Bedford County, Virginia Birth Records: 1853-1856

Compiled by Ann Chilton
163 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Softcover, VA-0569, $27.50

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Bedford County, Virginia began recording birth records in 1853. The only source before that time was family Bibles and personal records. This straight-forward compilation lists the name of newborn, date of birth, parent's name, and father's occupation. If the child was a Slave, it is listed as such with the Mother's*, Father's*, and owner's name. Free 'negroes' are also listed.
* When Available. In most instances, the mother's first name is given and the slave carrys the surname of the owner. In the majority of cases, the mother also carries owner's surname.

Examples

Surnames Included in this Publication

* After the surname indicates over 5 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.
** After the surname indicates over 10 DIFFERENT first names are listed under the surname.

Abbott, Adams**, Adkinson*, Acree*, Agee*, Agnew, Aliff, Allen**, Almund, Anderson**, Anthony**, Andrews**, Apperson, Arrington**, Arthur**, Ashwell*, Atkins, Atkinson, Austin**, Ayers**

Bakan, Baker, Ballard*, Bandy**, Barber, Barnett, Barton*, Bates*, Beard**, Beckner, Beel, Bell**, Bellemy, Bilbro**, Bird, Betz, Black, Blake*, Blakenship**, Board**, Boblits, Boley**, Bond**, Bondurant, Bower, Bowls*, Bowles, Bowling*, Boyle, Bondurant**, Bradley*, Brooks, Brown**, Bramblett, Bruce, Bryant*, Buford*, Burks**, Burkholder*, Burford*, Burnett**, Burnette*, Burroughs**, Burwell, Bussey, Butler, Butterworth

Cabler, Cadwallender**, Cale, Callahan, Callaway**, Campbell**, Carder*, Carnefix*, Carner**, Caroll, Carrol, Carroll*, Carr, Carney, Carter**, Caruthers*, Chaffin*, Cheek*, Cheatwood*, Chewning**, Childress**, Chilton*, Christian**, Cheatwood**, Chappell, Clark**, Clay**, Claytor**, Clement, Clinghampeel, Cobbs**, Cochran, Cocke, Cofer**, Cofee, Cockman, Coleman**, Coon, Coppage, Coppedge, Corley*, Cottreal, Corrtrail*, Cox*,Craft, Craighead**, Craddock*, Craddock, Crank**, Creasy**, Crenshaw**, Crawford, Crouch**, Crowder, Crouse, Crump, Crumpacker*, Cundiff**, Cullohan, Cunningham*

Dameron**, Daugherty, Davenport*, Davis**, Davidson, Dawson, Day, Deardorff*, Dearing**, Debo*, Dent**, Dewitt*, Dickerson**, Dickey, Dobbins, Donald*, Dooley**, Douglas, Dowdy**, Dowill, Dlong, Drew, Drewry**, Duncan

Echols, Edgar, Early**, Elliott*, Ellis**, English*, Eubank**, Everett**, Ewing*

Falls**, Fariss, Farris*, Farmer, Feather**, Fergie, Ferguson*, Ferrel, Ferrell*, Fellers, Field, Fields*, Fisher**, Fitzpatrick*, Fixer, Fizer**, Fleshman, Folden, Forgie*, Foster**, Foutz*, Fowler*, Frailing*, Franklin**, Frazier, Freeman**, Fuqua**

Garner, Garrett**, Gibbs**, Gighley, Giles, Gill*, Gillispy, Gillaspie, Gilwater, Goad**, Goff, Goggin**, Good*, Goodman**, Goodwin*, Gooley, Glass*, Graves, Graham*, Gray**, Grisby, Gross*, Gulpin, Gwatkins*, Gwaltney*

Hackworth*, Hagen*, Hale, Hancock**, Hannabas*, Hardy**, Harris**, Harrison, Hasten, Hatcher**, Hawkins**, Hawley, Haup, Haynes*, Headen, Heardy, Heck, Henderson, Hensley*, Hepenstall, Henry, Herndin, Hick, Hicks, Higgenbotham, Hix*, Hobson**, Hodges**, Hoffman*, Hogan, Holdren*, Holly*, Holland, Holler, Holt**, Hopkins**, Horsley, Horn, Howard*, Howell*, Howser, Hudson, Huell, Homes, Hackworth, Halley, Hambrick, Hammer, Hancock, Hardy**, Horsley, Howell, Hubbard*, Huddleston**, Hudson, Hudnall, Hunt, Hunter, Hutter, Hurt**, Homes, Hubbard*, Hughs, Hull, Hundley, Hunt, Hurt**, Hutter**

