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SHAKERS

original Shaker journals at the Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

original Shaker journals at the Harrodsburg Historical Society, Harrodsburg, KY

microfilmed journals of the Shakers at the Filson and Harrodsburg Historical Societies

archives at Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Mercer County, KY; Ms Larrie Curry, director

archives at Western KY University Library, Bowling Green, KY

archives at Shaker Village of South Union, Logan County, KY

archives at U of KY, Lexington, KY

archives at Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio

archives at the library at the Shaker village of Sabbathday Lake, Maine

personal collection of Shaker materials, manuscripts, books, microfilm and books [75-89 owned by Barbara Whiteside]

BOOKS :

THE MONFOORT FAMILY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY by Fred Sisser 1969

THE BANTAS OF PLEASANT HILL by Joan Murray England 2000

THE BANTA PIONEERS, THEIR WIVES AND ALLIED FAMILIES by Elsa Banta 1983

THE LOW DUTCH COMPANY by Vince Akers for the Holland Society quarterly

OUR LOW DUTCH HERITAGE by Larry Voreis 2005

THE PEOPLE CALLED SHAKERS by Edward Deming Andrews 1953

GONE TO THE WORLD, STATISTICS on the SHAKER COMMUNTIY AT PLEASANT HILL, KENTUCKY by Marc Rhorer, 1992

THE GIFT TO BE SIMPLE, Shaker Songs and Dances by Edward D. Andrews 1967

THE KENTUCKY SHAKERS by Julia Neal 1982

MOTHERS FIRST BORN DAUGHTERS by Joan M. Humez 1993

OLD SHAKERTOWN AND THE SHAKERS by Daniel Mac-Hir Hutton 1936

THE PERFECT LIFE, Shakers in America by Doris Faber 1974

PLEASANT HILL AND ITS SHAKERS by Thomas D. Clark and F. Gerald Ham 1968

PLEASANT HILL IN THE CIVIL WAR by Thomas D. Clark 1972

RESTORING SHAKERTOWN by Thomas Parrish 2005

SEEKING PARADISE by Thomas Merton [Paul M> Ppearson] 2003

THE SHAKER EXPERIENCE IN AMERICA by Stephen J. Stein 1992

SHAKER FURNITURE by Edward D. Andrews and Faith Andrews 1937

THE SHAKER IMAGE by Elmer Pearson and Julia Neal 1974

THE SHAKERS AND THE WORLD’S PEOPLE by Flo Morse 1980

SHAKERTOWN AT PLEASANT HILL, the first 15 years by Earl D. Wallace, chairman

THE SIMPLE SPIRIT by Samuel and James C. Thomas 1973

A WALKING TOUR OF SHAKERTOWN by Bettye Lee Mastin 1969

WORK AND WORSHIP by Edward D. Andrews and Faith Andrews 1974

SHAKERISM IN KENTUCKY by Marywebb Gibson Robb

WEBSITE

THE MONTFORT FAMILY, A NARRATIVE http://bar-b-k.tripod.com

RESEARCH

Research of Jake Hannam, William S. Scroggins, Charlie Cook, Barbara Whiteside, Mark Rhorer, Larry Voreis, Harman Clark, Vince Akers, Ms Larrie Curry, Thomas D. Clark

COURTHOUSES KENTUCKY

Mercer County

Henry County

Jefferson County

Shelby County

Woodford County

Ohio County

COURTHOUSES INDIANA

Floyd County

Harrison County

Washington County

Jefferson County

Switzerland County

Clark County

Scott County

Orange County

LIBRARIES

New Albany-Floyd County, New Albany, IN Indiana History Dept

Jeffersonville Twp Public Library, Jeffersonville, IN, Indiana History Dept

Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville, KY Kentucky History Dept

Sons of the American Revolution National Library, Louisville, KY

Filson Historical Society Library and Archives, Louisville, KY

Kentucky History Center, Clark Library, Frankfort, KY

Lawrenceburg Public Library, Lawrenceburg, Anderson Co, KY

Shelby County Public Library, Shelbyville, Shelby Co, KY

Harrodsburg Historical Society Library, Harrodsburg, KY

Harrodsburg Public Library, Harrodsburg, KY

Jefferson County Public Library, Madison, IN

ONLINE SOURCES [through home computer or public library accessibility]

USGENWEB,COM

ROOTSWEB.COM [world connect project]

FAMILYSEARCH.COM

ANCESTRY.COM

GENCIRCLES.COM

SOCIAL SECURITY through Rootsweb

GENFORUM

RANDOM ACTS OF GENEALOGY KINDNESS

VITAL SEARCH.COM [KY, TX, CA records]

Related sources

NEW NETHERLAND CONNECTIONS quarterly, Dorothy Koenig, editor

HISTORY OF YORK COUNTY, PA v. 1 [NSSAR Library, Louisville, KY]

WOMEN PATRIOTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, by Charles E. Claghorn

[NSSAR Library, Louisville, KY]

375th ANNIVERSARY OF THE EENDRACHT AND NIEUW NEDERLAND, article in the

NYG&B Newsletter, Winter 1999, by Harry Macy Jr, FASG & FGBS

ISLAND AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD by Russell Shorto

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE VORIES AND MONTFORT FAMILIES by William

L. Vories [Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY]

HISTORY OF HENRY COUNTY, KY by Maud J. Drane [1948] {Filson Historical Society, Louiville, KY]

WEAKLEY, SEARCE and ARNOLD FAMILIES OF KENTUCKY by Elizabeth W. McNamara

[1980] Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

ANDERSON COUNTY, KY VITAL STATISTICS Marriages, Deaths, Births 1852-1860 and 1874-1879 [1987, compiled by Roberta Sherwood Disponett, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY.

