Virginia

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Gilmer Co.

Gilmer Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Gilmer Co., WV.

Goochland Co.

"The Diligence and the Disappearance of Manakintowne's Huguenots." Allison Wehr Elterich, Reprint Co, 1999. While this book mainly covers the Huguenot settlement of Manakintowne, VA, there is background on the history of the Huguenots (French Protestants) their exile and immigration to England and Virginia and other countries to which the Huguenot fled. There is relatively little on specific Huguenots other than a list of the last names of 470 settlers in Manakintowne. KMS

"The Douglas Register." Transcribed and Edited by W. Mac Jones; Published by J. W. Fergusson & Sons - Richmond, VA; 1928. 'A detailed record of Births, Marriages, and deaths together with other interesting notes, as kept by the Rev. William Douglas from 1750 to 1797.' Please Note: Only the males are indexed. DP

"The Douglas Register" notes kept by Rev. W. Douglas fr. 1750-1797 by, W. Mac. Jones; Genealogical Pub. Co., 1977 Being a detailed record of Births, Marriages and Deaths together with other interesting notes, as kept by the Rev. William Douglas, from 1750-1797. Index of Goochland Wills and Notes on the French-Huguenot Refugees who lived in Manakin-Town, Virginia. LL2

"Marriages of Goochlands County, Virginia 1733 - 1815." Compiled by Kathleen Booth Williams; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; 1979. Grooms only please. Unfortunately, the index in my copy of this book has numerous blank pages so searching for brides and witnesses (unless you know the specifics) would be prohibitively difficult. DP

"St. James Northam Parish Vestry Book, 1744 - 1850." William Lindsay Hopkins, Iberian Publishing Company, Athens, GA, Copyright 1987.  Vestry records abstracted from a photocopy in the Virginia State Library. DP

"The Trabue Family in America 1700-1983" Julie Trabue Yates & Charles C Trabue, IV M.D., Gateway Press 1983. The line of descendents from Antoine Trabue, the Huguenot, from Montauban,France (b. 1667/68, d. Jan. 29, 1724). French Huguenots of Manakintown, Virginia. LL2

Grayson Co.

See aso under Orange Co.

Greenbrier Co.

Greenbrier Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Greenbrier Co., WV.

Greene Co.

"The 1860 Federal Census Greene County, Virginia." Eugene D Powell, 1998. KC2

"1900 Twelfth Census of the United States Greene County, Virginia." Barbara E Zorn & Eugene D Powell, 2000. KC2

"A Database of Shenandoah National Park Land Records." Reed L. Engle & Caroline Janney; Published by the Shenandoah National Park; 1997. Lists the land owners in the 1920s and 1930s during the formation of the Shenandoah National Park. Lists Name, county, tract number, total of acres in tract, acres purchased for park, total value of entire tract, amount paid by the commonwealth for acres purchased, size of house, number of buildings on property, house construction type and condition, barn size, construction type and condition, orchard and timber acres including type of orchard and timber. A9

"Greene County Magazine" Volumes 2-6. Greene County Historical Society. KC2

"Marriage Records Greene County, Virginia 1838-1900." Eugene D Powell, 1998. KC2

Greensville Co.

"Historical and Biographical Sketches of Greensville County, Virginia 1650-1967." Second Ed. 1968-2000. The Riparian Woman's Club, Emporia, VA, 2000. Historical and Biographical Sketches of Greensville Co., VA. Includes information regarding the county and it's progress. There are lists of and information regardin: Physicians, Distinguished Citizens, Towns and Villages of the County, Churches, Military information (list of those in various wars who were from the county), photographs, law enforcement, tax lists and much more information. SB

Halifax Co.

"History of Halifax County, Virginia." Wirt Johnson Carrington, 1924. Appeals Press, INc., Richmond, Va. BC4

Hampshire Co.

Hampshire Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Hampshire Co., WV.

Hanover Co.

See also under the Ross surname.

"Hanover County Historical Society Bulletin, Volume I 1969-1987." Hanover County Historical Society compilation of the society's newsletters for 20 years, lots of great information about the county and its families. KC2

"Virginia Migrations: Hanover County Vol. I, 1723-1850, Vol. II, 1743-1871." Compiled by Eugenia G. and Preston G. Glazebrook, Richmond, VA 1943, reprinted by Clearfield Co., Inc., 2000, 2001, 2002. Volume I: Wills, Deeds, Depositions, Invoices, Letters, and Other Documents of Historical and Genealogical Interest. Volume II: Wills, Deeds, Depositions, Letters, Marriages, Obituaries, Estates for Sale, Absentee Land Owners, and Other Documents of Historical and Genealogical Interest. JBCH

Hardy Co.

