Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Names of Virginia Ancestors --- > Henry County

Henry County Genealogy Records

1895 Henry County MapHenry County was established in 1777 when it was taken from Pittsylvania County. It was first given name of Patrick Henry County (in honor of Patrick Henry, the first Governor of Virginia) of " Leatherwood Plantation" having some 10,000-acres. In 1785 the northern part of Patrick Henry County was combined with part of Bedford County to form Franklin County. In 1790, Patrick Henry County was split again: the western part became Patrick County and the rest remained Henry County. The county seat is Martinsville. 

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