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== Courthouse ==
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Guide to '''Bath County, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.
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| name                    = Bedford, Virginia
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1890
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== Courthouse ==
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For additional records, see [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford County]].
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1890--'''Bedford was created&nbsp;1890 from Bedford County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1890--'''Bedford was created&nbsp;1890 from [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford County]]. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Bedford, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see ''[[Bedford, Virginia Cemeteries]]''.  
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Bedford:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/states/Virginia.asp?county=Bedford+%28city%29&amp;feature=Cemetery USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in Bedford:<ref>[http://www.topozone.com/ USGS Map], Topozone.com</ref>  
  
 
*Fairmount Cemetery  
 
*Fairmount Cemetery  
 
*Longwood Cemetery  
 
*Longwood Cemetery  
 
*Otey Street Cemetery
 
*Otey Street Cemetery
 
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*'''[Creacy] '''Daily-Geary, Jessica L. and James P. Geary. ''The Compiled Book of Creecy: Addendum 2001.''&nbsp; Provo, Utah&nbsp;: Geary Genealogical Services, 2001. {{FHL|929.273 C861d supp. |book}} Free digitized copy.
 
 
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===== '''''Civil War'''''  =====
 
 
Since the independent city of Bedford was created 1890 from Bedford County, the Civil War records for the area of Bedford will be found in the [[Bedford County, Virginia|Bedford County]] military records. During the Civil War men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.
 
 
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*Cutten, George Barton. ''The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850.'' Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at {{FHL|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Liberty (now Bedford) silversmiths and watchmakers.]
 
*Cutten, George Barton. ''The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850.'' Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at {{FHL|78198|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes a section on Liberty (now Bedford) silversmiths and watchmakers.]
  
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Bedford+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Bedford+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 23:23, 20 June 2017

United States
Virginia
Bedford County, Virginia Genealogy
Bedford (Independent City)

Guide to Bath County, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.

Bedford, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1890
Website http://www.bedfordva.gov/


Courthouse

For additional records, see Bedford County.

History

Parent County

1890--Bedford was created 1890 from Bedford County. [1]

Resources

Vabedfordcity.jpg

Cemeteries

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

The following is a list of cemeteries in Bedford:[2]

  • Fairmount Cemetery
  • Longwood Cemetery
  • Otey Street Cemetery

Occupations

  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at FHL. [Includes a section on Liberty (now Bedford) silversmiths and watchmakers.]

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. USGS Map, Topozone.com