History

Robert Alonzo Brock, Clarita H. Morgan, Ed., Excerpts from Hardesty’s historical and geographical encyclopedia: special Virginia edition, giving a history of the Virginias, biographical sketches of eminent Virginians (Pulaski, Va.: C. H. Morgan, 1979?)

Charles T. Burton, Botetourt County, Virginia early settlers : settlers from 1740 through 1795, in the land area encompassed by Botetourt County in 1782 : that area covered portions of the present-day Virginia counties of Montgomery, Bath, Giles, Floyd, Alleghany, Roanoke, Craig, and Monroe (Troutville, Va.: Burton, 1979?)

Robert C. Friend et al, Eaton K. Goldthwaite, Ed., Giles County, 1806-1956; a brief history (Pearisburg, Va.: Giles County Chamber of Commerce, 1956)

Research Committee, Giles County Historical Society, Giles County Virginia History Families, (Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1982)

Giles Research Group, Giles County, Virginia History – Families, Vol.II/Vol.2, (Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1994)

Lewis Muhlenberg Haupt, Description of 100,000 acres of land in Giles, Craig, Monroe and Bland counties, state of Virginia (Philadelphia, Pa.: Leisenring Steam Print House, 1871)

Rev. Ulysees S. A. Heavener, The German New River Settlement: Virginia (reprint, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1976)

Patricia Givens Johnson, Mountain Lake Resort – Book 1 – 1751-1900 (Christiansburg, Va: Walpa Publishing, 1987) ISBN 0-9614765-8-3

Patricia Givens Johnson, The New River Early Settlement (Blacksburg, Va: Walpa Publishing, 1983)

David E. Johnston, A History of Middle New River Settlements and Contiguous Territory (Huntington, WV: Standard Printing & Publishing, 1906) – General history, family sketches, military rosters by local CW veteran.

James Harold Martin, 1904-1973, A thousand names from the annals of Giles and Mercer Counties (Radford, Va: Commonwealth Press, 1976) or (Athens, WV: Mercer County Bicentennial Commission, c1976)

Hattie E. Miller, A story of Newport and its people (Blacksburg, Va.: Kopy Corner, c1978)

William Sanders, A New River Heritage Vols. 1-3 (Parsons, WV: McClain Printing Co., 1991) ISBN: 0-9625273-1-9 Library of Congress Catalog Card No: 91-61807

Anne Lowry Worrell, comp., Over the Mountain Men: Their Early Court Records in Southwest Virginia (Roanoke, Va: pub. unknown, 1934)

Anne B. Crockett-Stark, I Remember When (A Celebration of Giles County, Virginia (1806-2006) (Tillamook, OR: Country Media Inc., 2006)

Terri L. Fisher, Giles County (Then and Now) (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011)

Terri L. Fisher, Pearisburg and Giles County(Images of America) (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2012)

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