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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Staunton,_Virginia|Staunton (Independent City)]]''  
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Guide to '''Staunton, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Staunton, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Vastaunton.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        = 1908
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| website                = http://www.staunton.va.us/
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| footnotes              =
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}}
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== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
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[[File:VirginiaStauntonCityCourthouse.jpg|thumb|185 px|185 px|<center>Staunton City Courthouse</center>|right]]
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For additional records, see [[Augusta County, Virginia]].
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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'''1908--'''Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1908--'''Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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[[Image:Vastaunton.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Vastaunton.jpg]]
 
 
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
Indexes (1808-1951) and images (1808-1913)&nbsp;to Staunton City, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. These records, which were often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.  
 
Indexes (1808-1951) and images (1808-1913)&nbsp;to Staunton City, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. These records, which were often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.  
 
==== Land  ====
 
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
Since Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area. <br>
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Since Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area. <br>  
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
*'''1793-1794''' - ''Staunton Spy'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1793-1794''' - ''Staunton Spy'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).  
*'''1800-1801''' - ''Political Mirror'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1800-1801''' - ''Political Mirror'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).  
*'''1808-1809''' - ''Political Censor'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1808-1809''' - ''Political Censor'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).  
*'''1811''' - ''Spirit of the Press'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1811''' - ''Spirit of the Press'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).  
 
*'''1814''' - ''Staunton Observer'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
 
*'''1814''' - ''Staunton Observer'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
  
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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 Staunton 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 Staunton silversmiths.]
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth  =====
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*'''1854-1896''' - Staunton Birth Index 1854-1896. Batch {{IGI|C868671}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igivirginia.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf]].</ref>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Staunton+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Staunton+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Augusta County Gotoarrow.png Staunton (Independent City)

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

Staunton, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1908
Website http://www.staunton.va.us/


Courthouse

Staunton City Courthouse

For additional records, see Augusta County, Virginia.

History

Parent County

1908--Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from Augusta County. [1]

Resources

Vastaunton.jpg

Court

Indexes (1808-1951) and images (1808-1913) to Staunton City, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. These records, which were often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.

Military

Since Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from Augusta County. [1] go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.

Newspapers

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 Staunton silversmiths.]

Taxation

 How can Virginia tax lists help me?

  • [1815] Ward, Roger D. 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at FHL. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Staunton is included in Vol. 5.]

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1854-1896 - Staunton Birth Index 1854-1896. Batch C868671 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.