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"Let us Cross over the River and Rest in the Shade."

Stonewall Jackson Like a servant of the Lord, with his bible and his sword, Our general rode along us, to form us for the fight. Macaulay.

The Death of Stonewall Jackson. Stonewall Jackson was a man of intense religious conviction who carried the cherished precepts of his faith into every thought and deed. He was a tender and loving husband and father, kindhearted and gentle to all with whom he was brought in contact; yet in the times that tried the souls of men, he proved not only a commander of genius, but a fighter of iron will and temper. When danger was the eminent, he arose to play his finest roles as a leader. He knew was thoroughly dedicated to the cause, and gave it his "all." It was during the first battle of Bull Run where Jackson earned the name of "Stonewall," a tribute to his determination to focus his men to their work of repulsing the attacking Union army. Few generals like General Robert E. Lee had as great a lieutenant as Jackson. He was a master of strategy and tactics, fearless of responsibility, decisive, quick in his movements, always ready to march as well as fight. In the spring of 1863 the Union General Hooker had under his command 120,000 men when he prepared to attack the army of General Lee, which was half as strong. The Union army was encamped opposite Fredericksburg when Hooker decided to distract the attention of the Confederates by letting a small portion of his force (under General Sedgwick) attack Fredericksburg, while he himself took the bulk of the army across the river in order to crush Lee by an assault on his flank. At the beginning, all went well. However, on May 1st, Hooker found himself facing the bulk of Lee's forces at Chancellorsville. Sedgwick dutifully crossed the river and charged with the utmost determination, routing the Confederate division of General Early out of Fredericksburg. But when Hooker found himself in front of Lee, hesitated instead of pushing on, thus allowing the consummate general to take the initiative. Lee fully realized his danger, yet saw that his only chance was to beat back Hooker; then to turn and overwhelm Sedgwick, who was to his rear. He consulted with Jackson who expressed a plan to make one of his favorite flank attacks upon the Union army. Lee consented and Jackson crossed the countryside shielded by the forest, then marched his columns to the left along the narrow country roads until he was square on the flank of the Union right wing, which was held by the Eleventh Corps (under Howard). The Union scouts noticed the Confederate maneuver and reported it to headquarters, but the Union generals thought the Confederates were retreating; and when the scouts brought word to Howard that a flank attack was eminent, he paid no heed to the information and actually allowed his whole corps be surprised in broad daylight. Meanwhile, the battle raged on as Union sharpshooters surrounded and captured a Georgia regiment. This meant that Jackson was not retreating but was preparing to strike a heavy blow. The Eleventh Corps had no inkling that it was about to be attacked; the men were not even in line. Many of them had stacked their muskets and were lounging about, some playing cards, others cooking supper, intermingling with the pack-mules and beef cattle. While they were thus engaged, Jackson attacked. The first notice the troops of the Eleventh Corps received did not come from the pickets, rather from the animals, viz: deer, rabbits and foxes which were fleeing as the Confederates suddenly came running over and into the Union lines. In another minute the frightened pickets came tumbling back, and behind them came the long files of charging, yelling Confederates. In one fierce rush Jackson's men swept over the Union lines, and at a blow the Eleventh Corps retreated. Some of the regiments resisted for a few moments, but were promptly carried away in the flight. For a while it seemed as if the whole army would be swept off; but Hooker and his subordinates exerted every effort to restore order. Keenan's regiment of the Pennsylvania cavalry, but four hundred sabers strong, was sent full force against the front of the ten thousand victorious Confederates. Keenan himself fell, pierced by bayonets. But these losses gave Pleasanton time to post twenty-two guns loaded with double canister. The Confederates advanced in a dense mass, yelling and cheering, and the discharge of the guns fairly blew them back across the earthenworks they had just taken. Again they charged, and again were driven back; and when the battle once more began the Union reinforcements had arrived. It was about this time when Jackson fell from his horse, mortally wounded. He had been leading the charge, urging his men to advance, cheering them, joyous with excitement. As he sat on his horse he removed his hat and, looking upward, thanked heaven for the victory. But as darkness drew near he was in the front, where friend and foe were mingled in almost inextricable confusion. He and his staff were fired upon at close range, and, as they turned, were fired upon again. Jackson fell, struck in several places. He was put in a litter and carried back; but never lost consciousness, and when one of his generals complained of the terrible effect of the Union cannonade he answered: "You must hold your ground." Jackson lingered for several days, learning how Lee whipped Hooker in great detail by forcing him back across the river. His thoughts were on the battle, and his last words were: "Let us cross over the river and rest in the shade." Source: Hero Tales from American History by Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt

