Digging for Genealogical Treasure in New England Town Records
2017 reprint of 1996 original, as part of the NEHGS Simple Print program
Author: Ann Smith Lainhart
Hardcover, 220 pages
Key genealogical information is hidden in obscure town hall records all over New England. Lainhart’s popular book provides descriptions of eighteen different types of records (earmarks, licenses, mortgage books, military records, poor records, selectman's minutes, tax records, and more!) and hints on how to find and understand them.