Patrick County

Source Materials

Books for Sale

"The Free State of Patrick: Patrick County, Virginia in the Civil War"

Tom Perry is pleased to announce publication of
"The Free State of Patrick: Patrick County, Virginia in the Civil War"
This 300-page soft cover book includes over 100 photos and 140 letters of Patrick County soldiers in The War Between The States along with an index and extensive bibliography.
The book includes rosters of the 1700 Confederate and Union soldiers from Patrick County.
See Table of Contents for complete listing of the topics covered.

For More Information see:

www.freestateofpatrick.com
or  write

P. O. Box 50, Ararat, VA 24053.

Also available is

"Ascent To Glory: The Genealogy of J. E. B. Stuart"
This 100-page soft cover book includes an introductory essay on Patrick County’s most famous son and an index.

Both books are available at a special price.
All prices include tax and handling.

For More Information see

www.freestateofpatrick.com

or  write

P. O. Box 50, Ararat, VA 24053.

"Footprints of the Past" Volume Two
by Eva Joann Caravito

I have just completed a second compilation of Patrick Co, VA families.

The main family is Haley, but included are the marriage related families of
Dunkley, Shelton and Clifton.

Complimentary copies of "Footprints of the Past" Volume Two are located at
the Patrick County Historical Society Museum and the Bassett Historical
Center.

Copies of the book are $40.00. Please contact me by email or snail mail:

Eva Joann Caravito
2912 Eldon Drive
Uniontown, OH 44685-9723
jocaravito@earthlink.net
 

ROSS FAMILY

I am the author of a new book about the ROSS family.  One member of this family, Daniel Ross (1740-1822), came to then Henry County in 1777, and resided on Smith River at the Franklin and Patrick County line.

The book is described at the following website:  www.RossBook.com

Details about the book, and its Index of Persons and Index of Places is posted at the website.

Ross Chappell
Kennesaw, GA
ross@rossbook.com

"Footprints of the Past"
by Joann Caravito

I have just published a compilation of Patrick Co, VA families.  The main
family is Crews/Cruise, but included are the marriage related families of
Martin, Belcher, Harris, Hylton, Wade, Ballenger, Davis, Foley, Lawson,
Cockram, Pedigo, Elkins, Boyd, Ward, Helms, Williams, and Whaling.

Complimentary copies of "Footprints of the Past" Volume One are located at
the Patrick County Historical Society Museum and  the Bassett Historical
Center.

Copies of the book are $35.00. Please contact me by email or snail mail:

Joann Caravito
2912 Eldon Drive
Uniontown, OH 4485-9723
jocaravito@earthlink.net


T.L.C. Genealogy

Patrick County, Virginia, Deed Book No. 1, 1791-1801, 1997, $20.00

P.O. Box 403369, Miami Beach, FL 33140-1369; (800) 858-8558

FL residents add 6.5% tax

B & B Books

Patrick County, Virginia, Birth Records, Volume II, 1870- 1880, Betty A. Pilson and Barbara C. Baughan, $30.00 plus $3.00 shipping

Patrick County, Virginia Birth Records, Volume I, 1853- 1869, $??.00

Patrick County, Virginia Death Records 1868, 1869 & 1871-1896, $??.00

P.O. Box 742, Stuart, Virginia 24171, (540) 694-3895 or 694-5963

"The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia"

          A new book entitled: The Descendants of Hezekiah Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia
                    by Peggy (Burton) Rich, Irene S. Underwood, and Betty Sumner Barrett.
(Also includes some Patrick County descendants)

      Irene Underwood and Betty Sumner Barrett have just completed Peggy Rich's book on The Descendants of Hezekiah
      Sumner of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia.  It is 434 pages, indexed, documented, current to March 2001 (if
         current information was made available) with 74 photographs, maps, wills, and articles about Floyd County,
 hardbound navy blue, with gold lettering stamped on the cover and spine.  Over 5,400 people, including births, deaths
            and marriages.
      A pre-publication price of $41.00, which includes shipping and handling, is being offered only until April 30, 2001.  After
  April 30, 2001, the price of the book will be $47.00, plus shipping and handling.  Expected shipping date is between the
                               middle of July to the middle of August 2001.

         For more info, or to purchase, contact:
        Irene S. Underwood
       1624 Tradd Court
      Chesterfield, MO 63017

"The Fall of the House of Reynolds"

A new book just published after extensive research tells the tale of this
sensational Patrick County, Virginia murder trial that took place in the
late 1850s.  The name of the book is: "The Fall of the House of Reynolds"

Info may be obtained from:
James L. Wood, Jr
109 1/2 Austin Avenue
Beckley, WVa 25801

"1860 PATRICK COUNTY, VA CENSUS"
by Rhonda S. Roberson

Available from
Wise County Historical Society
P.O. Box 368
Wise, VA  24293

"1850 PATRICK COUNTY, VA CENSUS"
by June B. Bork
$20.00 + postage, etc.

