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Main article: Cumberland County, Virginia


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]

General

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Cumberland, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 55,000 entries.

Cumberland County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 75 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Cumberland County families include:

Bibliography

  • [Adams] McGarr, Wanda Wilcox and Chet Wilcox. Footprints of Pleasant Wilcox & Fanny Adams Wilcox: A Wilcox Biography of: History and Heritage, Happiness and Heartbreak ,and Hard Work! Carriere, Miss.: C. Wilcox, 1996. FHL Book 929.273 W643m
  • [Armistead] Gardner, Nancy E.P. and Malcolm Gardner. "The Armisteads of Cumberland County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):51-62; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):119-126; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):155-161; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):11-18; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):56-60; Vol. 13, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1969):111-115; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):163-168; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):293-297. Available at FHL Collection; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Armistead] Gardner, Nancy E.P. and Malcolm E. Gardner. "The Armisteads of Cumberland County, Virginia: Additions and Corrections," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):293-297. Available at FHL; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Armistead] Cash, Betty C. Line of John Armstead of Cumberland County, Virginia. Typescript, microfilmed 1971. FHL Collection 858666 Item 4
  • [Arnold] Arnold, Howard L., Pauline Arnold Scott, and Pauline Miller. Arnel's/Arnold's of North Carolina and Virginia Family Histories. Milan, Tenn.: H.L. Arnold, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 Ar62aa.
  • [Bandy] Eubank, Jane Bandy and Samuel Burton Eubank. Genealogy of the Bandy Family in America. Granby, Colo.: J.B. & S.B. Eubank, 1990. FHL Book 929.273 B22e.
  • [Boatwright] Wallace, Lorene Miller. Boat(w)right Family of Virginia. FHL Book 929.273 B63w
  • [Boatwright] Boatright, William E. The Boat(w)right and Allied Families. 2 vols. Cabool, Mo.: W. Boatright, 1967. FHL Film 1597678 Items 7-8.
  • [Cannefax] Cannefax, Margaret Gardner. Cannefax-Gardner and Related Lines. Shreveport, La.: M.G. Cannefax, 1972. FHL Book 929.273 C164cm.
  • [Carrington] Pecquet du Bellet, Louise. Some Prominent Virginia Families. 4 vols. 1907. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. FHL Film 1036136 see also FHL Collection. Index: FHL Book 975.5 D2p index. Digital versions available online: Vol. 2 | Vol. 4 | Index. All four volumes have been digitized by Ancestry ($).
  • [Carrington] Hopkins, Garland Evans. Colonel Carrington of Cumberland: With a Brief Sketch of the Carrington Family Appended. Winchester, Va., 1942. FHL Book 975.5615 B4h no. 2.
  • [Chandler] Chandler, Annamae Barber, Philip A. Gowan, and John R. Rossell. Discovering Chandler Lines, 1474-1996, in Tennessee Death Records, 1908-1944. Seattle, Wash.: ABChandler, 1996. FHL Book 929.273 C361ch
  • [Chaudoin] Smith, Gloria J. Cowan and Gertrude Anderson Chaudoin. Chaudoins of Virginia, 1750-1900. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 C344s 1995
  • [Chitwood] Pope, Margaret C. The Family of Squire and Mary Wray Chitwood. Memphis, Tenn.: Towery Press, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 C449p.
  • [Chitwood] Chitwood, I.O. and Reuben Chitwood. Descendants of Matthias Chitwood. Nashville, Tenn.: Williams Printing Company, 1986. FHL Book 929.273 C449c
  • [Chitwood] Pope, Margaret C. 1988 Update of the Family of Squire and Mary Wray Chitwood. Dyersburg, Tenn.: Wallace Printing Company, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 C449p 1988.
