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Franklin County, Virginia

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Franklin County was created by law in 1785 and formed from Bedford and Henry Counties in1786. Parts of Patrick County were added in 1847-48 and in 1872-73. It was named for Benjamin Franklin. The county seat is in Rocky Mount.

The USGenweb Archives Project for Franklin County is up for adoption. If you would like to help maintain this county, email Alice Brosey for more information.

Last Modified Monday, 15-Oct-2012 11:08:52 EDT

Bible Records
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
From the Prayerbook of Elizabeth 'Betsy' (Broady) Adams 2K Nov 1999 James J. Connolly
INGRAM Bible Text2K Apr 2008 From images from 2000
INGRAM Bible~ Photo 1 79K Sep 2000 Unknown
INGRAM Bible~ Photo 2 58K Sep 2000 Unknown
INGRAM Bible~ Photo 353K Sep 2000 Unknown
INGRAM Bible~ Photo 4 57K Sep 2000 Unknown

Biographies
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Abshire Family Information 3K Oct 1999 Dorothy Dalton
Early, Gen. Jubal Anderson
2K Jun 2000 Marti Graham
Fisher, Joseph 4K Apr 1999 Nancy
Lavinder, Dotsie and Family/a> 11K Oct 1999 Gracie Gray

Franklin County Cemeteries
(See the Tombstone Project)

Census
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Personal Property Taxes
Personal Property Tax Books, Belcher & Bigger surnames, 1804 - 18193K Jan 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Kinsey Family personal property tax records 1782-1817
9K Sep 2003 John K. MacPhee
Kitterman's listed in Tax List 18001K May 1998 Virginia Perry
Personal Property Tax Rolls, 1818-1829, McCormack Families1K Oct 1998 Robert McCormack
Federal Census
1850 Census Index17K Apr 1999 S-K Publications
1850 Census Pages 59-70b78K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 71-83b82K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 84-9684K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 96b-108b76K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 109-12176K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 121b-13375K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 133b-145b79K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 146-15879K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 158b-170b79K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 171-18387K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 183b-195b86K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1850 Census Pages 196-198b22K Aug 1998 Ruth Eklund
1860 Federal Census Index16K Mar 2000 James N. McGhee
Selected Entries from the 1860 Franklin County Census1K Dec 1999 Marge Blankenship
Selected Entries from 1860 Federal Census9K Mar 2000 James N. McGhee


Court
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Inventory of Francis Belcher, Dcd, 1822
2K Feb 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Belcher Estate Conveyance, 18143K Jan 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Bowsman, Lawrence September 23, 1806 5K May 2009 Janet King
Bowsman, Mary January 2, 1867 3K Feb 2009 Janet King
Dillon, Samuel October 5, 1789 2K Mar 2009 Janet King
Suit papers filed in Floyd County Virginia Circuit Court, Legatees of Thomas Helm Estate, 188119K Dec 1997 bjbrke@worldnet.att.net
Abstract of Inventory of John George Kitterman, 1802
1K May 1998 Virginia Perry
Power of Attorney, Samuel and Dinah Luttrell to Samuel Shumate, 1808
2K Nov 1997 Molly Shumate
Newberry Murder Trial, 18223K Aug 1999 Suzan Parker Schieve
Newberry Arraignment and Sentencing, Part 2, 18223K Mar 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Perdue, Meshack March 8, 1826 4K Mar 2009 Janet King
Perdue, Meshack January 6, 1817 2K Jan 2010 Janet King
Perdue, Ransom October 12, 1850 2K May 2009 Janet King
Legal Battle Regarding Moses Preston Estate Land, 18285K Jul 1998 Angus P. Robinson
Taylor versus Boon, 18434K Jan 1997 Angus P. Robinson
Via Court Record1K Aug 1999 Suzan Parker Schieve
Ward, Asa August 8, 1826 3K May 2009 Janet King
Daniel Ward Jr, Meshack Perdue September 4, 1826 2K May 2009 Janet King
Daniel Ward Jr., Meshack Perdue November 5, 1827 2K May 2009 Janet King
Daniel Ward Jr., Meshack Perdue November 5, 1826 2K May 2009 Janet King
Sarah Webb Dower Slaves, 18312K Jan 1999 Susan


