Bath County, Virginia Genealogy

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=== Message Boards  ===
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*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.virginia.counties.bath/mb.ashx Bath - Family History &amp; Genealogy Message Board], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry]. (0+ messages)<br>
 
*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.virginia.counties.bath/mb.ashx Bath - Family History &amp; Genealogy Message Board], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry]. (0+ messages)<br>
  
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{{DNA}}DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Bath County, Virginia residents. FamilySearch has not independently verified their lineages.
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=== Bath County, Virginia Genealogy General Resources ===
 
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As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Bath+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Bath, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 20,000 entries.  
 
As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Bath+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Bath, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 20,000 entries.  
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=== Bibliography ===
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=== Bath 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:  
 
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
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*'''[Bollar]''' Hammond, Howard Revercomb. ''History of the Bollar Family of Bath County, Virginia:&nbsp;The First Three Generations''. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 2000. {{FHL|929.273 B638h}}  
 
*'''[Bollar]''' Hammond, Howard Revercomb. ''History of the Bollar Family of Bath County, Virginia:&nbsp;The First Three Generations''. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 2000. {{FHL|929.273 B638h}}  
 
*'''[Coberly]''' Arthaud, John Bradley. "Dr. James Stell Coberly 18th Century Migrant from New Jersey to Virginia and Revolutionary Patriot," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 26, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1982):112-117; Vol. 26, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1982):183-189. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982)}}.  
 
*'''[Coberly]''' Arthaud, John Bradley. "Dr. James Stell Coberly 18th Century Migrant from New Jersey to Virginia and Revolutionary Patriot," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 26, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1982):112-117; Vol. 26, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1982):183-189. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982)}}.  
*'''[Cunningham]''' Harter, Mary. "James Cunningham of Western Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 29, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1985):9-16; Vol. 29, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1985):109-116. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 29 (1985)}}.
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*'''[Cunningham]''' Harter, Mary. "James Cunningham of Western Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 29, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1985):9-16; Vol. 29, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1985):109-116. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 29 (1985)}}.  
 
*'''[Dilley]''' Jones, Thomas W. "Dilley of Northern Virginia and Ohio: A Proposed Solution Hanging on a Single Word," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 79, No. 3 (Jul. 2004):220-227. {{FHL|973 D25aga}}.  
 
*'''[Dilley]''' Jones, Thomas W. "Dilley of Northern Virginia and Ohio: A Proposed Solution Hanging on a Single Word," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 79, No. 3 (Jul. 2004):220-227. {{FHL|973 D25aga}}.  
 
*'''[Grimes]''' Dillon, Anna Mary Totten. ''The Grimes Family of Early Bath and Pocahontas Counties, VA. (W. Va.) and Their Descendants, 1770-1989''. Columbus, Ohio: A. Dillon, 1989. {{FHL|929.273 G882d}}  
 
*'''[Grimes]''' Dillon, Anna Mary Totten. ''The Grimes Family of Early Bath and Pocahontas Counties, VA. (W. Va.) and Their Descendants, 1770-1989''. Columbus, Ohio: A. Dillon, 1989. {{FHL|929.273 G882d}}  
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*'''[Page]''' Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. ''Page Family Records in Virginia Counties''. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 1982-2006. {{FHL|308367|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P141rdc v. 2}} [Bath County appears in Vol. 2 Part 1]  
 
*'''[Page]''' Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. ''Page Family Records in Virginia Counties''. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 1982-2006. {{FHL|308367|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P141rdc v. 2}} [Bath County appears in Vol. 2 Part 1]  
 
*'''[Tackett]''' Lang, Mae Elizabeth. ''The Tackett-Fletcher Pioneers and Supplement''. St. Joseph, Ill.: M.E. Lang, 1982? {{FHL|158735|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 T119L}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Tackett]''' Lang, Mae Elizabeth. ''The Tackett-Fletcher Pioneers and Supplement''. St. Joseph, Ill.: M.E. Lang, 1982? {{FHL|158735|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 T119L}}.<br>  
*'''[Williams]''' Williams, George R. ''The Elisha Williams Sr. Family in Bath County, Virginia, 1707-1878''. Microfilmed 1991. {{FHL|1697348}} Item 11  
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*'''[Williams]''' Williams, George R. ''The Elisha Williams Sr. Family in Bath County, Virginia, 1707-1878''. Microfilmed 1991. {{FHL|616190|item|disp=FHL Film 1697348 Item 11}}.
*'''[Wood]''' Wood, John A. ''Woods and Others in Bath County, Va. and Elsewhere''. Cambridge, Mass.: J.A. Wood, 1996. {{FHL|929.273 W85wja}}
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*'''[Wood]''' Wood, John A. ''Woods and Others in Bath County, Va. and Elsewhere''. Cambridge, Mass.: J.A. Wood, 1996. Digital version at {{FSbook|987018}} - free; {{FHL|660637|item}}.
  
