Virginia

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The Virginia resources have outgrown this page, and are now split between two pages. General resources and counties A - F are on this page. Counties G - Z are on Page 2.


General

See also Kansas, West Virginia, and these surnames: Bailey, Ballenger, Barton, Beverly, Boorman, Boyle, Brooke, Burris, Byerly, Cardwell, Carter, Claiborne, Clarke, Clopton, Counts, Dickson, DuVal, Elmore, Flowers, Gaines, Garner, Glassell, Glick/Gluck/Click, Gordon, Griffis, Haile/Heale/Hale, Hancock, Hill, Hodnett, Jenkins, Johnston , Kay, Keene, Kemper, Lawson, Ledbetter, Leftwich/Leftwick, Lloyd/Loyd, Logan, May, McKendree, Meador, Moody, Morris/Morriss, Myatt/Miot, Newton, Owens, Page, Penick, Pocahontas, Rust, Sellards, Spiers, Stephenson, Taylor, Tegarden, Timberlake, Walker, Warriner, Woodward.

"18th Virginia Cavalry Confederate Unit History." CW Delauter, Roger U., Jr. Unit History and some detail of soldiers serving in the unit. No family relationships, but where enlisted, possibly physical characteristics, and brief history of soldier's service. L20

"1870 Head of Household Census Index for VA." Heritage. GB4

"American Militia in the Frontier Wars, 1790-1796." Murtie June Clark, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc. 1990. Lists many frontier era militia, although not exhaustive. It will provide locations for further research for any names discovered. Please submit first and last name of individual you are seeking. Limit your requests to three. Specific to these states: Kentucky, Ohio, Georgia, Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. M16

"Annals of Southwest Virginia (1769 - 1800)." Lewis Preston Summers originally published: Abingdon, 1929, Reprinted in two parts by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1970, 1976, 1996. Journal of Colonel Christopher Gist, 1750; Botetourt Co.,- Marriage, some deeds, some wills; Fincastle Co.,- 1st surveys of land, some deeds, some wills; Montgomery Co., - 1st surveys of Land, some deeds, some wills; Washington Co.,- 1st surveys of land, marriage licenses, some deeds, some wills; Wythe Co.,- some marriage licenses; French-Indian War Land Grants by Proclamation of the king of England, 1763; Forts in Southwest Virginia, Soldiers Stationed therein, one page; Bickleys History of Tazewell Co.,-81 pages. FN

"The Appomattox Paroles April 9-15, 1865." 4th Edition; The Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series." Copyright 1989 H. E. Howard, Inc. Manufactured in the United States by H. E. Howard, Inc., Lynchburg, VA. Printed by H. E. Howard, Inc. ISBN-0-930919-69-6. It lists all the names (and their companies they claimed to be in) that surrendered to Union Soldiers at Appomattox between 9 April 1865 and 15 April 1865. CL

"Cavaliers and Pioneers - Abstracts of Virgina Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666." Nugent, Nell; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc; 1963. Abstracts containing all names of persons and of places, dates and land bounds recorded from land grant and patent documents. J2, L1

"Colonial Familes of The Eastern Shore of Virginia," Volume 1. MF Carey, BW Miles & MK Miles, Colonial Roots, 2004.
Descendants of James Bonnewell (limited to Bonnewell Surname)
Descendants of Richard Bundick (limited to Bundick Surname)
Descendants of William Mason (limited to Mason Surname)
Descendants of Edward Thornton (limited to Thornton Surname)
Descendants of Henry Trader(Armitrader) (limited to Trader/Armitrader Surname) TD2

"DUKE, SHEPHERD, VAN METRE GENEALOGY." Published in 1909. GR3

"EARLY VIRGINIA FAMILIES ALONG THE JAMES RIVER VOL I." Louise Pledge Heath Foley Clearfield Publishing Co. Inc. 1974. Abstracts of Land patents for Henrico, Goochland Counties, Virginia Selected Patents from Charles City, Chesterfield, Powhatan Counties, Va. Rent Rolls for Henrico, Charles City, New Kent Counties, Va. LLS

