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=== General  ===
 
=== General  ===
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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=Giles+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Giles, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 50,000 entries.
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*Burton, Charles T. ''Botetourt County, Virginia, Early Settlers from the Earliest Times through 1795, in the Area that was Botetourt County in 1782''. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1990. Available at {{FHL|528003|title-id|disp=FHL<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1272067137582_136" />}}. [Includes area that later became Giles County.]
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*Heavener, Ulysses S.A. ''German New River Settlement: Virginia''. 1929; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. {{FHL|69112|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 F2ghu 1976}}.<br>
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*Research Committee, Giles County Historical Society. ''Giles County, Virginia, History - Families''. n.p.: Giles County Historical Society, 1982. Available at {{FHL|127595|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
  
 
=== Bibliography  ===
 
=== Bibliography  ===
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*'''[Bane]''' Nichols, Ruth Bane. ''The Bane(s) Legacy: From North Carolina to Virginia''. [Inverness, Florida]: R.B. Nichols, 1992. Available at {{FHL|550383|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Biggs]''' ''Biggs 2000 Reunion: Official Booklet: Sunday, August 13, 2000, Comer Grove, Wikel Ruitan Building, Wikel, West Virginia''. n.p.: n.p., 2000. Available at {{FHL|1529565|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Briggs]''' Heinemann, Martha. ''Briggs Families with a Connection of Floyde County, Ky.'' Typescript; available on microfilm at {{FHL|399113|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Chapman]''' Roberson, Rhonda S. "Chapman Sketch," ''The Southwest Virginian'', Vol. 4, No. 19 (Feb. 1981):30. {{FHL|116611|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 975.57 D25s v. 4 (1981)}}.
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*'''[Clark]''' Collier, Faye Clark. ''The Clark(e) Family''. MSS., National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C.; also available on microfilm at {{FHL|320760|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Copley] '''Mills, Roger L. ''The Mills Family of Western West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky''. Chattanooga, Tennessee: R.L. Mills, 1991. Available at {{FHL|551791|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Deck]''' Gollehon, Bertha Marie Deck. ''John Deck and Nancy Lambert Deck of Giles County, Virginia and Their Children''. MSS., 1982, 1988. Available on microfilm at {{FHL|393586|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Diamond]''' Carter, Lennie M. and Regina Tackett. ''Malinda Diamond, Pioneer Woman: The Genealogy of the Diamonds and Rowes of Giles County, Virginia''. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1194984|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Duncan]''' Curtis, Oscar F. ''Research File: Duncan and Allied Families''. MSS.; available on microfilm at {{FHL|388192|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Epling]''' Massard, Robert Louis and Debra Kay Cyprych. ''Epling/Eplin, 1787-2003''. 6 vols. + supp. Wellesley Hills, Mass.: R.L. Massard, 2001-2006. Available at {{FHL|1029587|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[French]''' Braswell, Irene French. ''Families of Frenches, Williamsons, Shafers, Brasells in America, 1710-1972''. Gilmer, Texas: I.F. Braswell, 1972?. Available at {{FHL|68758|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Frye]''' Frye, Ralph Lawrence. ''The Frye Family of Giles County, Virginia:&nbsp;A Compilation of Genealogical Information of the Ancestors, Associated/Allied Families, and Descendants of Clarence Lee and Bessie Willie Perkins Frye''. Colonial Heights, Virginia:&nbsp;R.L. Frye, 1988. Available at {{FHL|498403|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Harman]''' Clary, Judith Walls Harmon. ''A History of the Harmons in America, [ca. 1700-1985]''. Jacksonville, Florida: J.W.H. Clary, 1992. Available at {{FHL|523161|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Key]''' Key, Marcus M., Rhoda (Freer) Newman, and Helen (Kay) Yates. "George Key: Virginia Soldier and Missouri Pioneer," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1974):3-12; Vol. 18, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1974):97-104; Vol. 18, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1974):211-219. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 18 (1974)}}.
