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Links

 Here are some links to help you with your Campbell County research.


 

Campbell County Government Campbell County Genweb
Friends of New London Campbell County Public Library
Jones Memorial Library Find A Grave
Lynchburg History Warwick Publishing House
Bedford Main Street, Inc Bedford City/County Museum
Campbell Home Guards SCV Campbell Guards Camp #2117  

    History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy

 

Local Media

 

The Union Star (Brookneal) The Altavista Journal
The News & Advance (Lynchburg) The Bedford Bulletin
Gazette Virginian (Halifax) Danville Register & Bee
Star-Tribune (Chatham) Times-Virginian (Appomattox)

 

 

Campbell County Family Websites

 

Bailey & Steppe Hunter Cemetery Perrow
Tyree Family Trent & Saunders Yuille
Lee Arthur Mason Various Families
Arthur Isaac Spice & Lettuce Grishaw Jones
Elders & Marshalls Our Stevens Ancestry Bryans, Evans & Akers
Tweedy & Tweedie Boatrights Claiborne Mason
Zachariah Trent Daniel Driskill
   
   
   
   

  

Historical Homes, Buildings & Places

 

Green Hill Plantation Old City Cemetery
National Register Historical Places Avoca
Sandusky Point of Honor
Diamond Hill Historical District Red Hill
Poplar Forest Rustburg Tavern Takedown (Scroll down about halfway the page)
   
 

Organizations & Societies


 

Bedford County Genealogy Society Lynchburg Historical Foundation
Library of Virginia Virginia Historical Society
Bedford County Historical Society South Boston/Halifax County Musuem
Halifax County Historical Society The Museum of Charlotte County
APVA Pittsylvania County Historical Society
Virginia Association of Musuems African American Genealogy
USF Africana Heritage Project
   
   

 

Misc

 

A Place Called Brookville (A book about Brookville High School written by a CCHS member)
Virginia Chancery Records Index at the Library of Virginia

SOME OF MY FAVORITE CAMPBELL COUNTY HISTORY WEB SITES
 
by Amelia A. Talley
 
 
Campbell County Geographic Information System
 
The Campbell Guards Camp #2117
 
Chancery Records Index at the Library of Virginia
 
Diuguid Burial Records at the Old City Cemetery
 
Old City Cemetery Burial Database
 
Old City Cemetery
 
Avoca Museum
 
Documents and Letters Pertaining to Hat Creek, Campbell Co. VA
 
Dixon Cemetery photos by Barbara Hall Keys
 
Rootsweb Message Boards for Campbell County
 
Campbell County, VA Genealogy Forum
 
The 1785 Campbell County, Virginia Personal Property Tax List
 
Virginia USGS Quad Topographic Features in Campbell County
 
Campbell Chronicles and Family Sketches : Embracing the History of Campbell County, Virginia, 1782-1926
 
Virginia Tech Image Database
(Search for Rustburg, Gladys, Brookneal, Lynchburg, etc.)
 
National Register of Historic Places in Campbell County
 
Campbell County, Virginia World War II Casualties Army and Air Force
 
Virginia Deaths in World War II
 
Jackson Davis Collection of African American Educational Photographs
(Search for Campbell County to find photos of Colored School Fair)
 
Green Hill Plantation
 
Uncle Lud Fought in '65: He Was in Sight of Lee at The Surrender, by Lucy W. Williams
 
American Memory from the Library of Congress
(Search for Rustburg to find photos of Court scenes and White Hall photos)
 
Desmond T. Doss, Consciencious Objector
 
Desmond T. Doss
 
Marysville Bridge
 
Samuel Pannill's Will
 
Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS #VA-419): Green Hill Plantation
 
Green Hill, the Old Pannill Place Once an Empire, by Marian A. Fawcett
 
Freedpeople in the Tobacco South, reference to Gabe Hunt of Rustburg
 
Virginia Military Dead, Library of Virginia
 
Remarkable Trees of Virginia
(Search for Campbell County)
 
Lynchburg Historical Foundation
 
"Little Known" Attractions of Lynchburg and Central Virginia: just for fun!
 
Virginia Department of Historic Resources
 
Evington, Land that We Love
 
Locations in Campbell County
 
Lynchburg: Confederate Pension Rolls, Veterans, and Widows
 
Plats around Sherwill by David R. Martin
 
Revolutionary War Gravesites in Campbell County
 
George K. Fox Saves the County Records
 
The Irvines of Hat Creek and Their Descendants by Julia Asher and Marion Asher Fawcett
 
Scott School
 
William Anselm Clark Portrait
 
Virginia Cemetery Laws
 
Association for Gravestone Studies
 
Cemetery Art and Symbolism
 
Library of Virginia
 
Death Indexing, LIbrary of Virginia
 
The National Archives
 
210 photos of Historic Buildings and Structures in Campbell County
 
Perpetual Calendar