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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Augusta County, Virginia|Augusta County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Staunton, Virginia|Staunton (Independent City)]]''
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Staunton, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Vastaunton.PNG
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1908
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| website                = http://www.staunton.va.us/
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=== Independent City Government Site  ===
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=== Absorbed and Annexed Cities, Communities & Towns  ===
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Augusta County, Virginia]].}}
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== Courthouse ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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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>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Vastaunton.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== Court  ====
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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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==== 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  ====
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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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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==== Occupations  ====
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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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==== Taxation  ====
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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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== Web Sites ==
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Staunton+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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=== Bibiography  ===
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=== Genealogy and History Websites  ===
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Revision as of 21:01, 31 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Augusta County Gotoarrow.png Staunton (Independent City)

Staunton, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1908
Website http://www.staunton.va.us/

Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Resources

Vastaunton.jpg

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.

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.]

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.]

Web Sites

References

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

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