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Henry Mayes (Maise) was born in 1720 in Brunswick County, Virginia.
Henry Mayes was married to Phoebe (Pheby, Phebey).
Sherwood (Sherrod) Mayes was born in Henry County, Virginia in 1746.
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Lunenburg County was formed from Brunswick County in 1746, and David Goins is regarded as a resident of the new county.
Ambrose Gowen is identified as the son of William Gowen and Catherine Gowen of Stafford County, Virginia.
The said pensioner Charles Gowens was born in Henry County, Virginia in 1763 and came to Kentucky in 1797.
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 Henry County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, "Commonwealth" — of Virginia.
The county was established in 1777 from the Pittsylvania County.
The median income for a household in the county was $31,816, and the median income for a family was $38,649.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Henry_County,_Virginia   (487 words)

 Miscellaneous Henry County, VA, Obituaries
A native of Franklin County, she was a member of Spray Baptist Church, Eden, N.C. Surviving are two sons, Druie Junior Harbour of Eden and Billy Jack Harbour of Ridgeway; two sisters, Flora Stegall and Faye Parker, both of Eden; two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
He had served on the board of directors of the Martinsville-Henry County Cancer Society; was organizer and past president of the Patrick Henry Chapter of Archaeological Society of Virginia; served on the planning committee for the Martinsville High School; and was on the advisory board for the Rangeley-Lester Educational Fund and Patrick Henry Educational Foundation.
A Henry County native, she was born July 16, 1928, a daughter of the late Sam G. Spencer and the late Janie Nolen Spencer.
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 Henry County Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Glenn Baxter, Henry County Road Supervisor, stated the County Road Department could do only one side of the road, not the rock side, and a backhoe would be needed to widen the rock ledge.
Allgeier, it is ordered by the Court that the County tax levy be fixed at 15.9 per hundred dollars on all personal property in Henry County, KY. A public hearing for the tax levy will be held on September 19, 2006 at 6:00 P.M. This is the same rate as 2005.
She noted it would be at no cost to the County and the area could be used as a smoke area or for the courthouse employees to enjoy their lunch break.
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 VAGenWeb Henry County, VA Genealogy
Henry County, created in 1776, was named in honor of the great orator of the Revolution, Patrick Henry, who did so much to overthrow the royal establishment in Virginia.
Before the creation of Henry County, counties were generally named in honor of some one connected with the royal family of England or the royal government of the colonies.
Formed from Pittsylvania County, the area of the county is 385 square miles and the county seat is Martinsville.
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 Henry County Virginia Records
Henry County was created on 31 Dec. 1776 from the western border lands of Pittsylvania County.
In 1790 Patrick County was formed from the western part of Henry, and an additional small piece was transferred from Henry to Patrick in 1791.
The final boundary change for Henry County occurred in 1858 when thirty-four square miles of Patrick County was transferred to Henry County's authority.
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 First Families of Henry County
The Elkins family has been a part of Henry County since the fourth Georgia land lottery to distribute the land of the Creek Indian Nation ceded at the Treaty of Indian Springs.
William was born in 1760, in the English Colony of Virginia.
The second one was in Wayne County, Mississippi on August 2, 1855, and Erwin Elkins said he was 60 years old, had sold his first land grant and was applying for his second, and gave matching background data as the first application.
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 Miscellaneous Henry County, VA Obituaries
She was born in Henry County, July 31, 1921, to Andrew J. Stone and Dora Clark Stone, both deceased.
Surviving are two daughters, Virginia Turner East of Claudville and Louise Turner Smithers of Trinity, N.C.; two sons, Andrew Jackson "Jackie" Stone of Ferrum and John Paul Turner of Galax; one brother, Garland Stone of Bassett; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A native of Henry County, she was born Sept. 13, 1920.
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 VA-Z220 Henry County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Located in the foothills of southern Virginia, Henry County is named for Patrick Henry (1736-1799), Revolutionary leader and governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Henry lived in the county from 1779 to 1784.
In 1790 Patrick County was formed from a portion of Henry County.
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 Genealogy of Henry Mayes (1715-1787)
Henry Mayes was listed on the tax rolls of 1777 in Henry County Virginia, and his will is listed in will book one for Henry County.
Hence, Henry County was created from Pittsylvania County in 1776-77, Pittsylvania from Halifax, 1766, Halifax from Lunenburg, Lunenburg from Brunswick in 1746, and Brunswick from Prince George and several other counties in 1720.
His wife whose birth is estimated from 1725 to 1730 died in Henry County.
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Virginia Land Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly.
Virginia Marriage Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly.
Virginia Vital Records: From the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly.
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 Henry County, Virginia 1860 slaveholders and 1870 African Americans
This transcription lists the names of those largest slaveholders in the Henry County, the number of slaves they held in the County and the first page number on which they were listed.
In Virginia in 1860 there were 641 farms of 1,000 acres or more, the largest size category enumerated in the census, and another 2,882 farms of 500-999 acres.
Two Virginia Counties that showed a significant increase in colored population between 1860 and 1870 were Henrico, with an increase of over 7,000, and Norfolk, with an increase of over 10,000.
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 Pittsylvania County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
in Virginia probably to distinguish him from his son, settled in the southern part of Henry County, Virginia (next to Pittsylvania County) just across the line from the grants he later received in Surry County, North Carolina.
This magnificent Pittsylvania County Georgian mansion, the Chatham Estate, its various outbuildings and dependencies, and the historic ground which surrounds it represents a small preserve in which the entire scope of Virginia heritage can be understood and appreciated.
During the next 160 years, this land which would encompass the Chatham Estate was in turn included in a grant to Colonel John Catlett made by the Royal Governor of Virginia, sold by the original owner, and developed by the Fitzhugh family into one of the most well-known plantations in the Old Dominion.
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 Henry County Development Authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Naturally, the county is served by 911 emergency services; a number of ambulance services and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are on call around the clock.
Encompassing 323 square miles, Henry County is well managed at the county level, and within each of its municipalities.
Named for Revolutionary War patriot Patrick Henry of Virginia, Henry County was created in 1821 from land ceded by the Creek Indian Nation in the Treaty of Indian Springs.
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 Combs &c. Families of Henry County, Virginia
Henry County, VA was organized from Pittsylvania Co (Halifax, Lunenburg) in 1778.
Also note that In 1806, a portion of western Patrick County was annexed to Grayson Co, VA (from Wythe
William MULLINS of Franklin Co. to Martha CARTER of Henry, 7 pds.
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 Henry County Dept
Henry County Public Safety currently maintains a state-of-the-art fire and EMS training facility on DuPont Road in Henry County, Virginia The 7,000 square foot building includes three classrooms, shower facilities, a kitchen and office space for the Public Safety Staff.
The Henry County Emergency Services Training Center provides a location for emergency services personnel to increase their knowledge and skills in professionally meeting their customers’ needs.
The County of Henry is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal property brought onto the Training Center grounds.
www.hcdps.com /TrainingCenter.htm   (724 words)

