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Shadrach, Buckeyes and Other Tales of a Virginia Childhood By Frances Tate & Thomas Tate
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Frances Tate’s Shadrach, Buckeyes, and Other Tales of a Virginia Childhood is a delightful collection of personal memories, anecdotes, family traditions, and more, in the words of Frances... More > herself, telling of her youth on a southwestern Virginia farm during the Depression. From bringing Shadrach the dog to church, to the “devil baby,” the mishaps of Miss Pearl to the legend of the sycamore – these spirited stories resonate with pleasing wit and imagery. Last, but surely not least, this book contains a variety of traditional and family recipes from the era, food being the “currency of friendship and hospitality” in those days. “…it might seem odd to say the arrival of another mouth to feed, even a dog’s, was opportune but it ‘twas true since there was no entertainment other than that which we made for ourselves.” – p. 9 Sample Recipes: Mary Shufflebarger’s Turkey Dressing, p. 55 Virginia’s Divinity Candy, p. 69 Corn Meal Griddle Cakes from 1890, p. 85< Less
Shadrach, Buckeyes and Other Tales of a Virginia Childhood By Frances Tate & Thomas Tate
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Frances Tate’s Shadrach, Buckeyes, and Other Tales of a Virginia Childhood is a delightful collection of personal memories, anecdotes, family traditions, and more, in the words of Frances... More > herself, telling of her youth on a southwestern Virginia farm during the Depression. From bringing Shadrach the dog to church, to the “devil baby,” the mishaps of Miss Pearl to the legend of the sycamore – these spirited stories resonate with pleasing wit and imagery. Last, but surely not least, this book contains a variety of traditional and family recipes from the era, food being the “currency of friendship and hospitality” in those days. “…it might seem odd to say the arrival of another mouth to feed, even a dog’s, was opportune but it ‘twas true since there was no entertainment other than that which we made for ourselves.” – p. 9 Sample Recipes: Mary Shufflebarger’s Turkey Dressing, p. 55 Virginia’s Divinity Candy, p. 69 Corn Meal Griddle Cakes from 1890, p. 85< Less
A HISTORY OF THE YOUNG FAMILY OF APPALACHIA By Jeffrey Young
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In this compilation I will illustrate the genealogical history of the Young family as I have been able to determine through several years of research. Although I have attempted to be accurate in this... More > research there may be conflicts or errors particularly relating to the earliest ancestors. Very early ancestral information was, for the most part, not recorded and, therefore, relied on legend, sometimes myth and tales passed down through the generations.< Less
Those Early Years By John B. Jessee
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Those Early Years depicts the story of John Jessee and includes both the struggles and triumphs of his life. Born in poverty in southwestern Virginia in 1930, the memories of those early years have... More > remained deeply embedded in his mind. They are now shared for those who remember, or are interested in the struggles of life many endured in that region of the country in the 1930's and beyond; as they ventured north in search of jobs and prosperity.< Less
Memories of Growing Up On Caney Ridge By Lucy Ratliff
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Mom shares her memories of growing up in the coalfields of southwestern Virginia.
Eliza, A Blue Blooded Southern Belle Who Became a Pioneer Woman By Susan Moore Teller
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Perfectbound, 80 lb glossy stock,full color, perfect for old docs, photos inside book. Eliza, A Blueblooded Southern Belle Who Became a Pioneer Woman:The tombstone reads simply “Eliza, wife of... More > Adam Peck. Born March 12. 1792, Died July 23, 1874”. The graveyard is beautiful, peaceful, quiet, empty of any living person on most days. Eliza’s tombstone is found in the rolling hills of southwestern Kentucky. The tombstone in that Kentucky graveyard gives no hint of a blue-blooded southern belle born on a plantation in the High Santee of South Carolina, Elizabeth Gayle, whose grandfather Josiah signed, in July of 1775, the papers of the Revolutionary Association of Public Defence, South Carolina, pledging his life, fortune and sacred honor in the battle until the dispute with Britain should end. The tombstone gives no hint Eliza lived through the War of 1812, the Mexican War and the Civil War, or that her life was full of suffering and loss, despite her privileged birth. This is her story.< Less
Bishop_BischoffResearch: Volume I- Hans Johannes Bischoff By Nancy Bishop
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This is volume one of the long awaited Bishop_BischoffResearch book series on the history of the Bishop family that came to America in 1747 from Oberhausen Germany. They arrived in Pennsylvania, and... More > migrated from Philadelphia through Maryland, into southwestern Virginia. Hans Johannes Bischoff, 18 years old when he arrived in America, settled in what is now Floyd County Virginia, and remained there until his death approximately 1810. This book series documents what is known of his life, and the lives of his many many descendants.< Less
Bishop_BischoffResearch: Volume I- Hans Johannes Bischoff By Nancy Bishop
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This is volume one of the long awaited Bishop_BischoffResearch book series on the history of the Bishop family that came to America in 1747 from Oberhausen Germany. They arrived in Pennsylvania, and... More > migrated from Philadelphia through Maryland, into southwestern Virginia. Hans Johannes Bischoff, 18 years old when he arrived in America, settled in what is now Floyd County Virginia, and remained there until his death approximately 1810. This book series documents what is known of his life, and the lives of his many many descendants.< Less
The Grimoire of the Deborean Tradition By D. A. Goodrich
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American, most often Cherokee, formed in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, the Carolinas and southwestern Virginia sometime between 1780 and 1800. This tradition originated as a result of marriages... More > or family unions between the predominantly Celtic settlers and the Cherokee residents. This is the companion volume to the Handbook on Deborean Magick which outlined the tenets, history and folklore of the Deborean Tradition.< Less
Handbook of Deborean Magick By D A Goodrich
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Deborean A combination of Celtic tradition and Native American, most often Cherokee. Formed in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, the Carolinas and southwestern Virginia sometime between 1780 and... More > 1800. This tradition originated as a result of marriages or family unions between the predominantly Celtic settlers and the Cherokee residents.< Less

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