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More than 50 family history books and articles have been published about Clarke County's families.

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Clarke County, Virginia Genealogy General Resources

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Clarke, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 10,000 entries.

Clarke County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 25 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Clarke County families include:

  • Cartmell, T. K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick County, Virginia (Illustrated) from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, Now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick. n.p.: n.p., c1909. FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Book 975.59 H2c 1963; FHL Film 1000634 Item 1; digital version at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($). [3 copies at FHL.]
  • MacDonald, Rose Mortinier Eilzey. Clarke County, A Daughter of Frederick: A History of Early Families and Homes. Berryville, Va.: Blue Ridge Press, 1943. FHL Book 975.598 H2m and supp..
  • Mann, Charles Harrison. Liberty Hill: The Story of a House and Its People. Washington, D.C.: A.S. Pratt & Sons, 1977. FHL Book 975.598 H2ma.
  • Myers, Lorraine F., Stuart E. Brown and Eileen M. Chappel. Some Old Families of Clarke County, Virginia. Berryville, Va.: Virginia Book Co., 1994. FHL Book 975.598 D2m
  • O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. FHL Collection. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."[1]

Clarke County, Virginia Genealogy Books and Articles

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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
  • [Anderson] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Ashby] Crozier, William Armstrong. The Buckners of Virginia and the Allied Families of Strother and Ashby. New York: The Genealogical Association, 1907. Digital version at Google Books - free.
  • [Berlin] Berlin, A.F. Berlin Family. MSS., Iowa State Historical Society, Des Moines, Iowa, 1911. Copy: FHL Film 1015835 Item 17.
  • [Burwell] Hardy, Stella Pickett. Colonial Families of the Southern States of America. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1911. Digital version at Google Books - free.
  • [Burwell] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Burwell] Averell, James Lawrence. Some Descendants of Robert "King" Carter, Mann Page & Nathaniel Burwell in Frederick and Clarke counties, Va. 1973. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Burwell] Brown, Stuart E. and Ann Barton Brown. Carter Hall. Berryville, Va.: Virginia Book, 1978. FHL Book 929.273 B958b.
  • [Burwell] Fordney, Christopher R. Long Branch: A Plantation House in Clarke County, Virginia. Millwood, Va.: Harry Z. Isaacs Foundation, 1995. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Byrd] "Chart of the Multiple Descent of the Late Senator and Mrs. Harry Flood Byrd from the Byrd and Carter Families of Virginia," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Apr. 1967):51. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. Some Descendants of Robert "King" Carter, Mann Page & Nathaniel Burwell in Frederick and Clarke counties, Va. 1973. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Clevenger] Griffiths, George R. Clevenger, Pioneers & Descendants. Baltimore, Md., 1980.
  • [Cooper] Rivara, Don. The Cooper Family History. Lodi, Calif.: D. Rivara, [1994?]. FHL Book 929.273 C784ri.
  • [Dearmont] Brown, Stuart E. Annals of Clarke County, Virginia. Volume 1, Old Homes, Families, Etcetera of Southern (South of U.S. Route 50) Section. Berryville, Va., 1983.
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795592 Item 5 Includes Clarke County.
  • [Funsten] Randolph, Howard S.F. The Ancestors and Descendants of Colonel David Funsten and His Wife Susan Everard Meade. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1926. Digital versions at Ancestry ($) and FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  • [Harrison] Randolph, Isabel Harrison. Further Record of Burwell Family: [Descendants of] Frances (Fannie) Tab Burwell [and] Henry Harrison (of Berkley, James River). Typescript. Microfilmed 1992: FHL Film 1697655 Item 4.
  • [Heflibauer] Rohrbach, Lewis Bunker. Hoffelbauer Genealogy, 1585-1993, The American Families Hefelbower, Heffelbower, Heflebower, Hefflebower, Heflybower, Hefflibauer, Heflibauer and Heffelbauer Together with Their German and Austrian Ancestry. Camden, Me.: Picton Press, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 H675rL.
  • [Hodgen] Bairnsfather, Ragnhild Munson. Robert Hodgen (1742-1810) of Virginia and Kentucky with Three Generations of Descendants. 2010. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Hoffelbauer] Rohrbach, Lewis Bunker. Hoffelbauer Genealogy 1585-1993. The American Families Hefelbower, Heffelbower, Heflebower, Hefflebower, Hefybower, Hefflibauer, Heflibauer and Heffelbauer, Together with Their German and Austrian Ancestry. Camden, Me.: Picton Press, 1993.
  • [Jones] Averell, James Lawrence. Genealogical Chart of the Jones Family of Clarke County, Va. MSS. Donated in 1967. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Kercheval] Dillon, Ruth Wilson Van Deusen and Marguerite Relyea Lewis. The Chinn Book. Cottonport, La.: Polyanthos, 1972. FHL Book 929.273 C441d.
