Petersburg Public Library Newspaper Index Cards

Petersburg Public Library Newspaper Index is a card index to predominantly Petersburg newspapers held by the Petersburg Public Library, covering the years 1797 to 1877.

PDF version of card entries: Petersburg Newspaper

The card index is archived by the Library of Virginia.

Library of Virginia Link to Digital Poythress Card Entries

Record number :         1

Title                Taylor, Louisa D.; Poythress, William D., married.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Note                 February 21, 1856, page 2, column 5.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Taylor, Louisa D.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, William D.

Genre/Form           Marriages.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001496474

 

Record number :         2

Title                Siggins, H. W., purchaser.

Other Title          Lot, Poythress Street.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 December 31, 1875, page 3, column 3.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001492104

 

Record number :         3

Title                Watson, Samuel, Sr., purchaser.

Other Title          Tenement, corner Main and Poythress Streets, from John E. Cunningham, trustee.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 December 14, 1874, page 3, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001491651

 

Record number :         4

Title                Seabury, P. S., auctioneer.

Other Title          Building lots, corner of Lombard and North Poythress Streets, Blandford.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 August 4, 1874, page 5, column 7.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001491577

 

Record number :         5

Title                Poythress, W. D., purchaser.

Other Title          Lot, Byrne Street.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 May 4, 1874, page 3, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001491539

 

Record number :         6

Title                Stringfelow, Charles S.

Other Title          Lot, Poythress Street, transfer of deed of trust from Samuel T. Smith and wife.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 September 3, 1873, page 3, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001491184

 

Record number :         7

Title                Poythress, W. D., purchaser. House and lot, Byrne Street, for $555.

Note                 Petersburg Daily Appeal (Film 150).

Note                 May 5, 1873, page 3, column 4.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001491131

 

Record number :         8

Title                Hicks and Tench, Auctioneers, Lot and dwelling south Side Poythress Street and 3 Vacant lots, Blandford.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.)

Note                 February 27, 1866, page 3, column 7.

Other Format         May be available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489520

 

Record number :         9

Title                Hicks and Tench, Auctioneers. Lot and dwelling, south side Poythress Street (Opposite the Distillery) Blandford. 3 Vacant lots, 2 fronting Miller Street.

Note                 Petersburg Daily Index (Film 128).

Note                 February 25, 1866, page 3, column 8.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489519

 

Record number :        10

Title                Hicks and Tench, Auctioneers, 21 lots in Old Blandford, 1 with framed dwelling fronting Poythress, Moller and Burch Streets opposite Old Dominion Flour Mill. 6 or 7 acres meadow land bounded by Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad and Prince George road.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.)

Note                 December 9, 1865, page 3, column 7.

Other Format         May be available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489413

 

Record number :        11

Title                Cuthbert, C. H., Planing Mill, Poythress Street, Blandford , Vacant lot, estate of Dr. P. D. Spencer, Front of Residence Lots Thomas Watson.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.)

Note                 November 18, 1865, page 3, column 7.

Other Format         May be available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489383

 

Record number :        12

Title                Planing Mill, Poythress St., to Appomattox River and story brick building and basement. Machinery, etc.

Acc. Restrictions    March 29, 1859, page 3, column 4.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Note                 March 26, 1859, page 3, column 5.

Note                 Press (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 268).

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489297

 

Record number :        13

Title                Sommer, George C., Residence, Blandford, between Planing Mill and O… Dominion Flour Mill, fronting on Poythress Street 300 ft., extending back 258 ft. to river.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Note                 February 17, 1859, page 2, column 4.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489239

 

Record number :        14

Title                Cox, B. F., deceased.

Other Title          2 brick tenements, east side of Poythress Strees, Blandford.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Note                 April 6, 1859, page 3, column 6.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001489111

 

Record number :        15

Title                By order of Committee of Public Property, Vacant lots on north and south of Centre Market, South Ward lot and Engine House, 2 Vacant lots, south side Poythress Street, east of Blandford Bridge.

Note                 Daily Democrat (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 231).

Note                 November 20, 1855, page 3, column 6.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Real property.

Subject – Topical    Selling.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001488602

 

Record number :        16

Title                Poythress, William D.; Taylor, Louisa O., married.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Note                 February 21, 1856, page 2, column 5.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, William D.

Subject – Personal   Taylor, Louisa O.

Genre/Form           Marriages.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001483589

 

Record number :        17

Title                Poythress, N. G. D., Prince George County, daughter of Capt. Joshua Poythress; Harrison, Robert C., Charles City County, married.

Note                 American Constellation (Film 51 & Film 234).

Note                 June 7, 1834, page 3, column 5.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, N. G. D.

