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Powhatan County Microfilm

Date of Formation: 1777
Formed From: Cumberland County. Part of Chesterfield County was added in 1850.

[Bonds/Commissions/Oaths] [County Administrative Records] [Court Records]
[Fiduciary Records] [Free Negro and Slave Records] [Health and Medical Records]
[Land Records] [Marriage Records and Vital Statistics] [Military and Pension Records]
[Wills] [Miscellaneous Records]

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Local Records Categories and Contents
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No.
 Bonds/Commissions/Oaths
46 ILLOfficials' Bond Book, 1923-1954, index, 254 p.
  SEE ALSO Fiduciary Records
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No.
 County Administrative Records
85 ILLOverseers of the Poor Minute Book, 1852 - 1860, (includes Accounts)
85 ILLOverseers of the Poor Minute Book, 1860 - 1870
85 ILLOverseers of the Poor Yearly Allowances, 1826 - 1832
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 Court Records
  County Court
59 ILLMinute Book, 1787 - 1792
59 ILLMinute Book, 1798 - 1800
59 ILLMinute Book, 1802 - 1806
59 ILLMinute Book, 1806 - 1809
60 ILLMinute Book, 1807 - 1814, 225 p.
59 ILLMinute Book, 1809 - 1812
22 ILLOrder Book, No. 1, 1777 - 1784 Unpaged index (mutilated), 407 p.
22 ILLOrder Book, No. 2, 1784 - 1786 Unpaged index, 342 p.
22 ILLOrder Book, No. 3, 1786 - 1791 Unpaged index, p. 1-397, 399-701
23 ILLOrder Book, No. 4, 1791 - 1794 Unpaged index, 492 p.
23 ILLOrder Book, No. 5, 1794 - 1798 Unpaged index, 606 p.
24 ILLOrder Book, No. 6, 1798 - 1802 Unpaged index, 585 p.
24 ILLOrder Book, No. 7, 1802 - 1804 Unpaged index, 606 p.
25 ILLOrder Book, No. 8, 1804 - 1807 Unpaged index, 704 p.
25 ILLOrder Book, No. 9, 1807 - 1809 Unpaged index, 589 p.
26 ILLOrder Book, No. 10, 1809 - 1811 Unpaged index, 606 p.
26 ILLOrder Book, No. 11, 1812 - 1814 Unpaged index, 542 p.
27 ILLOrder Book, No. 12, 1814 - 1816 Unpaged index, 590 p.
27 ILLOrder Book, No. 13, 1816 - 1817 Unpaged index, 600 p.
28 ILLOrder Book, No. 14, 1817 - 1820 Unpaged index, p. 1-446, 449-499
28 ILLOrder Book, No. 15, 1820 - 1821 Unpaged index, 525 p.
28 ILLOrder Book, No. 16, 1821 - 1822 Unpaged index, 443 p.
29 ILLOrder Book, No. 17, 1822 - 1824 Unpaged index, 510 p.
29 ILLOrder Book, No. 18, 1824 - 1825 Unpaged index, 510 p.
30 ILLOrder Book, No. 19, 1825 - 1827 Unpaged index, 475 p.
30 ILLOrder Book, No. 20, 1827 - 1829 Unpaged index, 512 p.
