Source:Dwight, Benjamin Woodbridge. History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass

Source The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass.
Author Dwight, Benjamin Woodbridge
Place Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Year range 1635 -
Surname Allen, Bartlett, Clapp, Clark, Cook, Dean, Dwight, Ford, Lee, Lyman, Minor, Norton, Parsons, Pomeroy, Pond, Prudden, Root, Strong, Walker, White
Subject Family tree
Publication information
Type Book
Publisher J. Munsell
Date issued 1871
Place issued Albany, New York
Number of Volumes 2
Dwight, Benjamin Woodbridge. The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass. (Albany, New York: J. Munsell, 1871).
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John Strong Jr. (ca.1610-1699) was a son of John Stronge Sr. and Eleanor Dean of Chard, Somerset County, England. John Jr. immigrated in 1630 to Hingham, Massachusetts, and married twice (once in England). In 1646 the family moved to Windsor, Connecticut, and in 1659 to Northampton, Massachusetts. Descendants and relatives lived in New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, North Dakota, California and elsewhere. Includes ancestry to the 1500s in England.

Editions Include

  • 1949 - Microfilm of original. Connecticut State Library (Hartford. History of the descendants of Elder John Strong of Northampton, Massachusetts, 1545-1894. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1949).
  • 197? - Microfilm of original. Ann Arbor, Michigan : University Microfilms International.
  • 1975 - Microfilm of original. Reston, Virginia: Strong Family Association of America, 1975 (Baltimore : Gateway Press)

Usage Tips

  • In 2 Volumes therefore citations should include volume and page number.
  • Vol. 2 includes indexes (surname only, given name and locality, and full name).
  • May be accessed online (see above) or ordered through the nearest Family History Center.


   I. Table of Family Portraits
  II. Tabular View of First Six Generations of Family
 III. The History of this Book
  IV. General Summary of Results
   V. Note to the Reader
  VI. Notice Concerning Supplementary Volume
 VII. Introduction
VIII. Early History of Northampton
  IX. History of Elder John Strong
   X. History at large of his Descendants (pages 19 to 1521)
__Volume 2 starts at page 769__
  XI. Appendix
 XII. Index of Brief Notices of Various Connected Families
XIII. Index of those of the name of Strong
 XIV. Index of those of other names
  XV. Errata

FHL film numbers

  • 844959 Item 1
  • 962465 Item 1
  • 1011921 Items 1-2
  • 3013 Item 1 - 1849 reprint
  • 940030
  • 940031 Item 1