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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.  
 
Guide to '''Emporia, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.  
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== County Information ==
  
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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>.
  
{{Tip|For additional records, see [[Greensville County, Virginia|Greensville County]].}}
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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]].
  
== Courthouse ==
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===Cemeteries===
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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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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Vaemporia.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Vaemporia.jpg]]
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==== Parent County  ====
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>
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== Resources ==
  
'''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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=== Maps ===
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{{VA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{VA Emporia}}}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
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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).