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Local History Resources
The 1870 Census, Lexington, Virginia

View the 1870 Census transcription Lexington1875smaller 

The 1870 census provides insight into life in the small Shenandoah Valley community of Lexington, Virginia as it existed just before the beginning of the Civil War. The material is a rich resource for genealogists and historians, and the value of the original data is further enhanced by the additional information that appears in this corrected and annotated version. If you have questions about the document, or to provide us with additional information about individuals listed, please contact the VMI Archives.  Transcribed, Corrected & Annotated by Edwin L. Dooley, Jr. 

Related Document:  1860 Census