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Powhatan Historic State Park

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of John Royall Jr. of Powhatan County, Virginia.

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1          1Share  The following is my transcription of the Last Will and Testament of John Royall Jr. of Powhatan County, Virginia.   In the name of God, I John Royall Jr of the County of Powhatan being weak of body but of sound mind and disposing memory do make and ordain this to be my last will …

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Transcription: Virginia Marriage Records, 1700 to 1850

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1          1ShareTranscription of the Virginia Marriage Records, 1700 to 1850, pg 186. June 1, 1758. Thomas Lewis to Susanna Ellis, daughter of John Ellis; sec., Joseph Ellis; witn., Valentine Wood. October 27, 1747. William Pryor to Sarah Wood; sec., Valentine Wood; witn., Henry Wood. April 3, 1744. William Cannon, Jr., to Elizabeth Lewis; sec., John Lewis; …

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Prince George County Sign

Transcription: Last Will and Testament of Henry Batte, dated 1727.

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1          1ShareBatte Her. ????? his Will In the Name of God Amen, I, Henry Batte of Prince George County of Virga, being weak in Body but of perfect sense and memory, praise be Almighty God, do Will Make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament ????? witnesses and friends followeth Imprimes. I give and bequeath …

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Male Marriage Bond Index, 1781-1831; Bockins-Bowman; Henrico, Virginia.xlsx

Transcription: Male Marriage Bond Index; 1781-1831; Bockins-Bowman, Henrico County, Virginia.

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             The following is my transcription of the Male Marriage Bond Index of Henrico, Virginia, for the period 1781-1831, including the males with last names Bockins to Bowman. Featured image above: Henrico County, Virginia Courthouse. [Date] [Groom] [Bride] [Notes] Dec 27, 1827 Bockins, Samuel M. Brook, Mary Ann Richie Feb 16, 1785 Bohorn, Joseph Capeheart, Barbara dau …

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Amelia County, Virginia

Transcription: Virginia Marriage Records, ‘G’ surnames

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             Transcription of page 40 showing surnames beginning with ‘G’ of “Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850.”   April 24, 1777——Gray, William & Susan Crenshaw (d. of Mary.) October 18, 1781——Gray, William & Lucy Wilson. September, 5, 1782——Gray, Gabriel (son of John) & Rebecca Willson. July, 1818——Gray, Edwin & Rebecca McGasson. February 10, 1768——Green, Wm. & Obedience …

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Cocke's Mill, Albemarle County, Virginia.

Transcription: Virginia Marriage Records, 1700-1850; ‘C’ Surnames

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             Virginia Marriage Records, 1700-1850; ‘C’ Surnames   (Featured image above: Cocke’s Mill, Albemarle County, Virginia.) September, 1789, Clements, John, & Nancy Walthall, (d. of William). January, 1797, Clements, Joseph, & Susan A. Woodson. December, 1830, Clements, John, & Martha Webster. Nov. 13, 1788, Cliborne, Leonard, & Fanny Tanner. Robt. Tanner. April 14, 1767, Cobbs, John …

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last Will and Testament of William Crawley

Genealogy transcription: Obituary for Robinson Coke Jones

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           The following is my genealogy transcription of the obituary for Robinson Coke Jones of Covington, Indiana. (Original data, images and more are available for this individual and family on Blythe Genealogy.)  ____________________ DIED. Robinson Coke Jones died at the family residence in Warren county, northwest of this place, Thursday morning, May 11, 1897, at 2 …

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Cotton gin.

Please help me understand birth records of slave children in Virginia.

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             I have a mystery concerning the birth records of slave children in Virginia and I’m hoping this post might lead to some answers to my questions.   While researching our connection(s) to the Cocke and Chastain families of Virginia, I discovered a mystery with regard to the parentage and  birth records of slave children …

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Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions to 30 Jan 2015.

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FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Updates and Additions to January 21, 2014

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            A large portion of my genealogical research is worldwide, but especially in North America between the 18th and 20th centuries. Some of these items in this collection of  genealogy and family history collections DVDs have proved very to be helpful to my own research. Oklahoma State History and Genealogy – Collection of 27 Books …

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