BIBLIOGRAPHY for Chronology of Rock’s Bridge, etc.

    1. “Haverhill Records to 1850”, Haverhill Public Library
    2. East Parish 4th Congregational Church Records, Haverhill Public Library
    3. Copy of John Ingersoll’s diary entries for Jan. 1, 1814 – June 27, 1815, obtained from Joel Rubinstein.
    4. Gravestones in Greenwood cemetery on E. Broadway (4/2000)
    5. 4th Church Newbury (now 2nd Church of W. Newbury) Records, Haverhill Public Library
    6. Newbury records from Haverhill Public Library
    7. “Old Houses of Rocks Village and Vicinity”, Noyes, 1941, Haverhill Public Library. Not always completely reliable.
    8. Copy of Zebulon Ingersoll’s will, Essex county Probate document dated 4/18/1829, obtained from former owners of our house..
    9. Moody Family Genealogy
    10. The Essex County website:
    11. Two great Haverhill history web sites: and (similar) These are loaded with early Haverhill primary source data such as census data. Also list of members of the Pennacook transaction.
    12. A map made by the Sweeney’s (former owners of our house) of their land and a chronology of former owners – some of it checks out, some of it doesn’t.
    13. Hand drawn map and:“Plan of the Town Landing at the Rocks as Perambulated by the Selectmen and reported to the town for their Consumption(?)” Copy of original from Haverhill city archives of 1820, obtained from Sweeney’s.
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    15. Clippings file of the Rock’s Bridge, Haverhill Public Library Special Collections.
    16. Merrimack Bridge Book (1795-1842), Haverhill Public Library Special Collections.
    17. Bailey family ancestry, unpublished, written by my parents, Mildred and Albert E. Bailey. For information on Stephen Johnson and the two Eatons.
    18. Rocks Village Planning Study 1981
    19. Rocks Village Historic Commission archives (photo album)
    20. Technical Memorandum Rocks Village Corridor Planning Study (October 1978), Haverhill Public Library Special Collections.
    21. “A Look at The Diaries of John Ingersoll of Rock’s Village, Haverhill, Massachusetts – 8 volumes written from 1804-1814” by Sally Rubenstein for History 372 Fall 2009
    22. (
    23. Swett’s Ferry by Ben H. Swett:
    24. [Joshua Coffin, A Sketch of the History of Newbury, Newburyport, and West Newbury, from 1635 to 1845 (Boston, S. G. Drake, 1845) republished in 1977, p. 193]
    25. Putnam’s Monthly Historical Magazine and Magazine of New England …, Volume 3
    26. The Peaslees and Others of Haverhill and Vicinity by E. A. Kimball, 1899.
    27. The Essex Antiquarian, Volume 9
    28. The Ladd Family: A Genealogical and Biographical Memoir of the Descendants of Daniel Ladd, of Haverhill, Mass., Joseph Ladd, of Portsmouth, R.I., John Ladd, of Burlington, N.J., John Ladd, of Charles City Co., Va
    29. Gleanings from Merrimac Valley, Miss Rebecca I. Davis, 1881
    30. Gleanings from Merrimac Valley, Sheaf 2, Rebecca Ingersoll Davis, 1887.
    31. Chase, George Wingate, History of Haverhill, Massachusetts, From its First Settlement, In 1640 , To Year 1860. Haverhill Public Library Special Collections, originally published by author, Haverhill, MA  1861
    1. ROCK VILLAGE AND ITS PEOPLE by Leonard Woodman Smith, Notes from the Chase Chronicles -October 1918
    1. Rocks Village at Thanksgiving, November 23, 1980, brochure
    1. 1850 census:
    1. Haverhill Vital Records to the end of the year 1840 vol 1 births
    1. Post offices in the US July 1 1855
    1. The History of Haverhill, Massachusetts by Benjamin L. Mirick
    1. Ticonderoga Soldier Elijah Estabrooks Journal 1758 – 1760
    1. Esterbrook family
    2. House of the Ferret antiques: Abigail Estabrooks, Haverhill, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1803
    1. McQuesten ancestry:
    1. 1798 census:
    1. Municipal Register of Haverhill
    1. Zebulon Ingersoll’s Account book 1793 – 1799 (Peabody Essex Museum)
    2. Vital Records of Amesbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849
    3. The Story of a New England Town; a reconf of the commemoration, July
    4. John Johnson history (
    5. The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 8,
    1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of …, Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter.
    1. Municipal History of Essex County in Massachusetts, Volume 2 edited by Benjamin F. Arrington
    1. Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs …, Volume 4, edited by William Richard Cutter.
    1. “Joseph Rochement and Sally de Poyen of Rocks Village,” The Essex Genealogist, Vol. 34, No. 3, August 2014, pp. 165-170
    1. Antique Houses of Gloucester by Prudence Pain Fish 2007, History Press
    1.  Joseph Burrill Account Book
    1. Massachusetts Horn Smiths: A century of Combmaking 1775 – 1875
    2. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of …, Volume 3
    3. Descendants from Richard Ingersoll
    1. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs: Relating to the Families of Boston and …by William Richard Cutter
    1. Buttonwoods Leaflet, Winter 2001, Haverhill Historical Society.
    1. The Haverhill Book Full Text.
    1. Historical Notes Concerning the Moody Family, compiled by Herbert A. Moody, 1947
  1. The Family Tree, Seven Hundred Years of Moody Ancestors by Alice Moody Chapin
  2. Biographical sketches of the Moody family: embracing notices of ten ministers and several laymen from 1633 to 1842
  3. History of Newburyport by John J. Currier, 1635 – 1902
  4. Historical Sketch of Shipbuilding on the Merrimack River, John James Currier
  5. Whittier-Land by Samuel Thomas Pickard, 1904
  6. Haverhill Gazette: January 5, 1828
  7. Harper’s Magazine, Volume 66
  8. The Letters of John Greenleaf Whittier: 1828-1845
  9. Henry Ford Buys a Piece of Whittierland During 1928 City Visit, Feb 14, 2016 (WAVE wavelengths By David Goudsward
  10. Rocks Bridge and Approaches by R. R. Evans, Historic American Engineering Record, National Park Service, Department of the Interior
  11. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusettes Volume 1 by William Richard Cutter 1908
  12. Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts volume 2;  by Cutter, William Richard, 1847-1918, ed; Adams, William Frederick, b. 1848, joint ed Published 1910
  13. Genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families of the state of Massachusetts; volume 3by Cutter, William Richard, 1847-1918, ed; Adams, William Frederick, b. 1848, joint ed
  14. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the …, Volume 4 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams
  15. Our Family Genealogy Pages: CorlissOrday:
  16. Memorial of the Morses
  17. Genealogy of the Descendant of early settlers (morse family page 896)
  18. Our Family Tree  (Chase)
  19. Chase-L Archives
  20. Descendants of Anthony Morse
  21. Chase Family
  22. One of a Thousand: A Series of Biographical Sketches of One Thousand … edited by John Clark Rand

  23. Whittier Newsletter, Fall 2001, Number 33
  24. The Forgotten Salmon of the Merrimack, by By Lawrence Stolte, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  25. The Manufacture of Shoes and Hats–Improvements. Chapter 28
  26. Bailey family genealogy, unpublished, about 1975, Mildred P. and Albert E. Bailey.
  27. Haverhill and Groveland 1902 directory
  28. “The Carr Family Records Embracing…”
  29. ‘Supernaturalism of New England’, John Greenleaf Whittier, originally published 1847.