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'''1845--'''Norfolk was created in 1845 from [[Norfolk_County,_Virginia|Norfolk County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1845--'''Norfolk was created in 1845 from [[Norfolk County, Virginia|Norfolk County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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[[Virginia_Tax_Lists|How can Virginia tax list<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1272385960906_64" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1272385960906_703" />s help&nbsp;me?]]&nbsp;
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[[Virginia Tax Lists|How can Virginia tax list<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1272385960906_64" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1272385960906_703" />s help&nbsp;me?]]&nbsp;  
  
 
*'''[1789, 1798] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1789 and 1798 Personal Property Tax Lists of Norfolk, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
 
*'''[1789, 1798] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1789 and 1798 Personal Property Tax Lists of Norfolk, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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Revision as of 19:34, 27 August 2010

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United States  > Virginia > Norfolk (Independent City)

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1845--Norfolk was created in 1845 from Norfolk County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Family Histories

  • [Sweny] Henkel, Steve. "Murder in the Family: Identifying the Parents and Siblings of George Wythe Sweny, Murderer of His Great-Uncle, George Wythe, Chancellor of Virginia," The American Genealogist, Vol. 78, No. 2 (April 2003):87-94.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Indexed images of the Virginia Gazette (1736-1780) are available online through the Colonial Williamsburg website. In addition, Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: The Geography of Slavery in Virginia. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.

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 Norfolk silversmiths.]

Probate

Taxation

How can Virginia tax lists help me? 

Vital Records

  • Tucker, George Holbert. Abstracts from Norfolk City Marriage Bonds [1797-1850]. [Norfolk, Va.?]: William H. Delaney, 1934. Available at FHL; digital version at World Vital Records ($).

Societies and Libraries

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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