Lunenburg county clerks office library of virginia. Also found is a listing of marriages taken from deed books and other vital records. Cumberland parish, lunenburg county, virginia 17461816, vestry book,1746 1816 by landon c. Lunenburg county, virginia lawson surname dna project. Usa 1,012,695 virginia 37,550 lunenburg county 364 lunenburg county court records 6. It is also available in book form at the family history library. A contribution to the history of lunenburg county and southside. The vestry book itself is replete with records of birth, baptism, marriage, and death, as well as an abundance of land transactions. Lunenburg county road orders 17461764 by nathaniel mason pawlett faculty research historian and tyler jefferson boyd research assistant introduction the roads are under the government of the county courts, subject to be controuled by the general court. If the deed was not witnessed, the grantor acknowledged the deed in open court. Lunenburg county va historical society home facebook.
Lunenburg county, virginia wills, 17461825 familysearch. A copy of the full text of these ordinances will be posted on the bulletin board in front of the historic lunenburg county circuit courthouse 11435 courthouse road, lunenburg, va 23952, on the front door of the lunenburg county administrators office 114 courthouse road, lunenburg, va 23952, and here by clicking the links under the. Virginia lunenburg county 1700s to early 1800s goyen. Lunenburg, south side of dan river, part of byrds tract called the havila, on river, to william douglas line. Coke, 1 book john vogt, 1 book nathaniel mason pawlett, 1 book. Created in 1999, the lunenburg county historical society seeks to preserve the countys historical legacy. The old free state, a contribution to the history of lunenburg county and southside virginia landon c. June banks evans, 9 books helen creighton, 1 book susan d.
Lunenburg county va historical society, lunenburg, va. Lunenburg county, virginia genealogy familysearch wiki. The volume was created as part of a partnership between richard r. January 9 how fortunate we are here in lunenburg that two of the three historic houses chosen for the spring tour sponsored by the virginia museum of history and culture are here in our county. Jones, 1 book mildred white steltzner, 1 book lunenburg county va. Cumberland parish, lunenburg county, virginia, 17461816 and vestry book, 17461816 landon c. The vestry book itself is replete with records of birth.
A collection of marriage bonds for lunenburg county, virginia from 1763 to 1821. Find the most updated accounts of an ancestors family. Usa 1,012,695 virginia 37,550 virginia court records 931 lunenburg county court records 6. This thorough history of lunenburg county begins with the colony of sir walter raleigh in 1584 and its interaction with the native croatoan indians, covers the countys creation in 1746, and continues through the dynamic time after the civil war when many people were. The will written by john hardy in oct 1675 and probated in jun 1677 proves by its language and land description that the writer of the will was the same exact john hardy who patented the 1150 acres in 1666 naming himself and wife olive as that first two head rights. Explore the worlds largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources. The county was named after the duchy of brunswicklunenburg, which is located in modernday germany.
Bells history of the parish and transcription of its oldest vestry book are of the first importance. Lunenburg county was created in 1746 out of brunswick county, va. Everyday discount prices and great customer service. Livingstons law register, 1851 lunenburg county lawyers source. Lunenburg county will books can be found on microfilm at the library of virginia web site. On presentation to the court, deeds were proved and recorded. Lunenburg county va historical society shared an event. The lunenburg legacy by gay neale is a history of the county sponsored by the lunenburg historical society. Deeds, 17461989 bulk 17461935 consist of deeds of bargain and sale, deeds of gift, mortgages, deeds of trust, and deeds of emancipation.
Lunenburg county, virginia genealogy trails history group. Abstracts from wythe county will books 3 and 4, may 1822 through april, 1837. Lunenburg is a port town on the south shore of nova scotia, canada. Lunenburg county va historical society posts facebook. Lunenburg county road orders 17461764 by nathaniel mason. This site can be used to make online payments to the lunenburg county treasurers office and inquire about tax ticket information from the comfort of your home or office. Genealogy and history books for a list of nova scotia used. The 250th anniversary committee is collecting information for a forthcoming book, lunenburg legacy. The county is named for the former duchy of brunswicklunenburg in germany, because one of the titles also carried by britains hanoverian kings was duke of brunswicklunenburg. A contribution to the history of lunenburg county and southside virginia ebook written by landon covington bell. Court records free reference and directory estate records. Reel numbers of county records microfilm available interlibrary loan through your. Wood who traded slaves between virginia and mississippi and new.
Lunenburg countys 250th year celebration formation of historical society. Google books lunenburg county court records directory source. Covers the early settlers of wythe county from its beginning through the year 1838. At the time of its formation in 1746, lunenburg county comprised the territory contained in nine presentday virginia counties. Consult a guide to virginia county and city records on microfilm additional lunenburg county land records can be found on microfilm at the library of virginia web site. The present lunenburg courthouse building, the county s third, was erected between august 1824 and march 1827.
