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Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy

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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  | link2=[[Virginia, United States Genealogy|Virginia ]] | link3=| link4=| link5=[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wythe_County,_Virginia{{PAGENAME}}|Wythe County]]}} Guide to ''' Wythe County Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.  {{Click|Image:VA_ORP.png|Virginia Online Genealogy Records}}
[http://en{{Infobox U.wikipediaS.org/wiki/Southwest_Virginia Southwest County| county = Wythe County| adoption_sign = | custom_text = | boundary_map = Wythe_County_Boundary_Map.JPG| county_map = Location_of_Wythe_County,_Virginia.png| state = Virginia| state_map = Virginia] county.png | founded year = 1789| founded date = | seat wl = Wytheville| building image = VirginiaWytheCourthouse.jpg}} == County Information ==
[[Image=== Description ===Wythe County is located in the Southwest portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named for George Wythe, a noted lawyer of Eastern Virginia, who was among the first Virginians to sign the Declaration of Independence; he also designed the Virginia Seal<ref>https:{{VAWythemap}}]] //wcgha.org/</ref>.
[[Image:{{VAWytheboundary}}]] === Wythe County, Virginia Courthouse ===
== [http://www.wytheco.org/ Wythe County Courthouse ==]<br>225 S. Fourth Street<br>Room 105<br>Wytheville, VA 24382
[[ImageClerk Circuit&nbsp;Court has marriage, divorce, <br>probate, court and land records from 1790<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists:United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wythe County, Virginia. Page 723 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{VAWythecourthouseFHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}]].</ref>
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wythe County, Virginia . Page 710-723 {RAOGKcourthouse{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 715-720.</ref></center>|-| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''|-| width="14.2%" align="center" |1853| width="14.2%" align="center" |1790| width="14.2%" align="center" |1853| width="14.2%" align="center" |1790| width="14.2%" align="center" |1790| width="14.2%" align="center" |1790| width="14.2%" align="center" |1810|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1912. <br>General compliance year is unknown.</center>|}
== Wythe County, Virginia History ==
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==== Parent County ====
'''1789'''--Wythe County was created 1 December 1789 from [[Montgomery County, Virginia|Montgomery]] County. <br>'''County seat:''' Wytheville <ref name="HandybookHBG">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
==== Boundary Changes ====
For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/virginia/ "Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps"] (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
==== Record Loss ====
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
*Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1890
== Wythe County, Virginia Places/Localities ==
==== Populated Places ====
 
