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Genealogy Resources

Migration Routes

  • Boyd-Bragg, Dorothy A. "The Great Wagon Road." NGS Newsmagazine 34, no. 3 (July-September 2008): 21-25.

  • Dollarhide, William. Map Guide to American Migration Routes, 1735-1815. Bountiful, Utah : Heritage Quest; 1997.
  • Eldridge, Carrie. An Atlas of Southern Trails to the Mississippi. Chesapeake, Ohio : Carrie Eldridge, ©1999.
  • Larson, Elizabeth, Nothing Must Stop the Mail: The Butterfield Overland Express.

  • Overland Trail. The American West was vital to many of our families. This is a great site for background information and links on the West as well as the many trails and byways that existed for our ancestors.

  • Rouse, Park Jr. The Great Wagon Road from Philadelphia to the South. Richmond: The Dietz Press, 1995.

  • Suffridge, Lynda. "Southern Migration Trails." NGS Newsmagazine 34, no. 3(July-September 2008): 26-29.

  • Southerland, Henry DeLeon, Jr. and Jerry Elijah Brown. The Federal Road through Georgia, the Creek Nation, and Alabama, 1806-1836. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 1989.

  • Whitaker, Beverly. Migration Patterns in the United States. Toronto, Canada: Heritage Productions, 2003.