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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Campbell County, Virginia|Campbell County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lynchburg,_Virginia|Lynchburg (Independent City)]]''  
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Lynchburg, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Valynchburg.png
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1852
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| website                = http://www.lynchburgva.gov
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Campbell County, Virginia|Campbell County]].}}
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1852--'''Lynchburg was created in 1852 from Campbell County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1852--'''Lynchburg was created in 1852 from [[Campbell County, Virginia|Campbell County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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== Resources ==
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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[http://www.gravegarden.org/diuguid/ Diuguid Digital Archive]
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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The undertaking records of the Diuguid Funeral Service &amp; Crematory of Lynchburg were placed on permanent loan with the Southern Memorial Associaton in 2005 and 2007. They now sponors this website which provides access to the burial records from 1820-1950. Read the about page to learn of the scope of these records which cover 42 general burial ledgers and 14 cemetery plot books.
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=eksel7bab&et=1105585882617&s=32403&e=001YUYTpcyI4e-NFygg7bEd6aXl1rl9xj8TT5eGSpnjBuKoVJZKTB76freD73SIUq8CL2m4gZyBn8UB3r3Au9gu453rc2ZCiRcvhcQuH92FdVadsZOg4KjAeb0dl5ouJZYoxj5wAke9a-PIOrNYEidDUg== J. E. Fauber Funeral Home]
  
== Resources  ==
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Funeral home collection from the Jones Memorial Library, the second oldest public library in Virginia. The Whitten Funeral Home gave these burial records to the library for preservation.
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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The undertaking records of the Diuguid Funeral Service &amp; Crematory of Lynchburg were placed on permanent loan with the Southern Memorial Associaton in 2005 and 2007. They now sponors this website "[http://www.gravegarden.org/diuguid/ Diuguid Digital Archive]," which provides access to the burial records from 1820-1950.  
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This collection includes burial records, “first call sheets” and sales records of the J. E. Fauber Funeral Home of Lynchburg, Virginia for the period from 1919 through 1952. Also included in the collection are the burial records of J. J. Hughes and Company for 1915 through 1917, and the Lynchburg Undertaking Company, Inc. for 1918. These establishments were predecessors of the Fauber Funeral home. The burial records of the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Inc., for the period from 1952 through 1985.  
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
 
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'''''Quaker'''''
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[[Image:Valynchburg.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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===== Quaker =====
  
 
*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.&nbsp;Available on 26 microfilms at {{FHL|1182635|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes records of Lynchburg Quakers; Brown assisted "William Wade Hinshaw in the writing of the Virginia volume of the ''Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy''."]
 
*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.&nbsp;Available on 26 microfilms at {{FHL|1182635|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes records of Lynchburg Quakers; Brown assisted "William Wade Hinshaw in the writing of the Virginia volume of the ''Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy''."]
 
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
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*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes will a of resident of Lynchburg proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes will a of resident of Lynchburg proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
  
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===== Civil War =====
  
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====== Civil War Battle ======
  
==== Military  ====
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Lynchburg:
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*June 17-18, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va064.htm Lynchburg]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va064.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 17 August, 2012)</ref>
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: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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Civil War records were kept by the city of Lynchburg.
  
 
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:*'''1797-1798''' - ''Lynchburg Weekly Museum'' at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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:*'''1798-1799''' - ''Lynchburg Weekly Gazette'' at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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:*'''1809-1818''' - ''Lynchburg Press'' at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
  
 
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'''''London Courts'''''
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===== London Courts =====
  
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes will a of resident of Lynchburg proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes will a of resident of Lynchburg proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
  
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== Societies and Libraries ==
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lynchburg Virginia Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Lynchburg+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Lynchburg+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 18:38, 31 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Campbell County Gotoarrow.png Lynchburg (Independent City)

Lynchburg, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1852
Website http://www.lynchburgva.gov

Contents

Courthouse

 

History

Parent County

1852--Lynchburg was created in 1852 from Campbell County. [1]

Resources

Cemeteries

Diuguid Digital Archive

The undertaking records of the Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory of Lynchburg were placed on permanent loan with the Southern Memorial Associaton in 2005 and 2007. They now sponors this website which provides access to the burial records from 1820-1950. Read the about page to learn of the scope of these records which cover 42 general burial ledgers and 14 cemetery plot books.

J. E. Fauber Funeral Home

Funeral home collection from the Jones Memorial Library, the second oldest public library in Virginia. The Whitten Funeral Home gave these burial records to the library for preservation.

This collection includes burial records, “first call sheets” and sales records of the J. E. Fauber Funeral Home of Lynchburg, Virginia for the period from 1919 through 1952. Also included in the collection are the burial records of J. J. Hughes and Company for 1915 through 1917, and the Lynchburg Undertaking Company, Inc. for 1918. These establishments were predecessors of the Fauber Funeral home. The burial records of the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Inc., for the period from 1952 through 1985.


Church

Valynchburg.jpg
Quaker
  • 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 Lynchburg Quakers; Brown assisted "William Wade Hinshaw in the writing of the Virginia volume of the Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy."]

Genealogy

  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. Page Family Records in Virginia Counties. 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 1982-2006. FHL Book 929.273 P141rdc v. 2 [Lynchburg appears in Vol. 2 Part 3]
  • [Page] Rutherford, Dolores Crumrine. The Page Family in Virginia Personal Property Taxes (1782-1850). 2 vols. Carmichael, Calif.: D.C. Rutherford, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 P141rd v. 1-2 [Lynchburg appears in Vol. 2]

Immigration

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

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Lynchburg:

Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865

Civil War records were kept by the city of Lynchburg.

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 Lynchburg silversmiths.]

Probate

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 17 August, 2012)