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Use microfilm copy, Accomack County (Va.) Reels 1-11, 51-52 and 78-79.Preferred Citation
Accomack County (Va.) Deeds, 1632-1757, Orders, 1632-1697 and Wills, 1632-1729. Accomack County (Va.) Reels 1-11, 51-52 and 78-79, Local government records collection, Accomack County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.Acquisition Information
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Accomack County.Descriptive Summary
Deed Books, 1632-1757, of Accomack County Court. The deed book records the name of the grantor and grantee, the residence of both individuals and the description of property being sold or transferred. The volumes have indexes except (1632-1640) which contains the first and last names of both parties. It is arranged alphabetically from A-Z.
Order Books, 1632-1697, of Accomack County Court. The order book records all matters brought before the court when it was in session. It provides a synopsis of cases in a neater, more organized form. These volumes are sometimes internally indexed; more rarely, there is a comprehensive index. A wide variety of information is found in this order book including: deeds, chancery causes, judgments, records of legal disputes heard before the county court and road orders. All the order books have indexes except (1632-1640).
Will Books, 1632-1729, of Accomack County Court. The will book includes the name of testator, list of heirs and year the wills were proven in court and probate records such as inventories and appraisements. All the will books have indexes except (1632-1640).Historical Information
Accomack County was formed in 1663 from Northampton County. Previous names: Accawmack, Accomac (original shire), Northampton (1643).Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.Adjunct Descriptive Data
Additional Accomack Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult A Guide to Virginia County and City Records On Microfilm found on the Library of Virginia web site.Index Terms