Rockingham County
Book List

Following is a list of publications pertaining to Rockingham County and surrounding area along with the organization or business where I have found them listed for sale. For more information regarding a particular publication, please contact the vendor.
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Family Histories & Genealogies

Title Author Location
The Albrite-Albright Family Ritchie, Patricia Turner HRHS
Lest We Forget-Elder Robert Andrew Arrington Arrington, Marie K. HRHS
Christian S. Bowers & His Descendants Bowers, Mark E. HRHS
The Bowmans, A Pioneering Family Wayland, John W. HRHS
Brock's Gap Families - Volume 1 and 2 Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Progeny of Jacob Brunk I, The Will-Maker Brunk, Harry HRHS
By the Grace of God (Burkholder & Heatwole families) Hess, Nancy B. HRHS
The Byerly Family of the Valley Of Virginia Byerly, John F. Jr. HRHS
The Cabells and Their Kin Brown, Alexander HRHS
The Caplinger-Keplinger Family of The Valley of Virginia Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Carrier-Carryer and Allied Lines Armentrout, Georgie E. HRHS
The Crider Family of Rockingham County, Virginia Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Berryman Custer and Mary Shoemaker Custer Family - Of Brocks Gap, Rockingham County, Virginia Ritchie, Patricia Turner & Lee, Norma T. HRHS
The Dean Mountain Story Dean, Gloria HRHS
The Dove Family of Rockingham County, Virginia Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Lewis Driver and Barbara Sprinkle Descendants in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia Driver, Carolyn C. & Gassett, Bertha D. HRHS
The Family of Simon Estep Turner, Debra HRHS
Fink and Sonifrank Families Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Charles Fulk & Sarah Custer Fulk Family Ritchie, Patricia Turner HRHS
Shadowed by the Massanutten-A History of Life Along Smith Creek - The Good Family Genealogy Good, William HRHS
The William Good Family Hulvey, Velma June HRHS
Virginia Cousins - Ancestry & Posterity of John Goode of Whitley Goode, G. Brown HRHS
History of Abraham D. Heatwole of Rocky Hollow Heatwole, Sandry HRHS
German Orginis of Jost Hite, Virginia Pioneer Jones-Connor-Wust HRHS
David Hollar Family History Bowman, Millard HRHS
Three Generations from Washington, Md to Rockingham Co., Virginia (Hoover) Hoover, Joanne & Hoover, Kenneth HRHS
Hopkins of Virginia and Related Families Hopkins, Walter Lee HRHS
The Hottinger and Yankey Families Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Genealogies of the Kimble and Alt Families Alt, H.A. (edited by Mark Bowers) HRHS
Johannes Friederick Kirshof, Early Settler and Patriarch of Northern Augusta County - Vols I & II Miller, Lula Mae HRHS
Valley of the Shadow (Elder John Kline & John Francis Neff) Neff, Ray A. HRHS
Shenandoah Valley Families-The Kygers - Volume II Monge, Billie Jo HRHS
The Lantz Family of Rockingham County, Virginia Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Family of John Lewis, Pioneer Frazier, Cowell & Fisher HRHS
History of Augusta County (John Lewis descendants) Peyton, J. Lewis HRHS
The Lincolns in Virginia Wayland, John W. HRHS
Shenandoah Valley Families-The Lincolns, The Hanks, Volume I Monger, Billie Jo HRHS
John Mason and Mary Ann Miller of Virginia Mason, Floyd D. HRHS
F. Mason
Matthias Miller and His 17 Children Mason, Floyd D. HRHS
F. Mason
Michael Miller Family Record Mason, Floyd D. HRHS
F. Mason
Michael Miller of 1692 and His Descendants Mason, Floyd D. HRHS
F. Mason
The Mongers, A Family of Old Virginia Monge, Billie Jo HRHS
Notes on the Mongold Family of Rockingham Co. & Hardy Co. WVA Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Moyer Families Vincent M. Smith HRHS
Jacob Mueller Immigrant, His Future Sellers, Nan H. HRHS
Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia Page, Richard C. HRHS
The Paynes of Virginia Payne, Brooke HRHS
The Descendants of Adam & Anna Maria Rader Rader, Dr. William & June L. (Hudnut) HRHS
Descendants of Johannes Ries/Reese Reese, Helen J. HRHS
The Riggleman Family of Virginia and West Virginia Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
"Until Seperated by Death"-The Life and Letters of Jesse Rolston, Jr. & Mary Catherine Cromer Miller, Joyce D. HRHS
House of Sanger, Vol II Bowen, Rachel Senger & Senger, Nettie M. HRHS
Schenck - Shenk - Shank Shank, Thomas L. HRHS
Settlers By the Long Grey Trail Harrison, J. Houston HRHS
Hearthstone
A Shank Family Record Mason, Floyd D. HRHS
F. Mason
Matohe - A Labour of Love (Shanks, Jack, Vess, Bright & Crow) Carson, Cathy Smoot HRHS
The Shaver Family of Rockingham Co., Virginia Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Some Shenandoah Valley Mennonite Settlers - Where They Came From, Who They Were Hammond, G.P. HRHS
Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Settlers (Bucher, Dellinger, Eye, Hammond, Savage Walter(s) etc) Hammond, G.P. HRHS
The Swift Years Come and Go, Life of Harry Showalter Rosenberry, Naomi & Showalter, Alta HRHS
The Sirk-Zirk Family Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Descendants of a Hessian Soldier Lorenzo Frederick Smith May, Goldie Turner HRHS
The Anthony Souder History 1750-1989 Souder, Tressie G. HRHS
The Outline of the Southerly-Sutherly-Sutherland Family Spring Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Spitzer-Jones, Frank & Lydia, Ancestors-Descendants, 1322-1989 Brubaker, Geneva G. HRHS
The Stultz Family of Brock's Gap Area, Rockingham Co. Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Memories of Yesteryear (Suter family) Suter, Mary E. HRHS
The "Long John" Turner Family Showalter, Noah & Breneman, Wilson HRHS
The Wetzel Family Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Whetzel Family Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
The Wittig Family of Rockingham Co. Yankey, Lewis H. (edited by Pat Ritchie) HRHS
Nehemiah Wood of Shenandoah County, Virginia Lawler, Hazel P. & Lawler, Leo G. HRHS
Ancestors & Descendants of Capt. William Layton Yancey and his wife Frances Lynn Lewis Yancy, Rebecca HRHS
Ziegler Family Record Mason, Floyd R. HRHS
F. Mason

