SOURCES

NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES 

Albemarle

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1982. Old Albemarle County, North Carolina, Miscellaneous Records, 1678 to ca 1737. Durham, N.C.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1980. Old Albemarle County, North Carolina, Perquimans Precinct, Births, Marriages, Deaths & Flesh Marks 1659 thru 1820.

 

Anson

MS County Court Minutes 1771-1777; Record of Deeds. Books 1, 6, 7, A, B, C-1. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.005.30001; C.005.4002 & C.005.40001.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Treasurer and Controller's Papers.

Holcolm, Brent, Howard. Anson County, North Carolina, Deed Abstracts, 1749-1766, Abstracts of Wills & Estates, 1749-1795. Columbia, S.C.

 

Beaufort

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Secretary of State Papers (SS 837).

MS Beaufort County Minute, Appearance, Prosecution, & Trial Dockets, County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, 1756-1761, North Carolina State Archives Microfilm # C.009.30001.

MS Beaufort County Court Minutes 1785-1786, 1809-1814, 1824-1829, North Carolina State Archives Microfilm # C.009.3002.

Beaufort County Genealogical Society. 1990. Beaufort County, North Carolina, Will Abstracts, 1720-1868. Washington, NC.

Camin, Betty J. 1984. Beaufort Orphans Book A 1808-1828 (Wills and Estate Record of Beaufort County, North Carolina. Raleigh, N.C.

 

Bertie

MS Apprentice Indentures prior to 1750. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 10.101.

MS Real Estate Conveyances, 1722-1784, Vols. A-M. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.010.40001-5.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 10.702.

MS Tax Lists, Secretary of State. SS 837.

MS Colonial Court Records, Taxes & Accounts, 1679-1754, stack file number CCR.190.

Dunstan, Edythe Smith. 1966. The Bertie Index for Courthouse Records of Bertie County, North Carolina, 1720-1875. privately printed.

Gammon, David B. 1986. Records of Estates Bertie County, North Carolina Volume I, 1728-1744, 1762-1790. Raleigh, N.C.

Gammon, David B. 1993. Records of Estates Bertie County, North Carolina Volume II, 1734-1788. Raleigh, N.C.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1976-1984. Bertie County North Carolina County Court Minutes (Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions). Durham, N.C., Book I, 1724-1739, Book II, 1740-1762, Book III, 1763-1771, Book IV 1772-1780, Book V, 1781-1787, Book VI, 1788-1792.

 

Bladen

MS Tax Lists, Secretary of State [SS 837].

MS Deeds and Wills photocopied by the Court Clerk of Bladen County.

Bladen County Historical Society. 1784 Tax List Bladen County N.C. Elizabethtown, N.C.

Byrd, William L. 1998. Bladen County, North Carolina Tax Lists, 1768 through 1774, Volume I. Privately printed.

Byrd, William L. 1998. Bladen County, North Carolina Tax Lists, 1775 through 1789, Volume II. Heritage Books, Inc. Maryland.

Philbeck, Miles S. 1985. Surviving Land Warrants and Surveys 1735-1749 and Surviving Land Entries 1743-1761.

Pruitt, A.B. 1989. Abstracts of Land Entries: Bladen County, NC, 1778-1781. Cary, N.C.

 

Brunswick

MS Tax Lists, General Assembly [GA 11.1], Secretary of State [SS 837].

Pruitt, A.B. 1989. Abstracts of Land Entries: Brunswick County, NC, 1794-1820. Cary, N.C.

 

Buncombe

MS County Court Minutes, 1792-1812, North Carolina State Archives microfilm reel CR.013.30001.

 

Bute

MS List of Taxables. 2 pamphlets, 1771. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm CR.015.70001.

Holcolm, Brent Howard. 1988. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Minutes 1767-1779. Columbia, S.C.

 

Carteret

MS County Court Minutes 1723-1747, 1747-1777. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.019.30001-2.

 

Caswell

MS Tax Lists, North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 020.701.10, Secretary of State SS 837.

Pruitt, A.B. 1990. Abstracts of Land Entries: Caswell Co, NC 1778-1795, 1841-1863, and Person Co, NC 1792-1795. Cary, N.C.

 

Chatham

MS County Court Minutes, 1774-1841. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.022.30001-3.

 

Chowan

Minutes, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1755-1772, North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.024.30001.

MS Record of Deeds Vol. W-1. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.024.40001.

MS Tithables, 1717-1769. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 024.701.2.

MS General Court Docket, 1742-1745, Vols. 36-43. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm *Y.1.10011.

Fouts, Raymond Parker. 1983. Vestry Minutes of St. Paul's Parish, Chowan County, North Carolina, 1701-1776. Cocoa, Fl.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1983. Chowan County, North Carolina, County Court Minutes (Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions), Book I (1730-1745), Book II (1735-1738: 1746-1748), Book III, 1749-1754. Durham, N.C.

Hoffman, Margaret M. 1972. Chowan Precinct North Carolina 1696 to 1723. Genealogical Abstracts of Deed Books. Weldon, N.C.: The Roanoke News Company.

 

Craven

MS Apprentice Indentures, County. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 28.101.1.

MS County Court Minutes, 1758-1766, 1764-1775, 1772-1784, 1784-87. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.028.30004-7.

MS Deeds, photocopied by Ms. Becky Thompson, Register of Deeds, Craven County, New Bern, North Carolina.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1978-1987. Craven County, North Carolina, County Court Minutes (Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions): Book I, 1712-1715, Book II, 1730-1741, Book III, 1742-1748, Book IV, 1749-1756. Durham, N.C.

 

Cumberland

MS County Court Minutes, Minutes 1755-1844. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.029.30001-5.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Treasurer and Controller's Papers.

 

Currituck

MS Tax Lists, Treasurer and Controller's Papers.

MS Deeds and Wills photocopied by the Court Clerk of Currituck County.

Bates, Jo Anna Heath. 1985. The Heritage of Currituck County, North Carolina. Currituck, NC.

Bennett, William Doub. 1994. Currituck County, North Carolina, Eighteenth Century Tax & Militia Records. Baltimore.

Jones, Gordon C. 1982. Abstract of Land Grants, Tax Lists, Orphans Dockets, Inventories and Other Records Currituck and Dare Counties North Carolina.

 

Dobbs

MS Grantee Index to Deeds 1746-1880, Lenoir, Johnston, Dobbs Co. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm MF.95.

 

Edgecombe

MS County Court Minutes, 1757-1800. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reels 1&2.

Gammon, David B. 1992. Abstract of Wills Edgecombe County, North Carolina Volume I, 1732-1792. Raleigh, N.C.

Gammon, David B. 1989. Records of Estates Edgecombe County, North Carolina Volume I, 1761-1825. Raleigh, N.C.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1985. Edgecombe County North Carolina County Court Minutes, 1744 thru 1762, Book I (Fee Docket 1745-1746) Edgecombe County, Northampton County (Crown Docket 1755-1763) Edgecombe County. Durham, N.C.

Hoffman, Margaret M. 1969. Abstracts of Deeds, Edgecombe Precinct, Edgecombe County, North Carolina 1732 through 1758 as found in Halifax County, North Carolina Public Registry Deed Books 1-2-3-4-5-6. Weldon, N.C.: The Roanoke News Co. repr. 1987.

Watson, Joseph W. 1966. Abstracts of Early Deeds of Edgecombe County, North Carolina, 1759-1772.

Watson, Joseph W. 1970. Estate Records of Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Rocky Mount, N.C.

 

Franklin

Watson, Joseph W. 1984. Abstracts of The Early Deeds of Franklin County, North Carolina 1779-1797. Rocky Mount, N.C.

Bradley, Stephen E. 1996. Franklin County, North Carolina Original Wills, vol. I: 1780-1861. Privately printed.

 

Gates

Fouts, Raymond Parker. Minutes of County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Gates County, N.C. 1779-1786; 1787-1793; Vols. I-IV: 1794-1799, 1800-1805, 1806-1811, 1812-1817. Cocoa, Fl.

Taylor, Mona Armstrong. 1987. Abstracts of Deeds Books A-5, Gates County, North Carolina 1776-1803.

 

Granville

MS Apprentice Indentures. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 044.101.2-7.

MS Record of Deeds, 1746-1778, Vol. A., B, C-1, C-2, D-L. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reels 28-33.

MS Wills, Vols. 1-5. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.044.8002-3.

MS County Court Minutes, 1754-1770 & 1766-1795. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reels 2 & 3.

MS Granville County Marriage Bonds. North Carolina State Archives microfilm.

