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Obituaries & Deaths

Capt. W. S. DRUMMOND Death, 1879

Andrew BOOTHE to be Buried in Gloucester County, 1881

John McCULLEN, Colored, Shot to Death While Stealing Cabbage from Mr. TANNER, 1881   COTTON, WARREN

Calvin SAVAGE Funeral from HARDING Home, Huntersville, 1879

Louisa STOUT Funeral Scheduled, 1879

Alexander DANE Killed, 1881

Mamie Raspberry PATTON Death, 1919

CHERRY Murder, Deep Creek, 1851

MURRAY Killed by Alleged Seducer of His Daughter, 1869

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Marriages

HIRSCHLER - MORITZ (Marriage License), 1879

Marriage Licenses Issued for December, Whites, (1879), Norfolk, 1880   
Now indexed!  Surnames include the following:   KNELLER, GERALD, BAYLOR, MCINTOSH, CARROLL, LYNCH, CLARKSON, NEWTON, SANDERS, NASH, HILL, SEYFOURTH, CORSON, LOVETTE, JOYNES, PITT, MCWILLIAMS, COLLINS, BARTLETT, DAVIS, BEASLEY, CHARLETON, SPRY, SHIPLEY, GILBERT, PARKER, LINDSAY, THOMAS, SPAIN, BROWN, BERRY, LAND, WARD, PORTER

SAUNDERS - NASH, 1879

DAVIS - TABB Marriage, 1872

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Old News & Ads

Colored Good Templars form "Queen Victoria Lodge No. 37," 1881    Now indexed! Surnames include the following:
TEAMOB, WATKINS, PERRY, YOUNG, BAXTER, CHERRY, ROGERS, SAWYER

Buy Christmas Gifts from E. BALL, Merchant, 1880

Mayor's Court News, 1880    BAIRD, LAND, HAMPTON, WILSON, WASHINGTON, KELLUM

Norfolk's Oldest Citizen William WALKE Celebrates Birthday, 1881

CUTHRIELL & GINGRICH, Dentists, 1881

L. J. O'NEILL Manages the Club House Restaurant,  1881

County Court News, 1881   SPALDING, HOSTETTER, EDWARDS

News from the Mayor's Court, 1881  Now indexed! Surnames include:    LAMB, CURTIS, BENTSEN, SIMMONS, DALTON, MORRISEY, FARREN, FRASER, FENTRESS, SMITH, THOMPSON, VELLINES

Schooner Aground on Diamond Shoals, 1881

William REIDY, Practical Horseshoer,  1881

Naval Orders at Norfolk, 1881 Not yet indexed, but surnames include:   AMORY, CALKINS, BRUMBY, KENNEY, SCHWERINE, SMITH, ZANE

Unmailable Letters in the Norfolk Post Office, 1881 Surames include the following:   JOHNSTON, EDWARDS, CURRIER & IVES, OPHELIA, LEE, DAUPHIN, CREED, GREGORY

J. W. RANDOLPH Sells Davies' Celebrated Corn Plaister, Norfolk, 1835

ALLYN & ROBERTSON Advertise Soapstone Furnaces, Norfolk, 1835

William LANCE Bids to Construct Steamers, 1873

J. J. MORRIS, Dealer in Drugs & Chemicals, 1879

W. Irving TAYLOR, Artist, 1879

Knights of Pythias Elect Officers, Norfolk, 1879  STURTEVANT, WILLIAMSON, THOMPSON, VAUGHAN, PARKER, TUER, CUMMINS, ROWAN

Various Norfolk Sinners Visit the Mayor's Court, VA, 1879   KELLEY, MITCHELL, PITT, HENLEY, CASSIDY, DONOVAN, O'CONNOR

Poem: How Cruel is Fate! A silly trifle from an 1879 issue of the Norfolk Virginian.

Myer MYERS Urges Brazilians to Register with Consulate, 1835

Frank WISE Stricken with Paralysis, 1901

LEE Brothers, Cotton Factors & Commission Merchants, 1901

John C. HODGES is Leaving Virginia, 1835.

Liverpool Salt just in on the James Bayley. See Jno. ALLMAND, Maxwell's Wharf. 1835

Runaway White Boy! Missing: One Exasperating James BRUNET, Norfolk, 1835

W. B. SOREY Provides Sporting Goods, 1901

PERKINS & SMITH, Practical Horseshoeing,  1901

G. M. MEREDITH Guarantees this Hemorrhoid Cure! 1901

"Tatemsville" for sale; Slave for sale, 1835 TATEM, REID

Suspected Runaway Slave Henry DRURY Held in Norfolk Jail, 1826 BARNARD

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Storm Damage at Norfolk, 1801

 News from 1857: TINES, MATHEWS

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Books: Norfolk, Virginia Genealogy & History

Carroll Walker's Norfolk Tricentennial Pictorial History icon

James River Tourist: a Brief Account of Historical Localities on James River and Sketches of Richmond, Norfolk and Portsmouth icon
(1879)

Through the Years in Norfolk. I. Historical Norfolk-1636 to 1936. II. the Making of a Great Port. Norfolk, Portsmouth and Environs Today. III. Commercial and Industrial Norfolk icon
(1936)

The History of Norfolk, Virginia icon
(1877)

The Summer of the Pestilence. a History of the Ravages of the Yellow Fever in Norfolk, Virginia, a. D. 1855 icon
(1856)

Salt Water & Printer's Ink: Norfolk and Its Newspapers, 1865-1965 icon

Brief Abstracts of Norfolk County Wills, 1710-1753 icon

The Spirit of the Times: Amusements in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore, Norfolk & Richmond

Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Court Records Books a and B, 1637-1651/2 icon

Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Norfolk and Vicinity, Including Portsmouth and the Adjacent Counties, During a Period of Two Hundred Years. Also, Sketches of Williamsburg, Hampton, Suffolk, Smithfield, and Other Places, Etc. Etc. Etc. icon
(1853)

The County Court 1637-1904 Norfolk County, Virginia icon

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Miscellaneous & Norfolk Links

Norfolk, Virginia GenWeb

Norfolk Historical Society

The Norfolk Pilot Online

Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Early Religious Petitions from Norfolk County

Norfolk History from the Norfolk Public Library

Historical Photo Collection in the Sargeant Memorial Room of the NPL

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