The Huguenot Society

of the

Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia

Virginia Branch


The Virginia Branch has over 300 members, spread across the United States and Europe, and meets twice each year, in the spring and the fall. Notice of branch meeting dates will appear on the site main page. You may e-mail us at manakintown AT

Branch officers for 2017-2019

PresidentLinda Scoville
1st Vice PresidentCarol Cason
2nd Vice-PresidentLona Burnett
3rd Vice-PresidentGene Garrison
ChaplainCynthia Dixon
Recording SecretaryAnn Woodlief
Treasurer Jeanne Hughes
Registrar/HistorianBryan Godfrey
Previous Presidents: Ann Woodlief,
Jack Apperson,
Gene Garrison,
Carol Cason

Virginia Officers
Va Officers, Fall 2017: Linda Scoville, Carol Cason; Gene Garrison, Ann Woodlief, Jeanne Hughes, Cynthia Dixon, Bryan Godfrey

The chapter awards an annual scholarship for graduating high school seniors or college students who write an essay on Huguenot history. For details see the new application for Scholarship for the Virginia Branch. You do not need to have Huguenot heritage to apply. Bailee Murray of University of Virginia was awarded the $1500 scholarship at the fall 2017 meeting.

For details about membership--and any certified descendent of the Huguenots in colonial Virginia may join--please e-mail your name and address to the Virginia registrar at manakintown AT