MS Tax Lists, 1755, 1769, 1771, 1780, 1782, 1785, 1786, 1786-1791, 1796-1802, 1803-1809. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.044.70012.

MS Tax Lists, 1767-1823. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reel 162.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 44.701.19-20.

MS Criminal and Civil Action Papers Concerning Slaves and Free Persons of Color [CR 044.928.15 & CR 44.289.19].

Gwynn, Zae Hargett. 1978. Granville County Guardian Accounts, 1810-1856. Rocky Mount, N.C.

Owen, Thomas McAdory. 190_. Granville County, North Carolina, Notes. Montgomery, Alabama. Library of Congress Microfilm Shelf No. 28037, call no. F262.G85087. (Minutes 1746-1759, 1767-1772, transcribed in 1895 - now missing).

Pruitt, A.B. 1988. Abstracts of Land Entries: Granville Co., N.C. 1778-1877. Cary, N.C.

 

Halifax

MS Record of Wills, Vols. 1-6, North Carolina Archives Microfilms C.047.80001, 2.

MS Minutes, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 1784-87, 1796-98, 1799-1802, 1822-1824, 1832-1846, 6 Vols. North Carolina Archives Microfilm Reels 1 & 2.

MS The Roanoke Advocate, 5 January 1832 - February 1856. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm HaRA-2.

Bradley, Stephen E., Jr. 1989-1991. The Deeds of Halifax County, North Carolina, 1758-1771, 1771-1786, 1786-1796.

Gammon, David B., 1996. Records of Estates, Halifax County, North Carolina, Volume II, Revised Edition, 1759-1805.

 

Hertford

Tax Lists. North Carolina Archives General Assembly Papers GA 30.1 and L.P. 64.1.

Fouts, Raymond Parker. 1993. William Murfree Tax Receipt Book, Hertford County, North Carolina. Cocoa, Fl.

 

Hyde

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Treasurer and Controller's Papers.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1985. Hyde County, North Carolina County Court Minutes (Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions) 1736-1756, Book I (1736-1756), Book II (1757-1785). Durham, N.C.

 

Johnston

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives General Assembly Papers GA 64.1.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1980-1988. Johnston County, North Carolina, County Court Minutes (Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions), Book I (1759-1766), Book II (1767-1777), Book III (1778-1786), Book IV (1787-1792). Durham, N.C.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1980-1988. Johnston County, North Carolina, Deed Abstracts, Vol. I, 1759-1771, Vol. II,1764-1791, Vol. III, 1771-1782, Vol. IV, 1779-1794

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1980. Johnston County, North Carolina, Land Entries 1778-1805. Durham, N.C.

 

Martin

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives General Assembly Papers GA 30.1.

 

Mecklenburg

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 065.928.5.

 

Nash

MS Wills 1778-1897, Vol 1-5. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.069.80001.

Watson, Joseph W. 1963. Abstracts of Early Records of Nash County, North Carolina 1777-1859. Rocky Mount, N.C.

 

New Hanover

MS Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Minutes 1738-1769, 1771-1798. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reel 1.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Treasurer and Controllers Papers.

MS Deeds & Wills, Vols. AB, A-C. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reels 26, 27.

Pruitt, A.B. 1990 Abstracts of Land Entries: New Hanover County. Cary, N.C.

 

Northampton

MS Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minutes 1792-96, 1813-21, 1821-25. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm Reels 2 & 3.

MS Real Estate Conveyances Vols. 1-11, 28. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm reels C.071.40001-3, reels 21-22.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives General Assembly Papers GA 46.1.

MS Record of Wills, Vols 1-6. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm Reels 125-6.

MS St. George's Parish Warden Records, 1773-1814. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 71.927.1.

MS Troop Returns. North Carolina State Archives file no. TR 1-3.

Gammon, David B. Records of Estates Northampton County, North Carolina, Volume I.

Hoffman, Margaret M. 1974. 1741-1759, Abstracts of Deeds, Northampton County, North Carolina Deeds, Public Registry Deed Book One and Deed Book Two. Privately printed.

 

Onslow

MS Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions Minutes 1734-1778, 1779-1794. North Carolina State Archives Microfilms C.072.30001-2.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file CR 72.703.1, General Assembly Papers GA 11.1, Secretary of State Papers SS 837.

Orange

MS Record of Deeds, Vol. 1, 2. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.073.40001.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Treasurer and Controllers Papers T&C 1.

Haun, Weynette Parks. Orange County, North Carolina, Court Minutes, Volume I, 1752-1761; Volume II, 1762-1766. Durham, N.C.

 

Pasquotank

County Court Minutes 1737-1785, North Carolina State Archives microfilm no. C.075.30001.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR.075.701. Secretary of State Papers SS 837.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1981. Pasquotank County, North Carolina, Births, Marriages, Deaths, Brands & Flesh Marks, & County Claims 1691-1833. Durham, N.C.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1983, 1990. Pasquotank County, North Carolina, County Court Minutes 1737-1746 (I), 1747-53 (II). Durham, N.C.

 

Perquimans

Minutes, Precinct Court, 1688-1693, 1688-1706, 1735-1738; Minutes County Court 1738-1742, 1752-1755, 1759-1761, 1774, 1755-1761, 1784-1789, North Carolina State Archives microfilm no. C.077.30002.

MS Apprentice Indentures. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 077.101.6.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 077.701.1.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1987. Perquimans County, North Carolina County Court Minutes. 1638 thru 1754, Books I & II. Durham, N.C.

 

Person

MS Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Minutes 1792-1802. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.078.30001.

Pruitt, A.B. 1990. Abstracts of Land Entries: Caswell Co, NC 1778-1795, 1841-1863, and Person Co, NC 1792-1795. Cary, N.C.

 

Pitt

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Secretary of State Papers SS 837.

 

Richmond

MS Minutes, County Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions 1779-1808, 5 vols. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.082.30001-2.

Pruitt, A. B. Abstracts of Land Entries: Richmond County, North Carolina: 1780-1795. Cary, N.C.

 

Robeson

MS Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Minutes 1797-1843, 1843-1860. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm C.038.30001-2.

MS Wills and Deeds photocopied by the Court Clerk of Robeson County.

Pruitt, A.B. Abstracts of Land Entries: Robeson County, N.C., 1787-1795. Cary, N.C.

 

Rowan

Minutes, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Abstracts), 1753-1795, Vols. 1, 2. North Carolina State Archives microfilm no. C.085.30001.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 085.701.6.

 

Sampson

Bizzell. Sampson County Court Minutes 1784-1800.

 

Surry

Absher, Mrs. W. O.. 1985. Surry County, North Carolina, Court Minutes, Volume I & II, 1768-1789. Southern Historical Press.

 

Tyrrell

MS Apprentice Indentures. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 96.102.1.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives Treasurer and Controllers Papers T&C 105, box 1.

 

Wake

MS Apprentice Indentures. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 099.101.1.

MS Tax Lists. North Carolina State Archives stack file no. CR 99.101.1.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1978. Wake County, North Carolina, County Court Minutes (Minutes of Pleas & Quarter Session), Vol. A1, I & II. Durham, N.C.

 

Warren

MS Record of Deeds, Warren County 1764-1787, Vols. A-8; Tax List 1779-1808; Minutes of Pleas and Quarter Sessions 1779-1800. North Carolina State Archives microfilms C.100.40001-5, C.100.7001, and C.100.30001.

Gammon, David B. 1988. Records of Estates, Warren County, North Carolina, Volume I, Estates Found in Court Records 1780-1805. Raleigh.

Kerr, Mary Hinton. 1967. Warren County, North Carolina records. Abstracted, indexed and compiled. Warrenton, N.C.

 

Wilkes

Absher, Mrs. W.O. 1989. Wilkes County, N.C. Will Books One & Two 1778-1811. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, Inc.

Absher, Mrs. W.O. 1988. Wilkes County Court Minutes 1778-1788, Volumes I & II, Volumes III & IV. Easley S.C.: Southern Historical Press, Inc.

Absher, Mrs. W.O. 1989. Some Pioneers from Wilkes County, North Carolina. Easley S.C.: Southern Historical Press, Inc.

Pruitt, A.B. Abstracts of Land Entries: Wilkes County. Cary, N.C.

 

VIRGINIA COUNTIES

Accomack

MS Accomack County Court Orders 1663-1777; 1790-6. The Library of Virginia Microfilms 1-9 and 79-85, 88. Personal Property Tax List 1782-1814. The Library of Virginia microfilm reel no. 1.

MS Register of Free Negroes photocopied by the Clerk of Accomack County.

Nottingham, Stratton, comp. 1931. Accomack Tithables (Tax Lists) 1663-1695. Onancock, Va.

