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Maritime Alexandria [Virginia]: The Rise and Fall of an American Entrepôt

By: Donald G. Shomette

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S2364


Join the author on a wonderful voyage into the past and discover how Alexandria's origins, and the mosaic of its life was influenced, and at times governed, by its relationship to the Potomac River, the Chesapeake Bay, and the great world beyond. This fascinating work is the result of research conducted to assess the potential submerged historic resource base-historic shipwrecks, harbor facilities, and other culturally relevant archaeological features-lying within and ad... View more info

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Early Church Records of Alexandria City and Fairfax County, Virginia

By: F. Edward Wright and Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0329


Alexandria Quaker records, 1802-1827: minutes, certificates of removal, marriages, births, deaths. Extracts from Vestry Book of Christ Church Fairfax, 1765-1806 with burial plot owners in 1812, burial permits (1787-1795): support payments, apprenticeship of orphans, pew owners. Extracts from Truro Parish Vestry Book, 1732-1765: references to orphans, burials (from which you can estimate the year of death), the needy for whom payments were made, and other payments. Regist... View more info

The Lodge of Washington, A History of the Alexandria, Virginia, Washington Lodge, No. 22, 1783-1876

By: Franklin L. Brockett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0673


The history of the Masonic Order in Northern Virginia. View more info

Alexandria, Virginia, Alexandria Hustings Court Deeds, Volume 2, 1797-1801

By: James D. Munson, Ph.D

Price: $26.50

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Seller ID: M0448


In addition to the names of grantors and grantees, and the date and type of document, these detailed abstracts include property descriptions, names, residences and occupations of all people mentioned, and all other data of historical and genealogical value. View more info

Alexandria Virginia City and County 1850 Census

By: Marjorie D. Tallichet

Price: $30.00

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Seller ID: T0013


All data from census, arranged as taken, in order of house surveyed. View more info

The History Of Old Alexandria, From July 13, 1749 - May 24, 1861

By: Mary G. Powell

Price: $30.00

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Seller ID: P0384


With a new index by Wesley E. Pippenger. Originally published in 1928, this book covers the founding and settlement of the county, churches, schools, industry, social life, and some of the area's distinguished citizens, including the Alexanders, the Fairfaxes, Washington, Ramsey, Carlyle, and George Mason. View more info

Pen Portraits: Alexandria, Virginia 1739-1900

By: T. Michael Miller

Price: $20.00

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Seller ID: M0062


This fascinating collection of early writings about Alexandria brings together opinions and facts gleaned from a broad sampling of old diaries, newspapers, and primary source records. All manner of subjects are treated from the churches to the theater, the schools to the distillery, the bakery to the jail, and much more. Many local residents are mentioned. View more info

CD: Alexandria & Alexandria (Arlington) County, Virginia: Minister Returns & Marriage Bonds, 1801-1852

By: T. Michael Miller

Price: $9.50

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Seller ID: CD2208


Now on CD-ROM! Formally established as a town in 1749, Alexandria grew into “the economic, social-political and ecclesiastical epicenter of Northern Virginia. …Besides its commercial and maritime importance, Alexandria was a center of early church activity…Besides administering to the spiritual needs of their congregations, the Alexandria clergy were frequently requested to perform the sacrament of marriage. The record of these marriages forms the basis of this vol... View more info

Alexandria, Virginia Marriages, 1870-1892

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $24.00

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Seller ID: P0282


Approx. 2,900 marriages from the city of Alexandria from several sources. Grooms' names listed alphabetically, brides' indexed. View more info

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Husbands and Wives Associated with Early Alexandria, Virginia (And the Surrounding Area), 3rd Edition, Revised

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0192


Records of marriages for persons who were at some time associated with Alexandria, Virginia, and in most cases, residents there. Over 100 sources which include church records, bibles, newspapers, cemeteries, deeds, and many out-of-county and out-of-state records. Dates generally range from 1770 to 1831 View more info

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Tombstone Inscriptions of Alexandria, Virginia, Volume 1

