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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Martinsville,_Virginia|Martinsville (Independent City)]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia Genealogy|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Martinsville,_Virginia|Martinsville (Independent City)]]''  
  
 
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
 
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| established_title      = Founded
 
| established_date        = 1928
 
| established_date        = 1928
 
| website                = [http://www.martinsville-va.gov www.martinsville-va.gov]
 
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]].}}
 
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
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[[File:VirginiaMartinsvilleCityCourthouse.jpg|thumb|185 px|185 px|<center>Martinsville City Courthouse</center>|right]]
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For additional records, see [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]].
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== History  ==
  
== History  ==
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[[Image:Vamartinsville.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Vamartinsville.jpg]]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1928--'''Martinsville became an independent city from [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1928--'''Martinsville became an independent city from [[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County]]. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
== Research Guides  ==
 
== Research Guides  ==
  
*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/newsletter.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
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*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ 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,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>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/vgsn2804.pdf.</ref>
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*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ 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,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>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</ref>
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Martinsville+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Martinsville+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 23:31, 20 June 2017

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Henry County Gotoarrow.png Martinsville (Independent City)

Martinsville, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1928
Website www.martinsville-va.gov


Courthouse

Martinsville City Courthouse

For additional records, see Henry County.

History

Vamartinsville.jpg

Parent County

1928--Martinsville became an independent city from Henry County. [1]

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.

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.[2]

Websites

References

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