The Heritage of Daniel Haston


Online and Print Resources for Daniel Haston Research  

If you know of other important resources related to Hiestand/Haston research, please contact Wayne Haston.

Arrangement of this Resource List

For the first (and most extensive) section of the list, the arrangement is based on a chronological ordering of locations or events of significance to the Henry Hiestand > Daniel Hiestand/Haston families and Daniel Haston descendants.  But, beginning with "Churches" the arrangement is basically topical, including families and states, etc.

Europe and Emigration to America

Bahm, Joan Landis. From Switzerland to America. Morgantown, PA: Mastof Press, 2005.

Baughman, J. Ross. A Lake beneath the Crescent Moon: Some of the History, Legends & Folkart from around Zürich, Ranging from Prehistoric times through the 18th Century: Along with the Families Thereabout Named Bachman, Hiestand, Ringger & Strickler. Edinburg, VA: Shenandoah History, 2000.

Baughman, J. Ross. Apart from the World: An Account of the Origins and Destinies of Various Swiss Mennonites Who Fled from Their Homelands in Remote Parts of Cantons Zürich, Aargau, and Bern ... Edinburg, VA: Shenandoah History, 1997.

Baughman, J. Ross. Harvest Time: Being Several Essays on the History of the Swiss, German & Dutch Folk in Early America Named Baughman, Layman, Moyer, Huff, and Others across New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, and Four Centuries. Edinburg, VA: Shenandoah History, 1994.

Baughman, J. Ross. (1989). Some Ancestors of the Baughman family in America: Tracing back twelve generations from Switzerland through Virginia, etc., growing along with the nation, across its heartland. Edinburg, VA: Shenandoah History, 1994.

Baughman, J. Ross. The Chain Rejoined: Or, The Bonds of Science and Mystery amongst Family, including Many Attempts to Recover Ties across the Atlantic Ocean to Ancestors and Cousins of Baughmans and Bachmans. Edinburg, VA: Shenandoah History, 2005.

Beiler, Rosalind J. Immigrant and Entrepreneur: The Atlantic World of Caspar Wistar, 1650-1750. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008.

Bernier, Olivier. Louis XIV: A Royal Life. New York: Doubleday, 1987.

Boldt, Andrea, Werner Enninger, and Delbert L. Gratz. Mennonites in Transition from Switzerland to America: Emigrant and Immigrant Experience: Anabaptist Documents. Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 1997.

Bonjour, Edgar, Hilary Seton. Offler, and G.R Potter. A Short History of Switzerland. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 1985.

Burgert, Annette Kunselman. Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-speaking Lands to North America, Volume II: The Western Palatinate. Birdsboro, PA: Soc., 1985.

Clasen, Claus-Peter. The Palatinate in European History, 1555-1618. Oxford, Great Britain: Basil Blackwell, 1966.

Burgert, Annette K. Palatine Origins of Some Pennsylvania Pioneers. Myerstown, PA: AKB Publications, 2000.

Defoe, Daniel. A Brief History of the Poor Palatine Refugees. Los Angeles: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, 1964. (Original publication, 1709)

Diffenderffer, Frank Reid. The German Exodus to England in 1709. Lancaster, PA: The Pennsylvania-German Society, 1897.  (Reprint by Forgotten Books)

Diffenderffer, Frank Reid. The German Immigration into Pennsylvania: Through the Port of Philadelphia from 1700 to 1775 and the Redemptioners. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1977.

Durnbaugh, Donald F. European Origins of the Brethren. Elgin, IL: The Brethren Press, 1958.

Egge, Marion F. Pennsylvania German Roots across the Ocean. Philadelphia, PA: Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, 2000.

Faust, Albert Bernhardt, and Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh. Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1968.

Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys: German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America, 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996.

Gardiner, Samuel Rawson. The Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648. New York: Greenwood Press, 1969.

Grove, Myrna, and Peg Knueve. The Path to America: From Switzerland to Lancaster County. Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 2009.

Grubb, Farley. German Immigration and Servitude in America, 1709 -1920. New York: Routledge, 2014.

Guth, Hermann and Gertrud, and J. Lemar and Lois Ann Mast. Palatine Mennonite Census Lists, 1664-1793. Morgantown, PA Masthof Press, 1987.

Hall, Charles M. and Alice Woods Schiesswohl. The Atlantic Bridge to Germany: Volume II. Logan, UT: Everton Publishers, 1976.

Haller, Charles R. Across the Atlantic and Beyond: The Migration of German and Swiss Immigrants to America. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1993.

Jacobs, Henry Eyster. German Emigration to America: 1709-1940, Volume III. 1898, reprinted, Forgotten Books, 2016.

Johnson, Arta F. People of the Palatinate. Columbus, OH: Copy Shop, 1981.

Knittle, Walter Allen. Early Eighteenth Century Palatine Emigration; a British Government Redemptioner Project to Manufacture Naval Stores. With a Foreword by Dixon Ryan Fox. Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.

Knittle, Walter Allen. Early Palatine Emigration. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, Co., 1965.

Krebs, Friedrich. Emigrants from the Palatinate to the American Colonies in the 18th Century. Kutztown, PA: Kutztown Publ., 1964.

London, Gentleman In. A View of the Queen and Kingdom's Enemies, in the Case of the Poor Palatines to Which Is Added a List of the Persons Appointed Commissioners and Trustees of That Charity by Her Majesty's Letters Patents: As Also of Those Members of the Late Parliament Voted for the Naturalisation-Bill. In a Letter from a Gentleman in London to His Friend in the Country. London: Sold by the Booksellers, 1711.  (Reprint)

Menzel, Wolfgang. Germany: From the Earliest Period, Volume 3. (1849; reprinted, n.p., Ulan Press, 2012).

Mittleberger, Gottlieb.  Journey to Pennsylvania in the Year 1750 and Return to Germany in the Year 1754.  Forgotten Books, 2012 reprint.

Newman, George Frederick., and Clyde L. Groff. Letters from Our Palatine Ancestors, 1644-1689: Pennsylvania 300th Anniversary Issue. Hershey, PA: G.T. Hawbaker, 1984.

Oyer, John S., and John D. Roth. They Harry the Good People out of the Land: Essays on the Persecution, Survival and Flourishing of Anabaptists and Mennonites. Goshen, IN: Mennonite Historical Society, 2000.

Reichmann, Eberhard, La Vern J. Rippley, and Jörg Nagler. Emigration and Settlement Patterns of German Communities in North America. Indianapolis, IN: Max Kade German-American Center, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1995.

Roeber, A. G. Palatines, Liberty, and Property: German Lutherans in Colonial British America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.

Strassburger, Ralph Beaver, and William John Hinke. Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, Volume I (1727-1775). Norristown, Penn.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934.  (1966 reprint by Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD)

Strassburger, Ralph Beaver, and William John Hinke. Pennsylvania German Pioneers: A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808, Volume II, Facsimile Signatures (1727-1775). Norristown, Penn.: Pennsylvania German Society, 1934.  (1966 reprint by Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD)

Smith, Henry C. The Mennonite Immigration to Pennsylvania in the Eighteenth Century. Norristown, PA: The Norristown Press, 1929.

Spille, Irene. Worms-Ibersheim. Neuss: Neusser Dr. Und Verl., 1994.

Steele, Ian Kenneth., and Nancy L. Rhoden. The Human Tradition in Colonial America. Wilmington, DE: SR Books/Scholarly Resources, 1999.

Tribbeko, John, and George Ruperti, compilers. Lists of Germans from the Palatinate Who Came to England in 1709. New York: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volumes XL and XLI, 1909-1910.  (2003 reprint by Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD)

Vrooman, John J. The Promised Land: The Story of the Palatine Emigration from the Rhineland Homes to the Hudson and Schoharie Valleys. Johnstown, NY: Baronet Litho Company, 1958.

