Surnames F - G
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Fabyan, Fairbanks, Fairchild, Faires, Faith, Falconer/Falconar, Fanning, Farrar, Fassett, Fast, Faulk, Faulkner, Fedje, Felch, Fellows, Felt, Ferguson, Fetters, Fickas, Fields, Fifield, Fike, File, Fischer, Fish, Fitzgerald, Fitz Randolph, Flowers, Floyd, Flyger, Foerster, Follet, Forbes, Forbush, Fosdick, Foster, Fotenot, Fowler Fox, Francisco, Franciscus, Fraser, French, Frisbee/Frisbie, Fullenkamp, Fuller, Fulmore, Funderburk/Funderburg, Funsten, Fyock
"The Fabyans Of New England." Howland Davis, HSD Publishing, 3rd edition, June 2014. Family History of Fabyan Family in Maine, Massachusetts & New Hampshire from mid 1600s until the present. Related families include Brackett, Brown, Burlingham, Carr, Cleeve, Davis, Downing, Frothingham, Junkins, Lombard, Mitton, Moseley, Pickering and Read. HD
"The Fairbanks Family in America." Lorenzo Sayles Fairbanks. GCSK
"Early Fairchilds in America and their descendants." Compiled by Jean Fairchild Gilmore. Gateway Press, 1993, c1991. JM
"Genealogy of Descendants and Allied Families of Miles Davis and Deborah Faires, Ezekiel Inman and Matilda Taylor of Tennessee and Arkansas." Willis Taylor Finley, self-published, 2005. This is a very carefully prepared genealogy of these families. Sources are included. JBCH
"Faith and Hope." Charles H. Hall and Virginia Hall Hancock, Simmons Historical Publications, 1996. Contains information on the Faith family in America, and has some information on the following surnames: Arnold, Downs, Foster, Hall, Howard, Jennings, Pryor, Ranson, Wall, Waltrip. MM11
"Falconer of Halkerton." Paul McKee Gifford; Heritage Books, Inc; 1997. A Genealogy of a Scottish Family and Its Branches in England, the United States, and Jamaica, Including Those Spelled "Falconar" and "Faulkner". KC4
"History of the Fanning Family, Vols. 1 and 2." Walter Frederick Brooks, Privately Published, 1905. Many of the Fannings in America came from Ireland to Connecticut beginning in the 1650's. This book chronicles the descendants of Edmund Fanning and presents biographical sketches of various members of the family from old records and queries of Fannings present in America in 1905. This book is now available as a free download from Google Books.
"Descendants of Jacob Farrar Jr and Hannah Hayward of Lancaster, Massachusetts to 1825." Written by Sue Farrar Thorne. GAN
"The Fassett Genealogy, Descendants of Patrick and Sarah Fassett," Katherine Fassett Schuster, Binghamton, NY, 1974. RPK
"The Follett-Dewey-Fassett-Safford Ancestry of Captain Martin Dewey Follett, and his wife Persis Fassett (1767- 1849)." Harry Parker Ward, Columbus, 1896. Also included are histories of Hopkins, Fay and Robinson. RPK
"The Fast Family History." O.J. Wall, 1962. Fraser, MT History of migration of Germans from Russia in 19th Century to North America. This Mennonite community includes surnames of FAST, UNRUH. TK
"Descendants of Phillip Faulk Sr. of Columbus Co. North Carolina." Charles B. Schweizer, 1982. Locations: Pike Co. Al.; Wood Co. Tx.: Upshur Co. Tx.: Hopkins Co.Tx.: Harris Co. Tx. NJA
"The Fedje Family in America." N. Dean Huseby. DH2
"Genealogy of the Felch family in America and Wales." by W. Farrand Felch, Columbus, Ohio 1881. BP4
"Joseph and Philena (Elton) Fellows: Their Ancestry and Descendants." Morris, Myrtle M. Published in 1940. Also includes the Ancestry of Reuben Fairchild, John and Dorothy (Waldorf) Turner and George Morris. S8
"Felt Genealogy, a Record of the Descendants of George Felt or Casco Bay." John E. Morris; The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company; 1893. Reprints still available from the Higginson Book Company, Salem MA. (MA, IL, CA, IN, NY, MI, OH, PA, NH, VT, ME, WI, CN) DC5
See also under Wayne Co., WV.
