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Guide to '''Prince George County Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Prince George County Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.  
  
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== County Information ==
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==County Information==
  
=== Description ===
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===Description===
 
Prince George County is located in the Central portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia just south of the state capital, Richmond, and was named for Prince George of Denmark, the husband of England's Queen Anne<ref>http://www.princegeorgevahistoricalsociety.org/history.html</ref>.
 
Prince George County is located in the Central portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia just south of the state capital, Richmond, and was named for Prince George of Denmark, the husband of England's Queen Anne<ref>http://www.princegeorgevahistoricalsociety.org/history.html</ref>.
  
=== Prince George County, Virginia Courthouse ===
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===Prince George County, Virginia Courthouse===
  
 
[http://www.princegeorgeva.org/ Prince George County Courthouse]<br>P.O. Box 98<br>6601 Courts Drive<br>Prince George, VA 23875-0098<br>804-733-2600<br>  
 
[http://www.princegeorgeva.org/ Prince George County Courthouse]<br>P.O. Box 98<br>6601 Courts Drive<br>Prince George, VA 23875-0098<br>804-733-2600<br>  
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince George County, Virginia . Page 710-723 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 715-720.</ref></center>
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| colspan="7" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |<center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince George County, Virginia . Page 710-723 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 715-720.</ref></center>
 
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1912. <br>General compliance year is unknown.</center>
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== Prince George County, Virginia History ==
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==Prince George County, Virginia History==
 
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This county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_of_Denmark Prince George of Denmark and Norway, Duke of Cumberland] (1653-1708), the husband of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_of_Great_Britain Queen Anne of Great Britain].  
 
This county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_of_Denmark Prince George of Denmark and Norway, Duke of Cumberland] (1653-1708), the husband of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_of_Great_Britain Queen Anne of Great Britain].  
  
==== Parent County ====
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====Parent County====
  
 
'''1700'''--Prince George County was created 5 December 1700 from [[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City]]. <br>'''County seat: '''Prince George <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,'' 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1700'''--Prince George County was created 5 December 1700 from [[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City]]. <br>'''County seat: '''Prince George <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,'' 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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====Boundary Changes====
  
 
For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/virginia/ "Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps"] (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
 
For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/virginia/ "Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps"] (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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====Record Loss====
  
 
[[Image:War.jpg|right|175px|War.jpg]]'''1782''' and '''1864.''' Most courthouse records were destroyed during the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. Only a few volumes of deeds, orders, and wills survived.<ref>"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241962 JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]</ref> <ref name="lost">[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/rn30_lostrecords.pdf Lost Records Localities: Counties and Cities with Missing Records], 3, in ''Library of Virginia'' (accessed 4 April 2014).</ref><br><br>  
 
[[Image:War.jpg|right|175px|War.jpg]]'''1782''' and '''1864.''' Most courthouse records were destroyed during the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. Only a few volumes of deeds, orders, and wills survived.<ref>"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241962 JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]</ref> <ref name="lost">[http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/rn30_lostrecords.pdf Lost Records Localities: Counties and Cities with Missing Records], 3, in ''Library of Virginia'' (accessed 4 April 2014).</ref><br><br>  
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[[Category:Places_with_Historic_Record_Loss]]
 
[[Category:Places_with_Historic_Record_Loss]]
  
== Prince George County, Virginia Places/Localities ==
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==Prince George County, Virginia Places/Localities==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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====Populated Places====
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit  
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit  
[https://virginia.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,149,c,prince%20george.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Prince George_ County,_Virginia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'',https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince George_County,_Virginia#Communities accessed  25 Febrary 2020.</ref>
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[https://virginia.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,149,c,prince%20george.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Prince George_ County,_Virginia," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'',https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_George_County,_Virginia#Communities accessed  25 February 2020.</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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====Neighboring Counties====
  
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*[[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City]]  
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*[[Charles City County, Virginia|Charles City]]
 
*[[Chesterfield County, Virginia|Chesterfield]]
 
*[[Chesterfield County, Virginia|Chesterfield]]
  
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*[[Dinwiddie County, Virginia|Dinwiddie]]  
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*[[Dinwiddie County, Virginia|Dinwiddie]]
 
*[[Surry County, Virginia|Surry]]
 
*[[Surry County, Virginia|Surry]]
  
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*[[Sussex County, Virginia|Sussex]]
 
*[[Sussex County, Virginia|Sussex]]
  
 
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== Resources ==
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==Resources==
  
==== African American ====
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====African American====
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1596147 Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1596147 Freedmen's Bureau Letters or Correspondence, 1865-1872]
 
*Heinegg, Paul. [http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/PrinceGeorgeTax.htm "Prince George County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1834,"] ''Free African Americans.com. ''[Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
 
*Heinegg, Paul. [http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/PrinceGeorgeTax.htm "Prince George County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1834,"] ''Free African Americans.com. ''[Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
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*Search the Library of Virginia's [https://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/aan/search-the-narrative Virginia Untold] collection for digitized records related to African Americans of Prince George County.
  
==== Bible Records ====
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====Bible Records====
  
 
{{VABible}}  
 
{{VABible}}  
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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====Cemeteries====
 
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" |'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" |'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |{{FHL|515475|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Virginia/Prince-George-County?id=county_2874 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Virginia/Prince-George-County?id=county_2874 Findagrave.com]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vapgeorg/ VAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vapgeorg/ VAGenWeb]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Prince+George+Virginia&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Prince+George+Virginia&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/va/princege.htm VAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://usgwarchives.net/va/princege.htm VAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/princegeorge.html Tombstone Project]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/virginia/princegeorge.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://virginiagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=72 Virginia Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[http://virginiagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=72 Virginia Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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*"Epitaphs at Brandon, Prince George County, Va.," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 6, No. 3 (Jan. 1899):233-236. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
 
*"Epitaphs at Brandon, Prince George County, Va.," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 6, No. 3 (Jan. 1899):233-236. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
  
==== Census ====
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====Census====
  
 
{{VAcensus}} {{Historical populations
 
{{VAcensus}} {{Historical populations
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|2000 |33047
 
|2000 |33047
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'''''1890 Union Veterans'''''  
  
 
*"Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890."  [http://www.pwcvabooks.com Prince William County Virginia], by Ronald Ray Turner. {{FHL|686323|item|disp=FHL Collection.}}  Includes residents of this county.
 
*"Virginia's Union Veterans: Eleventh Census of the United States 1890."  [http://www.pwcvabooks.com Prince William County Virginia], by Ronald Ray Turner. {{FHL|686323|item|disp=FHL Collection.}}  Includes residents of this county.
  
