Friday, October 31, 2014

Princess Anne Co. Virginia Images of Wills, Estates and Deeds

Princess Anne County, Virginia Court House Records



WythevilleAdam Thoroughgood HousePictured is Wytheville and the Adam Thoroughgood House. Note: When researching Princess Anne County for ancestors, Norfolk County should also be examined as the names between the two counties were frequently inter-changed with relatives. When Admiral Christopher Newport and the colonists of the Virginia Company arrived in 1607, George Percy and his fellow Englishmen's first landing was at Cape Henry. They named the spot in honor of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of King James I of England. It was this spot which later became Princess Anne County. A well-known planter was Adam Thoroughgood who settling along the Lynnhaven River. In 1634, the King of England directed the formation of eight shires (or counties) in the colony of Virginia. One of these was Elizabeth City Shire, which included land area on both sides of Hampton Roads. New Norfolk County was formed in 1636 from Elizabeth City Shire. New Norfolk County included all the area in South Hampton Roads now incorporated in the five independent cities located there in modern times. In 1637 this tract was divided into Upper Norfolk County and Lower Norfolk County. In 1691, Lower Norfolk County was in turn subdivided to form Norfolk County and Princess Anne County, which contained the area of Lynnhaven Parish. Princess Anne County was named for the heir to the English throne, who later became Queen Anne. 

The following allowances were made in the levy of Princess Anne County for 1696 for the construction of a court-house. A new jail was erected at the same time, and to some extend the outlay for the two is given together in the entry quoted: "To Timbner for the frame of court house and prison, 1000 lbs. Tobo.; Digging Post holes for the court house, 30 lbs. Tobo.; 2850 Boards for outside work, 1425 lbs. Tobo; Bringing above down, boating them; To Joseph Godacres loading and carting them, 500 lbs. Tobo.; Taking down the table, benches and bar at old Court house, bringing here and setting up, 100 lbs. Tobo.; Taking up plank at old Court house, boat and hands bringing it to Court house and carting, 400 lbs. Tobo; 650 plank of Adam Keeling, 650 lbs. Tobo.; To a boat and hands 2 days fetching 400 feet of it to Godacres' landing; One day carting it thence to Court house, 50 lbs. Tobo; One day carting sleepers to court house, 60 bs. Tobo; 6000 8d. Nails, 480 lbs. Tbo; 1000 10. nails, 100 lbs. Tobo; 1000 4d. nails, 45 lbs. Tobo; 500 20d. nails, 150 lbs. Tobo; 1500 Boards for inside @600 lbs. p. 1000, 900 lbs. Tobo; 2 bbl. of tar and bringing same, 300 lbs. Tobo; carting course house frame, 410 lbs. Tobo; To superintendence, 800 lbs. Tobo." Sources: Princess Anne Order Book 1691-1709, p. 119. Join Virginia Historical Tidbits blog 

