Warren County, Virginia

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Revision as of 22:39, 30 April 2012

Warren County, Virginia
Map
Boundary map of Warren County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1836
County Seat Front Royal
Courthouse
United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Warren County

Virginia county in the Shenandoah Valley region.

Contents

County Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse, Front Royal, Va.
 Warren County Courthouse Virginia
1 East Main Street
Front Royal, VA 22630  
  • Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1836.[1]
Beginning Dates for Warren County, Virginia Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1853 1853

History

Dr. Joseph Warren (1741-1775)

The county is named after Dr. Joseph Warren (1741-1775), "American Revolutionary War officer, who sent Paul Revere on his famous midnight ride."[2][3]

Parent County

1836--Warren County was created 9 March 1836 from Frederick and Shenandoah Counties.
County seat: Front Royal [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Research Guides

  • Good, Rebecca H. and Rebecca A. Ebert. Finding Your People in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia: A Genealogical Guide. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1998. 4th ed. FHL Book 975 D27e 1998

African American


Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-18721

Cemeteries

Census


For tips on accessing Warren County, Virginia census records online, see: Virginia Census.


For tips on accessing Warren County, Virginia census records online, see: Virginia Census.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18405,627
18506,60717.4%
18606,442−2.5%
18705,716−11.3%
18807,39929.4%
18908,28011.9%
19008,8376.7%
19108,589−2.8%
19208,8523.1%
19308,340−5.8%
194011,35236.1%
195014,80130.4%
196014,655−1.0%
197015,3014.4%
198021,20038.6%
199026,14223.3%
200031,58420.8%



1890 Union Veterans

Church

Court

Genealogy

Several genealogies have been published about Warren County families. To view a list, visit Warren County, Virginia Genealogy.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • Massanutten Area Atlas. Original records, Shenandoah County Archives, Woodstock, Va. Microfilmed reproduction available at FHL. [This is a bound book of hand drawn maps showing property boundaries for grant map, ca. 1748-1915. It covers parts of Shenandoah, Warren and Page counties.]

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Warren County on page 136.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Collection 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
War of 1812
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Warren County, p. 106. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Civil War


Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865


Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers 1861-1865

Naturalization


Virginia Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929

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Newspapers

Private Papers

Virginia,Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Indexes to Warren County, Virginia births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch - free. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Indexes to Warren County, Virginia births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch - free. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

 

Web Sites

Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites


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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "List of counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  3. "List of counties in Virginia," Wikipedia.