The Old Booksmith


Migration: The Northeast


(including New York & Pennsylvania)






Alderfer, Joel D. Mennonite Migration from Southeastern Pennsylvania. Souderton, PA: Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania, 1986.

Ayers, Harral. The Great Trail of New England: the Conneticut Path, Great Trail of the Southern New England Pioneers. . . . Boston: Meador Publishing Co, 1940.

Bergey, Lorna L. "Early Mennonite Migrations from Pennsylvania and Subsequent Settlements in Canada." Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage 9 (April 1986).

Beyer, George R. "Pennsylvania Germans Move to Kansas." Pennsylvania History 32 (January 1965).

Boyd, Julian. The Susquehannah Company: Connecticut's Experiment in Expansion. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1935.

Clark, Charles E. The Eastern Frontier: the Settlement of Northern New England, 1610-1763. NY: Knopf, 1970.

Craig, Beatrice C. "Early French Migrations to Northern Maine, 1785–1850." Maine Historical Society Quarterly 25 (Spring 1986).

Cummings, Hubertis M. Scots Breed and Susquehannah. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1964.

Doherty, Frank J. Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Dutchess County, New York: an Historical and Genealogical Study of All the 18th Century Settlers in the Patent. 4v. Pleasant Valley, NY: The Author, 1990-1997.

Dunn, Walter S., Jr. "The Frontier on the Eve of the Revolution." Niagara Frontier 20 (Winter 1973).

Florin, John William. The Advance of Frontier Settlement in Pennsylvania, 1638-1850: a Geographic Interpretation. University Park, PA: Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University, 1977.

Frederic, Harold & William C. Frederick III. The Westsylvania Pioneers, 1774-1776. Butler, PA: Mechling Bookbindery, 1991, 2001.

Frost, James A. Life on the Upper Susquehanna, 1783-1860. NY: King's Crown, 1951.

Hanna, Charles A. The Wilderness Trail; or, the Ventures of the Pennsylvania Traders on the Allegheny Path. . . . 2v. NY: Putnam, 1911.

Higgins, Ruth L. Expansion in New York with Especial Reference to the Eighteenth Century. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1931.

Holbrook, Stewart H. The Yankee Exodus. NY: Macmillan, 1950.

Hunter, William A. Forts on the Pennsylvania Frontier, 1753-1758. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania History Museum, 1960.

Jones, Douglas Lamar. Village and Seaport: Migration and Society in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts. Hanover, NH: Published for Tufts University by University Press of New England, 1981.

Knox, Grace Louise. Some Connecticut Nutmeggers Who Migrated. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1988.

La Potin, Armand Shelby. The Minisink Patent: a Study in Colonial Landholding and the Problems of Settlement in Eighteenth Century New York. NY: Arno Press, 1974.

Leach, Douglas E. The Northern Colonial Frontier, 1607-1763. NY: Holt, 1966.

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

Majdalany, Jeanne. The Early Settlement of Stamford, Connecticut, 1641-1700; including Genealogies of the Stamford Families of the Seventeenth Century, by Edith M. Wicks & Jeanne Majdalany. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1990.

Mathews, Lois K. The Expansion of New England: the Spread of New England Settlement and Institutions to the Mississippi River, 1620-1865. Boston: Russell & Russell, 1926.

Nordstrom, Carl. Frontier Elements in a Hudson River Village. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1973.

Rosenberger, Homer T. "Migrations of the Pennsylvania Germans to Western Pennsylvania." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine 53 (October 1970) & 54 (January 1971).

Savelle, Max. Empires to Nations: Expansion in America, 1713-1824. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1974.

Sosin, Jack M. The Revolutionary Frontier, 1763-1783. NY: Holt, 1967.

Stillwell, Lewis D. Migration from Vermont (1776-1860). Montpelier: npub, 1937.

Taylor, Alan. Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: the Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820. Chapel Hill: Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by University of North Carolina Press, 1990.

Van Dusen, Albert E. Puritans Against the Wilderness: Connecticut History to 1763. Chester, CT: Pequot Press, 1975.

Wyckoff, William. The Developerís Frontier: the Making of the Western New York Landscape. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988.

Wyckoff, William. "Land Subdivision on the Holland Purchase in Western New York State, 1797–1820." Journal of Historical Geography 12 (Apr 1986).