The Resource Leaves and branches from 300 family trees

Leaves and branches from 300 family trees

Leaves and branches from 300 family trees, 1926
Leaves and branches from 300 family trees
Inclusive dates
Leaves and branches from 300 family trees was written by John Walter Wayland (1872-1962) of Rockingham County, Virginia, in 1926. The volume contains transcriptions of correspondence and notes concerning the histories and genealogies of families with ties to Virginia and, specifically, the counties located in the Shenandoah Valley. Some families listed in the volume are: Bear, Bowman, Broyles, Brumbach, Carpenter, Chrisman, Clay, Cravens, Dunlap, Engle, Funk, Gibbons, Grubb, Gum, Hank, Harrison, Hinkle, Hoshour, Irvin, Kagey, Keith, Kemper, Kochenour, Lynn, McCue, Mauck, Miller, Morgan, Rader, Roush, Showalter, Stover, Taylor, Woodford, and Zimmerman
Member of
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
John Walter Wayland was born 8 December 1872 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, to John Wesley Wayland (1829-1899) and Anna Kagey Wayland (1831-1901). Wayland received his B.A. from Bridgewater College in 1899 and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1907. Wayland taught New Testament, history, and ethics at Bridgewater College for two years before moving to Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he helped organize Harrisonburg State Normal School (now James Madison University) in 1909. He taught there as a professor of history until his retirement in 1931. Wayland was an expert in the history of Virginia, especially the Shenandoah Valley, and wrote several books. He married Mattie Virginia Fry (1877-1965) and they had two sons. Wayland died 10 Janaury 1962 and was buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Bridgewater, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Leaves and branches from 300 family trees
  • The Library of Virginia
Type of unit
v. (419 leaves).

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
Processing Feedback ...