 

Albemarle

MS Wills and Deeds No. 1, 1748-1752; Court Orders 1744-48; 1783-1810; 1828; Criminal Records 1749-1794. LVA microfilm reels 33, 46-50, 100, 235.

Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1813. Library of Virginia microfilm reel 5 and 6.

Weisiger, Benjamin B. 1987. Albemarle County, Virginia, Court Papers, 1744-1783. Richmond.

 

Amelia

MS Court Orders 1735-1782, Latter Day Saints Family History Department microfilm no. 30459; Deed Book 1743-1747. LVA microfilm reels 1, 40-43.

MS List of Tithables, Virginia State Archives microfilm reel 55.

Register of Free Negroes 1804-1855, Library of Virginia microfilm reel no. 84.

 

Amherst

MS Court Orders 1766-1820; Will Book 1-2, 1761-1786; Marriage Register 1763-1852. LVA microfilm reels 17, 27-30, 37, 59.

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1823. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 18, 19.

 

Houck, Peter, W. 1984. Indian Island in Amherst County. Lynchburg, Virginia: Progress Printing Co., Inc.

McLeRoy, Sherrie S. & William R. 1993. Strangers in Their Midst, The Free Black Population of Amherst County, Virginia. Heritage Books, Inc.

Sweeny, William Montgomery. 1973. Marriage Bonds and Other Marriage Records of Amherst County, Virginia 1763-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company.

Sweeny, Lenora Higginbottom. 1951. Amherst County, Virginia, in the Revolution, Including Extracts from the "Lost Order Book" 1773-1782. Lynchburg, Virginia.

 

Arlington County

MS Free Negro Register, 1797-1861, Library of Virginia microfilm reel 62. (District of Columbia, Alexandria)

Provine, Dorothy S. 1996. District of Columbia Free Negro Registers 1821-1861. 2 vols. Heritage Books. Bowie, Maryland.

 

Augusta

MS Orders 1745-85, 1796-99. Will Books 1745-1787. Free Negro Register 1810-1864. LVA microfilm reels 41-44, 62-67, 70, 229. Personal Property Tax List 1782-1820. LVA reels 23-25.

Bedford

MS Orders 1754-1782, 1795-1806; Register of Free Negroes 1803-1860. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 39-40, 42, 120a. Personal Property Tax List 1782-1816. LVA reels 34-5.

T.L.C. Genealogy. 2000. Bedford County, Virginia Order Book 1, 1754-1761. Miami Beach, Florida.

 

Botetourt

MS Order Books 1770-1797. LVA microfilm reels 27-9. PPTL 1783-1822. LVA microfilm reels 47-48.

MS A List of Free Negroes & Mulattoes 1802-1804 [Orders 1800-1804, Loose Papers] photocopied by the Clerk of Botetourt County.

MS Free Negroes &c Registered in the Clerks office of Botetourt County photocopied by the Clerk of Botetourt County.

 

Brunswick

MS Orders 1732-1798 Deed Books 1-21, Will Books 2-7, General Index to Deeds, Guardians Accounts 1780-1808. The Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 1-10, 19-22, 29-35.

Wynne, Frances Holloway. 1983. Register of Free Negroes and also Dower Slaves: Brunswick County, Virginia 1803-1850. Fairfax, Virginia.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1953. Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Brunswick county, Virginia, 1750-1810.

Hopkins, William Lindsay. 1989. Bath Parish Register 1827-1897 of Dinwiddie County and St. Andrew Parish Vestry Book, 1732-1797, of Brunswick County, Virginia. Richmond, Virginia.

 

Buckingham

MS PPTL 1782-1826. LVA microfilm reels 60-61.

Ward, Roger G. Buckingham County Virginia Records, Land Tax Summaries & Implied Deeds, 1782-1814, Volume 1. Athens, Georgia.

 

Campbell

MS Court Orders 1782-1792. LVA reel no. 25. PPTL 1785-1814. LVA reel no. 66. MS Marriage Bonds, 1782-1853. LVA reel nos. 36, 39, 44-6, 48-9. MS List of Free Negroes. Campbell County Courthouse photocopied by Duke University Library.

 

Caroline

MS Court Orders 1732-1763, 1777-1789; Deeds 1758-1845. LVA microfilm reels 13-16, 19-22, 6c.2. PPTL 1783-1811, microfilm reels 71-2. Land Tax Books 1782-1812, LVA reel 62.

Dorman, John Frederick. 1965-1990. Caroline County, Virginia Order Book 1732-40, 1740-46, 1746-54, 1755-8, 1759-63, 1765-7. Washington, D.C.

Sparacio, Ruth and Sam. 1989. Order Book Abstracts of Caroline County, Virginia 1765-1778. McLean, Va.: The Ancient Press.

 

Charles City

MS Deeds, Wills, Orders 1655-1665, 1689-90, 1724/5-1731, 1763-64, 1766-74; Deed Book 4-7; Will Book 1-4; Personal Property Tax List 1783, 1788-1807, 1809-23; Land Tax List 1782-1830. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 23, 68, 78.

MS Court Orders 1650, 1672-73, 1677-79, 1680, 1685, 1687-95, 1737-51, 1751-7, 1758-62, Minutes 1769, 1788-9, 1823-9, 1830-7. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 13-16.

Ayres, Margaret McNeill. 1968. Charles City County, Virginia Order Book 1676-1679. Privately printed.

Weisiger, Benjamin B. III. 1986. Charles City County, Virginia Records 1737-1774. With Several 17th Century Fragments. Privately printed.

 

Charlotte

MS Court Orders 1765-1799; Loose Papers 1764-1870; Will Books 1765-1805; Deeds 1793-1803; Commissioner of Revenue Memorandum Books 1806-1818; Register of Free Negroes 1794-1865. LVA microfilm reels 3, 16, 22-26, 136-140, 146, 155, 156. PPTL 1782-1813, LVA microfilm no. 80.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1957. Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Charlotte County, Virginia, 1764-1815.

 

Chesterfield

MS Court Orders 1749-1799; Will Books 1-2, 1749-1774; Tithables 1747-1821; Personal Property Tax Lists 1786-1811; Land Tax List 1791-1822; Register of Free Negroes 1804-1830;  The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 26, 38-43, 74, 84, 330, 351.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1958. Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Chesterfield County, Virginia, form 1771-1815.

 

Culpeper

MS Court Minute Book 1763-1764; 1798-1809; Will Book A & B, 1749-1783; Deed Books B-V. The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 2-10, 31, 40, 41. PPTL 1782-1802; 1803-23; Land Tax List 1782-1813. The Library of Virginia reels 78, 89, 90.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1954. Marriages of Culpeper County, Virginia, 1771-1815.

 

Cumberland

MS Order Books 1749-1801. Will Books 1-2, 1749-92. Virginia State Archive Microfilm Reels, nos. 17, 23-28. Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1816, LVA microfilm no. 93.

 

Dinwiddie

MS Order Book 1789-91, Latter Day Saints Family History Department microfilm #31090. Wills 1758-1869, LVA microfilm no. 57.

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1819; Land Tax List 1782-1814. Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 85, 96, 97.

Hughes, Land Records, Dinwiddie County.

 

Elizabeth City

MS Court Orders 1692-99, 1715-57, 1784-88, 1798-1802; Minutes 1756-60; Court Records 1760-1769. Deeds, Wills, Inventories, 1684-1699, 1715-21, 1723-30; 1737-71. LVA microfilm reels 1-6, 17-19. PPTL 1782-1844. LVA microfilm reel no. 101.

Neal, Rosemary Corley. 1988. Deeds, Wills, Court Orders 1715-1721. Heritage Books, Inc.

Neal, Rosemary Corley. 1986. Deeds, Wills, Court Orders, Etc. 1634, 1659, 1688-1701. Heritage Books, Inc.

von Doenhoff, Marion Ruth. 1957. The Vestry Book of Elizabeth City Parish, 1751-1784. A thesis presented to the faculty of the Department of History of the College of William and Mary.

 

Essex

MS Orders 1692-1799; Deeds, Wills 1699-1721; Wills, Inventories 1717-1730; Will Book 5-12, 1730-1775. Register of Free Negroes 1810-1843. LVA microfilm nos. 1-7, 40-47, 65-86, 119. PPTL 1782-1819. LVA microfilm no. 103.

Dorman, John Frederick. 1961. Essex County, Virginia Wills, Bonds, Inventories, etc. 1722-1730. Washington, D.C.

Sparacio, Ruth and Sam. 1989-1991. Essex County Order Book Abstracts 1695-1729. McLean, Va.: The Ancient Press.

