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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

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Quick Facts

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

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

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military

Civil War

Since Danville was created in 1890 from Pittsylvania County, the Civil War records for Danville will be found in the Pittsylvania County military records.

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 Danville silversmiths.]

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

  • 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).

 

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