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Abbot, Rev. Abiel and Abbot, Rev. Ephraim Genealogical Register of the Descendants of George Abbot of Andover. Boston, James Munroe and Company, 1847.

Adams, Henry/Adams, John. John Adams' Book: Being notes on a record of the births, marriages, and deaths of three generations of the Adams Family, 1734 - 1807. Boston, 1934.

Alden, Frank Wesley John Alden of Ashfield, Mass. and Chautauqua County, New York; his ancestors and descendants. Delaware, OH: Privately printed, 1909.

Allen, Joseph C. Tales and Trails of Martha’s Vineyard.  Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1938.

Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants To New England 1620- 1633. Vol. I-III, Great Migration Study Project, NEHGS, electronically published by

Anonymous, History of Bristol County, Massachusetts: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men. Philadelphia, J. W. Lewis & Co., 1883

Anthony, Bertha Williams. Roger Williams of Providence. Cranston, RI, B. W. Anthony and H. W. Weeden, 1949.

Banks, Charles, The History of Martha's Vineyard Dukes County Massachusetts, 1911, (published 1966 by Dukes County Historical Society)--three volumes

Bodge, George. Soldiers In King Philip's War. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1967.

Burgess, Ebenezer. Burgess Genealogy. Boston: T. R. Marvin & Son, 1865.

Caulkins, Francis Mainwaring. History Of New London, CT From The First Survey Of The Coast in 1612, to 1852. New London, CT. Published by the author, 1852.

Citro, Joseph. Passing Strange: True Tales of New England Hauntings and Horrors.  Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

Claghorn, William Crumby. The Barony of Cleghorne, AD 1203, Lanarkshire, Scotland, to the Family Of Claghorn, AD 1912, United States of America. Philadelphia: W. C. Claghorn, 1912

Cohen, Daniel. Pillars Of Salt, Monuments Of Grace: New England Crime Literature and the Origins of American Popular Culture, 1674 - 1860. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993

Crawford, Mary C. Famous Families Of Massachusetts. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1930

Cutter, William Richard New England Families Genealogical And Memorial. Place unknown: 1913

Deetz, James and Deetz, Patricia Scott The Times Of Their Lives, Life, Love and Death in Plymouth Colony.  New  York: W. H. Freeman & Co., 2000.

Demos, John A Little Commonwealth: Family Life In Plymouth Colony. New York: Oxford University Press.

Demos, John The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story From Early America New York: Vintage Books, 1994.

Deyo, Simon L. History Of Barnstable County Massachusetts 1620 - 1890. New York: H. W. Blake & Co., 1890

Drake, Samuel Adams. Old Landmarks And Historic Personages Of Boston. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1900 

Dykes, Hannah Smith Bourne. History Of Richard Bourne And Some Of His Descendants. Cleveland: Privately printed by Benjamin F. Bourne, 1919

Early, Eleanor And This Is Cape Cod Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1936.

Early, Eleanor. New England Sampler. Boston, Waverly House, 1940.

Early, Eleanor. An Island Patchwork. Boston:  Houghton, Mifflin, 1941.

Ellis, Leonard Bolles. History of New Bedford and its vicinity, 1602-1892 Syracuse, NY: D. Mason & Co. 1892.

Emerson, Amelia Forbes. Early History Of Naushon Island. Private printing, 1935.

Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, 1620-1675.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979

Fawsett, Marise. Sandwich: The Oldest Town On Cape Cod. Reprinted from the author's book, Cape Cod Annals, Chapter 8. Heritage Books, Baltimore, MD.

Freeman, Frederick. The History Of Cape Cod: The Annals Of Barnstable County, Including The District Of Mashpee. Boston: George C. Rand & Avery, 1860.

Haskins, Elmore P. The Story Of Water Street. New Bedford, Mass, The Society, 1906

Hawkins, Laura Campbell. Barlow And Allied Families. 1930, unknown.

Hearn, Daniel Allen Legal Executions In New England: A Comprehensive Reference, 1623-1960 Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co. 1999.

Hill, Frances. A Delusion Of Satan: The Full Story Of The Salem Witch Trials. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo, 2002. See it at

Hoffer, Peter Charles. The Devil's Disciples: Makers Of The Salem Witchcraft Trials. Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.See it at

Howland, Franklin. A Brief Genealogical History Of Arthur, Henry, and John Howland and Their Descendants. New Bedford, MA: E. Anthony and Sons, 1885.