 

Fairfax

MS Orders 1749-56; Orders 1768-74; 1783-88; Minutes 1756-1765; 1800-1; Free Negro Register 1822-61; Wills 1742-1776. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 27, 37, 38, 38a, 39, 39a, 56.

Sparacio, Ruth and Sam. 1988. Land Records of Long Standing, Fairfax County, Virginia (1742-1770). McLean, Va.: The Ancient Press.

 

Fauquier

MS Order Books 1784-1788; Minute Books 1768-1784; 1788-1801; Will Books 1759-1796; Register of Free Negroes 1817-1865. LVA microfilm reels 31, 47-52, 115.

PPTL 1782-1819. LVA microfilm reels 110-112.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1993-1996. Minute Book Abstracts of Fauquier County, Virginia 1759-1775. The Antient Press. McLean, Virginia.

 

Fluvanna

List of Free Negroes photocopied by the Court Clerk of Fluvanna County.

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1826. The Library of Virginia microfilm no. 118.

 

Franklin

PPTL 1804-1821. LVA microfilm no. 121.

 

Frederick

MS Orders 1743-94; Will Books 1748-1794. Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 50-52, 66-76. PPTL 1782-1802. LVA microfilm reel no. 124.

 

Fredericksburg

MS Hustings Court Order Books A-G (1782-1819). LVA microfilm reel 21.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1954. Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Fredericksburg, Virginia 1782-1850.

 

Giles

          MS List of Free Negroes, 1816-1864. LVA microfilm no.63.

 

Gloucester

MS Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1820. Gloucester County Tax Accounts 1770-1771; Land Tax Books 1782-1820. Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 7, 117, 132, 133.

Mason, Polly Cary. 1946. Reprint 1965. Records of Colonial Gloucester County Virginia. A Collection of abstracts from original documents concerning the lands and people of Colonial Gloucester County. vol. I. Berryville, Va.

 

Goochland

MS Court Orders 1728-1799; Deeds, Etc., 1728-1796; Various Loose Records 1728-1898; 1730-1940; Tithables 1730-1755, 1756-1766, 1767-1780. Register of Free Negroes 1804-1857. The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 1-6, 21-29, 43, 77-79, 81-83. Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1832. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 136-7

Williams, Kathleen Booth. 1960. Marriages of Goochland County, Virginia 1733-1815.

 

Grayson

MS Court Order Book 1793-1794, LVA reel no. 13.

MS PPTL 1794-1827. LVA microfilm no. 139.

 

Greensville

MS Deed Books 1, 2; Will Books 1-5, Court Orders 1781-1810, The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 1, 2, 7, 8, 12, 13.

MS Registry of Free Negroes photocopied by the Court Clerk of Greensville County.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1955. Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Greensville County Virginia 1781-1825. Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Vogt, John and T. William Kethley, Jr. eds. 1989. Greensville County Marriages 1781-1853. Athens, Ga., Iberian Publishing Co.

 

Halifax

MS Pleas [Court Orders] Nos. 7-18, 1770-1798; Will Books 1753-1792. Registers of Free Negroes 1802-1831; 1831-1853. LVA microfilm reels 36, 57-61, 83a, 147. Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1812. LVA  reels 147, 148.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1957. Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Halifax County, Virginia, 1753-1800.

TT.L.C. Genealogy. 1998-2000. Halifax County, Virginia Court Orders (Pleas) 1755-1773. Miami Beach, Florida.

 

 

Hampshire

MS PPTL 1782-1799; 1800-14, 1815-23, 1824-41. LVA microfilm reels 153-6.

Horton, Vicki Bidinger. 2009. Hampshire County, Virginia, Now West Virginia Book Abstracts, 1788-1802. Baltimore

Sage, Clara McCormick & Laura Sage Jones. 2003 edition. Early Records, Hampshire County, Virginia. Baltimore.

 

Hanover

MS Court Records [Wills, Deeds, Etc.] 1733-1735. Library of Virginia microfilm reel 2. Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1816; Library of Virginia microfilm reels 159, 160.

Cocke, William Ronald, 1956. Hanover County Taxpayers, Saint Paul's Parish, 1782-1815.

 

Hardy

PPTL 1786-1806, Library of Virginia microfilm reel no. 163.

 

Harrison County

PPTL 1785-1818, LVA reel nos. 167 & 8.

 

Henrico

MS Court Orders 1678-93, 1694-1701, 1707-9, 1710-4; Minutes 1719-24; Orders 1737-46, 1752-69, 1781-91, 1791-99; Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1677-1718; 1725-1737; 1744-1748; 1748-50; 1750-67; DB 1-8; WB 1-4; Miscellaneous Court Records, Vols. 1-7 [Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1650-1807]; Orphans Court 1677-1739; Register of Free Negroes 1831-1844. The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 1-14, 53, 55-6, 65-72, 113.

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1814; Land Tax List 1799-1816. Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 171, 143.

Lindsay, Joyce H. 1960. Marriages of Henrico County, Virginia, 1680-1808.

Weisiger, Benjamin B. 1977. Colonial Wills of Henrico County, Virginia. Part Two, 1737-1781. Richmond, Va., Privately Printed.

 

Henry

MS Court Orders 1777-97; Will Book 1-3; Deed Book 1-3. LVA reel nos. 1, 14, 20. Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1830, LVA reel no. 175.

 

Isle of Wight

MS Court Orders 1693-1695, 1746-1797; Record of Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1661-1719; Deeds, Wills, Guardian Accounts Book, 1636-1767. Deeds 1688-1704, 1704-1715; Wills and Accounts 1733-1752; Will Books 1752-1769; Deeds & Wills 1715-1726; A, 1741-1766; Deed Books 13 & 14; Indentures 1782-1833. LVA microfilm reels 1, 2, 3, 8, 22-6, 34, 35 and 90. PPTL 1782-1833. LVA film nos. 178-179.

Boddie, John Bennett. 1973 [1938]. Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia. Genealogical Publishing.

Chapman, Blanche Adams. 1976. Marriages of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1628-1800.

 

James City

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1824. Library of Virginia microfilm no. 183.

Duvall, Lindsay O. 1979. Virginia Colonial Abstracts Series 2, Volume 4, James City County, Virginia 1634-1904. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, Inc.

 

Jefferson

        PPTL 1802-1820. LVA microfilm no. 186.

 

King George

MS Court Orders 1721-1805; Register of Free Person 1785-1799; Wills 1721-1863; Inventories 1721-1744; 1745-1765. The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 5, 13, 14, 16, 22-27, 58, 59, 62. Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1830. The Library of Virginia microfilm reel no. 196.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1992. Order Book Abstracts of King George County, Virginia 1721-1728. The Antient Press. McLean, Virginia.

 

King & Queen County

Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1823. Land Tax List 1782-1812. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 159, 192 and 193.

 

King William

MS Records Book 1, 1702-1707; Book 2, 1702-6, 1721-2, 1785-6; Book 3-6, 1793-1816; Tax Books 1811-1812, 1815-1816. LVA microfilm reel nos. 1-5, 42. PPTL 1782-1832, 1833-1851; Land Tax List 1782-1811. LVA microfilm reel nos. 164, 198, 199.

 

Lancaster

MS Court Orders 1696-1799; Judgments 1702-1780. The Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 26-33, 60-78.

MS List of Tithables, 1745-1795. The Library of Virginia Microfilm reel   no. 316.

MS Wills 1666-1835. The Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 2-6; 18-21.

PPTL 1782-1839. The Library of Virginia reel no. 200.

Burkett, Brigette. 1999. Lancaster County, Virginia, Register of Free Negroes. Iberian Publishing.

Lee, Ida J. 1972. Lancaster County, Virginia Marriage Bonds, 1652-1850.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1995-1999. Lancaster County, Virginia Order Book, 1678-1706. The Antient Press. McLean, Virginia.

Wheeler, Robert Anthony. 1972. Lancaster County, Virginia, 1650-1750: The Evolution of a Southern Tidewater Community. A thesis presented to the Department of History at Brown University.

 

Loudoun County

MS Court Orders 1765-1800; General Index to Deeds 1757-1833; Will Books A-C, 1757-1788. Library of Virginia microfilm reel nos. 49, 53, 71-76. PPTL 1782-1825. LVA microfilm reels 207-210.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1997. Loudoun County, Virginia Order Book, 1757-1764. The Antient Press. McLean, Virginia.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1998. Loudoun County, Virginia Tithable Lists, 1770-1774. The Antient Press. McLean, Virginia.

 

Louisa

MS Orders 1742-48, 1766-95; WB 1, 2; Judgments 1769-1778; Deeds 1742-1784. LVA microfilm nos. 1-4, 20, 29, 30, 68-73.

