Updated:  4 Jan 2015


The following books are available for look-ups as time allows. Please only one or two names per look-up. More resources including historical references will be added in the near future. Please check back periodically.


Colonial American Genealogical References:


Bristol and America, A record of the First Settlers in the Colonies of North America 1654-1685               Hargreaves-Mawdsley

Genealogical Dictionary of New England, Vols I – IV         Savage

American Marriage Records Before 1699       Clemens

New England Marriages Prior to 1700      Torrey

Supplement to Torrey   Sanborn

Second Supplement to Torrey   Sanborn

Third Supplement to Torrey        Sanborn

The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vol. 160 Jan 2006      NEHGS

Ship Passenger Lists, National and New England 1600 – 1825   Boyer

Ship Passenger Lists, Pennsylvania and Delaware 1641-1825             Boyer

A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists  1538–1825      NYPL

Immigrants to the Middle Colonies   Tepper

Passengers to America   Tepper

New World Immigrants Vols. I & II            Tepper

The Complete Book of Emigrants 1607 – 1660     Coldham

The Complete Book of Emigrants 1661 – 1699     Coldham

The Complete Book of Emigrants 1700 – 1750     Coldham

The Complete Book of Emigrants 1751 – 1776     Coldham

The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage 1614 – 1775              Coldham

The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage 1614 – 1775, Supplement  Coldham

Passenger and Immigration Lists: Boston, 1821-1850 (CD) FTM

The Lee Max Friedman Collection of American Jewish Colonial Correspondence, Letters of the Franks Family 1733-1748             Herschkowitz and Meyer

Ancestors in German Archives   Wright

German Immigrants 1863 – 1867               Zimmerman and Wolfert

Germantown and its Founders     Germantown Historical Society

New York Marriages Previous to 1784     Kelby and Scott

Death Notices from Washington County, New York, Newspapers, 1799-1880           Jackson-Jackson

10,000 Vital Records of Eastern New York 1777 – 1834     Bowman

10,000 Vital Records of Western New York 1809 – 1850   Bowman

Delaware Marriages and Deaths from Newspapers 1729-1853      Richards, Richards

Records, Court of New Castle on Delaware Vol II 1681 – 1699, Land and Probate                TCS of PA

New Castle County Delaware Land Records (CD) August 1728 – June 1752     Garrett

New Castle County Delaware Land Records (CD) May 1755 – March 1770     Garrett

New Castle County Delaware Land Records 1770 – 1777     Garrett

New Castle County, Delaware Wills 1800 – 1813     Brewer

Colonial Delaware Soldiers and Sailors 1638 – 1776            Peden

Colonial Delaware Records 1681 – 1713  Bendler

Delaware Archives Vols II & III, Military and Naval             Delaware State Archives

First and Central Presbyterian Church, Wilmington, Delaware 1737-1937    Cann

History of Delaware Vols I, II and Index  Scharff

History of Mount Salem Methodist Church, Wilmington, Delaware 1847-1947                         Gentieu

Marylanders and Delawareans in the French and Indian War 1756 – 1763               Peden

Biographical Record of Harford and Cecil Counties, Maryland                        HCGS

Census of Deceased Personnel Buried on Fort George G. Meade Maryland                Watcher

Marriages and Deaths From the Maryland Gazette 1727 – 1839      Barnes

Maryland Marriages 1634 – 1777               Barnes

Maryland Records Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church Vols. I-II                    Brumbaugh

Settlers of Maryland 1731 – 1750              Coldham

The Early Settlers of Maryland   Skordas

The King’s Passengers to Maryland and Virginia     Coldham

Historic Old St. Luke’s, It’s History and Restoration Smithfield, VA                 Van Derpool

Charles County Maryland, A History     Custombook

This is Our Charles County 1958 (features historical places)              CCHS

Queen Anne’s County, Maryland             Emory

Cecil County, Maryland Marriage Licenses 1777 – 1840    DAR

Thirty-Four Families of Old Somerset Co., Maryland     Wilson

English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records            des Cognets, Jr.

