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
Nicholas 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
Cabell family at Edgewood - Wingina, Nelson, VA
William Nicholas with a WOODSON or ALLEN family member

African American Heritage
2-Disk DVD set of the Slave Descendants of the Cabell Family - Nelson, VA
Jean L. Cooper


Descendants of
The Woodson Family
of Wingina, Nelson, Virginia

(African American line)

This is just an introductory page, to this family line.
The Woodson family of Wingina, Nelson, VA

Here are the children of Alexander Woodson and Fannie Venable: Mary Theresa, Walter, Junius, Ernest, Fannie, Nathaniel, Rosa, Hester Belle, Samuel, Coleman, and Polly.
Descendants of Noah Venable in 1900 - Midway Mills, Nelson, VA

Let's pick up from Noah Venable's first daughter. Her name was Fannie Venable, born 1867. She married Alexander Woodson, born 1866 from the same neighborhood in Wingina.
marriage of Alex Woodson and Fannie Venable - Midway Mills, Nelson, VA

Ernest Woodson, son of Alex and Fannie, married Catherine West. They had about 19 children, but only one child survived. His name is Haywood A.M. Woodson. Haywood married Novell Bernice Morse, born 1918. (See "Morse" family line).

Haywood and Novell's son Haywood, Jr., married Charlotte Rose. Charlotte's father, Charles Andrew Rose, Sr. born 1918, was the son of John Rose, and Rebecca Lee Wayne - Nicholas. (See "Nicholas" family line).

Charlotte Rose's mother was Agnes Oretha Bolden. Agnes was the daughter of Charles Bolden, and Charlotte Isabella Jordan. Charles Bolden's sister was Easter Bolden, who was the second wife of my grand uncle James Nicholas. The sister of Charles Andrew Rose was Lena Nora Rose. Now, Lena Nora Rose born 1919, was the the wife of Walter Morris Allen. Walter was the brother of my grandma Carlie Ann Allen. The second husband of Lena Nora Rose, was Lenwood "Worth" Nicholas, son of James Nicholas and Easter Bolden.(See "Nicholas" family line).

Alex Woodson had two brothers, Madison and Joseph who died young, after they aquired flux, or "black lung", from working in the coal mines.

Alex and Fannie's second child Walter Woodson, born 1888. married Lillie B. Horsley.

World War 1 draft card of Walter Woodson - Midway Mills, Nelson, VA

Lillian's brother Stewart Horsley had 3 wives, with connects the "Morse, Bolden, Jordan, Bailey and Wheeler families to this line.
(See "Morse, Bolden, Bailey, Jordan, Yancey" family lines).


This public accessible area of web pages, displays just a small sample of my research. The paid site (when completed) contains 24,590 individuals -14,440 photos - 21,000 records - 19,000 sources
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