A List of Books, Magazines, and Newspapers Containing Information Concerning Rockingham County and Rockingham People.
Armstrong, J. E.: Old Baltimore Conference; 12 mo. 543 pp.; Baltimore, 1907.
Asbury, Francis: Journal; 3 8vo vols; N. Bangs and T. Mason, News York, 1821.
Acts of Assembly of Virginia: contain much valuable material relating to Rockingham County.
Boogher, W. F.: Gleanings of Virginia History; 8vo. 450 pp.; Washington, 1903.
Braun, Johannes: Circular Schreiben; 16mo. 419 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1818
Broadway: Prospectus of Improvement Company; 8vo, 18 pp.; published about 1890.
Burkholder, Peter: Treatise on Baptism, etc.; 16mo. 60 pp.; written 1815, translated 1881; printed by Abraham Blosser, Dale Enterprise. Contains sketch of Burkholder family.
Burnaby, Andrew: Travels through North America; 8vo. 265 pp.; A. Wessels Co., N.Y. 1904.
Cartmell, T. K.: Shenandoah Valley Pioneers; 4to, 594 pp.; Winchester, 1909.
Census: Heads of Families, 1790; 4to, 189 pp.; Govt. Printing Office, Washington, 1908.
Custer, Milo: Alexander Miller and Descendants; 8vo, 36 pp.; Bloomington, Ill., 1910.
Daily News: Rockingham County, Its Past and Present; 4to. 52 pp.; Harrisonburg; 1909.
Denton, Benjamin: The Separate Arminian Union Church; 32mo. 58 pp.; printed by Jos. Funk & Sons, 1849.
Dingledine, W. J.: Harrisonburg and Rockingham County; 24 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1911.
Eckenrode, H. J.: Revolutionary Soldiers of Virginia; 8vo. 488 pp.; Richmond, 1912.
Evening News: Harrisonburg and Rockingham County; 16mo. 24 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1900.
Foote, W. H.: Sketches of Virginia; 8vo, 610 pp.; J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1856.
Fretz, A. J.: Funk Family History; 12mo, 874 pp.; Mennonite Pub. Co., Elkhart, Ind. 1899.
Funk, Benjamin: Life of John Kline; 8vo, 480 pp.; Brethren Pub. House, Elgin, Ill., 1900.
Funkhouser, Jacob: Funkhouser Family History; 8vo, 100 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1902.
Gilmer, Geo. Rockingham: Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia; 8vo, 587 pp.; D. Appleton & Co., N. Y., 1855. Tells of Gilmers, Grattans, Lewises, and other Rockingham families.
Hale, J. P.: Trans-Allegheny Pioneers; 12mo, 330 pp.; Charleston, W.Va., 1886.
Hardesty, H. H.: Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia; Rockingham edition; 4to, 430 pp.; Richmond, etc. 1884.
Harris, John T.: John Paul, 1839-1901; 8vo, 10 pp.; Harrisonburg, about 1901.
Hartzler and Kauffman: Mennonite Church History; 8vo, 422 pp.; Scottdale, Pa., 1905.
Hays and Sanger: The Olive Branch; 12mo, 243 pp.; Brethren Pub. House, Elgin, Ill., 1907.
Hays, Heber M.: German Dialect in the Valley of Virginia; 8vo, 16 pp.; from Dialect Notes, Middletown, Conn., 1908.
Heatwole, Cornelius J.: Heatwole Family History; 8vo, 274 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1907.
Heatwole, David A.: Heatwole Family History; 16mo, 24 pp.; Dale Enterprise, 1882.
Heatwole, Brunk, and Good: Mennonite Conference of Virginia; 8vo, 117 pp.; Mennonite Pub. House, Scottdale, Pa., 1910.
Hening, W. W.: Statutes at Large, of Virginia; 16 8vo vols.; Richmond. Rich sources for county history.
Henkel, Socrates: History of Lutheran Tennessee Synod; 8vo, 275 pp.; New Market, Va., 1890.
Hoenshel, G. W.: X-Talks and Other Addresses; 16mo, 149 pp.; New Market, Va., 1900. Contains matter of local and personal interest.
Holsinger, H. R.: History of Tunkers and Brethren; 8vo, 826 pp.; Lathrop, Cal., 1901.
Hopkins and Harrison: A Chapter of Hopkins Genealogy, 1735-1905; 8vo, 396 pp.; Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1905.
