Bedford, Virginia

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== Courthouse ==
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'''1890--'''Bedford was created&nbsp;1890 from Bedford County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1890--'''Bedford was created&nbsp;1890 from Bedford County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Bedford, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Bedford, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Bedford:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Bedford+%28city%29&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Bedford:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Bedford+%28city%29&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
 
*Fairmount Cemetery  
 
*Fairmount Cemetery  
 
*Longwood Cemetery  
 
*Longwood Cemetery  
 
*Otey Street Cemetery
 
*Otey Street Cemetery
 
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==== Land  ====
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
*'''[Creacy] '''Daily-Geary, Jessica L. and James P. Geary. ''The Compiled Book of Creecy: Addendum 2001.''&nbsp; Provo, Utah&nbsp;: Geary Genealogical Services, 2001. {{FHL|929.273 C861d supp. |book}} Free digitized copy.
 
 
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==== Military  ====
 
 
===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
 
 
Since the independent city of Bedford was created 1890 from Bedford County, the Civil War records for the area of Bedford will be found in the [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford County]] military records. During the Civil War men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.
 
 
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==== 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|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Liberty (now Bedford) silversmiths and watchmakers.]
 
*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 Liberty (now Bedford) silversmiths and watchmakers.]
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
  
 
== 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+Bedford+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Bedford+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  

Revision as of 21:20, 29 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Bedford (Independent City)
Bedford, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1890
Website http://www.bedfordva.gov/

Contents

History

Parent County

1890--Bedford was created 1890 from Bedford County. [1]

Resources

Cemeteries

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Bedford, Virginia Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Bedford:[2]

  • Fairmount Cemetery
  • Longwood Cemetery
  • Otey Street Cemetery

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 Liberty (now Bedford) silversmiths and watchmakers.]

Web Sites

References

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