==== Church Records ====
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====Church Records====
  
===== Baptist =====
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=====Baptist=====
  
 
Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):  
 
Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):  
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*Urner, Clarence H. "Early Baptist Records in Prince George County, Virginia," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 41, No. 2 (Apr. 1933):97-101. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
 
*Urner, Clarence H. "Early Baptist Records in Prince George County, Virginia," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 41, No. 2 (Apr. 1933):97-101. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
  
===== Church of England =====
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=====Church of England=====
  
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Bath Parish, Virginia|Bath Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Bristol Parish, Virginia|Bristol Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Martins Brandon Parish, Virginia|Martin's Brandon Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Westover Parish, Virginia|Westover Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Weyanoke Parish, Virginia|Weyanoke Parish]]<br>  
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Bath Parish, Virginia|Bath Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Bristol Parish, Virginia|Bristol Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Martins Brandon Parish, Virginia|Martin's Brandon Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Westover Parish, Virginia|Westover Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Weyanoke Parish, Virginia|Weyanoke Parish]]<br>  
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Meade's 1861 history of parishes in Prince George County is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/436/mode/2up online.]<ref>William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>  
 
Meade's 1861 history of parishes in Prince George County is available [http://archive.org/stream/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft#page/436/mode/2up online.]<ref>William Meade, ''Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia'', 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: [http://www.archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis01meaduoft Vol. I] and [http://archive.org/details/oldchurchesminis02meaduoft Vol. II].</ref>  
  
*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798''. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=here}} and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=here}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).  
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798''. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=here}} and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=here}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720 - 1789.'' Richmond, VA: [s.n.] 1898. Available at {{FHL|111047|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1036590 Item 2}}. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=b7GX427EbLAC&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Vestry+intitle:Book+intitle:and+intitle:Register+intitle:of+intitle:Bristol+intitle:Parish+intitle:Virginia&lr=&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&cd=1#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] (full view); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348437_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).  
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*Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720 - 1789.'' Richmond, VA: [s.n.] 1898. Available at {{FHL|111047|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN Film 1036590 Item 2}}. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=b7GX427EbLAC&printsec=frontcover&dq=intitle:Vestry+intitle:Book+intitle:and+intitle:Register+intitle:of+intitle:Bristol+intitle:Parish+intitle:Virginia&lr=&as_drrb_is=q&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=&as_brr=1&cd=1#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books] (full view); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806348437_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
*Mason, George Carrington. "The Colonial Churches of Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Second Series, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Jul. 1943):249-271. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR]&nbsp;($).  
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*Mason, George Carrington. "The Colonial Churches of Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Second Series, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Jul. 1943):249-271. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR]&nbsp;($).
 
*Mason, George Carrington. ''Colonial Churches of Tidewater Virginia''. Richmond, Virginia: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1945. Available at {{FHL|92828|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|94556}}. [Includes Prince George County.]
 
*Mason, George Carrington. ''Colonial Churches of Tidewater Virginia''. Richmond, Virginia: Whittet &amp; Shepperson, 1945. Available at {{FHL|92828|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at {{FSbook|94556}}. [Includes Prince George County.]
  
===== Quaker =====
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=====Quaker=====
  
 
Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):  
 
Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):  
  
*'''Binford's Monthly Meeting''' (1699-1721 and 1820-1826) aka Merchant's Hope<ref name="jay">Jay Worrall, ''The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. {{FHL|702792|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 K2wj}}.</ref>  
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*'''Binford's Monthly Meeting''' (1699-1721 and 1820-1826) aka Merchant's Hope<ref name="jay">Jay Worrall, ''The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. {{FHL|702792|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 K2wj}}.</ref>
*'''Burleigh Monthly Meeting''' (1696-1832) or Burley.<ref name="jay" /> Hinshaw published the early records: {{FHL|192159|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6}}.<ref>William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas W. Marshall and John Cox, ''Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy'' (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Edwards Bros., 1950). Vol. 6. {{FHL|192159|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6}}.</ref>  
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*'''Burleigh Monthly Meeting''' (1696-1832) or Burley.<ref name="jay" /> Hinshaw published the early records: {{FHL|192159|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6}}.<ref>William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas W. Marshall and John Cox, ''Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy'' (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Edwards Bros., 1950). Vol. 6. {{FHL|192159|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6}}.</ref>
 
*'''Hunnicutt's Monthly Meeting''' (1718-1762)<ref name="jay" />
 
*'''Hunnicutt's Monthly Meeting''' (1718-1762)<ref name="jay" />
  
 
Friends from Prince George County, Virginia also attended the [[Surry County, Virginia#Quaker|Blackwater Monthly Meeting]] in Surry County, Virginia.<ref>Martha A. Putnam, ''Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia'' (Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1996). {{FHL|767160|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 K2qu}}.</ref>  
 
Friends from Prince George County, Virginia also attended the [[Surry County, Virginia#Quaker|Blackwater Monthly Meeting]] in Surry County, Virginia.<ref>Martha A. Putnam, ''Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia'' (Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1996). {{FHL|767160|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 K2qu}}.</ref>  
  
==== Court ====
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====Court====
  
 
*"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
 
*"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
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*Library of Virginia's [http://www.virginiamemory.com/collections/chancery/ Virginia Memory: Chancery Record Index] can be used to search Prince George County chancery records for the years 1809-1956 (majority of collection 1869-1916). Digital images available for 1809-1917. For suits marked "original" in the index, see online catalog or contact Archives Research Services for availability.
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*Post-1917 Prince George County chancery records may be available at the Circuit Court Clerk's Office.
  
==== Genealogy ====
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====Genealogy====
  
 
More than 250 genealogies have been published about Prince George County families. To view a list, visit [[Prince George County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies|Prince George County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies]].
 
More than 250 genealogies have been published about Prince George County families. To view a list, visit [[Prince George County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies|Prince George County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies]].
  
==== Historic Residences ====
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See also: [[Virginia Compiled Genealogies]]
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Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Prince George County families include:
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*Boddie, John Bennett. ''Southside Virginia Families''. 2 vols. 1955-1956; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. {{FHL|77454|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 D2bs 1976-1996 v. 1-v. 2}}.
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*Foley, Louise Pledge Heath. ''Early Virginia Families Along the James River, Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches''. 3 vols. Richmond, Va.: L.P.H. Foley, 1974-1990. {{FHL|76582|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 R2f v. 1-v. 3}}. Volume 2 includes Prince George County families.<br>
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*Lawrence-Dow, Elizabeth. ''Autographs of 65 Gentlemen Justices, Militia Officers and Members of the Grand Jury from Charles City/Prince George and Surry counties Who Signed an Oath of Loyalty to Protestant King William III of England in March 1701/2''. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1976. {{FHL|741889|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 P4L}}. [Includes biographies of Prince George County men.]<br>
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*Pritchett, John W. ''Southside Virginia Genealogies''. CD-ROM.&nbsp;Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing&nbsp;Co., Inc., 2007.&nbsp;[http://virginians.com/index/index_f.htm Free online index], courtesy: [http://virginians.com/ Virginians - The Family History of John W. Pritchett]. [Includes a great deal of information about residents of Prince George County, see [http://virginians.com/sources/sources_f.htm discussion of cited sources].] {{FHL|1376005|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN CD-ROM no. 3887}}. Purchase at [http://virginians.com/index.htm Virginians.com].
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*Slaughter, Philip. ''A History of Bristol Parish, Va.: With Genealogies of Families Connected Therewith, and Historical Illustrations''. Richmond, Va.: J.W. Randolph &amp; English, c1879. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=jUgUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; Internet Archive. {{FHL|116209|item|disp=FHL Book 975.558 K2s}}. (Covers the Atkinson, Bolling, Bland, Claiborne, Eppes, Feild, Gilliam, Grammer, Haxall, Kennon, May, Munford, Murray, Peterson, Pegram, Poythress, Ramsay, Randolph, Robertson, Skipwith, Walker, Withers, and Worsham families.)<br>
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====Historic Residences====
  
 
*Wyatt, Edward Avery. ''Plantation Houses around Petersburg, in the Counties of Prince George, Chesterfield, and Dinwiddie, Virginia''. 1955.
 
