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  • Lancaster County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 28, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Northumberland and York Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1651
    County Seat:  Lancaster, Virginia

    County history - Lancaster County is named Lancaster for the county town of Lancashire, England. It is situated on the River Lune. Lancaster is a constituent settlement of the wider City of Lancaster.

    Lancaster Courthouse
    GHLL Lancaster County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Lancaster County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library / Lancaster, VA)
          Lancaster County Historical Society and Museum
          631 Main Street
          Kilmarnock, VA 22482

    6. US/VAGenWeb site - Lancaster County Archives
    7. US/VAGenWeb - Lancaster County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Lancaster Circuit Court, P. O. Box 125, Lancaster, VA 22503.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Richmond County (northwest), Northumberland County (north),
             Chesapeake Bay (east), Middlesex County (south & southwest).

        Genealogy.com - Genealogy, Facts and Records Resources.



  • Lee County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 15, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Russell County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1793
    County Seat:  Jonesville, Virginia

    County history - Lee County is named in honor of Henry Lee III (29 January 1756  25 March 1818) was an early American patriot who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. During the American Revolution, Lee served as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army and earned the name Light Horse Harry. He was also the father of Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

    Lee Courthouse
    1. Lee County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Lee County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Lee County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Lee County Historical & Genealogical Society / Jonesville, VA)
    4. Lee County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Lee County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Lee County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Lee County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Lee County Vital Records - Lee County Clerk, Courthouse, Jonesville, VA 24263.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.

      Census Information:
    9. 1850 Census (T) - Federal Census Lee County (Text: 10 pages).


  • Loudoun County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 9, 2012
  • Formed from:  portions of Fairfax County.
    Established:  01-Jul-1757
    County Seat:  Leesburg, Virginia

    County history - Loudoun County is named in honor of Major-General John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (5 May 1705 - 27 April 1782), a British nobleman and British Commander-in-Chief, North America during the Seven Years War.

    Loudoun Courthouse
    GHLL Loudoun County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Loudoun County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Loudoun Historical Society
          P.O. Box 43
          Leesburg, VA 20178

    5. US/VAGenWeb site - Loudoun County Archives
    6. US/VAGenWeb - Loudoun County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Loudoun County Clerk, P.O. Box 550, Leesburg, VA 22075-0550.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Fairfax County (east), Prince William County (southeast), Fauquier County
             (south), Jefferson County, West Virginia (west), Clarke County (west),
             Washington County, Maryland (northwest, across the Potomac River),
             Frederick County, Maryland (north, across the Potomac River),
             Montgomery County, Maryland (east, across the Potomac River).

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        Civil War data - Loudoun County, Virginia and the Civil War 1861 — 1865


  • Lunenburg County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 26, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Brunswick County.
    Established:  01-May-1746
    County Seat:  Lunenburg, Virginia

    County history - Lunenburg County is named in honor of the Duchy of Brunswick-L"neburg, an historical ducal state during the period from the late Middle Ages until the late Early Modern era within the North-Western domains of the Holy Roman Empire. It was also one of the titles carried by Britain's Hanoverian kings was Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg..

    Lunenburg Courthouse
    1. Lunenburg County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Lunenburg County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Lunenburg County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Lunenburg Historical Society / Victoria, VA)
    4. Lunenburg County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Lunenburg County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Lunenburg County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Lunenburg County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Lunenburg County Vital Records - Lunenburg County Clerk, Courthouse, Lunenburg, VA 23952.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Madison County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 24, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Culpeper County.
    Established:  xx-Dec-1792
    County Seat:  Madison, Virginia

    County history - Madison County is named in honor of the Madison family, a prominent Virginia family that owned land along the Rapidan River. President James Madison is a descendant of that family, and a member of Congress in 1792 when the county was formed from Culpeper County.

    Madison Courthouse
    1. Madison County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Madison County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Madison County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Madison County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Madison County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Madison County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Madison County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Madison County Vital Records - Madison County Clerk, Main Street, Madison, VA 22727
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.

    9. My Virginia Genealogy - Madison County History and Information


  • Mecklenburg County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Nov 24, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Lunenburg County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1765
    County Seat:  Boydton, Virginia

    County history - Mecklenburg County is named in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, consort of George III.

