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Contents

Courthouse

 

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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

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."]

Court

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.]

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Since Lynchburg was created in 1852, the 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.]

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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

References

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

 

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