*Wyatt, Edward Avery. ''Plantation Houses around Petersburg, in the Counties of Prince George, Chesterfield, and Dinwiddie, Virginia''. 1955.
  
==== Immigration ====
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====Immigration====
  
 
{{VAimmigrant}}*[[Peter Wilson Coldham|Coldham, Peter Wilson]]. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Bristol Parish, Merchant's Hope, Persey's Hundred (Flowerdew [Peirsey's] Hundred), and Prince George County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]  
 
{{VAimmigrant}}*[[Peter Wilson Coldham|Coldham, Peter Wilson]]. ''North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857.'' Baltimore:&nbsp;Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Bristol Parish, Merchant's Hope, Persey's Hundred (Flowerdew [Peirsey's] Hundred), and Prince George County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]  
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*[http://pricegen.com/immigrantservants/learningcenter.htm List of imported servants and transported convicts from Europe who served labor terms in Colonial Prince Edward, Prince George, and Prince William Counties, Virginia] (work in progress), courtesy: [http://pricegen.com Pricegen Immigrant Servants Database].
 
*[http://pricegen.com/immigrantservants/learningcenter.htm List of imported servants and transported convicts from Europe who served labor terms in Colonial Prince Edward, Prince George, and Prince William Counties, Virginia] (work in progress), courtesy: [http://pricegen.com Pricegen Immigrant Servants Database].
  
==== Land and Property ====
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====Land and Property====
  
 
'''''Grants and Patents'''''  
 
'''''Grants and Patents'''''  
  
 
{{vapatent}}*Duvall, Lindsay O. ''Prince George County ... Land Patents, 1666-1719''. Irvington, Virginia, 1962. Reviewed in ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 6, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec.1962):182. Review available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
 
{{vapatent}}*Duvall, Lindsay O. ''Prince George County ... Land Patents, 1666-1719''. Irvington, Virginia, 1962. Reviewed in ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 6, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec.1962):182. Review available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
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*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 382 patents dated 1642-1802 in what is now Prince George County, Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper.&nbsp;[Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]
 
*Hudgins. [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/pool.htm 382 patents dated 1642-1802 in what is now Prince George County, Virginia placed on a map]. DeedMapper.&nbsp;[Names of those who received land patents, dates, land descriptions, and references may be viewed free of charge (click "Index" next to the county listing); however, in order to view the maps, it is necessary to purchase Direct Line Software's [http://www.directlinesoftware.com/ DeedMapper]&nbsp;product.]
  
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*'''1704''' Quit Rent Rolls [https://virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers ($)]
 
*'''1704''' Quit Rent Rolls [https://virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers ($)]
  
==== Local Histories ====
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====Local Histories====
  
*Cooke, John Esten. ''Henry St. John, Gentleman, of "Flower of Hundreds," in the County of Prince George, Virginia:&nbsp;A Tale of 1774-'75''. New York: Harper &amp; Brothers, 1860. Available at [http://books.google.com/books?id=fYgiAAAAMAAJ&dq=intitle:Prince+intitle:George+intitle:Virginia&lr=&as_brr=0&source=gbs_navlinks_s Google Books]. [Fiction]  
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*Cooke, John Esten. ''Henry St. John, Gentleman, of "Flower of Hundreds," in the County of Prince George, Virginia:&nbsp;A Tale of 1774-'75''. New York: Harper &amp; Brothers, 1860. Available at [http://books.google.com/books?id=fYgiAAAAMAAJ&dq=intitle:Prince+intitle:George+intitle:Virginia&lr=&as_brr=0&source=gbs_navlinks_s Google Books]. [Fiction]
 
*Shands, William et al. ''Proceedings of Citizens of Prince George County, Virginia: On the Subject of Re-annexing Texas to the United States, May 17, 1844''. Blair &amp; Rives, Printers, 1844.
 
*Shands, William et al. ''Proceedings of Citizens of Prince George County, Virginia: On the Subject of Re-annexing Texas to the United States, May 17, 1844''. Blair &amp; Rives, Printers, 1844.
  
==== Maps ====
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====Maps====
 
{{VA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{VA Prince George County}}}}
 
{{VA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{VA Prince George County}}}}
  
==== Migration ====
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====Migration====
  
 
*Elliott, Katherine B. ''Emigration to Other States from Southside Virginia''. 2 vols. South Hill, Virginia:&nbsp;K.B. Elliott, 1966. Vol. 1 of original edition available at {{FHL|287790|title-id|disp=FHL}}; 1983 reprints (both volumes) available at {{FHL|492434|title-id|disp=FHL}}; 1990-1992 reprints (both volumes) also available at {{FHL|730840|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes individuals who migrated out of Prince George County to other parts of the country.]
 
*Elliott, Katherine B. ''Emigration to Other States from Southside Virginia''. 2 vols. South Hill, Virginia:&nbsp;K.B. Elliott, 1966. Vol. 1 of original edition available at {{FHL|287790|title-id|disp=FHL}}; 1983 reprints (both volumes) available at {{FHL|492434|title-id|disp=FHL}}; 1990-1992 reprints (both volumes) also available at {{FHL|730840|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Includes individuals who migrated out of Prince George County to other parts of the country.]
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Early migration routes to and from Prince George County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
 
Early migration routes to and from Prince George County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
  
:*Atlantic Ocean  
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:*Atlantic Ocean
:*[[King's Highway]] about 1704  
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:*[[King's Highway]] about 1704
 
:*[[Secondary Coast Road]] late 1730s
 
:*[[Secondary Coast Road]] late 1730s
  
==== Military ====
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====Military====
  
===== French and Indian War =====
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=====French and Indian War=====
  
*Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. ''Virginia's Colonial Soldiers''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at {{FHL|47143|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Identifies some Prince George County militia officers, soldier enlistments, and veterans; see place name index.]  
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*Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. ''Virginia's Colonial Soldiers''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at {{FHL|47143|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [Identifies some Prince George County militia officers, soldier enlistments, and veterans; see place name index.]
*Boogher, William F. ''Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources.'' Washington: n.p., 1903. Available at {{FHL|73108|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=X1s_AAAAYAAJ Google Books]. [Includes a chapter titled "Legislative Enactments connecting the preceding historic sketch [French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War] with the adjudication of the resulting accounts that follow; with the list of officers, soldiers and civilians entitled to compensation for military and other services rendered." For Prince George County, see p. 97.]  
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*Boogher, William F. ''Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources.'' Washington: n.p., 1903. Available at {{FHL|73108|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=X1s_AAAAYAAJ Google Books]. [Includes a chapter titled "Legislative Enactments connecting the preceding historic sketch [French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War] with the adjudication of the resulting accounts that follow; with the list of officers, soldiers and civilians entitled to compensation for military and other services rendered." For Prince George County, see p. 97.]
 
