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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Henrico County'''
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Guide to '''Henrico County Virginia genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
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}} ''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Henrico_County,_Virginia|Henrico County]]''
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidewater_region_of_Virginia Tidewater] county.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== Henrico County, Virginia Courthouse  ==
  
 
[http://www.co.henrico.va.us/ Henrico County Courthouse]<br>4301 East Parham Road<br>PO Box 27032<br>Richmond, Virginia 23328<br>Phone 804-501-4202  
 
[http://www.co.henrico.va.us/ Henrico County Courthouse]<br>4301 East Parham Road<br>PO Box 27032<br>Richmond, Virginia 23328<br>Phone 804-501-4202  
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== History  ==
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== Henrico County, Virginia History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1634'''--Henrico County was created in 1634 as an original shire or county.<br>'''County seat:''' Richmond <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1634'''--Henrico County was created in 1634 as an original shire or county.<br>'''County seat:''' Richmond <ref name="HBG"/>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Henrico County, Virginia Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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== Resources  ==
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== Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Vahenrico.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Vahenrico.jpg]]
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
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{{VABible}}  
 
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*'''[Lancaster]''' Lancaster, Beverly. ''Lancaster Bible Records''. West Bloomfield, Michigan: B. Lancaster, 2005. {{FHL|1341175|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH25,72190 Family History Archives].  
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*'''[Lancaster]''' Lancaster, Beverly. ''Lancaster Bible Records''. West Bloomfield, Michigan: B. Lancaster, 2005. {{FHL|1341175|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|65056}} .  
 
*'''[Price]''' Family Bible Records of Taliaferro, Fontaine, Price and Shelton. MSS., available on microfilm at {{FHL|832941|item|disp=FHL}}.
 
*'''[Price]''' Family Bible Records of Taliaferro, Fontaine, Price and Shelton. MSS., available on microfilm at {{FHL|832941|item|disp=FHL}}.
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==== Biography ====
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[http://www.henricolibrary.org/nhdb/Search2.asp# Notable Henricoans Database]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890]''. Available online, courtesy: [http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm Prince William County Virginia] website. [Includes residents of this county.]
 
*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890]''. Available online, courtesy: [http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm Prince William County Virginia] website. [Includes residents of this county.]
  
==== Church Records<br> ====
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==== Church Records<br> ====
  
 
===== Baptist  =====
 
===== Baptist  =====
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*'''1856''' - [http://www.donslist.net/PGHLookups/Richmond1856M.htm The Richmond Directory and Business Advertiser for 1856] at Don's List - free.
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
More than 325 genealogies have been published about Henrico County families. To view a list, visit [[Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy|Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy]].  
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More than 750 genealogies have been published about Henrico County families. To view a list, visit [[Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy|Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy]].
  
 
==== Immigration  ====
 
==== Immigration  ====
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{{VAimmigrant}}  
  
*Bockstruck, Lloyd D. "Some Henrico County Immigrants," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 31, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1987):131-132. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 31 (1987)}}. Coverage: 1708 to 1710.  
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*Bockstruck, Lloyd D. "Some Henrico County Immigrants," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 31, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1987):131-132. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 31 (1987)}}. Coverage: 1708 to 1710.
  
 
*[[Peter Wilson Coldham|Coldham, Peter Wilson]]. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;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.]
 
*[[Peter Wilson Coldham|Coldham, Peter Wilson]]. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;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.]
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{{ImmigrantServants|Henrico}}  
 
{{ImmigrantServants|Henrico}}  
  
*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 [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 American Ancestors]&nbsp;($). [Henrico Co., VA: Randolph, Webb.]  
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*Ljungstedt, Milnor. "Items from Southern Records" [Showing Family and Trade Connections with Northern Colonies and the Home Countries], ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 15 (1938):95-104. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 American Ancestors]&nbsp;($). [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 [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR ]($). See also Sally Moore Koestler, [http://www.sallysfamilyplace.com/Parker/parkerdr.htm "Dr. Richard Parker of Charles City,"] accessed 1 February 2010.
 
