Here is a list of some of the key genealogical books and resources that I was able to locate.  I also found that the Dallas Public Library was an incredible source of genealogical information.  It has an entire floor dedicated to genealogy

Genealogy Books

“Carley History” by Mina Carley Foote

“Decendants of Levir Van Buskirk and Susan Towle” by Margaret(Van Buskirk)Loeffelbein in 1985, 3572 Meder Road, Shingle Springs, CA 95682

Standard History of Portage County, Lewis Pub. co., 1919. Vol 2 pp 465-466 “Simeon Earl Carley”

PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF KNOX COUNTY, ILLINOIS, Biographical Publishing Company, Chicago, 1886 – Carley, James V. R. 434

Centennial History of Michigan pp 316 “Henry Langeland Wierengo”

Boyde Carley Family History
Call Number: 929.20973 C281YC 1997
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher, Date: Waxahachie, Tex. : B. Carley, 1997.
Dallas Public Library System Availability: 2
Author: Carley, Boyde, 1910-
Title: Ichabod Carley, William Kerley-Carley, Acuff, Randolph, Lawson, La Londe, Knapp, Hudnall, Washburn line, and others / compiled by Boyde Carley.
Publisher, Date: Waxahachie, Tex. : B. Carley, 1997.
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject: Carley family. Acuff family. Randolph family.

“The Book of Amazing Carley’s”

“The Carley Story” By Opal Fern Carley

“Carley-Barnes-Slack Family Genealogy” 1973

“Lisle Notes” by O.B. Walker 1939

Information on the Kerley, Cearley and Carley Families of the South, William H. Carley, Sr., San Angelo TX, 1945

The ancestors of William Sutton Carley
1 edition – first published in 1986
Dewey Decimal Class 929/.2/0973
Library of Congress CS71.C2772 1986
Open Library OL2430216M
LC Control Number 87118999

The ancestry of Thomas William Carley
1 edition – first published in 1994
Dewey Decimal Class 929/.2/0973
Library of Congress CS71.C2772 1994
Open Library OL474072M
LC Control Number 98198404

The ancestry of Linda Patterson (Carley) Blackistone
by Willian Sutton Carley.
Published 1994
Dewey Decimal 929/.2/0973
Library of Congress CS71.C2772 1994b
Open Library OL474045M
LC Control Number 98198367

“Our Cousins”
William Sutton Carley
4 edition – first published in 1988
Dewey 929/.2/0973

“History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield” p229

Schenectady County, New York: Genealogy – Other Families
This information is taken from Chapter XXIV of Austin A. Yates’ Schenectady County, New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century and lists the genealogies which were to small to merit pages of their own. Carley (p. 291)

Joseph Carley, a veteran of the Continental army, came after the Revolution, and built on Front Street. His son was Gerardus I. Carley, the partner at one time of DeGraff, Walton & Co, and the father of Mr.
Joseph G. Carley of this city.

Genealogical and Family History of Central New York
“A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation”
Three Volumes. Partially indexed
William Richard Cutter
ISBN 9780806349725

Historic homes and places and genealogical and personal memoirs …, Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter

“History of Lancaster” Willard

“A Standard History of Champaign County, Illinois,” J. R. Stewart, Supervising Editor, The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago and New York, Vols. I & II, 1918

“The Polks of North Carolina and Tennesee”

P H Reaney and R M Wilson, “A dictionary of English surnames” (3rd edn. 1991)

P Hanks and F Hodges, “A dictionary of surnames” (1988)

C W Bardsley, “A dictionary of English and Welsh surnames” (1901, reprinted 1980)

Eilert Ekwall, “Concise Oxford dictionary of English place-names” (1960)

“Surnames and genealogy: a new approach” (Boston, USA, 1997)

“Pennsylvania Founding Families”, 1681-1911

G F Black, “The Surnames of Scotland” (1946, reprinted 1963)

E MacLysaght, “The Surnames of Ireland” (1980)

J & S Rowlands, “The surnames of Wales”

T J & P Morgan, “Welsh Surnames” (1985)

Edward MacLysaght “Irish Families”

“The History of the town of Catherine, Schuyler County, N.Y.” Page 395

“Rietstaps Armorial General”

“Burke’s General Armory”

The Green Mountain Boys – New Hampshire State Library 993.344 V527
The State of Vermont Rolls of the Soldiers in the Revolutionary War 1775 to 1783

“History of Hastings, New York”

“Vital Records of Marlbourough, MA 1660-1849″ page 326

“Early Records of Lancaster Massachusetts 1643-1725″ by Henry S. Nourse Lancaster 1884

“Births, Marriages, and Death Records of Lancaster, Mass. 1643-1850″ by Henry S. Nourse, A. M. Lancaster, 1890. Page 5

Vol. 37 of the “N E Historical and Genealogical Register” page 199
“Henry Kerley was a lieutenant of the Lancaster Company in 1675, and the name was commonly written Carley.”