*Crozier, William Armstrong. ''Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776''. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1954. Available at {{FHL|72797|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4596&o_xid=8910&o_lid=8910 Ancestry] ($). [Identifies some Prince George County militia officers; see place name index.]
 
*Crozier, William Armstrong. ''Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776''. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1954. Available at {{FHL|72797|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4596&o_xid=8910&o_lid=8910 Ancestry] ($). [Identifies some Prince George County militia officers; see place name index.]
  
===== Revolutionary War =====
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=====Revolutionary War=====
  
 
'''''Regiments.''''' Service men in Prince George County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Prince George County supplied soldiers for the:  
 
'''''Regiments.''''' Service men in Prince George County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Prince George County supplied soldiers for the:  
  
::- [[6th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)|6th Virginia Regiment]]  
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::- [[6th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)|6th Virginia Regiment]]
 
::- [[14th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)|14th Virginia Regiment]]
 
::- [[14th Virginia Regiment (Revolutionary War)|14th Virginia Regiment]]
  
 
Additional resources:  
 
Additional resources:  
  
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital versions at [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Eastern District, Prince George County on page 133.]  
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*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital versions at [http://www2.census.gov/prod2/decennial/documents/1840c-01.pdf U.S. Census Bureau] and [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books] ''et. al''. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Eastern District, Prince George County on page 133.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item|disp=FHL Book 973 M24ur}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
 
*''Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions''. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include&nbsp;"an Added Index to States." {{FHL|287870|item|disp=FHL Book 973 M24ur}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=48141 Ancestry] ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
  
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=====War of 1812=====
  
 
Prince George County men served in the 62nd Regiment.<ref>Stuart Lee Butler, ''A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 178. {{FHL|669440|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2bs}}.</ref>  
 
Prince George County men served in the 62nd Regiment.<ref>Stuart Lee Butler, ''A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812'' (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 178. {{FHL|669440|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2bs}}.</ref>  
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*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. {{FHL|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Prince George County, p. 99. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
 
*''List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance...'' Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. {{FHL|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Prince George County, p. 99. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
  
===== Civil War =====
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=====Civil War=====
  
 
{{VAciv}}:- [[5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)|5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)]].  
 
{{VAciv}}:- [[5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)|5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate)]].  
:- [[5th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12 months, 1861-62) (Mullins') (Confederate)|5th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12 months, 1861-62) (Mullins') (Confederate)]].<ref>Robert J. Driver, ''5th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|677483|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 127}}.</ref>  
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:- [[5th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12 months, 1861-62) (Mullins') (Confederate)|5th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12 months, 1861-62) (Mullins') (Confederate)]].<ref>Robert J. Driver, ''5th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). {{FHL|677483|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 127}}.</ref>
 
:- [[13th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12th Months, 1861-62) (Confederate)|13th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12th Months, 1861-62) (Confederate)]]. Company F (Prince George Cavalry).<ref>Daniel T. Balfour, ''13th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1986). {{FHL|498431|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 26}}.</ref>
 
:- [[13th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12th Months, 1861-62) (Confederate)|13th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12th Months, 1861-62) (Confederate)]]. Company F (Prince George Cavalry).<ref>Daniel T. Balfour, ''13th Virginia Cavalry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1986). {{FHL|498431|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 26}}.</ref>
  
 
Records and histories are available, including:  
 
Records and histories are available, including:  
  
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932382|Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932382|Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932427|Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index  
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932427|Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
 
*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
  
===== World War II =====
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=====World War II=====
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*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2659404|Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1940-1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2659404|Virginia, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Miscellaneous Records ====
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====Miscellaneous Records====
  
 
*'''1607-2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1607-2007''' - {{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia, Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Naturalization ====
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====Naturalization====
  
 
*Virginia {{RecordSearch|1877093|Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929}}
 
*Virginia {{RecordSearch|1877093|Naturalization Petitions, 1906-1929}}
  
==== Newspapers ====
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====Newspapers====
  
{{VAnews}}Indexed images of the [http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/BrowseVG.cfm Virginia Gazette ](1736-1780) are available online through the [http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/ Colonial Williamsburg ]website. In addition, Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: [http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/ The Geography of Slavery in Virginia]. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.  
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{{VAnews}}Indexed images of the [http://research.history.org/DigitalLibrary/BrowseVG.cfm Virginia Gazette] (1736-1780) are available online through the [http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org/ Colonial Williamsburg] website. In addition, Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: [http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/ The Geography of Slavery in Virginia]. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.  
  
==== Private Papers ====
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====Private Papers====
  
*{{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}}  
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*{{RecordSearch|1932510|Virginia Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007}}
*'''[Bland] '''Campbell, Charles. ''The Bland Papers: Being a Selection from the Manuscripts of Colonel Theodorick Bland, Jr. of Prince George County, Virginia''. 2 vols. Petersburg, Virginia:&nbsp;Edmund &amp; Julian C. Ruffin, 1840. Volume 1 is available at [http://books.google.com/books?id=JsgTAAAAYAAJ&dq=intitle:Prince+intitle:George+intitle:Virginia&lr=&as_brr=0&source=gbs_navlinks_s Google Books].  
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*'''[Bland] '''Campbell, Charles. ''The Bland Papers: Being a Selection from the Manuscripts of Colonel Theodorick Bland, Jr. of Prince George County, Virginia''. 2 vols. Petersburg, Virginia:&nbsp;Edmund &amp; Julian C. Ruffin, 1840. Volume 1 is available at [http://books.google.com/books?id=JsgTAAAAYAAJ&dq=intitle:Prince+intitle:George+intitle:Virginia&lr=&as_brr=0&source=gbs_navlinks_s Google Books].
*'''[Bolling]''' Warfield, J. Ogle. "Bolling Family Bible, Prince George County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):33-34. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx American Ancestors] ($).  
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*'''[Bolling]''' Warfield, J. Ogle. "Bolling Family Bible, Prince George County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):33-34. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx American Ancestors] ($).
 