 
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Has anyone studied my Bath County, Virginia Genealogy before?

More than a dozen family history books and articles have been published about Bath County's families.

Main article: Bath County, Virginia


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Bath County, Virginia Genealogy Message Boards

Bath County, Virginia Genealogy General Resources

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Bath, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 20,000 entries.

The Katherine Bushman Papers, 1961-1997 at the Library of Virginia include files about Bath County families.

Bath County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 45 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Bath County families include:

  • Hardesty, H.H. and James S. Presgraves. Rockbridge County and Bath County: Families & History; Reprinted from Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia, Chicago, etc., 1884. Wytheville, Va.: Bookworm & Silverfish, 2001. FHL Book 975.58 D2p.
  • Watson, H. Lee. Summary of Records of Bath County, Virginia: Approximately 1850-1900. 4 vols. Sunland, Calif.: H.L. Watson, c2002. FHL Books 975.587 D2w v. 1-4. Includes Bath County, Virginia, compilation of families: based on birth, marriage and census records.


Bath 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]


  • [Ailstock] Heinegg, Paul. Free African Americans of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware. 2005-present. - free online book.
  • [Bollar] Hammond, Howard Revercomb. History of the Bollar Family of Bath County, Virginia: The First Three Generations. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 2000. FHL 929.273 B638h
  • [Coberly] Arthaud, John Bradley. "Dr. James Stell Coberly 18th Century Migrant from New Jersey to Virginia and Revolutionary Patriot," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1982):112-117; Vol. 26, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1982):183-189. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 26 (1982).
  • [Cunningham] Harter, Mary. "James Cunningham of Western Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 29, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1985):9-16; Vol. 29, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1985):109-116. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 29 (1985).
  • [Dilley] Jones, Thomas W. "Dilley of Northern Virginia and Ohio: A Proposed Solution Hanging on a Single Word," The American Genealogist, Vol. 79, No. 3 (Jul. 2004):220-227. FHL 973 D25aga.
  • [Grimes] Dillon, Anna Mary Totten. The Grimes Family of Early Bath and Pocahontas Counties, VA. (W. Va.) and Their Descendants, 1770-1989. Columbus, Ohio: A. Dillon, 1989. FHL 929.273 G882d
  • [Hamilton] Hamilton, Woodrow Clay. Alexander Hamilton (c1725-c1796) of Augusta and Bath Counties, Virginia His Descendants; Volume Two. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1999. FHL 929.273 H18hwc
  • [Hoover] Hoover, Henry Wise and Hoover B. Lide. Henry Wise Hoover of Carloover, Bath County, Virginia, 1859-1948 the Autobiography and History of the Life and Times of a Bath County Farmer, Teacher, Photographer, Merchant and Postmaster. Richmond, Va.: H.B. Lide, 1991. FHL 921.73 H769h
  • [McDannald] Silk, Margaret. The McDannald's of Bath Co., Virginia Pedigree Chart. n.p.: M. Silk, 2009. FHL 929.273 M141sm
  • [McDannald] Silk, Margaret. The McDannald's of Bath Co., Virginia and Their Allied Families. n.p.: M. Silk, 2009. FHL 929.273 M141s
  • [Morris] Willson, Richard Eugene. Richard Morris and Jane Callison of Bath County, Virginia and Their Descendants 1740 - 1985. Ottawa, Illinois: R.E. Willson, 1985. FHL 929.273 M788w
  • [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 [Bath County appears in Vol. 2 Part 1]
  • [Tackett] Lang, Mae Elizabeth. The Tackett-Fletcher Pioneers and Supplement. St. Joseph, Ill.: M.E. Lang, 1982? FHL Book 929.273 T119L.
  • [Williams] Williams, George R. The Elisha Williams Sr. Family in Bath County, Virginia, 1707-1878. Microfilmed 1991. FHL Film 1697348 Item 11.
  • [Wood] Wood, John A. Woods and Others in Bath County, Va. and Elsewhere. Cambridge, Mass.: J.A. Wood, 1996. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL Collection.

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