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They Called Stafford Home: The Development of Stafford County, Virginia, from 1600 until 1865

By: Jerrilynn Eby

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: E0665

ISBN: 0788406655

Condition: 430 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 430 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Tucked between the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers and being the uppermost part of Virginia's historic Northern Neck, Stafford County has a wealth of historical sites and has been home to some of the nation's most notable leaders; yet researching Stafford's rich history has been daunting due to the loss of county records. This major new work not only fills the "research gap" but provides a delightful portrait of early life in Virginia, from 1600 until 1865. Here you can glimpse the early Stafford settlements; face life's hardships with the lowland planters; track the movement toward in... View more info

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Laying the Hoe: A Century of Iron Manufacturing in Stafford County, Virginia

By: Jerrilynn Eby

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: E0863

ISBN: 1585498637

Condition: 306 pages, 6x9, (2003), 2007, 6x9, paper, includes CD Adobe v5, 306 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


With genealogical notes on over 300 families. For nearly a century, iron manufacturing dominated the economic, social, and political fabric of Stafford County, Virginia. In the mid-1720s Principio Iron Company, the eighteenth- century leader in American iron production, built a charcoal-fired blast furnace on Accokeek Run in Stafford. Accokeek’s furnace and store served customers within a six-county region. Employment opportunities at the furnace created a diversified economy and encouraged people from all walks of life to settle there. The late 1750s witnessed the creation of James Hun... View more info

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Men of Mark: Officials of Stafford County, Virginia

By: Jerrilynn Eby

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: E3841

ISBN: 0788438417

Condition: 366 pages, 6x9, 2006, 6x9, paper, index, 366 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume contains the names of those responsible for the day-to-day functioning of Stafford County, Virginia, from colonial times to 1991. All government offices for which there was a title are listed. The information in this volume was gleaned from the surviving records of Stafford County, as well as from personal papers in family collections, records held by the Library of Virginia and Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, the Fredericksburg Circuit Court, the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, the House of Burgesses and General Court minutes, newspaper articles, and the Nat... View more info