1. The American HeritageŽ dictionary of the English language, Third Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. A thorough dictionary of the English language used to clarify a variety of terms. KJPL.

  2. Burke, Bernard, Sir. The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: comprising a registry of armorial bearings from the earliest to the present time. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1996.   805. A compendium of arms issued to men throughout the British Isles. JCPL.

  3. Lavato, Pat. Re: Pinney. Internet e-mail to Keith Pinney. 08/19/1999 3:19pm. A message regarding the origin of the surname Pinney and the cultural events that affected the spelling of names in England. KJPL.

  4. The College of Arms. The Official Register of Coats of Arms in England and Wales. Refer all inquiries to: The Officer in Waiting, The College of Arms, Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4BT, Telephone: +44 171 248 2762, Fax: +44 171 248 6448.

  5. The PINNEY-L Mailing List. The listserv for all inquiries and sharing of information related to the surname Pinney through e-mail. If you have an e-mail application configured for Internet e-mail you may subscribe to this list by clicking on the following: PINNEY-L Mailing List.

  6. The SURNAMES-BRITAIN-M Mailing List. The listserv for all inquiries and sharing of information related to British surnames through e-mail. If you have an e-mail application configured for Internet e-mail you may subscribe to this list by clicking on the following: SURNAMES-BRITAIN-M Mailing List.

  7. Genealogies And Biographies Of Ancient Windsor.   608-619.

  8. Ohio. Adjutant General's Dept. The official roster of the soldiers of the American Revolution buried in the state of Ohio / compiled under the direction of Frank D. Henderson, the Adjutant General, John R. Rea, Military Registrar, Daughters of American Revolution of Ohio. Columbus, Ohio: The F.J. Heer Printing Co, 1929. KCMO.

  9. Kuhns, Maude (Pinney). The 'Mary and John'; a story of the founding of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1630. Rutland, Vt: C. E. Tuttle Co, 1971. Information regarding the immigrants that traveled to New England on the Mary and John. LOC.

  10. Pinney, Mrs. Laura Ann Young. Genealogy of the Pinney family in America, by Laura Young Pinney. San Francisco: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, 1924. A genealogy reference on the Pinneys of America. LOC.

  11. Parsons, Mira Clarke. Historic Worthington. Columbus, 1904.  71-82. LOC.

  12. Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond), 1821-1897, ed. The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884; ed. by J. Hammond Trumbull ... Projected by Clarence F. Jewett. Boston: E. L. Osgood, 1886. 2 vols. LOC.

  13. Dawes-Gates Ancestral Roots.

  14. Probate Records Of Windsor,Ct.

  15. Franklin Co, Oh. Wills 1803-1864.

  16. Wills of William Pinney and John Pinney.

  17. Spear, Burton. In Search Of The Passengers Of The Mary And John.

  18. Beckler, Steven. "Genealogy of the Pinney Families." The Beckler Family Tree. 28 Aug. 1999 http://home.cdsnet.net/~beckler/pinney.htm. A source for the genealogy of Humphrey Pinney, his ancestors and descendants.

  19. Switchboard.com. Banyan Worldwide. 29 Aug 1999 http://www.switchboard.com. A comprehensive source of business and residential phone listing for the USA.

  20. Penney, Colin. Sheerness/Penney/Sheppey. 29 Aug 1999 http://homepage.virgin.net/colin.penney/amused.txt. A listing of discovered variations on the spelling of Pinney.

  21. New Zealand WHITE PAGES Phone Directory. Telecom Directories Limited. 28 Aug 1999 http://www.whitepages.co.nz/. A residential phone listing source for New Zealand.

  22. The Australian White Pages Directory. Telstra Corporation Limited. 28 Aug 1999 http://www.whitepages.com.au/. A residential phone listing source for Australia.

  23. WorldPages.com. Web YP, Inc. 28 Aug 1999 http://www.worldpages.com/whitepages/. An online source of business and residential phone listings for the USA and Canada as well as leads to other nations.

  24. Yarmouth Borough Authorities. The Register of the Hospital of St. Mary, Great Yarmouth. 1386-1398+. Located at the Bodleian Library named Ms. Gough Norfolk 20 (Bodleian 18076). Medieval English Towns. Alsford, Stephen. Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies. 28 Aug. 1999 http://orb.rhodes.edu/encyclop/culture/towns/yarmout3.html. This register contains information about benefactors and politicians in Yarmouth and refers to numerous Pynnes.

