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HOWARDSVILLE: The Journey of an African-American Community in Loudoun County, Virginia By Kevin Grigsby
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This book is about the rich history of Howardsville in Loudoun County,Virginia. Howardsville was founded by freed slaves following the end of the Civil War. The book will serve as a historical... More > timeline of the struggles and triumphs of the community from slavery through the years of racial segregation. The extensive genealogical research contained in the book will allow many African-Americans with roots in Loudoun County to rediscover their family’s past. It is from that past that younger and future generations of Howardsville descendants are provided with valuable lessons to help them uphold and cherish the legacy of Howardsville. The last names of the African-American families discussed in the book include: Howard, Basil, Valentine, Summers, Reid, Mitchell, Dorsey, Moreland, Cosberry, Gregg, Jackson, Grigsby, Peterson, Brooks, Young, Payne, Page, Scott, Peters, Gaskins, Pinkett, Gibson,Colbert and others. Hardcover copies will soon be available. Author's email: books.kevin@gmail.com.< Less
One Family's Connections: A Case Study in Historical Documents By John Edward Hocker
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This book is the second edition of a genealogical research project of the Albert Manuel and Bessie Mary Scott Hocker family in Howardsville, VA (Buckingham County). Howardsville is located in the... More > northwestern part of Buckingham County near the James River and shares borders with Albemarle and Nelson counties. This research project is based on legal documents extending from the late 1700s to today. For example, the enumerator (census taker) of the United States 1900 Census listed John Hocker (born 1831) as the father of Albert Manuel Hocker (born 1892) and married to Harriet Hocker (born1850—maiden name unknown). This census showed that John and Harriet had been married for 20 years—since Harriet was not mentioned in the Hocker household in 1880, they must have married after this census.< Less