Dinwiddie County, Virginia Database

We are fortunate to have people who have made a great effort to get available data relating to Dinwiddie County families online and we have a number of new projects already working.  The complete 1920 Census is already online and we have just completed a linked surname index to make searching the 1920 Census a bit easier.  The 1870 Census has also been purchased for the Archives and an index is being prepared.  To make it easier to navigate between the Dinwiddie Co. page and the Archives, the search engine is configured to search both.  You will just need to use your back link on the browser to navigate seamlessly between the two databases.  Please do consider sharing  any information you might have in your own files to the Dinwiddie Co. database.  It is a great way of finding distant cousins and adding to your own research. 

Note:  This page will change frequently as we re-link some of the material already online and organize other data.  Again, if looking for a name, use the search engine until we get it properly organized and linked.

  Blandford Church -  Then and Now photos - 1865 - 2006
  Tombstone photos - fabulous collection from Ken Schultz and Margaret Gagliardi
  The Graves of Blandford - Excerpt from "Home to the Cockade City".  This is a delightful item that all should enjoy.
  History of Blandford from 1890 by Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne, Ph D
  Blandford Church - Postcards from the 1920s showing exterior and interior.
  Blandford Cemetery - Index to internments from WPA records and submitted by family members
  Rideout Cemetery - Contributed by Russell L. Lawrence
  Sapony Church and Cemetery
  1850 - Linked surname index
  1870 - Images
  1920 - Linked surname index
  Jeremiah Bishop to William Bishop - 1837
  Robert & Catharine C, Bishop to William Bishop - 1845
  Armistead and Ann Bishop to William Bishop - 1845
  Wyatt Bishop to William Bishop - 1850
  James Bishop to Hartwell Wells - 1848
  Index to Tucker family records - Update 8/30/2006
  Marriage index compiled by Mrs. Sallie E. H. Short from ministers' returns as found in Deed Books I-VI (reels 1-4) and Marriage Book (1849) 1850-1867.
  Early Masonic History of Dinwiddie County
  Account of "Autumnal Bilious Fever" written by Dr. James Greenway in 1794.
  Unrecorded Wills
  Will of James Bishop, Sr., 1842 - Contributed by William M. Bishop, Jr.
  Will of Richard Bristow B. Bristow, 1871 - Contributed by Beth Bond
  Will of Robert Greenway, 1837 - Contributed by Nola Duffy
  Will of Balaam Wells, 1856 - Contributed by Beth Bond
  Will of Peter Vaughan, 1816 - Contributed by Beth Bond
  Will of John Goodwyn Boisseau - Contributed by Beth Bond
  Will of Virginia Boisseau - Contributed by Beth Bond
  Will of Wm. H. Broadnax - Contributed by Nola Duffy
  Will of Robert A. Lunsford

1999 - 2007 Nola Duffy, Carol Morrison or individual contributors.  No portion of this any document appearing on this site is to be used for other than personal research.  Any republication or reposting is expressly forbidden without the written consent of the owner. Last updated 07/30/2007