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Wilson Families in Cumberland County, Virginia and Woodford County, Kentucky With Correspondence and Other Papers, 1785-1849

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2005

Seller ID: M3156

ISBN: 0788431560

Condition: 336 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 336 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


These papers are primarily correspondence to Benjamin Wilson Jr. (1759-1839) who moved from Cumberland County, Virginia, to Kentucky about 1788. Fortunately, he and his descendants kept much of his correspondence, several apparent drafts of letters, and various other documents referring to his estate. This publication consists of transcriptions of all the letters; most of the drafts, receipts, deeds (some abbreviated), etc. excluding about 35 documents dated 1859-1915 and several undated receipts or notations from the collection in the University of Kentucky. Most original spelling has been re... View more info

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Wilson Families: Descendants of Colonel Benjamin Wilson, 1733-1814

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: M3199

ISBN: 0788431994

Condition: 426 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 426 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Colonel Benjamin Wilson (1733-1814) of Cumberland County, Virginia, had thirteen children. This work documents over 2,000 of his descendants for eleven generations from the 1700s to 2005. Though some of his descendants remained in Virginia or moved to nearby North Carolina, many moved west, first to Kentucky, West Virginia, Missouri and Texas, before moving on to many other states. The contents of this book have been formatted according to the Modified Register System that was refined by the National Genealogical Society. Individual chapters are devoted to the descendants of: Colonel Benjamin ... View more info

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Cumberland County, Virginia Historical Inventory, Subject and Owner Indexes

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: M4098

ISBN: 0788440985

Condition: 116 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, alpha., 116 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


These indexes use information from the WPA reports done in Cumberland County, Virginia, with the addition of information for some subjects taken from county will, deed, order books and other references. The first section is arranged alphabetically by subject, which would be an old house, church, mill, etc., and includes a list of owners' names, date of ownership if available, and brief calculated cemetery inscriptions. The second section is arranged alphabetically by owner name, followed by date of ownership if available, and subject/property name. The indexes give the genealogical researcher... View more info

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Cumberland County, Virginia Tithable Lists for 1759

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: M4145

ISBN: 0788441450

Condition: 40 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 40 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This slender volume contains data transcribed from the Cumberland County, Virginia, tithable lists for 1759. There are two sections, the first gives the information in the order it was written by the commissioner of each district, showing neighboring households. The second section presents the same information alphabetically by the surname of the household. The transcriptions were compared with the article published by J. C. Kolbe in Southside Virginian in Volumes 2:111–113, 156–7, and 3:30–34. Entries include: Kolbe’s volume/page number, surname, first name, numbe... View more info

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Wilson Families in Colonial Virginia and related Mason, Seawell, Goodrich, Boush Families: Ancestors and Kin of Benjamin Wilson (1733-1814)

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: M4391

ISBN: 0788443917

Condition: 298 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 298 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This work documents the Wilson, Mason, Seawell, Goodrich and Boush families in Colonial Virginia from their arrival in the 1600’s until the Revolutionary War era. They immigrated to the Norfolk/Elizabeth City areas. Some later moved up the James River and others to the Rappahannock River. Many served as officers in the county government and/or as burgesses in the General Assembly. Military titles are used as they appeared in public records; text describes the Goodrich and Mason involvement in Bacon’s Rebellion. Each of the five surnames is treated in a separate chapter. A detaile... View more info