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Images of Wills 1714 to 1724
Testators: Atwood, John; Attwood, John; Atwood, Thomas; Attwood, William; Bray, Robert; Brock, Thomas; Brooks, Job; Burrough, Benjamin; Bush, George;Capps, Richard; Carroway, Edward; Carroway, John; Cason, James; Clause, Sarah; Cock, Christopher; Corbet, Richard; Corprew, Thomas; Crashley, Peter; Dange, James; Danley, John; Davis, Edward; Dennis, Timothy; Droutt, Richard; Edmunds, John; Emperer, Tully; Etherington, Thomas;Ewell, Thomas; Fentriss, Michael; Fitzgerald, Henry; Flaborn, John; Fowler, Frances; Franklin, Thomas; Gornes, Peter; Hancock, Athen; Hancock, George; Hancock, George (2); Harvey, Thomas; Hoath, Ann; Holmes, Samuel; Holmes, William; Hoskins, Richard; Hunter, William; Hutchings, Daniel; Johnson, John; Jones, Evan; Jones, Richard; Jones, Solomon; Kempe, John; Land, Edward; Lilburn, Jane; Louott, Adam; Lovet, Thomas; Marsh, George; Martin, William; McGravy, Owin; Moore, Cason; Moore, Mathias; Morse, Francis; Moseley, Benjamin; Moseley, Edward; Moseley, Margaret; Moy, John; Nickles, Richard; Oliver, Peter; Olliver, Peter; Pallett, John; Plomton, Richard; Poad, William; Pow, Stephen; Purvine, John; Richardson, John; Richmond, John; Road, James; Scott, David Sr.; Shepherd, Samuel; Sicklemore, Samuel; Simmons, John; Smith, Tully; Snaile, Henry Sr.; Soalsy, Ann; Stireling, John; Thorowgood, John; Thorowgood, William; Walke, Thomas; Weblin, John; White, James; Whitehurst, James; Wicker, William; Williamson, Richard; Wills, Elenor; Wishard, James; Woodhouse, Henry; Woodhouse, Horatio; Woodhouse, Horatio (2); Woodhouse, John; Worrington, Clifton
Images of Princess Anne County Wills 1724 to 1735
Testators: Achis, Katherine; Achis, William; Ashley, William;Achis, Adam;Ackis, John;Albritton, Thomas; Barns, Anthony;Berry, Robert;Blake, Arthur;Bonnoy, John; Bonnoy, Richard;Bonnoy, William;Boush, Sarah;Bradshaw, Edward;Bray, Edward;Bray, Olive;Brock, Thomas;Burfoot, Ambros; Cannon, Edward;Cannon, John;Capps, William;Carroway, John; Cartwright, Ann;Clark, James Tanons;Cockroft, John;Collins, Giles;Cooper, Thomas;Cornick, John;Crood, Thomas;Croots, Catran; Cumberfoot, James;Dauloy, Dennis;Dollar, Margaret;Easter, William;Ellegood, William;Fentriss, John;Floyd, Peter;Gisborne, William;Griffin, John;Haynes, James;Hutchings, Sarah;Ivy, Lemuel; Jackson, John;James, John;James, Mary;Jones, Owen;Jones, Susannah;Kingman, Robert;Lamount, Edward;Land, Robert;Loster, William;Mackool, Naomy;Miloud, John;Montgomery, George;Moore, Cason;Moseley, Hillary;Moy, Richard;Murray, John Sr.;Nicholas, William;O'Herson, Joseph;O'Loufer, John;Poole, Esther;Purvine, Lewis;Roberts, Mary;Saunders, John;Scott, David;Scott, Thomas; Simmons, Henry;Smith, Elizabeth;Smith, George;Smith, James; Smyth, George;Spratt, Thomas;Talbot, Isaac;Thelaball, Francis;Thelaball, Lemuel;Thorowgood, Thomas;Thrillwind, Thomas; Tooly, James;Trousthan, Sampson;Walsh, Hester;Whitehurst, Elizabeth;Whitehurst, Henry;Whitehurst, Hugh;Whitehurst, John; Whitehurst, William;Wicker, William;Wishard, Thomas
Images of Guardians of Orphans 1774 to 1777
Names of Orphans: Baxter; Berry; Biddle; Bousch; Broughton; Buskey; Cannon; Carraway; Cornick; Dison; Ethridge; Gashing; Gray; Griggs; Haynes; Hopkins; Hudgins; Hunter; Jacobs; Jones; Keeling; Lamb; Lamount; Land; Leget; Mackey; Morris;Morse;Moseley;Munden;Nimms;Parsons;Salmons;Scott; Shepherd;Shepherd, Smith;Shippe;Simmons; Sparrow; Stone;Taylor;Thorowgood;Turner;Walke;Weblin; Whitehead; Wiles;Williamson;Wishart;Woodhouse
Images of Wills 1779-1780