*'''[Jordan]''' "Bible Record of Joshua M. Jordan, of Prince George County," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jul. 1905):32-33. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
 
*'''[Jordan]''' "Bible Record of Joshua M. Jordan, of Prince George County," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jul. 1905):32-33. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($).
  
==== Probate Records ====
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====Probate Records====
  
 
{{Vawill|1713-1800}}'''''Original Wills'''''  
 
{{Vawill|1713-1800}}'''''Original Wills'''''  
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Other Prince George County probate resources include:  
 
Other Prince George County probate resources include:  
  
*"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]  
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*"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
 
*Stewart, Robert Armistead. "Abstracts of Prince George [Record] Book, 1759-60," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Second Series, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):42-49. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR].
 
*Stewart, Robert Armistead. "Abstracts of Prince George [Record] Book, 1759-60," ''The William and Mary Quarterly'', Second Series, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):42-49. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR].
  
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'''Online Probate Links'''
 
'''Online Probate Links'''
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*'''1639 – 1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7832 Virginia Land, Marriage and Probate Records 1639-1850] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index to transcribed records, incomplete, $
 
*'''1639 – 1850''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7832 Virginia Land, Marriage and Probate Records 1639-1850] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index to transcribed records, incomplete, $
 
*'''1713 - 1728''' Images of Wills and Estates at [https://virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers ($)]
 
*'''1713 - 1728''' Images of Wills and Estates at [https://virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers ($)]
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*'''1787 - 1792'''Images of Wills, Bonds, Inventories [https://virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyprincegeorge.html Virginia Pioneers.net] ($)
 
*'''1787 - 1792'''Images of Wills, Bonds, Inventories [https://virginiapioneers.net/counties/countyprincegeorge.html Virginia Pioneers.net] ($)
  
==== Research Guides ====
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====Research Guides====
  
*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Prince George County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 20, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1976):294-296. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx American Ancestors] ($).  
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*"A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Prince George County," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 20, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1976):294-296. Available at [http://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx American Ancestors] ($).
 
*"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
 
*"Prince George County Records," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
  
==== Taxation ====
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====Taxation====
  
 
[[Virginia Tax Lists|How can Virginia tax lists help me?]]&nbsp;  
 
[[Virginia Tax Lists|How can Virginia tax lists help me?]]&nbsp;  
  
*'''[1704] '''"Virginia Quit Rent Rolls, 1704," ''Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol.&nbsp;28 (1920):207-218, 328-339; Vol. 29 (1921):18-28, 337-343, 402-412; Vol. 30 (1922):21-30, 280-285, 341-347; Vol. 31 (1923):70-75, 153-163, 215-231, 314-318; Vol. 32 (1924):69-75, 144-158, 281-287, 338-343; Vol. 33 (1925):47-50, 359-370; Vol. 34 (1926):113-119, 252-258, 313, 321. Available at {{FHL|16216|title-id|disp=FHL}}; reprinted in ''Virginia Tax Records''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983, which is also available at {{FHL|326521|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version of VMHB at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Prince George County appears in 28:328-339.]  
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*'''[1704] '''"Virginia Quit Rent Rolls, 1704," ''Virginia Magazine of History and Biography'', Vol.&nbsp;28 (1920):207-218, 328-339; Vol. 29 (1921):18-28, 337-343, 402-412; Vol. 30 (1922):21-30, 280-285, 341-347; Vol. 31 (1923):70-75, 153-163, 215-231, 314-318; Vol. 32 (1924):69-75, 144-158, 281-287, 338-343; Vol. 33 (1925):47-50, 359-370; Vol. 34 (1926):113-119, 252-258, 313, 321. Available at {{FHL|16216|title-id|disp=FHL}}; reprinted in ''Virginia Tax Records''. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983, which is also available at {{FHL|326521|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version of VMHB at [http://www.jstor.org JSTOR] ($). [Prince George County appears in 28:328-339.]
*'''[1782] '''Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. ''Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau''. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE7470263 FamilySearch] - free; {{FHL|1111104|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [1782 personal property tax list of Prince George County.]  
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*'''[1782] '''Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. ''Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau''. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Online at [https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?from=fhd&dps_pid=IE7470263 FamilySearch] - free; {{FHL|1111104|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [1782 personal property tax list of Prince George County.]
*'''[1782-1834]''' Heinegg, Paul. [http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/PrinceGeorgeTax.htm "Prince George County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1834,"] ''Free African Americans.com. ''[Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]  
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*'''[1782-1834]''' Heinegg, Paul. [http://www.freeafricanamericans.com/PrinceGeorgeTax.htm "Prince George County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1834,"] ''Free African Americans.com. ''[Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
*'''[1787] '''Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. ''The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 &amp; 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 &amp; Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle &amp; Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's&nbsp;Licenses Were Issued''. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at {{FHL|622815|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Petersburg (the portion in Prince George County) is included in Vol. 1; Prince George County is included in Vol. 2.]  
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*'''[1787] '''Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. ''The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 &amp; 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 &amp; Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle &amp; Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's&nbsp;Licenses Were Issued''. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at {{FHL|622815|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Petersburg (the portion in Prince George County) is included in Vol. 1; Prince George County is included in Vol. 2.]
*'''[1790, 1800] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1790 and 1800 Personal Property Tax Lists of Prince George County, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
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*'''[1790, 1800] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1790 and 1800 Personal Property Tax Lists of Prince George County, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].
*'''[1790, 1799] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1790 and 1799 Land Tax Lists of Prince George County, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].  
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*'''[1790, 1799] '''Indexed images of the [http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/VirginiaTaxListCensuses/ 1790 and 1799 Land Tax Lists of Prince George County, Virginia]&nbsp;are available online, courtesy:&nbsp;[http://www.binnsgenealogy.com/ Binns Genealogy].
*'''[1800]''' Tax List, 1800,&nbsp;''Virginia Genealogist''. Falmouth VA: Jan 2006. Vol. 50 Iss. 1.  
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*'''[1800]''' Tax List, 1800,&nbsp;''Virginia Genealogist''. Falmouth VA: Jan 2006. Vol. 50 Iss. 1.
 
*'''[1815] '''Ward, Roger D. ''1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)''. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at {{FHL|692063|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Prince George County is included in Vol. 1.]
 
*'''[1815] '''Ward, Roger D. ''1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer)''. 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at {{FHL|692063|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Prince George County is included in Vol. 1.]
  
==== Vital Records ====
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====Vital Records====
  
 
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===== Birth =====
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=====Birth=====
  
*'''1720-1798''' - Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798''. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=here}}{{LQL}}&nbsp;and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=here}}{{LQL}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).  
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*'''1720-1798''' - Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. ''Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798''. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL {{FHL|346615|title-id|disp=here}}{{LQL}}&nbsp;and {{FHL|114490|title-id|disp=here}}{{LQL}}; digital book at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=49093 Ancestry] ($); and [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806306270_churchillgibsonchamberlayne1898 World Vital Records] ($).
 