*Rural Retreat ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_Retreat,_Virginia Wikipedia] link)
*Wytheville ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wytheville,_Virginia Wikipedia] link)
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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== Resources ==
==== African American ====
{{VAcohab}}*Freedmen's {{RecordSearch|1596147|Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872}}
*Heinegg, Paul. [http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/wythe.htm "Wythe County Personal Property Tax List 1802-1820,"] ''Free African Americans.com. ''[Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Free People of Colour: Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese and Freed Slaves''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2003. Available at {{FHL|1234067|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|69756}} ==== Bible Records ==== {{VABible}}*'''[http://contentdmCarter]''' Family Records of James Turner Walker and Mourning Carter [ca.lib1795-1922].byuMSS.edu/u?/FH42,53652 BYU microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|684496|item|disp=FHL}}. *'''[Graham]''' Graham Family History ArchivesBible Records, 1800-1894. Original records, microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|739797|item|disp=FHL}}. *'''[Raper]'''Raper Family Bible Records, 1796-1813. Original records, microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|739803|item|disp=FHL}}. *'''[Includes information from Wythe CountyShepperd]''' Prosser--Sheppard Family Bible Records, 1795-1901. MSS., microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|742280|item|disp=FHL}}.]
==== Cemeteries ====
*{| width="70%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="2" border="1"|-| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com] | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|447848|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}} | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Virginia/Wythe-County?id=county_2896 Findagrave.com]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vawythe/ VAGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Wythe+Virginia&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/va/wythe.htm VAGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | |-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/wythe.html Tombstone Transcription Project Wythe County] | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | |-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://virginiagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=94 Virginia Gravestones]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | |-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | | bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | |-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Virginia Cemeteries|Virginia Cemeteries]] for more information.|} *'''1800- cemetery transcriptions 1986''' - {{RecordSearch|3013259|Virginia, Jewish Cemetery Records Index, ca. 1800- USGenWeb1986}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Census ====
 {{VAcensus}}{{USCensusPop
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'''1840'''
'''1890 Union Veterans'''
*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''[http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc "Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890]''. Available online, courtesy: " [http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm Prince William County Virginia] website, by Ronald Ray Turner. {{FHL|686323|item|disp=FHL Collection.}} ==== Church Records ==== ===== Lutheran ===== *'''1804-1875''' - St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Christenings 1804-1875. Batch {{IGI|C504551}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [Includes residents of this Wythe County[Media:Igivirginia.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf]].</ref> ===== Quaker ===== Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):
*'''Pine Creek Monthly Meeting''' (1882-1889) aka Broadway<ref name="jay">Jay Worrall, ''The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. {{FHL|702792|item|disp=== Church ====FHL Book 975.5 K2wj}}.</ref>
==== Court Records ====
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Abstracts of Court Orders of Wythe County, Virginia'' [1790-1850]. 5 vols. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 1996-2000. Available at {{FHL|765039|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
==== Genealogy ====
More than&nbsp;100 150 genealogies have been published about Wythe County families. To view a list, visit [[Wythe County, Virginia GenealogyCompiled Genealogies|Wythe County, Virginia GenealogyCompiled Genealogies]].  ==== Immigration ====
During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 7 British aliens, many of whom had families, living in Wythe County.<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812]'' (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979), 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item|disp=FHL Book 973 W4s}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid== Immigration ====49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>
During the War of 1812, American officials reported finding a total of 7 British aliens, many of&nbsp;whom had families,&nbsp;living in Wythe County.<ref name="null">Kenneth Scott. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/title/british-aliens-in-the-united-states-during-the-war-of-1812/oclc/5711802 British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812.]'' Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 320-333. {{FHL|78653|item}} 973 W4s; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49091 Ancestry] ($).</ref>== Land and Property ====
An early settlers map is available for Wythe County. The cartographer plots the locations of pioneers from 1745-1858. The Family History Library has a copy: {{FHL|505559|item|disp==== Land ====FHL Map 975.5773 E7h}}.
'''''Deeds'''''
