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<h3> Nottoway County Courthouse  </h3>
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<p>County Courthouse<br>328 West Courthouse Road<br>Nottoway, VA 23955
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<ul><li>Some records were destroyed during the Civil War
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</li><li>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, div and court
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</li><li>records from 1865, land probate and
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</li><li>military records from 1789
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</li></ul>
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<h3> Quick Facts  </h3>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{Wikipedia|Nottoway County, Virginia}}</span>
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<h4> Parent County  </h4>
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<p><b>22 December 1788:</b> Nottoway County was created 22 December 1788 from <a href="Amelia County, Virginia">Amelia</a> County. <br><b>County seat: </b>Nottoway <span class="fck_mw_ref" _fck_mw_customtag="true" _fck_mw_tagname="ref">{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}}''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,'' 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002).</span>
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<h4> Boundary Changes  </h4>
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<h4> Record Loss  </h4>
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<h2> Places/Localities  </h2>
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<h4> Populated Places  </h4>
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<h4> Neighboring Counties  </h4>
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=== Nottoway County Courthouse  ===
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<ul><li><a href="Amelia County, Virginia">Amelia</a>
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County Courthouse<br>328 West Courthouse Road<br>Nottoway, VA 23955
</li><li><a href="Brunswick County, Virginia">Brunswick</a>
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</li></ul>
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*Some records were destroyed during the Civil War
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*Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, div and court
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*records from 1865, land probate and
<ul><li><a href="Dinwiddie County, Virginia">Dinwiddie</a>
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*military records from 1789
</li><li><a href="Lunenburg County, Virginia">Lunenburg</a>
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</li></ul>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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<ul><li><a href="Prince Edward County, Virginia">Prince Edward</a>
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==== Parent County  ====
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<h2> Resources  </h2>
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'''22 December 1788:''' Nottoway County was created 22 December 1788 from &lt;a href="Amelia County, Virginia"&gt;Amelia&lt;/a&gt; County. <br>'''County seat: '''Nottoway <ref><img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="97" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="96" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"><i>Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,</i> 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002).</ref>  
<h3> African American  </h3>
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<ul><li>Heinegg, Paul. <a href="http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Nottowaytax.htm">"Nottoway County Personal Property Tax List, 1789-1822,"</a> <i>Free African Americans.com.</i> Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in this source.  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
</li><li>Records of the field offices for the state of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands&#160;: NARA, RG105, M1913, 1865-1872 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1368338|item}}</span> ▲ <a href="http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&amp;c=fs%3A1414908">Pilot, Freedmen's Bureau Marriages 1815-1869</a>
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</li></ul>
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==== Record Loss  ====
<h3> Bible Records  </h3>
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<ul><li><b>Featherston</b> "Bible Record of William Featherston (Nottoway Co., Va. - Robertson Co., Tenn.)," <i>Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly Bulletin</i>, Vol. 1, No. 3 (July 1963):20.
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== Places/Localities  ==
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<h3> Biography  </h3>
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==== Populated Places  ====
<p><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Civil_War">Civil War</a>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
<ul><li>Cummins, A. B. <i>Nottoway County, Virginia: Founding and Development with Biographical Sketches</i>. Richmond, Va.: W.M. Brown and Son, Printers, 1970. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|53394|item}}</span>
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<h3> Business  </h3>
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<ul><li>Contract book of the Richmond Cooperative Milk Producers Association, 1930-1931 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040567|item}}</span>
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*&lt;a href="Amelia County, Virginia"&gt;Amelia&lt;/a&gt;
<h3> Cemeteries  </h3>
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*&lt;a href="Brunswick County, Virginia"&gt;Brunswick&lt;/a&gt;
<ul><li><a href="http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/nottoway.html">Tombstone Transcription Project Nottoway County</a> - cemetery transcriptions - USGenWeb
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<h3> Census  </h3>
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*&lt;a href="Dinwiddie County, Virginia"&gt;Dinwiddie&lt;/a&gt;
