Smyth County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies

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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=Smyth+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Smyth, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 30,000 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=Smyth+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Smyth, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 30,000 entries.  
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Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Smyth County families include:
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*Presgraves, Jim. ''Smyth County Families and History''. Wytheville, Va.: Presgraves, [1974]. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].
  
 
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*'''[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|1034663|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH15,25396 Family History Archives].  
 
*'''[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|1034663|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH15,25396 Family History Archives].  
 
*'''[Copenhaver]''' Copenhaver, Mildred Manton, Robert Madison Copenhaven, and Robert Madison Copenhaver Memorial Committee. ''The Copenhaver Family History of Smyth county, Virginia: A Family Record of Some of the Descendants of Frederick Copenhaver''. Marion, Virginia: Robert Madison Copenhaver Memorial Committee, c1981. {{FHL|356909|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH42,2411 Family History Archives].  
 
*'''[Copenhaver]''' Copenhaver, Mildred Manton, Robert Madison Copenhaven, and Robert Madison Copenhaver Memorial Committee. ''The Copenhaver Family History of Smyth county, Virginia: A Family Record of Some of the Descendants of Frederick Copenhaver''. Marion, Virginia: Robert Madison Copenhaver Memorial Committee, c1981. {{FHL|356909|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH42,2411 Family History Archives].  
*'''[Cox]''' Franklin, Carlotta Sanders. ''The Cox/Sexton Chronicles''. n.p.: C.S. Franklin, 1999. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>
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*'''[Cox]''' Franklin, Carlotta Sanders. ''The Cox/Sexton Chronicles''. n.p.: C.S. Franklin, 1999. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>  
*'''[Crabtree]''' Fritz, Arah Harriet Ovanda Miller. "The Crabtrees of Southwest Virginia. Chapter X, The Saltville Crabtrees 175 Years Later," ''The Appalachian Quarterly: People, Places, History, Heritage'', Vol. 6, No. 1 (2001):42-47. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>
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*'''[Crabtree]''' Fritz, Arah Harriet Ovanda Miller. "The Crabtrees of Southwest Virginia. Chapter X, The Saltville Crabtrees 175 Years Later," ''The Appalachian Quarterly: People, Places, History, Heritage'', Vol. 6, No. 1 (2001):42-47. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>  
 
*'''[Duncan]''' Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. ''Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson''. MSS. 1975-1999. {{FHL|827988|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 795593 Item 2}} Includes Smyth County Duncans.  
 
*'''[Duncan]''' Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. ''Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson''. MSS. 1975-1999. {{FHL|827988|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 795593 Item 2}} Includes Smyth County Duncans.  
*'''[Geer]''' Noble, Zola Troutman. "An Ordinary Woman: Sarah A. Geer McIntyre of Saltville, Virginia," ''Smithfield Review: Studies in the History of the Region West of the Blue Ridge'', Vol. 11 (2007):51-76. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>
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*'''[Geer]''' Noble, Zola Troutman. "An Ordinary Woman: Sarah A. Geer McIntyre of Saltville, Virginia," ''Smithfield Review: Studies in the History of the Region West of the Blue Ridge'', Vol. 11 (2007):51-76. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>  
 
*'''[Gillespie]''' Trimble, David B. ''Buchanan and Gillespie of Southwest Virginia''. Austin, Texas: D.B. Trimble, 1992. {{FHL|572936|item}}  
 
*'''[Gillespie]''' Trimble, David B. ''Buchanan and Gillespie of Southwest Virginia''. Austin, Texas: D.B. Trimble, 1992. {{FHL|572936|item}}  
 
*'''[Gollehon]''' Sturgill, Kenneth L. ''A Southern Family in the Civil War''. n.p.: K.L. Sturgill, 1993. {{FHL|737308|item}}  
 
*'''[Gollehon]''' Sturgill, Kenneth L. ''A Southern Family in the Civil War''. n.p.: K.L. Sturgill, 1993. {{FHL|737308|item}}  
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*'''[Kestner]''' Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. ''Kestner, Kästner, Kaestner, Kesner, Kisner, Kissner, Kesnor, Casnor, Casner, Cisner, Etc., Family - Washington and Smith Counties, VA: (With Emphasis on the Family of Rachel Kestner m. Oliver Snead)''. St. Davids, Pa.: T.J. Hockett, 1992. {{FHL|518937|item}}  
 
*'''[Kestner]''' Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. ''Kestner, Kästner, Kaestner, Kesner, Kisner, Kissner, Kesnor, Casnor, Casner, Cisner, Etc., Family - Washington and Smith Counties, VA: (With Emphasis on the Family of Rachel Kestner m. Oliver Snead)''. St. Davids, Pa.: T.J. Hockett, 1992. {{FHL|518937|item}}  
 
*'''[Ketron]''' ''See Alder''.  
 
