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Early Halifax County marriages

HALIFAX COUNTY, VA., MARRIAGES. Jan. 4, 1774, William Hill to Martha Dludgeon. March 19, 1769, Joseph Holt to Judith Hill. March 18, 1772, Nicholas Hobson to Jane Hobson. June 28,…

Riverview Cemetery, Charlottesville, VA

VIRGINIA BURIAL RECORDS (From the Riverview Cemetery, Charlottesville, Virginia, old burying ground.) 1. Here lies the body of Nicholas Lewis, Born January 19th, 1734, And Departed this Life December 8th,…

Bishop Mead

Bishop Mead, of Virginia, occasionally allowed himself to say a witty thing, though habitually very grave. He was once lamenting the neglect of education in the State, and remarked with…

Some early will extracts (2)

EARLY VIRGINIA MARRIAGES (Newly discovered records, now first published.) RAY, MOSES. Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Sept. 5, 1768. s. William Ray. s. Moses Ray. s. Thomas Ray. other sons…

Eaton marriages – Rockbridge County

EARLY EATON MARRIAGES Eaton, Benjamin and Hanna Bradley, Oct. 23, 1794, Rockbridge Co., Va. Eaton, Esther and Asa Bannen, Sept. 25, 1796, Rockbridge Co., Va. SOURCE: Vol, X, No 7,…

Some early will extracts

THOMAS, EVAN. Loudoun Co., Va. Will filed Nov. 8, 1757. s. in law John Potts. THOMAS, CORNELIUS. Amherst Co., Va. Will filed Oct. 2, 1775. s. John Thomas. s. Norborn…

Britt surname marriages

Britt, Sally, and Ambrose Powell, 8 Sept., 1783, Orange Co., Va. Britt, Sarah, and Presly Gill, 4 May, 1798, Rockbridge Co., Va. SOURCE: Vol, X, No 5, October 1921 Genealogy:…

Gamble, Hamilton

GAMBLE OF VIRGINIA Col. Hamilton Gamble, of St. Louis, Missouri, born Nov. 11, 1858; died April 11, 1877, in Salt Lake City, was the son of Hamilton Rowan Gamble, born…

Gamble, Robert – Augusta County

Col. Robert Gamble, born in Augusta County, Virginia, September 3, 1754, married Catherine Grafton. He died April 12, 1810. He was the son of James Gamble, born 1729 ; who…

Extinct Counties

Alexandria County (1749–1791) and (1846–1920) (was part of the District of Columbia 1791-1846), changed its name to become Arlington County in 1920 Charles River County (1637–1643) renamed York County Dunmore…