Sources for "Daniel McNitt, Jr. and Jane
- Cayuga County, New York, Surrogate Court Records - Wills of Samuel Moores and James Vandike.
- Census of Brutus, Cayuga County, NY, 1810.
- Census of Cato, Cayuga County, NY, 1820.
- Census of Victory, Cayuga County, NY, 1830.
- Census of Thompson Township, Seneca County, OH, 1840.
- Census of Thompson Township, Seneca County, OH, 1850.
- Census of Wright and Chester Townships, Ottawa County, MI and Sparta Township and Grand Rapids, Kent County, MI, 1860.
- Gravestones of Daniel McNitt (Woodville Cemetery, Woodville, OH) and Jane Moores McNitt (Alpine Town Hall Cemetery, Alpine Township, Kent County, MI).
- Land Records of Cayuga County, NY.
- Land Records of Ottawa County, MI.
- Land Records of Ottawa County, OH.
- Land Records of Sandusky County, OH.
- Land Records of Seneca County, OH. (especially those concerning the sale of the family farm
after Daniel's death)
- McNitt, V.V. The MacNauchtan Saga (Palmer, MA: Privately Printed, 1951), see especially
Vol. II, pp. 71-75. On p. 64 Alexander McNitt of Cortland County, New York is incorrectly
identified as Alexander Jr., although he was actually Daniel's son.
- Storke, Elliot G. History of Cayuga County, New York. Syracuse: D. Mason & Co., 1879, p.
- Washington County, New York, Surrogate Court Records - Will of Daniel McNitt. It refers 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.