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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Botetourt County, Virginia|Botetourt County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy|Botetourt County Genealogy]]'' [[Image:{{familytree}}]]  
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia Genealogy]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Botetourt County, Virginia|Botetourt County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Botetourt_County,_Virginia_Genealogy|Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy]]'' [[Image:{{familytree}}]]  
  
 
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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:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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=== Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy Message Boards  ===
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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=== General  ===
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/va/botetourt/ Botetourt County, VA Genealogy Forum], courtesy: [http://genforum.genealogy.com/ GenForum].
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*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.virginia.counties.botetourt/mb.ashx Botetourt - Family History &amp; Genealogy Message Board], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry].
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=== DNA  ===
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|-
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! bgcolor="#ccccff" colspan="8" scope="col" | <center>DNA of Historic Botetourt County, Virginia Residents</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" scope="col" | <center>'''Ancestor'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" scope="col" | <center>'''Biographical Notes'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" scope="col" | <center>'''YDNA Test'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" scope="col" | <center>'''Group'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" scope="col" | <center>'''Kit'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" scope="col" | <center>'''Matches'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" scope="col" | <center>'''Project'''</center>
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Jotham<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 34
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups30thru39.htm 40386]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Jotham<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 34
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups30thru39.htm 40665]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Jotham<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 34
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups30thru39.htm 41841]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Jotham<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 34
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups30thru39.htm 72264]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Jotham<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 34
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups30thru39.htm 155288]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Jotham<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 34
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups30thru39.htm 40386]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Thomas<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia (1773-1862) m Botetourt Co., VA 1795]<br>
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| 37 Marker<br>
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| 40
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups40thru49.htm 17164]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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|-
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| '''Brown'''<br>
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| Thomas<br>
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/earliestancestorsOHthruWV.htm#Virginia (1773-1862) m Botetourt Co., VA 1795]<br>
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| 34 Marker<br>
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| 40
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| [http://www.brownsociety.org/browndna/groups40thru49.htm KSQXT]
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| Yes<br>
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| [http://brownsociety.org/browndna/overview.htm Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study]<br>
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| colspan="8" | <center>*Various commercial companies collected DNA from descendants of these men. FamilySearch has not independently verified their lineages.</center>
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=== Botetourt 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=Botetourt+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Botetourt, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 80,000 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=Botetourt+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Botetourt, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 80,000 entries.  
  
The Virginia Room at the Roanoke Public Library includes Surname Files. A list of families in this collection is available at the library's [http://www.roanokeva.gov/85256A8D0062AF37/vwContentbyKey/N27CGT8G030ASELEN?open website].
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The Virginia Room at the Roanoke Public Library includes Surname Files. A list of families in this collection is available at the library's [http://www.roanokeva.gov/85256A8D0062AF37/vwContentbyKey/N27CGT8G030ASELEN?open website].  
  
 
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Botetourt/sur/ Botetourt County, Virginia Surnames] (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 275 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.  
 
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Botetourt/sur/ Botetourt County, Virginia Surnames] (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 275 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.  
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Compiled genealogies treating multiple families in this county include:  
 
Compiled genealogies treating multiple families in this county include:  
  
*Burton, Charles T. ''Botetourt County, Virginia, Early Settlers: From the Earliest Times through 1795, in the Area that was Botetourt County in 1782, Covers Parts of Present-day Counties of Montgomery, Bath, Giles, Floyd, Alleghany, Roanoke, Craig and Monroe''. Troutville, Va.: [Burton?, 1979?]. {{FHL|635864|item}} 6015637 - 6015638
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*Austin, J. William and Rebecca H.R. Austin. ''Related Families of Botetourt County, Virginia. Revised Edition.'' 1977; revised, Baltimore, Md., 2000. {{FHL|527998|item|disp=FHL Book 975.583 D2a}}. Includes Austin, Burger, Firebaugh, Huff, Noffsinger, Switzer and Wilhelm families.<br>
  
=== Bibliography  ===
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*Burton, Charles T. ''Botetourt County, Virginia, Early Settlers: From the Earliest Times through 1795, in the Area that was Botetourt County in 1782, Covers Parts of Present-day Counties of Montgomery, Bath, Giles, Floyd, Alleghany, Roanoke, Craig and Monroe''. Troutville, Va.: [Burton?, 1979?]. {{FHL|635864|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6015637 - 6015638}}.
  
*'''[Adams]''' Austin, J. William and Rebecca H.R. Austin. ''Related Families of Botetourt County, Virginia''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 2000. Available at {{FHL|527998|item}}; ▲ digital version [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49314 Ancestry] ($).  
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=== Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy Books and Articles  ===
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[[Image:Bookstack.jpg|thumb|right|100px|Bookstack.jpg]] <br>{{CompactTOC8|name=Index|center=yes|side=yes}} <br> It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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*{{Anchor|A}}'''[Adams]''' Austin, J. William and Rebecca H.R. Austin. ''Related Families of Botetourt County, Virginia''. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 2000. Available at {{FHL|527998|item}}; ▲ digital version [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49314 Ancestry] ($).  
 
*'''[Amman] '''''See Adams''.  
 
*'''[Amman] '''''See Adams''.  
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*'''[Anderson]''' Mills, Elizabeth Shown. "A Case Study in Family Reconstruction Within a 'Burned County,'" ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 27, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1983):3-19, digital versions at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($); [http://historicpathways.com/download/anderbuckpt2.pdf Historic Pathways]; reprinted in ''Genealogy: A Publication of the Family History Section, Indiana Historical Society'', [http://historicpathways.com/download/burnedcounty.pdf No. 78 (July 1983):1-10] (available for free online at Historic Pathways). Digital version also at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 27 (1983)}}.
 
*'''[Austin]''' ''See Adams''.  
 
*'''[Austin]''' ''See Adams''.  
*'''[Beaver] '''Hoeman, Andree Sieverin and Beavers - Riddle Family Association. ''A Partial History of the Riddle - Beavers Families of Botetourt County, Virginia; Highland County, Ohio; Decatur and Page Counties, Iowa: Including Cook, Rader, Bender / Painter, Harshbarger, Ammen, Ranck and Other Related Families''. West Des Moines, Iowa: Beavers - Riddle Family Association, 1981. {{FHL|66611|item}}  
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*{{Anchor|B}}'''[Beaver] '''Hoeman, Andree Sieverin and Beavers - Riddle Family Association. ''A Partial History of the Riddle - Beavers Families of Botetourt County, Virginia; Highland County, Ohio; Decatur and Page Counties, Iowa: Including Cook, Rader, Bender / Painter, Harshbarger, Ammen, Ranck and Other Related Families''. West Des Moines, Iowa: Beavers - Riddle Family Association, 1981. {{FHL|66611|item}}  
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*'''[Beckley]''' Warren, Harlow. ''Beckley, U.S.A.'' 2 vols. 1955-1963.
 
