Robert W. Pelton has been writing for more than 40 years on a great variety of historical and other subjects. He has traveled extensively as a researcher and has published hundreds of feature articles and numerous books. Mr. Pelton lectures widely, has appeared on many television shows and been a guest on a large number of radio talk shows.
Mr. Pelton is a member of Sons of the Revolution (SOR), and Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Robert proudly claims a heritage going all the way back to well before the War for American Independence. Mr. Pelton's ancestors include John Rogers whow came to America on the Mayflower and was one of 41 signers of the Mayflower Compact. Another, John Smith was one of the founders of Jamestown. Peleg Pelton who served as the fifer in the Continental Army at age 18 during the Battle of Saratoga (1777) and again in Yorktown (1781). Captain Peter Hager was Commander of the Old Stone Fort in Schoharie, New York, in 1780. Another, Captain Bezaleel Tyler fought in the only Revolutionary War Battle taking place in Sullivan County, New York. Here he fought against Mohawk Chief Thayendeneges, who was also known by the name of Joseph Brant.
Our Founding Fathers - Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Hancock and the rest left no question as to their personal beliefs in the Bible, the Creator and the hand of Providence in the development of our great Republic. With the unique biographical sketches found in his historical recipe books, he clearly shows how America was unquestionably begun as a Christian nation.
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