Letters, Journals, Histories, and Other Writings
of, and concerning,
the Yancey Family of America
From the 17th Century Until Present Times
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The Story of the Yancey Family - is the story of America!

The Late 17th and Early 18th Century -

The Nanney-Yancey Connection

Life in Early Virginia

The Virginia Yeoman

The Dilemma Faced by the Virginia Yeoman

The 1704 Quit Rent Rolls of King William County, Virginia

The Leighton/Yancey connection

Manakin Town in Virginia   

The 18th Century -

Margaret Lynn Lewis - American Immigrant - grandmother of Frances Lynn Lewis Yancey  

Arlington Yancey Family Estate & Cemetery

Records from Store Accounts concerning early Yanceys of Virginia

Revolutionary War Pension Applications

Valley Forge   

John Yancey & General Washington

Letters of James Yancey in New York during the Revolutionary War

Sermon of the Rev. Robert Yancey of Louisa County, Virginia

Letters between Daniel Boone and Capt. Charles Yancey

Descendants of Jechonias & Hannah Yancey - Among the First Fruits of the Methodist Movement in America

The Murder of Henry Yancey of Louisa County, Virginia

William & Nancy Yancey Miller at Boonesboro and Fort Paint Lick

Rosa (Faulkner) Yancey Speaking of Her Husband's Family

Jeremiah Yancey of Albemarle Co., Virginia

The Growing of Tobacco in Virginia  


Early 19th Century -

Yanceys of  Yanceyville, Louisa County, Virginia  

Robert Shepard Letter

Life in Caswell County, North Carolina 1810 - Bartlett Yancey

George Yancey (son of Capt Robert Yancey?) - killed at Raisin River Massacre

Joel Yancey of Bedford County, Virginia

Memories of William Tudor Yanccey

Writings of Jeremiah Yancey concerning his exploration of Central Florida

Speech of Charles Yancey to the Agricultural Society of Buckingham County, Virginia and other writings

Charles Yancey of Buckingham County, Virginia - FreeMason and associate of Thomas Jefferson

Court Martial of Robert Leighton Yancey of Louisa County, Virginia

Letters from Thomas Jefferson to Major Joel Yancey of Bedford Co., VA

Letters from Thomas Jefferson to Col Charles Yancey of Albemarle Co, VA [another site]  [another site]

Information concerning Col. Charles Yancey of Albemarle Co, VA 

David Yancey of Louisa County, Virginia

Was Mary Yancey really a Witch?

Senator Joel Yancey of Barren County, Kentucky

Family Letters of Robert & Agnes Yancey of Mecklenburg Co., VA

A Tribute to Joel Yancey (1796-1865),                Another Version

Yanceys involved in the Gold Rush of early California and Nevada

Annie Elizabeth Yancey - her experience with early Plastic Surgery

Charles S Yancey and the Osage Indian War in Missouri

Thomas Yancey and the Bell Witch  

Two Yancey sisters and the Yellow Fever Epidemics of New Orleans  

William Yancey and the Election of 1823 in Maury Co., TN  against James K Polk.       

The Cholera Epidemic of 1849 and Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Toms Cabin"  

The Civil War and the Question of Slavery

Excerpts from Speech of Major Charles Yancey

bob yancey The Ironic Life of Bob Yancey(aka Robert Webster)  of Atlanta  

"My Family Keepers" by Rose Morton - story of slaves belonging to William Lowndes Yancey  

banks Slave Narrative of J H Banks (slaves of the Yancey family)

Other Slave Narratives

slaves The Treatment of Slaves in America

Three Yancey brothers killed at Gettysburg

Union Troops arrive at the residence of Benjamin Yancey's 

Binah Yancey former slave of William Lowndes Yancey  

Caro Yancey - Confederate Flag Maker  

wiley Sarah Wiley - and the Confederate Cause  

wiley Fannie Talliaferro Yancey, Civil War Diary of 

Race and Class among Whites and Blacks during the times of slavery  

Interviews With Two Confederate Soldiers

Memories of Uncle Jake & Aunt Nancy

Letters from John H. Yancey, Union Soldier, at Vicksburg, Mississippi

The death of John Yancey, Confederate Solider

William Lowndes Yancey, Orator & Secessionist of the South

Information concerning Lewis Yancey Christmas

Letter written by William Howard Yancey

Letters written by Mary (Gibbons) Yancey

Letter written by James E. Yancey

Letter written by Silas H Yancey

James Monroe Yancey, Confederate Soldier

Encounter with "Major Yancey" told by Catherine Cooper Hopley - 1862 South Carolina 

The Battle of Brandy Station  

Records of Yancey Slave Holdings  

Charles Yancey - emancipated slave

George Washington Yancey - slave faithful to the Confederate cause  - Black Confederates

"Bloody Bill" Anderson - Confederate guerrilla hides gold at Yancey Inn.   

