Harrisonburg, Virginia

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Harrisonburg, Virginia|Harrisonburg (Independent City)]]''
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Harrisonburg (Independent City)''  
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| name                    = Harrisonburg, 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        = 1916
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| website                = [http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/ www.harrisonburgva.gov/]
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]].}}
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
  
== Quick Facts ==
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== History ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
 
'''1916''' Harrisonburg was created in 1916 from [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1916''' Harrisonburg was created in 1916 from [[Rockingham County, Virginia|Rockingham County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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*Wayland, John W. ''Men of Mark and Representative Citizens of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia.'' Staunton, VA: McClure Co., 1943. Available at {{FHL|145482|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10601 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348348_johnwwayland World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Wayland, John W. ''Men of Mark and Representative Citizens of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia.'' Staunton, VA: McClure Co., 1943. Available at {{FHL|145482|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10601 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348348_johnwwayland World Vital Records] ($).
 
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Since Harrisonburg was created in 1916 from Rockingham County, the Civil War records for Harrisonburg will be found in the [[Rockingham_County,_Virginia|Rockingham County]] military records.<br>
 
 
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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 Harrisonburg silversmiths.]
 
*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 Harrisonburg silversmiths.]
 
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*[[Harrisonburg Virginia Family History Center]]
 
*[[Harrisonburg Virginia Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|190498|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|190498|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 23:25, 29 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Rockingham County Gotoarrow.png Harrisonburg (Independent City)

Harrisonburg, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1916
Website www.harrisonburgva.gov/

Contents

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1916 Harrisonburg was created in 1916 from Rockingham County. [1]

Resources

Biography

  • Wayland, John W. Men of Mark and Representative Citizens of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia. Staunton, VA: McClure Co., 1943. Available at FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).

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 Harrisonburg silversmiths.]

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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