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Princess Anne County Microfilm

Date of Formation: 1691
Formed From: Lower Norfolk County. Now extinct, incorporated into the city of Virginia Beach in 1963.

[Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships] [County Administrative Records]
[Court Records] [Fiduciary Records] [Free Negro and Slave Records] [Land Records]
[Marriage Records and Vital Statistics] [Military and Pension Records]
[Organization Records] [Township Records] [Wills] [Miscellaneous Records]

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Reel
No.
 Business Records/Corporations/Partnerships
75 ILLGeneral Index to Charters, A - Mc, undated.
75 ILLGeneral Index to Charters, N - Z, undated.
Reel
No.
 County Administrative Records
76 ILLElectoral Board Minute Book, 1885 - 1916
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76 ILLElectoral Board Minute Book, 1950 - 1963, 228 p.
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76 ILLElectoral Board Minute Book, 1952 - 1962, 95 p.
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76 ILLRoad and Bridge Commissioner's Book, 1926 - 1928, 23 p.
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Reel
No.
 Court Records
  County Court
38 ILLOrder Book No. 1, 1691 - 1714, index, Pt. 1 pp. 21-228, Pt. 2, p. 229-496
38 ILLMinute Book, No. 2 [Orders], 1709 - 1717 c, 274 p.
39 ILLMinute Book, No. 3 [Orders], 1717 - 1728 c, 325 p.
39 ILLMinute Book, No. 4 [Orders], 1728 - 1737 c, [xxxvii] index, 359 p.
39 ILLMinute Book, No. 5 [Orders], 1737 - 1744 c, 260 p.
40 ILLMinute Book, No. 6 [Orders], 1744 - 1753 c, Unpaged index (partially mutilated), 361 p., [1] fragment
40 ILLMinute Book, No. 7 [Orders], 1753 - 1762, [xxiii] index, 536 p. (p. 531-536 are a duplicate index)
40 ILLMinute Book, No. 8 [Orders], 1762 - 1769 c, Unpaged index, 536 p.
41 ILLMinute Book, No. 9 [Orders], 1770 - 1773 c, [xxxiii] index, 542 p.
41 ILLMinute Book, No. 10 [Orders], 1773 - 1782, Unpaged index (typescript), 563 [1] p.
42 ILLMinute Book, No. 10 [Orders], 1773 - 1782, Unpaged index (typescript), 564 p. (typescript)
41 ILLMinute Book, No. 11 [Orders], 1782 - 1784 c, [1], [xi] index, 240 p.
43 ILLMinute Book, No. 14 [Orders], 1782 - 1790 [1788 - 1790], [1], [xxxix] index, [1], 464 p.
43 ILLMinute Book, No. 12 [Orders], 1786 - 1787, [Processioners' Returns, 1796 - 1858] pp. 1-105 (Minute Book, 1786 - 1787); [1] index, pp. 1-513 (Processioners' Returns, 1796 - 1858, follows p. 105)
