New in the Genealogy Center
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New in the Genealogy Center

With books covering all 50 states and beyond, we’re constantly adding to the wealth of resources available to you and your ancestry journey. Take a look at the latest added to the Genealogy collection here on the blog.

General
  • American migration routes: Indian paths, post roads, & wagon roads
  • Personalities of the South
  • Our Quaker ancestors
  • “Wasteing my substance by riotous living”: New England runaways, 1778-1783
  • Women’s diaries of the Westward journey
  • Lay Down Body (African Americans)
  • American Scots-Irish research (Irish)
  • Irish American ancestors: using US strategies and records to identify origins (Irish)

Texas
  • Texas Alpha 100 years of history: Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity, University of Texas Austin
  • Pinch of this and a handful of that: historic recipes of Texas, 1830-1900
  • Golden Spread: an illustrated history of Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle
  • Texas Maker: the heretofore unknown legend of Collin McKinney (Collin County, Texas)
  • Journey toward prominence: the Edwin L. Cox School of Business at SMU, 1920-2005
  • They came to stay: the story of the Jews of Dallas, 1870-1997
  • Terrell tales: stories of the No. 1 BFTS told by students, instructors, and friends (Kaufman County, Texas)
  • Lamar County Genealogy and History: Moments in Time, vol. 36, 2018
  • Lamar County Genealogy and History: Snippets from a lost year, vol. 39, 2021
  • Forever Menard: the lost stories (Menard County, Texas)
  • Navarro County history, vol. 5
  • Amarillo, Texas: the first hundred years (Potter County, Texas)
  • Historic Austin: an illustrated history (Travis County, Texas)

United States
  • Fayette County, Alabama index to marriage records, 1850-1970
  • Fayette County, Alabama index to wills & estate records, 1850-1970
  • Fayette County, Alabama cemetery records
  • Goodspeed biographical and historical memoirs of western Arkansas
  • Searcy Centennial, 1837-1937: history (White County, Arkansas)
  • Greene County Iowa Cemetery Records: from Tomb stone readings of Greene County, Iowa
  • Slaves and slave owners: Harford County, Maryland 1814
  • Mayflower families in progress: Richard Church and his descendants for four generations
  • Minneapolis portrait of the past: a photographic history of the early days in Minneapolis (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
  • Six Flags over Mid-America (St. Louis County, Missouri)
  • Streets of Elizabeth, New Jersey: an encyclopedia of Elizabethtown, New Jersey Street names and origins (Union County, New Jersey)
  • Ring the bells for Olde Pen Aryl (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
  • Roadside history of South Dakota
  • Seth Bullock’s the founding of a county (Lawrence County, South Dakota)
  • Tennessee Regulars in the War of 1812
  • Confederates of Prince Edward County, Virginia and deaths in Farmville Hospital, 1862-1865

Military
  • American prisoners of war during the War of 1812: Birth, death, and parole records
  • Over the top: veterans of the First World War

Europe
  • 600+ wills & administrations of Belize 1750-1800s
  • The people of Glasgow and Clydesdale at home and abroad, 1800-1850
  • The people of North East Scotland at home and abroad, 1800-1850
  • The people of South West Scotland at home and abroad, 1800-1850
  • Discovering Irish origins using the records of Ireland
  • Researching Scots-Irish ancestors: the essential genealogical guide to early modern Ulster, 1600-1800 (Ireland)

Family Histories
  • Ancestors of Frances Maria Goodman (1829-1912) wife of Learner Blackman Harrison
  • Montgomerys gone but not forgotten: obituaries, tributes, and editorials

About Genealogy Center

Plano Public Library has a Genealogy Center housed at Haggard Library. See the library website for details of this service including online archives, databases and in-house services. Head straight to our Genealogy Resources page for a list of databases and websites to help reach your ancestry mapping goals.

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