Wokeck, Marianne S. Trade in Strangers: The Beginnings of Mass Migration to North America.  By Marianne S. Wokeck. University Park, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Yoder, Don.
Rhineland Emigrants: Lists of German Settlers in Colonial America. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1981.

Yoder, John Howard. Anabaptism and Reformation in Switzerland. Kitchener, Ontario: Pandora Press, 2005.

Zschokke, Heinrich. History of Switzerland. New York: Albert Mason, 1875.  2013 reprint.


Bangs, Jeremy Dupertuis. Letters on Toleration: Dutch Aid to Persecuted Swiss and Palatine Mennonites, 1615-1699. Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2004.

Bender, Harold Stauffer. Conrad Grebel, C. 1498-1526: The Founder of the Swiss Brethren Sometimes Called Anabaptists. Eugene, Or.: Wipf and Stock, 1998.

Bender, Harold Stauffer, and C. Henry Smith. Mennonites and Their Heritage: a Handbook of Mennonite History and Beliefs. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1964.

Blackburn, Wm M. Ulrich Zwingli, the Patriotic Reformer: A History. Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, 1868.

Blanke, Fritz, and Joseph Nordenhaug. Brothers in Christ The History of the Oldest Anabaptist Congregation, Zollikon, near Zurich, Switzerland. Scottdale: Herald Press, 1961.

Burrage, Henry S. A History of the Anabaptists in Switzerland. New York: B. Franklin, 1973.

Braght, Thieleman J. Van, Joseph F. Sohm, and Jan Luyken. The Bloody Theater or Martyrs Mirror of the Defenseless Christians: Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith, and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus, Their Savior, for the Time of Christ to the Year A.D.1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2012.

Clasen, Claus-Peter. Anabaptism; a Social History, 1525-1618: Switzerland, Austria, Moravia, South and Central Germany. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1972.

Estep, William Roscoe. The Anabaptist Story. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1975.

Gleysteen, Jan. Mennonite Tourguide to Western Europe. Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 2007.

Hartzler, J. S., and Daniel Kauffman. Mennonite Church History. 1905; reprinted, Forgotten Books, 2017. 

Heatwole, Lewis James. Mennonite Handbook of Information. Scottdale, PA: Mennonite Pub. House, 1925.

Horsch, John. Mennonites in Europe. Scottdale, PA: Mennonite Publishing House, 1942.

Kauffman, Daniel, ed. Mennonite Cyclopedic Dictionary. Teeswater, Ontario: Ira J. Huber, 1980 reprint.  Original publication: Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1937.

Kauffman, John E.
Anabaptist Letters from 1635 to 1645. Atglen, PA: Kauffman, 1977.

Kimmel, Yvonne.  Zwingli: The Key to Finding Your Amish/Mennonite and Church of the Brethren Ancestors. Morgantown, PA: Mastof Press, 2018.

Cassel, Daniel Kolb. History of the Mennonites: Historically and Biographically Arranged from the Time of the Reformation: More Particularly from the Time of Their Emigration to America: Containing Sketches of the Oldest Meeting Houses and Prominent Ministers: Also, Their Confession of Faith, Adopted at Dortrecht in 1632. (1889; reprinted, Forgotten Books, 2015..

Lowry, J. W., Ruth, J. L., & Smucker, D. J. Documents of Brotherly Love: Dutch Mennonite Aid to Swiss Anabaptists, Volume I, 1635-1709. Millersburg, OH: Ohio Amish Library, 2007.

Lowry, James W., and David J. Rempel Smucker. Documents of Brotherly Love: Dutch Mennonite Aid to Swiss Anabaptists, Volume II. Millersburg, OH: Ohio Amish Library, 2015.

Lowry, James W., David J. Remple Smucker, and John L. Ruth. Hans Landis: Swiss Mennonite Martyr in Seventeenth Century Documents. Millersburg, OH: Ohio Amish Library, 2003.

MacMaster, Richard Kerwin., Samuel L. Horst, and Robert F. Ulle. Conscience in Crisis. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1979.

Merle D'Aubigné J., and Mark Sidwell. For God and His People: Ulrich Zwingli and the Swiss Reformation. Greenville, SC: BJU Press, 2000.

Pike, Edward Carey. The Story of the Anabaptists. London: National Council of Evangelical Free Churches, 1904.

Rediger, Markus, Erwin Rothlisberger. Walk in the Footsteps of the Anabaptists: A Guide to Discover Places and People That Formed the Anabaptist/Mennonite Movement in Switzerland from the Early Beginnings until Today. Langnau, Switzerland: Swiss Mennonite Conference, 2018.

Roth, John D. Stories: How Mennonites Came to Be. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2006.

Ruth, John L. Conrad Grebel, Son of Zurich: Commissioned by Conrad Grebel College, Waterloo, Ontario, in Observance of the 450th Anniversary of the Mennonites. Scottdale, PA: Herald, 1975.

Ruth, John L. Twas Seeding Time: A Mennonite View of the American Revolution. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2000.

Smith, C. Henry. The Mennonites: A Brief History of Their Origin and Later Development in Both Europe and America. 1920; reprinted, Services, 2018.

Smith, C. Henry. Mennonites in History. Scottdale Pa.: Mennonite Book and Tract Society, 1907.

Smith, C. Henry. The Mennonites of America. Scottdale, PA: Mennonite Publishing House, 1909.

Smith, C. Henry, and Cornelius Krahn. Smith's Story of the Mennonites. Newton, Kan.: Faith and Life Press, 1981.

Snyder, C. Arnold. Anabaptist History & Theology: An Introduction. Kitchener, Ontario: Herald Press, 1995.

Stayer, James M. The German Peasants' War and Anabaptist Community of Goods. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.

Stoll, Joseph. Fire in the Zurich Hills. Aylmer, Ont.: Pathway Pub., 1973.

Weaver, Clair R. The Swiss Anabaptists: A Brief Summary of Their History and Beliefs. Lititz, PA: Eastern Mennonite Publications, 1990.

Wenger, J. C. How Mennonites Came to Be. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1990.

Wenger, John Christian.  Glimpses of Mennonite History and Doctrine. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1947. 

Williams, George Huntston. The Radical Reformation. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2000.

Zurcher, Isaac.  Anabaptist-Mennonite Names in Switzerland. Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 1997.

 (And Early Germans Elsewhere in America)

Aurand, A. Monroe. Early Life of the Pennsylvania Germans. Place of Publication Not Identified: Forgotten Books, 2007.

Bach, Jeff. Voices of the Turtledoves: The Sacred World of Ephrata. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006.

Bittinger, Lucy Forney. The Germans in Colonial times. New York: Russell & Russell, 1968.

Bridgens, H. F. Bridgens' Atlas of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: From Actual Surveys. Lancaster, PA: D.S. Barre, 1864.

Bridgens, H. F. Index to the 1864 Bridgens' Atlas of Lancaster Co., Penna.: From Actual Surveys. Morgantown, PA: Mastof Press, 2000.

Burgert, Annette K. Locating Your Pennsylvania German Ancestor in Europe (Pamphlet). No publication information.

Chetham Society. Remains, Historical and Literary Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester. (Manchester), 1844.

Cobb, Sanford H. The Story of the Palatines: An Episode in Colonial History. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897.

Conyngham, Redmond. An Address on the Early Settlement of the Valley of Pequea. Hershey, PA: Gary T. Hawbaker, 2001.

Davis, Richard W. "Swiss and German Mennonite Immigrants from the Palatinate, 1718-1726. Pages 82-85 of Mennonite Family History, Volume XIII, Number 2, April 1994.

Dix, Katharine F. 1771 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Archives. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1990.

