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Safford, Salter, Salyer, Sanborn, Sanford, Sansom, Sares, Sargent, Saul, Sawyer, Sayles, Schaeffer, Schake, Schepens, Schermerhorn, Scholl, Schroeder, Schuelein, Schuepbach/Scheupbach, Schultz, Schwietzer, Scothorn, Scott, Scurlock, Seaman, Searl, Sears, Sebrell, Selby, Settle, Shafer, Shakespeare, Shattuck, Shaver, Shaw, Shewe/Schewe, Shields, Shilling/Schelling, Shivers, Sholl, Shoop, Shotts, Showy, Shuey, Shull, Shultz, Shumway, Simmons, Sing, Skillin, Slafter/Slater/Slaughter, Slonaker, Smedley, Smelser, Smith, Snelling, Snow, Somerville, Southwick, Spalding, Spare, Speight, Spencer, Spiers, Spilman, Spofford, Spoon/Spohn, Spoor, Stager, Stallings, Stamper, Stark, Starr, Stearns, Steele, Steen, Steere, Stephenson, Sterrett, Stetson, Stiles, Stinson, Stith, Stockman, Stone, Storm, Straight, Streech, Strother, Stukenberg, Sutphin/Sutphen/Sutfin, Suttle, Swain, Swearingen/Vansweringen, Swift/Swyft, Sydenham, Symmes, Synge
"The Salters of Portsmouth, NH." William Emery, 1936. JSD
"The Salyer Family: Genealogy and Records of Their First 250 Years in America." Elisabeth L.W. Salyer, American Memoirs Publishing, 1982. Includes extensive data on Salyer, Salyers, and Saylor family branches, including reproductions of primary public domain documents such as land records and deeds. Please be very specific in your request. You must include first and last name and approximate year. TAN
"Personal Diary of Josiah Fisher Wilson Sanborn, Civil War Veteran." Ed. David S. Burgess, 1996. A manuscript of the personal diary of Pvt. Josiah Fisher Wilson Sanborn (31st Iowa Volunteer Infantry, Company A) kept during the Civil War from Nov 1862 to Feb 1865. An addendum is included detailing the different military campaigns mentioned in the diary, as well as photocopies of military service records and pension records. There is also an index of names and units mentioned in the diary. JL1
See also under New Haven Co., CT.
"The Robert SANFORD Family (Robert Sanford and his wife Ann Adams Sanford) and their descendants (1615-1930)." MU
"Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 20, Part. 2 Henry SAMSON." by Jane Fletcher Fiske, FASG; Robert Moody Sherman, FASG and Ruth Wilder Sherman, FASG. 648pp. 2005. MU
"The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, MA 1638-1888." Samuel P. May; Joel Munsell's Sons, 1890. Sears family mainly from New England. Some additional Sears unrelated in the back of the book. DC4
"Sargent Genealogy in England and America." Aaron Sargent, self-publilshed, 1895. [This book is now freely available to download from Google Books.]
"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
"Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900." Fred E. Sawyer, published by author, 1983. CS9
"Sayles Country." Judith Hurst, 1991, 1995. The history and descendants of John Sayles and Mary Williams (daughter of Roger Williams) of Rhode Island. MW2
"The Schakes of La Charette." Lowell M. Schake and family. Published privately, 1997. Document portrays Missouri family farm life, history and genealogy from the early 1800s to present in Charette Township, Warren County, Missouri. An Ethnohistorical discussion also documents the lives of Native Americans, Black Slaves, Southern and German Settlers in this area. Ample documentation and suggested readings are cited throughout the text, oral history, pictorial history and GEDCOM genealogical file of 1,000 individuals. Additionally, the village life of Germans from the Teutoburger Wald is presented from the earliest of recorded history to the present. [This book has been transcribed and is available freely online at https://sites.rootsweb.com/~mowarren/schake/intro.html.]
"The Schermerhorn Genealogy and Family Chronicles." by Richard Schermerhorn (on cd). T6
"Scholl, Sholl, Shull Genealogy - the Colonial Branches." John William Scholl, Grafton Press, 1930. SH4
"Schroeder Family History." Compiled by Adeline (Schroeder) Folk. The genealogy of Gottlieb Schroeder, born Simferople, Crimea and his wife Apalonia Bozer. Family immigrated to Saskatchewan Canada, and others to Dunn Co. ND. JK1
See under Ansbach, Germany.
See under Blakeman surname.
