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Virginia, County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.

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Record Description

This collection will include records from 1752-1983.

This collection includes images of probate records for some counties in Virginia. The records include wills, inventories, and other court documents. This collection includes the following counties: Accomack, Franklin, Mecklenburg, Orange, Rockingham, Suffolk (Independent City), Westmoreland. The record content and time period varies by county.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

“Virginia, County Probate Records, 1752-1983” Images. FamilySearch. http://familySearch.org : accessed 2013.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

These records may contain the following information:

Probate records

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How to Use the Record

To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate 'County'
⇒ Select the appropriate 'Record Type, Year Range, and Volume number or letter' category which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.



 

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