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Surnames Beginning with B
Babcock, Badcock, Badertscher, Bailey, Baillio, Baily, Baker, Balch, Ballard, Ballenger, Bangs, Banta, Barclay, Bare, Barnard, Barnes, Barthel, Bartlett, Barton, Baskins, Bassett, Basye, Batchelor/Bachelor/Batchler, Battey, Baum, Baumann, Bayles, Bean, Beardsley, Beausoleil,Bebb, Beckett, Bedon, Beeman, Beeson, Beiter, Bell, Benedict, Benin, Benning, Bent, Berkeley, Bernhard, Berry, Betts, Beuter, Beveridge, Beverly, Beville, Bicknell, Bierly, Bigelow, Bill, Billington, Biter, Bixby, Blake, Blakemore, Blauvelt, Blaw/Blue, Blocker, Bloyd/Bloyed, Board, Boardman, Boaz, Bodensteiner, Boehm, Bolich, Bonner, Boone, Boorman, Bordner/Bortner, Boser/Bös/Böss, Bostwick, Boucher, Bovey, Bowen, Bowman, Bowne, Boyle, Braadland, Bradford, Brainard/Brainerd, Brake, Braley, Brandenburg, Brannaman, Brant/Brandt, Brashear, Braund, Brawley, Brecht, Brenaman, Brenneman, Brewster, Bretz, Briggs, Bright, Brillhart, Broadwell, Brodland, Brockmeier, Brooke, Brown, Browning, Bryan, Buckey, Buckingham, Buckman, Bucknam, Buker, Bull, Bulla, Bullock, Bulmer, Bumpas/Bumpass, Burbeen, Burdette, Burgess, Burns, Burr, Burris, Burroughs, Burrows, Burt, Bushfield, Bushnell, Butler, Butterbaugh, Button, Byam/Byhams, Byrum
"Babcock Genealogy." Stephen Babcock, (New York : Eaton & Mains, 1903) A comprehensive genealogy on the descendants of James Badcock (later spelled Babcock)who settled in Portsmouth, RI,in 1642. He moved to Westerly, RI in 1662 and died there 6/12/1679. About 2000 families can be traced to James and his wife Sarah. An additional section focused on the descendants of Isaiah Babcock, Sr. from N. Stonington and Voluntown, CT is also included. M12
See under Tasmania, Australia.
"Eighty Years of Badertscher Family Life in America 1855-1936." Albert O. Badertscher, no publisher given, 1936. Descendants of Peter Badertscher (b 1805 in Lapenswald Switzerland) and Anna Ashliman. Emigrated to Allen County, Ohio in 1855. JPC
See also under Hunt.
"Baillio Family." Catherine Baillio Futch. Published by author, 1961. Baillio genealogy, and associated families. AB6
See also under Berkshire, England.
"Baily Genealogy of the Baily Family of Bromham, Wiltshire, England, and more particularly of The Descendants of Joel Baily who came from Bromham about 1682 and settled in Chester County, Pa." Gilbert Cope, Wickersham Printing Co., Lancaster, Pa., 1912. NOB
See also under Maryland.
"Genealogy of the Balch Families in America." Galusha B. Balch, M.D. Salem: Eben Putnam, 1897. Balch genealogy. AB6
See under Kennebec Co., ME.
"Ballengers of Tryon and a Ballenger Genealogy." Bruce G. Ballenger, Jostensgraphics, 1996. TLF
"The Bangs Family of America." Dean Dudley; reprint by Higginson Books; 1896. DC4
"Banta Pioneers and Records of the Wives and Allied Families." Elsa M. Banta, 2nd Printing, 1985. BB5
"The Bantas of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, their Ancestors and Descendants". Joan England Murray, 1985. BB5
"Conquest of a Continent: Nine Generations [of Bantas] on the American Frontier". Theodore M. Banta, 2000. BB5
"A Frisian Family. The Banta Genealogy. Descendants of Epke Jacobse who came from Friesland, New Netherlands to New Amsterdam, February 1659." Theodore M. Banta, New York, 1893. The descendants of Epke (Banta) who came from Friesland, Netherlands to New Amsterdam February 1659 down to the 7th generation in the 1800's. The last birthdate is 1889. BB5, KL3, LM6
"The Barclays of New York: Who They Are and Who They Are Not, - and Some Other Barclays." R. Bunham Moffat; Robert Grier Cooke, Publisher, NY, 1904. Descendants of Rev Thomas Barclay, Rector of St Peter's Church Albany NY,1668-1725, including many prominent families of New York City in the later 1700's and 1800s. Descendants of Thomas Barclay, St Mary's Co Maryland, 1755-1804 Descendants of John Barclay, of East New Jersey, 1659-1702. Surnames include Barclay, Bache, Bleecker, Lespenard and Morris. B21
"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
See under Hinshaw/Henshaw.
