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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Martinsville,_Virginia|Martinsville (Independent City)]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Martinsville,_Virginia|Martinsville (Independent City)]]''  
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| name                    = Martinsville, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1928
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| website                = [http://www.martinsville-va.gov www.martinsville-va.gov]
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]].}}
  
 
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'''1928--'''Martinsville became an independent city from [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] in 1928. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1928--'''Martinsville became an independent city from [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] in 1928. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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Since Martinsville became an independent city from Henry County in 1928, the Civil War records for the area of Martinsville will be found in the [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] military records.<br>
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*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/newsletter.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
 
*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/newsletter.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Martinsville+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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Revision as of 23:38, 29 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Henry County Gotoarrow.png Martinsville (Independent City)

Martinsville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1928
Website www.martinsville-va.gov

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1928--Martinsville became an independent city from Henry County in 1928. [1]

Research Guides

  • Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

Societies and Libraries

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes description of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[2]

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.

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