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Land Records and Surveys
1126 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains deeds, surveys, and abstracts of deeds for Winchester, Fredrick County, and surrounding areas from 1765 -1926..
(1 box) Last updated 03/10.

HISTORICAL: Frederick County was created by an act of the Virginia House of Burgesses on November 11, 1738. The county was, however, was not formally organized until five years later when the county court met for the first time on November 11, 1743.. Winchester, founded by Colonel James Wood, became the county seat in 1744. Since its founding, Frederick County has been divided into 12 counties, including seven that are now part of West Virginia. The Virginia counties include Warren, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, and Clarke. The West Virginia counties are Hardy, Morgan, Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire, and Grant.

BIBLIOGRPAHY: Taken from Frederick County, Virginia, From Frontier to the Future by Rebecca Ebert and Teresa Lazazzera, The Donning Company, Norfolk, VA, 1988.

CITE AS: Land Records and Surveys #1126, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1

Winchester – Courses and Distances Forming the Boundary of the "In Lots of the Town of Winchester", 2 leaves, typescript

Winchester – S. Loudoun and Clifford St. – List of transfers of property, April 20, 1821- December 6, 1918, 1 leaf, typescript

(photocopy)

Winchester – Lot 15 Anderson, Nathan purchase house on this lot from Bushrod Washington, June 20, 1805, 2 leaves, 1 page, manuscript (photocopy)

Winchester -- 12 N. Loudoun St -- Abstract of title to the property, 1744-1946, 9 leaves, typescript (carbon copy)

 

 

Winchester – 21 S. Loudoun St – Abstract of title for Lot # 8, May 15, 1753- October 20, 1894 (also relates to George Washington in Winchester), 1 leaf, manuscript, 3 leaves, typescript

Winchester – 217 S. Loudoun St – Abstract of title, September 5, 1759- September 15, 1945, 6 leaves, typescript

Winchester – Berryville Ave. and Baker Ln. History of Baker Ln. and Berryville Ave., 1759-1899, 4 leaves, typescript

Winchester – 316 W. Boscawen St. – Abstract of title of dwelling house, May 21, 1753-August 26, 1948, 4 leaves, typescript (carbon)

Frederick County – Allen, Slater W. and Mary bought land in Fredrick County from Ignatius and Sarah J. Cooper, March 19, 1900, 3 leaves, typescript (photostat)

Frederick County – Boundary lines between Fredrick and Augusta Counties, August 6, 1744, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

Frederick County – Bush, Andrew sold to Alexander Tisball, April 12, 1828, 1 page, manuscript

Frederick County -- Byarly, Thomas to Lewis John, February, 1855, (contains survey, land agreement, and deed), 5 pages, manuscript

Frederick County – Griffith, Mary and William P. – Deed of Trust with E. H. Boyd, November 20, 1888, 113 acres, 3 pages, manuscript

Frederick County -- Hackwood, sale flyer, n.d., 1 page, printed

Frederick County – Harris, Fred and Margaret – Deed of Trust with T. B. Cather, March 12, 1914, 150 acres, 3 leaves, typescript

Frederick County – Holker, John sold parcel of land to Christopher Cuglar, Berryville, (became Clarke County in 1836), December 25, 1820, 1 page, manuscript

Frederick County – Hollingsworth, Isaac sold 4 acres to Amick, Philip, July 13, 1831, 1 page, manuscript

Frederick County – Miller, Abraham sold parcel of land to David Carlisle, March 6, 1822, 1 page, manuscript

Frederick County – Miller, John sold 84 acres to Spencer Lehew, May 14, 1822, 3 pages, manuscript

Frederick County – Nally, William, 200 acres, bought from John Bayliss, December 9, 1749, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Frederick County – Ross, Alexander and Morgan Bryan – land received from George V, November 15, 1735, 3 leaves, manuscript (photostat), 2 leaves, typescript

Frederick County – Stephens, Henry sold parcel of land to William Vance, February 26, 1814, 1 page, manuscript

Frederick County – Land Deed, Parties unknown, April 10, 1835, 1 page, manuscript

Hampshire County -- Edwards, Thomas sold one quarter acres from Anthony Edwards for the building of an Episcopal Church, October 8, 1819, 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Hampshire County – Pritchard, Stephen – bought land in Hampshire County from John and Mary (Wintenten), June 27, 1808, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Hardy County – Novile, George sold 5 acres to John Sperry, July 6, 1805, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

Muse Family Land Records – 1797-1828

Muse Family Land Records – 1830-1926

Surveyor’s Notebook, 1858-1874, 1 item, manuscript

Surveyor’s Notebook, 1859-1865, 1 item, manuscript

MAP CASE 1, DRAWER 1

Deed to John Lindsay from James Wood, Frederick County, 275 acres, July 19, 1751, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Deed to Abraham Miller from Charles Magill, Frederick County, March 4, 1816, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Abraham Miller from Richard Churchill, Winchester, November 20, 1820, 1 pages, manuscript

Deed to Isaac Baker from Joshua Newbrough, Frederick County, 6 acres, June 4, 1828, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Joshua Newbrough from Isaac Baker, Frederick County, 3 acres, September 5, 1827, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Stephen W. Rossel from Richard Churchill, Frederick County, February 11, 1820, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to William Campbell from Thomas Wilmott, Frederick County, September, 1810, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Abraham Miller from David Hollingsworth, Frederick County, December 13, 1819, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Godfrey Miller from John Crockwell, Winchester, February 1, 1825, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Lemuel Brent from George Clevinger, Frederick County, June 16, 1820, 1 page, manuscript

Deed to Elias Keckley from Gov. Beverly Randolph, 1790, 1 leaf, printed, manuscript, encapsulated

Deed to Thomas Fry from Gov. Robert Brooke, December 15, 1795. 1 leaf, printed, manuscript encapsulated

Deed to Thomas Stone from Gov. Beverly Randolph, Hardy County, 248 acres, April 22, 1791, 1 leaf, printed, manuscript

Aubrey, Captain Francis – 1739, Survey of land by Jn. Warner, 4,054 acres, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Carter, John – 1818, Survey of division of land after his death, 4 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Colston, John – 1834, Survey of division of land, 4 leaves manuscript (photocopy)

Sibert, James vs. Murpole – June 8, 1852, Survey of land and decision in land dispute settlement, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

MacDonald vs. Wood, Thomas – 1771, Survey of land and decision in land dispute settlement, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

O’Neal, Lewis – 1793, Survey of land 3 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Patterson Creek – 1740, Survey of 22 lots along Patterson Creek with acreage of each lot and owner of lot, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Perkins, Isaac – 1735, Survey of land purchased from James Wood, 750 acres on west bank of Opequon Creek, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Russell, Captain William – 1735, Survey of land purchased from Lord Fairfax, 650 acres at Shenandoah River and happy Creek, 2 leaves, manuscript (photocopy)

Sheperd, Thomas – 1806, Survey of Swift Hole Mill Tract, 62 acres, 1 leaf, manuscript (photocopy)

Smith, Thomas – 1770, Survey of 420 acres, 2 leaves manuscript (photocopy)

Deed to Hugh Lenox, William Scott, and John Mitchell from William Glover, February 7, 1965, 1 leaf, manuscript

Deed to Hugh Lenox, Williams Scott, and John Mitchell from William Glover. February 8, 1765, 355 acres, 1 leaf, manuscript

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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