    Mecklenburg Courthouse
    1. Mecklenburg County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Mecklenburg County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Mecklenburg County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Mecklenburg County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Mecklenburg County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Mecklenburg County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Mecklenburg County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Mecklenburg County Vital Records - Mecklenburg County Clerk, P.O. Box 307, Boydton, VA 23917-0307
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.

    9. Society/Museum/Assn - (Southside Virginia Genealogical Society (South Hill, VA)


  • Montgomery County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 18, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Fincastle County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1776/1777
    County Seat:  Christiansburg, Virginia

    County history - Montgomery County is named in honor of Richard Montgomery (December 2, 1738  December 31, 1775) was an Irish-born soldier who first served in the British Army. He later became a brigadier-general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and he is most famous for leading the failed 1775 invasion of Canada.

    Montgomery Courthouse
    1. Montgomery County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Montgomery County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Montgomery County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Montgomery County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Montgomery County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Montgomery County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Montgomery County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Montgomery County Vital Records - Montgomery County Clerk, P.O. Box 6126, Christiansburg, VA 24068-6126.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.

    9. Montgomery County - Radford City
    10. Society/Museum/Assn - (New River Historical Society / Newbern, VA)


  • Nelson County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  May 10, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Amherst County, in 1807.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1808
    County Seat:  Lovingston, Virginia

    County history - Nelson County is named in honor of Thomas Nelson, Jr. (December 26, 1738 - January 4, 1789) was an American planter, soldier, and statesman from Yorktown, Virginia. He represented Virginia in the Continental Congress and was its Governor in 1781. He is regarded as one of the U.S. Founding Fathers since he signed the Declaration of Independence as a member of the Virginia delegation.

    Nelson Courthouse
    GHLL Nelson County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Nelson County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Nelson County Historical Society / Lovingston, VA)
    6. US/VAGenWeb site - Nelson County Archives
    7. US/VAGenWeb - Nelson County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Nelson County Clerk, Courthouse Square, Lovingston, VA 22949.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Augusta County (northwest), Albemarle County (northeast), Buckingham
             County (southeast), Appomattox County (south), Amherst County
             (southwest).

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    Census Information:
        1900 Census (T) - Federal Census, Nelson County, ED-085 (Text: 9 pages).
        1910 Census (T) - Federal Census, Nelson County, ED-0095 (Text: 6pages).

    Please report errors or information that needs to be added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • New Kent County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  May 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of York County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1654
    County Seat:  New Kent, Virginia

    County history - New Kent County is named in honor of Kent, originally Cantia, a county in southeast England, and is one of the home counties. There is also another naming theory; Kent Island, Maryland an island situated in the Chesapeake Bay in the U.S. state of Maryland.

    New Kent Courthouse
    1. New Kent County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. New Kent County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. New Kent County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (New Kent County Historical Society / New Kent, VA)
    4. New Kent County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. New Kent County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. New Kent County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. New Kent County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. New Kent County Vital Records - New Kent County Clerk, P.O. Box 98, New Kent, VA 23124-0050.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Northampton County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 3, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Accomack County; Changed to Northampton county 1642/43, [an original County].
    Established:  xx-xxx-1634
    County Seat:  Eastville, Virginia

    County history - Northampton County is named in honor of the County of Northampton a landlocked county in the English East Midlands.

    Northampton Courthouse
    GHLL Northampton County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Northampton County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Northampton County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Norfolk County Historical Society / Chesapeake, VA)
    6. US/VAGenWeb site - Northampton County Archives
    7. US/VAGenWeb - Northampton County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Northampton County Clerk, Courthouse, Eastville, VA 23347.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Chesapeake Bay (west), Accomack County (north), Atlantic Ocean (east),
             Independent City of Virginia Beach (south).



  • Northumberland County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  May 30, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of the Indian district Chickacoan, the first appearance of the name Northumberland in the colonial records was in 1644.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1648
    County Seat:  Heathsville, Virginia

    County history - Northumberland County is named in honor of Northumberland, a ceremonial county and unitary district in the North East of England.

    Northumberland Courthouse
    1. Northumberland County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Northumberland County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Northumberland County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Society/Museum/Assn - (Northumberland County Historical Society / township, VA)
    5. Northumberland County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Northumberland County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Northumberland County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Northumberland County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Northumberland County Vital Records - Northumberland County Clerk, Courthouse, Heathsville, VA 22473.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Nottoway County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 11, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of a district of Amelia County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1789
    County Seat:  Nottoway, Virginia

    County history - Nottoway County is named in honor of the Nadowa Indian tribe. The word nadowa, anglicized to nottoway, means snake, or enemy.

