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{{Virginia-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lexington,_Virginia|Lexington]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lexington,_Virginia|Lexington]]''  
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Lexington, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Valexington.PNG
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1778
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| website                = [http://www.ci.lexington.va.us www.ci.lexington.va.us]
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== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
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For additional records, see [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]].
{{Tip|Additional records for residents of {{PAGENAME}} appear on the [[Rockbridge County, Virginia]] page.}}
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== History ==
 
 
== Quick Facts ==
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1778''' Lexington was created in 1778 from [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1778''' -- Lexington was created in 1778 from [[Rockbridge County, Virginia|Rockbridge County]]. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
 
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[[Image:Valexington.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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Since Lexington was created in 1778, the Civil War records for this area were kept by the city of Lexington.<br>
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Civil War records for Lexington were kept by the city.  
  
 
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*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|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Lexington silversmiths.]
 
*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|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Lexington silversmiths.]
  
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*{{FHL|190540|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
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<references /> {{Virginia|Virginia}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*{{FHL|190540|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
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[[Category:Rockbridge County,_Virginia]]
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[[Category:Lexington,_Virginia]]
 

Latest revision as of 23:31, 20 June 2017

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Rockbridge County Gotoarrow.png Lexington

Lexington, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1778
Website www.ci.lexington.va.us


Courthouse

For additional records, see Rockbridge County.

History

Parent County

1778 -- Lexington was created in 1778 from Rockbridge County. [1]

Resources

Valexington.jpg
Civil War

Civil War records for Lexington were kept by the city.

Newspapers

  • 1801-1805 - Rockbridge Repository (Lexington, 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 Lexington silversmiths.]

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).