*'''[Beckner]''' Beckner, William Everett. ''The Beckners of Botetourt''. Fort Thomas, Kentucky: W.E. Beckner, 1928. {{FHL|87082|item}}  
 
*'''[Beckner]''' Beckner, William Everett. ''The Beckners of Botetourt''. Fort Thomas, Kentucky: W.E. Beckner, 1928. {{FHL|87082|item}}  
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*'''[Brownlee]''' "Virginia Valley Brownlees 1718-1985," Family File, [http://www.augustacountyhs.org/archives.html Augusta County Historical Society].
 
*'''[Brugh]''' Jennings, Ruby Brugh, Vista Brugh Robinson, and Joy Jennings Nash. ''Brugh (Bruch, Brough) Family of Pennsylvania and Botetourt Co., Virginia: Descendents of Hermanus Bruch (Brugh), 1722-1794''. MSS., {{FHL|480842|item}}  
 
*'''[Brugh]''' Jennings, Ruby Brugh, Vista Brugh Robinson, and Joy Jennings Nash. ''Brugh (Bruch, Brough) Family of Pennsylvania and Botetourt Co., Virginia: Descendents of Hermanus Bruch (Brugh), 1722-1794''. MSS., {{FHL|480842|item}}  
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*{{Anchor|C}}'''[Clayton]''' Rhodes, Phillip Wayne. "Clayton-Davies Re-visited," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 30, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1986):243-257. 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. 30 (1986)}}.
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*'''[Clevenger]''' Griffiths, George R. ''Clevenger, Pioneers &amp; Descendants''. Baltimore, Md., 1980.
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*'''[Cottle]''' Cottle, Darryl O. “Joseph Cottle,” ''Greenbrier County West Virginia Family Heritage 1997.'' n.p.: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1996. Page 49.
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*'''[Cottle]''' Cottle, Darryl O. “Uriah Cottle,” ''Greenbrier County West Virginia Family Heritage 1997.'' n.p.: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1996. Pages 49-50.
 
*'''[Cross]''' Cross, John Newton, Mary Thompson Cross Cole, and Sarah McLonie Conner. ''William Cross of Botetourt Co., Va., and His Descendants, 1733-1932: Also a Record of the Related Families of McCown, Gentry-Blythe, Cain- Robertson, Harris-Martin, and Conner, of Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri''. Columbia, Missouri: E.W. Stephens Publishing Co., 1932. {{FHL|248783|item}}  
 
*'''[Cross]''' Cross, John Newton, Mary Thompson Cross Cole, and Sarah McLonie Conner. ''William Cross of Botetourt Co., Va., and His Descendants, 1733-1932: Also a Record of the Related Families of McCown, Gentry-Blythe, Cain- Robertson, Harris-Martin, and Conner, of Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri''. Columbia, Missouri: E.W. Stephens Publishing Co., 1932. {{FHL|248783|item}}  
*'''[Crow]''' Howell, Margie Ellis. ''Kinfolks of William Parke and Synah Perry &amp; Josiah Wilson and Margaret Crow, Including the Related Families of Hammonds, Estes, Lewis, Lynn, Stephens, Hopper, Wheeler, Ficklin, Ellis and Others''. Kansas City, Mo., 1967. Digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH6,40329 Family History Archives]; {{FHL|2582|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P222h}}.  
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*'''[Crow]''' Howell, Margie Ellis. ''Kinfolks of William Parke and Synah Perry &amp; Josiah Wilson and Margaret Crow, Including the Related Families of Hammonds, Estes, Lewis, Lynn, Stephens, Hopper, Wheeler, Ficklin, Ellis and Others''. Kansas City, Mo., 1967. Digital version at {{FSbook|95808}}; {{FHL|2582|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P222h}}.  
*'''[Eller]''' Eller, John C. ''Genealogy Problems Regarding Jacob and Magdalene Eller of Botetourt County, Virginia''. 1994. {{FHL|701126|item}}  
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*'''[Cunningham]''' Hylton, Betty Jane. "The Cunningham Family," ''Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists,'' Vol. 17, No. 1 (1988):50.
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*{{Anchor|D}}'''[Duncan]''' Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. ''Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson''. MSS. 1975-1999. {{FHL|827988|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 795592 Item 5}} Includes Accomack County.
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*{{Anchor|E}}'''[Eller]''' Eller, John C. ''Genealogy Problems Regarding Jacob and Magdalene Eller of Botetourt County, Virginia''. 1994. {{FHL|701126|item}}  
 
*'''[Ensminger]''' Bell, Raymond Martin. ''The Ensminger Family. Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina''. Rev. ed. Washington, Pa., 1961.  
 
*'''[Ensminger]''' Bell, Raymond Martin. ''The Ensminger Family. Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina''. Rev. ed. Washington, Pa., 1961.  
*'''[Fleming]''' Goodwin, Edmund P. ''Colonel William Fleming of Botetourt [Virginia], 1728-1795''. Roanoke, Virginia: Progress Press, 1976. {{FHL|103715|item}}  
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*{{Anchor|F}}'''[Fleming]''' Goodwin, Edmund P. ''Colonel William Fleming of Botetourt [Virginia], 1728-1795''. Roanoke, Virginia: Progress Press, 1976. {{FHL|103715|item}}  
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*'''[Francisco]''' Fletcher, Virginia Billingsley and Paul E. Fletcher. ''"Time and Tide," A Francisco Family History. The Ancestors and Descendants of Christopher Francisco and Halana Bowen of Southeast Virginia and Claiborne County, Tennessee''. Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1989.
 