  25. McGahan, Neil. Pinney Family History. Windsor, CT. Windsor Historical Society. 27 Aug. 1999. A manuscript containing research about the Pinney surname, referred to by Pat Lavato via e-mail.

  26. Simpson, J. A. et al. The Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed. Vol. 11. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.  20 vols. A reference to early spellings and origins of pyn- and pynne.

  27. The Surname Web. The Surname Web Team. 28 Aug. 1999 http://www.surnameweb.org/. A web site dedicated to providing a central resource for all major western surnames.

  28. Scoot, the UK Business Directory. Scoot, Ltd. 28 Aug. 1999 http://people.scoot.co.uk/. A residential and business phone listing for the UK.

  29. Golden Pages Home Page. Eircom. 28 Aug. 1999 http://www.goldenpages.ie/dtHtml/index.html. A business and residential phone listing for Ireland.

  30. Smit, Bronnen. Proceedings and Ordinances of the Privy Council of England. 7 vols. 1834-1837. Vol. 1 730-31 851-52.Vol. 6 328-29.  Medieval English Towns. Alsford, Stephen. Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies. 28 Aug. 1999 http://orb.rhodes.edu/encyclop/culture/towns/mapp1_2e.html. This is a reference to records of Pynnes and office holders in Yarmouth.

  31. Alsford, Stephen. Medieval English Towns. 28 Aug. 1999 http://orb.rhodes.edu/encyclop/culture/towns/towns.html. Information about a variety of medieval English towns including Yarmouth with some references to early Pynnes.

  32. Tompkins, Brian. The Monmouth Rebellion. 28 Aug. 1999 http://www.shogun.co.uk/dorset/monmouth.htm. A summary of the Monmouth Rebellion including some information about Pinney involved in the conflict.

  33. The Time Team. Time Site - Nevis. 18 Sep. 1999. http://www.timesite.co.uk/why.html. A record of excavation of Mountravers Plantation on the island of Nevis that once belonged to the Pinneys.

  34. Mercian Order of St. George. Ghosts of Southwest England. 14 Sep. 1999. http://members.aol.com/MercStG2/GOSWENGPage1.html. A story of the Pinney property, Bettiscombe Manor, that has a long-standing legend about a ghost.

  35. Mary and John Clearing House. Mary and John 1630. 18 Sep. 1999. http://www.maryandjohn1630.com. A source of information about passengers of the Mary and John that traveled to New England in 1630.

  36. Burke, John. Encyclopaedia of Heraldry. London: H. G. Bohn. 1844.  1109. Another compendium of armaments issued to Britons. LOC.

  37. Roots Research Bureau, Ltd. The Name and Family of Pinney. New York: Roots Research Bureau, Ltd. 1984.  9. An out of print resource that contains a simple history of the name Pinney, some genealogies of historical Pinneys and references. KJPL.

  38. Goodwill, Frank. St. Kitts and Nevis. 28 Aug 1999. http://website.lineone.net/~stkittsnevis. A quality source for details of the history of Nevis in the Carribean and the Pinneys that lived there.

  39. Wolf, James P. Heraldry on the Internet, Coats of Arms, Family Crests. 24 Sep 1999. http://www.digiserve.com/heraldry/index.htm. A quality dictionary of heraldic terms and other information.

  40. Whitaker, William. Words. 25 Sep. 1999. http://lysy2.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/words.exe. An online Latin dictionary of 17,000 entries with a downloadable version available for the PC.

  41. Fairbairn, James. Fairbairn's Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland. 4th Ed. Vol. 1. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc, 1993. 2 vols. in 1. A collection of crests from armorial bearings of Britain and Ireland. KJPL

  42. Pares, Richard. A West-India Fortune. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1968. 371 p. A detailed history of the Pinney trade enterprise in the Caribbean. JCPL

  43. Hill, John Spencer. A Coleridge Companion. 05 Oct 1999 http://aix1.uottowa.ca/~phoenix/comp1.htm. An account of many details of Samuel Coleridges life and writings with a mention of his occasion to meet William Wordsworth.

  44. Cohane, Mary Ellen. William Wordsworth's "A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal": A Folklorist's View. 05 Oct 1999 http://www.mcla.mass.edu/academics/mindseyef98/p29_p51.htm. Cohane writes in detail about the stay of William and Dorothy Wordsworth at the Pinneys Racedown Lodge.

