Looking to do more research on your own?

Below you will find a list of the sources I have used throughout this blog. This will also provide you with more detail for the sources I have cited, and, if possible, links to these sources. Please feel free to email me, or comment if you have additional sources which may be relevant to our stories. This reference list is not in alphabetical order, but in the order of use.


RootsWeb. (2000). Col. Robert Overton, Harris ancestor. Retrieved from

Patrick Hamilton Baskervill. (1921). Andrew Meade Of Ireland And Virginia; His Ancestors, And Some Of His Descendants And Their Connections, Including Sketches Of The Following Families – Meade, Everard, Hardaway, Segar, Pettus, And Overton. Richmond, VA: Old Dominion Press, Inc.

Wikipedia. Robert Overton. Retrieved from

Hylbom Family Ancestry Project. (2013). Robert Overton (1609-78). Retrieved from

The Fairfax Battalia. Sir Robert Overton: Historical account written by Geoffe Frowde. Retrieved from

BCW Project. Robert Overton. Retrieved from Robert Overton. Retrieved from

British History Online. Misc. Retrieved from

The Lord and Lady Blog.
Abraham Martin bn 1589. Retrieved from

Wikipedia. Plains of Abraham. Retrieved from

Champlain, S. Champlain’s Dream pg. 468-9.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography.
MARTIN, ABRAHAM (dit “l’Écossais” or “Maître Abraham”), pilot; b. 1589 in France; d. 8 Sept. 1664 at Quebec.

Collection de manuscrits relatifs à la Nouv.-France, I, 61. JR (Thwaites). R-B. Casgrain, “La fontaine d’Abraham Martin et le site de son habitation,” RSCT, 2d ser., IX (1903), sect.i, 145–55.

LeMoine, The Scot in New France, an ethnological study (Montreal, 1881).

É.-Z. Massicotte, “Au sujet d’Anne Martin,” BRH, XXVIII (1922), 116–17.

Roy, La ville de Québec, I, II. Tanguay, Dictionnaire.

Henry B. M. Best, “MARTIN, ABRAHAM,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 1, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed August 3, 2013,

Chevalier de Levi. Personal journal. Retrieved from

1681 census at the Quebec Seminary, priest 14-03-1671, chanter and musician, chanter of the 1st chapter-house of Quebec 06-11-1684 [DBC II 480].

Jetté. Dictionnaire genealogique des familles du Quebec. Retrieved from

Trudel, M. Les émigrants 1602-1662. Retrieved from

Belanger, R. E. Metis connections in New France. Retrieved from

Chronicles of America. Daily Life in New France. Retrieved from

Virtual Museum of New France. Population immigration. Retrieved from

New France New Horizons. Misc. Retrieved from

As Canadian As Can Be. Abraham Martin dit L’Ecossias. Retrieved from


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