Hardy Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Hardy Co., WV.

Harrison Co.

Harrison Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Harrison Co., WV.

Henrico Co.

"Births From the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George, and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720 - 1798." Transcribed and Published by Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne; Richmond, VA; 1898. DP

"Henrico County Virginia Deeds 1677-1705." Comp. Benjamin B. Weisiger III, Iberian Publishing Co., 1996. Abstracts of Deeds, some wills and depositions. Much genealogical information. Many family connections shown in these deeds. P1

"Henrico County Virginia Deeds 1706 - 1737." Benjamin B. Weisiger III, Reprinted by Iberian Pubishing Co., 1995. Abstracts of Deeds and Wills. Much genealogical material. P1

Henry Co.

See also under Arnold surname.

"The 1787 Census of Virginia." Henry County Netti Schreiner-Yantis & Florene Speakman Love. Genealogical Books in print, 1987. The Personal Property Tax lists for the year 1787 for Henry County, Virginia. MA3

"Abstracts of Henry Co, VA Deed Books 1 & 2, 1776-1784." Compliled by Lela C. Adams, reprint 1983 by Southern Historical Press, Inc. These deeds include many bills of sale, trust deeds, powers of attorney, dower right releases & contracts for various surnames. MA3

"Henry County Virginia Will Abstracts Volume I and II, 1777-1820", abstracted and compiled by Lela C. Adams, Southern Historical Press, copyright 1985. RA1

"A History of Henry County, Virginia, with Biographical Sketches of Its Most Prominent Citizens and Genealogical Histories of Half a Hundred of Its Oldest Families." Judith Parks America Hill. Baltimore, Regional Publishing Company, 1983. BC4, JBCH

"The Nunns of XVIIIth Century Virginia with roster of 1300 Desendants of the Henry Co. Clan." O. Norris Smith, McDonald Printing Co., 1984. A comprehensive, but not complete record of 18th Century Nunn Family members who originated in Va. and their descendants. Not complete, but quite helpful to persons wanting to verify info in that century, and some families, after that. BW3

"Roselawn" Burials, Henry County-Martinsville, VA. Compiled by Margaret W. Myers and Patricia Johnson, Sheridan Books, 2001. Listing (with dates of birth and death) of over 10,000 people buried in Roselawn Burial Park, located in Martinsville, VA. JC5

Highland Co.

"History of Highland County Virginia." Oren F. Morton, reprinted by Clearfield, 1997. Names of People. SW6

Isle of Wight Co.

"Marriages of Isle of Wight County Virginia, 1628 - 1800." by Blanche Adams Chapman, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD; 1976. CG3

"Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724 - 1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia." William Lindsay Hopkins, Iberian Publishing Company, Copyright 1988. Abstracted from photocopies in the Virginia State Library Archives. DP

"Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County, Virginia." Author: John Bennett Boddie. Publication Date: 1938, reprinted 2003. This is a comprehensive study of the early history and inhabitants of Isle of Wight County. It begins with a graphic description of the early settlers--including accounts of Quakers and Cavaliers--and is followed by detailed histories of the various Isle of Wight families. Nearly 200 pages of this voluminous work are devoted to abstracts of deeds, land records, and quit rents. Besides a place and subject index, the work further includes a 38-page name index of several thousand entries. W5

"Surry County, Isle of Wight County Families & History." Reprinted from HARDESTY'S HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA; Chicago, Etc. 1884; With a new index by Jim Presgraves - Bookworm & Silverfish; 2000. DP

"Tombstones in St. Luke's Church Cemetery - Isle of Wight County, Virginia." Compiled by: Mrs. R. V. Barger, Appears to be self-published, October 1970. DP

"Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County Virginia 1647 - 1800, Book 1-3." by Blanche Adams Chapman; Family Line Publications, Westminster, MD; 1994. CG3

Kanawha Co.

Kanawha Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Kanawha Co., WV.

King and Queen Co.

"Vital Records of Three Burned Counties Virginia 1680-1860." Therese Fisher. Birth, Marraige and Deaths of King and Queen, King William and New Kent Counties Virginia 1680-1860. KG

King William Co.

"Old King William Homes and Families." Peyton Neale Clarke, John P. Morton and Co., 1897. Photos and accounts of some of the old Homesteads and families of King William Co., Virginia. A large Genealogy section on many of the families, the largest of which is the Edwards Family section at over 940 names. Also a section on the Edwards of Louisa County, Virginia. JW12

"Vital Records of Three Burned Counties Virginia 1680-1860." Therese Fisher. Birth, Marraige and Deaths of King and Queen, King William and New Kent Counties Virginia 1680-1860. KG

Lancaster Co.