*Dillon, Janie, and Mary B. Kegley. ''Wythe County, Virginia Deed Abstracts''. Wytheville, VA: Wythe County Genealogical &amp; Historical Association, 2009. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-deed-abstracts/oclc/703645080&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
*Schreiner-Yantis, Netti. ''1800 Tax Lists &amp; Abstracts of Deeds (1796-1800) of Wythe County, Virginia''. [Springfield, Virginia: N. Schreiner-Yantis], 1971. {{FHL|62193|item}}
'''''Grants and Patents'''''
{{vapatent}}*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 976 patents dated 1750-1883 in what is now Wythe County, Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper. 2009. [Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]
*Sims, Edgar Barr. ''Sims Index to Land Grants in West Virginia''. [Springfield, Virginia]: Genealogical Books in Print, c1992. Available at {{FHL|519486|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes Wythe County, Virginia.]
*Boyd, Charles Rufus. ''Resources of South-west Virginia: Showing the Mineral Deposits of Iron, Coal, Zinc, Copper and Lead, also the Staples of the Various Counties, Methods of Transportation Access, Etc.'' New York&nbsp;: J. Wiley, 1881. Available at {{FHL|632882|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*Hall, Karen Lynn Jones. ''Wythe County'' (Images of America series). Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2004. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county/oclc/56417073&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page. *Hauser, H.M., comp. ''A Short Historical and Physical Description of Wythe County, Virginia''. 1907. (online text in [http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/wythe1907.htm New River Notes]) *Kegley, Mary B. ''The Lost Children of Wythe County, Virginia, 1790-1878: Poor School Children, Orphans and Apprentices from County Records''. *Kegley, Mary B. ''Wythe County, Virginia: A Bicentennial History''.*Kegley, Mary B. and F.B. Kegley. ''Early Adventurers on the Western Waters''. 5 vols. Orange, Va.: Green Publishers, 1980, 1982 and Wytheville, Va.: Kegley Books, 1995, 1998. Available at {{FHL|159671|title-id|disp=FHL}}.<br>
==== Maps ====
{{VA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{VA Wythe County}}}}
*Hildebrand, John R., F.B. Kegley, Mary B. Kegley and Roanoke Valley Historical Society (Roanoke, Va.) ''A Settlement Map of Wythe County, Virginia: Giving the Names and Locations of Many of the Early Adventurers in the Territory - From 1745 to 1858''. [Roanoke, Virginia]: Roanoke Valley Historical Society, 1974. Available at {{FHL|505559|title-id|disp=FHL}}; available [http://www.harrellcollaborative.com/images/wythe/maps/wythe-settlers-map.jpg online].
==== Military ====
===== '''''Revolutionary War''''' =====
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Revolutionary War Pension Applications of Southwest Virginia Soldiers''. n.p.: M.B. Kegley, 1997. {{FHL|677541|item}} [Includes Smyth County pensioners.]
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital versions at [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Smyth County on page 136.]
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item|disp=FHL Book 973 M24ur}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitutionancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.] ===== War of 1812 =====
===== '''Wythe County men served in the 35th Regiment.<ref>Stuart Lee Butler, ''A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812''''' ====(Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 216. {{FHL|669440|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2bs}}.</ref>
*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. {{FHL|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Wythe County, p. 107. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
===== Civil War ===== {{VAciv}}:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company A (Wythe Grays).<ref>James I. Robertson, ''4th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.F. Howard, 1982). {{FHL|342003|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 1}}.</ref> :- [[5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate)|5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company I.<ref name="r95">[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,''accessed 11 June 2012.</ref> :- [[22nd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Bowen'Civil Wars Virginia Mounted Riflemen) (Confederate)|22nd Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Bowen's Virginia Mounted Riflemen) (Confederate)]]. Company G. :- [[29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|29th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company B.<ref>John Perry Alderman, ''29th Virginia Infantry'' =(Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). {{FHL|417086|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 53}}.</ref> :- [[45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|45th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company B (Mount Airy Rough and Readys) and Company D (Minute Men).<ref>J.L. Scott, ''45th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1989). {{FHL|487695|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 58}}.</ref> :- [[51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|51st Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company E (Wythe Rifles).<ref>James A. Davis, ''51st Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1984). {{FHL|122535|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 9}}.</ref> :- [[63rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (McMahon's) (Confederate)|63rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (McMahon's) (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>Jeffrey C. Weaver, ''63rd Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1991). {{FHL|457315|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 76}}.</ref> Records and histories are available, including:
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932382|Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932427|Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
*Douthat, James L. ''Wythe County, VA, Civil War Records, 1861-1865''. 1986. Available at {{FHL|474623|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
 
