Pulaski County, VAGenWeb

Pulaski County, Virginia was formed in 1839 from parts of Montgomery and Wythe Counties. The County seat is Pulaski.

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Copies of birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates can be requested from the Virginia Department of Health Office of Vital Records, which houses more than 7 million records.

Office of Vital Statistics

P.O. Box 1000
Richmond, VA
23218-1000
804-662-6200

1853-1896 Birth & Death records are on file at The Virginia Archives as well as marriage records prior to 1936

 

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Pulaski County Clerk
45 3rd St. NW, Suite 101
Pulaski, VA 24301-0270
Telephone: (540) 980-7825
Records that are available in County Clerk's Office : Marriage, land, probate records, from 1882, divorce, probate, civil court, AND land records from 1839

 

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 OFFSITE DATABASES ONLINE FOR RESEARCH

 

 

Familysearch.org

Find-A-Grave Cemeteries

Geographic Names

 

 

Pulaski County Early Chancery Records

Southwest Times Newspaper Archive by the Pulaski County Library

 

VA Tech's Image Collection

Deaths, Births & Marriages in West Virginia

 

 BIBLE RECORDS

Cadall/Cadell Bible

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHIES

Dandridge Akers

 

 

Chester Bullard

David Crowell

Genealogy Trails

Thomas Darst

Genealogy Trails

Charles Heermans

James Kent

Genealogy Trails

 

 

Reaumur Coleman Stearnes

Genealogy Trails

James Hoge Tyler

Genealogy Trails

 

James Alexander Walker

J.B.C. Winston

Genealogy Trails

 

 BIRTHS

1856 Births

1859 Births

 

Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917

LDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 BLACK HISTORY

Virginia, Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872

LDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States Civil War Service Records of Union Colored Troops, 1863-1865

LDS

 

United States Freedmans Bank Records, 1865-1874

LDS

United States Freedmen's Bureau Marriages, 1815-1869

LDS

United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850

LDS

 

BOOKS & DIARIES

Mary Heathcote Thomas Journal

 

 

 

A History of The Middle
New River Settlements
and Contiguous Territory

By David E. Johnston (1906)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007

LDS

 

BUSINESS

 Chataigne's Virginia Gazetteer
and Classified Business Directory
1888-1889 for
Pulaski County

An Offsite Link by New River Notes

 Thomson's Mercantile and Professional Directory - Virginia - 1851

An Offsite Link by New River Notes

1908 Map of Downtown Pulaski

Acid Plant

Allisonia Mines

Bigbies Tavern

Claytor Lake Dam

Coal Mines

Dobson Hose Mills

Doctors and Dentists

Dora Furnace

Empire Mines

Esso Station

Funeral Homes

Hospitals

Keister Drug

Newspapers

Post Office Snowville

Pulaski Developement Company

Pulaski Iron Furnace

Pulaski Veneer Corporation

Railroads

Reed Furnace

 

 

 CEMETERIES

Pulaski County Cemetery Database w/photos

Pulaski County on Find-A-Grave

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tombstone Project for Pulaski County

Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery

 

The Political Graveyard - Pulaski County

 

 CENSUS

1790 Census

LDS

1800 Census

LDS

1810 Census

LDS

1820 Census

LDS

1830 Census

LDS

1840 Census

LDS

1850 Census

LDS

1860 Census

New River Notes

1870 Census

LDS

1880 Census

LDS

1900 Census

LDS

1910 Census

LDS

1920 Census

LDS

1930 Census

LDS

1940 Census

LDS

 

 CHURCHES

List of Pulaski Churches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 CIVIL WAR IN PULASKI COUNTY

Battle of Cloyd's Mountain

Another page on the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 COMMUNITIES

Allisonia

Back Creek

Belspring

Black Hollow

Delton

Draper

Dublin

Dunkards Bottom

Fairlawn

Hiwasse (Wasse)

Little Creek

Martins Tank

Max Creek (Mack's Creek)