MS Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1814, Library of Virginia microfilm no. 213.

Abercrombie, Janice. 1994. Free Blacks of Louisa County, Virginia. Iberian Publishing. Athens, Georgia.

Davis, Rosalie Edith. 1981. Louisa County, Virginia, Tithables and Census 1743-1785. Manchester, Mo., Heritage Trails.

Davis, Rosalie Edith. 1980. Louisa County, Virginia, 1743-1814: Where Have All the Children Gone? Manchester, Mo.: Heritage Trails.

 

Lunenburg

MS Court Orders 1746-84; 1796-1805; Will Book 1-5. The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 19-20, 25-30, 32.

MS Tax List 1748-1752, The Library of Virginia Accession no.20094.

List of Free Negroes 1815-1820. The Library of Virginia microfilm reel 20.

Free Negro & Slave Records, 1802-1803 ("Free Negro" census). The Library of Virginia.

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1807. Library of Virginia microfilm no. 217.

 

Bell, Landon C. 1974. Sunlight on the Southside; List of Tithes, Lunenburg County, Virginia 1748-1783. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing.

TLC Genealogy. Lunenburg County Deeds 1746-1790. TLC Genealogy.

 

Mecklenburg

MS Orders 1765-1815; Deed Book 1-10; Will Book 1-3. LVA microfilm reels 1-5, 23, 34-40. MS Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1828. LVA reel 230-1. Land Tax Lists 1782-1824A. LVA reel 188-9.

MS "Free Person of Color" Registry 1809-1835 photocopied by the Clerk of Mecklenburg County.

T.L.C. Genealogy. Mecklenburg County Deeds 1765-1776. Miami Beach.

 

Middlesex County

MS Court Orders 1721-26; 1732-86; Wills, Etc. 1675-1798; Deeds 1767-91. Register of Free Negroes 1800-60. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 4, 20-23, 37-41, 74. Personal Property Tax List 1782-1850. Library of Virginia reel 235.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1994-1998. Middlesex County, Virginia Order Book Abstracts, 1673-1721. The Antient Press. McLean, Virginia.

T.L.C. Genealogy. 1997. Middlesex County, Virginia Court Orders 1711-1713. Miami Beach, Fl.

 

Montgomery County

MS Court Orders 1773-1790. Register of Free Negroes 1823-1847. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 20, 92. PPTL 1787-1812. LVA reel no. 242.

 

Nelson County

        PPTL 1809-1845. LVA microfilm reel no. 245.

 

New Kent

Personal Property Tax List 1782-1800; 1791-1828. Library of Virginia microfilm reel nos. 246, 246A.

NSCDA, 1904. The Parish Register of St. Peter's, New Kent County, Virginia, 1680-1787. Richmond.

T.L.C. Genealogy. 1992. New Kent County, Virginia Land Tax Lists, 1782-1790. Miami Beach.

 

Norfolk

MS Orders 1675-1810; Minutes 1820-55; Superior Court of Law, 1820-1831; DB 5-22, 25-6, 30-8, 41-48; WB F-H; WB 3-6; Register of Free Negroes and Mulattoes, 1809-1852. LVA microfilm reels 2-9, 11, 13-20, 46-7, 49-50, 53-60, 67-70, 133, 281. PPTL 1813-24. LVA microfilm reels 247, 249, 250.

MS Norfolk County Register of Free Negroes & Mulattos photocopied by the Court Clerk of Norfolk County.

McIntosh, Charles Fleming. 1914. Brief Abstracts of Norfolk County Wills, 1637-1710.

Wingo, Elizabeth B. 1961. Marriages of Norfolk County, Virginia, 1706-1792.

Wingo, Elizabeth B. and W. Bruce Wingo. 1979-1985. Norfolk County, Virginia, Tithables 1730-1750, 1751-1765, 1766-1780.

 

Norfolk City

        MS Orders 1761-1785. LVA microfilm reel 28.

 

Northampton

MS Order Books: 1645-51, 1651-54, 1657-64, 1664-74; Deeds, Wills 1654-1666; Orders, Wills 1674-1710; Orders 1710-1758; Minutes 1754-1783; Orders 1783-1795. Wills & Inventories 1733-1740; Parish Record (Hungar's Parish) 1758-82. LVA microfilm reels 4-5, 27, 27a, 28-30, 46-52, 66. Tithables 1720-23, 1727, 1737, 1744, 1769 in the loose papers at the county courthouse, photocopied by the court clerk.Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1823. The Library of Virginia microfilm reel no. 254.

Bell, John B. 1993. Northampton County, Virginia Tithables, 1720-1769. Heritage Books, Bowie, Maryland.

Mihalyka, Jean M. 1997. Loose Papers and Sundry Court Cases 1628-1731, Volume I. Hickory House, Eastville, Virginia.

Mihalyka, Jean M. 2000. Loose Papers and Sundry Court Cases 1732-1744/5, Volume II. Hickory House, Eastville, Virginia.

Nottingham, Stratton. 1974. The Marriage Bonds of Northampton County, Virginia, from 1706-1854.

 

Northumberland

MS Court Order Books, 1678-1797; Record Books 1706-1787; District Court Order Book 1789-1802. The Library of Virginia microfilm reels 3-12, 14, 48-59, 67. PPTL 1782-1849. LVA microfilm reels 256-7.

MS Personal Property Taxes 1782-1813. The Library of Virginia reel 256.

Fleet, Beverley. 1961. Virginia Colonial Abstracts, Northumberland County Record of Births 1661-1810. Washington, D.C.

Nottingham, Stratton. 1976. The Marriage Bonds of Northumberland County, Virginia, from 1783-1850.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1995-1999. Northumberland County, Virginia Order Book Abstracts 1669-1686. McLean, Virginia.

 

Nansemond County

PPTL 1815-1837. LVA microfilm reel no. 241.

 

Nottoway

PPTL 1789-1822. LVA microfilm reel 258.

 

Orange

MS Court Orders 1734-77; 1801-3; Judgments, 1735-1774; Will Book 1 (1735-1744), 2 (1744-1778). LVA microfilm reels 23, 30-33, 69-138. PPTL 1801-1822. LVA microfilm reel no. 263.

Little, Barbara Vines. 1988. Orange County, Virginia Tithables 1734-1782. Orange, Virginia.

Little, Barbara Vines. 1990. Orange County, Virginia Order Book One 1734-1739, Part One 1734-1736. Orange, Virginia.

Sparacio, Sam & Ruth. 1997-1998. Orange County, Virginia Order Book, 1747-1756. McLean, Virginia.

T.L.C. Genealogy. 1994. Orange County, Virginia, Court Orders, 1734-1741: An Every Name Index. Miami Beach, Fl.

 

Patrick

Orders 1791-1831; Will Book 1-3. LVA microfilm reel nos. 14, 18. Personal Property Tax List, 1791-1823. LVA reel no. 267.

 

Pendleton

 

Personal Property Tax List 1789-1816. LVA reel no. 269

 

Petersburg

Hustings Court Minutes 1784-1812; Register of Free Negroes & Mulattos, 1794-1819; Hustings Court Deed Books 1-2; Marriages 1785-1850. Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 24, 25, 337.

 

Pittsylvania

MS Court Records 1767-1809; Judgments, 1767-1778. LVA microfilm reels 47-51, 115-126, 148-50. PPTL 1782-1823, LVA film no. 271-3.

 

Powhatan

MS Orders 1777-1804; Deeds & Wills 1809-1898; Deed Books 1 & 2; Register of Free Negroes 1820-65. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 1, 22-4, 45. Personal Property Tax Lists 1782-1825. Library of Virginia microfilm reels 277-8.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1957. Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Powhatan County, Virginia 1777-1830.

 

Prince Edward

MS Orders 1754-1802; Deed Books 1791-1806; Marriage Bonds 1754-1850. LVA microfilm nos. 4, 5, 21-24, 40.

MS PPTL 1782-1831. LVA microfilm nos. 281-2.

Prince George

MS Court Orders 1714-1720; 1737-40; 1811-14; Deeds, Etc. 1713-1728; Deed Book 1759-60; Deed Book 1787-92; PPTL 1782-1834. Land Tax List 1782-1812. LVA reels 255, 283-4.

 

Princess Anne

MS Court Orders/ Minutes 1691-1792; Deeds, Wills, Etc. 1691- 1769; Register of Free Negroes 1830-1862. LVA microfilm reels 2-10, 38-41, 43, 75. Personal Property Tax List 1790-1822. LVA microfilm reel no. 292.

