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Re: Any info on Goose Creek burying Grounds Loudoun Co. Va.
Posted by: Pat Duncan (ID *****6868) Date: July 27, 2012 at 15:04:16
In Reply to: Re: Any info on Goose Creek burying Grounds Loudoun Co. Va. by Ross Frazier of 1796

The Death Register is not the same as the cemetery listings. Virginia required the registration of births and deaths in the county beginning in 1853 and continuing until 1896. From then until 1912 there was no such requirement. In 1912 the state began using individual death certificates.

It was usually up to someone in the family to report a birth or death to the court for recording one line in the county register, and this often did not happen. No appearing on the Death Register has is not related to any burial.

I have abstracted the 1912-1917 Loudoun Co Death Certificates and can tell you that there is no certificate for an Amanda Zimmerman, or any Zimmerman.

From "Fauquier co Marriages 1854-1882" by Pat Duncan:
ZIMMERMAN, Milton; s/o Jos. & Eliza; 32y; sgl; huckster; b. Salem Co. NJ; res. Fqr; m. ___ in Fqr to ALLISON, Aramanta; d/o James & Judy; 22y; sgl; b. & res. Fqr; (lic) 15 Sep 1875; (off) not given; Pg:Ln 129:17

From "Fauquier Co Birth Register 1853-1880" by Pat Duncan:

ZIMMERMAN, John; WM; b. Nov 10, 1876 Fqr; f: Melton [Milton] ZIMMERMAN; occ: merchant; res: Fqr; m: Amanda ZIMMERMAN; inf: M. & A. ZIMMERMAN, parents; pg:ln 126:161

1880 Census Place:, Scott, Fauquier, Virginia
Source:, FHL Film 1255364 National Archives Film T9-1364 Page 78A
Relation, Sex, Marr, Race, Age, Birthplace
M. ZIMMERMAN, Self, Male, Married, White, 35, NJ, Fa: DE, Mo: PA, Occ:, Merchant
Amanda ZIMMERMAN, Wife, Female, Married, White, 37, VA, Fa: VA, Mo: VA, Occ:, Keepington
Milton T. ZIMMERMAN, Son, Male, Single, White, 3, VA, Fa: NJ, Mo: VA, ,
Ashby STUART, Other, Male, Single, Black, 16, VA, Fa: VA, Mo: VA, Occ:, Domestic

Pat Duncan

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