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0210


Some of the most valuable information available for genealogical and biographical research is that which is found inscribed on tombstones. It is often intriguing to speculate about any reasons for the choice of epitaph, cited scripture, or craft of monument - some of them being quite ingenious or ornate. This volume begins a series of tombstone inscriptions taken from monuments within the present limits of the City of Alexandria. It contains background discussion, inscri... View more info

Tombstone Inscriptions of Alexandria, Virginia, Volume 4

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0272


Some of the most valuable information available for genealogical and biographical research is that which is found inscribed on tombstones. It is often intriguing to speculate about any reasons for the choice of epitaph, cited scripture, or craft of monument - some of them being quite ingenious or ornate. This volume continues a series of tombstone inscriptions taken from monuments within the present limits of the City of Alexandria. It contains background discussion, ins... View more info

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Alexandria Virginia Marriage Index, January 10, 1893 to August 31, 1905

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0076


The primary source of this work is Marriage Register 1, kept by the Clerk of the Circuit Court. It covers the period May 19, 1870 to August 31, 1905. The portion of the record book, prior to 1893, was included in the author's earlier publication, Alexandria, Virginia Marriages, 1870-1892. A total of 3,822 records have been indexed in this book. View more info

Alexandria County, Virginia, Marriage Records, 1853-1895

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0292


The compiler has consulted four series of original documents to make composite entries for nearly 2,900 marriages recorded among Alexandria County records. View more info

Alexandria, Virginia, 1808 Census: (Wards 1, 2, 3, and 4)

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0564


In addition to the Federal census, the city of Alexandria created a number of other enumerations. This one was taken for the four wards of the city, between January and February 1808. This transcript preserves not only the original format, but the data for all the following columns: Names of House Keepers, Occupations, White Males Above the Age of 16, All Other White Persons, Free Males of Colour Above the Age of 16, All Other Free Persons of Colour, Slaves, Total, No.... View more info

Alexandria, Virginia, Hustings Court Orders, Volume 1, 1780-1787

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0006


Beginning in February 1783, the hustings court was held in Alexandria, Virginia. This publication has a complete transcription; containing public offices, surveyor of the streets and highways, harbor and ballast master, gauger of liquors, culler of staves, or measurer of scantling and boards. Also licences to operate ordinaries, retail goods, or own a billiard table. In lesser quantity the transcripts contain declarations of citizenship, activities related to the prob... View more info

Alexandria City and Arlington County, Virginia, Records Index: Volume 1

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0718


This index will assist researchers in locating records of individuals within the masses of paperwork created by the various courts of the City of Alexandria and Arlington County, Virginia. Included in this volume are entries from land taxes 1787, 1790 and 1795; land and personal property taxes 1796; personal property taxes 1795, 1796, 1798, 1799 and 1800; special census1795, 1796, 1799, 1800 1808 and 1810; estate accounts 1810-50; ordinary bonds and licenses 1802-11, 182... View more info

Alexandria City and Arlington County, Virginia, Records Index: Volume 2

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: P0741


This index will assist researchers in locating records of individuals within the masses of paperwork created by the various courts of the City of Alexandria and Arlington County, Virginia. Included in this volume are entries from the land taxes 1788, 1789, 1796-1800; land and personal property taxes 1798; personal property taxes 1787; special census of 1816; additional entries from the County Court General Bond Book 1850-55; Christ Church Episcopal Church, Fairfax Parish... View more info

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Alexandria (Arlington) County, Virginia Death Records, 1853-1896

By: Wesley E. Pippenger

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0358


This volume contains court records showing: name; white or colored, free or slave; owner of slave; date, place and cause of death; age; names of parents and spouse; occupation; and source of information (many are incomplete). 2,782 deaths are reported. View more info

The Virginia Journal and Alexandria Advertiser: Volume IV, (February 8, 1787 to May 21, 1789)

By: Wesley E. Pippenger and James D. Munson

Price: $35.50

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Seller ID: P0681


Continues the series. View more info