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Virginia is covered on the Northeast States
One of the original 8 shires created in 1634, it
was named Warrosquyoake Shire. In 1637, it was renamed Isle of Wight
County, after the island off the south coast of England of the same
St. Luke's Church, built in 1632, is the nation's only
original Gothic church and the oldest existing church of English
foundation. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in
recognition of its significance.
In 1732 a considerable
portion of the northwestern part of the original shire was added to
Brunswick County; and in 1748 the entire county of Southampton was
carved out of it.
county is bounded by the James River on the north and the Blackwater
River to the south. The land is generally low-lying, with many
swamps and pocosins.
UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES &
Battery Park -
Benns Church - Burwell's Bay - Carrolltown - Carrsville - Central
Indika - Isle of Wight - Lawson - Mogart's Beach - Raynor
- Rescue - Rushmere - Stott - Walters - Wills Corner -
- Obits: Lillie Archer,
Capt. Elisha Ballard, Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Bell, Earl
Bradshaw, W. L. Branch, J. W. Cawson, John Chalmers,
Sallie Chalmers, George Channel, Delvin Cofe, Sarah
Conway, John Cowling, Evalyn Cutchins, Mills Darden,
William Davis, Capt. Thomas Gilliam, Andrew Gilligan,
Sallie Godwin, Eliza Green, Mrs. Pembroke Gwaltney,
Elizabeth Hall, Frank Hall, Jane Harvey, Ann Hundley,
Jesse Johnson, Dr. J. C. Jordan, Mrs. B. F. Latimer,
David Lowe, Walter Mathews, Archie Nelms, Mary Newmar,
Francis C. Roberts, Mrs. Noah Stephenson, George
Stringfield, Samuel Thomas, Thomas Turner, Jas. Tynes,
V. W. Whitemore, N. F. Young, N. P. Young, Sallie
Young, Virginia Porter,
Marion Rainey, Katherine Taliaferro, Leslie Brock,
Willie Brown, Nola Delk, Ernest Cofer, Salle Duck,
Mrs. Augusta Holloman, James Cox, Edward Ramsey,
Andrew Cofer, Emily Holloway, Joseph Holloway,
Florence Brittle, John Bond, Howard Crumpler, William
Gwaltney, Maj. Richard Thomas, Martha Turner, Thomas
Cross, A. E. Jordan, Mrs. Tazewell Taylor, Robert
Lewis, Jethro Rhodes, John Shriever, John Thomas,
Capt. Richard Turner; Joseph Luter, Wilfred Edwards, T. H. Ross,
Mary Barrow, William Joyner, John W. Gray, Grace
Ratcliffe Ralson, James Johnson, Jr., Dora Terrell
Williams, Daughter of Cornelius Turner, Percy Lee
Cofer, James W. McEnerney, Maj. Blair Pegram, Albert
Wilson, Emily F. Jordan, Harry Lee Judkins, Capt. O.
G. Delk, Col. E. M. Morrison, James E. Brittle, Nanie
Atkinston Parker, Calvin Jones, Sam L. Jones, Martha
Fuller, John William Crocker,
- Mrs. Rueben Turner,
Richard Brown, Jessie Britt, Rev. Dr. J. F. Deans, Dr.
J. M. Raby, Justice F. D. Joyner, Sarah A. Edwards,
Fannie Batten, Coreen Ballard, Oscar A. Bowden, J. P.
Rhodes, Mrs. Martha Lewis, George Boyett, Lizzie Lee
Fulgham, Anna Raiford, Benjamin M. Cobb, Mrs. C. P.
- 1883 Pensioners
Births - 1867
Births - 1868
Births - 1870
Births - 1871
Todd - Ashton
Wise - Atkinson Marriage
Coleman - Jerdome
Veteran's Census - Smithfield
1890 Veteran's Census
- Windsor Magisterial District
Census - Hardy
1850 Mortality Schedule Eastern
District No, 1
Miles Cary Biography
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