"Known Descendants of Edward Blakemore, Junior of Lancaster County, Virginia." John A. Blakemore, 1963. CWM

"Lancaster County, Viginia Marriage Bonds 1652 - 1850." compiled by Ida J. Lee; Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc; 1972. RC6

Lewis Co.

Lewis Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Lewis Co., WV.

Lexington (city)

"Old Oxford and Her Families." Rev. George West Diehl, McClure Press, Verona, VA, 1971. Families associated with the Old Oxford Presbyterian Church, outside Lexington, VA. Church founded mid-1700's. Graveyard records included. Major families include: Finley, Moore, Leech, Miller, Houston, Saville, Morrison, Johnston, Campbell, Steele, Montgomery, Hutton, Cunningham, Wilson, McCorkle, Hall, Tardy, Tate, Patterson, Anderson, Lam. Associated information about the founding of Washington and Lee University in Lexington. KJ

Loudoun Co.

"Abstracts of Wills, Inventories and Administration Accounts of Loudoun County, Virginia 1757 - 1800." J. Estelle Stewart King; Genealogical Publishing Co.; 1978. Probate records from Will book A, B, C, D, E and F. Rent rolls for 1761, Militia of Loudoun County, families of Soldiers of the Continential Army, Pensions, Deed Book I and cemetery listings for Leesburg, Virginia. A9

"Index to The Tithables of Loudoun County, Virginia and to Slaveholders and Slaves 1758-1786." Compiled and Edited by Margaret Lail Hopkins. Loudoun Tithables. JT1

"Marriages of Loudoun County, Virginia 1757 - 1853." Mary Alice Wertz; Genealogical Publishing Co; 1990. Lists bride and groom, in some instances lists parent or guardian and lists some places of origin. Lists location of marriage (parish). A9

Louisa Co.

"Marriages of Louisa County, Virginia 1766-1815." Kathleen Booth Williams. KC2

"Old King William Homes and Families." Peyton Neale Clarke, John P. Morton and Co., 1897. Photos and accounts of some of the old Homesteads and families of King William Co., Virginia. A large Genealogy section on many of the families, the largest of which is the Edwards Family section at over 940 names. Also a section on the Edwards of Louisa County, Virginia. JW12

Lunenburg Co.

See also under Mecklenburg Co., VA.

"Marriages of Lunenburg County, VA 1746-1853." Emma Matheny and Helen Yates; Clearfield Publishing; 1967. KJ2

Madison Co.

"A Database of Shenandoah National Park Land Records." Reed L. Engle & Caroline Janney; Published by the Shenandoah National Park; 1997. Lists the land owners in the 1920s and 1930s during the formation of the Shenandoah National Park. Lists Name, county, tract number, total of acres in tract, acres purchased for park, total value of entire tract, amount paid by the commonwealth for acres purchased, size of house, number of buildings on property, house construction type and condition, barn size, construction type and condition, orchard and timber acres including type of orchard and timber. A9

"In the Shadow of Ragged Mountain." Audrey Horning; Good Printers of Virginia; 2004. Historical Archaeology of Nicholson, Corbin & Weakley Hollows. Give family history of the Nicholson, Corbin, Weakley and related familys. Also a history of who owned the land in the area. A9

"Madison County Marriages, 1792 - 1850, Virginia Historic Marriage Register." compiled by John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Publishing Co. 1983. Alphabetical by mens' and women's names. Includes date, minister's name, and sometimes the name of a parent of the bride and/or the groom. JBCH

Mason Co.

Mason Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Mason Co., WV.

Mathews Co.

"Mathews County Virginia Death Register, 1853 - 1896." Jane B. Goodsell, Iberian Publishing Company, Copyright 2001. DP

"Mathews County Virginia Records." Jane B. Goodsell, Iberian Publishing Company, Copyright 2000.  Description: Contents: Mathews County Marriages, 1827 - 1850; Marriage Announcements from Virginia Newspapers; Death Notices from Virginia Newspapers; Executors' Bonds, 1795 - 1825; Guardians Bonds, Book B, 1806 - 1822. DP

McDowell Co.

McDowell Co. is now part of West Virginia. See McDowell Co., WV.

Mecklenburg Co.

