Bland County, Virginia

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(World Connect)
([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Virginia Southwest Virginia] county.)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Bland_County,_Virginia|Bland County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Bland_County,_Virginia|Bland County]]''  
 +
 +
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Virginia Southwest Virginia] county.
  
 
[[Image:{{VABlandmap}}]]  
 
[[Image:{{VABlandmap}}]]  
Line 49: Line 51:
 
For a more detailed list, including addresses and external links, see ''[[Bland County, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a more detailed list, including addresses and external links, see ''[[Bland County, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Bland County: <ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Bland&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
+
The following is a list of cemeteries in Bland County: <ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Bland&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
 
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" width="99%"
 
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" width="99%"
Line 94: Line 96:
 
*Indexed images of Bland County, Virginia Chancery Records 1874-1928 are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. The online indexes continues from 1928&nbsp;through 1938, but at present does not include images. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.<ref>[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/ "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,"] Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).</ref>
 
*Indexed images of Bland County, Virginia Chancery Records 1874-1928 are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. The online indexes continues from 1928&nbsp;through 1938, but at present does not include images. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.<ref>[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/ "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,"] Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).</ref>
  
==== Genealogy&nbsp; ====
+
==== Genealogy&nbsp; ====
  
 
===== General  =====
 
===== General  =====
  
As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Bland+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Bland, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 15,000 entries.
+
As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Bland+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Bland, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 15,000 entries.  
  
 
===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====

Revision as of 18:26, 26 November 2010

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Bland County

Southwest Virginia county.

Location of Bland County, Virginia
Bland County Boundary Map

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Richard Bland (1710-1776)

The county was named after Richard Bland (1710-1776), Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775.[1]

Parent County

1861--Bland County was created 30 March 1861 from Giles, Tazewell and Wythe Counties.
County seat: Bland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

For a more detailed list, including addresses and external links, see Bland County, Virginia Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Bland County: [3]

  • Bethel Cemetery
  • Bivins Cemetery
  • Clark Cemetery
  • Clark Cemetery
  • Comfort Cemetery
  • Crabtree Cemetery
  • Gibson Cemetery
  • Hogan Cemetery
  • Hoges Chapel Cemetery
  • Hoges Chapel Methodist Cemetery
  • Houndshell Cemetery
  • Newberry Cemetery
  • Pruett Cemetery
  • Red Oak Cemetery
  • Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Sharon Cemetery
  • Shewey Cemetery
  • Shields Cemetery
  • Shrader Cemetery
  • Sword Cemetery
  • Temple Hill Cemetery
  • Tuggle Cemetery
  • Tynes and Ferguson Cemetery
  • Wagner Cemetery

Church

Court

Chancery Court

  • Indexed images of Bland County, Virginia Chancery Records 1874-1928 are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. The online indexes continues from 1928 through 1938, but at present does not include images. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.[4]

Genealogy 

General

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Bland, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 15,000 entries.

Bibliography

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812
  • 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, Bland County, p. 64.]

Newspapers

Probate

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Bland County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1961):77-78. Available at New England Ancestors ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

  • Fridley, Beth, comp. Bland County, Virginia Births: 1861-96 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Available at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

Websites

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

Link title

References

  1. "Bland County, Virginia," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bland_County.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. USGS Map, Topozone.com
  4. "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability," Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).