"Schultz Family." Schultz, Busher & Hofer; privately published, 1997. The descendantes of Johan Schuldt and Margaretha Duwe from Schleswig-Holstien Germany. Includes many descendants that came to America. Birth, marriage and death dates. Some surnames: Schuldt, Schultz, Westphal, Hofer, Gay. A9
"Die Schweitzer Freundschaft." Karl Lacher, Karl Lacher, 1992. History of the German Russian descendants of the Schweitzer families 1776-1992. AJ3
"The Scothorn Family." Author: Ralph H. Lane. Publisher and publication date: Ralph H. Lane, Washington DC, 1955. Based on History of the Scothorn Family, by Monroe Scothorn and published by The Home News, Ashville, Ohio in 1905 as well as Our Ancestors by Homer Eiler, published by James S. Dandy, Grenola, Kansas in 1929. This third history is much more extensive than the first two and has facts cited with known descendants of Robert Scothorn (1659-1708). I think it was reissued by the Seneca County Historical Society about 2010. It has a surname index and first name index. L1
"John Scott 1761-1843 An American Revolutionary Veteran Being the Son of Thomas and Some of his Descendants" Kenneth R. Scott, privately published, 1975. Indexed genealogical research and compilation of the descendants of John Scott. Printed and copyrighted in 1975. Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 75-11318. 179 pages including 10 generations for a total of 2046 individuals. KH3
"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
"Descendants of William Seaman of Washington County, Pennsylvania & Allied Families: Hunt, Brasher, McCammant, & Wright." Compiled by Helen Elizabeth Vogt, 1981. Family of William Seaman (c. 1735-1814) and Amy Disberry. Children born in NJ; most of family moved to Washington Co., PA > moved on to WV, OH, IL, IN, IA. AL4
"Some New England Ancestors, 1989," by Edwin Noyes Searl, with portions of the Ackerman, Bliss, Brown, Carpenter, Jones, Noyes, Searl, Smith and Tuttle family lines. Index by surname only and place names. I will copy a limited number of pages. PSC
"The Sebrell Family, Descendants of Nicholas Sebrell of York Co., VA." John Frederick Dorman and Charles R. Sebrell., Pub. 2001. This book was Compiled by John Frederick Dorman, Fellow of Virginia Genealogical Society in collaboration with Charles R. Sebrell. It lists the descendants of Nicolas Sebrell of Virginia, beginning in the late 1600's through 13 generations. OHM
See also under Maryland.
"Selby Families of Colonial America." by Russell. LST
"The Settle-Suttle Family," by William Emmett Reese, 1974, reprinted 1994. A 14 page discussion of the Settle family in Yorkshire. Give ancestry from 1572 for Francis Settle who immigrated to VA in 1657. Covers 6 generations in America, mostly located in VA KY. Indexed only by direct descendants. PSC
See under England.
"Memorials of the Descendants of William Shattuck." Lemuel Shattuck, 1855. JSD
"Shaver, Schaeffer and Shafer Families Memoirs and Reminiscences together with Sketches of the Early History of Sussex County, New Jersey." Rev. Casper Schaeffer, M.D., Privately printed Hackensack, N.J. 1907. History of the Shaver, Shafer and Schaeffer families. Early settlers of Stillwater, Sussex County, NJ. K1
"Shields Family History." JJ3
"Shilling / Schelling Family of Washington Co., MD and Ogle Co., IL." by Roger Cramer, 2005. RC5
See under Warren and Hancock Cos., GA.
"The Shoops and Novingers." by P. O. Selby, 1971. RC5
"Shotts of Shottsville" by Louis Hix Goggans (Marion Co., AL) Primarily traces the descendants of three brothers David Hilliard SHOTTS, Daniel C. SHOTTS & John SHOTTS who lived & were married in the Lexington Co., S C area in the early 1800's and moved to Alabama ca. 1819 and then to Marion Co., AL ca. 1839. They continue to live in that area up to today. JLS
"A Genealogy of the Shultz, Cupp and Pisel Families which have descended from Michael Shultz." Charles Ross Shultz. ED1
"SHUMWAY Family Genealogy." compiled by Asahel Adams Shumway; pub. 1909. From Peter Shumway, Huguenot, born 1635, 'til1905 or so. 475 pages of lineages, mini bios and a few pictures. Thousands of entries. Females show husband's info and one more generation. DSB
"Cousins," descendents of Christian Simmons of Hawkins Co., TN. Isenberg, Miller, Molsbee... JJ2
"The Family Simmons Living in Perry and Forrest County, Mississippi on Leaf River and Black Creek Early 1880s Thru 1995." Author: Howard F. Simmons and John E. Simmons. Publisher/Date: Self published, 1995. This is the genealogy of James Simmons born 1764 in SC and died in Perry Co, MS in 1843. He and his family migrated to Perry Co between 1797 and 1801 when the Mississippi Territory was opened up for settlement. M15
"Our Family Record--Meador, Meadows, Simmons." Lark A. Meador, Bluegrass Printing, Revised Edition, 1986. It begins with Thomas Meador (?-1655) and continues to the birth of a child in 1986. It contains many photographs, documents, records, primary sources. PC7
See under Cumberland Co., ME.
