Founders of Early American Families


A valuable resource for those interested in learning more about the male heads of families who emigrated to the original 13 colonies prior to 1657.



The original 370-page edition of Founders of Early American Families, published in 1975, was rapidly sold out. It contained historical information about some 3,300 male heads of families who emigrated to the 13 original colonies from 1607 to 1657. The Revised Edition of 468 pages, published in 1985, also sold out, was re-printed in 1993, and has been out of print since 1999. It featured data on about 4,400 emigrants – plus a history of The Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, eligibility requirements, a roster of current members, an interesting discussion of where early colonists came from, illustrations of prominent colonists, and early residences that may be visited today, data on Coats of Arms and a valuable guide to further genealogical research. The new Second Revised Edition of 491 pages contains 90 more Founder names plus all of the Founder family data in the 1985 Edition, a roster of current members, Governors, General Officers, and a list of all past Governors General of the Order. Family historians and genealogists will find this book an invaluable addition to their library.


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