<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{VAcensus}}</span>
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*&lt;a href="Lunenburg County, Virginia"&gt;Lunenburg&lt;/a&gt;
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*&lt;a href="Prince Edward County, Virginia"&gt;Prince Edward&lt;/a&gt;
<h4> 1850  </h4>
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<ul><li>1850 census of Nottoway County, Virginia <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|118768|item}}</span>
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<h4> 1860  </h4>
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== Resources  ==
<ul><li>The 1860 federal census for Nottoway County, Virginia <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|730360|item}}</span>
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</li></ul>
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=== African American  ===
<h4> 1890 Union Veterans  </h4>
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<ul><li>Turner, Ronald Ray. <i><a href="http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc">Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890</a></i>. Available online, courtesy: <a href="http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm">Prince William County Virginia</a> website. Includes residents of this county.
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*Heinegg, Paul. &lt;a href="http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Nottowaytax.htm"&gt;"Nottoway County Personal Property Tax List, 1789-1822,"&lt;/a&gt; ''Free African Americans.com.'' Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in this source.  
</li></ul>
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*Records of the field offices for the state of Virginia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands&nbsp;: NARA, RG105, M1913, 1865-1872 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1368338 Freedmen's Bureau Marriages 1815-1869]
<h3> Church  </h3>
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<h4> Episcopal  </h4>
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=== Bible Records  ===
<ul><li>Rev. John Cameron's marriage register of Bristol, Cumberland and Nottoway parishes, Virginia, 1784-1815 and other more recent records, mainly of Nottoway Parish <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|361574|item}}</span>
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*'''Featherston''' "Bible Record of William Featherston (Nottoway Co., Va. - Robertson Co., Tenn.)," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly Bulletin'', Vol. 1, No. 3 (July 1963):20.
<h4> Presbyterian  </h4>
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<ul><li>A brief history of the Blackstone Presbyterian Church 1823-1961. This church was formed in 1824 as a branch of the Nottoway Presbyterian Church. In 1911 it became a separate church. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|500856|item}}</span>
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=== Biography  ===
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<h3> Court Records  </h3>
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&lt;img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /&gt; &lt;a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Civil_War"&gt;Civil War&lt;/a&gt;
<h4> Chancery Court  </h4>
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<ul><li>Indexed images of Nottoway County, Virginia Chancery Records 1818-1968 are available online through <a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/">Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index</a>. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.
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*Cummins, A. B. ''Nottoway County, Virginia: Founding and Development with Biographical Sketches''. Richmond, Va.: W.M. Brown and Son, Printers, 1970. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="92" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
</li></ul>
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<h4> Correctional Institutions  </h4>
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=== Business  ===
<ul><li>A register of persons convicted of felony, etc., 1931-1966 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1008979|item}}</span>
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</li></ul>
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*Contract book of the Richmond Cooperative Milk Producers Association, 1930-1931 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="90" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<h3> Genealogy  </h3>
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<p>More than 15 genealogies have been published about Nottoway County families. To view a list, visit <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy">Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy</a>.  
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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<h3> Historic Residences  </h3>
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*&lt;a href="http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/nottoway.html"&gt;Tombstone Transcription Project Nottoway County&lt;/a&gt; - cemetery transcriptions - USGenWeb
<ul><li>Turner, W. R. <i>Old Homes and Families in Nottoway</i>. Blackstone, Va.: Nottoway Pub. Co., 1950, c1932. Available at <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|261379|title-id|disp=FHL}}</span>; digital version at <a href="http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=30028">Ancestry</a> ($); and <a href="http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva10107_nottoway">World Vital Records</a> ($). For the index compiled by Colonel R. Bolling Batte and the Projects Committee of the <a href="http://www.vgs.org/">Virginia Genealogical Society</a> available at FHL <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|261053|title-id|disp=click here}}</span>.
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</li></ul>
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=== Census  ===
<h3> History  </h3>
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<p><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Biography">Biography</a> <br><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Civil_War">Civil War</a>
