The following books are all authored by Lorena Shell Eaker and are available by making check or money order for the proper amount to:


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GERMAN SPEAKING PEOPLE WEST OF THE CATAWBA RIVER IN NC 1750-1800 AND SOME EMIGRE'S PATICIPATION IN THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF SOUTHEAST MO ISBN:1881851052 (1994), 8 1/2 x 11, 596 pp hardbound,fully indexed, migrational history of more than 600 immigrant families who pioneered the settlement of the present day North Carolina Counties of Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln and Rutherford, and the Cape Girardeau District of Southeast Missouri. Many have orgins documented in VA, MD, PA, and a surprising number with orgins in Alsace, The Netherlands, Switzerland and the Germanic Provinces of Europe for as many as five generations. Emphasis is upon the immigrant's time of arrival, his spouse, his children, who they married and where they moved to.

$52.00 postage paid

THE SHOE COBBLER'S KIN, A Genealogy of Peter Eaker, Sr. 1701-1976 Vol. I (1976) 1040 pp, 42,000 name index is out of print, but a waiting list is being taken for possible reprint if demand warrants. The Eaker Family was one of the families west of the Catawba River in NC by 1751.

Children of son Christian: Barbara to Logan Co., KY where she m. (1) John Huffstutler m(2) William McMahon,; Catherine m. Enoch Parker and is believed to be the one in Carroll Co., GA 1830; Peter and Daniel married and remained in Lincoln Co., NC; Son Christian, Jr. m. & moved to Cape Girardeau Co., MO 1817.

Children of son Peter, Jr.: Barbara m.(1) Nicholas Warlick (5 ch.) m(2) John Hildebrand and moved to the Knox Co., TN (5 ch.) They seperated and John and the five children married into the Cherokee Nation and he and three of the children eventually participated in the Trail of Tears and died on the OK Reservation while two sons died in TN; Son, John Eaker d. in NC, but widow and three children moved to Christian Co., KY 1800; Christian and Michael remained in Lincoln Co., NC; Susannah m. Joseph Carpenter lived Rutherford Co., NC; Catharine m. Samuel Carpenter and moved to Barren Co., KY 1800; Mary m. Frederick Hambright, Jr. and lived on Kings Creek, York Co, SC; Frances (Fanny) m. Jacob Green and moved to St. Clair Co., AL; Elizabeth m. Philip Morris and they disappear; John Peter moved to Cape Girardeau Co., MO 1817.

Extensive allied family Sketches on HAHN, HAMBRIGHT, SNIDER with short sketches on many others.

VOL. II (1985), 49,000 names in the indexed, is not a revision, but all new material that came in after Vol. I was published. Extensive allied family sketches on HILDEBRAND, FISH, MANI/MAUNEY/MOONEY, MOLL/MULL, MOYERS/MYERS, AND PERKINS.

$42.00 Postage paid

ONE STEP AT A TIME, A Definitive study of Alzheimer's Disease and a Practical Guide For Caregivers (1996) 211 pp soft cover. This is not a genealogy book as such, but due to the nature of the disease and it's genetic possiblities, it may be of interest to genealogists. ISBN: 0965300005 This is twenty-one chapters of helpful information on understanding the ravages of dementia and how others have cared for their patient. Material gathered from support groups, workshops, interviews, correspondence, and the people on the street, which the author has compiled over the past eleven years. As an experienced caregiver, she fully understands the toll this disease wreaks upon the patient and the family. It is formatted and written in easy-to-understand language for busy caregivers who do not have time for complicated reading and hidden meanings. This book is listed on the Internet at: ANAZON.COM Put in title: One Step At A Time then subject: Alzheimer's Disease to read comments.

$15.00 + $2.50 P & H for mail orders