====== Civil War Battle ======
 
The following Civil War battle was fought in Wythe County.
 
*May 10, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va109.htm Cove Mountain]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va109.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
 
:Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1861], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va186162.htm 1862], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1863.htm 1863], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1864.htm 1864], [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va1865.htm 1865]
 
===== World War II =====
*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2659404|Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
==== Miscellaneous Records ====
 
*'''1607-2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
==== Naturalization ====
 
Virginia {{RecordSearch|1877093|Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929}}
==== Newspapers ====
{{RAOGKobituaryVAnews}} *[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/virginia/Wythe/ Chronicling America at the Library of Congress: Wythe County, Virginia Newspapers]  *The Geography of Slavery in Virginia: Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in the Virginia Gazette and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: [http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/ The Geography of Slavery in Virginia]. *[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vawythe/obituaries.html Obituaries] (Wythe Co., VA GenWeb Project) *[http://www.swvatoday.com/news/wytheville/ ''Wytheville Enterprise''], Wytheville, VA *'''2011-present''' - ''Wytheville Enterprise'' at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
==== Occupations ====
'''''Watauga Association of Genealogists Bulletin'''''
Genealogical articles with abstracts of Wythe County, Virginia records have been published in the ''Watauga Association of Genealogists Bulletin'' (39+ vols., 1972-present), the journal of the [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnwag/index.htm Watauga Association of Genealogists]. The organization has posted tables of contents for most volumes on their [http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tnwag/bulletinsindex.htm website]. Back issues are available for purchase. The Family History Library has a complete collection {{FHL|39987|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Books 976.897 B2w}}, including Margaret W. Hougland and Betty Jane Hylton's&nbsp;''Bulletin Subject Index: The First Thirty Years, 1972-2001'' (Johnson City, Tenn.: Watauga Association of Genealogists, 2002) {{FHL|1119285|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Book 976.897 B2w index 1972-2001}}.
==== Poor ====
*Kegley, Mary B. ''The Lost Children of Wythe County, Virginia, 1790-1878: Poor School Children, Orphans and Apprentices from County Records''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 1995. Available at {{FHL|753787|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
==== Private Papers Probate Records ==== *'''[Carter]''' Family Records of James Turner Walker and Mourning Carter [ca. 1795-1922]. MSS., microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|684496|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''[Graham]''' Graham Family Bible Records, 1800-1894. Original records, microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|739797|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''[Raper] '''Raper Family Bible Records, 1796-1813. Original records, microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|739803|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''[Shepperd]''' Prosser--Sheppard Family Bible Records, 1795-1901. MSS., microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|742280|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
==== Probate ===={{Vawill|1790-1800}}*Douthat, James L. ''Wythe County, Virginia Will Books 1-2, 1790-1822''.
==== Research Guides ====
*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Wythe County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1981):49-51. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 New England American Ancestors] ($).
==== Taxation ====
*'''[1770-1773] '''Kegley, Mary B. ''New River Tithables, 1770-1773''. Wytheville, Virginia: M.B. Kegley, 1972. Available at {{FHL|62229|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[1793-1830]''' Wythe County Personal Property Tax Lists 1793-1830 (images); digital version in Tax List Club at [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy] ($).
*'''[1793-1850]''' Wythe County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists, 1793-1850. Original records, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.; microfilmed reproduction available at {{FHL|696264|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[1793] '''Personal property tax list, 1793, ''Watauga Association of Genealogists Bulletin''. Johnson City TN: 1977. Vol. 6 Iss. 2.
*'''[1793] '''Images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1793 Personal Property Tax List of Wythe County, Virginia]&nbsp; are available to browse online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].
*'''[1793]''' Weaver, Jeffrey C. [http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/wythe93l.htm 1793 Wythe County, Virginia Land Tax List], available online, courtesy: [http://www.newrivernotes.com/ New River Notes].
*'''[1793-1800]''' Murphy, Malita Warden and James L. Douthat. ''Wythe County, Va. Tax List, 1793-1800''. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 1985. Available at {{FHL|432405|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [http://www.mountainpress.com/books/va/details/va-0037w.html Free online surname index].
*'''[1800] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1800 Personal Property Tax List of Wythe County, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy: [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].
*'''[1800]''' Schreiner-Yantis, Netti. ''1800 Tax Lists &amp; Abstracts of Deeds (1796-1800) of Wythe County, Virginia''. [Springfield, Virginia: N. Schreiner-Yantis], 1971. Available at {{FHL|62193|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
==== Vital Records ====
