Dinwiddie County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 15:52, 14 September 2011 by Murphynw (talk | contribs) (Dabney)

Jump to: navigation, search
United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Dinwiddie County Gotoarrow.png   Dinwiddie County Genealogy

Main article: Dinwiddie County, Virginia

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]


As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Dinwiddie, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 20,000 entries.

Dinwiddie County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 50 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.


  • [Andrews] Baer, Mabel Van Dyke and Ella Smith Johns Andrews. Andrews Charts. Typescript, National Library, D.A.R. Microfilmed 1971. 1986 supplement: FHL Film 858664 Item 3
  • [Archer] Davidson--Rust Family Bible Records, ca. 1795-1866. MSS. Microfilmed 1964: FHL Film 381975 Item 19
  • [Banister] Horner, Frederick. The History of the Blair, Banister and Braxton Families Before and After the Revolution: With a Brief Sketch of Their Descendants. Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott, 1898. FHL Film 1550788 Item 7; digital version at Google Books.
  • [Boisseau] "Boisseau Family" Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 10 (1928-1929):118-130, 280-283. FHL Book 973 B2t 1967; Reprinted in Genealogies of Virginia Families from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine. Volume I: Albidgton-Gerlache. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1981. Free Name Search[1]; publisher's bookstore: Genealogical.com; FHL Book 975.5 D2gvf v. 1.
  • [Bourdon] Wilson, LeGrande James. History of a Southern Presbyterian Family. Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1900. FHL Film 6088883; digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [Briggs] Lancaster, Robert A. "Wales, Dinwiddie County, Virginia," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 44, No. 3 (Jul. 1936):232-237. Available at JSTOR ($). [Residence of the Briggs family.]
  • [Browder] Browder, Thomas E. and David P. Browder. Genealogy of David Browder of Virginia and His Descendants. Nashville, Tenn.: Folk and Browder, 1902. FHL Film 1433996 Item 10; digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [Burrow] Burough, Howard Duane. The Burrow Family: Des[c]endants of Henry and Lucy Burrow from Virginia to North Carolina and Beyond: Allison, Amick, Bowman, Buckles, Burough, Burrough, Burroughs, Burrow, Embler, Gomble, Goodman, Lane, McCarry, Moore, Robinson, Stout, Warren, Yergin, York and Related Families. Augusta, Ga.: H.D. Burough, 1981. FHL Book 929.273 B946bu
  • [Butler] Conyers, Docia Butler. Butler, Harris, Lamb Family Records. Lynn, Ind.: D.B. Conyers, [1957?]. FHL Book 929.273 B976cd
  • [Curtis] Curtis, Jack. Curtis' "Lingering Shadows" and Circle of Related Families, 1485-1993. 2 vols. [Greenville, Miss.]: J. Curtis, [1993?]. Vol. I: FHL Collection 929.273 C941cj
  • [Curtis] Curtis, Jack. Fearless, Faithful, Forgotten Richard Curtis, Jr., 1755-1811. [Greenville, Miss.]: J. Curtis, [1997?]. FHL Book 929.273 C946c
  • [Dabney] Dorman, John Frederick. "Some Dabney Family Papers, Dinwiddie County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 9, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1965):111-114. FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 9; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Davis] Rawlings, Michael R. The Family History of D'earcy Paul and Lula Virginia (McKenney) Davis of Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties in Virginia Being a Genealogical Outline of Their Descendants Covering the Years 1858-1996 and Assorted Sketches of Family Social History from the 1780s through the Present, Including Eight Generations. Spring Grove, A.: M.W. Rawlings, 1996. FHL Collection 929.273 D291r
  • [Day] Barfield, Rodney and Patricia P. Marshall. Thomas Day: African American Furniture Maker. Raleigh, N.C.: North Carolina Office of Archives and History, 2005, 2008. FHL Book 921.73 D333b (Book Storage 0290615)
  • [Doyle] Doyle Family Records. Typescript. Microfilmed 1975. FHL Collection 928067 Item 4
  • [Doyle] Doyle, Leigh Silfred. The Doyles from Winona Farm, Dinwiddie County, VA. n.p.: L.S. Doyle, 2003. FHL Book 929.273 D772dL
  • [Elder] Wood, Edith Louise. A Genealogical History of the Sturgeon, Elder and Allied Families of Kentucky. Louisville, Ky.: E.L. Wood, 1968. FHL Book 929.273 St96w
  • [Elder] Elder, Lee M. The Elder Families. San Angelo, Texas: L.M. Elder, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 EL22ee
  • [Ferguson] Curtis, Oscar F. Ferguson Research File. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989: FHL Film 1638369 Item 16
