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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Immigrants to Virginia.

Barry. William. The Muster of Sargent; William Barry in ship the Nova, 1619. Source: Adventurers of Purse and Person, Virginia, 1607 to 1625 by Annie Jester.


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Monday, January 8, 2018

Images of Arlington VA Wills & Estates 1858-1878







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Sunday, December 31, 2017

John Gray #virginiapioneersnet #virginiagenealogy

Gray. John Gray, who died in 1685, left personal property worth 9,340 pounds of tobacco, consisting in part of six cows and six calves, four yearlings, two steers, one heifer, one barrel of corn, one bull, ten hogs and one horse. He had no servants and no slaves. In better circumstances was Richard Avery, who seems to have been a tanner by profession. The inventory of his estate, recorded in 1686, includes one horse with bridle and saddle, a cart and a yoke of steers, eight head of cattle, 25 hogs, 118 hides, various kinds of tools, lumber to the value of 400 pounds of tobacco, four pieces of earthenware, four beds with mattresses and covers, poultry to the value of 180 pounds of tobacco, some wheat in the ground and a batch of wearing linen. The entire personal estate was valued at 14,050 pounds of tobacco. It included no servants or slaves. Source: The Planters of Colonial Virginia by Thomas J. Wertenbaker. 

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

1769 Passenger List of "Charming Molly"

Vessel to Essex County, passenger list.





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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Elizabeth City Wills 1700-1805


Images of Wills, Estates, Inventories in Elizabeth City County 1700-1805




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Monday, December 11, 2017

Essex County Wills 1692-1792

Images of oldest Virginia Wills in Essex County dating from 1692,





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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Colonel Francis Eppes #virginiapioneersnet #virginiapioneers

Eppes, Francis, Colonel of Henrico County owned a store in 1678. The inventory was taken and disclosed a variety of goods. There were 121 ells of dowlas, 51 ells of oznaburg, 60 ells of canvas, 325 ells of holland and 80 yards of table and napkin diaper, as a starter. The store was replete with chafing-dishes, pots, shovels, spades, hoes, hammers, chisels, colters and augers, as well as gun powder, shot, sugar, butter, ginger and a small collection of books. Source: Records of Henrico County, vol. 1677-1692, p. 93.

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