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Where Did They Go?

Where Did They Go?

Where did they come from? Where did they go?

Researchers often puzzle over the movements of their family from geographic local to local. Tracing their movements using decennial census schedules is not always straight forward. Embracing whole community research and group migration patterns will enhance your personal family narrative.

Carolyn Earle Billingsley in Communities of Kinship: Antebellum Families and the Settlement of the Cotton Frontier explores many questions raised by personal family researchers. She studies issues of settlement patterns, religion, economic and political power and neighborhoods in antebellum and post antebellum South.

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Call numbers

Hello James Jeffrey.

Your recent postings of new genealogy books at WH/G is appreciated by this patron.

Suggest adding call numbers to make it even easier.

Best.