The Resource Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia, orders relevant to estates

Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia, orders relevant to estates

Label
Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia, orders relevant to estates, 1732-1802
Title
Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia, orders relevant to estates
Inclusive dates
1732-1802
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abstracts from Caroline County, Virginia, order books, 1732-1802, referring mainly to wills, inventories, and administrations of estates in Caroline County. Caroline County will books prior to 1814 are not extant. The original order books and microfilm copies are in the County Records
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Biographical or historical data
William Clayton Torrence was born 7 June 1884 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of John Early Torrence and Katherine Winter Clayton Torrence. Clayton Torrence worked as a bibliographer at the Virginia State Library in Richmond, Virginia, from 1906 to 1910; as secretary of the Valentine Museum from 1910 to 1918; and as editor of the William and Mary Quarterly historical papers from 1915 to 1918. Torrence graduated from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1919, and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1920. He served various parishes in Virginia and Maryland for the next twenty years, before returning to Richmond to serve as the corresponding secretary and director of the Virginia Historical Society in 1940. Torrence held that position until his death thirteen years later on 8 April 1953 in Richmond. He was buried at St. Mary's Episcopal Church cemetery. Torrence married Elizabeth Green Neblett 1 August 1912, and they had three children.
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Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia, orders relevant to estates
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
117
Immediate source of acquisition
Torrence, Clayton
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000487652
Type of unit
leaves.

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