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Surnames Beginning with P

Pabodie, Pabst, Pace, Packard, Page, Paine, Palmer, Pardee, Parish, Park/Parks/Parke, Parke, Parker, Parnell, Parr, Parrish, Parsons, Paton/Patton, Paxton, Pearse/Perse, Pearson, Peart, Peaslee, Peirce, Pendarvis, Pengry/Pingry/Pingrey, Penick, Penland, Penney, Percy, Perkins, Perrin, Perry, Pershing, Peters, Petrie, Pettingill, Pfaffenberger, Pickens, Pierce, Piersol, Pike, Pisel, Plaisted, Plaster/Plasters/Plasterers, Platz/Platt/Plats/Platts, Pleasants, Plessis/Plessitis, Plummer, Plunkett, Poage, Pobst, Pocahontas, Poffenberger, Poland, Pomeroy, Pond, Poole, Poore, Pope, Porter, Postle(s), Potter, Potts, Pounds, Powell, Prescott, Prentice, Pretzer, Prindle/Pringle, Proctor, Purvis, Puterbaugh, Putnam


Pabodie

"Elizabeth (Alden) PABODIE and her descendants." MU

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Pabst

See Pobst

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Pace

"History of the Pace Family" Freda Reid Turner, Wolfe Publishing, 1995. History of the Pace family compiled from manuscripts of Annie Jones, Barnabas Pace, and Maud McClure Kelly. SW1

"The Pace Family 1607-1750." Freda Reid Turner. W.H. Wolfe Associates, 1993. Information on the Pace family that migrated from England to Jamestown in the first decade of the colony's existence and eventually ended up all over the southeastern United States. SW1

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Packard

"Elizabeth Packard, A Nobel Fight." Linda V. Carlisle. University Of Illinois Press, Urbana, Chicago, and Springfield, 2010. Elizabeth Parsons Ware, wife of Reverend Theophilus Packard, a Calvinist minister, was committed by her husband to an Illinois insane asylum because she publicly disagreed with some of his religious beliefs. She used the knowledge she gained during her three-year commitment to advocate changes in states laws regarding commitment laws, protection for the rights of asylum patients, and equal rights of married women in matters of child custody, property and earnings. 259 pages, with notes, bibliography, index. BLL

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Page

"Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia, second edition." By Richard Channing Moore Page, M.D. Printed by C.J. Carrier Company, 2000. Page, Nelson, Walker, Pendleton, and Randolph families, with references to Bland, Burwell, Byrd, Carter, Cary, Duke, Gilmer, Harrison, Rives, Thornton, Wellford, Washington families in Virginia. L16

"The Robert and Rachel Brockman Page Family." SSC

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Paine

"Paine Ancestry, The Family of Robert Treat Paine, Signer of The Declaration of Independence, Including Maternal Lines." Sarah Cushing Paine, compiler; Charles Henry Pope, editor. Printed for the Family, Boston, 1912. Compiled genealogy of the descendants of Thomas Payne, found at Yarmouth, MA, first in 1639. Significant information on the descending family of Charles Cushing Paine (1808-1874). 334 pages including index and charts. BLL

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Palmer

See also under Suffolk Co., MA.

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Pardee

"Pardee Genealogy." Aaron Pardee, 1896. Vanity publication. Not a true genealogy, but a memoire of his collection of relatives and friends. JAP

"The Pardee Genealogy." Donald Lines Jacobus, 1927. Virtually complete from John Pardee, 1591, Uffculme, Devonshire, England, to persons living in 1924 & 1925 in the US, including my father. JAP

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Parish

"The Life of John Peterson Parish (1811-1889)." Bert Stark, Jr., 1996. John Peterson Parish of Van Buren County, Arkansas descendents. LLS

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Park/Parks/Parke

"Park/e/s and Bunch on the trail west: with allied families, Benton, Duvall, Foster, Greenwell, Jones, Loveless, and Tally." Authors: Alice Crandall Park and Avis Park Voss. 1982 edition. A complete table of contents is available on the Library of Congress website. J33

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Parke

"Genealogy of The PARKE Family." by John P. Wallace, 1919. Surnames: PARKE, WALLACE, SCOTT, REID, WITHEROW, McLELLAN, HEMPHILL, RUTHERFORD, FLEMING, GRIER, LOVE, & others from Chester Co., PA from 1720. 116 p., no index. MRW

