King George County, Virginia Court Orders, 1751-1754

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King George County, Virginia Court Orders, 1751-1754 - Mary Marshall Brewer. This volume contains detailed abstracts of the order books, which covered probate, appointment of guardians and administrators of estates; appointments of county officers such as surveyors, constables, persons to take tithables, persons to inventory and appraise an estate; petitions to build a mill, build a road; adjudgments of the ages of slaves; cases of thievery, assault, and bastardy; chancery cases. Matters of probate include the date the will was presented and statements by the widow or others that an individual had died without a will. There are also civil cases dealing with debt and punishment of runaway indentured servants. This court orders often replace missing probate and land records and should be a vital part of your research. (?), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, 204 pp . 101-D9308 ISBN: