Norfolk County, Virginia Genealogy

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*'''[Gibbs]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Gibbs]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Godby]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Godby]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>  
*'''[Grandy]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>
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*'''[Grandy]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Gwyn]''' Lustenberger, Anita A. "One Piece of a Family Puzzle: Hugh Gwyn ("1702-68") of Gloucester County, Virginia," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 99, No. 3&nbsp;(Sep. 2011):185-198.  
 
*'''[Gwyn]''' Lustenberger, Anita A. "One Piece of a Family Puzzle: Hugh Gwyn ("1702-68") of Gloucester County, Virginia," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 99, No. 3&nbsp;(Sep. 2011):185-198.  
 
*'''[Hancock]''' Childs, J. Rives. "Hancock Family of Lower Norfolk, Henrico and Bedford Counties," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct. 1924):413-416. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Hancock]''' Childs, J. Rives. "Hancock Family of Lower Norfolk, Henrico and Bedford Counties," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct. 1924):413-416. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
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*'''[McFarlane]''' Chauncey, Esther McFarlane. ''David McFarlane and Janet Miller and Allied Families, Scotland, Canada, United States''. Norfolk, Va.: E.M. Chauncey, 1994. {{FHL|709147|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 M164c}}  
 
*'''[McFarlane]''' Chauncey, Esther McFarlane. ''David McFarlane and Janet Miller and Allied Families, Scotland, Canada, United States''. Norfolk, Va.: E.M. Chauncey, 1994. {{FHL|709147|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 M164c}}  
 
*'''[Martin]''' Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. ''Colonial Roots''. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. {{FHL|269382|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975 D2ro}}.  
 
*'''[Martin]''' Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. ''Colonial Roots''. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. {{FHL|269382|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975 D2ro}}.  
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*'''[Martin]''' Brayton, John Anderson. ''Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1''. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. {{FHL|1948015|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1}}.<br>
 
*'''[Mathias]''' Griffiths, George R. ''The Mathias Family of Hardy County, Virginia and West Virginia, A Pioneer Mountain Family''. Chicago, Ill.: Adams Press, 1977. {{FHL|316985|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 M426g}}.  
 
*'''[Mathias]''' Griffiths, George R. ''The Mathias Family of Hardy County, Virginia and West Virginia, A Pioneer Mountain Family''. Chicago, Ill.: Adams Press, 1977. {{FHL|316985|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 M426g}}.  
 
*'''[Moseley]''' "Families of Lower Norfolk and Princess Anne Counties," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jan. 1898):327-334. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  
 
*'''[Moseley]''' "Families of Lower Norfolk and Princess Anne Counties," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jan. 1898):327-334. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).  

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Has anyone studied my Norfolk County, Virginia Genealogy before?

More than 50 family history books and articles have been published about Norfolk County's families.

Main article: Norfolk County, Virginia



See also:
go to Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Genealogy (identifies more than 50 published genealogies)

General

Norfolk County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 225 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Norfolk County families include:

  • Walter, Alice Granbery. Family Ties Chart #2, Yates, Smith, Cawson, Nicholson to Whiddon, Herbert & Hoggard of Norfolk County, Virginia. Virginia Beach, Va.: n.d.

