A Guide to the King George County (Va.) Fiduciary Records, 1721-1960 King George County (Va.) Fiduciary Records 1059323-1156303 circa, 1171162-1171735 circa, 1174956

A Guide to the King George County (Va.) Fiduciary Records, 1721-1960

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the Library of Virginia
Collection Numbers 1059323-1156303 circa, 1171162-1171735 circa, 1174956


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Collection Numbers
1059323-1156303 circa, 1171162-1171735 circa, 1174956
Title
King George County (Va.) Fiduciary Records, 1721-1960
Physical Description
25 v, 5.9 cu. ft., and 2 boxes
Collector
King George County (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
State Records Center- Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

King George County (Va.) Fiduciary Records, 1721-1960. Local government records collection, King George County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

These records came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from King George County as part of accessions 22258, 41899, 41904, 42662,42759, and 42999.

Historical Information

King George County was formed from Richmond County by a statute of 23 December 1720. The county court first met on 19 May 1721. Part of Westmoreland County was added later. The county was named in honor of King George I.

Most loose records prior to 1830 are missing. Volumes that record deeds, court orders and wills exist.

Scope and Content

King George County (Va.) Fiduciary Records, 1721-1960, include miscellaneous records filed in a local court by trustees, administrators, executors, guardians, and committees that related to the performance of their duties managing a person's estate. These records typically include the following; bonds, appraisements, audits, inventories, accounts, estate divisions, settlements, dowery records, etc. Information related to enslaved people are commonly found in these records.

This collection includes of Bond Books, Vols. 1-5 and 9, Inventories, Appraisments and Fiduciary Accounts, Vols. 4-16, a volume of Inventories, a volume of Fiduciary Accounts, Vol. 3 and Bonds, 2 Fiduciary Books and one box of unprocessed Personal Representative Appointments and Administrators' and other Bonds.

Related Material

Additional King George County Court Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm

King George County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional King George County Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection at the Library of Virginia. Search the Lost Records Localities Digital Collection available at Virginia Memory.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • King George County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Public records--Virginia--King George County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • King George County (Va.)--History.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Local government records--Virginia--King George County.