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Libraries and Bookstores

A collection of genealogy libraries and bookstores. Please add comments or send in others that you know of.

Genealogy Libraries

Sutro Library - J. Paul Leonard Library – Sutro Library, Fifth Floor, San Francisco State University, 1630 Holloway Drive, San Francisco, CA 94132-4030. 415-469-6100. Open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding state holidays.

New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) - 101 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116-3007; Phone: (617) 536-5740; Fax: (617) 536-7307

Genealogy Bookstores

American Ancestors (New England Historic Genealogical Society)

Higginson Books - Genealogical and Historical Books

Heritage Books Inc. - Genealogies

Heraldry Today - UK books

Park Genealogical Books - Specialists in genealogy and local history for Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota and the surrounding area

PrenticeNet Book Collection: Prentice Related

Eight Generations the ancestry, education, and life of William Packer Prentice, by his son, William Kelley Prentice, 1947.
Extensive biographies of William Packer Prentice and his ancestors: Henry (the planter), Solomon, Solomon, Solomon, Nathaniel Sartell, Sartell, and Ezra Parmelee. See Map of Cambridge in 1948, for the story of The Old Prentice House (187KB image).

Henry Harmon Spalding, by C.M. Drury, 1936
A detailed account of the life of H.H. Spalding, an early pioneer of the Oregon Teritory. Also contains information about Narcissa Prentiss.

The History and Genealogy of the Prentice, or Prentiss Family, First Edition, by C.J.F. Binney, 1852.
Purchased from Tuttle Antiquarian Books, Rutland, Vermont.

The History and Genealogy of the Prentice, or Prentiss Family, Second Edition, by C.J.F. Binney, 1883.
This book covers the history of the four main branches of the Prentice family in America from 1631 to 1883. It also lists many (aparently) unrelated Prenitces.

The Life and Times of Seargent Smith Prentiss, by Joseph D. Shields, 1883.
Among other things, a famous politician from Mississippi.

Marcus Whitman M.D., Pioneer and Martyr, by C.M. Drury, 1937
A detailed account of the life of Marcus Whitman, an early pioneer of the Oregon Teritory. Marcus was the husband of Narcissa Prentiss.

Narcissa Whitman, Pioneer of Oregon, by Jeanette Eaton, 1941
The life of Narcissa Prentiss Whitman.

The Prentice Family in the Western Reserve, by Charles R. Prentice, 1997.
The Descendants of Peleg Prentice who came to Indian Point, Ohio about 1825.

Warren Prentice, 1827-1916, Sailor, Soldier, Early Settler by Willard J. Prentice, 1986.
Genealogy and history of the Prentice family, descendants of Capt. Thomas Prentice. This book focuses on the life of Warren Prentice.

Where Wagons Could Go, by Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spalding, 1808-1847; edited by C.M. Drury, 1963
Portions of the diaries of Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, Eliza Hart Spalding, Mary Augusta Dix Gray, and Sarah Gilbert Smith.

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Prentice Queries


• I am a descendant of the James 2, Robert and James 3 Prentice (sexton's and gravediggers of manse graveyard) in Motherwell. James the third and Helen Wood moved to New Zealand, to Shag Point, Pal... (more)
» Diane Pescud [2003-10-23]
• In some family papers I found a clipping from a Canton, IL paper of, I assume, 1915, regarding the 60th wedding anniversary of John P. Prentice and his wife, Martha A. Culton Prentice. Accord... (more)
» George Glenn [2001-12-20]
• Looking for descendants of Prentices from Carstairs/ Carluke LKS of Scotland. Descendants of James Prentice & Isabell Forrest, William Prentice & Katherine Wallace, William Prentice & ... (more)
» Carol A. Novak [1997-06-29]
• I would like to find out any information on a slave named Judith owned by William Prentis in williamsburg. This is for a school project. Thank you. Kushan
» kushan [2002-11-24]

Recent Comments


• Kathryn Ogrodnik: I am Sheldon Prentice's daughter. Charlotte, Sheldon & Evelyn should only be listed under Charles. They are Albert's grandchildren not children that is why there is no record of them in the earli... (more)
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• Jerry Prentice: Vicki Prentice was married to Jerry L Prentice on 11/21/1962. Jerry L. Prentice is the son on Frank R. Prentice. Vicki and Jerry were divorced in 1979.
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• J. Young: It now appears to me that the son of Mary Prentice and John Clark above named David Ellis Clark who is shown as father of Massey Mercy Ann Clark is more likely her older brother instead . M M A Clark... (more)
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• Scott Bergeson: There is a town called Prentice, Wisconsin, founded by Alexander Prentice. Some information about the town is here: http://vil.prentice.wi.gov/historywalk/ , and the second or third red dot on the ma... (more)
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• Maryfrance Mccauley: I'm looking for a phantom James Prentice form Ireland that came to Canada in 1855 (ish) he had three children Maryanne Dougal and Daniel with the Widow Jane Moore (muir) I want to find his Irish root... (more)
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Featured Museum Items


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» Jo Ann Prentice photo, 1956 - L.P.G.A. publicity photo, dated 6 Aug. 1956
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» Wood, Willard & Prentice invoice, 1867 - Invoice. Sold to Robert A. Drake.
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» Postcard from Samuel Prentiss, 1882 - To Moses Hoyle Esq., of East Thompson, CT
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