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Has anyone studied my Montgomery County, Virginia Genealogy before?

More than 40 family history books and articles have been published about Montgomery County's families.

Main article: Montgomery County, Virginia


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General

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Montgomery, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 100,000 entries.

Montgomery County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 175 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Montgomery County families include:

  • Allison, Elizabeth Kelly. Early Southwest Virginia Families: Families of Kelly, Smyth, Buchanan, Clark and Related Families of Edmonson, Keys, Beattie, Ryburn, McDonald. Auburn, Ala., 1960.
  • Heavener, Ulysses S.A. German New River Settlement: Virginia. 1929; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. FHL Book 975.5 F2ghu 1976.

DNA

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DNA has been collected from men claiming descent from the following Sumner County residents. FamilySearch has not independently verified the lineages of individuals who were tested.
  • [Brown] Descendant of Dance Brown, b. abt 1776/1777 Virginia, d. 1860 Sumner County, Tennessee. Y-DNA 25 Marker Test, FTDNA (Kit 96783). Genetic signature available online (labeled Group No. 57), genealogical description available online, courtesy: Brown/Browne/Braun DNA Study. Matches have been found.

Bibliography

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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
  • [Adams] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Austin] Curtis, Janet Austin. "Southside Virginia Austins," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1961):147-154. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 5 (1961).
  • [Beane] Simbach, Louise Alice Wheelock and Mildred Turner Tirk. Beane Genealogy. San Diego, Calif.: M.T. Tirk, 1900s. FHL Book 929.273 B377s.
  • [Bell] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Braun] West, Klaus and Joseph H. Meyerhoeffer. Shenandoah Valley Family Data, 1799-1813, From the Memorandum Book of Pastor Johannes Braun. Edinburg, Va.: Shenandoah History Publishers, 1978. FHL Book 975.5 K2bjo.
  • [Brown] Brown, Freddy Joe. Dance Steps: Six Generation History & Genealogy of Dance Brown (1776-1860). Scottsville, Ky.: F.J. Brown, c1996. FHL Book 929.273 B812bfj.
  • [Buchanan] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Burnett] Hockett, Thomas Jack. Family of Reuben Helton & Nancy Burnett: Family of Karen Snead & Vanranselrei Aistrop. St. Davids, Pa.: T.J. Hockett, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 1723.
  • [Cloyd] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Cox] Cox, Elza B. Cox--Phillips Family Newsletter: Where Ends Meet. Lexington, N.C.: Phillips Printing, c1981-2002. FHL Book 929.27305 C839cp.
  • [Cowan] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Crockett] Trimble, David B. Crockett and Graham of Southwest Virginia. Austin, Texas: D.B. Trimble, c1992. FHL Book 975.5 D2tdb.
  • [Dean] Shields, Carolyn Ann Dean and Charles Louis Shields. Kanawha County Cousins: A History of the History of the Families of Dean--Perry--Painter--Ritz: Related and Allied Families Include: Lane, McDermott, Burgess, Morris, Holenson, Vanderzee, Kller, Copen, Spencer, Glassburn, White, Sulovka, Mulesa, Slack, Elswick, Garten. Wyandotte, Okla.: Gregath, 1998. FHL Book 929.273 D344s.
  • [Downing] Williams, Frank L. The Downing Family from Montgomery and Bedford Counties, Virginia, to Lincoln County, Missouri, by Way of Lincoln County, Kentucky. MSS., Urbana Free Library Archives, Illinois. FHL Collection 1024030 Item 17
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795593 Item 1 Includes Montgomery County Duncans.
  • [Finley] Finley, Carmen J. John and Mary Finley of Montgomery and Wythe County, Virginia. Santa Rosa, Calif.: C. Finley, 1990. FHL Collection 929.273 F496fc
  • [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 Southwest Virginia and Claiborne County, Tennessee. Chelsea, Mich.: BookCrafters, c1989. FHL Book 929.273 F847fv.
  • [Graham] Trimble, David B. Crockett and Graham of Southwest Virginia. Austin, Texas: D.B. Trimble, c1992. FHL Book 975.5 D2tdb.
  • [Harless] Bjorkman, Gwen Boyer. The Descendants of Peter Simmons, Brunswick County, Virginia: With Allied Lines of Hiatt, Mills, Patton, James, Harless, and McGriff. Bellevue, Wash.: unknown, 1973. FHL 929.273 Si47bj; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Harman] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Hawley] Hawley, Raymond G. Hawley Families in America: Descendants of Peter Hawley of Montgomery County, Virginia. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1997. FHL Collection 929.273 H316hr
