Recommended Reading


GUTHRIE FAMILY HISTORIES

A Brief History Of A Branch of the Guthrie Family Beginning with the Residence in Edinburg, Scotland in 1680 of John Guthrie, by Seymour Guthrie (1864)
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A Sketch of Stephen Guthrie, Senior, and His Children: A Pioneer Family of the Ohio Land Company of 1787, Author Unknown (1988)
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American Guthrie and Allied Families, by Laurence R Guthrie, A.B., B.D (1933)
Lineal Representations of the Colonial Guthries of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North and South Carolina, Some Post-Revolutionary Emigrants and of some Allie Families.
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Related Recommended Reading: Laurence R Guthrie’s notes and correspondence associated with American Guthrie and Allied Families, and other publications.
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Autobiography of Thomas Guthrie, D.D. (1878)
Guthrie, T. (1878). Autobiography of Thomas Guthrie. D. D.: And Memoir by His Sons. United States: Craig & Taylor.
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Genealogy of the Descendants of Rev. Thomas Guthrie, DD. (1902)
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Guthrie, C. J. G. (1902). Genealogy of the Descendants of Rev. Thomas Guthrie, D.D., and Mrs. Anne Burns Or Guthrie: Connected Chiefly with the Families of Chalmers and Trail, to which Mrs. Guthrie Belonged, Through Her Mother, Mrs. Christiana Chalmers Or Burns, and Her Great-grandmother, Mrs. Susannah Trail Or Chalmers : Also Incidental References to the Families of Guthrie and Burns: Comp. from Family Records, Letters, Diaries. United Kingdom: A. Elliott.

Descent of Comfort Sands and of his Children, by Temple Prime (1897)
With Notes on the Families of Ray, Thomas, Guthrie, Alcock, Palgrave, Cornell, Dodge, Hunt, Jessup.
This relates genealogical and biographical information associated with the family of Robert Guthrie and Anna Alcock of Block Island, Rhode Island.
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Early Virginia Guthries and Their Kentucky Descendants, by Joseph Andrew Guthrie (1868)
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Family Biographies of the Families of Alexander, Wilkinson, Sparr and Guthrie, by Wm G Alexander (1852)
With Sketches and Memorials on the Life and Character of John Alexander. This is the first edition copy of this work.
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Related Reading: Index to Family Biographies of the Families of Alexander, Wilkinson, Sparr and Guthrie, by Aubrey H Baldwin
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Related Reading: Alexander, Wilkinson, Sparr, and Guthrie Families (1852)
Copied from Biographies of the Families of Alexander, Wilkinson, Sparr, and Guthrie, etc., by Wm. G Aleander, 1892.
Includes biographical information on the family of William Guthrie & “Miss’ Elders of Ireland and Virginia.
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Maxwell History and Genealogy, by Florence Wilson Houston, Laura Cowan Blain, Ella Dunn Mellette (1916)
Including the allied families of Alexander, Allen , Bachiler, Batterton, Beveridge, Blaine, Brewster, Brown, Callender, Campbell, Carey, Clark, Cowan, Fox, Dinwiddie, Dunn, Eylar, Garretson, Gentry, Guthrie, Houston, Howard, Howe, Hughes, Hussey, Irvine, Johnson, Kimes, McCullough, Moore, Penberton, Rosenm ller, Smith, Stapp, Teter, Tillford, Uzzell, Vawter, Ver Planck, Walker, Wiley, Wilson, also copy of original baptismal record of The Rev. John Craig of Augusta County, Virginia.
Also: The Irvins, Doaks, Logans and McCampbells of Virginia and Kentucky, by Margaret Logan Morris
This book includes biographical information on William Guthrie of Lancaster County, South Carolina.
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Northern Guthrie Families, by Jean Guthrie Linton (1994)
With Notes of the Descendants of Samuel (1771) and James (1775) of Washington County, NY and their Westward Migration to the Midwest, California and CanadaL includes some pedigree information of waves’ lines, and lists those apparently unrelated Guthries found in the same settlements.
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Philemon Guthrie and His Descendants
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Records of the Guthrie Family of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Virginia, by Harriet Nancy Dunn & Eveline Guthrie Dunn (1898)
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The Beatty Book, by Lu Ann Kennedy Cherry (1995)
The descendants of Samuel Beatty of Armstrong County, Pennsylvania including the families of Guthrie, Sedwick and Sutton
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The Fulton Family of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, by Ernest Schwarz Craighead
An Account of the descendants of Abraham Fulton and Margaret Guthry, his wife, who emigrated from Articlave, Londonderry County, Ireland, in 1772, and settled in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
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The Guthrie Family, by D.C. Guthrie of Craigie (1906)
“An attempt is made in the following pages to give some account of the house of Guthrie, whose various branches have so long been associated with the County of Angus or Forfarshire.”
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The History of Lieutenant-Colonel John Guthery of Greene County Pennsylvania and of Allied Families, by Mary Sibyl Gray May (1956)
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The Story of James Guthrie and His Family, by Bonnie Guthrie Kuehl (1917)
James Guthrie was a Scottish immigrant to Canada in 1820.
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Waltons of Old Virginia, by Wilmer L. Kerns, PhD (2005)
Waltons and Sketches of Families in Central Virginia: Booker Christian, Coleman, Davis, Fields, Guthrie, Harris, Harrison, Harvey, Hunter, Jones, Shepherd, Stratton, Vawter, Walker, Williamson, and Word.
Includes the Guthrey or Guthrie Family of Cumberland and Buckingham Counties, Virginia.
(GFG4)
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FICTION & NON-FICTION WITH A GUTHRIE CONNECTION