Alexander City County, Virginia

Alexander City County, Virginia

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The Good Ship "Metamora"


The good ship Metamora of Alexandria, John Hunter, builder and owner. He was the founder of the Hunter Shipyard, "the most complete private establishment of the kind in the country."


Map of Alexandria 1752 In March of 1752 a committee reporting to the House of Burgess rejected the proposition from the Town of Alexandria to change the name of that town to Bellhaven. There had been much talk about this, and for long the town at Hunting Creek was the only designation. The town was first built on part of a land patent of the Alexander family, and was named Alexandria. The Alexander family, which was both numerous and important (the head of the clan bearing the title Lord Stirling). Prior to that time, George Washington dated some letters Bellehaven. Within a year, a village had become a town with the market place located exactly in the middle. The first courthouse of frame was built on the east side of lot No. 43, at the intersection of Cameron and Fairfax Streets. South of the Town House on Fairfax stood the jail, stocks, and whipping post for the use of those who failed to keep the law. Directly behind these buildings the market square, or green, occupied all of lot No. 44. Here the town militia drilled, here were held the carnivals, and public gatherings, and here was the larder of Alexandria. To this day the market square caters to the appetites of hungry townsmen. Across Royal Street, facing the square, stood the City Tavern or Coffee House; southward on the same side of the street was the Royal George, after the Revolution called George Tavern. Already substantial wharves and warehouses appeared along the water front, and private houses and stores were beginning to fill the empty lots. In June 1754, the trustees ordered that various lots not built upon be put up at auction and sold to the highest bidder. They were in earnest about this dereliction on the part of purchasers, and seven lots were forfeited at this time. Among those paying such a penalty was the half brother of George Washington, Augustine.

French Hostilities

Port of SupplyAlexandria became the military port of supply. The French hostilities in the region stirred up the Indians until the government of His Majesty became sufficiently exercised to dispatch an officer of the line, Major General Edward Braddock, two warships in which were stowed a fine arsenal of powder, rifles, and cannon, and two regiments of regulars. Word reached Alexandria in February of the arrival of Braddock in Williamsburg and that he and the Governor were in conference. The first result of this conference was a letter to "Mr. George Washington" written on March 2, 1755, and dispatched in the person of General Braddock's aide-de-camp, Lieutenant Robert Orme, requesting the presence of Mr. Washington. A second decision reached in Williamsburg was one that resounded along the Atlantic seaboard - to call a conference of the colonial governors to consider ways and means of waging the coming campaign against the French. Alexandria was chosen as a meeting place and the day set was April 14, 1755. In the meantime, the English warships Sea Horse and Nightingale under command of Admiral Keppel arrived in Alexandria. Two of His Majesty's regiments disembarked from the sea-grimed ships and the Redcoats in formation marched to the northwest of the town led by Colonel Sir Peter Halket and Colonel Dunbar. After the exchange of several letters, Colonel Washington volunteered to go unpaid with General Braddock on the campaign. All at once the town of Alexandria was overrun with governors. From Williamsburg came Dinwiddie; from Maryland, Governor Sharpe; from Massachusetts, Governor Shirley; from New York, Governor De Lancey; and from Pennsylvania, Governor Morris. Neither dress nor ceremony had yet been curtailed by the drabness of Democracy. Each governor arrived with a retinue of secretaries, attendants, and aides; each by coach, decorated in gilded scrolls and colorful arms, drawn by four to six horses; each governor resplendent in wig and powder, silken hose, coats of brocade, velvet or broadcloth, waistcoats of satin or damask, embroidered and braided, shirts of finest linen, betucked and belaced, and attended by servants in livery as colorful as their masters. The town was crowded, taverns full and private houses were put at the disposal of these visitors. Dinners and balls followed the serious councils of the day, which lasted until eleven or twelve o'clock at night. Redcoats were everywhere. The conference over, pomp and pageantry departed, but not before Mr. Washington and General Braddock had disagreed heartily on the fashion of waging warfare. The heavy cannon brought by the British were dumped overboard, notwithstanding, or were otherwise abandoned as too cumbersome for the long trek west. General Braddock purchased from Governor Sharpe of Maryland an old English chariot and six horses for the march. On April 20 the Redcoats and Bobtails (six companies, two from Alexandria and the nearby countryside) set out. Assigned to the regiment of Sir Peter Halket were Captain Stephens, Captain Peyronny and Captain Cocks Company of Rangers, and Captain Polsons Company of Artificers. The heavy coach lumbered over the rough country roads, at a great discomfort to General Braddock. Mr. Washington had temporarily returned to Mount Vernon to arrange his private affairs and was unable to join the militiary until eight days later. This tragically ill-fated expedition resulted in heavy casualties. On July 9, Braddock was attacked unexpectedly near Fort Du Quesne by a body of French and Indians, some three hundred strong, which so surprised the British regulars they were struck with a "ldeadly panic" and ignominiously fled. Nearly sixty officers were killed and wounded, and scarcely thirty soldiers survived. The General was wounded in the shoulder and breastand died three days later. George Washington miraculously saved the army from complete rout. He afterwards collected his decimated Virginians and marched them back to the market square in Alexandria. The reception was a sad one. Source: Seaport in Virginia: George Washington's Alexandria by Gay Montague Moore