30 ILLOrder Book, No. 21, 1829 - 1831 Unpaged index, 494 p.
31 ILLOrder Book, No. 22, 1831 - 1833 Unpaged index, 473 p.
31 ILLOrder Book, No. 23, 1833 - 1836 Unpaged index, 568 p.
32 ILLOrder Book, No. 24, 1836 - 1838 Unpaged index, p. 1-422, 425-493
32 ILLOrder Book, No. 25, 1838 - 1841 Unpaged index, 574 p.
33 ILLOrder Book, No. 26, 1841 - 1844 Unpaged index, 578 p.
33 ILLOrder Book, No. 27, 1844 Unpaged index, 84 p.
33 ILLOrder Book, No. 28, 1848 - 1851 Unpaged index, p. 1-81, 92-567
34 ILLOrder Book, No. 29, 1851 - 1856 Unpaged index, 571 p.
34 ILLOrder Book, No. 30, 1857 - 1861, 411 p., index
65 ILLOrder Book, No. 30, 1857 - 1861, 411 p., index
65 ILLOrder Book, No. 31, 1861 - 1873 (Missing)
65 ILLOrder Book, No. 32, 1874 - 1880, index, 583 p.
65 ILLOrder Book, No. 33, 1880 - 1884, index, pp. 1-231
66 ILLOrder Book, No. 33, 1884 - 1887 (continued), pp. 232-603
66 ILLOrder Book, No. 34, 1887 - 1891, index, 609 p.
66 ILLOrder Book, No. 35, 1890 - 1893, index, pp. 1-231
67 ILLOrder Book, No. 35, 1893 - 1898 (continued), pp. 232-755
67 ILLOrder Book, No. 36, 1898 - 1904, index, 487 p.
47 ILLChancery Order Book, 1812 - 1847, index, 399 p.
47 ILLChancery Order Book, 1871 - 1873, 101 p., index.
58 ILLClerk's Receipts, 1798 - 1800
61 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 1, 1820 - 1822
61 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 2, 1822 - 1825
61 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 3, 1828 - 1830
62 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 3, 1830 - 1831 (continued)
62 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 4, 1843 - 1848
62 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 5, 1854 - 1862
62 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 6, 1863 - 1868
62 ILLCourt of Monthly Sessions Minute Book 7, 1869 - 1873, 486 p., index
63 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 1, 1812 - 1815
63 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 2, 1815 - 1819
63 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 3, 1825 - 1828
64 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 3, 1826 - 1828 (continued)
64 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 4, 1831 - 1833
64 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 5, 1833 - 1837
64 ILLCourt of Quarterly Sessions Minute Book 6, 1837 - 1843
52 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Chancery Causes 1, Defendants, 1812-1980, pp. 1-197