*"Parkers of Browsholme, Yorkshire, England," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 5, No. 4 (Apr. 1898):442-444. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR ]($). See also Sally Moore Koestler, [http://www.sallysfamilyplace.com/Parker/parkerdr.htm "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).<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812]'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979), 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>
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During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 111 British aliens, many of whom had families, living in Richmond (105) and Henrico County (6).<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812]'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979), 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>  
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
'''''Deeds'''''  
 
'''''Deeds'''''  
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'''''Grants and Patents'''''  
 
'''''Grants and Patents'''''  
  
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*Bannister. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 322 patents dated 1636-1803 in what is now Henrico County, Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper, 2002.&nbsp;[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 [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]  
 
*Bannister. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 322 patents dated 1636-1803 in what is now Henrico County, Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper, 2002.&nbsp;[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 [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]  
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===== Civil War  =====
 
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Richmond was the capital of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.
  
 
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:- [[1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery (Confederate)|1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery (Confederate)]]. Company C (2nd) (Henrico Artillery aka Courtney Artillery), Company D (Richmond Howitzers)  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery (Confederate)|1st Regiment, Virginia Artillery (Confederate)]]. Company C (2nd) (Henrico Artillery aka Courtney Artillery), Company D (Richmond Howitzers)  
:- [[1st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Williams Rifles) (Confederate)|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)  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Williams Rifles) (Confederate)|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)  
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's). (Confederate)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's)]] - CSA - Company F
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]  
 
:- [[5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)|5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)]].  
 
:- [[5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)|5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)]].  
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:- [[6th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|6th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company I (Elliot Grays aka Manchester Grays).<ref>Michael A. Cavanaugh, ''6th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988). {{FHL|361570|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 43}}.</ref>.  
 
:- [[6th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|6th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company I (Elliot Grays aka Manchester Grays).<ref>Michael A. Cavanaugh, ''6th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988). {{FHL|361570|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 43}}.</ref>.  
 
:- [[10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate)|10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate)]]. Company A (Metropolitan Guards).<ref>Jeffrey C. Weaver, ''10th and 19th Battalions of Heavy Artillery'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1996). {{FHL|777686|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 124}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate)|10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate)]]. Company A (Metropolitan Guards).<ref>Jeffrey C. Weaver, ''10th and 19th Battalions of Heavy Artillery'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1996). {{FHL|777686|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 124}}.</ref>  
:- [[10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate)|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).<ref>Robert J. Driver, ''10th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1992). {{FHL|96633|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 87}}.</ref>  
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:- [[10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion) (Confederate)|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).<ref>Robert J. Driver, ''10th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1992). {{FHL|96633|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 87}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company G (Richmond Grays).<ref>William D. Henderson, ''12th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1984). {{FHL|122363|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 8}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company G (Richmond Grays).<ref>William D. Henderson, ''12th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1984). {{FHL|122363|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 8}}.</ref>  
:- [[15th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|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).<ref>Louis H. Manari, ''15th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1990). {{FHL|478928|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 78}}.</ref>  
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:- [[15th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|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).<ref>Louis H. Manari, ''15th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1990). {{FHL|478928|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 78}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company H (Richmond Sharpshooters).<ref>Thomas M. Rankin, ''23rd Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1985). {{FHL|257443|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 14}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company H (Richmond Sharpshooters).<ref>Thomas M. Rankin, ''23rd Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1985). {{FHL|257443|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 14}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company A (Henrico Mounted Guard aka Henrico Picket Guard), Company B, and Company G.<ref>Darryl Holland, ''24th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|677485|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 128}}.</ref>  
 
:- [[24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company A (Henrico Mounted Guard aka Henrico Picket Guard), Company B, and Company G.<ref>Darryl Holland, ''24th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|677485|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 128}}.</ref>  
:- [[44th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|44th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company E (Richmond Zouaves).<ref>Kevin C. Ruffner, ''44th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). {{FHL|610175|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 39}}.</ref>
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:- [[44th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|44th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company E (Richmond Zouaves).<ref>Kevin C. Ruffner, ''44th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). {{FHL|610175|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 39}}.</ref>
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:- [[47th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)|47th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Companies A and B.<ref>Richard L. Armstrong, ''26th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). {{FHL|761578|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 110}}.</ref>
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:- [[53rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|53rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company E (Logan Guards or Davy Logan Guards).<ref>G. Howard Gregory, ''53rd Virginia Infantry and 5th Battalion Virginia Infantry'' (Appomattox, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1999). {{FHL|836519|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 132}}.</ref>
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:- [[59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company F3 (Richmond Light Guard).<ref>G.L. Sherwood and Jeffrey C. Weaver, ''59th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). {{FHL|197669|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 107}}.</ref>
  
