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BUCHANAN, William  ( ?  - c.1757)  SC

            Salley, Jr., A.S. (ed.).  The South Carolina Historical and Genealogy
, XX.  Charleston, SC:  South Carolina Historical
                    Society, 1906. Return to index.

BUCK,  John  ( ?  -c.1699)  MA

           Buck, Samuel.  Buck History and Genealogy Supplement or Appendix,
                    Sequel to first edition of June 1917, after an interval of seven years to
                    1924.  Crown Point, NY: Buck, 1924.
                            [Copy located in Boston at The New England Historic Genealogical

            Deane, Samuel.  History of Scituate, Massachusetts from its first
                    settlement to 1831. 
Boston: James Loring, 1831. Return to index.

BUCK, Jonathan  (1719-1795)  MA

Bangor Historical Magazine (Maine Historical Magazine). 1885-1891. Vol. 2, p. 80; vol.6, nos. 1-3. 

Buck, Rufus. History of the Settlement of Bucksport, Maine, 1760 to 1800: also Genealogy of the Buck Family. Photocopies in New England Historic Genealogical Society Library and Maine State Library.

___________. A History of Bucksport (Maine) Up to 1857. Oakland, ME: Danbury House Books, 1988. "Reprinted from the Bangor Historical Magazine, vol. 1, 1885-1886."

Johnson, Edward Francis. Woburn Record of Births, Deaths and Marriages from 1640 to 1873. Woburn, MA: Andrews, Cutler & Co., 1890. (

Massachusetts Archives: Muster Rolls, 1758-1760. Vol. 97, p. 337.

Morse, Abner. Memorial of the Morses; Containing the History of Seven Persons of the Name, Who Settled in America in the Seventeenth Century. With a Catalogue of Ten Thousand of Their Descendants. Boston: W. Veazie, 1850.

Morse, J. Howard, et al. Morse Genealogy Comprising the Descendants of Samuel Anthony, William, and Joseph Morse and John Moss: Being a Revision of the Memorial of the Morses Published by Rev. Abner Morse in 1850. New York: [s.n.], 1903. (

Richards, Elizabeth S. Genealogy of the Buck Family, Which Settled in Cambridge, Afterwards Woburn, Mass., in the Year 1635. Reading, PA: Eagle Book and Job Press, 1913.

Wasson, Samuel. A Survey of Hancock County, Maine. Augusta [ME]: Sprague, Owen & Nash, Printers to the State, 1878.  Return to index.

BUCK,  Rev. Richard  (     -1623)  VA

            Wright, Louis Booker.  A Voyage to Virginia in 1609; two narratives:
                    Strachey's "True Reportory" and Jourdain's Discovery of the
. Charlottesville: Published for the Association for the
                    Preservation of Virginia Antiquities by the University Press of
                    Virginia, 1964.  Return to index.

BUCKNER,  John  (1631-1695)  VA

            Buckner, Philip. "Diary of Philip Buckner. "The William and Mary College
                    Quarterly Historical Magazine.
2nd Ser. Vol. 6, no. 3 (July 1926), p.173-207.

            Crozier, William Armstrong.  The Buckners of Virginia and the allied
                    families of Strother and Ashby.  New York:  The Genealogical
                    Association, 1907. P. 7, 8, 20, 22, 23, 24.

            Davidson, Grace Gillam. Early Records of Georgia: Wilkes County. Macon, GA:
                    J. W. Burke Co., 1932; Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1992.

            Davidson, Grace Gillam. Historical Collections of the Georgia Chapters,
Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol. 2: Records of Richmond County,
                   Georgia; Formerly Saint Paul's Parish, Abstracted and Compiled, 1927.
Athens, GA: McGregor, 1929.

           "Historical and Genealogical Notes." The William and Mary College Quarterly
Historical Magazine. Vol. 6 (1898), no. 3, p. 196-7; vol. 7 (1898), no. 1,
                    p. 57-59; vol. 19 (1911), no. 4, p. 294.

Leonard, Cynthia Miller. The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619-
January 11, 1978: a Bicentennial Register of Members.
Richmond: Published
for the General Assembly of Virginia by the Virginia State Library, c1978.  P. 45, 63.

            Lunceford, Alvin Mell. Early Records of Taliaferro County, Georgia.
Crawfordville, GA: 1956.  (Marriage Book A: March 29, 1826 to
                    November 8, 1870)

            Pierce, Lovick Wilson.  Two Brothers, Reddick and Lovick Pierce: 
                    their heritage and their descendants. 
Researched and compiled 
                    by Lovick Wilson Pierce, Esther Pierce Maxwell; edited by Jane
                    Maxwell Cram.   Atlanta:  Cherokee Pub. Co., 1981. P. 112.

