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*June 25, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va015.htm Oak Grove], also known as&nbsp;French’s Field or King’s School House<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va015.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>
 
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Henrico County, Virginia
Map
Boundary map of Henrico County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Henrico County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1634
County Seat Richmond
Courthouse
United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Henrico County

Tidewater county.

Contents

County Courthouse

Henrico County Courthouse
4301 East Parham Road
PO Box 27032
Richmond, Virginia 23328
Phone 804-501-4202

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, probate and land
records  from 1781 divorce and court records[1]

Beginning Dates for Henrico County, Virginia Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1853 1781 1853 1810 1677 1677

History

Prince Henry Frederick of Wales (1594-1612)

The county is named after Prince Henry Frederick of Wales (1594-1612), eldest son of King James I of England.

Many French Huguenot families lived in Manakintown in Henrico County during the eighteenth century.

Parent County

1634--Henrico County was created in 1634 as an original shire or county.
County seat: Richmond [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Henrico Co., Virginia - Proceedings of Commission Re: Its Records Destroyed by British, 1774-1782. MSS., available on microfilm at FHL. [Includes deeds and wills.]
  • Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1890
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Visit the Library of Virginia's website to determine exactly what records have been lost and their Lost Records Localities Database to find additional resources.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

From 1790 to 1860, Henrico County had one of the largest slave populations in the state (5819 in 1790; 20,041 in 1860). It also had one of the largest free colored populations (581 in 1790; 3590 in 1860). Ten years later in 1870, it had the largest African American population in Virginia (31,031) - the city of Richmond in particular.[3]

  • Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872.
  • Aiken, Nancy E. Bryan, Michel Perdreau, and John L. Jones. History of the Jones Family by John L. Jones & In Memoriam, J. McHenry Jones. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2001. Available at FHL. [Reuben Jones, b. 1795 Henrico Co., VA, was a free African American.]
  • Heinegg, Paul. "Henrico County Personal Land Tax List, 1799-1816," Free African Americans.com. [Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
  • Heinegg, Paul. "Henrico County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1814," Free African Americans.com. [Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
  • Rockette, John Franklin. Rockett, Carpenter, Millican, Wise, Stevens, Selman, Abernathy, Rhodes, Ware Families, 1681-1981: and Seventy-six Connected Kins-men. Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1981. Available at FHL. [Discusses African American Rocketts.]

Bible Records

Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:

Additional Bible records include:


  • [Lancaster] Lancaster, Beverly. Lancaster Bible Records. West Bloomfield, Michigan: B. Lancaster, 2005. FHL; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Price] Family Bible Records of Taliaferro, Fontaine, Price and Shelton. MSS., available on microfilm at FHL.

Cemeteries

  • Tombstone Transcription Project Henrico County - cemetery transcriptions -  USGenWeb
  • Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. "Inscriptions from Various Tombstones in Dinwiddie, Chesterfield, Henrico and New Kent Counties, Virginia," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Jan. 1900):178-183. Available at JSTOR ($).

Individual cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

For tips on accessing Henrico County, Virginia census records online, see: Virginia Census.


Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1790 12,000
1800 14,886 24.1%
1810 19,680 32.2%
1820 23,667 20.3%
1830 28,797 21.7%
1840 33,076 14.9%
1850 43,572 31.7%
1860 61,616 41.4%
1870 66,179 7.4%
1880 82,703 25.0%
1890 103,394 25.0%
1900 30,062 −70.9%
1910 23,437 −22.0%
1920 18,972 −19.1%
1930 30,310 59.8%
1940 41,960 38.4%
1950 57,340 36.7%
1960 117,339 104.6%
1970 154,364 31.6%
1980 180,735 17.1%
1990 217,881 20.6%
2000 262,300 20.4%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1782 City of Richmond Enumeration

1890 Union Veterans

Church Records

Baptist

Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):

