A Guide to the Mecklenburg County (Va.) Records, circa 1780-1931, undated Mecklenburg County (Va.) Records, circa 1780-1931, undated 1017923, 1119169, 1156292, 1177411, 1180855

A Guide to the Mecklenburg County (Va.) Records, circa 1780-1931, undated

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers: 1017923, 1119169, 1156292, 1177411, 1180855


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers
1017923, 1119169, 1156292, 1177411, 1180855
Title
Mecklenburg County (Va.) Records, circa 1780-1930, undated
Physical Characteristics
5 boxes--3 found at Library of Virginia and 2 (1017923 and 1156292) found at State Records Center--Archives Annex, Library of Virginia.
Collector
Mecklenburg County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Mecklenburg County (Va.) Records, circa 1780-1931, undated. Local government records collection, Mecklenburg County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia 23219.

Acquisition Information

These records came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court records from Mecklenburg County.

Historical Information

Mecklenburg County was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Stralitz, consort of King George III. The county was formed from Lunenburg County in 1764. The county court first met on 11 March 1765.

Numerous loose records prior to 1783 are missing. Volumes that record deeds, court orders, and wills exist.

Scope and Content

Mecklenburg County (Va.) Records, circa 1780-1931, undated, consist of the following series: Military and Pension Records, Road and Bridge Records, School Records, Tax and Fiscal Records, Wills, Township Records, Court Records (subfield series include Judgments Criminal Records, Chancery Records, Clerks' Records and Finance), Bonds/Commissions/Oaths, Election Records, Fiduciary Records, Land Records, County Administrative Records (subfield series include Board of Supervisors Records: Road and Brige Records,Overseers of the Poor Records and Board of Supervisors Records) and Business Records.

Related Material

Additional Mecklenburg County 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's web site.

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

For more information and a listing of lost records localities see Lost Records research note .

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Barcode number 1017923: Records, undated, 1870

Military and Pension Records, Road and Bridge Records, School Records, Tax and Fiscal Records, Wills, Township Records (1870.)

Barcode number 1119169: Records, 1828-1930

Road and Bridge Records; Court Records: County Court Records; Bonds/Commissions/Oaths; Election Records; Tax and Fiscal Records [Inventory Within.]

Barcode number 1156292: Records, 1792-1889

Bonds/Commissions/Oaths: Justice of the Peace Oaths, 1889 and Petitions for the Appointment of Officials, 1879, 1889; Fiduciary Records: Certificates of Probate, 1792, 1812, 1814-1829, 1830-1840 and Estate Accounts, 1804; Land Records: Appointments of Processioners, 1823-1824 and Processioners' Returns, 1796, 1808, 1812; Road and Bridge Records: Road Papers, 1808, 1815, 1822-1823, 1858; County Administrative Records: Board of Supervisors Records: Road and Bridge Records, 1889; Wills, 1816, Green, Peggy.

Barcode number 1177411: Records, circa 1780-1850

Court Records: Judgments and Criminal Records; Road and Bridge Records; Tax and Fiscal Records; Land Records: Mill petitions; Fiduciary Records; County Administrative Records: Overseers of the Poor Records.

Barcode number 1180855: Records, 1803-1931

Court Records: Appointments of Attorneys, Chancery Records, Clerks' Records, Judgments, Criminal Records: Commonwealth Causes and Finance; County Administrative Records: Board of Supervisors Records; Bonds/Commissions/Oaths; Business Records; Fiduciary Records; Military and Pension Records: Indigent Soldiers' Families Reports and Judgments.