Tidewater Virginia Families: A Magazine of History and Genealogy, Volume 3, May 1994-Feb 1995


Tidewater Virginia Families: A Magazine of History and Genealogy focuses on Tidewater counties lying north of the James River, namely, Caroline, Charles City, Elizabeth City, Essex, Gloucester, Hanover, Henrico, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Richmond, Warwick, Westmoreland, and York. Each volume is perfect bound and contains complete name indexes to the contents of all four issues. The volumes contain a variety of records such as: Bible records, lists of marriages, abstracts of deeds and wills, military records, tax records and tithables, guardianship records, parish registers, tombstone inscriptions, and methodological essays germane to the Tidewater region, including tracing Virginia ancestors, county and parish formation, records pertaining to "burned counties," vital statistics, map collections, and places of note.

This volume includes articles on Tracing Your Virginia Ancestor by Robert Young Clay; The Death of Mark Catesby, 1749; Land Plat, Frederick and Thomas Jones, 1702, King William County; General Election Poll, 1748, Richmond County; Civil Appointments, Elizabeth City County, 1789-1790; Rice Jones; Dutch Naming Custom, Losses Sustained from British Depredation, 1783, King William County, Orphans and their Guardians, 1757-1763, Northumberland County; Henry Burruss’ Book, 1823; Howerton Bible Record, 1817, King and Queen County.

Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davis

(1994), 2013, 6x9, paper, 270 pp.

ISBN: 9781585496631