*'''1853-1866''' - {{RecordSearch|3326815|Virginia, Slave Birth Index, 1853-1866}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1853-1866''' - {{RecordSearch|3326815|Virginia, Slave Birth Index, 1853-1866}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1865-1896''' - Prince George County Birth Index 1865-1896. Batch {{IGI|C868628}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igivirginia.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1865-1896''' - Prince George County Birth Index 1865-1896. Batch {{IGI|C868628}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Igivirginia.pdf|<nowiki/>]]https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.</ref>
 
*'''1912-1913''' - {{RecordSearch|2388824|Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1912-1913''' - {{RecordSearch|2388824|Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
===== Marriage =====
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=====Marriage=====
  
*'''1660-1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3002 Virginia Marriages 1660-1800] (Ancestry) ($).  
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*'''1660-1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3002 Virginia Marriages 1660-1800] (Ancestry) ($).
 
*'''1660-1959''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=virginia%2cva Virginia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 
*'''1660-1959''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=virginia%2cva Virginia, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 
*'''1715-1728''' - St. Paul's Register  [https://virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers ($)]
 
*'''1715-1728''' - St. Paul's Register  [https://virginiapioneers.net Virginia Pioneers ($)]
*'''1740-1850''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3723 Virginia Marriages 1740-1850] (Ancestry) ($).  
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*'''1740-1850''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3723 Virginia Marriages 1740-1850] (Ancestry) ($).
 
*'''1853-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|3477666|Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1853-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|3477666|Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1865-1904''' - Prince George County Marriage Index 1865-1904. Batch {{IGI|M868628}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1865-1904''' - Prince George County Marriage Index 1865-1904. Batch {{IGI|M868628}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1936-1988''' - {{RecordSearch|2370234|Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1936-1988''' - {{RecordSearch|2370234|Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
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=====Divorce=====
  
 
*'''1918-1988''' - {{RecordSearch|2377565|Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1918-1988''' - {{RecordSearch|2377565|Virginia, Divorce Records, 1918-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
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*'''1865-1873''' - Prince George County Death Index 1865-1873. Batch {{IGI|B868628}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1865-1873''' - Prince George County Death Index 1865-1873. Batch {{IGI|B868628}} at FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1912-1987''' - {{RecordSearch|2377565|Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1912-1987''' - {{RecordSearch|2377565|Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
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{{Tip|For birth, marriage, and death record substitutes, see [[{{PAGENAME}}#Bible Records|Bible Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Church Records|Church Records]], [[{{PAGENAME}}#Newspapers|Newspapers]], and [[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate Records|Probate Records]].}}
  
== Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries ==
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==Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries==
=== Family History Centers ===
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== Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy Websites ==
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==Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy Websites==
  
*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vapgeorg/ Prince George Co., VAGenWeb]. Part of the [http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. Maps, name indexes, history.  
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vapgeorg/ Prince George Co., VAGenWeb]. Part of the [http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. Maps, name indexes, history.
*[http://www.familytree101.com/virginia/prince-george-county.html Prince George County, VA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Familytree101)  
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*[http://www.familytree101.com/virginia/prince-george-county.html Prince George County, VA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Familytree101)
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Prince+George|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}<br>
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Prince+George|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}<br>
  
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Guide to Prince George County Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, immigration records, and military records.

Prince George County, Virginia
Map
Boundary map of Prince George County, Virginia
Map of Virginia highlighting Prince George County
Location in the state of Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting Virginia
Location of Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1700
County Seat Prince George
Courthouse
VirginiaPrinceGeorgeCourthouse.jpg


County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

Prince George County is located in the Central portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia just south of the state capital, Richmond, and was named for Prince George of Denmark, the husband of England's Queen Anne[1].

Prince George County, Virginia Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Prince George County Courthouse
P.O. Box 98
6601 Courts Drive
Prince George, VA 23875-0098
804-733-2600

Clerk Circuit Court has incomplete birth records 1865-1896,
marriage, divorce and probate record from 1865,
court record from 1945 and land records[2]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[3]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1865 1865 1865 1714 1710 1713 1810
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1912.
General compliance year is unknown.

Prince George County, Virginia History[edit | edit source]

Prince George of Denmark and Norway, Duke of Cumberland (1653-1708)

This county is named after Prince George of Denmark and Norway, Duke of Cumberland (1653-1708), the husband of Queen Anne of Great Britain.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1700--Prince George County was created 5 December 1700 from Charles City.
County seat: Prince George [4]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Virginia county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Virginia County Boundary Maps" (1617-1995) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

War.jpg
1782 and 1864. Most courthouse records were destroyed during the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War. Only a few volumes of deeds, orders, and wills survived.[5] [6]

  • Lost censuses: 1790, 1800, 1890

Visit the Library of Virginia's website to determine exactly what records have been lost and their Lost Records Localities Database to find additional resources.

For suggestions about research in places that suffered historic record losses, see:

Prince George County, Virginia Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[7]

Unincorporated communities
Census-designated places


Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Images of the Virginia Historical Society's family Bible collection have been digitized:


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
VAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
VAGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Virginia Gravestones
Billion Graves
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Census[edit | edit source]

For tips on accessing Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: Virginia Census.


Historical populations
Census Pop.
1790 8,173
1800 7,425 −9.2%
1810 8,050 8.4%
1820 8,030 −0.2%
1830 8,367 4.2%
1840 7,175 −14.2%
1850 7,596 5.9%
1860 8,411 10.7%
1870 7,820 −7.0%
1880 10,054 28.6%
1890 7,872 −21.7%
1900 7,752 −1.5%
1910 7,848 1.2%
1920 12,915 64.6%
1930 10,311 −20.2%
1940 12,226 18.6%
1950 19,679 61.0%
1960 20,270 3.0%
1970 29,092 43.5%
1980 25,733 −11.5%
1990 27,394 6.5%
2000 33,047 20.6%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1890 Union Veterans

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

Early Baptist churches (with years constituted):

  1. Davenport's.[8]

The 10,000 name petition (dated 16 October 1776) has been digitized at the Library of Congress website. It was signed by people from all over Virginia who wanted an end to persecution of Baptists by the Established Church. Baptists and Baptist sympathizers alike signed the petition. To find your ancestor in this record, first check Hall's transcription in the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (Vols. 35-38, with annotations in Vol. 39), which is available online at Ancestry ($). It is also available in book form at the Family History Library: FHL Book 975.5 B2vs v. 35-39. Then proceed to the Library of Congress website to see the original images.

Prince George County fell within the bounds of the Portsmouth Association.