Court and Vital Records

Title Author Location
Abstracts of Executor, Administrator and Guardian Bonds of Rockingham Co., Va. 1778-1864 Priode, Marguerite HRHS
Abstract of Land Grant Surveys of Augusta and Rockingham Counties, Virginia, 1761-1791 Peter C. Kaylor HRHS
WillowBend
Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia Chalkley, Lyman HRHS
Marriage Notices from Extant Issues of the "Rockingham Register", Harrisonburg, Va., 1822-1870 Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush HRHS
Hearthstone
Naturalization Records Augusta Co., VA. 1753-1902 Bushman, Katherine Gentry HRHS
Old 10th Legion Records. Marriages in Rockingham Co., 1778-1816 H.M. Strickler HRHS
Higginson
Rockingham County Marriages, 1778-1850 John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr HRHS
Hearthstone
Iberian
WillowBend
Rockingham County Virginia Minute Book 1778-1792
Vol I - 1778-1786; Vol II 1786-1788; Vol. III 1789-1792
Levinson, Constance & Levinson, Louise C. HRHS
Rockingham County Minute Book
No. 2 - Part 1 Jan. 1791-June 1793
No. 2 - Part 2 July 1793-Dec. 1794
Levinson, Constance & Levinson, Louise C. HRHS
Rockingham County Virginia Publick Claims Abercrombie, Janice L. & Slatten, Richard HRHS
Iberian
Selected Rockingham County Petitions 1800-1850 Harrisonburg High School Students HRHS

Census

Title Author Location
1810-1820-1830-1840 Census Book (photocopies of original census) S-K Publications HRHS
S-K
Rockingham County, Virginia Federal Census, 1810, 1820 & 1830" (transcribed and indexed) Debby J. Owens and Brenda Higgs, Genealogical Society of Page County, Virginia GSPC
1850 Census Book (photocopies of original census) 2 vols. S-K Publications HRHS
S-K
Rockingham County Virginia 1850 Federal Census (transcribed) Harrisonburg/Rockingham Historical Society HRHS
Hearthstone
Iberian
Index to the 1880 Rockingham County, Virginia Census Patricia Turner Ritchie HRHS
Hearthstone
Iberian
WillowBend

