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Grayson County, Virginia Genealogy General Resources

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Grayson, Virginia at World Connect, resulted in more than 110,000 entries.

Grayson County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 0 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Grayson County families include:

  • Nuckolls, B.F. Pioneer Settlers of Grayson County, Virginia. Bristol, Tennessee: The King Printing Company, 1914. FHL Collection 873858 Item 4; 1975 reprint: FHL Collection; digital versions at Ancestry ($); Google Books; and World Vital Records ($). [Chapters on the Bourne, Cornett, Cox, Dickey, Flower, Garland, Goodykoontz, Hale, Hash, Jones, Kenney, Nuckolls, Osborne, Phipps, Reeves, and Swift families.]

Grayson 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]
  • [Anders] Rector, Clifford. The Anders and Andrews Families of Orange, Ashe, and Alleghany Counties in N.C., and Grayson County, Virginia. n.p.: C. Rector, 198-?. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL Book 929.273 An22r.
  • [Andrews] See Anders
  • [Austin] Curtis, Janet Austin. "Southside Virginia Austins," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1961):147-154. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 5 (1961).
  • [Austin] Austin, David Washington. "Some Recollections of David Washington Austin 1849-1939," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 3, No. 18 (Dec. 1980):34-40. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980).
  • [Baker] Brown, Nancy Clark. "Are You Related To...Loretta Webb Lynn," The Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 4 (Dec. 2007):4-22. FHL Book 975.5743 D25a v. 12.
  • [Barton] Parkhurst, Margaret Anton. The Ancestors of John David Parkhurst (Including a Brief History of the Pinnell, Shook and Cronick Families of Southeast Illinois, and of the Parks, Cornutt, Barton and Collins Families of Grayson County, Virginia). Glendale, Calif.: M. Parkhurst, 1985. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL Book 929.273 P229pm.
  • [Bedwell] King, Larry. A Bedwell Family. Robert Bedwell, Sr. Fourteen Generations of His Descendants from St. Giles Parish, Cripplegate, London, England, in 1635 to All the Fifty United States of America and Many Foreign Countries in 1982. Hendersonville, Tenn.: L. King, 1982. FHL Book 929.273 B391k.
  • [Bowman] Manley, Iva Bowman and Regina Bowman Manuel. Origins of the Bowmans of Carroll County, Va.; The Bowman Family History. Max Meadows, Va.: I.B. Manley and R.B. Manuel, 1984. FHL Book 929.273 B684mi.
  • [Brewer] Broyhill, Marvin T. The Brewer Families of Colonial Virginia, 1626-1776. Estill Springs, Tenn.: Brewer Researcher, 1994. 1992 edition and supplements have been digitized: FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  • [Cloud] Cloud, Frederick A. The Virginia and West Virginia Cloud Family: Descendents [sic] of William Cloud of Grayson County, Virginia. Sun City, Calif.: Thomas J. King, [198-?]. FHL Collection 929.273 A1 no. 1074
  • [Collins] Parkhurst, Margaret Anton. The Ancestors of John David Parkhurst (Including a Brief History of the Pinnell, Shook and Cronick Families of Southeast Illinois, and of the Parks, Cornutt, Barton and Collins Families of Grayson County, Virginia). Glendale, Calif.: M. Parkhurst, 1985. FHL Collection 929.273 P229pm
  • [Cornutt] Parkhurst, Margaret Anton. The Ancestors of John David Parkhurst (Including a Brief History of the Pinnell, Shook and Cronick Families of Southeast Illinois, and of the Parks, Cornutt, Barton and Collins Families of Grayson County, Virginia). Glendale, Calif.: M. Parkhurst, 1985. FHL Collection 929.273 P229pm
  • [Cox] Phillips, Alice Cox. Our Cox Family and Allied Lines of Grayson County, Virginia. Va.: A.C. Phillips, 1988. FHL Collection 1064485 Item 10
  • [Cox] Cox, James M. "Melville Beveridge Cox," The Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Dec. 1996):73-74. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 3 (Dec. 1996).
  • [Davis] Davis, Eleanor M. Davis: A Quaker Family. Charles Davies, the Immigrant, to Pennsylvania about 1725, from There to North Carolina, His Wife, Hannah Matson, and Their Descendants. Baltimore, Md., 1985.
