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Nelson County Microfilm

Date of Formation: 1807
Formed From: Amherst County

[Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships] [County Administrative Records]
[Court Records] [Fiduciary Records] [Free Negro and Slave Records] [Health and Medical Records]
[Land Records] [Marriage Records and Vital Statistics] [School Records]
[Tax and Fiscal Records] [Wills]

REELS 39, 63 and 79-80 ARE NOT AVAILABLE THROUGH INTERLIBRARY LOAN

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Local Records Categories and Contents
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No.
 Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships
82 ILLCharter Book 1, 1837-1949, 378 p.
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No.
 County Administrative Records
22 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1870-1890, unpaged.
22 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1891-1907, 383 p.
22 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1909-1915, 363 p.
89 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minute Book, Vol. 12, 1983-1984
89 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Ordinance Book, 1941-1983, index, 285 p.
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No.
 Court Records
  County Court
17 ILLMinute Book, 1808 - 1811, Unpaged index, 584 p.
17 ILLMinute Book, 1814 - 1817, Unpaged
23 ILLMinute Book, 1814-1817, unpaged.
17 ILLMinute Book, 1820 - 1822, Unpaged index, 357 p.
25 ILLMinute Book, 1820-1822, index, 357 p.
18 ILLMinute Book, 1823 - 1824, Unpaged index, 370 p.
25 ILLMinute Book, 1823-1824, index, 370 p.
18 ILLMinute Book, 1825 - 1826, Unpaged index, 266 p.
26 ILLMinute Book, 1825-1826, index, 266 p
18 ILLMinute Book, 1827 - 1830, Unpaged index, 363 p. (list of attorneys not filmed)
26 ILLMinute Book, 1827-1830, index, 364 p. (includes a list of attorneys who have qualified in the County Court, 1808-1829)
18 ILLMinute Book, 1830 - 1835, Unpaged index, 431 p.
26 ILLMinute Book, 1830-1835, index, 431 p.
19 ILLMinute Book, 1835 - 1840, Unpaged index, 444 p.
27 ILLMinute Book, 1835-1840, index, 444 p.
19 ILLMinute Book, 1841 - 1846, Unpaged index, 500 p.
28 ILLMinute Book, 1841-1846, index, 500 p.
19 ILLMinute Book, 1846 - 1850, Unpaged index, 418 p.
28 ILLMinute Book, 1846-1850, index, 418 p.
20 ILLMinute Book, 1850 - 1855, Unpaged index, 456 p.
29 ILLMinute Book, 1850-1855, index, 456 p.
20 ILLMinute Book, 1855-1861, index, 613 p.
29 ILLMinute Book, 1855-1861, index, 613 p.
20 ILLMinute Book, 1861 - 1868, Unpaged index, 549 p.
30 ILLMinute Book, 1861-1868, index, 549 p.
17 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 1, 1813 - 1814, Unpaged index, 234 p.
23 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 1, 1813-1814, index, 234 p.
24 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 2, 1814-1815, index, 189 p.
31 ILLOrder Book, 1868-1874, index, 564 p.
31 ILLOrder Book, 1874-1878, index, 394 p.
24 ILLOrder Book, 1878-1882, index, 392 p.
32 ILLOrder Book, 1883-1886, index, 486 p.
32 ILLOrder Book, 1886-1892, index, 496 p.
33 ILLOrder Book, 1892-1899, index, 486 p.
33 ILLOrder Book, 1899-1904, index, pp. 1-75.
34 ILLOrder Book, 1899-1904 (continued), pp. 76-377.
24 ILLRecord of Appeals, Vol. 1, 1821-1828, index, 21 p.
34 ILLRecords Upon Appeal, Vol. 1, 1827-1838, index, 442 p.
  Superior Court of Law
35 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. A, 1809-1818, index, 508 p.
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35 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. B, 1818-1826, index, pp. 1-175.
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36 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. B, 1818-1826 (continued), pp. 176-573.
34 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 1, 1827-1831, index, 168 p.
  Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
37 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. A, 1831-1843, index, 503 p.
37 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. A-1, 1840-1847, unpaged (contains material from Buckingham County)
38 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. B, 1844-1851, index, 611 p.
37 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. A-2, 1847-1849, 52 p.
36 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. C, 1831-1839, index, 505 p.
36 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. D, 1839-1843, index, pp. 1-95.