 
Records and histories are available, including:  
 
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====== Civil War Battles  ======
 
====== Civil War Battles  ======
  
The following Civil War battles were fought in Henrico County.  
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[[Image:Richmond Virginia damage2.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Richmond Virginia damage2.jpg]]The following Civil War battles were fought in Henrico County.  
  
 
*May 31-June 1, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va014.htm Seven Pines], also known as Fair Oaks or Fair Oaks Station<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>  
 
*May 31-June 1, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va014.htm Seven Pines], also known as Fair Oaks or Fair Oaks Station<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va014.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>  
 
*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>  
 
*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>  
*June 29, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va019.htm Savage's Station<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>]  
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*June 27-28, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va018.htm Garnett’s &amp; Golding’s Farms]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va018.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 17 August, 2012)</ref>
*July 1, 1862 =&nbsp;[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va021.htm Malvern Hill], also known as Poindexter's Farm&nbsp;<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va021.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref><br>  
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*June 29, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va019.htm Savage's Station]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>  
*May 11, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va052.htm Yellow Tavern<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va052.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>]
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*June 30, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va020.htm Glendale/White Oak Swamp], also known as Nelson’s Farm, Frayser’s Farm, Charles City Crossroads, White Oak Swamp, New Market Road, or Riddell's Shop<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va020.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 17 August, 2012)</ref>
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*July 1, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va021.htm Malvern Hill], also known as Poindexter's Farm<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va021.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 2 August 2012).</ref>  
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*May 11, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va052.htm Yellow Tavern]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va052.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>  
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*July 27-29, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va069.htm Deep Bottom I], also known as Darbytown, Strawberry Plains, New Market Road, Gravel Hill<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va069.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
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*August 13-20, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va071.htm Deep Bottom II], also known as New Market Road, Fussell’s Mill, Bailey’s Creek, Charles City Road, or White’s Tavern<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va071.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
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*September 29-30, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va075.htm Chaffin’s Farm/New Market Heights], also known as Combats at New Market Heights, Forts Harrison, Johnson, and Gilmer; Laurel Hill<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va075.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August 2012).</ref>
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*October 7, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va077.htm Darbytown &amp; New Market Roads], also known as Johnson’s Farm or Fourmile Creek <ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va077.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
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*October 13, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va078.htm Darbytown Road], also known as Alms House<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va078.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
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*October 27-28, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va080.htm Fair Oaks &amp; Darbytown Road], also known as Second Fair Oaks<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va080.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
  
 
:Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1861], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1862], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1863.htm 1863], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1864.htm 1864], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1865.htm 1865]
 
:Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1861], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1862], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1863.htm 1863], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1864.htm 1864], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1865.htm 1865]
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.
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{{VAnews}}
  