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<img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="88" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="86" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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<h3> Land  </h3>
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<ul><li>Amelia County, Virginia deeds. Prince Edward County, Va. was not cut off of Amelia County until 1754, and Nottoway County was not cut off until 1789, so this book contains deeds for both of these present-day counties. -- Foreword, v. 1<br>v. 1. Deed book 1, 1735-1743, and bonds, 1735-1741<br>v. 2. Deed book 2, 1742-1747<br>v. 3. Deed books 3-4, 1747-1753<br>v. 4. Deed book 5-6, 1753-1759<br>v. 5. Deed books 7-8, 1759-1765<br>v. 6. Deed books 9-11, 1766-1773<br>v. 7. Deed books 12-14, 1773-1778<br>v. 8. Deed books 15-17, 1778-1786. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|449744|item}}</span>
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</li><li>Deed records, 1789-1900; general indexes, 1866-1974. Some of the deed books may have been lost during the Civil War. After the war, the numbering of volumes started over with v. 1. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|370534|item}}</span>
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==== 1850  ====
</li><li>Returns of processioners, 1795-1824. Contains land processioning records recorded with the County Court which include the land description and who was present at the processioning. {FHL|1040518|item}}  
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</li><li>Some early landowners in southern Nottoway and northern Lunenburg counties, Virginia and the Cocke (Coke) family who once lived there. Contains maps with tract codes and a list of landowners giving the names of grantor and grantee, tract code, year, number of acres, source, and other information. Includes a list of streams and other landmarks and the Cocke (Coke) family genealogy. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|731274|item}}</span>
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*1850 census of Nottoway County, Virginia <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="84" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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<h4> Grants and Patents  </h4>
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<ul><li>Hudgins and Sullivan. <a href="http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm">901 patents dated 1717-1779 in what is now Amelia and Nottoway Counties, Virginia placed on a map</a>. DeedMapper, 2003. Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's <a href="http://www.directlinesoftware.com/">DeedMapper</a> product.
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</li></ul>
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*The 1860 federal census for Nottoway County, Virginia <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="82" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<h3> Maps  </h3>
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<ul><li>Nottoway County, Virginia land ownership map, 1864 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1301379|item}}</span>
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==== 1890 Union Veterans  ====
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<h3> Migration  </h3>
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*Turner, Ronald Ray. ''&lt;a href="http://www.pwcvabooks.com/documents/VirginiaCivilWarVets.doc"&gt;Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890&lt;/a&gt;''. Available online, courtesy: &lt;a href="http://www.pwcvabooks.com/index.htm"&gt;Prince William County Virginia&lt;/a&gt; website. Includes residents of this county.
<ul><li>Elliott, Katherine B. <i>Emigration to Other States from Southside Virginia</i>. 2 vols. South Hill, Virginia: K. B. Elliott, 1966. Includes individuals who migrated out of Nottoway County to other parts of the country. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|Emigration to Other States from Southside Virginia|title|disp=FHL Collections}}</span>
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</li></ul>
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=== Church  ===
<h3> Military  </h3>
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<h4> Revolutionary War  </h4>
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==== Episcopal  ====
<p><a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/virginiamilitiai00mcal#page/38/mode/1up">{{PAGENAME}} residents' participation in the Revolutionary War</a>.<span class="fck_mw_ref" _fck_mw_customtag="true" _fck_mw_tagname="ref">J.T. McAllister, ''Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War: McAllister's Data'' (Hot Springs, Va.: McAllister Pub. Co., 1913), 38-39. Digitized by [http://www.archive.org/details/virginiamilitiai00mcal Internet Archive].</span>  
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*Rev. John Cameron's marriage register of Bristol, Cumberland and Nottoway parishes, Virginia, 1784-1815 and other more recent records, mainly of Nottoway Parish <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="80" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<h4> War of 1812  </h4>
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<ul><li>Douthat, James L. <i>Roster of War of 1812, Southside, Virginia.</i> Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. <b>Free online surname index</b> and purchase details at <a href="http://www.mountainpress.com/books/va/details/va-0697w.html">Mountain Press</a> website. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1453042|item}}</span> 975.5 M2djL. [Includes Nottoway County.]  
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==== Presbyterian  ====
</li><li><i>List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...</i> Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|286899|item}}</span> 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at <a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ">Google Books</a> and <a href="http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog">Internet Archive</a>. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Nottoway County, p. 96. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