39  Common Law Order Book, Vol. D, 1839-1843 (continued), pp. 96-502.
39  Common Law Order Book, Vol. D-1, 1843-1847, index, 591 p.
39  Common Law Order Book, Vol. D-2, 1848-1854, index, pp. 1-25
40 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. D-2, 1848-1854 (continued), pp. 26-419
  Circuit Court
38 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. C, 1851-1860, index, pp. 1-400.
41 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. C, 1851-1860 (continued), pp. 401-611.
41 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. D, 1860-1871, index, 508 p.
41 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. E, 1871-1875, index, pp.1-375.
42 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. E, 1871-1875 (continued), pp. 376-491.
42 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. F, 1876-1880, index, 477 p.
42 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. G, 1880-1885, index, pp. 1-445.
43 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. G, 1880-1885 (continued), pp. 446-563.
43 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. H, 1885-1889, index, 603 p.
43 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. I, 1889-1894, index, pp. 1-315.
44 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. I, 1889-1894 (continued), pp. 316-606.
44 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. J, 1894-1898, index, 600 p.
44 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. K, 1898-1902, index, pp. 1-145.
45 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. K, 1898-1902 (continued), pp. 146-390.
45 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. L, 1902-1907, index, 587 p.
45 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. M, 1907-1913, index, pp. 1-125.
39  Common Law Order Book, Vol. D-2, 1848-1854, index, pp. 1-25
40 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. D-2, 1848-1854 (continued), pp. 26-419
40 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. E, 1854-1862, index, 602 p.
46 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. F, 1863-1870, index, 459 p.
46 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. F-1, 1871-1882, index, 484 p.
47 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. G, 1882-1904, index, 493 p.
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47 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. H, 1904-1910, index, 477 p.
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48 ILLGeneral Index to Chancery Order Book, Vol. 1, 1875-1936, index, unpaged
49 ILLGeneral Index to Common Law Order Book, Vol. 1, 1875-1930, index, unpaged.
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49 ILLGeneral Index to Common Law Order Book, Defendants, Vol. 2, 1931-1964, index, 187 p.
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49 ILLGeneral Index to Common Law Order Book, Plaintiffs, Vol. 2, 1931-1964, index, 170 p.
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48 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Chancery Causes, Defendants, 1875-1984, index, 199 p.
48 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Chancery Causes, Plaintiffs, 1875-1984, index, 199 p.
35 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Law Cases, Defendants, Vol. 1,, 1963-1984, index, 205 p.
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49 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Law Cases, Plaintiff, Vol. 1, 1963-1984, index, pp. 1-160.
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35 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Law Cases, Plaintiffs, Vol. 1, 1963-1984 (continued), pp. 161-206.
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No.
 Fiduciary Records
83 ILLFiduciary Account Book 1, 1869-1881, index, 598 p.
83 ILLFiduciary Account Book 2, 1881-1892, pp. 1-405
84 ILLFiduciary Account Book 2, 1892-1896, pp. 408-600
84 ILLFiduciary Account Book 3, 1896-1913, index, 598 p.
82 ILLOfficials' Bond Book 5, 1975-1984, index, 39 p.
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No.
 Free Negro and Slave Records
50 ILLRegister of Free Negroes, Vol. 1, 1853-1865, index, paged.
  SEE ALSO Land Records
  SEE ALSO Marriage Records and Vital Statistics
Reel
No.
 Health and Medical Records
50 ILLMedical Register, Vol. 1, 1912 - 1983, index, 37 p.
50 ILLRegister of Dentists, Embalmers, and Funeral Directors, Vol. 1, 1890-1970
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No.
 Land Records
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 1, 1808 - 1813, Unpaged index, 626 p.
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 2, 1813 - 1817, Unpaged index, 631 p.
   FOR DEEDS, 1816 - 1847 SEE ALSO WILL BOOK, 1816-1867 (REEL 15)
2 ILLDeed Book, No. 3, 1817 - 1820, 543 p.
2 ILLDeed Book, No. 4, 1820 - 1823, Unpaged index, 524 p.
3 ILLDeed Book, No. 5, 1823 - 1826, 514 p.
3 ILLDeed Book, No. 6, 1826 - 1829, Unpaged index, 530 p.
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 7, 1829 - 1834, 598 p.
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 8, 1834 - 1839, Pt. 1, p. 1-330
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 8, 1834 - 1839, Pt. 2, p. 331-702
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 9, 1839 - 1842, 552 p.
