Franklin (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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Franklin, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1788
Website http://www.franklinva.com/

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Franklin (Independent City) Description[edit | edit source]

The City of Franklin is located in the Southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named for Benjamin Franklin, the Governor of Pennsylvania, where many settlers originated[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Virginia, Franklin Independant City.png

For additional records, see Southampton County.


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Franklin (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]

1788 -- Franklin was created in 1788 from Southampton County. [2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Isle of Wight CountySuffolk (Independent City)Southampton CountyGates CountyHertford CountyVA FRANKLIN IND CITY.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin,_Virginia
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).