"The 1787 Census of Virginia (Amherst, Dinwiddie, Petersburg, Mecklenburg)." Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Love, Genealogical Books, 1987. Description: Personal property tax lists for the year 1787 for 3 counties in Virginia and the town of Petersburg. SW1

"Early Settlers of Mecklenburg County, VA." Katherine B. Elliott, self-published compilation, 1964. Land grants, Mecklenburg County Creeks, Early Brunswick County Deeds, Tithe Lists 1748-1764, Early Lunenburg County Deeds, Land Processioning- 1759, Notes from the Bristol Parish Register, Brunswick County Notes, Colonial Soldiers, Notes on Some Early Settlers, Some People who went to Other states. RT5

Middlesex Co.

"Stamper Court Records, Middlesex County, Virginia 1673-1852." Betty M. Maynard (self-published, 1989). Contains court records of the Stamper family of Middlesex County, Virginia spanning from 1673 to 1852. Also contains a partial Stamper lineage. Contains 262 pages, complete index. JLS1

Monongalia Co.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Land Owners Monongalia County." Roger G. Ward; New Papyrus Co. Inc,; 1991. Lists land owners in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1815 and was copied from microfilm borrowed for the Library of Virginia. Names listed are only those who owned land and the location of their land relative to the county courthouse in 1815, not a list of all residents. A9

"Virginia Revolutionary Public Claims for Monongalia County." Richard Slatten & Janice L. Abercrombie; Iberian Publishing Co.; 1992. Gives names of citizens and what they provided to further the cause of the Revolution. Only those who filed claims in the court in Monongalia County are listed. A9

Montgomery Co.

"A Brief of Wills and Marriages in Montgomery and Fincastle Counties, Virginia, 1733-1831." Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, Genealogical Pub.Co.,Inc. 1979. Just as it says. Alphabetised by the compiler. Wills only give date of probate (if mentioned) and list of people listed. No details. A7

"Montgomery County, VA Will Book 1 1786-1809." James L. Douthat, Mountain Press, 1986. Abstracts of Wills of Montgomery County, Va. for the years 1786-1809. A7

Morgan Co.

Morgan Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Morgan Co., WV.

Nansemond Co.

"Bible Records of Suffolk and Nansemond County Virginia, Together with Other Statistical Data." Filmore Norfleet, Community Press, Copyright 1963. Bible records and other genealogical data compiled and edited by Filmore Norfleet about Nansemond County and Suffolk Virginia families. Mostly 18th and 19th century data. DP

"Nansemond County, Virginia Clerks' Fee Books 1789 - 1800." Compiled by The Hugh S. Watson, Jr. Genealogical Society; Hampton, VA; 1978. Abstracts of entries contained in fee books for services performed by the clerks 1789 - 1800. Alphabetical listings of all names given in each entry, with year of services performed and page numbers of microfilm in the Virginia State Library, Richmond. DP

"A Record of Farms and Their Owners in Lower Parish of Nansemond County, Virginia." by William Turner Jordan, M.D. (1835 - 1922); Published by Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society, Suffolk, Virginia; First Edition - 1968; Second Edition - 1977. From the introduction - "Beginning in 1907, Dr. Jordan, whose ancestors landed at Jamestown and who served the people of the Driveer community as their friend and family physician for more than fifty years, recorded, as time would permit, both local history as he knew it and as it was told to him by those much older." DP

"The Siege of Suffolk - The Forgotten Campaign, April 11 - May 4, 1863." Steven A. Cormier, H. E. Howard, Inc., Copyright 1989. Part of the Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series. Detailed accounting of campaign that took place in Nansemond County, VA. Includes chronology and weather, federal and confederate army order of battle. DP

"Suffolk in Virginia c. 1795 - 1840, A record of Lots, Lives, and Likenesses." Fillmore Norfleet, Whittet & Shepperson, Copyright 1974 Suffolk. was in Nansemond County, VA. Includes a biographical sketch of James Andrew Riddick, Reminiscences of Suffolk, A Record of Lots and Lives, Plans of Lots on Main Street, and Some Early Suffolkians and Their Occupations. DP

"Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749 - 1784, Nansemond County, Virginia." William Lindsay Hopkins, Iberian Publishing Company, Copyright 1988. Abstracted from photocopies in the Virginia State Library Archives. DP

New Kent Co.