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 10, 1842 - 1844, Unpaged index, 496 p.
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 11, 1844 - 1846, Unpaged index, 452 p.
6 ILLDeed Book, No. 12, 1846 - 1850, 632 p.
6 ILLDeed Book, No. 13, 1850 - 1853, Unpaged index, 614 p.
7 ILLDeed Book, No. 14, 1853 - 1857, 634 p.
7 ILLDeed Book, No. 15, 1857 - 1860, 598 [5] p. NOTE: The five unnumbered pages at the end of this deed book are Circuit Court Deeds, 1849-1862.
8 ILLDeed Book, No. 16, 1860 - 1867, 557 [4] p.
51 ILLDeed Book, 17, 1867 - 1872, 560 p.
52 ILLDeed Book, 18, 1870 - 1874, 560 p.
53 ILLDeed Book, 19, 1874 - 1877, 560 p.
54 ILLDeed Book, 20, 1877 - 1880, 640 p.
55 ILLDeed Book, 21, 1880 - 1882, 600 p.
56 ILLDeed Book, 22, 1882 - 1885, 600 p.
57 ILLDeed Book, 23, 1885 - 1887, 596 p.
58 ILLDeed Book, 24, 1887 - 1890, 600 p.
59 ILLDeed Book, 25, 1890 - 1892, index, 600 p.
60 ILLDeed Book, 26, 1892 - 1894, index, 608 p.
61 ILLDeed Book, 27, 1894 - 1898, index, 600 p.
62 ILLDeed Book, 28, 1898 - 1900, index, 599 p.
86 ILLDeed Book, 29, 1900 - 1902, index, 620 p.
85 ILLDeed and Caveat Book, 1811-1860, 32 p. (includes fiduciary bonds, wills, inventories & appraisements)
8 ILLDeeds, Etc., [Wills], Book A, 1811 - 1831 (also contains List of Slaves by Owner), Unpaged index, p. 1-30 [1] (Deeds, 1811 - 1831); p. 1-12 (Wills, 1811, 1825-1827, follows the Deeds, 1811 - 1831) Note: Not covered in the General Index to Deeds.
   FOR CIRCUIT COURT DEEDS SEE DEED BOOK NO. 15 (REEL 7)
65 ILLGeneral Index to Deed Book, Vol. 1, 1877 - 1900, pp. 1 - 275
66 ILLGeneral Index to Deed Book, Vol. 1, 1877 - 1900 (continued), pp. 276-498.
66 ILLGeneral Index to Deed Book, Vol. 1, 1877 - 1908, 275 p.
66 ILLGeneral Index to Deed Book, Vol. 2, 1901 - 1908, 466 p.
67 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees A, 1915 - 1984, unpaged.
68 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Vol. 3, 1932 - 1936 (continued), pp. 326-503.
10 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees, A - K, 1808 - 1915
68 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees, A - K, 1808 - 1915
10 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees, L - Z, 1808 - 1915
68 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantees, L - Z, 1808 - 1915
9 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors, A - K, 1808 - 1915
65 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors, H - K, 1808 - 1915
9 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors, L - Z, 1808 - 1915
65 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, Grantors, L - Z, 1808 - 1915
24 ILLPlat Book 1, 1886-1945, unpaged.
63  Plat Book 1, 1886-1945 (continued), unpaged.
63  Plat Book 2, 1945-1951, unpaged.
64 ILLPlat Book 2, 1945-1951 (continued), unpaged.
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No.
 Marriage Records and Vital Statistics
21 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1854 - 1922
77 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1854 - 1922
77 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1923 - 1979
77 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, Female, 1980 - 1985, 199 p.
77 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, Male, 1980 - 1985, 199 p.