Deeds
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Isham & Elizabeth Belcher and Richard Bowlin, 17934K Nov 2006 Carla Belcher Kettell
Belcher/Cook Slave Sell, 1807 2K Jan 2003 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Isham Belcher and Israel Evans, 17983K Nov 2006 Carla Belcher Kettell
Belcher/Finney - Deed, 1816
3K Jan 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Belcher/Prunty Deed, 1807
2K Jan 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Bowsman, Anna - Bowsman, Joseph December 7, 1857 3K Mar 2009 Janet King
Deed of Emancipation, by William Calloway, 18503K Jan 2003 Susan Chiarello
James Canady Land Grant Abstract, 18331K Jun 2000 June White
Benjamin Cook & John Burwell and James Patterson, 18024K Nov 2006 Carla Belcher Kettell
Ferguson Deed Abstracts, 1793-17994K Jul 2000 Bushy Hartman
Ferguson/Plybon Deed, 18823K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Deed of Jubal Ferguson & Nancy/Nancie Ferguson to E. T. McGuire, 18823K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Abraham Greenwood and William Greenwood, August 28, 18284K Jul 2007 Edna McPherson
James Greenwood and Isaac James, October 19, 18415K Jul 2007 Edna McPherson
Moses & Nancy Greer to Henry Kinsy, 17943K Jan 1998 John K. MacPhee
Jesse Heard and Isham Belcher, 17903K Nov 2006 Carla Belcher Kettell
Jacob Kinsey/Kinser to William Akers, 18013K May 1997 John K. MacPhee
Kitterman/Campbell Indenture, 1833
6K Aug 1998 Virginia Perry
Salome Lemmon to Jacob Kinsey, 17973K Aug 1997 John K. MacPhee
William & Sarah Martin to Obadiah White, 18013K Sep 2003 Charles Hartley
McCormack Deeds, 1795-18286K Oct 1998 Robert E. McCormack
Benjamin Meador, Deceased, Partition of Land, 18683K Sep 2000 Diane Kuras
Parker Gift Deed, 18303K Nov 1999 Suzan Parker Schieve
Parker/Keys Indenture, 18386K Nov-1999 Suzan Parker Schieve
Division of 212 Acres from Estate of Esabue Pate, 1869-18712K Apr 2002 Jinks Pate Lee
Thomas Payne and William Greenwood, November 6, 18203K Jul 2007 Edna McPherson
Perdue, Meshack - Commonwealth Of, Virginia October 10, 1809 3K Mar 2009 Janet King
Perdue, Milly - Perdue, Isaiah October 11, 1855 6K Mar 2009 Janet King
Perdue, Ransom, William And Silas - Perdue, John December 10, 1845 3K May 2009 Janet King
James Rentfro to Jacob Kinsey, 17923K Aug 1997 John K. MacPhee
Sweeney/Lancaster Indenture, 18393K Apr 1999 Barbara Blackwell Locker
Phoebe Belcher Swinney Deed, 1818
2K Feb 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Phoebe Belcher Swinney Deed, 18182K Feb 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Swinney/Belcher Deed, 18072K Jan 1999 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Land Grant John Via Junr - 1796
3K May 1998 SSpradling
Land grant - John Via Sr, 1793 3K May 1998 SSpradling
Land grant - Samuel Via - 18352K May 1998 SSpradling
Land grant James Viar-18102K May 1998 SSpradling
John & Hannah Wade to Obediah White, 18013K Sep 2003 Charles Hartley
John Wade to Obediah White, 18043K Sep 2003 Charles Hartley
Walker/Claytor Deed, 18663K Jan 1999 Susan Chiarello
George Walker Deed, 18313K Jan 1999 Susan Chiarello
Ward, Asa - Ward, Daniel April 11, 1827 3K Apr 2009 Janet King
Ward, Asa - Ward, Daniel April 11, 1827 3K Apr 2009 Janet King
Obadiah & Lucy White to David Goode, 18123K Sep 2003 Charles Hartley
Obadiah & Lucy White to David Goode, 1812
3K Sep 2003 Charles Hartley
Obadiah & Lucy White to David Goode, 18123K Sep-2003 Charles Hartley


