Sunday, February 1, 2015

Grayson Co. VA Genealogy, Ancestors

Grayson County, Virginia Genealogy



Grayson CountyGalax, VirginiaGrayson CountyGrayson CountyGrayson CountyGrayson County was formed in 1792 from Wythe and Patrick Counties; it was the parent of Carroll County. The books listed below contain inventories, wills, appraisements and guardians returns. 

Grayson Wills, Estates, Appraisements, Inventories, Guardianships available to members of Virginia Pioneers

Indexes to Probate Records
  • Wills and Estates 1796 to 1839
  • Wills and Estates 1839 to 1849

      Images of Wills and Estates 1796 to 1839

      • Alderman, Jacob | Allen, William | Anderson, James | Anderson, John
      • Baldwin, Thomas Ballard, Byrom | Beal, John Beason, William | Bennett, James | Blair, Thomas | Blevins, Dillon | Blevins, Jefferson | Blevins, John | Bobbitt, William | Boulson, Isaac | Bourn, William | Boyer, William H. | Brown, John | Bryant, John | Bryant, Thomas | Burrus, William | Buson, William Byrd, Samuel Byrd, William
      • Carnes, Abel | Causey, Jacob | Clark, Stephen | Coattrane, David | Coleman, Peter Collins, Muhlen | Combes, Zedekiah | Comer, John | Comer, John W. | Connoy, Barney | Cooley, Daniel | Cooley, David | Cooley, Peter | Corcan, Daniel | Cornett, James | Cornett, Sarah | Cornett, Sary | Coulson, Jacob | Coulson, John | Cox, David | Cox, Joshua | Curlan, William | Currie, William | Currin, George | Currin, Martha
      • Daniel, Nehemiah | Davis, Love | Davis, Moses | Deal, John | Dean, Anthony | Dickenson, John | Dickenson, Martin | Dickson, William | Dicky, Matthew | Dillard, Matthew | Dilyard, Edward | Drury, Lazarus |
      • East, Drury | East, William | Edwards, Catharine | Edwards, Isaac | Edwards, James | Edwards, Jane | Edwards, John | Fanning, John | Farmer, Barnet | Farmer, James | Farr, John | Fields, Dennis | Frost, John | Fulton, David
      • Garrot, Phillip | Gittins, Richard | Goad, Robert | Green, Isaac | Greer, William | Grigg, John A.
      • Hail, Dudley | Hail, Stephen | Hall, Thomas | Hampton, Wade | Hanigan, Daniel | Harden, William | Hare, Lewis Harkin, Conrad | Harmon, Joseph | Harmon, Sary | Hays, Isaac | Hays, Jacob | Heatt, Joseph | Henson, Benjamin | Herman, Henry | Hetton, Elias | Hiatt, Amos | Hiatt, Asher | Hiatt, William | Hill, John | Holland, George Hooser, George | Houk, Peter | Huff, Peter
      • Isom, John | Jackson, Joseph | Johnson, Jacob | Johnson, Joseph | Jones, George | Jones, Minitree | Jones, Samuel | Jones, William | Jusan, Joseph
      • Keith, George | Kelly, Eden | Kelly, John | Kenny, John
      • Larson, Richard | Leonard, William | Linton, William | Long, William | Lundy, John | Lundy, Richard
      • Mallory, Moses | Mallory, Thomas | Martin, Jane | McCure, James | Mitchell, Stephen | Montgomery, Irvin | Morris, Isaac
      • Newman, C. | Nuckells, Charles | Ogle, Hercules | Ogle, Thomas | Osborne, Enoch | Ott, Sylvester
      • Parks, James | Patton, James | Patton, Nancy | Patton, Thomas | Perkins, Aria | Phillips, James | Phillips, Thomas | Phillips, Tobias | Phipps, Benjamin | Pool, John | Pool, William | Porter, David Andrew | Porter, James | Porter, Patience | Prater, Newman | Prichard, James | Pugh, David | Pugh, William
      • Raines, John | Rankin, William | Rector, Jacob | Rector, Mary | Rewes, George Jr. | Ring, Martin | Roberts, William | Robinson, John | Rowark, Timothy | Rudy, Jacob | Rudy, Julia | Russell, Charles
      • Sage, James | Sanderth, Benjamin | Schooley, James | Schooley, Samuel | Scudders, John | Sexton, Benjamin | Sexton, Prior | Shipp, John | Smith, Stephen | Stanfield, George | Stone, Jeremiah
      • Taylor, Thomas | Thomas, Owen | Thompson, Catherine
      • Wair, James | Ward, Chesley | Ward, Drury | Ward, Nathan | Ward, Wills | Welch, John | Wells, Barney B. | Willet, Isaac | Williams, William | Wills, John | Worrell, Esau | Worrell, James | Wright, Abraham | Wright, H. | Young, Ezekiel | Young, William