*'''[Frantz]''' Frantz, Dore M. and Ilo Fisher. ''Burials, Frantz Family and Relatives--Extracts from the Dore Manfred Frantz Manuscript: Together with Some Frantz Immigrants Before 1776; Wills, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Wills and Administrations, Botetourt County, Virginia''. Springfield, Ohio: Friends of the Library Genealogical Research Group, Warder Public Library, 1984. {{FHL|201651|item}}  
 
*'''[Frantz]''' Frantz, Dore M. and Ilo Fisher. ''Burials, Frantz Family and Relatives--Extracts from the Dore Manfred Frantz Manuscript: Together with Some Frantz Immigrants Before 1776; Wills, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Wills and Administrations, Botetourt County, Virginia''. Springfield, Ohio: Friends of the Library Genealogical Research Group, Warder Public Library, 1984. {{FHL|201651|item}}  
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*{{Anchor|G}}'''[Gammon]''' Boyle, John. ''Boyle Genealogy: John Boyle of Virginia and Kentucky.'' St. Louis, Mo.: Perrin &amp; Smith Printing Co., 1909.
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*'''[Gammon]''' Barnhart, John D. “The Tennessee Constitution of 1796: A Product of the Old West,” ''The Journal of Southern History,'' Vol. 9, No. 4 (Nov. 1943):532-548. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/2197663 JSTOR] ($).
 
*'''[Givens]''' Givens, Dorothy Hall. ''A Givens--Hall Family History from Pre-revolutionary Times to 1970: Including Many Related Families Such as Alexander, Bowman, Black, Chapman, French, Green, Johnston, Phlegar, Ross, Snidow, Stafford, Welker and Others''. Radford, Va.: Commonwealth Press, 1971. {{FHL|412823|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 G449g}}  
 
*'''[Givens]''' Givens, Dorothy Hall. ''A Givens--Hall Family History from Pre-revolutionary Times to 1970: Including Many Related Families Such as Alexander, Bowman, Black, Chapman, French, Green, Johnston, Phlegar, Ross, Snidow, Stafford, Welker and Others''. Radford, Va.: Commonwealth Press, 1971. {{FHL|412823|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 G449g}}  
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*'''[Godwin]''' Grady, Jamie Ault. ''Godwin''. Knoxville, Tenn.: J.A. Grady, 1981. {{FHL|108394|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G549gj}}.
 
*'''[Goodwin]''' Goodwin, John S. ''The Goodwin Families in America''. Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1897. 1969 reprint {{FHL|423269|item}}. 1990s supplement also available {{FHL|821403|item}}  
 
*'''[Goodwin]''' Goodwin, John S. ''The Goodwin Families in America''. Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1897. 1969 reprint {{FHL|423269|item}}. 1990s supplement also available {{FHL|821403|item}}  
 
*'''[Goodwin] "'''Appendix H: The Goodwins of Botetourt and Tazewell Counties, Virginia," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 6, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1897):91-99. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Goodwin] "'''Appendix H: The Goodwins of Botetourt and Tazewell Counties, Virginia," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 6, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1897):91-99. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Goodwin]''' "APPENDIX F: The Goodwins of Botetourt and Tazewell Counties, Va,"&nbsp;''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):17-18. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Goodwin]''' "APPENDIX F: The Goodwins of Botetourt and Tazewell Counties, Va,"&nbsp;''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):17-18. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
*'''[Goodwin]''' Bates, Edward Bryant. ''Brief History of the Goodwin Family of Augusta, Botetout and Tazewell and Tazewell Counties of Virginia''. Bass Lake, California: E. Bates, [198-]. {{FHL|703496|item}}  
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*'''[Goodwin]''' Bates, Edward Bryant. ''Brief History of the Goodwin Family of Augusta, Botetout and Tazewell and Tazewell Counties of Virginia''. Bass Lake, California: E. Bates, [198-]. {{FHL|703496|item}}.
*'''[Hansons]''' Hanson, Ray. ''Hansons-Hensons of Botetourt and Their Descendants''. 1986. Available at {{FHL|483362|item}}  
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*'''[Greene]''' Humphrey, Janis and Howard Humphrey. "Wilson-Greene-Humphrey-Broshong," ''Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists,'' Vol. 18, No. 2 (1989):146-148.
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*{{Anchor|H}}'''[Hansons]''' Hanson, Ray. ''Hansons-Hensons of Botetourt and Their Descendants''. 1986. Available at {{FHL|483362|item}}  
 
*'''[Hensons] '''''See Hansons''.  
 
*'''[Hensons] '''''See Hansons''.  
*'''[Johnston]''' Johnston, Charles. ''A Narrative of the Incidents Attending the Capture, Detention and Ransom of Charles Johnston of Botetourt Co., Va.: Who was Made Prisoner by the Indians on the River Ohio, in the Year 1790, Together with an Interesting Account of the Fate of His Companions, Five in Number, One of Whom Suffered at the Stake. To which is Added Sketches of Indian Character and Manners with Illustrative Anecdotes''. New York: J. &amp; J. Harper, 1827. {{FHL|113422|item}}  
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*{{Anchor|J}}'''[Johnston]''' Johnston, Charles. ''A Narrative of the Incidents Attending the Capture, Detention and Ransom of Charles Johnston of Botetourt Co., Va.: Who was Made Prisoner by the Indians on the River Ohio, in the Year 1790, Together with an Interesting Account of the Fate of His Companions, Five in Number, One of Whom Suffered at the Stake. To which is Added Sketches of Indian Character and Manners with Illustrative Anecdotes''. New York: J. &amp; J. Harper, 1827. {{FHL|113422|item}}  
 
*'''[Joliffe]''' Brey, Jane W.T. ''A Quaker Saga ... The Watsons of Strawberryhowe, the Wildmans, and Other Allied Families from England's North Counties and Lower Bucks County in Pennsylvania.'' Philadelphia, Pa.: Dorrance &amp; Co., 1967. {{FHL|584458|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W331bj}}.  
 
