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Pulaski County (Va.) Circuit Court Records

Pulaski County (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1839-1959
Pulaski County (Va.) Circuit Court Records
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  • Pulaski County (Va.) Circuit Court Records, 1839-1959, consist of court records, tax and fiscal records, road and bridge records, health and medical records, justice of the peace records, land records, township records, election records, fiduciary records, wills, and miscellaneous records
  • Court records include chancery execution, process, memorandum, rules and docket books; common law execution, fee, process, rules and docket books; county court execution, memorandum, fee, rules, docket and judge's docket books; witness and jury books; order books; and a list of felons (1872-1926)
  • Tax and fiscal records include the sheriffs' returns of voters posted (1904-1959)
  • Road and bridge records include two volumes of road books dated 1842-1866 and 1875-1877
  • Health and medical records include a register of physicians, surgeons, and dentists [register of medical professionals] (1906-1920 circa) that lists licensed medical doctors with the date that the license was issued by the State Board of Medical Examiners or some other licensing board (dental, optometry, etc.)
  • Justice of the Peace records includes a record of magistrate's executions (1879-1915) and a record of magistrate's executions and judgments (1869-1889). The second record includes information regarding the clerk's tax records, list of conveyances, land partitions, and list of deeds recorded/transfers
  • Land records includes a daily index of receipt of deeds (1908-1910)
  • Township records include the town of Newbern council minutes (1886-1909 circa)
  • Election records includes a record of elections (1865); a list of voters registered (1902-1908); and a list of qualified voters (1927)
  • Fiduciary records include lists of fiduciaries for 1885-1910 and 1912-1919
  • Wills includes Circuit Court Will Book 1 (1891-1902). The volume also contains transcriptions of the following Chancery Causes ended 1848-1849: John D. Howe versus Daniel H. Hoge, etc; John G. Cecil versus Executor of John Glum, etc; William J. Gilkerson versus Executors of John Wygal, etc; and Edwin Watson versus Executors of John Wygal, etc
  • Miscellaneous records includes a record of Pulaski County volunteer fire departments (1940-1969)
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Biographical or historical data
Pulaski County was named for Casimir Pulaski, the Polish patriot who served in the American army during the revolutionary war and who was killed during the siege of Savannah in 1779. It was formed from Montgomery and Wythe counties in 1839.
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Location of other archival material
Additional Pulaski 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.
Pulaski County (Va.) Circuit Court Records
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Culpeper County under the accession number 43684
  • A list of records transferred is available at the Library of Virginia. Please consult Archives Research Services for details
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions and hours
  • The Library of Virginia
Governing access note
There are no restrictions. The collection is unprocessed but open for research
Immediate source of acquisition
Pulaski County Circuit Court
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There are no restrictions.
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