The German New River Settlement, lying next to what is w kwn as the Middle New River Settlement of Southwest Virginia, generally is located within the current counties of Pulaski, Giles, and Montgomery counties. In this work, the author, Rev. Heavener, traces the history of the area, the pioneer families and many of the early settlers, as well as contiguous areas and settlements as they relate to periods of discovery and settlement. Rev. Heavener also compiles lists of baptisms, marriage records and other court records and is able to identify most settlers of the German New River Settlement.