Selected Publications Related to Casselman Ancestry and History

Publications marked with an asterisk are available from the Casselman Ancestral Society

The Story of Butler's Rangers and the Settlement of Niagara, 1893, by E. Cruikshank. Published by Lundy's Lane Historical Society, Welland, Ontario.

A Corner of Empire: The Old Ontario Strand, 1937, by T.R. Glover and D.D. Calvin. Cambridge University Press, London. 178 pages.

77th Palatines of New York State: A Complete Compilation of the History of the Palatines Who First Came to New York State in 1708-1 72Z 1953, by The Palatine Society. Published by The Palatine Society of the United Evangelical Lutheran Church of New York and New England. 104 pages.

The Iroquois in the American Revolution, 1972, by Barbara Graymont. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York.

History of 18th Century Germantown, 1976, by Walter V. Miller. Collected and arranged by Charles E. Ramsey, edited by Helen Henderson, printed by Ideal Printing, Hudson, New York, 222 pages.

Mohawk Valley in the Revolution, Committee of Safety Papers & Genealogical Compendium, 1978, by Maryly B. Penrose. Liberty Bell Associates, Franklin Park, New Jersey.

The Dillabough Book, 1981, by K. Vander Baaren. Gives descendants of U.E.L. John Christian Dillenbach, who settled in Dundas County, Upper Canada, 1784. Hard cover, 254 pages, illustrations, indexed.

The Book of Names, Especially Relating to the Early Palatines and the First Settlers in the Mohawk Valley, 198 1, compiled and arranged by Lou D. MacWethy. Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore, Maryland.

Rolls of the Provincial (Loyalist) Corps, Canadian Command American Revolutionary Period, 198 1, by Mary Beacock Fryer and Lieutenant-Colonel William A. Smy. Dundurn Press, Toronto and Charlottetown. 104 pages.

Buckskin Pimpernel, the Exploits of Justus Sherwood, Loyalist Spy, 198 1, by Mary Beacock Fryer. Dundurn Press, Toronto and Charlottetown.

Williamsburg Tweedsmuir Village History, 1984. Hard cover, 331 pages, ISBN 0-919303

Proceedings of the International Casselman Reunion-1984, edited by John M. Casselman and Lois I. Casselman. Published 1990 by the Casselman Ancestral Society, printed by Printcraft, Picton, Ontario. Tells about the Casselman Reunion-1984, genealogical flow charts from Germany to North America in 17 10 and to Canada in 1784. Newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, how the Casselman name is used. 144 pages. ISBN 0-919825-3 1- 1.

The Descendants of William and Adam Casselman, 1984, by Clarence Cross. Genealogical study; gives the descendants of William Casselman, who died in Williamsburg Township in 1816, and his son Adam (1768-ca 1813). This book was compiled for the Casselman Reunion1984 held in Morrisburg. Soft cover, 56 pages, printed on both sides, indexed. *

Voyage of a Different Kin and The Associated Loyalists of Kingston and Adolphustown, 1984, by Larry Turner. Mika Publishing, Belleville, Ontario.

The King's Royal Regiment of New York, 1984, by Brig. Gen. Ernest A. Cruikshank and Gavin K. Watt. Published by Gavin K. Waft, Toronto, Ontario. Text originally published by the Ontario Historical Society, 193 1.

St. John's Church, Riverside Heights, 200 Years, 1985, by K. Vander Baaren. The history of the Lutheran Congregation in the first concession of Williamsburg Township, Dundas County, Ontario. This congregation, founded by U.E.L. settlers from the Mohawk Valley area in 1784, built the second Protestant church in Upper Canada in 1789. Many names of the old settlers. 63 pages, illustrated. *

The Palatine Families of New York. A study of the German immigrants who arrived in colonial New York in 1719, 198 5, Henry Z. Jones. Universal City, California. 2 volumes, 1298 pages.

Descendants of Jacob Van Allen, U.E.L., 1986, by Lynne Cook and K. Vander Baaren. Gives descendants of Jacob Van Allen, U.E.L., who settled in Dundas County, Upper Canada, around 1784. Hard cover, 140 pages, printed on one side, indexed. *

Sir John Johnson, Loyalist Baronet, 1986, by Earle Thomas. Dundurn Press, Toronto, Ontario. 191 pages.

Descendants of Christian Barkley, U.E.L., 1987, by Lynne Cook and K. Vander Baaren. The story of the descendants of one of the five Barkley brothers, Christian Barkley, U.E.L., from the Albany area in New York, who settled in Dundas County at the end of the American Revolution. Hard cover, 177 pages, printed on one side, indexed. ISBN 0-921452-03-9. *

Germany Here We Come, 1987, by Lynne Cook. Tells of the trip to Germany and a reunion for members of the Casselman family. They also attended the 700th anniversary celebration of Adelshofen, the town the Casselman family left in 1709 for America. Paperback, 15 pages, condensed print, printed on one side. ISBN 0-921948-02-6.

700 Jahre Adelshofen 1287 -1987 Eppinger stadtgeschichtfiche Ver6ffentlichungen, Band 1, herausgegebin von der Stadt Eppingen. 320 pages.

The Gormley Family, 1987 (rev. 1988), by Lynne Cook. Genealogical study of descendants of Patrick Gormley, born in Ireland, came to Canada in the 1820s, settled in Williamsburg Township, Dundas County, Ontario. Paperback, 20 pages, printed on one side, indexed.