52 ILLGeneral Index to Ended Chancery Causes 1, Plaintiffs, 1812-1980, 199 p.
52 ILLGeneral Index to Order Books 1, Defendants, 1777-1980, 199 p.
52 ILLGeneral Index to Order Books 1, Plaintiffs, 1777-1980, 199 p.
59 ILLIndex to Minute Book, 1807 - 1814
58 ILLRegister of Convicts, 1872 - 1916, pp. 2-25
  Superior Court of Law
60 ILLMinute Book, 1809 - 1817
60 ILLMinute Book, 1822 - 1828
60 ILLMinute Book, 1829 - 1839
68 ILLOrder Book 1, 1809 - 1811, index, pp. 1-201
69 ILLOrder Book 1, 1811 - 1815 (continued), pp. 202-518
69 ILLOrder Book 2, 1815 - 1819, index, 601 p.
69 ILLOrder Book 3, 1819 - 1820, index, pp. 1-351
70 ILLOrder Book 3, 1820 - 1821 (continued), pp. 352-594
70 ILLOrder Book 4, 1821 - 1825, index, 629 p.
70 ILLOrder Book 5, 1825 - 1831, index, 428 p.
  Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
48 ILLChancery Order Book 1, 1831 - 1848, index, 589 p.
48 ILLChancery Order Book 2, 1848 - 1857, index, pp. 1-351
53 ILLCommon Law Order Book 1, 1831 - 1837, index, pp. 1-401
54 ILLCommon Law Order Book 1, 1837 - 1840 (continued), pp. 402-596
54 ILLCommon Law Order Book 2, 1840 - 1843, index, 505 p.
54 ILLCommon Law Order Book 3, 1844 - 1845, index, pp. 1-151
55 ILLCommon Law Order Book 3, 1845 - 1850 (continued), pp. 152-525
60 ILLMinute Book, 1829 - 1839
60 ILLMinute Book, 1840 - 1846
61 ILLMinute Book, 1847 - 1853
  Circuit Court
48 ILLChancery Order Book 2, 1848 - 1857, index, pp. 1-351
49 ILLChancery Order Book 2, 1857 - 1866 (continued), pp. 352-562
49 ILLChancery Order Book 3, 1867 - 1884, index, 599 p.
50 ILLChancery Order Book 4, 1884 - 1899, index, 589 p.
50 ILLChancery Order Book 5, 1899 - 1908, index, pp. 1-325
51 ILLChancery Order Book 5, 1908 - 1919 (continued), pp. 326-745
55 ILLCommon Law Order Book 4, 1850 - 1866, index, 569 p.
56 ILLCommon Law Order Book 5, 1867 - 1893, index, 588 p., index
56 ILLCommon Law Order Book 6, 1893 - 1908, index, pp. 11-421
57 ILLCommon Law Order Book 6, 1908 - 1912 (continued), pp. 422-595
57 ILLCommon Law Order Book 7, 1913 - 1923, index, 405 p.
57 ILLCommon Law Order Book 8, 1923 - 1926, index, pp. 1-275
61 ILLMinute Book, 1847 - 1853
61 ILLMinute Book, 1853 - 1871
58 ILLRegister of Convicts, 1872 - 1916, pp. 2-25
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No.
 Fiduciary Records
46 ILLFiduciary Bond Book, 1899-1904, index, 99 p. (includes Officials' Bonds)
46 ILLFiduciary Bond Book, 1908-1919, 260 p. (includes Officials' Bonds)
46 ILLFiduciary Bond Book, 1919-1928, pp. 2-252 (includes Officials' and Commissioners' Bonds)
46 ILLFiduciary Bond Book, 1928-1932, index, pp. 1-100 (includes Officials' Bonds)
47 ILLFiduciary Bond Book 1, 1887-1899, (includes Officials' Bonds)
47 ILLFiduciary Bond Book 2, 1887-1907, index, 195 p. (includes Officials' & Commissioners' Bonds)
47 ILLRecord of Fiduciaries, 1887-1901, 9 p.
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No.
 Free Negro and Slave Records
45 ILLRegister of Free Negroes, 1820-1865, unpaged index, 130 p.
58 ILLRegister of Free Negroes & Mulattoes, 1800-1820
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No.
 Health and Medical Records
82 ILLMedical Register, 1913 - 1980, index, 21 p.
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No.
 Land Records
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 1, 1777 - 1792 Unpaged index, 725 p.
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 2, 1792 - 1800 Unpaged index, 697 p.
2 ILLDeed Book, No. 3, 1800 - 1808, 626 p.
2 ILLDeed Book, No. 4, 1809 - 1814, 613 p.
3 ILLDeed Book, No. 5, 1814 - 1816 Unpaged index, p. 1-120, 123-527
3 ILLDeed Book, No. 6, 1816 - 1818 Unpaged index, p. 1-404, 407-627
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 7, 1818 - 1822 Unpaged index, 640 p.
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 8, 1822 - 1824 Unpaged index, 553 p.
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 9, 1824 - 1827 Unpaged index, p. 1-166, 169-523
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 10, 1827 - 1829 Unpaged index, 617 p.