"The BARNES Family Yearbook." Trescott C Barnes-Grafton Press-Vol 1 1907. Thomas Barnes of Hartford, CT and some of his descendants. Descendants of Thomas Barnes of Long Island, NY-The BARNES family of Long Island, Joshua Barnes of East Hampton, includes some immigrant Barnes. SJK
See also Loomis
"Descendants of Joseph Barthel." Patty Barthell Myers, privately published, 1991. Related family lines of Lutz, Andres, Butzer, Rothfuss, Barthell, Cargill, Faxlanger, Freeman, Kost, Lyon, Scharf, Weltzer, Wagner, Weber, Monne, Bernie, Knauber. Family emigrated from Alsace, Germany in 1830. Documentation back to early 1700's. KJ
"The Barton Book." Barton Historical Society, pub. by Genealogy Publishing Service, 1994. GB
"A Family History - Joseph Franklin Barton and Harriet Ann Richards Barton." By Sterling Larson and Grace Showers, November 3, 1994. This is a book of the descendents of WILLIAM BARTON (b.about 1768 d. 1830-1840 md. Nancy[Hunter?]) of Kentucky and Illinois and Utah. His descendents were a part of the "Hole in the Rock" experience in the settling of San Juan County, Utah. Included are genealogies and histories of various family members from the 1700's to the 1990's. Some of the family surnames included are ADAMS, ADAMSON, BAILEY, BAMBROUGH, BARTON, BELL, HAMMOND, HAZLETON, HOLOOMON, JORDAN, LARSEN, LEWIS, LOTT, MARTIN, NIELSEN, PALMER, POYNOR, RICHARDS, TANNER, WOOD, YOUNG. JB15
"History of The Hancock and Barton Families: From Virginia To California." Karen J. Harvey and Maureen E. Ward, dist. by Hancock Family Organization, Oct. 1991. GB
"The Baskin(s) Family, South Carolina--Pennsylvania. with Stephens and Martin notes." Raymond Martin Bell. Washington and Jefferson College, 1975. Included, Southern branches: William Baskin of Abbeville Co, SC and his descendants. Northern Branches: The Juniata Settlement, Pennsylvania. Many names listed. B13
See under Salem Co., NJ.
"Genealogy of the Cloyd, Basye and Tapp Families in America." By A.D. CLOYD, M.D., Omaha, Nebraska, 1912. "With brief sketches referring to the families of Ingels, Jones, Marshall and Smith." PMC
"The Batchelor Family." Lyle Keith Williams, The Gregath Publishing Co., 1993. Batchelor, Bachelor, Batchler, Bachlor variants. LD3
"Samson Battey of Rhode Island: the immigrant ancestor and his descendents." H. V. Battey, Council Bluffs, IA 1932. DG4
"Currituck Legacy, The Baum Family of North Carolina." Author-Elizabeth Baum Hanbury, Printed 1st 1985, 2nd 1993. Copywright - Author. A history of all descendants of Abraham Baum, d 1730 (Currituck Co., NC). This book is written about the Baums who were established in Eastern NC, beginning in the early 1700's. All these Baums descended from Abraham Baum. Some descendants changed the spelling of their name to Baugham to appear more English, and therefore not seem connected to German mercenaries with the last name Baum. ABG
"The Ancestors of the Bayles Family of the United States 1617-1900." by Eliza Bayles St John. GOB
"The Bayles Families of Long Island and New Jersey and Their Descendants." by Howard Green Bayles. GOB
"Bean Family Hardy County Virginia Line (now West Virginia)." Josephine Bean Wilson, 1917 BEANs of Hardy Co. WV and their descendants that moved to Athens Co. Ohio. Starts with original family in 1790's moving from Maryland to Hardy Co, and extends to 1917. RN2
"The Family Of William Beardsley one of the first settlers of Startford, CT." Nellie Holt Beardsley. 1973. Traces descendent of William Beardsley. TV
"Simon Silvestre dit Beausoleil et sa descendance Genealogie 1662." 1993, 480 pages. Copyright @ Ottawa, 1993 Elzear Beausoleil C.P. 841, Azilda (Ontario) P0M 1B0. RB
"Bebb Genealogy: The Descendants of William Bebb and Martha Hughes of Llanbrynmair, Wales." Herbert Bebb, (privately published), Chicago, 1944 (supplement 1959). Settled primarily in OH, especially Van Wert County, with many Jones and Evans. JB9
See under South Carolina.
