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Guide to Albemarle County, Virginia ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.


Albemarle County, Virginia
Boundary map of Albemarle County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Albemarle County
Location in the state of Virginia
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Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Founded May 6, 1744
County Seat Charlottesville

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Albemarle County is located in the Central region of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named in honor of William Ann Keppel, second Earl of Albemarle, who was then governor of the colony[1].

Albemarle County Virginia Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Albemarle County, Virginia
501 East Jefferson Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Phone: (434) 972-4083

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1870
Land records from 1748
Divorce, Probate and Court Records[2]

Beginning Dates for Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1853 1780 1853 1810 1748 1748

Albemarle County Virginia History[edit | edit source]

Willem Anne van Keppel.JPG

The county is named after Lieutenant-General Willem Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle (1702-1754), a British diplomat and American colonist.[3]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1744--Albemarle County was created 6 May 1744 from Goochland and Louisa Counties.
County seat: Charlottesville [2]

Variant Spellings[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, visit "Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps" (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

1781 In the British raid under Banastre Tarleton on Charlottesville during the American Revolutionary War all the Albemarle County Courthouse order books (except the first) and many loose papers 1748-1781 were destroyed.[5]

  • Lost censuses: 1790, 1800

Visit the Library of Virginia's website to determine exactly what records have been lost and their Lost Records Localities Database to find additional resources.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Albemarle County Virginia Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Towns: Scottsville

Albemarle County Virginia Genealogy Resources[edit | edit source]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Compiled genealogies are a good place to start research for this area, see Albemarle County, Virginia Genealogy.

If you are researching families who lived in Albemarle County, Virginia between the 1750s and 1790s, the Sparacios' books are a great time saver. They comprehensively index several publications covering that period:

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

From 1790 to 1860, Albemarle County had one of the largest slave populations in the state (5579 in 1790; 13,916 in 1860). Ten years later in 1870, it had one of the largest African American populations in Virginia (14,994) - the town of Charlottesville in particular.[6]

  • Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872
  • Free African Americans of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland and Delaware. By Paul Heinegg. 2005-present. - free online book. Ailstock, Arnold, Baine, Banks, Barnett, Battles, Bell, Bowles, Brooks, Brown, Burnett, Chapman, Chavis, Farrar, Farrow, Gibson, Going, Hartless, Hill, Mann, Martin, Mason, Mayo, Moss, Smothers, and Tyre families of pre-1820 Albemarle County, Virginia. At various libraries (WorldCat).

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:

  • Brown Family Bible, Hanover and Albemarle Counties, Virginia. By Bessie Z. Edwards. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):77-78. FHL US/CAN Book 975.5 B2vg; CD digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • Papers, Military and Political, 1775-1778, of George Gilmer, M.D., of "Pen Park," Albemarle County, Va. By George Gilmer, MD. Presented in 1879 to Virginia Historical Society by his granddaughter, Mrs Franklin Minor, of Charlottesville, Virginia. Online at: Google Books; At various libraries (WorldCat).

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county Family History Library
Virginia Gravestones WorldCat Billion Graves
VAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Albemarle County, Virginia Genealogy

  • Cocke Cemetery, Albemarle Co., VA By Elizabeth G. Lea. 1965. National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 53, No. 3 (Sep. 1965):216. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 53.

Census[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories census records online, see: Virginia Census.

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1790 12,585
1800 16,439 30.6%
1810 18,268 11.1%
1820 19,750 8.1%
1830 22,618 14.5%
1840 22,294 −1.4%
1850 25,800 15.7%
1860 26,625 3.2%
1870 27,544 3.5%
1880 32,618 18.4%
1890 32,379 −0.7%
1900 28,473 −12.1%
1910 29,871 4.9%
1920 26,005 −12.9%
1930 26,981 3.8%
1940 24,652 −8.6%
1950 26,662 8.2%
1960 30,969 16.2%
1970 37,780 22.0%
1980 55,683 47.4%
1990 68,040 22.2%
2000 79,236 16.5%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.
1785 Enumeration


1890 Union Veterans

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):

  1. Albemarle (1773)[7]
  2. Hephzibah (1802)[7]
  3. Prethis Creek (1784)[7]
  4. Totier (1773)[7]
  5. Whitesides (1788)[7]

10,000 name petition (dated: 16 October 1776) signed by Baptists and Baptist sympathizers from all over Virginia, asking for an end to persecution of Baptists by the established church. A digitzed copy can be viewed at the Library of Congress website as well as at the Library of Virginia using the code word "000606093". Hall's transcription of the petition can be read in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vols. 35-38, with annotations in Vol. 39, (Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1983-) available at Ancestry ($); or at the Family History Library: FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 35-39. After locatiing your ancestor in the transcription, proceed to the Library of Congress website to see the original images.

