A History of Henry County, Virginia with Biographical Sketches of its most Prominent Citizens and Genealogical Histories of Half a Hundred of its Oldest Families

By: Judith Parks America Hill

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Henry County is in Piedmont, VA bordering on the North Carolina line. The County was formed in 1776 from Pittsylvania County, which was cut out of Halifax in 1767. Discussions include the location, geography and original inhabitants of the county; the per

Title: A History of Henry County, Virginia with Biographical Sketches of its most Prominent Citizens and Genealogical Histories of Half a Hundred of its Oldest Families

Author: Judith Parks America Hill

Categories: Virginia,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1925, 2003)

ISBN Number: 0788423029

ISBN Number 13: 9780788423024

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 440 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1925, 2003), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 440 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: H2302

Description: Henry County is in Piedmont, VA bordering on the North Carolina line. The County was formed in 1776 from Pittsylvania County, which was cut out of Halifax in 1767. Discussions include the location, geography and original inhabitants of the county; the period from the Revolution to the Civil War; the period after the Civil War up to 1925; the courts, musters and plantation life; the high schools of Henry County; the towns and cities of the county including: Martinsville, Bassett, Spencer, and Ridgeway; biographical information on prominent county residents (Mrs. Daisy W. Weems, Gen. Joseph Martin, John Hill Matthews, Col. George Hairston, Mrs. Mary Catherine Hill, Col. Charles Benjamin Bryant and Patrick Henry, to name but a few); and the family histories on over 75 different families. The Appendix provides the reader with Henry County legislative petitions and other data including marriage license bonds from 1776-1800. This work is enhanced by a new fullname index, and is further complimented with numerous portraits and pictures of old homesteads.
440 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1925, 2003), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 440 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

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