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.
Thomas Carter of VA, with related families Dale, Dymoke, Fitzalan, Kempe, Leftwich, Reno, Tipton, and Skipwith; Devinny of Huntington and Indiana Cos., PA; Gary of SC, MS, and TX; Kirk of VA, NC, and SC, with Cureton and Moore connections; John Rose of Brunswick Co.; and Walker of Elizabeth City Co.