Clarke County, Virginia Death Register, 1853-1896, with Birth Records, 1855-1856 Entered on Death Register - Patricia B. Duncan. In compliance with an act of the Virginia General Assembly on 11 April 1853, deaths occurring in Clarke County were recorded on the county Death Register. Transcriptions in this book include: race, date and place of death, names of parents, place of birth, occupation, and marital status. Slave deaths were also provided by some of the owners. Births for the years 1855 and 1856, from two of the county districts, were also recorded on the Death Register in error. Transcriptions of those births are included in this book. 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 220 pp.