Sources for "Margaret McNitt and
- Census of Clay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, 1850, 1860 and 1870.
- Clay Township Justice of the Peace Records, Genoa Branch Library, Genoa, OH.
- Death Records of Ottawa County, OH.
- Elmore Independent (Elmore, OH), July 26, 1895.
- Goodman, J. Illustrated Historical Atlas of Ottawa County, Ohio. Port Clinton, OH: 1901, p.
- Gravestones of Lebbeus and Margaret Cole, Woodville Cemetery, Woodville, OH.
- Historical Hand-Atlas ... History of Ottawa County, Ohio. Chicago: Godfrey Jaeger & Co., 1881, pp. 187 & 196.
- Land Records of Ottawa County, OH.
- Land Records of Sandusky County, OH.
- Land Records of Seneca County, OH.
- Ottawa County News (Port Clinton, OH), Jan. 16, 1875, July l2, 1875, Oct. 1, 1875.