Morton, Oren F
Title: A History of Rockbridge County, Virginia
Book Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Baltimore Regional Publishing 1973
ISBN Number: 080637991X / 9780806379913
Our Product Number: 606605
Previous owner's name and address label on front paste-down endpaper ; 608 pages; Morton's History of Rockbridge County, is considered one of the finest county histories ever written. Part One sketches in the history of Rockbridge from its settlement in 1737, with an appreciative eye on the pioneer element of the county--the Irish and the Scotch-Irish. Part Two is a genealogical source-book of Rockbridge County. It the author lists all the names he came upon in his researches, together with the accompanying fact in each instance. A complete index to the more than 15,000 names is not given for reasons that all lists are constructed in alphabetical order.There is, nonetheless, a general index to the text.