Virginia tobacco was a huge money crop for Virginians commencing with the earliest settlements. They used it as money to trade both locally and abroad. Virginia employed a London factoring company to handle imports and transaction. They also paid their tithing with tobacco.
Deed Records are one of the genealogist’s strongest tools in that it helps to locate the origin of the ancestor as well as to trace his movements through various States and Counties during his lifetime. A careful study of deed records, noting the date. amount of acreage and legal description, combined with a county map (legends: churches, waterways, cemeteries) are great clues for locating the old homesite! Deeds are not commonly found on the internet, however, we are scanning them where possible.
Just added - Images of Louisa County Deeds 1759-1765 and 1764-1766
Louisa County Wills, Estates, Marriages available to members of Virginia Pioneers
Marriages 1757 to 1856
Digital Images of Wills 1745 to 1766
Digital Images of Wills 1767 to 1783
Bibb, Benjamin Sr.
Carr, John (2)
Jones, Richard (2)
Smith, James Jr.