Newbern

New River

New River Town

Parrott

Pulaski Town

Robinson Tract

Slabtown

Snowville

 

 COURT DOCUMENTS

 Land History of Little Walker Creek

An offsite Link

 Pulaski County Circuit Court Records Search

*An Off site link - This is for more recent documents

Chancery Court Records at the Library of Virginia

Which now include Pulaski County!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 DEATHS

Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912

LDS

 

 

 

1850 Mortality Census

LDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 DISASTERS, MURDER & MAYHEM

Valley View Apartment Explosion, April 27, 1956

 

 

Disasters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 EDUCATION/SCHOOLS

Historic Photo Collection of Pulaski Schools

This is an Offsite link to the Library of Virginia - You must enter Pulaski as your search term 

Sample of the 1911 Pulaski County, Virginia School Census

New River Notes

1923 Pulaski County High School

Snowville Early Schools

Green Hill Schoolhouse, Hiwassee 1904

Early Education in Pulsaki County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 FAMILIES

Roseberry-Sutton-Keister-Foster-Howell-Burnop-Godbey

Events

Draper Family

Bolt Family

.pdf

 

Gunn

Reunions - Birthdays - Anniversaries - Engagements

Major Daniel Howe

Hurst Family

Harrell

 

 

Ewing

Database of various Pulsaki County Families

An offsite link

Showalter

Trolinger

 

 

 

 HISTORY

The Index to Pulaski County History in Hardesty's 1884

1907 Book on Pulaski County

1911 Book on Pulaski County

Pulaski County Poorhouse Early Records

Historical Markers in Pulaski County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 HOMES

John Eckman Home

Harman Home

Leander Calfee Home

Dalton Sexton Home

 

 

Ingles Ferry Farm

Rock House

Rest Haven Home

Rockwood Manor

Wysor Home

 

 

 

 LIBRARIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Library of Virginia

 Pulaski County Library

An Offsite Link

 

Library of Congress

 

 LINKS

Genealogical Databases of

Old Prison Records


An Offsite Link

 

 

 

 

New River Notes

An Offsite Link

 

 Statistics on Pulaski County

An Offsite Link

 

 

 

 

 

 MAPS

1895 Map of Pulaski County

An Offsite Link

1835 Map of the New River Valley

New River Notes

1915 Map of Western Virginia 

An Offsite Link

U.S. Census Maps 1790-1930

Geostat - University of Virginia Library 

Historical County Lines

Virginia County outline map

Virginia Historical Counties Map

1864 Map

Pulaski County, VA
Interactive Geographic Information System

 

USGS National Mapping System

 

 MARRIAGES

Pulaski County Marriages 1838-1845

New River Notes

1899 Part 1

1899 Part 2

1900

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940

LDS

 

 MILITARY & PENSIONS

United States Revolutionary War Compiled Service Records, 1775-1783

LDS

United States Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Applications

LDS

United States Civil War Unfiled Papers of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865

LDS

United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926

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United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934

LDS

United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917

LDS

45th VA Infantry

United States Civil War Confederate Applications for Pardons, 1865-1867

LDS

Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

LDS

WWII Deaths in Pulaski County, VA

Enlistees in WWII for Pulaski County, VA

Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865

LDS

The 1890 Union Veterans Census for Southwest Virginia Counties

An Offsite Link

 WWI History Commission Questionnaires

An LVA Offsite Link

Pulaski County, Virginia WWII Deaths

(scroll down the page)

New River Notes

Virginia Civil War Page

An Offsite Link

National Archives Records Administration

(NARA) - Where you send off for various records, mostly military related

The Valley of the Shadow

A wonderful Civil War History database of information - Mostly Augusta and Franklin Counties

 

 MUSEUMS

Wilderness Road Regional Museum

Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Museum

Fine Arts Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper accounts of this and that

 

 

 

 

 

Pulaski County Patriot

 

 

 

Southwest Times

Pulaski County Library System
Southwest Times Digitization Project

 

Roanoke Times - New River Valley Edition

 

OBITUARIES

New River Valley Obiturary Collection

New Riverr Notes

Obituary Database

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ORGANIZATIONS

New River Historical Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kiwanis in Pulaski County, chartered 1921

 


American Legion Post 7, 1924

New River Notes

 

Friends of Claytor Lake

 

 PHOTOGRAPHS

Pulaski County Family Photographs

Some Pulaski County Photographs

New River Notes

Nostalgic Photos of Pulaski County, Virginia - contributed by John White

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VA Tech Image Collection

Great site!! 