  • Urner, Clarence H. "Early Baptist Records in Prince George County, Virginia," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 41, No. 2 (Apr. 1933):97-101. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
Church of England[edit | edit source]

Gotoarrow.png See also Bath Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Bristol Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Martin's Brandon Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Westover Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Weyanoke Parish

Meade's 1861 history of parishes in Prince George County is available online.[9]

  • Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. Births from the Bristol Parish Register of Henrico, Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia, 1720-1798. Richmond, Virginia: C.G. Chamberlayne, 1898. Two published transcripts available at FHL here and here; digital book at Ancestry ($); and World Vital Records ($).
  • Chamberlayne, Churchill Gibson. The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720 - 1789. Richmond, VA: [s.n.] 1898. Available at FHL US/CAN Film 1036590 Item 2. Digital versions at Google Books (full view); and World Vital Records ($).
  • Mason, George Carrington. "The Colonial Churches of Prince George and Dinwiddie Counties, Virginia," The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 23, No. 3 (Jul. 1943):249-271. Available at JSTOR ($).
  • Mason, George Carrington. Colonial Churches of Tidewater Virginia. Richmond, Virginia: Whittet & Shepperson, 1945. Available at FHL; digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library. [Includes Prince George County.]
Quaker[edit | edit source]

Early monthly meetings (with years of existence):

  • Binford's Monthly Meeting (1699-1721 and 1820-1826) aka Merchant's Hope[10]
  • Burleigh Monthly Meeting (1696-1832) or Burley.[10] Hinshaw published the early records: FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6.[11]
  • Hunnicutt's Monthly Meeting (1718-1762)[10]

Friends from Prince George County, Virginia also attended the Blackwater Monthly Meeting in Surry County, Virginia.[12]

Court[edit | edit source]

  • "Prince George County Records," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at JSTOR ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
  • Library of Virginia's Virginia Memory: Chancery Record Index can be used to search Prince George County chancery records for the years 1809-1956 (majority of collection 1869-1916). Digital images available for 1809-1917. For suits marked "original" in the index, see online catalog or contact Archives Research Services for availability.
  • Post-1917 Prince George County chancery records may be available at the Circuit Court Clerk's Office.

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

More than 250 genealogies have been published about Prince George County families. To view a list, visit Prince George County, Virginia Compiled Genealogies.

See also: Virginia Compiled Genealogies


Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Prince George County families include:

  • Boddie, John Bennett. Southside Virginia Families. 2 vols. 1955-1956; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1976. FHL Book 975.5 D2bs 1976-1996 v. 1-v. 2.
  • Foley, Louise Pledge Heath. Early Virginia Families Along the James River, Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. 3 vols. Richmond, Va.: L.P.H. Foley, 1974-1990. FHL Book 975.5 R2f v. 1-v. 3. Volume 2 includes Prince George County families.
  • Lawrence-Dow, Elizabeth. Autographs of 65 Gentlemen Justices, Militia Officers and Members of the Grand Jury from Charles City/Prince George and Surry counties Who Signed an Oath of Loyalty to Protestant King William III of England in March 1701/2. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1976. FHL Book 975.5 P4L. [Includes biographies of Prince George County men.]
  • Pritchett, John W. Southside Virginia Genealogies. CD-ROM. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. Free online index, courtesy: Virginians - The Family History of John W. Pritchett. [Includes a great deal of information about residents of Prince George County, see discussion of cited sources.] FHL US/CAN CD-ROM no. 3887. Purchase at Virginians.com.
  • Slaughter, Philip. A History of Bristol Parish, Va.: With Genealogies of Families Connected Therewith, and Historical Illustrations. Richmond, Va.: J.W. Randolph & English, c1879. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive. FHL Book 975.558 K2s. (Covers the Atkinson, Bolling, Bland, Claiborne, Eppes, Feild, Gilliam, Grammer, Haxall, Kennon, May, Munford, Murray, Peterson, Pegram, Poythress, Ramsay, Randolph, Robertson, Skipwith, Walker, Withers, and Worsham families.)

Historic Residences[edit | edit source]

  • Wyatt, Edward Avery. Plantation Houses around Petersburg, in the Counties of Prince George, Chesterfield, and Dinwiddie, Virginia. 1955.

Immigration[edit | edit source]

Headright grants identify many Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy immigrants who arrived before 1720.[13] The Virginia Immigration article provides tips about using this source.

Additional resources include:

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Bristol Parish, Merchant's Hope, Persey's Hundred (Flowerdew [Peirsey's] Hundred), and Prince George County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Grants and Patents

Land patents (pre-1779), land grants (after 1779) and surveys are available online at the Library of Virginia website. For step-by-step instructions on retrieving these records, read the Virginia Land and Property article.

  • Duvall, Lindsay O. Prince George County ... Land Patents, 1666-1719. Irvington, Virginia, 1962. Reviewed in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec.1962):182. Review available at American Ancestors ($).

Record Book

  • Stewart, Robert Armistead. "Abstracts of Prince George [Record] Book, 1759-60," The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):42-49. Available at JSTOR ($).

Quit Rents

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

  • Cooke, John Esten. Henry St. John, Gentleman, of "Flower of Hundreds," in the County of Prince George, Virginia: A Tale of 1774-'75. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860. Available at Google Books. [Fiction]
  • Shands, William et al. Proceedings of Citizens of Prince George County, Virginia: On the Subject of Re-annexing Texas to the United States, May 17, 1844. Blair & Rives, Printers, 1844.

Maps[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

  • Elliott, Katherine B. Emigration to Other States from Southside Virginia. 2 vols. South Hill, Virginia: K.B. Elliott, 1966. Vol. 1 of original edition available at FHL; 1983 reprints (both volumes) available at FHL; 1990-1992 reprints (both volumes) also available at FHL. [Includes individuals who migrated out of Prince George County to other parts of the country.]

Early migration routes to and from Prince George County for European settlers included:[14]

Military[edit | edit source]

French and Indian War[edit | edit source]
  • Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt. Virginia's Colonial Soldiers. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1988. Available at FHL. [Identifies some Prince George County militia officers, soldier enlistments, and veterans; see place name index.]
  • Boogher, William F. Gleanings of Virginia History: An Historical and Genealogical Collection, Largely from Original Sources. Washington: n.p., 1903. Available at FHL; digital version at Google Books. [Includes a chapter titled "Legislative Enactments connecting the preceding historic sketch [French and Indian War, Lord Dunmore's War] with the adjudication of the resulting accounts that follow; with the list of officers, soldiers and civilians entitled to compensation for military and other services rendered." For Prince George County, see p. 97.]
  • Crozier, William Armstrong. Virginia Colonial Militia 1651-1776. Baltimore: Southern Book Co., 1954. Available at FHL; digital book at Ancestry ($). [Identifies some Prince George County militia officers; see place name index.]
Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Prince George County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Prince George County supplied soldiers for the:

- 6th Virginia Regiment
- 14th Virginia Regiment

Additional resources:

  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital versions at U.S. Census Bureau and Google Books et. al. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Virginia, Eastern District, Prince George County on page 133.]
  • Rejected or Suspended Applications for Revolutionary War Pensions. Washington, D.C., 1852. Reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1969, and 1991. Reprints include "an Added Index to States." FHL Book 973 M24ur; digital version at Ancestry ($). [Includes veterans from this county; Virginia section begins on page 238.]
War of 1812[edit | edit source]

Prince George County men served in the 62nd Regiment.[15]

  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Virginia, Prince George County, p. 99. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments. Service men in Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy:

- 5th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Wilson's)(Archer's)(Confederate).
- 5th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12 months, 1861-62) (Mullins') (Confederate).[16]
- 13th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (12th Months, 1861-62) (Confederate). Company F (Prince George Cavalry).[17]

Records and histories are available, including:

World War II[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous Records[edit | edit source]

Naturalization[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Virginia Newspapers Project identifies local Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy newspapers.