See under White.
"The Descendants of JOHN HENDERSON BELL 1791-1838 of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania." Raymond Martin Bell, self published, 1966. TP4
"The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America." Henry Marvin Benedict, Joel Munsell, 1870. First Volume 1870. Second Volume 1969. Indexed. B5
"Francois Benin (Francis Benning) His Descendants and Allied Families." Eva Hardin Benning, 1981. History of the Benin (Benning) and allied families. Surnames, Ball (Bell) Benin, Boulware, Claye (Clay), Crawford, Filmer, Green,Flournois-Flournoy, Gudger, Guerin-Guerrant, Hardin(Harden), Kerr, Llewellyn, Perkins, Robertson, Scanland, Trabue, Watkins, Woolridge. (I have the last copy Eva had for sale, signed by the author dated 1983). BM5
"The Bent Family in America. Being Mainly a Genealogy of the Descendants of John Bent Who Settled in Sudbury, Mass., in 1638, With Notes Upon the Family in England and Elsewhere." by Allen H. Bent, Member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Boston: David Clapp & Son - 1900 - 313 pages. Extensive, indexed genealogy of the descendants of John Bent and his wife, Martha (possibly Baker). He was "first of the name in America," born in Penton-Grafton, England, in November, 1596, came to America in April, 1638 in the ship "Confidence" of London and settled in Sudbury, Massachusetts. JSM1
"The Berkeleys of Barn Elms." Francis Berkeley Young, Archon Books 1964. Colonel Edmond Berkeley began this branch in Middlesex County, Virginia. JMP
"Hard Headed Dutchmen." Lynn Bernhard; Orem, Utah: self-published; 1992. Descendants of Georg Bernhard and Sussanna Messerschmidt who settled near Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois about 1859. They emigrated from Weingarten, Rhein-Falz, Germany. Families listed include Bernhard, Bernhardt, Mees, Stocker, Haase. They were evangelical reformed Lutherans and worshipped at Korththal Church two miles south of Jonesboro, Union County, Illinois. L15
"Berry Family of Lawrence Co Ky." David Agricola, priv pub, 1974. Includes many descendants who moved to WV, Ohio and neighboring states. D5
"Thomas Betts, of Guilford and Norwalk, and Descendants. Compiled by C. Wyllys Betts, completed and published by Frederic H. Betts; NY 1888. AB6
"James Beveridge Descendents, 2nd ed." Allan D. Beveridge June 1992. RWC
"Beverly Family of Virginia." by John Magill, 1956. VFD
"The Beverley Family of Virginia, A Genealogy, Descendants of Major Robert Beverley (1641-1687) and Allied Families." Compiled by John McGill, 1956, this is a 1995 Reprint by The Thomas Turner Association, P.O. Box 168, The Plains, VA 22171. (This book might still be available, I don't know.) RE
"700 years of the Beville Family." Written by Asselia S. Lichliter. GAN
"Bicknell Genealogy." Thomas W. Bicknell, priv. pub., Providence, RI, 1913. 582 pp. Index., illus. Will do look-ups and photcopies, sase apprec but not req. DCFD
"The Descendants of Anthony Bierly and Anna Maria Warner". Suzanne Walkowiak Rice. SWR
"Genealogy of the Bigelow Family of America, from the Marriage in 1642 of John Biglo and Mary Warren, to the year 1890." Gilman Bigelow Howe, Worcester, Mass, Charles Hamilton, 1890. [This book is also available as a free download from the Internet Archive project.] MTB
"History of the Bill Family." Ledyard Bill. Library of Congress, 1867. Description- A history of the Bill family from John & Dorothie Bill, in Boston in 1638 to the time the book was written. There are some errors, especially with family connections to William Bill, D.D., Dean of Westminster, but otherwise quite a complete family history of the descendants in US at the time of his writing. I have done other research on several Bill families in England. CS4
"Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol. 21, JOHN BILLINGTON." orig. compiled by Harriet W. Hodge, revised by Robert W. Wakefield F.A.S.G., General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2001. MB5, MC
