2 days ago · Richmond is the capital of Virginia, and its metropolitan area has a population over 1.2 million. As of 2019, Virginia Beach is the most populous independent city in the Commonwealth, with Chesapeake and Norfolk second and third, respectively.
5 days ago · The Robert E. Lee Monument in Richmond, Virginia, was the first installation on Monument Avenue in 1890, where it remained the largest statue on the site. Since early July 2020, it is the last Confederate monument on the Avenue.
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2 days ago · Monument Avenue is a tree-lined grassy mall dividing the eastbound and westbound traffic in Richmond, Virginia, originally named for its emblematic complex of structures honoring those who fought for the Confederacy during the American Civil War.
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4 days ago · St. John's Church is an Episcopal church located at 2401 East Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Formed from several earlier parishes, St. John's is the oldest church in the city of Richmond, Virginia. It was built in 1741 by William Randolph's son, Colonel Richard Randolph; the Church Hill district was named for it.
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17 hours ago · Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire Honour of Richmond , an English feudal barony in north-west Yorkshire Richmond (Yorks) (UK Parliament constituency) , 1885–present
5 days ago · Slavery in Virginia dates to 1619, soon after the founding of Virginia as an English colony by the London Virginia Company.The company established a headright system to encourage colonists to transport indentured servants to the colony for labor; they received a certain amount of land for people whose passage they paid to Virginia.
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1776--Washington County was created 7 October 1776 from Fincastle County. Fincastle County was formed from Botetourt County in 1772, and was abolished in 1777. See Montgomery County. County seat:Abingdon
For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps"(1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
1864Courthouse was burned on 15 December 1864, destroying many loose papers and minute books from the periods 1787-1819 and 1821-1837. 1. Lost federal censuses: 1790, 1800, 1890 For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see: 1. Burned Counties. By Michael John Neill. Online at: Family History Circle. 2. When the Records are Gone. By Arlene Eakle. Online at: Tennessee Genealogy Blog. 3. Burned Counties Research in the FamilySearch Research Wiki.
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872Free black tithables, brief lists, 1804, 1806, Pastmaster Journal of the Mountain Empire. Bristol VA: Jan 2004.Heinegg, Paul. "Washington County, Virginia Personal Property Tax List 1806-1819," Free African Americans.com.[Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]Hockett, Jack. Washington County Virginia (WCV) Personal Property Tax List (PPTL): D.A.P. Campbell: 1862 Property End. Jno. Burwell (Upper District), available online, courtesy: New River Notes. [I...
Images of the Virginia Historical Society'sfamily Bible collection have been digitized: 1. Virginia Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007. 1. [Hunt] Family Bible Records [1793-1906] of George Hunt. MSS. Copy: FHL Film 850415 Item 4.1800-1986 - Virginia, Jewish Cemetery Records Index, ca. 1800-1986 at FamilySearch— indexMcConnell, Catherine S. High on a Windy Hill. 2 vols. Abingdon, Va.: Historical Society of Washington County, Virginia, 1968, 1995, 2000. FHL 975.5725 V3m; Free Lookups Available!Montgomery, Mary Alice Hurt. Cemetery Census for Hawkins County, Tennessee, Sullivan County, Tennessee and Washington County, Virginia. Kingsport, Tenn.: M.A.H. Montgomery, [2002?]. FHL US/CAN Book...
For tips on accessing Washington County, Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: Virginia Census. 1840 1. 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 Presswebsite. [Includes Washington County.] 1850 Barbe and Edwards annotated the 1850 census using county records, tombstone inscriptions, family Bibles, Jessee H. Miller's diary, and other censuses: 1. Barbe, Waverly W. and Shelby Ireson Edwards. 1850 Census of Washington County, Virginia, Annotated.Bristol, Tenn.: Holston Territory Genealogical Society, 2000. 1890 Union Veterans 1. "Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890." Prince William County Virginia, by Ronald Ray Turner. FHL Collection.
Early Baptist churches (with years constituted): 1. Mill Creek Valley(1799) 2. North Fork of Holston(1783) 3. Rich Valley(1802) 4. South Fork of Holston or St. Clair's Bottom (1791), Cilhowie, Va. Membership lists (beginning in 1791) and a history were published in the Appalachian Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 4 (Dec. 2005). This area is now part of Smyth County, Virginia. The 10,000 name petition (dated 16 October 1776) has been digitized at the Library of Congress website. It was signed by people from all over Virginia who wanted an end to persecution of Baptists by the Established Church. Baptists and Baptist sympathizers alike signed the petition. To find your ancestor in this record, first check Hall's transcription in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (Vols. 35-38, with annotations in Vol. 39), which is available online at Ancestry ($). It is also available in book form at the Family History Library: FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 35-39. Then proceed to the Library of Congress website to s...
Library of Virginia's Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Indexcan be used to search Washington County chancery records for the years 1849-1913. Records are available on microfilm and the Clerk's Off...
5 days ago · La Confitería Richmond fue un tradicional establecimiento en la calle Florida de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tal confitería fue fundada en 1917 y cerró sus puertas en 2011. . Pocos días antes de su cierre la Legislatura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires aprobó una ley declarando a la Richmond "sitio histórico", pero la norma solo impedía modificaciones edilicias, no el cambio de rubro del local ...
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