      Images of Wills and Estates 1839 to 1849

      • Beaman, Henry | Blevin, Jefferson | Blevin, Kate | Bouen, William
      • Causey, Barney | Cornelius, Francis | Cox, David | Cox, Enoch | Cox, James
      • Davis, Daniel | Davis, Morris | Davis, Peter | Delp, Peter | Dickenson, M.
      • Farmer, James | Fielder, Delia | Fisher, Jacob
      • Hail, Lewis | Hall, William | Harkin, Peter | Harrison, William | Houks, Thomas | Huff, Peter
      • Isom, Spencer | Johnston, Jabez Kester, Eli
      • Mabry, Charles Martin, Joshua | Martin, William | Murphy, John Oglesby, William
      • Parsons, Robert | Perkins, Arias | Perkins, Stephen | Phillips, Tobias | Phipps, Benjamin | Phipps, James | Pool, William | Pugh, Robert
      • Raines, James | Raines, John | Ring, Hester | Ringo, Martin | Roberts, William | Russell, Philip
      • Shipp, James | Southerland, Alexander | Southerland, John | Southerland, Polly | Steagall, Martin | Stone, Micajah | Stone, William Sr. | Stoneman, James | Stoneman, Joshua | Stoneman, Lewis | Stoneman, Nancy
      • Ward, Esau | Watson, Michael | Williams, William | Worrell, Esau | Wright, John | Wright, Thompson
      • Yost, James | Young, Timothy

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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Caroline Co. VA Wills and Marriages added to Virginia Pioneers.net

Old Schoolhouse in Caroline County, Virginia

Caroline County, Virginia Court House Records

Pictured is an old school house. Caroline County was established in 1728 from the counties of Essex, King and Queen and King William. It was named for Caroline of Ansbach, the wife of King George Ii of Great Britain. John Penn, a native of Caroline County, was a signer of the Declaraton of Independence.

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

Miscellaneous
  • Baylor, John (1706), LWT
  • Estes, Abraham (1757), LWT, transcript
  • Mickleburrough (abstract from burned records
  • Mills, Matthew (abstract from burned records
Marriages
  • Caroline County Marriages 1787-1852
Digital Images of Wills 1742, 1762 to 1830

Testators: Buckner, William; Chandler, Robert ;Coleman, Richard ;Collins, Thomas ;Dismukes, James ;Gatewood, James ;Gray, John; Hornsby, Reuben ;Kidd, William ;Landrum, Thomas; Moore, Augustine, Land Grant ;Moore, Augustine; Moore, Richard; Murdock, Joseph ;Robinson, Benjamin ;Ship, Lemuel ;Stuart, Henry ;Teal, David;Thompson, John ;Yates, John


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Friday, January 30, 2015

Nansemond Co. VA Genealogy, Wills, Estates, Tax Books

Nansemond County, Virginia Court House Records



Nansemond County Marker Holland Virginia DepotPictured is the depot in Holland, Virginia. 494 Kingsale Road, Holland, Virginia 504 Kingsale Road, Holland, Virginia 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. It included all the area in South Hampton Roads. In 1637, New Norfolk County was divided into Upper Norfolk County and Lower Norfolk County and Upper Norfolk County became Nansemond County in 1646. Now an extinct county, Nansemond is part of the City of Suffolk, where the records are now located.

Note: All of the probate records burned during the Civil War. Nansemond County is no longer in existence. The records were sent to Suffolk, Virginia.