*'''1736-1780''' [http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/BrowseVG.cfm Virginia Gazette], index and images online at [http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/ Colonial Williamsburg.]  
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*'''1736-1780''' - [http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/BrowseVG.cfm Virginia Gazette], index and images online at [http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/ Colonial Williamsburg.]  
*'''1736-1803''' Database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers, see: [http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/ The Geography of Slavery in Virginia].  
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*'''1736-1803''' - Database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in the ''Virginia Gazette ''and other Virginia newspapers, see: [http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/ The Geography of Slavery in Virginia].
*'''1860-1865''' [http://dlxs.richmond.edu/d/ddr/ Richmond Daily Dispatch 1860-1865] - free.<br>  
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*'''1786-1825''' - "List of Obituaries: From Richmond, Virginia Newspapers," [1786-1825] ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4243208 Vol. 20, No. 3 (Jul. 1912):282-291]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4243225 Vol. 20, No. 4 (Oct. 1912):364-371]. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] - free.
*'''1940s-1985''' Index to [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/NI.html ''Richmond Times Dispatch and'' ''Richmond News Leader''] at [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/ Library of Virginia] - free. Surnames indexed alphabetically under Biography.<br>  
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*'''1795-1807''' - ''Richmond and Manchester Advertiser'' at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
*'''1985-present''' [http://news.google.com/archivesearch/advanced_search?ned=us&hl=en GoogleNews] has the Richmond Times - Dispatch on-line. The images start with 1985 and continue to the present. It is not a complete list, but it is worth your time. It is free to use and view the newspaper but you cannot print or copy the image.<br>
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*'''1797-1816''' - ''Virginia Argus'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1801-1804''' - ''The Examiner'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=WtgKeONp1i0C Google News] - free.
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*'''1804-1838''' - Virginia State Library. ''Index to Obituary Notices in the Richmond Enquirer from May 9, 1804, through 1828, and the Richmond Whig from January, 1824, through 1838''. Richmond, VA, USA: Virginia State Library, 1923. {{Worldcat|1111288}} digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4183 Ancestry] ($). Available at {{FHL|517244|title-id|disp=FHL}} (2 copies).
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*'''1804-1876''' - ''Enquirer'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1809-1819''' - ''Virginia Patriot'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1816-1820''' - ''Richmond Commercial Compiler'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1824-1874''' - ''Richmond Whig'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1833-1882''' - ''Richmond Daily Whig'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1852-1884''' - ''The Daily Dispatch'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84024738/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1854-1870''' - ''Richmond Enquirer'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).  
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*'''1860-1865''' - [http://dlxs.richmond.edu/d/ddr/ Richmond Daily Dispatch 1860-1865] - free.<br>  
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*'''1861-1866''' - ''Richmond Examiner'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1884-1903''' - ''Richmond Dispatch'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038614/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1885-1900''' - ''Richmond Planet'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1886-1889''' - ''The Daily Times'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071854/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1886-''' - ''The Labor Herald'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn96096625/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1889-1910''' - ''Richmond Planet'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84025841/issues Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1890-1903''' - ''The Times'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85034438/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1893-1899''' - ''The Jewish South'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn94051168/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1900''' - ''Reformer'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1903-1913''' - ''The Times Dispatch'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038615/issues/ Chronicling America] - free.
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*'''1903-1958''' - ''Richmond Times Dispatch'' at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1940s-1985''' - Index to [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/NI.html ''Richmond Times Dispatch and'' ''Richmond News Leader''] at [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/ Library of Virginia] - free. Surnames indexed alphabetically under Biography.<br>  
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*'''1985-present''' - [http://news.google.com/archivesearch/advanced_search?ned=us&hl=en GoogleNews] has the Richmond Times - Dispatch on-line. The images start with 1985 and continue to the present. It is not a complete list, but it is worth your time. It is free to use and view the newspaper but you cannot print or copy the image.<br>  
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*'''1985-present''' - ''Richmond Times-Dispatch'' (Richmond, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
  
 
==== Occupations  ====
 
==== Occupations  ====
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*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|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Richmond silversmiths.]
 
*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|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Richmond silversmiths.]
  
==== Probate Records ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
{{Vawill|1662-1800}}  
 
{{Vawill|1662-1800}}  
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*Henrico Co., Virginia - Proceedings of Commission Re: Its Records Destroyed by British, 1774-1782. MSS., available on microfilm at {{FHL|302155|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes deeds and wills.]  
 
*Henrico Co., Virginia - Proceedings of Commission Re: Its Records Destroyed by British, 1774-1782. MSS., available on microfilm at {{FHL|302155|title-id|disp=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|537823|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes Henrico County.]  
 
*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|537823|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes Henrico County.]  
*Henrico County Wills 1650 to 1717 (digital images) [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
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*'''1650-1717''' - Henrico County Wills 1650 to 1717 (digital images) [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
*Henrico County Wills 1678 to 1693 (digital images[http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
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*'''1678-1693''' - Henrico County Wills 1678 to 1693 (digital images[http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
*Henrico County Wills 1717 to 1726 (digital images) [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
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*'''1717-1726''' - Henrico County Wills 1717 to 1726 (digital images) [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
*Henrico County Wills and Settlements 1770 to 1787 (digital images) [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]
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*'''1770-1787''' - Henrico County Wills and Settlements 1770 to 1787 (digital images) [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
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*'''1781-1904''' - [http://vagenweb.org/henrico/wills.html General Index to Henrico Wills: 1781-1904] (VAGenWeb) - free.
  