Eshleman, H. Frank. Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of Southeastern Pennsylvania: Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Their Remote Ancestors, from the Middle of the Dark Ages, down to the Time of the Revolutionary War. Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1991.

Garber, Allan A. To God Alone The Honor: The Pioneer Mennonite Families of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Morgantown, PA: Mastof Press, 2017.

Gilbert, Geri. The Warrant Maps of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: Including an Every-name Index. Morgantown, PA: Mastof Press, 2005.

Harris, A. (1872). A biographical history of Lancaster County ... being a history of early settlers and eminent men of the county; as also much other unpublished historical information, chiefly of a local character. Lancaster, PA: E. Barr &.

Heckler, James Y. The History of Harleysville and Lower Salford Township: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Bedminster, PA: Harry C. Adams, 1992. (original publication, 1886)

Hively, Neal Otto. The Manor of Springettsbury, York County, Pennsylvania: "It's History and Early Settlers" York County Original Land Records, Volume 6. U.S.A.: N.O. Hively, 1993.

Hocker, Kristen. Index to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Online Deeds, Books A-D, 1729-1760., 2015.

Klein, H. M., Williams, E. M. (1924). Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, a history. New York and Chicago: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1924.

Kuhns, Oscar. "From the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland." Pages 291-292 in The Pennsylvania German, Volume 11; Editors Croll, Schuler, and Kriebel.

Kuhns, Oscar. "Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Families from the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland." Pages 36-38 in National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volume VIII, Number 3, October 1919.
Note: Also, "Switzerland Plays a Part in the Founding of the American Nation" on pages 33-36.
Also, "Some Lancaster County Families from the Canton of Berne, Switzerland" on pages 39-41.

Kuhns, Oscar. "Studies in Pennsylvania German Family Names." Americana Germanica, IV, 1 (1901): 299-341. Quotes from page 175 of Tobler-Meyer (see below).

Kuhns, Oscar. The German and Swiss Settlements of Colonial Pennsylvania: A Study of the So-called Pennsylvania Dutch. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1989.

Lemon, James T. The Best Poor Man's Country; a Geographical Study of Early Southeastern Pennsylvania. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1972.

MacInnes, Sharon Cook., and Angus MacInnes. Early Landowners of Pennsylvania: Atlas of Township Patent Maps of Lancaster County, PA. Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 2008. (Book and accompanying CD with digital map files)

MacMaster, Richard K. Land, Piety, Peoplehood: The Establishment of Mennonite Communities in America, 1683-1790. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1985.

MacMaster, Richard K., Samuel L. Horst and Robert F. Ulle. Conscience in Crisis. Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1979.

Martin, M. (1998). Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, land records, 1729-1750 and land warrants, 1710-1742. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications.

Mombert, Jacob Isidor. An Authentic History of Lancaster County: In the State of Pennsylvania. Lancaster, PA: J.E. Barr &, 1869. 

Munger, Donna B. Pennsylvania Land Records: A History and Guide for Research. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 1991.

Ruth, John L. Maintaining the Right Fellowship: A Narrative Account of Life in the Oldest Mennonite Community in North America. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1984.

Ruth, John Landis. The Earth is the Lord's: A Narrative History of the Lancaster Mennonite Conference. Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2017 reprint (2001 original publication).

Rupp, I. Daniel. History of Lancaster County: To Which Is Prefixed a Brief Sketch of the Early History of Pennsylvania. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1990.

Speaker, Thomas B. Here Come the Pennsylvania Dutch. Printed by the Author, 2015.

Spero, Patrick. Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 

Tobler-Meyer.  Deutsche Familiennamen.  Zurich: Albert Muller's Verlag, 1894.

Wenger, John C. History of the Mennonites of the Franconia Conference. Telford, PA: Franconia Mennonite Historical Society, 1937.

Wenger, Samuel E., Mary Lou Weaver Houser, R. Martin. Keen, and Joanne Hess Siegrist. Pequea Settlement 1710: Self-guided Tour, Initial Sites of Lancaster County, PA. Lancaster, PA: Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2010.


Borden, Duane L., and Jeanette Conner Ritenour. Tombstone Inscription - Page County, Virginia, Volume II.  Ozark, MO: Dogwood Printing, 1991.

Bowman, Robert Lee. Christian Bowman & The Sabbatarians. Strasburg, VA: Self-published, 2011.

Bowman, Robert Lee. Christian's Conspiracy (Novel). Strasburg, VA: Self-published, 2013.

Bowman, Robert Lee. From Strassburg to Strasburg - Memorial to Swiss-German Virginia Pioneers. Strasburg, VA: Self-published, 2011.

Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. Revolutionary War Records - Virginia. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1967.

Brunk, Harry Anthony. History of Mennonites in Virginia. Staunton, VA: McClure Print., 1959.

Cartmell, T. K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants A History of Frederick County, Virginia. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1989.

Davis, Richard W. Reconstructed 1750 Mennonite Census for the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. Pages 70-72 of Mennonite Family History, Volume XVIII, Number 2, April 1999.

Family Legacy. Virginia Wills Before 1799 (CD).

Fischer, David Hackett, and James C. Kelly. Bound Away: Virginia and the Westward Movement. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000.

Foote, William Henry. Sketches of Virginia: Historical and Biographical. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1856.

Fuller, Lena French. Original Land Survey Atlas of Shenandoah County, VA. - 1739 - 1850s. Self-published at Toms Brook, Va: 2010.

Gilreath, Amelia C. Shenandoah County, Virginia - Abstracts of Deeds & Warrants & Surveys (miscellaneous selections from various books).

Gilreath, Amelia Cleland. Shenandoah County, Virginia: Abstract of Wills, 1772-1850. Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2007.

Gilreath, Amelia C. Shenandoah County, Virginia, Deed Book Series Volume 1: Deed Books A, B, C and D, 1772-1784 (Abstracted). Berwyn Heights, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2014.

Gilreath, Amelia C. Shenandoah County, Virginia, Deed Book Series Volume 3: Deed Books I, K, L 1792-1799 Abstracted. Nokesville, VA: A.C. Gilreath, 1989.

Gilreath, Amelia Cleland. Shenandoah County, Virginia Deed Book Series, Volume 4: Combination Minute Book 1774-1780, Deed Books M and N, 1799-1804. Westminister, MD: Willow Bend Books, 2004.

Gilreath, Amelia C. Shenandoah County, Virginia Order Book, 1781-1784 (Abstracted), Nokesville, VA: Amelia C. Gilreath, 1987.

Gray, Gertrude E. Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants Volume II: 1742-1775. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988.

Gray, Gertrude E. Virginia Northern neck land grants Volume III: 1775-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1993.

Harrison, Fairfax. Virginia Land Grants: A Study of Conveyancing in Relation to Colonial Politics. Westminster, MD: Willow Bend Books, 1998.

Heatwole, John L. Shenandoah Voices: Folklore, Legends and Traditions of the Valley. Berryville, VA: Rockbridge Pub., 1995.

Hofstra, Warren R. The Planting of New Virginia: Settlement and Landscape in the Shenandoah Valley. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Hofstra, Warren R., and Karl B. Raitz. The Great Valley Road of Virginia: Shenandoah Landscapes from Prehistory to the Present. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010.

Joyner, Peggy Shomo. Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys - Orange & Augusta Counties - With Tithables, Delinquents, Petitioners, 1730-1754 - Volume I.  Portsmouth, VA: printed by author, 1985.

Joyner, Peggy Shomo. Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys Frederick County 1747-1780: Volume 2. Portsmouth, VA: Peggy Shomo Joyner, 1985.

Joyner, Peggy Shomo. Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys Dunmore, Shenandoah, Culpepper, Prince William, Fauquier & Stafford Counties 1710-1780: Volume 3. Portsmouth, VA: Peggy Shomo Joyner, 1986.