Howe, Henry: Historical Collections of Virginia; 8vo, 544 pp.; Charleston, S. C., 1846
Huddle, W. P.: Hebron Lutheran Church; 8vo, 126 pp.; Henkel & Co., New Market, Va., 1908.
Hull, Susan R.: Boy Soldiers of the Confederacy; 12mo, 256 pp.; Neale Pub. Co., N.Y., about 1910. Contains sketches of some Valley of Virginia men.
Johnston, F.: Virginia Clerks; 12mo, 425 pp.; J. P. Bell Co., Lynchburg, 1888. Pages 344-354 relate to Rockingham.
Jones, Calvin: Wier’s Cave, with map; 7 pp.; published in Johnson & Warner’s Va. Almanac for 1816.
Keagy, Franklin: Kagey Family History; 8vo, 675 pp.; Harrisburg, Pa., 1899.
Kemper and Wright: Kemper Family History; 8vo, 267 pp.; G. K. Hazlitt & Co., Chicago, 1899.
Kercheval, Samuel: History of Valley of Virginia; 8vo, 403 pp.; 3d ed.; J. H. Grabill, Woodstock, Va., 1902.
Koiner: Koiner Family History; 8vo, 171 pp.; Staunton, Va. 1893.
Lake, D. J.: Rockingham County Atlas; folio, 72 pp.; Philadelphia, 1885. Copy loaned by Mrs. David Driver, Timberville.
Lederer, John: Journal and Map; 8vo, 30 pp.; G. P. Humphrey, Rochester, N. Y., 1902.
Long, Chas. M.: Virginia County Names; 12mo, 208 pp.; Neale Pub. Co., N. Y. 1908.
McDonald, W. N.: The Laurel Brigade; 8vo, 499 pp.; Baltimore, 1907.
Martin, Joseph: Gazetteer of Virginia, 1835; 8vo, 636 pp.; Charlottesville, Va. Pages 432-434 relate to Rockingham.
Maury, Ann: Memoirs of a Huguenot Family; 12mo, 512 pp.; G. P. Putnam & Sons, N. Y., 1872. Pages 245-310 contain Fontaine’s journal covering Spotswood expedition.
Mauzy, Richard: Mauzy and Kisling Families; 8vo, 127 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1911.
Meade, William: Old Churches, Ministers, and Families; 2 8vo vols.; Philadelphia, 1872.
Morton, O. F.: History of Pendleton County, W. Va.; 8vo, 500 pp.; printed by Ruebush-Elkins Co., Dayton, 1910.
Morton, O. F. History of Highland County, Va.; 8vo, 419 pp.; Monterey, Va., 1911.
Neff, John H.: Typhoid Fever as Met With in Harrisonburg and Vicinity; in Transactions of Med. Soc. Of Va., 1893.
Newcomer, Christian: Life and Journal; 16mo, 330 pp.; F. G. W. Kopp, Hagerstown, 1834.
O’Ferrall, C. T.: Forty Years of Active Service; 8vo, 367 pp.; Neale Pub. Co., N. Y., 1904.
Painter, F. V. N.: Poets of Virginia; 12 mo, 336 pp.; B. F. Johnson Pub. Co., Richmond, 1907.
Paul, John: Adress at Cornerstone-Laying, Rockingham Courthouse, 1896; 8vo, 19 pp.; Harrisonburg.
Peyton, J. L.: History of Augusta County; 8vo, 402 pp.; S. M. Yost & Son, Staunton, 1882.
Roller, John E.: Michael Schlatter Memorial Address; 8vo, 24 pp.;
Daniel Miller, Reading, Pa., 1900.
Ruffner, W. H.: The Waterman Lands; 16mo, 35 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1859.
Scott, W. W.,: History of Orange County; 8vo, 292 pp.; Richmond, 1907.
Semple, R. B.; History of Baptists in Virginia; 8vo, 454 pp.; Richmond, 1810.
Shuey, D. B.: Shuey Family History; 12mo, 279 pp.; Lancaster, Pa., 1876.
Smith, C. H.: Mennonites of America; 8vo, 484 pp.; Scottdale, Pa., 1909.
Spencer, A. C.: Geology of the Massanutten Mountain; 8vo, 54 pp.; Washington, 1897.
Thwaites and Kellogg: Dunmore’s War; 12mo, 500 pp.; Madison, Wis., 1905.
Travis, Joseph: Autobiography; 12mo, 238 pp.; Nashville, 1856. Tells of great revival in Harrisonburg, 1802.
Turner, F. M.: Life of John Sevier; 12mo, 226 pp.; Neale Pub. Co., N. Y., 1910.