"History of the Biter/Beiter/Beuter Families", Vols. 1 & 2. Rubert F. Biter, Sr.; Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, Maryland; vol. I, 1976; vol. II, 1980. Covers U.S. States: CA, IA, IL, IN, MO, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, WV; Germany, Wurttemberg. TBF
"Genealogy of the Descendants of Joseph Bixby of Ipswich & Boxford MA." Williard Goldthwaite Bixby, reprint Higginson Book Co. Orig. Pub 1914. 6 generations of Bixby descendants of Joseph Bixby 1621-1701. Contains both male and female lines. Some lines are sketchy, but most are fairly complete, with sources of information listed. SM2
"Descendants of Jasper Blake, Emigrant from England to Hampton, N.H., ca. 1643." Carlton E. Blake. TL3
"The William Albert Blakeman Family Record." Gates, Maribel and Reimer, Martha: Privately Published, 1983. This a genealogy of the family of William Albert Blakeman, 1855-1932 and Anna Rosa Scheupbach, 1857-1939 of Madison County, Illinois and Crook County, Wyoming. Included is genealogical information on several hundred descendents including biographical sketches of a number of family members. Included is history of Madison County including founding of the Marine settlement about 1817 by Captain Curtiss Blakeman, grandfather of William Albert, along with some information about Johann and Anna Scheupbach, immigrants from Switzerland about 1850. R2
"Known Descendants of Edward Blakemore, Junior of Lancaster County, Virginia." John A. Blakemore, 1963. CWM
"Descendants of John Blaw (Blue), d. 1757 Somerset Co., NJ,"(5th Edition). Compiled by William H. Blue, National Blue Family Association, April 2003, This book is a compilation of the descendants of John Blaw (Blue, of somerset, Co., NJ who died in 1757. It does contain some information about his ancestors, as well as descendants of unconnected families with the surname of Blue, Blew, Blaw, Blu, and other spellings. Specific details of the lives of each individual are limited, and most are documented. DB
"The Blockers of America -- A Family History (Vols. 1 and 2)." Jann Cunningham; privately published; V.1 - 1999, V.2 - 2001. These full-sized soft-back volumes contain over 700 pages of Blocker information in the U.S. This is a wonderful work by a dedicated researcher with multiple contributions from Blocker descendants throughout the U.S. Indexed. KWD
"WILLIAM BLOYD-BLOYED of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and Green County, Kentucky AND HIS DESCENDANTS." Enda Bloyd Nichols and Carolyn Geraldine Simpson. Preface of book: "It is our purpose in publishing this account of the descendants of WILLIAM BLOYD to provide a lasting record for these descendants which they can pass o to future gernations." Covers surname variants Bloid, Bloide, Bloyed, Bloyde and Bloyd. S23
"Phillip BOARD Bluegrass Pioneer." Jon Patraic Neill. Descendants of Phillip BOARD in Kentucky. Also includes his ancestry back to Cornelius BOARD the immigrant ancestor. SJK
"Ancestry of William Francis Joseph Boardman - 1906." William F.J. Boardman, privately printed by Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., Hartford, CT, 1906. His lineage in all lines of descent from the emigrant ancestors in New England with genealogical charts. Includes surnames of Deming, Treat, Gaylord, Goodrich. Will make copies. If by snail mail, request reimbursement of prining and postage. CA2
"Thomas Boaz (1817-1897) and his descendants." T.D. Boaz, Jr. and Clarence Weaver Boaz, Jr. 1989. Family History--compiled Family Group Sheets for Thomas Boaz, his descendants, and a few for related lines (to show a set of siblings marrying a set of siblings, etc.) Some original documents and transcripts are photocopied into the book. The general Area begins in Bourbon and Bath Counties, Kentucky. Major Surnames: BOAZ , REYNOLDS / RUNNELLS + many many more. about 600 pgs. Softback, combbound. AW1
"The John Carl BODENSTEINER Family," Lorraine Bodensteiner Kuennen, 1979, St. Lucas, Iowa. Surnames include Bodensteiner, Kuennen, Hackman, Winters. CB2
See under Northampton Co., PA.
