Chesapeake (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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United States
Virginia
Chesapeake (Independent City)
Chesapeake, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1963
Website http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/

County Information

Description

The City of Chesapeake is located in the Eastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and more than likely was named for the Chesapeake Bay on which it lies[1].

Courthouse

Chesapeake Courthouse

For additional records, see Norfolk County, Virginia.

History

Parent County

1963--Chesapeake was created 1 January 1963 from Norfolk County.[2]



Maps and Gazetteers

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Resources

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Cemeteries

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Chesapeake, Virginia Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Chesapeake:[3]

  • Berea Cemetery
  • Good Hope Cemetery
  • Greenlawn Memorial Park
  • Memorial Gardens
  • Mount Olive Cemetery
  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery
  • Northwest Cemetery
  • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  • Roosevelt Memorial Park
  • Workmans Circle Cemetery

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesapeake_Bay
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. USGS Map, Topozone.com