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County History
Europeans began settling this area around 1745. Rockingham County was established in 1778 out of Augusta County. The county seat was named Harrisonburg and was incorporated as a town in 1780, becoming an independent city. The county is named for teh 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, a British Statesman. 

George Washington National Forest
Shenandoah National Park

Bridgewater - Broadway - Dayton - Elkton - Grottoes - Mount Crawford - Timberville

Bergton - Briery Branch - Clover Hill - Cootes Store - Criders - Cross Keys - Dale Enterprise - Edom - Fulks Run
Hinton - Inglewood - Keezletown - Lacey Spring - Linville - Lilly - Massanutten - Mauzy - Mayland - McGaheysville - Montezuma
Mount Clinton - Penn Laird - Pleasant Valley - Port Republic - Rawley Springs - Singers Glen
Stemphleytown - Tenth Legion - Turleytown - Yankeetown


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Wills/Probate Records

County Updates
July 2015:  bios for PENCE, PETEFISH
Nov 2014:  bios for MOSSMAN, WOOD

Aug 2014
: Dofflemyer bio, 1883 Pensioners

April 2014:
Obituaries: W.G. McCausland-1919, Dr. James E. Reeves-1896, Major James W. Smith-1893, Catherine Torman Brouse-1886, J.C. Walker-1887, Colonel C.H. Tyler-1882, Dr. John H. Stevens-1882, Mrs. Harriet Conway-1888, A.R. Piper-1892, Floyd Webb-1989 , George Heatwole-1975 , George Aldhizer
Kenneth Hensley-1981 , Mark Sours-1981 , Grattan M. Armentrout-1922 , John Spears-1903, Phoebe Daugherty-1898, John Chrisman-1897, Mr. Petefish-1901, Joseph Inboden-1890

Sept 2013: Marriages by Rev. Alderson 1776-1798

Nov 2012
Christian Fansler Obituary
Virginia Fawcett Obituary
Elizabeth Funk Obituary

1890 Veterans Census - Ashby Township
1890 Veterans Census - Broadway

Oct 2012
1890 Veterans Census - Linville
1890 Veterans Censis - Stonewall

1890 Veterans Censis - Plains
1890 Veterans Censis - Harrisonburg
1890 Veterans Censis - Central Township


Surrounding Counties

| Albemarle | Augusta | Greene | Page | Shenandoah |

| Hardy Co, WV | Pendleton Co WV |


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