[APG Public List] Lost Records Localities--Virginia

Craig Kilby persisto1 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 08:09:08 MDT 2009

Barbara: I was not aware of a missing first deed book in Madison  
County. Since the county was formed in 1793 and Deed Book 1 starts in  
1793, I just assumed their records were complete.  What is the missing  
deed  book?

I enjoyed your comments about how SOME county clerk offices are less  
than helpful, or worse.  On the other hand, most are helpful and do  
their job and at least know what they have and where it is and TRY to  


On Oct 1, 2009, at 12:03 AM, Barbara Vines Little, CG wrote:

> While this is a helpful record, it is far from complete. For  
> example, it fails to mention the loss of a Culpeper will book or  
> Madison County's first deed book or Albemarle's missing deed book.  
> Even county's whose records have suffered no major disasters have  
> missing minute and order books, marriage, birth and death records,  
> etc.

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