*'''[Joliffe]''' Brey, Jane W.T. ''A Quaker Saga ... The Watsons of Strawberryhowe, the Wildmans, and Other Allied Families from England's North Counties and Lower Bucks County in Pennsylvania.'' Philadelphia, Pa.: Dorrance &amp; Co., 1967. {{FHL|584458|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W331bj}}.  
*'''[Kes(s)ler] '''Kessler, Morris S. ''Records of the Johannes Kes(s)ler Family of Botetourt County, Virginia''. MSS., 1978, {{FHL|4625|item}}  
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*{{Anchor|K}}'''[Kes(s)ler] '''Kessler, Morris S. ''Records of the Johannes Kes(s)ler Family of Botetourt County, Virginia''. MSS., 1978, {{FHL|4625|item}}  
 
*'''[Kes(s)ler]''' Kessler, Morris S. and A. Dean Kessler. ''Out from the Blue Ridge: A Genealogical History of the Kessler--Kesler Families of Botetourt County, Virginia''. 2 vols. Champaign, Illinois: M.S. Kessler, 1984-1994. {{FHL|266695|item}}  
 
*'''[Kes(s)ler]''' Kessler, Morris S. and A. Dean Kessler. ''Out from the Blue Ridge: A Genealogical History of the Kessler--Kesler Families of Botetourt County, Virginia''. 2 vols. Champaign, Illinois: M.S. Kessler, 1984-1994. {{FHL|266695|item}}  
*'''[Lee]''' Lee, Lena Louise Jones. ''Descendants of Zachariah Lee of Albemarle, Rockingham and Botetourt Counties and Catawba Valley, 1765-1838''. MSS., 1988, available at {{FHL|207814|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*{{Anchor|L}}'''[Lee]''' Lee, Lena Louise Jones. ''Descendants of Zachariah Lee of Albemarle, Rockingham and Botetourt Counties and Catawba Valley, 1765-1838''. MSS., 1988, available at {{FHL|207814|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
 
*'''[Little]''' Lytle, Leonard. ''The Descendants of John Little of Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties, Virginia: With Notes on Other Lines of Littles &amp; Lytles that May Be Related''. MSS., National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C. Available at {{FHL|23285|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19797 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdl3211_little World Vital Records] ($).  
 
*'''[Little]''' Lytle, Leonard. ''The Descendants of John Little of Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties, Virginia: With Notes on Other Lines of Littles &amp; Lytles that May Be Related''. MSS., National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C. Available at {{FHL|23285|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=19797 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdl3211_little World Vital Records] ($).  
 
*'''[Looney]''' Crane, Madge Looney and Phillip L. Crane. ''Most Distinguished Characters of the American Frontier: Robert Looney (b 1692-1702 d 1770) of Augusta (now Botetourt) County, Virginia and Some of His Descendants with Histories of the Great Road, Looney's Ferry, Crow's Ferry, Anderson's Ferry, Boyd's Ferry and Beale's Bridge''. 2 vols. Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, 1998-2008. Available at {{FHL|671382|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
 
*'''[Looney]''' Crane, Madge Looney and Phillip L. Crane. ''Most Distinguished Characters of the American Frontier: Robert Looney (b 1692-1702 d 1770) of Augusta (now Botetourt) County, Virginia and Some of His Descendants with Histories of the Great Road, Looney's Ferry, Crow's Ferry, Anderson's Ferry, Boyd's Ferry and Beale's Bridge''. 2 vols. Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, 1998-2008. Available at {{FHL|671382|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
*'''[McClure]''' McClure, Joseph W., George E. Honts, and Ellwyn Worley. ''Following the McClures - Donegal to Botetourt''. Chester, Virginia: J.W. McClure, [199-?]. Available at {{FHL|826077|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*{{Anchor|M}}'''[McClure]''' McClure, Joseph W., George E. Honts, and Ellwyn Worley. ''Following the McClures - Donegal to Botetourt''. Chester, Virginia: J.W. McClure, [199-?]. Available at {{FHL|826077|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[McCulley]''' Lufcy, Lola Wilkey. "Some Descendants of Jonathan Jackson Wilkey of Hopkins County, Kentucky," ''The Kentucky Genealogist,'' Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1960):12-18.
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*'''[McFarland]''' Davis, Nell Been. ''McFarland - Bean.'' Available in Family Files, Johnson City Public Library, Johnson City, Tenn.  
 
*'''[McNeil]''' McNeil, Don W. ''The Lineage of Joseph and John McNeil of Adams County, Ohio, Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and Botetourt County, Virginia: Including Neal McNeil, Grandfather, James McNeil, Father, Mary Anne McNeil, Mother, and Johnathan McNeil, Uncle and Archibald McNeil of Harrodsburg, Peggy McNeil (Archibald's Sister) of New Castle, Delaware, John Shelp of Harrodsburg, Ann Shelp (Step-sister of Joseph and John), and James Kelly of Harrodsburg''. Honolulu, Hawaii: Valley Breeze Press, 1996. Available at {{FHL|777018|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
 
*'''[McNeil]''' McNeil, Don W. ''The Lineage of Joseph and John McNeil of Adams County, Ohio, Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and Botetourt County, Virginia: Including Neal McNeil, Grandfather, James McNeil, Father, Mary Anne McNeil, Mother, and Johnathan McNeil, Uncle and Archibald McNeil of Harrodsburg, Peggy McNeil (Archibald's Sister) of New Castle, Delaware, John Shelp of Harrodsburg, Ann Shelp (Step-sister of Joseph and John), and James Kelly of Harrodsburg''. Honolulu, Hawaii: Valley Breeze Press, 1996. Available at {{FHL|777018|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
*'''[Means]''' Foglesong, Elizabeth Cissel. ''The Means Family of America''. 1972. {{FHL|17960|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M462f}}.<br>
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*'''[Maccoun]''' Smith, Zachary F. and Mary Rogers Clay. ''The Clay Family.'' Louisville, Ky.: John P. Morton and Company, 1899. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/clayfamily00smit Internet Archive] - free.
*'''[Minnick]''' Minnick, Michiael Linden and Shirley Ann Driver Minnick. ''The Minnick Family of Botetourt County, Virginia and Henry County, Indiana''. Middletown, Indiana&nbsp;: M.L. Minnick, 1992. Available at {{FHL|706104|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital book at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH25,95151 BYU Family History Archives].
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*'''[Madison]''' 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 [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou15assogoog#page/n152/mode/2up Internet Archive].
*'''[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}} [Botetourt County appears in Vol. 2 Part 1]
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*'''[Matlock]''' Wood, Mrs. William. "Matlock and Related Families," ''Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists,'' Vol. 16, No. 2 (1987):132.
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*'''[Means]''' Foglesong, Elizabeth Cissel. ''The Means Family of America''. 1972. {{FHL|17960|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M462f}}.<br>  
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*'''[Minnick]''' Minnick, Michiael Linden and Shirley Ann Driver Minnick. ''The Minnick Family of Botetourt County, Virginia and Henry County, Indiana''. Middletown, Indiana&nbsp;: M.L. Minnick, 1992. Available at {{FHL|706104|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital book at {{FSbook|919461}}
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*'''[Norvell]''' Norvell, Grace. "James Norvell of Goochland County, Virginia," ''Magazine of Virginia Genealogy,'' Vol. 26, No. 3 (Aug. 1988):157-168; Vol. 26, No. 4 (Nov. 1988):237-246. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($); {{FHL|478773|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vs}}.  
 