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795592 Item 6 Includes Grayson County.
  • [Hall] King, Larry. Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks. Manchester, Tenn.: privately published, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 K58ki.
  • [Hampton] Garland, Florine. "Ezekiel Hampton (c1735 - 1811)," Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists, Vol. 14, No. 2 (1985):118-121.
  • [Hampton] Pearman, Jean R. The Melting Pot, Pearman-Stevenson with Hampton, Penhollow, Richardson, Troyer and Other Related Families. Tallahassee, Fla.: J.R. Pearman, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 P316pj.
  • [Harris] Harris, Angeline Agnes Block. The Harris, Marsh, and Shupe Families of Surry County, North Carolina; Grayson County, Virginia; Wythe County, Virginia. Ventura, Calif.: A.B. Harris, 2001. FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Book 929.273 H24hab.
  • [Hill] King, Larry. Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks. Manchester, Tenn.: privately published, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 K58ki.
  • [Kanoy] Neese, Edward Holt. Kanoy Canoy Knoy Family History 1678-1950. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, Inc., 1988.
  • [Lovelace] Vestal-Miller, Anne. Some Descendants of the Vestal and Lovelace Families of Yadkin County, North Carolina, Grayson County, Virginia 1790-1994 with Allied Families, Collins, Easley, Efird, Gross, Hash, Money, Rutherford, Shoffner. Rocky Mounta, Va.: Old Mill Printers, 1994. FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Collection 929.273 V638v.
  • [Lyon] Lyon(s) Family Association of America. Lyon(s) Family Archives, ca.1605-ca.1980: Lyon(s) Individual and Family Files for Various Counties in the State of Virginia. Typescript, 1960-1975. FHL Film 1320853 Item 2
  • [Mayberry] McColman, Ora Belle Mayberry. A Few of the Descendants of Charles Mayberry/Mabry of Grayson (Carroll) Co. VA., 176?-1840. Roanoke, Va.: O.M. McColman, 1987. FHL Collection 929.273 M451mx
  • [Ogle] Reagan, Donald B. Smoky Mountain Clans. 3 vols. Knoxville, Tenn.: D.B. Reagan, 1978-1983. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273R22b 1978. [The Ogle family is discussed in Vol. 1.]
  • [Parks] Parkhurst, Margaret Anton. The Ancestors of John David Parkhurst (Including a Brief History of the Pinnell, Shook and Cronick Families of Southeast Illinois, and of the Parks, Cornutt, Barton and Collins Families of Grayson County, Virginia). Glendale, Calif.: M. Parkhurst, 1985. FHL Collection 929.273 P229pm
  • [Pugh] Moneta, Daniela. "Identifying the Children of David Pugh and Nancy Minton of Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 96, No. 1 (March 2008):13-22. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 96
  • [Roark] Hackler, Sarah Katherine Smith and Mary B. Kegley. Rowark/Roark and Related Families of Elk Creek, Grayson County, Virginia. Galax, Va.: K.S. Hackler, 1995. FHL Collection 929.273 R531h
  • [Russell] Ramos, Shirley Campbell and Patricia Campbell Kratz. Descendants of Phillip and Rebecca (Russell) Russell of Grayson County, Virginia with Compilers' Allied Families Bonham, Carrico, Cornett, Hash, Osborn, Perkins, Phipps, Shuler, Stuart, Testerman. Wyandotte, Okla.: Shirley Campbell Ramos and Patricia Campbell Kratz, 1997. FHL Book 929.273 R911r 1997.
  • [Sage] Ball, Bonnie and Sybil Dawson Scofield eds. The March of the Sages.
  • [Sage] Ball, Bonnie. Red Trails and White. 1955.
  • [Sturgill] Hamilton, Emory L. and Virginia Wise. John Sturgill and Jemema Wells of Grayson Co. Va.; Their Posterity and History. MSS. Microfilmed 1974. FHL Film 962613 Item 4.
  • [Vestal] Vestal-Miller, Anne. Some Descendants of the Vestal and Lovelace Families of Yadkin County, North Carolina, Grayson County, Virginia 1790-1994 with Allied Families, Collins, Easley, Efird, Gross, Hash, Money, Rutherford, Shoffner. Rocky Mount, Va.: Old Mill Printers, 1994. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Book 929.273 V638v.

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