The Gillard Family, 1987, by Lynne Cook. Genealogical study. Gillard family settled in Osnabruck Township, Stormont County, from England circa 1833, many descendants living in Dundas and Stormont counties. Paperback, 20 pages, printed on one side, indexed. *

Descendants of Peter Ira McIntosh, 1988, by Iva Whittaker and Lynne Cook. Genealogical study of the descendants of Peter Ira McIntosh (1774-1867), who settled in Dundas County, Ontario, in 1818. 191 pages, printed on one side, indexed. ISBN 0-921948-01-8. *

The Story of the Palatines: An Episode in Colonial History, 1897, by Sanford H. Cobb.'G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York & London. Facsimile reprint published 1988 by Heritage Books, Bowie, Maryland. 319 pages.

Manes & Fairview Cemeteries in Mariatown, Williamsburg Township, Dundas County, by Lynne and Mahlon Cook. Inscriptions of all tombstones, some additional information. Soft cover, 95 pages, printed on one side, indexed. *

Whitteker - Whittaker Family ofDundas County, Ontario, 1989, by Iva Whittaker and Lynne Cook. Genealogical study about the descendants of Peter Whittaker (1771-1843), settled Dundas County, Ontario. 255 pages, printed on one side, indexed. ISBN 0-921948-95-0. *

Descendants of John W. Casselman, 1989, by Lynne Cook and Clarence Cross. A genealogical study of John W. Casselman (1808-1889) and his descendants, of Dundas County, Ontario. 151 pages, 9 pages pictures, printed on one side with index. Hard-bound deluxe covers; Acco press covers plus 3-ring binders. ISBN 0-921948-06-9 (set); 0-921948-08-5. *

The Irish Cooks ofMatilda Township, 1990, by Lynne Cook. Genealogical study of William Cook (1798-1891) of Belfast, Ireland, to Matilda Township, Dundas County, Ontario, and his descendants. Soft cover, 66 pages, printed on one side, pictures, newspaper clippings, indexed.

History of Schoharie County and Border Wars of New York, Containing Also a Sketch of the Causes Which Led to the American Revolution and Interesting Memoranda of the Mohawk Valley, Together With Much Other Historical and Miscellaneous Matter Never Before Published illustrated with more than thirty engravings, 1845, by Jeptha R. Simms. Facsimile reprint published 1991 by Heritage Books, Bowie, Maryland. 2 volumes, 691 pages.

Descendants of John Cook, U.E.L, 1992, by Lynne Cook and K. Vander Baaren. John Cook, a Loyalist, who came from Germany to North America in 1754, came to Canada in 1781, and settled in Osnabruck Township, Stormont County, Ontario. 215 pages, printed on one side, indexed.*

The Bechstadt Family of Dundas County (Eastern Ontario), 1992, by Lynne Cook and James D. Becksted II. Genealogical study of the Bechstadt (Beckstead, Bedsted) families of Dundas County, Ontario. An extension to the original 1963 book compiled on Beckstead family. 286 pages printed on one side with index. ISBN 0-921948-11-5. *

Source Book for the Beckstadt Family, 1992, by Lynne Cook. A genealogical collection of Material Used for References for the Bechstadt Family of Dundas County, Ontario. 78 pages printed on both sides. Includes wills, obituaries, tombstone inscriptions, marriage, birth, engagement announcements. ISBN 0-921948-13 1. *

Early Ontario Settlers, A Source Book, 1993, by Norman K. Crowder. Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore, Maryland. Transcriptions of Loyalist Settlement Returns.

Descendants of Peter Barkley, U.E.L., 1994, by K. VanderBaaren and Lynne Cook. A genealogical study of Peter Barkley, U.E.L., one of the five Barkley brothers who settled in Dundas County at the end of the American Revolution. 279 pages, printed on one side with index. 0-921452-13-6. *

United Empire Loyalists, Enquiry Into the Losses and Services in Consequence of Their Loyalty, Evidence in Canadian Claims, Second Report of the Bureau of Archives for the Province of Ontario, 1905, by Alexander Fraser. L.K. Cameron, Toronto, Ontario. 2 volumes. Reprinted 1994 by Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore, Maryland.

Williamsburg Cemetery, 1995, by Lynne and Mahlon Cook. Inscriptions of all tombstones in the Old Union cemetery, village of Williamsburg, Dundas County, Ontario, plus additional information. Earliest tombstone date is 1822. Printed on one side, indexed. *

The Palatines of Olde Ulster, c. 1905-1915, by Benjamin Myer Brink. Reprinted 1996 from the biographical and genealogical magazine 01de Ulster by Hope Farm Press, Saugerties, New York. 78 pages.

The Burning of the Valleys: Daring Raids From Canada Against the New York Frontier in the Fall of 1780,1997, by Gavin K. Watt. Dundum Press, Toronto, Ontario. 392 pages.

The Story of Old Fort Johnson, 1906, by W. Max Reid, illustrated by John Arthur Maney. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London. Facsimile reprint published 1998 by Heritage Books, Bowie, Maryland. 240 pages.

Descendants of Thomas Casselman, 2000, by Lynne (O'Brien) Cook, U.E. 99 pages, indexed. ISBN 0-921948-16-6 (Volume 3) of a set. [Gives descendants of the U.E.L. Thomas Casselman and his two wives, who settled in Dundas County, Upper Canada, 1784.] *

Proceedings of the International Casselman Reunion 2000 - Genealogy and History: A Millennium Update, 2000, edited by John M. Casselman and Lois 1. Casselinan. Published by the Casselman Ancestral Society, Morrisburg, Ontario. *

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