Alleghany County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies

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As of August 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Alleghany+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search persons born in Alleghany, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 8,000 entries.  
 
As of August 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Alleghany+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search persons born in Alleghany, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 8,000 entries.  
  
 
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Alleghany/sur/ Alleghany County, Virginia Surnames] (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 20 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.<br>  
 
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Alleghany/sur/ Alleghany County, Virginia Surnames] (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 20 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.<br>  
  
Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Alleghany County families include:<br>
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*Alleghany County Heritage Book Committee. ''Alleghany County Heritage''. Summersville, W.Va.:&nbsp;Shirley Grose &amp; Associates, c1997. {{FHL|1435219|item|disp=FHL Book 975.581 H2a v. 1}}.<br>
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*Alleghany County Heritage Book Committee. ''Alleghany County Heritage''. Summersville, W.Va.:&nbsp;Shirley Grose &amp; Associates, c1997. {{FHL|1435219|item|disp=FHL Book 975.581 H2a v. 1}}.<br>  
*Morton, Oren Frederic. ''A Centennial History of Alleghany County, Virginia''. Dayton, Va.: J.K. Ruebush Co., 1923. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10546 Ancestry] ($); {{FHL|121546|item|disp=FHL Book 975.581 H2m}}.<br>
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*Morton, Oren Frederic. ''A Centennial History of Alleghany County, Virginia''. Dayton, Va.: J.K. Ruebush Co., 1923. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10546 Ancestry] ($); {{FHL|121546|item|disp=FHL Book 975.581 H2m}}.<br>  
 
*Turk, David Scott. ''The Memorialists: An Antebellum History of Alleghany, Craig and Monroe counties of West Virginia, 1812-60''. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c1997. {{FHL|667745|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2td}}.<br>
 
*Turk, David Scott. ''The Memorialists: An Antebellum History of Alleghany, Craig and Monroe counties of West Virginia, 1812-60''. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c1997. {{FHL|667745|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2td}}.<br>
  
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Has anyone studied my Alleghany County, Virginia Genealogy before?

More than 10 family history books and articles have been published about Alleghany County's families.

Main article: Alleghany County, Virginia


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DNA

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Alleghany County, Virginia residents. FamilySearch has not independently verified their lineages.

General

As of August 2010, a query for persons born in Alleghany, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 8,000 entries.

Alleghany County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 20 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Alleghany County families include:

  • Alleghany County Heritage Book Committee. Alleghany County Heritage. Summersville, W.Va.: Shirley Grose & Associates, c1997. FHL Book 975.581 H2a v. 1.
  • Morton, Oren Frederic. A Centennial History of Alleghany County, Virginia. Dayton, Va.: J.K. Ruebush Co., 1923. Digital version at Ancestry ($); FHL Book 975.581 H2m.
  • Turk, David Scott. The Memorialists: An Antebellum History of Alleghany, Craig and Monroe counties of West Virginia, 1812-60. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c1997. FHL Book 975.5 H2td.


Bibliography

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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]
  • [Fudge] Clark, Bertha Lewis. The Fudge Family of Rockingham County, Virginia and Alleghany Co., Virginia, Monroe Co., West Virginia. Microfilmed 1971. FHL 873159 Item 1
  • [Gillespie] Trimble, David B. Buchanan and Gillespie of Southwest Virginia. Austin, Texas: D.B. Trimble, 1992. FHL 975.5 D2tda.
  • [Hart] Burress, Marjorie. "Hart and Skeen Family History Written in 1865," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1979):199-200. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Humphries] Humphries, R. Humphries Genealogical Chart, Descendents of John Humphries, Richpatch, Alleghany County, Virginia. Microfilmed 1993. FHL US/CAN Pedigree File no. 695.
  • [King] King, Theresa Mary Fraenzel Betts. Book of Remembrance of Theresa F. King, Born 1913, Alleghany County, Virginia. MSS., microfilmed 1965. FHL 414975-FHL 414977
  • [Persinger] Humphries, Howard V. The Persingers of Alleghany County, Virginia, 1750-1965. Microfilmed 1993. FHL US/CAN Pedigree File no. 693.
  • [Skeen] Burress, Marjorie. "Hart and Skeen Family History Written in 1865," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1979):199-200. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Smith] Humphries, Howard V. Descendants of John Crockett Smith and Susannah Harless, Blue Spring Run, Alleghany County, Virginia. FHL US/CAN Pedigree File no. 694.
  • [Smith] Machir, Violette S. Some Chapman, Jolly, Rayburn and Smith Families in W.Va. & Ohio. Middleport, Ohio: Quality Print Shop, 1966. FHL Fiche 6017211.

References