Craig County, Virginia

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For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Craig County, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Craig County, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Craig County:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Craig&amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Craig County:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Craig&amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
 
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As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Craig+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Craig, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 8,000 entries.
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As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Craig+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Craig, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 8,000 entries.  
  
 
*Groseclose, Wanda W. ''In the Shadows of Our Ancestors, Descendants of Thomas Abbott and Twenty-six Connected Pioneer Families of Craig County, Virginia: including Brickey, Britts, Brizendine, Caldwell, Carper, Craft, Crawford, Crowder, Damewood, Duncan, Elmore, Fisher, Francisco, Greenway, Huffman, Hutchison, Jones, Lafon, Lee, Leffel, Looney, Lucas, Lugar, Paitsel, Reynolds and Sarver''. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2004. {{FHL|1197314|item}} 929.273 Ab29g v. 1  
 
*Groseclose, Wanda W. ''In the Shadows of Our Ancestors, Descendants of Thomas Abbott and Twenty-six Connected Pioneer Families of Craig County, Virginia: including Brickey, Britts, Brizendine, Caldwell, Carper, Craft, Crawford, Crowder, Damewood, Duncan, Elmore, Fisher, Francisco, Greenway, Huffman, Hutchison, Jones, Lafon, Lee, Leffel, Looney, Lucas, Lugar, Paitsel, Reynolds and Sarver''. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2004. {{FHL|1197314|item}} 929.273 Ab29g v. 1  
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*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. {{FHL|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Craig County, p. 68.]
 
*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. {{FHL|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Craig County, p. 68.]

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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Craig County

Southwest Virginia county.

Location of Craig County, Virginia
Craig County Boundary Map

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1851--Craig County was created 21 March 1851 from Botetourt, Giles, Roanoke and Monroe (West Virginia) Counties.
County seat: New Castle.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Alleghany | Botetourt | Giles | Monroe County, West Virginia | Montgomery | Roanoke

Resources

Cemeteries

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Craig County, Virginia Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Craig County:[2]

  • Brickey Cemetery
  • Bryan Cemetery
  • Caldwell Cemetery
  • County Farm Cemetery
  • Furrow Cemetery
  • Grave Cemetery
  • Grave Cemetery
  • Harper Cemetery
  • Huffman Cemetery
  • Huffman Memorial Park
  • Lee Cemetery
  • Leffel Cemetery
  • Level Green Cemetery
  • Looney Cemetery
  • Nutter Cemetery
  • Paitsel Cemetery
  • Paxton Cemetery
  • Ross Cemetery
  • Ruble Cemetery
  • Sarver Cemetery
  • Taylor Cemetery
  • Williams Cemetery

Census

1785

  • Burton, Charles T. Botetourt County, Va., 1785 Enumeration. Troutville, Va.: Burton?, 1972. Available at FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($). [All of part of present-day county of Craig is included.]

1890 Union Veterans

Church

Court

Family Histories

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
General

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Craig, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 8,000 entries.

  • Groseclose, Wanda W. In the Shadows of Our Ancestors, Descendants of Thomas Abbott and Twenty-six Connected Pioneer Families of Craig County, Virginia: including Brickey, Britts, Brizendine, Caldwell, Carper, Craft, Crawford, Crowder, Damewood, Duncan, Elmore, Fisher, Francisco, Greenway, Huffman, Hutchison, Jones, Lafon, Lee, Leffel, Looney, Lucas, Lugar, Paitsel, Reynolds and Sarver. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, 2004. FHL Collection 929.273 Ab29g v. 1
  • Keeney, Roscoe C. Census, Craig Co., Virginia, 1860 Annotated. Charleston, W. Va.: R.C. Keeney, 199-?. FHL Collection 975.5795 X2k 1860
Bibliography
  • [Williams] Williams, Herman Joseph. The George Philip Williams of Craig County, Virginia and Aylett Weaver of Monroe County, West Virginia Genealogical Compilation. Portsmouth, Ohio: H.J. Williams, 1981. FHL Collection 929.273 W672wh  

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Craig County, p. 68.]

Newspapers

Probate

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Craig County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1964):26-27. Available at FHL; digital version at New England Ancestors ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

  • Fridley, Beth. Craig County, Virginia Births, 1853-96 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Available at Ancestry ($).

Death

  • Fridley, Beth, comp. Craig County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-96 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001. Available at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. USGS Map, Topozone.com