 
'''''London Courts'''''  
 
'''''London Courts'''''  
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===== Births  =====
 
===== 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 {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=here}}&nbsp;and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=here}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
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*'''1720-1798''' - 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 {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=here}}{{LQL}}&nbsp;and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=here}}{{LQL}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).  
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*'''1853-1870''' - Henrico County Birth Index 1853-1870. Batch {{IGI|C868766}} (broken link) at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.</ref>
  
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
  
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*'''1660-1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3002 Virginia Marriages 1660-1800] (Ancestry) ($).
 
*'''1680-1808''' - Lindsay, Joyce H. ''Marriages of Henrico County, Virginia, 1680-1808''. Richmond, Va.: Joyce H. Lindsay, 1960. {{FHL|112941|item|disp=FHL Collection}}.  
 
*'''1680-1808''' - Lindsay, Joyce H. ''Marriages of Henrico County, Virginia, 1680-1808''. Richmond, Va.: Joyce H. Lindsay, 1960. {{FHL|112941|item|disp=FHL Collection}}.  
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*'''1682-1893''' - [http://vagenweb.org/henrico/marriage.htm Henrico County Marriage Records] (VAGenWeb) - free. Includes Church of England marriages and marriage bonds and licenses.
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*'''1740-1850''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3723 Virginia Marriages 1740-1850] (Ancestry) ($).
 
*'''1780-1861''' - Henrico County Marriages 1780 to 1861 [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
 
*'''1780-1861''' - Henrico County Marriages 1780 to 1861 [http://www.virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyhenrico.html Virginia Pioneers]  
 
*'''1780-1861''' - Ricks, Joel. ''Henrico County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1780-1861''. 1937. {{FHL|112930|item|disp=FHL Collection}}.  
 
*'''1780-1861''' - Ricks, Joel. ''Henrico County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1780-1861''. 1937. {{FHL|112930|item|disp=FHL Collection}}.  
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*'''1781-1897''' - Henrico County Marriage Index 1781-1897. Batch {{IGI|M868765}} (broken link) at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1782-1853''' - Pollack, Michael E. ''Marriage Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853''. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984. {{FHL|12547|item|disp=FHL Collection}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49242 Ancestry]&nbsp;($).
 
*'''1782-1853''' - Pollack, Michael E. ''Marriage Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853''. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984. {{FHL|12547|item|disp=FHL Collection}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49242 Ancestry]&nbsp;($).
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1853-1870''' - Henrico County Death Index 1853-1870. Batch {{IGI|B868766}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
  
 
===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
 
===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
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{{Tip|For birth, marriage, and death record substitutes, see [[{{PAGENAME}}#Bible Records|Bible Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Church Records|Church Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Newspapers|Newspapers]], and [[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate Records|Probate Records]].}}
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{{Tip|For birth, marriage, and death record substitutes, see [[{{PAGENAME}}#Bible Records|Bible Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Church Records|Church Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Newspapers|Newspapers]], and [[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate Records|Probate Records]].}}  
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[[The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia|The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia]]  
 
*[[The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia|The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia]]  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Websites  ==
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*Henrico County, Virginia [http://vagenweb.org/henrico/ USGENWEB&nbsp;]  
 
*Henrico County, Virginia [http://vagenweb.org/henrico/ USGENWEB&nbsp;]  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/va/counties/henrico/ Cyndi's List]  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/va/counties/henrico/ Cyndi's List]  
 
*[http://www.virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers]
 
*[http://www.virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers]
 
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Guide to Henrico County Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.

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Online Records


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

Contents

Henrico County, Virginia 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

Henrico County, Virginia 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 [1]

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.

Henrico County, Virginia Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy Resources

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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.[2]

  • 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 FamilySearch Books Online .
  • [Price] Family Bible Records of Taliaferro, Fontaine, Price and Shelton. MSS., available on microfilm at FHL.