Names of Testators: Achiss, James (estate); Bonney, Jonathan; Bonney, Nathan; Burke, Samuel; Bushey, Sarah; Coates, Willis; Collins, John; Dawley, William; Henley, John; Hoggard, Harmer; Holmes, William; Hughs, Thomas; Jackson, Jonathan; Johnson, James; Kelly, John; Loftland, Barnabas; Montgomery, James; Moore, James; Moore, Willoughby; Nicholas, Susannah; Pallett, John; Peeding, Nathan; Simmons, Uriah; Stripes, Lewis; Tenant, James; Thorowgood, Robert; Thorowgood, William; Tooley, James; Turner, Thomas; Whitehurst, James
Images of Deeds, Wills, Estates 1780 to 1782
Names: Airs to Dyer;Airs, Francis to John Rany;Benney, Jonathan (estate);Blaw, Capt. Robert (estate);Boult to Boult;Boush, Maximilian;Braithwaite, James;Brown, Willis;Calloway, Alese (estate);Cannon, Edward;Clay, Peter;Collins to Kilgour;Conner, Charles (deed);Cox, George (deed);Cumberfoot, John (deed); Dickson, Amy (estate);Dudley, George;Dudley, George (estate); Dudley, James;Elks, Thomas to Jeremiah Plumer;Harrison, Henry to William West;Hill to Hill;Hill, Morris Sr.;Holmes, Amy; Holmes, Henry;Holmes, Henry (estate);Hopkins, Jonathan;Hunter, Dinah;Hunter, Jacob;Hunter, Jacob (estate);Hunter, Thomas (estate);Jones, Robert;Kempe, James to Thomas Kempe;Kempe to Kempe;Kempe to Harrison;Kenline to Harr;Lawrence to Walke; Laws, Robert;Lovett, Adam to Elizabeth (Lovett);Lovett to Shepherd;Luke, Betty;Malbone, Philip;Matthews to Berry;Matthias, James Sr.;Moore, James;Morris, John (deed);Morris to Whitehead; Newton, Lemuel;Nicholson to Burrows;Oakem, William;Old to Duran; Old, Thomas;Owens, Thomas;Phipp, Matthew (deed);Ramsay, John; Ramsay, John (estate);Seneca, William;Simpson to Wiles; Smith, John Sr.;Tipling, John;Tooley, James;Trotter, John Giles; Trowton, George;Walke, Anthony;Walke to Lawrence;Ward, George; Whitehurst to Whitehurst;Will, Susanna (deed);Williams to Capps; Williamson to Airs;Williamson, Reuben;Williamson, Sally;Wishart, William (bond);Woodhouse, Horatio;Woodhouse to Cavendar; Woodhouse to Lovett;
Images of Wills 1782 to 1793
Names of Testators: Aleph?; Agness, Thomas; Atwood, Edward; Atwood, Solomon; Berry, George; Berry, Mary; Berry, Richard; Brock, Thomas; Broughton, William; Bush, Edward; Campbell, Duncan; Capps, Edward; Clay, Ann; Clay, Peter; Collins, Nathaniel; Collins, Nathaniel (2); Cottel, Sarah; Creed, John Jr.; Dickson, Robert; Dorn, Isaac; Dudley, Henry; Duham, Amy; Elks, Thomas;Ellegood, Peter Norley;Fentriss, Aaron; Gasking, Charles;Gaskins, Henry;Gasking, Job; Gasking, Thomas;Gishborn, Edward;Hamilton, Gavin;Hancock, William; Haynes, Erasmus;Haynes, Thomas; Hill, Morris; Hutchins, Moses; Hunter, Dinah; Jones, Robert;Jones, Sarah;Kelley, William; Kelly, Francis;Kentine, John; Lewis, Thomas;Lovett, Amy; Lovey, Andrew; Luke, Polly;Makepeace, Ebenezer; Malbone, Philip;Matthias, John; Moore, Francis; Mason, James; Moore, James; Moore, John; Moseley, Edward; Moseley, Hillary; Moseley, Tully; Moseley, William; Murden, John; Owens, Thomas;Payne, Thomas;Phillips, Mitchell;Philpot, John;Pritchett, Matthew;Rampe, James; Rumpter, Dinah;Smith, John;Sonica, William;Spann, William; Stripe, Lewis;Tenant, Elizabeth;Thorowgood, Sally; Tipling, John;Trotter, Sarah;Trowton, George;Turner, John; Turner, William;Ward, Arthur;Ward, George; Waterman, Charles;Webb, George;Whitehead, William;Willeroy, John; Williams, John;Woodhouse, Horatio;Woodhouse, Jonathan; Woodhouse, Joseph;Woodhouse, Philip;Woodhouse, William; Wright, Joshua
Images of Deeds
  • 1779 to 1780
  • 1780 to 1782
  • 1782 to 1780
  • 1783 to 1785
  • 1785 to 1788
  • 1788 to 1790
  • 1790 to 1792
  • 1792 to 1795
  • 1795 to 1798
  • 1798 to 1800
  • 1801 to 1803
Miscellaneous Land Patents, Deeds, Releases
  • 1736 Beverley Patent (map of names)
  • Ackiss, William Lease and Release to John Murden, 1729
  • Ackis to Murden, indenture, 1729
  • Bassnett Power of Attorney to Jeremiah Murden, 1729