Nansemond County Wills, Estates, Marriages available to Members of Virginia Pioneers

Pictured is the site of 404 Kingsale Road, Holland, (now Suffolk, Virginia) (left) and the site of 504 Kingsale Road, Holland, (now Suffolk, Virginia)(right).

Marriages
  • Nansemond County Marriages to 1699; taken from Gates County, North Carolina (1783 to 1877) and miscellaneous sources
Indexes to Probate Records
  • Wills and Inventories 1866-1872
  • Wills and Inventories 1900-1909
  • Wills and Estates 1909 to 1919
  • Fiduciaries 1866 to 1889
Nansemond County Fee Book (Clerk's records of lawsuits, wills filed, etc.) 1770-1800
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames A-B
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames C-D
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames E-F
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames G-H
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames I-J
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames K-M
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames N-O
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames P-Q
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames R-S
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames T-U
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames U-V
  • Abstracts of Feebooks 1789-1800, Surnames W-Z
Miscellaneous Accounts in Feebooks
  • Holland, Carr
  • Holland, Elias and Esther
  • Holland, Everitt
  • Holland, Jacob
  • Holland, James, admr of Henry Holland, deceased
  • Holland, John and Joseph Sr.
  • Holland, Joseph
  • Holland, Joseph (2)
  • Holland, Joseph Sr.
  • Holland, Solomon
  • Holland, Solomon and Job
  • Holland, Thomas
  • Holland, William and Elias
  • Holland, William and George
  • Holland, William, Elias, Arthur and Job
History of Nansemond County

