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

  • The American Genealogist
  • The Maine Genealogist
  • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
  • Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine
  • Rhode Island Roots

“The Devon Origin of Nathan1 Bedford of Scarborough, Maine” The 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 Island” Rhode Island Roots 43[2017]: 3–19.

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

“The Cash-Leacock Bible” Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 49 [2014]: 5–10.

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

“Origins of Michael1Cadet 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, Massachusetts” The 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, 1845–1851” The 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, Québec” The 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.