6 ILLDeed Book, No. 11, 1829 - 1831 Unpaged index, 507 p.
6 ILLDeed Book, No. 12, 1831 - 1834 Unpaged index, 585 p.
7 ILLDeed Book, No. 13, 1834 - 1837 Unpaged index, 514 p.
7 ILLDeed Book, No. 14, 1837 - 1841 Unpaged index, 540 p.
8 ILLDeed Book, No. 15, 1841 - 1843 Unpaged index, 558 p.
8 ILLDeed Book, No. 16, 1843 - 1845 Unpaged index, 601 p.
9 ILLDeed Book, No. 17, 1845 - 1849 Incomplete index (M-Z), 595 p.
9 ILLDeed Book, No. 18, 1849 - 1852 Unpaged index, 609 p.
10 ILLDeed Book, No. 19, 1852 - 1857 Unpaged index, 606 p.
10 ILLDeed Book, No. 20, 1857 - 1866, index, 636 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, No. 20, 1857 - 1866, index, 636 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, No. 21, 1866 - 1870, index, pp. 1-400
72 ILLDeed Book, No. 21, 1870 - 1871 (continued), pp. 401-553
72 ILLDeed Book, No. 22, 1871 - 1876, index, 659 p.
73 ILLDeed Book, No. 23, 1876 - 1879, index, 624 p.
73 ILLDeed Book, No. 24, 1880 - 1882, 624 p.
74 ILLDeed Book, No. 25, 1882 - 1886, index, 620 p.
74 ILLDeed Book, No. 26, 1886 - 1888, index, 624 p.
75 ILLDeed Book, No. 27, 1888 - 1890, index, 624 p.
75 ILLDeed Book, No. 28, 1890 - 1893, index, 600 p.
76 ILLDeed Book, No. 29, 1893 - 1897, index, 600 p.
76 ILLDeed Book, No. 30, 1897 - 1900, index, pp. 1-425
77 ILLDeed Book, No. 30, 1900, pp. 426-600 (continued)
77 ILLDeed Book, No. 31, 1900 - 1903, index, 600 p.
77 ILLDeed Book, No. 32, 1903 - 1906, index, 600 p.
1 ILLDeeds and Wills (Superior Court of Law, Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery, and Circuit Court) No. 0, 1809 - 1898, 209 p.
12 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1920, Grantees, A - G, 203 p., 206 p.
12 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1947, Grantees, H - O, 188 p.
12 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1947, Grantees, P - Z, 203 p., 159 p.
11 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1947, Grantors, A - C, 211 p.
11 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1947, Grantors, D - G, 172 p.
11 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1947, Grantors, H - O, 138 p., 199 p.
11 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, 1777 - 1947, Grantors, P - Z, 225 p., 183 p.
80 ILLGeneral Index to Plats, 1870 - 1955, Vol. 1-5
80 ILLGeneral Index to Plats, Vol. 6, undated
80 ILLGeneral Index to Plats, Vol. 7, undated
80 ILLGeneral Index to Plats, Vol. 8, undated
80 ILLGeneral Index to Plats, Vol. 9, undated
80 ILLGeneral Index to Plats, Vol.10, undated
80 ILLPlat Book, 1886 - 1939, 147 p.
78 ILLPlats, 1820 - 1898
79 ILLPlats, 1900 - 1971
78 ILLPlats, 1978 - 1980
78 ILLPlats, 1980 - 1981
78 ILLPlats, undated, 1911
81 ILLRelease Deed Book 1, 1884 - 1911, index, 494 p.
81 ILLRelease Deed Book 2, 1911 - 1919, index, 404 p.
81 ILLRelease Deed Book 3, 1919 - 1928, index, pp. 1-220
82 ILLRelease Deed Book 3, 1928 - 1941 (continued), pp. 221-440
82 ILLRelease Deed Book 4, 1941 - 1966, index, 326 p.
13 ILLSupplements to General Index to Deeds, No. 1, 1921 - 1927,
Grantors and Grantees.
13 ILLSupplements to General Index to Deeds, No. 2, 1928 - 1935,
Grantors and Grantees.
14 ILLSupplements to General Index to Deeds, No. 3, 1935 - 1947,
Grantors and Grantees.
14 ILLSupplements to General Index to Deeds, No. 4, 1947 - 1948,
Grantors and Grantees.
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No.
 Marriage Records and Vital Statistics
58 ILLDeath Certificates, 1912 -1917
36 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1853 - 1935.
35 ILLIndex of Marriage Register, 1777 - 1853 c (VSL Compilation), 91 p., typescript.
36 ILLIndex to Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1853 - 1871.
37 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1777-1794 No index.
38 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1795-1805 No index.
39 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1806-1819 No index.