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</li></ul>
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*A brief history of the Blackstone Presbyterian Church 1823-1961. This church was formed in 1824 as a branch of the Nottoway Presbyterian Church. In 1911 it became a separate church. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="78" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<h4> Civil War  </h4>
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<ul><li>The Nottoway Artillery and Barr's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|696557|item}}</span>
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=== Court Records  ===
</li><li>Southside Virginia in the Civil War&#160;: Amelia, Brunswick, Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, &amp; Prince Edward counties <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|834017|item}}</span>
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</li><li>Minute book for the Pension Board 1902-1917. The Pension Board handled the approval process and dispersion of pensions for the Confederate veterans of the Civil War. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040440|item}}</span>
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==== Chancery Court  ====
</li><li>The Captain remembers: the papers of Captain Richard Irby. Historical sketch of the Nottaway Grays, afterwards Company G, Eighteenth Virginia Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|86215|item}}</span>
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</li></ul>
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*Indexed images of Nottoway County, Virginia Chancery Records 1818-1968 are available online through &lt;a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/"&gt;Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index&lt;/a&gt;. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.
<h3> Newspapers  </h3>
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<p>Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in the Virginia Gazette and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: <a href="http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/">The Geography of Slavery in Virginia</a>.  
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==== Correctional Institutions  ====
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<h4> Vital Records  </h4>
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*A register of persons convicted of felony, etc., 1931-1966 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="76" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<ul><li>The Farmville Herald: index to births, deaths and marriages. Contents: v. 1. 1893-1912, also includes 1873-1876 of The Farmville Mercury and The Farmville Commonwealth. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|825769|item}}</span>
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=== Genealogy  ===
<h3> Occupations  </h3>
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<ul><li>Medical register, 1917-1975. Contains copies of medical licenses for physical therapists, surgeons, dentists, optometrists, general practioners ("regular doctors"), and "allopathic" doctors. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040529|item}}</span>
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More than 15 genealogies have been published about Nottoway County families. To view a list, visit &lt;a href="Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy"&gt;Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy&lt;/a&gt;.  
</li><li>Register of physicians, surgeons and dentists, 1894-1950 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040528|item}}</span>
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</li></ul>
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=== Historic Residences  ===
<h3> Officials  </h3>
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<p><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Probate_Records">Probate Records</a>
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*Turner, W. R. ''Old Homes and Families in Nottoway''. Blackstone, Va.: Nottoway Pub. Co., 1950, c1932. Available at <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="74" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">; digital version at &lt;a href="http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=30028"&gt;Ancestry&lt;/a&gt; ($); and &lt;a href="http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=qcdva10107_nottoway"&gt;World Vital Records&lt;/a&gt; ($). For the index compiled by Colonel R. Bolling Batte and the Projects Committee of the &lt;a href="http://www.vgs.org/"&gt;Virginia Genealogical Society&lt;/a&gt; available at FHL <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="72" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">.
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=== History  ===
<ul><li><a href="http://www.sampubco.com/wills/va/vanottoway01.htm">SAMPUBCO</a> free online index resource that serves as a good starting place to search for Nottoway County wills.  
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</li><li>Will records, 1789-1964; general indexes, 1865-1975 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|379144|item}}</span>
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&lt;img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /&gt; &lt;a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Biography"&gt;Biography&lt;/a&gt; <br>&lt;img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /&gt; &lt;a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Civil_War"&gt;Civil War&lt;/a&gt;
</li><li>Accounts current records, 1867-1915; general index to fiduciary settlements, 1867-1915 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040435|item}}</span>
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</li><li>Fiduciary order books, 1942-1972 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040417|item}}</span>
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=== Land  ===
</li><li>Record of fiduciaries, 1901-1902 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040418|item}}</span>