Wingo, Elizabeth B. 1961. Reprint 1978. Marriages of Princess Anne County, Virginia 1749-1821.

 

Prince William

MS Court Orders 1759-63; 1766-9; 1804-6; 1812-4; Will Book C, 1734-1744; List of Tithables 1747. The Library of Virginia microfilm reel nos. 18, 25a, 26 and 33. Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1810. The Library of Virginia microfilm reel 288.

 

Sparacio, Ruth & Sam. 1988. Prince William County, Virginia Order Book Abstracts 1752-1767. McLean, Virginia.

 

Rappahannock County [Old]

MS Court Orders 1683-1695; Records 1677-87; Deeds , Etc. 1682-88. LVA microfilm reels 21, 22.

Randolph

PPTL 1787-1829. LVA microfilm reel 294a.

Richmond

MS Orders 1721-32, 1732-39, 1739-46, 1746-52. Will Book 4, 1717-25. Latter Day Saints Family History Department microfilm #33708-33710. Orders 1692-1704, 1752-84; Wills & Inventories 1699-1717; Will Book 4, 1717-25; Miscellaneous Records 1699-1724; Criminal Trials 1710-54. LVA microfilm reels 22, 23, 30, 31, 36-39, 65. PPTL 1782-1829. LVA microfilm reels 296-7

King, George Harrison Sanford. 1966. The Register of North Farnham Parish, 1663-1814, and Lunenburg Parish, 1783-1800, Richmond County, Virginia. Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Sparacio, Ruth & Sam. 1996-1997. Richmond County, Virginia Order Book, 1704-1721. McLean, Virginia.

TLC Genealogy. Richmond County, Virginia Court Orders, 1721-1752: An Every-name Index. TLC Genealogy.

 

Richmond City

Hustings Court Order Book 1782-87; 1787-92; Hustings Deed Books 1-3, 1782-1803. LVA film nos. 1, 2, 78. PPTL 1787-1834, LVA film nos. 363, 364.

 

Rockbridge County

MS Orders 1778-1794; Register of Free Negroes 1805-1831. LVA film reels 33, 34, 157. PPTL 1787-1821, LVA film nos. 299-301.

Rockingham

Judgments & Orders, 1778-1804; Register of Free Negroes 1807-1859. LVA microfilm 37-39, 676. PPTL 1795-1813. LVA film no. 305.

 

Shenandoah

MS Orders 1772-4; 1781-6; Minutes 1774-80. LVA microfilm reels 52-3. PPTL 1782-1818. LVA reel 315-6.

MS PPTL 1782-1818. LVA film nos. 315-6.

 

Southampton

MS Orders 1749-89; Minutes 1763-5, 1775-8; 1786-1811. County Court Papers 1741-1784. Judgment Papers 1749-1786. Will Book 1-3. Chancery Court Papers 1750-1770. Register of Free Negroes 1794-1832. LVA microfilm reels 16, 25-7, 32, 73, 90, 91, 112-133, 467. MS Personal Property Taxes 1782-1830. LVA reels 320-3.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1955. Marriage Bonds & Ministers' Returns of Southampton County, Virginia 1758-1800.

 

Spotsylvania

MS Court Orders 1722-4; 1738-95; Will Book A-C 1722-98; Manuscript Loose Wills A-D. LVA microfilm reels 26-8, 38, 44-7. PPTL 1782-1813. LVA microfilm reel 327.

Sparacio, Ruth & Sam. 1987-8. Spotsylvania County Court Orders 1724-1730; 1730-1746. McLean, Virginia.

T.L.C. Genealogy. 1999. Spotsylvania County Court Orders 1746-48; 1748-50. Miami Beach, Florida.

 

Stafford

MS Court Orders 1722-4; 1738-82; Will Book A & B 1722-59. LVA microfilm reels 26, 44 and 45. PPTL 1782-1813. LVA microfilm reel 327.

Sparacio, Ruth & Sam. 1987-8. Stafford County, Virginia Order Book Abstracts 1691-1692, 1664-1668, 1689-1690, 1691-1692, 1692-1693. McLean, Virginia.

 

Surry

MS Orders 1671-1800; Deeds, Wills, 1652-1783; Criminal Proceedings Against Free Persons, Slaves, etc., 1742-1822. LVA microfilms 1-7, 28-34, 61.

MS Personal Property Tax Lists, 1782-1790; 1791-1816, The Library of Virginia microfilms 329, 331.

MS Property Tax Alterations 1782-1810, The Library of Virginia Microfilm.

MS Guardian Accounts Book, 1783-1803. Registry of Free Negroes at back of book. The Library of Virginia Microfilm no. 49.

MS Registry of Free Negroes, 1804-1840. Abstracted by Mrs. Doris Stone at the Surry County Court House.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1986-1992. Surry County, Virginia Court Records, Book I (1652-1663), Book II (1664-1671), Book III (1672-1682), Book IV (1682-1691), Book V (1691-1700), Book VI (1700-1711). Durham, N.C.

Hudgins, Dennis. 1995. Surry County, Virginia Register of Free Negroes. Virginia Genealogical Society.

Knorr, Catherine Lindsay. 1960. Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Surry County, Virginia, 1768-1825.

 

Sussex

MS Court Orders 1754-1794. Will Books A-C, 1754-1785. Deed Books A-E, J, K. Court Papers 1754-1779. List of Free Negroes & Mulattoes, 1801-1812. LVA microfilm reels 1, 2, 5, 13, 21-23, 34-80, 82, 90, 92, 221].

MS Personal Property Tax List 1782-1841. Library of Virginia microfilm nos. 333, 334.

MS Certificates granted to Free negroes & mulattoes from October 1800 in conformity of an act of December 1793 photocopied by the Court Clerk of Sussex County.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1993. Sussex County, Virginia Court Records 1754-1801, Book I, Court of Oyer & Terminer, 1754-1801; Order Book 1754-56. Durham, N.C.

Knorr, 1952. Marriage Bonds and Ministers' Returns of Sussex County, Virginia, 1754-1810.

 

Staunton City

PPTL 1809-1850, LVA microfilm no. 366

 

Warwick

MS Court Orders 1713-1714, Minute Book 1748-1762, The Library of Virginia microfilm reel no. 1. PPTL 1782-1820. LVA microfilm reel no. 384.

 

Washington

PPTL 1802-1827. LVA microfilm reel no. 341.

 

Westmoreland

MS Court Orders 1690-1797; Records, Inventories, 1723-1746, 1746-52, 1752-56, 1756-67; Deeds & Wills 1653-1761; 1773-1799; Free Negro Register, 1819-1826; 1828-1849. LVA microfilm reels 1-6, 9-12, 14-15, 29-32, 52-62, 100. PPTL, 1782-1815. LVA reel no. 344.

Dorman, John Frederick. 1962-1988. Westmoreland County, Virginia, Order Books 1675-1689, 1690-1698, 1698-1705. Washington, D.C.: J.F. Dorman.

Nottingham, Stratton. 1928. Reprint 1975. The Marriage License Bonds of Westmoreland County, Virginia, 1786 to 1850.

 

Williamsburg City

PPTL 1783-1827, LVA microfilm no. 366

 

Wythe

PPTL 1802-1830. LVA microfilm reel no. 351.

 

York

MS Deeds, Wills, Orders 1633-1813;  Deeds 1729-1754; Orders 1788-1803; Personal Property Tax List 1782-1841. Library of Virginia microfilms 1-12, 14, 29-34, 38, 353.

MS Register of Free Negroes 1798-1831; Free Negroes Register 1831-1850 photocopied by the Clerk of York County.

Dorman, John Frederick. 1974-1980. York County, Virginia, Deeds, Orders, Wills, etc., 1687-1697. Washington, D.C.: J.F. Dorman.

Duvall, Lindsay O. 1978. Virginia Colonial Abstracts Series 2, Vol. 5, Wills, Deeds, Orders of York County, Virginia 1657-1659. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Journal of the South Carolina Court of General Sessions, 1769-1776. South Carolina Archives microfilm SC-AR-M-14, AD721.

MS South Carolina Tax Returns 1783-1800, South Carolina Archives microfilm AD-941 and AD-942.

MS Marlboro County, South Carolina, Clerk of Court Minutes of the County; Intermediate; Common Pleas; and Gen Sessions Court. South Carolina Archives Microfilm C258.

MS Fairfield County, South Carolina County Court Minutes of the County Court, 1785-86; 1791-99. South Carolina Archives microfilm C348.

MS Parochial Register of the Parishes of St. Thomas & St. Denis, 1693-1794. Latter Day Saints Microfilm no. 22742.

The Combined Alphabetical Index. South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina.

