Central Virginia Heritage, Spring/Summer 2021 — Available Now!

1918 Pandemic, by Susan DuBar–Today’s pandemic has frequently been compared to the 1918 flu epidemic. I had a cousin who died in the epidemic at the age of six. I knew about her through photographs and frequent references to her in her mother’s and aunt’s conversations. She and my father were double first cousins and were constant playmates but I never thought to ask my father how her death affected him.

Also in my family was a maternal cousin, Earl, who was a small-town pharmacist during the 1918 epidemic. I learned only recently about him when I found a newspaper article (one of those “human interest” stories) my grandmother had preserved. It was interesting to learn how few medicines were available then….

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Contents of the Spring/Summer 2021 issue:

  • Try a New Approach for Genealogy Research During [the] Pandemic, by the Augusta (GA) Genealogical Society… page 1
  • Original Versus Derivative, by Michael john Neill… page 2
  • John Burnley vs. William Crenshaw, Louisa County, VA, 1801… page 3
  • 1918 Pandemic, by Susan DuBar… page 4
  • Marriage Announcements in the Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA)
    May-July 1895, transcribed by Diane Inman… page 5
  • Division of the Slaves of Thomas Jackson, dec’d., Louisa County, VA
    February, 1802… page 13
  • Joel Parrish & Wife v. Executors of David Shepherd, et al.
    Fluvanna County, Virginia, 1806-1808… page 15
  • List of Amelia County (VA) Sheriffs, 1735-2021… page 17
  • List of Greene County (VA) Sheriffs, 1838-2021… page 18
  • List of Appomattox County (VA) Sheriffs, 1845-2021… page 19
  • Cary Family (Virginia and Maryland) by Jean L. Cooper… page 20
  • Charles William Cary (20 Sep 1826-23 Aug 1852), by Jean L. Cooper… page 22
  • Estate of Elias Palmer, dec’d., Campbell County, VA, 1833-34… page 23

If you have any articles you’d like to share with CVGA members, please send an email to the editor, eleanordew at gmail dot com — The Editor.