{{VAbmd}}  ===== Birth ===== *'''1853-1872''' - Wythe County Birth Index 1853-1872. Batch {{IGI|C868690}} at FamilySearch - free.*'''1853-1859''' - Fowler, Deborah Thompson. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records: Births 1853-1859''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1211396|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''1853-1866''' - {{RecordSearch|3326815|Virginia, Slave Birth Index, 1853-1866}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1865-1872''' - Kegley, Mary B. and Jean Porter Desmarais. ''Birth Records of Wythe County, Virginia, 1865-1872''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2005. Available at {{FHL|1238733|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''1873-1879''' - Desmarais, Jean Porter. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Births, 1873-1879''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1182258|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''1882-1884''' - Moore, Jeraldyne A. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Births, 1882-1884, Deaths, 1881-1884, 1886, 1888''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1182261|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''1891-1895''' - Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Births 1891-1895''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2005. Available at {{FHL|1303650|title-id|disp=FHL}}.*'''1912-1913'''- {{RecordSearch|2388824|Virginia, BirthCertificates, 1912-1913}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images ===== Marriage ===== *'''1660-1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3002 Virginia Marriages 1660-1800] (Ancestry) ($).*'''1660-1959''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=virginia%2cva Virginia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $ *'''1740-1850''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3723 Virginia Marriages 1740-1850] (Ancestry) ($). *'''1790-1880''' - Hoch, Beverly Repass, Mary B. Kegley, and Janie Dillon. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Marriages: 1790-1880.'' 3 vols. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2006-2007. Available at {{FHL|1324398|title-id|disp=FHL}}. WorldCat page [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-marriages/oclc/169884699&referer=brief_results 1] | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-marriages-1790-1853/oclc/65167108&referer=brief_results 2]&nbsp;| [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-marriages-1867-1880/oclc/182556214&referer=brief_results 3]. *Wythe County Marriage Index. Batch [https://familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=+batch_number:M01013-6 M01013-6] *'''1817-1822''' - [http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/wymarr1721.htm Wythe County, Virginia Marriage Register 1817-1822] (New River Notes)
*Fowler, Deborah Thompson. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records: Births 1853'1936-18591988''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1211396|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *Kegley, Mary B. and Jean Porter Desmaris. ''Birth Records of Wythe County, Virginia, 1865-1872''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2005. Available at {{FHL|1238733RecordSearch|title-id2370234|disp=FHL}}. *Desmaris, Jean Porter. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, BirthsMarriage Certificates, 18731936-1879''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1182258|title-id|disp=FHL1988}}. *Moore, Jeraldyne A. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Births, 1882-1884, Deaths, 1881-1884, 1886, 1888''. Wytheville, Virginiaat [https: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1182261|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Births 1891-1895''//familysearch. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical org/search FamilySearch] — index and Historical Association, 2005. Available at {{FHL|1303650|title-id|disp=FHL}}.images
'''''Marriage''''' ===== Divorce =====
*Hoch, Beverly Repass'''1816-1886''' - Kegley, Mary B. Kegley, and Janie Dillon. ''Divorces of Wythe County, Virginia, Marriages: 17901816-1880.1886'' 3 vols. Wytheville, VirginiaVa.: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical AssociationKegley Books, 2006-20072004. Available at {{FHL|13243981234066|title-id|disp=FHL}}. WorldCat page [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-marriages/oclc/169884699&referer=brief_results 1] | [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-marriages-1790-1853/oclc/65167108&referer=brief_results 2]&nbsp;| [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-marriages-1867-1880/oclc/182556214&referer=brief_results 3].
*'''1918-1988''' - {{RecordSearch|2377565|Virginia, Divorce''''' Records, 1918-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*Kegley, Mary B. ''Divorces of Wythe County, Virginia, 1816-1886''. Wytheville, Va.: Kegley Books, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1234066|title-id|disp=FHL}}.==== Death =====
'''''Death''''' {{LoVdeath}}
*'''1853-1871''' - Wythe County Death Index 1853-1871. Batch {{IGI|B868690}} at FamilySearch - free.*'''1853-1894''' - Moore, Jeraldyne A. and Mary B. Kegley. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Deaths''. [1853-1894] 2 vols. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1211395|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''1881-1888''' - Moore, Jeraldyne A. ''Wythe County, Virginia, Vital Records, Births, 1882-1884, Deaths, 1881-1884, 1886, 1888''. Wytheville, Virginia: Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association, 2004. Available at {{FHL|1182261|title-id|disp=FHL}}. *'''1912-1987''' - {{RecordSearch|2377565|Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*Luck, Joyce Shelton. ''Wythe County, Virginia Annotated Death Records''. Chester, Virginia: J.S. Luck, 2008. Available at {{FHL|1567690|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [http://www.worldcat.org/title/wythe-county-virginia-annotated-death-records/oclc/298824053&referer=brief_results WorldCat] page.
== Societies and Libraries === Vital Record Substitutes =====
{{VAnewspapers}}{{Tip|For birth, marriage, and death record substitutes, see [[{{PAGENAME}}#Bible Records|Bible Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Church Records|Church Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Newspapers|Newspapers]], and [[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate Records|Probate Records]].}} == Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries == *[http://www.wythecogha.org/ Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association]<br>
*[http://wythegrayson.lib.va.us/index.htm Wythe-Grayson Regional Library]
{{RAOGKlibrary}}==== Family History Centers ====
== Websites<br> =={{Family History Centers Intro}}
== Wythe County, Virginia Genealogy Websites<br> == *{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Wythe|subject|disp=Family History Library FamilySearch Catalog}}
*[http://www.werelate.org/wiki/References_for_Southwest_Virginia References for Southwest Virginia] (Southwest Virginia Project)
*[http://listswww.rootsweb.ancestryfamilytree101.com/indexvirginia/usawythe-county.html Wythe County, VA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)*[https:/VA/miscmailinglists.html#SW_VA rootsweb.com/listindexes/details?list_name=sw_va RootsWeb Mailing List: SW_VA-L (Topic: Southwest Virginia)]<br> *[http://wythecountygenealogy.org/ Wythe County Genealogy and Ancestry Records and Information] (House of Cameron) *[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Wythe/ Wythe County Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
*[http://www.newrivernotes.com/va/wythe.htm Wythe County, VA] (New River Notes)
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20150516041353/http://resources.rootsweb.ancestry.com/USA/VA/Wythe/ Wythe County, VA] (RootsWeb) *[http://genforumwww.genealogy.com/forum/regional/states/topics/va/wythe/ Wythe County, VA Genealogy Forum] (GenForum) *[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vawythe/ Wythe County, VA GenWeb] *[http://www.genealogylinks.net/usa/virginia/wythe.htm Wythe County, Virginia Genealogical Links] (GenealogyLinks.net)*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/va/counties/wythe/ Cyndi's List]
== References ==
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