  • Berry, deed to Epa. Munden, 1764
  • Cason, Charles Land Grant, 1767
  • Cason,James Land Grant, 1724
  • Cason,James and Ann to John Fentriss, deeds, 1696
  • Cason,James, Land Grant, 1755
  • Cason,James, Power of Attorney, 1726
  • Cason,James, Power of Attorney, 1727
  • Cason,John, Indenture to Epa. Munden, 1750
  • Fentress Land Grant adj. J. Murden, 1766
  • Fentris Deed Release to Murden, 1712
  • Fentris, Moses and Aaron lease and release to George Fentris, 174
  • Fentris, Michael deed to Hopkins, 1709
  • Hatton deed to Acquila Munden, 1744
  • Henley, Thomas deed to Thomas Cannon, 1765
  • Hopkins Land Patent adj. J. Murdin, 1703
  • Hopkins, John Land Grant adj. J. Murden, 1705
  • Ivy Lease and release to William Whitehurst; Sarah and Robert Murden, 1727
  • Iliff, Dinah deed to Robert Murden, 1714
  • Iliffe, Thomas to Richard Cook, transactions, 1696
  • Iliffe, Thomas transactions with Griffin, 1698
  • Jones, Robert Lease and Release to Epa. Munden, 1747
  • Moore, Cason, Land Grant, 1715
  • Moore, Cason, Land Grant, 1764
  • Moseley, Luke deed to John Mundon, 1721
  • Munden, Epa. deed to Chappels, 1765
  • Munden, Epa. and Mary, Release of Dower to Lovitt, 1753
  • Munden, Epaphroditus deed to John Ackis
  • Munden deed, 1785
  • Munden, John, deed to William Holmes, 1754
  • Munden, John, Lease to Moses Munden, 1765
  • Munden, John , deed to Lamont, 1742
  • Mundey, John, Power of attorney, 1730
  • Munden, John and James Harrison, Agreement, 1729
  • Munden, John and Frances deed to Moses Roberts
  • Munden, Stephen and Anne Lease to Thom Henley, 1741
  • Munden, Stephen to Brock indenture, 1739
  • Murden,John, Land Grant from William Worthington, 1755
  • Murden, John and Martha Lease to Bush, 1717
  • Murdon, Robert, 1757
  • Murdon, Robert, deed, 1763
  • Murden, Robert and Lovett, Indentures, 1724
  • Murden, Sarah, Land grant of 97 acres, 1727
  • Rutland, William deed to John Munden, 1720
  • Tucker Land Grant adj. John Mund, 1738
  • Walke Lease, Release to John Munden, 1728 Whitehurst, 1758
  • Woodhouse, Ruth, gift deeds to children, 1696
Miscellaneous Wills, Estates
  • Cason, James Sr., 1761
  • Dixson, Robert
  • Fentris, Aron, last will and testament (1738) and Moses
  • Fentris Deed of Gift Haynes, James, LWT, 1726,
  • Haynes, Enoch, LWT (1753) (transcription)
  • Henly, Charles, 1747
  • Holmes, William (transcription)
  • Keeling, Alexander, 1703
  • Iliff, Thomas, 1707/1708
  • Iliffe, Thomas, inventory of estate, 1712
  • Lovett, Lancaster, LWT, 1700
  • Mackie, William, LWT (1795) (transcription)
  • Mackey, Jonathan, LWT (1795) (transcription)
  • Murden, Jeremiah, LWT1750
  • Munden, John, LWT and inventory of estate
  • Murden, Robert, inventory of estate, 1726
Minute Books
  • Minute Book 7, pages 25 to 26
Registered Marks
  • 1718 Registered Marks
  • 1723 Registered Marks
Maps
  • 1886 Map
Miscellaneous Marriage Contracts
  • Cason, William to Mary Smith
  • Munden, John to Any Gornto
Indexes to Probate Records and Deeds
  • 1724 to 1735
  • 1779 to 1780
  • 1782 to 1783
  • 1783 to 1785
  • 1785 to 1788
  • 1788 to 1790
  • 1792 to 1795
  • 1795 to 1798
  • 1798 to 1800
  • 1801 to 1803
Lists
  • 1785 Taxpayers
  • 1788 Delegates to Congress
  • June 1788 Election of Delegates to Congress
  • 1788 Poll of Dennis Dawley
  • 1788 Poll for Thomas Kempe
  • 1788 Delegates to Congress
  • 1789 Delegates to Congress
  • 1789 Freeholders
  • 1789 Poll of Voters for Anthony Walke
  • 1789 Poll of Voters for Edward Moseley
  • 1789 Poll of Voters for Thomas Lawson for General Assembly
  • 1796 Freeholders
  • 1799 Voters
  • 1800 Voters
  • 1803 Voters
Maps
  • 1736 Beverley Patent (map of names)
  • 1886 Map


