CD: Virginia, Volume 4


CD: Virginia, Volume 4 - HB Archives. This CD-ROM contains electronic image reprints of the following important volumes on Virginia history and genealogy: Old King William Homes and Families: An Account of some of the Old Homesteads and Families of King William County, Virginia, from its Earliest Settlement - Peyton Neale Clarke (1897). Includes descriptions of the old homesteads, some of which are shown in period photographs, and genealogies of about fifty local families. A major portion of the work concerns the descendants of Edward Ambrose who settled in the county about 1745. Virginia County Records Volume III: Williamsburg Wills, being Transcriptions from the Original Files at the Chancery Court of Williamsburg - William Armstrong Crozier, F.R.S. (1906). Includes abstracts of all the extant wills available in 1906. Historical Sketch of Bruton Church, Williamsburg, Virginia - Rev. W. A. R. Goodwin, A.M. (1903). Presents a history of this ancient church, and provides a wealth of genealogical data. Includes church and cemetery inscriptions, 1678-1800; a list of ministers; a partial list of the parish vestry; birth records, 1739-1797; death records, 1662-1751; a list of slave holders; a list of communicants, 1868-1904. Cedar Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia, Plot Book 1 and 2 - Bettie Jo Matthews (1992). This, the first public cemetery in Portsmouth, Virginia, was created in 1833. The plot books abstracted here include data on all the burials in this cemetery from 1833 until the mid-1900s with the vital statistics so sought after by genealogists. There is also a map which will facilitate locating specific lots. History of Henrico Parish and Old St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia, 1611-1904 - J. Staunton Moore (1904). There are three major parts to this compilation: the first is a history of Henrico Parish which dates from 1611. The second consists of records of the parish church, St. John's in Richmond. These include marriages, 1682-1904; baptisms, 1815-1904; burials, 1826-1904; gravestone inscriptions from the churchyard; and other records. The third part of the collection is a verbatim transcription of the Parish Vestry Book, 1730-1773. The Parish Register of Saint Peter's, New Kent County, Virginia, from 1680 to 1787 - Nat. Soc. Col. Dames of Am. in the State of Va. (1904). When this county was formed in 1654 it also included what is now King William, King and Queen, and Hanover counties. The extant parish vestry books begin in 1682. This work includes birth, baptism, marriage, and death records abstracted from those volumes with a complete name index; some black records are included. A History of Caroline County, Virginia, from its Formation in 1727 to 1924 - Marshall Wingfield (1924). Covers the history of the County from its formation in 1727 to WWI. Includes numerous lists, rosters, and genealogies of two dozen County families. 2000, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and Mac, 2111 pp.

ISBN: 9780788414480