Scotch Settlement Bibliography
Scotch Settlement Bibliography

I'll list the books that I have used as a reference below. The number of the book is used in the text to indicate that a quote or reference came from this source.

(1) The "Gray Family History of Romeo, Michigan"; a family genealogy profile (book) by Anita Gray Fesler, 1987. The book is in the Mount Clemen's Public Library, Genealogy Section.

(2) Past and Present of Macomb County Michigan; Robert F. Eldredge; S. J. Clarke Publishing; 1905; Chicago

(3) History of Lapeer County with Illustrations and Bibliographical Sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers; Chicago; H.R. Page and Co. 1884.

(4) Portrait and Biographical Record of Genesee, Lapeer, and Tuscola Counties Michigan; Chapman Brothers, Chicago, 1892.

(5) Scots in Michigan, Discovering the Peoples of Michigan, by Alan T. Forrester, Michigan State University Press, 2003.

(6) "Millikins and Mortons in the Scotch Settlement Cemetery" by Barbara Laughlin Adler for the Almont Historical Society newsletter The Lamplighter, Winter 2004

(7) "Migration Patterns of Our Scottish Ancestors." by Myra Vanderpool Gormley; American Genealogy Magazine 4, number 1.

(8) "Ayrshire: A Historical Guide"; by Thorbjorn Campbell Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh, 2003.

(9) "Almont: The Tale of Then and Now", by Hildamae Waltz Bowman; 1985.

(10) "Ayrshire: Discovering a County"; by Dane Love; Fort Publishing LTD, Old Belmont House, Ayr, 2003.

(11) "Family Records and Stories of Scotland"; The Downies; Hopkins, and Wassons, by James Hunter Downie.

(12) "Pioneer Famalies and History of Lapeer County, Michigan"; J. Dee Ellis; copyright 1978 by Ellis Publishing Co. 3034 W. Oregon Road, Lapeer, Michigan 48446.


Below is a list of bibliographic resources that I found in textbooks and articles. I list them here as future research targets. There is no order to the list; I added the references as I discovered them.

1. The Mark of the Scots: Their Astonishing Contributions to History, Science, Democracy, Literature, and the Arts by Duncan Bruce. New York: Citadel, 1998.

2. The Scots Overseas by Gordon Donaldson. London: Robert Hale, 1966.

3. Invisible Immigrants: The Adaptation of English and Scottish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century America by Charlotte Erickson. Coral Gables, Florida: University of Miami Press, 1972.

4. The Scots: A Portrait of the Scottish Soul at Home and Abroad by Iain Finlayson. New York: Atheneum.

5. The Scotch, by John Kenneth Galbraith. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.

6. Scots and Scotch Irish. In "Ethnic Groups in Michigan, Volume 2, edited by James M. Anderson and Iva A. Smith. Detroit: Ethnos Press, 1983.

7. Old Tarbolton and Mauchline by John Hood; published by Stenlake Publishing, Catrine, Ayrshire, 2001.

8. The Ayrshire Book of Burns-Lore, by A.M. Boyle, 1985.

9. Mauchline Past and Present, East Ayrshire Council Library, 1996.

10. The Land of Burns, Mauchline, Town and District, by J. T. Gibb, 1911.

11. Guide to Mauchline, Catrine, Sorn and surrounding district, 1909, by T. Killen.

12. Burns and Tarbolton by E.H. Letham, 1900.

13. Mauchline in Times Past by D. I. Lyell, 1986.

14. The History of Ayrshire and it's Families by Paterson, 1852.

15. The Third Staistical Account of Scotland: Ayrshire by J. Strawthorn and W. Boyd, 1951.

16. The Royal Burgh of Ayr: Seven Hundred and Fifty Years of History by Annie Dunlop, Edinburgh 1953.

17. Ayrshire Abbeys by Ian B. Cowan, Ayrshire Collections 12, Ayrshire Archaeological and Natural History Society.

18. Mauchline Memories of Robert Burns, Ayrshire Collections Volume 14, No 6., 1996.

19. Ayrshire at the time of Burns, Ayrshire Collections, now out of print.

20. A Short History of Almont, Dr. William Hamilton, July 4, 1876


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