Abstracts of Wills, Inventories, and Administration Accounts of Frederick County, Virginia, 1743-1800
Author: J. Estelle King
Published: 1996 reprint of 1961 original
Paperback, 88 pages
The probate records which comprise the bulk of this work cover the period 1743 to 1800 (Will Books I through V). Data provided in the abstracts include the name of the testator, dates of instrument and probate, names of spouse, children and other family members, names of executors and witnesses, and detailed references to the disposition of the estate. Also includes the Rent Roll of 1746, cemetery inscriptions (Winchester), a brief list of survey warrants, and an index of approximately 5,000 entries.