Genealogies Of Virginia Families From The William And Mary College Quarterly
Genealogies Of Virginia Families From The William And Mary College Quarterly
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Genealogies of Virginia Families from The William and Mary College Quarterly: With, Virginia Gleanings in England, by Lothrop Withington; CD; Published: 1998; ISBN: 9780806397320; Item # GPC7186

This CD contains images of all five volumes of Genealogies of Virginia Families from the William and Mary College Quarterly and the single volume of Virginia Gleanings, which had originally been published serially in The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. Of the three periodicals which were originally devoted to Virginia genealogy and history, the William and Mary College Quarterly was the most scholarly. The five volumes offered here contain every family history article published in the Quarterly from 1892 to 1943, when genealogical contributions ceased. No fewer than 500 genealogies referencing over 100,000 individuals were published, and these, together with a substantial number of Bible records, appear in this CD in entirety, with an alphabetical index. Models of excellence, these genealogies are essential for any serious research in Virginia genealogy. Also included on this CD is Lothrop Withington's Virginia Gleanings, which contains abstracts of 17th- and 18th-century English wills and administrations relating to Virginia and Virginians. Bearing reference to heirs and issue, family members, property, bequests, places of residence, and dates of emigration, the "gleanings" shed light on the English origins of thousands of early Virginians.

System Requirements: You must have a CD-ROM drive, and in order to read the CD you must use either the Family Archive Viewer (version 4.0 or higher), which is available as a free download at http://www.genealogical.com/content/dlfav6.html, or Family Tree Maker for Windows, version 4.0 or higher (Family Tree Maker software can be ordered from www.FamilyTreeMaker.com).

To access information on our Family Archive CDs using the Family Archive Viewer:

  1. Install the Family Archive Viewer CD or download it from http://www.genealogy.com/dlfav6.html.
  2. Start the Viewer if it is not already running
  3. Insert the CD you wish to view into the CD-ROM drive. If you have 2 or more CD-ROM drives, the CD must be placed in the first one.
  4. The CD should open automatically, but users of later versions of the Family Archive Viewer must click the CD/magnifying glass icon in the top toolbar (above the template in some versions) to read the CD.
  5. When the screen entitled ÔÇťAbout this Family Archive?? appears, click OK where prompted.

To access information on our Family Archive CDs using Family Tree Maker:

  1. Start your Family Tree Maker and open a Family File. (If the program is already running, skip to Step 2.)
  2. Insert the CD in your computer's CD-ROM drive. (If you have 2 or more CD-ROM drives, the CD must be placed in the first one.)
  3. From the View menu, select Family Finder, or select the Family Finder icon from the toolbar.
  4. For FTM 2005, FTM 2006, or Version 16 or later: From the View menu, select Data CD, then View CD.

To search the CD for names, select the Search Expert button in the top right of your screen, then select "Search this archive for someone NOT from your Family File." You can also search for names by using the Index.

Note: If a window opens that contains a list of files on the CD, simply close it.