Revolutionary War Pension Applications for patriots of
Giles County. Some of these fellows may have lived in the part of Giles County that was used when Craig County was formed. At the bottom of this War page Click on Botetourt County to view Patriots from Botetourt and other counties.
There are many unmarked gravesites in Cemeteries in Craig County.
A goal of the Craig County Virginia Historical Society is to identify where our Confederate Soldiers are intered.
If you have a great grandfather who served in the Confederate Army,is intered in Craig County, and does not have a grave marker, please e-mail me at:Rena or Steve , giving us the Name, date of birth, date of death, and Company in which he served, Name of Cemetery and directions.If avaliable please send a copy of the obit.
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Tom Klatka, Archaeologist, Roanoke Regional Preservation Office, Department of Historic Resorces, Commonwelth of Virginia has generously donated a CD of Cemeteries and Gwen Ledford Rice has spent a lot of time placeing the info on her site. Click Roanoke County Virginia Cemeteries
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The Craig - Botetourt Genealogy Club is happy to present the
"CRAIG COUNTY, VIRGINIA HERITAGE BOOK 2004"
There are a limited number of these books avaliable. Contact me for ordering details to reserve your book. Please put BOOK in the subject of your e-mail
Send Email to Rena Worthen
If you have a WebPage about your Craig County families,
send the surnames and URL to me,
I'll post it.
I'll post it.
Be sure to specify the county!
Some of the Featured Family Biographies
New Castle,is the seat of Craig County, Virginia. Craig County was established in 1851.
P.O. Box 1148
Buchanan, VA 24066
For More Information!
P.O. Box 206
New Castle, VA 24127-0206
Membership dues are as follows:
Individual: $6.00Family: $10.00 Contributing: $10.00 Sustaining: $50.00 Life: $ 100.00 Make Check Payable to Craig County Virginia Historical Society The Craig County Virginia Historical Society, The Museum and Library are located in the Old Brick Hotel, beside the Courthouse. The Craig County Virginia Historical Society meets the 4th Monday each month.
In and Around Craig County is published each year by the Craig County Virginia Historical Society.The Craig County Virginia Historical Society Library opens begining in April on Friday afternoon from 1:00 pm. to 4:00 pm. New Books added to the Library for research are:
1. The Family Von Nida from Germany to America. 1262-19982. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol 8 1964 3. 28th Virginia Infantry by Frank Field Jr. 4. Benjamin Richard Craft by Stephen Taylor 5. Grosecloses and Descendants in America by B. Clark Groseclose 6. 1930 - 1945 Craig county School Census
7. Craig County Births 1853 - 1896
meets (usually) the third Saturday (except summer months and
December) at the Roanoke Virginia City Central Library. Their quarterly
publication, Virginia Appalachian Notes, often includes
articles of Craig Co interest. Membership is $20.00. To join,
P.O. Box 12485
Roanoke, VA 24026-2485
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