40 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1820-1832 No index.
41 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1833-1845 No index.
42 ILLMarriage Bonds, Consents, Certificates, 1846-1859, No index, (Missing 1854 and 1855)
43 ILLMarriage Bonds, Consents, Certificates, 1860-1868, No index
68 ILLMarriage Licenses, 1968 - 1981, 194 p.
58 ILLMarriage Records, 1786-1819
35 ILLMarriage Register, 1777 - 1853 c (VSL Compilation), 209 p.
36 ILLMarriage Register, 1853 - 1935, 193 p.
68 ILLMarriage Register, 1853 - 1935, 193 p.
68 ILLMarriage Register, 1936 - 1969, index, 99 p.
43 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1780-1829 No index.
44 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1800-1854 No index.
86 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1820 - 1850, 51 p.
36 ILLRegister of Births, 1853 - 1871, 80 fo.
36 ILLRegister of Deaths, 1853 - 1871, 55 fo.
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No.
 Military and Pension Records
34 ILLMuster Roll & Memorial Record, Powhatan Troop, Co. E, 4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, 1861 - 1930, 409 p. (various pages are missing)
82 ILLMuster Roll & Memorial Record, Powhatan Troop, Co. E, 4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, 1861 - 1930, 409 p. (various pages are missing)
34 ILLMuster Roll of Powhatan Artillery, pp. 421-425.
82 ILLMuster Roll of Powhatan Artillery, pp. 421-425.
34 ILLMuster Roll of Powhatan Rifles, pp. 427-429.
82 ILLMuster Roll of Powhatan Rifles, pp. 427-429.
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No.
 Wills
15 ILLWill Book, No. 1, 1777 - 1795 c 332 p.
15 ILLWill Book, No. 2, 1797 - 1806, 449 p.
15 ILLWill Book, No. 3, 1806 - 1811 Unpaged index, 532 p.
16 ILLWill Book, No. 4, 1811 - 1815 Unpaged index, 425 p.
16 ILLWill Book, No. 5, 1815 - 1819 Unpaged index, 535 p.
16 ILLWill Book, No. 6, 1820 - 1824 Unpaged index, 516 p.
17 ILLWill Book, No. 7, 1824 - 1828 Unpaged index, 520 p.
17 ILLWill Book, No. 8, 1828 - 1831 Unpaged index, 483 p.
17 ILLWill Book, No. 9, 1831 - 1836 Unpaged index, 611 p.
18 ILLWill Book, No. 10, 1836 - 1839 Unpaged index, 505 p.
18 ILLWill Book, No. 11, 1839 - 1842 Unpaged index, 531 p.
18 ILLWill Book, No. 12, 1842 - 1846 Unpaged index, 593 p.
19 ILLWill Book, No. 13, 1846 - 1850 Unpaged index, 596 p.
19 ILLWill Book, No. 14, 1850 - 1856 Unpaged index, 627 p.
20 ILLWill Book, No. 15, 1856 - 1862 Unpaged index, 591 p.
20 ILLWill Book, No. 16, 1862 - 1868, index, 420 p.
83 ILLWill Book, No. 16, 1862 - 1868, index, 420 p.
83 ILLWill Book, No. 17, 1868 - 1876, index, pp. 1-425
84 ILLWill Book, No. 17, 1876 - 1882 (continued), pp. 426-609
84 ILLWill Book, No. 18, 1883 - 1909, index, 604 p.
  FOR ADDITIONAL WILLS SEE ALSO Land Records DEEDS & WILLS (SUPERIOR COURT OF LAW, CIRCUIT SUPERIOR COURT OF LAW AND CHANCERY, AND CIRCUIT COURT) NO. 0, 1809-1898 (REEL 1)
21 ILLGeneral Index to Wills, No. 1, 1777 - 1947.
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 Miscellaneous Records
58 ILLEstray Book, 1786-1819
58 ILLRegister of Boats Navigating the James River, 1802-1823; 1827-1832