  45. Smith, George. The dictionary of national biography, founded in 1882 by George Smith; edited by Sir Leslie Stephen and Sir Sidney Lee; from the earliest times to 1900. London: Oxford University Press, 1937-39. 24 vols. Includes a biography of Charles Pinney, Mayor of Bristol during the riots of 1831. MCPL

  46. Pickins, Clark. Famous Early Pinneys. Internet mail message posted in reply to a request on 09/29/1999. A message including information about several historically relevant Pinneys in America. KJPL

  47. Brown, Samuel L. Surnames are the Fossils of Speech. 1965. A study of surnames and their relationship to the languages they derived from. MCPL

  48. George, Jane. Pinney Family Research. Internet mail message sent on 01/06/00. The message included one possibility regarding the origin of the surname Pinney.

  49. Burke, John Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry; edited by H. Pirie-Gordon. London: Shaw Publishing Co., Ltd. 1937. 15th ed.

  50. Burke, John Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry; edited by H. Pirie-Gordon. London: Shaw Publishing Co., Ltd. 1875. 2 vols. 5th ed.

  51. Hutchins, John. The history and antiquities of the county of Dorset: compiled from the best and most ancient historians, inquisitiones post mortem, and other valuable records and mss. in the public offices and libraries, and in private hands. Westminster, UK: J. B. Nichols and Sons, 1861-70. 4 vols. 3rd ed. A collection of historical material related to Dorset in England, containing a description of a coat of arms belonging to a Pinney. LOC

  52. Burke, Bernard, Sir, 1814-1892. The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time. By Sir Bernard Burke. With a Supplement. Baltimore Genealogical Publishing and Sons, 1976, 1884. A collection of armorial bearings and their blazons. JCPL

  53. Fox-Davies, Arther Charles, 1871-1928. Armorial Families; A Directory of Gentelman of Coat-Armour. Rutland VT, Charles E. Tuttle Co, 1970. Descriptions and illustrations of coat of arms for Britain and Ireland. JCPL

  54. ukphonebook.com. ukphonebook.com Limited. 02 Aug 2000 http://www.ukphonebook.com. A residential phone listing source for the United Kingdom.

  55. Teleaskunft. 12 Aug 2000. http://www.teleauskunft.de/. A residential and business phone listing source for Germany.

  56. Frequently Occurring Names from the 1990 Census. 22 Sep 2000. http://www.census.gov/genealogy/www/namesearch.html. A search engine from the United States Census Bureau that ranks the frequency of occurrance of names in the US Census data.

  57. Caribbean Telephone Directory. 22 Sep 2000. http://www.cwdirectory.com. A White Pages directory of most of the Caribbean Islands.

  58. Australian War Memorial. 30 Sep 2000. http://www.awm.gov.au/. The web site for the Australian War Memorial near Canberra, Victoria, Australia.

  59. Australian Honours System. 30 Sep 2000. http://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/. The web site for the Australian Honours System, which recognizes citizens for achievement or meritorious service.

  60. The Commonwealth War Graves Commision. 01 Oct 2000. http://www.cwgc.org/. The organization charged with maintaining the graves of all British Commonwealth war veterans worldwide.

  61. The Peel Forest Heritage Project. 07 Oct 2000. http://www.freespeech.org/peelforest/notables.htm. A commemoration of a region in New Zealand, its history and its culture.

  62. War Memorial Name Transcripts. 07 Oct 2000. http://med441.bham.ac.uk/WarMems/kemerton.html. A private compilation of a number of war memorials within the United Kingdom.

  63. State Level Casualty Lists for the Vietnam Conflict. 01 Oct 2000. http://www.nara.gov/nara/electronic/korvnsta.html. A National Archives listing by state of all known Vietnam casualties of US soldiers.

  64. Vietnam Veterans Home Page. 12 Oct 2000. http://www.vietvet.org/army077.htm. A multi-purpose tribute page for Vietnam Veterans.

  65. 2nd Infantry Division (2id), Korean War Veterans Alliance. 07 Oct 2000. http://www.2id.org/187-p.htm. A site attempting to unite and inform Korean War Veterans from the 2nd Infantry Division.

  66. Partial Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812. 07 Oct 2000. http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Valley/8506/1812roster.html. An ongoing compilation of soldiers from Ohio that participated in the War of 1812.

  67. WWI Enlistees from Franklin County, Kansas. 07 Oct 2000. http://www.ukans.edu/~hisite/franklin/indexes/ww1.txt. A list of all Franklin County, Kansas Participants in WWI compiled by the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

  68. White, Virgil D. Index to Indian Wars Pension Files 1892-1926 Volume II: L-Z. Waynesboro, TN: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1987. A transcription and publication of the NARA records of pension applications for the Indian Wars.

