[APG Public List] Reliquary's 30th issue has been posted.

Wilson, Donald L dlwilson at pwcgov.org
Thu Oct 8 14:34:04 MDT 2009


Reliquary's thirtieth issue has been posted.

You are invited to view and download the latest edition of Prince
William Reliquary, a quarterly genealogical and historical magazine for
Prince William County, Virginia.  To view it requires version 7.0 of
Adobe Acrobat, available as a free download. 

http://www.pwcgov.org/library/relic/reliquary.htm  

Contents of the April 2009 issue include:

*  The Hammill Hotel or the Alton Hotel?  Mistaken identities in
Occoquan, by Linda Hammill Matthews.  Tracing the histories of two local
landmarks.

*  Prince William County Natives Enrolled in the U.S. Colored Troops,
1863-1865, by Tish Como.  Identifies 54 recruits who originated in this
county.

*  Dumfries District Court Land Causes (con.), by William Balderson.
More of the case of LOVE vs. EWELL. Includes a deposition of Charles
EWELL (1802) and a lost deed from Landon and Charles CARTER to Charles
LOVE (1771).

*  More PWC Deeds of Emancipation, by Beverly Veness.  Four deeds from
from 1845.  Surnames PEACHY, PINCKARD, SANDERS, TAYLOR, TOWLES.

*  Another Lost Will Found: John Lattimore's Last Will and Testiment, by
Beverly Veness and Don Wilson.  This will (1761) and a related chancery
suit mentions surnames CUMMINGS, FERNSLEY, KITE, MILLARD (or MILLER),
MORLESS, PRITCHETT, and ROBINSON (or ROBERTSON). 

You may use Control+F to search the text for keywords of interest to
you.  Backfiles can be searched on Google using keyword(s) plus
'Reliquary.'  Name indexes to volumes 1 through 6 are now posted online,
as well as a topical guide to the first 28 issues.  

 

We invite your comments and submissions.

Donald L. Wilson, Virginiana Librarian
Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC) for Genealogy and Local History
Bull Run Regional Library
8051 Ashton Avenue
Manassas, Virginia 20109
(703) 792-4540
www.pwcgov.org/library/ 

 

 

 




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