"Memorial of John Slafter, with a Genealogical Account of His Descendants, Including Eight Generations." Rev. Edmund F. Slafter, A.M., published 1869 by Press of Henry W. Dutton & Son Slafter, Slaughter, Slater, and other variants. Probably all Slafter, Slater and Slaughter US surnames came from this emigrant ancestor. A short history of John Slafter and his descendents, including vital statistics on many of them. JG5
"A History and Genealogy of the Slonaker Descendants in America." 1941. BLG
"Asters at Dusk, The Smelser Family in America." Polly Pollack; Copyright 1961; Alvie Lee Pollack This book begins in 1750 when Yohan Adam and Valltin Schmeltzer imigrated from Rotterdam Holland. It lists many births; marriages; U.S. Censuses; last will & testaments; burials; war veterans; occupations; a lot of individual histories; and many family pictures. It does have an index of names. The Smelser surname has many spelling variations. Some of the ones in this book are: Smelser, Smeltzer, Schmeltzer, Smelzer, Shmeltzer, etc. LDR
"The Rest of the Story." Part I Higgins-Smelser; Part II Snelling-Tandy. Shirley C Townsend, 1992. Family research including family trees, maps, copies of handwritten documents, citations, etc. LDR
"The Rest of the Story." Part I Higgins-Smelser; Part II Snelling-Tandy. Shirley C Townsend, 1992. Family research including family trees, maps, copies of handwritten documents, citations, etc. LDR
"History of the Family of Benjamin Snow, Who is a Descendant of Richard Snow of Woburn, Massachusetts." Owen N. Wilcox, Gates Legal Publishing Co., Cleveland, Ohio, 1907. [This book is now freely available from the Internet Archive.]
"Jack in the Pulpit: an Autobiography." Written by Very Rev Dr J S Somerville. The author was my Stepdad's father, John Spenser Somerville. JH2
"Somerville Family research book." Compiled by Lee Somerville, a cousin of my stepdad. Any other information I can attain through my own genealogical research is available too. JH2
"Genealogy of the Descendants of Lawrence and Cassandra Southwick of Salem, Mass." James M. Caller and Mrs. M.A. Ober (Salem, MA : J.H. Choate & Co., Printers, 1881) Descendants of Lawrence and Cassandra Southwick, a history of the persecution of their immediate family for their Quaker beliefs as well as a short general history of the Society of Friends and the negative atmosphere in the Massachusetts Colony towards them. M12
"The Spalding Memorial." Edward Spalding And his Desc. Charles Warren Spalding author, 1897. 1276 pp. index. CAS
"The Spare Family: Leonard Spare and His Descendants (Early Settlers of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)." Published in 1931. BLG
"A Saga of the Speight Families in America." Dr. Charles F. Speight, TN Valley Publishing Co., 2004. First Five Generations of the Speight Family in America plus a genealogical chart to 2004. D1
"Genealogical Sketch of the Descendants of Samuel Spencer of Pennsylvania." Howard M. Jenkins, Ferris & Leach, 1904. ML1
"Descendants of Henry Spiers, Pioneer Scotsman, Prince George County, Virginia, 1744-1979." Mary Spiers Kennette, privately published, 1979. Other major family names are Brown, Harville, Eppes,Howard, Johnston, Poole, Pope,Taylor, Thweatt. Most locations in Virginia. KJ
"History of the SPILMAN FAMILY." John Jasper Spilman, The Fountain & Journal, Mount Vernon, MO, 1909. Mr. Spilman started with his own line (Virginia to Missouri) and then included his wife's line (MOODY). He included all of the collateral lines possible. This is NOT a story but a compilation of names and dates mostly. Who married who/when and their children. Some places and story notes are included but they are minimal. Places include Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Oregon and Virginia. Surnames include: BOUCHER BRITE CAGLE HEWLETT MANN MOODY MORRIS PRUITT SCHOOLING SPILMAN WOODS WORMINGTON. Approximately 1,700 names are in this book. EF
"Spofford - A Family Record of the Descendents of John Spofford." Jeremiah Spofford, Haverhill, E.G. Frothingham, Printer, Gazette Office, 1869. Eight generations of the descendents of John Spofford, who emigrated from England and settled at Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts in 1638. BF1
"Descendants of Ulrich Spoon/Spohn 1717-1781." Lois Ryno Finfgeld, 1977. A record of Descendants through Seventh & Eighth Generations with various related documents, letters & pictures. Surnames: Beebe, Farrell, Kramer, Mooney, Rench, Richardson, Rowe, Ryno, Sorensen, Sphoon, Sphoone, Spoon, Sprague, Vrell, Wheeler and many many more. D21