Digital Images of Old Wills Recovered, 1676 to 1824 (re-filed in Will Book 1909 to 1919)
Testators: Godwin, Thomas; Godwin, Thomas; Godwin, Thomas; Godwin, Thomas; Yeates, John
Digital Images of Wills 1866-1872
Names of Testators: Ames, John; Ames, Mary Ann; Atcher, Stephen; Archer, William; Babbs, Samuel; Banes, Nancy Jane ; Boyt, Nancy; Briggs, Merit; Bryant, Joshua; Bunch, Julia A.; Burn, Thomas; Cohoon, John C.; Colburn, James; Creecy, Lemuel; Cross, Hardy; Darden, Edward H., estate; Darden, John D. H., estate; Darden, Sally, estate ; Draper, William H.; Duke, Elisha; Daughtrey, Elizabeth, estate; Daughtrey, Jacob K.; Dorton, Joseph, estate; Eley, Josiah, estate; Elliott, Sarah; Ellis, Wilson; Eppes, Hamlin L.; Frost, Priscilla; Godwin, George; Goodman, Barnes ; Goodman, James; Graves, James; Gray, Hal; Griffin, Richard H.; Harrell, Isaac; Harris, James H.; Harrison, Margaret; Hatchell, Armstead; Holland, Augustus H.; Holland, Harrison; Holland, Margaret Sr.; Holladay, Edith; Holladay, Francis D.; Howell, David; Jenkins, Elizabeth; Johnson, Isaac; Jones, Wiley; Jones, William M.; Joyner, William; Kerr, William Harvey; King, William; Langston, Lot; Lawrence, James; Lawrence, Robert; Lee, Isaac; Lewis, Mary A.; Livesey, Joshua; Mansfield, Joseph W.; McAlister, Andrew; McClenny, Ellen; Milteer, Daniel; Milteer, Ednie; Minton, John; Murphey, Josiah; Murray, Robert; Norfleet, Elisha; Norfleet, John Sr.; Norfleet, Rebecca; Parker, Henry; Parker, Robert; Perry, Jesse; Phelps, James; Phillips, Nathaniel; Porter, Zachariah; Pruden, David; Pruden, John C.; Pruden, Mary; Raby, Rispey; Rawls, Ann, estate ; Rawls, John Sr.; Rawls, Justin; Rawls, Uriah, Rev., estate; Reddick, James; Reddick, Josiah Sr.; Reddick, Mills; Rogers, James; Ross, John; Saunders, Edith; Saunders, Joseph; Savage, James, estate; Savage, Jethro, estate; Savage, Oliver P., estate; Savage, Whitmell; Smith, Arthur; Smith, Washington C.; Spence, Wilson; Stallings, Richard; Vann, Demsey; Vann, Dempsey, contd.; Webb, Robert Henning ; Whitfield, Edward ; Wilder, John W.; Wilkins, Samuel, estate; Wilkinson, John Thomas; Wilkinson, Martha ; Williamson, Richard, estate; Wright, Belson
Digital Images of Fiduciary Settlements(Orphans) Book O, 1863 to 1865
Names of Orphans: Allen; Ballard; Brinkley; Collins; Copeland; Cothen; Darden; Daughtrey; Dozier; Gary ;Gaskins; Hodges;Keeling; Langston; Lewis; Manning; Moore; Powell; Smith (Robert); Savage; Skinner; Wright
Digital Images of Wills 1909 to 1919
Testators: Abell, Edwin P.; Allen, Fannie E.; Archer, Aaron; Artman, Hiram T.; Ashley, R. D.; Atkinson, Robert H.; Baines, J. H.; Baker, Henry; Ballard, Cicero; Ballard, John W.; Bartman, Maggie; Berry, Frances ; Borland, T. R.; Bradshaw, Mary E.; Brinkley, James H.; Brinkley, L. Parker; Brothers, William H.; Butler, John A.; Butts, George W.; Camp, William N. ; Carre, Mary Ann ; Chapman, Josiah ; Cobb, Msry Elizabeth; Coggins, George L.; Copeland, Burrell; Copeland, Hanah; Copeland, Samuel; Copeland, William Henry; Cowling, Mary E.; Crocker, Nancy; Cross, Edward; Cross, Garrison; Cross, Israel; Cross, Lamb; Cross, Matildia; Dann, Alice; Deans, Parthenia; Dewitt, Cornelius; Dillard, Temhia J.; Dixon, John H.; Doles, Robert M.; Duke, Charles C.; Dumville, Benjamin; Dumville, Sarah; Edwards, Susana; Ellis, Thomas J.; Faulk, William M.; Flynn, Adaline; Fulgham, Martha W.; Gardner, John L.; Gaskins, Margaret S.; Gilliam, Richard C.; Godwin, Edmond; Godwin, Joseph; Godwin, Mills; Goodman, William G.; Grandy, G. W. Sr.; Grant, Bell; Gray, James J.; Gray, Josiah ; Gray, Mary E.; Hare, Joseph J. ; Hargroves, Julia Tatem; Harrell, John T.; Harrell, William Thomas; Hazelwood, Sidney B.; Heck, James R.; Higginbotham, John P.; Holland, Frederick L.; Holland, Frederick L.(2); Holland, Jason P. ; Holland, Job Sr.; Holland, Joseph Frank; Holland, Martha E.; Holland, W. H., estate; Holland, W. S.; Holland, Z. T., estate ; Horton, Moses E.; Hunter, Margaret T.; Ives, Mary ; Johnson, Bertha ; Johnson, Margaret Ann ; Jones, Henry; Jones, Maggie E.; Jordan, Mary Driver; Keeter, Marietta M.; Kelley, James B.; King, John A.; Langford, Martha; Lassiter, Joseph F.; Lawrence, Elizabeth; Lawrence, J. W.; Lawrence, Mary E.; Lee, Willis J.; Luke, James W;. Martin, John W. E.; Mayo, Sally W.; McClenny, Sally; Milby, William B.; Milteer, Daniel; Milteer, John T.; Milteer, Mary Ann; Mizell, William; Morris, Calvin; Newby, Celia Elizabeth; Newsom, Julia; Norfleet, Sarah E.; Pace, Edward W.; Pace, Elizabeth Widgeon; Page, Media A.; Parker, Joseph A.; Phifer, Margaret Ann; Pierce, John T.; Pierce, William A.; Porter, Margarett E.; Powell, Chetta R. Powell, Isham; Pruden, A. J. Mrs.; Quillin, Susan Ellen Caroline; Raby, Allen; Ramey, Thomas; Ranstead, Lyman T.; Rawles, Hugh K.; Rawls, Luther; Rawles, William; Redd, Wiley; Royster, Margaret A.; Rodgers, Dolly; Rowley, George; Ruffin, Lelia; Ruffin, Lymus; Saunders, Adolphus ; Saunders, Diana O.; Saunders, Hurley K.; Saunders, Tazewell J.; Savage, Alexander; Savage, H. W.; Savage, Josephine; Scott, Ann; Scott, Nancy J.; Seguine, James S.; Skeeter, Henry; Smith, O. V.; Sullivan, Mary J.; Tatem, Robert H.; Taylor, A. E. Mrs.; Turner, Atkinson W.; Turner, Mary Ann; Upshur, Anna Green; Voight, Oscar L.; Washburn, Robert; Weston, W. S.; White, Edwin T.; Whitfield, William E.; Whitley, John Jacob; Wilkins, George C.; Williams, W. V. H.; Williamson, R. H.; Wills, Mattie ; Wilmer, Skipwith; Woodard, W. V. B.; Wright, Mary J.; Wright, T. J.
Miscellaneous Wills and Estates; Nansemond County Estates; Upper Parish Deeds
Allen, Edward (abstract); Bennett, Richard (Governor), transcript; Charlton, Francis, LWT (transcript); Darden, John, LWT (transcript); Holland, Job, LWT (image;) Holland, Lewis C., LWT (transcript); Jones, Allen, LWT (transcript); Lassister, George, LWT (transcript); Lear, John, LWT (transcript from Craven County, NC); McKinzie, John, LWT (transcript from Craven County,NC) ; Riddick, Willis, LWT (transcript); Riddick, Joziah