Kercheval, Samuel. A History of the Valley of Virginia. Woodstock, VA: J. Gatewood, Printer, 1850.

Kerkhoff, Jennie Ann. Old Homes of Page County, Virginia. Luray, VA: Lauck, 1962.

Kincaid, Robert L. The Wilderness Road. Kingsport, TN: Arcata Graphics, 1992.

King, J. Estelle Stewart. Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Administration Accounts of Frederick County, Virginia, 1743-1800: With Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls, and Other Data. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1982.

Mitchell, Robert D. Commercialism and Frontier: Perspectives on the Early Shenandoah Valley. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1977.

Melson, William G. Geology Explained: Virginia's Fort Valley and Massanutten Mountains. Fort Valley, VA: InterPress, U.S.A., 2004.

Michaels, Christine. Massanutten. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub., 2007.

Murphy, R. Patrick. The French and Indian War in Shenandoah County: Life on the Inner Frontier, 1752-1766. Stephens City, VA: Commercial Press, 2013.

J. E. Norris, Editor. Index of the History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley, Counties. (Reprint) Original Publication: Chicago: A. Warner & Company Publishers, 1890.

Northern Neck, Virginia.  Abstracts of Warrants and Surveys. (copies from various books)

O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia. Marceline, MO: Walsworth Pub., 1995.

Robertson, James I. Stonewall Jackson: The Man, the Soldier, the Legend. New York: Macmillan Publishing, 1997.

Ritenour, Jeanette Conner., James Harris. Trott, and Margaret Akers. Trott. Welcome to Fort Valley: The History and Culture of Virginia's "Valley within a Valley." Fort Valley, VA: Fort Valley Museum, 2010.

Rouse, Parke. The Great Wagon Road: From Philadelphia to the South. Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, 2001.

Schuricht, Herrmann. History of the German Element in Virginia, Vol. I. (Reprint) Middletown, DE: Old South Books, 1900 (original publication date).

Schuricht, Herrmann. History of the German Element in Virginia, Vol. II. (Reprint) Middletown, DE: Old South Books, 1900 (original publication date).

Semple, Robert B., and G. W. Beale. History of the of the Baptists in Virginia, rev. ed. Bradley Cobb (n.p., Cobb Publishing, 2017).

Shenandoah County Historical Society. Historic Atlas of Shenandoah and Page Counties, Virginia - Featuring Reprints from Lakes Atlas, 1885 - With Added Maps from Gray's Atlas, 1878.  Edinburg, VA: 2009.

Smith, Elmer Lewis, and John G. Stewart, and M. Ellsworth Kyger. The Pennsylvania Germans of the Shenandoah Valley. Allentown, PA: The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, 1964.

Snowden, William H. Story of the Expedition of the Young Surveyors, George Washington and George William Fairfax, to Survey the Virginia Lands of Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax, 1747-1748.  Bel Air, CA: Filiquarian Publishing, 2012.

Strickler, Harry M. A Short History of Page County, Virginia. Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, 1952.

Strickler, Harry M. Massanutten Settled by the Pennsylvania Pilgrim, 1726. Strasburg, VA: Shenandoah Pub. House, 1924.

Summers, Lewis Preston. History of Southwest Virginia, 1746-1786, Washington County, 1777-1870. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub., 1966.

Vaughn, Dan. Luray and Page County. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2005.

Vogt, John, and T. William. Kethley. Shenandoah County Marriage Bonds, 1772-1850. Athens, Ga.: Iberian Press, 1984.

Wayland, John Walter. A History of Shenandoah County, Virginia. Baltimore: Regional Pub., 1980.

Wayland, John Walter. A History of Shenandoah County, Virginia (CD). Family Legacy CD.

Wayland, John Walter. The German Element of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Bridgewater, VA: Carrier, 1964.

Wayland, John Walter. Twenty-five Chapters on the Shenandoah Valley; to Which Is Appended a Concise History of the Civil War in the Valley. Strasburg, VA: Shenandoah Pub. House, 1957.

Wust, Klaus. The Virginia Germans. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1969.


Scott, Hervey. A Complete History of Fairfield County, Ohio. Canal Winchester, OH: Badgley Publishing Company, 2011 reprint.

Wiseman, Charles Milton Lewis. Pioneer Period and Pioneer People of Fairfield County, Ohio. Columbus, OH: Walsworth Publishing Company, 1984 reprint.

Indian Wars

Brubaker, John H. Massacre of the Conestogas: On the Trail of the Paxton Boys in Lancaster County. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2010.

Crytzer, Brady, and Alan Gutchess. Fort Pitt: A Frontier History. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2012.

Lewis, Virgil Anson. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant: Fought between White Men and Indians at the Mouth of the Great Kanawha River (now Point Pleasant, West Virginia) Monday October 10th, 1774: The Chief Event of Lord Dunmore's War. Harrisonburg, VA: C.J. Carrier, 1974.

Thwaites, Reuben Gold. Documentary History of Dunmore's War: 1774; Compiled from the Draper Manuscripts. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1989.

Ward, Matthew C. Breaking the Backcountry: The Seven Years' War in Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1754-1765. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003.

Revolutionary War

Alderman, Pat. The Overmountain Men: Battle of King's Mountain, Cumberland Decade, State of Franklin, Southwest Territory. Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, 1986.

Buchanan, John. The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas. New York: Wiley, 1997.

Cecere, Michael. They Behaved like Soldiers: Captain John Chilton and the Third Virginia Regiment, 1775-1778. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 2004.

Gwathmey, John H. Historical Register of Virginians in the Revolution: Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, 1775-1783. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2010.

Koonts, Russell Scott. "An Angel Has Fallen!": The Glasgow Land Frauds and the Establishment of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Master's Thesis. 1995.

Koonts, Russell Scott. The Warrenton Army Frauds. MS. 1995.

McAllister, J.T. Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War. 1913; reprinted, Forgotten Books, 2015.

Morrissey, Brendan, and Adam Hook. Monmouth Courthouse 1778: The Last Great Battle in the North. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2004.

Pierce, John. Pierce's Register: Register of the Certificates Issued by John Pierce, Esquire, Paymaster General and Commissioner of Army Accounts for the United States, to Officers and Soldiers of the Continental Army under Act of July 4, 1783. Baltimore, MD: Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company, 1987.

Pruitt, Albert Bruce. Glasgow Land Fraud Papers: 1783-1800: North Carolina Revolutionary War, Bounty Land in Tennessee, Parts 1-4. Place of Publication Not Identified: A.B. Pruitt, 1988.

Pruitt, Albert Bruce. Tennessee Land Entries, Military Bounty Land, Martin Armstrong's Office, Parts 1-4. Whitakers, NC: A.B. Pruitt, 1996.

Pruitt, Albert Bruce. Tennessee Land Entries, Military Bounty Land, William Christmas' Office, Part 5. Whitakers, NC: A.B. Pruitt, 1996.

Pruitt, Albert Bruce. Tennessee Land Entries: Military Bounty Land Warrants, Part 6 (Locations #2-2742 and #4840-5569. Whitakers, NC: A.B. Pruitt, 1996.

Pruitt, Albert Bruce. Tennessee Land Entries Military Bounty Land, Part 7, Index. Whitakers, NC: A.B. Pruitt, 1996.

Rankin, Hugh F. North Carolina in the American Revolution. Raleigh, NC: State Dept. of Archives and History, 1959.

Rankin, Hugh F. The North Carolina Continentals. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1971.

Russell, Phillips. North Carolina in the Revolutionary War. Charlotte, NC: Heritage Printers, 1965.

North Carolina

Stockard, Sallie Walker., and Ruth F. Thompson. The History of Guilford County, North Carolina. Greensboro, N.C. (P.O. Box 9693, Greensboro 27429-0693): Re-published by Guilford County Genealogical Society, 1983.

