Sources for the Needham Family




The sources of information used for the Needham genealogy, along with a brief description, are listed below:


1. Vital Records, Town of South Brimfield (now Wales), Massachusetts.
2. 1810 U.S. Census, South Brimfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.
3. History of the Needham Ancestry by Eliza Needham Trevett.
4. 1850 U.S. Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
5. 1860 U.S. Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
6. 1870 U.S. Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
7. 1865 New York State Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
8. 1870 U.S. Census, 1st Ward, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
9. 1880 U.S. Census, 1st Ward, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
10. 1900 U.S. Census, Vernon, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
11. 1860 U.S. Census, Hayfield, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
12. 1930 U.S. Census, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
13. Martin Family Records.
14. Needham Family Records.
15. Biography of David Needham in Biographical History of La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties, Wisconsin, pp 580-582The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1892.
16. 1855 New York State Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
17. 1910 U.S. Census, Town of Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
18. 1920 U.S. Census, Town of Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
19. History of the Original Town of Concord by Erasmus Briggs, Union and Advertiser Company's Print, Rochester, New York, 1883.
20. 1850 U.S. Census, Deerfield, Dane County, Wisconsin.
21. 1900 U.S. Census, Concord, Erie County, New York.
22. Social Security Death Index.
23. 1900 U.S. Census, Town of Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
24. 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
25. 1930 U.S. Census, Town of Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
25a. 1940 U.S. Census, Town of Lyons, Wadena County, Minnesota.
26. Find a Grave.
27. Vital Records, Town of Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, Vital records of Brimfield, Massachusetts to the end of the year 1850, Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1931.
28. The Peabody Story, by John A. Wells, Essex Institute, Salem, Mass., 1972.
29. Compendium of the History, Genealogy and Biography of the Town of Wales and its Principal Families and Individual Inhabitants, by Absalom Gardner, 1873.
30. U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrent Application Files, 1800-1900, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.
31. Vital Records, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts.
32. Family Monument, Sibley Cemetery, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
33. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, Wright & Potter Printins Co., Boston, 1896.
34. Newspaper Clippings of Alice Faulring and Ethel Zahler.
35. Social Security Death Index
36. 1865 New York State Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
37. 1875 New York State Census, Town of East Eden, Erie County, New York.
38. 1880 U.S. Census, Brodell Village, McKean County, Pennsylvania.
39. 1892 New York State Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
40. 1915 New York State Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
41. 1920 U.S. Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
42. 1910 U.S. Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
43. 1905 New York State Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
44. 1910 U.S. Census, Town of Eden, Erie County, New York.
45. 1940 U.S. Census, Town of Eden, Erie County, New York.
46. 1910 U.S. Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
47. Vital Records, County of La Crosse, Wisconsin.
48. 1870 U.S. Census, Town of Russia, Lorain County, Ohio.
49. 1870 U.S. Census, Town of Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
50. 1870 U.S. Census, Town of Ashford, Cattaraugus County, New York.
51. 1875 Wisconsin State Census, Town of Holland, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
52. Probate Notice Recipt, Probate Records, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
53. 1880 U.S. Census, Village of New Amsterdam, La Crosse County, Wisconsin.
54. 1892 New York State Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
55. 1920 U.S. Census, Town of Melrose, Jackson County, Wisconsin.
56. Probate Record of Olive Needham, County Court, Jackson County, Wisconsin.
57. 1875 New York State Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
58. 1880 U.S. Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
59. Land Records, County Clerk's Office, Erie County, New York.
60. 1920 U.S. Census, Town of Boston, Erie County, New York.
61. 1910 U.S. Census, Ward 13, Buffalo, Erie County,New York.
62. Records, New York State National Guard, available at FamilySearch.org.
63. Marriage Record, Probate Court, Toledo, Lucas County, Michigan.  Available at FamilySearch.org.
64. World War I Draft Registration Cards, available at FamilySearch.org.
65. Death Records, State of Ohio, available at FamilySearch.org.
66. Hale Family Tree, in the Needham Family Records
67. 1850 U.S. Census, Town of Collins, Erie County, New York.
68. Notices: genealogical and historical, of the Martin Family, of New England, who settled at Weymouth and Hingham in 1635, and were among the first planters of Rehoboth (in 1644), and Swansea (in 1667) : with some account of their descendants, by Henry J. Martin, Lee and Shepard Publications, Boston, 1880
69. Genealogy of the Martin Family, by Charler William Francis.  This book can be found at Archive.org.
70. Vital Records, Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
71. Vital Records, Berkshie County, Massachusetts Marriages, found at FamilySearch.org.
72. Land Records, Washington County, New York.
73. 1840 U.S. Census, Town of Concord, Erie County, New York.
74. Land Records, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.
75. 1850 U.S. Census, Town of Eden, Erie County, New York.
76. Polley Family Records.
77. The Polley Association.
78. 1830 U.S. Census, Town of Fort Ann, Washington County, New York.
79. 1860 U.S. Census, Town of Eden, Erie County, New York.
80. 1875 New York State Census, Town of Eden, Erie County, New York.
81. Statement of Isaac A. Hale, in History of the Original Town of Concord, being the present towns of Concord, Collins, N. Collins and Sardinia, Erie County, New York, pages 740-743, by Erasmus Birggs, Union and Advertiser Company's Print, Rochester, N.Y., 1883, pp 740-743.
82. Town Records, Town of Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut.
83. Town Records, Town of Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut.
84. Obituary, Spriville Journal, Springville, Erie County, New York
85. 1860 U.S. Census, Town of North Collins, Erie County, New York.
86. 1892 New York State Census, Town of North Collins, Erie County, New York.
87. Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, by Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman, The Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecicut, 1952 pp.232-254. Avilable on line by searching on the Title.
88. Guide To The Allen Family Papers, A guide to manuscripts and information received by the Collected by the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association concerning the family of Edward Allen.
89. Family History of Edward Allen, An outline of the descendants of Edward Allen, prepared by the Suffield Historical Society, Suffield, Massachusetts.
90. Town Record of Suffield, Massachusetts, at Family Seaarch.