Robert Battle's genealogy projects

To contact me about any of these documents, write to:

     g e n e a l o g i s t   @   b a t t l e g e n . c o m

Online documents:

            Samuel St. John descendants and documents

           The career and relationships of Richard de Cornwall

Fackler family files

           American and British descendants of William Spencer of Savannah, Georgia (continuation of the 2002 TAG article below)

           My own ancestry  (updated 2 June 2013)

           Sir Robert Douglas's The Baronage of Scotland (1798)

Published articles:

      The Identity of Ann, Wife of Thomas Jones of Hingham, Hull, and Manchester, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 176 (2022): 369-373.  Link here.

      With Henry B. Hoff: The English Ancestry of Rodolphus Elmes of Scituate, Massachusetts, and His Cousins John and Samuel Sellon of Massachusetts and Lydia M. (Latrobe) Roosevelt of New York.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 176 (2022): 233-248 and 409-417.  Links here and here.

      With Hal Bradley, Steven D. Norris, and Lynne Cleaver: The Two Wives of Rev. Edward Norris of Salem, Massachusetts.  The American Genealogist, 92 (2021, pub. 2022): 17-27.  Link here.

      The English Origin of Robert Carr and Caleb Carr of Rhode Island.  Rhode Island Roots, 48 (2022): 58-75.  Link here.

      Some Notes on the Ancestry of Mary Stallon alias Butler, Wife of Abraham Belknap of Lynn, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 176 (2022): 173-178.  Link here.

      With Randy A. West and Robert Charles Anderson: The English Connection of Robert Keyes of Watertown and Newbury, Massachusetts, and John Swett of Newbury.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 176 (2022): 5-17.  Link here.

      With Leslie Mahler: Three Great-Migration Gentlewomen: Sisters Margaret (Gentleman) Ibrook, Susan (Gentleman) (Hunter) Hollingsworth, and Joan (Gentleman) (Herrington) Youngs of Southwold, Suffolk, and Massachusetts.  The American Genealogist, 91 (2020, pub. 2021): 250-260.  Link here.

      The Wives of Rev. Francis Boughey, Father of Elizabeth (Boughey) Harris of Roxbury and Muddy River, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 175 (2021): 342-344.  Link here.

      Some English Records of Robert Woodmansey, Schoolmaster of Boston, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 175 (2021): 345-347.  Link here.

      Notes on the Family of William Gager of Little Waldingfield, Suffolk, and Charlestown and Boston, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 175 (2021): 231-237.  Link here.

      The Colman and Cutler Ancestry of John Thorndike of Essex County, Massachusetts, with the Colman Ancestry of John Coggeshall, Muriel (Gurdon) Saltonstall, and Jemima (Waldegrave) Pelham.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 174 (2020): 314-321, 175 (2021): 79-93, 180-191, and 247-268.  Links here, here, here, and here.

      Anthony Caverley, Dancing-Master, of London, Barbados, and Massachusetts.  The American Genealogist, 91 (2019-2020, pub. 2020-2021): 81-90 and 217-224.  Links here and here.

      Identity of Alice, Wife of Thomas Derehaugh of Badingham, Suffolk.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 173 (2019): 302-314.  Link here.

      Who Was Ursula Woodgate?  Identifying the Wife of Francis Quarles and Mother of Joanna (Quarles) Smith of Boston, Massachusetts, and Lyme, Connecticut.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 173 (2019): 101-118.  Link here.

      Magdalen (Hall) Camp Was Not the Grandmother of William Curtis and Mary (Curtis) Ruggles of Roxbury, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 173 (2019): 119-121.  Link here.

      Parentage of Samantha Rose St. John & Caroline Azuba St. John.  The St. John Genealogy Newsletter, vol. 1 issue 7 (Nov-Dec 2018): 4-13 (link here) [NB: if link does not work, original submission is here].

      Mary (Caverley) Avery, Second Wife of Joseph Avery of England, Scotland, South Carolina, and Georgia.  The American Genealogist, 90 (2018): 119-136 and 189-204.  Links here and here.

      Confirmation of the English Origin of Richard Cooke of Quedgeley, Gloucestershire, and Boston, Massachusetts.  The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 172 (2018): 125-134.  Link here.

      The Invented Irish Origin of Michael Cyprian O'Byrne of LaSalle, Illinois.  The American Genealogist, 88 (2016): 241-253.  Link here.

      The Wood Connection of William Addis of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and New London, Connecticut, and William Barnes of Salem and Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The American Genealogist, 86 (2012, pub. 2013): 152-156.  Link here.

       Enigmas #28: Was Millicent, Wife of Andrew Neale, of Boston, a Daughter of William and Sarah (Wilshire) Barnes?  The American Genealogist, 86 (2012, pub. 2013): 54-60.  Link here.

      Joseph and Margaret (Mackenzie) Avery of England, Scotland, South Carolina, and Georgia: With a Royal Descent for Margaret (Mackenzie) Avery.  The American Genealogist, 84 (2010): 52-64.  Link here.

      The English Origin of Elizabeth (Boughey) Harris of Roxbury and Brookline, Massachusetts. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 159 (2005): 327-332.  Link here.

      Ancestors and Descendants of William Spencer, Immigrant to Georgia in 1742. The American Genealogist, 77 (2002): 81-93 and 196-207.  Link here.

      English Ancestry of Anne (Derehaugh) Stratton of Salem, Massachusetts. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 155 (2001): 367-390 and 156 (2002): 39-61.  Link here.

      An Addition to 'The Godbold Ancestry of Fishers and Fiskes of Early New England.' The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 154 (2000): 495-496.  Link here.