Watson, Harry L. An Independent People: The Way We Lived in North Carolina, 1770-1820. Chapel Hill: Published for the North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources by the University of North Carolina Press, 1983.


Abernethy, Thomas Perkins. From Frontier to Plantation in Tennessee: A Study in Frontier Democracy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979.

Belt, Gordon T., and Traci Nichols-Belt. John Sevier: Tennessee's First Hero. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2014.

Blankenship, Lela McDowell. When Yesterday Was Today. Nashville: Tennessee Book, 1966.

Bockmon, Guy Alan. Madison Station. Hillsboro Press, an Imprint of Providence House Publishers, 1997.

Burgner, Goldene Fillers. North Carolina Land Grants in Tennessee. Southern Historical, 1981.

Corley, Robert Ewing, and Stanley J. Folmsbee and Enoch Mitchell L. Tennessee; a Short History. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1969.

Douthat, James L. Tennessee Today 1796: A Calendar of Events for the Year 1796. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press, 1996.

Durham, Walter T. Before Tennessee: The Southwest Territory, 1790-1796: A Narrative History of the Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio. Piney Flats, TN: Rocky Mount Historical Association, 1990.

East Tennessee Historical Society. First Families of Tennessee: A Register of Early Settlers and Their Present-day Descendants. Knoxville, TN: East Tennessee Historical Society, 2000.

Eddlemon, Sherida K. 1890 Genealogical Census Reconstruction - Tennessee Edition, Volume 1. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 2004.

Eddlemon, Sherida K. Genealogical Abstracts from Tennessee Newspapers. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1988.

Featherstonhaugh, George William. Excursion through the Slave States, from Washington on the Potomac to the Frontier of Mexico. London: Murray, 1844.

Tim Barlow. The Life and Writings of Moses Fisk. Crossville, TN: Barlow, 1980.

Folmsbee, Stanley J., and Vernon Roddy. Historical Highlights of Tennessee: Twelve Articles on the Early History of Tennessee: Commemorating the State's Sesquicentennial: Written for the People of Tennessee. Hartsville, TN: Upper Country People Probe, 1981.

Foster, Dave. Tennessee: Territory to Statehood. Johnson City, TN: The Overmountain Press, 2000.

Gilmore, James R. John Sevier as a Commonwealth-builder: A Sequel to The Rear-guard of the Revolution. New York: D. Appleton and, 1887.

Griffey, Irene M. Earliest Tennessee Land Records & Earliest Tennessee Land History. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 2000.

Goodspeed. History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present: Together with an Historical and a Biographical Sketch of the County of Knox and the City of Knoxville, besides a Valuable Fund of Notes, Original Observations, Reminiscences, Etc., Etc. Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1982.

Haywood, John, and A. Colyar S. The Civil and Political History of the State of Tennessee from Its Earliest Settlement up to the Year 1796, including the Boundaries of the State. Nashville, TN: Pub. House of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1915.

Jones, James B. Hidden History of Civil War Tennessee. Charleston: History Press, 2013.

Lacey, Theresa Jensen. Amazing Tennessee: Fascinating Facts, Entertaining Tales, Bizarre Happenings, and Historical Oddities from the Volunteer State. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 2000.

McDowell, Amanda, Lela McDowell. Blankenship, and W. J. McDowell. Fiddles in the Cumberlands. Utica, KY: McDowell Publications, 1988.

McGee, Gentry Richard. A History of Tennessee from 1663 to 1914: For Use in Schools. New York: American Book, 1914.

Matthews, Paul A., and James B. Jones. Passport to Tennessee History: A Guide to Selected Historic Sites, Historic Areas, and Museums. Nashville: Tennessee Historical Commission, 1996.

Page, H. Dwight. The Swiss Presence in the History of Tennessee. Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 2016.

Ray, Worth S. Tennessee Cousins. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1971.

Rigdon, John C. First Families of the Lost State of Franklin. Cartersville, GA: Eastern Digital Resources, 2011.

Sevier, John. Commission Book of Governor John Sevier, 1796-1801. Nashville: Tennessee Historical Commission, 1957.

Sherrill, Charles A. The Reconstructed 1810 Census of Tennessee: 33,000 Long-lost Records from Tax Lists, Court Minutes, Church Records, Wills, Deeds and Other Sources. Mt. Juliet, TN: Charles A. Sherrill, 2001.

Sistler, Barbara. Middle Tennessee Genealogy, Volume IV, No. 3, Winter 1991. Nashville, TN: Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society, 1991.

Sistler, Barbara, Byron Sistler, and Samuel Sistler. Tennessee Land Grants, Volume I, Surnames A-K. Nashville: B. Sistler & Associates, 1998.

Sistler, Barbara, Byron Sistler, and Samuel Sistler. Tennessee Land Grants, Volume II, Surnames L-Z and Cross Index. Nashville: B. Sistler & Associates, 1998.

Sistler, Barbara, Byron Sistler, and Samuel Sistler. Tennessee Land Grants, Surnames H-Hz. Nashville: B. Sistler & Associates, 1997.

Speer, William S. Sketches of Prominent Tennesseans: Containing Biographies and Records of Many of the Families Who Have Attained Prominence in Tennessee. Easly, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.

War Department. Tennessee Militiamen: Report of the Committee on Military Affairs, to Which Were Referred the Correspondence and Documents from the War Department, in Relation to the Proceedings of a Court Martial, Ordered for the Trial of Certain Tennessee Militiamen. Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton, 1828.

Turner, Francis M. Life of General John Sevier. New York: Neale Pub., 1910.

West, Carroll Van. The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Historical Society, 1998.

Whitley, Edythe Johns Rucker. Tennessee Genealogical Records: Records of Early Settlers from State and County Archives. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1980.  Tennessee History Book Collection DVD. (85 books in pdf format)

East Tennessee

Barksdale, Kevin T. The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2008.

Calloway, Brenda C., and Jay Robert. Reese. America's First Western Frontier, East Tennessee: A Story of the Early Settlers and Indians of East Tennessee. Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, C, 1989.

Creekmore, Pollyanna.  Early East Tennessee Taxpayers.  Greenville, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1988 (reprint).

Blomquist, Ann Kicker. Cheek's Cross Roads, Tennessee, Store Journal 1802-1807. Baltimore MD: Gateway Press, 2001.

Edwards, Olga Jones, and Izora Frizzell Waters. The "Connection" in East Tennessee. Washington College, TN: Printed by Pioneer Printers, 1969.

Fischer, Marjorie Hood. Tennesseans before 1800: Washington County. Galveston, TX: Frontier Press, 1997.

Guy, Joe D. The Hidden History of East Tennessee. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2008.

Rae, Loraine Bennett. Washington County, Tennessee Deeds. Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1991.

Williams, Samuel Cole. History of the Lost State of Franklin. New York: Press of the Pioneers, 1933.

Work Progress Administration.  Washington County, Tennessee Superior Court Minutes, 1791-1804.  Greeneville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., copyright 1936.

Knoxville and Knox County

Creekmore, Betsey Beeler. Knoxville. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1967.

Humes, Thomas William. The Half-century of Knoxville: Being the Address and Proceedings at the Semi-centennial Anniversary of the Settlement of the Town, Feb. 10, 1842. Knoxville: Printed at the Register Office, 1852.

Knoxville - Knox County Architecture: A Survey of Properties for Potential Inclusion on the Nation Register of Historic Places. Knoxville, TN: Publisher Not Identified.

Knox County, Tennessee.  Court Minutes, Late 1700s to Early 1800s.

Knox County, NC/TN.  Miscellaneous Resources (Early Tax Lists and Marriage Bonds).

Knox County, Tennessee.  Early Tax Lists (Miscellaneous). 

Knox County, Tennessee.  Road Order Book, 1792-1807.

