25 Free Kindle Books for Genealogy

Free Kindle Books for Genealogy

These Kindle books are all related to genealogy and/or history of particular areas where your ancestors may have lived. Many of these books also come in paperback and/or hardback. I like to check out the Kindle versions for free and then decide if I should also have a printed version for my library.

These Kindle books are free at the time of this post. But…Please be sure to check the price on each of these before clicking on the buy now button. The prices could change at anytime. Some of the books are only free if you have Kindle Unlimited, but are included since they are good resources.)

(Disclaimer: I am an Amazon Affiliate and I earn from qualifying purchases.)

1. The Genealogist’s Guide to Y-DNA Testing for Genetic Genealogy (This one is free if you have a Kindle Unlimited membership.) by David Vance

2. History of New Brunswick by Peter Fisher

3. The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624 by Charles E. Hatch

4. Pioneers of the Old South: a chronicle of English colonial beginnings by Mary Johnston

5. The History of Virginia, in Four Parts by Robert Beverley

6. The Story of Barney and Bridget: McPhillips and Mannion Families (Includes recipes, pictures, histories of Ireland and southern Indiana…) – (This one is free if you have a Kindle Unlimited membership.) by Claudia Coffey et al

7. History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan: A Grammar of Their Language, and Personal and Family History of the Author by Andrew J. Blackbird

8. The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 by Leander Stillwell

9. The Stephens Family: A Genealogy of the Descendants of Joshua Stevens by Bascom Asbury Cecil Stephens

10. A Trip to California in 1853 Recollections of a Gold Seeking Trip by Ox Train Across the Plains and Mountains by an Old Illinois Pioneer by Washington Bailey

11. The Twenty-fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion History, Reminiscences, Description of Battle of Irish Bend, Carrying of Pay Roll, Roster by George P. Bissell, Samuel K. Ellis, Henry Hill Goodell, and Thomas McManus

12. History of Prince Edward Island by Duncan Campbell

13. The Dispatch Carrier and Memoirs of Andersonville Prison (First part of book is about volunteering, training, and war. Second part is about life being a POW at Andersonville during the Civil War.) by William N. Tyler

14. Colonial Records of Virginia

15. Scotland’s Mark on America by George Fraser Black

16. The Romance of Names (English Surnames) by Ernest Weekley

17. Texas: A Brief Account of the Origin, Progress and Present State of the Colonial Settlements of Texas; Together with an Exposition of the Causes which have included the Existing War with Mexico by William Harris Wharton

18. The Planters of Colonial Virginia by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker

19. Viking Tales by Jennie Hall and Victor Ralph Lambdin

20. Bacon’s Rebellion, 1676 by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker

21. The Mayflower and Her Log; July 15, 1620 – May 6, 1621 – Complete by Azel Ames

22. The Fathers of New England: A Chronicle of the Puritan Commonwealths by Charles McLean Andrews

23. The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition Being a Concise Description of the Several Terms Used, and Containing a Dictionary of Every Designation in the Science

24. History of the Mackenzies, with genealogies of the principal families of the name by Alexander Mackenzie

25. History of India: A History In 50 Events (This one is free if you have a Kindle Unlimited membership.) by Hourly History

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I am a 53 year old mom of two (now 20 and 33). I'm happily married and I homeschooled our youngest the whole way through. Our youngest has been diagnosed as having Asperger's and I have an Atypical form of Parkinsonism, BPPV, Pseudo Cushings, Fibromyalgia, AGHD, and more. My family means everything to me! I am a northern Nevadan Christian working from home mom who also blogs and loves some of the social media communities. I also started as a doTerra Wellness Advocate on my 50th birthday. I'm a self-proclaimed advocate for Asperger's Syndrome, all of the Autism Spectrum Disorders, and special needs in general. I am usually found blogging, pinning, tweeting, and posting about homeschooling, genealogy, Parkinsonism, being Gluten-Free, books, recipes, and anything else on our family's Christian Journey...
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