Family RootsWinter 1998

Volume 47 No. 1


  • From the Executive Director
    by Jean Weber (p. 4)
  • “A Walking Genealogical Tree”: Benjamin Franklin Folger: Nantucket’s First Genealogist
    by Nathaniel Philbrick (p. 5)
  • The Eliza Starbuck Barney Genealogical Record
    by Joan Elrick Clarke (p. 8)
  • Who Was Eliza Starbuck Barney?
    by Kate Stout (p. 10)
  • Eureka! Nantucket Blood!
    by Dwight Beman (p. 13)
  • A Modern Nantucket Sleighride: From Nantucket to Norfolk Island and Back
    by Mary Hills Munroe (p. 15)
  • “What’s in a Name!”
    by Elizabeth Oldham (p. 18)
  • Book Section
    Cod, by Mark Kurlansky
    Review by David Goodman (p. 20)
  • NHA News (p. 21)
  • NHA Volunteers (p. 23)

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