Agee Lineages, Descendants of Mathieu Age'
This CD has pedigree linked lineages with 26,000 names that can be traced back to Mathieu Age' the Huguenot refugee. He fled with other Huguenots from France during the religious persecutions after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, by Louis XIV, & went to Holland in 1688 & later to England. He was only around 20 years old when in about 1690 they sailed from England to Virginia where free grants of land were given. Some records say these grants were given for his services in assisting William of Orange to secure the British crown. Mathieu was a successful land owner in Virginia. He was of "sturdy character and strong convictions", leaving a great legacy of strength and fortitude . The Agee descendants can be proud of their heritage.