*'''[Ketron]''' ''See Alder''.  
*'''[McIntyre]''' Noble, Zola Troutman. "An Ordinary Woman: Sarah A. Geer McIntyre of Saltville, Virginia," ''Smithfield Review: Studies in the History of the Region West of the Blue Ridge'', Vol. 11 (2007):51-76. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>
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*'''[McIntyre]''' Noble, Zola Troutman. "An Ordinary Woman: Sarah A. Geer McIntyre of Saltville, Virginia," ''Smithfield Review: Studies in the History of the Region West of the Blue Ridge'', Vol. 11 (2007):51-76. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>  
 
*'''[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}} [Smyth County appears in Vol. 2 Part 4]  
 
*'''[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}} [Smyth County appears in Vol. 2 Part 4]  
 
*'''[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}} [Smythe [sic] County appears in Vol. 2]  
 
*'''[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}} [Smythe [sic] County appears in Vol. 2]  
*'''[Poston]''' Hockett, Thomas Jack. ''Some Descendants of John Poston of England: The Poston/Posten/Pasten/Paston Family in Washington County and Smyth County, Virginia''. St. Davids, Pennsylvania: J. Hockett, 1994. {{FHL|711717|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH29,49328 Family History Archives]. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>
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*'''[Poston]''' Hockett, Thomas Jack. ''Some Descendants of John Poston of England: The Poston/Posten/Pasten/Paston Family in Washington County and Smyth County, Virginia''. St. Davids, Pennsylvania: J. Hockett, 1994. {{FHL|711717|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH29,49328 Family History Archives]. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>  
 
*'''[Richardson]''' Blanck, Marilyn Mullinix. ''Searching for Buckeye Billy's Roots: An Exhaustive Attempt to Search Out the Background of William Richardson of Smyth County, Virginia, with Pointers Toward the Origins of Many Other Richardson Families of Virginia, Tennessee and Other Southern States''. Alhambra, Ca.: M.M. Blanck, 2010. {{FHL|1790900|item}}  
 
*'''[Richardson]''' Blanck, Marilyn Mullinix. ''Searching for Buckeye Billy's Roots: An Exhaustive Attempt to Search Out the Background of William Richardson of Smyth County, Virginia, with Pointers Toward the Origins of Many Other Richardson Families of Virginia, Tennessee and Other Southern States''. Alhambra, Ca.: M.M. Blanck, 2010. {{FHL|1790900|item}}  
 
*'''[Scott]''' Thomas, LaVerne and Kay Lee Wrage Gunn. ''The Scotts of Southwest Virginia: Descendants of the James &amp; Rachel Scott of Wythe/Smyth County and Ten Other Early Lines''. 3 vols. Marion, Virginia: Dean Tucker Printing, c1999. {{FHL|958011|item}}; digital versions of [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH35,85175 Vol. 1], [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH35,82380 Vol. 2], and [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH35,84050 Vol. 3], courtesy: [http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php Family History Archives].  
 
*'''[Scott]''' Thomas, LaVerne and Kay Lee Wrage Gunn. ''The Scotts of Southwest Virginia: Descendants of the James &amp; Rachel Scott of Wythe/Smyth County and Ten Other Early Lines''. 3 vols. Marion, Virginia: Dean Tucker Printing, c1999. {{FHL|958011|item}}; digital versions of [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH35,85175 Vol. 1], [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH35,82380 Vol. 2], and [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH35,84050 Vol. 3], courtesy: [http://www.lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php Family History Archives].  
*'''[Sexton]''' Franklin, Carlotta Sanders. ''The Cox/Sexton Chronicles''. n.p.: C.S. Franklin, 1999. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>
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*'''[Sexton]''' Franklin, Carlotta Sanders. ''The Cox/Sexton Chronicles''. n.p.: C.S. Franklin, 1999. Available at [[Virginia Historical Society]].<br>  
 
*'''[Tilson]''' ''Bicentennial Register of The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the District of Columbia, 1978''. Washington, D.C., 1976.  
 
*'''[Tilson]''' ''Bicentennial Register of The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the District of Columbia, 1978''. Washington, D.C., 1976.  
 
*'''[Wimer]''' 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-. {{FHL|12969|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH2,40218 Family History Archives].
 
