The Resource Washington County (Va.) Court Records

Washington County (Va.) Court Records

Washington County (Va.) Court Records, 1839-1913
Washington County (Va.) Court Records
Inclusive dates
  • Washington County (Va.) Court Records, 1839-1913, consists of Law Causes Ended (1858-1913), Tax and Fiscal Records (1902), School Records (1892-1898), Business Records (1858-1874), Fiduciary Records (1839-1873), and an Estray Book (1865-1913)
  • Law Causes Ended (1858-1913) contain judgments and commonwealth causes
  • Tax and Fiscal Records (1902) contain claims for payment to the commonwealth
  • School Records is a volume titled Daily Record of Spring Creek School (white), Goodson District (1892-1898)
  • Business Records is a ledger from the business Lynch, Cummings and Company that covers the years 1858-1874
  • Fiduciary Records is one volume titled Inventory and appraisement of the personal property belonging to the estate of Colonel James White, deceased (1839-1873). Includes two volumes; larger volume contains estate administration accounts. Related to Washington County Chancery Suit Administrator of James L. White vs. Admrs of James White, etc. Index number 1883-060
  • Estray Book (1865-1913) is a volume that contains reports from commissioners about lost livestock. Pages 1-8 of book include notes and calculation examples on Practical Surveying; pages 10-55 are the estray book
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Biographical or historical data
Washington County is the first locality in the United States known to have been named for George Washington. It was formed from Fincastle County in 1776, and a part of Montgomery County was added in 1777.
Cataloging source
Location of other archival material
  • Washington County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Washington County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Collection at the Library of Virginia. Search the "Lost Records Localities Database" found at the Library of Virginia web site.
  • See also separate catalog record for Lynch, Cummings and Company, 1858-1874.
  • See also separate catalog record for Inventory and appraisement of the personal property belonging to the estate of Colonel James White, deceased (1839-1873).
  • See also separate catalog record for Washington County (Va.) Township Records, 1870-1875.
Washington County (Va.) Court Records
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Washington County under the accession numbers 44413 and 44925
  • The Library of Virginia
  • 40.75
  • 6
Governing access note
There are no restrictions. The collection is unprocessed but open for research
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Washington County Circuit Court
  • Washington County Circuit Court
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
  • cu. ft. (80 boxes) and
  • volumes.

Library Locations

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      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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