Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Lunenburg County, VA Early Records

Lunenburg was established May 1, 1746 from Brunswick County, VA.

Submitted by Cindy Young

The Library of Virginia
Land Office Patents & Grants/Northern Neck Grants & Surveys : Catalog Card

Gowin, John 14 Feb 1761 Lunenburg County
400 acres beginning at William Hills corner on the Reedy Branch adjoining Ruffins line.
Land office Patents # 34, 1756-1765, p. 809 (Reel 33-34)

From: The OLD FREE STATE – A Contribution to the History of Lunenburg County and Southside Virginia – By Landon C. Bell, Ph.B., M.A., LL.B., Volume I.

Some of the original rolls of Captain Nicholas Hobson’s Company are also preserved. The War Department’s archives contain the “Muster roll of Captain Nicholas Hobson’s Company of the Sixth Virginia Regiment of Continental Forces, commanded by Lieut.-Col. James Hendricks to the 31st of May, 1777. “ This shows the following:

Rob. Going (enlisted)

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