Waddell, J. A.: Annals of Augusta; 4to, 545 pp.; Staunton, Va., 1902.
Waddell, J. A.: Scotch-Irish of the Valley of Virginia; pp. 79-99, Proceedings of 7th Congress of Scotch-Irish Society.
Wayland, J. W.: German Element of the Valley of Virginia; 8vo, 272 pp.; 1907.
Wayland, J. W.: Sidney Lanier at Rockingham Springs; 8vo, 54 pp.; Ruebush-Elkins, Co., Dayton, 1912.
Wayland, J. W.: Joseph Funk, Father of Song in Northern Virgnia; 4to, 12 pp.; Ruebush-Elkins Co., Dayton, 1912.
Wayland and Garber: Bridgewater College, Past and Present; 8vo, 298 pp.; 1905.
Webster, Richard: Presbyterian Church in America; 8vo, 720 pp.; Philadelphia, 1857.
Weekley and Fout: Our Heroes, Vol. II; Otterbein Press, Dayton, Ohio, 1911.
Wenger, Jonas: Wenger Family History; 12mo, 259 pp.; Elkhart, Ind., 1903.
Wenger, J. H.: Descendants of Abraham Beery; 12mo, 328 pp.; South English, Iowa, 1905.
Wenger, J. H.: Descendants of Nicholas Beery; 12mo, 496 pp.; South English, Iowa, 1911.
Wilson, B. F.: Historical Year Book, 1911-12, Harrisonburg Presbyterian Church; 34 pp.
Wilton, Dwyer, and Conrad: History of Rockingham Union Lodge, A. F. & A. M.; 8vo, 46 pp.; Harrisonburg, 1889.
Woods, Edgar: History of Albermarle County; 8vo, 412 pp.; Charlottesville, Va., 1901.
Zigler, D. H.: Brethren in Virginia; 12mo, 278 pp.; Brethren Pub. House, Elgin, Ill. 1908.
B. Articles in Newspapers and Magazines.
American Motorist, March, 1912; The Grottoes of the Shenandoah, by J. S. Grasty.
Baltimore Sun, Feb. 13, 1909: The Lincolns of Virginia.
Blue and Gray, May, 1894: The First Provost-Marshal of Harrisonburg, by C. W. Boyce.
Bridgewater Herald, Nov. 29, 1895: Some Valley History.
Sept. 27, 1901: Col. E. Sipe obituary.
Century Magazine, June 1885: Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah, by J. D. Imboden.
March, 1887: Lincoln’s Ancestors in Virginia, by J. T. Harris.
Gospel Messenger (Elgin, Ill.), Nov. 30, 1907: Ministers of Long Ago, by Daniel Hays.
Mar. 14, 1908: Sketch of the Klein Family, by Daniel Hays.
Dec. 25, 1909: W. C. Thurman in the Shenandoah Valley, by J. H. Stover.
Harrisonburg Daily News, June 20, 1903: J. W. Howe obituary.
July 10, 1903: First County Court
July 13, 1903: First Murder Case.
April 6, 11, 22, 24, 1907: Valley Soldiers in French and Indian War, by J. W. Wayland.
April 23, 1908: Famous Old Music Book, by D. Hays.
April 16, 1909: Normal School Cornerstone Laying.
May 8, 1909: Sketches of Rockingham, Harrisonburg, Normal School, etc.
May 22, 1909: History of Timberville.
Dec. 1 (?), 1909: Elkton Methodist Church
Jan. 8, 1910: J. S. Messerley obituary.
Jan. 12, 1910: Harrisonburg Church Statistics.
March 23, 1910: The Miller Family, by Milo Custer.
April 2, 4, 5, 6, 1910: The Old Church on the Hill, by James Kenney.
Aug. 21, 1911: Meyerhoeffer Family Reunion.
Oct. 3, 1911: Harrisonburg Methodist Church, by H. H. Sherman.
Mar. 7, 1912: Roller Military Records.
Oct. 29, 1912: Kiracofe Family Reunion.
Harrisonburg Daily Times, Aug. 6, 1907: The Germans in the Valley, by D. S. Lewis.
Jan. 12, 1910: Harrisonburg Church Statistics.
Sept. 29, 1911: J. H. Ralston obituary
June 3, 1912: New Church at New Erection.
Harrisonburg Free Press, Feb. 14, 1900: The Germans in Rockingham and the Valley, by C. E. Kemper.
