Lancaster County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1652 - 1850
Lancaster County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1652-1850. Ida J. Lee. (1965). A wealth of genealogical information is contained in this modest volume. Altogether about 4,000 prospective brides and grooms are listed with dates and, sometimes, names of parents.
For the convenience of the researcher the marriages are recorded in one alphabetical sequence by the surname of the groom. Additional important genealogical information such as the statement of widowhood and the place of residence is supplied if the information appeared in the original marriage bond. Lancaster County was formed from the parent counties of Northumberland and York in 1651. It was itself the parent of old Rappahannock County (formed in 1656) and Middlesex County (formed in 1673). Clearly, then, this work documents marriages from an important area and one larger than might at first be supposed.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.