"Spoor Family in America," 1901, a record of the known descendants of Jan Wybesse Spoor who migrated from Holland. Compiled by Marie A. Underwood. SM
"A Family Odyssey: Ancestors and Descendants of Joseph Harrison and Ada Belle (Marsh) Stager." By Helen A. and Evelyn M. Stager. Nicollet Press, Inc., Pipestone, MN: 1983. MC
"Stallings Family Records," ed 1, Dr. James H. Stallings, 1977; A Supplement to Stalling Family Records, 1981. This voluminous work of over 600 pages with 50 to 75 names per page has lots of names, dates, and places but not very much documentation. All Stallings are traced to three ancestors from England: John, emigrated late 18th century to NC; Richard b 1638 emigrated 1652 to Maryland; Nicholas emigrated 1635 to Jamestown, VA. I have prepared an index to pages 120-537 (Nicholas) with more than 26,000 entries. PSC
"Name Index for 'Stallings Family Records'." by Patsy S Chappeler, 1995. About 26,000 names sub-indexed with birth, marriage, death. No copy available. PSC
"Descendants of James Stamper 1750-1826." Oliver Stamper (self published, 1945). Contains information on the descendants of James Stamper (1750-1826) of Morgan County, Kentucky. Contains 35 pages, no index. JLS1
"Eastern Kentucky Stamper Kin: Some Descendants of James, Jonathan, and Joel Stamper." Stamper Family Association, (self-published, 1999). Contains information & genealogy concerning the Stamper family in America. Indexed. JLS1
"Stamper Court Records, Middlesex County, Virginia 1673-1852." Betty M. Maynard (self-published, 1989). Contains court records of the Stamper family of Middlesex County, Virginia spanning from 1673 to 1852. Also contains a partial Stamper lineage. Contains 262 pages, complete index. JLS1
"The Stamper Stage." Gloria "Kay" Vandiver Inman (self-published, 1980). Contains queries, articles, vital records, etc., concerning the Stamper family. Most records deal with Kentucky. Contains issues from 1978-1980. Indexed. JLS1
See also under Duel/Duell.
"A History of the Starr Family of New England, from the Ancestor, Dr. Comfort Starr in 1635." By Burgis Pratt Starr, The Case, Lockwood & Brainard of Co. Print, 1879. Begins with Dr. Comfort STARR, born in Ashford, County of Kent, England. Died in Boston, MA on January 2, 1659. Book ends with the generation in 1879 - a total of 6766 descendants are included. BS4, GH2
"Genealogy and Memoirs of Isaac Stearns and His Descendants." Avis (Stearns) Van Wagenen, Mrs (1841- ). Syracuse, NY, Courier Printing Co., 1901. 774 pp, plate part color, 26 cm. Stearns family of Massachusetts +. Indexed. MS2, MTB
"Genealogy and Memoirs of Charles and Nathaniel Stearns." Mrs Avis (Stearns) Van Wagenen, (1841- ). Syracuse, NY, Courier Printing Co., 1901. 531pp, plates, portraits, coats of arms. Indexed. MS2
"A Genealogy of the Descendants of James Steele and his Wife Mary, Late of Clinton District, Monongalia County, Virginia (Now WV)." Donley M. Steele.
"The Steen Family in Europe and America: A Genealogical, Historical, amd Biographical Recod of Nearly Three Hundred Years Extending from the 17th to the 20th Century." Steen, Rev. Moses D.A., Monfort and Company 1900. SKB1
See under Providence, Rhode Island.
"Pioneers on the Bullskin, The Stephenson Story." Mignon Larche, Times-Echo Publishing Co., 1960. Stephenson family of Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia 1740's. TLF
"Sterrett Genealogy." T. Woods Sterrett. Genealogical resource for Sterrett family line, primarily in Pennsylvania with some unknown connections also listed. Fully indexed by surname and given names. DH1
"The Descendents of Cornet Robert Stetson, Vols 1-3." Eugene W and Nelson M. Stetson, Stetson Kindred of America, 1956. Copyright expired. Covers first thru seventh generations of the descendents of Cornet Robert Stetson. Includes only Stetson genealogy and confirmed descendent info that was collected, compiled by and reported to the Stetson Kindred of America, Inc., Norwell, MA. LH4
"The Stiles Family in America." Henry Reed Stiles, A.M.; M.D. Doan & Pilson,Jersey City 1895. Desc.of John Stiles of Windsor Conn.& of Francis Stiles,of Windsor & Stratford Conn 1635-1894;also the Conn. New Jersey families 1720-1894.Contains index of Christian names.Has index of names who married into Styles. Well written & has footnotes.I am not a descendant, so i can only give information from the book.Use as a guide and verify info from public records. [This book is available to freely download from the Internet Archive.]