 Henry County Public Schools schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In 2005-2006 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, in science in grades 3, 5, 7 and 8 and in history in grades 3, 5 and 8.
The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education.
In 2005-2006 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history at the completion of each course, regardless of the student's grade level.
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/va/district_profile/89   (965 words)

 United Way of Henry County-Martinsville, Virginia
The United Way of Henry County & Martisnville is involved in a community priority setting project designed to combine statistical research that has already been done in the community with the perceptions of individuals who live and work in Martinsville and Henry County.
Virginia Tech's Institute for Governance and Accountabilities is assisting in the project.
What social problem in Henry County-Martinsville do you think deserves the most immediate and comprehensive attention on the part of the United Way, other human service organizations, foundations and local government.
unitedwayofhcm.org   (214 words)

 Henry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry is a male given name and a surname.
Henry is a surname of the Scottish Clan Henderson
4 Kings of Castile: Henry I, Henry II the Bastard, Henry III the Infirm, and Henry IV the Impotent
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 Henry County, Virginia houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Henry County is $387 a month.
Henry County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is above Virginia state average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
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 Henry County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The 1890 Union Veterans Census for Southwest Virginia Counties
Virginia men killed in action or missing in action during the Korean Conflict
Virginia Killed and Missing in Action from the Vietnam War
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 Henry Co, VA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Henry Co, VA Martinsville / Henry County Virginia
Any errors or omissions should be reported to the Henry County Geographic Information Systems Office.
In no event will Henry County be liable for any damages, including loss of data, lost profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss that might arise from the use of this map or the information it contains.
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 Henry County, Virginia VA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Henry County is one of 95 counties in Virginia.
The county is in the Martinsville metro area.
This was a decrease of -1.71% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=22916   (563 words)

 Henry County Schools | Special Education Office
A child find program has been established and designed to identify, locate, and evaluate those children from birth to 21 inclusive who may have disabilities and may need special education and related services.
The Board ensures that a free, appropriate public education will be available for all children and youth with disabilities, ages 2 through 21, who are residents of Henry County, Virginia.
The School Board ensures that students with disabilities and their parents or guardians are guaranteed the appropriate procedural safeguards in the process of identification, evaluation, placement, and provision of an appropriate education program.
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 Martinsville VA; Henry County Virginia - Attractions, Recreation, Schools, Business Climate, Jobs, Industry, ...
The mission of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation is to create new job opportunities and expand the tax base for the area.
The EDC is a public-private partnership between the City of Martinsville, Henry County, the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce, the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber’s Partnership for Economic Growth (C-PEG) and the Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont.
Martinsville, VA (Dec. 1, 2006) – The Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is pleased to announce that Felicia Rupert is joining its staff as Administrative Assistant for Tourism and Film.
www.yesmartinsville.com   (316 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Henry County, Va.
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