"Bolich Family in America." Mary Margaret Bolich, Schlecter's, 1939. MH1
"Bonner Book." No author listed. Scottsdale Family Treasures, Inc. (c. 1993). This is a book of family group sheets of Bonner families. Published in their own hand writing, these people sent in completed questionnaires to be published. The oldest person listed in the book was born in 1870. There were only 100 of these books made. The book also lists more than 60 pages of addresses (the addresses are not in any order so I can't search them). I also have full copies of this book for sale at $10.00 each to cover S&H and copy fee. KA3
"The Boone Family - A Genealogical History of the Descendants of George & Mary Boone who came to America in 1717." Hazel Atterbury Spraker, Tuttle Company, 1922. Relatives of Daniel Boone & some not connected to his family. Also allied families of Bryan, Burris, Tribble, Callaway, Davis, Watts, Douglass, Edwards, Foulke, Hughes, Gentry, Grubbs, Harris, Lincoln, Linville, Mayberry, McClure, Morgan, Smith, Crump, Scholl, Spurgeon, Stoner, Tallman, Van Bibber, Van Cleve. A6, SH4
"The Pioneer and the Priarie Lawyer." Boone and Lincoln Family Heritage, Biographical & Historical 1603-1985. Willard Mounts, Ginwill Publishing, 1991. Covers the relationship between Daniel Boone and Abraham Lincoln and their families. SH4
Two books on Boone family history. JJ3
"James Boorman, A Merchant of Old New York." author unknown, "Privately Printed," Friebele Press,NY 1916. Family of John Boorman/Mary Colgate of Kent, England, who came to Manhattan in 1795. Family of merchants, importers, philanthropists, railroad tycoons. Glowing account of the magnificence of the family founding fathers, cohorts of Vanderbilt and one-time employer of Jay Gould. Narrative continues to 1866. RE
"The Bordner and Bortner Families and Their Ancestors in America." by Howard W. Bordner, 1967. RC5
"A View of the Boser Kinship." Compiled and edited by Father John Boser. Allen, Sask., Canada published in 1986. It is the record of Michael Bös (Böss) and his family who immigrated from Baden, Germany to Kronental, Crimea in 1809, and later generations to the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada and Dunn Co. ND. JK1
"Genealogy of the Bostwick Family in America, The Descendants of Arthur Bostwick of Stratford, CT." by Henry Anthon Bostwick, New York, 1901. ELA
"The Boucher Family (Bowsher, Bauscher, Bausher, Bousher)." Franklin A. Burkhardt, Lima, Ohio, 1917. Comprising a Genealogy of Branches of Strawn, Harpster, Tedrow, Cryder, Reichelderfer, Critchfield, Stahl, Straw, Brant and other Families. Descendants of Daniel Boucher of Albany Township, Berks County, Pa. Notes of other Boucher Families. Henry Boucher Descendants (Indiana, Pa.). A Brief History of the Ohio Reunions of Kindred Families. MA1
"Outline of the Bovey Family of Washington Co., MD." by Jeffrey A. Wyand, 1971. RC5
"Bowen-Family of Henry Bowen." Herbert S. Bowen, Herbert S. Bowen, 1975. This book contains the descendents of Henry Bowen and Elizabeth Johnson, descendants of Griffith Bowen and Margaret Fleming, from the research of my uncle Herbert Bowen. MR7
"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
"Bowne Family of Flushing, Long Island," compiled by Edith K. Wilson, Bowne & Co., Inc, NY, 1987. PB
"William Bowne of Yorkshire, England and His Descendants." Miller K. Reading, M.D.; Deats; 1903. Some of the descendants of William Bowne who was born in Yorkshire, England about 1600 and his wife Ann. CLR
"Boyle Genealogy: John Boyle of Virginia and Kentucky." John Boyle, Perrin & Smith Printing Co., St. Louis, 1909. 174 pages of standard genealogical data. Major John Boyle, 1750-1824. Accompanied Daniel Boone in pioneering Kentucky exploration and settlement. Important collateral surnames inclued Adams, Banton, Gordon and Tilford. M39
"Braadland/Brodland Family History." RV
See also under Griffin surname.