CONFEDERATE RECORDS of service of Israel C. Montfort from KY Military Archives, Frankfort, KY.

CONFEDERATE PENSION RECORDS of Israel C. Montfort from Oklahoma Archives

ANDERSON COUNTY, KY CEMETERIES v 1, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

SHELBY COUNTY, KY MARRIAGES 1792-1833 copied and published by Eula Richardson Hasskarl [Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY]

RECORDS OF THE KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1837 for the December 1836 term, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

APPLICATIONS FOR PERSONS MAKING APPLICATION FOR MARRIAGE LICENSES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, IN 1844-1877 compiled by Clara Marie Burns and Lulie Davis, [originals in the vault at Salem, IN], New Albany Floyd County, Public Library, New Albany, IN IN History Room

OHIO COUNTY, KY RECORDS v 2, 1986, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Ky

COPIES OF ORIGINAL LETTERS WRITTEN TO AND FROM ISRAEL C. MONTFORT, Cole County, OK, in collection of Barbara Whiteside, originals from Melanie Mueller, of OK

OBIT OF MARY COOK MONTFORT, Anderson News, Anderson County, KY dated 8-1-1890

copy in collection of Barbara Whiteside

WILL OF PIETER MONFOORT [1725-1769]

WILL OF JAN MONFOORT/MONFORT of YORK COUNTY, PA

ALBERTI info found online at various sources, as well as the marker in Battery Park, NYC with the inscription that he was the first Italian to settle in America, 1636. Other sources include the Stewart family that married into the ALBERTI family and eventually settled in Indiana.

http://www.italianhistorical.org/Alberti.html[photo of marker placed in honor of the first Italian in American in Battery Park, Manhattan Island, NYC by the Italian Historical Society.  Original picture of the marker sent to webmaster by Teresa Hallam]

 

BOONE-WILCOXSON FAMILIES SOURCES

George Boone by Dorothy Spears Campbell and Shirley Spears Nowicki 1982 [a history of the Boone Family.] Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

DESCENDANTS OF ISRAEL BOONE by Alice H. Boone 1969, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY.

DANIEL BOONE by John Bakeless Louisville Free Public Library, Kentucky History Room, Louisville, KY., and personal collection of Barbara Whiteside

BOONE FAMILY NEWSLETTER of the BOONE FAMILY RESEARCH ASSN by Mary Ann Schicker 1996, Oak Hill Publications, Glen Carbon, IL, collection of Barbara Whiteside

THE BOONE FAMILY by Hazel A. Spraker, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

EARLY SETTLERS OF BOONESBOROUGH, by H. Thomas Tudor of the SOCIETY OF BOONESBOROUGH, Richmond, KY

BOONE FAMILY files at the Kentucky History Center, Frankfort, KY

WILCOXSON FAMILY files at the Kentucky History Center, Frankfort, KY

BOONE FAMILY HISTORY by R.N. Mayfield, M.D. 1931 in the collection of Barbara Whiteside

THE BOONE SOCIETY files and archives, life member, Barbara Whiteside

DANIEL BOONE IN PENNSYLVANIA by Paul Wallace, in collection of Barbara Whiteside

TRIBE OF ISRAEL BOONE, DESCENDANTS OF JESSE BOONE, by Witt and Jackie Ned Boone, 1986, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

OUR BOONE FAMILIES, DANIEL BOONE’S KINFOLK, by Sarah Ridge Rockenfield, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

THE LIFE OF DANIEL BOONE, by Lyman C. DRAPER, LL.D edited by Ted F. Belue, personal collection of Barbara Whiteside

THE COURT MARTIAL OF DANIEL BOONE, by Allen W. Eckert, personal collection of Barbara Whiteside

various articles on BOONE in the FILSON CLUB HISTORY QUARTERLY in collection of Barbara Whiteside

WILCOXSON AND ALLIED FAMLIES by Dorothy Ford Wulfeck, 1958, Filson Historical Society, Louisvlle, KY

WILL OF DANIEL WILCOXSON, nephew of Daniel Boone, Shelby County, KY 1837

ABSTRACTS OF PENSIONS, SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION, 1812 AND INDIAN WARS WHO SETTLED IN KENTUCKY, V. 6 Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

RESEARCH AND SOURCES OF BILL SCROGGINS on BOONE, WILCOXSON, MORGAN, COOK, HAWKINS, WILCOXSON FAMILIES OF KY.

GEORGE ROGERS CLARK AND HIS MEN, MILITARY RECORDS, 1778-1784, Filson Historical Society, Louisville, KY

THE BOONE BULLETIN v1 June 1937 NSSAR Library, Louisville, KY