Church History & Records

Title Author Location
Brethren in Bridgewater 1878-1978 Sappington, Robert E. HRHS
Our Strong Heritage 1778-1988 (Asbury United Methodist Church-Harrisonburg) MacMaster, Richard K. HRHS
History of St. John's Lutheran Church, Timberville, Va 1870-1982 Campbell, Henry R., Sr. HRHS
History of the Mennonites in Va. 1727-1900 Vol. 1, 1900-1960 Vol. 2 Brunk, Harry HRHS
Journal of Joseph Webster Lantz Church of the Brethren Minister, Criders, Va. Lantz, J. Day HRHS
Record of the Churches of the Lacey Spring Circuit of the Va. Annual Conference of the Churches of the United Brethren in Christ 1833-1890 Arrington, Marie K. HRHS
Smith Creek Baptist Church-A Beacon Light in the Wilderness (Smith & Linville Creek Baptist Churches) Good, William HRHS
Early Church Records of Rockingham Co., VA Includes Rader's, Peaked Mountain, St. Michael's, Trinity Lutheran, Smith's Creek, Brock's Gap & Linville Baptist; Marriages by Rev. John Alderson Jr. & Marriages in Rockingham Co. Wright, F Edward Willowbend

History

Title Author Location
Annals of Augusta Co., Va. 1726-1871 Waddell, Joseph A. HRHS
The German Element of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia Wayland, John W. HRHS
Great Valley Patriots Wilson, Howard McKnight HRHS
The Heartland, Rockingham Co., Va. Hess, Nancy B. HRHS
Historic Harrisonburg Wayland, John W. HRHS
Hearthstone
History of Cedar Run Community Nair, C.E. HRHS
History of Rockingham County Wayland, John W. HRHS
Hearthstone
Higginson
A History of the Valley of Virginia Kercheval, Samuel HRHS
Life Under Four Flags May, C.E. HRHS
Timberville, The Early Years Garber, Beverly L. HRHS
Twenty-five Chapters on the Shenandoah Valley Wayland, John W. HRHS
Virginia Valley Records Wayland, John W. HRHS
Hearthstone
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Military

Title Author Location
Cavalry Action Near Brock's Gap, Va. Collier, Mark HRHS
General Rosser's Night Attack on Custer's Division, Lacey Springs, Va. Collier, Mark HRHS
Map Packet for the Battle of New Market Collier, Mark HRHS
Map Packet for the Battle of Cross Keys Collier, Mark HRHS
Map Packet for the Battle of Port Republic Collier, Mark HRHS
Revolutionary Soldiers, Rockingham County, Va. Harrisonburg/Rockingham Historical Society HRHS
Rockingham Co., Va., Men in Gray (two volumes) Thomas M. Spratt HRHS
Hearthstone
Iberian
WillowBend
Rockingham Co. Men in the Confederate Service 1861-1865 Liskey, J. Nelson & Sherwood, W. Cullen HRHS
Rockingham County in the World War 1917-1918 Rockingham Post No. 27, The American Legion (Harrisonburg, Va HRHS
Iberian
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Roster, Rockingham Units - War of 1812 Harrisonburg/Rockingham Historical Society HRHS
Skirmish at Bridgewater Collier, Mark HRHS

Miscellaneous

Title Author Location
Atlas of Rockingham County, Virginia (Hammond's Edition) J.M. Lathrop & B. Griffing HRHS
Hearthstone
Bridgewater Sesquicentennial Edition 1835-1985 Brigewater Sesquicentinnial Committee HRHS
Michael Baker Store Account Brocks Gap Ritchie, Patricia Turner HRHS
Register of Free Blacks, Rockingham Co., VA. 1807-1859 Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush Hearthstone
Rockingham: An Annotated Bibliography of a Virginia County Miller, Gordon HRHS
Rockingham County Personals, Published 1884 in Hardesty's Encyclopedia Firebaugh, Marshall HRHS

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