"We Fergusons & Related Families." William Otto Ferguson, Author & Publisher, 1986. Lineage Beginning with Samuel Maley Ferguson, born in 1778 in South Carolina later moving to Georgia & Mississippi and Including Descendants in Forty other states. MLH
"Six Columbiana County, Ohio Pioneer Families, Family 1 - William Fetters (1794-1857) and Mary B. Leech: Ancestors and Descendants." William Brooke Fetters, c. 1992, by William Brooke Fetters. Family ancestry of the William Fetter and Mary B. Leech family in Columbiana Co, Ohio. It starts with the Fetters family in Philadelphia and follows them to Ohio. It includes some information on the Hayes, Lewis and Davis families who were related to Mary B. Leech. It also includes some information on other Fetters families related to William. BR
"Adam and Susan Fickas: Their Descendants and Allied Families." Viva Fickas Freeman, Rayline Company, 1977. Extensive genealogy of Jost Fickas and his descendants beginning in 1737 with his arrival in the USA. D28
"John Fields 1764-1854 And His Descendants." Samuel V Adcock, Samuel V Adcock, no date. D1
See under Hunt.
"Christian Fike and His Descendants." Merilyn B. Fike Morrow, self pub. 1996. Begins with Christian Fike, b. ca 1730 d. 1771 in Berks Co. PA. and his wife Barbara. Their children were John, Ann, Barbara, Mary, Christian, Margaret, Catherine and Jacob. All born between ca 1750 to ca 1768. Covers many families down to the published date. P1
"Henry Oliver File 1776-1976 History and Family Tree." Gerald E Jenner, 1976. Volume One. George F File Branch and Daniel File Branch. HC
"The Life and Times of Conrad Fischer and His Descendants." by Elizabeth G. Schober. Denton, Texas: Privately Published - 2004 - 101 pages. Indexed family history narrative (including genealogical record) of the descendants of Conrad Fischer and his wife Louisa Reinking. They were born in Estorf (now in Germany), he in 1792 and she in 1791, and came to America in 1836, settling near Chicago, Illinois in what is now DuPage County. JSM1
"The Fish Family in England and America." Lester Warran Fish, Tuttle Publishing, 1948. Considered to be the bible of Fish family genealogy. It's a bit lacking on the Southern Mass. Fish line but I also have the VR for Sandwich Mass that helps fill that gap. J4
"THE FISH FAMILY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA." DR. LESTER WARREN FISH, HIGGINSON ORIG. DATE 1948. 500 pages of family history from 1500's in England to the 1940's in the US. Fish family in Mass., New England, and New York as well as some others. GHF
"Six Fitzgerald Brothers, Lake Captains All." By: Elizabeth F. Cutler and Walter M. Hirthe; Published 1983 by the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society - Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A compilation of the lives and descendants (through 1983) of William Fitzgerald and Julianna Real of Oola, a parish in the barony of Coonagh, county of Limerick, province of Munster, Ireland who immigrated to the U.S. on 25 Jan 1836. The book contains information on approximately 975 individuals who are descendants and related to this family from 1836 through 1983 and I am willing to do look-ups and transcriptions on a requested basis. SS10
See under Randolph surname.
"Flowers Chronicles." Written by P. B. Flowers, Jr., 1987. "Studies of Captain John Flower II (1595-1657) Mariner of London, Bermuda and Virginia and Some of His Descendants of the American South." LF3
"Descendants of John and Nancy Floyd." Mary Fay Campbell Schertz; J. Grant Stevenson; 1973. This book is a fairly complete compilation of the descendants of Capt. John Floyd (1758-1836) of Newberry County, NC, and his 14 children down to living generations. Many interesting family stories, letters, deeds, and wills are included. RH
"Flyger Family History, Denmark 1800 + & US." RV
"The Family of Edward August Foerster in America 1961." Irma Foerster Dangel, Pub. A. E. Foerster, Rogers Typesetting Co., 1966. The Descendants of Edward August Foerster and Beatrice Johanna Friese, with an addendum in 1976, also by Irma Dangel. A copy is held by the Batesville Public Library in Ripley County, Indiana. Edward and Beatrice immigrated to Indiana in 1882 from Silesia, Germany through the port of Baltimore, Maryland. J32
"Forbes and Forbush Genealogy, The Descendants of Daniel Forbush." Frederick Clifton Pierce, Rand, McNally & Co., 1892. CDL
"Fosdick Family, the Oyster Bay Branch 1583-1891." Lewis L Fosdick privately published 1891. "A record of the ancestry and descendants of Samuel Fosdick 3rd of Oyster Bay, L.I., N.Y." AS5
See also under Prince William Co., VA.