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Parker

"Parker in America, 1630-1910, What the Historians Say of Them, What a Large Number Say of Themselves, Genealogical and Biographical Interesting Historical Incidents." Author: Augustus G. Parker. Publisher: Niagara Frontier Publishing Company. Location Published: Buffalo NY. Date Published: 1911. Number of Pages: 592. Great beginning source for anyone with Parker lineage, no actual source material, mostly written stories collected by Augustus Parker at the turn of the 20th century. There is no index, so data is hard to find, but the chapter headings include clues to go by so please include a town & state name, a rough time guess about when the person you are asking me to look up lived, and his or her name. ND

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Parnell

"William Parnell and Maria Ann Gidley: A Family Tree." (2009) by Gail Holdeman. Begins with Thomas Parnell (1740) and Mary Nichols in Rattery, Devonshire, England to Nebraska 1940. Self published, copyrighted. GH2

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Parr

"The Parr Family." Helen Parr Fleming, McClain Publishing, 1969. Descendants of Stephen Parr from 1730 to 1968 with over 1000 descendants listed. Covers eight generations, including the allied families of Holdren, Hutchison, Moore, Jolly, Franks, Sheets, et al. through Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. Includes early English, Quaker, Pennsuylvania, Delaware and Maryland records. GN2

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Parrish

"Parrish-Dack-Families." John Ford Parrish Descendants of Samuel Parrish, son of Joel Parrish and Sarah DeWolfe born 30 September 1798 in Elizabeth, Leeds County, Ontario, Canada. M28

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Parsons

"Hybrid Vigor 1711-1987." Les Weaver, Vantage Press Inc., 1988. Family history Weber/Weaver, Bare, Parsons, Pounds, Saul; PA, etc. not indexed. Some images, willing to scan. K21

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Paton/Patton

See also under Miller

"Listen to the Mockingbird." Daniel Dunbar Howe. Sections on families of Howe, Hoge, Dejarnette, Haven and Patton. DC4

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Paxton

"The Paxtons: Their origin in Scotland, and their migrations through England and Ireland, to the Colony of Pennsylvania, whence they moved South and West, and found homes in many states and territories." W. M. Paxton, Platte City, Missouri, 1903. Family history of the Paxtons by William McClung Paxton who also wrote a history of the Marshall Family. MK5

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Pearson

See under Massachusetts.

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Peart

"Peart Family History volume 1." Amelia Peart MacDonald Marx & Joseph Grant Stevenson copyright 1968 by J. Grant Stevenson. History of the Jacob Peart [born 1801 Lyneheath, England] family and related families: Mary Thompson; wife of Franklin Dewey Richards, Myron John Richards with wives, Isabella Mary Young & Julia Anna Petersen, Wealthy Richards, Edward Barrett Clark, Wilford Woodruff Richards, Joseph Echo Porter Stevenson and others. M28

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Peaslee

"Peaslee Genealogy." Robert Peaslee, 1984. This book contains the descendants of Joseph Peaslee and Mary Johnson, from the research of my uncle Robert Peaslee. MR7

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Peirce

See also under Percy.

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Pendarvis

See under South Carolina.

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Pengry/Pingry/Pingrey

See also under Merrimack Co., NH.

"A Genealogical Record of the Descendants of Moses Pengry." William M. Pingry, Warner&Hyde, 1881. Huge index of surnames and other mentioned people who knew the Pengry's. Lots of pictures, some signatures. Family lived in Mass, NH, VT, NY, Nova Scotia and many other places. Complete genealogical record from the 1600's to 1881. [This book is freely available to download from the Internet Archives.]

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Penick

"The Penick Family." Lyman Priest, McClure Printing Co., Inc., 1982. Lists Penick, Pinick, Pinnix, Pinnock and other spellings. Originates with Edward Pinick and his wife Elizabeth, whose son Edward was baptized on 15 Aug 1686 in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, VA. Edward married Esther/Easter ???. Edward's will was proved 6 Mar 1734/35, Hanover Co., VA. DRS, RNH

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Penland

See under Clift.

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Penney

See under Cumberland Co., ME.

