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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

Civil War

Charlottesville was created in 1762 from Albemarle County,  so the Civil War records for this area will be found in the records of the city of Charlottesville.

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.]

Probate

Taxation

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.

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 ($).

 

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