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</li><li>Bond and guarantee companies books, 1923-1974. A bond is a legal document wherein a person commits himself, his heirs, executors and administrators to pay a required amount of money to another if certain duties are not performed. These were paid by people elected or appointed to public offices or to act as guardians, executors or administrators of a person's estate. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040436|item}}</span>
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*Amelia County, Virginia deeds. Prince Edward County, Va. was not cut off of Amelia County until 1754, and Nottoway County was not cut off until 1789, so this book contains deeds for both of these present-day counties. -- Foreword, v. 1<br>v. 1. Deed book 1, 1735-1743, and bonds, 1735-1741<br>v. 2. Deed book 2, 1742-1747<br>v. 3. Deed books 3-4, 1747-1753<br>v. 4. Deed book 5-6, 1753-1759<br>v. 5. Deed books 7-8, 1759-1765<br>v. 6. Deed books 9-11, 1766-1773<br>v. 7. Deed books 12-14, 1773-1778<br>v. 8. Deed books 15-17, 1778-1786. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="70" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
</li><li>Bond books, 1852-1865, 1891-1917; general index to bond books, 1866-1917 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040438|item}}</span>
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*Deed records, 1789-1900; general indexes, 1866-1974. Some of the deed books may have been lost during the Civil War. After the war, the numbering of volumes started over with v. 1. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="68" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
</li><li>Bond books, 1899-1914, 1972-1975 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040437|item}}</span>
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*Returns of processioners, 1795-1824. Contains land processioning records recorded with the County Court which include the land description and who was present at the processioning. {FHL|1040518|item}}  
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*Some early landowners in southern Nottoway and northern Lunenburg counties, Virginia and the Cocke (Coke) family who once lived there. Contains maps with tract codes and a list of landowners giving the names of grantor and grantee, tract code, year, number of acres, source, and other information. Includes a list of streams and other landmarks and the Cocke (Coke) family genealogy. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="66" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<h3> Public Records  </h3>
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<ul><li>Minute book for the Board of Blendon Township 1871-1875 and the Pension Board 1902-1917. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040440|item}}</span>
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==== Grants and Patents  ====
</li><li>Minute book for the Finance Board, 1932-1940 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040441|item}}</span>
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*Hudgins and Sullivan. &lt;a href="http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm"&gt;901 patents dated 1717-1779 in what is now Amelia and Nottoway Counties, Virginia placed on a map&lt;/a&gt;. DeedMapper, 2003. Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's &lt;a href="http://www.directlinesoftware.com/"&gt;DeedMapper&lt;/a&gt; product.
<h3> Taxation  </h3>
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<p><a href="Virginia Tax Lists">How can Virginia tax lists help me?</a>
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=== Maps  ===
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<ul><li><b>[1747]</b> "Amelia Tithables, 1747," <i>Magazine of Virginia Genealogy</i>. Richmond VA: Nov 2004. Vol. 42 Iss. 4.  
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*Nottoway County, Virginia land ownership map, 1864 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="64" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
</li><li><b>[1782-1822]</b> Heinegg, Paul. <a href="http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Nottowaytax.htm">"Nottoway County Personal Property Tax List, 1789-1822,"</a> <i>Free African Americans.com. </i>Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in this source.  
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</li><li><b>[1791, 1801] </b>Indexed images of the <a href="http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/">1791 and 1801 Personal Property Tax Lists of Nottoway County, Virginia</a> are available online, courtesy: <a href="http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/">Binns Genealogy</a>.  
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=== Migration  ===
</li><li><b>[1800]</b> Tax List, 1800, Virginia Genealogist. Falmouth VA: Oct 2002. Vol. 46 Iss. 4  
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</li><li><b>[1815]</b> Ward, Roger D. <i>1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)</i>. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|692063|item}}</span>. The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Nottoway County is included in Vol. 1.
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*Elliott, Katherine B. ''Emigration to Other States from Southside Virginia''. 2 vols. South Hill, Virginia: K. B. Elliott, 1966. Includes individuals who migrated out of Nottoway County to other parts of the country. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="62" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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<ul><li>Minute book, 1915-1916 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040517|item}}</span>
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=== Military  ===
</li><li>Personal property tax lists, 1789-1850 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|637441|item}}</span>
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==== Revolutionary War  ====
<h3> Vital Records  </h3>
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<p><span class="fck_mw_template">{{VAbmd}}</span>
