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Amelia County, Virginia Court House Records

Amelia County, Virginia Amelia County was created in 1734 from Prince George and Brunswick Counties and was named after Princess Amelia, daughter of George II of England. During 1754, Prince Edward County was formed from Amelia County, and later the County was reduced to its current size when Nottoway County was separated in 1789. The British under General Tarleton, raided the county in 1781 during the Revolutioonary War. The first court house was located near Pridesville, Virginia, but was destroyed by fire in 1766. Later, it was located at Dennisville until 1849 when it was removed to its present site.

Amelia County Wills, Estates, Marriages available to Members of Virginia Pioneers

Indexes to Wills, Inventories and Accounts
  • 1734 to 1761
  • 1761 to 1771
  • Marriages (taken from Gates County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds)
Images of Amelia County Wills 1734-1761

Testators: Anderson, Henry;Appling, Thomas;Baldwin, William;Blanshard, John;Booker, Edmund Sr.;Booker, Edward (2); Booker, Edward Sr.;Booker, Judith;Booker, Richard;Booker, William;Bowman, Robert;Bragg, Hugh;Brewer, Edmund;Bridgforth, John;Burton, Abraham;Burton, Ann;Butler, John; Cabiness, George; Caldwell, George;Chambers, Richard;Chiles, Henry;Claiborn, James;Clarke, Lucy;Clarke, Richard;Clements, William Sr.; Cocke, Abraham;Cobbs, Edith;Cobbs, Samuel;Coleman, Godfrey; Coleman, William;Cousins, Charles;Crawford, Sarah;Croucher, Dorothy;Duffey, John;Elmore, Thomas;Fain, William O.;Finney, William;Ford, Hezekiah;Forrest, Abraham Sr.;Garrott, John; Giles, Arthur;Grainger, Joseph;Gray, Joseph;Green, Elizabeth; Green, William;Hammons, John;Harper, Howard;Hill, Charles; Hinton, Christopher;Hinton, Richard;Hudson, James;Hulmes, Richard;Jones, Abraham;Jones, Emanuel;Jones, John;Jones, Martha; Jones, Peter;Jones, Richard Sr.;Jurden, Samuel;Lockett, James; Long, James;Lowell, John;Marchbanks, George;Mayes, William; Mayton, John;Moor, John;Morris, Isaac;Munford, James;Neall, Heph. Jr.;Neall, Roger;Neall, Thomas;Ogleby, Richard;Penix, William;Powell, John;Roberts, Thomas;Scott, James;Scott, Joseph; Shepard, George;Sherwin, Samuel;Southall, Stephen;Stanly, Daney; Stokes, Frances;Stone, William;Tally, John;Tarley, Peter;Teaston, William;Tesdale, William;Tishey, Alexander; Tomlinson, Henry;Truly, Hector;Tucker, Robert;Vasser, William; Vaughan, Henry;Vaughn, Thomas;Wallace, John Sr.;Waters, James; Watkins, Stephen;Watson, William;West, Frances;West, John(2); Wingo, John;Woodleif, Robert;Yarbrough, Hezekiah;Yarbrough, Moses;Yarbrough, William

Images of Wills 1761 to 1771

Testators: Adams, William;Anderson, John;Bagley, George; Baldwin, John;Bentley, John;Beville, Daniel;Booker, Richard;Booth, George;Booth, Thomas Sr.;Brewer, Ann;Burg, William; Burton, John;Cary, Mary;Chambers, Hugh;Clement, William; Coleman, William;Cornelius, Rowland;Cousens, Robert;Cumpton, John;Dudley, Marlon;Dyer, Thomas;Ellis, John;Fannen, Bryan; Farguson, Robert;Farley, John;Featherstone, William;Ferguson, James;Fitzgerald, William;Foster, William;Grigg, James;Hasslin, John;Hightower, John;Hightower, William;Hill, James; Hood, Thomas;Hudson, Nicholas;Irby, John;Irby, Susanna; Irby, William (2);Jackson, Thomas(2);Johnson, Charles;Johnson, William;Jones, Robert;Lacy, John;Lea, William;Ligon, William; Loury, Thomas;Lovern, Richard;Mann, Joel;Marshall, Robert; May, John;Maynard, William;Old, John;Pavory, Thomas;Powell, Henry;Powell, John Sr.;Ray, John;Raymner, William;Roberts, John; Robertson, Edward;Standley, William;Tabb, Thomas;Tanner, Edward; Tanner, Thomas;Thompson, Richard;Trant, Judith;Tucker, John; Tucker, Robert;Walker, Edmund;Ward, Henry;Whitworth, Thomas; Williamson,Francis;Wilson, William;Wingo, Thomas;Yarbrough, Jordan;Yarbrough, Thomas

Miscellaneous Will and Estates (Transcripts)
  • Booker, Edward, Sr., LWT
  • Clarke, Richard, LWT
  • Collicott, Wiliam, LWT dated 1765 (Will Bk 2, 1771-1780)
  • Goode, Philip, LWT (transcript)
  • Hutcherson, Charles, LWT, 1768 (digital image)
  • Hutcheson, William, LWT, 1792 (digital image)
  • Moor, John, LWT
  • Neill, Roger, LWT
  • Ogleby, Richard, LWT
  • Penix, William, LWT
  • Scott, Joseph, Estate, inventory
  • Steagall, John, LWT dated 1769 (digital image)
  • Stone, William, Estate, Inventory
  • Tucker, Robert, LWT
  • Warick, Edward, Estate
  • Watson, William, LWT

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