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Reference Author Volunteer
1800, 1820, & 1850 Census NA Elizabeth Lee
Marriages - 1786-1850 (there is a book out), have access to the "fee book" marriages in the mid 1700s, have the vital statistics marriages of 1853-1855, have an index of marriages 1856-1930; transcribing the marriage information from 1856 - 1930 (this is half complete). I also published the book on implied marriages, marriages implied from other sources, such as deeds, death records and wills. Elizabeth Lee Elizabeth Lee
St. Pauls Register. This covers 1715-1798. This area was in King George County part of this time and in Stafford County from 1715-1776. George King Betty Renfroe
Overwharton Parish Register. It has many related families, but I think it fell in Stafford County the entire time.  Betty Renfroe
NEW BOOK: They Called Stafford Home. Many of these families are King George families.  Eby Need Lookup Volunteer
King George County, Va. Will Book A-1, 1721-1752 Compiled by George Harrison Stanford King Need Lookup Volunteer


Research Information

 

King George County Museum and Research Center
Located at the east end of the courthouse
Open: 10am-2pm on Thursday and Saturday, except holiday weekends
540-775-9477

files include all the census records on microfilm, family files, history of places and events, Bible records, etc. 

COURTHOUSE


P.O. Box 105
King George, VA 22485-0105
Phone: 540-775-3322
The courthouse is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM.

The street address is 9483 Kings Highway (Rt. 3).

There is free parking at the back of the courthouse.

Copies are $0.50 per page.


COURTHOUSE RECORDS
birth 1871-1915
bond 1765-
chancery court order 1831-
court of inquiry 1789-1812
court order 1721-
death 1871-1912
deed 1721-
divorce 1721-
fiduciary 1721-
inventory 1721-1765, 1794-
land cause 1792-1813, 1831-1833
land tax 1782, 1787-
land transfer tax 1721-
marriage 1786-1850, 1856-
militia 1824-1960
orphan 1740-1761
personal property tax 1782-
will 1721-


The Library is open:
Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Friday and Saturday from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Sunday from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM.

Copies are $0.10 per page.

No microfilm records are available.


Lewis Egerton Smoot Memorial Library
Route 3
King George, VA 22485
Phone: 540-775-7951


Vital Statistics Microfilm in the Library of Virginia

The microfilm listed below is available through interlibrary loan. Up to five reels may be borrowed for four weeks with renewal permitted.  Check with your local library.

 Births: 
Reel 21, 1853-1881 
Reel 22, 1882-1896, missing 1856, 1861-1863

 Deaths:
Reel 16, 1853-1896, missing 1856, 1861-1863, 1868

Marriages:
Reel 27, 1853-1935, missing 1856, 1861-1863, 1868

For an index of VA court records on microfilm see Reel 461.


CENSUS RECORDS
Tax substitutesfor lost censuses (T) - lists landowners, county of residence, and other information

Farm and Ranch (F) - also known as agricultural census, lists name of the owner, size of the farm or ranch, value of the property, and other information 

Manufactures (M) - lists manufacturing firms which produced articles having an annual value of $500 or more; includes name of firm, owner, products, machinery used, and number of employees

Mortality (D) - list persons who died in the year preceding the 1st of June of each census date; includes name, age, sex, occupation, place of birth, and other information 

Regular (R) - 1840 and before lists only head of household plus a breakdown of the number of persons according to age and sex; 1850 lists the names of all persons and includes age, sex, real estate, marital, state of birth, and other information; 1880 and after also includes the birthplaces of the mother and father of each person 

Slaveholder (S) - lists name of slaveholder and number of slaves 

1790 - T

1800 - T

1810 - R A

1820 - R

1830 - R

1840 - R

1850 - R F M S

1860 - R F M D S

1870 - R F M D

1880 - R F M D

1900 - R

1910 - R

1920 - R



BOOKS

 

  • Elizabeth N. Lee.  King George Co., VA, Marriages, v1, Marriage Bonds Bk. 1, 1786-1850
  • George H.S. King.  King George Co., VA, Will Bk. A-I, 1721, 1752 & Misc. Notes
  • Elizabeth N. Lee.  King George Co., VA, Marriages, v2, Implied Marriages
  • Nancy E. Harris.  King George Co., VA, 1720-1990
  • Margaret C. Klein.  Tombstone Inscriptions of King George Co., VA
  • Elizabeth N. Lee.  King George Co., VA, Death Records, 1853-1896
  • John B.C. Nicklin.  St. Paul's Register (Stafford-King George Counties, VA)
  • NEW Elizabeth N. Lee  King George County, Virginia Loose Chancery Papers Volume 1 1811-1875. Both volumes cover many family histories of the county. 
Available from:

BOYD PUBLISHING COMPANY

NEW BOOK

King George County Historical Society announces CEMETERIES OF KING GEORGE COUNTY, VIRGINIA, Vol II, Private Cemeteries. Most Comprehensive book to date. $30, $4 S&H if not picked up at the museum. Send Check to:
King George County Historical Society
P.O. Box 424
King George, VA 22485

 

 

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