"Our Stinsons." Ulery & Edna Stinson; Woodward & Stinson Printing Co; 1981 Description: Collected information on many Stinsons in the US from 1700s forward. K31
"The Stith Family." by Wanda Stith Hagen, Phoenix, Arizona, 1994. ELA
"Stockman-Gallison Ancestral Lines." Katharine Dickson, 1984, self published. MSS
"Gregory Stone Genealogy." J. Gardner Bartlett, Murray Printing Company for Stone Family Association, 1918. Ancestry and Descendants of Dea. Gregory Stone of Cambridge, Mass. ER2
"STONE family history." MU
"KIN OF MY GRANDCHILDREN," Vol. I. Judge Noble K. Littell, 1990. A family tree of the Storm family all the way back Germany1700's. Many names and lots of information, so please ask for just a specific person. Some states they lived are OH,VA,IN,WV,VA,IA,TN,KY,IL. WH1
"Descendants of Alexander Waddell-Eleanor Roush Book Number 3 and Silas Cole Straight-Sarah Ann Attwood Book Number 1." Mary Mildred (Green) Wood and James Allen Wood, Published in 1985. This book has the family histories of Alexander Waddell-Eleanor Roush and Silas Cole Straight-Sarah Ann Attwood. Will be glad to look for your ancestors. MB8
"The Streech Family History." Neva Bendix Peterson, printed by the Paynesville Press, Paynesville, MN, 1980. Family History. Family names Streech, Wieseke, Bendix, Smith, Steonkamp, Zimmer, Cook, Foster, Whitmore. MAE
"Strother and Allied Families, 1982." by Hazel Bentley Eubanks. William Strother of VA: Allied families are Crymes, Cantelou, Martin, Thornton, Washington, Gregory, Savage, Vance, Ray, Griffin. Full name index. I will copy a limited number of pages. PSC
"Stukenberg/Rottmeyer Family Report." by Camille M. Ammerman, 1995. RC5
"Sutphin Cousins, Too." Lois Johnsten and Mary Jane Sutphin, Robert and Lois Johnsten, 2000. Descendants of William and Alcey Sutphin with help from Sutphin family researchers. These are from southern WV and VA. I also have a personal data base of NY and NJ Sutphin's. 219 pages. KS6
"That Swaim Family." John E. Swaim/compiled by Ann Lester 1993. Family history of the Michael Swaim family (1780-1828) and Elizabeth Barnes who moved from Wilkes Co., NC to Parke Co., IN c. 1820. AL4
"The Swaim-Tysen Family of Staten Island, New York, New Jersey and Southern States." Compiled by Joseph F. Mullane, Lloyd B. Swaim, Marjorie Decker Johnson, 1984. Family history from the arrival of Thys Barentsen Swaim to New Amsterdam c. 1661 to present. AL4
"Swearingen/Vansweringen and Related Families." Author; Karel Whyte Publisher; by the author Date: 1997/1999a/1999b/2000. This is a book on the descendants of Gerret Vansweringen born in 1636 in Reensterdwan (Beemsterdan)Holland. Amount of pages: 427 This book contains families and allied families of the Swearingen families. SR1
"William Swyft of Sandwich and some of his Descendants 1637-1899." George H. Swift; Round Table Press, Millbrook, NY, 1900. Describes the family of William Swyft, who came from England to America in the great "Boston Immigration" of 1630-1. There is a listing of family members by generation, their wives and children with many birthdates and places of birth, marriage and death. There are a few wills and historical notes and some photos. NLL
See under England.
"Symmes Memorial (A Biographical Sketch of Rev. Zechariah Symmes)". John Adams Vinton, David Clapp & Sons, 1873. Genealogy and Brief Memoirs of some of his descendants. RM1
"The family of Synge or Sing." Compiled by Mrs L.M. Synge; published privately in 1937. The descendants of Thomas Millington Synge of Bridgnorth, Salop, 1564. Contains some good history of the early Synges in Bridgnorth and Ireland, plus many pages of dropline charts, bringing the descent down to 1937. ** Please do not request lookups for individuals born after 1937.**MJS