Accelerated Indexing Systems. 1973. South Carolina 1800 Census. Accelerated Indexing Systems.

Brown, Richard Maxwell. 1963. The South Carolina Regulators. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University.

Gregg, Right Rev. Alexander. 1867. History of the Old Cheraws. New York.

Henry, H.M. 1968. The Police Control of the Slave in South Carolina. New York: Negro Universities Press.

Holcolm, Brent Howard. 1980. South Carolina Marriages, 1688-1799. Genealogical Press.

_____. 1996. Petitions for Land from the South Carolina Council Journals, Volume I (1734-1748) Volume III (1752-1753). Columbia, S.C.

Lucas, Silas Emmett, Jr. 1977. An Index to Deeds of the Province and State of South Carolina 1719-1785 and Charleston District 1785-1800. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press.

NSCDA. 1916. The Register Book for the Parish Prince Frederick Winyaw. Baltimore.

Salley, A.S., Jr., ed. 1904. Reprint 1971. Register of St. Philips Parish, Charles Town, South Carolina, 1720-1758. University of S.C. Press.

Smith, D.E. Hugger and Salley, A.S., Jr., ed. 1927. Reprint 1971. Register of St. Philips Parish, Charles Town, or Charlestown, South Carolina, 1754-1810. University of S.C. Press.

Warren, Mary Bondurant. 1988. South Carolina Newspapers, Heritage Papers.

 

CENSUS RECORDS

MS North Carolina Governor's Office Census of 1784-87. North Carolina State Archives Microfilm S.51.567.

MS North Carolina Census: 1800, 1810, 1820, and 1830. Microfilms M32:29-34; M252:38-43; M33:80-85; M19:121,123.

MS Virginia Census: 1810 and 1820. M252:66-71; M33:130, 140.

MS South Carolina Census: 1810. Microfilms M252:60-62.

Bradley, Stephen E., Jr. 1987. The 1860 Federal Census Halifax County, North Carolina. South Boston, Va.: Privately printed.

Bureau of the Census. 1966 [1908]. Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - Records of the State Enumerations: 1782 to 1785, Virginia. Baltimore.

Bureau of the Census. 1990 [1908]. Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: North Carolina. Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Co.

Bureau of the Census. 1978 [1908]. Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: South Carolina. Baltimore.

Bureau of the Census. 1965 [1908]. Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790: Maryland. Baltimore.

Bureau of the Census. Pennsylvania, First Census 1790.

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. 1987. The 1787 Census of Virginia. An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years; the Number of Slaves Over 16 & those Under 16 Years; together with a Listing of their Horses, cattle & Carriages; and also the Names of all Persons to whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses were Issued. Springfield, Virginia, Genealogical Books in Print.

Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. 1986. Virginia Tax Payers 1782-87 Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. Baltimore.

Yantis, Netti Schreiner. 1971. A Supplement to the 1810 Census of Virginia.

 

VIRGINIA PARISH REGISTERS AND VESTRY BOOKS

MS Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Register 1724-1774. Virginia Archives Accession No. 25593.

MS Bruton Parish, James City and York County Register and Baptisms 1739-1797, Burials 1662-1761. The Library of Virginia Miscellaneous Microfilm Reel 448a.

MS Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Register.

MS Albemarle Parish, Surry and Sussex County Parish Register, 1739-1778, Latter Day Saints Family History Department microfilm no. 0030161.

MS St. Paul's Parish, King George County, Virginia, Parish Register, 1716-1793. Latter Day Saints Family History Department microfilm no. 0033859.

Bell, Landon C. 1932. Charles Parish, York County, Virginia, History and Registers, Births 1648-1789, Deaths 1665-1787. Richmond: VSLB.

Chamberlayne, Churchill G. 1898. The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720-1789. Richmond, Va.: William Ellis Jones Steam Book and Job Printer.

Chamberlayne, Churchill G. 1931. The Vestry Book of Stratton Major Parish, King & Queen County, Virginia, 1729-1783. Richmond.

Chamberlayne, Churchill G. 1935. The Vestry Book of Blisland Parish, New Kent and James City Counties, Virginia, 1721-1786. Richmond: Virginia State Library Board.

Chamberlayne, Churchill G. 1937. The Vestry Book & Register of St. Peter's Parish, New Kent & James City Counties, Virginia 1684-1786.

Chamberlayne, Churchill G. 1940. The Vestry Book of St. Paul's Parish Hanover County Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Library Board.

Davis, Rosalie Edith. 1981. Fredericksville Parish Vestry Book, Indentures and Processioning Returns 1742-1787. Manchester, Mo.: Heritage Trails.

Historic Dumfries Virginia, Inc. 1976. The Records of Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Virginia, Vestry Book 1745-1785, Minutes of Meetings of the Overseers of the Poor 1788-1802, Indentures 1749-1782. Dumfries.

Jones, W. Mac. 1966. The Douglas Register, Being a Detailed Record of Births Marriages and Deaths, Kept by Rev. William Douglas 1750-1797. Baltimore.

Matheny, Emma R. and Helen K. Yates. Kingston Parish Register, Gloucester and Mathews Counties, 1749-1827. privately printed.

National Society of the Colonial Dames of America. 1964. The Parish Register of Christ Church, Middlesex County, Virginia from 1653 to 1812. Baltimore.

Nicklin, John Bailey Calvert. 1988. St. Paul's Parish Register, 1715-1798. Baltimore.

Richards, Gertrude, R.B. 1958. Register of Albemarle Parish, Surry & Sussex Counties, Virginia, 1739-1778.

 

GENERAL

MS The Virginia Gazette, photocopied by Prince William County Genealogical Society, Manassas, Virginia 22110-0812.

Runaway Slave advertisements from 18th-century Virginia newspapers. Compiled by Professor Thomas Costa, Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia's College at Wise. http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/subjects/runaways/allrecords.html

MS Revolutionary War Pension Files. National Archives microfilm series M805.

Adjutant General of North Carolina. 1976. Muster Rolls of the Soldiers of the War of 1812 Detached from the Militia of North Carolina in 1812 and 1814, Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore.

Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers.

Byrd, William L. 1999. In Full Force and Virtue: North Carolina Emancipation Records, 1713-1860. Heritage Books, Inc. Bowie, Maryland.

Clark, Murtie June. 1983. Colonial Soldiers of the South, 1732-1774. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.

Clark, Walter, ed. 1895-1907. The State Records of North Carolina. 16 vols. numbered XI-XXVI. Winston and Goldsboro, N.C.: State of North Carolina.

Creekmore, Pollyanna. 1980. Early East Tennessee Taxpayers. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press.

des Cognets, Louis, Jr., ed. 1958. English Duplicates of Lost Virginia Records. Princeton.

Dorman, Frederick. 1958-1995. Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications, Volumes 1-45. Washington, D.C.

Dumont, William H. Some Virginia Revolutionary Veterans and Their Heirs. Washington, D.C.: Fiscal Section of the National Archives.

Fouts, Raymond Parker. 1984. Abstracts from Newspapers of Edenton, Fayetteville, & Hillsborough, North Carolina 1785-1800. Cocoa, Fl.

Fouts, Raymond Parker. 1983. Abstracts from the North Carolina Gazette of New Bern, North Carolina 1751-1759 and 1768-1790 Volume I. Cocoa, Fl.

Fouts, Raymond Parker. Abstracts from the North Carolina Journal, Halifax, North Carolina. 1792-1794, Vol. I. Cocoa, Fl.

Gray, Gertrude Entz. 1987. Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1694-1742. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.

Gill, Harold B. 1989. Apprentices of Virginia, 1623-1800. Ancestry.

Grimes, Bryan J. 1967. Abstract of North Carolina Wills. Compiled from Original Wills Recorded in the Office of the Secretary of State. Baltimore.

Hall, Wilmer L., ed. 1945. Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia, Vol. V, November 1739 - May 7, 1754. Virginia State Library.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1990. North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts Secretary of State Treasurer's & Comptroller's Papers, Vol. I & II, Part II. Durham, N.C.

Haun, Weynette Parks. 1989. North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts Secretary of State Treasurer's & Comptroller's Papers, Journal "A", (Public Accounts) 1775-1776. Durham, N.C.

Hening, William W., ed. 1809-23. The Statutes at Large: Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia. Richmond.

Hillman, Benjamin J., ed. 1966. Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia, Vol. VI., June 20, 1754 - May 3, 1775. Virginia State Library.

Historical & Genealogical Society of Randolph County (Indiana) 1882. History of Randolph County.