May 23 to July 27, 1900: History of Rockingham County, by J. H. Floyd
May 28, 1904: Day-Break on the Massanutten, by J. A. M., in the Richmond News-
June 4, July 2, 1904: Harrisonburg War History, by Mrs. Emma Lyon Bryan.
Musical Advocate (Singer’s Glen), August, Sept., Oct., Nov., 1868: Wishtaneta, by Will S. Rohr.
Musical Million (Dayton, Va.), August, 1908: Aldine S. Kieffer and His Work, by W. T. Myers.
August, 1911: The Ruebush-Kieffer Co., by O. F. Morton.
Old Commonwealth (Harrisonburg), Feb. 13, 1867: Battle of Port-Republic, by John Esten Cooke, from Old Guard.
Dec. 23, 1868: Completion of the M. G. Railroad.
Jan. 12, 1870: East Rockingham.
April 13, 1870: Fine Rockingham Stock.
Oct. 5, 12, 1870: The Great Flood.
Dec. 28, 1870: Big Christmas Fire.
May 2, 1872: Re-Division of County into Townships.
May 29, 1873: The Great Valley of Virginia, reprinted from Staunton Spectator.
April 22, 1875: Dora Coal Fields.
Aug. 23, 1877: Yellow Massanutten Springs.
Nov. 29, 1877: The Flood of 1877.
Sept. 27, 1883: Union Veterans in Harrisonburg.
Old Dominion Home (Dayton, Va.), November 1906: Legend of Cook’s Creek, by L. J. Heatwole.
Our Assistant (Mt. Crawford), May 1899: History of Brown Memorial Church, by A. D. Wolfinger.
Our Church Paper (New Market, Va.), August 27, 1902: 82d Annual Lutheran Tennessee Synod at Rader’s Church.
Outing Magazine, April, 1908: Nolichucky Jack, by L. T. Sprague.
Page News (Luray, Va.), Dec. 13, 1907: Milnes and the Flood of 1870.
Aug. 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 1911: Diary of John W. Mauck, Co. J, 10th Va. Inf.
Penn-Germania (Lititz, Pa.), October 1911: Joseph Funk, Father of Song, by John W. Wayland.
Philadelphia Medical Museum, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1808: The Rockingham Influenza of 1807, by Peachey Harrison.
Philomathean Monthly (Bridgewater), Jan. 1912: Origin of the Massanutten Mountain, by H. N. Glick.
Presbyterian Journal (Philadelphia), June, Sept., Dec., 1903: First German Reformed Colony in Virginia, by W. J. Hinke.
Religious Herald (Richmond), August 15, 1912: Baptists of Rockingham, by C. S. Dodd.
Richmond Dispatch, July 22, 1900: The Barn-Burners, by N. M. Burkholder.
Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 2, 1911: A Home Institution, by J. S. Flory.
Rockingham Daily Record, Sept. 16, 1911: Harrisonburg Schools, Rockingham Roads, State Normal School.
Sept. 18, 1911: Methodism in Harrisonburg, by H. H. Sherman; Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Oct. 3, 1911: Harrisonburg Baptist Church, by J. C. Staples.
April 8, 1912: How Shaver Killed Meigs, by S. N. Callender.
Rockingham Register (Harrisonburg), Jan. 2, 1863: Joseph Funk obituary.
May 9, 11, 1863: 10th Regiment’s Killed and Wounded in the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Feb. 9, 1866: Catholics in the Valley.
June 28, 1866: Sketch of Bridgewater.
Oct. 11, 18, 1866; East Rockingham.
April 11, 1867: Beaver Creek People and Works.
Nov. 21, 1867: Valley Musical Association.
Nov. 18, 1869: The Tunkers.
Jan. 6, 1870: Hedrick, Flory, and others on the Thurman Movement.
Oct. 6, 13, 20, 1870: The Great Flood.
Dec. 12, 1873: On Cross Keys Battle, etc.
Jan. 23, Feb. 20, Apr. 3, June 26, 1874: Interesting Sketches of Rockingham by Roaming Invalid.
June 5, 1874: East Rockingham; Tearing Down the Old Courthouse.
May 27, 1875: Grange Demonstration.
Sept. 21, 1876: Rockingham Schools, by J. Hawse.
Oct. 5, 1876: Harrisonburg 50 Years Ago.
April 26, 1877: St. Michael’s Church.
Nov. 29, 1877: Terrible Flood.
Dec. 13, 1877: Flood at River Bank.
Jan. 31, 1878: Farming at Rosendale, from the Baltimore Sun.
Feb. 6, 1879: Port Republic.