Albemarle County fell within the bounds of the Albemarle Association.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

go to See also Fredericksville Parish
go to See also St. Anne's Parish
go to See also Tillotson Parish

Meade's 1861 history of parishes in Albemarle County is available online.[8]

Presbyterian[edit | edit source]
Quaker[edit | edit source]

Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):

  • Sugar Loaf Mountain Monthly Meeting, Keswick, Va. (1747-1754)[9]

In the 1700s and 1800s, Friends from Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories also attended the Cedar Creek Meeting House in Hanover County, Virginia.[10]

Worrall's history of Albemarle County Quakers was published in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, Vol. 22, No. 3 (Aug. 1984):22-34, which is available online at Ancestry ($).

Court[edit | edit source]


Genealogy[edit | edit source]

More than 450 genealogies have been published about Albemarle County families. To view a list, visit Albemarle County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies.

Over 350 genealogies. See List. Virginia Pioneers $

Historic Residences[edit | edit source]

  • The Olde Poorhouse Farm of Keswick, Va: The Second Poorhouse of Albemarle County. By Linda Gail Boggan, K. Edward Lay and University of Virginia. School of Architecture. 1994. Architecture in Virginia, Issue 143. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Benjamin Brown, Sr. of Brown's Cove, Albemarle Co., Va: A Brief Survey of Some of His Descendants and Their Buildings. By F.H. Boyd Coons, K. Edward Lay, Eugenia Bibb and University of Virginia. School of Architecture. 1984. Charlottesville, VA : School of Architecture, University of Virginia. Architecture in Virginia, Issue 24. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Springdale Farm: Simeon Area, Near Buck Island Creek, Albemarle County, Virginia. By Claudia Craig, K. Edward Lay and University of Virginia School of Architecture. 1981. Charlottesville, VA : School of Architecture, University of Virginia. Studies in Vernacular Architecture, Issue 58. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Ye Greenwood House (On Dinwiddie Estate): Greenwood, Albemarle County, Va. 190?.

Immigration[edit | edit source]

  • North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. By Peter Wilson Coldham. 2007. Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Pub. Co. At various libraries (WorldCat). [Includes wills of residents of Albemarle County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]
  • List of imported servants and transported convicts from Europe who served labor terms in Colonial Brunswick County are online at: Immigrant Servants Database.

Land and Property
[edit | edit source]

Deeds[edit | edit source]

  Index to Albemarle County Deeds 1748-1752  Virginia Pioneers

Grants and Patents[edit | edit source]

Land patents (pre-1779), land grants (after 1779) and surveys are available online at the Library of Virginia website. For step-by-step instructions on retrieving these records, read the Virginia Land and Property article.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

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  • Index to Green Peyton's A Map of Albemarle County, Virginia, 1875. By Mary Catharine Murphy, Moses Green Peyton, Anne Freudenburg, John Thomas Casteen and Albemarle County Historical Society. 1987. Charlottesville, Virginia : Albemarle County Historical Society. Available at FHL US/CAN Book 975.5482 E72m.
  • A Map of Albemarle County, Virginia. By Moses Green Peyton. 1875. Reprint 1971. Charlottesville, Virginia : Albemarle County Historical Society. Available at FHL US/CAN Map Case 975.5482 E7p.

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

French and Indian War[edit | edit source]
Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Albemarle County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Albemarle County supplied soldiers for the:

- 7th Virginia Regiment
- 9th Virginia Regiment
- 14th Virginia Regiment

Additional resources:

War of 1812[edit | edit source]
Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories:

- 7th Battalion, Virginia Infantry, Local Defense (1st Nitre Battalion) (Confederate). Company I (The Holcombe Guards).[11]
- 10th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion (Confederate). Company F (Albermarle Rangers).[12]
- 19th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company A (The Monticello Guard), Company B (The Albemarle Rifles), Company C (The Scottsville Guard), Company D (The Howardsville Grays), Company E (The Piedmont Guards), Company F (The Montgomery Guards), and Company K (The Blue Ridge Rifles).[13]
- 46th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company G (Albemarle Jackson Avengers) presumably came from Albemarle County and Company H (Green Mountain Grays).[14]
- 56th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company H (White Hall Guards).[15]
- 57th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company H (Rivanna Guards).[16]
- 59th Regiment, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Company G2 (University Volunteers).[17]

Records and histories are available, including:

World War II[edit | edit source]
  • Pursuits of War: The People of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia, in the Second World War. By Gertrude Dana Parlier. 1948. Charlottesville, Virginia : Albemarle County Historical Society. At various libraries (WorldCat).