"Descendants of Gov. William Bradford through the first seven generations." Ruth Gardiner Hall, Bradford Family Compact, 1951. Best available genealogy for early Bradfords. JVD
"Mayflower Families through Five Generations - William Bradford." Wakefield, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004. Very detailed and researched information about the first five generations of Gov. Wm. Bradford's family. JVD
"WILLIAM BRADFORD of the 'Mayflower' and his Descendants for Four Generations." Compiled by Robert S. Wakefield, FASG; Published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2001. This 112 page book contains four generations of descendants of William Bradford, of the Mayflower. The years span from 1589/90 to approx 1818 and include the surnames BRADFORD,ADAMS,BAKER,BARNES,BINGHAM, BISSELL,BROWN,BUELL, CHANDLER, CHIPMAN, CLEVELAND,COLLINS, COOK, CUSHMAN, DIMMICK, DYAR, EDGERTON, FITCH, FREEMAN, GAY, GILBERT,HIDE, HOBART, HOLMES, HUBBARD, HUNT, HYDE, JANES, KNOWLES, LANE, LATHROP, LISK, MANNING, MCFARLIN, METCALF, NEWCOMB, PACKARD, PHILLIPS, RIPLEY, SAMPSON,SEABURY, SCOLLEY, SHEPERD, SHERMAN, SPRAGUE, STEELE, STRICKLAND, STEVENS,THOMAS, TRACY, WATERS, WEBB, WEBSTER, WHEAT, WHITING, WHITING. C17
"Genealogy of the Descendants of Daniel Brainerd." Lucy Abigail Brainard, Hartford Press, 1908. Comprehensive genealogy of the Brainerd/Brainard families through the 19th century. [This book is available to freely download from the Internet Archives: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3]
"Brake: A Family, a Tradition, a Legacy," David D. Edwards. Descendants of Wilhelm Joseph Dietrich von Brake (b. 1689 Delmenhorst, Germany; d. in NC or VA) who immigrated to the colonies in c1729. Reliable for US descendants. Ancestry unproven. KM
"Braley Genealogy - The descendants of Roger Braley 1696-1913." George L. Randall, 1913, Mercury Publishing Co. Printers. BB3
See under Maryland.
"Brant Genealogy of Somerset County, Pennsylvania." Rev. Alvin Alonzo Cober, Berlin Publishing Company, 1932. This Book has thousands of descendants of John and Anna Brandt, who settled in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania from Amsterdam, Holland. JTC
"A Brashear(s) Family History, Decendants of Robert and Benois Brasseur." Charles Brashear, Charles Brashear, Books ect. October 31 2002. Descendants of Robert and Benois Brasseur. Two Brashear Families of Lower Mississippi Valley, their Choctaw & other Descendants. B13
"George Hanns & Mary Ann Braund, Their Descendants and Ancestors." BG Richard I. Braund, Privately Published, 1999. This is a huge resource for Braund family descendants. The book is 952 pages. It contains 1752 pictures. It contains 11 generations and surnames too numerous to list. Three descendants of Abraham Van Hoosen, and their descendants are also detailed in this book. This book is the painstaking and very detailed work of Retired Army Brigadier General Richard I Braund. Richard passed away unexpectedly in 2000. TAN
See Iredell Co., NC
"Historical Sketch of the Bright [Brecht] Family". (Historical Society of Berks Co., Pennsylvania). A. G. Green, 1900. BB5
"A Brenneman History." by Albert H. Gerberich. Published 1938, it lists descendants of Melchior Brenneman, the Exile, b. c1631. Many variations on the spelling of the name. Some unconnected lines. BBC, T14
"Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster for Four Generations." Barbara Lambert Merrick, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1995. MU
"Mayflower Families in Progress, William Brewster and His Descendants for Four Generations." Revised 3rd Edition; General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2000. MC
"Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower and Fifth Generation Descendandts of his son Jonathan." Compliled by Barbara Lambert Merrick, Published by General Society of Mayflower Descendants 1999. LDK
"Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower And the Fifth Generation Descendants Of his daughter Patience." Compiled by Barbara Lambert Merrick, Pub. By General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2001. DSB, MC
