The Resource Arlington County (Va.) Court Records

Arlington County (Va.) Court Records

Label
Arlington County (Va.) Court Records, 1801-1917
Title
Arlington County (Va.) Court Records
Inclusive dates
1801-1917
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Arlington County (Va.) Court Records, 1801-1917, consist of chancery causes (1810-1917), marriage licenses (1853-1916 circa), and four boxes that contain a mixture of record series (1801-1904). Those record series include bonds/commissions/oaths, business records, clerk's records, judgments, criminal records, jury records, election records, personal documentation, fiduciary records, land records, marriage records, organization records, overseer of the poor records, road and bridge records, tax and fiscal records, and wills. Not every kind of record exists for every year
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Arlington County was originally named Alexandria County. It was formed from a part of Fairfax County that was ceded to the U.S. government in 1789 but was returned to Virginia in 1846. The county name was changed in 1920 to Arlington, the name of the Custis family mansion (former home of Robert E. Lee), which is located in the county.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Arlington County (Va.) Court Records
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Arlington County under the accession number 43749
  • A list of records transferred is available at the Library of Virginia. Please consult Archives Research Services for details
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
33
Governing access note
All records in this collection, except for marriage licenses, are closed for processing
Immediate source of acquisition
Arlington County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001609734
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (73 boxes)

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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