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Charlotte  County  Virginia
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Charlotte County was constituted by Act of 10 November 1764, dividing it from Lunenburg County. The first court for Charlotte County was held in March 1765.
County seat: Charlotte Courthouse
Formation of Virginia Counties

(This page was last updated Marth 10, 2005 )

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   JoLee Gregory Spears, Coordinator   

Born Roanoke, VA
Reared Lunenburg Co., VA
Resides Raleigh, NC

The Virginia Historical Society, owner of the 1864 J. F. Gilmer Map of Charlotte County, has consented for the map to be used at the The VAGenWeb Project Charlotte County web site. The Charlotte map and other Civil War maps are available at the Virginia Historical Society Museum Shop.

Go to the clickable 1864 Civil War map of Charlotte.

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DNA Projects including Charlotte County, VA persons

About Charlotte County

Cornwall Parish - The portion separated from Lunenburg County in 1764,
to form Charlotte County. Search for the Cornwall Parish Tithables in the records
transcribed by Thomas Walter Duda from
Sunlight On The Southside

compiled by Landon C. Bell, 1931.

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Migrations ~ Hither & Yon

Bible Records
Charlotte Co Related Bible Records at LVA



Old Notes We Hate To Toss
Family Records
  • Atwell Family
  • Booth Family
  • Bouldin Family
  • Bailey Family
  • Clark, Thomas, Capt.
  • Davenport/Lee/North
  • Duffer Family
  • Elam, Alexander
  • Elam, Solomon H.
  • Eubank(s), James
  • Gaulding Family
  • Green Family
  • Gregory Family
  • Guy Family
  • Hailey Family
  • Hankins/Foster Families
  • Hanmer Family
  • Hendrick (misc)
  • Hughes
  • Jeffress Family
  • Key/Watson Families
  • Lee Family
  • Lee, David of Ward's Fork
  • Lee/Lea, William of Amelia Co.
  • LeGrand Family
  • Lyle Family
  • McCargo, John/McCargo, Hugh
  • McGehee Family
  • Morton Family
  • Osborne Family
  • Pettus Family
  • Priddy Family
  • Priddy, R. W. Family
  • Priddy, William K. Family
  • Ralls Family
  • Richardson Family
  • Roach, Elijah White, Reverend Family
  • Roberts, Francis [Jr]
  • Roberts, Francis Sr
  • Spencer Family
  • Thompson Family
  • Vaughan Family
  • Walton & Glenn Families
  • Watkins, Robert E.
  • Watkins Family
  • Weill Family

  • People of Color  15-Sep-05
    Populated Places in Charlotte County
    Populated Places in Charlotte County
    Post Offices 1794 - 1970

    Post Offices 1794 - 1970



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    Genealogy Homepages
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    Resources for Charlotte County   
  • Old Newspapers for Charlotte County.
  • The Museum of Charlotte County
  • Clerk's Office of Charlotte County
    Le Grande Ave, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
    Phone: (434)542-5147
  • Search The VaGenWeb Project Charlotte County Web Site
    earch The VaGenWeb Project Charlotte County Archives Section
    Genealogies - Published     Streams in Charlotte County
    Links 8-12-05 (Now DNA links) Submitters' list

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    Virginia Resources
  • VA Vital Records- birth, death, marriage, divorce
  • Correspondence of Francis H. Smith, fifty years as VMI's first superintendent (1839-1889), VMI archives. (You might use your "find" feature to search for a possible surname or historical post office.)
  • Switchboard - private and business phone numbers.
  • Virginia Genealogical & Historical Societies
    Virginia Genealogy Research Links

    VA-SOUTHSIDE-L Mail List
    (Counties of: Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Charlotte, Dinwiddie, Franklin, Greensville, Halifax, Henry, Isle of Wight, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Prince George, Southampton, Surry,and/or Sussex)
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    The VAGenWeb Photo Album Project - Charlotte County

    News Briefs from old Richmond Newspapers. Just a Fun thing
    Note: The entire 1880 Federal Census is searchable at 
    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family Search Web Site
    How to Start Your Family History
    and other help
  • Publishers and Places
    to Buy and Other Items Relating to Genealogy
    The USGenWeb Tombstone Project

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    Charlotte County Map

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