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The following gives the Tables of Contents for the thirteen volumes completed to date. If you are looking for a specific name try using your browser's find function. Some volumes have recipes or other articles of interest. Note that Volumes 6 and 7 are bound together into a single physical booklet.

Please note these volumes only contain biographies of taverners and innkeepers that have been submitted for publication by the Society's members. If your ancestor is not shown and you would like to submit a biography for publication in a future volume, please contact the Keeper of the Tavern Records for instructions on how to do so. Flagon & Trencher encourages such submissions.

These are all available for purchase.

The information provided is as follows: Name of Taverner, Name of Tavern (where available), Location of Tavern, Taverner's Life-dates

Volume 1
John Baker, Ipswich, MA, 1598 - c.1681
John Dawson, Crooked Billet Inn, Hatboro, PA, ? - 1742
John Jacob Eichholtz, The Plow Inn, Lancaster, PA, 1712 - 1760
Thomas Farmer, Surrey Co., VA, 1681 - 1723
John Grave(s), Guilford, CT, 1658/9 - 1726
William Hilton, Kittery Point, ME, 1590 - 1656
Maria (Truax) Viele Peeck, New Amsterdam, 1617 - c.1671
Pierre Pia, New Amsterdam, 1604 - 1664
Abraham Van Horn, White House Tavern, White House, NJ, 1699 - 1759
Peter Gerhart, Gerhart's Tavern, Montgomery Co., PA, 1716 - 1767
Volume 2
Col. John Chandler, New London, CT, 1665 - 1743
William Clark(e), The Ship's Tavern, Salem, MA, ? - 1647
Thomas Cornell, Boston, MA, c.1595 - 1655
Jonathan Gilbert, Cold Spring, CT, c.1618 - 1682
Jonathan Hatch, Sacconnessett, MA, 1626 - 1710
Simon Heller, Heller's Tavern, Wind Gap, PA, 1721 - 1785
John Howard, Bridgewater, MA, c.1620 - c.1700
Patrick Jack, Charlotte, NC, 1700 - 1780
Henry Mathews, The Hornes, VA, ante-1642 - post-1679
Thomas Phillips, The Sun Tavern, Boston, MA, c.1678 - c.1726
Joris Janszen Rapelje, New Amsterdam, 1604 - 1663
Thomas Trafton, York, ME, c.1624 - c.1706
Michiel Jansen Vreeland, New Amsterdam, 1610 - 1663
Volume 3
John Ayres, Quaubauge, MA, ante-1625 - 1675
William Baulstone, Aquaneck, RI, c.1600 - 1679
Samuel Beadle, Salem, MA, ante-1650 - 1706
Hannah (Lemon) Beadle, Salem, MA, 1650 - c. 1735
James Cole, Plymouth, MA, 1600 - post-1688
Nicholas Danforth, Cambridge, MA, ? - 1638
William Fiske, Wenham, MA, 1613 - 1654
Pieter Kuykendall, Nachmackemeck, NY, 1698 - post-1759
Robert Long, Three Cranes Inn, Charlestown, MA, 1590 - 1664
John McIntyre, Warren, ME, 1724 - 1796
Samuel Moore, Woodbridge, NJ, c.1630 - 1688
Joseph Moulton, The Moulton Tavern, York, ME, 1648 - 1691/2
Roger Mowry, The Mowry Tavern, Providence, RI, ante-1610 - 1666
Robert Royce, New London, CT, ante-1613 - 1676
Edward Sturgis, Yarmouth, MA, 1613 - 1695
Recipes: How to Make Mead, To Make Little Pasties
Volume 4
Thomas Beadle, Salem, MA, ante-1658 - 1700
Elisha Bisbee, Scituate, MA, 1616 - 1695
John Cann, New Castle, DE, 1645 - 1694
Samuel Chipman, Barnstable and Groton, MA, 1661 - post-1717
Thomas Chipman, Barnstable and Groton, MA, 1687 - ?
Samuel Chipman (the younger), Barnstable and Groton, MA, 1687 - post-1751
Samuel Cole, Boston, MA, ante-1609 - 1666/7
Adam Dietrich, Sunbury, PA, 1740-1817
James Grover, Navesink, NJ, ante-1625 - 1685
Maj. Mial Scurlock, Chatham Court House, NC, c.1720 - 1781