History
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Frankin County History From Historical Collections Of Virginia By Henry Howe 1845 2K Apr 2008 Alice WarnerThe Registry
Military
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Revolutionary War
Thomas Booth Disability Affidavit1K Oct 2002 Janet Neville
Samuel Cochran Pension & Misc. Documents, 1818-188311K Oct 2002 Bob Foster
James Curry Pension Affidavit1K Nov 2002 Janet Neville
James Powell Edmondson Pension Affidavit2K Dec 2002 Janet Neville
Thomas Pearson Pension Application2K Oct 2003 Rebecca Dyer
Pollard, Chattin January 7, 1833 1K Aug 2009 J. Robison
John Prewit Pension Affidavit1K Jan 2003 Janet Neville
John Vier Revolutionary War Record6K Apr 1999 SSpradling
War of 1812
Arthur, John 1K Aug 2012 Robert Westphal
Civil War
Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows28K Jun 2003 Joan Ackermann Renfrow
John K. Shilling, Civil War Pension App., 19005K Jul 1999 Kathie Trent Kingery
Shilling, Jeremiah Jerdan 1888 4K Feb 2010 Kathie Trent Kingery
Shilling, Jeremiah Jerdan 1899 5K Feb 2010 Kathie Trent Kingery
Shilling, Jeremiah Jerdan 1904 4K Feb 2010 Kathie Trent Kingery
Andrew Harden Turner Widow's Pension Application5K Oct 2003 Rebecca Dyer
Thomas Wimmer, Civil War Pension Application16K Mar 2007 Pam Digges
Miscellaneous
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Description of Map of Indian Tribes, 1725 2K Jan 2001 Tammy S. Blankenship
Indian Nations~ 1725 (Image)44K Jan 2001 Tammy S. Blankenship
Newspapers
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
1860 - 1869    
Vincent Witcher, Esq. Committed -- Bail Refused, March 21, 18601K Sep 2007 Carolyn Shank
Acquittal of Captain Vincent Wicher and Others, March 28, 1860 1K Sep 2007 Carolyn Shank
1890 - 1899    
Her Sentence Commuted September 23, 1890 (Nannie Woods)1K May 2006 Linda Blum-Barton
Obituaries
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Parthenia Sink Dunman1K Apr 2000 Lynda Troutt Murphy
Samuel J. Dunman1K Apr 2000 Lynda Troutt Murphy
David W. Franklin, 19382K Dec 1998 Jeri Gallus
Vital Statistics
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Birth Records
Ingram, Cheatla O. ~ Birth Certificate Image98K Sep 2000 Unknown
Snead, Amanda A. ~ Birth Certificate Image76K Sep 2000 Unknown
Marriage Records
Abshire/Wright Marriage Document, 18222K Feb 2000 Robert J. Molloy
Abshire/Lyon Marriage Documents, 18503K Feb 2000 Robert J. Molloy
Brown/Dreury Marriage Record, 18812K Feb 2000 Donna Brown Wilkes
Brown/Forbes Marriage Record, 18781K Feb 2000 Donna Brown Wilkes
Brown/Hatcher Marriage Record, 18351K Feb 2000 Donna Brown Wilkes
Burger, Sarah to Burger, George - 18441K Jan 2009 Carolyn Shank
Divers/Ferguson Marriage Bond, 18232K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Ferguson/Hill Marriage Bond, 17902K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Ferguson/Lewellen Marriage Bond, 18292K Jul 2000 Bushy Hartman