Subject – Personal   Harrison, Robert C.

Genre/Form           Marriages.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001483586

 

Record number :        18

Title                Poythress, Mary Virginia, infant daughter of William D. and Louisa O. Poythress, died.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Note                 November 1, 1859, page 2, column 3.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, Mary Virginia.

Subject – Topical    Obituaries.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001483585

 

Record number :        19

Title                Poythress, Professor G. R., formerly of Petersburg, elected organist, Second Presbyterian Church, Lynchburg.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 August 19, 1876, page 3, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, G. R., Prof.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001483584

 

Record number :        20

Title                Poythress, Alexander; Davis, Ella May, Galveston, Texas, married, Christiansburg, Virginia.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 September 19, 1876, page 2, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, Alexander.

Subject – Personal   Davis, Ella May.

Genre/Form           Marriages.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001483583

 

Record number :        21

Title                Joe Soott Military Band, leader, Capt. Poythress.

Note                 Petersburg Daily Appeal (Film 150).

Note                 May 17, 1873, page 3, column 3.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Military affairs.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001471917

 

Record number :        22

Title                Harrison, Robert C., Charles City County; Poythress, N. G. D., Prince George County, daugher of Capt. Joshua Poythress, married.

Note                 American Constellation (Film 51 & Film 234).

Note                 June 7, 1834, page 3, column 5.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Harrison, Robert C.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, N. G. D.

Genre/Form           Marriages.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001463476

 

Record number :        23

Title                “For California” (San Francisco). List of Members (Manufacturing and Trading Company), Glenmore, Poythress, Capt. Sails from City Point.

Note                 Republican (Petersburg, Va. : 1843)

Note                 March 30, 1849, page 3, column 2. (Column Torn).

Other Format         May be available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Prospecting.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001462432

 

Record number :        24

Title                New Enterprise. Flour Manufacturing Mill in Blandford, on Poythress Street Nelson, Messrs. Paul, and others.

Note                 The Daily South-side Democrat (Film 231).

Note                 October 6, 1854, page 2, column 5.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Flour mills.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001461062

 

Record number :        25

Title                Destructive fire in Prince George. Dwelling house belonging to Stephen W. Britton, 8 miles from Petersburg, and furniture belonging to John P. Mason also destroyed. House built by William Poythress.

Note                 Daily Courier (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 228).

Note                 March 9, 1871, page 3, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Fires and Disasters.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001460812

 

Record number :        26

Title                Davis, Ella May, Galveston, Texas; Poythress, Alexander, married, Christiansburg.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 September 19, 1876, page 2, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Davis, Ella May.

Subject – Personal   Poythress, Alexander.

Genre/Form           Marriages.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001454857

 

Record number :        27

Title                Reports of Committees on Streets, Water Works, health, etc. $135,00 appropriated to erect lamps on Wythe Street. Capt. Lyon addresses Council, on numbering houses in City. D. W. Poythress elected collector, delinquent taxes.

Gen. note            See also Petersburg (Va.). Common Hall.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 September 6, 1873, page 3, columns 1, 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Corporate  Petersburg (Va.). Common Council.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001453508

 

Record number :        28

Title                Bland, Peter Poythress, Prince George, died, typhoid pneumonia, Richmond.

Acc. Restrictions    April 27, 1869, page 2, column 4.

Note                 The Petersburg Index (Film 128).

Note                 April 27, 1869, page 2, column 3.

Note                 Daily Express (Petersburg, Va.) (Film 133).

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Personal   Bland, Peter Poythress.

Subject – Topical    Obituaries.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001447406

 

Record number :        29

Title                Joseph Scott Band, Petersburg, Professor Poythress, leader.

Note                 Petersburg Index and Appeal (Petersburg, Va. : Daily) (Film 106).

Note                 September 16, 1873, page 3, column 2.

Other Format         Available on microfilm from the Library of Virginia.

Biog./Hist. Note     A proper name and subject index covering more than 40 newspaper titles primarily published in Petersburg, Va., 1797-1877. Originally a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project, the card index, from which this database was created, is comprised of 43,810 typed 3 x 5 cards with detailed entries for proper names and subjects including births, marriages, deaths, property sales, and chancery suits. Local events are covered in great detail, including the period of

reconstruction following the Civil War.

Subject – Topical    Music

Subject – Topical    Art

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Indexes.

Subject              Petersburg (Va.) — Newspapers — Indexes.

Added Entry          Library of Virginia

Added Entry          Petersburg Public Library (Petersburg, Va.)

Added Title          Petersburg Public Library newspaper index, 1797-1877.

System Number        001444003