  1. Boar Swamp[4]
  2. First Baptist Church, City of Richmond, Va. (1780).[4] A centennial history was published in 1880. It is available online.[5]
  3. Four Mile[4]
  4. Hungry (1791)[4]
  5. Leigh Street, Richmond, Va. (1854). A centennial history was published in 1954: FHL Book 975.5451 K2L.[6]
  6. Tabernacle, Richmond, Va. (1891). A centennial history was published in 1991: FHL Book 975.5451 K2h.[7]

The 10,000 name petition (dated 16 October 1776) has been digitized at the Library of Congress website. It was signed by people from all over Virginia who wanted an end to persecution of Baptists by the Established Church. Baptists and Baptist sympathizers alike signed the petition. To find your ancestor in this record, first check Hall's transcription in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (Vols. 35-38, with annotations in Vol. 39), which is available online at Ancestry ($). It is also available in book form at the Family History Library: FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 35-39. Then proceed to the Library of Congress website to see the original images.


Henrico County fell within the bounds of the Dover Association.

Church of England

Gotoarrow.png See also Bristol Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Dale Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Henrico Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also King William Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also St. James's Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Varina Parish

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Richmond
Huguenot
  • Goree, Langston James, Janice Curtis Pampell et al. Master Index to the Huguenot: The Biennial Publications of the Huguenot Society, Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia, and, Index to Vestry Book of King William Parish, Virginia, 1707-1750. Bryan, Texas: Family History Foundation, 1986. Available at FHL.
Quaker

Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):

  • Curles Monthly Meeting (1678-1805) aka Henrico Monthly Meeting[8]. Early records have been microfilmed: FHL Film 31762. Early records of Henrico Monthly Meeting have been published: FHL Book 975.54 K2w.[9] Hinshaw also published the early records: FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6.[10]
  • Richmond Monthly Meeting, Richmond, Va. (begun 1795)[8]
  • White Oak Swamp Monthly Meeting (1722-1807) aka Henrico aka Chickahominy Swamp[8]. Early records have been microfilmed: FHL Film 31779.

In the 1700s and 1800s, Friends from Henrico County, Virginia also attended the Cedar Creek Meeting House in Hanover County, Virginia.[11]

  • Brown, Jane Douglas Summers and Jones Memorial Library. Jane Douglas Summers Brown (1903-) Quaker Records: Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Virginia); MS 1515. MSS, Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, Va. Available on 26 microfilms at FHL. [Includes records of Henrico County Quakers; Brown assisted "William Wade Hinshaw in the writing of the Virginia volume of the Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy."]

Court

Genealogy

More than 325 genealogies have been published about Henrico County families. To view a list, visit Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy.

Immigration

Headright grants identify many Henrico County, Virginia immigrants who arrived before 1720.[12] The Virginia Immigration article provides tips about using this source.

Additional resources include:


  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Henrico County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
  • Ljungstedt, Milnor. "Items from Southern Records" [Showing Family and Trade Connections with Northern Colonies and the Home Countries], The American Genealogist, Vol. 15 (1938):95-104. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). [Henrico Co., VA: Randolph, Webb.]
  • "Parkers of Browsholme, Yorkshire, England," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Apr. 1898):442-444. Available at JSTOR ($). See also Sally Moore Koestler, "Dr. Richard Parker of Charles City," accessed 1 February 2010.

During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 111 British aliens, many of whom had families, living in Richmond (105) and Henrico County (6).[13]

Land and Property

Deeds

  • Henrico Co., Virginia - Proceedings of Commission Re: Its Records Destroyed by British, 1774-1782. MSS., available on microfilm at FHL. [Includes deeds and wills.]

Grants and Patents

Land patents (pre-1779), land grants (after 1779) and surveys are available online at the Library of Virginia website. For step-by-step instructions on retrieving these records, read the Virginia Land and Property article.

  • Bannister. 322 patents dated 1636-1803 in what is now Henrico County, Virginia placed on a map. DeedMapper, 2002. [Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's DeedMapper product.]
  • Nugent, Nell Marion. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666. Vol. I (1934; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1991). FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes Henrico County. N.B. If Ancestry's search engine fails, try checking the printed index at the end of the book.]

