Abstracts of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Wills, 1767-1820

Abstracts of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, Wills, 1767-1820

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By: Lela C. Adams, Pub. 1986, Reprinted 2014, 274 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-581-2.

Pittsylvania County was created in 1767 from Halifax County, VA. It was a important migration path for early settlers moving into Tennessee, Georgia and North & South Carolina. Many of her early settlers were from Pennsylvania, including Germans, Quakers, Welch and Scot-Irish. Also many families through out Virginia relocated here from such counties as: Brunswick, Charlotte, Amelia, Prince Edward, and other Tidewater counties. This book contains not only wills of individuals, but also guardians and administrators bonds; bastardy, apprentice, trustees, sheriffs and treasurers bonds, and inventories of estates. The names of approximately 14,500 persons are found in these legal records of this important county.

Publisher: Easley, S.C. : Southern Historical Press, [1986]
Copyright Date: ©1986
ISBN: 9780893085810
Branch Call Number: 929.37556 Ad18A
Characteristics: 258 pages ; 24 cm


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