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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pulaski_County,_Virginia|Pulaski County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pulaski_County,_Virginia|Pulaski County]]''  
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southwest_Virginia Southwest Virginia] county.
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<br>'''Pulaski County, Virginia''' genealogy and family history research page. Guide to '''Pulaski County''' (established 1839) genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, Revolutionary War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.  
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| state = Virginia
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| founded year = 1839
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.pulaskicounty.org/ Pulaski County Courthouse]<br>45 Third Street, NW<br>Suite 101<br>Pulaski, VA 24301<br>Phone: 540-980-7825<br>
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Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882,<br>divorce, probate, court and land records from 1839<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince William County, Virginia. Page 719 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1839'''--Pulaski County was created 30 March 1839 from [[Montgomery County, Virginia|Montgomery]] and [[Wythe County, Virginia|Wythe]] Counties. <br>'''County seat:''' Pulaski <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1839'''--Pulaski County was created 30 March 1839 from [[Montgomery County, Virginia|Montgomery]] and [[Wythe County, Virginia|Wythe]] Counties. <br>'''County seat:''' Pulaski <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,'' 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Research Guides  ====
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*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Pulaski County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 21, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1977):122-123. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).
  
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
*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 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH42,53652 BYU Family History Archives]. [Includes information from Pulaski County.]
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*Freedmen's {{RecordSearch|1596147|Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872}}
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*Kegley, Mary B. ''Free People of Colour: Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese and Freed Slaves''. Wytheville, Virginia: Kegley Books, 2003. Available at {{FHL|1234067|item|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|69756}}. [Includes Pulaski County.]
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==== Bible Records  ====
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{{VABible}}
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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'''1840'''  
 
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*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. [Includes residents of this county.]
 
*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. [Includes residents of this county.]
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Genealogy&nbsp; ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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Several genealogies have been published about Pulaski County families. To view a list, visit [[Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy]].
  
*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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==== Land and Property  ====
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
 
  
===== General  =====
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An early settlers map is available for Pulaski County. The cartographer plots the locations of pioneers from 1776-1976. The Family History Library has a copy: {{FHL|562597|item|disp=FHL Map 975.5775 E7m}}.
  
As of November 2010, a query for [http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=Search&includedb=&lang=en&ti=&surname=&stype=Exact&given=&bplace=Pulaski+Virginia&byear=&brange=0&dplace=&dyear=&drange=0&mplace=&myear=&mrange=0&father=&mother=&spouse=&skipdb=&period=All&submit.x=Search individuals born in Pulaski, Virginia] at ''[[World Connect|World Connect]]'', results in more than 20,000 entries.
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'''''Grants and Patents'''''  
 
 
===== Bibliography  =====
 
 
 
*'''[Anderson]''' McCarthy, Lynette Nolen. ''Jacob Anderson of Pulaski, Virginia, 1758-1842, and Related Families''. Normal, Ill.: L.N. McCarthy, 1981. {{FHL|185079|item}} 929.273 An23mL
 
*'''[Covey]''' Covey, Winton Guy. ''Revised Notes on the Family of Samuel Covey (1761-1840) and Elizabeth, of Present Pulaski County, Virginia''. Athens, W.&nbsp;Va.: n.p., 1977. {{FHL|226198|item}}&nbsp;1036734 Item 1
 
*'''[Roseberry]''' Roseberry, Greg E. ''The Charles E. Roseberry -- Betty Jean Keister Family of Montgomery and Pulaski Counties, Virginia Including the Angstadt, Beck, Burk, Carper, Daux, Filenger, Foster, Glasgow, Godbey, Gunn, Keister, King, Long, Patterson, Patton, Rankin, Roseberry, Shell, Shufflebarger, Songer, Sutton, Whitt and Wysor Families''. Lincoln, Nebraska: Writers Club Press, 2002. {{FHL|1126189|item}} 929.273 R721rg
 
*'''[Thompson]''' Johnson, Patricia Givens. ''Springfield Saga: The Thompsons of Fort Thompson on New River, Pulaski County, Virginia''. Christiansburg, Va.: P.G. Johnson, 1985. {{FHL|466571|item}} 975.5775 H2j
 
 
 
==== Land  ====
 
  
'''''Grants and Patents'''''
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*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 575 patents dated 1746-1887 in what is now Pulaski 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.]
 