Evidence that Prisoners in Newgate Prison transported to Virginia

Newgate Prison The past is not too far afield. The anciently weathered remains of a 300-year old ship buried in Alexandria, Virginia (old town) was first noticed in December of 2015 at the construction site for a new hotel. This vessel is believed to have been built in Massachusetts after 1741 and traveled to the Virginia coast. As time passed, this ship wreck was used as landfill. Three additional vessels were later discovered in the area, all buried just feet away from one another. The artifacts included jewelry, tokens from Newgate Prison in London and Spanish and Irish coins.

Newgate Prisoners
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The Famous Newgate Prison was demolished in 1904. Originally located at the site of Newgate, a gate in the Roman London Wall, the prison was rebuilt during the 12th century and stood at the corner of Newgate Street and Old Bailey just inside the City of London. Remnant of cells are said to lie in the basement of a rate Victorian Gin Palace. The tavern was built as a drinking den for labourers working on the nearby viaduct bridge. It played a major role in the colonization of the colonies as certain prisoners were sent to the colonies instead of incarcerated in the crowded cells. Indeed, London found its solution of ridding itself of undesirables. So what happened to the prisoners once they arrived in Virginia? Pardoned felons served from fourteen years to life on the American plantations. Meanwhile, others who could not afford to pay passage to America, indentured themselves into service for periods of seven years onward. At the end of service, they were given 50 acres of land.

What is the Meaning of Castle Duties?

bateau A bateau, or flat-bottomed boat was used the navigate the rivers and creeks in Virginia. Colonists who owned ships and resided in the colony were exempted from paying castle duties in 1656. Three years later, that changed drastically. From then on, the merchants, ship owners and masters were ordered that they were to pay a duty upon any cargo not destined for the English dominions in Europe. For each hogshead of tobacco they paid a duty of ten shillings in the form of coin, bills of exchange, or commodities at an advance of twenty-five per cent on the original cost. All those persons transporting their cargoes in bottoms, whether natives or residents, were relieved from this tax. Source: Hening's Statutes, p. 537.

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Alexandria City, Virginia Genealogy, Wills, Estates

Alexander City County, Virginia

The historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town. A portion of adjacent Fairfax County, Virginia is named Alexandria, but is under the jurisdiction of Fairfax County and separate from the city; the city is sometimes referred to as the City of Alexandria or Alexandria City to avoid confusion. In 1920, The General Assembly of Virginia voted to incorporate what had been Alexandria County as Arlington County, Virginia. The surviving court house records for Alexander | City begin in 1800 and are inclusive of old wills and testaments, detailed inventories, orphan records, and so on.

