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Resources on Virginia Huguenots

Selected Books and Articles

Our prime research sources

You may search the library catalog and the index of published genealogy material in the Index of The Huguenot

Full index to The Huguenot on our site

R. A. Brock, Documents Chiefly Unpublished, Relating to the Huguenot Emigration to Virginia and to the Settlement at Manakin-town with an Appendix of Genealogies (1886, 1936).

"Virginia Records to Come Home" [about the Brock Collection]
See Brock Miscellaneous Files Search at the Library of Virginia

Index to The Huguenot (periodical published by the society including history and genealogies). Note that most volumes are available for sale.

Selections from French Place Names in Virginia, James W. Gordon, Jr., 1933.

"An Act for Naturalization on Claud Phillippe de Richebourg, Francis Ribot, Peter Faure, John Joanny, James Champagne, and others.[1705]


Ship List for the Nassau (1700/1701)


Histoire de Protestants de Monflanquin sous l'Ancien Régime 1518 - 1789 [in French]


Bugg, James L., Jr. "The French Huguenot Frontier Settlement of Manakin Town."

"The Huguenots in Virginia" from The French Blood in America. Lucien Fosdick.

A Brief History of the Manakin Huguenots, Rev. Wilbur M. Sims

History of the Religious Wars in France before the Edict of Nantes

Huguenots and the Galleys from The Huguenots in France and America. Hannah Lee.

The King and the Huguenots. From Will and Ariel Durant, The Age of Louis XIV.

The Edict of Nantes.

The Journey  to Manakin Town, Virginia, in 1700, Ann Woodlief

The Huguenot Exiles, or, The Times of Louis XIV. Historical novel by Eliza A. DuPuy, 1856, on Lefevre, Chastain families.

Engravings of Huguenot Flights from France

The Huguenot Cross

The Monacan Indians

"Our French Connection" by Ted Klein. Article on French Huguenot heritages of Melungeons (including Crockett, Mullins, and Ramey--all Va Huguenots)

Here's to the Ladies, Carol Cason

The Huguenots. Harry Kollatz, Jr. Richmond Magazine, April 2003.

Experiences of the French Huguenots in America - The King's RefugeesColonel James Tompkins Watson, 1908. Excerpts.

A Huguenot Family of the XVI Century. The Memoirs of Philippe de Mornay, Sieur du Plessis Marly, Written by His Wife. Translated by Lucy Crump. [1926?]

The Huguenots in America: A Refugee People in New World Society.Jon Butler. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. 1983.

Memory and Identity: The Huguenots in France and the Atlantic DiasporaBertrand Van Ruymbeke and Randy Sparks, editors.

Diligence and Disappearance of the Manakintown Huguenots. Alison Wehr Alterich.

The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier, 1997.[novel]

Huguenot Heritage: the History and Contribution of the Huguenots in Britain. English Historical Review, Nov, 2002, by John Miller

Huguenot Heritage: The History and Contribution of the Huguenots in Britain by Robin Gwynn. 2nd edition, 2000.

Huguenot Heartland: Montauban and Southern French Calvinism during the Wars of Religion by Philip Conner. (St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History). Aldershot, Hampshire and Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate, 2002.

While the following general, state society, and family sites are maintained by individuals or businesses which have no connection to, nor are they verified by the Society, many are useful resources. To have your link listed here, please contact the Manakin Web Coordinator at Webster at 
Note: these sites will come up in a new window.

Huguenot and French Genealogy Resources 
Cyndi's List 
Family Search (LDS) 
Geneanet: Find Your French Ancestors
Family Researcher. A good place for beginners to start. 

Genealogy Forum Huguenot Resource Center 
Huguenot Ring 
The Effects of the Huguenot Diaspora in the American Revolution
The Huguenot Web Site
Huguenots in Virginia 
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild 
The National Huguenot Society 
Ludington, Daniel. The Migration to Manakin Town.

Olive Tree Genealogy Huguenot Refugees
List of Qualified Huguenot Ancestors [emigration places not given]

Virginia Resources

Powhatan County, Virginia Links: Virginia GenWeb
Includes the Register Containing the Baptisms made in the Church of the French Refugees at Mannikintown in Virginia, in the Parish of King William. In the Year of our Lord, 1721, the 25th March. -- Done by James Soblet, Clerk.

Henrico County, Richmond City Virginia GenWeb

Goochland County. Virginia GenWeb


Other State Huguenot Societies

Huguenot Society of South Carolina
Huguenot Society of Georgia


Virginia Huguenot Family Sites

An Agee Site
     Facebook: Agee Family Organization
Bondurant Family Association
Pierre Chastain Family Association.
The Descendants of Michel DesLoges 
The Fontaine-Maury Society
Martin Family: Huguenot Emigrants on the James River 
The Michaux-St. James foundation 
Prevatt(e) Historical Society Page 
Sublett Family History 
A Trabue family history

Other Related On-line Resources

The Little Night-Cap: A Story of the French Huguenots
The story of the rescue of Susannah Rochette (Michaux), by Rev. W. D. Morton

Huguenot Cross Jewelry
Quality jewelry created by Chuck Norton.

The Census Book, A Genealogist's Guide to Federal Census Facts, Schedules and Indexes. William Dollarhide.

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

Ultimate Genealogy Guide

Best DNA Testing and Ancestry Web Sites

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