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&lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/virginiamilitiai00mcal#page/38/mode/1up"&gt;{{PAGENAME}} residents' participation in the Revolutionary War&lt;/a&gt;.<ref>J.T. McAllister, <i>Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War: McAllister's Data</i> (Hot Springs, Va.: McAllister Pub. Co., 1913), 38-39. Digitized by <a href="http://www.archive.org/details/virginiamilitiai00mcal" _fcksavedurl="http://www.archive.org/details/virginiamilitiai00mcal">Internet Archive</a>.</ref>  
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<h4> Marriage  </h4>
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==== War of 1812  ====
<ul><li>Marriage register, 1865-1942; general indexes, 1866-1958, 1969-1975 <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|361725|item}}</span>
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*Douthat, James L. ''Roster of War of 1812, Southside, Virginia.'' Signal Mountain, Tenn.: Mountain Press, 2007. '''Free online surname index''' and purchase details at &lt;a href="http://www.mountainpress.com/books/va/details/va-0697w.html"&gt;Mountain Press&lt;/a&gt; website. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="58" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> 975.5 M2djL. [Includes Nottoway County.]  
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*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="56" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at &lt;a href="http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ"&gt;Google Books&lt;/a&gt; and &lt;a href="http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog"&gt;Internet Archive&lt;/a&gt;. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Nottoway County, p. 96. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
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==== Civil War  ====
<h2> Societies, Libraries and Museums  </h2>
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<ul><li>Account book, 1875-1877. This is the account book for Council no. 124, F. of T, which is a temperance society. <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|1040575|item}}</span>
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*The Nottoway Artillery and Barr's Battery, Virginia Light Artillery <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="54" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Southside Virginia in the Civil War&nbsp;: Amelia, Brunswick, Charlotte, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, &amp; Prince Edward counties <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="52" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
<h2> Websites  </h2>
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*Minute book for the Pension Board 1902-1917. The Pension Board handled the approval process and dispersion of pensions for the Confederate veterans of the Civil War. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="50" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
<ul><li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vanottow/">Nottoway Co., VAGenWeb</a>. Part of the <a href="http://usgenweb.org/">USGenWeb Project</a>. Maps, name indexes, documents.  
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*The Captain remembers: the papers of Captain Richard Irby. Historical sketch of the Nottaway Grays, afterwards Company G, Eighteenth Virginia Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="48" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
</li><li><a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vanotttp/">Nottoway County VA Trails to the Past</a>.  
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</li><li><a href="http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Nottoway/">Linkpendium</a>
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=== Newspapers  ===
</li><li><a href="http://usgwarchives.org/va/nottoway.htm">USGenWeb Archives</a>
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</li><li><a href="http://usgwarchives.net/va/nottoway.htm">USGenWeb Archives</a> backup site  
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Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in the Virginia Gazette and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: &lt;a href="http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/"&gt;The Geography of Slavery in Virginia&lt;/a&gt;.  
</li><li><span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHL|190624|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}</span>&#160;
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</li><li>Learning <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Contributor_Help">How to Edit our Wiki Sites</a>
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==== Vital Records  ====
</li><li>Nottoway Family History Hall of Fame
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*The Farmville Herald: index to births, deaths and marriages. Contents: v. 1. 1893-1912, also includes 1873-1876 of The Farmville Mercury and The Farmville Commonwealth. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="46" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<p>"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"
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</p><p>Add information on Historians and Genealogist
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=== Occupations  ===
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<span class="fck_mw_template">{{Online course badgefckLR| link = https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.htmlfckLR| name = Fun Five Minute Genealogy VideosfckLR}}</span>
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*Medical register, 1917-1975. Contains copies of medical licenses for physical therapists, surgeons, dentists, optometrists, general practioners ("regular doctors"), and "allopathic" doctors. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="44" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Register of physicians, surgeons and dentists, 1894-1950 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="42" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
<h2> References  </h2>
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=== Officials  ===
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&lt;img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /&gt; &lt;a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Probate_Records"&gt;Probate Records&lt;/a&gt;