*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 575 patents dated 1746-1887 in what is now Pulaski 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.]
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*''Pulaski County, Virginia: A Historic and Descriptive Sketch Designed to Show Forth the Natural Advantages, Resources and General Adaptability of the Banner County of Southwest Virginia, to Agriculture, Cattle Raising, and also Commercial and Industrial Enterprises''. Pulaski, Va.: Southwest Pub. Co., 1907. Availale at FHL; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10587 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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*''Pulaski County, Virginia: A Historic and Descriptive Sketch Designed to Show Forth the Natural Advantages, Resources and General Adaptability of the Banner County of Southwest Virginia, to Agriculture, Cattle Raising, and also Commercial and Industrial Enterprises''. Pulaski, Va.: Southwest Pub. Co., 1907. Availale at FHL; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=10587 Ancestry] ($).<br>
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
===== '''''Revolutionary War''''' =====
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===== Revolutionary War  =====
  
 
*''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, Pulaski County on page 136.]  
 
*''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, Pulaski 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}} 973 M24ur; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
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*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item|disp=FHL Book 973 M24ur}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
  
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*''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, Pulaski County, p. 100. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
 
*''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, Pulaski County, p. 100. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Pulaski County.
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*May 9, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va049.htm Cloyd's Mountain]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va049.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 16 August, 2012)</ref>
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: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]
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<br> {{VAciv}}<ref>Pages 257-275, ''The Land That Is Pulaski County'' {{FHL|569674|item|disp=FHL book 975.5775 H2s}} Pulaski County</ref><ref>{{FHL|498411|item|disp=FHL book 975.5 M2vr v. 29}} titled ''A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865.''</ref>
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:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company C (Pulaski Guards).<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><br>
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:- [[24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company E (Pulaski Guards).<ref>Ralph White Gunn, ''24th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). {{FHL|577176|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 34}}.</ref>
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:- [[50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]. Company I.<ref>John C. Chapla, ''50th Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|650201|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 129}}.</ref>
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:- [[54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)]]<br>
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:- Dublin Provost Guard (Confederate)(Information about this Pulaski County Guard can be found on page 275 of the preceding reference 1.)<br>
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Records and histories are available, including:
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*Virginia, Civil War {{RecordSearch|1932382|Service Records of Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865}}
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*Virginia, Civil War {{RecordSearch|1932427|Service Records of Union Soldiers 1861-1865}}
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==== Naturalization  ====
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*Virginia {{RecordSearch|1877093|Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929}}
  
 
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==== Probate ====
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==== Research Guides  ====
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*Virginia, {{RecordSearch|1932510|Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}}
  
*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Pulaski County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 21, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1977):122-123. Available at [http://www.newenglandancestors.org/database_search/VA_Genealogist.asp New England Ancestors] ($).
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==== Probate Records  ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*Fridley, Beth. ''Pulaski County, Virginia Births, 1853-93'' [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Available at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3933 Ancestry] ($).
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*Fridley, Beth. ''Pulaski County, Virginia Births, 1853-93'' [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Available at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3933 Ancestry] ($).<br>
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{{Tip|For birth, marriage, and death record substitutes, see [[{{PAGENAME}}#Bible Records|Bible Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Church History and Records|Church History and Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Newspapers|Newspapers]], and [[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate Records|Probate Records]].}}
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vapulask/ Pulaski Co., VAGenWeb]. Part of the [http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. Maps, name indexes, history.  
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Pulaski|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Pulaski County, Virginia genealogy and family history research page. Guide to Pulaski County (established 1839) genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, Revolutionary War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


Pulaski County, Virginia
Map
Boundary map of Pulaski County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Pulaski County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1839
County Seat Pulaski
Courthouse


County Courthouse

Pulaski County Courthouse
45 Third Street, NW
Suite 101
Pulaski, VA 24301
Phone: 540-980-7825

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1882,
divorce, probate, court and land records from 1839[1]


Beginning Dates for Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1853 1839 1853 1840 1839 1840

History

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General Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779)

The county is named after General Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779), a Polish nobleman who died fighting for the Patriot cause in the Revolutionary War.