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]
  • [Archer] Archer, Robert. Archer and Silvester Families: A History. Richmond, Va.: Printed for Andrew D. Christian by the William Byrd Press, 1937. FHL Film 1303287
  • [Barraud] Barraud, E.M. Barraud, The Story of a Family. London, 1960.
  • [Bass] Heinegg, Paul. "Bass Family," in Free African Americans of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware. 2011. Digital version at Free African Americans.
  • [Batchelor] Williams, Lyle Keith. The Batchelor Family: Batchelor in Virginia; Batchelor in North Carolina; Bachelor/Batchelor in Tennessee, Missouri and Texas; Batchler in Texas; and Bachlor in Oklahoma and California. Fort Worth, Texas: L.K. Williams, 1991. Available at FHL.
  • [Batchelor] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Bateman] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Biggs] Avant, David A. Some Southern Colonial Families. Volume 5. Tallahassee, Fla., 1995. FHL Book 929.273 Av34ad v. 5.
  • [Bigg] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Blake] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [Bright] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Brinson] Vogtle, Alvin Ward. The Stringer Family and Kin, Early Americans and Pioneers of Lawrence County, Mississippi. Birmingham, Ala.: Vogtle, 1966. FHL Book 929.273 St86v.
  • [Burle] Russell, Donna Valley. "Robert Burle of Severn River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 74, No. 4 (Oct. 1999):263-274. [Burle resided in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia before being exiled to Maryland.]
  • [Bustin] Linn, Jo White. Drake-Arrington, White-Turner, Linn-Brown and Two Dozen Related Southern Lines: Treadwell, Slade, Lacey, Harrison, Cathey, Redwine, Krider, Wood, McNair, Peden, Sandefer, Tompkins, Bennett, Hodges, Goodrich, Bechinoe, Williams, Bustin, Outlaw, Fox, Smith, George, Doll and Stahle. Salisbury, N.C.: J.W. Linn, 1984. FHL Book 929.273 D789L.
  • [Butt] Butt, Marshall Wingfield. Ann Account of Some of the Descendants of Robert Butt of Southern Branch of Elizabeth River, County of Norfolk, Colony of Virginia: Compiled from Wills, Deeds, Court Orders, and Other Official Records and from Family Records and Other Private Sources. FHL
  • [Butterfield] See Delaymos.
  • [Camp] Ruffin, C. Bernard. "In Search of the Unappreciated Past: The Ruffin-Cornick Family of Virginia," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):126-138. FHL Book 973 B2ng
  • [Carter] Cam. The Carter Family of Virginia: An Extended Geneology [sic] of Its Representatives, Part 1. Newspaper clippings from The Critic (Richmond, Va.), 18 June 1888. FHL Film 1402811 Item 13
  • [Cartwright] Walter, Alice Granbery. Cartwright & Shipp Families of Lower Norfolk, Princess Anne & Surry Counties, Va. & North Carolina. Virginia Beach, Va.: A.G. Walter, 1968. FHL Collection US/CAN Pedigree File no. 1156
  • [Caswell] Smith, M. Joan. William Caswell/Karswell Genealogy. 1980s. FHL Book 929.273 C279sj
  • [Cohen] Maryland Genealogies. A Consolidation of Articles from the Maryland Historical Magazine. 2 vols. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1980.
  • [Cornick] Ruffin, C. Bernard. "In Search of the Unappreciated Past: The Ruffin-Cornick Family of Virginia," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):126-138. Digital version at National Genealogical Society website ($); FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 81 (1993).
  • [Creekmore] Thornton, Mabel H. and Elizabeth B. Wingo. "Creekmore Notes," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1966):147-160. FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 10; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Creekmore] Smith, Helen Sigler. The Creekmore Family of Whitley County, Kentucky: A Search and Study of Four Generations. Wyandotte, Okla.: Gregath, 1998. FHL Book 929.273 C861sh.
  • [Dafnell] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [Delaymos] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147.
  • [Dorsey] Dorsey, Maxwell J., Nannie Ball Nimmo, and Jean Muir Dorsey. The Dorsey Family: Descendants of Edward Darcy-Dorsey of Virginia and Maryland for Five Generations; and Allied Families. [Urbana, Illinois?]: M.J. & J.M. Dorsey & N.B. Nimmo, 1947. Available at FHL. [Dorseys relocated to Anne Arundel County, Maryland during English Commonwealth Period.]
