Thursday, October 2, 2014

Rockbridge Co. VA Ancestors, Genealogies, Images of Wills and Testaments

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
  • McComb, William
  • McCorkle, Samuel
  • McCrosky, John
  • McDonald, Randal
  • McElhany, Mary
  • McNabb, James
  • McTur, Samuel
  • Moore, Samuel
  • Murphy, John
  • Mynes, Thomas
  • Patton, John
  • Porter, Alexander
  • Raplogh, Bolser
  • Rogers, Davis
  • Rust, Philip
  • Scott, Hugh
  • Sheen, Henry
  • Sisson, Caleb
  • Spence, Esther
  • Steele, Elizabeth
  • Steele, Samuel
  • Taylor, Daniel
  • Taylor, William Sr.
  • Thompson, John
  • Thompson, Thomas
  • Thornton, James
  • Tolly, Christopher
  • Willson, Samuel
  • Wilson, James
  • Wilson, William
Digital Images of Wills, Genealogies, Marriages, Bible Records


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