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{{Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Danville (Independent City)''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pittsylvania County, Virginia|Pittsylvania County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Danville,_Virginia|Danville (Independent City)]]''  
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Danville, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1890
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| website                = http://www.danville-va.gov/
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Pittsylvania County, Virginia|Pittsylvania County]].}}
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
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== Quick Facts ==
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== History ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1890''' Danville was created in 1890 from [[Pittsylvania County, Virginia|Pittsylvania County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1890''' -- Danville was created in 1890 from [[Pittsylvania County, Virginia|Pittsylvania County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Vadanville.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
  
[[Virginia,_Danville_City_Cemetery_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Virginia, Danville City Cemetery Records, 1833-2006 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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[[Virginia, Danville City Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Virginia, Danville City Cemetery Records, 1833-2006 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
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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 Danville silversmiths.]
  
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*'''1874-1879''' - Danville Birth Index 1874-1879. Batch {{IGI|C868712}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.</ref>
  
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*'''1841-1927''' - Danville Marriage Index 1841-1927 is included in the IGI at [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] - free.
  
Since Danville was created in 1890 from Pittsylvania County, the Civil War records for Danville will be found in the [[Pittsylvania County, Virginia|Pittsylvania County]] military records.
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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 Danville silversmiths.]
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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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|190391|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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Revision as of 23:28, 25 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Pittsylvania County Gotoarrow.png Danville (Independent City)

Danville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Founded 1890
Website http://www.danville-va.gov/

Contents

Courthouse

 

History

Parent County

1890 -- Danville was created in 1890 from Pittsylvania County. [1]

Resources

Vadanville.jpg

Cemeteries

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Virginia, Danville City Cemetery Records, 1833-2006 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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 Danville silversmiths.]

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1874-1879 - Danville Birth Index 1874-1879. Batch C868712 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
Marriage
  • 1841-1927 - Danville Marriage Index 1841-1927 is included in the IGI at FamilySearch - free.
Death

Danville, 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, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.