            Smith, Sarah Q. Early Georgia Wills and Settlements of Estates, Wilkes County.
[Washington, GA: The Author, 1959] ; Athens, GA: Heritage Papers, 1994;
                   Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., various dates.

            Tyler, Lyon Gardiner (ed).  Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography
                    Baltimore:  Genealogical Publishing Co., 1998. Vol. 5, p. 1060-61.

Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogial Magazine. Vol. 7 (1926).

The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Vol. 2 (June 1895).

            Weisiger, Benjamin B. Colonial Wills of Henrico County, Virginia. [Richmond]:
                    Weisiger, 1976-1977; rev. ed. 1985, 1991. Part 2: 1737-1781.  
  Return to index.

BUDD, William  (1649-1721/2)  NJ

           Nelson, William. New Jersey Civil List, 1664-1800; Compiled from
Volumes of Commissions, Leaming & Spicer, New Jersey Archives and
                    Journals of the Joint Meetings.
[S.l.: s.n., 1800].  Liber AAA of
                    Commissions, p. 150, 166. Leaming & Spicer, p. 502-3.
Return to index.

BUEL,  Samuel  (1641-1720)  CT

            Stiles, Henry R.  The history and genealogies of ancient Windsor,
  Hartford, CT:  Case, Lockwood, & Brainard, 1891.
                    Return to index.

BUFFINGTON, Richard  (1655-1748)  PA

Buffington, Ralph Meldrim, and Clara Dunagan Rhame. The Buffington Family
in America; a Source Book for Further Research; a Joint Venture for
the Buffington Family.
[Houston, TX: 1965]

Futhey, J. Smith, and Gilbert Cope. History of Chester County, Pennsylvania:
with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches.
Philadelphia: Louis H.
Everts, 1881; Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1995. Other reprints. P.163, 164.
(http://persi.heritagequestonline.comReturn to index.

BUGG, Edmund  (1728-1782)  GA

Candler, Allen D. The Revolutionary Records of the State of Georgia.
Atlanta: Franklin-Turner Co., 1908; [New York: AMS Press, 1972] 
Vol. 1, p. 47, 48.

Daughters of the American Revolution. Third Report of the National Society
of the Daughters of the American Revolution: October 11, 1898-
October 11, 1900.
Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1901. P. 371.

White, George. Historical Collections of Georgia. 3rd ed. New York:
Pudney & Russell, 1855. P. 60.  Return to index.

BULKELEY, Rev. Peter  (1582/3-1658/9)  MA

            Jacobus, Donald Lines, M.A. [Compiler].  The Bulkeley Genealogy.
                    New Haven, CT:  The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1933.
                    (Very authoritative reference.) 

Worthley, Harold Field. An Inventory of the Records of the Particular
(Congregtional) Churches of Massachusetts Gathered 1620-1805.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970. P. 165.  Return to index.

BULL,  John  (1731-1824)  PA

            Bull, James Henry.  The Bulls of Parkeomink, Montgomery County,
                    Pennsylvania and their descendants. 
Norristown, PA:  Historical
                    Society, 1907.

            Lyle, Maria Catharine Nourse.  James Nourse and his Descendants.
                   Lexington, KY: Transylvania Printing Co., 1897.  Return to index.

BULLARD,  Seth  (1736-1816)  MA

            Doggett, Samuel Bradlee.  Seth Bullard of Walpole, Massachusetts; a
                    soldier of the Revolution and some of his descendants.
  Norwood, MA:
                    Plimpton Press, 1930.  Return to index.

BULLOCK, Leonard Henley  (1736-1797)  NC

Clark, Walter and William Laurence Saunders. The State Records of North
Raleigh: P.M. Hale, 1886-1907; Goldsboro, NC: Nash, 1907;
New York: AMS Press, 1968. Vol.22, p. 394.

Gwynn, Zae Hargett. Kinfolks of Granville County, North Carolina, 1765-1826.
Rocky Mount, NC: J.W. Watson, 1974; Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Co., 1991.
P. 47-48.

Holcomb, Brent, and Patti Matulonis. Marriages of Granville County, North
Carolina, 1753-1868.
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1981; Clearfield,
1997, 2003. P. 45.

Owen, Thomas McAdory. History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama
Chicago, S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1921; Spartanburg, SC:
Reprint Co., 1978. Vol. 3, p. 879, 880, 883.