Biography

Notable Henricoans Database

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

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[7]. Early records have been microfilmed: FHL Film 31762. Early records of Henrico Monthly Meeting have been published: FHL Book 975.54 K2w.[8] Hinshaw also published the early records: FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6.[9]
  • Richmond Monthly Meeting, Richmond, Va. (begun 1795)[7]
  • White Oak Swamp Monthly Meeting (1722-1807) aka Henrico aka Chickahominy Swamp[7]. 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.[10]

  • 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

Directories

Genealogy

More than 750 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.[11] 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).[12]

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.[13]

  • 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

Richmond was the capital of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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)
- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's) - CSA - Company F
- 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.[14]
- 6th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company I (Elliot Grays aka Manchester Grays).[15].
- 10th Battalion, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Allen's) (Confederate). Company A (Metropolitan Guards).[16]
- 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).[17]
- 12th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company G (Richmond Grays).[18]
- 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).[19]
- 23rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company H (Richmond Sharpshooters).[20]
- 24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Company A (Henrico Mounted Guard aka Henrico Picket Guard), Company B, and Company G.[21]
- 44th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company E (Richmond Zouaves).[22]
- 47th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate). Companies A and B.[23]
- 53rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company E (Logan Guards or Davy Logan Guards).[24]
- 59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company F3 (Richmond Light Guard).[25]

Records and histories are available, including:

Civil War Battles
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Henrico County.
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.[39]

Naturalization

Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929

Newspapers

The Virginia Newspapers Project identifies local Henrico County, Virginia newspapers.


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.]
  • 1650-1717 - Henrico County Wills 1650 to 1717 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers
  • 1678-1693 - Henrico County Wills 1678 to 1693 (digital imagesVirginia Pioneers
  • 1717-1726 - Henrico County Wills 1717 to 1726 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers
  • 1770-1787 - Henrico County Wills and Settlements 1770 to 1787 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers
  • 1781-1904 - General Index to Henrico Wills: 1781-1904 (VAGenWeb) - free.

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
  • 1720-1798 - 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[low quality link] and here[low quality link]; digital book at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
  • 1853-1870 - Henrico County Birth Index 1853-1870. Batch C868766 (broken link) at FamilySearch - free.[40]
Marriage
  • 1660-1800 - Virginia Marriages 1660-1800 (Ancestry) ($).
  • 1680-1808 - Lindsay, Joyce H. Marriages of Henrico County, Virginia, 1680-1808. Richmond, Va.: Joyce H. Lindsay, 1960. FHL Collection.
  • 1682-1893 - Henrico County Marriage Records (VAGenWeb) - free. Includes Church of England marriages and marriage bonds and licenses.
  • 1740-1850 - Virginia Marriages 1740-1850 (Ancestry) ($).
  • 1780-1861 - Henrico County Marriages 1780 to 1861 Virginia Pioneers
  • 1780-1861 - Ricks, Joel. Henrico County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1780-1861. 1937. FHL Collection.
  • 1781-1897 - Henrico County Marriage Index 1781-1897. Batch M868765 (broken link) at FamilySearch - free.[40]
  • 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 ($).
Death
  • 1853-1870 - Henrico County Death Index 1853-1870. Batch B868766 at FamilySearch - free.[40]
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.


Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Henrico County, Virginia Genealogy Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. 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.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 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.
  4. The First Century of the First Baptist Church of Richmond Virginia: 1780-1880 (Richmond, Va.: Carlton McCarthy, 1880).
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
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  8. 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.
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  11. 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 ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980)
  12. Kenneth Scott, British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979), 320-333. FHL Collection 973 W4s; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  13. 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.
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  15. Michael A. Cavanaugh, 6th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 43.
  16. Jeffrey C. Weaver, 10th and 19th Battalions of Heavy Artillery (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1996). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 124.
  17. Robert J. Driver, 10th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1992). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 87.
  18. William D. Henderson, 12th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1984). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 8.
  19. Louis H. Manari, 15th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1990). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 78.
  20. Thomas M. Rankin, 23rd Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1985). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 14.
  21. Darryl Holland, 24th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 128.
  22. Kevin C. Ruffner, 44th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 39.
  23. Richard L. Armstrong, 26th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 110.
  24. G. Howard Gregory, 53rd Virginia Infantry and 5th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Appomattox, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1999). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 132.
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  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.