The Resource Charles City County (Va.) Deed, Will and Order Book

Charles City County (Va.) Deed, Will and Order Book

Label
Charles City County (Va.) Deed, Will and Order Book, 1655-1665
Title
Charles City County (Va.) Deed, Will and Order Book
Inclusive dates
1655-1665
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Deed Book, 1655-1665, of Charles City County Court. The deed book record the name of the grantor and grantee, the residence of both individuals and the description of property being sold or transferred. The volume has an index which contains the first and last names of both parties. It is arranged alphabetically from A-Z
  • Order Book, 1655-1665, of Charles City County Court. The order book record all matters brought before the court when it was in session. It provides a synopses of cases in a neater, more organized form. These volumes are sometimes internally indexed; more rarely, there is a comprehensive index. A wide variety of information is found in the order book including: deeds, chancery causes, judgments, records of legal disputes heard before the county court and road orders. The order book has an index
  • Will Book, 1655-1665, of Charles City County Court. The will book includes the name of testator, list of heirs and the year the wills were proven in court and probate records such as inventories and appraisements. The will book has an index
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Charles City County was named for Charles I of England and was one of the eight shires established in 1634.
  • Records have been destroyed at various times. The most damage occurred during the Civil War when the records were strewn through the woods in a rainstorm. A few preā€“Civil War volumes such as deed books, will books, minute books, and order books exist.
  • The deed, will and order books of Charles City County in this collection were created by the County Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Charles City 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.
  • Charles City County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Charles City County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Charles City County (Va.) Deed, Will and Order Book
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Charles City County
  • The microfilm copy of this volume was filmed by the Library of Virginia
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 1
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Charles City County Circuit Court
  • The Library of Virginia Imaging Services Branch
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001585915
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative)
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copy, Charles City County (Va.) Reel 1.
Type of unit
  • v. (667 p.)
  • microfilm reel

Library Locations

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