43 ILLMinute Book, No. 13 [Orders], 1787 - 1788 c, [1], [xxvi] index, 192 p.
43 ILLMinute Book, No. 15 [Orders], 1790 - 1792, [xxviii] index, 325 p.
44 ILLMinute Book, No. 16 [Orders], 1792 - 1795 c
44 ILLMinute Book, No. 17 [Orders], 1796 - 1798 c, [xxviii] index, 363 p.
44 ILLMinute Book, No. 18 [Orders], 1798 - 1801, [xl] index, 451 p.
45 ILLMinute Book, No. 19 [Orders], 1802 - 1805, [xxxvi] index, 553 p.
45 ILLMinute Book, No. 20 [Orders], 1805 - 1808, [2], 364 p.
45 ILLMinute Book, No. 21 [Orders], 1808 - 1810, [xxxii] index, 384 p.
45 ILLMinute Book, No. 22 [Orders], 1810 - 1813, p. 8-271
46 ILLMinute Book, No. 23 [Orders], 1813 - 1816, [xxxi] index, 300 p.
46 ILLMinute Book, No. 24 [Orders], 1816 - 1819, [3], 359 p.
46 ILLMinute Book, No. 25 [Orders], 1819 - 1822, [xxv] index, 300 p.
46 ILLMinute Book, No. 26 [Orders], 1822 - 1824, [xxviii] index, 288 p.
47 ILLMinute Book, No. 27 [Orders], 1824 - 1827, [1], [xxxi] index, 301 p.
47 ILLMinute Book, No. 28 [Orders], 1827 - 1829, [1], [xxx] index, 291 p.
47 ILLMinute Book, No. 29 [Orders], 1830 - 1832, [1], [xxvii] index, 304 p.
47 ILLMinute Book, No. 30 [Orders], 1832 - 1836, [1], [xxvii] index, 387 p.
47 ILLMinute Book, No. 31 [Orders], 1836 - 1838, [1], [xxiii] index, 281 p.
48 ILLMinute Book, No. 32 [Orders] 1838 - 1841, 1838 - 1841, [xxxi] index, 282 p.
48 ILLMinute Book, No. 33 [Orders] 1841 - 1843, 1841 - 1843, [xxvii] index, 271 p.
48 ILLMinute Book, No. 34 [Orders] 1843 - 1845, 1843 - 1845, [xxii] index, 353 p.
49 ILLMinute Book, No. 35 [Orders] 1846 - 1849, 1846 - 1849, [xxxix] index, 386 p.
49 ILLMinute Book, No. 36 [Orders] 1849 - 1853, 1849 - 1853, [xxi], [9] index, 409 p.
49 ILLMinute Book, No. 37 [Orders] 1854 - 1857, 1854 - 1857, [xxxi] index, 379 p.
49 ILLMinute Book, No. 38 [Orders] 1857 - 1861, 1857 - 1861, [xxxvi] index, 423 p., 2 items
75 ILLDocket Book, 1795 - 1800 (includes new causes & references)
51 ILLReports in Chancery, No. 1, 1814 - 1829, Unpaged index, 403 p.
51 ILLReports in Chancery, No. 2, 1829 - 1849, Unpaged index, 521 p.
  Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
50 ILLChancery Order Book No. 1, 1831 - 1858, Unpaged index, 355 p.
  Circuit Court
50 ILLChancery Order Book No. 1, 1831 - 1858, Unpaged index, 355 p.
76 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 1901 - 1904, index, 61 p.
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Reel
No.
 Fiduciary Records
55 ILLAudit Book, No. 1, 1783 - 1792, Unpaged index, [ca. 500 p.]
55 ILLAudit Book, No. 2, 1792 - 1798, Unpaged index, [ca. 500 p.]
55 ILLAudit Book, No. 3, 1799 - 1804, Unpaged index, [ca. 460 p.]
56 ILLAudit Book, No. 4, 1804 - 1809, Unpaged index, [ca. 500 p.]
56 ILLAudit Book, No. 5, 1809 - 1814, Unpaged index, [ca. 350 p.]
56 ILLAudit Book, No. 6, 1815 - 1817, Unpaged index, 409 [1] p.
57 ILLAudit Book, No. 7, 1818 - 1821, Unpaged index, 500 p.
57 ILLAudit Book, No. 8, 1821 - 1825, Unpaged index, 520 p.
58 ILLAudit Book, No. 9, 1825, Unpaged index, 417 [6] p.
58 ILLAudit Book, No. 10, 1825 - 1828, Unpaged index, 511 p.
59 ILLAudit Book, No. 11, 1828 - 1831, Unpaged index, 510 [1] p.
59 ILLAudit Book, No. 12, 1831 - 1834, Unpaged index, 507 p.
60 ILLAudit Book, No. 13, 1834 - 1835, Unpaged index, 420 p.
60 ILLAudit Book, No. 14, 1835 - 1837, Unpaged index, 522 p.
61 ILLAudit Book, No. 15, 1837 - 1839, Unpaged index, 519 p.
61 ILLAudit Book, No. 16, 1839 - 1843, Unpaged index, 491 p.
62 ILLAudit Book, No. 17, 1843 - 1845, Unpaged index, 439 p.
62 ILLAudit Book, No. 18, 1845 - 1847, Unpaged index, 580 p.
63 ILLAudit Book, No. 19, 1848 - 1851, Unpaged index, 506 p.
63 ILLAudit Book, No. 20, 1850 - 1853 (Contains Guardians' Accounts, No. 13, 1850 - 1853), Unpaged index, 452 p.
63 ILLAudit Book, No. 21, 1853 - 1862, Unpaged index, 613 [1] p.
64 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 1, 1736 - 1773 c, Unpaged index, 138 fo.