    Nottoway Courthouse
    GHLL Nottoway County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Nottoway County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
          Nottoway County Historical Association
          2098 West Courthouse Road
          Crewe, VA 23930

    5. US/VAGenWeb site - Nottoway County Archives
    6. US/VAGenWeb - Nottoway County Genealogy & History
    7. Vital Records - Nottoway Clerk of the Circuit Court, 328 West Courthouse Road, P.O. Box 25, Nottoway, Virginia 23955.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Amelia County (north), Dinwiddie County (east), Brunswick County
             (southeast), Lunenburg County (southwest), Prince Edward County (west)



  • Orange County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 4, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Spotsylvania County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1734
    County Seat:  Orange, Virginia

    County history - Orange County is named in honor of Prince William III of Orange, who in that year, married Princess Anne, daughter of King George II of England. President James Madison lived in this county and President Zachary Taylor was born here.

    Orange Courthouse
    1. Orange County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Orange County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Orange County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Orange County African-American Historical Society (Orange, VA)
    4. Orange County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Orange County Historical Society (Orange, VA)
    5. Orange County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Orange County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Orange County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Orange County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Orange County Vital Records - Orange County Clerk, P.O. Box 230, Orange, VA 22960.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Page County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Apr 3, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Shenandoah and Rockingham Counties.
    Established:  30-Mar-1831
    County Seat:  Luray, Virginia

    County history - Page County is named in honor of John Page who was a Lieutenant-Governor during the Revolution, a member of the first U.S. Congress and Governor of Virginia.

    Page Courthouse
    1. Page County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Page County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Page County - Genealogical/Historical Society (None found online at the time of this update.)
    4. Page County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Page County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Page County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com) (None found online at the time of this update.)
    7. Page County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Page County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Page County Vital Records - Page County Clerk, 101 South Court Street, Luray, VA 22835-1224.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Patrick County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan, 25, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Patrick Henry County when it was divided into Patrick County and Henry County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1791
    County Seat:  Stuart, Virginia

    County history - Patrick County is named in honor of Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736  June 6, 1799) served as the first post-colonial Governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779. A prominent figure in the American Revolution, Henry is known and remembered for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech, and as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

    Patrick Courthouse
    1. Patrick County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Patrick County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Patrick County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Patrick County Genealogy Society (Stuart, VA)
    4. Patrick County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Patrick County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Patrick County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Patrick County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Patrick County Vital Records - Patrick County Clerk, P.O. Box 148, Stuart, VA 24171-0148.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Pittsylvania County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Oct 12, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Halifax County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1767
    County Seat:  Chatham, Virginia

    County history - Pittsylvania County is named in honor of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1766 to 1768 and opposed harsh colonial policies.

    Pittsylvania Courthouse
    1. Pittsylvania County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Pittsylvania County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Pittsylvania County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Pittsylvania Historical Society (Chatham, VA)
    4. Pittsylvania County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Pittsylvania County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Pittsylvania County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Pittsylvania County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Pittsylvania County Vital Records - Pittsylvania County Clerk, P.O. Box 31, Chatham, VA 24531-0031.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.

      Census Information:
    9. 1850 Census (T) - VA 1850 Federal Census


  • Powhatan County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 24, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of New World, Native American Lands.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1777
    County Seat:  Powhatan, Virginia

    County history - Powhatan County is named in honor of The Powhatan (also spelled Powatan and Powhaten), is the name of a Virginia Indian tribe. It is also the name of a powerful group of tribes which they dominated. It is estimated that there were about 14,000-21,000 of these native Powhatan people in eastern Virginia when the English settled Jamestown in 1607. They were also known as Virginia Algonquians, as they spoke an eastern-Algonquian language known as Powhatan.

    Powhatan Courthouse
    GHLL Powhatan County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Powhatan County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Powhatan County Historical Society / Powhatan, VA)
    6. US/VAGenWeb site - Powhatan County Archives
    7. US/VAGenWeb - Powhatan County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Powhatan County Clerk, 3834 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139-7019.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Goochland County (north),Chesterfield County (east), Amelia County
             (south), Cumberland County (west).



