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History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Clark Virgini
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History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Clark Virginia. Two Volumes. J. E. Norris. Paperback, 2 vols., (1890), 2000, Illus., fullname and subject index, 860 pages. The publisher writes, The writer has endeavored, regardless of time or expense, to arrive at the true state of all matters upon which he has touched, including native peoples, first settlers and settlements of the Shenandoah Valley; Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Clarke counties; the towns of Frederick, Martinsburg, Charlestown, Shepherdstown, Middleway, Wizard Clip, Battle-town, and others. Winchester and Washington's early operations, the Revolutionary period, Harper's Ferry and John Brown's raid, Lord Fairfax and the Greenway Court, James Rumsey and the steamboat, the Civil War, schools, churches, societies, newspapers, business, public offices and officials, significant historical figures, and much more. Part two is devoted to genealogical/biographical sketches of families and significant citizens. Atkinson, Baker, Barton, Baylor, Boteler, Boyd, Cartmell, Colston, Conrad, Douglas-Fuller, Funsten, Glaize, Green, Holmes, Hunter, Kennerly, Kremer, LaRue, Lemen, Lupton, McCormick, McGuire, McSherry, Moore, Page, Parker, Pendleton, Porterfield, Russell, Smith, Stickley, Tabb, Van Meter, Wever, White, are just a few of the surnames featured in these sketches. Illustrated, with a new full name plus subject index.
N1692 ISBN: 0788416928