A Genealogy of the Duke-Shepherd-Van Metre Family: From Civil, Military, Church and Family Records and Documents
Samuel Gordon Smyth
Press of the New era printing Company, 1909 - Berkeley County (W. Va.) - 445 pages
"This work 26 is a genealogy and history of the related families of John Van Meter, Thomas Shepherd and John Duke: settlers between 1730 and 1750 of the Northern Neck in the Valley of Virginia; conspicuous figures in the formative period, as their descendants have been in later developments, of Frederick and Berkeley Counties in what is now western Virginia."--Foreward.
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