Greene County, Virginia Genealogy

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Northern Virginia county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piedmont_region_of_Virginia Piedmont] region.
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/greene.html Tombstone Transcription Project Greene County] - cemetery transcriptions - USGenWeb
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Greene County

Northern Virginia county in the Piedmont region.

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

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18404,232
18504,4004.0%
18605,02214.1%
18704,634−7.7%
18805,83025.8%
18905,622−3.6%
19006,21410.5%
19106,93711.6%
19206,369−8.2%
19305,980−6.1%
19405,218−12.7%
19504,745−9.1%
19604,715−0.6%
19705,24811.3%
19807,62545.3%
199010,29735.0%
200015,24448.0%

Church

Court

Genealogy 

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
General

As of November 2010, a query for individuals born in Greene, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 10,000 entries.

Bibliography
  • [Fitzgerald] Hudgins, Dennis Ray. Fitzgerald & Jarrell Families: Orange, Madison, Culpeper, Greene Co. Virginia. MSS., microfilmed 1991. FHL Collection 1597899 Item 11
  • [Jarrell] Hudgins, Dennis Ray. Fitzgerald & Jarrell Families: Orange, Madison, Culpeper, Greene Co. Virginia. MSS., microfilmed 1991. FHL Collection 1597899 Item 11
  • [Miller] Miller, James Boyce and Robert Braxton Miller. The Miller Family of Orange/Greene Counties, Virginia. Richmond, Va.: R.B. Miller, [1995?]. FHL Collection 929.273 M612mjb

Land

Grants and Patents

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital versions at U.S. Census Bureau and Google Books et. al. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Eastern District, Greene County on pages 130-131.]
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.]
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Greene County, p. 82. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).