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We are pleased to provide ordering information for books about Charles City County history, homes and families that have been published by their authors or by small presses, and thus are difficult to locate. The information is provided as a service to our visitors. The persons or entities offering these publications for sale are responsible for any sales transactions, and questions concerning the publications should be directed to them.


The Alexander Walker Family of James City County, Virginia 1662 – 1999, Carolyn Hutchinson BrownThe Alexander Walker Family of James City County, Virginia 1662 – 1999, Carolyn Hutchinson Brown

Alexander walker, Sr. appears in James City County in 1662. His son, Alexander Walker, Jr. married Jane Bridges and moved to Charles City County. It is mostly this family which is covered in this book. Five-hundred-seventy-nine direct descendants are included in this book, Over 1800 people are identified. Published in 1999, 168 pages, soft cover, every name index.

Price: $29.00 (postage included)
Order: by check or money order to Carolyn H. Brown, P.O. Box 625, Bouse, Arizona 85325-0625.
Email: geniecarol@gmail.com


The Bullifants of Virginia, Carolyn Hutchinson BrownThe Bullifants of Virginia, Carolyn Hutchinson Brown

Records of the Bullifant family of Virginia start in the late 1600s in Jamestown. Over 800 descendants of the earliest identified ancestor have been identified. Thirty-four family tree charts are included showing all people included in the major text. Published 2002, 195 pages, soft cover, every name index.

Price: $29.00 (postage included)
Order: by check or money order to Carolyn H. Brown, P.O. Box 625, Bouse, Arizona 85325-0625.
Email: geniecarol@gmail.com


80% Heaven Bound, Deaths and Burials in Charles City County, Virginia, Sherry Brown Tyler80% Heaven Bound, Deaths and Burials in Charles City County, Virginia, Sherry Brown Tyler

400 years of deaths and burials compiled from cemetery surveys and historical records. Published in 2000, 644 pages, hardcover, every name index.

Price: $70.00 (postage included)
Order: By check or money order to Sherry B. Tyler, 14201 John Tyler Memorial Highway, Charles City, VA 23030.


In This place I Delivered My Soul, The Methodists of Charles City, Virginia, Judith F. LedbetterIn This place I Delivered My Soul, The Methodists of Charles City, Virginia, Judith F. Ledbetter

A denominational history of the Methodists of Charles City County from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Appendices include diaries of two itinerant ministers – William Spencer and James Meacham – who traveled a circuit that included the peninsula and parts of Henrico and Hanover counties in the 1790’s. Published in 1995 by Memorial United Methodist Church, 216 pages, soft cover, 591 footnotes, no index.

Price: $21.00 (postage included)
Order: by check or money order to Memorial United Methodist Church, 11000 Courthouse Road, Charles City, VA 23030.


The Lineage of Abraham, The Biography of a Free Black Family in Charles City, VA, Dr. Daryl Cumber DanceThe Lineage of Abraham, The Biography of a Free Black Family in Charles City, VA, Dr. Daryl Cumber Dance

The Lineage of Abraham is the story of the Brown family of Ruthville, an important free black community in Charles City County. Family photos, documents, pedigree charts and a map are included. Published 1998, 177 pages, hardcover, bibliography and every name index.

Price: $34.50 (postage included), Virginia buyers $36.10
Order: by check or money order to Dr. Daryl Cumber Dance, 1701 Littleton Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23228


The Sprag(g)ins Family of Virginia, Carolyn Hutchinson BrownThe Sprag(g)ins Family of Virginia, Carolyn Hutchinson Brown

The records of the Spraggins family of Virginia start in the late 1600s in Jamestown. Two (as yet unconnected) branches of this family are traced, one in Charles City County and the other in Halifax County. Information is also provided on individuals who have not been connected to either of these families. Published 2003, 60 pages, soft cover, every name index.

Price: $12.00 (postage included)
Order: by check or money order to Carolyn H. Brown, P.O. Box 625, Bouse, Arizona 85325-0625.
Email: geniecarol@gmail.com


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