  • [Hawley] Hawley, Raymond G. Hawley Families in America: Descendants of Peter Hawley of Montgomery County, Virginia: Supplement. n.p.: Society of the Hawley Family, 2000. FHL Collection 929.273 H316hr supp.; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Heavener] Bodell, Dorothy H. The Heavener Family of Montgomery County, Virginia, 1797-1982. Blacksburg, Va.: D.H. Bodell, 1983. FHL Collection 929.273 H352b
  • [Helton] Hockett, Thomas Jack. Family of Reuben Helton & Nancy Burnett: Family of Karen Snead & Vanranselrei Aistrop. St. Davids, Pa.: T.J. Hockett, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 1723.
  • [Howe] Howe, Daniel Dunbar. Listen to the Mockingbird: The Life and Times of a Pioneer Virginia Family. San Antonio, Texas, 1961.
  • [Howell] Roseberry, Greg E. The Elbert Howell -- Bertha Burnop Family of Floyd, Smyth, and Montgomery Counties, Virginia Including the Burnop, Duncan, Fischbach, Hanks, Heimbach, Holtzclaw, Howell, Hylton, Morricle, Otterbach, Pratt, Stuell, Vaughan, and Weddle Families. Lincoln, Nebraska: Writer Club Press, 2002. FHL Collection 929.273 H839rg
  • [James] Trimble, David B. Montgomery and James of Southwest Virginia
  • [Keith] King, Larry. Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks: A Record of Ancestors, Descendants and Relatives of the Author and Wife, Including Fisher - Gilbert - Hall - Hartley - Hill - King - Kirby - Lawson Families. Manchester, Tenn.: King, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 K58ki.
  • [Kent] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Krieger] King, Larry. Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks: A Record of Ancestors, Descendants and Relatives of the Author and Wife, Including Fisher - Gilbert - Hall - Hartley - Hill - King - Kirby - Lawson Families. Manchester, Tenn.: King, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 K58ki.
  • [Lester] Tise, Marguerite. The Lester Family of Floyd County and Montgomery County, Virginia. Floyd, Va.: M. Tise, 1996. FHL Collection 929.273 L567t
  • [Lester] Tise, Marguerite. The Lester Family of Floyd County and Montgomery County, Virginia. Floyd, Va.: M. Tise, 1997. FHL Collection 929.273 L567t 1997
  • [Light] Vaughn, Onie W. "Light Family Sketch," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 3, No. 13 (Feb. 1980):15-17. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980).
  • [Locke] Tiller, Linda Locke, Ardith H. Johnson, Jeanne R. Stanis, and Stella Locke. "Locke Families of Southwest Virginia," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 1, No. 4 (1978):25-33. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 1 (1978).
  • [Lynch] Roberson, Rhonda S. "Lynch," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 3, No. 14 (Apr. 1980):29. {FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980)}}.
  • [MacDonald] Roberson, Rhonda S. "MacDonald Family Sketch," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 3, No. 16 (August 1980):35-36. {FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 3 (1980)}}.
  • [McCoy] Wheeler, Phillip Glenn. My McCoy Family & Parr Family Roots. 1980? FHL Film 1206307 Item 12.
  • [McGriff] Bjorkman, Gwen Boyer. The Descendants of Peter Simmons, Brunswick County, Virginia: With Allied Lines of Hiatt, Mills, Patton, James, Harless, and McGriff. Bellevue, Wash.: unknown, 1973. FHL 929.273 Si47bj; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Marshall] Langley, Roberta M. and Walter F. Langley. An Echo of Sweet Voices: A Marshall Family History. St. Paul, Va.: G. Marshall, c1972. FHL Book 929.273 M355Lr.
  • [Newell] Roberson, Rhonda S. "Newell Family Sketch," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 2, No. 12 (Dec. 1979):11-12. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 2 (1979).
  • [Ogle] Reagan, Donald B. Smoky Mountain Clans. 3 vols. Knoxville, Tenn.: D.B. Reagan, 1978-1983. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273R22b 1978. [The Ogle family is discussed in Vol. 1.]
  • [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 [Montgomery County appears in Vol. 2 Part 3]
  • [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 [Montgomery County appears in Vol. 2]
  • [Patterson] Haulman, Donald J. The Family of James Patterson, 1758-1838 Revolutionary War Veteran: Montgomery County, Virginia to Moultrie County, Illinois and Beyond: What is Known of His Life and His Descendants. Sanger, Calif.: D.J. Haulman, 1995. FHL Collection 929.273 P277hd; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Peden] Peden, Henry C. The Pedens of Southwest Virginia and Southcentral Kentucky: Descendants of John Peden (1734-1815) and Mary Smith (1734-1806). Baltimore, Md.: Jet Printing Service, 1978. FHL Book 929.273 P341ph.
  • [Peterman] Tise, Marguerite. The Peterman Family of Floyd and Montgomery Counties Virginia. Floyd, Va.: M. Tise, 1988. FHL Collection 929.273 P442tm
  • [Phillips] Cox, Elza B. Cox--Phillips Family Newsletter: Where Ends Meet. Lexington, N.C.: Phillips Printing, c1981-2002. FHL Book 929.27305 C839cp.
  • [Reynolds] Moffett, Linden Byron. Genealogy of the Descendants of William Jr. and Elizabeth Tuggle Reynolds of Montgomery County, Virginia. Muncie, Ind.: n.p., 1929. FHL Collection 1018889 Item 5