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*'''[Keyser]''' Keyser, Willet. ''The Keyser Family: Henry's Children''. Houston, Tex.: W. Keyser, 1988. Available at {{FHL|362411|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Kirk]''' Lenges, Peter J. ''The Kirk Family Records, ca. 1754-1986''. Typescript; available on microfilm at {{FHL|601040|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Lugar]''' Graves, Twila Mae Lugar. ''Genealogy of the Lugar Family''. Chariton, Iowa: T.M.L. Graves, 1979. Available at {{FHL|39425|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Lugar]''' Graves, Twila Mae Lugar and Jane Echols Johnston. ''More Descendants of Adam Lugar''. Chariton,&nbsp;Iowa: T.L. Graves, 1982. Available at {{FHL|8905|title-id|disp=FHL}}.&nbsp;[Supplement to ''Genealogy of the Lugar Family''.]
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*'''[Lybrook]''' Womack, Dorothy Owens. ''Keep in Touch: The Balser and Catherine (Ream) Lybrook Family; Truth and Tales''. Lexington, North Carolina: Womack Pub., 2000. Available at {{FHL|1062343|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[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}} [Giles County appears in Vol. 2 Part 2]
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*'''[Page]''' Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. ''The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850)''. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. Available at {{FHL|1060643|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Vol. 1 covers Giles County.]
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*'''[Patteson]''' Patteson, Andrew W. ''The Patteson Family History: From Appomattox to Giles''. Falls Church, Va.: A.W. Patteson, 1993. Available at {{FHL|995470|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Peck]''' Copenhaver, Roberta Matilda and John Alexander Kelly. ''The Ancestors and Descendants of Judge John Alexander Kelly and Martha Matilda Peck Kelly and Related Families, 1515-1959: Kelly, Alexander, Howell, Peck, Borden, Burke, Snidow; Collected by Dr. John Alexander Kelly''. Charlotte, North Carolina: Delmar Printing &amp; Pub., 1994. Available at {{FHL|712493|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[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|64054|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 975.5 A1 no. 56}}; digital version at [http://www.heritagequestonline.com Heritage Quest Online] ($).
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*'''[Rowe]''' ''See Diamond''.
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*'''[Shumate]''' Barker, Nina Ball. ''The Following Lists Some of the Descendants of the Joseph Ball, Sr. Family''. MSS., available on microfilm at {{FHL|599651|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Smith]''' Albert, Sylvia Gearheart. ''Edgar Willis Smith and Bertha Florence Williams Ancestory [i.e. Ancestry] and Descendants''. Troutville, Va.: S.G. Albert, 1989. Available at {{FHL|482530|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH10,118014 BYU Family History Archives].
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*'''[Stafford]''' Stafford, Thomas Albert. ''The West Ulster Staffords and Their Descendants''. Chicago, Illinois: T.A. Stafford, 1952. Available at {{FHL|252298|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Tawney]''' Ross, Clara Mae Alt. ''John H. Tawney 1848 - 1916: His Ancestors from Giles Co., Virginia, to Pennsylvania and His Descendants of Roane County, West Virginia''. Colfax, North Carolina: C.M. Ross, 1996. Available at {{FHL|661351|title-id|disp=FHL<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1272984881783_755" />}}.
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*'''[Thompson]''' Thompson, David Gordon. ''Genealogy of Gordon Thompson and Jane Clemens Thompson''. Salem, Mass.: Higginson, 1984?. Available at {{FHL|641264|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Underwood]''' Tickle, James Robert. ''The Tickle, Bunts, Bond and Jennings Families of Southwest Virginia: A Family History with Some North Carolina Roots''. Morristown, Tenn.: J.R. Tickle, 1996. Available at {{FHL|676525|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Walker]''' Ashworth, June Faye. ''Walker Family History: (Early Orange, Giles, Cabell, Wayne Counties of Va.); (Mainly Charles Walker, Jr. and Descendants''. Huntington, W. Va.: J.F.B. Walker, 1996. Available at {{FHL|776542|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Williams]''' Ferguson, Shirley G. ''The Williams Family of W. Va. &amp; Virginia''. Phoenix, Arizona: S.G. Ferguson, 1987. Available at {{FHL|622170|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
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*'''[Witten]''' Witten, James W., Letha O. Ledbetter, and Frank Ledbetter. ''Dad and His Folks:&nbsp;A History of the Witten and Graham Families''. L.&nbsp;&amp; F. Ledbetter, 1932. Available at {{FHL|329184|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Main article: Giles 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 Giles, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 50,000 entries.

