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Rosegill Plantation was built ca 1650 near Urganna, Virginia. This was the home of Ralph Wormeley, an early emigrant of some means.
Settlers began moving into Middlesex County Virginia about 1640. It quickly became a resourceful area for tobacco planters. In 1687, Richard Wills of Middlesex County was a man of great wealth. His house, which had received several additions from time to time, contained eight rooms and one closet, with an attached kitchen and dairy. Robert Beverley also left England to established his estate in Middlesex and was part of House of Burgesses. When the Revolt of Nathaniel Bacon came along, he helped the Royal Governor to suppress it. Naturally, the genealogist discovers the beautiful old script written in India Ink. We put these images online so that they may be leisurely examined and the characters transcribed in today’s English.
Images of Middlesex County Orphans Records
1760 to 1826
Images of Middlesex County Administrator Bonds
1767 to 1810; 1821 to 1825
Indexes to Wills
1675 to 1800; 1800 to 1950
Marriages to 1699; Marriage Bonds 1759 to 1803
Digital Images of Middlesex County Wills 1698 to 1713
Testators: Boseley, Elizabeth ;Davis, David; Downing, William ;Dudley, Robert ;Griffin, Corbin ;Haslewood, Mary ;Head, Mary ;King, John ;Mullins, William ;Passatt, Richard ;Porter, William ;Smith, John ;Thacker, Edwin;Williams, Thomas;Wormeley, Ralph
Digital Images of Middlesex County Wills 1713 to 1734
Testators: Allen, Richard Sr. ;Bannerman, Mark; Batchelor, John ;Berry, John; Bristow, John ;Causen, Thomas ;Crank, Thomas ;Davis, Mary ;Dodson, John ;George, David ;Gibbs, John ;Goddin, Thomas ;Gordon, William; Halfot, Henry; Jacoby, Joseph ; Jones, Thomas ; Jordan, James ; Montague, William ; Nash, John ; Robinson, Judith ;Sandeford, Joan ;Shurley, Thomas ;Smith, John ;Smith, John ;Smith, Thomas ;Tinnly, William ;Williamson, Benjamin ;Williamson, Robert ;Wormeley, Ralph.
Digital Images of Middlesex County Wills 1740 to 1748
Testators: Allen, John ; Batchelor, Samuel ; Bette, Thompson ; Blake, John ; Bristow, Mary ; Bristow, William ;Brooks, Jonathan ;Brown, Robert ;Buchanon, Henry ;Carter, John; Cheap, Patrick ; Clark, Edward ; Condon, David; Daniel, James ; Daniel, Robert ; Daniel, William ; Dudley, Jean ; Dudley, Robert ; Edwards, James ; Fearn, John; Graves, Alexander ; Greenwood, James ; Hammitt, William ; Handley, Elizabeth ; Hardin, George ; Harwick, Philip ;Howard, Youstice; Johnson, William ;Jones, William ;Riley, John ; Seers, Joseph ;Segar, John ;Shaw, Thomas ;Smith, Cary ;Smith, John ;Stanard, Elizabeth ; Street, Richard ;Thurston, William ;Tuggle, Henry
Abstracts of Wills
Wills and Inventories, abstracts (1713-1727)
1704 Quit Rent Rolls; Immigrants to Middlesex County 1674-1702; Order Book 1673 to 1680; Execution Book 1799 to 1802
17th century script decoder is found here —- > Index to Virginia County Records