Rothrock, Mary U. The French Broad-Holston Country. A History of Knox County, Tennessee. By the Knox County History Committee, East Tennessee Historical Society, Mary U. Rothrock, Editor. Illustrated. Pp. Xiii. 573. Knoxville, 1946.

Rule, William, George Frederick Mellen, and John Wooldridge. Standard History of Knoxville, Tennessee: With Full Outline of the Natural Advantages, Early Settlement, Territorial Government, Indian Troubles, and General and Particular History of the City down to the Present Time. Chicago: Lewis Pub., 1900.

Cumberland & Upper Cumberland Regions

Arnow, Harriette Simpson. Flowering of the Cumberland. Michigan State University Press, 2013.

Arnow, Harriette Simpson. Seedtime on the Cumberland. Michigan State University Press, 2013.

Astor, Aaron. The Civil War along Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2015.

Compendium. Memorial and Biographical Record of the Cumberland Region of Tennessee. Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1980.

Crouch, Arthur Weir. The Caney Fork of the Cumberland: The Story of a River, Its History, Features, Moods, People and Places with Particular Reference to Rock Island and the Area above Great Falls. Nashville: Crouch, 1973.

Crutchfield, James A. Early times in the Cumberland Valley: From Its Beginnings to 1800. Nashville, TN: First American National Bank, 1976.

Dickinson, W. Calvin. Lend an Ear: Heritage of the Tennessee Upper Cumberland. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983.

Dickinson, W. Calvin., and Michael E. Birdwell. Rural Life and Culture in the Upper Cumberland. University Press of Kentucky, 2004.

Dodge, Emma Florence. A History of Pleasant Hill Academy. Pleasant Hill, TN: Pleasant Hill Historical Society of the Cumberlands, 1982.

Keith, Jeanette. Country People in the New South: Tennessee's Upper Cumberland. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

McDowell, Amanda, Lela McDowell. Blankenship, and W. J. McDowell. Fiddles in the Cumberlands. Utica, KY: McDowell Publications, 1988.

Mays, Thomas D. Cumberland Blood Champ Ferguson's Civil War. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2008.

Montell, William Lynwood. Don't Go up Kettle Creek: Verbal Legacy of the Upper Cumberland. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1983.

Montell, William Lynwood. Upper Cumberland Country. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1993.

Nesbitt, William J. The Primal Families of the Yellow Creek Valley: A Chronicle of the Pioneer Families of That Region of Dickson, Houston, and Montgomery Counties in Middle Tennessee. United States: Publisher Not Identified, 1985.

Read, Opie. The Waters of Caney Fork: A Romance of Tennessee. Chicago: Rand, McNally, 1898.

Roddy, Vernon. The Lost Town of Bledsoesborough, Tennessee: Its Beginning, Its End: Two Essays in the Record of Tennessee's Upper Cumberland of Old. Tennessee: Upper Country People Probe, 1984.

Sensing, Thurman. Champ Ferguson, Confederate Guerilla. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1994.

U.S. Engineer Office. Cumberland River Watershed Caney Fork River, Tennessee Center Hill Reservoir. Nashville: U.S. Engineer Office, 1942.

Wharton, May (Cravath). Doctor Woman of the Cumberlands: The Autobiography of May Cravath Wharton, M.D. Pleasant Hill, TN: Uplands, 1972.

Van Buren County

Bayliss, Tony, and Sharon George. Volume A - Probate Records (Wills, Settlements, and Guardianships) of Van Buren County, Tennessee, 1840-1860. Spencer, TN: The Van Buren County Historical Society, 1991.

Haston, Wayne. Early Deeds Index - White County & Van Buren County, TN (Wayne Haston's Deed Files).

Medley, Landon Daryle. The History of Van Buren County, Tennessee: The Early Canebreakers, 1840-1940. Salem, WV: D. Mills, 1987.

Rhinehart, Margaret. Van Buren County Tennessee Poll Tax Records, 1840-1862. Spencer, TN: Van Buren County Historical Society, 1999.

Van Buren County, Tennessee.  Index from Deed Books A-C (Roll #26), May 1840--March 1866.

Van Buren County, Tennessee, Pictorial History. Paducah, KY: Turner Pub., 1998.

Van Buren County Historical Society. Van Buren County Historical Journal (Volume 1, No. 1, Volume 1, No. 2, Volume II, Volume IV, Volume VI, Volume VIII, Volume X, Volume XI). Spencer, TN: Van Buren County Historical Society.

WPA. Tennessee Records of Van Buren County, TN County Court Records of 1840. WPA, 1936.

WPA. Tennessee Records of Van Buren County, TN Marriage Records, Volume A 1840-1861. WPA, 1936.

White County

Bandy, Anna Grace. Field Trips into White County History. Sparta, TN: White County Retired Teachers, 1970.

Blankenship, Lela McDowell. The Uneven Yoke. Sparta, TN: White County Genealogical-Historical Society, 1994.

Doliante, J. Sharon Johnson. Genealogical Serendipity: Vol. 1, Families Of: Greene, Scoggin, White, Dyer, Griggs, Hurt, Mackey, Phillips and Others. 1965.

Dudney, Betty Jane. Civil War in White County, Tennessee - 1861-1865. Self-published, 2014.

First National Bank. Pictorial History of Sparta-White County, Tennessee. Cookeville, TN: Anderson Performance Printing, 1984.

Goodspeed.  Tennessee History & Biographies - White County.  Nashville: The Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1887.

Haston, Wayne. Early Deeds Index - White County & Van Buren County, TN (Wayne Haston's Deed Files).

McComb, Joyce Bradley. Traveling with Ancestors: The True Story of a Civil War Spy, Deina E. Bradley and the Aftermath of Her Actions from 1860-1890. Sparta, TN: White County Genealogical-Historical Society, 2010.

Mitchell, Mary (Mrs. B.K.).  Miscellaneous Genealogical and Historical Notes - White County, Tennessee.  Unpublished.

Mitchell, Mary Fancher., and Sharon J. Doliante. White County, Tennessee, Oldest Marriage Book, 1809-1859. Baltimore: Clearfield, 2006.

Murray, Joyce Martin. White County, Tennessee Deed Abstracts, Volume I (1801-1820) Volumes A, B, C, D, E and F. Dallas, TX: (2921 Daniel, Dallas 75205): J.M. Murray, 1992.

Murray, Joyce Martin. White County, Tennessee Deed Abstracts, Volume II (1820-1834) Volumes G and H. Dallas, TX: (2921 Daniel, Dallas 75205): J.M. Murray, 1995.

Pollard, Geraldine Elrod. The Fred Clark Book of Cemeteries of White County, Tennessee, Volume I. Sparta, TN: The White County Genealogical-Historical Society, 2003.

Pollard, Geraldine Elrod. The Fred Clark Book of Cemeteries of White County, Tennessee, Volume II. Sparta, TN: The White County Genealogical-Historical Society, 2003.

Seals, Monroe. History of White County Tennessee. Spartanburg, S.C: Reprint Publishers, 1988.

Sparta Expositor. White County, Our History 1806-2006: 200 Years in the Making. Sparta, TN: Sparta Expositor, 2007.

Templeton, Brenda.  Historical Monuments & Markers - White County, Tennessee.  Sparta, TN: White County Heritage Museum, 2016.

United States Census Bureau.  1840 and 1850 Federal Census Records - White County, Tennessee. 

White County Genealogical-Historical Society. The PastFinder (Many issues [1994--] of this newsletter).  Sparta, TN.

White County Heritage Committee. Heritage of White County, 1806-1999. Place of Publication Not Identified: White County Heritage Book Committee, 1999.

White County Retired Teachers' Association. Schools of White County, Tennessee, 1806-2006. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006.