Miscellaneous Records[edit | edit source]

Native American[edit | edit source]

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Virginia Newspapers Project identifies local Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories newspapers.

Images of the Virginia Gazette (1736-1780) are available online through the Colonial Williamsburg website. In addition, Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: The Geography of Slavery in Virginia. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.

  • 1820-1869 - A Collection of Abstracts of Obituaries from Charlottesville, Va., Newspapers 1820-1869 and Abstracts of Marriages from Charlottesville, Va., Newspapers 1820-1859. By Mary Catherine Murphy and Albemarle County Historical Society. 1994. Charlottesville, Virginia : n.p. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • 1855-1880 - Jeffersonian Republican (Charlottesville, Va.) at Genealogy Bank ($).

Occupations[edit | edit source]

  • The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. By George Barton Cutten. 1952. Richmond, Virginia : The Dietz Press, Incorporated. Online at: Hathitrust; At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • Albemarle County, 1746, [Liquor Rates for 1746]. By Mrs. Senner Higginbotham Macfarlane. 1927. The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr., 1927), p. 136. Online at: JSTOR; At various libraries (WorldCat).

Officials[edit | edit source]

Petitions[edit | edit source]

  • A Calendar of Legislative Petitions Arranged by Counties Accomac - Bedford (Virginia State Library). By H.J. Eckenrode. 1908. Richmond, Virginia : Davis Bottom, Superintendent of Public Printing. Online at: Google Books [Albemarle County petitions are described on pp. 23-61].

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

A free index to Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories wills and administrations (1748-1800) is available at the Library of Virginia.

  • Albemarle County Wills, Inventories and Estates, 1748-1752 (digital images) Virginia Pioneers
  • Albemarle County Wills, Index to Wills, Appraisements, Estates 1752-85 Virginia Pioneers
  • North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. By Peter Wilson Coldham. 2007. Baltimore, MD : Genealogical Publishing Co. Available at FHL BRITISH Book 942 P27c 2007. [Includes wills of residents of King William County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]

Online Probate Records

Taxation[edit | edit source]

How can Virginia tax lists help me? 

  • 1742-1787 - Names of Families Living on Priddy's Creek, Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle County, VA., 1742-87, Virginia Settlers (Fall 1989):84. FHL 975.5 D2c
  • 1764-1792 - Personal Property Tax Lists of Buckingham County Virginia , Vol. 1, 1764-1792. By Randy F. McNew Crouse. 2017. Available at Lulu ($) and FHL. Family History Library Call Number: 975.5623 R4c. At various libraries (WorldCat).

Buckingham county, in 1761, was formed from that part of Albemarle county lying south and east of the James River. Albemarle residents living there then, and following the division of the county, became residents of Buckingham county. Many Albemarle families had relatives in, once resided in or owned property in Buckingham. Crouse's book is a comprehensive transcription of all extant tithe and personal property tax lists (over 12,000 records) for Buckingham County, Virginia from its formation in 1761 through 1792. Includes 1764, 1773-4, 1782-1792. All proprietors are named (male or female) along with many additional white males over the age of 16, number of white tithes, number of slave tithes, names of slaves over the age of 12 (until 1783), carriages, ordinary licences, horses, cattle (1783-1788) and acres of land (1764). Comments and annotations are included, as found in the original lists, that describe familial relationships, marital status (widow), physical characteristics, race, occupation, nationality, religion, place of residence and more.Transcribed records are ordered as they appear in the tax lists and, in addition, are ordered alphabetically in a 160 page index section. Includes an introduction and guide to use, a table and graphs to summarize statistics, extensive bibliography, table of alternate surname spellings, list of abbreviations and appendices.

