Martinsville (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
(Redirected from Martinsville, Virginia)
Jump to: navigation, search
United States
Virginia
Martinsville (Independent City)
Martinsville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1928
Website www.martinsville-va.gov

County Information

Description

The City of Martinsville is located in the Southern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was founded by American Revolutionary War General Joseph Martin[1].

Courthouse

Martinsville City Courthouse

For additional records, see Henry County.

History

Parent County

1928--Martinsville became an independent city from Henry County. [2]

Resources

Maps

Henry CountyRockingham CountyPittsylvania CountyFranklin CountyPatrick CountyVA MARTINSVILLE IND CITY.PNG
About this image
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Vamartinsville.jpg

Societies and Libraries

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes description of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[3]

Websites

Research Guides

  • Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

References

  1. http://www.ereferencedesk.com/resources/counties/virginia/city-of-martinsville.html
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org