These publications were used to compile the information on this website. Links to the original documents are provided where available.
BOOKS & BOOKLETS
Bedford, Lou Singletary. Genealogy of the Singletary-Curtis Family: Compiled from Massachusetts Records found in the Astor and Lenox Libraries of New York City, from South Carolina Records, from Correspondence, and from Personal Knowledge. New York: Geo. T. Funk Press, 1970. Reprinted 1991 by Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Breckenridge, Amy E. Disappearing Landmarks of Woodbridge. Woodbridge, NJ: Breckenridge Auxiliary, 1946. (LINK)
Brunton, Yvonne Miller. The Singletary Family History 1599-1989 with Collected Research. Danielsville, GA: Heritage Papers, 1989.
Clayton, W. Woodford (ed.). History of Union and Middlesex Counties, New Jersey, with Biographical Sketches of many of their Pioneers and Prominent Men. Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1882. (LINK)
Dally, The Rev. Joseph W. Woodbridge and Vicinity: The Story of a New Jersey Township. Embracing the History of Woodbridge, Piscataway, Meutchen, and contiguous places, from the earliest times; the History of the different Ecclesiastical Bodies; Important Official Documents relating to the Township, etc. Madison, NJ: Hunterdon House, 1873, reprinted 1967. (LINK)
Dunham, Kenneth Royal. Dunham-Singletary Genealogy: Descendants of Richard Singletary of Salem, Newbury and Haverhill, Massachusetts, and Deacon John Dunham of Plymouth, Massachusetts, with Particular Emphasis on the Life of David Elson Dunham, Architect of New Brunswick, Canada. Rochester, NY: Royal Press, 1987.
Hall, David D. Witch-Hunting in Seventeenth Century New England: A Documentary History 1638-1693 (2nd ed.). Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton, Part One. Providence, RI: Snow & Farnham, 1897. (LINK)
Kreger, John M. Township of Woodbridge, New Jersey, 1669-1781. Colonia, NJ: St. George Press, 1976. (LINK)
Ludewig, Dorothy F.D. Timely ToldTales of Woodbridge Township. Plainfield, NJ: Boise Printing, 1970.
Monnette, Orra Eugene. First Settlers of Ye Plantations of Piscataway and Woodbridge, Olde East New Jersey, 1664-1714: a period of fifty years, Vols. 1-7. Los Angeles: Leroy Carman Press, 1930-1935. Reprint: Apple Manor Press, 2016. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Myers, Patty Barthell. Ancestors and descendants of Lewis Ross Freeman with related families; based partially on the work of Freeman Worth Gardner and Willis Freeman. San Antonio, TX: Penobscot Press, 1995. (LINK)
Rapaport, Diane. The Naked Quaker: True Crimes and Controversies from the Courts of Colonial New England. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2007. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Roberts, Gary Boyd. Ancestors of American Presidents (2009 edition). Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009, reprinted 2012. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer’s Register, Vol II. Boston: Little, Brown, 1860. (LINK)
Shurtleff, Nathaniel B. (ed.): Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England, Vol. VI. 1678-1691. Boston: William White, 1856. (LINK)
Singletary, Arthur. Singletary, Herrin: Arthur’s Book. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, 2013. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Troeger, Virginia Bergen and Robert J. McEwen. Woodbridge: New Jersey’s Oldest Township. (The Making of America Series). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2002. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Wall, John P. and Harold E. Pickergill (eds.), “Woodbridge and Piscataway Townships,” History of Middlesex County, New Jersey: 1664-1920, Vol. II. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1921. (LINK)
Welles, Albert. American Family Antiquity, Being an Account of the Origin and Progress of American Families, Traced from Their Progenitors in This Country, Connected with Their History Abroad. New York: Society Library, 1880. (LINK)
Welles, The Rev. Edward Randolph. A History of Trinity Church, Woodbridge, New Jersey, from 1698 to 1935. Southborough, MA: Pine Tree Press, 1935.
Wolk, Ruth. History of Woodbridge. Woodbridge, NJ: Woodbridge Publishing, 1957.
Woodbridge Township Historic Preservation Commission. Historic Walking Tour of Woodbridge, Volume VIII. Green Street: The Park Avenue of Woodbridge. First edition. 2016. (LINK)
Wright, F. Edward. Colonial Families of New Jersey Vol. 1: Middlesex and Somerset Counties. Millsboro, DE: Colonial Roots, 2004. (LINK TO PURCHASE)
Deed between Mary F. Heard and the Minister, Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Trinity Church, Woodbridge. Dated March 1, 1864; recorded April 4, 1864 in Middlesex County, NJ, deed book 93, page 627.
Deed between the Minister, Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Trinity Church, Woodbridge, and Susan Arrowsmith. Dated April 1, 1872; recorded May 28, 1873, in book 140, page 170.
Deed between Eliza C. Brewster and George Brewster her husband, and Sarah R. Cutter and William H. Cutter her husband, heirs of Samuel Barron dec’d and William H. Peterson. Dated March 1, 1872; recorded March 8, 1872, in book 132, page 211.
Deed between William H. Peterson and wife and George C. Hance. Dated March 15, 1872; recorded May 25, 1872, in book 133, page 678.
Deed between George C. Hance and wife and the Minister, Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Trinity Church, Woodbridge. Dated April 27, 1872; recorded May 28, 1873 in book 140, page 167.
Deed between Eliza C. Brewster and George Brewster her husband, and Sarah R. Cutter and William H. Cutter her husband, heirs of Samuel Barron dec’d and George C. Hance. Dated Oct. 18, 1872; recorded May 28, 1873 in book 140, page 164.
Deed between George C. Hance and wife and the Minister, Church Wardens and Vestrymen of Trinity Church, Woodbridge. Dated Dec. 23, 1873, recorded Feb. 13, 1874 in book 145, page 139.
National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Received Sept. 25, 2003. Added May 12, 2004. (LINK)
Archaeological Study of the Dunham House Site, Block 587, Lot 1, Woodbridge Township,
Middlesex County, New Jersey. Prepared by the New Jersey Archaeological Society for the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History. Sept. 30, 2020. (LINK)
Jonathan Dunham (Singletary or Shingleterry) (Ancestry.com)