"THE FONTENOT FAMILY 1600-1903: A Genealogical Study of the Descendants of JEAN LOUIS FONTENOT dit COLIN and LOUISE ANGELIQUE HENRY." The Evangeline Genealogical and Historical Society, Wise Publications, Printers - Publishers, 809 East Napoleon St., Sulphur, LA 70063. DTS
"Genealogy of the Fowlers in England and America." Written by Wharton Dickinson. GAN
"LUKE MATTHEWS of Brunswick County Virginia and his Descendants." by Rev. William Kennon Matthews, published by Kwansei Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan in the 1930's. Includes Luke's wife Lucy Fox's prominent FOX/WEST line of Virginians. CBC
"The House of Franciscus" descendents of Christophel Franciscus -Young/Jung, Lightner, Simmons, Shiflett, many others. There are approximately 7000 names in the index, 1700 pages. Family started in PA, moved into VA, TN, MO, and MT. JJ2
See under Australia.
See also under Tasmania, Australia.
"Edward FRISBIE of Branford and His Descendants, Volume 1." By Nora G. Frisbie: Gateway Press, Inc. - Baltimore, 1984. This volume covers the first eight generations of descendants of Edward Frisbie, who was in Branford, CT by 1644. Edward Frisbie and his wife (name unknown) were the parents of 11 known children. ARB
See Lee Co., IA.
"The Fuller Family in England and America." Hubert Fuller and Florence Fuller; Pine Hill Press. Early history of the Mayflower Fuller family and their migration from England to the New England area of North America. DH1
"Genealogy of Some Descendants of Captain Matthew Fuller, John Fuller of Newton, John Fuller of Lynn, John Fuller of Ipswich, and Robert Fuller of Dorchester and Dedham, MA." William Hyslop Fuller; no publisher listed/shown. A genealogical study of the Fuller surname in early New England. DH1
"Genealogy of My Great Grandparents Daniel Cook and Mary M. Fuller." Elsie Geneva Cook Pace, Private Printing, Nov. 1958. Descendants of Daniel Cook (b 1798, Canada, d 1875, Utah) & Mary Maria Fuller (b 1798, Canada, d 1868, Utah) Lydia Cook Mann family; Lydia Cook Gallup family; David Cook branch; James Nathaniel Cook family; Hannah Elizabeth Cook Hoyt Branch; Isaac Cook branch; others. CID
"Kinfolks, a genealogical and biographical record of Thomas and Elizabeth (Stuart) Harllee, Andrew and Agnes (Cade) Fulmore, Benjamin and Mary Curry, Samuel and Amelia (Russell) Kemp, John and Hannah (Walker) Bethea, Sterling Clack and Frances (King) Robertson, Samuel and Sophia Ann (Parker) Dickey, their antecedents, descendents, and collateral relatives." By William Curry Harllee in Collaboration with others, Volume II (2 Fulmore, 3, Curry, and 4 Kemp Sections). Copyright 1935 by William Curry Harlee. pages 969 - 1819. LS7
See under Hill family of Fairfield Co., SC.
"Funsten-Meade Genealogy." Hortense Funsten Durand, Knickerbocker Press, 1926. Genealogy and descent of Oliver Funsten and Margaret McKay. VFD
"Jacob George Fyock Family, 1741-1985." Children and Descendants of Jacob George and Barbara (Blaterah) Fyock of Somerset and Bedford Counties Pennsylvania, 1741-1985. Compiled by D. Frank Bayer (1917-1989), 1986. 14pp. Index. CAW
Surnames Beginning with G
Gaines, Gallison, Garber, Garfield, Garrett, Garvey, Gates, Gatewood, Gentry, Geys, Gilbert, Gill, Gillam, Gilliam, Glassell, Golden, Gombert, Good, Goodrich, Gookin, Gordon, Gossett, Gould, Granger, Graves, Greene, Greer, Gregg, Griest, Griffin, Griffis, Griffith, Grim, Grimsley, Ground(s), Gue, Guile/Gile/Guiles, Guthrie
"John Wesley Gaines Family and Others." Lucille Gaines O'Brien, privately published, 1975 Descendants of John Wesley Gaines, born 1788 in Va., and his wife, Sarah White, b 1790 in Va. JG5
"Stockman-Gallison Ancestral Lines." Katharine Dickson, 1984, self published. MSS
"The Tie that Binds the Samuel Garber Family." by Linda A. Thompson, 2007. RC5
"Descendants of Nathanial A. GAFFIELD (alias Amherst Farrel)." MU
"Garrett: 1000 Years from Normandy." Edward R Garrett; D. Armstrong Co Inc; 1989. PEP
"A Garvey Family from Ireland to Essex County, New York -Their Descendents and Allied Families." by Sandra Ryder Shafer. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 89-85571. VG
"A Garvey Family On and Over the Seas." Andrew Martin Garvey, privately published Turin, Italy, 1998. A well researched history of a Garvey maritime family that traces the author's ancestors back to Timothy Garvey of Dingle, born in 1782. He has included good Garvey pedigree notes and some family trees that are always useful for researchers. Andrew has his own Garvey Coat of Arms, based on the armorial bearings shown in most Irish histories and has written a number of articles on Heraldry. To obtain a copy, Andrew can be contacted for details by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, which is his Italian home. VG
"Kilkenny to Murrisk - a Garvey Family History." Rosemary Garvey, self published, 1992. Story of Garveys of Mayo and West Ireland. See review June 1999 by Vic Garvey at Amazon Books page Amazon.co.uk. VG
See under Middlesex Co., Connecticut.