  • 1782-1813 Albemarle County Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1813 (images); digital version in Tax List Club at Binns Genealogy ($).
  • 1782 - Personal Property Tax List of Albemarle County, 1782. By Lester J. Cappon. Magazine of Albemarle County History, Vol. 5 (1944):47-73. FHL 975.548 B2m
  • 1782 - 1782 Personal Property Tax List online at Genealogy Trails.
  • 1782-1790 - 1790 Albemarle County, Virginia Census. By James L. Douthat. 1999. Signal Mountain, Tenn : Mountain Press. Free online surname index and purchase details at Mountain Press website. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • 1783 - Personal Property (or Land) Tax List, 1783; index online at Revolutionary War Service website.
  • 1783 - Sheriff's Ledger: For Assessment of Taxes in Albemarle County, Va. By N. Hammer. ["Concerns collection of parish and county levies, taxes on land, livestock, heads of household, and slaves. Also includes list of court records saved from destruction."]
  • 1787 - The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses Were Issued. By Netti Schreiner-Yantis and Florene Speakman Love. c1987. Springfield, Virginia : Genealogical Books in Print. At various libraries (WorldCat).
  • 1787 - Some Delinquent Taxpayers 1787-1790. By Robert Y. Clay. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1975):190-194. FHL 975.5 B2vg; CD digital version at New England Ancestors ($). [These records often identify migrants who left the county and their intended destinations. Albemarle County's 1787 Delinquent Lists appear on 19:190-192.]
  • 1789 - Images of the 1789 Personal Property Tax List of Albemarle County, Virginia are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • 1800 - Albemarle County, Virginia, 1800 Tax List. The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1959):3-8; Vol. 3, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1959):71-76; Vol. 3, No. 3 (Jul-Sep. 1959):113-120; Vol. 3, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1959):162-166. FHL 975.5 B2vg; CD digital version at New England Ancestors ($).
  • 1802 - Images of the 1802 Personal Property Tax List of Albemarle County, Virginia are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • 1815 - 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). By Roger D. Ward. c1997. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co. FHL 975 E4w. At various libraries (WorldCat).

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Indexes to Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Birth[edit | edit source]
  • 1853-1861 - Albemarle County Birth Index 1853-1861. Batch C868469 at FamilySearch.[18]
  • 1886-1889 - Albemarle County, Virginia Births, 1886-89.[database on-line]. By Beth Fridley. Provo, UT : The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Index available at Ancestry ($).
  • 1890-1896 - Albemarle County, Virginia Births, 1890-96.[database on-line]. By Beth Fridley. Provo, UT : The Generations Network, Inc., 1999. Index available at Ancestry ($).
  • 1912-1913 - Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913 at FamilySearch — index and images
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Divorce[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]

Leakeyroof/Sandbox/Albemarle Co VA Local Histories deaths are online in the Library of Virginia's Death Index of Virginia, 1853-1896, sponsored by The Virginia Genealogical Society.

Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

The Virginia Historical Society's Marriage and Obituary Index, 1736-1820 (newspaper abstracts) is available at FamilySearch. Images of the original index cards are browseable, arranged alphabetically by surname.

Albemarle County Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society
200 2nd Street Northeast
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

Alderman Library, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904

Central Virginia Genealogical Association

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Albemarle County Virginia Genealogy Websites[edit | edit source]

Albemarle County Virginia Genealogy References[edit | edit source]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Albemarle County, Virginia. Page 710 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Wikipedia Contributors, "Willem van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle," in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia,,_2nd_Earl_of_Albemarle, accessed 13 January 2012.
  4. Many compiled genealogies in the Family History Library use this variant spelling.
  5. Lost Records Localities: Counties and Cities with Missing Records, 4, in Library of Virginia (accessed 4 April 2014).
  6. Ninth Census of the United States: Statistics of Population, Tables I to VIII Inclusive (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1872), 70. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Book 973 X2pcu.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia (Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 221. Digital version at Google Books.
  8. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.
  9. Jay Worrall, The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. FHL Book 975.5 K2wj.
  10. Mary Marshall Brewer, Quaker Records of Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting, Virginia, 1739-1793 (Lewes, De.: Colonial Roots, 2002), Introduction. FHL Book 975.5462 K2b.
  11. David F. Riggs, 7th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1982). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 3.
  12. Robert J. Driver, 10th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1992). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 87.
  13. Ervin L. Jordan and Herbert A. Thomas, 19th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1987). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 33.
  14. Darrell L. Collins, 46th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1992). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 85.
  15. William A. Young Jr. and Patricia C. Young, 56th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1990). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 63.
  16. Charles W. Sublett, 57th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1985). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 21.
  17. G.L. Sherwood and Jeffrey C. Weaver, 59th Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 107.
  18. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at
  19. Albemarle County, Virginia, Marriage Register of Rev. John Gibson, 1800-1846; part of Revolutionary War Pension File for John Gibson (Pvt, Virginia), rejected pension R3996; database and images, "Revolutionary War Pension Files," Fold3 ( : accessed 31 August 2018); imaged from NARA microfilm M804, roll 1067. Also see Elizabeth Shown Mills' Facebook post about this original Marriage Register discovered in a Revolutionary War Pension File: Elizabeth Shown Mills, personal page, Facebook ( : accessed 31 August 2018), posting "Ah, the things we find in RW pension applications...," 30 August 2018.