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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Charlottesville,_Virginia|Charlottesville]]''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Charlottesville,_Virginia|Charlottesville]]''  
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Guide to '''Charlottesville, Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]].}}  
 
{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Albemarle County, Virginia|Albemarle County]].}}  
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
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[[File:VirginiaCharlottesvilleCityCourthouse.jpg|thumb|185 px|185 px|<center>Charlottesville City Courthouse</center>|right]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
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For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Charlottesville, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Charlottesville, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Charlottesville:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Charlottesville+%28city%29&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Charlottesville:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Charlottesville+%28city%29feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
 
*Maplewood Cemetery  
 
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==== Immigration  ====
 
==== Immigration  ====
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[[Image:Vacharlottesville.jpg|thumb|right|400px]] During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding one British alien living in Charlottesville.<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812.]'' Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>  
During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding one British alien living in Charlottesville.<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812.]'' Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>  
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== Websites  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 23:19, 16 August 2016

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Albemarle County Gotoarrow.png Charlottesville

Guide to Charlottesville, Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Charlottesville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1762
Website www.charlottesville.org/


Courthouse

Charlottesville City Courthouse

History

Parent County

1762 -- Charlottesville was created in 1762 from Albemarle County.[1]

Resources

Cemeteries

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Charlottesville, Virginia Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Charlottesville:[2]

  • Maplewood Cemetery
  • Oakwood Cemetery
  • Riverview Cemetery
  • University Cemetery

Court Records

Indexes (1889-1939) and images (1889-1926) to Charlottesville, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.[3]

Immigration

Vacharlottesville.jpg
During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding one British alien living in Charlottesville.[4]

Military

Civil War

Civil War records for Charlottesville were kept by the city.

Newspapers

  • 1855-1880 - Jeffersonian Republican (Charlottesville, 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 Charlottesville silversmiths.]

Vital Records

Marriage
Death

Charlottesville, Virginia deaths are included in the Library of Virginia's Death Index of Virginia, 1853-1896, sponsored by The Virginia Genealogical Society, available online - free.

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. USGS Map, Topozone.com
  3. "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability," Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).
  4. Kenneth Scott. British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. FHL Collection 973 W4s; digital version at Ancestry ($).