African American genealogy in Nelson County, Virginia
Dr. William Cabell wall plaque at Midway Mills, Nelson County, Virginia
Wingina Post Office, in Wingina, Nelson, Virginia

List of
African American

Nicholas Family
of Wingina

Liberty Hall at Warminster owned by Dr. William Cabell, owner of the Swan Creek Plantation, Lovingston, Nelson, Virginia

Allen Family
Bailey Family
Barber/Barbour Family
Beverly Family
Bolden Family
Bowling Family
Braddock Family
Cabbell Family
Callen Family
Cashwell Family
Christian Family
Clopton Family
Coleman Family
Cottrell Family
Crockett Family
Diggs Family
Durrett Family
Early Family
Edmunds Family
Ellis Family
Epps Family
Essex Family
Fleming Family
Giles Family
Gilmore Family
Glover Family
Horsley Family
Hughes Family
Johnson Family
Jemison Family
Jett Family
Kidd Family
Ligon Family
Loving Family
Mack Family
Mayo Family
Mead(e,s) Family
Meredith Family
Mitchell Family
Morse Family
Napier Family
Oakrum Family
Page Family
Payne Family
Penn / Pinn Family
Powell Family
Revely Family
Rose Family
Sandidge Family
Shipman Family
Steptoe Family
Strange Family
Taliaferro / Toliver Family
Terrell Family
Tompkins Family
Thompson Family
Vaughn / Vaughan Family
Venable Family
Whitlock Family
Woodson Family
Yancy Family

1880 Lovingston Census - showing Abram Shipman & Julia Allen
My grandparents - Carlie Ann Allen & Arthur Garfield Nicholas
1880 Lovingston Census showing Washington Nicholas - Sophia Diggs - and Sukey Diggs, Sophia's grandmother
Jurean Early and Mayo Junius Rose in 1935
Nelson Heritage Center
2-Disk DVD set of the Slave Descendants of the Cabell Family - Nelson, VA
Unknown No Longer
Nelson Historical Soc.


Rose Family of Wingina, Nelson, Virginia
(African American line)
Nicholas and Rose family connections.

Grandmom Carlie Allen's list of family names - Early / Venable / Woodson / Shipman / Terrell family connections
We'll begin with Gracie Nicholas, born in 1894. She was the daughter of my 2nd great grandfather Washington Nicholas and Julia Allen / Shipman.
family of Washington Nicholas and Julia Allen Shipman

Gracie had two husbands. Her first husband was Charles "Walker" Hartiman. They were married in 1918.

marriage of Gracie Nicholas and Charles Walker Hartiman

The second husband of Gracie Nicholas, was Charles Early (great grandson of Emily Early). Emily was also listed as a negro servant at Liberty Hall in Warminster, on the slave list of Nathaniel Francis Cabell. The first wife of Charles Early, was Bettie Shipman, half sister of Gracie. Bettie, was the daughter of Julia Allen, and Julia's first husband, Abram Shipman.

marriage of Abram Shipman and Julia Allen

Family of Julia Allen and Abram Shipman.
The children of Julia and Abram were: William, Ella, Bettie (Early), Virginia, and Eva.

family of of Abram Shipman and Julia Allen

Julia married Washington Nicholas in 1886, after Abram Shipman died in or about 1883.

marriage of Washington Nicholas and Julia Allen

Gracie and Charles Early, married in 1924. (see Early Family.

marriage of Charles Eary and Gracie Nicholas

The children of Gracie, and Charles Early were: Jurean, Andrew, and Nina.

family of Charles Early and Gracie Nicholas

The connection of the Rose family is through the daughter of Gracie and Charles Early. Her name was Jurean Evelyn Early. She married Mayo Junius Rose in 1929.
marriage of Mayo Junius Rose and Jurean Evelyn Early

Mayo Junius Rose and Jurean Evelyn Earlyin 1935

Coming Soon! The "Rose" family of Wingina - in depth look at the entire lineage. (1740 - 1960)