Articles and the like

“John L. James,” in The Heritage of Buchanan County, Missouri, pp. 281-82 (Missouri River Heritage Association: 1984)

“Court Records,” The Genealogical Helper, vol. 40 (1986), p. 11

“Ancestor Table #292,” The American Genealogist, vol. 66, no. 4 (Oct. 1991), pp. 220-22

“Charity May, a Wife for John2 Curtis of Plymouth and Plympton, Mass.,” The American Genealogist, vol. 67, no. 1 (Jan. 1992), pp. 2-7

“Eastern Shore Debtors of Christopher Vansant and John Vansant,” Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, vol. 33, no. 1 (Winter 1992), pp. 87-97

“Christopher Disher,” Mason County Genealogical Society Newsletter, vol. X (1992), no. 3, pp. 74-76

“A Barmore Family Record,” The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 123, no. 3 (July 1992), pp. 157-60

“Update on Christopher Disher,” Mason County Genealogical Society Newsletter, vol. XI (1993), no. 1, p. 2

“The Ancestry of Richard Rue and His Holman and Vansant Connections: Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania,” The American Genealogist, vol. 69, no. 4 (Oct. 1994), pp. 234-45

"The Autobiography of Joshua Vansant," The Van Zandt Record, vol. XX, no. 3 (Summer 1995), p. 9

"Vansant Marriages and Deaths in Maryland," The Van Zandt Record, vol. XXXIII, no. 2 (Spring 2009), pp. 12-13, 18

“A Comment on Ages in the Staten Island Census,” The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 142, no. 4 (Oct. 2011), pp. 313-14

“The Rue Family of Bucks County, Pennsylvania,” The Genealogist, vol. 29, no. 2 (Fall 2015), pp. 131-64; continued vol. 30, no. 1 (Spring 2016), pp. 50-89; vol. 30, no. 2 (Fall 2016), pp. 201-25; vol. 31, no. 1 (Spring 2017), pp. 100-28

"Jacob Darst: Defender of the Alamo," The Van Zandt Record, vol. XXXVI, no. 3 (Fall 2012), pp. 1, 6-8 (reprinted from the Cox Newsletter)

“The Family Of Hans And Ilsabe Utermöhlen: Using Godparent Records To Reconstruct A Family,” Germanic Genealogy Journal, vol. 21, issue 3-4 (2018), pp. 8-12 

"The Elfinda Factor: Finding the Family of Abigail C. Dart," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 152, no. 3 (July 2021), pp. 165-84; continued vol. 152, no. 4 (Oct. 2021), pp. 291-97; vol. 153, no. 1 (Jan. 2022), pp. 59-78; vol. 153, no. 2 (Apr. 2022), pp. 113-34; vol. 153, no. 3 (July 2022), pp. 227-34

"Burling, Holmes," correction to "Thomas Burling, Joiner: Family, Friends, and Furniture," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record,  vol. 152, no. 4 (Oct. 2021), pp. 314-15

"The Grandchildren of Joshua1 Putney of Somers, Westchester County, New York," The Genealogist, vol. 36, no. 1 (Spring 2022), pp. 98-126; vol. 36, no. 2 (Fall 2022), pp. 157-95.

'"Francis Curtis of Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1671, and Three Generations of His Family," Mayflower Descendant, vol. 71, no. 1 (Winter 2023), pp. 34-51; continued vol. 72, no. 1 (Winter 2024)  (further continuations pending)

"The Family of Darius and Margaret (Beaman) Chapin of Washington County, New York" The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 154, no. 4 (October 2023), pp. 245-63; continued vol. 155, no. 1 (January 2024), pp. 32-48

"Joseph Whiton of Hingham and Rehoboth, Massachusetts and Ashford, Connecticut," Mayflower Descendant vol. 72, no. 1 (Winter 2024)

"Elizabeth Fuller of Salem, Woburn, Rehoboth and Ashford, Probable Wife of Benjamin Wilson" scheduled to appear in 2024 in the New England Historical and Genealogical Register


Ruth Anna Hicks and William Jerome Utermohlen, Descendants of John Cox of Abington, Indiana and Joseph Cox of Hampton, Illinois (Penobscot Press: 2007)

William Jerome Utermohlen, Utermohlen Christmas Letters, 1955-2017, With Genealogical Summary (2022)

  • pages 1-81 are Christmas cards and letters for Bob and Mary Utermohlen family; pp. 82-192 include partial genealogical summaries for Barmore, Carsh, Cox, Curtiss, Disher, Fowler, Getchell, Kuper, Patterson, & Utermohlen families--focusing on the generations most closely related to Bob and Mary