White County, Tennessee.  Index of Deeds from Microfilm Reel # 63 (May 1834 -- February 1842).  Unpublished.

Willis, Laura. White County, Tennessee Will Book, Volume 1 (May 30, 1810 - April 12, 1823). Mayfield, KY: Simmons Historical Pub., 2005.

Willis, Laura. White County, Tennessee Will Book, Volume 2 (April 12, 1823 - December 1828). Mayfield, KY: Simmons Historical Pub., 2005.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1806-1811. Duplicated from library copy.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1811-1812. Duplicated from library copy.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1814-1817. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1819-1820. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1820 (Includes 1848 School Fund Index). Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book 6, 1820-1823. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1824-1827, Part 1. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minute Book, 1824-1827, Part 2. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Court Minutes and Court of Pleas and Quarter Session, 1835-1841. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.

WPA. White County, Tennessee Inventories and Old Wills, 1831-1840. Signal Mountain, TN: Mountain Press.


Jillson, Willard Rouse. The Kentucky land grants: A systematic index to all of the land grants recorded in the State Land Office at Frankfort, Kentucky, 1782-1924, Parts 1 and 2. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1971.

Lawson, Rowena. Adair County, Kentucky, 1810-1840 Censuses. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1986.

Perrin, William Henry, J. H. Battle, and G. C. Kniffin. Kentucky, a History of the State, Edition 4.  Reprint - Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1992.  (Original publication, 1887)

Young, Chester Raymond, Editor. Westward into Kentucky: The Narrative of Daniel Trabue. Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.


Barrus, Ben M., Milton L. Baughn, and Thomas H. Campbell. A People Called Cumberland Presbyterians. Memphis, TN: Frontier Press, 1972.

Behney, J. Bruce, and Paul H. Eller. The History of the Evangelical United Brethren Church. Nashville: Abingdon, 1979.

Burnett, J. J. Sketches of Tennessee's Pioneer Baptist Preachers: Being, Incidentally, a History of Baptist Beginnings in the Several Associations in the State. Johnson City, TN: Overmountain Press, 1985.

Campbell, Thomas H. Good News on the Frontier, A History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Cordova, TN: The Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 2012.  (Third Edition)

Cawthorn, C. P., and N. Warnell L. Pioneer Baptist Church Records of South-central Kentucky and the Upper Cumberland of Tennessee, 1799-1899. United States: Publisher Not Identified, 1985.

Crowley, John G. Primitive Baptists of the Wiregrass South: 1815 to the Present. Gainesville, FL: University Press Of Florida, 2013.

Dorgan, Howard. The Old Regular Baptists of Central Appalachia: Brothers and Sisters in Hope. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Eddlemon, Sherida K. Genealogical Abstracts of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church: 1836 and beyond. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1995.

Fristoe, William, and James Ireland. A Concise History of the Ketocton Baptist Association. Harrisonburg, VA: Sprinkle Publications, 2002.

Gorin, Sandra Kaye Laughery., and Eva Coe. Peden. Mill Creek Missionary Baptist Church of Barren, Now Monroe County, KY: Mill Creek #1 or Old Mulkey, 1798 Thru 1820. Glasgow, KY: Gorin Genealogical Pub., 1994.

Grime, J. H. History of Middle Tennessee Baptists: With Special Reference to Salem, New Salem, Enon and Wiseman Associations. Nashville, TN: Baptist and Reflector, 1902.

Guthman, Joshua. Strangers Below Primitive Baptists and American Culture. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Hassell, Cushing Biggs. History of the Church of God, from the Creation to A.D. 1885: Including Especially the History Of.. the Kehukee Primitive Baptist Association. London: Forgotten Books, 2017.

McDonnold, B. W., and John M. Howard. History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Nashville, TN: Board of Publication of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1888.  (Reprint by Forgotten Books)

Milam, Loy R. Old Mulkey: A Pioneer Plea for the Ancient Order; History of the Mill Creek Church of Monroe County, Kentucky. Tompkinsville, KY: Pioneer Paths Pub., 1996.

Peacock, James L., and Ruel Tyson. Pilgrims of Paradox Calvinism and Experience among the Primitive Baptists of the Blue Ridge. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Peden, Eva Coe. Minutes of Pleasant Run Church, McFarland Creek, Monroe County, Kentucky, 1827-1844. Glasgow, Ky: E.C. Peden, 1974.

Scott, Hervey. A Complete History of Fairfield County, Ohio.  Columbus, OH: Siebert and Lilly, 1877.

Smith, James. History of the Christian Church, from Its Origin to the Present Time ; Compiled from Various Authors. Including a History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Drawn from Authentic Documents. Nashville, TN: Cumberland Presbyterian Office, 1835.  (Reprint)

Spencer, John H., and Burrilla A. Spencer. A History of Kentucky Baptists: From 1769 to 1885, Volumes I and II. Cincinnati: J.H. Spencer, 1885.

Taylor, Jeffrey Wayne. The Formation of the Primitive Baptist Movement. Kitchener, ON: Pandora Press, 2004.

Taylor, O. W. Early Tennessee Baptists. Nashville, TN: Tennessee Baptist Convention, 1957.

Waddey, John. Churches of Christ in East Tennessee. Winona: J.C. Choate Publications, 1988.

Wardin, Albert W. Tennessee Baptists: A Comprehensive History, 1779-1999. Brentwood, TN: Executive Board of the Tennessee Baptist Convention, 1999.

Hiestand (Hasting, Hastings, Hastain, Haisten, Haston) Families The Haston Name in History., 2007.

Best, Jane Evans. "Hiestand Family: An Update." Pages 58-62 of Mennonite Family History, Volume XII, Number 2, April 1993.

Best, Jane Evans. "Swiss Reiff and Hiestand Families." Pages 4-9 of Mennonite Family History, Volume XI, Number 1, January 1992. See above for the update to this article.

Buckminster, Lydia Nelson (Hastings). The Hastings Memorial: A Genealogical Account of the Descendants of Thomas Hastings of Watertown, Mass. - From 1634--1864.  Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1866.

Davis, Richard. Hiestand. Report. Provo, Utah:*

Haisten, Robert Wayne. Haisten: A 250-year History of the Haisten Family. Lilburn, GA: R.W. Haisten, 1983. (Not a Swiss-German descended family)

Hasting, Howard H., Sr. "The Daniel Haston Family." 1954/1980. MS, San Antonio, TX.

Haston, Dougal. In High Places. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1972.

Haston, J.D. Haston. Genealogical Records, Daniel Haston -- Isaac T. Haston. (Gift from J.D. Haston, December 22, 2000)

Hiestand, Kent. "The Grand Chronicle of the Hiestand Family." Website:*

Haston, Mary Ruth. "Memories of Days Gone By - 1924-1960s." Unpublished MS. Sparta, TN. (Family memories, handwritten)

Hiestand, Henry. Travels in Germany, Prussia and Switzerland. New York: J.S. Taylor, 1837.

Jensen, Richard D. The Amazing Tom Mix: The Most Famous Cowboy of the Movies. New York, NY: IUniverse, 2005.

Kockler, Eloyce Hubbard. Hiestand, Hestand, Hastings. Helena, MT (1116 Middlemas Rd., Helena 59601): E.H. Kockler, 1995. (South Central KY Hestand family)

Mix, Paul E. The Life and Legend of Tom Mix. South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes, 1972.

Mix, Paul E. Tom Mix: A Heavily Illustrated Biography of the Western Star, with a Filmography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland &, 1995.

Moore, Barbara. "Hastant to Hystandt" on pages 71-73 of Mennonite Family History, Volume II, Number 2, April 1983.

Ritter, Jane. "Haston in Oklahoma & Texas." MS, Randlett, OK. (Descendents of Daniel > David > James W.)