"Early Virginia Immigrants 1623-1666." George Cabell Greer; 1912. Re-printed by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore,Md.; 1960. An alphabetical listing of ca. 20,000 immigrants, year (probably the year in which "headright" was claimed rather than the year of arrival in Virginia), the patentee or other party bringing over the immigrant, and the county. Rarely, there is other information, such as "his wife." There is no index for patentees. This book covers the years 1623 to 1666 only! Please note: this is only a partial listing of all headrights claimed during this period. JK6, LLS, WM3

"Families of Warren, Franklin, & Granville Counties, North Carolina & Virginia Ancestry." Gayle King Blankenship, privately published by author, 1993. DK3

"The First Virginia Nuckolls and Kindred." Bertha Nuckolls. Generations of the NUCKOLLS (and various spellings) in Virginia. There are hundreds of surnames listed in this book. Most prominent counties are Goochland, Hanover, Louisa and Grays. A complete database can be found at the Nuckolls Worldwide Kindred Society Web Site. Tax Lists, Censsus records, Deeds, Wills, Bios, Obits, deatsh, marriages, births, and much much more. SJK

"History of the Middle New River Settlements and Contiguous Territory." David E. Johnson, Reprinted by Commonwealth Press Incorporated, 1969. Peoples Names. Covers Augusta, Mercer, Botetourt, Fincastle, Montgomery, Greenbrier, Wythe, Monroe, Taxewell and Giles Counties only. SW6

"A Hornbook of Virginia History." Compiled and Edited by J.R.V. Daniel, published by The Division of History of the Va. Dept. of Conservation and Development, September 1949. Lists of Governors (1607-1946), brief descriptions of counties and 27 cities, principal battlefields, historic shrines, historic churches, educational institutions of historical interest (including female institutions)bibliography of historical books about Virginia. DJP

"Maryland and Virginia Colonials." Sharon J. Doliante. JI, KC4

"Mosby's Rangers: A record of the Operations of the 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry." James J. Williamson, Time-Life books, Reprinted 1982 from the 1896 first edition. A history of both the Battalion and Mosby's command. Included are muster rolls, occupation, and present whereabouts of surviving members. (Written 1895). Book is indexed. MW3

"Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Vol 1 and 2." Bishop Meade, J. P. Lippincott and Co., 1861. The Church in Virginia, slight history of some of the counties and parishes of Virginia. Many families mentioned. Please have some idea of where your ancestor lived because the books are not indexed. P1

"Over The Mountain Men - Their Early Court Records in southwest Virginia." Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, published 1934, last reprint 1979. Contains records for Bedford Co, Botetourt Co, Carroll Co, Floyd Co, Franklin Co, Grayson Co, Montgomery Co, Pulasaki Co, and Roanoke co. Records may include briefs of wills, marriage records, revolutionary petitions, and tombstone records. SJ

"Pleasants and Allied Families." Norma Carter Miller and George Lane Miller, Print Shop of Dixon, Illinois, 1980. This 423 pp book describes descendants of John Pleasants, who emigrated to Virginia abt. 1665 from Norwich, England. CDM1

"Regimental History 6th Virginia Infantry." Michael A. Cavanaugh, H. E. Howard, Inc., Copyright 1988. Part of the Virginia Regimental Histories Series. Includes chronology and complete roster. DP

"Revolutionary War Records; Virginia." G. M. Brumbaugh. Genealogical Publishing Baltimore, MD. 1995. HJW

"Roots & Wings." Leslie W. Hamrick, Jr. The family records of Benjamin Hamrick (~1728-~1787) & Mary Sias and their descendants. JI

"Southern Sojourners." Rosemary Corley Neal, published privately, copyright 1991. The book is an excellent source for these surnames: Corley, Sanford,Byars, Hanes, Horner, Bowne, Feake, Fones, Winthrop, Leonard, Richards, Bird, Coleman, Crow. Corley's and Hanes were in New Kent and Hanover VA. Sanfords from Westmoreland and Fairfax Co. VA. Horners from NJ,VA. Bowne England, NY, NJ. Feake from England, NY. Fones and Winthrop from England. Horner from NY, NJ. Leonard from MA, NJ. Richards from Falmouth, VA. Bird from King and Queen County VA. Coleman from King and Queen County, Essex, Caroline Counties in VA. Crow from Old Rappahannock and Essex Counties, VA. B4

