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Image for Register of Free Blacks, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1807-1859

Register of Free Blacks, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1807-1859

By: Dorothy A. Boyd-Rush

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B3658


The Register of Free Blacks kept by the clerks of Rockingham County from 1807 to 1859 is one of the most conscientiously-kept records of the Commonwealth. Here, the register has been transcribed, providing researchers with a valuable data source. A typical entry contains the subject's name, date of registration, physical description and details of emancipation. While all free blacks were officially required to register every year in the cities and every three years in th... View more info

Image for Old Tenth Legion Marriages in Rockingham County, Virginia from 1778-1816 taken from the Marriage Bonds

Old Tenth Legion Marriages in Rockingham County, Virginia from 1778-1816 taken from the Marriage Bonds

By: Harry M. Strickler

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: S2202


The portion of the Shenandoah Valley that Thomas Jefferson called the Tenth Legion of Democracy included the counties of Rockingham, Shenandoah and Page. This work is an alphabetized listing of the marriages taken from the marriage bonds found in the Clerk's office of Rockingham County, from 1778-1816, with a few names added from other sources.When looking at the listings, please note there is a guide to facilitate your interpretive efforts located in the Introduction. W... View more info

Image for Settlers by the Long Grey Trail: A Contribution to the History and Genealogy of Colonial Families of Rockingham County, Virginia. Some Pioneers to Old Augusta County, Virginia, and Their Descendants, of the Family of Harrison and Allied Lines

Settlers by the Long Grey Trail: A Contribution to the History and Genealogy of Colonial Families of Rockingham County, Virginia. Some Pioneers to Old Augusta County, Virginia, and Their Descendants, of the Family of Harrison and Allied Lines

By: J. Houston Harrison

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H1975


The title of this work is taken from a poem describing the old Valley Turnpike, which cuts through the Shenandoah Valley. The pioneers followed it as an old Indian trail. According to tradition, it was first merely a beaten path of the buffalo. The author starts by sketching a general overview of the beginnings of the Valley settlements, focusing primarily on that part of Augusta County that was later formed into Rockingham. An account of the origin of many of the early ... View more info