*'''[Wimer]''' 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-. {{FHL|12969|item}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH2,40218 Family History Archives].
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Main article: Smyth 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]

Genealogy

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Smyth, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 30,000 entries.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Smyth County families include:

Bibliography

  • [Alder] Taft, Kingsley Arter. The Descendents of Peter Alder (ca. 1788--Sept. 3, 1873) and Mahala Rickey (ca. 1795--1860's). Knoxville, Tenn.: K. Taft, [199-?]. FHL Collection
  • [Bishop] 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: Writers Club Press, c2002. FHL Collection
  • [Burnop] See Bishop.
  • [Catron] See Alder.
  • [Cole] Smith, Patricia Ruth. Dawn to Dusk, American Ancestry of Andrew F. Cole and Acenith A. Bishop. Red Deer, Alberta, 1977.
  • [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.
  • [Copenhaver] Copenhaver, Mildred Manton, Robert Madison Copenhaven, and Robert Madison Copenhaver Memorial Committee. The Copenhaver Family History of Smyth county, Virginia: A Family Record of Some of the Descendants of Frederick Copenhaver. Marion, Virginia: Robert Madison Copenhaver Memorial Committee, c1981. FHL Collection; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Cox] Franklin, Carlotta Sanders. The Cox/Sexton Chronicles. n.p.: C.S. Franklin, 1999. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Crabtree] Fritz, Arah Harriet Ovanda Miller. "The Crabtrees of Southwest Virginia. Chapter X, The Saltville Crabtrees 175 Years Later," The Appalachian Quarterly: People, Places, History, Heritage, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2001):42-47. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Duncan] Dobson, Mary Ann Duncan. Duncan Research Files of Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson. MSS. 1975-1999. FHL Film 795593 Item 2 Includes Smyth County Duncans.
  • [Geer] Noble, Zola Troutman. "An Ordinary Woman: Sarah A. Geer McIntyre of Saltville, Virginia," Smithfield Review: Studies in the History of the Region West of the Blue Ridge, Vol. 11 (2007):51-76. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Gillespie] Trimble, David B. Buchanan and Gillespie of Southwest Virginia. Austin, Texas: D.B. Trimble, 1992. FHL Collection
  • [Gollehon] Sturgill, Kenneth L. A Southern Family in the Civil War. n.p.: K.L. Sturgill, 1993. FHL Collection
  • [Johnson] Yates, William Allen. Johnson Genealogy: Descendants of George W. Johnson of Scott County, Virginia and Rockcastle County, Kentucky and Descendants of Benjamin Johnson of Smyth County, Virginia. Stevensville, Montana: W.A. Yates, 1992. FHL Collection
  • [Kestner] Hockett, Thomas Jack and Janice M. Snead. Kestner, Kästner, Kaestner, Kesner, Kisner, Kissner, Kesnor, Casnor, Casner, Cisner, Etc., Family - Washington and Smith Counties, VA: (With Emphasis on the Family of Rachel Kestner m. Oliver Snead). St. Davids, Pa.: T.J. Hockett, 1992. FHL Collection
  • [Ketron] See Alder.
  • [McIntyre] Noble, Zola Troutman. "An Ordinary Woman: Sarah A. Geer McIntyre of Saltville, Virginia," Smithfield Review: Studies in the History of the Region West of the Blue Ridge, Vol. 11 (2007):51-76. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [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 [Smyth County appears in Vol. 2 Part 4]
  • [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 [Smythe [sic] County appears in Vol. 2]
  • [Poston] Hockett, Thomas Jack. Some Descendants of John Poston of England: The Poston/Posten/Pasten/Paston Family in Washington County and Smyth County, Virginia. St. Davids, Pennsylvania: J. Hockett, 1994. FHL Collection; digital version at Family History Archives. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Richardson] Blanck, Marilyn Mullinix. Searching for Buckeye Billy's Roots: An Exhaustive Attempt to Search Out the Background of William Richardson of Smyth County, Virginia, with Pointers Toward the Origins of Many Other Richardson Families of Virginia, Tennessee and Other Southern States. Alhambra, Ca.: M.M. Blanck, 2010. FHL Collection
  • [Scott] Thomas, LaVerne and Kay Lee Wrage Gunn. The Scotts of Southwest Virginia: Descendants of the James & Rachel Scott of Wythe/Smyth County and Ten Other Early Lines. 3 vols. Marion, Virginia: Dean Tucker Printing, c1999. FHL Collection; digital versions of Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3, courtesy: Family History Archives.
  • [Sexton] Franklin, Carlotta Sanders. The Cox/Sexton Chronicles. n.p.: C.S. Franklin, 1999. Available at Virginia Historical Society.
  • [Tilson] Bicentennial Register of The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the District of Columbia, 1978. Washington, D.C., 1976.
  • [Wimer] 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-. FHL Collection; digital version at Family History Archives.

References