Local Histories

  • Manarin, Louis H. and Clifford Dowdey. The History of Henrico County. Charlottesville, Va.: University Press of Virginia, 1984. Available at FHL.

Maps

Military

The Virginia Confederate Soldiers' Home a.k.a. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home in Richmond serviced many veterans between the 1880s and 1940s. US Military Old Soldiers Home Records identifies several types of records concerning these individuals.

Colonial Militia
  • Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at FHL. [Identifies some Henrico County militia officers and/or soldiers; see place name index.]
  • Crozier, William Armstrong. Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1954. Available at FHL; digital book at Ancestry ($). [Identifies some Henrico County militia officers; see place name index.]
French and Indian War
  • Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at FHL. [Identifies some Henrico County militia officers, soldier enlistments, and veterans; see place name index.]
  • Boogher, William F. Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources. Washington: n.p., 1903. Available at FHL; digital version at Google Books. [Includes a chapter titled "Legislative Enactments connecting the preceding historic sketch [French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War] with the adjudication of the resulting accounts that follow; with the list of officers, soldiers and civilians entitled to compensation for military and other services rendered." For Henrico County, see p. 87.]
  • Crozier, William Armstrong. Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1954. Available at FHL; digital book at Ancestry ($). [Identifies some Henrico County militia officers; see place name index.]
Revolutionary War

Regiments. Service men in Henrico County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Henrico County supplied soldiers for the:

- 5th Virginia Regiment

Additional resources:

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Eastern District, Henrico County on page 131.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Book 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
War of 1812

Henrico County men served in the 33rd Regiment and Richmond City men served in the 19th Regiment.[14]

  • Douthat, James L. Roster of War of 1812, Southside, Virginia. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. Free online surname index and purchase details at Mountain Press website. FHL Collection 975.5 M2djL. [Includes Henrico County.]
  • 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, Henrico County, pp. 84-85. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Henrico County, Virginia served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Henrico County, Virginia:


- 1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery (Confederate). Company C (2nd) (Henrico Artillery aka Courtney Artillery), Company D (Richmond Howitzers)
- 1st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Williams Rifles) (Confederate) Company A (Richmond Grays), Company B (Richmond City Guard), Company C (Montgomery Guard), Company D (Old Dominion Guard), Company G (Capt. William H. Gordon's Co.), Company H (Richmond Grays No. 2), Company I (Capt. William O. Taylor's Co.), Company K (Virginia Rifles)
- 4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)
- 5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate).
- 5th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12 months, 1861-62) (Mullins') (Confederate). Company F (1st) (Shields Lancers or Dragoons), Company G (Randolph Cavalry), and Company I.[15]
- 6th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company I (Elliot Grays aka Manchester Grays).[16].
- 10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate). Company A (Metropolitan Guards).[17]
- 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion (Confederate). Company A (Caskie's Mounted Rangers), Company D (Wise Mounted Guard), Company E (1st) (Jennings Wise Hussars), and Company I (Henrico Light Dragoons).[18]
- 12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company G (Richmond Grays).[19]
- 15th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company A (Henrico Grays), Company B (Virginia Life Guard), Company D (Henrico Guard), Company F (Emmett Guard), Company G (Southern Guard), Company H (Young Guard), and Company K (Marion Rifles).[20]
- 23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company H (Richmond Sharpshooters).[21]
- 24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company A (Henrico Mounted Guard aka Henrico Picket Guard), Company B, and Company G.[22]
- 44th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company E (Richmond Zouaves).[23]

Records and histories are available, including:

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battles were fought in Henrico County.

  • June 25, 1862 = Oak Grove, also known as French’s Field or King’s School House[24]
  • July 1, 1862 - Malvern Hill, also known as Poindexter's Farm [25]
Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865

Native American

The Manachees Tribe and Powhites Tribe lived in the area in the late 1600s.[26]

Naturalization

Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929

Newspapers

These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.

