The Resource Prince William County (Va.) Will Books C, G-I

Prince William County (Va.) Will Books C, G-I

Label
Prince William County (Va.) Will Books C, G-I, 1734-1809
Title
Prince William County (Va.) Will Books C, G-I
Inclusive dates
1734-1809
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Will Books C, G-I cover 1734-1809. The will books include the name of testator, list of heirs and the year the wills were proven in court and probate records such as inventories and appraisements. The will books have indexes which contains the first and last names of both parties. The indexes are arranged alphabetically from A-Z
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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 records used in these volumes 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.) Will Books C, G-I
Note
  • These volumes were created by the Virginia State Library's (now the Library of Virginia) Archives Division under the accession numbers 23455, 24455 and 26984
  • The microfilm copies of these volumes were created by the Genealogical Society of Utah on location at the Prince William County Courthouse
  • Will Book, 1124292, is located 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
  • 4
  • 2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Virginia State Library
  • The Genealogical Society of Utah
  • The Genealogical Society of Utah.
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001595140
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative)
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copies, Prince William County (Va.) Reels 18-19.
Type of unit
  • v.
  • microfilm reels

Library Locations

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