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Indexes to Probate Records Wills and Inventories 1800 to 1804

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  • Wills and Inventories 1804 to 1807
  • Wills and Inventories 1807 to 1810

Images of Wills,Inventories, orphans | Records, Book A, 1800 to 1804

Alexander, M. | Alexander, Mark | Alexander, Robert | Alexander, Walter Stoddert | Baggett, Elizabeth | Baggett, Samuel | Beedle, Thomas | Boyer, John | Brown, Catharine | Brown, Lewis | Bun, Cavan | Butt, Jacob | Cardin, Daniel | Carter, Daniel | Cary, Joseph | Chapman, William, Captain | Clark, James Jr. | Copper, Cyrus | Craycroft, Francis | Dandridge, Bartholomew | Dandridge, B. | Dixon, James | Doucale, Edward | Douglass, Daniel | Dyson, Joseph | Earle, Abbott | Emmet, Josiah | Floyd, Thomas | Franke, Philip | French, Mr. | Gilpin, George appointed Judge of orphans Court by Thomas | Jefferson | Grace, John | Graham, David | Gutter, Margaret | Hampson, Bryan | Harrison, Barbara | Harrison, Samuel | Hathens, Mica | Hubball, John | Hunter, Charles | Hunter, William | Hull, John | Jones, John W. | Keader, Cloe | Kelton, George | Kester, Eve | King, John | Kirk, Robert W. | Kish, D. | Langden, Adam | Langden, Robert | Langston, Benjamin | Langston, Hannah | Lawrence, John | Lewis, Samuel | Lotsbaigj, Peter Lowe, Margaret | Magruder, Basil | Magruder, Philip | Marsletter, Philip | Masters, Mary | Masterson, Sarah | Matheson, Kenneth | McAllister, Daniel | McCleon, Archibald | McDaniell, Ann Mills, William | Mitchell, William | Munford, John | Murray, Patrick | Myers, John | Penniger, John | Porter, Thomas | Pugh, Jesse | Reardon, John | Redman, Thomas | Render, Thomas | Sanders, John | Sanders, Joseph | Scott, Dennis | Shortill, Luke | Shreve, Benjamin | Smith, Daniel | Smith, Jacob | Smith, Rebecca | Smith, Sarah | Smith, Thomas | | Summers, George | Swope, Adam | Swope, Eve Barbara Thompson, David | Thompson, William | Thurber, Charles | Troope, Adam | Washington, William Henry | Wilson, Margaret | Wiston, Lewis