 

 

 

 PLACES

 

 

 

 

Lee Highway

Historic Pulaski Theatre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 POSTCARDS

Postcards submitted by Steve Whitt

2nd Street

Bertha Zinc Works

1, 2, 3

Big Reed Island

BPO Building

Claytor Lake Dam

Claytor Lake

Commerce Street

Courthouse under construction

Courthouse 1908

Dora Furnace

Downtown

Drapers Valley

 

Episcipal Church 1879

Farm Scene

Godbeys Cliffs

Grammer School

Hospital

Hotel Pulaski

Hunters Alum Springs

Iron Furnace

Little River Dam

Locust Hill

Maple Shade Inn

Mountain Stream

Newbern Courthouse

Peak Creek

Peak Knob

Presbyterian Church #1

Presbyterian Church #2

Pulaski 1909

Pulaski Courthouse 1911

Pulaski Downtown 1930

Pulaski First Court 1895

Pulaski High School 1921

Pulaski Iron Furnace

Pulaski Looking North 1907

Pulaski Looking South 1907

Pulaski National Bank

Railroad Station

Tows Ferry

Tyler Drug Store

Valley View

VA Maid Hosiery

 

 RECREATION

 

 

 

 

Pulaski  Baseball

1947-2001

Claytor Lake State Park

 

The New River Trail State Park

Gatewood Park 

 

Randolph Park

 

New River Valley Speedway

 

The New River Valley Fair Website

 

Calfee Park

 

Claytor Lake State Park

 

 TAXES & VOTING

1902 Voters Registration for Pulsaki County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 WILLS

Check the Archive section here for MANY Pulaski County Wills 

David Cloyd, 1849

David M. Cloyd, 1863

Chancery Records for Pulaski County at the Library of Virginia - Searchable Database

Gordon Cloyd, 1832

Thomas Cloyd, 1849

1, 2

Robert Martin, 1859

Levi Vermillion, 1862

William Wall, 1893

Henry Wysor, 1840

 

Pulaski County, Virginia Wills 1838-1859

An Off Site Link

Will of James Whittaker

New River Notes

Henry Wysor, 1840

An Off Site Link

Nancy G. Roseberry, 1952

An Offsite Link

 

PULASKI COUNTY RESOURCES

 County Phone Numbers

Town of Dublin Website 

New River Valley Airport

 

Town of Pulaski Website

Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce  

 Pulaski County School System

 

Pulaski County Sheriffs Office

 

Pulaski Blue Jays Baseball Team

 

Virginia Cooperative Extension

 

The Pulaski Farmers' Market is held from May through October at the historic Depot in Downtown Pulaski. Hours of operation are Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM.

 

Visitors Guide to the New River Valley

 

New River Valley Fair

 

 GENEALOGY HELPERS

Geographic Nameserver

USGenWeb Archive Search Engine

 

VAGenWeb Archives

 Search the LDS website

Search the Digital Resources at the Library of Virginia

Search the DAR Library Catalog

 Where to Write for Vital Statistics

 

Create a timeline of History

 

Epidemics in the United States

 

Cyndi's List

Glossary of Genealogy Terms

 

Deciphering Old Handwriting

 

Information provided for each year of the census

Rootsweb World Connect

 

US Newspapers Link

The Association for Gravestone Studies 

 

State Abbreviations

 


Shortcuts to neighboring Counties

Giles Co

Bland Co

Montgomery Co

Wythe Co

Carroll Co

Floyd Co

Click here to view Parent Counties

 

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