Jones, E. Alfred. The Loyalists Of Massachusetts: Their Memorials, Petitions, and Claims. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995 (originally printed in 1930.


Kittredge, Henry. Cape Cod, its People and Their History. Cambridge, the Riverside Press, 1930. Pg. 115 This book is occasionally available used at

Leach, Douglas Edward. Flintlock and Tomahawk: New England In King Philip's War. Hyannis, MA: Parnassus Imprints. 1995.

Lewis, Alonzo and Newhall, James R. History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. John L. Shorely, Publisher Boston, 1865.

Lilly, Lambert The History Of New England Boston: William D. Ticknor & Co., 1847.

Ludwig, Allan I. Graven Images: New England Stonecarving and its Symbols 1650 - 1815 Wesleyan University Press, 2000

Mennett, Paul and Tony. Sandwich Through The Years. Sandwich, 1987.


Mitchell, Edwin Valentine Yankee Folk New York: The Vanguard Press, 1948.

Nadler, Holly Mascot. Haunted Island Camden, Maine: Down East Books, 1994

Nason, George. Minute Men Of '61. Boston: Smith & McChance, 1904.

New England Historic Genealogical Society Register

Otis, Amos. Genealogical Notes Of Barnstable Families. Barnstable, MA: F. B. & F. P. Gross, 1888 - 1890, vol. 1, pg. 449. 

Pease, Z. W. New Bedford, Massachusetts: Its History, industries, institutions, and attractions. New Bedford, The Board of Trade, 1889.

Pope, Charles Henry. Pioneers Of Massachusetts Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1965.

Reynard, Elizabeth The Narrow Land: Folk Chronicles of Old Cape Cod. Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934

Rich, Shebnah. Truro--Cape Cod, or, Land Marks And Sea Marks. Boston: D. Lothrop & Co., 1883.

Rogers, James Swift. James Rogers Of New London, CT And His Descendants. Boston: published by the author, 1902

Savage, James Genealogical Dictionary Of The First Settlers Of New England  Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Originally published Boston, 1860-1862. 

Sedgeley, George Burbank. The Genealogy of the Burbank Families Famington, ME, Knowlton & McLeary, 1928.

Sheldon, George A history of Deerfield, Massachusetts : the times when and the people by whom it was settled, unsettled and resettled : with a special study of the Indian Wars in the Connecticut Valley : with genealogies
Deerfield, Mass.: unknown, 1895-1896


Shurtleff, Nathaniel B. Records Of Plymouth Colony: Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials, and Other Records 1633 - 1689). Boston, 1857, reprinted 1997 Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore.

Sifakis, Carl. Great American Eccentrics New York: Galahad Books, 1994.

Snow, Edward Rowe: A Pilgrim Returns To Cape Cod. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, 1946.

Snow, Edward Rowe: Mysterious Tales of the New England Coast  New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1962

Snow, Edward Rowe: Legends of the New England Coast  New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1957

Stark, James:  Biographies of the Loyalists of Massachuestts, and the Other Side of the American Revolution. 

Starkey, Marion. The Devil In Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry Into The Salem Witch Trials. New York: Doubleday, 1989.

Stiles, Henry. The History And Genealogies Of Ancient Windsor, Vol. II. Hartford, CT., Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1892.

Stoddard, Francis M. Genealogical History Of The Allen Family. Boston: Privately published, 1891.

Stratton, Eugene Aubrey Plymouth Colony, Its History And Its People. Salt Lake City, Ancestry Publishing, 1986.

Suddaby, Elizabeth (ed.) The Nims Family: Seven Generations of Descendants From Godfrey Nims Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1990


Swift, Katherine Whittin. The Swift Family: Historical Notes. Whittinsville, MA: E. K. Swift, 1955.

United States War Department. The War Of The Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington, DC. Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.

Virkus, Frederick A. The Abridged Compendium Of American Genealogy: First Families Of America; A Genealogical Encyclopedia Of The United States. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968. Multi-volume set.

Wells, Charles Chauncey. Boston's Copps Hill Burying Ground Guide. Oak Park, IL: Chauncey Park Press, 1998.

Williams, Rev. John The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion Bedford, MA: Applewood Books. Reprinted from the 1853 Edition


Young, Alexander. Chronicles Of The First Planters Of The Colony Of Massachusetts Bay, From 1623 to 1636. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD.