The Resource Lancaster County (Va.) Will Books

Lancaster County (Va.) Will Books

Label
Lancaster County (Va.) Will Books, 1674-1795
Title
Lancaster County (Va.) Will Books
Inclusive dates
1674-1795
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Will Books, 1674-1795, of Lancaster County Court. The will books includes the name of testator, list of heirs and year the wills were proven in court and probate records such as inventories and appraisements. All the will books have indexes except 1690-1709 and 1770-1783
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Lancaster County was formed in 1651 from Northumberland and York counties.
  • The will books of Lancaster County in this collection were created by the County Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Lancaster 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
Lancaster County (Va.) Will Books
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Lancaster County
  • The microfilm copies of these volumes were filmed by the Library of Virginia
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 7
  • 3
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • The Library of Virginia Imaging Services Branch
  • The Library of Virginia Local Records Services Branch
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001583567
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative)
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copy, Lancaster County (Va.) Reels 18-20.
Type of unit
  • v. (1612 p.)
  • microfilm reels

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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