The Resource Bedford County (Va.) Various Court Records

Bedford County (Va.) Various Court Records

Label
Bedford County (Va.) Various Court Records, circa 1772-1800
Title
Bedford County (Va.) Various Court Records
Inclusive dates
circa 1772-1800
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Language
eng
Summary
Bedford County (Va.) Various Court Records, circa 1772-1800. Consists of two judgments, Burton v. Haynes, ca. 1797; and Evans v. Frederick, circa 1799; the estate account of Richard Dearen, 1772; and a petition and report, 1800, pertaining to a proposed road from Davies' Ferry Road at the upper end of Philip Burton's plantation to the county line
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Biographical or historical data
Bedford County was named probably for John Russell, fourth duke of Bedford, who served as secretary of state for the southern department from 1748 to 1751 and had general supervision of colonial affairs. It was formed from Lunenburg County in 1753, and parts of Albemarle and Lunenburg Counties were added in 1755. The county court first met on 5 May 1754. The county seat is the town of Bedford.
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Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Bedford County Court Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Bedford County (Va.) Various Court Records
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia under accession number 41494
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Extent
8
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There are no restrictions
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001554877
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Type of unit
p.

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