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Laying the Hoe

A Century of Iron Manufacturing in Stafford County, Virginia : With Genealogical Notes on Over 300 Families
Eby, Jerrilynn (Book - 2003 )
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In addition to exploring the scope of each business and its impact upon the region in which it existed, the author has identified hundreds of people involved with or employed by Accokeek Furnace and Rappahannock Forge. A vivid illustration of life at a colonial iron works, the ledger also provides family researchers with a wealth of genealogical information from a region sorely lacking in such material. Mentions over 300 families. The only known surviving business ledger from Accokeek Furnace is included as a CD-ROM in the back of the volume. E0863HB - $35.00
Authors: Eby, Jerrilynn
Title: Laying the hoe
a century of iron manufacturing in Stafford County, Virginia : with genealogical notes on over 300 families
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Willow Bend Books, an imprint of Heritage Books, 2003
Characteristics: ix, 294 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. + 1 CD-ROM entitled the Accokeek Iron Works business ledger, 1749-1760
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 1585498637
Branch Call Number: 338.7669 Eb
Statement of Responsibility: by Jerrilynn Eby
Subject Headings: Stafford County (Va.) Genealogy Sources Iron industry and trade Virginia Stafford County Iron-works Virginia Stafford County
Genre/Form: Local author
Topical Term: Iron industry and trade
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