An American Family History

Early Virginia and North Carolina Families



Fincastle County, Virginia was created in 1772 from Botetourt County and abolished in 1776. It was divided into Montgomery, Washington and Kentucky Counties.

Military Unit place date
Regulators North Carolina 1771
Lewis' Company   1757
Militia Fincastle County 1774
Looney's Company Fincastle County 1774
Tithe List Orange County 1734
Fincastle Safety Committee Fincastle County 1775
Tax List Dunmore County 1775
Tax List Washington County, Virginia 1782
Capt. Carrigers list Washington County, Virginia 1794
Church Date Place
Call to Reverend Cummings 1773 Fincastle County


North Carolina was one of the thirteen original Colonies. It was first settled by small farmers and grew quickly in the mid 18th century.

Name   from  
Baker Luray, Page County, Virginia Lancaster County, Pennsylvania German Lutheran
Baker Washington County    
Belcher Henrico (now Chesterfield) County    
Berry Washington County    
Berryman Westmoreland County    
Blankenship Henrico County    
Bledsoe Virginia    
Booher Washington County    
Carmack Washington County    
Carriger Washington County    
Charles 1638
Charles 1675
Henry 1672
Henry 1711
Mitchell 1736
Mitchell 1770
William 1709
William 1733

Chesterfield County (was Henrico), Virginia    
Eaves Rutherford County, North Carolina    
Fleenor Washington County    
Head Washington County    
Kessler Rockingham County, Virginia North Codorus Township, York County, Pennsylvania German Lutheran
Kibler Luray, Page County, Virginia   German Lutheran
Livingston Washington County    
Pitts Washington County    
Ringley Washington County    


Francis (1653)
Robert (1675)
Jacob (1757)
William (1756)



Francis 1654
John 1654
Robert 1626
Robert 1652
Robert 1687

Wood Frederick County    

In 1831 Page County, Virginia was created from Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties. Originally it was part of Frederick County.

Henrico County was established in 1634 as one Virginia's eight original shires. Its boundaries incorporated an area from which ten Virginia counties were later formed.

Chesterfield County, Virginia was organized in 1749 when the territory south of the James River was separated from Henrico County.





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