WELCOME!

To

Floyd County, Virginia

A Project of the VaGenWeb

 

 

This is a part of the USGenWeb project, which is an effort to organize genealogical materials on the Internet.
   Our goal is to provide a web site specializing in the genealogy in Virginia with an emphasis on genealogy at the county level

 Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2018

 

The Floyd County Coordinator:

Rena Worthen

Email if you have any materials to add, suggestions or comments.

Assistant:

BarbR

Email if you see any broken links or other design issues. 

 

 

 

 

Founded: 1831

Named for John Floyd, then Governor of Virginia.

First Court House completed in 1834.

County seat was called Jacksonville for Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States. On January 23, 1896 the town of Jacksonville was changed to Floyd by an Act passed by the General Assembly.

No water flows into Floyd County.

In 2005 there was only 1 stoplight … in the entire county!

Area: 382 sq mi

2015 Population: 15, 279

Time Zone: Eastern

Website: www.floydcova.org

Evolution of Floyd Co., Virginia

 

 

 

State Facts

Virginia Capital:  Richmond

Virginia Admitted On: June 26, 1788

Virginia State Flower: Dogwood

Virginia State Bird: Cardinal

 

 

Short Cut to Neighboring Counties

Montgomery Co           Roanoke Co

Pulaski Co           Floyd Co           Franklin Co

Carroll Co         Patrick Co

 

 

Short Cut to Floyd & Neighboring Counties Archives

US GenWeb Archive - Carroll Co., VA

 US GenWeb Archives - Floyd Co., VA

US GenWeb Archives - Franklin

US GenWeb Archives - Montgomery Co., VA

US Genweb Archives, Patrick Co., VA

US Genweb Archives - Pulaski Co., VA

US GenWeb Archives - Roanoke Co., VA

 

 

 

 

A Note About This Site

Barbara Maxine (Moore) Stanley was the original coordinator for this site as well as our first Floyd Co., VA Mailing List “Mom”. She created a webpage for contributions from Floyd Co., VA Mailing List subscribers & it is still active although nothing has been added to that site since her passing. Links on this page may direct you to that or other webpages. You will need to use your browser key to return to this page.

 

Addresses and Links

 

African Ancestral Genealogy

 

Autobiographies

 

Births

(also see Newspaper Articles)

 

Books

 

Books for Sale

 

Cemeteries

 

Census Transcriptions

   Recently added 1890, 1900 & 1910 

 

     Index to Chancery Records 1828-1916   

 

Floyd County Churches

Photos & a few with descriptions.

 

Civil War Veterans

111 KB - A listing of some Floyd County men who served in the Civil War. Provided by Jack Spangler from his webpage.

 

Deaths & Illnesses

(also see Newspaper Articles)

 

Documents

Most are images

 

Families of Floyd Co., VA

Compiled by BarbR

 

Family Bibles

 

Family Genealogy

 

Floyd Co., VA History

 

Floyd Co., VA Mailing List Reunions

Photos of past reunions. Put some faces to names of members of the Floyd Co., VA Mailing List.

 

Folk Songs

Numerous old folk songs.

Directs you to the Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site.

 

Historical Societies & Trusts

 

Infamous Offenses

 

Legends from Floyd Co., VA

 

Linages submitted to Floyd Co., VA Mailing List

Many of you have wondered how another is connected to Floyd Co., VA. You might find the answer here!

Directs you to the Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site.

 

More Linages

Will start a new linage page if any interest shown.

 

Lookups

We welcome offers to lookup references in privately held books. Email Rena Worthen with any such offers.

 

Maps

A new map was added Nov 2018

 

Marriages

Includes:

An index to Floyd Marriages 1831-1940 that will eventually have links to the actual document(s) images.

As of December 13, 2018, document images have been linked to index thru 1866.

Plus, a link to marriages posted on the Floyd Co., VA Mailing List webpage.

 

Migrations

Stories submitted of those who originated in Floyd Co., VA but moved to other parts of the country.

 

Military

 

Newspapers Articles – Floyd & Elsewhere

Newspaper clippings with a Floyd County connection

 

   Obituaries with Floyd Co., VA Connections    

also see Newspaper Articles & Families of Floyd Co., VA)

 

Photos of Our Ancestors

 

Photos of Places in Floyd Co., VA (coming soon)

 

Queries

I don’t know if rootsweb is accepting new queries.

 

Research

 

Schools

 

Surname Register

Will start a new Surname Register if any interest shown.

Index of Surnames & Researchers E-mail Address

These e-mail addresses may no longer be valid.

Directs you to the Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site.


RootsWeb Surname List (RSL)

 If you want to browse those registered since January 1, 1999, please select one of the following

These e-mail addresses may no longer be valid.

1999 Surname Register

2000 Surname Register

2001 Surname Register

2002 Surname Register

2003 Surname Register

The old register of Floyd County Surname Researchers (those registered before 31 Dec 1998) is no longer available.

 

Tax Lists

1831 Floyd Co., VA Personal Property Tax List

Directs you to the New River Notes Web Site.

 

Tributes to Past Members of the Floyd Co., VA Mailing List

Tribute to Barbara Stanley

William Clyde Maxey "Jist ole" Clyde

Tribute to Irene Spangler Underwood

 

Wills

Will of Mary Spangler 1720-1820

320 KB - Will dated 27 November 1812. Provided by Jack Spangler from his webpage.

Will Book I, 1831-1852, Floyd County, VA

Located on New River Notes, a historical resource site for the Upper New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia.

Wills

Directs you to the Floyd County, Virginia Mailing List Web Site.

 



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