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== History and Tidbits ==
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== Courthouse ==
  
=== Independent City Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
=== Absorbed and Annexed Cities, Communities & Towns ===
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==== Parent County ====
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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'''1908--'''Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Resources  ==
 
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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Indexes (1808-1951) and images (1808-1913)&nbsp;to Staunton City, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index]. These records, which were often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
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Since Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]]. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area. <br>
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==== Newspapers ====
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*'''1793-1794''' - ''Staunton Spy'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1800-1801''' - ''Political Mirror'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1808-1809''' - ''Political Censor'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1811''' - ''Spirit of the Press'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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*'''1814''' - ''Staunton Observer'' (Staunton, Va.) at [http://www.genealogybank.com/ Genealogy Bank] ($).
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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 Staunton silversmiths.]
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==== Probate  ====
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[[Virginia Tax Lists|&nbsp;How can Virginia tax lists help me?]]
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*'''[1815] '''Ward, Roger D. ''1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)''. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at {{FHL|692063|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Staunton is included in Vol. 5.]
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Staunton+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
=== Bibiography  ===
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=== Genealogy and History Websites  ===
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{{Virginia|Virginia}}
  
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Revision as of 20:43, 21 September 2012

Template:Virginia-stubUnited States  > Virginia > Staunton (Independent City)

Courthouse

History

Parent County

1908--Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from Augusta County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Indexes (1808-1951) and images (1808-1913) to Staunton City, Virginia Chancery Records are available online through Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index. These records, which were often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Since Staunton was created 16 January 1908 from Augusta County. [1] go to the Nansemond County page for information about the Civil War military units of that county. Civil War service men from Suffolk served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their area.

Newspapers

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 Staunton silversmiths.]

Probate

Taxation

 How can Virginia tax lists help me?

  • [1815] Ward, Roger D. 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at FHL. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Staunton is included in Vol. 5.]

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).