The Resource Prince William County (Va.) Deed Books Libers A-B, E, M, P and R

Prince William County (Va.) Deed Books Libers A-B, E, M, P and R

Label
Prince William County (Va.) Deed Books Libers A-B, E, M, P and R, 1731-1771
Title
Prince William County (Va.) Deed Books Libers A-B, E, M, P and R
Inclusive dates
1731-1771
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Deed Books Libers A-B, E, M, P and R cover 1731-1771. The deed books record the name of the grantor and grantee, the residence of both individuals and the description of property being sold or transferred. All volumes have an index which contains the first and last names of both parties. However, the index for Deed Book Liber E is incomplete and only covers G-W. The indexes are arranged alphabetically from A-Z
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Prince William County was formed from Stafford and King George Counties by a statute adopted in 1730, to take effect on 12 March 1731. The county was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of King George II.
  • Many pre-Civil War records were lost, destroyed, or stolen by Union troops in 1863 during the Civil War. Sixteen deed books and five will books are missing.
  • The items found in this collection were originally created by the County Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Additional Prince William 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's web site.
  • Prince William County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Prince William County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Prince William County (Va.) Deed Books Libers A-B, E, M, P and R
Note
  • These volumes were created by the Virginia State Library's (now the Library of Virginia) Archives Division
  • Deed Book Liber A, 1146818, was created under the accession number 24002
  • The microfilm reels were created by the Genealogical Society of Utah on location at the Virginia State Library and the Prince William County Courthouse
  • These volumes are found at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 7
  • 4
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Virginia State Library
  • The Genealogical Society of Utah
  • The Genealogical Society of Utah
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001619416
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative)
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copies, Prince William County (Va.) Reels 1-4.
Type of unit
  • v.
  • microfilm reels.

Library Locations

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