"Southside." Virginia Notes on Southside Virginia. Walter A. Watson, 1925, Virginia State Library, Superintendent of Public Printing From the introduction by W. L. Hall, "That section of Virginia which lies south of the James River and east of the Blue Ridge Mountains is popularly known as the Southside; but the designation is often restricted to a smaller area, excluding the tidewater and upland counties, and sometimes also the northern counties of this region." Political men of the county, some marriages, obits and genealogical notes. JMC2

"A Supplement To The 1810 Census of Virginia - Tax Lists of the Counties for which the Census is Missing." Transcribed and Edited by Netti Schreiner-Yantis, Genealogist, Self Published, 1971. Virginia Counties included: Louisa, Halifax, Tazewell, Pittsylvania, Greenbrier, Henry, Grayson, Hardy, James City, King William, Cabell, Mecklenburg, Northampton, Orange, Patrick, Russell, Nansemond, Lee, Middlesex. DP

"Virginia Counties; Those resulting from Virginia Legislation." Morgan P. Robinson, Gen. Pub. Co.,, reprint 1992. Originally in the Bulletin of the Virginia State Library, Vol. 9, Nos. 1, 2, 3. 1916 by M. P. Robinson, Archivist. Shows the date of the origin of each county, what counties were taken from the original county;from which county(counties) the new county was formed. JMC2

"Virginia's Kidd's." Linda S. Kidd Specific family trees for KIDD, MOYER, BRAGG, BRUFFEY, SIMPSON. LSK

"Virginia Marriage Records from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly." Indexed by Elizabeth Petty Bentley, published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore 1984. JBCH

"Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War." J.T. McAllister; McAllister Pub. Co. Hot Springs, VA, 1913. Compiled from available information in county archives and Federal pension records. This book can be downloaded freely from the Internet Archives project.

"Virginia Soldiers in the United States Army 1800-1815." compiled by Stuart Lee Butler, Iberian Publishing Co., Athens, Georgia, copyright 1986 by John Vogt. It says that the info is "based on the registers of enlistments in the U.S. Army, now part of Record Group 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, in the National Archives in Washington, D.C. These registers have been microfilmed as a National Archives Microfilm Publication, M-233, Registers of Enlistments in the U.S.Army, 1798-1914." An asterisk indicates that either the soldier or his widow applied for a bounty land warrant. Name, unit, age, occupation, birthplace, enlistment and comments are given when known. K15

"Virginia Taxpayers 1782-1787." Augusta B. Fothergill and John Mark Naugle Taxpayer's name, poll #, number of slaves, and County for Virginia 1782-1787. LLS

"Virginia Vital Records: From The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly." Indexed by Judith McGhan. Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1982. JBCH

"Virginians & West Virginians 1607-1870." Vol. 3. Compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, published by Heritage Books, Inc. 1992. SN

"The WILLISES of Virginia." 1964 Mars Hill, NC, by Maud Potter. A genealogical account of the descendants of Colonel Francis Willis of Gloucester County, Virginia, Colonel Henry Willis of Fredericksburg and William Willis of Southside Crany Creek. This book is NOT indexed, so please be specific with first names and approximate dates of vital stats to help with finding your ancestor. SJK

Accomack Co.

