Bland County, Virginia

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== Resources  ==
<h4> Cemeteries  </h4>
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<p>For a more detailed list, including addresses and external links, see <i><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Bland County, Virginia Cemeteries">Bland County, Virginia Cemeteries</a></i>.
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</p><p>The following is a list of cemeteries in Bland County: <span class="fck_mw_ref" _fck_mw_customtag="true" _fck_mw_tagname="ref">[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Bland&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</span>
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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For a more detailed list, including addresses and external links, see [[Bland County, Virginia Cemeteries]].
<ul><li>Bethel Cemetery  
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</li><li>Bivins Cemetery  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Bland County: [http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp USGS Map Topozone.com].
</li><li>Clark Cemetery  
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</li><li>Clark Cemetery  
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</li><li>Crabtree Cemetery  
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</li><li>Gibson Cemetery  
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</li><li>Hogan Cemetery
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*Bethel Cemetery  
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*Bivins Cemetery  
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*Clark Cemetery  
<ul><li>Hoges Chapel Cemetery  
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*Clark Cemetery  
</li><li>Hoges Chapel Methodist Cemetery  
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*Comfort Cemetery  
</li><li>Houndshell Cemetery  
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*Crabtree Cemetery  
</li><li>Newberry Cemetery  
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*Gibson Cemetery  
</li><li>Pruett Cemetery  
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*Hogan Cemetery
</li><li>Red Oak Cemetery  
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</li><li>Rose Hill Cemetery  
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</li><li>Sharon Cemetery
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*Hoges Chapel Cemetery  
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*Hoges Chapel Methodist Cemetery  
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*Houndshell Cemetery  
<ul><li>Shewey Cemetery  
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*Newberry Cemetery  
</li><li>Shields Cemetery  
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*Pruett Cemetery  
</li><li>Shrader Cemetery  
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*Red Oak Cemetery  
</li><li>Sword Cemetery  
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*Rose Hill Cemetery  
</li><li>Temple Hill Cemetery  
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*Sharon Cemetery
</li><li>Tuggle Cemetery  
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</li><li>Tynes and Ferguson Cemetery  
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</li><li>Wagner Cemetery
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*Shewey Cemetery  
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*Shields Cemetery  
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*Shrader Cemetery  
<h4> Census  </h4>
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*Sword Cemetery  
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*Temple Hill Cemetery  
<span class="fck_mw_template">{{Historical populations |type = USA |heading = Census |footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en &quot;American FactFinder&quot;.] United States Census Bureau. |1870 |4000 |1880 |5004 |1890 |5129 |1900 |5497 |1910 |5154 |1920 |5593 |1930 |6031 |1940 |6731 |1950 |6436 |1960 |5982 |1970 |5423 |1980 |6349 |1990 |6514 |2000 |6871 }}</span>
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*Tuggle Cemetery  
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*Tynes and Ferguson Cemetery  
<h4> Church  </h4>
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*Wagner Cemetery
<h4> Court  </h4>
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<p><i><b>Chancery Court</b></i>
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<ul><li>Indexed images of Bland County, Virginia Chancery Records 1874-1928 are available online through <a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/">Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index</a>. 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.<span class="fck_mw_ref" _fck_mw_customtag="true" _fck_mw_tagname="ref">[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/ &quot;Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,&quot;] Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).</span>
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==== Census  ====
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<h4> Genealogy  </h4>
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<h4> Land  </h4>
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<h4> Local Histories  </h4>
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==== Church  ====
<h4> Maps  </h4>
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<h4> Military  </h4>
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==== Court  ====
<h5> <i><b>War of 1812</b></i> </h5>
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<ul><li><i>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...</i> Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|286899|item}}</span> 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at <a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ">Google Books</a> and <a href="http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog">Internet Archive</a>. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Bland County, p. 64.]
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'''''Chancery Court'''''
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<h5> <i><b>Civil War</b></i> </h5>
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*Indexed images of Bland County, Virginia Chancery Records 1874-1928 are available online through &lt;a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/"&gt;Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index&lt;/a&gt;. 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><a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/" _fcksavedurl="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/">"Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,"</a> Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).</ref>
<p>Bland County men most often served in regiments (and companies) from their home county. At times, however, individuals and small groups can be found serving in regiments from neighboring counties. Later in the war, Confederate units often reorganized.  
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==== Genealogy  ====
<ul><li><i>History of Bland County (Virginia).</i>Radford, Virginia: Commonwealth Press, 1961, that includes names of units from this county and a roster of the men who served in these units on pages 259-277.<i><span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|121288|title-id|disp=975.5765 H2b}}</span> </i>Pages 275-276 lists very small groups of Bland County soldiers who served in other regiments.&nbsp;
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==== Land  ====
<p>- <a href="8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)">8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)</a><br> - 36th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) <br> - <a href="45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)">45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) </a><br> - <a href="51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)">51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) </a><br>  
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==== Local Histories  ====
<h4> Newspapers  </h4>
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<h4> Probate  </h4>
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==== Maps  ====
<h4> Research Guides  </h4>
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<ul><li>"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Bland County," <i>The Virginia Genealogist</i>, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1961):77-78. Available at <a href="http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&amp;Da=285">New England Ancestors</a> ($).
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==== Military  ====
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<h4> Taxation  </h4>
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===== '''''War of 1812''''' =====
<h4> Vital Records  </h4>
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*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="4" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at &lt;a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ"&gt;Google Books&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog"&gt;Internet Archive&lt;/a&gt;. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Bland County, p. 64.]
</p><p><i><b>Birth</b></i>
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===== '''''Civil War''''' =====
<ul><li>Fridley, Beth, comp. <i>Bland County, Virginia Births: 1861-96 </i>[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Available at <a href="http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5275">Ancestry</a>&nbsp;($).
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Bland County men most often served in regiments (and companies) from their home county. At times, however, individuals and small groups can be found serving in regiments from neighboring counties. Later in the war, Confederate units often reorganized.  
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*''History of Bland County (Virginia).''Radford, Virginia: Commonwealth Press, 1961, that includes names of units from this county and a roster of the men who served in these units on pages 259-277.''<img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="2" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> ''Pages 275-276 lists very small groups of Bland County soldiers who served in other regiments.&nbsp;
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- &lt;a href="8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)"&gt;8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)&lt;/a&gt;<br> - 36th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) <br> - &lt;a href="45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)"&gt;45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) &lt;/a&gt;<br> - &lt;a href="51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)"&gt;51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) &lt;/a&gt;<br>  
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Research Guides  ====
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*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Bland County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 5, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1961):77-78. Available at &lt;a href="http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&amp;Da=285"&gt;New England Ancestors&lt;/a&gt; ($).
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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'''''Birth'''''
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*Fridley, Beth, comp. ''Bland County, Virginia Births: 1861-96 ''[database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Available at &lt;a href="http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5275"&gt;Ancestry&lt;/a&gt;&nbsp;($).
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 21:30, 30 April 2012

