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Genealogist/Researcher /Private owner will sell certain important reference books. All books are in true usable condition and will bring many more years of great finds and real enjoyment. Please notice that several of the books are scarce. Anyone interested in purchasing books …please respond via email.

Germanna Records….The ultimate resource on Germanna…..
Through the years , since it’s founding in 1956 , The Germanna Foundation has published books on genealogy and history pertaining to the Germanna Colony settlers and their decendants/
Germanna Record is the general title for the series. Each volume in the series has it’s own separate title and author(s) .Older issues have a gray soft cover (wrap) , with the title page inside. . Germanna Record No. 15, the Germanna Heritage Book. is hardcover .
GERMANNA RECORD No. 1. 1 Peter Hitt (Hite) , John Joseph Martin and Tillman Weaver of the 1714 Colony and their Descendants.
By Dr. B.C. Holtzclaw0015 A genealogical essay on each of these early settlers, with references to documentary sources. July 1961. 91 pages. Used , Original grey wraps, Very good condition . This book is currently out of print and is a much sought after issue
GERMANNA RECORD No. 2 Official Publication of the Memorial Foundation of the Gemanna Colonies , Inc. , 1962Book Description: Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies, Inc., Harrisonburg, VA:., 1962. Soft cover. book Condition :Used , Very Good. 83p. + Facsimile of the Original Hooper and Barber Surveys, Folding facsimile of the 1724 land grant and large folding facsimile of the German Town plat of 1729. Moderate toning along spine. GERMANNA RECORD No. 3 John Hoffman 1714 Germanna Colonist By Dr B C Holtzclaw. April . 1963 . This is am account of the 1714 colonist who , married a daughter of Pastor Haeger , and of their decendants. There is also a discussion of the various branches of the Hoffman/Huffman families in the near area. 99 pages , with detailed index. Cover grey wrap with slight crease bottom right on front cover and slight crease on left of front cover near edge. Two very pale “fingertip” type stains rear cover. Overall condition very good.

GERMANNA RECORD No. 4 John Jacob Rector , 1714. Pub.: 1979 , Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia , Inc.John Jacob Rector, 1714 Germanna Colonist and His Descendants.
By Dr. B.C. Holtzclaw. Biographical sketch of John Jacob Rector and his wife Elisabeth Fishback. Their sons John
Harman, Henry and Jacob, and the grandchildren are all traced with deeds and wills; also John Rector of Prince William County. Bibliography. 92 pages. 1963, reprinted 1979. Used . Very light wear, some yellowing on spine Great Shape!
GERMANNA RECORD No. 6 The Second Germanna Colony of 1717
Book Description: Harrisonburg, VA: The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies, Inc., Publishers, Third printing 1980-95 pages plus covers. Staple-bound booklet; H 23cm x L 15.5cm., Used , Moderate toning along spine, - One very small stain on back of rear cover. Immediately following title leaf is unpaged b/w plate with "Introductory" text. Remaining pages 3-95 feature single article "The Second Germanna Colony of 1717, Other Germanna Pioneers, The So-Called Third Germanna Colony of 1719, and Later Comers to the Hebron Church Community" by B.C. Holtzclaw. pages are clean and binding is firm. A very good- copy.
GERMANNA RECORD No. 7 Germanna Outpost of Adventure 1714 - 1956
John W. Wayland
Book Description: The McClure Printing Company, Staunton, Virginia, 1956. Soft cover. This edition is a reprint December 1979. Original light gray wraps., Book Condition : Used , internally generally bright and clean. History of an early Virginia settlement begun in 1714 and laid out on the Rapidan River. The old ford at Germanna saw lots of action during the Civil War in 1862 and 1864. 7"x10" format. Illus., biblio., index, maps, 102p.
GERMANNA RECORD No. 9 : The Germanna Foundation . The First Decade 1956-1966

Book description : Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies of Virginia Second printing , March 1978. Soft cover. 6” x 9”, 116 pp. Used , Spinne and edges slightly faded ; One very small ink (?) dot top left on front cover; otherwise , clean ,firm and unmarked . Includes 29 pictures and maps. GERMANNA RECORD No 11 Carpenter and Wayland Decendants