Ray, Worth S. The Lost Tribes of South Carolina. Where Did They Come From?
Where Did They Go?
Austin, TX: 1947. P. 282, 285.   Return to index.

BURDECK (BURDICK), Robert  (? 1692)  RI

Austin, John Osborne. The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising
Three Generations of Settlers Who Came Before 1690, with Many Families
Carried to the Fourth Generation.
 Albany: J. Munsell's Sons, 1887; Baltimore:
Genealogical Pub. Co., 1969, 1978, etc. P. 31, 106.

Bartlett, John Russell. Records of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence
Plantations, in New England. Printed by Order of the General Assembly.

Providence: A. C. Greene and Bros.,State Printers, 1856-1865; New York:
AMS Press, 1968. Vol. 3, p. 84, 167. (

Johnson, Nellie Willard. The Descendants of Robert Burdick of Rhode Island.
[Syracuse, NY: Printed by the Syracuse Typesetting Co.,] 1937;
[Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., 1990s]   Return to index.

BURR, John  (1691- after 1758)  NJ

            Whitehead, William A.  (ed).  Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. 
                     (Vol. 5).  Newark, NJ:  Daily Advertiser Printing House, 1982.   Return to index.

BURRITT, Stephen  (1641-1698)  CT

            Burritt, Lewis L.  The Burritt Family in America.  n.p., 1940. 
                    (LC 41000368).
                           (This hard-back book has extensive information on
                           descendants of William Burritt of Strafford, CT.) 

            Curti, Merle.  The Learned Blacksmith.  New York: Wilson-
                    Erickson, Inc., 1937.
                           (This contains a wonderful collection of the letters
                           and journals of Elihu Burritt.)   Return to index.

 BURTON, William Allen (1727-1773) VA

Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers.
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1998, 1988. P. 16, 17.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly. Vol. 27, no. 2
(June 1959), p. 100.

Straughan, Frances Mangold. Burton, Johnson, Mangold,
 and Allied Families.
Rockwall, TX: F. M. Straughan,
1999. P. 9, 10, 16, 17. 115.

Ward, Roger G. Cumberland County, Virginia, Virginia
Court Order Books: August 1767 to December 1787.

Athens, GA: New Papyrus Pub. Co., 2003. P. 78.
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BURWELL,  Armistead, of Kingsmill  (1718-1764)  VA

Brown, Alexander. The Cabells and Their Kin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,
1895; 2nd ed. Richmond, VA: Garrett and Massie, 1939.

Chappelear, Nancy. Bruton and Middleton Parishes, James City County,
Virginia, Parish Register, 1662-1797.
Washington, Chappelear & Baird, 1966.

Crozier, William Armstrong. Spotsylvania County Records, 1721-1800. New York,
Pub. for the Genealogical Association by Fox, Duffield & Co., 1905;
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., various dates. P. 17.

Daughters of the American Revolution. Lineage Book. [Washington, DC:
The Society] 1892-1921. Vol. 32 (1911).

Elliott, Katherine Blackwell, comp. Marriage Records, 1765-1810,
Mecklenburg County, Virginia.
[S.l.]: Author, 1963;
Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1984.

Genealogies of Virginia Families: from Tyler's Quarterly Historical
and Genealogical Magazine.
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1981.

Genealogies of Virginia Families: from the Virginia Magazine of
History and Biography.
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1981.

Genealogies of Virginia Families: from the William and Mary
College Quarterly Historical Magazine..
Baltimore: Genealogical
Pub. Co., 1981.

Leonard, Cynthia Miller. The General Assembly of Virginia, July 30, 1619-
January 11, 1978: a Bicentennial Register of Members.
Published for the General Assembly of Virginia by the Virginia State
Library, c1978. P. 85. 

National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of
Virginia. Register of Ancestors. Richmond: The Society, 1979.

Smith, Elizabeth Wiley, and Sara Smith Carnes. The History of Hancock
County, Georgia.
Washington, GA: Wilkes Pub. Co., 1974.  Vol. 2, p. 12.

Stanard, William Glover. The Colonial Virginia Register. Albany, NY:
J. Munsell, 1902; Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1965. P. 131-133.

The Virginia Genealogist. Washington, DC: J.F. Dorman. Vol. 1 (1957),  no. 1.

Wingfield, Marshall. Marriage Bonds of Franklin County, Virginia,
Memphis, TN: West Tennessee Historical Society, 1939;
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., various dates. P. 51.

