Greene County, Virginia

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*Douthat, James L. ''Roster of War of 1812, Southside, Virginia.'' Signal Mountain, Tennessee: Mountain Press, 2007. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1453042&disp=Roster+of+War+of+1812%2C+Southside+Virgi FHL]. [Includes Greene County.]
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*Douthat, James L. ''Roster of War of 1812, Southside, Virginia.'' Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. '''Free online surname index''' and purchase details at [http://www.mountainpress.com/books/va/details/va-0697w.html Mountain Press] website. {{FHL|1453042|item}} 975.5 M2djL. [Includes Greene County.]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:11, 6 October 2010

United States  > Virginia > Greene County

Location of Greene County, Virginia
Greene County Boundary Map

Contents

County Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse, Stanardsville, Va.

History

General Nathanael Greene (1742-1786)

The county is named after Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene (1742-1786).

Parent County

1838--Greene County was created 24 January 1838 from Orange County.
County seat: Stanardsville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Grants and Patents

Local Histories

Maps

Military

War of 1812

  • Douthat, James L. Roster of War of 1812, Southside, Virginia. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. Free online surname index and purchase details at Mountain Press website. FHL Collection 975.5 M2djL. [Includes Greene County.]

Newspapers

Probate

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Greene County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):106-107. Available at FHL; digital version at New England Ancestors ($).

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Beth Fridley has published abstracts of Greene County, Virginia birth records online at Ancestry:

  • Greene County, Virginia Births, 1853-1871 [database on-line]. Available at Ancestry ($).
  • Greene County, Virginia Births, 1872-1878 [database on-line]. Available at Ancestry ($).
  • Greene County, Virginia Births, 1879-1887 [database on-line]. Available at Ancestry ($).
  • Greene County, Virginia Births, 1888-1896 [database on-line]. Available at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries

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).