Western Reserve Society

Sons of the American Revolution

America's Largest and Oldest Local Chapter


Member Written Publications

Listed below are books, magazines or articles written by WRSSAR members or our featured speakers over the years. We are providing this link as a free service to our members to help promote their wonderful publications

Clarke, Kenneth
Wolves and Flax

WRSSAR member's family biography:  Simeon and Katharine Prior were married 10 months before the end of the American Revolution and for twenty years they made a life in New England, where their ancestors had lived since 1634. And then in 1802, Simeon having heard about the land beyond the Ohio during his service in the American Revolution, suddenly traded his land for a track of wilderness identified only as lot 25 in the Connecticut Western Reserve. He along with Katharine and their ten children spent more than forty days traveling to their new home on America's western frontier.

Horvath, Dr Edward

Good Medicine, Hard Times – Memoir of a Combat Physician in Iraq

Good Medicine, Hard Times is the moving memoir of one of the most senior-ranking combat physicians to have served on the battlefields of the second Iraq war. Former US Army Colonel Edward P. Horvath, MD, brings readers through the intricacies of war as he relates stories of working to save the lives of soldiers, enemies, and civilians alike and shares the moral dilemmas faced by medical professionals during war.   Written by a featured speaker and good friend of the WRSSAR.

Steele Jr., Dr. Rollin 

Where the Buffalos Roam:  Family Letters Between an Alabama Abolitionist and Slave Owner

The book follows the life of Lucius Wilcox, a person with abolitionist views, we see the struggles that he had being a businessman in the South.  Written by a member of the WRSSAR.

Bourne, John

Supplement to the 2nd Revised Edition of Founders of Early American Families

This softcover supplement is 150 pages, containing over 1,000 new "Founders" not listed in the 2002 edition; corrects information for more than three dozen names and drops five dozen names no longer accepted as "Founders". Click the link below to download a PDF flyer with more details and order information.