Suffolk, Virginia

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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)]]''  
  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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=== Church  ===
 
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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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*Putnam, Martha A. ''Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia''. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996. Available at {{FHL|767160|title-id|disp=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.)]
 
*Putnam, Martha A. ''Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia''. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996. Available at {{FHL|767160|title-id|disp=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  ===
 
=== Immigration  ===
 
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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 and Property ===
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==== Grants and Patents ====
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*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.]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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Revision as of 00:22, 31 January 2013

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).