Historical Southern Families is a twenty-three-volume series of authoritative genealogies covering a broad spectrum of Southern families. The series was compiled by the late distinguished genealogist John Bennett Boddie and completed by his wife. Each volume contains a number of genealogies running from a few pages to as many as several dozen or more. Following are the main families found in this volume and the geographical locations associated with each of them.
Cardwell; Carter; Cureton; Epes; Gary; Gee; Robert Harrison and Pitts of Prince George; Hardyman of Charles City; Harris of Hanover; Hill of Southside; Humphreys of Culpeper; Marks, Matheny, Pitts of GA and AL; Rankin, Read, and Sims of VA and TN; Sydnor of Hanover; and Thomas of Southampton.