The Resource Henrico County (Va.) Wills,

Henrico County (Va.) Wills,

Label
Henrico County (Va.) Wills,
Title
Henrico County (Va.) Wills,
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
ENTER NAME OF LOCALITY (Va.) Wills, ENTER DATE RANGE record the deceased's plan for how his or her estate was to be divided among his or her heirs following his or her death. Information commonly recorded in wills include the name of the deceased, also referred as the testator; names of heirs; a listing of real and personal property (including slaves) and how it was to be divided among the heirs; names of individuals who were to be the will's executors; the date will was written; and the date will was recorded at the court house
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • ENTER NAME OF LOCALITY was formed
  • Individuals dying with a written will died testate. After the death of an individual, his or her will was brought into court, where two of the subscribing witnesses swore that the document was genuine. After the will was proved, the executor was bonded to carry out his or her duties to settle the estate. The court then ordered the will to be recorded.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Henrico County (Va.) Wills,
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in transfer of court papers from ENTER NAME OF LOCALITY
  • This is a note
Arrangement
Organized
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  • The Library of Virginia
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
ENTER NAME OF LOCALITY Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001640837
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. ( boxes)

Library Locations

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