"Abstracts of Wills and Administrations of Accomack County, VA 1800-1860." Barry W. Miles and Moody K. Miles III, Heritage Books, 2000. ES4

"The Accomack County Death Register 1853-1896." Gail Walczyk, Peters Row, 1997. ES4

"Graven Stones - Inscriptions from Lower Accomack County VA." Jean Merritt Mihalyka and Faye Downing Wilson, Heritage Books, 2007. ES4

"Marriage Records of Accomack County, Virginia, 1776-1854." Nora Miller Turman, MA, CGE, Heritage Books, Inc, 1994. Recorded in Bonds, Licenses and Ministers' Returns includes some Maryland marriages. ES4, TD2

"Tombstone Inscriptions of Upper Accomack County." Virginia MF Carey with MK Miles and BW Miles, Heritage Books, Inc, 1999. Listing of all cemeteries in the Upper Accomack County, including Caucasians and African-American Tombstone Inscriptions. I also have photos of graves with surnames Birch, Bowden, Bundick, Daisey ,Darby, Hopkins, Hyslup, Matthews, and Thornton. TD2

"Wills and Administrations - Accomack County, VA 1663-1800." Stratton Nottingham, Genealogical Publishing Co 1931-1999. ES4

Albemarle Co.

See also Breckinridge family.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Albemarle 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

"Albemarle County Marriages, 1780-1853." John Vogt & T William Kethley, Jr., Iberian Publishing Co. KC2

"Albemarle, Jefferson's County, 1727-1976." John Hammond Moore, The Albemarle Historical Cociety, University Press of Virginia, 1976. 532 pages. This book is searchable and returns "snippets" of hits on books.google.com. Please search there in order to better frame your request before contacting me. The focus of the book is history of the county and its people for the preceeding 250 years. Sections on First Families, First Settlers; Thomas Walker's Albemarle; Albemarle in the Revolutionary War and In the Shadow of Monticello are of particular interests to genealogists and historians. KMS

"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

"First Families of Albemarle County, VA." Shannon Hamner Womack. Shannon Womack extracted bios from the 1901 publication of the "History of Albemarly County, VA". This is not a book but typed, printed, and transcribed onto loose leaf pages. PLEASE check the online index first for your surname. Please no general surnames. You will need to request by first and last names and an approximate date. Most of the dates are the 1700's. Many of these families settled in Hanover County, Virginia also. SJK

"History of Albemarle County in Virginia." Rev. Edgar Woods. Early history of Albemarle and its families. KC2

Alexandria Co.

"Fauquier and Alexandria, Counties Virginia 1853-96, Marriages, Births and Deaths." RBR

Amelia Co.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

"Marriages of Amelia Co., VA. 1735-1815." Kathleen Booth Williams. GB4

Amherst Co.

See also under Hansard surname.

"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

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

"Virginia Wills Before 1799." William Montgomery Clemens-1986. A complete abstract register of all names mentioned in over six hundred recorded wills. Copied from the Court House Records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudon, Prince William, and Rockbridge Counties. Sandi Koscak has transcribed these wills and posted them at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~champaign/books/library/virginia/wills.htm. SJK

Arlington Co.

"Arlington County Virginia: A History." C.B. Rose Jr. Arlington Historical Society. Port City Press Baltimore, MD. 1976. HJW

Augusta Co.

See also these surnames: Stewart, Wright.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Augusta County." Roger G. Ward; New Papyrus Co. Inc.; 1991. Lists land owners in Augusta County, Virginia in 1815 and was copied from microfilm borrowed from 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

"Augusta Co., VA. Marriages 1748-1850." John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. GB4

"Augusta Co., VA Marriages 1795-1850." SJK

"Augusta County Publik Claims." An Index has been posted at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~champaign/books/library/virginia/Augusta.pdf. Please check the index for your surname before making a lookup request. SJK

"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

"The Recall 1929." Augusta Military Academy Yearbook. Cadet Corps of the Augusta Military Academy. 1929 1929 Volume of Augusta Military Academy Yearbook. Fort Defiance, Virginia. N7

Barbour Co.

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

Bath Co.

"Annals of Bath County Virginia." Oren F. Morton, reprinted by Clearfield, 1996. Names of People. SW6

Bedford Co.

