Franklin County Genealogy, Wills, EstatesFranklin County is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains The county was formed in 1785 from parts of Bedford and Henry counties and was named for Benjamin Franklin. The first settlers were mostly Scot-Irish.
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Images of Wills, Inventories, Orphans Records, Post Mortems 1786 to 1812
Testators: Akin, James | Albright, Casper Arrington, Samuel | Austin, William | Bantlan, Robert | Bardel, Humphrey | Barnhart, Daniel | Barnhart, Elizabeth | Barret, George | Beard, Edward | Beck, Paul | Beheler, Davis | Beheter, David | Bell, James | Bennett, Micajah | Bird, Abner | Boon, Jacob | Booth, John | Bowman, John | Boyd, George | Boyd, William | Bowman, Laurance | Brown, Lucy | Brown, Richard | Burns, William | Carter, Richard | Chitwood, John | Clybourn, John | Coger, Jacob | Craighead, John | Craighead, Peter | Craighead, Timothy | Davis, Jonathan | Davis, William | Dickinson, Isabell | Dickinson, John | Divers, John | Dodd, William | Doran, Hartman | Doughton, Charlesl | Doughten, John | Drake, William | Durst, Abraham | Duvall, Benjamin | Early, John | Early, Jubal | Edmondson, Richard | England, Joseph | Estes, Elisha | Estes, Mary Ann | Estes, William | Evans, Augustine | Farmer, Jesse | Feller, Peter | Farguson, John | Ferguson, Alexander Jr. | Ferguson, Charlesl | Ferguson, Elizabeth | Gearhart, John | Gearhart, Peter | Gearhart, William | Gearhart, William | Glass, Isaac | Goggins, Stephen | Goode, Samuel | Graves, William | Greer, Benjamin Sr. | Greer, James | Greer, Thomas | Guilliam, Edgecome | Guthery, Henry | Hail, Richard | Hairston, Robert | Hale, Joseph | Hancock, Lewis (marriage)| Hancock, Thomas | Harris, Elizabeth | Hawkins, Elizabeth and William | Haygood, Grisham | Henderson, Samuel | Hickman, Jacob | Hill, Isaac | Hill, Thomas | Holland, Asa | Hook, Henry | Hook, John | Hughes, Pratt Hunter, George | Innes, Hugh | Innis, Hugh, Colonel | Jamerson, William | Kemp, Thomas | Kerley, Jesse | Kingery, Jacob | Kingery, Peter | Kirkman, Elijah | Kitterman, Christopher | Kitterman, Henry | Kitterman, John | Koger, Jacob | Lambert, Thomas | Leamon, Daniel | Lovell, Markham | Lumsden, John | Lyon, Elisha | Maxey, Josiah | Maxey, Walter | Meador, Joel Sr. | Meador, John | Melwane, Thomas | Menefee, William | Miler, Tobias | Mishler, Jacob | Moore, William | Napier, Robert | Nave, Jacob | Nofkinger, Daniel | Parberry, James | Patterson, Samuel | Payne, Deborah | Pearson, Shearwood | Perdue, Daniel | Pergrin, David | Pinkard, Charles | Pinkard, John | Plaister, Michal | Plasture, Charity | Plyborne, John | Price, Jonathan | Price, Joseph Shore | Prottaman, Jacob | Radford, Richard | Richardson, Stanhope | Ritter, John | Robertson, Thomas | Robertson, William | Robinson, Thomas | Ross, Alexander | Ryan, William | Shearwood, Robert | Sheridan, Mark | Shuman, Jacob | Sibert, Jacob | Smith, Gideon | Smith, John | Smith, Leonora Snider, David | Spangler, Daniel | Spangler, George | Starkey, John | Stone, James | Stover, Henry | Sutherland, Phil | Tanner, James | Taylor, Jeremiah | Thompson, Andrew | Thorp, William | Toney, William | Tully, Happy | Turnbull, George | Turner, James | Turpin, Jesse | Underwood, Samuel | Vinson, Charlesl | Wade, John Uttey | Watson, James | Webb, Theodoric | Webb, William | Wever, Jacob | Williams, Thomas | Willis, John | Wood, Ambrose | Wood, John | Wood, Robert | Woods, Hugh | Woodson, Shadrack | Woody, Henry Sr. | Wray, Moses | Wright, Joshua | Wright, William | Wyatt, John | Young, Allen | Young, Joseph