A contribution to the history of lunenburg county and southside virginia. Land tax mecklenburg microfilm personal property tax mecklenburg. Lc land ownership maps, 1296 entered according to act of congress in the year 1871 by jed. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet. Find property records, vital records, inmate and court records, professional and business licenses, contractor licenses and much more.
Virginia the old free state a contribution to the history. Lunenburg 2 neighboring counties brunswick charlotte mecklenburg nottoway prince. Lunenburg county, virginia genealogy genealogy familysearch. In this work, matheny and yates have recorded all pertinent details of the 2,400 earliest extant lunenburg county marriages. Index to pages index to wills 17651948 transcription. Hotchkiss, in the office of the librarian of congress. Among the earliest settlers of the county was william taylor, born in king william county, virginia.
Its boundaries extended eastward as far as modern southampton, westward to the blue ridge mountains, southward to north carolina, and northward to botetourt county. Halifax county was formed in 1752 from lunenburg county. Wills, 17431928 a collection in the library of virginia barcode numbers. Statewide collections are found on the virginia court records page.
Welcome to lunenburg countys etreasurer applications. Lunenburg county, virginia compiled genealogies genealogy. Mecklenburg county formed 1765 from lunenburg county county seat. County, virginia 17461816 is an excellent research and historical tool. According to most scholars and historians, this is probably the best and most complete history of halifax county to be found. Lunenburg county was created from brunswick county in 1746, and included.
Lunenburg county, virginia, marriage bonds index, 17631839. Cumberland parish was coextensive with lunenburg county from its inception in 1745, and mr. Reel numbers of county records microfilm available interlibrary loan through your county library. Eastern shore from eastern passage to chezzetcook, and sheet harbour kings county windsor lunenburg county queens county shelburne county census. Cumberland parish, lunenburg county, virginia, 17461816 and. This page primarily lists records kept at the countycity level. The earliest records in lunenburg county cover this entire area. Lunenburg county, virginia public records directory. For animated maps illustrating virginia county boundary changes, rotating formation virginia. Founded in 1753, the town was one of the first british attempts to settle protestants in nova scotia in an effort to displace the french colonial roman catholic acadians and indigenous mikmaq the economy was traditionally based on the offshore fishery and today lunenburg is the site of canadas largest. The historic lunenburg county courthouse circuit court embodies the architectural characteristics of thomas jefferson and carries the great distinction of being one of only four jeffersonian courthouses in virginia. Guide to lunenburg county virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy.
They order new roads to be opened whenever they think them necessary. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the old free state. The present lunenburg courthouse building, the countys third, was erected between august 1824 and march 1827. Cumberland parish was formed at the same time lunenburg county was created, and was coextensive with the county.
Coke, 1 book john vogt, 1 book geological survey u. Lunenburg county, virginia usgenweb archives project. Although attention will be given to traditional chronological history, much of the books emphasis will focus on anecdotal history based upon recollections of older citizens. Lunenburg county, virginia public records directory quickly find public record sources in the largest human edited public record directory. History of the county of lunenburg internet archive. Lunenburg county was established on may 1, 1746, from brunswick county. The territory at that time included present pittsylvania, henry, and patrick counties. Preliminary map of lunenburg county, virginia library of. Cann, 1 book katherine blackwell elliott, 1 book landon covington bell, 1 book don simmons, 1 book ben h. The book will cover the history of the county with a focus on the past 100 years. Genealogical notes concerning the ward family, primarily of lunenburg county, va. The county is named for the former duchy of brunswicklunenburg in germany. Beeman, 1 book nathaniel mason pawlett, 1 book gay weeks neale, 1 book. A7 early adventures in the town of evansham, volume iv.
Below are different going, goyen, gowen related sources for those people were in the virginia, north carolina, or south carolina areas in the early 1700s to early 1800s parent county 1745lunenburg county was created 6 may 1745 from brunswick county. National register of historic places in mecklenburg co. Jones, 1 book peter barss, 1 book lunenburg county va. Lunenburg county historical society nonprofit 501c 3 incorporated by the commonwealth of virginia. About marriages of lunenburg county, virginia, 17461853 at the time of its formation in 1746, lunenburg county comprised the territory contained in nine presentday virginia counties. Consult a guide to virginia county and city records on microfilm index terms. Beasley jones and wood slave trade account book, 18351851, is composed of lists of sales of negroes and lists of accounts generated as part of a slave trading business. Preliminary map of lunenburg county, virginia map of lunenburg county, virginia shows the names of some residents.263 216 177 1543 112 1020 690 1609 1142 1548 1240 1350 305 1103 892 775 147 1344 418 1187 1225 779 977 876 1025 604 586 1084 1053 173 666