Available from compiler
June B. Bork
9375 Bella Vista Rd.
Apple Valley, CA 92308

 

"1810 PATRICK COUNTY, VA CENSUS"
by Nettie Schreiner-Yantis,  $2.50

"PATRICK COUNTY, VA DEATH REGISTER, 1853-1870"
by Anne W. James $25.00

Both books are available from:
Mountain Press, P.O. Box 400
Signal Mountain, TN 37377-0400
Phone(615-886-6369)

 

"HISTORY OF PATRICK AND HENRY COUNTIES, VA, 1933"
by Va. G & Lewis G. Pedigo

"MARRIAGES OF PATRICK COUNTY, VA 1791-1850
by Lela C. Adams 1972

"PATRICK COUNTY, VA, DEED BOOK ABSTRACTS, 1791-1850"
$30.00 + $4 s&h

Available from
WILLOW BEND BOOKS
28-18 Fort Evans Rd., NE #101
Leesburg, VA 20176-4429
Fax: 703-443-9203
willowbend@mediasoft.net

 

"PATRICK COUNTY, VA, 1791-1823, ABSTRACTS OF WILLS, INVENTORIES & ACCOUNTS"
by Lela C. Adams
$18.50 plus postage and handling
Aavailable from
Byron Sistler & Assoc.
P.O. Box 120934
Nashville, TN  37212


 

"PATRICK COUNTY VA, 1791-AUGUST 1800, ABSTRACTS OF ORDER BOOK NO. "O""
By Lela C. Adams, 1984
 Availability is uncertain.

 

"PATRICK COUNTY, VA MARRIAGES, 1854-1874"
by Jimmie Martin-Steele

Available from compiler
1830 Carter Rd., SE
Roanoke, VA  24105

 

"PATRICK COUNTY, VA MARRIAGES, 1875-1900"
by Eunice B. Kirkman, Has been revised and is now published by The Patrick County Historical Society
$34.00 postpaid.

Order from:
The Patrick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1045
Stuart, VA 24171

 

"TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS OF CEMETERIES OF PATRICK COUNTY, \/A"
by O.E. Pilson.
$39.00 postpaid

Available from:
Jane Pilson
Route 4, Box 317
Ridgeway, VA 24148
and  the
Patrick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1045
Stuart, VA  24171


Queries may be addressed to Eunice Kirkman, Curator


"PATRICK COUNTY, VA DEED BOOK 1, 1971-1801"
by T.L.C. Genealogy

Available from publisher
T.L.C. Genealogy
P.O. Box 403369
Miami Beach, FL  33140-1368

"DAN RIVER BOOK, ODYSSEY, EPIC, AND GUIDE"
Star Square Press $20 + S&H

Available
Patrick County Historical Society

Some publications may be available from other sources such as:
Genealogical Publishing Co., 1001 No. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202
Southern Historical Press, P.O. Box 1267, Greenville, SC 29602
Clearfield Publishing Co., 200 East Eager St., Baltimore, MD 21202

"HISTORY OF PATRICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA"
by Patrick County Historical Society.

A study of the county, with chapters on settlement, communities, churches,schools, businesses, industries, and county's participation in militaryservice.  Sketches of many early families are included.  470 pp., full nameand subject index. To be available for sale in late fall of 1998.

For further information contact the
Historical Society, P.O. Box 1045, Stuart, VA 24171
(540-694-3895)

"PATRICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA DEED INDEX ABSTRACTS, 1791 - 1850"

"PATRICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA BIRTH RECORDS 1853-1869"

"PATRICK COUNTY DEATH RECORDS, 1868, 1869, 1871-1896"
by B&B Books

Work includes some 2,999 entries copied from Bureau of Vital Statistics microfilm on loan from Va State Library. These are not available in records at the Patrick County Clerk's Office.

PATRICK COUNTY HERITAGE BOOK VOLUMES I covers 1791-1999 and includes: Tributes to Veterans, Introduction - Patrick County, Fort Mayo, Donation of Land, Roads and Transportation, Churches, Schools and Post Offices, Fire Departments & Rescue Squads, Clubs and Organizations, Government, Old Mills and Businesses, Areas of Patrick County, Civil War, Disasters of the County, Medical Personnel and Related Stories, Entertainment and Sports, Old Customs and Topics of Interest, Family Histories, and Picture Collages. It has 429 pages. The Patrick County Heritage Book Volume I is $65 picked up, $73 shipped. Make check payable to Patrick County Heritage Book and mail to Patrick County Heritage Book, P.O. Box 1016, Stuart VA 24171.


