on the Early Via Web Page?
1 Oct 2011
20 Sep 2009
5 Sep 2009
8 Apr 2009
18 Feb 2007
14 Jan 2007
- Maps of St. Peter's and St. Paul's Parish
in Hanover Co. VA
7 Aug 2006
- Census records of Garland Via of Callaway Co. MO from 1840 and 1850
15 Jan 2006
- Brenda Clark submitted a record apparently identifying a new John Via, son of Mary.
27 Dec 2005
- Added a link to the Via DNA project to the main page
- Submissions from Judy Pons:
- 1805 deed to Edmond Via
- analysis of possible
parentage of William Via, Revolutionary War soldier from North Carolina
- Submission from Janelle Via McKown:
- Discussion of
various Robert Vias of Hanover Co. VA
27 Nov 2005
- Submissions from
19 Oct 2003
27 Feb 2003
2 Feb 2003
15 Jan 2003
Submissions from Judy Pons:
Amherst Co. Land Tax Records 1834-40
Anderson Via information:
Franklin Co. Personal Property Tax lists, 1850-66
12 Jan 2003
Birth and death date for John Viars
1830 census record of Gallia Co. OH
5 Jan 2003
3 Dec 2002
30 Nov 2002
20 Nov 2002
10 Nov 2002
10 Oct 2002
3 Sep 2002
1818 Bath Co. VA deed of Gideon Viah
U.S. Congress bill of relief for
Via's (of Nelson Co. VA) revolutionary war service.
12 May 2002
7 Apr 2002
records from Albemarle Co. relating to the power of attorney
by William and Micajah Via of Halifax
Details added of
patent of John Via of Amherst Co. and the 1799 patent of Gideon Via of
of John and Gideon of Amherst Cos.
10 Mar 2002
Franklin Co. VA Census record listing James Via
a petition from Buckingham Co.
by many Vias, several sources from Louisa
VA relating to David and Benjamin Via
Information on reunions
in Indiana and Virginia for 2002
24 Dec 2001
2 Dec 2001
Personal Property Tax List 1809-20
25 Nov 2001
18 Nov 2001
14 Oct 2001
8 Jul 2001
Updates to a
number of family
charts and a lot of details added to the name
War of 1812 records:
1847 Will of Jonathan Via, Sr.
19 Apr 2001
Added Franklin Co.
for James Edward to John Via, Jr., 1805
18 Apr 2001
7 Apr 2001
Buckingham Co. VA
records updated for Littleberry: 1820,
26 Mar 2001
20 Feb 2001
30 Jan 2001
14 Jan 2001
26 Nov 2000
30 Oct 2000
it may not look like much has been going on, work on the name
index continues. This is an attempt to place (or at least
all the early Vias found by name.
of Alexander Jameson to William Via 1798
5 Oct 2000
numerous early deeds of Franklin Co.
18 Sep 2000
1830 Patrick Co. - corected entry
1850 Franklin Co. added
1850 Boone Co. MO - added family of
Will of Winston Via, Boone Co. MO
Reunions page updated for Virginia
14 Aug 2000
16 Jul 2000
21 May 2000
31 Mar 2000
26 Mar 2000 Added
lots of land tax records and deeds
of Patrick Co. VA having to do with the brothers James and William
20 Mar 2000
12 Mar 2000
5 Mar 2000
our one year anniversary since going public! It seems like just
I am happy to report that I have finally caught up and processed all
backlogged emails, so if you think you've sent something in, but don't
see it, let me know!
6 Feb 2000
Updated Gideon Via's name index
Also added his Revolutionary War Pension
Added a deed
from Robert Via, executor of William Via of Patrick Co.
Added Garrard Co.
records for 1820 and 1830
Posted a copy of
St. Peter's parish register recording the
of Amer's children.
3 Feb 2000 Personal
property tax list for Patrick Co. VA, 1810
30 Jan 2000 A
little snow storm is great for getting backlogged submissions posted!
28 Jan 2000
20 Jan 20001850
Census records from Hanover Co.
10 Jan 2000
still around--just busy!
