2009 Acquisitions




Abstracts of the Testamentary Proceedings of the Prerogative Court of Maryland, Volumes VII (1693 – 1697), XIII (1712 – 1716), and XIV (1716 – 1719)


Family Maps of Pike County, Alabama


 Family Maps of Butler County, Alabama


Steadfast to the Last: South Carolina Soldiers and Citizens Paroled with the Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of Tennessee at Appomattox, C.H., VA and Greensboro, NC April 9th and 26th, 1865


Index to Virginia Estates, 1800 – 1865.


South Carolina Quit Rents: 1772, 1773, 1774


South Carolina A Guide to County Records; Passports Issued by Governors of Georgia 1785 – 1809


Journal of the Grand Council of South Carolina August 25, 1671 – June 24, 1680


Journal of the Grand Council of South Carolina April 11, 1692 – September 26, 1692


Revolutionary Battles, Skirmishes, and Actions in South Carolina


America Moves West; An Historical Atlas of Kentucky and Her Counties


Barbados and Scotland Links, 1627 – 1877


Book of Crests of Scottish – American Clans


Civil War on the Virginia Peninsula


Dearest Carrie: Civil War Letters Home


Dearest of Captains: A Biography of Sally Louisa Tompkins


 Death Records of Gloucester County, VA, 1865 – 1890


 Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650 – 1775


 Discover Your Roots: How to Trace Your Family History


Early Adventurers on the Western Waters


 Early Settlers of Maryland


Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland


Finding Your People in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia; Finding Your Roots


First Ladies; Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation


Frontiersmen: A Narrative



Genealogical Research, Methods and Sources


Genealogical Research, Volume 2


Genealogy: How to Find Your Ancestors


George Washington’s Relations and Relationships in Fredericksburg, VA


 Governors’ Island


Gwynn’s Island Times: News Items from the Matthews Journal, 1905 – 1937 and the Gloucester – Mathews Gazette – Journal, 1937 – 1950


Hessian: The Classic Novel with a New Foreword; History of Pittsylvania County, VA


How the Scots Invented the Modern World


Index to Pennsylvania’s Colonial Records Series


Indiana: A New Historical Guide


Indiana to 1816, The Colonial Period; Jamestown Rediscovery III,  Kentucky Obituaries 1787 – 1854


Kentucky Records


Kings and Queens of Scotland


 Know Your Ancestors: A Guide to Genealogical Research


Madison County, KY, Court Order Book A, 1787 – 1791


Marriages in the New River Valley, VA, Montgomery, Floyd, Pulaski and Giles Counties


Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles


Mary Queen of Scots


New Penguin History of Scotland From the Earliest Times to the Present Day


Northwest Ordinance 1787: A Bicentennial Handbook


 Omitted Chapters from Hotten’s Original Lists of Persons of Quality…and Others Who Went from Great Britain to the American Plantations, 1600 – 1700


Pennsylvania Line: A Research Guide to Pennsylvania Genealogy and Local History


Pioneers of Davidson County, TN


Pocket Book of America; Red River Settlers: Records of the Settlers of Northern Montgomery, Robertson, and Sumner Counties, TN


Register of Kentucky Historical Society (1990)


Revolutionary Soldiers in KY; Royalty for Commoners: The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England and Queen Philippa


Saving the Mattaponi


Scotch Irish Pioneers in Ulster and America


Scots in New England; Searching for Your Ancestors: The How and Why of Genealogy


Settlers of Maryland 1679 – 1700


Stratford Hall Plantation and the Lees of Virginia


Sunrise on the Rappahannock


Tennessee Cousins: A History of Tennessee People


Times Past: A Gloucester Notebook


Trumpets Sound No More


Twenty-Four Hundred Tennessee Pensioners: Revolution and War of 1812


Victory at Yorktown: The Campaign That Won the Revolution


Virginia Genealogical Research


Writings of Richard A. Roane, A Sanctified Believer.


1860 South Carolina Census Index (2 volumes)



Baldwin’s Hartsville, South Carolina City Directory, 1940, Supplement Edition; Basic Heraldry


Colonial Surry (Virginia); Kentucky: Off the Beaten Path


Indiana Way: A State History


Royal Descents of 500 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States


Orangeburgh District 1768 – 1868: History and Records


South Carolina’s Military Organizations During the War Between the States, Volumes 1 – 4


Aids for Genealogical Research


Businesses, Manufacturers, Merchants, and Tradesmen


Deed Mapper Manual


Fifth Federal Census, 1830 South Carolina, Kershaw County


Financial Condition for Lee County, SC 1928


Fourth Federal Census, 1820 South Carolina, Kershaw County


Guide to Selected Historical Sites in Kershaw County/District, SC


Historic Tours Darlington County


How to Write the Story of Your Life


National Archives in the Nation’s Capital: Information for Researchers


Self-Publishing Guide: How to Write, Print, and Sell Your Own Book


South Carolina State Census, 1839: A Schedule of the White Population of Kershaw District, SC


Third Federal Census, 1810 South Carolina, Kershaw County


Turning Memories Into Memoirs: A Handbook for Writing Lifestories.


The Whiddon Heritage


Atkinson and Morgan Genealogy.