"1850 Bedford County, VA. Census." Marvin U. Neighbors. GB4

"History of the Battle of Point Pleasant." Virgil A. Lewis; Willow Bend Books; 2000. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant fought in October 1774. Includes details of the battle and the plans leading up to it. Also includes names of soldiers and rank from Fincastle County, Botetourt County and Bedford County. A9

"Marriage Bonds of Bedford County, Virginia 1755-1800 with Index of Wills from 1754-1830." Earle S. Dennis and Jane E. Smith, Edited by Rowland D. Buford. Reprinted by Janaway Publishing, Inc., Santa Maria, CA. 2005. Marriage Bonds listing groom, bride, date of bond, name of person posting the bond and in some instances name of party allowing consent. Will Index lists Testator and date of probate - ONLY. LHZ

"Virginia Wills Before 1799." William Montgomery Clemens-1986. A complete abstract register of all names mentioned in over six hundred recorded wills. Copied from the Court House Records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudon, Prince William, and Rockbridge Counties. Sandi Koscak has transcribed these wills and posted them at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~champaign/books/library/virginia/wills.htm. SJK

Berkeley Co.

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

Botetourt Co.

"1810 Botetourt County, VA Census." James L. Douthat, Mountain Press, 1997. A7

"Botetourt Co., VA. Marriages 1770-1853." Vols I, II. John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr., Iberian Publishing Co., Athens GA, 1987. A compilation and extraction of marriage records for Botetourt County, Virginia, can use groom's or bride's name. Photocopies not Available. CBH, GB4, SJK

"Botetourt County, VA Will Book A 1770-1801." Ann Chilton, Mountain Press, 1988. Gives brief description of wills - dates, witnesses, relatives if names given in will. A7

"Early Marriages, Wills, and Some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt, Co., VA." Anne Lowry Worrell, Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004. A7

"History of the Battle of Point Pleasant." Virgil A. Lewis; Willow Bend Books; 2000. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant fought in October 1774. Includes details of the battle and the plans leading up to it. Also includes names of soldiers and rank from Fincastle County, Botetourt County and Bedford County. A9

"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

"A Seed-Bed of the Republic: A Study of the Pioneers in the Upper (Southern) Valley of Virginia." Robert Douthat Stoner; Kingsport Press, sponsored by Roanoke Historical Society, 1962. Includes lists of settlers, church members, militia, tithables, etc. Some short bios of prominent citizens. J17

Braxton Co.

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

Bristol Parish

"History of Bristol Parish." by Rev. Philip Slaughter. Genealogies for Atkinson, Bolling, Bland, Claiborne, Eppes, Feild, Gilliam, Grammer, Haxall, Kennon, May, Munford, Murray, Peterson, Pegram, Poythress, Ramsay, Randolph, Robertspm. Skipwith, Walker, Withers and Worsham. JRM

"The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia 1720-1789." Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne, Heritage Books, Inc., reprinted 1998/orig. pub. 1898. NCN

Brunswick Co.

See also under Mecklenburg Co., VA and Trotter surname.

"Brunswick Co, VA. Marriages 1750-1853." John Vogt & T William Kethley, Jr. GB4

"LUKE MATTHEWS of Brunswick County Virginia and his Descendants." by Rev. William Kennon Matthews, published by Kwansei Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan in the 1930's. Includes Luke's wife Lucy Fox's prominent FOX/WEST line of Virginians. CBC

Buckingham Co.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

"Records of Buckingham County, VA." By Edythe R. Whitley 1984 (1994). Late 1700s and 1800 tax lists and tythables; Military Records; Rev. War, War of 1812, Pension List of 1883; Family Sketches ;Marriage Records, Late 1700s only; Misc.; Land Grants, Deeds, Wills. JMC2

Cabell Co.

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

Calhoun Co.

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

Campbell Co.

"Virginia Wills Before 1799." William Montgomery Clemens-1986. A complete abstract register of all names mentioned in over six hundred recorded wills. Copied from the Court House Records of Amherst, Bedford, Campbell, Loudon, Prince William, and Rockbridge Counties. Sandi Koscak has transcribed these wills and posted them at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~champaign/books/library/virginia/wills.htm. SJK

Caroline Co.

"Colonial Caroline, a History of Caroline County, Virginia." T.E. Campbell, The Dietz Press, Inc., Richmond, VA: 1954. This is a generous history of Caroline County up to 1800 and contains many names of people living there from 1680 to 1800. It references many court records, which may still exist as it is based on 20th Century research. Lives of people in the 18th Century can be filled in if they figure in this book. No footnotes or bibliography are included. RH

Charles City

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

Charlotte Co.

