Appomattox County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies

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Has anyone studied my Appomattox County, Virginia Genealogy before?

More than a few family history books and articles have been published about Appomattox County's families.

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As of August 2010, a query for born in Appomattox, Virginia at World Connect, results in more than 0 entries.

Appomattox County, Virginia Surnames (courtesy: Linkpendium) contains links to more than 0 online resources about this county's families, including compiled genealogies.

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Appomattox County families include:

  • Featherston, N.R. Appomattox County: History and Genealogy. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1998. FHL Book 975.5625 H2f.
  • Heritage Book Committee. Appomattox County, Virginia. Summersville, W. Va.: S.E. Grose and the Appomattox Heritage Committee, c2001. FHL Book 975.5625 H2a. Includes a large section of family histories.



It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
  • [Cheatham] Chilton, Harriett A. Robertson Cheatham of Appomattox/Campbell County, Virginia. 1990.