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

#VA Genealogy Resources added: Richmond County, Virginia Wills 1717 to 1767

Richmond County Map

Sabine HallRichmond County Court House Records


Richmond County, Virginia was formed in 1692 out of Old Rappahannock County. Its county seat is Warsaw. The county is located on the Northern Neck (not to be confused with Richmond, the city). It is the historical site of many first colonists and this fact is reflected in the last wills and testaments. The document was very important for our days beccause it reveals so much about the decedent, which is welcome information to the genealogist. The will is a "must" document to search. In fact, the first thing which you do when you go to court house records is to search the probate records. This is where all of the information resides. True, there are many books written abstracting county wills for the State of Virginia, however, the abstracts simply do not contain the " juice; necessary to dig deep into the lives of your families. The colonial wills, particularly, reveal just about everything, from the location of the homeplace, the burial grounds for the family, the church or religion, and an express division of land, plantations, personal notes, and a vast inventory of all of the items of the estates. After all, every Virginian was in business for himself and contributed a great deal to the community. The estate records provide names of friends, neighbors, distant relatives, names of heirs in English estates, and much much more. A family tree is incomplete without the actual last wills and testaments of all of your family members. The digitized documents on Virginia Pioneers are actual copies from the county clerk. Originals no longer exist, however, the clerk copies each and every will and all of its detail into the county will book.