William Jerome Utermohlen, Four Minnesota Irish Families: Wheeler, Walsh, McManus, and McBride, currently in preparation


Edited the Cox Newsletter beginning May 2006, issues 30-43, copies of 1-42 at  Originally semi-annual, now intermittent.  Articles include Cox DNA; Hugh Cull; William Alexander Pension Application (Cull family); Hamilton Sisters: Edith & Alice; Captain Benjamin Rue and the Battle of Valcour Island; Truman Freeland; Photographs of David Cox family; Muriel (Vanderwalker) Helsel and Pearl Harbor, Jacob Darst of the Alamo, supplementation of Cox Book


These are mostly working research summaries, some of which have been disseminated.  The early ones were mostly undocumented, although not necessarily inaccurate.

“Descendants of Nathaniel and Roxina Barmore” (Jan. 1986) 88 p., plus an appendix addressing other Barmore families; a correspondent donated a copy to the FHL and a digital version is now available

“The Utermohlen and Jorn Families of Nebraska and Kansas” (July 1986), 74 pp., will be superseded by an Utermohlen book currently in preparation

"The Descendants of Francis Curtice of Plymouth 1671" (June 1989), 226 pp., draft genealogy, first three generations are superseded by the article in the Mayflower Descendant

“The Family Of Robert Fowler Of Garrard County, Kentucky” (June 1991), 30 pp., supplemented by the “Furr/Hinds Family), 13 pp.; both available at:

“The Descendants of Christopher Disher of Mason or Bracken County, Kentucky by 1793” (Jan. 1992), 138 pp., indexed  (confuses two different Willis Cheeks)

  • With notes on the family of Samuel Fullen (1766-c1842) of Wythe Co., Virginia, Fayette Co., Indiana, etc.
  • Copies were distributed to FHL, DAR, LOC etc.; available at

“The Holman Family of Kent County, Maryland and Woodford County, Kentucky: A Preliminary Study” (Apr. 1993) 118 pp.; early generations build on the research of Alice May Cutler

"Getchell Summary" (rev. June 1994), 19 pp.

“Vansant Summary” (Jul. 1994), 60 pp., with note appendix; first generations superseded by Barbara Barth’s article in NYGBR, focuses mostly on Maryland branches

"The Carsh Family of Humboldt, Nebraska" (Jan. 1995), 65 pp., with four appendices

 “Descendants of Richard Rue” (2007), 29 pp., published as Appendix H to the Cox Book, includes citations; Rue was of Wayne County, Indiana and had daughters who married Joseph Cox, John Kelly, David Carson, James Fisher, William Watson, Edward Holman, and Henry Collins Ransford

"Proving the Identity of Levi Smith" (May 2009), 33 pp.

Summaries for the Lynch and McGrath families of Sullivan County, New York are available at

“Descendants of Thomas Blunden (c1760-1850) of Burnham, Essex”

“Pistor Family Summary” (2012), 65 pp.; family of London and Lincolnshire, includes clockmakers

       Odds and Ends

"Contraband of War" National Genealogical Society Quarterly, vol. 81 (March 1993), p. 18

  • 1813 Power of Attorney to recover slaves from Canada taken from Kentucky in 1780

Barbara A. Barth, "The Van Sant Family of New Utrecht and Bucks County, Pennsylvania" The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol. 127 (Oct.  1996), pp. 226-31

  • Contributed information regarding Stoffel Vansand

D. Alden Smith, "The Descendants of Stephen Bryant of Plymouth, and of his Son-In-Law Lt. John Bryant of Plympton," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 155 (April 2001), pp. 209-210

  • Contributed information regarding family of David Curtis and Hannah Bryant

Cameron Allen, "Rene (1) Massoneau LaForce of Henrico and Goochland Counties, Virginia," The Genealogist, vol. 19 (2005), p. 78

  • Cross-reference to William Bailey LaForce

David L. Greene, "Book Review," The American Genealogist, vol. 82 (2007), p. 80

  • Book review for Cox book

Cameron Allen, "The Bassano Family," The Genealogist, vol. 25 (2011), p. 74 (small correction)

"Unbecoming Carriage, or Wretched Boys" The American Genealogist, vol. 92 (Jan./April 2021), p. 62

  • Men appointed to take care of boys in Duxbury during church services, 1736 & 1763