Schools of the Past: Guilford District 19 – Virginia or Combined District Guilford-Oxford Dist. 16

Related numerous times in past articles, if new information came to light it would be noted in future articles. Such is the case with the article last week District #19 - Puckerville. This writer received a phone call from Harris ManWarren local Norwich resident asking the source of information relevant to two students at this long lost school. Those students were Alvin and Geraldine Mainwaring at that time age 5 and 7, respectively. I acknowledged my source of information to him he proceeded to advise that over the years since his ancestors had emigrated from England, that the name of Mainwaring had been changed no less than 130 times eventually evolving to the spelling of his last name. Interesting bit of genealogy to say the least!

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