"The Parish Register of Saint Peter's, New Kent County, VA.. 1680 - 1787" The National Society Of the Colonial Dames, Wm. Ellis Jones, 1904. Register of Marriages, Births, Baptisims and Deaths in St. Peter's Parish. Please check the list of families in the Register before placing a request. PC3

"The Vestry Book of Saint Peter's, New Kent County, VA ..from 1682 - 1756" The National Society of The Colonial Dames, Clearfield Company 1995. Please check the list of families in the Register before placing a request. PC3

"Vital Records of Three Burned Counties Virginia 1680-1860." Therese Fisher. Birth, Marraige and Deaths of King and Queen, King William and New Kent Counties Virginia 1680-1860. KG

Nicholas Co.

Nicholas Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Nicholas Co., WV.

Northampton Co.

"Soldiers & Sailors from Northhampton, Co VA." Stratton Nottingham, Miles Barnes & Jean Merritt Mihalyka. Hickory House, 1995. Muster Rolls & Pay Rolls of the 27th Reg of VA Militia, Northhampton Co 1812. MA3

Northumberland Co.

"The History of Wicomico Parish including 1703-1795 Vestry Minutes." John L. Overholt and Arthur C. Johnson, Wicomico Parish Church, 1999. The book contains the names of many vestrymen, church wardens and parishioners from 1703 to 1795 and in most cases, what transpired at vestry meetings on a given date. L27

"Records of Indentured Servants and of Certificates for Land Northumberland County , VA 1650-1795." Preston Haynie, Heritage Books, Inc (c) 1996. Entries from Order Books concerning people being transported into the Colony. Includes the importers and the amount of land they are granted as well as the passengers, as well as when some of the servants are taken to court for various reasons. J15

Nottoway Co.

"The Final Roster, A Roster Of The Soldiers Who Saw Service In The Great War From Nottoway County, VA." Edited by Walter Westray Cobb, Captain Infantry R.C., U.S. Army; No Publisher is listed; Copyright, 1920 by W.W. Cobb. "The purpose of this book is to place in the hands of the people the names and records of those men from Nottoway County, Virginia, who were actively engaged in the prosecution of the war with Germany." quote from foreword. In most cases, but not all, the RANK, NAME, TOWN, PARENTS, PLACE OF BIRTH, OCCUPATION, SERVICE ENTRY and DISCHARGE DATES are listed. L21

Ohio Co.

Ohio Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Ohio Co., WV.

Orange Co.

"A History of Orange County, Virginia." W. W. Scott. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1990 Reprint of 1907 edition published by E. Waddey Co., Richmond, VA. From its formation in 1734 (O.S.) to the end of Reconstruction in 1870; compiled mainly from original records; with a brief sketch of the beginnings of Virginia, a summary of local events to 1907, and a map. JBCH

"Orange County Marriages 1747-1850." John Vogt & T William Kethey, Jr. Iberian Publishing Company. KC2

"Orange County, Virginia, Order Book One 1734-1739, Part One 1734-1736." by Barbara Vines Little, published by Dominion Market Research Corp., Orange VA 1990, reprinted by Iberian Publishing Co., Athens, GA 1996. JBCH

"Patriots of the Upcountry: Orange County, Virginia in the Revolution." William H. B. Thomas, Orange, VA: Orange County Bicentennial Commission, 1976, Indexed. GS

Page Co.

"A Database of Shenandoah National Park Land Records." Reed L. Engle & Caroline Janney; Published by the Shenandoah National Park; 1997. Lists the land owners in the 1920s and 1930s during the formation of the Shenandoah National Park. Lists Name, county, tract number, total of acres in tract, acres purchased for park, total value of entire tract, amount paid by the commonwealth for acres purchased, size of house, number of buildings on property, house construction type and condition, barn size, construction type and condition, orchard and timber acres including type of orchard and timber. A9

"Page County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1831-1850." Vogt & Kethley, compilers Iberian Publishing Co. 1987. Marriage bonds for couples married in Page County, Virgina from 1831 through 1850. Some parents are named. MR1

"Page County Virginia Marriages 1831 - 1850." John Vogt & Wm. Kethley, Jr; Iberian Publishing Co.; 1983. Lists marriages in Page County, Virginia for 1831 through 1850 by groom and bride surnames. A9

Patrick Co.

"Abstracts of Wills, Inventories & Accounts, Patrick County Virginia, 1791-1823", abstracted and compiled by Lela C. Adams, Southern Historical Press, copyright 1983. RA1

Pendleton Co.

Pendleton Co. is now part of West Virginia. See also under Pendleton Co., WV.

Pittsylvania Co.

See also under Arnold surname.