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Percy

"Annals of the House of Percy." by EDWARD BARRINGTON DE FOY, RICHARD CLAY & SONS, 1887. Percy Pierce Peirce Perse Pearse, Northumberland, England, New England, New Hampshire, Mass. History of the Pierce's from the royal Percy line back in England. Includes Earls and Dukes of Northumberland, Percy who was to marry Anne Boleyn, one who fought with William the Conqueror to modern times. Has family shield and photos. [This book is now freely available to download from the Internet Archives: Volume 1, Volume 2, Part 1, Volume 2, Part 2]

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Perkins

"ANCESTORS & DESCENDANTS of HORACE THADDEUS PERKINS 1832-1915." By: David L. Perkins. Sunnyvale, CA (1977). DPR

"BRANCHES & ROOTS of OLIVER PERKINS: A Genealogical Study of his Ancestry, his Descendants and their Allied Families." By: Steven G. Perkins, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD  (1999). DPR

"THE DESCENDANTS OF EDWARD PERKINS of NEW HAVEN,CONN." CAROLINE ERICKSON PERKINS ROCHESTER, NY. 1914. Includes Anna Johnson, wife of Azariah Perkins who was a descendant of Edward Perkins of New Haven,Conn. The theory of her line was written by Donald Lines Jacobus, M.A. of New Haven,Conn.and is included in this book pages 73-80." DPR

"THE EDWARD E. and JEANETTE (ATWELL) PERKINS FAMILY of NEBRASKA." By: Burton Frederick Kiltz, Richmond, VA (1983). DPR

"New Edition of the records of the family of RUFUS PERKINS ect.." HENRY E.PERKINS, HENRY STOWELL & SON, PRINTERS,TROY, NY 1916. (primarily Rockingham and Chester Cos., Vermont). DPR

"Perkins Book." Paula Mortensen, 1998. (An index to the book is posted on the book's website. SG4

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Perrin (Perrinjaquet)

"History of the Perrin (PerrinJaquet) Family." Compiled by James M. Perrin, Hammond, LA, 1978. Over 600 Perrin and Perrinjaquet descendants generally located in Travers, Switzerland and St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana. SCM

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Perry

"The Perry Family of Hertford County, North Carolina," B.B. Winborne, Raleigh, NC 1909. CWM

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Pershing

"The Pershing Family in America." Edgar J. Pershing, George S. Ferguson, 1924. Pershing descendants in America. ED1

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Peters

"Peters of New England." Edmond Frank Peters and Eleanor Bradley Peters. NY: Knickerbocker Press, 1903. Eleanor Peters built Edmond Peters' partial coverage of the descendants of Andrew Peeters, 17th century immigrant settler of Ipswich and Andover, MA into a full-blown study of the lineage, with special efforts to correct misinformation earlier advanced by Rev. Samuel Andrew Peters (1735-1826). Extensive discussion of some individuals and family migrations. 444 pp. We also have recent Higginson Book Co. reprint of this title. Second author a gg aunt of volunteer. MPR

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Petrie

"The Mohawk Valley Petries and Allied Families." by Hazel Patrick, Herkimer County Historical Society, Herkimer, NY, 1979. Some families include: Bellinger, Casler, Herkimer, Petrie, Snell, Timmerman/Zimmerman, Waggoner/Wagner, and more. Petrie progenitor is Johan Jost Petri of Strassburg, Alsace (d. abt 1710). KLB

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Pettingill

See under Merrimack Co., NH.

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Pickens

See Holcombe

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Pierce

See also under Peirce, Percy.

"Pierce Genealogy." by Frederic B. Pierce (1882). DP3

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Piersol

"History and Genealogy of the Piersol Family in England and America," Vol. 3 Clarence Pearsall, H.S. Crocker Co. Inc., 1928. JK2

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Pike

"The Family of John Pike of Newbury, Mass., 1635-1995." Pike, Penobscot Press, 1995. BW5

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Pisel

See under Shultz surname.

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Plaisted/Plessis/Plessitis

"Plaisted Family throughout the World." Written by Arthur H. Plaisted, 1939. A book written about the Plaisted family throughout the world. Variants also include Plessis and Plessitis. JH3

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Plaster/Plasters/Plasterer

"DEANE/DEAN FAMILY." Joyce A Halvorsen, published 2009. Beginning with Michael Plasters Jr. b. 1732 d. 1764 who was the first of the Plaster name to arrive in America. He married twice: Tamar Houston in 1756(she was bor 1732 and d. 1764) and second marriage to Charity Williams in Mar 1765. Charity was born 1730 d. 1805. This family's sons fought during the Revolutionary War. Sources available. Research taken from my self published album and through ancestry.com and other sources. The Plaster and Scurlock married into each other early on. If you want information about your Plaster/Plasters or Scurlock family, indicate the paternal name and birthdate and I will research it. I will supply sources and copies of research information when completed. This is volunteer time and expense, so please ask for one or two names at a time. Supply your correct e-mail address. JA8

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Platz/Platt/Plats/Platts

See under South Carolina.