Images of Wills, Inventories, Estates, orphans | Records, Book B, 1804 to 1807

Alexander |, Charles | Alexander |, Mark | Allen, Samuel | Allison, William | Anderson, James | Avill, Richard | Barron, Thomas | | Bartholomew, Sarah | Benter, Samuel | Bethethland-Dade Bowling orphans | Bowling, John | Bowling, William | Boyd, John | Boyer, Elizabeth | Brown, Hannah | Buelle, Thomas | Brown, William | Bundell, Thomas | Butt, Jacob | Carter, Robert | Chapman, Nathaniel Clarke, Thomas | Collins, Daniel | Conway, Josephl | Conway, Richard | Conway, Robert | Conway, Thomas | Cooke, Leonard | Cotton, Cassina | Crack, William | Crandell, Thomas | Crosby, Jesse | Curtain, Daniel | Dade, Margaret | Dandridge, Bartholomew | Daniel, Edward | Daniel, Francis | Darley, Michael | Davey, David | Davis, Samuel | Deblois, James | Dibleau, James Smith | Dixon, John | Douglass, Daniel | Douglass, David | Draynon, Alexander | Duff, John | Dunlop, John | Dyson, Joseph | Eakin, Matthew | Elivine, Francis | Farrell, Thomas | Foster, John | Fowler, John | Gillies, James | Gird, Henry | Goss, Peter | Grace, John | Graham, David | Gumbery, Gene | Gunnell, Presley | Gutter, John | Gutter, Margaret | Hall, John | Harper, Edward | Harper, John | Harper orphans | Henley, Eugene | Hewes, Abram | Hewes, William | Higginton, James B. | Higginton, Seth | Hill, John | Hines, Abram | Hodgins, Thomas | | Hodgson, William | Hoke, George | Hopewell, John | Howell, Thomas Jr. | Hubball, John | Huber, William | Hull, John | Hull, Nancy | Humbleton, Susanna | Hussey, Henry | Jamey, Aquila | Jamieson, Charles | Keel, Hugh | Kenton, Lucy | Kesler, Jacob | Kevin, Duncan | Killen, George | Killen orphans | Kimberly, Morris | King, John | Kising, John | Kivelin, Thomas | | Lammond, Alexander | Langston, Benjamin | Latimer, Alexander | Latimer, William | Lee, William Ludwell | Lemon, John | Lewis, Samuel | Lightfoot, John | Lightfoot, Samuel | Limerick, Robert | Long, Samuel | Lowe, Margaret | Lumsden, John | Lunt, Ezra | Lyles, Enoch Magruder | Lyon, Randolph | Madden, Mary | Mallocks, Mary | Manley, Barbara | Marle, Josephl | Mars, Philip | Marsteller, Philip | Mason, Sarah | Mates, Andrew | Mathieson, Kenneth | McDaniell, Ann | McNiven, John | Milligan, Robert | Mills, William | Milton, Henry | Mitchell, James | Mitchell, William | Montgomerie, Matthew | Myers, George | Nislett, Thomas | Nowells, Elizabeth | Owens, William | Pack, James | Pearson, Sarah | Pendal, Richard | Proudfoot, Mary | Pugh, Isaac | Pugh, Jesse | Reader, Thomas | Reed, Nelson | Resder, Chloe | Richard, Francis | Richardson, Elizabeth | Richardson, F. | Ross, William Dungerfield | Ross, William | Shanks, James | Sharman, Mary | Shields, Thomas | Shorthill, Elizabeth | Shropshire, William | Shreve, Benjamin | Shurber, Charles | Sims, Eleanor | Singleton, George | Sistell, Thomas | | Smith, Daniel | Smith, Eleanor | Smith, John | Smith, John Anderson | Smith, Rebecca | Smith, William | Smith, Thomas | | Smoot, Hezekiah Sneed, Zephaniah Summers, William | Sutton, James America | Swope, P. B. | Swope, S. | Taylor, Andrew | Taylor, Susanna | Thompson, George | Timmerman, Henry | Turner, Charles to John West | Turner, Francina | Uhler, Elizabeth | Vislett, Thomas | Washington, Elizabeth | Washington, William Henry | Weston, William | Williams, Margaret | Wilson, John | Wilson, Margaret | Wilson, William Ramsey | Wood, Louisa | Yost, Allen | Yost, John