"John and Amy Gatewood, and Their Descendants 1666--1986." by Carol J. Gothberg, Gateway Press, Inc., 1987. A history of the descendants of John and Amy Gatewood and related families in the U.S.A. The account begins in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia in 1666. 777 pages. DG1
"Gentry Family in America: 1676 to 1909." Richard Gentry. New York: Grafton Press; 1909. This is the most quoted GENTRY family book (AKA the GFA). Although there has been updating and correcting by GENTRY researchers since its original writing, the GFA remains a foundational work. In addition to the surname GENTRY, the following surnames are also mentioned: BLYTHE,BUTLER, BUSH, CLAIRBORNE, FULKERSON, HAGGARD, HARRIS, HAWKINS, NOBLE, PABODY, ROBINSON, SHARP, SMITH, TINDALL & WYATT (and others). Primary geographical locations covered are Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, & Missouri. BS
"Descendants of Thomas Gilbert." Homer Worthington Brainard, Harold Simeon Gilbert and Clarence Almon Torrey; self published, 1953, New Haven CT Family Genealogy of the descendants of Thomas Gilbert (1582-1659) of Mt. Wollaston (Braintree) MA, Windsor CT and Wethersfield CT. MB5
"Gill, Abstracts from Records in Southern States and Genealogical Notes." Compiled by Eva Turner Clark. New York: Richard R. Smith, 1939. Focuses on Gill family in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee. DK3
"The Gillam Family of Indiana." Edward C Crider, 1938. The family of Jonathan Gillam, Revolutionary War Soldier. Also includes the families of Bishir, Sines, and many more. This book is also currently available for reprint by Higginson Book Company (www.higginsonbooks.com). HW
See under Wise Co., Virginia.
"Virginia Genealogies: A Genealogy of the GLASSELL Family of Scotland and Virginia." Horace Edwin HAYDEN, M. A. Wilkes-Barre, PA: E. B. Yordy, Printer, 1885. A Genealogy of the GLASSELL Family of Scotland and Virginia, also of the Families of BALL, BROWN, BRYAN, CONWAY, DANIEL, EWELL, HOLLADAY, LEWIS, LITTLEPAGE, MONCURE, PEYTON, ROBINSON, SCOTT, TAYLOR, WALLACE, and others, of Virginia and Maryland. AB6
"GOLDEN CHAINS OF LOVE." Martha Grant Cherry, apparently self-published, 1981. Members of the Golden family starting with Mark Golden, Sr. in Georgia, about 1800, and many of his descendants up to the present. Includes about 100+ additional surnames that are connected to this family. JT4
"Der Stammtifle Hugenot-Gombert." Wendt & Oquerka. This is a German book tracing the Gombert family line. it contains some photos and several hundreds (possibly 1000s) of individuals. RG
"Descendants of Abraham Good." ES
"The Goodrich Family in America." Lafayette Wallace Case, MD, Fergus Printing, 1889. (England, Connecticut) BW2
See under Merrimack Co., NH.