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Pleasants

"Pleasants and Allied Families." Norma Carter Miller and George Lane Miller, Print Shop of Dixon, Illinois, 1980. This 423 pp book describes descendants of John Pleasants, who emigrated to Virginia abt. 1665 from Norwich, England. CDM1

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Plummer

See under Maryland.

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Plunkett

"Ten Thousand Plunketts," Volume 1. Printed 1969 / 1974. (528 pages). LS7

"Ten Thousand Plunketts," Volume 2. Printed 1974. (377 pages). LS7

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Poage

See under Rockbridge Co., VA.

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Pobst

"Nine Roads From Cloverdale," comp. Katie M. P. H. Westman and Lucille E. R. McMillan, pub. Gateway Press, Baltimore, 1988. 336 pp. Indexed , illus. Treats the descendants of Johann Heinrich Gottfried Pabst (1809-1895), who came to America in 1834 and settled in Roanoke Co, VA, adopting the Americanized name Henry G. Pobst. Other families treated include Ranck, Moomaw, Stover, Graybill, Spencer and Sanger. DCFD

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Pocahontas

"Pocahontas' Descendants." by Stuart E. Brown, Jr., Lorraine F. Myers, and Eileen M. Chappel; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; 1985. A revision, enlargement and extension of the list as set out by Wyndham Robertson in his book "Pocahontas and Her Descendants" 1887. CG3

"Pocahontas and Her Descendants." Wyndham Robertson, 1993, reprint by Gen. Pub Co. of 1887 original. Pocahontas descendants thru her sixth generation. No index. I'll try to find per your request. JMC2

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Poffenberger/Pfaffenberger

"From Germany to Antietam, The Early History of the Pfaffenberger Family, 2nd Edition." by Thomas Poffenberger, 2003 (miscellaneous pages). RC5

"From Germany to Antietam." Thomas Poffenberger, Xlibris Corp, 2000. This is a family history of the George Pfaffenberger family. They went from Pa. to Md. Name was changed to Poffenberger. Gives a lot of early history in Germany. BR

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Poland

"Descendants of Samuel Warren Poland." Gail Poland Meeks; 2000. PEP

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Pomeroy

"History & Genealogy of Pomeroy Family." Albert A. Pomeroy, Franklin Printing, 1912. An extensive research of this family from the Battle of Hastings to the late 1800s. Primary attention to Eltweed Pomeroy (bp1585-1673), the progenitor of the American Pomeroys. He was one of the founders of Windsor CT. There are dead ends in many of the lines as it gets into the 1800s, but the early lines are well recorded. ME1

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Pond

"Genealogical Record of Samuel POND, and His Descendants." Daniel Streeter Pond; Geo. W. Runyan, at the Record Office, New London, Ohio, 1875. Immigrant Samuel was born abt. 1620, settled in Connecticut. Spreads as was often the case, mostly West from there. I've SURNAME-INDEXED this book myself and will look up any POND or any other related surnames. DSB

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Poole

See under Ireland.

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Poore

"Descendents of Samuel Poore (1620-1683)." C. Branford Smith, Parker River Researchers 1991. Includes probates and resources. EP3

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Pope

See also under Utah.

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Porter

"The History of Our Family Connection." John M Porter, 1872, unpublished. An outline of the John Porter line out of Prince Edward Co VA ca 1755 with migrations of children to Southern KY and Greene/Morgan Co GA and subsequent descendants through 1890 to MO, TX, IL. Major collateral families include: Carson, Owen, Helm, Ewing, Stroud, Halsell, McReynolds, Beard, McKay, Saffold, Fannin, Blacklock, Phegley, Read/Reed/Reid. An outline of the Hugh Porter line out of Prince Edward Co VA also included. JTL

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Postle(s)

"Postle(s) in America." Martha A. Montgomery and Joanne V. Thomas. A preliminary survey of Postle(s) with emphasis placed on Delaware and Ohio Families. PD3

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Potter

"History and Genealogies of the Potter Families in America." Charles Edward Potter ed., Alfred Mudge & Son, printers, Boston 1888. Lists the genealogical information of 8 Potters and their descendants that were in America prior to 1650. Some family history is included also. [This book is freely available to download from the Internet Archive.]