  • [Kerfoot] Young, Abigail Ann. "The Kerfoots of Frederick, Clarke, and Fauquier Counties," (2002), University of Toronto website.
  • [Lindsey] Brown, Ferrell A. The Lindseys: A Genealogy of Thomas and Mary Lindsey and Their Descendants. Point Lookout, Mo.: S. of O. Press, 1970. FHL Book 929.273 L645b.
  • [Lindsey] Thorndale, William. Lindseys of Long Marsh Run, now Clarke County, Virginia in the Shenandoah Valley: and Lindseys of Little Bigby Creek, Maury County, Tennessee. 1975. FHL Book 929.273 L645tw
  • [Lock] Brown, Dorothy L.W. The George and Sarah (Hiett) Locke Family of Virginia: A Genealogy of Many of Their Descendants. Typescript, National Library, D.A.R. Microfilmed 1971: FHL Film 877540 Item 5.
  • [Meade] Randolph, Howard Stelle Fitz and Hortense Funsten Durand. The Ancestors and Descendants of Colonel David Funsten and His Wife Susan Everard Meade. Bronxville, N.Y.: H.F. Durand, 1926. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Film 1321228 Item 31
  • [Meade] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Muse] McLelland, Roz and Mariane Muse. Charles K. Muse Collection, 1533 THL: Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Virginia. MSS. Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Va. Microfilmed 2005: FHL Film 1575454.
  • [Nelson] Page, Richard Channing Moore. Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia. Also a Condensed Account of the Nelson, Walker, Pendleton and Randolph Families, With References to the Bland, Burwell, Byrd, Carter, Cary, Duke, Gilmer, Harrison, Rives, Thornton, Wellford, Washington, and Other Distinguished Families in Virginia. New York: Press of the Publishers' Printing Co., 1893. FHL Book 929.273 P141pb; digital version at Google Books.
  • [Nelson] Randolph, Howard S.F. The Ancestors and Descendants of Colonel David Funsten and His Wife Susan Everard Meade. New York: The Knickerbocker Press, 1926. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Nelson] Fordney, Christopher R. Long Branch: A Plantation House in Clarke County, Virginia. Millwood, Va.: Harry Z. Isaacs Foundation, 1995. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Page] Page, Richard Channing Moore. Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia. Also a Condensed Account of the Nelson, Walker, Pendleton and Randolph Families, With References to the Bland, Burwell, Byrd, Carter, Cary, Duke, Gilmer, Harrison, Rives, Thornton, Wellford, Washington, and Other Distinguished Families in Virginia. New York: Press of the Publishers' Printing Co., 1893. FHL Book 929.273 P141pb; digital version at Google Books.
  • [Page] Kennedy, Mary Selden. Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families. New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Co., c1911. Digital versions of Vol. 1 at Google Books; Internet Archive | Vol. 2 at FamilySearch Books Online;Internet Archive; FHL Book 929.273 Se48k.
  • [Page] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Page] Coddington, John Insley. "The Family of Dr. Matthew Page of Edenton, North Carolina," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 13, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1969):121-124. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 13 (1969).
  • [Page] Averell, James Lawrence. Some Descendants of Robert "King" Carter, Mann Page & Nathaniel Burwell in Frederick and Clarke counties, Va. 1973. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. Page Family Records in Virginia Counties. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 1982-2006. FHL Book 929.273 P141rdc v. 2 [Campbell County appears in Vol. 2 Part 2]
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850). 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 P141rd v. 1-2 [Campbell County appears in Vol. 1]
  • [Patten] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Pendleton] Page, Richard Channing Moore. Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia. Also a Condensed Account of the Nelson, Walker, Pendleton and Randolph Families, With References to the Bland, Burwell, Byrd, Carter, Cary, Duke, Gilmer, Harrison, Rives, Thornton, Wellford, Washington, and Other Distinguished Families in Virginia. New York: Press of the Publishers' Printing Co., 1893. FHL Book 929.273 P141pb; digital version at Google Books.
  • [Sowers] Buck, Dee Ann Shipp. A Tabulated Genealogy of the Family of Jacob and Mary Sowers of Virginia: Ancestry of Etta Double Sowers, Wife of Charles Edward McKay. Fairfax, Va.: D.A.S. Buck, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 So93b 1991.
  • [Strother] Owen, Thomas McAdory, "William Strother of Virginia and His Descendants," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Apr. 1898):149-173. Digitized by Internet Archive.
  • [Tomlin] Baer, Mabel Van Dyke. "The Family of John Tomlin," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1961):130. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 5 (1961).
  • [Woolfolk] Averell, James Lawrence. Our Clarke County Cousins. 1968. Available at Virginia Historical Society.

References

  1. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.


 

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