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The Berry Family of Augusta and Washington County, Virginia by Hobert T. Berry and edited by Judi Allen Miller, Hobert T. Berry, 1566 Brushy Creek Rd., Buffalo, KY 42716, Judi Allen Miller, 4404 Brewer Ave, Bakersfield Calif. 93396, July 1993


The 1787 Census of Virginia, Volumes 1, 2, 3, compiled by Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florence Speakman Love, Genealogical Books in Print, Springfield, Virginia, 1987


William Berry 1755 - 1838, Denny, Ennis, Berry, Barber, Report on file in the St. Louis Missouri County Library, by Barbara Jean McCallion Morris, 1148 So. Beachview Rd., Willoughby, Ohio 44094, 216-951-0739, January 1989


Augusta County, Virginia 1800 Tax List, Virginia Genealogist, Volume 6, Number 2, April - June 1962.


First Marriage Record of Augusta County, Virginia 1785 - 1813, compiled by Col. Thomas Hughart Chapter DAR, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, 1962


The British Monetary System before Decimalization,


Descendants of William MaGill, The Mark MaGill Family Homepage,


The Southwest Virginian, edited by Rhonda Roberson and Nancy Clark Baker


Descendants of William MaGill, WFT, Vol. 9, Tree # 3500


Descendants of William MaGill, WFT, Vol. 3, Tree # 1513


Descendants of William MaGill, WFT, Vol. 3, Tree # 2850


Descendants of William MaGill, WFT, Vol. 13, Tree # 1184


Descendants of William MaGill, WFT, Vol. 14, Tree # 2248


Report by William Boogher on the Berry Family, Lib. 4, Folio 411, Augusta County Wills


The Indian Occupation of Mother Bedford, excerpted from The 150th Anniversary 
History of Blair County, Pennsylvania, by Larry D. Smith, published by Closson Press, copyright 1977,


MaGill Family Data, Kathleen Grone,


MaGill Family Data, John C. Nichols, Sr., 100 Cardinal Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78209,


Descendants of Robert Campbell, WFT Vol. 13, Tree # 1866


Pocahontas County, West Virginia, Superior Court, 


Will of Thomas Berry dated 16 December 1798, Washington County Wills & Administration 1770-1800, Washington County, Virginia, Will Book 2 (1792-1806), Reel 15, pages 209-210, will proved 20 Aug 1799, pages 239-240


Virginia Wills before 1799, William Montgomery Clemens, Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., Baltimore, 1986


Will of William Berry dated 16 February 1791, Rockbridge Co, VA, Will Book 1, pages 429 - 430; will proved 5 February 1793, pages 431 - 433


Will of Francis Berry dated 6 August 1799, Washington Co, VA, Will Book 2, probably  pages 235-236, will proved 18 March 1800


Abstracts of Rockbridge County, Virginia, Volume I, Deed Book A, 1778 - 1788, abstracted and compiled by Marie A. Morisset, 42127 52nd Street West, Quartz Hill, CA 93736, 1987


The Dryden Family and Descendants, Book II, Leslie Powell Dryden and Ruth T. Dryden, 1993


Native Americans of North America, Microsoft® Encarta® Online Encyclopedia 2002,, © 1997-2002 Microsoft Corporation, All Rights Reserved


Will of William Berry, submitted by Angela M. Ruley, Rt. # 1, Box 311, Natural Bridge, Virginia, 24578, ,



The MaGill Family History, by Arthur Clay MaGill, (C995, Volume 8, #217), 16 pages, typescript, microfilm at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, Genealogy Collection, 1950, updated version MaGill-McGill, Excerpts from MaGill Family History, revised by Delbert R. Wilson, 1983, revised again in 1991 by Terry Hamilton Wollin,


Descendants of Wiliam Hall, WFT Vol. 15, Tree # 1277


Cherokee History, Part 1,


Will of Charles Berry, 8 April 1789, Augusta County Will Book VII in Staunton, Virginia


Will of William Hall, Will Book A, page 21 of the Botetourt County Circuit Court Clerk's office


Slaves in the Family, Edward Ball, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1998


Rand McNally Cosmopolitan World Atlas, Rand McNally & Co., Chicago, 1962


The Valley of Virginia and Augusta County, Lynda Trout Murphy,


Treaties of Fort Stanwix, Encyclopædia Britannica,


1788 Fayette County, Kentucky Tax List, USGenWeb homepage,


History of Tazewell County and Southwest Virginia 1748 - 1920, William C. Pendleton, Overmountain Press, Johnson City, TN, 1920, available online at:


The Library of Virginia Digital Collections,Virginia Card File, Aronhime Papers, Southwest Virginia Card File,

click on "Beard", enter 98 in "Go to Card #____"


The Library of Virginia Digital Collections, Archives and Manuscripts, Bible Records, Berry Family Bible 1765 - 1883,