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=== Probate  ===
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*&lt;a href="http://www.sampubco.com/wills/va/vanottoway01.htm"&gt;SAMPUBCO&lt;/a&gt; free online index resource that serves as a good starting place to search for Nottoway County wills.  
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*Will records, 1789-1964; general indexes, 1865-1975 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="40" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Accounts current records, 1867-1915; general index to fiduciary settlements, 1867-1915 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="38" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Fiduciary order books, 1942-1972 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="36" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Record of fiduciaries, 1901-1902 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="34" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Bond and guarantee companies books, 1923-1974. A bond is a legal document wherein a person commits himself, his heirs, executors and administrators to pay a required amount of money to another if certain duties are not performed. These were paid by people elected or appointed to public offices or to act as guardians, executors or administrators of a person's estate. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="32" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Bond books, 1852-1865, 1891-1917; general index to bond books, 1866-1917 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="30" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Bond books, 1899-1914, 1972-1975 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="28" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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=== Public Records  ===
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*Minute book for the Board of Blendon Township 1871-1875 and the Pension Board 1902-1917. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="26" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Minute book for the Finance Board, 1932-1940 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="24" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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=== Taxation  ===
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&lt;a href="Virginia Tax Lists"&gt;How can Virginia tax lists help me?&lt;/a&gt;
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*'''[1747]''' "Amelia Tithables, 1747," ''Magazine of Virginia Genealogy''. Richmond VA: Nov 2004. Vol. 42 Iss. 4.  
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*'''[1782-1822]''' Heinegg, Paul. &lt;a href="http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/Nottowaytax.htm"&gt;"Nottoway County Personal Property Tax List, 1789-1822,"&lt;/a&gt; ''Free African Americans.com. ''Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in this source.  
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*'''[1791, 1801] '''Indexed images of the &lt;a href="http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/"&gt;1791 and 1801 Personal Property Tax Lists of Nottoway County, Virginia&lt;/a&gt; are available online, courtesy: &lt;a href="http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/"&gt;Binns Genealogy&lt;/a&gt;.  
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*'''[1800]''' Tax List, 1800, Virginia Genealogist. Falmouth VA: Oct 2002. Vol. 46 Iss. 4  
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*'''[1815]''' Ward, Roger D. ''1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)''. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="22" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">. The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Nottoway County is included in Vol. 1.
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*Minute book, 1915-1916 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="20" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  
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*Personal property tax lists, 1789-1850 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="18" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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=== Vital Records  ===
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*Marriage register, 1865-1942; general indexes, 1866-1958, 1969-1975 <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="14" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*Account book, 1875-1877. This is the account book for Council no. 124, F. of T, which is a temperance society. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="10" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
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== Websites  ==
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vanottow/"&gt;Nottoway Co., VAGenWeb&lt;/a&gt;. Part of the &lt;a href="http://usgenweb.org/"&gt;USGenWeb Project&lt;/a&gt;. Maps, name indexes, documents.  
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*&lt;a href="http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vanotttp/"&gt;Nottoway County VA Trails to the Past&lt;/a&gt;.  
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*&lt;a href="http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/VA/Nottoway/"&gt;Linkpendium&lt;/a&gt;
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*&lt;a href="http://usgwarchives.org/va/nottoway.htm"&gt;USGenWeb Archives&lt;/a&gt;
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*&lt;a href="http://usgwarchives.net/va/nottoway.htm"&gt;USGenWeb Archives&lt;/a&gt; backup site  
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*<img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="8" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">&nbsp;  
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*Learning &lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Help:Contributor_Help"&gt;How to Edit our Wiki Sites&lt;/a&gt;
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*Nottoway Family History Hall of Fame
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"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"  
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Contents

