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More than a few family history books and articles have been published about Appomattox County's families.
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Appomattox County, Virginia Genealogy General Resources
Appomattox County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 125 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.
Compiled genealogies covering multiple Appomattox County families include:
- Featherston, Nathaniel Ragland. Appomattox County History and Genealogy. Baltimore, MD: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co., 1998. FHL Book 975.5625 H2f; digital version at World Vital Records ($). This book contains numerous genealogies for families of Appomattox County. For a list of surnames please see World Vital Records ($).
- Heritage Book Committee. Appomattox County, Virginia. Summersville, W. Va.: S.E. Grose and the Appomattox Heritage Committee, 2001. FHL Book 975.5625 H2a.
Appomattox County, Virginia Genealogy Books and Articles
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]
- [Banton] Futrell, Roger Henry Lofland. William Banton & James K. Polk Banton of Appomattox County, Virginia & Logan County, Kentucky. Frankfort, Ky.: R.H. Futrell, 2003. FHL 929.273 B228fr; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- [Burton] Harrison, Francis Burton. Burton Chronicles of Colonial Virginia being Excerpts from the Existing Records, Particularly Relation to the Burtons of the Valley of the James and Appomattox; with Especial Reference to the Ancestry of Jesse Burton of Lynchburg (1750?-1795). Microfilmed 1972. FHL Film 897253 Item 1.
- [Cheatham] Chilton, Harriett A. Robertson Cheatham of Appomattox, Campbell County, Virginia. Falls Church, Va.: H.A. Chilton, 1990. FHL 929.273 C41c
- [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795592 Item 5 Includes Appomattox County.
- [Flagg] Nowery, Sharon Lee. Flagg-Rucker Family History Appomattox and Campbell Counties, Virginia. Rock Hill, S.C.: S.L. Nowery, 1994. FHL 929.273 F597na
- [Hunter] Chilton, Harriett A. Hundred Hunter Cousins Grandchildren of Benjamin Hunter, Senior (1770-1845) of Appomattox County, Virginia. Falls Church, Va.: H.A. Chilton, 1976. FHL 929.273 A1 no. 2798
- [Wingfield] Preston, LeBron C. and Richard Wingfield Quarles. "John and Mary Hudson Wingfield of Hanover County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 36, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1992):243-259. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 36 (1992).
- [Wright] Grant, Robert N. Wright Family Birth Records, Marriage Records, and Personal Property Tax Lists, Appomattox County, Virginia. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2006. FHL Book 929.273 W93gav.
- [Wright] Grant, Robert N. Wright Family Census Records, Deed Records, Land Tax Lists, Death Records and Probate Records, Appomattox County, Virginia. Westminster, Md.: Heritage Books, 2006. FHL Book 929.273 W93ga.
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