  • [Field] Thomas, Mary Ann and Marquette A. Thomas. Fields Family Findings Newsletter: Genealogical Newsletter. Sacramento, Calif.: M.A. Thomas, 1984-1997. FHL Book 929.27305 F46f
  • [Francis] Bushnell, Jean. Francis (France) Genealogical Records, 1721-1953. MSS. Microfilmed 1987: FHL Film 1320635 Item 25
  • [Glasscock] Gottschalk, Kathrine Cox. Glasscock Family Proof that William Glasscock Married Ann Sallard in Virginia and Removed from Richmond County, Virginia to Dinwiddie County, Virginia and from There to Richmond County, Georgia. Typescript. Microfilmed 1971. FHL Film 860446 Item 8
  • [Goodwin] Goodwin, John S. The Goodwin Families in America. Whittet & Shepperson, 1897. 1969 reprint available at FHL. 1990s supplement also available at FHL.
  • [Goodwin] "Appendix K: The Goodwyns of Dinwiddie County, Virginia," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 6, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1897):104-114. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Goodwin] "Appendix K: The Goodwyns of Dinwiddie County, Virginia," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):19-22. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Goodwin] "Additional Notes on the Goodwyns and Goodwins of Dinwiddie Co., Virginia," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):140-142. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Goodwin] "Dinwiddie Co., Va., Richland Orangeburg Districts, S. C., Goodwyns," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):26-37. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Goodwin] "The Goodwins of Dinwiddie Co., Virginia," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 2, Supplement (Oct. 1899):135-138. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • [Grammer] Evans, Johnny William, Alice Erickson McCollum and Catherine Eastburn Jennings. John Grammer and Wife, Elizabeth Abernathy of Dinwiddie County, Virginia and Their Descendants. n.p.: J.W. Evans, 2000. FHL Collection 929.273 G762e; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Grigg] Gilchrist, Cleo Grigg Johnson. William Grigg I, Immigrant to the Virginia Colony - 340 Years of His Descendants, 1640-1980. 5th ed. Boise, Idaho: C.G.J. Gilchrist, 1984, c1981. FHL Film 1421797 Item 5
  • [Grigg] Gilchrist, Cleo Grigg Johnson. William Grigg I, Immigrant to the Virginia Colony - 340 Years of His Descendants, 1640-1980. 1987 update of 1984 edition. Boise, Idaho: C.G.J. Gilchrist, 1987, c1981. FHL Book 929.273 G876gcg 1987
  • [Hamlin] Kelly, Wilhelmina Rhodes and Linda Rhodes Jones. John W. Hamlin of Dinwiddie County, Virginia: His Ancestors and Descendants, 1753-2004. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Weeksville Society, 2004. FHL Book 929.273 H181k
  • [Hardaway] Hardaway Family Records, ca. 1770-1831. MSS. Microfilmed 1960: FHL Film219627 Item 5
  • [Hardie] Clark, Robert M. Hardie, Vincent, Gaines, and Related Families from Virginia to Texas. [Dallas, Texas?]: R.M. Clark, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 H218cr
  • [Harris] Wiggins, Kathryn. The Harris Papers: A Genealogical Notebook. Camarillo, Calif.: K. Wiggins, 1968?-. FHL Book 929.273 H24w
  • [Hatch] Dallett, Francis James. Thomas Hatch's Autobiographical Letter of 1813, A Commentary. Philadelphia: n.p., 1975. FHL Film928169 Item 12
  • [Hutchings] Hutchins [sic.] & Moore Family Letters. MSS. Microfilmed 1939: FHL Film 34 [Moved to Wilson County, Tennessee.]
  • [Jackson] Jackson, B. Darrell. Jackson Family History: Descendants of Robert Jackson of Dinwiddie County, Virginia, to Nine Generations, ca. 1760-2008: with Ancestry of Allied Families -- Johnson, Blakely, Shields, Cooper, Stiles, Kitchell, Pierson, Bruen, Ogden, Swaine, and Owsley. Baltimore, Md.: Gateway Press, 2009. FHL Book 929.273 J137j
  • [Jarratt] Jarratt, Devereux and John Coleman. The Life of the Reverend Devereux Jarratt: Rector of Bath Parish, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Printed by Warner and Hanna, 1806. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [Jarrett] "Jarrett-Meanly-Jolly-Slaughter," Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, Vol. 9 (1927):122-124.
  • [King] King, Clefaine Elizabeth Reed. Thomas Benjamin King: His Ancestry and His Descendants. Bountiful, Utah: Family History Publishers, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 K587k
  • [Lanier] Ingersoll, Louise. Lanier: A Genealogy of the Family Who Came to Virginia and Their French Ancestors in London. Washington, D.C.: Goetz Printing Company, 1965. Digital version at World Vital Records ($).
