So obscure a person

a genealogy and history of Alexander Stinson and his Virginia descendants
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Barneykin Press , Springfield, Va
Stimson family, Stinson, Alexander, -- ca. 1710-ca. 1787 -- Family, Hooper family, Stinson, Alexander, -- ca. 1710-ca. 1787, Indentured servants -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- Biography, Buckingham County (Va.) -- Genealogy, Virginia -- Genealogy, Williamsburg (Va.) -- Biog
StatementEdna Barney.
GenreBiography., Genealogy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCS71.S859 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 218, xvii p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17117947M
LC Control Number2008923558

"So Obscure a Person" tells the story of ALEXANDER STINSON Senior of Williamsburg and Buckingham County, Virginia. His life spanned almost the entire eighteenth century of Virginia and he is the progenitor of the Virginia STINSON family, including those who went further South after the Revolutionary War.5/5(3).

This book, which includes five generations of his descendants, is the result of years of research at courthouses and libraries in Virginia and elsewhere. It is extensively documented with both embedded sources and footnotes, and is fully indexed.

So obscure a person a genealogy and history of Alexander Stinson and his Virginia descendants 1st ed. by Edna Barney. Published by Barneykin Press Pages: "So Obscure a Person" tells the story of ALEXANDER STINSON Senior of Williamsburg and Buckingham County, Virginia.

His life spanned almost the entire eighteenth century of Virginia and he is the progenitor of the Virginia STINSON family, including those who went further South after the Revolutionary War.

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