Images of Wills, Inventories, Estates, orphans Records, Book C, 1807 to 1810

Abercrombie, Robert | Addams, Jeremiah | Allen, Samuel | Allen, William | Anderson, John | Avell, Richard | Bacon, James | Branaugh, Sarah | Braston, George | Butts, Jacob | Cardin, James | Carter, George | Carter, S. | Catlett, John | Children, Lewis | Clark, Rose | Coleman, Josephl | Conway, Richard | Conway, Robert | Craig, Samuel | Craik, George Washington | Crandell, Elizabeth | Crandell, Susanna | Crandell, Thomas | Curtain, Daniel | Cusalos, James | Davey, David | Davies, Benjamin | Davies, Thomas | Dillon orphans | Douglass, Daniel | Dunlap, John | Dunlap, Mary | Dusicul, Adelaide | Eakin, Matthew | Ellis, Phillippe | Farrell, John | Farrell, Thomas | Fitzhugh, Henry | Fitzhugh, William | Flannigan, Clarissa | Foster, John | Gardner, John | Gird, Henry | Gardner, John | Greenway, Rebecca | Gunnel, Jannett Gunnell, Presley, orphans | Hall, William James | Halley, William | Hambleton, Susanna | Hanley, Eugene | Harper, Joseph | Harper, John, Captain | Henry, John | Herman, Frederick | Hillriget, Christian Ludwick | Hodgkins, Thomas | Hooe, Robert Townshend | Huber, Benjamin | Huber, William | Hull, John | Isaac, Elizabeth | Jackson, Anna | Jacob | , Thomas | Jamieson, Andrew | Janney, Aquila | Jones, Catesby | Kirby, Richard | Lammond, Alexander, Captain | Latimer, Alexander | Latimore, Alexander | Lightfoot, John | Logan, Randolph | Lumsden, John | Lunigel, Ignatius | Magrath, Owen | Magrath, Revot | Mandeville, John | Mandeville, Jonathan | Margalind, Samuel | Marle, Hannah | Marle, Joseph | Martin, William | May, Edward | McMunn, George | McRea, James Mease | McRae, John | Miller, Absalom | Moxley, Anna Maria Munford, John | Nicholas, Lewis | Nisbet, William | Perrin, Joseph | Perrin, Joseph Marie | Pierce, Nathaniel Jr. | Pieveu, Henry | Reardon orphans | Reed, Nelson | Richardson, Forrest | Risan, Hanson | Russell, James | Sellers, John | Shanks, James | Shielly, Levin | Shreve, Benjamin | Simms, Thomas | | Smith, Adelaide Smith, David | Smith, Rebecca | Snell, Catherine | Stevens, Elizabeth | Sutton, James | America Sweet, Margaret | Symonds, Samuel | Thurber, Charles | Timmersman, Henry | Wadsworth, Charles | Wadsworth, Elizabeth | Walsh, Alice | Watts, John | West, Hugh | West, Roger | Weston, Mary | Whittington, Thomas | William |s, Thomas | Wilson, George | Wilson, John | Wilson, James | Wilson, Margaret | Wise, Peter | Woodrow, John | Woodson, John | Yeaton, John | Young, Clem | Zepernick, Mary Ann

Images of Wills, Bonds, Orphans, Affidavits 1810 to 1815

Abercrombie, Robert | Alexander, Charles | Andrews, Edward | Ball, John | Bangs, William | Barbine, Charles | Barnes, John | Blackburn, Christiana | Bloxham, Elizabeth | Bowling, Daniel | Boyd, Rebecca | Braddock, Robert | Brady, Benjamin | Broad, Michael | Burford, Hannah | Burch, Alexander | Butcher, John | Butler, Ann | Butler, Ignatius | Butler, Susan | Carne, William | Carter, George | Cartwright, Seth | Catlett, John | Chapman, George | Chapman, Gurdin | Chapman, John | Chapman, Nathaniel | Clements, Bede | Coffer, John | Cole, Thomas | Coryton, Josiah | Crandell, Joseph | Crisley, Henry | Cummings, Richard | Curtis, William, free orphan of color | Dade, Charles | Darby, Caroline | Darling, George | Darne, Thomas | Davis, Benjamin | Dennett, John | Dills, John | Douglass, Daniel | Dundas, John | Dyson, Joseph | Eskew, John | Evans, Robert | Fairfax, Sarah | Fitzgerald, Ann | Fitzhugh, Nicholas | Flannery, Michael | Flemming, Mary | Garnett, Obediah | Gilphin, George | Gird, John | Goodrick, John | Gwalking, Edward | Haggard, Henry | Hall, William James | Hannah, George Emperor | Harper, John | Harper, Joseph | Hartley, James | Haynes, John | Heartly, Thomas | Hewes, Abram | Hewes, Elizabeth | Hewitt, Richard | Hewitt, Richard L. Hodgkins, John | Hooff, Margaret | Howard, James | Howsen, William | Hucome, Francis | Huguely, George | Hunter, William | Hutchens, Margaret | Hutchens, Thomas | Irwin, Thomas | Jackson, Robert A. | Jenifer, Daniel | Johnson, Dennis McCarty | Jones, Sarah Keogh, Patrick | Kevelin, Thomas | Kincaid, John | Kirk, Robert W. | Knight, William M. | Laugherty, Margaret Lenter, William | Longden, Ralph | Lowe, Jane | Luke, John | Lunt, Ezra | Lupton, David Jr. | Maddock, James | Majorfeld, William | Mandeville, Jonathan | Mandeville, Joseph H. | Marvell, Henry | Martin, Elizabeth | Martin, Mary Ann | Matthews, Lastly | Mayhall, Samuel | McCue, Henry | Meara, Michael | Mearce, Nancy | Mitts, Ephraim | Nash, Robert | Neville, Charles L. | Nevitt, George | Norton, Jane | Null, James | Overly, Mary | Pasquak, Peter | Perrin, Matthew | Peyton, Valentine | Piper, James | Posslar, James | Pronofit, William | Read, William | Richler, John | Roberts, Robert B. | Ross, Isabella Rubter, John | Sanford, John | Senter, William | Sewell, Eleanor | Shaw, John | Sheevy, James | Shrieve, Margaret | Shrove, William | Simms, Maria | Slimmer, Jacob | Simpson, Francis | Simpson, George | Simpson, Peter | Smoot, Hezekiah | Spurlington, Jeremiah | Stable, orphans | Tarleton, Stephen | Thrift, James | Thomas, Joseph | Triplett, Stephen | Turner, Francis | Turner, Mary | Vineman, Henry | Wallace, James | Ware, Sally | Washington, Henry | Watts, Adaline | Webb, Thomas | Welch, Patrick | Westcott, John | White, Thomas Jr. | Wood, Elizabeth | White, John | Wrightman, Richard | Young, Elizabeth