"Genealogy of the Ludwig Bretz Family 1750-1890." E.W.S. Parthemore, Harrisburg Publishing 1890. Ludwig Bretz arrived in Philadelphia on August 15,1750 and settled in Lykens Valley, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Other surnames include Duey, Wirt, Bomgardner, Meck plus many other Dauphin County surnames. KM8
"Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony 1621-1965," Vols. I & II. Edna A. Hannibal and Claude E. Barlow, self published, 1966, Palo Alto CA. Family genealogy of the descendants of Clement Briggs of Plymouth Colony and Weymouth, citing vital records, land records, wills and probates. MB5
"John Briggs of Sandwich MA and His Descendants." Edna A Hannibal and Claude W. Barlow, self published, 1962, Worcester MA. Family genealogy of the descendants of Clement Briggs of Sandwich MA, citing vital records, land records, wills and probates. MB5
"A Pictorial History of the Brillharts of America." Brillhart, John A., Mennonite Publishing House, Scottdale, PA, 1926. MJA
See under Miller
"Brockmeier Family Book." by Florette Keeler, Freeport, Illinois, 1962, last remaining granddaughter of Christoph. (miscellaneous pages). RC5
"Catching Shadows: Ancestors from North and South--Who They Were, Where They Lived." Whittier, Katharine Brooke. Boston, MA: Newbury Street Press, 1999. Autobiography of daughter of a Northern father and Southern mother, accompanied by biographical sketches of some notable ancestors and geealogical charts, with particular emphasis on Hamlin family of MA and ME and Carter and Brooke families influential in VA. Some genealogical or historical assertions may be debatable. Nonagenarian author and her close family, like some of her forbears, have had interesting political connections which help to spice up a sunny work of research and reminiscence. Author is both a fourth cousin once removed and a half second cousin once removed of contributor. MPR
"Decendants of William Jasper Brown." Rice L. Brown, 1975. JAB2
See also under Maryland.
"The Genealogy of the Brownings in America from 1623 to 1908." Edward Franklin Browning. Journal Print Co. Newburgh, NY (no publication date. This was a private print. Probably no later than 1909. Covers information on all lines of the Browning family, including the families who settled in New York and migrated westward; the families who settled in Virginia and migrated south and southwest; and other branches of the Browning family. All names are numberes and cross-referenced to connect children to parents. [Volume 1 of this book is freely available online.]
See under Georgia.
"The Ancestors of Ebenezer Buckingham who was born in 1748 and of his descendants." Compiled by James Buckingham, Chicago, 1892. First generation Thomas Buckingham, immigrant to Boston 1737, through ninth generation. BC7
"The Buckman Family of Maryland, Kentucky, Missouri, USA." Mary Louise Donnelly, self published, 1996. Follows the decendants of John Baptist Buckman, from Lincolnshire, England; and Susanne Smith of St. Mary's County, Province of Maryland, through migrations west. JAB2
"A Bucknam-Buckman Genealogy." by Ann Theopold Chaplin. William Bucknam of Massachusetts and John Buckman of Boston. Very few births-marriage-death listings after very early 1900. Some unconnected lines. BBC
"The Descendants of Isreal Hilton Buker 1757-1978." Ione Bradford Supplee and Bertha Waters Welker, Self-published. Isreal Hilton Buker was a Revolutionary War Soldier serving in the Continental Army with General Washington. He was at Valley Forge. He was first married to Sarah Bathsheba Carver in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, they left Massachusetts for Gray, Maine and they had 10 children. He left Bathsheba for the lands in Ohio that were awarded to him for his service and later re-married, believing that his wife had died. He married Sally Black Morrison, a widow with two children. He and Sally then had an additional 8 children. J32
See under Dutchess Co., NY.
"The Bulla Family History, PA and NC 1700 +." RV
See under Lawrence Co., SD.