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795593 Item 1 Includes Norfolk County Duncans.
  • [Durant] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Etheridge] Boddie, Mrs. John Boddie. Historical Southern Families. Volume XIV. Baltimore, 1970. FHL Book 975 D2b v. 14.
  • [Freeman] Mosher, Merrill Hill. John Freeman of Norfolk County, Virginia, His Descendants in North Carolina and Virginia and Other Colonial North Carolina Freeman Families: and Other Colonial Families. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1994. Available at FHL.
  • [Freeman] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Gibbs] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Godby] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Grandy] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Gwyn] Lustenberger, Anita A. "One Piece of a Family Puzzle: Hugh Gwyn ("1702-68") of Gloucester County, Virginia," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 99, No. 3 (Sep. 2011):185-198.
  • [Hancock] Childs, J. Rives. "Hancock Family of Lower Norfolk, Henrico and Bedford Counties," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 32, No. 4 (Oct. 1924):413-416. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Happer] Walter, Alice Granbery. Happer Family of St. Bride's Parish, Norfolk County, Virginia, 1756-1801. Virginia Beach, Va., 1974. FHL US/CAN Pedigree File no. 1165.
  • [Hatton] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [Holladay] Holladay, Alvis Milton. The Holladay Family. Brentwood, Tenn.: A.M. Holladay, Sr., 1983. FHL Book 929.273 H718h.
  • [Holladay] O'Brien, James Dewey. Our Colonial Ancestors: Knott, Massey, Youngblood, Hickman, Pullen & Others. Fort Washington, Md.: J.D. O'Brien, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 K759o.
  • [Hollowell] Prewitt, Lester Dee. Prewitt-Light-Ringler-Hollowell and Allied Families. Fairfield, Iowa, 1970. Rev. ed.
  • [Jackson] Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. John R. Jackson and Mary Walden of Russell and Washingon Cts., Va. St. David's, Pa.: the author, 1991. FHL Film 2055162 Item 46
  • [Jolliffe] Jolliffe, William. Historical, Genealogical and Biographical Account of the Jolliffe Family of Virginia, 1652 to 1693. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1893. FHL US/CAN Film 1036357 Item 19; digital versions at Ancestry ($), Google Books, and Internet Archive.
  • [Keeling] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [Lanier] Ingersoll, Louise. Lanier: A Genealogy of the Family Who Came to Virginia and Their French Ancestors in London. Washington, D.C.: Goetz Printing Company, 1965. Digital version at World Vital Records ($).
  • [Lewelling] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [McFarlane] Chauncey, Esther McFarlane. David McFarlane and Janet Miller and Allied Families, Scotland, Canada, United States. Norfolk, Va.: E.M. Chauncey, 1994. FHL Book 929.273 M164c
  • [Martin] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [Martin] Brayton, John Anderson. Order of First Families of North Carolina Ancestor Biographies Vol. 1. Memphis, Tenn., 2005. FHL Book 975.6 D3bj v. 1.
  • [Mathias] Griffiths, George R. The Mathias Family of Hardy County, Virginia and West Virginia, A Pioneer Mountain Family. Chicago, Ill.: Adams Press, 1977. FHL Book 929.273 M426g.
  • [Moseley] "Families of Lower Norfolk and Princess Anne Counties," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jan. 1898):327-334. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Moseley] Dixon, Judith Holden. The Moseley/Taylor Families of Thomas Berry Proctor and Willie Ann (Taylor) Moseley with Material on the Allied Families of: Maxey, Radford, Bondurant, Smith, Trabue, Guerrant, Withers, Hawkins, Duff, Pryor, Branch, Sandifer, Ligon, Hancock, Stovall, Berry, Proctor, Cheadle, Chiles, Woodson, Fleming, Tarleton. Joplin, Mo.: J.H. Dixon, 1990. FHL Book 929.273 M852d
  • [Moseley] d'Aiutolo, Leila Elizabeth Eldridge, Warren L. Forsythe, William S. Hubard, and Mary Carolyn Steger Jenkins Mitton. The Descendants of William Moseley 1605/1606-1655 of Norfolk Va. 2 vols. Lafayette, N.J.: L.E. d'Aiutolo, 2000. FHL Collection 929.273 M852df
  • [Outlaw] Boddie, Mrs. John Bennett. Historical Southern Families. Volume XVI. Baltimore, 1971.
  • [Outlaw] Robertson, Haywood Lawrence. Colonial Roots. Alexandria, Va.: Robertson, 1976. FHL Book 975 D2ro.
  • [Outlaw] Linn, Jo White. Drake-Arrington, White-Turner, Linn-Brown and Two Dozen Related Southern Lines: Treadwell, Slade, Lacey, Harrison, Cathey, Redwine, Krider, Wood, McNair, Peden, Sandefer, Tompkins, Bennett, Hodges, Goodrich, Bechinoe, Williams, Bustin, Outlaw, Fox, Smith, George, Doll and Stahle. Salisbury, N.C.: J.W. Linn, 1984. FHL Book 929.273 D789L.
  • [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 [Norfolk County appears in Vol. 2 Part 3]
  • [Rigglesworth] Jolliffe, William. Historical, Genealogical and Biographical Account of the Jolliffe Family of Virginia, 1652 to 1693. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1893, pp. 139-141. FHL US/CAN Film 1036357 Item 19; digital versions at Ancestry ($), Google Books, and Internet Archive.
  • [Rose] Rose, Christine. Abstracts of Early Virginia Rose Estates: Wills, Inventories, Accounts and Administrator's Bonds before 1850. San Jose, Calif.: Rose Family Bulletin, 1972. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5 A1 no. 56; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Ruffin] Ruffin, C. Bernard. "In Search of the Unappreciated Past: The Ruffin-Cornick Family of Virginia," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 2 (June 1993):126-138. Digital version at National Genealogical Society website ($); FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 81 (1993).
  • [Sayer] Walter, Alice Granbery. Some of the Descendants of Thomas Sayer & His Son Francis, ca. 1615-1800. Virginia Beach, Va., 1974. FHL US/CAN Pedigree File no. 1193.
  • [Smith] Wilkinson, Gene Cox. Capehart-Smith and Related Families. [Virginia Beach, Va.]: M.A.C. Wilkinson, 1996. FHL Book 929.273 C17w
  • [Snaile] Walter, Alice Granbery. The Boush--Nimmo Chart in Lower Norfolk County & Princess Anne County, Va. Snayle to Granbery, 1655-1904, and Some of the Occupants of Pembroke Manor. Virginia Beach, Va.: A.G. Walter, 1975. FHL Collection US/CAN Pedigree File no. 1154.
  • [Sweny] Henkel, Steve. "Murder in the Family: Identifying the Parents and Siblings of George Wythe Sweny, Murderer of His Great-Uncle, George Wythe, Chancellor of Virginia," The American Genealogist, Vol. 78, No. 2 (April 2003):87-94.
  • [Tatem] Walter, Alice Granbery. The Tatem Family of Bermuda, Bahama Islands, Norfolk & Princess Anne Counties, Virginia. Virginia Beach, Va.: A.G. Walter, 1982. FHL US/CAN Pedigree File, PEDIGREES nos. 1195-1196.
  • [Thompson] Woods, Gilmer Thompson. The Emerett Nicholson Papers and the Sharp, Nicholson,and Thompson Families of East Texas. Austin, Texas: G.T. Woods, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 N52wo
  • [Thorowgood] Francis, Phyllis W. "Some Lineal Descendants of Captain Adam Thorowgood (1602-1640) Lynnhaven Parish, Princess Anne County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1972):3-12; Vol. 16, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1972):119-123; Vol. 16, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1972):207-215; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):286-291; Vol. 17, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1973):14-20; Vol. 17, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1973):129-134; Vol. 17, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1973):207-211. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 16 (1972) - v. 17 (1973).
  • [Threadgill] Miller, Janis Heidenreich et al. Threadgills in America: A Colonial American Family. 2 vols. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 1971-1983. FHL Book 929.273 T413m v. 1-v. 2.
  • [Walke] "Families of Lower Norfolk and Princess Anne Counties," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Oct. 1897):139-153. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Whitehurst] Hughes, Gail Whitehurst. Whitehurst Genealogy. Adel, Ga.: G.W. Hughes, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 W587h
  • [Wilson] Butt, Marshall Wingfield. Colonel James Wilson (1651-1712) of Norfolk County, Virginia and Some of His Descendants Compiled from Land Grants, Wills, Deeds, Court Orders, Marriage Bonds, and Other Official Records and from Family Records and Other Private Sources. Portsmouth, Va.: M.W. Butt, 1968. FHL Film 1065175 Item 1
  • [Wilson] Shaw, Mrs. Fred et al. Wilson Research. Orange, Calif., 1970.
  • [Woodhouse] Walter, Alice Granbery. Woodhouse. Virginia Beach, Va.: A.G. Walter, 1983.
  • [Wrigglesworth] See Jolliffe, pp. 139-141.

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