Cavaliers and Pioneers. Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623 - 1666, Volume 1
Cavaliers and Pioneers. Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants, 1623-1666. Vol. I. Nell Marion Nugent. (1934). This is one of the most outstanding records of early emigrants to Virginia.
It records under the name of the patentee or grantee, the earliest Virginia land grants and patents from 1623 to 1666, giving the number of acres, locations and dates of settlement, and names of family members, and it further provides references to marriages, wills, and other legal instruments (see also Items 9360 and 9361). It also has the names of some thousands who were transported or brought over by the early settlers as "headrights." The index contains the names of about 20,000 persons.Genealogical.com publishes genealogy books and CDs. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family tree or are an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data, Genealogical.com can provide you with the resources you need. We publish over 2,000 genealogy books and compact discs featuring colonial genealogy, Irish genealogy, immigration, royal ancestry, family history, and genealogy methods and sources. Genealogical.com is the online home of Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company, and Gateway Press. Search our genealogy books by title, author or keyword phrase or browse our genealogy book sale.