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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Louisa Co. Virginia Genealogy: Images of Wills and Estates

Louisa County, Virginia Court House Records



Ferncliff, VirginiaPictured is Ferncliff, Virginia. Louisa County was created in 1742 from Hanover County, Louisa County and was named for Princes Louise of Great Britain, the youngest daughter of King George II and the wife of King Frederick V of Denmark. Patrick Henry was known to have resided in Louisa County for a short time on Roundabout Creek. Thomas Johnson was a representative of Louisa County in the House of Burgesses. Patrick Henry established himself as an eloquent lawyer and won his first election in 1765 and represented Louisa County. 

Louisa County Wills, Estates, Marriages available to members of Virginia Pioneers

Marriages
  • Marriages 1757 to 1856
Digital Images of Wills 1745 to 1766
  • Belscher, Patrick
  • Buckner, Philip
  • Clark, Christopher
  • Cosby, John
  • Fleming, Robert
  • Harris, Benjamin
  • Johnson, John
  • Kimbro, William
  • Lea, Francis
  • Mackalester, William
  • Meriwether, Francis
  • Moorman, Elizabeth
  • Sumter, William
  • Terrill, Richard
  • Waddy, Samuel
  • Woodall, James
  • Yancy, Archelaus
Digital Images of Wills 1767 to 1783
  • Anderson, David
  • Anderson, Pouncey
  • Arnett, James
  • Barrett, Charles
  • Belscher, Judy
  • Bibb, Benjamin Sr.
  • Bourn, William
  • Bunch, Samuel
  • Byars, John
  • Carr, John
  • Carr, John (2)
  • Carr, Samuel
  • Christmass, John
  • Chiles, John
  • Clark, Francis
  • Clark, Joseph
  • Cory, Edward
  • Cosby, David
  • Davis, John
  • Dickenson, Charles
  • East, Joseph
  • Fernham, Robert
  • Garland, Nathaniel
  • Garrett, William
  • Gooch, William
  • Glynn, Jeremiah
  • Hall, John
  • Hall, John
  • Henderson, Joseph
  • Henson, Richard
  • Hester, Robert
  • Hunter, Andrew
  • Jackson, William
  • Jones, Richard
  • Jones, Richard (2)
  • Jordan, Francis
  • Kingfield, Robert
  • Laurance, Elizabeth
  • Laurance, Henry
  • Lea, Ann
  • Lipscomb, Thomas
  • Lowry, William
  • McCullock, Elizabeth
  • Moore, John
  • Parish, Jolley
  • Paulet, Thomas
  • Pettus, John
  • Poindexter, Christian
  • Smith, Charles
  • Smith, James Jr.
  • Statham, Love
  • Tait, John
  • Tate, James
  • Terrill, Richmond
  • Terry, James
  • Thomason, George
  • Thomson, Thomas
  • Thomson, Wilson
  • Trumyear, William
  • Venable, Abraham
  • Waddy, Mary
  • Wadkins, John
  • Whitlock, Thomas
  • Woodleif, Catherine
  • Wright, Richard
  • Yancey, Robert
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  • Sims, William-Last Will and Testament

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Genealogies: Over 300 Family Names Traced

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Sir Francis Bacon
Descendants of Sir Francis Bacon came to Virginia

A List of Traced Virginia Families and Genealogies

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ANCIENT FAMILIES FROM THE BRITISH ISLES TO VIRGINIA (traced from English Records)

  1. Burwell of England and York County, Virginia
  2. Cocke of Shropshire
  3. Chiefs Colquhoun of Scotland
  4. Hardy of London and Isle of Wight County, Virginia
  5. Molyneux/Mullenax of Lancastershire
  6. Nicholson of Suffolk
  7. Stokes. 1312-1903.
  8. Yuille (Yowell) of Dumbarton, Scotland

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Surrounding Documents

Lancaut Peninsular. Tidenham.
So you did not find viable evidence of your ancestor's heritage in the records. When we start examining records such as land patents and immigration records, there appears to be scant information.  A person pays the passage of a number of people to America, and those names are provided.  The reason he is bring others is that they are his family members or servants.  For each head, he is granted more land.  Here is an example.

