Sources for "Samuel McNitt and Cordelia
- Census of Casnovia Township, Muskegon County, MI, 1880.
- Census of Sparta Township, Kent County, MI, 1870.
- Census of Wright Township, Ottawa County, MI, 1860 (population and agriculture schedules)
- Death records of Muskegon County, MI.
- Grand Rapids Press, June 18, 1925.
- Gravestone of Cordelia McNitt in Lisbon Cemetery, SpartaTownship, Kent County, MI.
- Land records of Muskegon County, MI.
- Land records of Ottawa County, MI.
- Land records of Seneca County, OH.
- Marriage records of Kent County, MI.