Wood-Woods Family Collection, 632 THL

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

632 THL

Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of various Virginia county records, excerpts from several books concerning the Wood(s) family.  It also includes several issues of different genealogical magazines published by the Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society, Wood(s) family oriented magazines, genealogies and histories of various states and families, and other miscellaneous Wood(s) family materials.                   (8 boxes) Last updated 04/16.

Cite As: Wood – Woods Family Collection, 632 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.

Organization:

Box 1 Virginia Records

Albermarle County - census records, 5 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Amherst County - deeds, 6 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Amelia County - marriages, wills, 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Chesapeake, City of - deeds, marriages, wills, 3 leaves, typescript

Culpeper County - courthouse records, 4 leaves, manuscript; 13 leaves, manuscript (photocopy); 12 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Essex County - homes, 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Fauquier County - records, 4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Floyd County - excerpts from history, by Dr. Amos Wood, no date, 12 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Franklin County - wills, marriages, grants, 6 leaves, manuscript on printed form (photocopy); 4 leaves, typescript on printed form (photocopy)

Frederick County - wills, marriages, deeds, unnumbered leaves, typescript on printed form (photocopy)

Goochland County - records, unnumbered leaves

Henrico County - marriages, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

Lunenberg County - records, tithes, unnumbered leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Mecklenburg County - settlers,
4 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

Norfolk County - records, unnumbered leaves, printed and manuscript on printed form (photocopy)

Orange County - marriages, deeds, soldiers, unnumbered leaves, printed and typescript on printed form (photocopy)

Princess Anne County - marriages, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Rockingham County - deeds, 12 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Order Book extracts (county unknown), unnumbered leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Box 2

A Brief Account of the Wood Family in Virginia - excerpt from book by M. B. Wood, 1893, Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Brief History of the Descendants of Thomas Wood and Ann His Wife - excerpt from book by Amasa Wood, 1884, Daniel Seagrave, Worcester, MA, pages 1-34, printed (photocopy)

The Heritage of America, 1951, excerpts from book edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins, 8 leaves, printed

History of the Wood Family, by James W. Wood, 1904, Luray, Virginia, Chapter 1, 2 items, printed, typescript (copy)

Irish Families - Their Names, Arms and Origins, 1957, excerpts from book by Edward MacLysaght, 9 leaves, printed

Latham, Arthur Wood - ancestry, excerpts from book by Margret Latham Worden, 1980, 12 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Marriages in America pre-1800, excerpts, 2 items, printed

One Branch of the Woodses, excerpts from book by Rev. Edgar Woods, 1894, Charlottesville

Origin and Genealogy of the Woods Family, excerpt from book by Lucy Alexander Embrey, 1940, Kingsport, TN, covers 1649 to 1895, pages 1-38, printed (photocopy)

Samuel Wood, His Seven Sons and Their Descendants - excerpt from book by William and Vera Wood and Ruby Buck, no date, 5 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Samuel Woods and His Family - excerpt from book by Ruth Woods Dayton, 1939, 11 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Virginia Restoration Project (DAR) - excerpts, 1983, 10 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

The Wood Family of Fluvanna County, Virginia - excerpts from book by Margaret Williams Bayne, 1984, Norfolk, VA, 17 leaves, printed (photocopy)

The Wood Family Index - excerpts from book by John Sumner Wood, 1966, 6 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Wood Genealogy and Other Family Sketches - excerpt from book compiled by Leland N. Wood, 1937, Tuttle Publishing, Rutland, VT, pages 6-35, printed (photocopy)

Woods-Wallace - excerpts from book by Ruth Lamar Pehaek, 1973, unnumbered leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Box 3

"Ansearchin'" News, The Tennessee Genealogical Society, 9 items, printed
Index to Volumes 1-19, 1954-1972
1968, Volume 15, No. 1-4
1972, Volume 19, No. 1-4
1973, Volume 20, No. 1-4
1974, Volume 21, No. 1-4
1975, Volume 22, No. 1, 3, 4
1976, Volume 23, No. 1-4
1977, Volume 24, No. 2, 3
1984, Volume 31, No. 1-4

Box 4

Family Findings, Mid-West Tennessee Genealogical Society, 15 items, printed
1977, Volume 9, No. 1, 2, 4
1978, Volume 10, No. 3
1981, Volume 13, No. 2, 3, 4
1982, Volume 14, No. 1, 2, 3
1983, Volume 15, No. 4
1984, Volume 16, No. 1-4

North Alabama Valley Leaves, Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society, 13 items, printed
Index to Volumes 1-8, 1966-1974
1974-1975, Volume 9, No. 1-4
1975-1976, Volume 10, No. 1-4
1976-1977, Volume 11, No. 1-4

Box 5

“Wood-Woods Exchange," 24 items, typescript
1947, Volume 1, No. 1-4
1948, Volume 2, No. 1-4
1950, Volume 3, No. 1-4
1951, Volume 4, No. 1-4
1953, Volume 5, No. 1-4
1955, Volume 6, No. 1-4

Box 6

"The Wood-Woods Family Magazine," 24 items, typescript
1974, Volume 2, No. 1-3
1975, Volume 3, No. 1, 2, 4
1976, Volume 4, No. 1-4
1977, Volume 5, No. 1, 2
1978, Volume 6, No. 1, 2
1979, Volume 7, No. 1, 2
1981, Volume 9, No. 1, 2
982, Volume 10, No. 1, 2
983, Volume 11, No. 1, 2
1984, Volume 12, No. 1, 2

Box 7 States - genealogy and history, unnumbered items

Alabama

Georgia

Maryland

Mississippi

North Carolina

North Carolina (by county)

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

Tennessee

Tennessee (Williamson County)

West Virginia

Box 8 Families (unnumbered items unless described)

Alexander Family

Allen Family

Avent (Avant) Family

Avent Bible records, 4 pages, manuscript/printed

Baldridge Family

Campbell, John Family, 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Christian Family – Alabama

Christian Family - Indiana, Tennessee, West Virginia

Christian Family - Bible records, 6 leaves, manuscript/printed

Christian, Drury Family, 7 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Christian-Skelton Family, 4 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Baldridge, Thomas Wood - personal, unnumbered items

Book of Adam, by Harold King Bowen, 1943, traces lineage from Adam to David Wood King, 2 items, printed; 3 leaves, 3 pages, printed

Correspondence - Thomas Wood Baldridge, unnumbered items

Genealogy resources, 3 items, printed; 2 items, printed (photocopy)

Inaugural guide and book, 1973, 2 items, printed (Note: The Agnew Family is in the lineage of Thomas Wood Baldridge)

Letter, 1881 - Woodrow to father, 1 page, manuscript

News clippings, genealogical, unnumbered items, printed

Wood Family - Bible records, various sources, 1849-1953,
7 leaves, manuscript/printed (photocopy)
2 leaves, typescript (photocopy)
1 leaf, printed (photocopy)

Wood/Woods - miscellaneous, unnumbered items