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Seventeenth Century Ancestors: A Research Case Study

This lecture was presented at the recent NGS Conference. The conference syllabus did not include a list of references mentioned during that session. These are listed below. Many of these references are reprints of older originals that may now be in the public domain and available free in digital format. Look for them in Google Books and the Internet Archive web site (archive.org)

Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Four: 1732–1741. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1994.

Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Five: 1741–1749. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1994.

Cavaliers and Pioneer: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Six: 1749–1762. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1998.

Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Seven: 1762–1776. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1999.

Cocke, Charles Francis. Parish Lines, Diocese of Southwestern Virginia. Richmond, Va: Virginia State Library, 1960.

Cocke, Charles Francis. Parish Lines, Diocese of Southern Virginia. Richmond, Va: Library of Virginia, 1979.

Coldham, Peter Wilson. The Bristol Registers of Servants Sent to Foreign Plantations, 1654-1686. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1988.

Coldham, Peter W. The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660: A Comprehensive Listing Comp. From English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Polit., Religious, and Economic Reasons ; Of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-conformity ; And of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies. Baltimore: Genealog. Publ. Co., 1988.

Gaidmore, Gerald P. A Guide to Church Records in the Library of Virginia. Richmond, VA: Library of Virginia, 2002.

Greer, George Cabell. Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623–1666. reprint: 1912 ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004.

Hotten, John Camden. The Original Lists of Persons of Quality; Emigrants; Religious Exiles; Political Rebels; Serving Men … Apprentices; … And Others Who Went From Great Britain to the American Plantations 1600-1700 … From MSS Prepared in Her Majesty’s Public Record Office . London, 1874.

Hudgins, Dennis, and Genealogical Genealogical Virginia. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants: Volume Eight, 1779-1782. Richmond Va.: Virginia Genealogical Society, 2005.

Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume One: 1623-1666. Richmond: Virginia State Library and Archives, 1992.

Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants: Volume Two: 1666-1695. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1977.

Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, Volume Three: 1695-1732 . Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library, 2004.

“Registers of 17th Century Indentured Servants” Virtual Jamestown, (http://www.virtualjamestown.org/indentures/search_indentures.html)

Stanard, W G. Some Emigrants to Virginia, Memoranda in Regard to Several Hundred Emigrants to Virginia During the Colonial Period Whose Parentage Is Shown or Former Residence Indicated by Authentic Records. Baltimore: Clearfield Company, Inc., 1998.

Torrence, Clayton. Virginia Wills and Administrations, 1632-1800; An Index of Wills Recorded in Local Courts of Virginia, 1632-1800, and of Administrations on Estates Shown by Inventories of the Estates of Intestates Recorded in Will (and Other) Books of Local Courts, 1632-1800. n.p.: n.p., 1930.

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