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Nabb Research Center General Resources - People & Cultures

Court Records

Also see: Census records | Land records | Vital statistics



* Delaware - Statewide


Delaware Slavery Papers
Birth records, manumission records, petitions for freedom, and other legal documents related to the treatment of slaves living in Delaware.

Legislative Petitions

1737-1847 Orphan's Docket Index, Sussex County

1770-1830 Orphan Court Extracts, Sussex County

1792-1903 Orphans Court Case Files, Sussex County



* Maryland - Statewide


African American Records
Maryland State Archives description of African American Records.

Guide to Probate Records
Maryland State Archives description of probate records and the information that can be gleaned from them.

Maryland wills abstracts
Carson Gibb's abstracts of 1743 - 1764 Maryland wills .

Virginia and Maryland Probate Inventories 1740 - 1810

Maryland Archives:
     Executive Records
     Judicial Records
     Legislative Records
     Military Records
     Probate Records



* Maryland -Caroline County


Caroline County Wills
Small selection of 18th- and 19th-century wills from Caroline County, Maryland.



* Maryland - Dorchester County


East New Market wills & probate records
Selection of wills and probate records for East New Market in Dorchester County, 1730 - 1929.



* Maryland - Kent County


Judicial Records
Maryland Archives Online colony, state, and county court records.

Kent County, Maryland, Court Database
Court records from 17th-century Kent County, Maryland, arranged by theme.



* Maryland - Queen Anne's County




* Maryland - Somerset County


Judicial Records
Maryland Archives Online colony, state, and county court records.

Judicial Records 1664-1714 [Database]
Database of bastardy, runaway, and indenture cases from Somerset County judicial records.

Somerset County GenWeb
Wills, estate and other court records for a selection of Somerset County residents.

Somerset County Cattlemarks, 1685-1723



* Maryland - Talbot County


Judicial Records



* Maryland - Wicomico County




* Maryland - Worcester County


Worcester County Maryland Estates 1661-1850 Database
Will data for the years 1742-1850 and administration data for 1742-1820. Also some MD Prerogative Court accounts and bond and inventory data.



* Virginia - Statewide


Virginia and Maryland Probate Inventories 1740 - 1810



* Virginia - Accomac County


Accomack County District Court Wills & Deeds: Book 1 | Book 1 Scans



* Virginia - Northhampton County


1803 and 1813 Orphans' Accounts

1665 - 1742 Cattlemarks

The Case of David Nottingham Bull (Bool)

17th - 19th century Wills

Inventories, Sales, Appraisals





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