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Label
1662-1775
Inclusive dates
1662-1775
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Listing of wills, 1662-1775, noted by name and date in the Henrico County, Virginia, order books for the years 1719 to 1724 and 1737 to 1741, for which period the will books are not extant, in addition to certain wills included in Henrico County Miscellaneous Court Records, 1650-1807. Some inventories and adminstrations of estates are also listed
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Revised
Biographical or historical data
William Clayton Torrence was born 7 June 1884 in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of John Early Torrence and Katherine Winter Clayton Torrence. Clayton Torrence worked as a bibliographer at the Virginia State Library in Richmond, Virginia, from 1906 to 1910; as secretary of the Valentine Museum from 1910 to 1918; and as editor of the William and Mary Quarterly historical papers from 1915 to 1918. Torrence graduated from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1919, and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1920. He served various parishes in Virginia and Maryland for the next twenty years, before returning to Richmond to serve as the corresponding secretary and director of the Virginia Historical Society in 1940. Torrence held that position until his death thirteen years later on 8 April 1953 in Richmond. He was buried at St. Mary's Episcopal Church cemetery. Torrence married Elizabeth Green Neblett 1 August 1912, and they had three children.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Abstracts of Henrico County wills, inventories, and administrations
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
10
Immediate source of acquisition
Torrence, Clayton
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000494402
Type of unit
  • leaves and 8
  • p.

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