Colonial Roots Announces Two Prize-Winning Publications

The following announcement was written by the folks at Colonial Roots:

BeyondDamnedQuarterMillsboro, Delaware: Colonial Roots, genealogy book publishing firm
specializing in the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to announce two prize-winning
books. Dr. John F. Polk Jr. was awarded the Sumner A. Parker Prize by the
Maryland Historical Society for his publication Beyond Damned Quarter: The
Polk/Pollock Family of the Chesapeake Eastern Shore in the Colonial Era. The
Sumner A. Parker Prize was awarded for the best genealogical work concerning
a Maryland family published in 2015.

In addition, Michael R. Marshall’s two series of books, Charles County, Maryland,
Wills and Charles County, Maryland, Land Records, have been selected to
receive the Maryland Historical Society’s Norris Harris Prize for the best
compilations of genealogical source records of Maryland published in 2015.

We are truly honored to have authors of this caliber choosing Colonial Roots as
their publisher. Congratulations, Dr. Polk and Mr. Marshall for your fine works.

About Colonial Roots: Colonial Roots publishes genealogy books and family
histories useful to those researching ancestors in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia,
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, and
Washington, D.C. View our website at

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