Bland County, Virginia
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Boundary map of Bland County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Bland County
Location in the state of Virginia
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Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1861
County Seat Bland
Courthouse
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Southwest Virginia county.

Contents

County Courthouse

Bland County Courthouse
612 Main Street, Suite 104
Bland, VA 24315

  • Circuit Court Clerk has marriage probate and land records from 1861; divorce records from 1900[1]
Beginning Dates for Bland County, Virginia Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1861 1861

History

Richard Bland (1710-1776)

The county was named after Richard Bland (1710-1776), Virginia delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775.[2]

Parent County

1861--Bland County was created 30 March 1861 from Giles, Tazewell and Wythe Counties.
County seat: Bland [1]

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: USGS Map Topozone.com.

  • 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

Census

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Church

Court

Chancery Court

  • Indexed images of Bland County, Virginia Chancery Records 1874-1928 are available online through <a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/">Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index</a>. 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.[3]

Genealogy

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812
Civil War

Bland County men most often served in regiments (and companies) from their home county. At times, however, individuals and small groups can be found serving in regiments from neighboring counties. Later in the war, Confederate units often reorganized.

  • History of Bland County (Virginia).Radford, Virginia: Commonwealth Press, 1961, that includes names of units from this county and a roster of the men who served in these units on pages 259-277.<img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="2" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> Pages 275-276 lists very small groups of Bland County soldiers who served in other regiments. 

- <a href="8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)">8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Confederate)</a>
- 36th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
- <a href="45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)">45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) </a>
- <a href="51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)">51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate) </a>

Newspapers

Probate

Research Guides

Taxation

Vital Records

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Birth

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Wikipedia Contributors, "Bland County, Virginia," in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bland_County, accessed 13 January 2012.
  3. <a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/" _fcksavedurl="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/">"Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,"</a> Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).