  • Burton, Charles T. Botetourt County, Virginia, Early Settlers from the Earliest Times through 1795, in the Area that was Botetourt County in 1782. Ft. Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1990. Available at FHL. [Includes area that later became Giles County.]
  • Heavener, Ulysses S.A. German New River Settlement: Virginia. 1929; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. FHL Book 975.5 F2ghu 1976.
  • Research Committee, Giles County Historical Society. Giles County, Virginia, History - Families. n.p.: Giles County Historical Society, 1982. Available at FHL.

Bibliography

  • [Bane] Nichols, Ruth Bane. The Bane(s) Legacy: From North Carolina to Virginia. [Inverness, Florida]: R.B. Nichols, 1992. Available at FHL.
  • [Biggs] Biggs 2000 Reunion: Official Booklet: Sunday, August 13, 2000, Comer Grove, Wikel Ruitan Building, Wikel, West Virginia. n.p.: n.p., 2000. Available at FHL.
  • [Briggs] Heinemann, Martha. Briggs Families with a Connection of Floyde County, Ky. Typescript; available on microfilm at FHL.
  • [Chapman] Roberson, Rhonda S. "Chapman Sketch," The Southwest Virginian, Vol. 4, No. 19 (Feb. 1981):30. FHL Book 975.57 D25s v. 4 (1981).
  • [Clark] Collier, Faye Clark. The Clark(e) Family. MSS., National Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C.; also available on microfilm at FHL.
  • [Copley] Mills, Roger L. The Mills Family of Western West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. Chattanooga, Tennessee: R.L. Mills, 1991. Available at FHL.
  • [Deck] Gollehon, Bertha Marie Deck. John Deck and Nancy Lambert Deck of Giles County, Virginia and Their Children. MSS., 1982, 1988. Available on microfilm at FHL.
  • [Diamond] Carter, Lennie M. and Regina Tackett. Malinda Diamond, Pioneer Woman: The Genealogy of the Diamonds and Rowes of Giles County, Virginia. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2004. Available at FHL.
  • [Duncan] Curtis, Oscar F. Research File: Duncan and Allied Families. MSS.; available on microfilm at FHL.
  • [Epling] Massard, Robert Louis and Debra Kay Cyprych. Epling/Eplin, 1787-2003. 6 vols. + supp. Wellesley Hills, Mass.: R.L. Massard, 2001-2006. Available at FHL.
  • [French] Braswell, Irene French. Families of Frenches, Williamsons, Shafers, Brasells in America, 1710-1972. Gilmer, Texas: I.F. Braswell, 1972?. Available at FHL.
  • [Frye] Frye, Ralph Lawrence. The Frye Family of Giles County, Virginia: A Compilation of Genealogical Information of the Ancestors, Associated/Allied Families, and Descendants of Clarence Lee and Bessie Willie Perkins Frye. Colonial Heights, Virginia: R.L. Frye, 1988. Available at FHL.
  • [Harman] Clary, Judith Walls Harmon. A History of the Harmons in America, [ca. 1700-1985]. Jacksonville, Florida: J.W.H. Clary, 1992. Available at FHL.
  • [Key] Key, Marcus M., Rhoda (Freer) Newman, and Helen (Kay) Yates. "George Key: Virginia Soldier and Missouri Pioneer," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1974):3-12; Vol. 18, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1974):97-104; Vol. 18, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1974):211-219. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 18 (1974).
  • [Keyser] Keyser, Willet. The Keyser Family: Henry's Children. Houston, Tex.: W. Keyser, 1988. Available at FHL.
  • [Kirk] Lenges, Peter J. The Kirk Family Records, ca. 1754-1986. Typescript; available on microfilm at FHL.