Indexed images of the Virginia Gazette (1736-1780) are available online through the Colonial Williamsburg website. In addition, Professor Tom Costa and The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia have created a database of all runaway advertisements for slaves, indentured servants, transported convicts, and ship deserters listed in this source and other Virginia newspapers (1736-1803), see: The Geography of Slavery in Virginia. These newspapers are valuable resources for all regions of Virginia.

Private Papers[edit | edit source]

  • Virginia Historical Society Papers, 1607-2007
  • [Bland] Campbell, Charles. The Bland Papers: Being a Selection from the Manuscripts of Colonel Theodorick Bland, Jr. of Prince George County, Virginia. 2 vols. Petersburg, Virginia: Edmund & Julian C. Ruffin, 1840. Volume 1 is available at Google Books.
  • [Bolling] Warfield, J. Ogle. "Bolling Family Bible, Prince George County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):33-34. Available at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Jordan] "Bible Record of Joshua M. Jordan, of Prince George County," The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jul. 1905):32-33. Available at JSTOR ($).

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

A free index to Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy wills and administrations (1713-1800) is available at the Library of Virginia.

Original Wills

  • Hopkins, William Lindsay. Some Wills from the Burned Counties of Virginia and Other Wills Not Listed in Virginia Wills and Administrations 1632-1800. Richmond, Virginia: W.L. Hopkins, 1987. Available at FHL. [Includes Prince George County.]

Remnants of Prince George County Court

SamPubCo has created a free online resource for locating extant Prince George County wills:

Other Prince George County probate resources include:

  • "Prince George County Records," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at JSTOR ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
  • Stewart, Robert Armistead. "Abstracts of Prince George [Record] Book, 1759-60," The William and Mary Quarterly, Second Series, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan. 1931):42-49. Available at JSTOR.

London Courts

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. North American Wills Registered in London 1611-1857. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2007. [Includes wills of residents of Bristol Parish, Merchant's Hope, Persey's Hundred (Flowerdew [Peirsey's] Hundred), and Prince George County proved in London. These records often help establish an immigrant's place of origin.]

Online Probate Links

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Prince George County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1976):294-296. Available at American Ancestors ($).
  • "Prince George County Records," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at JSTOR ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

How can Virginia tax lists help me? 

  • [1704] "Virginia Quit Rent Rolls, 1704," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 28 (1920):207-218, 328-339; Vol. 29 (1921):18-28, 337-343, 402-412; Vol. 30 (1922):21-30, 280-285, 341-347; Vol. 31 (1923):70-75, 153-163, 215-231, 314-318; Vol. 32 (1924):69-75, 144-158, 281-287, 338-343; Vol. 33 (1925):47-50, 359-370; Vol. 34 (1926):113-119, 252-258, 313, 321. Available at FHL; reprinted in Virginia Tax Records. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983, which is also available at FHL; digital version of VMHB at JSTOR ($). [Prince George County appears in 28:328-339.]
  • [1782] Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Online at FamilySearch - free; FHL. [1782 personal property tax list of Prince George County.]
  • [1782-1834] Heinegg, Paul. "Prince George County Personal Property Tax List, 1782-1834," Free African Americans.com. [Heinegg abstracted free blacks listed in these records.]
  • [1787] Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 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. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at FHL. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Petersburg (the portion in Prince George County) is included in Vol. 1; Prince George County is included in Vol. 2.]
  • [1790, 1800] Indexed images of the 1790 and 1800 Personal Property Tax Lists of Prince George County, Virginia are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • [1790, 1799] Indexed images of the 1790 and 1799 Land Tax Lists of Prince George County, Virginia are available online, courtesy: Binns Genealogy.
  • [1800] Tax List, 1800, Virginia Genealogist. Falmouth VA: Jan 2006. Vol. 50 Iss. 1.
  • [1815] Ward, Roger D. 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners (and Gazetteer). 6 vols. Athens, Georgia: Iberian Pub. Co., 1997-2000. Available at FHL. [The source for this publication is the 1815 land tax. Prince George County is included in Vol. 1.]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Indexes to Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy births, marriages, and deaths are available online. These collections are incomplete, but are easy to search. Most records can also be ordered electronically online as well. Courtesy: FamilySearch. See also How to order Virginia Vital Records

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Divorce[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]
Vital Record Substitutes[edit | edit source]

The Virginia Historical Society's Marriage and Obituary Index, 1736-1820 (newspaper abstracts) is available at FamilySearch. Images of the original index cards are browseable, arranged alphabetically by surname.


Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Prince George County, Virginia Genealogy Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.princegeorgevahistoricalsociety.org/history.html
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince George County, Virginia. Page 719 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince George County, Virginia . Page 710-723 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 715-720.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. "Prince George County Records," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Jan. 1897):272-292. Available at JSTOR ($). [Discusses record loss in the county.]
  6. Lost Records Localities: Counties and Cities with Missing Records, 3, in Library of Virginia (accessed 4 April 2014).
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Prince George_ County,_Virginia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_George_County,_Virginia#Communities accessed 25 February 2020.
  8. Robert Baylor Semple and George William Beale, A History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia (1810; reprint, Richmond, Va.: Pitt and Dickinson, 1894), 442-443. Digital version at Google Books.
  9. William Meade, Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, 2 vols. (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1861). Digital versions at Internet Archive: Vol. I and Vol. II.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Jay Worrall, The Friendly Virginians: America's First Quakers (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Publishing Company, 1994), 537-539. FHL Book 975.5 K2wj.
  11. William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas W. Marshall and John Cox, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy (Ann Arbor, Mich.: Edwards Bros., 1950). Vol. 6. FHL Book 973 D2he 1993 v. 6.
  12. Martha A. Putnam, Quaker Records of Southeast Virginia (Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1996). FHL Book 975.5 K2qu.
  13. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Cavaliers and Pioneers," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1980):221. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980)
  14. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.
  15. Stuart Lee Butler, A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812 (Athens, Ga.: Iberian Pub. Co., 1988), 178. FHL Book 975.5 M2bs.
  16. Robert J. Driver, 5th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1997). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 127.
  17. Daniel T. Balfour, 13th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1986). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 26.
  18. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/3/37/Igivirginia.pdf.