  • [Coleman] Clupper, Mona Atwill and Milford Lyon Clupper. "My Coleman Family from Meade County, Kentucky and Cumberland County, Virginia," A Series of Family Histories: Price, Whitlock, Putnam, Coleman, Hamilton. MSS. Microfilmed 1995: FHL Film 1598353 Item 3
  • [Coleman] Croom, Emily Anne. Coleman Kin: A History of Cumberland County Virginia Colemans and Related Families. Bellaire, Texas: E.A. Croom, 1996. FHL Collection 929.273 C677ce
  • [Cooke] Lineage of John Cooke of Cumberland County, Virginia. 1988?. FHL Collection 929.273 A1 no. 7063
  • [Corson] Corson, William Clark and Blake W. Corson. My Dear Jennie: A Collection of Love Letters from a Confederate Soldier to His Fiancée During the Period 1861-1865. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1982. FHL Book 921.73 C818c.
  • [Crane] Hockett, Thomas Jack. The Crane/Crain/Crayne Family of King William, King & Queen Pittsylvania, and Washington Counties, Virginia. St. David's, Pa.: J. Hockett, 1993. FHL Film 1750779 Item 9
  • [Cunningham] Roush, Carol Jo Cunningham. Generations Past, 1636-1997. Leawood, Kansas: C.J.C. Roush, 1997?. FHL Book 929.273 C917rc
  • [Dillon] Moore, Mae Dillion. Dillon/Dillion & Allied Families. 3 vols. Roanoke, Va.: Progress Press, 1998?. FHL Book 929.273 D587m v. 1-v. 3
  • [Duke] Duke, Walter Garland. Henry Duke, Councilor, His Descendants and Connections. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1949. Digital version at Family History Archives; FHL Book 929.273 D885d.
  • [Duke] Brandenberger, Evelyn Duke. The Duke Family. 2 vols. [Houston, Texas]: E.D. Brandenberger, 1979-1995. FHL Book 929.273 D885b v. 1-v. 2.
  • [Edwards] Sommerfield, Mabel Scruggs. Andrew Edwards, Revolutionary Soldier: A Documentary: His Children - Allied Families - Charts. Baltimore, Md.: M.S. Sommerfield, 1969. FHL 121552.
  • [Faulconer] Faulconer, James G. and Tommy L. West. Thomas Faulconer, Descendants, and Related Tidewater Virginia Families. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1994. FHL Book 929.273 F273fjg
  • [FitzSimmons] Hathaway, Bernice FitzSimmons. FitzSimmons and Allied Lines (Ellis, Lee, Perkins, Radford, Redding, Aston, Cocke, Smith, Pierce): Some of the Ancestors and All of the Descendants of Willis FitzSimmons, b. 1854, d. 1930: Early Virginia and Kentucky Lines. Denver, Colo.: B.F. Hathaway, 1963. FHL Book 929.273 F584h.
  • [FitzSimmons] Fitzsimmons, Richard Wayne. FitzSimmons Family, ca. 1761-1988. MSS. Microfilmed 1990: FHL Film 1673524 Item 1.
  • [Forbes] Jones, Maben. Genealogical Chart of Mary Louisa Jones Forbes (1862-1938) of Buckingham and Cumberland Counties, Virginia. Typescript, 1956. FHL Collection 873028 Item 2
  • [Fretwell] Holman, Alfred L. Gray-Burge Ancestral Lines: (Gray, Shi, Howard, Burge & Fretwell Families). MSS. Copy: FHL Film 1321159 Item 14.
  • [Gannaway] Roberson, Rhonda S. "Gannaway Sketch," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 2, No. 11 (October 1979):35-36. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 2 (1979).
  • [Goodman] Pearson, Spencer. Of Turkeys and Eagles. Corpus Christi, Texas: Javelina Press, 1998. FHL Book 929.273 P318p
  • [Guthrie] Guthrie, Joseph A. Early Virginia Guthries and Their Kentucky Descendants. Kansas City, Mo.: E.L. Mendenhall, Inc., 1946. FHL Film 538.
  • [Harris] Wiggins, Kathryn. The Harris Papers: A Genealogical Notebook. 34 vols. Camarillo, Calif.: K. Wiggins, 1970-1971. FHL Film 1318111 Items 1-4 [Vol. 14 includes Cumberland County]
  • [Harrison] Harrison, Margaret Scott. Sketch of the Family of Carter Henry Harrison (1736-1793) of "Clifton" in Cumberland County, Virginia: Author of the Cumberland Resolutions, First Position Instructions for Continental Independence. Hampton, Va.: n.p., 1959. FHL Film 924561 Item 1; 1976 edition: FHL Book 929.273 H245a 1976.