   Guardians' Accounts, No. 2, 1774 - 1777, SEE Land Records DEED BOOK NO. 16 (REEL 13)WHICH CONTAINS GUARDIANS' ACCOUNTS BUT HAS THE TITLE: ORPHANS' ACCOUNTS
64 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 3, 1777 - 1787, [1], unpaged index, 135(a) fo.
64 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 4, 1787 - 1795, Unpaged index, 1-132 fo., p. 133-146 (p. 143 & 144 missing)
64 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 5, 1795 - 1806 c, Unpaged index, [ca. 350 p.]
65 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 6, 1807 - 1818, Unpaged index, 253 p.
65 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 7, 1818 - 1823, Unpaged index, 267 p.
65 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 8, 1823 - 1827, Unpaged index, 286 p.
65 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 9, 1827 - 1833, Unpaged index, 377 [1] p.
66 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 10, 1833 - 1838, Unpaged index, 410 p.
66 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 11, 1839 - 1845, Unpaged index, 498 p.
66 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 12, 1845 - 1851, Unpaged index, 330 p.
   Guardians' Accounts, No. 13, 1850 - 1853, SEE AUDIT BOOK NO. 20, (REEL 63)
67 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 14, 1853 - 1859, Unpaged index, 611 p.
67 ILLGuardians' Accounts, No. 15, 1859 - 1871, p. 350 - 380 (Index and various accounts), p. 1-349 [1]
69 ILLGuardians Bonds, 1850 - 1861, Unpaged index, 287 p.
68 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1814 - 1816, Unpaged index, 154 p.
68 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1816 - 1818, Unpaged index, 145 p.
68 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1818 - 1822, Unpaged index, 192 [1] p.
68 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1822 - 1825, Unpaged index, 141 p.
68 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1826 - 1829, [1], unpaged index, p. 22-196 p.
68 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1830 - 1835, Unpaged index, 198 p.
69 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1835 - 1840, Unpaged index, 230 p.
69 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1840 - 1845, Unpaged index, 134 p.
69 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1843 - 1850, Unpaged index, 164 p.
69 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1861 - 1884, Unpaged index, 288 p.
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No.
 Free Negro and Slave Records
75 ILLFree Negro Register, 1830-1862
76 ILLList of Freed Negroes, 1864, pp. 24-33
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Reel
No.
 Land Records
1 ILLDeed Book No. 1, 1691 - 1708 (Contains Wills), [xviii] index, unpaged duplicate index, [2] p., p. 2-528 (Film of original)
2 ILLDeed Book No. 1, Pt. 1, 1691 - 1708 (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, 500 p. (Film of transcript)
2 ILLDeed Book No. 1, Pt. 2, 1691 - 1708 (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, 491 p. (Film of transcript)
2 ILLDeed Book No. 2, 1708 - 1714 c (Contains Wills), 1708 - 1714 c (Contains Wills), [1], unpaged index, 246 p.
3 ILLDeeds and Wills, No. 3, Pt. 1, 1714 - 1724 c, [1], p. 1-198
3 ILLDeeds and Wills, No. 3, Pt. 2, 1714 - 1724 c, p. 199-400
3 ILLDeeds and Wills, No. 3, Pt. 3, 1714 - 1724 c, p. 401 - 572
4 ILLDeeds and Wills, No. 4, Pt. 1, 1724 - 1735 c, Unpaged index, followed by duplicate unpaged index, [1], p. 1-260
4 ILLDeeds and Wills, No. 4, Pt. 2, 1724 - 1735 c, p. 261 - 550
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 5, 1735 - 1740 (Contains Wills), [1], unpaged index, 542 p. (Film of transcript)
6 ILLDeeds, Wills, Etc., No. 6, 1740 - 1747, Pt. 1, Unpaged index, [1], p. 1-363 (Film of original)
6 ILLDeeds, Wills, Etc., No. 6, 1740 - 1747, Pt. 2, p. 364-730 p. (Film of original)
5 ILLDeed Book, No. 6, 1740 - 1747 (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, [1], 721 p. (Film of transcript)