"7 January 1659. William Collins of Tidenham, Gos, bound to John South of Bristol, merchant, to serve 5 years in Virginia." The Complete Book of Imigrants by Coldham.

First of all, Tidenham is a village in west Gloucestershire in the Forest of Dean district. This is where to begin the search for the Collins name.  One needs to do a little research and discover the name of the local parish. Then search those records. The English maintained excellent church records of dates of christenings, deaths and marriages and all of that needs to be explored.  Next, it is necessary to discover what ecclesiastical district has the the civil and probate records.  The 18th century script is quite different from what we know today, so it is necessary to bone up on that.  As one ventures into the 1400s and 1500s, you see some Latin.   Apparently this William Collins was a servant of John South of Bristol, England who was bound for Virginia.  To locate Collins in Virginia, one needs to first find John South. Try find some old South Wills in Terrence's book on Virginia Wills and Administrations and zero in on that county.  A servant released in 1664 would probably rent some of his former master's land, or continue to work for him in some way.  At any rate, the association of the South and Collins names should be considered during the research process.  Old deeds, wills, land patents, anything during that period should be examined carefully, noting all of the names in the inventories of estates, appraisements, etc.  Collecting the names of witnesses and other relatives is actually a description of the neighborhood.  There were not too many citizens of Virginia during those years, so a study of everyone in the district should not be too difficult.  A window of understanding opens up as more is learned about the doings of the neighbors.  The puzzle begins to come together.  Those who came as indentured servants would not have created any records for themselves, such as land purchases, until their release.  After that, we are working with bits and pieces until eventually some descendant purchases land or leaves a will or an estate.  It is always smart to read all of the wills and estate records of the neighborhood.  That is because there is so much there!  Names of relatives and places, friends, neighbors, and a network of activity. Virginia Wills are replete with special data, such as former properties in Great Britain and the names of relatives remaining there. The old wills contain the mother load of genealogical data. Thus, irrespective of whether you find a will for your ancestor, all wills of the neighbors should be read and studied for mention of your ancestors. That is where the sons-in-laws are and their parents.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Alexandria City Virginia Images of Wills, Estates, Orphans Records, Genealogy

Alexandria City Virginia Probate Records



Alexander City County, Virginia Alexander City County, Virginia Alexander City County, Virginia Pictured is a map and Old Town. Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia located on the Western bank of the Potomac River. The historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town. A portion of adjacent Fairfax County, Virginia is named Alexandria, but is under the jurisdiction of Fairfax County and separate from the city; the city is sometimes referred to as the City of Alexandria or Alexandria City to avoid confusion. In 1920, Virginia's General Assembly voted to incorporate what had been Alexandria County as Arlington County, Virginia. The surviving court house records for Alexander | City begin in 1800 and are inclusive of old wills and testaments, detailed inventories, orphan records, and so on.

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Indexes to Probate Records Wills and Inventories 1800 to 1804
  • Wills and Inventories 1800 to 1804
  • Wills and Inventories 1804 to 1807
  • Wills and Inventories 1807 to 1810
Images of Wills,Inventories, orphans | Records, Book A, 1800 to 1804

Alexander, M. | Alexander, Mark | Alexander, Robert | Alexander, Walter Stoddert | Baggett, Elizabeth | Baggett, Samuel | Beedle, Thomas | Boyer, John | Brown, Catharine | Brown, Lewis | Bun, Cavan | Butt, Jacob | Cardin, Daniel | Carter, Daniel | Cary, Josephl | Chapman, William |, Captain | Clark, James Jr. | Copper, Cyrus | Craycroft, Francis | Dandridge, Bartholomew | Dandridge, B. | Dixon, James | Doucale, Edward | Douglass, Daniel | Dyson, Joseph | Earle, Abbott | Emmet, Josiah | Floyd, Thomas | Franke, Philip | | French, Mr. | Gilpin, George appointed Judge of orphans | Court by Thomas Jefferson | Grace, John | Graham, David | Gutter, Margaret | Hampson, Bryan | Harrison, Barbara Harrison, Samuel | Hathens, Mica | Hubball, John | Hunter, Charles | Hunter, William | Hull, John | Jones, John W. | Keader, Cloe | Kelton, George | Kester, Eve | King, John | Kirk, Robert W. | Kish, D. | Langden, Adam | Langden, Robert | Langston, Benjamin | Langston, Hannah | | Lawrence, John | Lewis, Samuel | Lotsbaigj, Peter Lowe, Margaret | Magruder, Basil | Magruder, Philip | Marsletter, Philip | Masters, Mary | Masterson, Sarah | Matheson, Kenneth | McAllister, Daniel | McCleon, Archibald | McDaniel | l, Ann Mills, William | Mitchell, William | Munford, John | Murray, Patrick | Myers, John | Penniger, John | Porter, Thomas | Pugh, Jesse | Reardon, John | Redman, Thomas | Render, Thomas | Sanders, John | Sanders, Joseph | Scott, Dennis | Shortill, Luke | Shreve, Benjamin | Smith, Daniel | Smith, Jacob | Smith, Rebecca | Smith, Sarah | Smith, Thomas | Summers, George | Swope, Adam | Swope, Eve Barbara Thompson, David | Thompson, William | Thurber, Charles | Troope, Adam | Washington, William | Henry | Wilson, Margaret | Wiston, Lewis

