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{{Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Virginia|Virginia]] > Suffolk (Independent City)''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Suffolk,_Virginia|Suffolk (Independent City)]]''  
  
== Courthouse  ==
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Suffolk, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Vasuffolk.png
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1910
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| website                = http://www.suffolk-va.gov
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond County]].}}
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1910--'''Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1910--'''Suffolk was created in 1910 from [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Bible Records ====
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=== Bible Records ===
  
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=SwRPXW7GGNoC Bible Records of Suffolk &amp; Nansemond County, Virginia: Together With Other ...]: By Fillmore Norfleet  
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=SwRPXW7GGNoC Bible Records of Suffolk &amp; Nansemond County, Virginia: Together With Other ...]: By Fillmore Norfleet
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Church  ===
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church of England ====
 
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'''''Church of England'''''
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*Hall, Wilmer Lee. ''The Vestry Book of the Upper Parish, Nansemond County, Virginia, 1743 - 1793.'' Richmond [Virginia]: Commonwealth of Virginia, Division of Purchase and Printing, 1949. Available at {{FHL|115319|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.553 K2h}} and {{FHL|115319|title-id|disp=US/CAN Film 973095 Item 2}}. Digital version at [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva0002_vestry World Vital Records] ($).
 
*Hall, Wilmer Lee. ''The Vestry Book of the Upper Parish, Nansemond County, Virginia, 1743 - 1793.'' Richmond [Virginia]: Commonwealth of Virginia, Division of Purchase and Printing, 1949. Available at {{FHL|115319|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 975.553 K2h}} and {{FHL|115319|title-id|disp=US/CAN Film 973095 Item 2}}. Digital version at [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva0002_vestry World Vital Records] ($).
  
'''''Quaker'''''
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==== Quaker ====
  
 
*Putnam, Martha A. ''Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia''. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996. Available at {{FHL|767160|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes&nbsp;records about Quakers&nbsp;in&nbsp;Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Norfolk, Prince George, Southampton counties and Suffolk City from 1600s and 1700s (Blackwater Monthly Meeting, Chuckatuck Monthly Meeting, Pagan Creek Meeting, Western Branch Monthly Meeting, and Somerton Monthly Meeting.)]
 
*Putnam, Martha A. ''Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia''. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996. Available at {{FHL|767160|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes&nbsp;records about Quakers&nbsp;in&nbsp;Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Norfolk, Prince George, Southampton counties and Suffolk City from 1600s and 1700s (Blackwater Monthly Meeting, Chuckatuck Monthly Meeting, Pagan Creek Meeting, Western Branch Monthly Meeting, and Somerton Monthly Meeting.)]
  
==== Court ====
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=== Immigration ===
 
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==== Immigration  ====
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[[Image:Vasuffolk.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
 
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*Ljungstedt, Milnor. "Items from Southern Records" [Showing Family and Trade Connections with Northern Colonies and the Home Countries], ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 15 (1938):95-104. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 New England Ancestors]. [Suffolk, VA surname: Gibson.]
 
*Ljungstedt, Milnor. "Items from Southern Records" [Showing Family and Trade Connections with Northern Colonies and the Home Countries], ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 15 (1938):95-104. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 New England Ancestors]. [Suffolk, VA surname: Gibson.]
  
==== Land  ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
'''''Grants and Patents'''''
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==== Grants and Patents ====
  
 
*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 882 patents dated 1638-1749 in what is now Suffolk City (previously Nansemond County), Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper, 2003.&nbsp;[Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]
 
*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 882 patents dated 1638-1749 in what is now Suffolk City (previously Nansemond County), Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper, 2003.&nbsp;[Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Military ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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==== Civil War, 1861-1865  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War, 1861-1865  =====
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Since Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>, go to the [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond County]] page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.  
 
Since Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>, go to the [[Nansemond County, Virginia|Nansemond County]] page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.  
  
====== Civil War Battle ======
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===== Civil War Battles =====
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Suffolk.
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Suffolk:
  
 
*April 11-May 4, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va031.htm Suffolk/Hill's Point], also known as&nbsp;Fort Huger<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va031.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>  
 
*April 11-May 4, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va031.htm Suffolk/Hill's Point], also known as&nbsp;Fort Huger<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va031.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August 2012).</ref>  
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:Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1861], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1862], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1863.htm 1863], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1864.htm 1864], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1865.htm 1865]
 
:Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1861], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1862], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1863.htm 1863], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1864.htm 1864], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1865.htm 1865]
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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=== Family History Centers ===
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Bennetts Creek Virginia Family History Center]]
 
*[[Bennetts Creek 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|Virginia%2C+Suffolk+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Suffolk+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Nansemond County Gotoarrow.png Suffolk (Independent City)

Suffolk, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1910
Website http://www.suffolk-va.gov

Contents

History

Parent County

1910--Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County. [1]

Resources

Bible Records

Church

Church of England

Quaker

  • Putnam, Martha A. Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996. Available at FHL. [Includes records about Quakers in Dinwiddie, Isle of Wight, Nansemond, Norfolk, Prince George, Southampton counties and Suffolk City from 1600s and 1700s (Blackwater Monthly Meeting, Chuckatuck Monthly Meeting, Pagan Creek Meeting, Western Branch Monthly Meeting, and Somerton Monthly Meeting.)]

Immigration

Vasuffolk.jpg
  • Ljungstedt, Milnor. "Items from Southern Records" [Showing Family and Trade Connections with Northern Colonies and the Home Countries], The American Genealogist, Vol. 15 (1938):95-104. Available at New England Ancestors. [Suffolk, VA surname: Gibson.]

Land and Property

Grants and Patents

Military

Civil War, 1861-1865

Since Suffolk was created in 1910 from Nansemond County[1], go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.

Civil War Battles

The following Civil War battles were fought in Suffolk:

Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August 2012).