21 ILLIndex to Register of Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1853 - 1872, 1853 - 1872.
77 ILLIndex to Register of Births, 1853-1868.
77 ILLIndex to Register of Deaths, 1853-1868.
77 ILLIndex to Register of Marriages, n.d.
69 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1864 - 1868 (Part 1)
70 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1868 (Part 2) - 1872
71 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1872 - 1876 (Part 1)
72 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1876 (Part 2) - 1880
73 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1880 (Part 1) - 1884 (Part 2)
74 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1884 (Part 2) - 1889 (Part 2)
75 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1889 Part 2 (continued) - 1893 (Part 2)
87 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1893 Part 2 (continued) - 1897 (Part 1)
88 ILLMarriage Licenses and Consents, 1897 Part 2 (continued) - 1901 (Part 1)
50 ILLMarriage Register, 1808 - 1878, 116 p.
21 ILLMarriage Register, 1808 - 1878 c (VSL Compilation) (Photostat) (Part 1), 116 p.
50 ILLMarriage Register, Vol. 1, 1847 - 1852, index, 14 p.
21 ILLMarriage Register, 1854 - 1927, 185 p.
76 ILLMarriage Register, Vol. 3, 1927 - 1982, index, 135 p.
76 ILLMarriage Register, Vol. 4, 1983 - 1985, index, 48 p.
21 ILLRegister of Births, 1853 - 1872, 35 [70] fo.
50 ILLRegister of Births, 1853-1872, unpaged.
21 ILLRegister of Deaths, 1853 - 1872, 23 [14] fo.
50 ILLRegister of Marriages of Free Negroes, Vol. 1, 1865 - 1877, unpaged
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No.
 School Records
89 ILLBoard of School Commissioners' Record Book, 1884-1984, 104 p.
78 ILLSchool Census, Greenfield District, Vol 1, 1890, unpaged
78 ILLSchool Census, Lovingston District, Vol 1, 1890, unpaged
78 ILLSchool Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 1, 1890, unpaged
80  School Census, Lovingston District, Vol 1, 1895, unpaged
76 ILLSchool Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 1, 1895, unpaged
79  School Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 1, 1895, unpaged
76 ILLSchool Census, Greenfield District, Vol 1, 1900, unpaged
79  School Census, Greenfield District, Vol 1, 1900, unpaged
80  School Census, Lovingston District, Vol 2, 1900, unpaged
76 ILLSchool Census, Greenfield District, Vol 2, 1905, unpaged
79  School Census, Greenfield District, Vol 2, 1905, unpaged
80  School Census, Lovingston District, Vol 3, 1905, unpaged
76 ILLSchool Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 2, 1905, unpaged
79  School Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 2, 1905, unpaged
80  School Census, Greenfield District, Vol 3, 1910, unpaged
80  School Census, Lovingston District, Vol 4, 1910, unpaged
79  School Census, Greenfield District, Vol 3, 1915, unpaged
80  School Census, Lovingston District, Vol 5, 1915, unpaged
76 ILLSchool Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 3, 1915, unpaged
79  School Census, Massies Mill District, Vol 3, 1915, unpaged
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No.
 Tax and Fiscal Records
80  Land Use Book, Vol. 1, 1977, unpaged
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No.
 Wills
16 ILLGeneral Index to Wills, Etc., 1808 - 1927
11 ILLWill Book A, 1808 - 1818, Unpaged index, 543 p.
11 ILLWill Book B, 1818 - 1822, Unpaged index, 265 p.
11 ILLWill Book BB, 1832 - 1904, index, 96 p. (includes bonds, inventories & appraisements, estate sales, etc.) (Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery and Circuit Court)
83 ILLWill Book BB, 1832 - 1904, index, 96 p. (includes bonds, inventories & appraisements, estate sales, etc.) (Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery and Circuit Court)
12 ILLWill Book C, 1822 - 1829, Unpaged index, 523 p.
12 ILLWill Book D, 1830 - 1836, Unpaged index, 497 p.
13 ILLWill Book E, 1836 - 1839, Unpaged index, 426 p.
13 ILLWill Book F, 1839 - 1844, Unpaged index, 471 p.
13 ILLWill Book G, 1844 - 1847, Unpaged index, 445 p.
14 ILLWill Book H, 1847 - 1851, Unpaged index, 469 p.
14 ILLWill Book J, 1851 - 1855, Unpaged index, 527 p.
14 ILLWill Book K, 1855 - 1859, p. 626-637, 624-625 (index), p. 1-621
15 ILLWill Book L, 1856 - 1863, p. i-li (Trustee Accounts, Circuit Court, 1856 - 1863); p. 1-512 (Wills, 1856 - 1863, follows p. li)
15 ILLWill Book M, 1816 - 1867, Unpaged index, p. 1-45 (Deeds, 1816-1847); p. 45-456 (Wills, Etc., 1863 - 1867)
81 ILLWill Book N, 1867-1911, index, 558 p.
81 ILLWill Book O, 1911-1931, index, 594 p.
  SEE ALSO Land Records