Charlottesville, Virginia

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Revision as of 21:45, 7 November 2011

United States  > Virginia > Charlottesville (Independent City)

Contents

Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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

Church

Court

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

During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 1 British alien living in Charlottesville.[4]

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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.]

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

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 ($).