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“Arphax Publishing Company is a leading Historical Reference Publisher specializing in original land-ownership maps. Since 2005, we have published original-landowner map-books for 500 U.S. Counties. HistoryGeo.com represents a concept envisioned at the onset of our company’s creation and has been in the works, more or less, from the start. Trial applications were begun in 2007 and HistoryGeo.com actually represents the 4th-Generation application which has been in development.”

 GLHTA is going to subscribe to this database, HistoryGeo.com/libraries.  We have a trial account until the subscription is finalized.  The link is posted on the PPLS database list.  We have been receiving the books Arphax publishes for several years.  Now they have taken it to the next step and put the information from the books online.  It will be available at all PPLS libraries with “Library use only.” 

 Please visit www.historygeo.com/libraries.  It is “Library Use Only” so come to one of the 5 Plano Public Libraries to use it.

 To help you get started with our service/app, please watch our videos at: www.historygeo.com/videos

 Or, to read more detailed how-to articles, visit our knowledgebase at: www.historygeo.com/learn

 For the briefest possible overview, though, we have a quick-start brochure that can be downloaded here: http://www.historygeo.com/libraries/HistoryGeoQuickStart.pdf

 If you have any questions, we’ll try to answer them in the GLHTA department.

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87 people attended the Genealogy Lock-In on March 2, 2012.  GLHTA sponsored the lock-in.  We opened Haggard after hours from 6-11pm  for genealogists to attend classes and research.  We had a great time.  Below are a few pictures from the night.  The photograph on the left is a few ladies from the Daughters of Republic of Texas and the photograph on the right is everyone gathered for the Welcome.

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  • Abstracts from the Port Tobacco Times and Charles County Advertiser, v. 1-5, 1844-1893
  • Abstracts of Beaufort County, North Carolina, Deed book 2 1729-1748
  • Abstracts of Carteret County, North Carolina, Deeds 1713-1759, Books A-F
  • Alton, New Hampshire vital records 1890-1997
  • Annotated transcriptions of Colonial Currituck County, North Carolina, wills
  • Barnstead, New Hampshire vital records 1887-2000
  • Before memories fade: an archival index of Comanche County, Texas World War 2 veterans
  • Book of Dallas
  • Cattaraugus County, New York Surrogate court abstracts, Guardianship edition
  • Cherokees descendants East and West, v. 1-3 Index to the Guion Miller Applications
  • Clay County (South Carolina): Chapters out of the past
  • Death notices from Washington County, New York newspapers 1799-1880
  • Deaths at Auburn Prison, Cayuga County, New York 1888-1937
  • Douglas County, Nebraska marriages, 1854-1881
  • Drinks hard and swears much–white Maryland runaways 1770-1774
  • Early settlers of Old Mount Airy, Wythe County, Virginia
  • Fitch Gazetteer of Washington County, New York vol. 1-4
  • Florida land records of the Tallahasee and Newnansville General Land Office, 1825-1892
  • Genealogical abstracts from Palmyra, Wayne County, New York newspapers 1810-1854
  • Green County, Kentucky abstracts of circuit court cases, v. 19-22
  • Green County, Kentucky Court minute books, Book 2 1794-1800 and Book 3 1800-1804
  • Guide and index to the Republic of Texas Donation Voucher files 1879-1887 and Confederate Scrip Voucher files 1881-1883 in the Texas General Land Office
  • Guide and index to the Texas Adjutant General Service Records 1836-1935, vol. 1-2
  • Guide and index to the Texas Confederate Audited Civil and Military Claims, 1861-1865
  • Guide and indexes to the Conserved and microfilmed Harris County, Texas records of Oaths and Allegiance, Declarations of Intent, and Final Naturalizations 1886-1906
  • Guide to Swiss genealogical research
  • Heimatlossen and Landsassen Canton Bern’s  1861 solution
  • Heroes, scoundresl, and angels: Fairview Cemetery of Gainesville, Texas
  • Inhabitants of New Hampshire 1776
  • Kerr County, Texas probate records 1856-2002
  • Kerrville Daily Times obituary books 1986-2000 master index
  • Lawyers and Lawmakers of Kentucky
  • Lineage Book, National Society of the Daughters of the American Colonists, 1945-1949 supplement
  • Marriage and death notices from Schuyler County, New York newspapers
  • Marriage and death notices from Seneca County, New York newspapers 1817-1885
  • Marriage and death notices from Tompkins County, New York newspapers
  • Memories of  Home–Brownsville
  • Mississippi eighteenth century settlers and their cemeteries and records in the 82 counties: a history/genealogy reference book
  • Moultonborough, New Hampshire vital records
  • New Hampshire name changes 1768-1923
  • New Jersey marriage records 1665-1800
  • New York alien residents 1825-1848
  • Newton remembering yesterday today: romancing history, Newton, Kansas–1860’s toward 2000
  • North Sunflower County, Mississippi cemetery records
  • Official varieties and synonymies of surnames and christian names in Ireland
  • Oldest profession in Texas: Waco’s legal red light district
  • Ossipee, New Hampshire vital records 1887-2001
  • Ouray County, Colorado
  • Paradise of Texas: Clarksville and Red River County, 1846-1860, vols. 1-2
  • Personalities of Melvin Hill Cemetery: Phelps Ontario County New York
  • Pioneer Irish in New England
  • Plymouth Colony Records, v. 1 wills and inventories 1633-1669
  • Point Lookout prison camp for Confederates
  • Port arrivals and immigrants to the City of Boston, 1715-1716 and 1762-1769
  • Prince George’s County, Maryland marriages and deaths in nineteenth century newspapers, vol. 2 K-Z
  • Quay County, New Mexico 1903-2003: a pictorial history
  • Records of the Town of Plymouth, vol. 1
  • Scandinavian immigrants in New York, 1630-1674
  • Some early Scots in Maritime Canada, vol. 2
  • South Sunflower County, Mississippi cemetery records
  • Southside Virginian: a journal of genealogy and history, Table of Contents and Indexes to vols. 1-8, 1982-1990
  • Staten Island Wills & letters of administration Richmond County, New York 1670-1800
  • Swiss Grutli-Bund in America, 1865-1915
  • Texas and Oklahoma births, deaths, and marriages from the Fort Worth Record, November 1903 to November 1904
  • Texas Land Survey maps for Tarrant County
  • Texas Lawmen, 1835-1899: the good and the bad
  • Texas Society of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1968 directory
  • They came to East Texas, 500-1850: immigrants and immigration patterns
  • Town of Wilmington, Essex County, New York, transcribed serial records, vols. 1-4, 6-13, 17-21
  • Transcription of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia records, v. 1-2, Book C and Book D, 1651-1666
  • Virginia postmasters and post offices, 1789-1832
  • Vital records of Saint Albans, Maine
  • Vital records of Wakefield, New Hampshire 1887-1998
  • Vital statistics from Chittenango, New York newspapers, 1831-1854
  • Washington County, Missouri records
  • West Texas Historical Association Year book, 2010
  • Who’s who among early Waco’s pimps, madams, prostitutes & shady ladies
  • Who’s who of your ancestral saints
  • Wolfeboro, New Hampshire vital records v. 1-2, 1887-1999
  • Worcester County, Maryland Orphans court proceedings, vol. 2 1800-1816
  • World War II fallen of Texas, vol. 1-2

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