Indian Land Cessions in the American Southeast, TN GenWeb Project, Cherokee Land Cessions, Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary the Smithsonian Institute 1884, available online at:


Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Records, by Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck, Genealogical Publishing, 1996


Virginia Genealogist, Volume 14, Number 4, October - December 1970


Rockbridge County, VA Original Marriage Bond of Solomon McCampbell and Nancy Berry, submitted by Angela M. Ruley, Rt. #1, Box 311, Natural Bridge, VA 24578, , available online at:


Profiles of Caldwell County Pioneers, Francis Berry (1762-185?), by Frank Townsend, Plum Creek Almanac, Vol. 4, No. 2, published by The Genealogical and Historical Society Of Caldwell County, 215 Pecan Avenue, Luling, Texas 78648


Account of our Ancestors on Trip to Canada as War Prisoners by Mrs. Adelaide Berry Duncan, 1893 letters of Adelaide Berry Duncan, wife of Dixon Sharp Duncan, to their son George F. Duncan, Her parents were Dale Lafayette Berry and Polly Porterfield. Dale Lafayette Berry, b. 1796 was a son of Francis "Frank" and Sarah "Sallie" (Sharp) Berry. Dixon's parents were John Duncan Jr and Mary "Polly" Laughlin and John Jr’s parents were Capt. John Duncan and Elinor "Nellie" Sharp. Elinor Sharp Duncan and Sarah Sharp Berry were sisters. published in “Our Heritage”, Vol. VI, July 1991 - April 1992, by Corbin Genealogy Society, Corbin, Whitley Co. KY Submitter : Scott Olson , 4705 Fifth Ave. #3E , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213


1782 Washington County Virginia Personal Property Tax List, transcribed by Jeffrey C. Weaver,


Castle's Woods: Frontier Virginia Settlement, 1769 - 1799, James W. Hagy, Unpublished Thesis, Department of History, East Tennessee State University, June 1966


Will of Walter Trimble, written 26 May, 1791, recorded in Washington County, Tennessee, documented in the Green County, Tennesee Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas 1783-1795, G. F. Burger


Greene County, Tennessee USGenWeb Homepage,


1783 Greene County Tax List, USGenWeb Homepage, Greene County Tennessee,


1787/88 Greene County Tax List, USGenWeb Homepage, Greene County Tennessee,


Trimble Family entries on Rootsweb's Trimble Family Mailing List , , by La Doris Doughty Weber,


Trimble Family Entries of Bruce Trimble on Rootsweb Trimble Family Mailing List, Bruce Trimble,


Carroll W. Kennedy, Trimble Family Tree Maker Homepage,


Descendants of Walter Trimble, WFT Vol. 4, Tree Number 3803


Tennessee, A Guide to the State, History and Government


Rockbridge County, VA--Tithables of 1778
US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives
[Submitted by Marilyn B. Headley, 1997 from A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia by Oren F. Morton, Staunton, Virginia, 1920.  Also in Virginia Genealogist, Volume 18, Number 4, October - December 1974; Volume 19, Number 1, January - March 1975 and Volume 19, Number 2, April June 1975 ]


Rockbridge County, VA--Personal Property Taxes, 1783 
US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives
(Contributed by Angela M. Ruley


Cynthiana Online, webmaster:, 859-234-1504,


Formation of Kentucky Counties, Kentucky Historical Society, The Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY 40601, 502-564-1792, 502-564-4701 (fax),


Early Settlers of Washington Co, VA., submitted to the USGenWeb Archives by Jean Schneider - From the "Historical Sketches of the Campbell, Pilcher and Kindred Families" by Margaret C. Pilcher. Marshall & Bruce Co. Nashville 1911


History,, Kentucky Facts,


The McCutchen Trace, by Hildegard Smith, copyright Applied for 1964 by Hildegard Smith, 1404 Welch St., Little Rock, AR., approximate publication date, July 31, 1963


National Archives and Records Administration, Revolutionary Pension & Bounty Land Application Files, 1800 – 1900, M 800, Roll # 227, pension application # S.F. 17266


Family History Data in the files of Nancy Wood, Nancy Wood, 808 Esplanade Lake Charles, LA 70607, , homepage:


Washington County, Virginia Deed Book 2


Will of John Berry of Colloney of Virginia 10 October 1770, transcription: Doris L. Bacon, 10176 Garden Valley Road, Roseburg 97470, (1980), also from Will Book No 4, 10176 Garden Valley Road, Roseburg 97470, (1980), also from Will Book No 4, 1767-1772, Augusta County, Virginia


Family papers of Howard Horner, MaGill Family Researcher, , Howard Horner obtained a copy of the letter from Nona Coston Nunnelly, 1302 N. Alden Rd, Muncie, Indiana 47304-2903 or


Will of Charles Berry, transription: Doris L. Bacon, 10176 Garden Valley Road, Roseburg OR 97470, (1980) from Will Book 7, 1787-1792, pgs 168, 169, 170, Augusta County, Virginia