Ens. Thomas Waterman, Norwich, CT, 1644 - 1708
Sybrant Goosen Van Schaick, Albany, NY, 1653 - c.1685
Capt. Albert Jansen Ryckman, Albany, NY, 1663 - 1737
Recipes: To Stew Cucumbers, Foods to Eat in May
Volume 5
Jeremy Adams, Hartford, CT, c.1604 - 1683
Anthony Ashby, Salem, MA, c.1635 - c.1708
Col. Obadiah Clement, Warren, NH, 1742 - 1829
Ralph Earle, Newport, RI, 1606 - 1678
Nathaniel Ely, Ely's Tavern, Springfield, MA, c.1607 - 1675
Samuel Ely, Ely's Tavern, Springfield, MA, c.1630 - 1691
John Hobson, Guilford, CT, c.1610 - 1701
Nicholas Jacob, Hingham, MA, ante-1600 - 1657
John Johnson, Roxbury, MA, ante-1605 - 1659
Deborah (Prince) King, Boston, MA, 1657 - 1712/3
John Lewis, The Blew Ankor, Lynn, MA, 1631 - 1710
Hugh March, The Blue Anchor, Newbury, MA, 1620 - 1693
Joseph Neville, Sr., Fredericksburg and Caroline Co., VA, 1707 - post-1790
Capt. James Parker, North Yarmouth, MA, 1687 - 1732
John Parmenter, Parmenter Tavern, Sudbury, MA, c.1612 - 1666
Joseph Parsons, Springfield, MA, c.1618 - 1683
Stukely Westcott, Warwick, RI, c.159 - 1676/7
Thomas Wilson, Paradise Twp., York Co., PA, ante-1732 - 1768
Recipes: Rum Shrub, Brandy Shrub, Baked Squash for Winter
Volumes 6 and 7
Capt. Oliver Besley (and Descendants), New Rochelle, NY, ante-1670 - ante-1748
Ebenezer Blakesley, New Haven, CT, 1664 - 1735
John Cooper, Southampton, LI, NY, 1584 - 1662
Anthony Emery, Dover Neck, NH and Kittery, ME, c.1600 - 1680
John Hathaway, Freetowne, MA, 1650 - 1730
Edward Higby, Middletown, CT, 1615/6 - 1699
John Holden, Concord, MA, 1675 - 1767
Moses Hoyt, East Chester, NY, c.1637 - c.1712
George Ingersoll, Gloucester, MA, 1618 - 1694
Ens. Benjamin Ingersoll, Falmouth, ME, 1687 - 1755
Joseph Kellogg, Hadley, MA, 1626 - 1707/8
Thomas Lombard, Barnstable, MA, 1610 - 1663
Samuel Marshfield, Marshfield's Tavern, Springfield, MA, ante-1631 - 1692
George Neville/Neavill, Neavill's Ordinary, Auburn, VA, c.1695 - 1774
Mary (Gibbs) Neville/Neavill, Neavill's Ordinary, Auburn, VA, c.1711 - 1778
Ambrose Barnett, Neavill's Ordinary, Auburn, VA, c.1747 - 1808
Col. Adam Reigart, The Grape Inn, Lancaster, PA, 1739 - 1813
Mrs. Ann Scott, Hartford, CT, c.1600 - 1675
Daniel Strang, Strang's Tavern, Rye, NY, 1661 - 1707
Henry Woodward, Northampton, MA, ante-1619 - 1683
John Taylor, Northampton, MA, c.1640 - 1704
Samuel Taylor, Deerfield, MA, 1688 - 1733/4
John Taylor, Deerfield, MA, 1722 - 1799
John Webb, Webb's Tavern, Northampton, MA, c.1615 - 1670
Volume 8
Sgt. Caleb Abel, Sr., Norwich, CT, c.1646 - 1731
Thomas Backer/Baker, Easthampton, LI, NY, 1618 - 1700
Capt. Richard Beers, Watertown, MA, 1607 - 1675
James Besly, Besley's Tavern, New Rochelle, NY, c.1717 - post-1776
Elisha Coolidge, Ashburnham, MA, 1730 - 1807
Edmund Faulkner, Andover, MA, c.1625 - 1687
Edmund Greenleaf, Newbury, MA, c.1590 - 1671
John Hall, Derryfield, NH, c.1720 - 1794
David Howe, Sudbury, MA, 1674 - 1759
Thomas Huckins, Barnstable, MA, c.1617 - 1679
Josiah Keith, Easton, MA, 1678 - 1754
Philip Leek(e), New Haven, CT, c.1611 - 1676
Thomas Miller, Rowley, MA, 1609 - 1680
John Perkins, Ipswich, MA, c.1614 - 1686
John Read, Rehoboth, MA, 1598 - 1685
Thomas Snow, The Sign of the Dove, Boston, MA, ante-1615 - 1668/9
Recipes: Biskets, Strong Broth
Volume 9
Arthur Arrington, Jr., Nash Co., NC, c.1735 - 1795
Capt. Abraham Brown, Watertown, MA, 1671 - 1729
