Michael has published numerous articles in some of the leading scholarly journals in the industry, including:

Copies of his articles are linked below through the courtesy of the publishers.


The Family of Louis and Lydia (Fosdick) Lambert Ma(s)cillier of Boston, Virginia and Guadeloupe: The First Known Catholic Mayflower Descendants in Massachusetts” (Co-authored with Christopher Challender Child) Mayflower Descendant 71 [2023]:164–180″.

The Devon Origin of Nathan1 Bedford of Scarborough, MaineThe Maine Genealogist 51 [2019]: 1–17.

Who Married Rebecca6 Newton, Daughter of Uriah5 Newton of Princeton, Massachusetts?The American Genealogist 90 [2018]: 283–295.

“‘My Granddaughter’s Father’ Elizabeth (Hall) Barnes of Brookfield, Massachusetts, and James and Ann (Smith) Franklin of Boston and Newport, Rhode IslandRhode Island Roots 43 [2017]: 3–19.

The Wife and Descendants of Revolutionary War Traitor Dr. Benjamin Church, Jr., of BostonNew England Historical and Genealogical Register 170 [2016]: 277–90, 171 [2017]: 63–69.

The Cash-Leacock BiblePennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 49 [2014]: 5–10.

The Family of Benjamin3 Mecom of Boston and Philadelphia, Nephew of Dr. Benjamin FranklinPennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 48 [2012]: 18–29.

Origins of Michael1 Cadet Young of Virginia” (Co-authored with Patricia Law Hatcher and Kelvin L. Meyers) The American Genealogist 85 [2011]: 177–94.

English Origins of Peter1 Blight of Philadelphia and George1 Blight of Philadelphia and New Jersey Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 47 [2011]: 5–15.

Jeremiah1 Rogers of Dorchester and Lancaster, Massachusetts” (Co-authored with Henry B. Hoff and Helen Schatvet Ullmann)The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 162 [2008]: 18–22.

Mary3 Hemenway, wife of George2 Lawrence of Watertown, MassachusettsThe New England Historical and Genealogical Register 162 [2008]: 15–17.

Sarah (Parker) Williams, Wife of Hugh Williams of Boston, Massachusetts and Block Island, Rhode Island” The American Genealogist 82 [2007]: 171–77.

Origins of Accused Witch Mary (Williams) (King?) Hale of Boston and Her Brothers Hugh, John, and, Possibly, Nathaniel Williams” (Co-authored with D. Brenton Simons) The American Genealogist 82 [2007]: 161–71.

Averine (Vibert) Lanpheare, Mother of George1 Lanphere of Rhode Island” (Co-authored with Patricia Law Hatcher) The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 160 [2006]: 112–17.

Baptisms and Marriages Performed by George Richards of the Central Congregational Church in Boston, 1845–1851The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 159 [2005]: 365–70.

From Webber to Ouabard: The New England Origins of Joseph Philippe Ouabard dit Langlois of Cap St. Ignace, QuébecThe New England Historical and Genealogical Register 159 [2005]: 308–15.

Sarah (Moore) (Howe) Gibbs and Her Mother Sarah (Goodenow) (Moore) Goodenow of Sudbury, Massachusetts” The American Genealogist 79 [2004]: 292–298.