A Guide to the Berkeley County (W. Va.) Deed and Land Grants, 1797-1861 Berkeley County (W. Va.) Deed and Land Grants, 1797-1861 41008

A Guide to the Berkeley County (Va.) Deed and Land Grants, 1797-1861

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession number 41008


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Accession number
41008
Title
Berkeley County (W. Va.) Deed and Land Grants, 1797-1861
Physical Characteristics
1 microfilm reel (12 images)
Collector
Robert Alonzo Brock
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English
Abstract
This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.

Preferred Citation

Berkeley County (W. Va.) Deed and Land Grants, 1797-1861, Robert Alonzo Brock Collection, Henry E. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Acquisition Information

The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation. Microfilm received 15 April 2004.


Historical Information

Berkeley County (West) Virginia was named in honor of Norborne Berkeley, baron de Botetourt, for whom Botetourt County was also named. It was created from Frederick County in 1772. Berkeley County was one of the fifty western Virginia counties to form the state of West Virginia in 1863.

Scope and Content

Berkeley County (West) Virginia Deed and Land Grants, 1797-1861. The collection contains one deed and 4 land grants, as follows: a land grant to John Blake, 1860 Apr. 13; a land grant to Henry Barns, 1847 Apr. 15; a land grant to Thomas Willson, 1826 Aug. 16; a land grant to Thomas Bryerly, 1812 May 13; and a deed between Phillip Pendleton and wife and John James Maund, 1796 Oct. 24.

Related Material

Additional Berkeley County Land Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to West Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Berkeley County (W. Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Public records-- West Virginia--Berkeley County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Deeds--West Virginia--Berkeley County.
  • Land grants--West Virginia--Berkeley County.
  • Land records-- West Virginia--Berkley County.
  • Local government records--West Virginia--Berkeley County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History--18th century.
  • Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History--19th century.