25 Nov 1999
Co. KY -- thanks Sue!
children of William Via II: William, Micajah and Elizabeth
23 Nov 1999 A
flight does wonders--lots of time to update pages! Here are the
New family chart: William Via of
Additional names indexed--William
Via b. 1751; Reuben; John, b. 1758, d. 1834; Benjamin Viars, b. 1752,
Co. VA; William Viars, b. 1752, King & Queen Co.
applications (thanks to Buddy
from Nelson Co. VA
Census of Floyd Co. VA
12 Nov 1999
Francis Viah to the name index and a David
Via of Buckingham Co. tax record from 1764.
of Gideon Via proving his birth date of 1730
Additional names indexed--John
Via, 1751; David Via of Louisa & Augusta; Gideon Viah of Gallia Co.
OH; William Via md. Sarah; David Via, the Revolutionary War soldier;
Via, son of John; John Via, son of John.
New wills: John
Via, written 1781; David Via,
1776; David Via of Franklin; John
Via of Franklin, written 1824.
David Via in 1752 and 1755.
Deeds from Amherst
and Franklin counties, VA
David Via and John
A few marriages
& Botetourt counties, VA
& 1840 census of Gallia Co. OH; 1830
census of Franklin Co. VA
Some notes on Gideon
Via's migration; David Via's service record
Co. VA personal property tax records, 1792-1820
Co. VA personal property tax records, 1800
11 Nov 1999
abstract of another religious petition
from 1785 that Judy made me aware of. This is a fascinating piece
from a human interest perspective, and shows the workings of democracy
under the new Constitution. Micajah (and maybe some of your
relatives) signed this petition also.
28 Oct 1999
The Amer Via Research coordination page is
20 Oct 1999
William, son of Robert, born
updated marriages of Patrick Co.
added will of William of Patrick Co.;
land tax records of Patrick Co.
19 Oct 1999 Updated
records relating to Gideon and James;
added index entries for Nancy and Sarah;
added 1850 Census for Patrick Co. VA;
some marriages of Franklin and Patrick
13 Oct 1999 Added
James Via, born 1782, to the index.
added siblings of Margaret Via of Henrico to the Family
Charts page. Added Buckingham
Co. Personal Property Tax Lists 1784-1807.
8 Oct 1999 Added
another Robert Via to the index.
added Margaret Via, sister of Gideon,
5 Oct 1999 Added
Hanover Co. VA Personal Property Tax Lists
1 Oct 1999 Added
full text of will of Fanny Ann Via,
of Robert Via of Hanover.
Also added some
to sources for Josias Via and Littleberry Via.
22 Sep 1999 Added
records pertaining to Gideon Via, including an index
entry, processioning records, personal
property tax records, and a preliminary family
Also added family
chart for Robert (died 1788).
9 Sep 1999 After
a long summer break, I'll start getting more source material
Todays additions include:
14 Jul 1999 Began
indexing records collected at this website
22 Jun 1999 Added
Patrick Co. Tombstone Inscriptions
17 Jun 1999 Updated
miscellaneous records for Augusta Co.
William as the son of David and Frances Via).
the family chart page to add the John Via
and correct the David Via family.
Augusta Co. Personal Property Tax lists.
4 Jun 1999 Updated
the 1810, 1820 (added
Kent Co.) and 1830 (added Buckingham Co.)
Thanks to RAGLADY@aol.com for submitting the census indexes. If
can fill in the blanks on any of these census pages, please let me know.
21 May 1999 Added
the first entry to the Overseas Vias page.
7 May 1999 Add
some references to David Via from the Journals
of the House of Burgesses of Virginia
6 May 1999 Upload
1830 and 1840 Census
for multiple counties; added TN Census records for 1850
28 Apr 1999 Added
1810 Nelson Co. VA Census
27 Apr 1999 Added
additional deeds pertaining to
Via and the family of his wife, Frances Stringer.
16 Apr 1999 Added
war records; also added the 1773 deed
of William Via, Sr. and William Via, Jr.
14 Apr 1999 Additional
comments from previous Via mail list submissions as to the number and
of the various early William Vias.
24 Mar 1999
processioning records from Hanover Co.
23 Mar 1999
a draft of the 1820 Albemarle Co. Census.
22 Mar 1999 Thanks
to Julie Crosswell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
for providing a scan of the John Via of Albemarle Co. VA land
plat from the early Surveyor's Book.
20 Mar 1999 This
is our opening day online! We hope you find some of this
useful. If so, let us know. If you have information to