Complete listing of early virginia immigrants, 16231666 from book published 1912 by george cabell greer, now free each line contains from left to right. Public library and of the virginia center for digital history at the university of virginia. Preferred citation accomack county will books, 16731761. Like most of the counties of virginia, accomac depended mainly upon the literary fund to supply a very scanty primary education to those of her children who were unable to attend the neighborhood private schools. Drummondtown was renamed accomac, virginia, in 1893. Contains genealogies of the norfolk and elizabeth city counties, va. Northampton was then divided into two counties in 1663. Located on the northernmost portion of virginias scenic eastern shore, accomack. Accomac virginia the town of accomac on the eastern. Usa 1,060,369 virginia 39,099 virginia histories and genealogies 1,694 accomack county histories and genealogies 21. This page primarily lists records kept at the countycity level.
Get instant criminal history, financial history, addresses and contact info. Accomack county, virginia, accomack county, virginia. In 1786, virginia officially established a town at this location called drummond. We can help you research everything from telephone numbers to address history listings with our accomack county people search. Though accomack county was established as one of virginias eight original shires in 1634, the government was situated in the southern part of the eastern shore near eastville until the. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us genealogy lincoln collection. The name comes from the native american work accawmack, meaning on the other side. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Welcome to the official site for the town of accomac, located on virginias beautiful eastern shore.
From 1810 to 1850, free blacks and slaves comprised 40 to. Virginias eastern shore a history of northampton and accomack counties whitelaw, ralph t on. Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations. Museum for allowing us to use their scans of cape charles yearbooks. Books are the quietest and most constant of friends. Zillow has 53 homes for sale in accomac va matching. Box 388, accomac, virginia 23301 7577875700 website design by granicus connecting people and government. Georges parish, accomack county, vestry book 17631787 family history library surveyors records, 17841957 family history library surveys and plats of oyster planting grounds, 18951901 family history library vestry book, 17631787 st.
The very first sheriff in the united states, william stone, was appointed to. Though accomack county was established as one of virginias eight original shires in 1634, the government was situated in the southern part. A brief history of tangier island family history library. From 1810 to 1850, free blacks and slaves comprised 40 to 50% of the population of the county. Will books, 16731761 a collection in the library of virginia barcode numbers 11462981146299. Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017.
Accomac roots offers the following selection of books by authors working on the history and genealogy of african americans in accomack county, virginia. Madeline hope share story accomac, virginia accomac, va. Virginias eastern shore a history of northampton and accomack counties. Run tenant background checks, credit checks, eviction history, and more. Coastal farmhouse apartment coastal interiors lake houses. Virginias eastern shore a history of northampton and.
But accomack countys plunging fortunes is the simplistic explanation for the. Accomack county is a united states county located in the eastern edge of the commonwealth of virginia. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet. Accomack county, virginia accomack county, virginia. The new church in st georges parish, completed in 1767, was located near a crossroads southwest of the present church site some twenty years before the town of accomac, originally drummondtowne and founded in 1664, was built around accomack county courthouse, the county seat. Virginias eastern shore a history of northampton and accomack counties hardcover january 1, 1951 by ralph t whitelaw author see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in accomac is 42 to 1. The book welbornwilburn historygenealogy by hiram coleman wilburn of waynesville, nc, publ. Early virginia immigrants, 16231666 by george cabell greer. Together, accomack and northampton counties make up the eastern shore of virginia, which in turn is part of the delmarva peninsula, bordered by the chesapeake bay and the atlantic ocean. By 1663, northampton was split into two parts and the northern part was renamed accomac.
Eastern shore public libraryvirginia, accomac, virginia. Accomack county, virginia marriage references and family relationships, 16201800 worldcat. According to our research of virginia and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in accomac, virginia as of may, 2020. Like most of the counties of virginia, accomac depended mainly upon the literary fund to supply a very scanty primary education to those of her children who were. Virginia freedmens bureau letters or correspondence, 18651872 includes drummondtown and onancock source. Accomac virginia the town of accomac on the eastern shore.
Free phone directory for accomack county, va people finder. White pages public records and phone records va phone book in. Accomacroots, affiliated with the nonprofit chincoteague cultural alliance cca, exists to serve as a resource for researching the genealogy of african american families on chincoteague island, accomac county, virginia ci. The accomack county seat is the town of accomac the virginia delmarva peninsula of accawmacke. The accomack county seat was established here in the 1600s with many of the present day homes constructed in the late 1700s through the late 19th century.
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Library and of the virginia center for digital history at the university of virginia. The royal descents of 600 immigrants to the american colonies or the united states. Who were themselves notable or left descendants notable in american history. The bluehued morning mist hugs the blue ridge and allegheny mountains. Naval officers book of entries and clearances, 17851787, 1780, 17851787 p. Accomac real estate accomac va homes for sale zillow. Accomac shire was established in 1634 as one of the original eight shires of virginia. Accomack county, virginia genealogy familysearch wiki. Accomack county, which used to be called accomac shire, is a u. Search our online phone book to find phone numbers, addresses, and more. Its county seat is accomac accomack and northampton counties comprise the eastern shore of virginia, part of.
The town of accomac is known for its historic architecture and is the county seat for the county of accomack. Accomac is a town in accomack county, virginia, united states. The photographic images represent a variety of scenes from accomack and. Barcode numbers 1121846, 1121847, 1121844, 1121845, 1156267, 1202373 accomack county va. Virginia will records includes accomac county source. Heres an interesting album of current and historic accomac photos. Accomack county fell within the bounds of the accomac association. Names of families in accomack county, virginia genealogy, wills, estates accomac shire was established in 1634 as one of the original eight shires of virginia.
Eastern shore public libraryvirginia home facebook. The shires name comes from the native american word accawmack, meaning on the other side. Real estate land book 2015 real estate land book 2016 real estate land book 2017. African american history of accomac county, virginia. The result of the research is a story of the land and its owners, rather than the usual chronological history of its economic and social development, but the latter is inevitably brought out in any account of the people whose lives influenced this development. Reel 52, local government records collection, accomack county court records. Photo, print, drawing drummond house, drummond pond, lee mont, accomack county, va enlarge view 2 images in sequence. The memorial candle program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this tribute website in perpetuity. Accomack county was established in the virginia colony in 1634. An eptiomized history of education in accomac county, va. Township records, 18701879 a collection in the library of virginia collection numbers. All profits from the sale of these books go directly to support the work of accomac roots, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
The 1850 slave inhabitants schedule of accomac county, virginia. The very first sheriff in the united states, william stone, was appointed to serve accomack county in 1634. Richard young passed away on march 2, 2019 at the age of 76 in accomac, virginia. Church of england edit edit source see also accomac parish see also accomack parish see also st. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Richmond, va, and the national digital newspaper program. The 1850 slave inhabitants schedule of accomac county. Accomack county, virginia genealogy genealogy familysearch wiki. A photographic history of life on hog, cobb, smith. T he best way to see this quintessential southern town and admire its historic buildings and gardenfilled homes is to stroll the shady streets. Accomack and northampton counties comprise the eastern shore of virginia, part of the delmarva peninsula. Accomack county the shire of accomac was created in 1634 and later renamed northampton in 1642. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.1208 1149 18 236 1095 1026 1246 865 543 725 142 1415 1277 1247 1167 69 1168 1198 959 68 40 462 1107 99 364 731 1223 1410 660 143 428 1278 81 575 1255 790 1346