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Danville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Founded 1890
Website http://www.danville-va.gov/




Parent County

1890 -- Danville was created in 1890 from Pittsylvania County. [1]




A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Virginia, Danville City Cemetery Records, 1833-2006 (FamilySearch Historical Records)


  • 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 Danville silversmiths.]

Vital Records

  • 1874-1879 - Danville Birth Index 1874-1879. Batch C868712 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
  • 1841-1927 - Danville Marriage Index 1841-1927 is included in the IGI at FamilySearch - free.

Danville, Virginia deaths are included in the Library of Virginia's Death Index of Virginia, 1853-1896, sponsored by The Virginia Genealogical Society, available online - free.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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


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