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Southam Parish Land Processioning, 1747-1784, Goochland, Cumberland, and Powhatan Counties, Virginia

By: Ann K. Blomquist

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0932


Throughout the colony of Virginia, land was processioned every four years to determine the bounds of every landholder’s property. The vestrymen divided the parish into precincts of convenient size with several men appointed to conduct the processioning for each precinct. The returns were recorded in the vestry book.The book contains maps and abstracts of the land processioning orders and returns for Southam Parish for the years 1747 through 1784 while Southam Parish wa... View more info

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Wilson Families in Cumberland County, Virginia and Woodford County, Kentucky With Correspondence and Other Papers, 1785-1849

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M3156


These papers are primarily correspondence to Benjamin Wilson Jr. (1759-1839) who moved from Cumberland County, Virginia, to Kentucky about 1788. Fortunately, he and his descendants kept much of his correspondence, several apparent drafts of letters, and various other documents referring to his estate. This publication consists of transcriptions of all the letters; most of the drafts, receipts, deeds (some abbreviated), etc. excluding about 35 documents dated 1859-1915 an... View more info

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Cumberland County, Virginia Historical Inventory, Subject and Owner Indexes

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M4098


These indexes use information from the WPA reports done in Cumberland County, Virginia, with the addition of information for some subjects taken from county will, deed, order books and other references. The first section is arranged alphabetically by subject, which would be an old house, church, mill, etc., and includes a list of owners' names, date of ownership if available, and brief calculated cemetery inscriptions. The second section is arranged alphabetically by ow... View more info

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Cumberland County, Virginia Tithable Lists for 1759

By: Patti Sue McCrary

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M4145


This slender volume contains data transcribed from the Cumberland County, Virginia, tithable lists for 1759. There are two sections, the first gives the information in the order it was written by the commissioner of each district, showing neighboring households. The second section presents the same information alphabetically by the surname of the household. The transcriptions were compared with the article published by J. C. Kolbe in Southside Virginian in Volumes 2:111... View more info