A Guide to the Lancaster County (Va.) Will of Archibald Hinton, 1854 Lancaster County (Va.) Will of Archibald Hinton, 1854 1187863

A Guide to the Lancaster County (Va.) Will of Archibald Hinton, 1854

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Lancaster County (Va.) Will of Archibald Hinton, 1854
Physical Characteristics
3 p.
Lancaster County (Va.) Circuit Court
Library of Virginia

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Lancaster County (Va.) Will of Archibald Hinton, 1854. Local government records collection, Lancaster County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item was returned to the library from the National Archives in November 1949 under the accession number 23476d.

Historical Information

Lancaster County was formed from Northumberland and York Counties sometime between 26 March and 16 September 1651. The county court first met on 1 January 1652. The county was named probably for the English county.

Born around 1798, Archibald Hinton was a farmer in Lancaster County, Va.

Scope and Content

Lancaster County (Va.) Will of Archibald Hinton is dated 21 August 1854. In his will, Hinton directs that his slave Bolivar be hired out and the proceeds be given to his children James Hinton, Sarah Robbins, and Ann McClannahan.

Related Material

For additional information see the Lancaster County (Va.) Chancery Cause, Administrator of Archibald Hinton and others versus John Robbins and others. The index number is 1856-012. The case can be found in the Local Records Collection at the Library of Virginia.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Lancaster County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • Estates (Law)--Virginia--Lancaster County.
  • Personal property--Virginia--Lancaster County.
  • Slaveholders--Virginia--Lancaster County.
  • Slaves--Virginia--Lancaster County.
  • Geographical Names:

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

  • Local government records--Virginia--Lancaster County.
  • Wills--Virginia--Lancaster County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lancaster County (Va.)--History--19th century.