Henry County, Virginia 1778-1780, Tax Lists of.
By: Lela C. Adams, Pub. 1973, reprinted 1989, 34 pages, soft cover, Index, ISBN #0-89308-361-5.
In 1776, Patrick County was cut off of Pittsylvania County and was named for Patrick Henry. When first formed, Henry County embraced the whole of what is now Patrick County and the greater portion of present Franklin County, VA.