"The History of Pittsylvania County, Virginia." Maud Carter Clement, Lynchberg, VA: 1929. Reprinted Janaway Publishing, Santa Maria, CA. 2004. Quoted from the Preface found on page ix of this book: "...In tracing the great movement of peoples-when waves of unrest have swept through the country, and in telling the story of the wars and all the great crises in our history, it has been impossible to restrict this history to county lines, so that the earlier part of the book is largely a record of the people of Southern Piedmont Virginia, that is, of Halifax, Pittsylvania, Henry, Patrick, Franklin, Bedford and Campbell Counties....M.C. Clement. May 19th, 1928." BC4, LHZ

"Marriage Bonds, Ministers Returns of Pittsylvania County, VA 1767-1805." Catherine Lindsay Knorr 1956. BC4

Pleasants Co.

Pleasants Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Pleasants Co., WV.

Pocahontas Co.

Pocahontas Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Pocahontas Co., WV.

Prince Edward Co.

"The History of Our Family Connection." John M Porter, 1872, unpublished. An outline of the John Porter line out of Prince Edward Co VA ca 1755 with migrations of children to Southern KY and Greene/Morgan Co GA and subsequent descendants through 1890 to MO, TX, IL. Major collateral families include: Carson, Owen, Helm, Ewing, Stroud, Halsell, McReynolds, Beard, McKay, Saffold, Fannin, Blacklock, Phegley, Read/Reed/Reid. An outline of the Hugh Porter line out of Prince Edward Co VA also included. JTL

"History of Prince Edward County, Virginia." by Herbert Clarence Bradshaw c.1955. From it's earliest settlements through it's establishment in 1754 to it's Bicentennial Year. JMC2

Prince George Co.

"Births From the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George, and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720 - 1798." Transcribed and Published by Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne; Richmond, VA; 1898. DP

Prince William Co.

"Seedlings of William Foster." Flavius Foster - 1970 - self-published. Foster family of Virginia. RT1

Princess Anne Co.

"Princess Anne County and Virginia Beach: A Pictorial History." Stephen Mansfield: The Donning Company Publishers, 1989. DNW

Pulaski Co.

See Henry Co.

Raleigh Co.

Raleigh Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Raleigh Co., WV.

Randolph Co.

Randolph Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Randolph Co., WV.

Rappahanock Co.

"A Database of Shenandoah National Park Land Records." Reed L. Engle & Caroline Janney; Published by the Shenandoah National Park; 1997. Lists the land owners in the 1920s and 1930s during the formation of the Shenandoah National Park. Lists Name, county, tract number, total of acres in tract, acres purchased for park, total value of entire tract, amount paid by the commonwealth for acres purchased, size of house, number of buildings on property, house construction type and condition, barn size, construction type and condition, orchard and timber acres including type of orchard and timber. A9

Richmond Co.

"Registers of North Farnham Parish 1663-1814, Richmond Co., VA." by G.H.S. King, (Southern Historical Press, 1966). KM

Ritchie Co.

Ritchie Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Ritchie Co., WV.

Roane Co.

Roane Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Roane Co., WV.

Roanoke

"A History of Roanoke." Raymond Barnes. LM10

Rockbridge Co.

"Brief Biographical Accounts of Many Members of the Houston Family," compiled by Rev. Samuel Rutherford Houston, D.D., "from Well Authenticated Records, and an Extensive Correspondence with a Large Number of Well Informed Members of the Family, during the years 1876-1882". Elm Street Printing Company, Cincinnati, 1882. Traces eight generations of the family of John Houston/Margaret Cunningham and their six adult children who came to Rockbridge Co. VA about 1740. RE

"The Descendants of Robert and John Poage (Pioneer Settlers in Augusta Co., VA): VOLUME TWO: DESCENDANTS OF JOHN POAGE OF ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY." Privately published by the McClure Printing Company, Stautnon, VA 1954. "A genealogy based on the manuscript collections of Prof. Andrew Woods Williamson and John Guy Bishop, Supplemented and Arranged by Rober Bell Woodworth, D.Sc." RE

"A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia." Oren R. Morton, The McClure Co., Staunton, VA, 1920. Includes A-Z lists from various sources, but no index of surnames. This book can be downloaded freely from the Internet Archives project.

"Kegley's Virginia Frontier," Part 1 & 2 (of 5). F.B. Kegley, Southwest Virginia Historical Society, 1938. Colonial period 1740-1783 with emphasis on Augusta & Boterourt Co. J17

"Rockbridge County Virginia 1778-1997." Rockbridge Area Genealogical Society, Walsworth Publishing, 1997. Contains numerous references and photographs of people and places throughout Rockbridge County. Information submitted by friends and members of the Rockbridge Area Genealogical Society. CBH

Rockingham Co.

