The Resource Montgomery County (Va.) Court Records

Montgomery County (Va.) Court Records

Montgomery County (Va.) Court Records, 1788-1847
Montgomery County (Va.) Court Records
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Montgomery County (Va.) Court Records, 1788-1847. The collection contains various documents removed from Montgomery County court records. The records include two letters, 1816, from P. Smith to Colonel James Preston of Smithfield concerning his interest in purchasing Solitude, a nearby small plantation house. Also included, in chronological order, are: a land grant to the Assignee of Thomas Madison, Agent for the Lead Mine Company, 1788; a land grant to Peter Whitecar, Assignee of Jonathan Stamper, 1793; two letters from James King to Samuel Shields, 1810-1811; a letter from William Everly to Robert King, 1811; a deposition of James Tiffany and an affidavit of Jacob Herrell, 1825, from the court case Jacob Harrell vs. Peter Fizer, 1825; the deposition of Francis Huff from the case Executor of Henry Trout vs. Francis Huff, 1830; an envelope with the surname Phlegar, 1835; a court order from the case King vs. Kent, concerning the estate of Robert Harvey, 1835; a deposition of John Holmes from the Montgomery County Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery cause Hiram Haney vs. James Overstreet, 1841; the will of John Heaven of Putnam County, Indiana, 1841; a summons for Thomas Donoho from the chancery cause Nancy Robinson vs. Thomas Donoho, 1845; a letter pertaining to the John Smith & heirs estate, 1847; the deposition of Edward Lambeth from the Montgomery County Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery case Trustee of Nancy Webb vs. Charles B. Reynolds, 1847; and a deposition of Lewis Griner from the Montgomery County Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery case Thomas J. Wall vs. Samuel Coffee, 1847
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Biographical or historical data
Motgomery County was named for Richard Montgomery, who was killed in the American assault on Quebec late in 1775. It was formed from Fincastle County in 1776, and parts of Botetourt and Pulaski Counties were added later.
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Location of other archival material
  • For additional information concerning the replevin of these items see Larry I. Vass Case records, 1781-1973, found at the Library of Virginia.
  • Additional Montgomery 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.
Montgomery County (Va.) Court Records
  • These items form part of the Local Government Records Replevin Collection
  • Originals refiled with suit papers in Montgomery County Chancery Causes, including chancery cause 1830-009 Jacob Harrell vs. Peter Fiser; 1841-016 Joseph King vs. Jacob Kent etc; chancery cause 1846-013 Hiram Haney vs. James Overstreet etc; 1847-007 Thomas J. Wall vs. Samuel Coffee; 1848-015 Nancy Robinson vs. Admr of James Barnett; 1849-005 Thomas Greer etc vs. Charles B. Reynolds etc
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safety base polyester
  • The Library of Virginia
black and white
Emulsion on film
silver halide
service copy
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Positive negative aspect
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
In part, photocopies.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
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Library Locations

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