Genealogy Projects tagged with Botetourt County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Botetourt County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county.== Cities and Towns ==* Howrytown, Virginia

  • Hollins University

    Wikipedia =Hollins University is a four-year private institution of higher education located on a 475-acre (1.92 km2) campus on the border of Roanoke and Botetourt counties in the U.S. state of Virginia. Founded in 1842 as Valley Union Seminary in the historical settlement of Botetourt Springs, it is one of the oldest institutions of higher education for women in the United States.Hollins has s...

  • Howrytown, Virginia

    Add people who lived at Howrytown, Virginia to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. == History ==In 1795 Jacob Howry laid out a settlement "on the big rode in Botetourt County", which he named Howrytown. On 1 June 1795 he began selling lots there. The buyers were Christopher Bauer, Michael Bishop, etc. [Deed Bk. 5:264-81.] In all, he sold 40...