of the author's ancestors. Through parish records, medieval court records, and newspaper articles, it traces the family line back to the sixteenth century. It gives detailed accounts of the lives of the author's Victorian and later ancestors. During the Victorian and Edwardian periods, drunkenness and minor crime such as poaching were widespread amongst the poor at that time and the Chatters families were often in trouble with the authorities. Many of the stories are not untypical of many working class families living in rural England. Life in the villages only began to improve with the introduction of compulsory education and, fortunately, the author's recent ancestors were better behaved!
Offers a guide to census indexes, including federal, state, county, and town records, available in print and online; arranged by year, geographically, and by topic.
In 'Walking and Mapping', Karen O'Rourke explores a series of walking/mapping projects by contemporary artists. Some chart "emotional GPS"; some use GPS for creating "datascapes" while others use their legs to do "speculative mapping." Many work with scientists, designers, and engineers. O'Rourke offers close readings of these works and situates them in relation to landmark works from the past half-century. She shows that the infinitesimal details of each of these projects take on more significance in conjunction with others. Together, they form a new entity, a dynamic whole greater than the sum of its parts. By alternating close study of selected projects with a broader view of their place in a bigger picture, Walking and Mapping itself maps a complex phenomena.
An annotated bibliography listing general reference works as well as those on social sciences, humanities, and science and technology
Practical, down-to-earth advice for family historians including: what to do before you go on the net, how to choose software, reliable websites, and evaluating evidence from original documents. Includes Courthouse, archives & library research and info on getting it all together (blog, book, CD). Chock full of real-life source documents from Myrt's personal genealogical research to help you see what's out there to prove family relationships.
"Harry Potter," "Lord of the Rings," "Lion, Witch & the Wardrobe" Looking for something else TOTALLY UNIQUE" to read? Let your mind run riot with this Epic Trilogy of Myths, Magic and Monsters stories. Now out in Kindle and Printed Book Format. The Ancestral Trail Trilogy has it all and guarantees that "different story" without even a Dragon, or a Werewolf anywhere in sight. The Ancestral Trail was first published in beautifully pictured set of magazine format in 1993. (The complete readable history on the same stories and also shows those fantastic drawings - Google www.theancestraltrail.com). The three books in the trilogy are: - 1) Long Ago & Far Away (Ancient World) 2) New Time & Time Again (Cyber World) 3) Once Upon a Time & Time Again (Today World) The Ancestral Trail Trilogy is the proper book of the first set of stories in a three-book format now being published. It tells the story of a boy that is suddenly plucked from his home world and sent to a new place, known as the Ancestral World. There, he learns that he is The Chosen One, appointed to save this world of mythical beasts from a great evil being known simply as The Evil One. A pig-like soldier and an intellectual waif-like female scribe throughout the journey ably accompany the boy to the first of three totally different worlds, the Ancient World, Cyber World and Modern Day World of Today Said Evil One has already conquered the Ancestral World by stealing six pods from the "Tree Of Life" and imprisoning six Ancestral Guardians. Since the beginning of time, creatures of the air, land and water have lived in peace in the Ancestral World. Landsmen, common beasts, birds and fishes have dwelt in harmony with insects, reptiles and mythical beasts. Ruled with fairness and wisdom by the Council of Guardians, they have known neither suffering nor the ravages of war. Now an evil spirit has come to this land and is laying waste to all that is good. The Forces of Evil have gained ground fast and many of these peaceful creatures have been killed or have fallen under the Evil One's power. The Life Force of the Ancestral World is almost at an end.
Intended as supplemental reading in courses on theories of development, this book augments traditional core texts by providing students with more depth on about two dozen recent and emerging theories that have appeared over the past 20 years. This period has seen a decline of the traditional "grand" theories that attempt to apply to all people all the time in favor of "micro theories" that focus more on individual differences, so a book like this actually points the way toward the future rather than dryly reviewing the past. In addition, the author inspects the changing ways in which the concept of "theory" itself has been interpreted during this period, and he concludes with a chapter suggesting future directions.
The Chairman has been killed and now Lilith, Satan's Consort sits on the vampire throne as the Vampire Council's new Chairwoman. She raises all the dark covens—calling every major dark witch and warlock to do her bidding. Her goal is to distract the team members, while the unborn heir to the Dark Realms awaits his own birth. All Lilith needs now is Damali's newly discovered angelic powers to make that come to past. That will allow her evil progeny to walk through the veil between worlds and take his throne as the true Anti-Christ. Damali and her crew race to stop Lilith. However, raising not only the dark covens, but all vampires that had not been slain by Damali, puts the world out of balance and kicks off the Armageddon.
The first part of the book narrates the story of a single mother from Georgetown in Guyana who made an appeal to help her son dying of kidney failure to obtain a kidney transplant which was not available in their country. They needed help to travel to India to get the transplant. The flyer appealing for help lands in the hands of a Guyanese-American, George Subraj, who is intrigued by this appeal. He seeks the help of Indian-born Transplant Surgeon, Dr. Rahul M. Jindal, who, in turn, organizes a medical team to perform the surgery. This is also a story of how Americans come together to save the life of a young man in Guyana, whose determined single mother refused to give up. In the second part of the book, the social aspects of transplantation are discussed which include medical compliance, anxiety and depression in kidney transplant recipients and social networks pertaining to kidney transplantation. In the third part of the book, the economics of kidney transplantation in developing countries are discussed, along with the economics of peritoneal versus hemodialysis, pre-emptive kidney transplantation for developing countries, health policy for treating renal failure in developing countries and finally commercialization of kidney transplantation - a problem which is increasing world-wide.
The heritage of the city of Elizabethtown exuberates through the buildings, the streets, and the community. Renovations of historic homes and businesses spark the interest of the modern traveler. The community has incorporated history into today's structures to provide a venue for entertainment.
This story is about LAURINA (a young girl) wondering what was the other half of her family heritage/genealogy). Where did her ideas and thoughts come from. Her inner self kept saying she was much more. At the age of 7, she grew up with a mother, stepfather and siblings of her mother and stepfather. She always felt like an outsider in the family she lived with. She was pretty much treated like a second class member of the family. She knew in her inner self she was capable of much more and felt that her other side came from a great family. Laurina was the oldest in the family and got stuck with baby sitting and cleaning. As she grew older, her inner sense knew there was more to her life and self worth.
“Bless the voice that tells these stories” “Beautiful and touching.” The gospels for being humans. “How is it that hardly any major religion has looked at science and concluded, “This is better than we thought! The Universe is much bigger than our prophets said, grander, more subtle, more elegant?... A religion, old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the Universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by the conventional faiths.” ? Carl Sagan