John How, Marlborough, MA, c.1602 - 1680
David Howell, Howell's Tavern, Tredyffrin Twp., Chester Co., PA, c.1736 - 1778
Samuel Hubbard, Springfield, MA, c.1610 - 1689
Johannes Lischer, The Crown Inn, Bethlehem and Nazareth, PA, 1719 - 1782
Zechariah Sandford, Bunch of Grapes, Hartford, CT, c.1664 - 1714
Anthony Tunis, Tunis Ordinary, Merion, PA, 1693/4 - 1762
Article by Harriet Stryker-Rodda: "Colonial Inns and Taverns"
Recipes: Yorkshire Pudding, Millet Pudding
Volume 10
William Craddock, Sr., Amelia Co., VA, c.1710 - 1795
Stephen Harding, Wells, ME, c.1680 - 1747
Col. Samuel Howe, The Howe Tavern, Sudbury, MA, 1642 - 1713
Peter Hubbell, Newtown, CT, 1686 - 1780
Capt. Benjamin Hull, Hull's Tavern, Piscataway, NJ, 1639 - 1713
Thomas Leffingwell, Jr., Leffingwell Inn, Norwich, CT, 1649 - 1724
Stephen Swett, Newbury, MA, c.1618 - 1691
Robert Tucke, Hampton, NH, c.1600 - 1664
Robert Turner, Sign of the Anchor, Boston, MA, c.1612 - 1664
Jan Van Etten, Forks Twp., Northampton Co., PA, 1720 - 1786
Col. David Webster, Plymouth, NH, 1738 - 1824
John Yelverton, Yelverton Inn, Chester, NY, 1693 - 1767
Excerpts: Massachusetts Bay Orders Concerning Ordinaries
Volume 11
Robert Ashley, Springfield, MA, ante-1620 - 1682
Richard Baldwin, Milford, CT, 1622 - 1665
Jonathan Clapp, Easthampton, MA, 1713 - 1782
Tristram Coffin, Newbury, MA, 1609/10 - 1681
William Daniell, Milton, MA, c.1600 - 1678
William Carr Lane, Newgate Eagle Tavern, Newgate, VA, 1737 - 1770
Gabriel Maupin, Bruton Parish and Williamsburg, VA, c.1666 - ante-1719/20
Jonathan Mitchell, Mitchell Inn, North Yarmouth, ME, 1724 - 1817
Johannes Nevius, Ferry Tavern, Brooklyn, NY, 1627 - ante-1672
Miles Oakley, White Plains, NY, c.1740 - ante-1790
Henry Robie, Hampton, NH, 1618/9 - 1688
Isaac Robinson, Succanesett (Falmouth), MA, 1610 - 1704
John "Rock" Smith, Hempstead, LI, NY, c.1615 - 1706
George Tilley, Boston, MA, ante-1705 - 1761
John Wass, Boston, MA and Falmouth, ME, c.1670 - 1741
Volume 12
Daniel Clary, Salisbury, NC, c.1750 - 1797
Francis Drake, Piscataway, NJ, c.1620 - 1687
Daniel Goodwin, Kittery, ME, ante-1630 - c.1712
William Hoge, Hoge's Tavern, Winchester, VA, 1660 - 1749
Capt. Daniel Hull, Berlin, NY, 1725 - 1811
Samuel Jones, Jones Tavern, Acton, MA, 1707 - 1802
William Munroe, Munroe Tavern, Lexington, MA, 1669 - 1759
David Pulsipher, Rockingham, VT, 1708 - c.1775
Capt. Joseph Reed, York Co., PA, 1733 - 1804
Nathaniel Sebrell, Hog Island, VA, 1723 - c.1816
John Sutton, The Stage House Inn, Scotch Plains, NJ, 1674 - post-1746
Egbert Van Borsum, New Amsterdam, NY, ante-1618 - ante-1676
Arie Cornelissen Van Schaick, Two Mile Tavern, Manhattan, NY, 1642 - 1699
Mark White, Jr., White's Tavern, Acton, MA, 1716 - 1798
Volume 13
Robert Andrews, Ipswich, MA, 1593 - 1643-4
John Andrews, White Horse Taqvern, Ipswich, MA, 1623 - 1662
Exercise Conant, Boston, MA, 1637 - 1722
William Conkey, Conkey's Tavern, Pelham, MA, 1717 - 1788
Thomas Cornell, Boston, MA, 1595 - 1655
Thomas Gardner, Salem, MA, 1592 - 1674
Stephen Hopkins, Plymouth, MA, 1582 - 1644
John Jackson, Cambridge, MA, 1645 - 1709
Daniel LeVan, Berks Co., PA, ca. 1709- 1777
Roger Mowry, Providence, RI (revisited), 1610- 1666/7
Nicholas Potter, Lynn, MA, 1604 - 1677
John Severance, Sr., Salisbury, MA, 1647- -1665
Spottsylvania [VA] Tavern Prices
Matthias St. John of Norwalk, CT, 1628 - 1728

Updated 14 September 2013.[top]