"Gordons in Virginia." Armistead C. Gordon, William M. Clemens, 1918. History beginning with 17th century emigration of Scottish and Irish Gordons. ML1
"Elijah Gossett: Texas Pioneer." Dorothy Gossett Jones, D. Armstrong Com., Inc., 1995. List of 1372 descendants of Elijah Gossett. MB3
"The Family of Zaccheus Gould of Topsfield." Benjamin Author Gould. Lynn, MA: Thos. P. Nichols, 1895. SG4
"Launcelot Granger of Newbury, Mass., and Suffield, Conn. A Genealogical History." James N. Granger - Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company - 1893. Genealogy of Launcelot Granger and his descendants from 1640 to the 1880s. Includes information about the Granger name, crest and coat of arms. It also includes pictures of a few descendants. PB8
"Samuel Graves, 1630, Settler of Lynn, Mass, and His Descendents." Kenneth V. Graves, Wrentham, MA, Family History Publications, 1985. Indexed. Also includes related families Adsit, Collins, Gilman, Hibbard, Perkins, Smith, Wilson, and others. MGA
"The Greene Family and Its Branches from A.D. 861 to A. D. 1904." By Lora S. La Mance. JSP
See also Holcombe
"Greer and Related Families (Sanders, Sims, Glenn, Christmas, Smith, Ferris and Carver) of the Carolinas and Virginia." Brent Howard Holcomb, Holcomb, 1987. Narrative, ancestry charts, some photos. B2
"Quaker Greggs." Hazel Kendall, Published by Author, Anderson, IN, 1944. A record of the descendants of William Gregg, Friend Immigrant to Delaware. B12
"The Griest Family." Samuel Benjamin Cross. Vantage Press, NY NY, 1966, copywrited. centered on Adams County PA, originally Quakers. JW
"The Descendents of James Griffin and Sarah Lodge." by Tharon Griffin. This book also relates to the Bradford family. Many Griffins married Bradfords and vice versa. The time frame is Revolutionary War - and starts with James Griffin and Thomas Bradford of Edgecomb County, North Carolina and after the war, both families moved to Montgomery County, Ga and then onto Irwin County. Descendents of Thomas Bradford later moved to Killeen, Texas. ND1
"Mr. Griffis: A Study of the Griffis Family of America 1657 to Present." Bruce Griffis, Ayer Printing, February 12, 1996. The family history of Thomas and Mary Morris Griffis of Surry/Sussex Counties Virginia. The story follows the family from VA to Calvert and Ann Arundel Counties, Maryland in 1772, to Knoxville, Knox Co., Tn 1806. The family then moves to Pulaski Co.,KY in 1830. In addition the book list other Griffis family records not connected yet. BG
"Our Maryland Heritage Book 33 - The Griffith Families of Maryland." Wiliam Neal Hurley, Jr.; Heritage Books, Inc.; 2002. Being principally the descendants of William Griffith, Died c. 1699, Through More Than 300 Years and Twelve Generatios, In Male and Female Lines, Primarily Montgomery & Frederick Counties MD but including Numerous Reference to the Family found in Other Counties and States. KC4
"Descendents (1750-2001) of Christian Grim and Allied Families." by Dean F. Grimm, 2001. RC5
"The Grims of 1880." by Gregg Gropel, 2007. RC5
"The Grimsley Family in America - 1776-1976." Robert Parkin, St. Louis Genealogical Society, 1976. Lists Grimsley descendants in US, beginning in 1600s, and all descendants of male line; lists daughters, too and their spouse, if known, but doesn't follow their offspring. Sources listed for each entry, collected by Mr. Parkin over decades of research. Proof not guaranteed. MW5
"Plymouth Rock to the Pacific." Wesley Luther Jacob Mullenneix. Yakima, WA: Lightning Press, 1983. History of the Ground(s) family in America. M36
"Our Maryland Heritage, Book 19, The Bowman and Gue Families." William Neal Hurley, Jr, Heritage Books, Inc, 2000. Principally the Descendants of George Bowman (1759) and Elizabeth Gue through more than 200 years and ten generations,in male and female lines,primarily of Montgomery and Frederick Co, Md. but including numerous references to the family found in other counties and states. Includes a chapter on Jacob Bowman (brother of George) and his family. BR, KC4
"The Guile - Gile - Guiles Genealogy." John Charles Gile, Gateway Press, Inc., 1997. Guile, Gile, Guiles, Giles variants. LD3
"Guthrie and Allied Families." Laurence R. Guthrie, The Kerr Printing Company, Chambersburg, PA, 1933. Guthrie emigrants to America beginning with James Guthrie of Massachusetts, James of Maryland, and John of Virginia. TLF