*'''[Page]''' Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. ''The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850)''. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. {{FHL|1060643|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P141rd v. 1-2}} [Botetourt County appears in Vol. 1]  
 
*'''[Page]''' Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. ''The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850)''. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. {{FHL|1060643|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P141rd v. 1-2}} [Botetourt County appears in Vol. 1]  
*'''[Riddle]''' ''See Beaver''.  
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*'''[Perkins]''' Perkins, William Robertson. ''Papers 1929-1943. Section 2''. MSS. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].
*'''[Robertson]''' Major, Nettie Leitch. "Robertson Family of Mercer County, Kentucky," ''The Kentucky Genealogist'', Vol. 22, No. 3 (July/September 1980):98-111. {{FHL|149488|item}} 976.9 B2kg v. 22 (1980)  
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*{{Anchor|R}}'''[Riddle]''' ''See Beaver''.
*'''[Rowland]''' Petersen, Carol Rowland. ''Descendants of John Rowland, Son of William Rowland&nbsp;: (Botetourt Co., Va.)''. Belton,&nbsp;Missouri:&nbsp;C.R.&nbsp;Petersen, 1999. Available at {{FHL|834254|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital book at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH9,6546 BYU Family History Archives].
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*'''[Robertson]''' Buford, Marcus Bainbridge. ''A Genealogy of the Buford Family in America, With Records of a Number of Allied Families.'' San Francisco, Calif., 1903. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/genealogyofbufor00bufo Internet Archive] - free.  
*'''[Smith]''' McNeil, Maynard W., Luther N. Byrd, and Ethel Simmons Pell. ''The Smith Family of Botetourt and Floyd Counties, Va. and Surrey and Stokes Counties, N.C.: Descendants of Absolem and Humphrey Smith''. Washington, New Jersey: M.W. McNeil, 1990. Available at {{FHL|609985|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Robertson]''' Major, Nettie Leitch. "Robertson Family of Mercer County, Kentucky," ''The Kentucky Genealogist'', Vol. 22, No. 3 (July/September 1980):98-111. {{FHL|149488|item|disp=FHL Book 976.9 B2kg v. 22 (1980)}}.
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*'''[Ross]''' Going, Mary Sue. "Application for Pension - Edward Ross, State of Tennessee, Washington County," ''Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists,'' Vol. 13, No. 2 (1984):130-135.
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*'''[Rowland]''' Petersen, Carol Rowland. ''Descendants of John Rowland, Son of William Rowland&nbsp;: (Botetourt Co., Va.)''. Belton,&nbsp;Missouri:&nbsp;C.R.&nbsp;Petersen, 1999. Available at {{FHL|834254|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital book at {{FSbook|73922&}}  
 
*'''[Smith] '''Smith II, Tyson Douglas, The Direct Male Descendants of Jacob Smith and Mary Shockey Family using Y-DNA. Available for free at two locations [https://sites.google.com/site/thesmithfamilycorp/home/smith-dna sites.google.com/site/thesmithfamilycorp/home/smith-dna]&nbsp;and &nbsp;[http://www.scribd.com/doc/34297698/Jacob-Smith-1810-Census-Montgomery-County-Virginia www.scribd.com/doc/34297698/Jacob-Smith-1810-Census-Montgomery-County-Virginia]  
 
*'''[Smith] '''Smith II, Tyson Douglas, The Direct Male Descendants of Jacob Smith and Mary Shockey Family using Y-DNA. Available for free at two locations [https://sites.google.com/site/thesmithfamilycorp/home/smith-dna sites.google.com/site/thesmithfamilycorp/home/smith-dna]&nbsp;and &nbsp;[http://www.scribd.com/doc/34297698/Jacob-Smith-1810-Census-Montgomery-County-Virginia www.scribd.com/doc/34297698/Jacob-Smith-1810-Census-Montgomery-County-Virginia]  
*'''[Stewart]''' Stewart, William C. "Mercantile Adventures in Early Virginia, John Stewart, Tailor of Augusta and Botetourt Counties," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1967):3-11; Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):61-66. Availa<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1265735193172_58" />ble at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 New England Ancestors] ($).  
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*'''[Spratt]''' Buchanan, Paul C. "The Spratt Family of Southwest Virginia Prior to 1800," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1988):297-305. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 32 (1988)}}.
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*'''[Stewart]''' Stewart, William C. "Mercantile Adventures in Early Virginia, John Stewart, Tailor of Augusta and Botetourt Counties," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1967):3-11; Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):61-66. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 New England Ancestors] ($).  
 
*'''[Stoner]''' Stoner, Vera Barnhart. ''The Family of Jacob Stoner II of Botetourt County, Virginia: With Historical and Genealogical Records, 1732-1965''. Ladoga, Indiana: V.B. Stoner, 1965. Two copies available at FHL:&nbsp;{{FHL|105786|title-id|disp=here}} and {{FHL|312450|title-id|disp=here}}.  
 
*'''[Stoner]''' Stoner, Vera Barnhart. ''The Family of Jacob Stoner II of Botetourt County, Virginia: With Historical and Genealogical Records, 1732-1965''. Ladoga, Indiana: V.B. Stoner, 1965. Two copies available at FHL:&nbsp;{{FHL|105786|title-id|disp=here}} and {{FHL|312450|title-id|disp=here}}.  
 