Patent Book No 30, page 470, where King George II granted William Kerley land July 5, 1751.
Patent Book No 34 page 563 where King George II granted William Carley land on July 15, 1760.
The records prove that William Kerley and William Carley was one and the same person
(The land records are in the Land Office, Richmond, Virginia.)

E. R. Seary “Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland”

“Remarkable Records of Rev. Gideon Bostwick, 1770-1793, Great Barrington, Massachusetts”

“The Diary of Lt. Dudley Bradstreet of Groton, MA” – Sergeant James Carley and Peter Carley

Gen & Family History of Central New York, Vol.3 pp 1369-1371, 974.7 D2cu

“Directory of Ancestral Heads of American Families”, Page 283

“Howe Genealogies” by Daniel Wait Howe

Will of William Kerley 1670

Ashmore County Dorset History with Index to Registers

“Pioneers of Massachusetts”

“New England Historical & Genealogical Register”

“Colonial Families of the United States”

Full text of “Historical reminiscences of the early times in Marlborough, Massachusetts, and prominent events from 1860 to 1910 : including brief allusions to many individuals, and an account of the celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town”

“The William Ward Genealogy” 1925

“A History of Olmstead County” (MN)

“Historical encyclopedia of Illinois”, Volume 2 By Newton Bateman, Paul Selby, Joseph Oscar Cunningham
Mark Carley Biography


“New York Military in the Revolution”

Volume 2 of the “History of Lexington” by Hudson

“Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Heroes of ’76″
Henry W. De Puy Buffolo 1853

“History of the town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts : from its first settlement in 1657 to 1861″

“Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania”, Volumes I-III – Percival James Eaton

“Pennsylvania Founding Families, 1681-1911″

“The Narrative of the Captivity and the Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson”, online at the Gutenberg Project

Genealogical and family history of the state of New Hampshire: a …, Volume 2 By Lewis publishing company, Chicago

“Puritan Village” by Sumner Chilton Powell

“The history of Sudbury, Massachusetts. 1638-1889″ By Alfred Sereno Hudson

“New England marriages prior to 1700″ By Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley

“The Pioneers of Massachusetts: A Descriptive List, Drawn from Records of the … By Charles Henry Pope

“A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England” By John Farmer

“The planters of the commonwealth: a study of the emigrants and emigration in colonial times: to which are added lists of passengers to Boston and to the Bay Colony; the ships which brought them; their English homes, and the places of their settlement in Massachusetts. 1620-1640″

“History of the town of Marlborough, Middlesex county, Massachusetts: from … By Charles Hudson, Joseph Allen

“Historical reminiscences of the early times in Marlborough, Massachusetts … By Ella A. Bigelow

“Marlborough, Massachusetts, burial ground inscriptions: Old Common, Spring … By George Maynard

“The military annals of Lancaster, Massachusetts. 1740-1865: Including lists … By Henry Stedman Nourse

“Genealogy of the descendants of John White of Wenham and Lancaster … By Almira Larkin White

“Topographical and historical sketches of the town of Lancaster, in the … By Joseph Willard

“A history of Framingham, Massachusetts: including the Plantation, from 1640 … By William Barry

“The birth, marriage, and death register, church records and epitaphs of … By Henry S. Nourse

“Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the …, Volume 1 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams

“A history of the town of Northfield, Massachusetts: for 150 years, with an … By Josiah Howard Temple, George Sheldon

“Soldiers in King Philip’s war: being a critical account of that war, with a … By George Madison Bodge

“History of Cambridge, Massachusetts. 1630-1877: With a genealogical register By Lucius Robinson Paige

“Colonial American travel narratives” By Wendy Martin

“Lancastriana. I. a Supplement to the Early Records and Military Annals of … By Henry S. Nourse

Historical collections: being a general collection of interesting facts … By John Warner Barber

National Genealogical Society quarterly, Volumes 7-9 By National Genealogical Society


“The New England historical & genealogical register”, Volume 2 By New England Historic Genealogical Society

“Register of the National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York” By National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York

“King Philip’s war: based on the archives and records of Massachusetts … By George William Ellis, John Emery Morris

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