An Historic Family Cemetery

Public records for Albemarle County: birth and death records, censuses (population and non-population), chancery court cases, deed books, land and personal property tax records, marriage records, will books

Newspaper articles in the Charlottesville Chronicle, Daily Progress, and Jeffersonian Republican; Richmond Daily Dispatch and Planet; Roanoke Daily Times

“A Short History of Ayteesse,” Albemarle Training School Yearbook, 1948, University of Virginia Library Acc. No. 10176

Samuel T. Bitting, Rural Land Ownership Among the Negroes of Virginia [University of Virginia Phelps-Stokes Fellowship Paper], 1915

Philena Carkin Reminiscences, 1866-1902, Philena Carkin Papers, University of Virginia Library

Chataigne’s Virginia Gazetteer, 1888-1889

Corks and Curls [University of Virginia], no. 4 (1889-1890), 132-133

Getting Word Oral History Project files and digital archive, Monticello

Hill’s directories of the city of Charlottesville

Journal of Negro History, 14, no. 3 (1929), 263-264

Journal of the National Medical Association, 25, no. 1 (1933), 35-36

Union Ridge Baptist Church manuscript history, 18 Apr. 2004

Background on the Hydraulic Mills Community, courtesy of the Ivy Creek Foundation.

Index to this mini-site:
Home Page and Introduction
•Sammons Family, life and burials (Part 1)
•Sammons Family, life and burials (Part 2)
•Dr. Ferguson, life and burial
•Hydraulic Mills / Union Ridge Community (Part 1)
•Hydraulic Mills/ Union Ridge Community (Part 2)
•Historic Background of the Neighborhood


Figure 1: A map showing the location of the Hydraulic Mills Community.