[APG Public List] Lost Records Localities--Virginia

Barbara Vines Little, CG bvlittle at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 1 08:26:49 MDT 2009

Oops! Greene County, not Madison. I strayed one county too far north.

Barbara Vines Little, CG
Dominion Research Services
PO Box 1273
Orange, VA 22960

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Craig Kilby wrote:
> 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 
> help.
> Craig
> 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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