"Bulmer Genealogy." by Marjorie Bulmer. This book covers the Bulmer/Boomer families from Canada. HWK
"A Genealogy of Three Branches of the Bumpass Family." by William Moses Jones. Covers origin of Bumpass family in America and many of their descendants some to 1960. EP1
See under Middlesex Co., MA.
See under Maryland.
"Burgess Genealogy-Descendants of the Four Sons of Thomas Burgess and Dorothy (Waynes) Burgess." Katharine W. Hiam, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997. Study of the Burgess family, descendants of Thomas and Dorothy (Waynes) Burgess who were at Sandwich in 1637: Thomas Burgess Jr. of Newport RI; John Burgess of Yarmouth MA; Jacob Burgess of Sandwich MA; and Joseph Burgess of Rochester MA; MB5
See also Thompson.
"Burns Family History." George Andrew Burns, 7/1991. Listing of the descendants of Thomas Burns, Scottish immigrant (about 1755) and founder of Burns Mills, PA. Some history of early generations of the family. CAL
"The Burr Family." by Todd. Title page missing. pub. about 1904. HDP
"Family Bible." Bible orig. owner James Blakely. Family Bible passed down from James Blakely & Phebe Ann Rodgers to Elizabeth Ann (Blakely) Burris & John C. Burris b.1841 Hancock Co. IN. Records show decendents of their only son Andrew J.Burris b.9-14-1865. RB4
"In Search of Moses." by Charles E. Burris, 1996. Coffeville, KS. In Search of Moses is chronological history of Burris Family decending from John Burris b. 1738 possibly Botetourt Co. Va, & Esther Terry or Terriy. b. 6-9-1740. RB4
"Roots,Branches and Twigs." David Paul Burris, 1985. Covers decendents of Andrew Johnson Burris b. sept 14,1865 Handcock Co. IN. m. Suzannah Culley 12-19-1888 madison, Greenwood Co. KS. d. 11-26-29 Anderson, McDonald Co, MO. RB4
"Heritage of Burroughs." Grace N. Burroughs, 1st Edition, July 1982. This book starts from 1817 up through 1982. Surnames include Burroughs, Mills, Jarboe, Dennison. RD1
"Peleg Burroughs's Journal 1778-1798." Peleg Burroughs, author. Published by the Rhode Island Genealogical Society, 1981. Peleg Burroughs, minister from Tiverton, RI. His journal entries for the years 1778-1798. SA
"Robert Burrows and Descendants." R Earl Burrows, compiler and publisher, 1975. BA2
"Life and Times of Henry Burt of Springfield, Mass., and Some of His Descendants. With genealogical and biographical notes by Henry M. and Silas W. Burt." 1893. on cd. T6
"The McKeevers and Allied Families of West Middletown, Washington County, Pennsylvania", by Mrs. Louis Bushfield, privately published, 1959. LM3
Also see the Bushfield Family History website at http://www.angelfire.com/in/bushfield/index.html
"Bushnell Family Genealogy -- Ancestry and Posterity of Francis Bushnell (1580-1646) of Horsham, England and Guilford, Connecticut." By George Eleazar Bushnell. "Including Genealogical Notes of other Bushnell Families, whose connections with this branch of the family tree have not been determined." Indexed. RK
"William Butler Ancestors and Descendants." Shippey, Melda, Polyanthos, Cottonport, LA, 1973. Have the Butler Newsletter that was in print, 1970 through 1995, also. Companion to the book. Both reference families: Butler, early Wilfords, early Byintun, some Rood, Starr families. GH2
See under Washington Co., MD.
"Button Families of America." Author: R. Glen Nye. Publisher: Unknown, date 1971. Library of Congress 72-149509. Alphonso Button chronicled the first Button family genealogy. Beginning with Mathias Button who came to America in 1628, the son of Thomas Button, Bedford Co. England. Included in book, Index of military records. K28
"Descendants of George Byam (? - 1680) Supplement: The Asa Byam Line." Byam, Edwin Colby, printed by Rich Lithography (no pub.), 1975. This book contains all known Byam/Byhams in the U.S. and Canada, all of whom descended from one of the two lines listed. EKB
"The Sons of Isaac: A Genealogy of the Byrums of North Carolina and Indiana." Velma Byrum Keller, 1969. RR2