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Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800.

$150.00

By: Lewis P. Summers, Orig. Pub. 1929, reprinted 1992 in 2 volumes, 1780 pages, Hard Cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-474-3.

In 1769 Augusta County was divided and all territory south of Mary’s River was included in the new county of Botetourt. This are was early settled by Scotch, Irish, Dutch, German, Swiss, and some English settlers. The records contained herein are: Botetourt County - minutes of the County Court; first survey of land; marriage licenses; lists of ministers; briefs of deeds and briefs of wills. Fincastle County - minutes of the County Court; first surveys of land; briefs of deeds and wills. Montgomery County - minutes of the County Court; first surveys of land; marriage licenses; briefs of deeds and wills. Washington County - minutes of the County Court; first surveys of land; marriage licenses; briefs of deeds and wills. Wythe County - minutes of the County Court; marriage licenses.   Also contained are Revolutionary soldiers of Southwest Virginia; a list of regiments at the battle of Point Pleasant; french-Indian War Land Grants by Proclamation of the King of England, 1763; Cherokee expedition of 1776; Forts in Southwest VA., and soldiers stationed therein. These set of books contains the names of more than 25,000 persons.