Trimble, David B. Hiestand Family of Page County, Virginia. San Antonio? Tex.: Publisher Not Identified, 1974.

Trimble, David B. Hiestand of Virginia. Austin, TX: D.B. Trimble, 2002.

*Miscellaneous Hiestand documents by Richard Davis ( and by Kent Hiestand (The Grand Chronicle of the Hiestand Family) are in a (burgundy colored) notebook in the Hiestand/Haston section.

Other Hiestand/Haston-Related Families


Austin, R. History of the Austin Cemetery, Lost Creek, Tennessee. Self-published, 1991.


Boyd, Larry Craig. Descendants of James Davis, 1762-1831 - White County, Tennessee Pioneer.  Self-published, 1973.


Patton, Matthew T. Dycusburg, Kentucky: A Glance at Her Past. Published by author, 1999.

Kauffman (Coffman)

Kauffman, Charles Fahs. A Genealogy and History of the Kauffman-Coffman Families of North America, 1584 to 1937, Parts One and Two; including Brief Outlines of Allied Swiss and Palatine Families Who Were among the Pioneer Settlers in Lancaster and York Counties of Pennsylvania from 1717 On; Viz., Becker, Baer, Correll, Erisman, Fahs, Kuntz, Kneisley, Hershey, Hiestand, Meyers, Musselman, Neff, Martin, Ruby, Snavely, Shenk, Shirk, Sprenkle, Witmer, and Others. York, PA, 1940.


Koontz, Lowell Layton. History of the Descendants of John Koontz: John Koontz Was Born March 26, 1739 in Opequon, Virginia, in Frederick County, Virginia, and Died April 25, 1832, in Page County, Virginia (this Research Also Includes Partial Lineage of John's Brother, George) . Alexandria, VA: L.L. Koontz, 1979.

Layman (Lehman)

Layman, Earl R. A Lehman, Layman Genealogy Handbook. Knoxville, TN: E.R. Layman, 2006.


Hiestand, Esther Mae Longenecker. Pitchforks and Pitchpipes: A Portrait of a Lancaster County Mennonite Family. Marietta, PA: Hiestand Publishers, 1990.


Mitchell, Van Hines. The "720" Descendants of Morris and Elizabeth Mitchell. LaFria, TX: Jean S. Mitchell, 1998.

Neff (Näf, Nave)

Collins, Arian E. The Nave Family: From Switzerland to Montana, 1590s to 1990s. San Diego, CA: Author, 2002.

Crown, Philip. The Neff Gang Story.  Edinburg, VA: Shenandoah County Historical Society, 2016.

Murray, John F. "The Doctor's Neffs of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania" on pages 68-72 of Mennonite Family History, Volume III, Number 2, April 1984.

Neff, William Alfred. The Neff-Näf Family: A History of the Descendants of Henry Neff, Manor Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania: Who Immigrated from His Native Switzerland to the Colony of Pennsylvania Settling at Penn's Conestoga Manor, Chester (Lancaster) County. Princeton Junction, NJ: Neff & Associates, 1991.


Newcomer, Christian. The Life and Journal of the Rev'd Christian Newcomer: Late Bishop of the United Brethren in Christ, Written by Himself ; Containing His Travels and Labours in the Gospel from 1795 to 1850, a Period of Thirty-five Years. Hagerstown, MD: F.G.W. Kapp Book Printer, 1834. Reprints available.


Christy, M. L., & Powell, A. J. (1976). Authentic genealogical memorial history of Philip Powell of Mifflin County, Pa.: His descendants and others with miscellaneous items and incidents of interest, by Rev. John Powell, published for the author, Dayton, Ohio, 1880. Lima, OH: M. Christy.


Hale, J.P. "Historical and Descriptive Sketch of the Great Kanawha and New River Valleys, from Point Pleasant to Hinto." West Virginia Historical Magazine Quarterly 1, no. 2 (April 1901): 5-21. doi:


Scoggins, Margaret B. Scoggins Family: An American Saga, 1640-2002. Poplar Bluff, Mo. (P.O. Box 473, Poplar Bluff 63902-0473): M.B. Scoggins, 2002.


Neises, Beverly J., and James Gates H. Richard Shockley and Elizabeth Adkins: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Volume I. Rainier, OR.: B.J. Neises, J.H. Gates, 2003.

Neises, Beverly J., and James Gates H. Richard Shockley and Elizabeth Adkins: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Volume II. Rainier, OR.: B.J. Neises, J.H. Gates, 2003.


Strickler, Harry M. Forerunners: A History or Genealogy of the Strickler Families, Their Kith and Kin, including Kauffmans, Stovers, Burners, Ruffners, Beavers, Shavers, Brumbachs, Zirkles, Blossers, Groves, Brubakers, Neffs, Rothgebs and Many Other Early Families of Shenandoah, Rockingham, Augusta, Frederick and Page Counties of the Shenandoah Valley ; a Memorial to Those Who Have Gone before. Harrisonburg, VA: H.M. Strickler, 1925.


Tipton, Charles D. Tipton, the First Five American Generations: A Short History of the Tipton Family. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1998.


Layman, Elizabeth Waterhouse. Richard Green Waterhouse (1775-1827), Tennessee Pioneer. Missouri City, TX: E.W. Layman, 1996.

Williams (and Wallace)

Russell, Richard T.  Wallace (Wallis) Family of White County, Tennessee.  Unpublished.

Williams, Joseph Vincent. James Tate Williams, His Family and Recollections. Kingsport, TN: Kingsport Press, 1938.


Goodspeed, Westin A. Goodspeed's History of Hickory County, Missouri - 1889.  Polk County, MO reprint, 2004.

McCandless, Perry. A History of Missouri, Volume II - 1820-1860. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1972.

Meyer, Duane. The Heritage of Missouri, a History. Saint Louis: State Pub., 1963.

Nagel, Paul C. Missouri, a History. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, 1988.

Parrish, William Earl. A History of Missouri, Volume III - 1860-1875. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1973.

Books on Compact Discs - Hearthstone Legacy Publications

  • Benton County, MO

  • Cedar County, MO

  • Chariton County, MO

  • Dade County, MO

  • Dallas County, MO

  • Greene County, MO

  • Henry County, MO

  • Hickory County, MO

  • Howard County, MO

  • Johnson County, MO

  • McDonald County, MO

  • Pettis County, MO

  • Polk County, MO

  • Pulaski County, MO

  • Reminiscent History of the Ozarks

  • St. Clair County, MO

  • Southeast Region of MO

  • Washington County, MO

  • Webster County, MO


Book on Compact Discs - Hearthstone Legacy Publications

  • Yell County, AR


Fitzpatrick, Colleen, and Andrew Yeiser. DNA and Genealogy. Fountain Valley, CA: Rice Book Press, 2005.

Hively, Neal Otto. How to Plot Land Surveys: A Basic Primer for Drawing Deeds, Surveys, and Other Land Descriptions. Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 2000.

Holt, Michael F. The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Howe, Daniel Walker. The Political Culture of the American Whigs. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1998.

Lowe, Sheila R. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Handwriting Analysis. New York: Alpha Books, 2007.

Scots-Irish and Scots

(Books researched before it was determined by DNA that Daniel Haston was a member of the Swiss-German Henrich Hiestand family.)

Kelly, Douglas F., and Caroline Switzer. Carolina Scots: An Historical and Genealogical Study of over 100 Years of Emigration. Dillon, SC: 1739 Publications, 1998.

Kennedy, Billy. The Scots-Irish in the Hills of Tennessee. Londonderry: Causeway Press, 1996.

Kennedy, Billy. The Scots-Irish in the Shenandoah Valley. Londonderry: Causeway Press, 1996.

Leyburn, James G. Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988.

Meyer, Duane. The Highland Scots of North Carolina. Raleigh: Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission, 1963.