  • [Hendrick] Robinson, Quay H. The Palmer and Hendrick Family. Lawrenceville, Va.: Brunswick, c1994. FHL Book 929.273 P182r.
  • [Hill] Hill, William. Personal Papers. MSS., Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va. FHL Film 1577696
  • [Hodges] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. Abstracts of Virginia Families: Vol. 1. MSS. Microfilmed 1990: FHL Film 1597677 Item 12
  • [Hodges] Meek, Katherine Irene Moss and Melton P. Meek. Hodges Genealogy. 4 vols. Lawton, Okla.: M.P. Meek, 2003. FHL Book 929.273 H665m v. 1-v. 4
  • [Hodnett] Egger, Virdie Hodnett. Benjamin Hodnett, Revolutionary Soldier: His Ancestry and Some of His Descendants. Plainview, Texas: V.H. Egger, 1980. FHL Book 929.273 H669e
  • [Homesley] Homesley, Ray. Benjamin Homesley and His Descendants. Cherryville, N.C.: R. Homesley, 1996. FHL Book 929.273 H753h
  • [Hughes] Hughes, W.J.L. The Hughes Family and Connections: Especially the Gass, Ward and Boze Families. Owensboro, Ky.: W.J.L. Hughes, 1911. FHL Film 1321218 Item 10; FHL Book 976.989 D2p v. 1; digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [James] Burke, Carolyn Jordan. The James Boys and Girls, Their In-laws and Outlaws: Including Chapters on These Connecting Lines, Ammonet, Bolling, Bransford, Branum, Connally, Cook, Dandridge, Harris, Hill, Jefferson, Maples, Oaks, Turpin. Lakeport, Calif.: C. Burke, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 J231b
  • [Jesse] Shuptrine, Bev Jesse and Hary R. Shuptrine. William Morgan Jesse and His Descendants. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 J495s.
  • [Lee] Shumate, Molly A. Lee: Ancestors and Descendants of Charles Lee of Cumberland Co., VA. Port Charlotte, Fla.: M.A. Shumate, 1999. FHL Collection 929.273 L51sm
  • [Lynch] Lynch, Harold M. The Descendants of John and Mary Lynch of Cumberland County, Colonial Virginia. Columbia, Mo.: H. Lynch, 1995. FHL Collection 1598414 Item 2
  • [McCraw] McCraw, Carol J. It is McCraw Not McGraw. Bountiful, Utah: Family History Publishers, 1998. FHL Book 929.273 M137mcj 1998
  • [Maddox] Thompson, Paul Terry. Fathers & Sons of Thomas Maddox. Stockton, Calif.: P.T. Thompson, 1987. FHL Book 929.273 M264t.
  • [Martin] Martin, John Robert. Valentine Martin of Cumberland County, Virginia Also a Short Sketch of the Family of Rev. William Baskett of Fluvanna County, Virginia. Typescript. FHL Collection 929.273 M363v
  • [Mayo] Harter, Mrs. Bert. "James Mayo (1711-1776) of Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1963):51-64. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 7 (1963).
  • [Meador] Nunnally, Perkins. The Descendants of Jonas and Frances Meador of Essex, Caroline and  Cumberland Counties, Virginia. Pine Bluff, Ark.: P. Nunnally, 1968. FHL Collection 929.273 M461n
  • [Meador] Moody, Ken and Edna Moody. Descendents of Josiah Meador II, and His Wife Juda Lilly, m. ca. 1787: Also a Supplement, Thomas Meador, Son of Joab Meador. Portsmouth, Ohio: K.L. & E.I. Moody, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 M461k.
