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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Charlottesville,_Virginia|Charlottesville]]''  
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| name                    = Charlottesville, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_date        = 1762
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| website                = [http://www.charlottesville.org/ www.charlottesville.org/]
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]].}}
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
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'''1762 ''' -- Charlottesville was created in 1762 from [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]].<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Charlottesville, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Charlottesville, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Charlottesville:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Charlottesville+%28city%29&amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Charlottesville:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Charlottesville+%28city%29&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
 
*Maplewood Cemetery  
 
*Maplewood Cemetery  
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*University Cemetery
 
*University Cemetery
  
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Indexes (1889-1939) and images (1889-1926) to Charlottesville, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical&nbsp;information.<ref>[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/ "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,"] Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).</ref>  
 
Indexes (1889-1939) and images (1889-1926) to Charlottesville, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical&nbsp;information.<ref>[http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/available/ "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability,"] Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).</ref>  
  
 
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During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding one British alien living in Charlottesville.<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812.]'' Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>
  
During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 1 British alien living in Charlottesville.<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812.]'' Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>
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Civil War records for Charlottesville were kept by the city.
  
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*'''1855-1880''' - ''Jeffersonian Republican'' (Charlottesville, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com Genealogy Bank] ($).
 
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*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 Charlottesville silversmiths.]
 
*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 Charlottesville silversmiths.]
  
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*'''1888-1929''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4498 Virginia Marriages 1851-1929] (Ancestry) ($).
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Charlottesville+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Albemarle County Gotoarrow.png Charlottesville

Charlottesville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1762
Website www.charlottesville.org/

Contents

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1762 -- Charlottesville was created in 1762 from Albemarle County.[1]

Resources

Cemeteries

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

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

  • Maplewood Cemetery
  • Oakwood Cemetery
  • Riverview Cemetery
  • University Cemetery

Court Records

Indexes (1889-1939) and images (1889-1926) to Charlottesville, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.[3]

Immigration

Vacharlottesville.jpg

During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding one British alien living in Charlottesville.[4]

Military

Civil War

Civil War records for Charlottesville were kept by the city.

Newspapers

  • 1855-1880 - Jeffersonian Republican (Charlottesville, Va.) at Genealogy Bank ($).

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 Charlottesville silversmiths.]

Vital Records

Marriage
Death

Charlottesville, 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.

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. USGS Map, Topozone.com
  3. "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability," Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).
  4. Kenneth Scott. British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. FHL Collection 973 W4s; digital version at Ancestry ($).