Digital Images of Richmond County Wills 1717 to 1725
Names of Testators: Alderson, John; Jr. ; Armistead, Francis ; Armstrong, John;; Baker, Bartholomew; Barber, William; ; Barrow, Edward; Baylis, Robert; Birket, John; Bonagh, William; Bradley, Elizabeth; Brown, William; Bryan, Elleanor ; Bryan, Thomas Sr.; Burditt, Henry ; Carny, Patrick ; Carpenter, Mary ; Clarke, Thomas ; colston, William; Connell, Michael ; Cous, John; Cushyon, James; Davis, John; Davis, Matthew ; Dodson, Anne ; Fitzhugh, Thomas ; Fowler, Richard; Glew, John; Gower, Stanley; Green, George; Griffin, William; Hall, Elizabeth; Hamon, Job; Hansford, John; Harrison, Robert; Hartley, James; Harvey, Charles; Hatcher, Silvester ; Hill, Richard; Hinds, Richard; Hodskins, William; Hopkins, George; Ingo, James; Jones, Bookes ; Jones, John; Kappax, Peter ; Lawson, Joshua ; Leagar, Henry ; Lune, Mark; Lune, Patrick ; Mathews, Samuel ; Miller, Simon ; Neal, Charles; Norton, John; Pannell, Thomas; Pound, John; Rannell, Henry ; Reed, Thomas ; Reonalds, John; Ritchason, Thomas ; Scurlock, John; Smith, John; Smith, William; Snead, Charles ; Tiller, William; Toone, James; Walton, Cathron; Wells, Elizabeth; Whittle, Thomas ; Wood, Richard; Wools, Hedley
Digital Images of Wills 1788 to 1794
Testators: Alderson, William; Ball, William;son; Barrick, Elizabeth; Bragg, Moore ; Brannon, James; Brown, Ellen ; Brown, Thomas Sr. ; Buice, William; Bulger, Jane ; Carpenter, John; Cole, John; Corrie, Hannah ; Crask, James; Crask, Sarah; Dale, Joseph ; Dobyn, Edward ; Dobyns, Thomas ; Dobyns, William Forester ; Downman, Francis ; Downman, William; Efford, Zachariah ; Elmore, Mary ; Fauntleroy, Moore ; Fauntleroy, Moore (2) ; Fauntleroy, William; Ferguson, Robert; Flood, Elizabeth; Franklin, Thomas ; Frary, Richard; Garland, William; Hunton, Alexander ; Jackson, Vincent ; Jesper, Thomas Jr. ; Jones, David; Lawson, Daniel ; Lyell, John; Marks, John; Miskell, Newman ; Mitchell, Ann ; Nash, George; Nash, Nathaniel ; Newsom, Benjamin ; Packet, Richard; Pritchet, Rodham; Pullen, John; Stoneum, William; Sydnor, Anthony; Sydnor, Dewanna; Thornton, Elizabeth; Thornton, John; Thrift, John; William;s, William; Woolland, Elizabeth; Yerby, George
Digital Images of Wills 1753 to 1767
Testators:
  • Alderson, Richard
  • Alger, Mary
  • Alger, Samuel
  • Alloway, Alexander
  • Alloway, Gabril
  • Appleby, Elizabeth
  • Ba;rber, Samuel
  • Ba;rber, Thomas
  • Ba;rker, James
  • Ba;rnes, Richard (slow to load, 108 pp.)
  • Ba;yes, Jonathan
  • Ba;yly, Samuel
  • Beale, Charles
  • Beale, John
  • Bowles, Phillis
  • Bramham, John
  • Brickey, John
  • Bruce, Thomas
  • Bryant, Charles
  • Bryant, Fauntleroy
  • Byrd, John
  • Clark, John
  • Collier, Mary
  • Cummins, Mary
  • Digge, William
  • Downman, James
  • Downman, Margaret
  • Dye, Avery
  • Efford, Francis
  • Efford, John
  • Elder, William
  • Elmore, John
  • Everett, William
  • Faun, William
  • Faunteroy, Moore
  • Fegins, John
  • Ford, John
  • Fowler, Alice
  • Freshwater, Thomas
  • Garland, William
  • Gaydon, George
  • Gibson, John
  • Glascock, John
  • Goldsby, Edward
  • Gray, Susanna
  • Griffin, Elizabeth
  • Hall, Robert
  • Hall, Robert (2)
  • Hammon, Job
  • Hardwick, George
  • Harper, William
  • Harriot, James
  • Harris, John
  • Harris, William
  • Harrison, Mathew
  • Harrison, Matthew
  • Hill, Jesse
  • Hines, Charles
  • Hinds, James
  • Houghson, Mary
  • Jackson, David
  • Jackson, Joseph
  • Jenkins, Mansfield
  • Jesper, John
  • Jester, Thomas Sr.
  • Jones, Edward
  • Jones, Isaac
  • Jones, William
  • Kelly, Alexander
  • Landman, James
  • Lawson, John
  • Lawson, Michael
  • Lightfoot, Daniel
  • Lovelace, Charles
  • Lyns, Thomas
  • Mazingo, Edward
  • Meeks, Ann
  • Milner, Luke
  • Minty, Margaret
  • Miskell, Henry
  • Mitchell, Robert
  • Moore, Garland
  • Morton, James
  • Munch, Jeremiah
  • Oldham, James
  • Oldham, John
  • Philips, Joshua
  • Phillips, William
  • Pinkard, Elizabeth
  • Pugh, Henry
  • Purcell, Tobias
  • Reynolds, John
  • Richardson, John
  • Rochester, William
  • Russell, John
  • Rust, Benjamin
  • Sanders, George
  • Scurlock, Daniel
  • Scurlock, Thomas
  • Spence, Robert
  • Suggitt, Edgecomb
  • Sydnor, Anthony
  • Sydnor, Epaphroditus
  • Taylor, George
  • Tomlin, Robert
  • Tomlinson, Edward
  • Tune, William
  • Walker, Thomas
  • Walker, William
  • Wallace, Walter
  • Webb, Betty
  • Webb, Isaac
  • Webb, William
  • Williams, Hennery
  • Williams, Jane
  • Williams, John Sr.
  • Williams, Roger
  • Willson, John
  • Willson, Martha
  • Wooland, John
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