Occupations

  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at FHL. [Includes a section on Richmond silversmiths.]

Probate Records

A free index to Henrico County, Virginia wills and administrations (1662-1800) is available at the Library of Virginia website.

Local Court

  • Fleet, Beverley. Henrico County, Southside, 1736. 1944; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1961. Available at FHL [3 copies]; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes sheriff's bond, John Nash's account book, 1737 justices of the peace, an inventory of Henrico County records, 1736 abstracts, and a few wills.]
  • Henrico Co., Virginia - Proceedings of Commission Re: Its Records Destroyed by British, 1774-1782. MSS., available on microfilm at FHL. [Includes deeds and wills.]
  • Hopkins, William Lindsay. Some Wills from the Burned Counties of Virginia and Other Wills Not Listed in Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632-1800. Richmond, Virginia: W.L. Hopkins, 1987. Available at FHL. [Includes Henrico County.]
  • Henrico County Wills 1650 to 1717 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers
  • Henrico County Wills 1678 to 1693 (digital imagesVirginia Pioneers
  • Henrico County Wills 1717 to 1726 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers
  • Henrico County Wills and Settlements 1770 to 1787 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers

London Courts

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Henrico County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]

Research Guides

  • Davis, Virginia Lee Hutcheson. "Records of Tidewater Virginia Counties," Tidewater Virginia Families: A Magazine of History and Genealogy, Vol. 1, No. 2 (May-June 1992):53-66. FHL Collection 975.51 D25t [For Henrico County, see pp. 58-59]
  • Fleet, Beverley. Henrico County, Southside, 1736. 1944; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1961. FHL Collection [3 copies]; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes sheriff's bond, John Nash's account book, 1737 justices of the peace, an inventory of Henrico County records, 1736 abstracts, and a few wills.]

Taxation

How can Virginia tax lists help me? 

  • [1678] Tithables List, 1678, Tidewater Virginia Families, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Feb. 1993). Available at FHL.
  • [1679] Pritchett, John W. Southside Virginia Genealogies. CD. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2007. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginians - The Family History of John W. Pritchett. [Includes annotated 1679 tithe list of Henrico County.]
  • [1704] "Virginia Quit Rent Rolls, 1704," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 28 (1920):207-218, 328-339; Vol. 29 (1921):18-28, 337-343, 402-412; Vol. 30 (1922):21-30, 280-285, 341-347; Vol. 31 (1923):70-75, 153-163, 215-231, 314-318; Vol. 32 (1924):69-75, 144-158, 281-287, 338-343; Vol. 33 (1925):47-50, 359-370; Vol. 34 (1926):113-119, 252-258, 313, 321. Available at FHL; reprinted in Virginia Tax Records. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983, which is also available at FHL; digital version of VMHB at JSTOR ($). [Henrico County appears in 28:208-218.]
  • [1710-1740s] Fife, R.H. and R.L. Maury. "The Vestry Book of King William Parish, Va., 1707-1750," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 11 (1903-1904):289-304, 425-440; Vol. 12 (1904-1905):17-32, 241-256, 369-384; Vol. 13 (1905-1906):65-80, 175-190, 265-280. FHL Collection 975.5 B2v v. 11 (1903-1904) etc.; digital version at JSTOR ($); reprinted in Vestry Book of King William Parish, Virginia 1707-1750. Midlothian, Va.: Manakin Episcopal Church, 1966. FHL Collection 975.5455/M1 K2v with an index prepared in 1974: FHL Collection 975.5455/M1 K2v index; reprinted in Virginia Tax Records. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983, Free Online Name Search, Purchase at Genealogical.com; FHL Collection 975.5 R4v. [French Huguenot parish; includes tithe lists dated 1710, 1711, 1712, 1713, 1714, 1715, 1717, 1719, 1720, 1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1729, 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1738, various entries identifying residents in 1740s, c1722 list of landowners, and 1727/1728 list of landowners.]
  • [1747] Southside Tithable List, 1747, Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 42, No. 4 (Oct. 1998). Available at FHL.
  • [1782] Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Available at FHL. [1782 personal property tax list of Henrico County.]
  • [1782-1814] Heinegg, Paul. "Henrico County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1814," Free African Americans.com. [Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
  • [1787] Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses Were Issued. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at FHL. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Henrico County is included in Vol. 2.]
  • [1790, 1801] Indexed images of the 1790 and 1801 Personal Property Tax Lists of Henrico County, Virginia are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • [1799-1816] Heinegg, Paul. "Henrico County Personal Land Tax List, 1799-1816," Free African Americans.com. [Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
  • [1800] Tax List, 1800, Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Apr. 1987); Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jul. 1987). Available at FHL.
  • [1802] Indexed images of the 1802 Land Tax List of Henrico County, Virginia are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • [1815] Ward, Roger D. 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at FHL. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Henrico County is included in Vol. 1.]

