Family Records of Louisa May Alcott (Sources)

Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) author of “Little Women”

John Cooper and Sr. and Wilbroe Griggs: (Our Common Ancestors)

  1. Torrey, C. A. (2001). New England marriages prior to 1700. Boston, MA.: New England Historic Genealogical Society. pg # 181.
  2. Howell, G. R. (1993). The early history of Southampton, L.I., New York: With genealogies. Salem, MA: Higginson Book.
  3. The Will of John Cooper Sr. of Southampton, L.I., New York. Town of Southampton: County Deeds Office. Dated May 6th 1662.
  4. Savage, J., Farmer, J., & Dexter, O. P. (1860). A genealogical dictionary of the first settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before May, 1692, on the basis of Farmer’s Register .. Boston: Little, Brown and company. pg # 454.
  5. Jacobus, D. L. (1989). American genealogist. Camden, ME: Picton Press. (October, 1989 Volume 64. #4). AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009. pg# 193-

Ann Cooper and John White: (sister of my ancestor Mary Burnett; née Cooper) (5th Great-grandparents)

  1. The New England Marriages prior to 1700 for Ann White, page # 805 on ancestry.com microfilm. John White (d. 1662) and Ann (Cooper), of Southampton, Wd. M/2 Zerubbabel Phillips; b. 1630?; Lynn Southampton. LI. (Online Database). Ann’s father, John Cooper II, left a will on May 6th 1662 and mentioned her daughter Ann as Ann White, New York Will – Abstract Vol. 1 1665-1707. Pg # 42.
  2. Descendants of Edward Howell (1584-1655) of Westbury Manor, Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, and Southampton, Long Island, New York. New York State Library at Albany. Pg #52.
  3. Burnet-Ferguson Schneider: A Family History” By Jim Scheider, Lulu.com (an online book store). pg # 60.
  4. Colonial Families of the United States of America, Volume III – The Howell Family pg # 253. Ancestry.com (Online Database.)

Martha White and John Howell: (4th Great-Grandparents)

  1. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 for, ancestry.com microfilm; John Howell (1648-1692) and 1st wife Martha White ( d. June 7th 1688) (Married in Southampton on June 12th 1673.) Pg # 393.
  2. Descendants of Edward Howell Title: “Descendants of Edward Howell (1584-1655) of Westbury Manor, Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, [England] and Southampton. Long Island, New York” By Emma Howell Ross, 1st Edition, The University Press, Winchester, Massachusetts 1968, Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-58987, and 2nd Edition, Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore 1985, Revised and prepared for publication by David Faris, Genealogist, Edward Howell Family Association.
  3. Find A Grave.com(For John Howell, has a picture of his headstone). (accessed 09/20/2017)

Henry Howell and Martha Deming: (3rd Great-Grandparents)

  1. Deming, Judson Keith, Genealogy of the Descendants of John Deming of Wethersfield, Connecticut, Dubuque, Iowa: Press of Mathis-Mets Co. (1904), 14, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  2. Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Vol. 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 214.
  3. Descendants of Edward Howell (1584-1655) of Westbury Manor, Marsh Gibbon, Buckinghamshire, and Southampton, Long Island, New York. New York State Library at Albany. Pg # 52.
  4. Colonial Families of the United States of America, Volume III – The Howell Family pg # 253. Ancestry.com database.
  5. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Boston); ancestry.com database. Pg # 58. (Married on December 15th 1709)

Martha Howell and Joseph Williams Jr.: (2nd Great-Grandparents)

  1. Boston, Massachusetts, Birth Index, 1700-1800, for Martha Howell (b. Feb 28 1712); ancestry.com database.
  2. Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages; (for Martha Howell and Joseph Williams, Married on January 26th 1731)  ancestry.com database;  Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0818093-0818095.
  3.  Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A126307.
  4. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 308.
  5. Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Vol. 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 202, 214.
  6. Roberts, Gary Boyd,The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2008), 541.
  7. Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 34, 46, Ancestry.com (Online Database).

Abigail  Williams and Samuel  May: (Great-Grandparents)

  1.  Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A126307.
  2. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 308.
  3. Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 1, pp. 421-423, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
  4. Kidd, Charles, Debrett Goes to Hollywood, New York: St. Martin’s Press (1986), 122.
  5. Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Vol. 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 202.
  6. Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 34, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
  7. Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages; (for Abigail Williams and Samuel May, Married on September 4th 1753)  Ancestry.com (Online Database); Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0818093-0818095.

 


Col. Joseph May and Dorothy Quincy Sewall: (Grandparents)

  1. Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A126307.
  2. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 308.
  3. Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 1, p. 423, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
  4. Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Vol 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 202.
  5. Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 34, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
  6. Sewall, Samuel, Diary of Samuel Sewall, 1674-1729, Vol. 1, 1674-1700, Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society (1878), xxx, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
  7. Wikipedia, “Abby May”, (accessed 09/20/2017).
  8. Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages (for Joseph May and Dorothy “Dolly” Sewall, Married on December 28th 1784) Ancestry.com (Online Database); Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Ut, Film # 0818093-0818095.

 


Abigail “Abby” May and Amos Bronson Alcott: (Parents)

  1. New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 308.
  2. Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin,Vol. 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 202.
  3. Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 34, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
  4. Wikipedia, “Abby May”, (accessed 09/20/2017).
  5. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, Ancestry.com (Online Database), Married on May 23rd 1830.
  6. Find A Grave, (for Abigail “Abba” May Alcott) (accessed 09/20/2017).

Louisa May Alcott: (Self)

  1.  Find A Grave, (accessed 09/20/2017).
  2.  New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 308.
  3. Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Vol. 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 202, 214.
  4. Roberts, Gary Boyd and William Addams Reitwiesner, American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1984), 34, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
  5. Wikipedia, “Louisa May Alcott”, (accessed 09/20/2017).
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