May 1, 1879: Methodism in the Old Times.
Dec. 4, 1879: New Market Cave.
Dec. 8, 1881: New Erection; Linville Creek.
Jan. 26, 1882: Along the Moorefield Road, by N. M. Burkholder.
March 3, 1882: Samuel Cootes obituary
May 3, 1883: Mt. Crawford.
July 5, 1883: McGaheysville.
Feb. 5 to Aug. 27, 1885: 27 articles on Rockingham County, by G. F. Compton.
Dec. 22, 1887: Col. B. H. Smith obituary.
June 14, 1888: The Old Kline House.
Jan. 31, 1889: First Piano in Rockingham.
March 14, 1890: Brock’s Gap, by J. L. Campbell.
Dec. 19, 1890: Timberville Cave.
March 27, 1891: Shendun; Frederick A. Berlin.
Jan. 20, 1893: W. B. Compton’s Escape from McHenry.
Feb. 17, 1893: Kyd Douglas’s Ride.
Jan. 5, 1894: Roller Family History.
Jan. 22, 1894: Lead and Zinc in Rockingham.
July 20, 1894: Who Burned the Bridges? by Luther Coyner; from Staunton Spectator and the Galveston News.
Aug. 31, 1894: Kagey Reunion at Dayton.
Feb. 8, March 1, 22, 29, 1895: Friedens Church.
May 24, 1895: Cook’s Creek Church.
June 14, July 26, 1895: Valley Mennonites, by L. J. Heatwole.
Aug. 16, 1895: Killing of Meigs, by N. W. Orb.
July 17, 1896: Trumbo Family History.
Aug. 28, Sept. 4, 1896: Roller Family Reunion.
Oct. 2, 1896: Destructive Floods.
Nov. 20, 1896: Friedens Church.
Feb. 19, Mar. 12, 19, 1897: Friedens History.
April 16, 1897: Life in Rockingham in 1865.
Sept. 24, 1897: How Ashby Died, by E. C. Bruffey, from Atlanta Constitution.
Oct. 1, 1897: Courthouse Opening.
Feb. 4, 1898: Where Turner Ashby Fell.
May 13, 1898: History of McGaheysville.
June 10, 17, 1898: Ashby Monument Unveiling.
Sept. 30, 1898: Harrisonburg Guards Return from Florida.
Jan. 13, 1899: German-Virginians, by J. E. Roller.
March 10, 1899: Rockingham Historical Society.
July 6, 1900: Hunter’s Raid in the Valley.
July 13, 1900: Sheridan’s Raid in the Valley.
Jan. 2, 1903: Rockingham Revolutionary Pensioners, by C. E. Kemper.
Feb. 20, 1903: A Tradition of War Branch.
Feb. 27, 1903: More Traditions of War Branch.
Jan. 26, 1904: The Old County Court, by J. E. Roller.
Dec. 30, 1904: Myers Family History.
Shenandoah Valley (New Market, Va.), Jan. 2, 1908: St. John’s Lutheran Church (Rock. Co.), by T. H. Fansler.
March 24, 1910: Huffman Family Reunion.
Sept. 25, 1910: Valley Rangers at Lacey.
Spirit of the Valley (Harrisonburg), Aug. 15, 1902: J. C. Wheat obituary.
Staunton Daily Leader, June 16, 1912: Local Newspapers, by Newton Argenbright.
Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (Richmond), April, July, October, 1902: The Germans of the Valley, by J. W. Wayland.
July, 1902: Adam Mueller, First White Settler, by C. E. Kemper.
October, 1903, January, April, July, October, 1904, January 1905: Moravian Diaries of Travel through Virginia, by W. J. Hinke and C. E. Kemper.
January, 1905: The Dunkers and the Sieben-Taeger, by J. W. Wayland.
April, July, October, 1905: January, April, 1906: Early Westward Movement of Virginia, by C. E. Kemper.
Washington Herald, May 15, 1912: Sketch of Harrisonburg.
West Virginia Historical Magazine, April, 1902: The Lawyer (Gabriel Jones), by R. T. Barton.
William and Mary College Quarterly, Vol. IX: First Settler in the Valley, by Lizzie B. Miller.
Vols. XII, XIV: Peaked Mountain Church, by W. J. Hinke and C. E. Kemper.
Young Virginian (Mt. Clinton), February, 1874: History of Harrisonburg Presbyterian Church.
November, 1875: Cooke’s Creek Church.
April, 1876: Mossy Creek Church.
September 1876: The Old and New Side.