Nottoway County Courthouse

County Courthouse
328 West Courthouse Road
Nottoway, VA 23955

  • Some records were destroyed during the Civil War
  • Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, div and court
  • records from 1865, land probate and
  • military records from 1789

Quick Facts

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Parent County

22 December 1788: Nottoway County was created 22 December 1788 from <a href="Amelia County, Virginia">Amelia</a> County.
County seat: Nottoway [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

  • <a href="Amelia County, Virginia">Amelia</a>
  • <a href="Brunswick County, Virginia">Brunswick</a>
  • <a href="Dinwiddie County, Virginia">Dinwiddie</a>
  • <a href="Lunenburg County, Virginia">Lunenburg</a>
  • <a href="Prince Edward County, Virginia">Prince Edward</a>

Resources

African American

Bible Records

  • Featherston "Bible Record of William Featherston (Nottoway Co., Va. - Robertson Co., Tenn.)," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 3 (July 1963):20.

Biography

<img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Civil_War">Civil War</a>

Business

Cemeteries

Census

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1850

1860

1890 Union Veterans

Church

Episcopal

Presbyterian

Court Records

Chancery Court

  • Indexed images of Nottoway County, Virginia Chancery Records 1818-1968 are available online through <a href="http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/">Virginia Memory: Chancery Records Index</a>. These records, often concerned with inheritance disputes, contain a wealth of genealogical information.

Correctional Institutions

Genealogy

More than 15 genealogies have been published about Nottoway County families. To view a list, visit <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy">Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy</a>.

Historic Residences

History

<img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Biography">Biography</a>
<img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Civil_War">Civil War</a>

Land

  • Amelia County, Virginia deeds. Prince Edward County, Va. was not cut off of Amelia County until 1754, and Nottoway County was not cut off until 1789, so this book contains deeds for both of these present-day counties. -- Foreword, v. 1
    v. 1. Deed book 1, 1735-1743, and bonds, 1735-1741
    v. 2. Deed book 2, 1742-1747
    v. 3. Deed books 3-4, 1747-1753
    v. 4. Deed book 5-6, 1753-1759
    v. 5. Deed books 7-8, 1759-1765
    v. 6. Deed books 9-11, 1766-1773
    v. 7. Deed books 12-14, 1773-1778
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  • Deed records, 1789-1900; general indexes, 1866-1974. Some of the deed books may have been lost during the Civil War. After the war, the numbering of volumes started over with v. 1. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="68" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">
  • Returns of processioners, 1795-1824. Contains land processioning records recorded with the County Court which include the land description and who was present at the processioning. {FHL|1040518|item}}
  • Some early landowners in southern Nottoway and northern Lunenburg counties, Virginia and the Cocke (Coke) family who once lived there. Contains maps with tract codes and a list of landowners giving the names of grantor and grantee, tract code, year, number of acres, source, and other information. Includes a list of streams and other landmarks and the Cocke (Coke) family genealogy. <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="66" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">

Grants and Patents

  • Hudgins and Sullivan. <a href="http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm">901 patents dated 1717-1779 in what is now Amelia and Nottoway Counties, Virginia placed on a map</a>. DeedMapper, 2003. Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's <a href="http://www.directlinesoftware.com/">DeedMapper</a> product.

Maps

Migration

Military

Revolutionary War

<a href="http://www.archive.org/stream/virginiamilitiai00mcal#page/38/mode/1up">Nottoway County, Virginia residents' participation in the Revolutionary War</a>.[2]

War of 1812

Civil War

Newspapers

Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in the Virginia Gazette and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: <a href="http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/">The Geography of Slavery in Virginia</a>.

Vital Records

Occupations

Officials

<img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/8/85/Gotoarrow-kelly.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow-kelly.png" alt="RTENOTITLE" /> <a href="Nottoway County, Virginia#Probate_Records">Probate Records</a>

Probate

Public Records

Taxation

<a href="Virginia Tax Lists">How can Virginia tax lists help me?</a>

Vital Records

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Marriage

Vital Record Substitutes

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Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

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