Ferguson/Rogers Marriage Bond, 18282K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Ingram, Elkanah to Jubal Willis ~ Marriage Certificate Image142K Apr 2000 Unknown
Ingram - Snead ~ Marriage Certificate Image243K Sep 2000 Unknown
Ingram - Snead ~ Marriage Certificate Image172K Sep 2000 Unknown
Lavinder/Beheler Marriage Certificate, 18721K Feb 2000 Donna Brown Wilkes
McGuire/Ferguson Marriage Bond, 18292K Jul 2000 Bushy Hartman
McGuire/Rucker Marriage Bond, 18292K Jul 2000 Bushy Hartman
Meador/Wray Marriage Record, 18432K Feb 2000 Diane Kuras
Nowlin - Thomas ~ Marriage Certificate Image165K Apr 2000 Unknown
Parker/Cockran Marriage License, 18182K Feb 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Cockran/Parker Marriage Record, 18181K Feb 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Parker/Dewitt Marriage Bond, 18412K Feb 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Parker/Dewitt Marriage Record, 18411K Feb 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Parker/Ray Marriage Bond, 18372K Feb 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Parker/Ray Marriage Record, 18371K Feb 2000 Suzan Parker Schieve
Perdue Marriages18K Jun 2002 JPERDUE192@aol.com
Peters Family Brides, 1853-18978K Feb 2000 Celese B. Peters
Richeson/Ferguson Marriage Bond, 18132K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Various Marriage Bonds, 'S' Surnames6K Feb 2000 Mischelle Harpster
Swinney/Moore Marriage Bond, 18242K Feb 2000 Barbara Blackwell Locker
Various Marriage Bonds, 'T' Surnames1K Feb 2000 Mischelle Harpster
Teel/Ferguson Marriage Bond, 18222K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Marriage Bond for Littleberry Vest and Sally James, 18172K Feb 2000 Sandra Lake Lassen
Vier/Best Marriage Document, 1824
2K Feb 2000 SSpradling
Walker/Ferguson Marriage Bond, 18232K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Webb/Jones Marriage, 1866
1K Feb 2000 Stephen Todd Webb
Divorce Records
Perdue, Eleanor - Perdue, Meshack April 5, 1824 4K Feb 2009 Janet King
Death Records
Sarah Deborah Ingram ~ Death Certificate Image194K Sep 2000 Unknown
Death Certificate of Benjamin Meador, 18552K Jun 2002 Diane Kuras
Certificate of Death for Anderson Via, 18742K May 1998 SSpradling
Wills
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Index to Wills and Administrations, 1786-18003K Sep 2003 Joan Renfrow
Nelson Abshire, 18595K Nov 2002 Robert J. Molloy
Nelson Abshire, 18597K Nov 2002 Robert J. Molloy
Nelson Abshire, 1860-18639K Nov 2002 Robert J. Molloy
Francis Belcher, Dcd, 18222K Sep 2003 Juanita Belcher Thinnes
Cluffee Martin Brooks, 1873
4K Apr 2002 Michael D. Smith
Bowsman, Lawrence September 23, 1806 5K May 2009 Janet King
Bowsman, Mary January 2, 1867 3K Feb 2009 Janet King
Humphrey Burditt, 17841K Oct 1999 Garry Schoening
John Chitwood, 17933K May 1999 Carolyn Fairall
Edward Cockram, 18162K Jun 1999 Truman Adkins
Alexander Ferguson, 18175K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Elizabeth Ferguson, 18063K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
