Three New Books about the Gee Family




The Captive
Major John Henry Gee
Commandant of the Confederate Prison
at
Salisbury, North Carolina
1864-1865

A Biographical Sketch with Complete
Court-Martial Transcript

Compiled and Edited by

Annette Gee Ford

The Captive contains the history of the Confederate prison at Salisbury, North Carolina during the tragic months of October 1864 - April 1865 through sworn eyewitness testimony. Included are Major Gee's story; everyday happenings and major events as described by citizens and former guards, prison employees, and prisoners; descriptions of the prison; conditions; and an 18" x 24" copy of the prison map used in the trial.

627 pages, hardbound

Price $48.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling

Mail order with check or money order to:

Annette Gee Ford
152 Ford Drive
Quincy, FL 32351

Email address: agford@netquincy.com


Gee Family Tree
The Family of Charles & Hanah Gee, From the 17th Century To the Year 2000

The book, The Gee Family Tree, Charles and Hanah, to the Year 2000, written by Garnette S. Teass and Marian Kessler was published in September 2001, and includes genealogical data not available from any other source. The book is hard bound and consists of 546 pages. This is a well surname-indexed extension of the earlier Gee family history book, The Kin of Dr. Ned Gee, Lunenburg County, Virginia, (which is out of print). The family name comes from England and text includes persons dating back to the 16th century. Over 120 illustrations, including historical maps and surveys, original manuscripts, pictures and family memorabilia, a list of family related cemeteries and family anecdotes are included. There are over 3000 persons listed. A typical entry includes information about their location, birth, marriage and death dates. Everyone connected to this family should acquire this valuable book in order to keep the family name, its history and its background preserved into the future.

Price $45.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling.

Orders should be sent to:

Mrs. Marian Kessler
260 Hillcrest Drive.
Marion NC 28752

mariankessler1031@gmail.com

Shipments will be made immediately upon receipt of order.

For more information you may also contact:

Garnette S. Teass

Email address: GSTeass@worldnet.att.net



A Long Way From Silver Creek

By Margaret Gee

A history of the Gee family in Australia beginning with James Gee of Derbyshire, United Kingdom who arrived in Australia as a convict and later settled as a blacksmith. The book covers five generations of Gee's, mainly rural families and their tough but proud lives. It also includes the WWII history of the author's father, Allan Gee, who was a survivor of the Battle of Sunda Strait during which his ship the HMAS Perth was sunk and who was captured by the Japanese then forced to work on the infamous Burma Railway.

The 351 page book includes four sections, dozens of full color photos, 125,000 words, embossed cover, and a gate-fold jacket. It has been well reviewed in local Australian publications. 'I don't think I've read such a hauntingly beautiful and poignant memoir.' John Sorell, Director of News, Channel 9 TV corporation, Australia. 'I loved everything about the book, including the marvellous colour photos.' Chris Masters, 'Four Corners' ABCTV, Australia. 'Silver Creek was a great read. It kept me engrossed throughout.' Don Baker, Assistant Editor, Sydney Sybdat Telegraph newspaper.

A Long Way From Silver Creek sells for $29.95 Australian dollars - roughly $15.00 U.S., plus $10.00 Aust -$5.00 US postage and packing.

Make check or money order payable to:
Margaret Gee
PO Box 221 Double Bay
NSW 1360 Australia.

For more information contact:

Margaret Gee

Email address: margaretgee2@bigpond.com





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