Formed March 30, 1831 from mostly Shenandoah County (230 sq. miles), 84 sq. miles came from the NE corner of Rockingham County. The county seat is Luray which was formed August 21, 1812. Page County is named after John Page who was a Lieutenant-Governor during the Revolution, a member of the first U.S. Congress and Governor of Virginia.
Margaret Elizabeth Aleshire 1841-1921
daughter of Emanuel and Susanna Wright Aleshire, wife of Oliver P. Taylor
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