*'''[Stoner]''' Stoner, Norris Eugene. ''Our Stoner Family, 1732-1991: The Family of Jacob Stoner "II" (1781-1836) of Botetourt County, Virginia, and Some Other Descendants of His Grandfather Jacob Stoner "I" (1731/32-1804) of the Spring Garden Farm, Frederick County, Maryland, with Historical and Genealogical Records and Pictures''. Tampa, Florida: N. E. Stoner, 1991. Available at {{FHL|586105|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
 
*'''[Stoner]''' Stoner, Norris Eugene. ''Our Stoner Family, 1732-1991: The Family of Jacob Stoner "II" (1781-1836) of Botetourt County, Virginia, and Some Other Descendants of His Grandfather Jacob Stoner "I" (1731/32-1804) of the Spring Garden Farm, Frederick County, Maryland, with Historical and Genealogical Records and Pictures''. Tampa, Florida: N. E. Stoner, 1991. Available at {{FHL|586105|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
*'''[Walker]''' Dolan, Charlou. ''Allied Family, Walker''. C. Dolan, 1986. Available at {{FHL|581851|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*{{Anchor|W}}'''[Walker]''' Dolan, Charlou. ''Allied Family, Walker''. C. Dolan, 1986. Digital version at {{FSbook|1021092}} - free; {{FHL|581851|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
*'''[Wilson]''' Howell, Margie Ellis. ''Kinfolks of William Parke and Synah Perry &amp; Josiah Wilson and Margaret Crow, Including the Related Families of Hammonds, Estes, Lewis, Lynn, Stephens, Hopper, Wheeler, Ficklin, Ellis and Others''. Kansas City, Mo., 1967. Digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH6,40329 Family History Archives]; {{FHL|2582|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P222h}}.<br>  
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*'''[Wilson]''' Howell, Margie Ellis. ''Kinfolks of William Parke and Synah Perry &amp; Josiah Wilson and Margaret Crow, Including the Related Families of Hammonds, Estes, Lewis, Lynn, Stephens, Hopper, Wheeler, Ficklin, Ellis and Others''. Kansas City, Mo., 1967. Digital version at {{FSbook|95808}} - free; {{FHL|2582|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 P222h}}.<br>  
*'''[Worley]''' Dean, H. Clark. "Caleb Worley (say 1730-circa 1790) of Virginia and Kentucky, Grandson of Francis Worley of Pennsylvania," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 70, No. 2 (Apr. 1995):75-81.  
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*'''[Worley]''' Dean, H. Clark. "Caleb Worley (say 1730-circa 1790) of Virginia and Kentucky, Grandson of Francis Worley of Pennsylvania," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 70, No. 2 (Apr. 1995):75-81. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 American Ancestors] ($).
*'''[Wymer]''' Weimer, Robert E., Weimer Genealogical Center (Albuquerque, New Mexico), and Mary W. Dixon. ''The Weimer Family: As Known to 1974 [and Beyond]''. Multi-volume. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Weimer Genealogical Center, 1975-. Available at {{FHL|12969|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH2,40218 BYU Family History Archives].
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*'''[Wyatt]''' Hardy, Stella Pickett. ''Colonial Families of the Southern States of America.'' New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1911. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=e1VlAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA539 Google Books] - free.  
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*'''[Wymer]''' Weimer, Robert E., Weimer Genealogical Center (Albuquerque, New Mexico), and Mary W. Dixon. ''The Weimer Family: As Known to 1974 [and Beyond]''. Multi-volume. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Weimer Genealogical Center, 1975-. Available at {{FHL|12969|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|96013}}
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*'''[Zollman]''' Zollman, W.B. ''The Zollman Family of Virginia.'' Roanoke, Va., 1961.
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*'''[Zollman]''' Diehl, George West. "The Early Zollman Family in Virginia," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr. 1966):23-29. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).
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More than 30 family history books and articles have been published about Botetourt County's families.

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DNA of Historic Botetourt County, Virginia Residents
Ancestor
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Brown
Jotham
res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA
37 Marker
34 40386 Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
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Jotham
res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA
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34 40665 Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
Brown
Jotham
res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA
37 Marker
34 41841 Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
Brown
Jotham
res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA
37 Marker
34 72264 Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
Brown
Jotham
res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA
37 Marker
34 155288 Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
Brown
Jotham
res. Botetourt Co., VA, d 1797-1800 VA
37 Marker
34 40386 Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
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Thomas
(1773-1862) m Botetourt Co., VA 1795
37 Marker
40 17164 Yes
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Brown
Thomas
(1773-1862) m Botetourt Co., VA 1795
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40 KSQXT Yes
Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study
*Various commercial companies collected DNA from descendants of these men. FamilySearch has not independently verified their lineages.

Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy General Resources

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Botetourt, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 80,000 entries.

The Virginia Room at the Roanoke Public Library includes Surname Files. A list of families in this collection is available at the library's website.

Botetourt County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 275 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

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

Compiled genealogies treating multiple families in this county include:

  • Austin, J. William and Rebecca H.R. Austin. Related Families of Botetourt County, Virginia. Revised Edition. 1977; revised, Baltimore, Md., 2000. FHL Book 975.583 D2a. Includes Austin, Burger, Firebaugh, Huff, Noffsinger, Switzer and Wilhelm families.
  • Burton, Charles T. Botetourt County, Virginia, Early Settlers: From the Earliest Times through 1795, in the Area that was Botetourt County in 1782, Covers Parts of Present-day Counties of Montgomery, Bath, Giles, Floyd, Alleghany, Roanoke, Craig and Monroe. Troutville, Va.: [Burton?, 1979?]. FHL Fiche 6015637 - 6015638.

Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy Books and Articles

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Index:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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]
  • [Adams] Austin, J. William and Rebecca H.R. Austin. Related Families of Botetourt County, Virginia. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 2000. Available at FHL Collection; ▲ digital version Ancestry ($).
  • [Amman] See Adams.
  • [Anderson] Mills, Elizabeth Shown. "A Case Study in Family Reconstruction Within a 'Burned County,'" The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1983):3-19, digital versions at American Ancestors ($); Historic Pathways; reprinted in Genealogy: A Publication of the Family History Section, Indiana Historical Society, No. 78 (July 1983):1-10 (available for free online at Historic Pathways). Digital version also at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 27 (1983).
  • [Austin] See Adams.
  • [Beaver] Hoeman, Andree Sieverin and Beavers - Riddle Family Association. A Partial History of the Riddle - Beavers Families of Botetourt County, Virginia; Highland County, Ohio; Decatur and Page Counties, Iowa: Including Cook, Rader, Bender / Painter, Harshbarger, Ammen, Ranck and Other Related Families. West Des Moines, Iowa: Beavers - Riddle Family Association, 1981. FHL Collection
  • [Beckley] Warren, Harlow. Beckley, U.S.A. 2 vols. 1955-1963.
  • [Beckner] Beckner, William Everett. The Beckners of Botetourt. Fort Thomas, Kentucky: W.E. Beckner, 1928. FHL Collection
  • [Brownlee] "Virginia Valley Brownlees 1718-1985," Family File, Augusta County Historical Society.
  • [Brugh] Jennings, Ruby Brugh, Vista Brugh Robinson, and Joy Jennings Nash. Brugh (Bruch, Brough) Family of Pennsylvania and Botetourt Co., Virginia: Descendents of Hermanus Bruch (Brugh), 1722-1794. MSS., FHL Collection
  • [Clayton] Rhodes, Phillip Wayne. "Clayton-Davies Re-visited," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 30, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1986):243-257. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 30 (1986).
  • [Clevenger] Griffiths, George R. Clevenger, Pioneers & Descendants. Baltimore, Md., 1980.
  • [Cottle] Cottle, Darryl O. “Joseph Cottle,” Greenbrier County West Virginia Family Heritage 1997. n.p.: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1996. Page 49.
  • [Cottle] Cottle, Darryl O. “Uriah Cottle,” Greenbrier County West Virginia Family Heritage 1997. n.p.: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1996. Pages 49-50.
  • [Cross] Cross, John Newton, Mary Thompson Cross Cole, and Sarah McLonie Conner. William Cross of Botetourt Co., Va., and His Descendants, 1733-1932: Also a Record of the Related Families of McCown, Gentry-Blythe, Cain- Robertson, Harris-Martin, and Conner, of Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri. Columbia, Missouri: E.W. Stephens Publishing Co., 1932. FHL Collection
  • [Crow] Howell, Margie Ellis. Kinfolks of William Parke and Synah Perry & Josiah Wilson and Margaret Crow, Including the Related Families of Hammonds, Estes, Lewis, Lynn, Stephens, Hopper, Wheeler, Ficklin, Ellis and Others. Kansas City, Mo., 1967. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Book 929.273 P222h.
  • [Cunningham] Hylton, Betty Jane. "The Cunningham Family," Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists, Vol. 17, No. 1 (1988):50.
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795592 Item 5 Includes Accomack County.
  • [Eller] Eller, John C. Genealogy Problems Regarding Jacob and Magdalene Eller of Botetourt County, Virginia. 1994. FHL Collection
  • [Ensminger] Bell, Raymond Martin. The Ensminger Family. Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina. Rev. ed. Washington, Pa., 1961.
  • [Fleming] Goodwin, Edmund P. Colonel William Fleming of Botetourt [Virginia], 1728-1795. Roanoke, Virginia: Progress Press, 1976. FHL Collection
  • [Francisco] Fletcher, Virginia Billingsley and Paul E. Fletcher. "Time and Tide," A Francisco Family History. The Ancestors and Descendants of Christopher Francisco and Halana Bowen of Southeast Virginia and Claiborne County, Tennessee. Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 1989.
  • [Frantz] Frantz, Dore M. and Ilo Fisher. Burials, Frantz Family and Relatives--Extracts from the Dore Manfred Frantz Manuscript: Together with Some Frantz Immigrants Before 1776; Wills, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Wills and Administrations, Botetourt County, Virginia. Springfield, Ohio: Friends of the Library Genealogical Research Group, Warder Public Library, 1984. FHL Collection
  • [Gammon] Boyle, John. Boyle Genealogy: John Boyle of Virginia and Kentucky. St. Louis, Mo.: Perrin & Smith Printing Co., 1909.
  • [Gammon] Barnhart, John D. “The Tennessee Constitution of 1796: A Product of the Old West,” The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Nov. 1943):532-548. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Givens] Givens, Dorothy Hall. A Givens--Hall Family History from Pre-revolutionary Times to 1970: Including Many Related Families Such as Alexander, Bowman, Black, Chapman, French, Green, Johnston, Phlegar, Ross, Snidow, Stafford, Welker and Others. Radford, Va.: Commonwealth Press, 1971. FHL Book 929.273 G449g
  • [Godwin] Grady, Jamie Ault. Godwin. Knoxville, Tenn.: J.A. Grady, 1981. FHL Book 929.273 G549gj.
  • [Goodwin] Goodwin, John S. The Goodwin Families in America. Whittet & Shepperson, 1897. 1969 reprint FHL Collection. 1990s supplement also available FHL Collection
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  • [Goodwin] "APPENDIX F: The Goodwins of Botetourt and Tazewell Counties, Va," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):17-18. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Goodwin] Bates, Edward Bryant. Brief History of the Goodwin Family of Augusta, Botetout and Tazewell and Tazewell Counties of Virginia. Bass Lake, California: E. Bates, [198-]. FHL Collection.
  • [Greene] Humphrey, Janis and Howard Humphrey. "Wilson-Greene-Humphrey-Broshong," Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists, Vol. 18, No. 2 (1989):146-148.
  • [Hansons] Hanson, Ray. Hansons-Hensons of Botetourt and Their Descendants. 1986. Available at FHL Collection
  • [Hensons] See Hansons.
  • [Johnston] Johnston, Charles. A Narrative of the Incidents Attending the Capture, Detention and Ransom of Charles Johnston of Botetourt Co., Va.: Who was Made Prisoner by the Indians on the River Ohio, in the Year 1790, Together with an Interesting Account of the Fate of His Companions, Five in Number, One of Whom Suffered at the Stake. To which is Added Sketches of Indian Character and Manners with Illustrative Anecdotes. New York: J. & J. Harper, 1827. FHL Collection
  • [Joliffe] Brey, Jane W.T. A Quaker Saga ... The Watsons of Strawberryhowe, the Wildmans, and Other Allied Families from England's North Counties and Lower Bucks County in Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pa.: Dorrance & Co., 1967. FHL Book 929.273 W331bj.
  • [Kes(s)ler] Kessler, Morris S. Records of the Johannes Kes(s)ler Family of Botetourt County, Virginia. MSS., 1978, FHL Collection
