Greensville County, Virginia Records
Greensville County, Virginia (Map It) was created in November 28, 1780 from Brunswick County. An additional part of Brunswick County was added in 1787 and part of Sussex County was added in 1802. Greensville county was named for Richard Grenville, commander of the English expedition to found Roanoke Colony.
Greensville County Cities and Towns include Jarratt, Skippers, Emporia .
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Greensville County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Greensville County, VA Courthouse
Old Greensville County, VA Courthouse
The Greensville County Courthouse is located in Emporia, Virginia. In 1781 when the county was created Emporia was selected as the county seat because of its central location and the courthouse was built in 1787.
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH . Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The Greensville County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time. They may include records of land, estates, taxes, vital records, divorces, naturalizations, voter registration, military discharges and court records.
- Greensville County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1781, Land Records from 1781, Court Records from 1781 and Probate Records from 1781.
- Greensville/Emporia Health Department, 140 Uriah Branch Way, Emporia, Virginia 23847; (434) 348-4235
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Greensville County, Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: Virginia Heads of families 1790: records of the state enumerations, 1782 to 1785
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Greensville County, Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1853 to December 1896 and since June 14, 1912 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of surviving birth and death records for the period 1853 to 1896
- Marriage Records: from January 1853 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of marriage records prior to 1936.
- Divorce Records: from January 1918 to present.
- Locations: Virginia Office of Vital Statistics, Virginia State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: 2001 Maywill Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230
Greensville County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Greensville County Genealogical Society , c/o Richardson Library, One Spring Street, Emporia, VA 23847, (434) 634-2539
- Greensville County Historical Society , P.O. Box 29 , Emporia, VA 23847
- Greensville County, Virginia Message Boards
- Greensville County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Greensville County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Greensville Co. Virginia
Greensville County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Greensville County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
- Virginia County Records, Volume , VI, VII , IX, X The records in these series were compiled as part of a series known as the Virginia County Records . The volume includes wills, land grants, and marriage bonds as well as other miscellaneous information on early Virginia settlers.
- Greensville Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
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- Greensville County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Greensville County, Virginia Military Records