A Cry from the Dead, by Rev. James Guthrie
consisting of the justly celebrated Mr James Guthrie’s last sermon, preached at Stirling, before his martyrdom at Edinburgh, in June, 1661, with his last speech on the scaffold, and ten considerations anent the decay of religion, from 1650 to 1660.
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A Life in the Theater, by Sir Tyrone Guthrie (1959)
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Guthrie’s Grammar, by William Guthrie (1770)
A New Geographical, Historical, and Commercial Grammar, and Present State of the Several Kingdoms of the World with a Table of the Coins of All Nations, and their Value in English Money.
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Janet Guthrie: A Life at Full Throttle, by Janet Guthrie
Pioneering race car driver Guthrie tells her story from the beginning.
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Ramblin’ Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie
Winner of the Oklahoma Book Award and the Deems Taylor ASCAP Award for Best Folk, Pop, or Jazz Biography
(GFG5)
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Cray, E. (2006). Ramblin’ Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie. United States: W. W. Norton.

Scarlett Doesn’t Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era
“A dynamic history of the South in the years leading up to and following the Civil War — a history that focuses on the women who made up the fabric of southern life before and during the war and remade themselves and their world after it.” It includes discussion about the life of Sarah Guttery, who was the daughter of Johnson Guttery & Mary Wilson of Walker County, Alabama. There are a few mentions of other Guttery relations from that location.
(GFG2A-Branch K)
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Edwards, L. F. (2000). Scarlett Doesn’t Live Here Anymore: Southern Women in the Civil War Era. United States: University of Illinois Press.

The Christian’s Great Interest, by William Guthrie
Includes a Memoir on the Life of William Guthrie, Minister of the Gospel at Fenwick.
Guthrie, W. (1755). The Christian’s Great Interest: Divided Into Two Parts; … By Mr. William Guthrie, … To which is Prefix’d, a Large Account of His Life, &c. … by the Late Rev. Mr. Trail, with Some Account of the Author from Mr. Wodrow’s History. United Kingdom: John Brown and sold.
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The Memoirs of Henry Guthry, by Henry Guthrie (1702)
Memoirs of Henry Guthrie, Late Bishop of Dunkeld, containing and impartial relation of the affairs of Scotland, civil and ecclesiastical form the year 1637 to the death of King Charles I.
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The Way West, by A.B. Guthrie (1949)
Pulitzer Prize Winning Novel written by A.B. Guthrie charts a frontiersman’s return to the untamed West in 1846. Sequel to The Big Sky.
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Guthrie, A. B. (2002). The Way West: A Novel. United States: Houghton Mifflin.
Related Reading: The Big Sky, by A.B. Guthrie (1947)
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Woman on Fire: Based on True Events – A story about Elizabeth Guthrie Brownlee Guthrie
A fictional story wrapped around historical events. Elizabeth (Guthrie) Brownlee survived the burning of Hanna’s Town, Pennsylvania by the Seneca and British loyalists. She and her infant daughter were taken on an arduous journey to Canada, and held in captivity for two years.
(GFG2A-Branch B)
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Curtis, G. A. (2019). Woman on Fire. (n.p.): Gail A. Curtis.
Related Recommended Reading: A Captive’s Tale, by Anna L Warren (1977)
This 15-page report of Anna L. Warren and The Westmoreland County Historical Society Research Committee was written in 1977 and reprinted in 2002.
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