The Resource Westmoreland County records

Westmoreland County records

Label
Westmoreland County records, 1679-1757
Title
Westmoreland County records
Inclusive dates
1679-1757
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Westmoreland County, Virginia, records, 1679-1757, compiled by Augusta B. Fothergill (1876-1965) of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of deeds for property in Westmoreland County; land grants for property in Westmoreland County and in Northumberland County, Virginia; and judicial records, including bonds, declarations, judgments, suit papers, and writs, from Westmoreland County. Papers also contain the will of Roger Wiggenton of Westmoreland County
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Augusta Bridgland Middleton Fothergill was born in Lexington, Virginia, 3 February 1876 to John William Middleton (1835-1907) and Sarah Virginia Figgat Middleton (b. 1851). She attended Lexington public schools and received special instruction in literature from professors at the Washington and Lee University. A genealogist and historian, Fothergill authored five books. She was a member of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, the American Historical Association, and the Virginia Historical Society. She noted that her earliest ancestor was in Virginia by 1615. Her husband was Robert Boyer Fothergill. Augusta Fothergill died in Richmond, Virginia, 9 September 1965 and was buried in the family plot in Lexington.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of originals duplicates
Originals held by Jessie Ball DuPont Memorial Library, Stratford Hall.
Label
Westmoreland County records
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00596.xml
Note
Items c, n, and o are located in Oversize Box 2
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
16
Immediate source of acquisition
Fothergill, Augusta B.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499141
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Terms governing use
Permission to publish must be obtained from Stratford Hall. Email such requests to: library@stratfordhall.org.
Type of unit
items (35 leaves).

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
Processing Feedback ...