Deed Book 14, Augusta County, Virginia, page 450,


Will Book 5, Augusta County, Virginia, page 63,


Abstract of Land Grant Surveys 1761 - 1791, by Peter Cline Kaylor, Genealogical Publishing, Company Incorporated, Baltimore, 1976


Virginia Genealogist, Volume 17, page 89, 1973


Kentucky's Story, The Lure of the Middle Grounds, The White Man Comes to Kentucky (1650 - 1782),, KET (Kentucky Educational Television),


Rockbridge County, Virginia Tithable Lists, 1778 - 1779, Virginia Genealogist, Volume 18, Number 4, October - December 1974


Deed Book F, Rockbridge County, Virginia, page 273, 
US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives.  Click on "Deeds and Land Records".   Select: Selected Entries from Deed Book F, 1806-1809


Rockbridge County Marriage Bonds 1782
US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives. Click on: Marriages 
Select:  Selected Marriage Bonds, 1782


Deed Book G, Rockbridge County, Virginia, page 11,  US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives. 
Click on "Deeds and Land Records".   Select: Selected Entries from Deed Book G, 1809-1811


Conveyances in Borden's Tract, US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives. 
Click on "Deeds and Land Records". 
Select:  Conveyances in Borden's Tract, 1741-1780 (bor2.txt)
(Submitted by Marilyn B. Headley


Militia Lists- Gilmore's Rifles:  "A payroll of James Gilmores Company of Virginia Militia while on Duty under The command of Brigadeer General Morgan While in South Carolina 1780." 
US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives, 
Select:  Click on:  Militia Lists, Gilmore's Rifles,


Kentucky County Record Descriptions,
Southeastern Genealogy Online,, copyright © 1999


Deed Book C, Rockbridge County, Virginia, pages 11-12.  US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives.  Click on "Deeds and Land Records".   Select: Selected Entries from Deed Book C, 1793-1798


Deed Book B, Rockbridge County, Virginia, page 277, US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives.  Click on "Deeds and Land Records".   Select: Selected Entries from Deed Book B, 1788-1793


The Battle of Point Pleasant,
The Stanley-Mead(e) Family Connections,
Nell Stanley,


Dunmore's War: A Transcription from Crumnine's History, Gaylene Ker Banister, from History of Washington County, Pennsylvania With Biographical Sketches of Many of Its Pioneers and Prominent Men, Boyd Crumrine, L. H. Everts & Co., Philadelphia, 1882,


Point Pleasant WV, Site of the First Battle of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Larson,,


Rockbridge Co VA Grantee Deed Index, 1778-1848, US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge County Archives. Click on "Deeds and Land Records".   Select: Grantee Deed Index, "B" Surnames, partial, 1778-1848,


Rockbridge County, Virginia Marriage Bonds 1778 - 1801, US GenWeb, Virginia, Rockbridge
Click on:  Angela Ruley and Marilyn Headley are proud to announce the completion of 
The Rockbridge County Marriage Bonds (1778-1801)   Archives Site 
For more information:
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USGenWeb Homepage for Kentucky


How Our Lands Were Stolen,


Rockbridge County Marriages 1778 - 1850, by Dorthie and Edwin C. Kirkpatrick, Iberian Publishing Company, Athens, Georgia, 1985


Related Families of Botetourt County, Virginia, by J. William Austin II and Rebecca H. R. Austin, Roanoke, Virginia, Commonwealth Press, Inc., Roanoke, Virginia,October 1977


USGenWeb Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy
Click on:  Botetourt County at it's formation
Map adapted from one in A Seed-Bed of the Republic , 1962, Robert Douthat Stoner. 
Click on:  Counties Formed from Botetourt County, A schematic chart showing dates of formation, and lineage of counties formed from the original Botetourt County
SOURCE: Atlas of County Boundary Changes in Virginia 1634-1895, Michael F. Doran, 1987, Iberian Publishing Co, 548 Cedar Creek Dr., Athens, GA 30605


Map, Dunmore's War 1774, The Stevenson Family Homepage,
Select The Family Room Genealogy at:
Select Dunmore's War at:
Select Map of Dunmore's War Area at:


The Kentucky Genealogist, Volume 13, number 4, October - December 1971


Kegley's Virginia Frontier, by F. B. Kegley, published by the Southwest Virginia Historical Society, Roanoke, Virginia, 1938


Kentucky Pioneers and their Descendants, by Earle Fowler, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1978


Fayette County Kentucky Records, Volume I, Record Book A, p.1, Michael L. Cook and Bettie A. Cunningham Cook, Cook Publications, 3318 Wimbers Ave., Evansville, IN, 47712, 1985


Will of Hugh Campbell, Augusta County Will Book 5, page 342, Augusta County Courthouse, Staunton, Virginia


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