Tidewater Virginia Families: A Magazine of History and Genealogy, Volume 5, May 1996-Feb 1997


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: Using the Map Collection in the Library of Virginia; Saint Stephen’s Parish, King and Queen County, James Madison and the Bill of Rights; Losses Sustained from British Depredations, 1783, Henrico County; The Utie-Otey Connection; Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Northumberland County; Andrew Harrison of Golden Vale Creek, Caroline (Essex) County; Loose Court Papers, 1811–1851, Mathews County; A List of Male Free Negroes, 1850, Lancaster County; Sheriff’s Receipt Book, 1820–1821, Middlesex County; Cemeteries of King and Queen County; Persons Assessed with License Tax, 1862, Caroline County.

Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davis

(1996), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 276 pp.

ISBN: 9781585496655