#VA Genealogy. Rockbridge County Wills, Estates 1778 to 1811

Natural Bridge, Virginia

Rockbridge County, Virginia Court House Records

Pictured is the Natural Bridge. It is said that George Washington was one of the surveyors of this region. Rockbridge County was established in October, 1777 from parts of now neighboring Augusta and Botetourt counties, and the first county elections were held in May 1778. Rockbridge County was formed during an Act of Assembly intended to reduce the amount of travel to the nearest courthouse, and to ensure trials were held fairly, and among friends rather than strangers. The first court session in Rockbridge County was held at the home of Samuel Wallace on April 7, 1778. Rockbridge County was named after Natural Bridge, a beautiful landmark in the southern portion of the county.

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

Tax Digests

1802 to 1814 (digital images)

Wills
  • Abstracts 1778-1792


Digital Images of Wills 1797 to 1806
Testators:
  • Alexander, William
  • Anderson, James
  • Andrews, Mary
  • Barclay, Hugh
  • Bell, James
  • Campbell, Andrew
  • Clung, James
  • Cofwell, Valentine
  • Cowan, Samuel
  • Crawford, James
  • Cunningham, Thomas
  • Davidson, John
  • Dickson, James
  • Dickson, Patrick
  • Dunlap, John
  • Edmundson, Agness
  • Ellios, James
  • Ethany, Robert
  • Fulton, Francis
  • Gabert, Matthias
  • Garvin, Thomas
  • Gay, John
  • Hall, Andrew
  • Harper, Rev. James Sr.
  • Jamison, William
  • Johnson, Zechariah
  • Keys, Samuel
  • Lair, John
  • Lloyd, Elizabeth
  • Lowry, Peter
  • Martin, Jean
  • McCalpin, William
  • McCroskey, Alexander
  • McCulley, Robert
  • McFarland, Robert
  • McLaughlin, Edward
  • Miller, Mary
  • Moore, Elizabeth
  • Moore, William
  • Naughton, John
  • Ocheltree, James
  • Patterson, Samuel
  • Pettycrew, James
  • Poage, John
  • Porter, John
  • Porter, William
  • Priestly, William
  • Reed, Joseph
  • Richey, James
  • Scott, Thomas
  • Sproull, William
  • Stoops, Robert
  • Thompson, William
  • Troxal, Abraham
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Taylor, George
  • Taylor, James
  • Thompson, John
  • Tooly, Elizabeth
  • Walker, John
  • Walker, Mary
  • Weir, James
  • Weir, John
  • Wiley, Alexander
  • Willey, John
  • Willson, Samuel
  • Wilson, William
Digital Images of Wills 1806 to 1811
Testators:
  • Bailey, James
  • Beard, Hugh
  • Beard, Sarah
  • Black, Henry
  • Bowyer, John
  • Cowman, John
  • Crawford, Michael
  • Cummins, John
  • Cunningham, Thomas
  • Dickson, James
  • Douglas, James
  • Dunlap, Ann
  • Garvin, Sarah
  • Giner, Lodowick
  • Goodbar, Joseph
  • Harper, James
  • Hays, John
  • Hodge, James
  • Hodge, Mary
  • Hollis, William
  • Holmes, Gabriel
  • Hopkins, James
  • Houston, Ann
  • Houston, Samuel
  • Hoytman, Philip
  • Hulman, Christopher
  • Hutchison, Robert
  • Johnston, James
  • Layhern, John
  • Lee, Martin
  • Mackey, John
  • McCampbell, John
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