Oldest Collection of Virginia Wills & Estates Online

Virginia Pioneers.net features a vast collection of old wills and estates available to its members. The earliest surviving county records were scanned page-by-page, then indexed by names for easy access on the website. Some of the worst records, torn and part missing, were restored by historical societies and are mostly discernible by those genealogist who familiarize themselves with 17th century script. View the script alphabet Old documents are in the PDF format and may be printed and/or downloaded. This work obviates the researcher from having to travel long distances and search county records. Also included in the Genealogy Vault are some 2600+ traced families and special collections. To learn if the wills of your ancestors is on the site, click here

To view the documents, one must become a member (includes 8 merged websites under the same password)