Lexington, Virginia

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Lexington (Independent City)''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lexington,_Virginia|Lexington]]''  
  
== Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Lexington, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Valexington.PNG
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1778
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| website                = [http://www.ci.lexington.va.us www.ci.lexington.va.us]
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== Quick Facts==
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==== Parent County ====
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]].}}
  
'''1778''' Lexington was created in 1778 from [[Rockbridge_County,_Virginia|Rockbridge County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Courthouse  ==
  
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'''1778''' -- Lexington was created in 1778 from [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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[[Image:Valexington.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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===== Civil War  =====
  
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Civil War records for Lexington were kept by the city.
 
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*'''1801-1805''' - ''Rockbridge Repository'' (Lexington, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com Genealogy Bank] ($).
  
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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 Lexington silversmiths.]
 
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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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*{{FHL|190540|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190540 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 21:03, 31 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Rockbridge County Gotoarrow.png Lexington

Lexington, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1778
Website www.ci.lexington.va.us

Contents

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1778 -- Lexington was created in 1778 from Rockbridge County. [1]

Resources

Valexington.jpg
Civil War

Civil War records for Lexington were kept by the city.

Newspapers

  • 1801-1805 - Rockbridge Repository (Lexington, Va.) at Genealogy Bank ($).

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 Lexington silversmiths.]

Web Sites

References

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