  • [Lugar] Graves, Twila Mae Lugar. Genealogy of the Lugar Family. Chariton, Iowa: T.M.L. Graves, 1979. Available at FHL.
  • [Lugar] Graves, Twila Mae Lugar and Jane Echols Johnston. More Descendants of Adam Lugar. Chariton, Iowa: T.L. Graves, 1982. Available at FHL. [Supplement to Genealogy of the Lugar Family.]
  • [Lybrook] Womack, Dorothy Owens. Keep in Touch: The Balser and Catherine (Ream) Lybrook Family; Truth and Tales. Lexington, North Carolina: Womack Pub., 2000. Available at FHL.
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. Page Family Records in Virginia Counties. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 1982-2006. FHL Book 929.273 P141rdc v. 2 [Giles County appears in Vol. 2 Part 2]
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850). 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. Available at FHL. [Vol. 1 covers Giles County.]
  • [Patteson] Patteson, Andrew W. The Patteson Family History: From Appomattox to Giles. Falls Church, Va.: A.W. Patteson, 1993. Available at FHL.
  • [Peck] Copenhaver, Roberta Matilda and John Alexander Kelly. The Ancestors and Descendants of Judge John Alexander Kelly and Martha Matilda Peck Kelly and Related Families, 1515-1959: Kelly, Alexander, Howell, Peck, Borden, Burke, Snidow; Collected by Dr. John Alexander Kelly. Charlotte, North Carolina: Delmar Printing & Pub., 1994. Available at FHL.
  • [Rose] Rose, Christine. Abstracts of Early Virginia Rose Estates: Wills, Inventories, Accounts and Administrator's Bonds before 1850. San Jose, Calif.: Rose Family Bulletin, 1972. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5 A1 no. 56; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Rowe] See Diamond.
  • [Shumate] Barker, Nina Ball. The Following Lists Some of the Descendants of the Joseph Ball, Sr. Family. MSS., available on microfilm at FHL.
  • [Smith] Albert, Sylvia Gearheart. Edgar Willis Smith and Bertha Florence Williams Ancestory [i.e. Ancestry] and Descendants. Troutville, Va.: S.G. Albert, 1989. Available at FHL; digital version at BYU Family History Archives.
  • [Stafford] Stafford, Thomas Albert. The West Ulster Staffords and Their Descendants. Chicago, Illinois: T.A. Stafford, 1952. Available at FHL.
  • [Tawney] Ross, Clara Mae Alt. John H. Tawney 1848 - 1916: His Ancestors from Giles Co., Virginia, to Pennsylvania and His Descendants of Roane County, West Virginia. Colfax, North Carolina: C.M. Ross, 1996. Available at FHL.
  • [Thompson] Thompson, David Gordon. Genealogy of Gordon Thompson and Jane Clemens Thompson. Salem, Mass.: Higginson, 1984?. Available at FHL.
  • [Underwood] Tickle, James Robert. The Tickle, Bunts, Bond and Jennings Families of Southwest Virginia: A Family History with Some North Carolina Roots. Morristown, Tenn.: J.R. Tickle, 1996. Available at FHL.
  • [Walker] Ashworth, June Faye. Walker Family History: (Early Orange, Giles, Cabell, Wayne Counties of Va.); (Mainly Charles Walker, Jr. and Descendants. Huntington, W. Va.: J.F.B. Walker, 1996. Available at FHL.
  • [Williams] Ferguson, Shirley G. The Williams Family of W. Va. & Virginia. Phoenix, Arizona: S.G. Ferguson, 1987. Available at FHL.
  • [Witten] Witten, James W., Letha O. Ledbetter, and Frank Ledbetter. Dad and His Folks: A History of the Witten and Graham Families. L. & F. Ledbetter, 1932. Available at FHL.

References