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Rockingham County Historical Society

The following publications are listed for sale on the Rockingham County Historical Society website.  I list them here for your convenience.

  • Postcards from Rockingham County - A book containing reprints of over 50 historic postcards

  • Rockingham County - A Brief History

  • Rockingham County Will Abstracts, Vol II - 1965-1915

  • Rockingham County Marriages - Through 1968

  • Rockingham County Heritage Book 1982 (2004 Reprint)

  • Back issues of The Journal of Rockingham County History and Genealogy

Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties

The following publications are listed for sale on the Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties website.  I list the Rockingham related references here for your convenience.

  • Rockingham & Stokes Counties, NC Listing of Estate papers filed with the NC State Archives

  • Bible Records of Rockingham County, NC Vols. 1 & 2

  • Rockingham County Marriage License Index

  • Cemetery Records of Rockingham & Stokes Counties, Vol. 1 - 7

  • Greenview Cemetery, A Survey

  • Some Cemeteries of Eden, NC

  • Federal Census of Rockingham County (1850-1880 Available)

  • The First Families of Mayodan, NC, 1900 Census

  • Confederate Pensioners and Widows of Rockingham County

  • The Smith Family of Rockingham County

  • Many other Stokes County and other publications are listed.

The Rockingham County Public Library has a North Carolina history section.  The library site can be found here:

UNC University Libraries

Footprints of the Past - Wigington/Wiggenton Families  - The Wigington family lived in Henry County and Patrick County, Virginia. Some of the descendants of these Wigington families moved into Rockingham and Stokes Co., NC.  Volume 3 covers Wigington, Wigginton (and other spellings); there are many other family names covering the female marriages...I just didn't follow their husband's families ancestors further than his parents in most cases.  This book also contains information regarding the relationship of Pocahontas to Wigington; Letitia Wigington of England 1681; The Aquia Massacre (1697) of William Wigington's wife and 3 children; Sophia Wigington Hume 1702-1774; George Wigginton 1862 a member of Quantrill's Raiders; Edith Bolling, 2nd wife of Woodrow Wilson; and 2002 Aquia Quarry Presentation.  A chapter is dedicated to Wigington Patriots, soldiers in the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Indian War, Civil War (on both sides) and Draft Registration Cards for WWI.
Reference copies is available at the Madison-Mayodan Library and the Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, VA (In neighboring Henry County).
Available for purchase for $40.00 plus $2.81 for postage from: Eva Joann Caravito, 2912 Eldon Drive, Uniontown, Ohio 44685-9723

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