"A Database of Shenandoah National Park Land Records." Reed L. Engle & Caroline Janney; Published by the Shenandoah National Park; 1997. Lists the land owners in the 1920s and 1930s during the formation of the Shenandoah National Park. Lists Name, county, tract number, total of acres in tract, acres purchased for park, total value of entire tract, amount paid by the commonwealth for acres purchased, size of house, number of buildings on property, house construction type and condition, barn size, construction type and condition, orchard and timber acres including type of orchard and timber. A9

"Marriage Notices from Extant Issues of the Rockingham Register, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 1822-1870." 504 pages. Author: Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush, PhD. Publisher & date: Heritage Books (c) 2011. I found one entry for 1822, most are in the 1860's Example: ALBERT: On Wednesday, the 17th inst., by Rev. Joseph Wheeler, at the residence of Richard Hawkins, Esq., Colonel H.S.G.T. ALBERT, of Woodstock, Va., and Miss. Harriet J. BLACK, of Staunton. The Rockingham Register, 20 February 1863 (Friday), p.2, c.3. J15

Russell Co.

"(Transcribed) Census Russell County, Virginia 1850." Transcribed by Bonnie S. Ball and Ada Grace Catron,1964, reprint by Leister E. Presley 1978, no publisher/printer listed. This is a transcribed copy of the 1850 census for Russell County, Virginia. Please remember names were often mispelled in the early census records and the quality of the original records often made transcriptionist question a spelling. This work is indexed by last name. Information includes last name, name, age, birthplace(sometimes), occupation and worth for the head of the household. Others in the household are listed with age, place of birth and if they had an occupation. KB3

"The Heritage of Russell County, Virginia 1786-1988 Vol. II." The Russell County Heritage  Book Committe, Inc. 1989. Walsworth Publishing, U.S.A. Contents: Russell County Bicentennial, Daughter Counties, Cemeteries, Pioneer Families, Historians and Genealogists, Educational Institutions, Churches, Homes, Military, Railroad Stories, Midwives, Unforgettable footprints, Reflections, This "N" That, Here "N" There, Now "N" Then, Pictorial Pages, Family Stories, Business Ads, Tributes and Memorials, Volume I Corrections, and Index to Family Stories. J22

Scott Co.

"Scott County, Virginia, Marriages 1815 - 1853." Mary D. Fugate; Iberian Publishing Co., 1989. Surname frequency; Man's name; Woman's name; Date frequency of Scott County marriages by year and month; Origins of Scott County; May - Virginia counties circa 1850. SBL

Shenandoah Co.

"1810 U. S. Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia." (Please note - lists Heads of Household only. No names of spouses or children were included in this census.) MR1

"1820 U. S. Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia." (Please note - lists Heads of Household only. No names of spouses or children were included in this census.) MR1

"1830 U. S. Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia." (Please note - lists Heads of Household only. No names of spouses or children were included in this census.) MR1

"1840 U. S. Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia." (Please note - lists Heads of Household only. No names of spouses or children were included in this census.) MR1

"1850 U. S. Census, Shenandoah County, Virginia." MR1

"History of Shenandoah County, Virginia." John W. Wayland. Regional Publishing Co. 2nd Augmented edition 1976. A history of the Shenandoah region of Virginia. Many family names and descriptions of many of the towns.Includes some genealogies. MR1

Smyth Co.

"A HISTORY OF SALTVILLE." Written and published by W. B. Kent, 1955. From it's earliest history thru time of publicaton, (1955) with some local area genealogies. No index. I'll try to find per your request. JMC2

Southampton Co.

"Death Records - Southampton County, Virginia 1853 - 1870." Hurley Rowland Gray, Jr. and Marion Joyner Watson; Copyright 1971. Transcription by authors of a volume entitled 'Register of Deaths' found in Southampton County, Virginia courthouse. Includes deaths registered for the years 1853 through 1870. DP

Stafford Co.

"Overwharton Parish Records, Old Stafford County 1720-1760." Boogher, William H. 1899 (reissued on CD by DMK Heritage 2005). This Parish was co-extensive with Stafford County, covering a part of what was once Washington Parish, extending about eighty miles along the Potomac, in breadth about four and twenty miles, embracing within its territory what is now Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, Alexandria Counties and a part of Fauquier until 1730, when Prince William County was taken from Stafford, and Hamilton Parish was erected, succeeding Overwharton as the frontier parish. Of the early history of Overwharton Parish and its rectors, but little is known. (Check www.DMKHeritage.com for surnames included). JBCH

"Stafford County, Virginia, Deed and Will Book Abstracts 1780-1786 Scheme Book 1790-1793." The Antient Press. Ruth and Sam Sparacio, abstractors. 1989. JBCH

Surry Co.

