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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Martinsville,_Virginia|Martinsville (Independent City)]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Martinsville,_Virginia|Martinsville (Independent City)]]''  
  
== Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Martinsville, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Vamartinsville.PNG
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1928
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| website                = [http://www.martinsville-va.gov www.martinsville-va.gov]
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== History ==
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==== Parent County ====
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]].}}
  
'''1928--'''Martinsville became an independent city from [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] in 1928. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Courthouse  ==
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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== History ==
  
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[[Image:Vamartinsville.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Vamartinsville.jpg]]
  
== Places/Localities ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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'''1928--'''Martinsville became an independent city from [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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== Research Guides ==
  
== Resources  ==
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*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
 
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==== Military  ====
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===== '''''Civil War'''''<br>  =====
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Since Martinsville became an independent city from Henry County in 1928, the Civil War records for the area of Martinsville will be found in the [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] military records.<br>
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*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/newsletter.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes description of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.</ref>
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*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes description of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org</ref>
  
 
== 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|Virginia%2C+Martinsville+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Martinsville+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Latest revision as of 19:16, 15 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Henry County Gotoarrow.png Martinsville (Independent City)

Martinsville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1928
Website www.martinsville-va.gov

Contents

Courthouse

History

Vamartinsville.jpg

Parent County

1928--Martinsville became an independent city from Henry County. [1]

Research Guides

  • Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

Societies and Libraries

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes description of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[2]

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org

 

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