[Roach] Edgerly, Dorthea Roach and Raymond Henry Edgerly. James Roach of Greene County, Indiana. Oceanside, Calif.: D.R. Edgerly, c2000. FHL Book 929.273 R53ed 2000.

  • [Roseberry] Roseberry, Greg E. The Charles E. Roseberry -- Betty Jean Keister Family of Montgomery and Pulaski Counties, Virginia Including the Angstadt, Beck, Burk, Carper, Daux, Filenger, Foster, Glasgow, Godbey, Gunn, Keister, King, Long, Patterson, Patton, Rankin, Roseberry, Shell, Shufflebarger, Songer, Sutton, Whitt and Wysor Families. Lincoln, Nebraska: Writers Club Press, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 R721rg.
  • [Sage] Ball, Bonnie and Sybil Dawson Scofield eds. The March of the Sages.
  • [Sage] Ball, Bonnie. Red Trails and White. 1955.
  • [Shelor] Padgett, Wilma Lawson. Early Virginia Settlers: Blackard, DeHart, Hubbard, Hurst, Lawson, Shelor, Southern, Thompson, Turner. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, c2001. FHL Book 929.273 B561pw.
  • [Shockley] Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Worrell-Shockley-Bobbitt Connections in Carroll (Montgomery) County, Virginia," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Feb. 2002):19-25. Digital version at Ancestry ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 40 (2002).
  • [Simpson] Johnson, Katherine Baker. The Family of John Simpson of Montgomery and Halifax Cos., Virginia. Typescript, 1940. FHL Collection 875376 Item 6
  • [Slusher] King, Hatcher and Alta King. Turman and Slusher Genealogy, 1757-1974 Christopher Slusher Sr., Wife, Eva, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, Fredrick, Washington Counties, Maryland, Montgomery, Floyd Counties, Virginia. MSS., microfilmed 1974-1975. FHL Collection 962558 Item 1
  • [Smith] Smith, David H. Footprints Behind Me History and Genealogy Track: A Smith Family of Montgomery County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: D.H. Smith, 2003. FHL Collection 929.273 Sm51sdh; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Thompson] Padgett, Wilma Lawson. Early Virginia Settlers: Blackard, DeHart, Hubbard, Hurst, Lawson, Shelor, Southern, Thompson, Turner. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, c2001. FHL Book 929.273 B561pw.
  • [Tollett] John Tollett, Sr. of Montgomery Co., Virginia and Descendants. MSS., microfilmed 1991. FHL Collection 1597849 Item 1
  • [Trigg] Johnson, Patricia Givens. Kentland at Whitehorne: Virginia Tech's Agricultural Farm and Families that Owned It, Harmans, Buchanans, Triggs, Cloyds, Kents, Cowans, Bells, Adams. Dublin, Va.: Pulaski Printing Co., c1995. FHL Book 975.5785 H2j.
  • [Waggoner] Hatcher, Thomas C. and Nancy Nash. The Adam Waggoner Family of Tazewell and Montgomery Counties, Virginia 1750-1996. North Tazewell, Va.: N. Nash, 1996. FHL Collection 929.273 W124h
  • [Worrell] Prechtel-Kluskens, Claire. "Worrell-Shockley-Bobbitt Connections in Carroll (Montgomery) County, Virginia," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Feb. 2002):19-25. Digital version at Ancestry ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 40 (2002).

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