Transportation

  • Pawlett, Nathaniel Mason and Howard H. Newlon. The Route of the Three Notch'd Road: A Preliminary Report. Charlottesville, Virginia: Virginia Highway & Transportation Research Council, 1976. Available at FHL.

Vital Records

Indexes to Henrico County, Virginia births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch - free. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records


Births
  • Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL here and here; digital book at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
Marriage
  • 1680-1808 - Lindsay, Joyce H. Marriages of Henrico County, Virginia, 1680-1808. Richmond, Va.: Joyce H. Lindsay, 1960. FHL Collection.
  • 1780-1861 - Henrico County Marriages 1780 to 1861 Virginia Pioneers
  • 1780-1861 - Ricks, Joel. Henrico County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1780-1861. 1937. FHL Collection.
  • 1782-1853 - Pollack, Michael E. Marriage Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984. FHL Collection; digital version at Ancestry ($).
Vital Record Substitutes

The Virginia Historical Society's Marriage and Obituary Index, 1736-1820 (newspaper abstracts) is available for free online. Images of the original index cards are browseable, arranged alphabetically by surname.


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henrico County, Virginia. Page 715 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Ninth Census of the United States: Statistics of Population, Tables I to VIII Inclusive (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1872), 69. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Book 973 X2pcu.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia (Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 118-119. Digital version at Google Books.
  5. The First Century of the First Baptist Church of Richmond Virginia: 1780-1880 (Richmond, Va.: Carlton McCarthy, 1880).
  6. W.C. James, Leigh Street Baptist Church, 1854-1954: A Brief History of Its First Hundred Years in the Service of Christ (Richmond, Va.: Whittet and Shepperson, 1954). FHL Book 975.5451 K2L.
  7. Margaret Hickerson Emery, The First Hundred Years: A History of the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Richmond, Virginia (Richmond, Va.: Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1991). FHL Book 975.5451 K2h.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Jay Worrall, The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. FHL Book 975.5 K2wj.
  9. F. Edward Wright, Quaker Records of Henrico Monthly Meeting: and Other Church Records of Henrico, New Kent and Charles City counties, Virginia (Lewes, De.: Colonial Roots, 2002). FHL Book 975.54 K2w.
  10. William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas W. Marshall and John Cox, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Edwards Bros., 1950). Vol. 6. FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6.
  11. Mary Marshall Brewer, Quaker Records of Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, Virginia, 1739-1793 (Lewes, De.: Colonial Roots, 2002), Introduction. FHL Book 975.5462 K2b.
  12. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Cavaliers and Pioneers," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1980):221. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980)
  13. Kenneth Scott, British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979), 320-333. FHL Collection 973 W4s; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  14. Stuart Lee Butler, A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812 (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 106, 183. FHL Book 975.5 M2bs.
  15. Robert J. Driver, 5th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 127.
  16. Michael A. Cavanaugh, 6th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 43.
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