The Resource Northumberland County (Va.) Estate Records

Northumberland County (Va.) Estate Records

Label
Northumberland County (Va.) Estate Records, 1859, 1912
Title
Northumberland County (Va.) Estate Records
Inclusive dates
1859, 1912
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Northumberland County (Va.) Estate Records, 1859, 1912 consist of documents relating to estate sales, appraisments, and settlements. Prior to the abolition of slavery in Virginia in 1865, slaves were considered property and appeared in estate accounts
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Northumberland County probably was named for the English county. It was formed about 1645 from the district of Chickacoan, the early-seventeenth-century name for the region between the Potomac and the Rappahannock rivers.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Northumberland County Fiduciary 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
Northumberland County (Va.) Estate Records
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Northumberland County under the accession number 43283
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
0.1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Northumberland County Circuit Court
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001604477
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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