Archive for the 'Colonial Virginia social & legal history' Category

TOBACCO ROAD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR COLONIAL VIRGINIA GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH

• June 1, 2015 • Comments Off on TOBACCO ROAD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR COLONIAL VIRGINIA GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH

will of Edward Dale (d. 2 Feb 1695/6) / a spectral inventory / an anomalous clause / how “femes covert” and children may serve as executors of a will / Dale and Carter’s matching deed & the principle of ownership in colonial VA

• November 23, 2014 • Comments Off on will of Edward Dale (d. 2 Feb 1695/6) / a spectral inventory / an anomalous clause / how “femes covert” and children may serve as executors of a will / Dale and Carter’s matching deed & the principle of ownership in colonial VA

Sir William Blackstone meets Hening’s “Statutes” / The disparate status of single & married women / Virginia Statutes supercede English law (the probate process in 17th century Virginia)

• September 21, 2012 • Comments Off on Sir William Blackstone meets Hening’s “Statutes” / The disparate status of single & married women / Virginia Statutes supercede English law (the probate process in 17th century Virginia)

A TRAIL OF TEARS (notes on the Daniel Harrison family of Lancaster Co., VA)

• February 12, 2012 • Comments Off on A TRAIL OF TEARS (notes on the Daniel Harrison family of Lancaster Co., VA)

A CAVALIER ATTITUDE: AN ESSENTIAL PRIMER ON COLONIAL VIRGINIA GENEALOGY

• May 30, 2011 • Comments Off on A CAVALIER ATTITUDE: AN ESSENTIAL PRIMER ON COLONIAL VIRGINIA GENEALOGY