Rockbridge County, Virginia Births, 1853-1877.
Dorthie and Edwin Kirkpatrick.
"These books are excellent examples of the use of computer programs to further the causes of genealogical researching and to present the results in a readable and useable manner. Any person with Rockbridge County, VA ancestors will cherish these books and any library would be proud to possess them." [review, Orange County, Ca. Genealogical Society Quarterly 26, No. 4 (Dec 1989): 149. two volume set, 1988, viii, 734 pages, index. Drawing upon the official Birth Register No. 1, 1853-1877, the authors have abstracted vital data for over 10,900 persons born in the county during this period. Each record includes: name of child, date of birth; race, sex, alive/dead; place of birth and parents; parent's occupation and legal place of residence; and the person reporting the birth to authorities. This data will prove invaluable for accurately locating an ancestor in Rockbridge County.