Parent County

1839--Pulaski County was created 30 March 1839 from Montgomery and Wythe Counties.
County seat: Pulaski [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Pulaski County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1977):122-123. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).

African American

Bible Records

Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:

Additional Bible records include:


Cemeteries

  • Tombstone Transcription Project Pulaski County - cemetery transcriptions - USGenWeb

Census

For tips on accessing Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: Virginia Census.


Historical populations
Census Pop.
18403,739
18505,11836.9%
18605,4165.8%
18706,53820.7%
18808,75533.9%
189012,79046.1%
190014,60914.2%
191017,24618.1%
192017,111−0.8%
193020,56620.2%
194022,76710.7%
195027,75821.9%
196027,258−1.8%
197029,5648.5%
198035,22919.2%
199034,496−2.1%
200035,1271.8%
201034,872−0.7%

1840

  • Douthat, James L. 1840 Mountain Empire of Virginia Census. Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2001. FHL Collection 975.5 X2d 1840. Free online surname index and purchase details at Mountain Press website. [Includes Pulaski County.]

1890 Union Veterans

Church Records

Court

Genealogy

Several genealogies have been published about Pulaski County families. To view a list, visit Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy.

Land and Property

An early settlers map is available for Pulaski County. The cartographer plots the locations of pioneers from 1776-1976. The Family History Library has a copy: FHL Map 975.5775 E7m.

Grants and Patents

Land patents (pre-1779), land grants (after 1779) and surveys are available online at the Library of Virginia website. For step-by-step instructions on retrieving these records, read the Virginia Land and Property article.


Local Histories

  • Pulaski County, Virginia: A Historic and Descriptive Sketch Designed to Show Forth the Natural Advantages, Resources and General Adaptability of the Banner County of Southwest Virginia, to Agriculture, Cattle Raising, and also Commercial and Industrial Enterprises. Pulaski, Va.: Southwest Pub. Co., 1907. Availale at FHL; digital version at Ancestry ($).

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • 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 U.S. Census Bureau and Google Books et. al. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Western District, Pulaski 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 "an Added Index to States." FHL Book 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
War of 1812
  • 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 Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Pulaski County, p. 100. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Pulaski County.

Maps of Civil War battles in Virginia: 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865


Regiments. Service men in Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy: [4][5]

- 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company C (Pulaski Guards).[6]
- 24th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company E (Pulaski Guards).[7]
- 50th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company I.[8]
- 54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)
- Dublin Provost Guard (Confederate)(Information about this Pulaski County Guard can be found on page 275 of the preceding reference 1.)

Records and histories are available, including:

Naturalization

Newspapers

 

Private Papers

Probate Records

Taxation

  • [1839] Personal Property Tax List, 1839, Virginia Appalachian Notes. Roanoke VA: Feb 1983. Vol. 7 Iss. 1.

Vital Records

Indexes to Pulaski County, Virginia Genealogy births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch - free. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Birth
  • Fridley, Beth. Pulaski County, Virginia Births, 1853-93 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Available at Ancestry ($).
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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince William County, Virginia. Page 719 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 16 August, 2012)
  4. Pages 257-275, The Land That Is Pulaski County FHL book 975.5775 H2s Pulaski County
  5. FHL book 975.5 M2vr v. 29 titled A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865.
  6. James I. Robertson, 4th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.F. Howard, 1982). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 1.
  7. Ralph White Gunn, 24th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 34.
  8. John C. Chapla, 50th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 129.