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Summary Information

Title: Yohogania County Court Records
Collection Number: DAR.1937.30
Creator: Yohogania County Court (Va.).

Collection Dates: 1776-1779
Extent: 0.42 linear feet (1 box)

Language: English

Abstract:
This record consists of copies of original court records from Yohogania County, Virginia, from 1776 to 1779. The records are bound in a single volume and were likely copied by the court. The types of cases included vary, ranging from property disputes and debts to murder cases. Several cases involving indentured servants are recorded. There are a number of references to the Revolutionary War, including the appointment of officers to the Continental militia and allowences made to the families of men away fighting.