Irvine**

Jacobs, James**, Jarrott, Jenkins*, Jennings**, Jeter**, Jones**, Johnson**, Jopling**, Jordan**

Kabler, Kabbler, Karnes**, Kasey**, Keats, Kelly, Keith, Kelso**, Keneda*, Kernt*, Kernes*, Key*, Keys*, Kidd*, Kidwell*, Kirby, Kirkpatrick, Kisler, Knight*

Lackie, Lacy*, Lancaster, Laughlin*, Laughon**, Lawless*, Lazenby**, Leftwich**, Lee**, Leslie, Lindsay*, Lipscomb, Lockard, Lockie, Logwood**, Lowry**, Loyd**, Lucas, Lucus, Luck*, Lugar, Lumpkin*, Lyle, Landsdown, Lantz, Layne*

McBride, McCabe*, McCarty, McClain**, McClintock, McDaniel**, McGhee**, McManawa, McManaway

Major**, Makepeace, Mansfield*, Manson, Manuel*, Markham*, Martin**, Marsh**, Marshall**, Mason*, Matton*, Mattox*, Matthews*, Maupin, Maxey, Mayhew, Mays, Meador**, Mead*, Meeks, Melton*, Melson, Mennis*, Merriman, Merrwether**, Merryman, Metts*, Metcalfe**, Miles**, Miller*, Millener, Millner*, Minnick, Minnis, Minor, Minter, Mitchell**, Monroe, Moor, Moore*, Moorman**, Mooseley, Morgan**, Moriman, Morman*, Morris**, Mosby**, Moseley, Motley, Murphy, Musgrove*, Moulton

Nance**, Neighbors*, Nelms**, Nelson**, Nenims, Newman**, Newsom**, Nichols**, Nimmo, Niningher, Noel**, Norcross, Nowlin

Oaks, Oahs, Ogden**, Oglesby*, Oglsby, Olliver**, Oney, Orrange*, Ore*, Otey**, Overacre, Overstreet**, Owens, Ownby, Ownsby

Page**, Paget*, Pagitt**, Palleson, Palmer, Parker**, Pate*, Patterson**, Payne** Pearce, Pearcy**, Peck, Pendleton**, Penn**, Percell, Perkins, Perrows**, Phillips, Petticrew, Peters**, Phelps**, Pierce*, Platt, Plott*, Plymale*, Poindexter**, Pollard*, Ponton, Powell**, Powers**, Preas**, Preble, Preston**, Pullen**

Quarles

Radford**, Rains, Ramsey*, Read*, Reece**, Reynols, Reynolds**, Rice*, Richey, Ritcherson, Riley, Roach, Roberts**, Robertson**, Robinson**, Rose**, Rorer, Rosebrough*, Rucker**, Routon, Roy, Ruff, Rule, Rusher*, Ryan*

Sale**, Saunders**, Saunderson*, Schimed*, Scott**, Scruggs**, seay*, Seldon, Settle*, Sharp*, Shelton**, Shepherd, Shoan, Sims, Siner*, Skinnell**, Slaoughter, Sledd**, Smelsor*, Smith**, Smoot, Slusser, Snead, Spence, Spinner*, Spradlin*, Staley, Stailey, Stanley, Steptoe**, Stephens, Stevens**, Steward, Stewart*, StClair**, Stiff**, Stinett, Stinnett**, Stiller, Stone**, Strattone*, Strong, Stump, Sublett*, Swain**

Tankisley, Tanner*, Tardy, Tate*, Taylor**, Terpin, Terry*, Thacker, Thaxton**, Thembs, Tinsley*, Thomas**, Thomason*, Tolley, Tompkins*, Toms, Towler, Tuck*, Turner**, Thompson**, Thurman**, Turpin**, Tyler

Updike**

Varner, Vaugh

Waldren, Wadkins, Wade**, Waggoner, Wales, Walker**, Walrond, Watson**, Watts**, Webb, Webber*, Weeks, Wells**, West, Wheat*, Wheeler**, Wherely, White**, Whitely, Whitley*, Whitten**, Whorley*, Wiggenton**, Wilch, Wildman, Wilkerson**, Wilks**, Willard, Williams**, Williamson**, Wilks, Wills*, Wilson**, Wingfield*, Witt**, Wood**, Woody, Woolfolk, Worley**, Wright**

Young

Zimmerman

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