Charlottesville (Independent City), Virginia
- 1 Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
1762 Charlottesville was created in 1762 from Albemarle County.
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Charlottesville, Virginia Cemeteries.
The following is a list of cemeteries in Charlottesville:
- Maplewood Cemetery
- Oakwood Cemetery
- Riverview Cemetery
- University Cemetery
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.
During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 1 British alien living in Charlottesville.
Charlottesville was created in 1762 from Albemarle County, so the Civil War records for this area will be found in the records of the city of Charlottesville.
- 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.]
Charlottesville (Independent City), 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.
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- USGS Map, Topozone.com
- "Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index Availability," Library of Virginia (accessed 26 January 2010).
- 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 ($).