Links to the homepages of people with Smyth and neighboring county connections
Allen-Bonham-Killinger Families of Smyth County, VA
JEFF WEAVER'S NEW RIVER VALLEY PAGE
You'll find an impressive array of records from Grayson County, VA and Ashe, Alleghany and Watagua Counties, North Carolina Counties in the Upper New River Valley on this excellent website. Jeff recently added the following items which may be particularly interesting to SMYTH COUNTY RESEARCHERS:
Mark's home page includes approximately 1000 names
. . . and it's still growing! The Smyth County families include BUCHANAN,
CAMPBELL, GRAHAM, CROCKETT, GILLESPIE, COX, WARD, BOWEN, TAYLOR, BARNS,
LAMMIE, STEELE, WILLS, ROSENBAUM, CARTER, CLARK, PORTERFIELD, SEXTON, HAYS,
and more. The research was started by his grandfather, Raymond Madison
Buchanan, Sr. of Rich Valley. Mark expanded his grandfather's research
using the book, Southwest Virginia Families, by David W. Trimble,
who interviewed Raymond Buchanan while writing the book. Mark is also adding
narratives using Smyth County History and Traditions by Goodridge
Wilson as a reference. If your family roots go back to Southwest Virginia,
Mark's homepage might have just what you're looking for! CHECK IT OUT!
THE FAMILY HISTORY FOUNDATION by Jonathan C. Carter and Phillip C. Carter
On the opening page, select "Histories" in the block
on the left to get into the Carter Family History with links to these Grayson
and Smyth County, Virginia families: DeBORD, GRIFFITH, GROSECLOSE, HASHE,
PHIPPS, REED AND SHELTON. This is a very attractive and informative website
that includes photographs and biographies as well as the standard genealogical
CHERYL GRUBB'S HOME PAGE and ELROY CHRISTENSON'S HOME PAGE. . .
Features several Smyth County families, namely GRUBB,
STOPHEL, DOYLE, NISLEY, and more.
48th VIRGINIA INFANTRY, CSA
Vernard Bond's just created a new and EXCELLENT WEBSITE
about the 48th Virginia Infantry. Many of the 48th's members came from
Smyth County. Here you'll find the roster, engagements, details about Vernard's
relatives in the 48th, confederate flags, and much, much more! If you're
looking for confederate soldiers among your ancestors, don't miss this
A. Harris's HARRIS - LAMKIN GENEALOGY
Many Smyth County names are included in Kathleen's Surname list including: Blevins, Byars, De Bord, Goodman, Overby, and Rouse [Rauch?].
LAURA LOVELACE LARKIN'S WEBPAGE
Laura's webpage features the LOVELACE, DAVIS, and NEWSOME families, her Smyth County ancestors; and LAWS, BROWN, WEISS, RUSSELL, BAILEY, HARMAN, MURPHY, DILLION, SHANNON, HIATT, GLANDON, and AYRES families from neighboring counties of Washington, Grayson, Wythe, VA and Carter County, TN.
KEITH NICKELS HOMEPAGE
Includes the Nickels, Owens, Matney, Gose, and many more Smyth County surnames. Keith's websites are attractive, informative, and easy to navigate.
JOE PATRICK'S HOMEPAGE about the PATRICK FAMILY Includes photos!
GLENN STONE'S SOUTHWESTERN VIRGINIA FAMILY HISTORY PAGE
Jump here to locate others who are researching the same family names that you are. Get your names on his page, too. Lists of published sources you might find helpful, and lots more.
SYKES FAMILIES OF VIRGINIA, KENTUCKY and NORTH CAROLINA
Billy Sykes invites you to visit his homepage where he traces his folks back to Eastern Virginia during Revolutionary War days. Many of his Sykes kin migrated to Russell, Wythe, Scott, Wise and Dickenson Counties in Virginia -- and points west! Thanks for sharing your research, Billy!
ANDREW P. THOMAS'S SMYTH AND WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA FAMILIES
Andy's excellent website includes genealogies of 26
families from Smyth and Washington Counties, Virginia. Users can download
Andy's GED files or browse through his website by surname indexes, full
name indexes or by generation. The genealogies are of Allison, Barlow ,
Cole, DeBusk, Doss, Gross, Hortenstine, Lester, McClure, Mountain, Overbay,
Pool , Powers, Rosenbaum, Rouse, Rudy, Spraker, Surber, Susong, Thomas,
Thomas (Abijah line), Thomas (Walker Mtn), Reuben Thomas, Trent, Van Huss,
Widener and Andy has added many MORE FAMILIES since his website was first
announced! Besides the genealogies, Andy's page is an outstanding model
for anyone wanting to publish their family's story on the Internet.
Authentic Appalachian Storyteller
The POORHOUSE STORY
(a clearinghouse for information about 19th century American poorhouses)
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