Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties



This site attempts to reconstruct a family tree of early British Colonial Settlers [pre 1776] of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties along the Potomac and Rappahannock River Valleys and is a work in progress.

Currently adding early Culpeper Co. Va. and Orange Co. Va. records

Uses published works by: Jane B. Cotton, Marleen Strawser Bates, F. Edward Wright, Vernon L. Skinner, Elise Greenup Jourdan, Ralph D. Smith, John Frederick Dorman, Harry Wright Newman, Helen W. Brown, Robert W. Barnes, Linda Reno, Edward C. Papenfuse, Lois Green Carr, Henry C. Peden, Jr., Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh, Effie Gwynn Bowie, Leslie and Neil Keddie, Sharon J. Doliante, W. N Hurley, Robert W. Hall, J. Thomas Scharf, Gust. Skordas, George Harrison Sanford King, Rev. Horace Edwin Hayden, T.L.C. Genealogy, Nell Marion Nugent, Sparacio, George Ely Russell, Donna Valley Russell, Grace L. Tracey, John P. Dern, Helen W. Brown, Patricia Abeland Andersen, Lorena S. Walsh, June Whitehurst Johnson, Colonial Abstracts by Beverley Fleet, Beth Mitchell, J. Estelle Stewart King, Patricia B. Duncan, Gertrude E. Gray, Peggy S. Joyner, William Armstrong Crozier, John Bennett Boddie, Robert K. Headley, Jr., Wesley E. Pippenger; Moody K. Miles, GHOTES (Genealogy & Historie Of The Eastern Shore) of Virginia, 14 volumes of Genealogies of Virginia Families from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, William and Mary College Quarterly and the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

Need Professional Genealogy Services?

1) Hilary G. Derby at http://www.treebranchesunlimited.com/ and;

2) VA researchers listed at the Virginia Genealogical Society at https://vgs.org/upload/menu/res_2019.pdf

Does anyone have a copy of the following John Frederick Dorman's abstracts? they are no longer published:

- Orange County Will Book 2 - 1744-1778

- Orange County Will Book 3 - 1778-1801

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