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Map of Va: Powhatan CountyPowhatan County was formed on 1 July 1777 from the eastern portion of Cumberland County and named for Powhatan, the noted Indian ruler. A small portion of Chesterfield County was added to Powhatan in 1850. Powhatan was one of the sites where numerous Huguenot families settled in the great immigration of French Protestants in 1700.
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POWHATAN CO., VA 1810 CENSUS transcribed, with an index by John Vogt. 10 1/2 x 8 1/2, x, 15 pages, illustrations, maps, index.. This is the first surviving census for Powhatan, since both the 1790 and 1800 censuses have been lost. A complete index is included for easy access. This document should be a complement to the fine work of Roger Ward (below) on land taxes in the county.
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POWHATAN COUNTY MARRIAGES, 1777-1850 John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr. 1985, viii, 143 pages, indices, figure, map. Powhatan County was organized in 1777 from a portion of Cumberland County. From the county's registers in the Virginia State Library, Archives Division, 1,425 marriages have been compiled. Ancillary data in most records include bondsman, parents, witnesses, and minister's name.
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POWHATAN COUNTY, VIRGINIA WILLS, 1777-1795 by Benjamin B. Weisiger, III, 1986. 70 pages, index. This book contains abstracts of Will Book #1.
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Powhatan Co. 1815 Directory of Landowners by Roger G. Ward. 2005. 13 pages, map, 5 1/2X8 1/2.
For a full description of the 1815 LAND DIRECTORY Records and a listing of available counties, see: Individual County Booklets, 1815 Directory of Virginia Landowners
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Powhatan Co. Revolutionary Public Claims transcribed by Janice L. Abercrombie and Richard Slatten.. 2005. 40 pages, 5 1/2X8 1/2.
For a full description of the Virginia Revolutionary Public Claims and a listing of available counties, see: Revolutionary "Publick" Claims series
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