Wulfeck, Dorothy Ford. Marriages of Some Virginia Residents, 1607-1800.
Naugatuck, CT: D.F> Wulfeck, 1961-1967.; Baltimore: Genealogical Pub.
Co., 1986, 2006. Vol. 1, p. 233.  Return to index.

BURWELL, Lewis  (1621-1658)  VA

            Davis, Fellowes.  Genealogical Statistics and Notes.  Boston: 
                    Pub. New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1915.

            Garber, Virginia Armistead.  The Armistead Family 1635-1910.
                    Richmond:  Whittet and Shepperson, Printers, 1910.   Return to index.

BUSH, Philip  (c.1710-1772)  VA


Collins, Lewis and Richard H. Collins. Historical Sketches of Kentucky:
History of Kentucky.
Louisville, KY: John P. Morton & Co., 1924.
Numerous reprintings.

Cook, Michael L. Bourbon County, Kentucky Marriage Bonds, 1786-1835
Owensboro, KY: Cook-McDowell Publications, 1980.

Coyle, Malle B. et al.  Kentucky Cemetery Records. Florence, KY: Kentucky
Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1960-.  5 Vols. Vol. 1, 2.

Dorman, John Frederick. Orange County, Virginia, Will Book 1, 1735-1743.
Washington, D.C.: J.F. Dorman, 1958.

            ___________________. Some Sources for Kentucky Genealogical
  n.p., 1954. "Reprinted from National Genealogical
                    Society Quarterly, Washington, D.C., March 1954."

Douglas, William and William Macfarlane Jones.  The Douglas Register; Being a
Detailed Record of Births, Marriages and Deaths Together with Other
Interesting Notes, as Kept by the Rev. William Douglas, from 1750 to 1797.
An Index of Goochland Wills. Notes on the French Huguenot Refugees Who
Lived in Manakin-town.
Richmond, VA: J.W. Ferguson & Sons, 1928.
Numerous reprints.

Ellsberry, Elizabeth Prather. Marriage Records of Madison County, Kentucky,
Chillicothe, MO: Ellsberry, 1970.

Jester, Annie Lash and Martha Woodroof Hiden.  Adventurers of
Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607-1625.
1st ed. Princeton,
NJ: Princeton University Press, 1956.

King, J. Estelle Stewart. Abstract of Early Kentucky Wills and Inventories.
[Beverly Hills, CA] 1933. A number of reprints by Clearfield,
Genealogical Pub. Co., and Heritage Books of Baltimore.

Klotter, James C. Genealogies of Kentucky Families: from the Register
of the Kentucky Historical Society.
Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1981, 2000.

 Meyer, Virginia M. and John Frederick Dorman, (eds).  Adventurers of
  Purse and Person, Virginia (1607-1624/5)
.  3rd Edition. 
  Richmond:  Order of First Families of Virginia, 1987.

             Owen, Kathryn. Old Graveyards of Clark County, Kentucky. New Orleans:
                     Polyanthos, 1975.  
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BUTLER, William  (       -c1747)  VA

Boddie, John Bennett. Virginia Historical Genealogies. Redwood City , CA: Pacific
Coast Publishers, 1954; Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1965. Various reprintings. P.30-31.   
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BYRD, William II  (1674-1744)  VA

            Beatty, Richmond Croom.  William Byrd of Westover.  New York:  
                    Houghton  Mifflin Company, 1932.

            Byrd, William.  Three Secret Diaries (in 3 Volumes).  Richmond:
                    Dietz Press, Inc.  (Edited by Woodfin and Tinley)

            Dowdey, Clifford.  The Virginia Dynasties; the Emergence of "King"
                   Carter and the Golden Age
. [1st edition] Boston: Little, Brown, 1969.

            Gannon, Peter Steven, ed., and Gabrielle Maupin Bielenstein.  Huguenot
                    Refugees in the Settling of Colonial America
.  New York, NY 
                    (122 E 58th St, New York, NY 10022): Huguenot Society of 
                    America, c1985.

            Hatch, Alden.  The Byrds of Virginia.  New York: Holt, Rinehart
                    & Winston, 1969.

            Meade, William [Bishop].  Old Churches, ministers and families of Virginia.
                     Vol 2. J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1857, 1861, 1878. 2v. 
                        (Reprinted, with digested index and genealogical guide compiled
                         by Jennings Cropper Wise.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co.,
                         1966.  2v.  Also, Bowie, MD: Heritage, 1992. 2v.)   

            Tinley, Marion, (ed.). The Correspondence of the Three William
  Richmond:  The Virginia Historical Society, 1977.  Return to index.


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