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County Information/History
Appomattox County was formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Campbell and Charlotte Counties. In 1848, another part of Campbell county was added. It was named for the Appomattox River. On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E Lee met with Union General Ulysses S Grant at Appomattox Court House. The surrender of Lee took place at the McLean House, home of Wilmer McLean.

Towns
Appomattox & Pamplin City


Online Data

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Website updates:
Nov 2014:
Patterson Obit

Jan 2014
Post Offices in 1850

Oct 2013
1883 Pensioners

Oct 2012
Thompson/Bryan Marriage
Bocock/Einifred Marriage
Childs/Davis Marriage
Gills/Hurt Marriage
Godsey/Wooldridge Marriage
Jenkins/Hamilton Marriage
Mills/Wells Marriage
Terry/Harper Marriage
World War II Honor List
1890 Veteran's Census - Southside
1890 Veteran's Census - Clover Hill


Jun 2012
Horatio Goff Will
David Robertson Will
I. E. M. Goodwin Will

May 2012
Mrs. Mary Woodbridge Obituary
Mrs. Eugene Morris
Col. Thomas H. Flood
Captain C. Macon
Mrs. Robert P. McPheeter


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Surrounding Counties

Amherst Co VA - Buckingham Co VA - Campbell Co VA

Charlotte Co VA - Nelson Co VA - Prince Edward Co VA
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