  • [Lewis] McCurdy, Lewis Hall and Rosa Lyon Traylor. "Francis Lewis Family Burying Ground," Quarterly of the Lowndes County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vol. 15, No. 3 (3 Jul 1982). {{FHL|1330063|item|disp=FHL Book 976.1465 B2Lp v. 15, no. 3 (July 1982).
  • [Mayhugh] Mayhugh, Luther Wesley. The Robert "Bob" Philip Mayhugh Family History. Columbus, Ind.: Postal Instant Press, 1984. FHL Film 1435483
  • [Moore] Hutchins [sic.] & Moore Family Letters. MSS. Microfilmed 1939: FHL Film 34 [Moved to Wilson County, Tennessee.]
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850). 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 P141rd v. 1-2 [Dinwiddie County appears in Vol. 1]
  • [Pattillo] Plumblee, Millard Quentin. At the Foot of the Lake: The Pattillo-Patillo Family and Allied Lines. Burlington, N.C.: M.Q. Plumblee, 1987. FHL Collection 929.273 P277pmq
  • [Peeley] Curtis, Oscar F. Ferguson Research File. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989: FHL Film 1638369 Item 16
  • [Perdue] Pardue, Ida M. Asa Perdue, b. 1817, VA., m. Frances Pucket Amelia Co., VA., Chesterfield Co., VA., Dinwiddie Co., VA. Typescript, donated 1988. FHL Collection 6038586
  • [Pistole] Gaddy, Myrtle Farmer. Charles Pistole and His Descendants. Newport, Ark.: Jackson County Historical Society (TN), 1975. FHL Book 929.273 P677g
  • [Pritchett] Pritchett, William McCaddin. Two Hundred Years - 1765 to 1965: A Preliminary Report on the Family of William Pritchett Sr. Dallas, Texas: W.M. Pritchett, 1965. FHL Book 929.273 P939pwm
  • [Reames] Smith, H.C. The Reams, Reames Family and Allied Families. [Glendale, Calif.?: H.C. Smith, 1954?]. FHL Book 929.273 R23r; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Rives] Rives, Jno. R. T. Green Rives of Dinwiddie County, Virginia and Lincoln County, Tennessee and His Descendants. Birmingham, Ala.: Printed by A.H. Cather Pub. Co., 1958. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Rose] Rose, Christine. Abstracts of Early Virginia Rose Estates: Wills, Inventories, Accounts and Administrator's Bonds before 1850. San Jose, Calif.: Rose Family Bulletin, 1972. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5 A1 no. 56; digital version at Heritage Quest Online ($).
  • [Sears] Huff, Audrey Dyre. Sears Genealogy, ca. 1700-1980. MSS. 1980. FHL Book 929.273 Se17h
  • [Simmons] Nowery, Sharon Lee. Pictorial Family Register Joshua H. Simmons and Cynthia Jane (Magers) Simmons of Crawford County, Ohio and Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Rock Hill, S.C.: S.L. Nowery, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 Si47n
  • [Snipes] Snipes, Alfred Marshall and Sharon Merritt. Family History of John Manley Snipes (1761-1844) & Sarah Lindsey (1770-1861): of Chatham County, North Carolina & Their Descendants: With Allied Families -- Atwater, Bynum, Clegg, Dixon, Durham, Foust, Hatch, Herndon, Justice, Lacy, Lambe, Lindsey, Lloyd, Mann, McCauley, Moore, Neville, Roberson, Stanford, Stroud, Strowd, Teague, Thompson, Ward. Oklahoma City, Okla.: A.M. Snipes, 2006. FHL Book 929.273 Sn36sa
  • [Spain] Gibson, Marie Jeannette Mjaseth. Some De[s]cendants of Edwin Spain 1794-1873 of Virginia, Ohio and Iowa. Sacramento, Calif.: M.J. Gibson, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 Sp15g
  • [Spiers] Lane, Marian Spiers. Census Reports of Spiers, Spires, Speirs: Prince George, Sussex, Dinwiddie, Surry, Virginia. MSS. Microfilmed 1982: FHL Film 1307573 Items 2-4
  • [Thompson] Brown, Emma Catheryn Champion and Jonathan K.T. Smith. Thompson Kin of Yellow Creek Valley (Tennessee). Memphis, Tenn.: J.K.T. Smith, 1974. FHL Book 929.273 T381b
  • [Thompson] McManus, Thelma S. and Grace E. Burlison. Come Over into Macedonia the Charles Thompson Line from Dinwiddie County, Virginia to Ripley County, Missouri, 1760-1974. Doniphan, Mo.: Vitronic Division, Penn Corp., 1974, c1965. FHL Book 929.273 T371m
  • [Vaughan] Vaughan, Jack Chapline. The General, the Colonel, and Martha Jane. Arlington, Texas: J.C. Vaughan, 1976. FHL Book 921.73 V465a
  • [Wells] Baer, Mabel Van Dyke. Three Early Virginia Families: Bressie (Bressey, Bracy, Brassieur, and Variants), Gunn, Wells. Typescript, National Library, D.A.R. FHL Film 858791 Item 14
  • [Wingfield] Walker, Michael Wingfield. From William to William: 200 Years in New Wingfield Genealogy. St. Louis, Mo.: M.W. Walker, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 6995


  1. Name Search at Genealogical.com is a comprehensive name index to 638 books and CDs published or reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Company (now Genealogical.com). For a complete list of the works included, see Publications in Name Search at Genealogical.com