Abstracts of the Wills and Estates Records of Rowan County, NC. 1753 – 1805 and Rowan County Tax Lists of  1759  and 1778; Rowan County, NC Tax Lists 1757 – 1800


Claims Presented to the Court of Augusta [County, VA] 21 March 1782 – March 1785


Marriage Notices from Richmond, VA Newspapers 1821 – 1840


Death Notices from Richmond, VA Newspapers, 1841 – 1853; Virginia Historical Index, Volumes I and II; Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1632 – 1800


Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, Volume I: 1694 – 1742, Volume II: 1742 – 1775, Volume III: 1775 – 1800


1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners & Gazetteer, Volume 1: Central Region, Volume 2: South Central Region, Volume 3: Eastern Region, Volume 4: Northern Region, Volume 5: Southwestern Region, Volume 6: Northwestern Region


Marriage and Death Notices Abstracted from the Fayetteville Observer


Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania


South Carolina’s Royal Grants, Volume Four, Grant Books 25 Through 31, 1772 – 1775


Marriage and Death Notices From the Southern Presbyterian, Volume I, 1847 – 1865


Welsh Settlement of Pennsylvania


Virginia Colonial Abstracts: Series 2, Volume 1:Northumberland County, Virginia, 1678 – 1713


Virginia Colonial Abstracts: Series 2, Volume 6: Records of Prince George County, Virginia, 1666 – 1719


Marriage Bonds and Ministers’ Returns of Halifax County, Virginia, 1753 – 1800


Marriages of Orange County, Virginia, 1747 – 1810


Abstracts of Wills, Inventories & Accounts: Patrick County, Virginia, 1791 – 1823


 Abstracts of South Carolina Plats Books 20, 21, and 22 (1784 – 1788).

North Carolina Freedman’s Savings & Trust Company Records


North Carolina Ancestor Exchange


Abstracts of Deeds, Craven County, NC, Books 20 – 24


Abstracts of Deeds, Craven County, NC, Books 25 – 28


Index to Anson County, NC Deeds, 1749 – 1858


Burke County, NC, Land Records 1779 – 1790 and Important Miscellaneous Records 1777 – 1800, Volume II


Old Churches, Ministers, and Families of Virginia


Steadfast to the Last.


SC State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors


Thomas L. Yarborough Family History


Inscriptions of Live Oak Cemetery


History of Bethlehem United Methodist Church, Circa 1814 – 2008.



Gift from the Estate of John Kelley Segars:


Files: 1790 Census; 1800 Census; 1810 Census; 1820 Census; 1830 Census; 1840 Census; 1850 Census; 1860 Census; 1870 Census; 1900 Census;  Lee County Early Families, Miscellaneous; Lee County Deeds and Plats; Kershaw County Plats and Deeds; Untitled File containing information on Sherman’s March through South Carolina; “Union Soldiers and Their Attitudes on Sherman’s Savannah and Carolina’s Campaigns,” Thesis by Joseph Thomas Glatthaar; “Union Troops Near Kelleytown: February – March 1865 Accounts from Official War Records by John Segars (also contains maps and Latitude / Longitude of elements of 15th Army Corps); Accounts of Union Troops in Lee County, 1865; 15th Army Corps; Official Records; Accounts of Union Troops from Illinois; Accounts of Union Troops from Indiana; Accounts of Union Troops from Iowa; Accounts of Union Troops from Michigan; Accounts of Union Troops from Minnesota; Accounts of Union Troops from Missouri; Accounts of Union Troops from Ohio; and Accounts of Union Troops from Wisconsin.


Files General Assembly Petitions: (ND = No Date) ND #109 Witherspoon’s Ferry; ND #218 Election Managers; ND #947 Skinner’s Bridge; ND #949 Skinner’s Bridge; ND #950 Skinner’s Bridge; ND #1024 Navigation; ND #1025 Navigation; ND #1026 Navigation; ND #1027 Navigation; ND #1028 Navigation; ND #1067 Navigation; ND #1202 ? Bridge; ND #1249 Jones Bridge; ND #1346 McCallum’s Ferry; ND #1529 Newman’s Ferry; ND #1624 ? Bridge; ND #2624 Bank; ND #3058 Durant’s Ferry; ND #3155 Bishopville; Petitions 1842+ Duplicate Set; ND #3273 Durant’s Ferry; ND #3376 Navigation; ND #3377 Navigation; ND #3378 Navigation; ND #3380 Obstruction of Fish; ND #3381 Obstruction of Fish; ND #3382 Navigation; ND #3383 Navigation; ND #3384 Navigation; ND #3409 Kelley Bridge; ND #3732 Durant’s Ferry; ND #3736 Bishopville; ND #3801 Skinner’s Landing; ND #3802 Skinner’s Landing; ND #3803 Hudson’s Bridge; ND #3804 Hudson’s Bridge; ND #4548 Lawrence Bridge; ND #4549 Jones Bridge; ND #4550 Timmons Bridge; ND #4551 Fields’ Bridge; ND #4553 Sanders’ Bridge; ND #4554 Sanders’ Bridge; ND #4555 Sanders’ Bridge; ND #5258 Lawrence Bridge; ND #5259 Lynch’s Creek Ferry; ND #5260 Jones’ Bridge; ND #5597 Darlington; ND #5842 Navigation; ND #5852 Navigation; ND #5889 Sanders’ Bridge; and 1836 #6  Navigation.