Original wills submitted for probate in the District Court (1791-1807), Superior Court of Chancery (1817-1820), Superior Court of Law & Chancery (1832-1850),
Circuit Court (1858-1895), and Husting/Corporation Court (1782-1957) are in the Wills collection at the Fredericksburg Circuit Court. The collection also
contains "foreign" wills -- wills from outside the jurisdiction of these courts submitted for recordation.
In addition to the original wills proved and recorded in Will Books and Deed Books, wills which were not proved are also included in the Wills
Information of genealogical and/or historical interest has been extracted from 1,690 original wills
processed for archival storage and the searchable Wills database to those
extracts is provided. Major data categories include: decedent; executor; witness; devisee; locality; slave; servant; and, family.
Disclaimer: Data provided by Historic Court Records is not official and is
provided by the Historic Court Records site for genealogical
and historical research purposes only.
All data contained herein should be verified by obtaining a copy of the original record.
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