PATRICK COUNTY HERITAGE BOOK VOLUMES II has stories on Military History, Native Americans, Civilian Conservation Corps., Arts & Crafts, Recreation, Civic and Community Groups, Historic Homes, Making a Living, Music, Pickin and Grinning and Singing, Patrick County Places, Religious Life, Patrick County Schools, Sketches of Life, Patrick County Families, and Patrick County Snapshots. It covers 1791-2005 and has 524 pages. It is $65 picked up, or $73 shipped. Make check payable to Patrick County Heritage Book and mail to Patrick County Heritage Book, P.O. Box 1016, Stuart, VA 24171.


THE PATRICK COUNTY WWII Pictorial Bookincludes over 600 veterans pictures with captions, Honor Roll of the Norfolk & Western Railway, a story on the Bull Mountain Plane Crash, a Hutchens B-24 Story, Bougainville Island Base Reunion, and over 26 pages of scenes from the war from 1941-1945 including ships, planes, and trucks, postcards, discharge papers and medals, and badges and medals, local newspapers from the era, the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA. The Patrick County WWII Pictorial Book is $40 picked up, or $47 shipped. Make check payable to Patrick County Genealogy Society and mail to David Sheley, PCGS President, 4522 Dobyns Rd., Stuart VA 24171.

"PATRICK COUNTY, VIRGINIA BIRTH RECORDS I, 1853-1869"

"PATRICK COUNTY BIRTH RECORDS II, 1870-1880"

"PATRICK COUNTY BIRTH RECORDS III, 1881-1889"

"PATRICK COUNTY BIRTH RECORDS IV, 1890-1996"

"PATRICK COUNTY. VA. LIST OF LANDS TAXED, JUN 1791;EXCERPTS FROM ORDER BOOKS
1& 2 & MISC NOTES FROM CLERK'S MINUTE BK, 1828-1837"

"PATRICK CO. VA. SUPERIOR COURT ORDER BK, MAY 1809-MAY 1831"

"PATRICK COUNTY, VA UNRECORDED DOCUMENTS, 1791-1920"

These are currently out of print but may be researched at the
Patrick County Historical Society Museum
P.O. Box 1045
Stuart, Va  24171

"The Hatcher Families: A Compilation of American Records & Documentation, 1600s - 1900s"
 Compiled and edited by M Nel Hatcher

      This CD contains over 19,000 Hatcher records including the following:
  Bibles - 14 Hatcher families
  Biographies - 64 families covering 17 states
    Birth records - covers 9 states
   Cemetery records - found in 35 states
  Census records - many counties within 43 states
    Deeds - found in 9 states
    Land Grants - found in 24 states
     Marriages - many counties within 31 states Military records - Revolutionary,
 War of 1812, Civil War, WWI
  Obituaries - found in 25 states
   Pensions - from 7 states
    Quaker records - 3 states and 12 Meeting Houses
    Tax Lists - found in 5 states
     Wills - found in 12 states
      Miscellaneous records from a variety of sources

        Over 2,000 non-Hatcher surnames
        Fully indexed utilizing two search methods.

      View a sampling of the CD.
   If you are using a Netscape version earlier than 4.7 or have your resolution set higher than 800X600, you may have
       problems viewing the sample.

      Cost of this CD is $35 including shipping.
         TO ORDER: Please send name, mailing address, your email address and check or money order to:
     Nel Hatcher
      POB 444
      Hill City, SD 57745

         Shipment will be upon receipt of payment.

         Visit our
         Hatcher Families Resource Center

           Questions or comments: nelhatch@rapidnet.com


 

Unpublished reference materials are available in the Patrick County Historical

Society files for research.  These include compilations of many of the early

families of Patrick County, unpublished census records for 1820,1830, 1840,

1870, and Patrick County Death Records, 1871-1896.

Staff members will research on a limited basis without charge.  Materials

will be copied for mailing at cost of $0.15/page plus postage expense.  Anyone

wishing staff research should be very specific in search requests in order to

save time and money.

A recent addition to our facility is a computer on which is stored genealogy

files of Eunice Kirkman, Barbara Baughan, and other Patrick County researchers.

Queries may be addressed to
Virginia C. Collins, Curator
Patrick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1045
Stuart, VA 24171

Or e-mail to
vcollin@swva.net

Open: Tuesday thru Saturday, 10am to 2pm, and by appointment.

Phone: (540) 694-2840

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