Spotsylvania County, Virginia Order Book Abstracts 1749-1751. Ruth and Sam Sparacio.
Order books contain records of all matters brought before the court when it was in session and may contain important information not found anywhere else. A wide variety of information is found in order books including appointments of county officials and militia officers, records of legal disputes heard before the county court, appointments of guardians, apprenticeships of children by the overseers of the poor, naturalizations, road orders, and registrations of free Negroes.
Entries from Spotsylvania County Order Book 1738-1749 beginning on page 504 and ending on page 528 for Courts held April 4, 1749, through September 5, 1749; and from Spotsylvania County Order Book 1749-1755 beginning on page 1 and ending on page 117 for Courts held September 6, 1749 through April 2, 1751. Originally printed in 2000, reprinted 2016.