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Main article: Russell 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 Russell, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 175,000 entries.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Russell County families include:

  • The Heritage of Russell County, Virginia. 2 vols. Russell County Heritage Book Committee, c1985, c1989. FHL Large Q Books 975.5755 D3h v. 1-v. 2.
  • Smith, Gregg A. Genealogical Notes Concerning the Smith Family of Russell County, Va. Donated 1987. Available at Virginia Historical Society. Includes Arington, Artrip, Barks, Booth, Combs, Edwards, Finney, Glover, Grizzle, Hopkins, Johnson, Jones, Kiser, Larson, Lockhart, Martin, Mayfield, Musick, Nash, Pigman, Powers, Rasnake, Stinson, Sutherland, Sykes, Wallace, and Woolfe families.[1]

Bibliography

  • [Addington] Brown, Nancy Clark, Rhonda Robertson, and Norman P. Addington. The Addingtons of Virginia: The Descendants of William Addington and Margaret Cromwell. Wise, Va.: Sainte Marie on the Clinch, c1994. FHL Book 929.273 Ad23b.
  • [Aistrop] 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.
  • [Ballew] Walton, Violet Ann Ballew. William Ballew: His Ancestors and Descendants. Woods Cross, Utah: Robert Torkelson, 1972. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Beverly] Adkins, Frank M. "A Historical Sketch of the Beverlys," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 4, No. 19 (Feb. 1981):14-20. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 4 (1981).
  • [Carter] Carter, John Denton. The Munsey Ancestors of Rhoda Munsey Carter (1814-1899) of Russell County, Virginia, and Newton County, Missouri. Biloxi, Miss.: J.D. Carter, 1969. FHL Film 1454993 Item 5.
  • [Colley] Boardman, Elizabeth Joye Mabe. Thomas Colley Family: Russell County, Virginia; Washington County, Virginia; Dickenson County, Virginia; Buchanan County, Virginia; Smyth County, Virginia. [Palm Coast, Florida]: J. Boardman, 2001. FHL Collection; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Comann] Gray, Anne Comann. "Thomas Wilkins Comann (October 16, 1857 to September 27, 1944)," The Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Dec. 1996):75-77. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 1, no. 3 (Dec. 1996).
  • [Counts] Sutherland, Elihu J. Some Descendants of John Counts of Glade Hollow, (Southwest Virginia): Including the Families of Artrip, Carter, Colley, Counts, Deel, Dyer, Edwards, Fuller, Grizzle, Jessee, Kiser, Long, Mattox, Owens, Rasnick, Skeen, Smith, Stinson, Sutherland, Willard, Yates and Many Others. [Clintwood, Va.: H.S. Sutherland, 1978?]. FHL Book 929.273 C832b.
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795593 Item 2 Includes Russell County Duncans.
  • [Evans] Albert, Ethel Evans. The History of Five Southern Families. A Genealogical and Historical Account of the Evans, Kelly, Nash, Hendricks and Blankenship Families. Baltimore, 1970.
  • [Evans] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Ewing] The Augustan - Book One. Hermosa Beach, Calif., 1973.
  • [Ferguson] Stallard, Christine and Conley D. Stallard. The Ferguson Connection: Russell County, Virginia, 1775-1994: A Family History. Ormond Beach, Fla.: C. Stallard, c1995. FHL Book 929.273 F381st.
  • [Ferrell] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Garrett] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Gibson] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Hargis] Stewart, R. Lee. "Hargis Family," The Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Jun. 1997):28-30. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5743 D25a v. 2, no. 2 (Jun. 1997).
  • [Heburn] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [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.
  • [Hendricks] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Jackson] Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. John R. Jackson and Mary Walden of Russell and Washington Cts., Va. Typescript. Donated 1991. FHL Film 2055162 Item 46.
  • [Keen] Ratliff, Grace. "William Keen Descendants," Buchanan County Times Past, No. 1 (Winter 1998):9. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Kelly] Albert, Ethel Evans. The History of Five Southern Families. A Genealogical and Historical Account of the Evans, Kelly, Nash, Hendricks and Blankenship Families. Baltimore, 1970.
  • [Kelly] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Lane] Steele, Fannie Lane. The Lane Family: The Ancestry and Descendants of General Jackson Lane and Allied Families: Crabtree, Estep, Hutchinson, Powers, Ritchie, Roberson, Russell. Wise, Va.: F.L. Steele, c1991. FHL Book 929.273 L24st.
  • [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).
  • [Long] Jones, Gerald Edward. "Solving a Brickwall Problem: The Ancestry of Joseph Long of Wythe County," Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 49, No. 3 (Aug. 2011):217-236.
  • [McGlothlin] Ratliff, Grace. "Jacob McGlothlin Family," Buchanan County Times Past, No. 2 (Summer 1999):6; No. 3 (Winter 1999):28-29; No. 4 (Summer 2000):13-15. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Meade] Bruce, Philip Alexander et al. History of Virginia. 6 vols. Chicago and New York: The American Historical Society, 1924. Vol. 6, p. 352. FHL Book 975.5 H2a v. 6
  • [Munsey] Carter, John Denton. The Munsey Ancestors of Rhoda Munsey Carter (1814-1899) of Russell County, Virginia, and Newton County, Missouri. Biloxi, Miss.: J.D. Carter, 1969. FHL Film 1454993 Item 5.
  • [Nash] Albert, Ethel Evans. Southwest Virginia Kin. 2 vols. Kingsport, Tenn.: 1977. FHL Book 975.57 D2a v. 1-v. 2
  • [Reynolds] Reynolds, Edward J. "My Civil War Ancestor: Phillip Jerome Reynolds, 1830-1914 of Russell County, Virginia," Holston Pastfinder, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Dec. 2002):12-13.
  • [Riley] Ports, Michael A. Genealogical Notes and History Concerning the Riley Family of Washington, Russell, and Scott counties, Va. Donated 1993. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Russell] Russell, Andrew. "Some History of the Russell Family from 1782 to 1865," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 2, No. 10 (August 1979):7-12. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 2 (1979).
  • [Short] Wright, Pauline Williams. A Short Line Across America: Descendants of John and Mary Hansford Short. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, Inc., 1984. FHL Book 929.273 Sh81w.
  • [Smith] Smith, Gregg A. Genealogical Notes Concerning the Smith Family of Russell County, Va. Donated 1987. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Snead] 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.
  • [Stephens] Scalf, Henry P., Henry Stephens, and Edgar P. Stephens. The Stephens Family. Dayton, Ohio: C.E. Sheperd, 1970. FHL Book 929.273 St43sh.
  • [Tate] Updike, Ethel Speer. Tate Families of the South. 3 vols. Salt Lake City, Utah: Hobby Press, 1972-1984, 1989. Digital versions at Family History Archives: Vols. I-II, Vol. III. FHL Book 929.273 T187u v. 1-v. 3.

References

  1. Online Catalog, Virginia Historical Society, accessed 15 November 2011, http://www.vahistorical.org.



 

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