7 ILLDeed Book, No. 7, 1747 - 1755 (Contains Wills), [xxii] index, 714 p.
8 ILLDeed Book, No. 8, 1755 - 1762 (Contains Wills), [xii] index, 706 p. (index repeated at end)
9 ILLDeed Book, No. 9, 1762 - 1766 (Contains Wills), [xii] index, 706 p.
10 ILLDeed Book, No. 10, 1767 - 1769 (Contains Wills), [xi] index, 475 p.
11 ILLDeed Book, No. 11, 1769 - 1770 c (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, 167 p.
11 ILLDeed Book, No. 12, 1770 - 1772 c (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, [545] p.
12 ILLDeed Book, No. 13, 1772 - 1773 (Contains Wills), [xx] index, [xv] duplicate index, [557] p.
12 ILLDeed Book, No. 14, 1773 - 1777 (Contains Wills), [xx] index, [vi] duplicate index, [556] p.
12 ILLDeed Book, No. 15, 1777 - 1779 (Contains Wills), [xx] index, [1], partial duplicate index, [268] p.
13 ILLDeed Book, No. 16, 1779 - 1780 c (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, [p. 1-140], (Deeds, Wills, etc., 1779 - 1780); [1] p., 61 fo. (Guardians' Accounts, 1774 - 1777, which has title reading Orphans' Accounts, 1774 - 1777, follows p. 140)
