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Image for Caroline County, Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics Death Records, 1853-1896

Caroline County, Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics Death Records, 1853-1896

By: Herbert Ridgeway Collins

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: C1291

ISBN: 0788412914

Condition: 204 pages, 8.5x11, (1999), 2007, 8.5x11, paper, index, 204 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The “Act for Registration of Deaths, Marriages and Births passed April 11, 1853” required localities to keep these records available to the public. The author has grouped Caroline County Death Register records by year. Records are formatted to include: “name of deceased/race/owner of slave where listed/sex/date of death/place of death if other than parents/occupation if listed/ place of birth if listed/ name of person reporting death and their relationship to deceased”. Birth and death locations are listed if they occurred outside Caroline County, along with farm and p... View more info

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Cemeteries of Caroline County, Virginia, Volume 1, Public Cemeteries

By: Herbert Ridgeway Collins

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: C0362

ISBN: 1585493627

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Inscriptions taken from the following cemeteries: Christian: Antioch; Baptists: Bethany, Bethel, Lebanon, Mt. Herman, Mt. Horeb, Providence, Round Oak, Salem; Methodists: Bethel, Bowling Green, Carmel, Concord, County Line, Mt. Vernon, Rehoboth, St. Paul's, Shiloh, Wright's Chapel; Episcopal: Grace, St. Margaret's, St. Peter's; Catholic: Sts. Cyril and Metlodious, St. Mary's; Others: Golansville Meeting House, Greenlawn, Lakewood.Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Cemeteries of Caroline County, Virginia, Volume 2, Private Cemeteries

By: Herbert Ridgeway Collins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: C0390

ISBN: 1585493902

Condition: Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume includes inscriptions of 18th, 19th and 20th century tombstones, taken from 125 private cemeteries in Caroline County. Directions to the site and a description of the cemetery are provided. Genealogical data augments many listings. Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Caroline County, Virginia Death Records, (1919-1994) From the Caroline Progress, A Weekly Newspaper Published In Bowling Green, Virginia

By: Herbert Ridgeway Collins

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1995)

Seller ID: C0394

ISBN: 1585493945

Condition: 194 pages, 8.5x11, (1995), 2001, 8.5x11, paper, alphabetical, 194 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Mr. Collins worked from a nearly complete set of issues of this newspaper found at the newspaper office in Bowling Green. No issues exist in the Library of Congress or the Rappahannock Library. Issues at the Library of Virginia are scant prior to 1947.194 pages, 8.5x11, (1995), 2001, 8.5x11, paper, alphabetical, 194 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Cemeteries of Caroline County, Virginia, Volume 3: Private Cemeteries

By: Herbert Ridgeway Collins

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1998)

Seller ID: C0467

ISBN: 1585494674

Condition: 248 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1998), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 248 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


About 170 cemeteries are covered of which a dozen or so fall within the bounds of present-day Spotsylvania County. Much of this area once belonged to Caroline County. Additional data for unmarked graves has been furnished. Corrections and additions to Volumes 1 and 2 are included.248 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1998), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 248 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Bible Records of Caroline County, Virginia Families

By: Herbert Ridgeway Collins

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: C4758

ISBN: 0788447580

Condition: 374 pages, 8.5x11, 2008, 8.5x11, paper, 374 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The family registers preserved in the Bibles of Caroline County families are one of the few remaining sources of vital statistics and family relationships of Caroline families. Since colonial times, Virginia families have recorded their births, marriages, deaths, and other notable events in their family Bible. In many cases, newspaper notices of marriages and deaths were clipped from papers and placed in Bibles. Entries from family Bibles have been considered legal records for matters such as proving birth or marriage dates, especially since Social Security was inaugurated. These valuable reco... View more info