Reprint of 1925 original edition with a new Guide to Contents that was not in the original edition. Very good in dark blue cloth with no dust jacket as issued. Just a few yellow highlights of a word or two throughout the book. Includes a few photographs; 329 pages.
New. No Jacket. By: Judith A. Hill, Pub. 1925, reprinted 1995, 332 pgs, Hard Cover, New Index, ISBN #0-89308-616-9. Henry County was formed in 1776 from Pittsylvania County. This book contains considerable amounts of data about the early colonial times, Civil War, schools, churches, communities, etc. with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of half a hundred of its oldest families. Also, abstracts of Henry County Legislative Petition from 1779 to 1857 are given along with marriages from 1776-1800. The major portion of this book that is devoted to these biographies or family histories include such surnames as: Aaron, Allen, Anderson (3), Baker, Bailey (2), Barrow, Bassett, Brown (3), Bouldin, Booker, Bryant, Cahill, Callaway, Clanton, Clark, Craighead, Dandridge, Davis, Deschazo, Dillard (3), Dillion-Campbell-Hodges, Drewry, Dupuy, Dyer, Eggleton, Estes, Finney, Fontaine, Ford, Frye, Gravely, Gribbs (2), Hamilet, Hamilton (2), Hairston (2), Henry, Hill (2), Jones (4), Kearfoot, King (3), Koger, Lavinder, Matthews (3), Marshall, Martin, Mitchell, Morris (2), Mullins, Nance, Napier, Pannill, Pendelton, Penn (2), Price, Prillaman, Purcell, Rangeley, Reamey (2), Redd, Reed, Richardson, Rowland, Salmon, Schoolfield, Sheffield, Shelton, Smith (2), Spencer, Stanley, Starling, Stovall, Stultz (2), Taylor, Thomas, Townes, Traylor (3), Turner, Waller (2), Wells, Weems, Woods, Wooten, and Wray.
Hill, Judith Parks America. A HISTORY OF HENRY COUNTY VIRGINIA WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ITS MOST PROMINENT CITIZENS...Martinsville, VA: c1925 by the author. 332pp., index, illus. b/w photos. 8vo. Inscribed on first e. page by Sam Frank Taylor (one of the families in the book). Original cloth binding which is frayed along the corners, edges of spine, spine partially split along front hinge, internally sound, tight copy.
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