Rayment/Raymond Genealogy Bibliography
by Robert Raymond
This bibliography is presented to aid the research of
descendents of George Rayment of Glastonbury, whose two sons, William and
John, immigrated to New England about 1652. Locations where the books are available are
presented, to the extent they are known. "Cat. card #"
is the Library of Congress catalog number. FHL refers to call numbers or microfilm numbers at
the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Copies of FHL microfilms
are available in branch Family History Centers throughout the world.
Raymond Genealogy Bibliography
- The Ancestry of Bethia Harris, 1748-1833, wife of Dudly
Wildes of Topsfield, Massachusetts, by Walter Goodwin Davis, 1934, 149
pages. Chapter 14 is "Rayment of Beverly." It was republished in 1988 by the New Hampshire Historical
Society in Massachusetts and Maine Families, Volume III, pp. 203-206. (See below.)
- FHL US/CAN Film 1321004 Item 4.
- FHL 929.273 H24d.
- Chapter 14, "Rayment of Beverly," was formerly available online at www.westfamilygenealogy.com.
- Available online via subscription at Ancestry.com
- The Ancestry of George Raymond of Glastonbury, County
Somerset, England, by John Marshall Raymond, 1982, 39 pages. Excellent
material that I hope to someday republish on the web.
- FHL BRITISH Fiche 6024434.
- FHL 929.242 A1 no. 150.
- Essex County, Massachusetts Registry of Deeds.
- Genealogies of the Raymond families of New England,
1630-1 to 1886 : with a historical sketch of some of the Raymonds of early times, their origin,
etc., by Samuel Raymond, 1886, 298 pages. Contains some inaccuracies. Was the definitive
book for descendents of Richard, John, and William Raymond prior to Samuel Edward Raymond's
books, Raymond Genealogy Volume I: Descendents of Richard Raymond and Raymond Genealogy Volume II:
Descendents of John and William Raymond (see below).
- Massachusetts and Maine Families, New Hampshire Historical
Society, 1988. Volume III, pp. 203-206 is a republishing of The Ancestry of Bethia Harris..., Chapter 14, "Rayment
of Beverly." Four Raymond families are covered: Robert Rayment of Charlton Mackrell, his son George, and his sons
John and William.
- Massachusetts and Maine Families is available for purchase in
printed form or on CD at www.genealogy.com
- It is available on CD-ROM or online subscription at Genealogy.com
- Notes on Raymond, Abbot, Jackson and allied families...
(also called Raymond, Abbot, Jackson and allied families), by John Marshall Raymond, Palo Alto: Runnymede
Press, 1962, 181 pages. An excellent book for descendents of William Raymond.
- The Old Planters of Beverly in Massachusetts and The Thousand Acre Grant of 1635,
by Alice Gertrude Lapham, 1930, 133 pages. The thousand acre grant of 1635 went to five old "planters" (colonists):
Roger Conant, John Woodbery, William Trask, John Balch, and Peter Palfrey. William Trask's two hundred acres passed
to Thomas Scruggs. In 1654, Scruggs' estate passed to his son-in-law, John Rayment.
- This book is available at the FHL (974.45/B2 H2L), as is an index of
names (974.45/B2 H2L index).
- Available for purchase from the Beverly Historical Society
(978-922-1186) for $12.50+$5.00 shipping (in 1999).
- Available for purchase online at Higginson
for $19.50+$3.50 shipping (in 1999). To set your expectations:
these reprints are just photocopies. The photographs are copied poorly and line art is less than
stellar. But the text is very legible.
- Raymond Genealogy: Researched Back To The
Mayflower Pilgrims, by Joanalice Raymond Campbell and Lorraine Raymond Ginsburg,
1995/6?, Decorah, Iowa: The Anundsen Publishing Company, Library of Congress
catalog card #95-83943, 260 pages.
- A printed copy is available at the FHL (929.273 R214c).
- Raymond Genealogy Volume I: Descendants of
Richard Raymond (also called Raymond Family Genealogy Volume 1), by Samuel Edward Raymond and Louvera Horn Raymond, published
and bound in four parts. Seattle, Washington: Seattle Genealogical Society.
Pt. 1, 1969, 227 pages. Pt. 2, 1970, 340 pages. Pt. 3, 1971, 534 pages., Pt.
4, 1972, 510 pages. This book contains extensive sources and, together with volume II,
is the definitive replacement for Genealogies of the Raymond families of New England...
- Raymond Genealogy Volume II: Descendants of John and William Raymond, by Samuel
Edward Raymond and Louvera Horn Raymond, Tacoma, Washington: Homestead Press, 1972, cat. card #77-108111972, 886 pages.
This book contains extensive sources and, together with volume I, is the definitive replacement for Genealogies of the
Raymond families of New England...
- A Raymond History, by June Raymond Gorman, Grand Rapids, Michigan: Endeavor Studios, 1981?.
Cat. card #81-50-126. Traces the descendants of the ninth child, Daniel, of Richard Raymond.
Wednesday, 28-Feb-2007 22:18:56 MST