Virginia Cousins: A Study of the Ancestry and Posterity of John Goode of Whitby, a Virginia Colonist of the Seventeenth Century, with Notes Upon Related Families, a Key to Southern Genealogy and a History of the English Surname Gode, Goad, Goode Or Good from 1148 to 1887

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J. W. Randolph & English, 1887 - 538 pages
The author's proof of his book with a list of autograph corrections and a review of the book tipped in after the text.

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Page 47 - Christ, who gave himself to be an atonement for my sins, and is able to save to the uttermost all that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them, and who I trust, will not reject me, a returning, penitent sinner, when I come to him for mercy.
Page 39 - A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men.
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