Hoffman, Margaret M. 1979. Province of North Carolina, 1663-1729, Abstracts of Land Patents. Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

Hoffman, Margaret M. Colony of North Carolina (1735-1764), Abstracts of Land Patents, Volume I. Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

Hoffman, Margaret M. 1984. Colony of North Carolina (1765-1775), Abstracts of Land Patents, Volume II. Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

Hoffman, Margaret M. 1986. The Granville District of North Carolina 1748-1763: Abstracts of Land Grants. Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

Hopkins, William Lindsay. 1988. Suffolk Parish Vestry Book, 1749-1784, Nansemond County, Virginia, and Newport Parish Vestry Book, 1724-1772, Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Richmond, Va.

Hopkins, William Lindsay. 1988. Virginia Revolutionary War Land Grant Claims, 1783-1850 (Rejected). Richmond.

Joyner, Peggy Shomo. 1986. Abstracts of Virginia's Northern Neck Warrants & Surveys, Dunmore, Shenandoah, Culpeper, Prince William, Fauquier & Stafford Counties 1710-1780. Volume III. Portsmouth, Va.: Privately printed.

Kegley, Mary B. 2003. Free People of Colour, Free Negroes, Indians, Portuguese, and Freed Slaves. Wytheville. Va. Kegley Books.

Kent, Henriette Thorne. 1991. Swampers, Free Blacks and The Great Dismal Swamp. Privately printed.

Leary, Helen F.M., and Maurice R. Stirewalt, eds. 1980. North Carolina Research, Genealogy and Local History. Raleigh: North Carolina Genealogical Society.

McBride, Ransom. Revolutionary War Service Records and Settlements, published in the North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal.

MacLean, J. P. 1907 (1975 reprint). Shakers of Ohio: Fugitive Papers Concerning the Shakers of Ohio, with Unpublished Manuscripts. Philadelphia: Porcupine Press.

McIlwaine, H. B., ed. 1925. Executive Journals of the Council of Colonial Virginia, Vol. I, June 11, 1680 - June 22, 1699 ... Vol. IV. Virginia State Library.

McIlwaine, H. B., ed. 1908. Journals of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, 1619-1658/9 ... 1761-1765. Richmond.

McIlwaine, H.B., ed. 1979 (second edition). Minutes of the Council and General Court of Virginia, Richmond: Virginia State Library.

North Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution. Roster of Soldiers from North Carolina in the American Revolution. Durham: North Carolina DAR, 1932. reprinted: Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1984.

North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal. Raleigh: North Carolina Genealogical Society. 1975-.

North Carolina Historical & Genealogical Register (Hathaway's Register). 1970-1971. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing

The North Carolinian. 20 volumes (Raleigh, 1955-74).

Nugent, Nell Marion. 1934-1980. Cavaliers and Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1732. 3 Vols. Richmond.

Puetz, C.J. 1983. North Carolina County Maps. Lyndon Station, Wisconsin.

Saunders, William L., et. al., eds. 1886-1890. The Colonial Records of North Carolina, vols. I-IX. Raleigh, N.C.: Josephus Daniels.

Smith, Annie Laurie Wright, comp. 1975. The Quit Rents of Virginia, 1704. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.

Southern Historical Press. 1978. Virginia Colonial Abstracts Series 2, Vol. 5. Wills, Deeds, Orders of York County, Virginia 1657-1659. Easley, S.C: Southern Historical Press, Inc.

Schweninger, Loren, Race, Slavery and Free Black Petitions to Southern Legislatures, Race And Slavery Petitions Project, http://library.uncg.edu/slavery_petitions

Torrence, Clayton. 1965. Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632-1800.

Torrence, Clayton. 1973 [1935]. Old Somerset on the Eastern Shore of Maryland: A Study in Foundations and Founders. Baltimore: Regional Publishing Company.

Turner, C.H.B. 1909. Some Records of Sussex County, Delaware. Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott.

Turpin, Joan. 1985. Register of Black, Mulatto, and Poor Persons in Four Ohio Counties 1791-1861. Heritage Books, Inc.

Virginia Genealogist, Volumes 1-33. Washington D.C.

Virginia Tax Lists, http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~ysbinns/vataxlists/

Whitelaw, Ralph T. 1951. Virginia's Eastern Shore. Virginia Historical Society.

Woodson, Robert F. and Isobel B. 1970. Virginia Tithables from Burned Record Counties. Richmond.

 

BOOKS AND ARTICLES

Bell, Albert D. 1961. Bass Families of the South, A collection of historical and genealogical source materials from public and private records. Rocky Mount, N.C.: Privately printed.

Berlin, Ira. 1976. Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Antebellum South. New York: Vintage Books.

Blu, Karen. 1980. The Lumbee Problem. Cambridge University Press.

Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. 1988. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. Baltimore.

Brown, Kathleen M. 1996. Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, and Anxious Patriarchs. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill.

Butler, Reginald Dennin. 1989. Evolution of a rural free black community: Goochland County, Virginia, 1728-1832. Ph.D. Diss. The Johns Hopkins University.

Catterall, Helen Honor Tunnicliff. 1926. Judicial Cases Concerning American Slavery and the Negro. Carnegie Institute of Washington; repr. New York: Negro Universities Press, a Division of Greenwood Publishing Corp., 1968.

Crow, Jeffrey J. 1983. The Black Experience in Revolutionary North Carolina. Raleigh.

Davidson, Thomas E. "Free Blacks in Old Somerset County, 1745-1755," Maryland Historical Magazine, Vol. 80, no.2, 151-156.

Deal, Joseph Douglas, III. 1981. Race and Class in Colonial Virginia: Indians, Englishmen and Africans on the Eastern Shore during the Seventeenth Century. Ph.D. Diss., Univ. of Rochester.

Finley, Alexandra, Founding Chestnut Ridge. 2010. Ohio State University Honors Thesis.

https://kb.osu.edu/dspace/bitstream/1811/45241/1/Finley_thesis.pdf

Franklin, John Hope. The Free Negro in North Carolina, 1790-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

Horton, James Oliver and Lois E. 1979. Black Bostonians. New York.

Jackson, Luther Porter. 1944. Virginia Negro Soldiers and Seamen in the Revolutionary War. Norfolk, Virginia.

Johnston, James Hugo. 1970. Race Relations in Virginia and Miscegenation in the South 1776-1860. Amherst.

Jordan, Winthrop D. 1977. White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Kimmel, Ross M. "Free Blacks in Seventeenth Century Maryland," Maryland Historical Magazine, vol. 71, No. 1, 19-25.

Koger, Larry. 1995. Black Slaveowners: Free Black Masters in South Carolina, 1790-1860. University of South Carolina Press.

Madden, T.O. 1993. We Were Always Free. Vintage Books.

Minton, Henry M. Early History of Negroes in Business in Philadelphia (read before the American Negro Historical Society, March 1913). Nashville, Tennessee: A.M.E.S.S. Union.

Mordecai, Samuel. 1860. 1975 reprint. Virginia, Especially Richmond in By-gone Days. New York: Arno Press.

Morgan, Edmund S. 1975. American Slavery American Freedom, The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. New York.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. 2001. African American and American Indian Patriots of the Revolutionary War. Washington, D.C.

Nicholls, Michael, L., "Passing Through This Troublesome World, Free Blacks in the Early Southside," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, 92(1984), 50-70.

Norment, Mrs. Mary C. 1895. The Lowrie History. Weldon, N.C.: Harrell's Printing House.

Richter, Caroline Julia. 1992. A Community and its Neighborhoods: Charles Parish, York County, Virginia, 1630-1740. PhD. Dissertation, College of William and Mary.

Rountree, Helen C. "The Termination and Dispersal of the Nottoway Indians of Virginia," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 95 No.2 (1987), 193-214.

Rountree, Helen C. 1990. Pochahontas's People. The Powhatan Indians of Virginia through four centuries. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Rountree, Helen C. & Thomas E. Davidson. 1997. Eastern Shore Indians of Virginia and Maryland. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.

Russell, John H. 1913. The Free Negro in Virginia 1619-1865. Baltimore.

Sneed, Laurel C. & Christine Westfall. 1995. Uncovering the Hidden History of Thomas Day: Findings and Methodology. Thomas Day Education Project of the Communications Resources Foundations, Inc. of North Carolina.

Taylor, R. H. 1920. The Free Negro in North Carolina (James Sprunt Historical Publications). Chapel Hill.

Swanton, John R. 1979. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institute Press.

Wiley, Bell I., ed. 1980. Slaves No More: Letters From Liberia, 1833-1869. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky.

Wise, Erbon, W. 1983. Sweat Families of the South. Sulphur, La.: Privately printed.

Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Virginia. 1994. The Negro in Virginia. Winston Salem, North Carolina.