Chesapeake (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Chesapeake Courthouse

For additional records, see Norfolk County, Virginia.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Chesapeake (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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