Negro Spirituals - Rosa Yancey  

Post Civil War Era

The "Confederados" of Brazil   

liberia Yancys of Liberia 

Beverly C & Ellen Yancey  - Pioneer Yanceys of Edina, Minnesota

John F. Yancey of Yellowstone Park

Early Mormon Converts among the Yancey family

Adam Yancey, Mormon Missionary

Robert Davis Yancey of Lynchburg, Virginia

William Yancey, Pioneer and Miner of Arizona

"Abe" Yancey - loses 5 children to Diptheria Epidemic  

Flournoy Yancey - and his search for Jesse James

Yancy Emigration to Liberia Africa

Old Haunted Civil War Era House - McDowell County, North Carolina

William Alexander Yancey of West Virginia 

star The Changing Face of Rural America   

star William Yancey - the man with three voices    

effie Effie G Yancy - "Mother on a mission"    

Bessie Yancey Bessie Yancey - "Goin North" 

The 20th Century

Bessie Yancey The American Circus    

Bessie Yancey The Prohibiton Years 

minnie yancey Dorothy and Emron Yancey - parents of 17 children

minnie yancey Minnie Bates & Sonja Bird Yancey - and their love of Appilachian Culture

Family Memories of Martha Virginia Hip Dickson (Mississippi)  |

star The Telephone comes of age - in Disputanta, Virinia

star Jack Yancey - child prodigy and boy  minister

star Russell Yancey - killed by his own gun

star The Bitter Fate of John Yancey

star James D Yancey - Bee-keeper and Naturalist

Yancey Indian Fighters of Texas

Am Yancy - Hunting Tales from the Ozarks

Robert Davis Yancey's views on Prohibition

Murder of Jesse B & Zula K. Yancey

Cyrus Yancey in World War I

John Yancey of West Virginia and his work in the Civilian Conservation Corps  

Lewis Alonzo Yancey - noted Navigator

Lewis F. Yancey of Green Springs, Virginia - Experiences with Small Pox

Mattie Lee Yancey  - Memoirs   

Yancey Brothers of Atlanta, Georgia

Patrick Henry Yancey, Catholic Priest

William Paul Yancey, soldier

Becky Yancey - My Life with Elvis

Edward B. Yancey - Vice President of duPont

John Yancey - Korean War Veteran

Robert H Yancey - serving the United States in three different wars   

Tennessee Mine Explosion Kills Two Yancey Brothers  

William and Henrietta Yancey  African Americans in post Civil War America

George Victor Yancey - Edmonton Eskimo   

civil righta The Yancey Family and the Struggle for Civil Rights   

Brigadier General William Yancey and his top secret service   

Bill Yancey and the 1949 Kathy Fiscus Rescue attempt that captivated a nation   

Rose Marie Yancey Reid - Internationally renowned swim suit designer  

ministries Yancey Family Singers  

ministries Rex Yancey - "Jerked up and Called" Memoirs of a Mississippi Baptist Minister 

Approaching the 21st Century

Bert Yancey, Golfer

Philip Yancey, Christian Author

Dwayne Yancey, Author

Paul Yancey, Biologist

William Hugo Yancey, Author and Educator

ckyde yancy Clyde W. Yancy - Cardiologist 

ckyde yancy Robin Yancey - Country Singer 


The New Millennium

norbert Norbert Yancey - San Francisco Icon 

norbert Charles Yancey for Mayor of Boston  

September 11th and the Death of Vicki C Yancey

September 11th and the Death of Kathy Yancey Laborie

Shirley Yancey and the Peanut Museum  [More info] [More info]

Dustin Allan Yancey - killed while serving his country in Iraq

Doug Yancey - restoring family cemetery   

Tim Yancey - and the Gutenburg Bibles

Mike Yancey - Son of a Confederate Soldier  

Herb Yancey - Snowmobile Hall of Fame  

Cotton Yancey Cotton Yancey - and "The Cowboy"   

Cotton Yancey John A. Yancey - Artist   

Cotton Yancey Jerry Yancey and his powerful story   

Cotton Yancey Benjamin F Yancey - One of a Kind Lawyer   

Cotton Yancey Robert Yancey - A Hummingbird Lesson 


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