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Historical Nonfiction that Connects with Genealogy

Kathy Patterson "Kathy Alvis Patterson"
The list author says: "When you want to know about the life and times of the ancestors you have found on your family tree, these books provide an excellent background. Or, when you want to read history about real people, not just kings and generals, these books are informative and exciting."
Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a cultural history)
Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America (America: a cultural history)
Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069
Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069
"A bit dated, but excellent about the times our ancestors lived in. The authors predicted Bill Clinton and George W as typical Boomers before they ever came to the national attention."
Jamestown, the Buried Truth
Jamestown, the Buried Truth
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity
The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America
The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America
"Kidnapping and hostage taking on the Massachusetts frontier"
The Great Meadow: Farmers and the Land in Colonial Concord (Yale Agrarian Studies Series)
The Great Meadow: Farmers and the Land in Colonial Concord (Yale Agrarian Studies Series)
"Concord, Massachusetts. How exactly did our ancestors use those scattered acres?"
Into the American Woods: Negotiations on the Pennsylvania Frontier
Into the American Woods: Negotiations on the Pennsylvania Frontier
"Colonial Pennsylvanians and Native Americans"
Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762
Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762
Washington's Crossing (12 Pack)
Washington's Crossing (12 Pack)
"New Jersey in the Revolutionary War"
Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier
Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier
"Vermont in the Revolutionary War"
The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas
The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas
"Includes Henry Co VA in the Revolutionary War"
Boone: A Biography (Shannon Ravenel Books)
Boone: A Biography (Shannon Ravenel Books)
"Early Kentucky."
The Reshaping of Everyday Life: 1790-1840 (Everyday Life in America)
The Reshaping of Everyday Life: 1790-1840 (Everyday Life in America)
"Absolutely wonderful. Why do we think of a timesaving device as a remote control? What about store-bought fabric or ready-made clothes?"
Measuring America: How the United States Was Shaped By the Greatest Land Sale in History
Measuring America: How the United States Was Shaped By the Greatest Land Sale in History
"Math, science and the frontier. One of my favorite books."
The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth
The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth
"Women and the Revolutionary War, plus women's tasks in the entire Colonial Era. If you've read the book I have listed about Jamestown, after reading this book, you'll understand why bodies were buried naked."
Bound Away: Virginia and the Westward Movement
Bound Away: Virginia and the Westward Movement
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
"Upstate New York."
Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
"I read this to find out more about my ancestors' town, Geneva, New York, and it was great."
Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
"Forget the author's politics and the uneven editing here, a good book about the traits that unite most Amricans."
Plymouth Colony: Its History & People, 1620-1691
Plymouth Colony: Its History & People, 1620-1691
In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life
In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life
The Times of Their Lives: Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony
The Times of Their Lives: Life, Love, and Death in Plymouth Colony
Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy & Its Aftermath
Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy & Its Aftermath
Slaves in the Family
Slaves in the Family
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland
Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland