The original 370 page edition of Founders of Early American
Families, published in 1975, was rapidly sold out. It contained
historical information about some 3,300 male heads of families
who emigrated to the 13 original colonies from 1607 to 1657.
The Revised Edition of 468 pages, published in 1985,
also sold out, was re-printed in 1993 and has been out
of print since 1999. It featured data on about 4,400 emigrants
- plus a history of The Order of the Founders and Patriots
of America, eligibility requirements, a roster of current
members, an interesting discussion of where early colonists
came from, illustrations of prominent colonists and early
residences that may be visited today, data on Coats of
Arms and a valuable guide to further genealogical research.
The new Second Revised Edition of 491 pages contains
90 more Founder names plus all of the Founder family data
in the 1985 Edition, a roster of current members, Governors,
General Officers and a list of all past Governors General
of the Order.
Family historians and genealogists will find this book an invaluable
addition to their library.
NOTE: Only current OFPA members are allowed to order merchandise.