Carpenter and Wayland Descendants. by Dr. B.C. Holtzclaw. John Carpenter (Zimmerman) and his descendants to the 1850 census of Madison County, pages 1-62 and Thomas Wayland (Wieland), pages 63-106, with documentary references. 106 pages. 1968 Used ,Very nice condition
Germanna Record No. 12 - Aylor, Snyder and Tanner Descendants
Aylor, Snyder and Tanner Descendants. Sarah Aylor Lewis presents the genealogy of the Aylor family to the seventh generation; Claude L. Yowell on the descendants of John Snyder, and Dr. B.C. Holtzclaw on the early descendants of Robert Tanner. 116 pages., reprinted 1978. Used very nice condition; some very slight yellowing at spine. THE GERMANNA RECORD No 13 BLANKENBAKER–WEAVER–WILHOIT– Decendants ,Claude L Yowell
This record includes the three Blankenbaker brothers, John/Nicholas, Matthias and Balthaser by Yowell, 117 pages; B.C. Holtzclaw on Peter Weaver and early descendants, 24 pages, and John Connie Wilhite, Jr. on Michael Willheit, Wilhoit/Wilhite and his descendants,57 pages. 112 pages total. 1971. All pages intact and good condition. Front cover has rough wear and creases and tears at spine but is attached . Spine has wear and back cover has “quarter” size light stain.
BEFORE GERMANNA No 9 The Ancestry of the ZIMMERMAN, YOWELL, , MERCKLIN ,WEGMAN and LEATHERER Families (Before Germanna) by Johni Cerny and Gary J. Zimmerman (1990) Publisher : American Genealogical Lending Library / Paperback 57 pages Used/ Excellent condition THIS IS SCARCE BOOK.

Hebron Church Register 1750-1825, Madison, VA (Volumes I and II).
Smith, George M.
Book Description: Shenandoah History Publishers, Edinburg, VA, 1981. About 60 pgs. Used Very good stapled soft cover great condition. This is a scarce set.
German Church Records Vol. 3, 1805-1812, Westmoreland Co., PA, Church Records
Ruff , Paul M. First Edition 1982Book Description:. Hardbound 8½" - 11" Tall. Cranberry colored cover Part 3 of the earliest known German church records of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. Includes names and dates of child's birth and baptism by church, as well as an index of names of parents and baptismal sponsors. Confirmation records are also listed for a number of the churches. A compiled index of all baptisms in the book appears at the back. 248 pages Used , one scuff mark upper front of spine and slight scuff mark at bottom of spine .other-wise very nice condition.
A History of Blackford County Indiana Published by The Blackford County Historical Society , Hartford City , Indiana 1986 Beautiful Hardcover 12 ¼ x 9 ¼ 302 pages/ This book is very handsome and though used , it is in excellent condition. This modern history is quality throughout. The first section is on the area’s history followed by a family history section. There are an amazing number of photos. An every name index completes the book. HENRY COUNTY INDIANA , BLUE RIVER TOWNSHIP Cemetery Inscriptions – Thomas D Hamm , Editor;Pub. 1982 Henry County Historical Society Paperback 8 ¼” x 10 ¼ “ 225 pp. Used ; one slight ink mark front cover. Very nice condition
HENRY COUNTY INDIANA Cemetery Records – Stoney Creek Township Thomas D Hamm, Compiler Henry County Historical Society . 105 pp. Used , Very good condition

BERGEN RECORDS 1666-1788 ( New Jersey) by Genealogical Pub. Co. 1976 , 91 pages . Used/but condition as new (excellent) One slight scuff mark on back of rear cover
ULSTER Co. N.Y.WILTWYCK Cemetery Bk. 1880
Ulster County New York , Wiltwyck Cemetery , Kingston Pub: Ulster Co. Gen. Soc. 46 pages Used in great condition.
price firm at $20 includes postage in USA. Other separate typewritten pages on this cemetery in binder also available. Also in great condition . These are 31 companion pages.

SCRAPBOOKING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY by Crafts Media , Aug 2007 10 ½ “ x 8”, 198 pp . Preowned . This is organized format , with blank forms throughout for recording your family’s story . Very good condition