Images of Wills, Inventories, Estates, orphans | Records, Book B, 1804 to 1807

Alexander |, Charles | Alexander |, Mark | Allen, Samuel | Allison, William | Anderson, James | Barron, Thomas | Bartholomew, Sarah | Benter, Samuel | Bethethland-Dade Bowling orphans | Bowling, John | Bowling, William | Boyd, John | Boyer, Elizabeth | Brown, Hannah | Buelle, Thomas | Brown, William | Bundell, Thomas | Butt, Jacob | Carter, Robert | Chapman, Nathaniel Clarke, Thomas | Collins, Daniel | Conway, Josephl | Conway, Richard | Conway, Robert | Conway, Thomas | Cooke, Leonard | Cotton, Cassina | Crack, William | Crandell, Thomas | Crosby, Jesse | Curtain, Daniel | Dade, Margaret | Dandridge, Bartholomew | Daniel | le, Edward | Daniel | ll, Francis | Darley, Michael | Davey, David | Davill, Richard | Davis, Samuel | Deblois, James | Dibleau, James | Smith Dixon, John | Douglass, Daniel | Douglass, David | Draynon, Alexander | Duff, John | Dunlop, John | Dyson, Joseph | Eakin, Matthew | Elivine, Francis | Farrell, Thomas | Foster, John | Fowler, John | Gillies, James | Gird, Henry | Goss, Peter | Grace, John | Graham, David | Gumbery, Gene | Gunnell, Presley Gutter, John | Gutter, Margaret | Hall, John | Harper, Edward | Harper, John | Harper orphans | Henley, Eugene | Hewes, Abram | Hewes, William | Higginton, James B. | Higginton, Seth | Hill, John | Hines, Abram | Hodgins, Thomas | Hodgson, William | Hoke, George | Hopewell, John | Horthill, Elizabeth | Howell, Thomas | Jr. Hubball, John | Huber, William | Hull, John | Hull, Nancy | Humbleton, Susanna | Hussey, Henry | Jamey, Aquila Jamieson, Charles | Keel, Hugh Kenton, Lucy Kesler, Jacob | Kevin, Duncan Killen, George | Killen orphans | Kimberly, Morris King, John | Kising, John | Kivelin, Thomas | Lammond, Alexander | Langston, Benjamin | Latimer, Alexander | Latimer, William | Lee, William Ludwell | Lemon, John | Lewis, Samuel | Lightfoot, John | Lightfoot, Samuel | Limerick, Robert | Long, Samuel | Lowe, Margaret | Lumsden, John | Lunt, Ezra | Lyles, Enoch Magruder | Lyon, Randolph | Madden, Mary | Mallocks, Mary | Manley, Barbara | Marle, Josephl | Mars, Philip | Marsteller, Philip | Mason, Sarah | Mates, Andrew | Mathieson, Kenneth | McDaniell, Ann | McNiven, John | Milligan, Robert | Mills, William | Milton, Henry | Mitchell, James | Mitchell, William | Montgomerie, Matthew | Myers, George | Nislett, Thomas | Nowells, Elizabeth | Owens, William | Pack, James | Pearson, Sarah | Pendal, Richard | Proudfoot, Mary | Pugh, Isaac | Pugh, Jesse | Reader, Thomas | Reed, Nelson | Resder, Chloe | Richard, Francis | Richardson, Elizabeth | Richardson, F. | Ross, William Dungerfield | Ross, William | Shanks, James | Sharman, Mary | Shields, Thomas | Shropshire, William | Shreve, Benjamin | Shurber, Charles | Sims, Eleanor | Singleton, George | Sistell, Thomas | Smith, Daniel | Smith, Eleanor | Smith, John | Smith, John Anderson | Smith, Rebecca | Smith, William | Smith, Thomas | Smoot, Hezekiah Sneed, Zephaniah Summers, William | Sutton, James America | Swope, P. B. | Swope, S. | Taylor, Andrew | Taylor, Susanna | Thompson, George | Timmerman, Henry | Turner, Charles to John West | Turner, Francina | Uhler, Elizabeth | Vislett, Thomas | Washington, Elizabeth | Washington, William Henry | Weston, William | Williams, Margaret | Wilson, John | Wilson, Margaret | Wilson, William Ramsey | Wood, Louisa | Yost, Allen | Yost, John |

