SOURCES John Peverel-Peverly & The Massacre


John Peverel - Peverly Bio
Massacre of Walter Bagnall and John Peverly


1. Researcher Debra F. Wilmes.

2. Researcher in England - Peter Lowe

3. Peavey researcher - Hallie June Peavey

4. Henry Winthrop Hardon, A.M., LL.B., Peverly Family - Thomas Peverly of Portsmouth, N.H. 1623 - 1670 and Some of his Descendants, Publisher unknown, Boston, 1927; Reprinted, w/add from NEHGS, Apr & Jul 1927; Wright and Potter Printing Co., Boston, MA. (also can be found here: (

5. Spencer; Nathaniel Boulton, ed., Provincial Papers, Documents and Records Relating to the Province of New Hampshire from 1666 to 1722, 40 vol., Manchester, NH, 1867-1943.

6. Wilbur D. Spencer, Pioneers on Maine Rivers with Lists to 1651, Portland, ME 1930+semi rpt. Bowie, MD, 1990.

7. Information concerning John Peverly compiled from pages from "Pioneers on Maine Rivers"

8. Tritram Frost Jordan, compiler; 1882, Family Records - Rev. Robert Jordan, His Descendants in America.

9. NEHGS Register, vol. 81, p. 139.

10. Title: Annals of Portsmouth, Comprising a Period of Two Hundred Years From the First Settlement of the Town... Author: Nathaniel Adams
Publication: Published by author in 1825, Portsmouth, NH, reprinted 1989 by Heritage Books Inc., MD -- Page: pp 15-16

11. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, p. 575, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD; 1992.

12. Sybil Noyes; Charles Thornton Libby; Walter Goodwin Davis, Genealogical Dictionary of ME & NH, p. 544, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD; 1996.

13. Source for Laconia Company: History of the United States of America, by Henry William Elson, The MacMillan Company, New York, 1904. Chapter IV, pp. 117-119 Transcribed by Kathy Leigh <>

14. First Settlers of New Hampshire: Historical and Genealogical Registers, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Samuel G. Drake, Publisher, ?1847- Vols - 1 - 50 - (Jan 1848 pg 37-39) SUBMITTED: Cathy Parziale 7/4/2000 <>

15. Name of Owners of the ship Jonathan

16. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s Record. Contains passenger lists mentioned in Lancour, A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists, 1538-1825 (1963), nos. 7-10, 11(1), 13 (additions), 15-17(1), 19(1), 22-26, 31-33, 37-38, 40, 42, 45, 46, 48-50, 53-53A, 54A-62, 66, 67, 70, 71. Has an index to ship na Source Bibliography: BOYER, CARL, 3RD, editor Ship Passenger Lists, National and New England (1600-1825). Newhall, Calif.: the editor, 1977. 270p. 4th pr. 1985. Reprint. Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD, 1992. Page: 129

17. Sea Coast of New Hampshire: <>

18. Massacre Source (See also #6): John Winthrop's Journal (1908 edition, Volume 1: page 98). <

19. Massacre Source: Biography and History of the Indians of North America: Comprising a General Account of Them: by Samuel Gardner Drake; Published by G. & C. & N. Carvill, 1834; Original from Oxford University; Page 58

20. Massacre Source: Indian Wars of New England - Page 76:
By Herbert Milton Sylvester - Indians of North America - 1910

21. Massacre Source: NATIVE PEOPLE - Mayflower Families

22. Massacre Source: THE WATERSIDE

23. Collection of the Maine Historical Society

24. Source for Earthen Jar and Contents:
"Four Centuries of Treasure" by Donna

25. Another source for Earthen Jar and Contents:
Source material from Elaine Peverly, researcher and Director of Museum
in Kittery, Maine

26. Jordan, William B., Jr.; A History of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Heritage Books, Bowie, MD; 1965 (excerpts)

27. John Winthrop, The History of New England from 1630 to 1649, James Savage, ed., 2 volumes (Boston 1853). Citaitions herein refer to the pagination of the 1853 and the 1826 edition, even thought the index to the 1853 edition continues to use the 1826 pagination

28. Records of the Council for New England,' Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society, Meeting of April 24, 1867, pp. 53-131

29. Records of the Governor and Company of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, 1728-1686, Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, ed., 5 volumes in 6 (Boston 1853-1854)

30. William Wood, New England=sqots Prospect, Alden T. Vaughan, ed. (Amherst 1997)

31. Charles Francis Adams, Three Episodes of Massachusets History, 2 volumes (Boston and New York, 1903)

32. Thomas Morton, New English Canaan (Amsterdam 1637=semi rpt. Boston 1883)

33. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 1 through present (1791). This serial is divided into a number of series, so the citation will sometimes be in three parts, designating series, volume and page.

34. Tepper, Passengers to America, First Settlers of New Hampshire, Appendix

35. Samuel Maverick & Thomas Weston>

36. Phineas Pratt Records and Thomas Weston>

37. Thomas Weston

38. Weston & Pratt; The Disaster at Braintree

39. James Savage; A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England; Genealogical Publishing Company Co., Inc; 1994

40. Beginning The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I-III

41. Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, New Hampshire - Museum History

42. Strawbery Banke Information is also found at

43. E. Detreville Ellis; Nathaniel Lebby, Patriot, and Some of His Descendants; Chevy Chase, MD; 1967