  • [Miller] Mathis, Peggy Miller and Diane Smith Zimmerman. Before We Were a Twinkle: The Miller-McWilliams Connection. Huntsville, Texas: P.M. Mathis, 1994. FHL Book 929.273 M612mp
  • [Moody] Moody, E. Grant and Helen F. Snow. Moody Family Record: The Ancestry and Descendants of Dr. Thomas Moody, a Revolutionary Soldier, Born in Cumberland Co., Virginia, 1759; Also Notes on Related Families. Delta, Utah: Dr. Thomas Moody Family Organization, 1957. FHL Collection 929.273 M771m; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Mourning] Mourning, Kenneth William and Mourning Family Association. Roger Mourning and His Descendants. Toledo, Ohio: Mourning Family Association, 1948. FHL Film 1405252.
  • [Netherland] Spoden, Muriel Millar Clark. Ancestry and Descendants of Richard Netherland, Esquire (1764-1832). Kingsport, Tenn.: M.C.C. Spoden, 1979. FHL Book 929.273 N382s
  • [Page] Page, Richard Channing Moore. Genealogy of the Page Family in Virginia. Also a Condensed Account of the Nelson, Walker, Pendleton and Randolph Families, With References to the Bland, Burwell, Byrd, Carter, Cary, Duke, Gilmer, Harrison, Rives, Thornton, Wellford, Washington, and Other Distinguished Families in Virginia. New York: Press of the Publishers' Printing Co., 1893. Available at FHL; digital version at Google Books.
  • [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 [Cumberland County appears in Vol. 2 Part 2]
  • [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 [Cumberland County appears in Vol. 1]
  • [Palmer] Warriner, Juanita Smith. Some Leaves from the Palmer Tree. Milburn, Okla.: J. Warriner, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 P182w.
  • [Palmore] Palmore, David R. The Palmore Family: Descendants of John Palmer/Palmore Who Died in Cumberland County, Virginia in 1763. Villa Hills, Ky.: D. Palmore, 1988. FHL Collection 2056059 Item 1
  • [Pemberton] Finnell, Woolsey. Reverend Daniel Brown of Culpepper County, Virginia and Allied Families, Webster, Finnell, McCain, Pemberton. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: W. Finnell, 1954. FHL Film 288405.
  • [Pennington] Boddie, John Bennett. "Pennington of Surry, Virginia," Historical Southern Families, Vol. 4 (1960):24-29. FHL Film 1638489 Item 3.
  • [Pettus] Duke, Walter Garland. Henry Duke, Councilor, His Descendants and Connections. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1949. Digital version at Family History Archives; FHL Book 929.273 D885d.
  • [Robinson] Reynolds, Katherine and D.A.R. Samuel Sorrell Chapter (Houston, Texas). Some Descendants of John Robinson of Cumberland County, Virginia with Notes on the Robinson Family. Typescript, National Library, D.A.R. FHL Collection 875356 Item 1
  • [Robinson] Reynolds, Bess and Katherine Reynolds. John Robinson of Cumberland County, Virginia and Some of His Descendants ca. 1738-1953. Typescript, Clayton Library, Houston, Texas. Microfilmed 1982. FHL Collection 1317112 Item 10
  • [Salmon] Salmons, Garroll. The Salmons Heritage. Lacey, Wash.: G.L. Salmons, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 Sa35sg.
  • [Sanderson] Hill, Margaret Lester. Sanderson: Selected Families from Virginia Westward. Mollusk, Va.: M.L. Hill, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 Sa56h
  • [Sheppard] Allen, Cameron. "The Booker Family: Addendum," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1961):172-174. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 5 (1961).
  • [Soblet] Sublett, Samuel S. A Partial History of the French Huguenots By Name Soblets: Who Emigration to America in 1700 and Settled at Manakin in Powhatan County, Virginia, 18 Miles West of Richmond City. Richmond, Va.: J.L. Hill Printing Co., 1896. FHL Film 1598117 Item 6.
  • [Spears] Speer, Rollo Clayton. Spears Families: A Collection of Family Charts, Supplemental to Some Larger Charts, Kansans Underscored. MSS. Microfilmed 1967: FHL Film 1688880 Item 5.