Images of Wills, Inventories, Orphans Records, Post Mortems 1812 to 1825
Testators: Absher, Luke | Agee, Ephraim | Agee, Matthew | Allen, William | Anderson, James | Angle, Peter | Ashworth, John | Barnard, Peter | Barroll, James | Beard, Sarah | Beasley, Richard | Beckner, Jacob | Beheller, David | Belcher, Francis | Binnion, Martin | Bishop, Joseph | Bondurant, Jacob | Boon, Elizabeth | Boon, Jacob | Boothe, James | Bowman, John | Brock, Joshua | Brock, Lucy | Brothers, William | Brown, Henry | Brown, William | Brozendine, Isaac | Burn, James | Burwell, William | Campbell, Thomas | Canady, James | Capell, Nicholas | Cheatwood, William | Chewning, George | Choice, John | Clarkson, John | Cleck, Christian | Cockran, Edward | Craighead, John | Cron, Fergus | Custer, Abraham | Dickerson, David | Dickinson, John | Dickinson, Joshiah W. | Dillon, William | Draper, Asa | Early, John | Early, Jubal | Edds, John | English, William | Estes, Elisha | Farland, Henry | Farris, William | Fearen, Lewis | Ferguson, Alexander | Ferguson, Charles | Ferguson, John Sr. | Ferguson, Mary | Ferguson, William | Finney, Lewis | Gilmer, P. R. | Goode, David | Goode, John | Gossell, Abraham | Gray, William | Greer, James | Haizless, Henry | Hale, John | Hale, Joseph | Hamblin, Thomas | Harris, John | Harrison, Josiah | Harrison, William | Hawke, Polly | Heptonstall, Caleb | Heptonstall, Thomas | Hicks, Dibdale | Hill, Isaac | Hodges, Josiah | Hodges, William | Holland, Thomas | Hook, John | Hunter, Robert | Huston, Thomas | Hutcheson, William | Jackson, Thomas | Jarrett, Robert | Johnson, Martin Keen, Elisha | Kelly, William | Kemp, John Jr. | Killerman, Christinia | Kingery, Katy | Lane, John | Law, Burwell | Law, Nathaniel | Lifer, James | Luke, Faithful | Lyon, Elisha | Lyon, Sarah | Martin, James | Martin, John | Maxey, Josiah | McCall, William | McVey, James | Meador, Jesse | Meador, Susanna Meshire, Edward | Minnix, Charlesl | Mitchell, Archibald | Mitchell, Richard | Moore, William | Niblett, Thomas | Payne, George | Payne, Thomas | Perdue, Daniel | Perdue, Happy | Petter, Peter | Phelps, John | Philips, John | Poindexter, John | Powell, Robert | Prunty, Robert | Pruntz, James | Pucket, Jeremiah | Rakes, Anthony | Real, Andrew | Reeble, Owen | Richards, Edward | Richardson, Fanny | Richardson, Nancy | Rives, Frederick | Robertson, Lucy | Robertson, Nicholas | Robertson, William | Ryherd, Adam | Saunders, Peter | Simmons, Elisha | Siver, John Donah | Smith, John | Smith, William | Snider, David | Souna, Peter | Spangler, George | Starkey, John | Stephens, Peter | Stockton, Charlesl | Stockton, Richard | Stone, Clifford | Sullivant, Samuel | Sutherland, Philip | Sweeney, Benjamin | Swinney, Phebe | Taylor, Alsup | Taylor, Oly | Teal, George | Teal, Peter | Thurmond, John | Turnbull, George | Turner, John | Underwood, Samuel | Ward, Charlesl | Ward, Harry | Webb, Cuthbert and Molley | Webb, Jacob | Webb, Smith | Webb, Theodrick | Webster, Luke | Webster, Samuel | White, Isaiah | Williams, Clay | Williams, Samuel | Willis, William | Winfree, Stephen | Woodall, John | Wood, Stephen | Woods, John | Wright, James | Young, John | Zeigler, John
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