Sources for "Early History of the McNitt Family in America"
- Bailey, Frederic W. Early Massachusetts Marriages Prior to 1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968, Bk. 3, p. 8.
- Cayuga County, New York, Surrogate Court Records.
- Civil War Pension Record of Anson McNitt, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
- Collections of the Worcester Society of Antiquity. Worcester, MA: Vol. XII, 1894, p. 176.
- Fitch, Asa. Manuscript history of Washington County, New York in the library of the New
York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York, NY. Sections 244 & 1018.
- Gravestone of Alexander McNitt (Sheridan, IL).
- Gravestone of Daniel McNitt Jr. (Woodville Cemetery, Woodville, OH)
- Gravestones in the family cemetery, Salem, NY. (Alexander's stone incorrectly gives his age at
death as 96)
- Hill, William H. History of Washington County, New York. Washington County Historical Society, 1955, p. 176.
- McClaughry, Charles C. Genealogy of the McClaughry Family. Anamos, IA: 1913, p. 65.
- McNitt, V.V. The MacNauchtan Saga. Palmer, MA: Privately Printed, 1951. (See especially
Vol. II, pp. 25-67 and 111).
- Oakes, R.A. Genealogical and Family History of the County of Jefferson, New York. New York: Lewis Publishing Co., 1905, Vol. 1, p. 559.
- Parmenter, C.O. History of Pelham, Massachusetts from 1738 to 1898. Amherst, MA: Carpenter & Morehouse, 1898.
- Portrait and Biographical Records of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren Counties. Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1892, p. 367.
- Revolutionary War Pension Records of William Rogers, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
- The Salem Book: Records of the Past and Glimpses of the Present. Salem, NY: The Salem Review-Press, 1896, pp. 24-25, 166, 169-170.
- Temple, J.H. History of the Town of Palmer, Massachusetts. Palmer, MA: 1889. (See especially p. 511)
- Vital Records of Brimfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850.
- Vital Records of Palmer, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. Boston, 1905.
- Vital Records of Pelham, Massachusetts. Boston, 1902.
- Vital Records of Rutland, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. Boston, 1905. (see Meklem/McLem)
- Washington County, New York, Surrogate Court Records - Wills of James Rogers and Daniel
McNitt. Daniel's will referred to only 7 of his 10 children, but the other three definitely were
his. In his younger days the author of The MacNauchtan Saga lived across the road from
Daniel Jr.'s son Samuel and knew that Samuel was a nephew of Benjamin McNitt, who is
named in the will.