Images of Wills, Inventories, Estates, orphans Records, Book C, 1807 to 1810

Abercrombie, Robert | Addams, Jeremiah | Allen, Samuel | Allen, William | Anderson, John | Bacon, James | Branaugh, Sarah | Braston, George | Butts, Jacob | Cardin, James | Carter, George | Carter, S. | Catlett, John | Children, Lewis | Clark, Rose | Coleman, Josephl | Conway, Richard | Conway, Robert | Craig, Samuel | Craik, George Washington | Crandell, Elizabeth | Crandell, Susanna | Crandell, Thomas | Curtain, Daniel | Cusalos, James | Davell, Richard | Davey, David | Davies, Benjamin | Davies, Thomas | Dillon orphans | Douglass, Daniel | Dunlap, John | Dunlap, Mary | Dusieul, Adelaide | Eakin, Matthew | Ellis, Phillippe | Farrell, John | Farrell, Thomas | Fitzhugh, Henry | Fitzhugh, William | Flannigan, Clarissa | Foster, John | Gardner, John | Gird, Henry | Gardner, John | Greenway, Rebecca | Gunnel, Jannett Gunnell, Presley, orphans | Hall, William James | Halley, William | Hambleton, Susanna | Hanley, Eugene | Harper, Joseph | Harper, John, Captain | Henry, John | Herman, Frederick | Hillriget, Christian Ludwick | Hodgkins, Thomas | Hooe, Robert Townshend | Huber, Benjamin | Huber, William | Hull, John | Isaac, Elizabeth | Jackson, Anna | Jacob | , Thomas | Jamieson, Andrew | Janney, Aquila | Jones, Catesby | Kirby, Richard | Lammond, Alexander, Captain | Latimer, Alexander | Latimore, Alexander | Lightfoot, John | Logan, Randolph | Lumsden, John | Lunigel, Ignatius | Magrath, Owen | Magrath, Revot | Mandeville, John | Mandeville, Jonathan | Margalind, Samuel | Marle, Hannah | Marle, Joseph | Martin, William | May, Edward | McMunn, George | McRea, James Mease | McRae, John | Miller, Absalom | Moxley, Anna Maria Munford, John | Nicholas, Lewis | Nisbet, William | Perrin, Joseph | Perrin, Joseph Marie | Pierce, Nathaniel Jr. | Pieveu, Henry | Reardon orphans | Reed, Nelson | Richardson, Forrest | Risan, Hanson | Russell, James | Sellers, John | Shanks, James | Shielly, Levin | Shreve, Benjamin | Simms, Thomas | Smith, Adelaide Smith, David | Smith, Rebecca | Snell, Catherine | Stevens, Elizabeth | Sutton, James | America Sweet, Margaret | Symonds, Samuel | Thurber, Charles | Timmersman, Henry | Wadsworth, Charles | Wadsworth, Elizabeth | Walsh, Alice | Watts, John | West, Hugh | West, Roger | Weston, Mary | Whittington, Thomas | William |s, Thomas | Wilson, George | Wilson, John | Wilson, James | Wilson, Margaret | Wise, Peter | Woodrow, John | Woodson, John | Yeaton, John | Young, Clem | Zepernick, Mary Ann

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Happy Halloween !

During the last year http://virginiapioneers.net has collected images of old wills and estates to the website.  The images are easy to load and read on your computer (reading 18th century script requires patience). Saves a great deal of time for the genealogists to know if their ancestors left a will or estate in one of the counties.  You can view each county and get the names of the testators. Then, if you want to join Virginia Pioneers and view the documents for yourself for all of the great information they contain, click here 

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