  69. Langlois, Mark. Living in Luxury in a Dorm. The News-Times. 07 Oct 2000. http://www.newstimes.com/archive99/sep1499/lca.htm. An article referring to A. Searle Pinney and his involvement in World War II.

  70. Coast Guard Awardees of World War II. 07 Oct 2000. http://www.aug.edu/~libwrw/awards/medals2.htm. A listing of medals awarded to Coast Guardsmen during World War II, compiled from the Coast Guard Bulletin.

  71. Veterans Affairs Correspondance and Phone Dialog. http://www.va.gov/. Letters and Phone conversations exchanged with people at Veterans Affairs in regard to my grandfather.

  72. The Battle of Hubbardton. 07 Oct 2000. http://cet.middlebury.edu/mcgill/battle/acknowledgments.html. An exploration of the Battle of Hubbardton that happens to mention the World War II experience of William B. Pinney.

  73. Index of Revolutionary War Pension Applications in the National Archives. Washington, DC: National Genealogical Society, 1976. A transcribed index to all NARA records of Revolutionary War pension applications.

  74. 1820 Pension List Search. 30 Sep 2000. http://www.lineages.com/military/mil_rw.asp. An electronic list of pension applictions for the Revolutionary War.

  75. Bounty Land Grants in the Illinois Military Tract. 18 Oct 2000. http://www.lineages.com/military/mil_1812.asp. A list of lands granted to veterans of the War of 1812 in the area of Illinois.

  76. Eighth Cavalry. 12 Nov 2000. http://lserver.aea14.k12.ia.us/iacivilwar/Resources/reb8thcav.htm. Iowa Civil War resources.

  77. A Brief Account of the Pioneer Settlement of a part of Antrim County. 12 Nov 2000. http://www.ole.net/~maggie/antrim/pinney.htm. A history of the Curtis Sherwood Pinney Family.

  78. Cemetery Records of Windham County Connecticut. 26 Oct 2000. http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Fields/4791/oldcemj-q.html. A listing of cemetery records from Windham County Connecticut.

  79. Civil War Manuscripts Project. 26 Oct 2000. http://www.chs.org/kcwmp/cwc.htm. A brief mention of Lt. Edward Pinney in a Connecticut manuscript.

  80. 143rd New York Volunteer Infantry. 26 Oct 2000. http://skaneateles.org/143_inf/143_inf.html. A history of the 143rd New York Volunteer Infantry.

  81. 22nd Iowa Infantry. 26 Oct 2000. http://lserver.aea14.k12.ia.us/iacivilwar/Resources/22nd_inf_ia_&_reb.htm. A history of the 22nd Iowa Infantry.

  82. The 12th Cavalry 127th Regiment. 14 Oct 2000. http://www.usgennet.org/usa/in/county/noble/12th%20Cavalry.txt. A history of the 12th Indiana Cavalry.

  83. Florida Civil War Pension Index. 14 Oct 2000. http://www.psy.fsu.edu/~thompson/cw/pension/pens_pr.html. A listing of all known filings for Civil War Pensions in Florida.

  84. 6th Alabama Cavalry Roster. 14 Oct 2000. http://home.att.net/~al_6th_inf/6thalacav.htm. A brief history and roster for the 6th Alabama Cavalry in the Civil War.

  85. Mobile Genealogical Society. 26 Oct 2000. http://www.siteone.com/clubs/mgs/columns/SR980913.htm. A local genealogical society with a query regarding John L. Pinney and Samuel Leo Pinney.

  86. Armstrong County in the War of the Rebellion. 14 Oct 2000. http://www.pa-roots.com/armstrong/smithproject/history/chap2n.html. A listing of regiments and some of their members and casualties from Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

  87. Battle Hymn of the Republic. 26 Oct 2000. http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/pottery/1080/indexi.htm. A listing all major known battles in the Civil War.

  88. The Battle of Stone's River. 26 Oct 2000. http://www.civilwarhome.com/kniffinstonesriver.htm. A detailed account of this battle by Lt. Col. G. C. Kniffin.

  89. Index of French and Indian War Records 1755-1762 in the National Archives. 18 Aug 2000. NARA Microfilms containing French and Indian War military musters and pay rolls.

  90. World War 2 Nominal Roll. 25 Sep 2003. http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/doc/contacts.asp. A complete list of servicemen and women who were in Australia's defence forces and the Merchant Navy during World War Two created by Australia's Department of Veteran's Affairs.

  91. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. Historical Data Systems. 02 Oct. 2003. http://www.civilwardata.com/. The American Civil War Research Database.




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