"Marriage Bonds and Minister's Returns of Charlotte County, VA 1764-1815." Compiled and Published by Cathrine Knorr, 1951. KJ2

Chesterfield Co.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

"Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Chesterfield Co., VA. 1816-1853." Benjamin B. Weisiger, III. GB4

"Marriages of Chesterfield Co., VA. 1771-1815." Catherine Lindsay Knorr. GB4

Clarke Co.

"Old Chapel." Stuart E. Brown Jr., Lorraine F. Myers, and Eileen M. Chappel. The book mentions names of plots, and the families buried there. Very descriptive, and useful for dates. This book talks about different cemeteries in Clarke County, Virginia. SP4

Culpeper Co.

"1913 Culpeper High School 'Rip Rap' Yearbook." Includes full biographies of each of the Seniors, full page Senior Portraits, and short notations and photos of lowerclassmen (and women). It also has lists and class photos down through 1st grade. I am unable to scan the book, but I can take digital photos of the pertinent pages. It is fully indexed, even the ads in the back. Please limit to 3 names per request. LW

"Culpeper Co., VA. Marriages 1781-1815." Catherine Lindsey Knorr. GB4

Cumberland Co.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

Dinwiddie 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

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

"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

Doddridge Co.

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

Fairfax Co.

"Abstracts of Wills and Inventories, Fairfax County, Virginia 1742-1801." J. Estelle Stewart King, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. updated 1996. AG2

"Elephants and Quaker Guns; A History of Civil War & Circus Days." Jane Chapman Whitt. Vantage Press NY. 1966 History of Bailey's Crossroads, Fairfax County, Virginia. The Bailey (of Barnum and Bailey) Family. HJW

"Fairfax County, Virginia Gravestones Vol. I." Fairfax Co. Genealogical Society, 1994. Contains cemeteries in Great Falls, McLean, Oakton, Vienna, and surrounding areas with listing of who is buried there. B4

"Fairfax County, Virginia Gravestones Volume VI." Fairfax Genealogical Society, Inc. This book is the master index to all of the Fairfax County Gravestone books. It also contains corrections, additions and updates. B4

"Implied Marriages of Fairfax County, Virginia." Marty Hiatt & Craig R. Scott. Iberian Publishing. Athens GA. 1994. HJW

"Index to the Fairfax County Virginia Register of Marriages 1853 - 1933." Constance K. Ring, Craig R. Scott. This is an index to marriages in Fairfax County beginning 1853 through 1933. List husband, wife and marriage date. B4

"The Jones Family of Prince Georges Co, MD and Fairfax Co. VA 1659-1997." Barbara Hymas privately published 1997 This book traces the Jones family in Prince Georges County, Maryland in early 1700's into Fairfax County, Virginia. Related surnames in the book are as follows: Lewin, Browne, Harris, Wigginton, Donaldson,Williams, Clarke, Hudson, Dishman, and Triplett. Research of the author well documented, work of others sources given. B4

Fauquier Co.

"Abstracts of Fauquier County, Virginia Birth Records 1853-1896." John W. Peters, Peggy Swift, and Heritage Books, Inc. Provides Surname, Given Name, Birthdate, Status, C s Father's Name, Mother's Name, Page Number, and Line Number. It says that, "the birth records are all found in the volume entitled Fauquier County Births 1853-1896." SP4

"Abstracts of Wills, Administrations, and Marriages of Fauquier County, Virginia, 1759-1800 with Cemetery Inscriptions, Rent Rolls and other data", abstracted by J. Estelle Stewart King, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1980. RA1

"Fauquier and Alexandria, Counties Virginia 1853-96, Marriages, Births and Deaths." RBR

Fayette Co.

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

Fincastle Co.

Note: Fincastle County is now extinct. In 1776, it was divided into Montgomery, Washington and Kentucky (now state of Kentucky) Counties.

