The Resource Prince Edward County (Va.) Court Records

Prince Edward County (Va.) Court Records

Label
Prince Edward County (Va.) Court Records, 1749-1925 (bulk 1750-1800)
Title
Prince Edward County (Va.) Court Records
Inclusive dates
1749-1925 (bulk 1750-1800)
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Prince Edward County (Va.) Court Records, 1749-1925 (bulk 1750-1800), consist of judgments, criminal causes, road and bridge records, land records, tax and fiscal records, election records, fiduciary records, jury records, overseer of the poor records, election records, health and medical records, bonds/commissions/oaths, business records, justice of the peace records, clerk's records, court finance records, and miscellaneous records. Not every kind of record exists for every year
  • Chancery records, census records, deeds, eighteenth-century election records, free negro and slave records, military and pension records, tithable lists, and wills were removed and processed separately
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Prince Edward County was named in honor of Edward Augustus, a son of Prince Frederick Louis, a grandson of George II, and a younger brother of George III. The county was formed from Amelia County in 1753. The county seat is Farmville.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Prince Edward County (Va.) Court Records
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Prince Edward County under the accession number 43640
  • A list of records transferred is available at the Library of Virginia. Please consult Archives Research Services for details
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
13.95
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Prince Edward County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001641478
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (31 boxes)

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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