My ancestors have lived within a 50 mile radius of Fredericksburg since the area was settled in the mid 1600's. Myers, Dempsey, Heflin, Jones, Smith, Sale, Haley, Long, Battaile, Stringfellow, Patton, Robinson, Shaddock, Martin, Sullivan Newton, Lee, Griffith, Prince, Stubbs, Grimsley, Beahm, Sours, Crutcher, Satterwhite, Taylor, Chewning, Pates, Johnson, Walker, Edwards, Coleman, Gatewood, Eggleston, Harris, Terrell, Pound, Moyer, Keagy, Printz, Crum, Weaver, Courtney, Embrey, Madison, Samuel, Gains, Conway, Mallory, Strother, Macdorman, Estes, and Carter are some of the names in my direct line that lead me to Brewters and the Allertons of the Mayflower and to the Lees, Harrisons, Washingtons, Carters, Beverleys, Taylors, Madisons. Churchills of early Virginia. My ancestry site is populated with over 190,000 individuals and over 350,000 documents and photos. My search is centered around The Wilderness, Virginia.