"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, BBR

"Fincastle and Kentucky Counties, Virginia/Kentucky, Records." Michael L. Cook, C.G. & Bettie Cummings Cook, C.G.; Cook Publications; 1987. This book contains references to tax, court, deeds, wills, etc. of Fincastle County, Virginia (later Kentucky). Covers the years 1772 - 1780 only. W2

"History of the Battle of Point Pleasant." Virgil A. Lewis; Willow Bend Books; 2000. History of the Battle of Point Pleasant fought in October 1774. Includes details of the battle and the plans leading up to it. Also includes names of soldiers and rank from Fincastle County, Botetourt County and Bedford County. A9

Floyd Co.

See also under Harford Co., MD.

Fluvanna Co.

"1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners Vol 1 Central Region." Roger G Ward. Counties included are Amelia, Amherst, Buckingham, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fluvanna, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Petersburg, Richmond City, Louisa, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Powhattan, Prince George. SJK

"Fluvanna Co., VA. Marriages 1781-1849." John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. GB4

Franklin Co.

See also under Harford Co., MD.

"Franklin County, Virginia: A History." Marsall Wingfield; Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; 1996 (originally 1964). JBCH

"The John Marchel and Anne Cora (Nichols) Reed Family of Franklin and Floyd Counties, Virginia, and Harford and Cecil Counties, Maryland." Nancy Mae (Little) Randers-Pehrson and Glenn Randers-Pehrson, privately published, 1994. Descendants and relatives of John Marchel REED and Anne Cora NICHOLS. Other major surnames are NICHOLS, WILLIAMS, RICHARDS, and GREEN (in Virginia), and LITTLE, (in Maryland). Time frame is 1820-present. GRP

"Marriage Bonds of Franklin County, Virginia." Marshall Wingfield. Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1973. Transcribed from the Original Records, Annotated and Alphabetically Arranged. JBCH

Frederick Co.

"Abstracts of Wills, Inventories and Administration Accounts of Frederick County, Virginia 1743 - 1800." J. Estelle Stewart King; Genealogical Publishing Co; 1961. Wills from will books 1 - 5, Rent roll for 1746; land holders for 1750, cemetery inscriptions for Winchester, Virginia. A9

"Frederick County, Virginia Deed book Series, Volume 10." Amelia C. Gilreath. May 1996. Deed Books 24A and 24B 1793-1796. Abstracted. RE2

"Frederick Co., VA. Marriages 1738-1850." John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. GB4

"Frederick County, Virginia Marriages 1771-1825." Compiled and Edited by Eliza Timberlake Davis. 1941. Reprinted Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD. 1973. Marriage Bonds listing groom, bride, date of bond, name of person posting the bond and in some instances name of party allowing consent. Listed by groom. Minister's Returns listing groom, bride, date of marriage, officiate of rites. LHZ

"Frederick County, Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1778 - 1850." Abstracted by Joan D. Hackett and Rebecca H. Good; Published by Heritage Books, Inc.; 1992. DP

"Historical Records of Old Frederick and Hampshire Counties, Virginia (Revised)." By Wilmer L. Kerns, Ph. D. Published by Heritage Books, Inc. 1992. This book is indexed. [The areas covered by this book are now part of Hardy and Hampshire Counties, West Virginia.] MP5

"Hopewell Friends History 1734 - 1934." Frederick County, Virginia Joint Committee of Hopewell Friends. Originally published 1936. Reprinted by the Genealogical Publishing Co.; 1993. Records of Hopewell Friends Meeting in Frederick County, Virginia. Includes some birth and death dates, removals, family records and a history of the beginning of the meeting. A9, S17

"Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia." Cecil O'Dell, Walsworth Publishing Co., 1995. Approximate years of information 1740-1800. Excellent book; most of the information comes from land records and wills. DC7

"Registers of Birth, Winchester, Virginia 1865-1891." By Dola S. Tylor, Heritage Books, Inc. Provides Date, Surname, Given Name, Mother, Father, Race, Place of Birth, and Occupation of father for some. "Transcriptions were made by the original registers which are now stored in Richmond.... Microfilm tapes of these records are available in the archives of The Handley Library, Braddock & Piccadilly Streets, Winchester, Virginia." SP4


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