"Colonial Surry." John B. Boddie, Gen. Pub. Co.,, reprint 1974 (originally 1948). Colonial records of Surry County, Virginia, with history of the county, lists of public officers, tithables, militia lists, Ancient Planters,land grants, 1782 census (Surry and Sussex). JMC2

"Surry County Virginia Deeds, 1684-1733 and other court papers." William Lindsay Hopkins, author & pub. 1991. In addition to the deeds, the other court papers include wills, estate accounts and sales as well as misc. records. Ex.. 16 Aug 1721, Bond of Thomas Beddingfield and Mr. John Simmons for Thomas Beddingfield to keep an ordinary on the south side of Blackwater Swamp at the Parting Roads above Capt. Edmunds. P1

"Surry County Virginia - Deeds and Estate Accounts, 1734 - 1755." William Lindsay Hopkins, Iberian Publishing Co., Inc., 1994. DP

"Surry County, Isle of Wight County Families & History." Reprinted from HARDESTY'S HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA; Chicago, Etc. 1884; With a new index by Jim Presgraves - Bookworm & Silverfish; 2000. DP

Sussex Co.

"Marriages of Sussex County Virginia 1754-1810." Catherine Lindsay Knorr, 1952. Listings of grooms and brides, dates of marriage, name of person who performed the marriage when available, sometimes name of parent who gave consent to the marriage. Some listings contain other pertinent details unique to the individual situation. T13

Tucker Co.

Tucker Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Tucker Co., WV.

Tyler Co.

Tyler Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Tyler Co., WV.

Upshur Co.

Upshur Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Upshur Co., WV.

Washington Co.

"High on a Windy Hill." Catherine Sanders McConnell, The Overmoutain Press, 1968, reprinted 1995. 332 Cemeteries in Washington County, Virginia. LM8

"High on a Windy Hill," Volume 2. Historical Society of Washiington County, Virginia, Historical Society of Washiington County, Virginia, 2000. Additions/Corrections to "High on a Windy Hill" and 206 additional cemetries not in "High on a Windy Hill." LM8

"History of Southwest Virginia 1746-1786 /Washington County 1777-1870." L. P. Summers, The Overmountain Press, Copyright 1903, Index Copyright 1989. Records of Washington County's earliest settlers thru 1870. JMC2

"The Marriages of Washington County, VA 1781-1853." Brown, D.E.; Historical Society of Washington Co., VA; 1993. Listing of the date, Groom-Bride, and Minister. J2

"Washington Co., Va. Marriages 1782-1800." Researchers publication, no copywrite date. Early marriages of Washington Co., Va. lookups only. DM

Wetzel Co.

Wetzel Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Wetzel Co., WV.

Wirt Co.

Wirt Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Wirt Co., WV.

Wise Co.

"Meet the Dale and Gilliam Cousins from The Hurricane." Jack D. Brummett, Wise County Historical Society, 1999. This is a genealogy of descendants of John Dale (1804-1888) and Arter Dale (1779-after 1860) who lived in Wise County, Virginia, up to the date of publication. These two families include many intermarriages over the years. RD3

Wood Co.

Wood Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Wood Co., WV.

Wyoming Co.

Wyoming Co. is now part of West Virginia. See Wyoming Co., WV.

Wythe Co.

"Abstracts of Wills of Wythe County, VA, 1822-1837." Mary Kegley, Kegley Books, 2006. Abstracts from Wythe County Will Books 3 and 4, May 1822 through April, 1837. A7

"Early Adventures In The Town Of Evansham," Volume IV. Mary B. Kegley, 1998. Covers the early settlers of Wythe county from its beginning through the year 1838. It includes deeds, court orders, wills and some biographical information. Evansham's name was changed to Wytheville in 1839. S5

"Early Adventures on the Western Waters," Vol. 3. Mary B. Kegley, Kegley Books, 1995. Wills, inventories, land records and family sketches for the years 1745-1805. A7

"Wythe County, Virginia: A Bicentennial History." Mary B. Kegley, Walsworth Publishers, 1989. A history of Wythe County with many people listed. Some things included are: lists of Wythe Soldiers for Rev. War, War of 1812, Civil War, etc; Militia lists; Sheriffs; List of Physicians; List of Attorneys. A7

"Wythe County Marriages 1790-1850." John Vogt & T. William Kethley Jr., 1985. Covers ministers' returns and bonds issued. S5


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