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Potts

"POTTS Computer Database." Cyrus E. Potts. As of 1/29/10, the POTTS Database now contains over 30,000 Potts individuals plus their spouses (if married) for a total of over 45,000 individuals. If known, the database contains information on parents' names, birth date & location, spouses, marriage dates & location, number of children, death date and location, census references, other references, and researchers working the line. The database is available online. (Note: original link is broken; this link points to the Internet Archives copy.) CEP

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Pounds

See under Parsons.

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Powell

"The Descendants of William B. Powell and his wife Barbara Underwood." Betty Jean Smith Hobbs, Privately Printed, 1981. Besides Powell and Underwood, some other surnames mentioned (not inclusive): Babb, Bowles, Harrison, Hingerty, Holland, Johnson, Lewis, Mizelle, Oliver, Pierce, Pruden, Riddick, Smith, Thompson, and Williams. 19th and 20th century information. DP

"History and Genealogy of the Thomas J. and Henrietta (Howells) Powell families," by W.D.Shirk, Fairfield, IA, 1918. Chronicles this family's journey from Brecknock, Wales in 1817 to Coshocton, OH. SWW

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Prentice

"Valentine Prentice, His Origins & the Descendants of his Grandsons." Linus Joseph Dewald, Heritage Books,Inc. 1992 Comprehensive genealogy in two volumes. MJO

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Prescott

"European Ancestry of the Prescott Family of America." Doris Cline Ward/Ward Publishing Co/1976. The descent of the Prescott Family of America from Sir Richard de Prestcote. This book is not indexed, but focuses on the ancestors of only John Prescott of Massachusetts, Alice Standish, Mary Gawkroger, and Alice Moloyneaux. LJS1

"John Prescott of Lancaster Massachusetts 1643-1681." Frederick Lewis Weis/Dublin New Hampshire/1961. LJS1

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Pretzer

"PRETZER Families from Pomerania" by Dwayne L. and Mildred H. Pretzer. 1993. Well-indexed, covers descendants of Johann Heinrich PRETZER of Pomerania, Germany. BF2

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Prindle/Pringle

"Prindle-Pringle Genealogy." Wallace, Robert E. 1995, from manuscript by Adm Franklin Prindle. First generation William Prindle from Scotland about 1654 to Connecticut, through about 1900. BC7

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Proctor

"Proctor Genealogy 1562-1982." A. Carlton Proctor, author & publisher, 1982. SH4

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Purvis

"True Life Story of Will Purvis." Author: Francis Williams Griffith. Publisher/Date: 1935 (original) 1989 (2nd reprint), Lamar County Historical Society. This biography covers the life of Will Purvis who was quite famous in MS for being convicted of murder and sentenced to hang. They hung Will but he survived the hanging and could not be rehung. Many of his family members are mentioned but there is no index. Will Purvis was born 27 Sep 1872 in Jasper Co, MS. He spend his boyhood in Wayne Co, MS and moved to Marion Co, MS when he was 12. The murder/trial/hanging took place in Marion Co, MS. He married Sarah Boon and lived his married life in Purvis, Lamar Co, MS (Lamar Co, MS was formed from Marion and Pearl River Counties in 1904. M15

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Puterbaugh

See under Washington Co., MD.

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Putnam

"The Putnam Lineage." Eben Putnam. The Salem Press. 1907. Genealogical Notes conerning the Puttenham family in England and their Royal descent, and showing the ancestors and five generations of descendants of John Putnam of Salem, Massachusetts. (This book can be downloaded freely from the Internet Archives.)

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Surnames Beginning with Q

Quick, Quinn


Quick

"A Genealogy of the Quick Family in America 1652-1942." Written by Arthur C Quick. DB

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Quinn

"The Quinn Clan." Sarah Quinn Hambrick and Felicia Hambrick Woods, Genealogy Publishing Service, 1993. Descendants of Luck and Elizabeth (Adams) Quinn in Franklin County, VA. JC5

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