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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Emporia, Virginia|Emporia (Independent City)]]''
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== Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Emporia, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox settlement
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| name                    = Emporia, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| image_map              = Vaemporia.PNG
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia, United States Genealogy|Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1967
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| website                = http://www.ci.emporia.va.us/
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== County Information ==
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Description ===
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The City of Emporia is located in the Southern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named after Emporia, Kansas<ref>http://www.ci.emporia.va.us/visit-us/about-emporia/</ref>.
  
'''1967--'''Emporia was created in 1967 from [[Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]].<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Courthouse  ==
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[[File:Virginia Emporia Courthouse.png|<center>Emporia Courthouse</center>|200px|thumb|right]]
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For additional records, see [[Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]].
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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===Cemeteries===
  
==== Record Loss  ====
 
  
== Places/Localities ==
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Cemeteries of Emporia (Independent City), Virginia''' online and in print
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/search?firstname=&middlename=&lastname=&birthyear=&birthyearfilter=&deathyear=&deathyearfilter=&location=Emporia+City%2C+Virginia%2C+United+States+of+America&locationId=county_2908&memorialid=&mcid=&linkedToName=&datefilter=&orderby=&page=1#sr-24833060 FindAGrave] (Select '''Refine Search''' to enter names)
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/virginia.html VA USGenWeb Tombstone project] None listed
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*[https://virginiagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=105 Virginia Gravestones.org]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Virginia&cemetery_county=Emporia&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' [[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |(Often more complete)]]</center>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=190405&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Virginia%2C%20Emporia%20(Independent%20City)%22&subjectsOpen=1277164-50 FamilySearch Catalog]
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Emporia+City+Cemeteries+Virginia&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the City'''</center>
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*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Virginia/Emporia-City?id=county_2908 FindAGrave] Clicking on '''Place Name''' (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |<center>See [[Virginia Cemeteries| Virginia Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Populated Places ====
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== History ==
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Parent County ====
  
== Resources  ==
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'''1967--'''Emporia was created in 1967 from [[Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]].<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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== Resources ==
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Maps ===
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{{VA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{VA Emporia}}}}
  
==== Court ====
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== Websites ==
  
==== Land  ====
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*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Emporia+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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== References ==
 
 
==== Maps  ====
 
 
 
==== Military  ====
 
 
 
===== '''''Civil War'''''<br>  =====
 
 
 
Since Emporia was created in 1967 from Greensville County, the Civil War records for Emporia will be found in the [[Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]] military records.<br>
 
 
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
 
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
 
 
== Web Sites ==
 
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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<references /> {{Virginia|Virginia}}  
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Emporia+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
== References ==
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[[Category:Emporia,_Virginia]][[Category:Independent Cities of Virginia]]
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Latest revision as of 21:18, 13 July 2020

Guide to Emporia, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.

Emporia, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1967
Website http://www.ci.emporia.va.us/

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The City of Emporia is located in the Southern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named after Emporia, Kansas[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Emporia Courthouse

For additional records, see Greensville County.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Emporia (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1967--Emporia was created in 1967 from Greensville County.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Brunswick CountySussex CountyGreensville CountySouthampton CountyNorthampton CountyVA EMPORIA IND CITY.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.ci.emporia.va.us/visit-us/about-emporia/
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).