Selected Recent Arrivals in Genealogy and Local History

Ahmed, Salahuddin.
Dictionary of Muslim Names.
New York: New York University Press, 1999.
Call No. CS2970 .A34 1999
Muslim name dictionary including original spellings, meanings, and English transliterations.

Brayton, John Anderson.
Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies, Volume 1.
Baltimore: Otter Bay Books, 2011.
Call No. Local History Ref F253 .B728 2011 v. 1.
Short biographies of the “First Two Hundred” North Carolina Ancestors.

Parker, John.
Reading Latin Epitaphs.
Exeter, UK: Exeter Press, 2012.
Call No. CN510 .P37 2012
Introductory handbook to reading Latin epitaphs, including common word lists and illustrations.

Roberts, Gary Boyd.
Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 edition.
Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.
Call No. Local History Ref CS69 .R59 2012
Thoroughly researched ancestor tables for each President, along with royal descents and kinship charts.

Schwalm, Leslie A.
Emancipation’s Diaspora: Race and Reconstruction in the Upper Midwest.
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, 2009.
Call No. E185 .93 .I64 S34 2009
Explores Emancipation’s impact on the wartime and postbellum Midwest.

Smith, Brian R.
Dollarhide Numbering for Genealogists.
Bountiful, UT: Family Roots Publishing, 2011.
Call No. Local History Ref CS24 .S65 2011
Authorized and authoritative user’s guide to the Dollarhide genealogical numbering system.


Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies, Volume 1. this is a great find and much needed for my research for some of my clients. Thanks for this post, it is very helpful

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