The Resource Roanoke County (Va.) School House Deeds

Roanoke County (Va.) School House Deeds

Label
Roanoke County (Va.) School House Deeds, 1871-1886
Title
Roanoke County (Va.) School House Deeds
Inclusive dates
1871-1886
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Roanoke County (Va.) School House Deeds, 1871-1886 consist of deeds of bargain and sale and deeds of gift granting land in Roanoke County to be used for erecting school buildings in the following school districts: Salem, Big Lick, Catawba, and Cave Spring. On presentation to the court, deeds were proved and recorded. If the deed was not witnessed, the grantor acknowledged the deed in open court. A few of the deeds include plats
  • Deeds of bargain and sale are the most commonly recorded deed in which one individual sells property, usually land, but occasionally personal property, to another individual. Such deeds show the names of the grantor and grantee, the residence of both parties, a description of what is being sold, the consideration (or price), the location of the tract of land, the tract's boundaries, and any limitations on the property being sold. The deed was signed by the grantor, and possibly his wife or anyone else having a claim to the property, and by at least two witnesses. Appended to the deed may be a memorandum of livery of seisin, stating that the property has changed hands and that peaceful possession has taken place
  • Deeds of gift are often found transferring property, either real or personal, from one individual to another "for love and affection."
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Roanoke County was named for the Roanoke River. The name is an Indian word meaning shell money. The county was formed from Botetourt County in 1838, and part of Montgomery County was added later.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
  • Deed Books and Indices to Deeds for Roanoke County 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.
  • Additional Roanoke County Land Records can be found on microfilm at The Library of Virginia web site. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Roanoke County (Va.) School House Deeds
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Roanoke County
  • The collection 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
.225
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Roanoke County Circuit Court
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001618706
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (1 box)

Library Locations

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