John Ferguson, 17894K Aug 2000 Bushy Hartman
Swinfield Hill, 18315K Dec 1999 Barbara Blackwell Locker
William Greenwood Estate Inventory, 18416K Sep 2007 Edna McPherson
William Greenwood Estate Inventory, 18428K Sep 2007 Edna McPherson
Owen Hunt Sr., 18334K Jun 2003 William M. Hunt
Charles T. Hunt, 18626K Nov 2002 William M. Hunt
Stephen Hunt, 1827 & 18494K Feb 2003 Bill Hunt
Alexander Ingram, 18496K Jun 1999 Eddie Vaden
Ingram, Alexander Sr. ~ page 1 image359K Apr 2000 Unknown
Ingram, Alexander Sr. ~ page 2 image324K Apr 2000 Unknown
Ingram, Alexander Sr. ~ page 3 image126K Apr 2000 Unknown
Ingram, Alexander Sr. ~ page 4 image239K Apr 2000 Unknown
Ingram, Alexander Sr. ~ page 5 image326K Apr 2000 Unknown
Ingram, Alexander Sr. ~ page 6 image245K Apr 2000 Unknown
James Ingram, 18656K Aug 1999 Eddie Vaden
Christina Kitterman, 180913K Sep 2003 Virginia Perry
Christina Kitterman, 1809
3K Aug 1998 Virginia Perry
Christopher Kitterman, 180613K Sep 2003 Virginia Perry
Henry Kitterman, 18113K May 1998 Virginia Perry
John George Kitterman, 1802
1K Sep 2003 Virginia Perry
Chilton Lavinder, 18644K Nov 1998 Donna Brown Wilkes
John Lavinder,Sr.4K Apr 1998 Greg Bryant
Walter Maxes, 17914K Oct 2002 Cathleen Brannen
Nowlin, John ~ page 1 image133K Apr 2000 Unknown
Nowlin, John ~ page 2 image151K Apr 2000 Unknown
Mark A. Odineal, 19014K Jul 1998 David J. Damico
Thomas Odineal, 1806
4K Jul 1998 David J. Damico
Esau Pate, 18616K Nov 2002 Jinks Pate Lee
John Pate, 18382K Apr 2002 Jinks Pate Lee
Perdue, Eli February 14, 1871 5K May 2009 Janet King
Perdue, James O. December 18, 1925 2K May 2009 Janet King
Perdue, Jesse June 10, 1865 4K Mar 2009 Janet King
Perdue, Mark October 18, 1880 9K Apr 2009 Janet King
Meshack Perdue, 183710K Jan 2003 Janet King
George Radford, 185915K Jul 1997 Ed Wojtowicz
James Radford, 184915K Jul 1997 Ed Wojtowicz
Joshua Radford, 186415K Jul 1997 Ed Wojtowicz
Samuel Radford, 186115K Jul 1997 Ed Wojtowicz
Samuel Radford, 186215K Jul 1997 Ed Wojtowicz
Woodson Ramsey, Sr, 18444K Mar 1999 Peter A. Ramsey
Stephen Sink, 18353K Apr 2000 Lynda Troutt Murphy
Daniel Smith, 18302K Jul 1999 Debbie DeHart
Richard Stockton, 181914K Sep 2001 Sheila Genser
Philemon Sutherland, 18119K Apr 2000 Amy Bass McDaniel
Benjamin Sweeney, 18234K Apr 1999 Barbara Blackwell Locker
Benjamin Sweeney, 1824
2K Apr 1999 Barbara Blackwell Locker
John Via, 18242K May 1998 Sandy Spradling
John Via, 18333K Jul 1998 Sandy Spradling
Sarah Via, 18513K Jul 1998 Sandy Spradling
Sarah Webb Walker, 183810K Jan 2003 Susan
Ward, Daniel January 12, 1826 6K Jun 2008 Brenda Reed
Ward, Daniel January 12, 1826 7K Mar 2009 Janet King
John Webster, 18324K Apr 1998 Robert Webster
Robert Woods Sr., 1809
4K Apr 1999 Barb Stanley
General Index to Wray Wills, 1786 - 19064K Mar 2002 Diane Kuras
James Wray, 18343K Oct 1999 Diane Kuras


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