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.
Adams of KY; Abney, Hobson, and Madison of VA and other Southern States; Buchanan of PA; Chisholms of SC; John Chisum of King’s Mountain; Ferrell, Foster of VA and MS, with related families Boyd, Johnson, and Thomson; McCall of NC; Nelson of GA and MS; Mackie and Winters of MS and AR; Newton of NC, GA, and other Southern States; and Peacock and Woodward of GA.