  • [Kes(s)ler] Kessler, Morris S. and A. Dean Kessler. Out from the Blue Ridge: A Genealogical History of the Kessler--Kesler Families of Botetourt County, Virginia. 2 vols. Champaign, Illinois: M.S. Kessler, 1984-1994. FHL Collection
  • [Lee] Lee, Lena Louise Jones. Descendants of Zachariah Lee of Albemarle, Rockingham and Botetourt Counties and Catawba Valley, 1765-1838. MSS., 1988, available at FHL.
  • [Little] Lytle, Leonard. The Descendants of John Little of Botetourt and Rockbridge Counties, Virginia: With Notes on Other Lines of Littles & Lytles that May Be Related. MSS., National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C. Available at FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
  • [Looney] Crane, Madge Looney and Phillip L. Crane. Most Distinguished Characters of the American Frontier: Robert Looney (b 1692-1702 d 1770) of Augusta (now Botetourt) County, Virginia and Some of His Descendants with Histories of the Great Road, Looney's Ferry, Crow's Ferry, Anderson's Ferry, Boyd's Ferry and Beale's Bridge. 2 vols. Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, 1998-2008. Available at FHL.
  • [McClure] McClure, Joseph W., George E. Honts, and Ellwyn Worley. Following the McClures - Donegal to Botetourt. Chester, Virginia: J.W. McClure, [199-?]. Available at FHL.
  • [McCulley] Lufcy, Lola Wilkey. "Some Descendants of Jonathan Jackson Wilkey of Hopkins County, Kentucky," The Kentucky Genealogist, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1960):12-18.
  • [McFarland] Davis, Nell Been. McFarland - Bean. Available in Family Files, Johnson City Public Library, Johnson City, Tenn.
  • [McNeil] McNeil, Don W. The Lineage of Joseph and John McNeil of Adams County, Ohio, Harrodsburg, Kentucky, and Botetourt County, Virginia: Including Neal McNeil, Grandfather, James McNeil, Father, Mary Anne McNeil, Mother, and Johnathan McNeil, Uncle and Archibald McNeil of Harrodsburg, Peggy McNeil (Archibald's Sister) of New Castle, Delaware, John Shelp of Harrodsburg, Ann Shelp (Step-sister of Joseph and John), and James Kelly of Harrodsburg. Honolulu, Hawaii: Valley Breeze Press, 1996. Available at FHL.
  • [Maccoun] Smith, Zachary F. and Mary Rogers Clay. The Clay Family. Louisville, Ky.: John P. Morton and Company, 1899. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Madison] 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.
  • [Matlock] Wood, Mrs. William. "Matlock and Related Families," Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists, Vol. 16, No. 2 (1987):132.
  • [Means] Foglesong, Elizabeth Cissel. The Means Family of America. 1972. FHL Book 929.273 M462f.
  • [Minnick] Minnick, Michiael Linden and Shirley Ann Driver Minnick. The Minnick Family of Botetourt County, Virginia and Henry County, Indiana. Middletown, Indiana : M.L. Minnick, 1992. Available at FHL; digital book at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Norvell] Norvell, Grace. "James Norvell of Goochland County, Virginia," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 26, No. 3 (Aug. 1988):157-168; Vol. 26, No. 4 (Nov. 1988):237-246. Digital version at Ancestry ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vs.
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850). 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 P141rd v. 1-2 [Botetourt County appears in Vol. 1]
  • [Perkins] Perkins, William Robertson. Papers 1929-1943. Section 2. MSS. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Riddle] See Beaver.
  • [Robertson] Buford, Marcus Bainbridge. A Genealogy of the Buford Family in America, With Records of a Number of Allied Families. San Francisco, Calif., 1903. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Robertson] Major, Nettie Leitch. "Robertson Family of Mercer County, Kentucky," The Kentucky Genealogist, Vol. 22, No. 3 (July/September 1980):98-111. FHL Book 976.9 B2kg v. 22 (1980).
  • [Ross] Going, Mary Sue. "Application for Pension - Edward Ross, State of Tennessee, Washington County," Bulletin of the Watauga Association of Genealogists, Vol. 13, No. 2 (1984):130-135.
  • [Rowland] Petersen, Carol Rowland. Descendants of John Rowland, Son of William Rowland : (Botetourt Co., Va.). Belton, Missouri: C.R. Petersen, 1999. Available at FHL; digital book at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Smith] Smith II, Tyson Douglas, The Direct Male Descendants of Jacob Smith and Mary Shockey Family using Y-DNA. Available for free at two locations sites.google.com/site/thesmithfamilycorp/home/smith-dna and  www.scribd.com/doc/34297698/Jacob-Smith-1810-Census-Montgomery-County-Virginia
  • [Spratt] Buchanan, Paul C. "The Spratt Family of Southwest Virginia Prior to 1800," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1988):297-305. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 32 (1988).
  • [Stewart] Stewart, William C. "Mercantile Adventures in Early Virginia, John Stewart, Tailor of Augusta and Botetourt Counties," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1967):3-11; Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):61-66. Available at New England Ancestors ($).
  • [Stoner] Stoner, Vera Barnhart. The Family of Jacob Stoner II of Botetourt County, Virginia: With Historical and Genealogical Records, 1732-1965. Ladoga, Indiana: V.B. Stoner, 1965. Two copies available at FHL: here and here.
  • [Stoner] Stoner, Norris Eugene. Our Stoner Family, 1732-1991: The Family of Jacob Stoner "II" (1781-1836) of Botetourt County, Virginia, and Some Other Descendants of His Grandfather Jacob Stoner "I" (1731/32-1804) of the Spring Garden Farm, Frederick County, Maryland, with Historical and Genealogical Records and Pictures. Tampa, Florida: N. E. Stoner, 1991. Available at FHL.
  • [Walker] Dolan, Charlou. Allied Family, Walker. C. Dolan, 1986. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL.
  • [Wilson] Howell, Margie Ellis. Kinfolks of William Parke and Synah Perry & Josiah Wilson and Margaret Crow, Including the Related Families of Hammonds, Estes, Lewis, Lynn, Stephens, Hopper, Wheeler, Ficklin, Ellis and Others. Kansas City, Mo., 1967. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL Book 929.273 P222h.
  • [Worley] Dean, H. Clark. "Caleb Worley (say 1730-circa 1790) of Virginia and Kentucky, Grandson of Francis Worley of Pennsylvania," The American Genealogist, Vol. 70, No. 2 (Apr. 1995):75-81. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Wyatt] Hardy, Stella Pickett. Colonial Families of the Southern States of America. New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1911. Digital version at Google Books - free.
  • [Wymer] Weimer, Robert E., Weimer Genealogical Center (Albuquerque, New Mexico), and Mary W. Dixon. The Weimer Family: As Known to 1974 [and Beyond]. Multi-volume. Albuquerque, New Mexico: Weimer Genealogical Center, 1975-. Available at FHL; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Zollman] Zollman, W.B. The Zollman Family of Virginia. Roanoke, Va., 1961.
  • [Zollman] Diehl, George West. "The Early Zollman Family in Virginia," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr. 1966):23-29. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


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