NANSEMOND COUNTY
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"The Hornbook of Virginia History"

An extinct county, it was named for the Nansemond Indians.  The county became the independent city of Nansemond in July 1972 and on 1 January 1974 merged with the city of Suffolk.  Suffolk was incorporated as a town in 1808, and as a city in 1910.

Parishes - Chuckatuck (after 1643-1737), East (1643-1744), Lower (after 1643-1737), Lower Suffolk, South (after 1744), Suffolk (1737-____), Upper (after 1643-after 1744), Upper Suffolk (after 1744), West (1643-before 1737).

County Site Resources

~ Books and Resources ~ Cemeteries ~ County Links ~
~ County Surnames ~ Past Queries ~ Queries and Message Board ~
~ Transcriptions ~ VA Archives ~ VA Surnames ~


Neighboring Counties

Isle of Wight County | Warwick County (extinct)

Southampton County | Norfolk County | Hertford County, NC

Gates County, NC | Camden County, NC

 

 


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Last update 4 September 2014.

Many thanks to former hosts Katherine Benbow, Tim "Pita" Harper, Lou Keller, & Carol A. Morrison, for their hard work on this site.

2010 to present, Nansemond County, VAGenWeb Project

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