Thomas Gardner Society, Bibliography

             (Books, Websites)


Adams, Herbert B. Editor (1888)
      Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science (quotes Phippen)
                                           (1882) vol 19     Essex Institute

Anderson, Robert C. (1995) 
          The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III

Anderson, Robert C. (1999-2009) 
          The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England 1634-1635, Volumes I-VI

Balch, Eben (1896) Balch Leaflets (A collection of historical and
                                        genealogical notes ... Balch family)

Balch, Galusha B. MD (1897) Genealogy of the Balch Families  

Dow, George F. (1935) Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony  

Drake, Samuel A. (1880) History of Middlesex County ... from earliest to present time  

     Old Planters:  pg 20, pg 29, pg 39, pg 40, pg 41, pg 45, pg 48, pg 53, pg 56

Endicott, Charles M. (1847)
           Memoir of John Endicott, first governor of the colony of Massachusetts Bay

Farmer, John (1829) A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England 

Felt, Rev. J.B. (1827)  Annals of Salem (Google books)   Vol I (1845), Vol II (1849)
                       (1855)   The  Ecclesiastical History of New England
                       (1852)  Memoir of the Rev. Francis Higginson 

Fiske, John (1899) The Beginnings of New England

Gardner, Frank A. MD (1907)  Thomas Gardner Planter and Some of his Descendants 

Gardner, Frank A. MD (1933)
              Gardner Memorial: a bio and gen ... through his son Lt. George Gardner

Gardner, L.M. and C. M (1907) Gardner Story and Genealogy

Gardner, S. I. (1986) The Gardner Family of Maine ()

Gardner, William E. (1958) The Triumphant Captain John, and Gardners and Gardiners: Twelve Colonial Founders of Families  (Hathi Trust)

Goff, John (2009)  Salem's Witch House: A Touchstone to Antiquity     

Goss, David (1999) Old Planters of Beverly (see TEG Vol. 19, pg 123)  

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1840) Grandfather's chair (Google books)  

Higginson, Rev. Francis (1630) New England's Plantation
           Higginson, Thomas W. (1891) New England's Plantation 
Higginson, Thomas W.  (1900)
              The Alliance between Pilgrim and Puritan in Massachusetts (Google books)   
Higginson, Thomas W. (1891)
              The Life of Francis Higginson (    

Hinchman, Lydia S. (1901) Early Settlers of Nantucket

Hubbard, Rev. William (1680, published 1815)
                           A General History of New England (Google books)
                                   (see pg 106 -- Thomas Gardener)
                                           (Hubbard's narrative, with notes by Young)
                                                 (1677)    Indian Wars

Hutchinson, Gov. Thomas (1764)  History of Massachusetts  Volume I, Volume II     

Jacobson, Judy (2009)
            Masschusetts Bay Connections: Historical and Biographical Sketches ...
            Southold Connections: Historical and Biographical Sketches ...

Johnson, Edward (1654) Wonder-working Providence of Sion's Savior, in New England

Jameson, J. Franklin (1910) Johnson's Wonder-Working Providence, 1628-1651 

Kellogg, D.B. (2010) Anne Bradstreet (Google books)

Larcom, Lucy (1881) Wild Roses of Cape Ann and other poems (Google books)

Macy, William F., R. B. Hussey (1916) The Nantucket Scrap Basket

Neal, Daniel (1747) The History of New-England: Containing an Impartial Account
                   - Volume I, Volume II  
                            Google - Volume I, Volume II  

Palfrey, John G. (1873)    History of New England    (no mention of Thomas)

Perley, Sidney (1924)    History of Salem, Vols I-III     (details the children)

Phippen, George D. (1859)   The Old Planters of Salem    
                                              Thomas Gardner
           Volume I, Historical Collections of the Essex Institute, Henry Whipple & Sons

Prince, Rev. Thomas (1736)
                     A Chronological History of New England, in the form of Annals       

Russel, Howard S. (1980)
                     Indian New England before the Mayflower (Google books)

Robotti, F. D. (1948) Chronicles of Old Salem

Savage, James (1860-1862) 
               A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England,
                                    before 1692 (Vol #2)

Staloff, Darren (1998) The Making of an American Thinking Class (Google books)

Thornton, John W. (1854) The Landing at Cape Ann (Google books)

Tuttle, Edmund (1859)  A Historical Sketch of William Hubbard 

Vickers, Daniel (1994) Farmers and Fishermen: Two Centuries of
                                   Work in Essex County, MA, 1630-1850 (Google books)

Wexler, Dorothy B. (1998) Reared in a Greenhouse
                                      (Story of Dorothy Winthrop Bradford)

White, Rev. John (1630)  Planter's Plea 

Wood, William (1764) New England Prospects (Google books,,
                                 includes reprint of the 1634 issue (1635 map)  

Worth, Henry B. (1901) Nantucket Lands and Land Owners NHA 

Young, Alexander (1846)
                 Chronicles of the First Planters of Massachusetts Bay (Google books)


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