  • Prince George County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 18, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Charles City County (then Shire)
    Established:  xx-xxx-1703
    County Seat:  Prince George, Virginia

    County history - Prince George County is named in honor of Prince George of Denmark, husband of England's reigning monarch at the time, Queen Anne.

    Prince George Courthouse
    1. Prince George County - American History & Genealogy Project
    2. Prince George County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Prince George County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Prince George Co. Historical Society (Prince George, VA)
    4. Prince George County - US/VAGenWeb site (Archives)
    5. Prince George County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    6. Prince George County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    7. Prince George County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    8. Prince George County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    9. Prince George County Vital Records - Prince George County Clerk, P.O. Box 105, Prince George, VA 22485
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.


  • Prince William County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Jun 14, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Stafford and King George Counties
    Established:  xx-xxx-1730
    County Seat:  Manassas, Virginia

    County history - Prince William County is named in honor of the second son of King George II. Prince William was made the Duke of Cumberland in 1726 when he was five years old, at age nine years, when honored by the name of the new county.

    Prince William Courthouse
    1. Prince William County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Prince William County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Prince William County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Prince William Co. Genealogical Society (Manassas, VA)
    4. Prince William County - US/VAGenWeb site (Archives)
    5. Prince William County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Prince William County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Prince William County Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Prince William County Vital Records - Prince William County Clerk, P.O. Box 215, Prince William, VA 23086
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.

      Census Information:
    9. 1810 Census (T) - Townships of:  Dumfries, Buckland,Hay Market and "Unassigned Township".


  • Princess Anne County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  May 2, 2009
  • Formed from:  portions of Lynnhaven Parish which was carved out of Norfolk County, Virginia,
    and called Princess Anne County, 1691.
    Extinct:  1963
    County Seat:  No County Seat

    County history - Princess Anne County is named in honor of the heir to the English throne, who later became Queen Anne. Note:  this is an extince county.

    Princess Anne Courthouse
    1. Princess Anne County - American History & Genealogy Project (None found online online)
    2. Princess Anne County - Cities/Towns/Townships:  From Wikipedia
    3. Princess Anne County - Genealogical/Historical Society  (Princess Anne County/Virginia Beach Historical Society
               (Virginia Beach, VA
      )

    4. Princess Anne County - US/VAGenWeb site:  (Archives)
    5. Princess Anne County - US/VAGenWeb site:  Genealogy & History
    6. Princess Anne County - Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)

      Additional Local History/Genealogy:
    7. Cemeteries - Listings (county & cemetery); may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    8. Princess Anne County Vital Records - Note:  This county is extinct. Records were transfered to the City of Virginia Beach — Virginia Beach Dept of Health, Municipal Center, Building 1, Virginia Beach, VA 23456.


  • Pulaski County, Virginia —
    Information Updated for:  Sep 28, 2011
  • Formed from:  portions of Montgomery and Wythe Counties.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1839
    County Seat:  Pulaski, Virginia

    County history - Pulaski County is named in honor of Kazimierz MichaB WacBaw Wiktor PuBaski (March 6, 1745 - October 11, 1779), a Polish soldier, member of the Polish nobility and politician who has been called "the father of American cavalry". He emigrated to North America as a soldier of fortune. During the American Revolutionary War, he saved the life of George Washington[4] and became a general in the Continental Army. He died of wounds suffered in the Battle of Savannah. PuBaski is one of only seven people to be awarded honorary citizenship to the US..


    Pulaski Courthouse
    GHLL Pulaski County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Pulaski County, VA Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (New River Historical Society, Wilderness Road Region Museum / Newbern, VA)
    6. US/VAGenWeb site - Pulaski County Archives
    7. US/VAGenWeb - Pulaski County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Pulaski County Clerk, Third Street, Pulaski, VA 24301.
               Note:  Official birth, death, marriage or divorce records may be obtained through the Virginia Health Department, Office of Vital Records. The Office of Vital Records issues certified copies of birth certificates, death records, and marriage or divorce records for a fee of $12 per record.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Bland County (northwest), Giles County (north), Montgomery County
             (northeast), City of Radford, Independent City (northeast), Floyd County
             (southeast), Carroll County (south), Wythe County (southwest & west).



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