WELCOME TO ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA GENEALOGY 

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Welcome!

 

 

Rena Worthen, County Coordinator

Tribute to Barbara Stanley


Historical & Background Items of Interest

Virginia, A Guide to the Old Dominion

Lexington, the county seat, was a part of the Borden Grant, acquired in 1739 by Gilbert Campbell, and became a town in 1777.


Search Virginia Counties, Towns and Cities

Maps of Beverly Patent and Borden's Grant On-line

Rockbridge Pioneer Families


Rockbridge County Courthouse

Dues are $15.00 annually, there is a quarterly newsletter.
Send to:
Darcy McCabe, Treasurer
P.O. Box 92
Rockbridge Baths, VA 24473.

 
 

The Rockbridge Area Genealogical Society now has its own email address.
Your questions and comments for the Society can be sent to the group at:
ragsgenie@hotmail.com



SouthEastern Genealogy Online

State of Virginia

Links to County History, Information and Records


Rockbridge Historical Society
Genealogy




PLEASE NOTE!
ANY LINK TO THE E-MAIL ADDRESS OF ANGELA RULEY AND MARILYN HEADLEY IS NOT VALID!

Angela Ruley and Marilyn Headley are proud to announce the completion of


Jackson Family Book

Publication now available: "Colonel Edward Jackson, 1759-1828 Revolutionary Soldier History and Genealogy of the Son of Immigrants John and Elizabeth Cummins Jackson His Wives and Families of Mary Hadden and Elizabeth W. Brake Grandparents of General Stonewall Jackson"  compiled by Nancy Ann Jackson and Linda Brake Meyers
For information contact Nancy Jackson

Jackson Brigade, Inc.
Genealogical Association for Descendants of
John JACKSON (1715 - 1801)


Book from the Rockbridge Historical Society

101 E. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 464-1058

 

 

 *Guide to Published Material on the History and Genealogy of Rockbridge County, Virginia Through December 1996* can now be ordered from the above address. The price is $5.00, plus $2.00 shipping and handling.
This work was compiled by Robert J. Driver, Jr., Bobbie Sue Henry, and Angela M. Ruley. The editor of the work is Larry Bland.


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ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
QUERIES

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Bible Records

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Marriages
Deeds
 Obituaries
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Pension Records

Revolutionary War Pension Applications


    Wills

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    Don't forget to say thanks to these wonderful volunteers, who have so graciously donated their time and information to the Rockbridge page!
Blazing a Wilderness Trail
Chalkey's Chronicles 
Cornstalk and Rockbridge
Rockbridge Records
Lexington In The 1830's
Rockbridge Archives
Battle of Point Pleasant
Deacon Cemetery
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Old Monmouth and Others
Rockbridge County Churches
Wars and Conflicts
Some Residents Supported the North 
The Scotch - Irish
Rockbridge Co Schools
Bed & Breakfasts
Tombstone Trans.Project
 
The Library of Virginia
LVA Electonic Card Index




Links to Rockbridge County Researchers Homepages


Shortcuts to Neighboring Counties


Bath Co Augusta Co Alleghany Co
Botetourt Co Amherst Co Nelson Co
Bedford Co Buckingham Co Warren Co
Albemarle Co Orange Co Roanoke Co
 


The Genealogy of Rockbridge County

With Shortcuts to Ancestor Counties

Charles River Co Chickacoan Indian District
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York Co (1642/43) Northumberland Co (1648)
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New Kent Co (1654) Lancaster Co (1651)
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King and Queen Co (1691) Rappahanock Co (1656-1692) defunct
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| King William Co (1702) Essex Co (1692)
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Spotsylvania Co (1721)
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Orange Co (1734)
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Augusta Co (1745)
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| Botetourt Co (1770)
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Fincastle Co (1772-1777) defunct
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Montgomery Co (1777)
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Rockbridge Co (1778)

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    Genealogy and History HomePages With Rockbridge Connections

    If you have a home page with a Rockbridge connection, please emailus and let us know so links may be added to this page.
     

    Some Rockbridge County History Links

    Rockbridge County, VA History and Social Life



    Atkin-Carpenter Family Home Pages
    Barger Family
    John Cook Pedigree Chart
    Chittumand more Chittum
    Conner Family Roots
    Denison/Dennison
    Ford Family of Colliers Creek, Rockbridge County, VA
    and other Related Families.

    Kinkaid Genealogy
    McCluer- From Donegal to Botetourt
    Montgomery
    Paxton, Chrisanna, Home Page
    Paxton Newspaper Articles
     

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