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Grayson County, Virginia

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Grayson County was formed in 1793 from part of Wythe County. Parts of Patrick County were added on six different occasions up to 1874-75. It was named after Colonel William Grayson, United States Senator from Virginia. The County Seat is Independence. On the north is Wythe County, on the west are Smyth and Washington Counties, on the east is Carroll County, and on the south are North Carolina and Tennessee.

Maintained by Beverly Watsonthe registry, County File Manager

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Biographies
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
Menoah Beamer
Aug-2002 Marilyn Ainsworth
William Bourn and Rosamond Jones Sep-2000 Kate McCarter

Grayson County Cemeteries
(See the Tombstone Project)

Census
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
1820 Census Index
Apr-1999 S-K Publications
1830 Census Index
Apr-1999 S-K Publications
1840 Census Index
Apr-1999 S-K Publications
1840 Federal Census (Index: File 1 of 1)
May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1840 Federal Census Introduction May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1840 Federal Census (Western District: File 1 of 5) May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1840 Federal Census (Western District: File 2 of 5)
May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1840 Federal Census (Western District: File 3 of 5) May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1840 Federal Census (Western District: File 4 of 5) May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1840 Federal Census (Western District: File 5 of 5) May-2006 Chrissie Anderson Peters
1850 Census Index
Apr-1999 S-K Publications
1850 Federal Census Introduction Jan-2006 Peggy Hamm
1850 Federal Census (Partial: Page 1 of 1)
Jan-2006 Peggy Hamm


Court
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
Order Book (Minutes) Book 1826-1832, Pages 6, 15, 23,30-Thompson Sep-2000 Rose Fox
Common Law Orders Book 1, pg 2-Thompson Sep-2000 Rose Fox


Deeds
File Description Size Date Submitted Submitted by:
Robert Brooke - George Reeves, April 1, 1795 3KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
David Campbell - John Reeves, October 30, 1837 2KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
James T. Coomes to Charles G. Taft Deed - 1896 Feb-1998 Patience Keever Northern
Aquilla Greer - George G. Reeves, February 6, 1827 3KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
Halsey to Halsey - 1832 Nov-1998 Mark Carey
Halsey to Hash - 1832 Nov-1998 Mark Carey
Hill Deeds Apr-1997 Nancy Wade
Hill Deeds Mar-1997 Nancy Wade
John Isom - Jacob Toliver, February 26, 1827 3KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
Pacely to Halsey - 1834
Nov-1998 Mark Carey
Pacely to Richardson - 1834
Nov-1998 Mark Carey
Reeves et al - Andrew Cox, October 8, 1832 3KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
Reeves et al - Jesse Reeves, Junr, 1822 4KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
Reeves et al - Susannah Toliver, December 3, 1832 4KJan 2011 Beverly Watsonthe registry
Catron Thompson to Marget Thompson, 1817 Sep-2000 Rose Fox
Catron Thompson, 1816 Sep-2000 Rose Fox
Mitchel Thompson, 1816 Sep-2000 Rose Fox
James Stanhope Wood to James Kyle, 1821 Aug-1998 Julie Robben Lineberry


History
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
Grayson County History
  from "Historical Collections Of Virginia" by Henry Howe, 1845
Apr 2008 Alice Warner


Military
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
War of 1812
Pension abstract: David Farmer, 1853 Oct-2000 Tracy McMillion
Pension abstract: Michael Farmer,1871 Oct-2000 Tracy McMillion
Civil War
Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans and Widows Jun-2003 Joan Ackermann Renfrow
Soldier's Civil War Pension Application: G. W. Sells, 1895 Mar-2000 Linda Russell Lewis


Obituaries
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
Virginia Baldwin
Jan-2004 Bristol Herald Courier
Charlie G. Blevins
Dec-2003 Bristol Herald Courier
Millard F. Greer
Dec-2003 Bristol Herald Courier
Howard E. Hamm
Feb-2004 Bristol Herald Courier
Rev. A. G. Hash, 4 Mar 1912
Oct-2002 Charlene Parker
Jane Kirk Mar-2000 Buford C. Wilson
Leroy Amos Leonard Apr-2000 Buford C. Wilson
McCarter Obituaries Sep-2000 Kate McCarter
Dan Price
Feb-2004 Bristol Herald Courier
Lacy Price
Mar-2004 Bristol Herald Courier
Gay B. Richardson, 14 Oct 2003
Oct-2003 The Elizabethton Star
Elzie Wingler
Dec-2003 Bristol Herald Courier


Vital Statistics
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
Births
Birth Records, 1853-1870 Apr-1998 Patience Northern
Death Records
Death Certificate: Catharine Edwards Farmer,1893 Feb-2001 Tracy Farmer McMillion
Death Certificate : Eligah Farmer, 1938 Feb-2001 Tracy Farmer McMillion
Death Certificate: Lewis F. Farmer, 1931 Nov-2000 Tracy Farmer McMillion
Death Certificate: Nancy Farmer, 1926 Nov-2000 Tracy Farmer McMillion
Death Certificate: Welborn Farmer, 1948 Nov-2000 Tracy Farmer McMillion


Wills
File Description Date Submitted Submitted by:
James Breeding, 1817 Aug-2001 Gwen Hurst
Catharine Farmer, 1890 Feb-2001 Tracy Farmer McMillion
William Hail, 1844
Aug-2008 Jeanine Bass
Thomas Hall, Sr., 1827 Dec-1997 Ron Hall
Thomas Ogle, 1802
Mar-2002 Karen Gideon
Catherine Thompson, 1817 Sep-2000 Rose Fox


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