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Virginia ancestors and adventurers

by Charles Hughes Hamlin

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This collection of genealogical vignettes derives from a variety of miscellaneous records and documents. Like the author's They Went Thataway, it attempts to prove, by a process of careful selection and evaluation, the Virginia connections of an individual or family, focusing exclusively on those persons who either moved to or from Virginia. All data originates from records in the public domain and includes materials drawn from wills, deeds, court orders, census records, tax records, birth, death, and marriage records, church records, military records, powers of attorney, and estate records. Accurate and reliable citations to sources and authorities are given for each item found in the public records. In addition to the above-mentioned records, this work draws on Revolutionary War Size Rolls and the old Virginia Gazette. The specific task of the records is to provide documentary evidence of the migration of individuals and families to Virginia or from Virginia to other states, countries, or territories. In many instances the records are annotated with notes and comments from the compiler's own files and previous research. Proof of internal migration is generally considered to be the type of evidence hardest to establish and easiest to misunderstand, but this work confidently identifies thousands of migrant Virginia ancestors and thousands more of their kinsmen, all of whom are easily located by reference to the comprehensive indexes.

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