  • [Stewart] Barlow, John R. The Spurger Years, 1948-1953. Corvallis, Ore.: J.R. Barlow, 1996. FHL Book 921.73 B249bj v. 3
  • [Stratton] Brown, Herman Stratton. Genealogy of Certain Stratton Families of Virginia. Charlottesville, Va.: H.S. Brown, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 St82b
  • [Tatum] Lorente, Arline Tatum. Our Tatum Family and Kin. Richmond, Va.: A.T. Lorente, 1977. FHL Collection 929.273 T189La
  • [Taylor] Blomquist, Ann K. Taylors and Tates of the South. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 T212ba; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Thomas] Wise, Holly L. History of a Family Named Thomas: This Family is Related to a Family Named Wise, Through the Marriage of Louisa Hundley Thomas to William Joseph P. Wise, on October 7, 1849, in Johnson County, Illinois. St. Louis, Mo.: H.L. Wise, n.d. FHL Book 929.273 T361wh.
  • [Thompson] Price, Sidney Howk. Thompson Heritage: A Missouri Branch of Some Virginia Thompsons. San Diego, Calif.: S.H. Price, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 T371psh; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Thompson] Luther, Joseph Neal. The Thompsons of Turnbull Creek: The Descendants of Neil and Betty Thompson of Kingston Springs, Tennessee. Lincoln, Ne.: J.N. Luther, 1994. FHL Book 929.273 T371Lj.
  • [Towler] Baudean, Anita Toler. Tolers, Towlers, Toalers, Tolars, Etc. New Orleans, La.: A.T. Baudean, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 T575ta.
  • [Trent] Notes on Peter Field Trent. MSS. Microfilmed 1983: FHL Fiche 6019060; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Walton] Gottschalk, Kathrine Cox. The Walton Family of Virginia Abstracts from County Court Houses in Virginia. Typescript, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. Genealogical Notes [Collection] Box 16, Walt. FHL 29889 Item 2
  • [Watkins] Watkins, Raymond W. John Watkins Family of Cumberland County, Now Powhatan County, Virginia. MSS., microfilmed 1976. FHL Collection 982099 Item 5
  • [Watkins] Watkins, Raymond W. The Abner Watkins Family of Prince Edward and Cumberland Counties, Virginia. MSS. Microfilmed 1978. FHL Collection 1036650 Item 17
  • [Wheeler] Wheeler, Roy William. Trails West: A Genealogy of the Wheeler Family of Buckingham and Cumberland County, Virginia. Aurora, S.D.: Wheeler Genealogy Research, 1996. FHL Collection 929.273 W561wr
  • [Williams] Stufflebean, Linda. The Williams Family of Cumberland County, Virginia and Their Westward Migration Being the History of the Descendants of Roger Williams and Brothers, Thomas and Matthias Williams from 1723 to 1865. Alta Loma, Calif.: L. Stufflebean, 2001. FHL Collection 929.273 W675sL
  • [Wilson] Yarberry, Barbara Green and Joseph Derum. Cox, Edmondson, Wilson Sr. & Wilson Jr. History. 1970, [1986?]. FHL Book 929.273 W694y
  • [Wilson] McLean, Harry Herndon. Ten Generations - Lines on James Felix Wilson Migrated from Scotland to America, Jamestown, Va., Later to Virginia "Sommerset" Cumberland Co., Now Princess Anne Co. MSS. Microfilmed 1984. FHL Collection 1033990 Item 11
  • [Wilson] McCrary, Patti Sue. Wilson Families in Cumberland County, Virginia, and Woodford County, Kentucky with Correspondence and Other Papers, 1785-1849. Westminster, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 2005. FHL Collection 929.273 W691mp
  • [Winfrey] Winfrey, James Clifton. The Winfrey Family. Littleton, Colo.: J.C. Winfrey, 1982. FHL Collection 929.273 W726wj
  • [Woodfin] Woodfin, Emmet S. Biography and Genealogy of the Woodfin Family Tree. New Orleans, La.: n.p., 1928. FHL Film 1020784 Item 16.
  • [Woodson] Cole, Robert F. Bramblette-Bramlett--Bramlitt Family Notes. Typescript, National Library, D.A.R. Microfilmed 1971: FHL Film 858791 Item 8
  • [Woodson] Descendants of John Woodson. MSS., Marshall County Genealogy and Historical Museum, Madill, Okla. Microfilmed 2005: FHL Film 2393818 Item 4

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