THE VENEY'S An African-American Family With Roots in Colonial Virginia.
We are descendants of Humphrey Veney (b. 1782) and Milly Rich (b.1787).
Our historical family home is Richmond County,
Other family names include: RICH and THOMPSON.
We are anxious to learn as much as possible about our family. If you have a connection to the names we list here. Please contact us through our e-mail address.
Our National Veney Family Reunion Society was organized in 1992. This organization sponsors yearly reunion events.
*** Our thirteenth Annual Family Reunion will be held in Atlanta, Georgia the weekend of July 16-18, 2004. For more information send an e-mail to email@example.com. ***
OUR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
The Society has formed national research group (1/98). We are currently researching in a number of areas including:
The descendants of David Veney, Sr who was born in Richmond County, Va in 1814;.
The Veney family's military history; and
The Veney family's Native American connection.
Related Research Materials: The following book was written by a Veney descendant detailing his branch of the family. The book includes information regarding the genesis of the Veney family in this country: The book is titled: Veney Viney Vena A Brief History of the Veney Family of the Midwest by Albert Thrasher. Publisher: Ludlow Press, P.O. Box 1371, Racine WI 53401. Price $35
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