Wills, Appraisements, Inventories, Guardianships, Estates 1815 to 1821

Adam, James | Adams, William Godfrey | Alexander, Charles, orphans | Alexander, Gerard | Alexander, William B. | Allen, George Hood | Allison, Nancy | Amerge, Daphney Banks, John | Barlow, George | Barnes, Elizabeth | Barnes, Victoria | Barnes, William | Barton, Benjamin | Beane, Jane | Bigg, Matilda | Birch, Isaac | Birch, Jacob | Birch, Jesse | Bird, John | Blacklock, Nicholas Frederick | Bland, Samuel | Bond, William | Bornowdale, John | Boston, Mary | Bouly, Valentine | Bowling, George | Bowling, Sarah | Bown, Maria | Boyer, John | Brandt, Richard | Brocket, Walter | Brooks, John Tumpkin | Brown, Benjamin | Butter, Charles | Cannon, Margaret M. | Carling, William | Carral, Mary | Carter, James | Cash, Susanna | Carson, orphans | Cassity, Solomon | Chapman, George Jr. | Chapin, Nancy | Churchman, Frederick | Clark, James | Clark, John | Coad, John | Cole, Thomas | Conard, Priscilla | Contee, John | Conway, Joseph | Cook, Thomas | Cooper, William | Craddock, Edmund | Craycroft, Ann R. | Crease, Anthony Jr. | Crook, Bernard |Crooke, Robert | Crowdhill, James | Cummings, Richard | Curtis, Virginia W. | Darne, Thomas | Dean, Joseph | Dean, Susan | DeButts, Richard | Delphy, Matilda | Deneale, George | Deneale, Hugh W. | Dixon, John | Dixon, Mildred | Doe, Dearborn | Donaldson, Andrew | Dougherty, Mary | Dulany, Benjamin | Dulany, William | Dundas, Agnes | Dye, Reuben | Earl, Henry Stanton | Edmondson, Mary | Ehlers, John | Eveleth, Ebenezer | Farrell, John | Fenly, William | Fitzhugh, Laurence | Fleming, Andrew | Foley, Elizabeth | Ford, Thomas R. | Fortney, Edwin | Fortney, George | Fortney, Jacob | Gates, Margaret | Gerrald, John | Gird, Christopher Gird, Joseph C. | Glanville, Joseph | Goddard, William | Graycroft, Harriett | Gregory, James | Griffin, Frankey | Griffis, Joseph | Griffith, Sarah P. | Guthrie, Mary Ann | Gwynn, George | Hamilton, Sarah | Harden, Moses Green | Hardin, Thomas G. | Harrison, Robert W. | Hartshome, Susan | Hartshome, William | Hawke, Charles | Hearlihy orphans | Henderson, George | Henry, James | Hepburn, William | Herbert, William | Hewes, Aaron | Hewitt, James | Hodgson, William | Hollis, orphans | Hooe, James H., shipmaster | Hopkins, Cornelius | Howard, Beall | Howard, Samuel | Hubale, Elecia | Hubball, orphans | Huguely, Sarah | Hulls, orphans | Humphrey, Mary Ann | Hutchens, Thomas, orphans | Ingle, Joseph | Jackson, Tabitha | Jackson, Thomas | Jinkins, Daniel | Johnson, William | Johnston, Andrew C. | Keating, James | Kelly, Ellen | Kennedy, James | Kent, Ann | MacPherson, Robert Hooten | MacPherson, Robert | Marbury, William H. | Marsteller, Ferdinand | Marsteller, Mary Magdalene | May, John | May, Thomas | McAfee, Mary | McAlister, Nathaniel | McCliesk, Archibald | McCoy, Benjamin | McCoy, Elizabeth | McDonald, William King | McDougald, Daniel | McGindley, Andrew | McKinney, Mary | Millan, William | Milligan, Samuel | Mills, Dyson | Mojengo, James | Moore, Nancy | Moore, Stephen | Moore, William | Mortimer, George W. | Mott, Randolph | Muir, James | Muir, John | Murray, Thomas | Myers, Catherine | Neale, orphans | Neale, Jeremiah A. | Newby, Exum | Newton, William | Nichens, William | Nichol, John Jr. | Norman, David | Norris, Mark | Norris, Tabitha | Norton, John | Owens, James H. | Page, Mann | Pagen, Landon | Pancost, Sarah | Paradise, John | Paton, John B. | Paton, John R. | Paton, William Jr. | Patterson, Thomas | Patterson, William Jr. | Pennell, Thomas | Perry, James | Piles, Christian | Piles, Peter | Pitton, Enoch | Plummer, Jerome | Polloch, orphans | Quigley, Michael | Read, Thomas | Ricketts, John Thomas | Rixter, Eliza | Roach, Malinda | Robbins, Jonas | Rowe, John P. | Rutherford, Joseph C. | Sales, George H. | Salmon, George | Saunders, Robert | Seaton, orphans | Setter, James | Shaw, Catharine | Sherron, Peter Shouller, Manasses Shreve, Margaret | Shreve, Samuel | Shultz, Conrad Simms, Charles | Simms, Matilda W. Simpson, William | Skinner, George | Skinner, Theodore Slade, Charles | Sloan, John | Smith, Hannah | Smith, Robert | Smith, William | Smoot, Susanna Sommers, John | Spear, Joseph | Stevens, Sarah | Stewart, James | Stewart, Robert | Stewart, William | Stone, Alexander C. | Stratford, George | Swallow, John Zephaniah | Swann, Jane Byrd | Swann, William T. | Tarleton, James | Tarlton, James | Taylor, Robert J. Thomas, John | Thompson, John | Thompson, Joseph | Thornton, George A. | Tillett, Catharine | Towers, Thomas | Turnpaw, Mary | Tyler, James | Underwood, John | Valengin, Charles W. | Vincent, Robert | Violet, John | Violett, Mary | Wair, George | Walsh, Richard | Walton, Thomas | Ward, Elizabeth | Waters, Ann | Watson, Samuel | Wedderbum, Alexander | West, James C. | White, Thomas | White, orphans | Williams, Charles | Willis, Abel | Wilson, Oliver Wise, John | Wise, Nathaniel S. Wisemiller, Jacob | Wood, John | Worrill, Elizabeth | Wray, John | Young, John | Young, Rebecca

Images of Wills, Inventories, Appraisements, Orphans, Affidavits 1821 to 1831

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