31 October 2016

Records Returned -- Charles City County (VA) Record Book, 1694-1700 back home after an absence of over 150 years

A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Drawn by Joshua Fry

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Records Returned -- Charles City County (VA) Record Book, 1694-1700 back home after an absence of over 150 years

Articles about returned records are always great to read.  It reminds us that records, often held in private hands for decades, if not centuries, might find their way back to a public domain.

You can read more about the referenced Charles City County records recently returned as well as an overview of the history of Charles City County records slowly making their way back home in The Return of Virginia’s Lost History (Out of the Box, Notes from the Archives @ The Library of Virginia) and Charles City records taken by Union soldiers during Civil War are now returned (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

If you are researching Charles City Ancestry, here are some Genealogical Databases that might be of help as well as these documents which are part of the Library of Virginia, digital collections.



What records have you heard about recently that were returned to where they belonged?









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