Saturday, September 13, 2014

Lancaster Co. Virginnia Genealogy: Images of Wills and Estates

Lancaster County, Virginia Court House Records

Lancaster County JailPictured: Lancaster County Jail.

Whitestone, VirginiaWhitestone, Virginia.

VervilleVerville, Merry Point, Virginia.

Lancaster County was created in 1651 from Northumberland and York counties.

One of the most important personal estates which came before the court of Lancaster between 1690 and 1700 was that of John Carter, Sr., valued at 2260 pounds. Smaller estates in the counties of Lancaster and Westmoreland were those of David Myles, 320 pounds, John Washington, 377 pounds and John Pritchard, 476 pounds. In the case of the latter, the personalty included debts owed him of 30 pounds and 101,307 pounds of tobacco.

Sources: Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. II, p. 236; Records of Lancasgter County, Vol. 1674-1687, p. 36 and 1675-1689, orders, 8 Feb 1674.

Lancaster County Court House Records available to members of Virginia Pioneers

  • Marriages to 1699
Miscellaneous Estates
  • Ball, Hannah, LWT (1694) (image)
  • Cheatwood, Thomas- Inventory of Estate (1678) (image)
  • Haynes, Thomas, LWT (1679) (image)
  • King, William, LWT
  • Pinckard, James, LWT (1751)
  • Pinckard, Mary, LWT (1749)
Digital Images of Wills 1700 to 1719
  • Ashford, John
  • Ball, Joseph
  • Batt, Margaret
  • Bostwick, Robert
  • Brightman, William
  • Burkley, Thomas
  • Bradley, John
  • Carter, Thomas
  • Chapman, William
  • Chappell, William
  • Chilton, George
  • Christian, Oliver
  • Clark, Nicholas
  • Davenport, William
  • Dillon, Stephen
  • Draper, Josias
  • Fox, Hanah
  • Garton, William
  • George, Nicholas
  • Glass, Joseph
  • Harrot, Thomas
  • Hart, John
  • Harvard, George
  • Heard, William
  • Hill, Job
  • Horton, Robert
  • James, Daniel
  • Kilgore, Peter
  • Ladner, Hugh
  • Landor, Duke
  • Laurie, John
  • Lawne, James
  • Lawson, Rowland
  • Lawne, John
  • Lot, Thomas
  • Lyne, Thomas
  • Margae, John
  • Mewzoy, David
  • Moore, Francis
  • Moore, John
  • Morinton, Thomas
  • Nash, William
  • Nickolson, Francis
  • Parfitt, Thomas
  • Payne, Richard
  • Pitman, John
  • Pollard, Robert
  • Price, Elinor
  • Roberson, Landers
  • Robinson, John
  • Rott, Brian
  • Sharp, John
  • Sharp, Margaret
  • Shaw, John
  • Stonum, Henry
  • Straton, James
  • Sweatman, John
  • Taylor, Job
  • Tillman, Elizabeth
  • Timson, Percival
  • Wales, Benjamin
  • Walis, Francis
  • Wells, Robert
  • Williams, Rodger
  • Wills, John
  • Wren, Nicholas
  • Wren, William
  • Young, Robert

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