Spotsylvania County, Virginia
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Spotsylvania County History

Established in 1721 from Essex, King and Queen and King William Counties, the county was named  for Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood.  During the Civil War, many battles were fought in this County, including Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Courthouse and The Wilderness.  During the Battle of Chancellorsville, Stonewall Jackson was shot and mortally wounded in Spotsylvania County.  

Cities, Towns and Populated Areas
Alsop - Arcadia - Artillery Ridge - Bells Crossroad - Belmont - Blades Corner - Brandon - Brockroad - Brokenburg - Carters Store - Chancellor - Chancellorsville - Chewnings Corner - Cookstown - Dunavant - Five Mile Fork - Four Mile Fork - Granite Springs - Lanes Corner - Leavells - Lewiston - Margo - Marye - Massaponax - McHenry - Old Trap - Olivers Corner - Partlow - Paytes - Post Oak - Shady Grove Corner - Snell - Spotsylvania Courthouse - Stubbs - Thornburg - Todds Tavern

Though Fredericksburg is now an independent city, we'll be placing its data on this site.

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Spotsylvania County Data


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Church Histories / Records

Death Records

History Topics

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records


Website Updates:
Mar 2017:  bio for THORNTON.  Marriage Announcements for LEAVELL-GALE, JAMES-YOUNG





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