A History of Cheltenham Township            Rothschild

An Old Philadelphia Land Title    Lewis

The First Tax List of the Province of Pennsylvania, and the Three Lower Counties, 1693

Emigrants to Pennsylvania, A Consolidation of Ships Passenger Lists 1641-1819       Tepper

Abstracts From Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette 1728 – 1748        Scott

Abstracts From Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette 1748 – 1755        Scott, Clarke

Abstracts From Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette, Mainly Deaths 1775 – 1783        Scott

History of Skippack & Vicinity Montgomery County, Pennsylvania  Heckler

History of Skippack and Vicinity Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1895    Heckler

Index to Delaware County, Pennsylvania Wills and Administration Records 1789-1850                         Williams-Williams

Index to Deaths in the Skippack Region 1793-1845              Roach

Landholders in Philadelphia County 1734  Adams

Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1790                      Linn-Egle

Record of Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1810 Vol. I                       Linn-Egle

The Creation, Founding and Early Settlers of Bebber’s Township Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania 1702 (Now Skippack Township, Montgomery Township, PA)  Detweiler

The Pennsylvania Magazine Vol XLVII April 1923 No. 186   Pennsylvania Historical Society

The Welsh in Pennsylvania, Pamphlet No. 1            Magda

Ashbrook’s Burial Ground Glendora, Gloucester Twp, NJ (List of Jarger Corps Hessian burials from the Battle of Fort Mercer 22 Oct. 1777)           Leap

Early Church Records of Monmouth County, New Jersey     Watring

First Settlers of Ye Plantations of Piscataway and Woodbridge Olde East New Jersey

Parts I – VII         Monnette

Historic Roadsides in New Jersey 1928      The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New Jersey

Vermont, Heads of Families at the Second Census of the United States 1790          Bureau of the Census

Vermont, Heads of Families at the Second Census of the United States 1800             Clearfield

Vermont Marriages, Vol 1 Berlin, Montpelier, Burlington 1903        Dewey-Clark

Survey of American Church Records          Vols I-II                Kirkham-Kirkham

The Genealogical Directory 1931                Marvin

American & British Genealogy & Heraldry                              Filby

Revolutionary War Pensions                Lloyd de Witt Bockstruck



English, Irish & Scottish Immigration to America


Emigrants From England to America 1718 – 1759     Jack and Marion Kaminkow

The Famine Immigrants 1846 -1851 Vols I – VII    Glazier, Tepper

Irish Settlers in America Vol II     O’Brien

Irish Passenger Lists 1847 – 1871               Mitchell

Master Book of Irish Placenames           O’Laughlan

Ships From Ireland to Early America 1623 – 1850 Vol II     Dobson

Emigrants From Ireland to America 1735 – 1743  McDonnell

Scots-Irish Links 1575-1725 Patrs 1&2       Dobson

Emigrants From Scotland to America 1774-1775   Viola Root Cameron

The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry                O’Hart

The Border Clans of 1547 (Extracted from the Border or Riding Clans, 1889)                            Dixon

Scots on the Chesapeake 1607-1830                        Dobson

Scottish Immigrants to North America, 1600s-1800s Vols. I-II (CD)                Dobson




1843 History of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania                           Day

A Guide to German Parish Registers, Vol I Baden, Bavaria, Wuerttemberg       Cerny

A History of Calvert County Maryland                      Stein

A History of Delaware     Powell

Ancestry’s Guide to Research                      Cerny-Eakle

British Infantry Regiments 1660-1914                      Bowling

Delaware, The American Guide Series     WPA

Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, various issues from 1959-1963

Eight Flags over Lewes, Delaware’s “Jamestown” From Discovery to Independence                             Terrell

Forgotten Heroes of Delaware    Deltos Publishing

Genealogies Cataloged by the Library of Congress Since 1986                        Library of Congress

Genealogy Research in England and Wales, Vol I       Smith, Gardner

In Search of Your British & Irish Roots, A Complete Guide to Tracing Your English, Welsh, Scottish & Irish Roots           Baxter

Longitudes and Latitudes in the US                           American Federation of Astrologers

Longitudes and Latitudes Throughout the World                  American Federation of Astrologers

Maryland Historical Magazine, June 1923, September 1923, March 1924    MHS, Baltimore

Maryland Historical Magazine September, 1964                   MHS, Baltimore

Maryland Historical Magazine, Fall 1996, Winter 1996, Summer, 2007         MHS

Magazine of Virginia Genealogy Vol. 45, No. 3, August, 2007          VGS

Naming the Hills and Hollows of Broome County  Thomas

Nantucket Argument Settlers       Turner

New Jersey History Fall/Winter 1994 Vol. 112 No. 3-4                       NJHS

New York History Book Collection (69 PDF books on DVD) ADigitalHistory

Our Local Heritage, A Short History of the Town of Hyde Park         Fredriksen

Pennsylvania History Quarterly Vol. XXXIX, No. 1, January, 1972                    PHA

Printed Sources, A Guide to Published Genealogical Records                           Meyerink

Scottish Names: Their Geographical and Statistical Occurance                       Guppy

Some Historic Points in Delaware 1916, Rev. 1925               National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of Delaware

The Records of a Nation, Their Management, Preservation and Use             Jones

The Peerage                      Lodge, Norry King of Arms


I’m always looking for reasonably priced genealogical books to add to the library. Please feel free to contact me if  you are interested in cleaning out your book shelves!


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