14 ILLDeed Book, No. 17, 1780 - 1782 c (Contains Wills), [188] p., [vii] index
15 ILLDeed Book, No. 18, 1782 - 1783 c (Contains Wills), Unpaged index, [374] p.
16 ILLDeed Book, No. 19, 1783 - 1785, [xii] index, [357] p.
16 ILLDeed Book, No. 20, 1785 - 1788, [xii] index, [352] p.
16 ILLDeed Book, No. 21, 1788 - 1790, [vii] index, [363] p., [2] items
16 ILLDeed Book, No. 22, 1790 - 1792, [vii] index, [447] p.
17 ILLDeed Book, No. 23, 1792 - 1795, [viii] index, [558] p.
17 ILLDeed Book, No. 24, 1795 - 1798, [1], [viii] index, [537] p.
17 ILLDeed Book, No. 25, 1798 - 1800, [ix] index, [552] p.
17 ILLDeed Book, No. 26, 1801 - 1803, [ix] index, [539] p.
18 ILLDeed Book, No. 27, 1804 - 1805 [1803 - 1805], [xx] index, [466] p.
18 ILLDeed Book, No. 28, 1805 - 1807, [vii] index, [545] p.
19 ILLDeed Book, No. 29, 1808 - 1809, [vii] index, [431] p.
19 ILLDeed Book, No. 30, 1809 - 1812, [xiii] index, [547] p.
19 ILLDeed Book, No. 31, 1812 - 1816, [1], [viii] index, [545] p.
20 ILLDeed Book, No. 32, 1816 - 1819, [xxii] index, 486 p.
20 ILLDeed Book, No. 33, 1819 - 1822, [xiv] index, 508 p.
21 ILLDeed Book, No. 34, 1822 - 1825, [xxii] index, 492 p.
21 ILLDeed Book, No. 35, 1825 - 1827, [xvii] index, 521 p.
22 ILLDeed Book, No. 36, 1827 - 1831, [xxi] index, 608 p.
23 ILLDeed Book, No. 37, 1831 - 1834, [xviii] index, 603 p.
24 ILLDeed Book, No. 38, 1834 - 1836, [xxv] index, 585 p.
25 ILLDeed Book, No. 39, 1837 - 1840, [xvii] index, 508 p.
25 ILLDeed Book, No. 40, 1840 - 1843, [xx] index, 563 p.
26 ILLDeed Book, No. 41, 1843 - 1844, [xxii] index, 434 p.
26 ILLDeed Book, No. 42, 1844 - 1847, [xx] index, 500 p.
27 ILLDeed Book, No. 43, 1847 - 1850, [xx] index, 622 p.
28 ILLDeed Book, No. 44, 1851 - 1853, [xxi] index, 452 p.
29 ILLDeed Book, No. 45, 1853 - 1856, [xxi] index, 614 p.
30 ILLDeed Book, No. 46, 1856 - 1858, [xxii] index, 463 p.
30 ILLDeed Book, No. 47, 1859 - 1865, [1], [xxi] index, 532 p.
  The page references to Deed Books Nos. 12-31, found on Reels 11-19, are to the numerals appearing at the top of the pages; these, however, are document numbers and not page numbers. The numerals appearing at the bottom of the pages are not referred to in the General Indexes.
   FOR PROCESSIONERS' RETURNS, 1796-1858, SEE County Court MINUTE BOOK NO. 12, 1786-1787 (REEL 43)
31 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, No. 1, 1691 - 1798.
31 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, No. 2, 1798 - 1827.
32 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, No. 3, 1827 - 1856.
32 ILLGeneral Index to Deeds, No. 4, 1856 - 1880.
76 ILLLoose Deed, 1900 (Napoleon B. Moore to Tully S. Dozier)
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33 ILLRecord Book, Deeds, Etc., 1812 - 1831, Unpaged index, 1-34 fo., 35-62 p (Contains Superior Court of Law and Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery)
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No.
 Marriage Records and Vital Statistics
53 ILLCertificates of Returns of Marriages, 1786 - 1850, 140 p.
53 ILLIndex to Marriages (Whites), 1853 - 1939, Unpaged (typescript)
70 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1724-1786, No index
71 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1787-1792, No index
72 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1793-1798, No index
73 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1799-1821, No index
52 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1822 - 1827 c, [168] fo.
52 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1828 - 1836 c, 211 fo., [1] p.
52 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1836 - 1842 c, 157 fo., [1] p.
52 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1842 - 1850 c, 161 fo.
74  Marriage Register, (Colored), 1865 - 1970.
74  Marriage Register (Colored), Vol. 1, 1865 - 1953.
73 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1787-1821
54 ILLRegister of Births, 1853 - 1870, 52 [6] fo.
54 ILLRegister of Deaths, 1864 - 1870, 16 fo.
53 ILLRegister of Marriages, 1853 - 1939, 181 [1] fo.
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No.
 Military and Pension Records
75 ILLIndex to Induction & Discharge Records I, 1940-1991 (WWII-Desert Storm)
54 ILLMuster Roll, 1861 - 1865, [2] p.
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No.
 Organization Records
54 ILLChurch Register of Princess Anne Circuit, 1828 - 1868, p. 3 (index), pp. 4-284 [1]
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No.
 Township Records
76 ILLTownship Minute Book, 1870 - 1875, 28 p. (Seabord)
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No.
 Wills
   FOR EARLIER WILLS SEE Land Records
34 ILLWill Book No. 1, 1783 - 1794, [xxi] index, [272] p. (Film of typescript)
34 ILLWill Book No. 1, 1783 - 1794, Unpaged index, [ca. 300 p.] (Film of original)
35 ILLWill Book No. 2, 1795 - 1807, [iv] index, [544] p.
35 ILLWill Book No. 3, 1808 - 1824, [viii] index, [434] p.
35 ILLWill Book No. 4, 1824 - 1871, [xxvii] index, 493 [1] p. (2 pages of index repeated at end)
37 ILLIndex to Wills, No. 1, 1783 - 1941.
36 ILLRecord Book, Wills Etc., No. 1, 1831 - 1894, Unpaged index, 226 p (Contains Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery and Circuit Courts)
  Note: The page references to Will Books Nos. 1-3, found on Reels 34 & 35, are to the numerals appearing at the top of the pages; these, however, are document numbers and not page numbers. The numerals appearing at the bottom of the pages are not referred to in the General Index.
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No.
 Miscellaneous Records
76 ILLEstray Book, 1878 - 1892, pp. 51-57
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75 ILLFederal Farm Credit Lien Docket Book 1, 1937-1969, index, 47 p.
38 ILLList of Earmarks and Brands, 1691-1778