Virginia – Lunenburg County – Chisholm Info

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Lunenburg Co Va map

Family Search Wiki page for Lunenburg: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Lunenburg_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

Family Search Catalogue page for Lunenburg: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=190560&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Virginia%2C%20Lunenburg%22

Lunenburg County was created 6 May 1745 from Brunswick County. County seat: Lunenburg

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FACTS and SOURCES:

1760 June 17 – Deed bk C, p. 30-31 Louisa Co, VA. Wm Terrell Mills of Lunenburg Co.; merchants to Thomas Paulett of Louisa Co.; Planter, L120; 300 acres on Goldmine Creek… Col. Symes corner. Wm Terell Mills. Wit: Rich’d Phillips, Jno. Jouett, Adam ChisholmRandolph Watson. 26 Aug 1760 proved by oaths of all the witnessees.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS42-GSK3-N?i=123&cat=281398

1764 Tithe Lists of Lunenburg Co, Va:
“List of Tythes taken by Thos. Tabb for June 10, 1764, Cumberland Parish”
William Chisolm
Wm. Chisolm, Junr. ……………………. 6
http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun007.txt

1764 May 15 – William Chisolm v Mathew Wells dis’d Order bk 10, p 47. Lunenburg Co, Va
On a Pet. By agreement of the parties it is ordered that this be dismissed.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6S6Y-J?i=269&cat=398428

1765 Apr 13 – William Chisolm complainant v John Beavers deft disd bk 11, p 58. Lunenburg Co, Va
… Upon an attachment. This suit is ordered to be dismissed neither party appearing.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6SDB-M?i=524&cat=398428

1765 May 9 – William Chisolm & etc for a road, bk 11, p 67. Lunenburg Co, Va
… On the petition of William Chisolm and others setting forth that they have no Road or path way to Flattrock Church and praying for an order to clear a way from the Main Road along Robert Liverett’s path to Jones Creek Road, whereupon the Court do grant the same, and the said Chisholm, William Puryear, John Beasley, William Wilson, John Cooper, Robert Swirett Sr, Robert Swirett Jr, Theopolis Eddings, and Daniel Hays with their hands are appointed a gang to clear the same, and it is ordered that they be not exemted from working on a public road and the said William Chisolm is appointed Overseer of the said way intended to be cleared.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6S6M-X?i=533&cat=398428

1765 June 13 – William Chisolm v David Hopkins bk 11, p 72. Lunenburg Co, Va
… By agreement of the parties this suit is ordered to be dismissed.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6SDY-8?i=538&cat=398428

1768 Feb 3 – John Chisolm and William Chisholm Jr from John Bevers, Deed bk 11, p 197. Lunenburg Co, Va
… between John Beaver of the County of Mecklenburg … of the one part, and William Chisholm Jr and John Chisholm his brother of the County of Lunenburg and Parish of Cumberland of the other part … in consideration of … 76 pounds … paid by the said William Chisholm and John Chisolm … confirm unto them the said William and John Chisolm … land lying and being in the County of Lunenburg on the South side, the S fork of Falls Creek and North side of Little Hound and bounded … at a beech on Fall Creek … to a gum on Little Hound …
Signed: John Bevers
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WSDX-X?i=308&cat=372284

1769 Tithe Lists of Lunenburg Co, Va:
List of Tithables, &c, taken by Charles Hamlin, Gent., for the year 1769
William Chisolm, Senr.
William Chisolm, Junr. ……………………… 6   – 379 acres
http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun008.txt

1770 June 20 – John Chisholm and William Chisholm Jr to Daniel Winn, Deed bk 11, p 404. Lunenburg Co, Va
… between William Chisholm Jr and John Chisolm both of the County of Lunenburg of the one part and Daniel Winn of the same County of the other part … in consideration of 20 pounds … paid according to Bond by the said Daniel Winn … sell … unto the said Daniel Winn … land lying and being in the aforesaid County containing 329 acres … lying upon Little Hound and Falls Creek and bounded … at a beech on Fall Creek … to a gum on Little Hound Creek …
Signed: William Chisolm Jr, John Chisolm
Wit: John Graham, William Chisolm Sr.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WSDH-H?i=412&cat=372284

1771 Aug 3 – Land grant – William Chisolm, grantee.; Virginia. Colonial Land Office.; Library of Virginia. Archives.
Location: Lunenburg County. Va. Description: 1771 Aug 3 Land grant William Chisolm, grantee … whereas by one patent und the seal of this Colony and Dominion of Virginia bearing date the 15th day of July 1763 was granted unto Charles Waddell one certain tract or parcel of land containing 400 acres lying and being in the County of Lunenburg on the head branches of Hounds and Flat Rock Creek which said tract or parcel of land was granted on condition of paying on quitrents and cultivating and improving as in the said Patent is expressed and whereas the said Charles Waddell hath failed to pay such quitrents and make such cultivation and improvement and William Chisolm hath made humble suit to the President of our Council and Commander in Chief of our said Colony and Dominion and hath obtained a grant for the same … in consideration of the sum of 40 shillings … we have given granted and confirmed … unto the said William Chisolm … the said 400 acres of land … beginning at Abraham Cocke’s corner white oak thence on his line E … thence on Charles Irby’s lines N … thence on William Cross’ lines N … to a beech on Hounds Creek thence up the said Creek … to the mouth of the Musterfield branch thence up the said branch as it meanders to William Cross’ corner red oak … .
Source: Land Office Patents No. 40, 1771-1772, p. 478 (Reel 39). Part of the index to the recorded copies of patents for land issued by the Secretary of the Colony serving as the colonial Land Office. The collection is housed in the Archives at the Library of Virginia. Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41. Virginia. Colonial Land Office. Library of Virginia. Archives.
https://lva.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/01LVA_INST/altrmk/alma990007357730205756

1772 Feb 18 – John Chisholm m. Elizabeth Muse in Lunenburg Co, Va. 

1772 Tithe Lists of Lunenburg Co, Va:
List of Tithes taken by JOHN RAGSDALE, GENT. 1772
William Chisolm
Wm. Chisolm, Jr.
Isaac Medley ……………………………………… 7
http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun009.txt

1772 May 12 – William Chisholm Sr fr Robert Liverett Sr and Ann, Deed bk 12, p 120. Lunenburg Co, Va
… between Robert Liverett Sr of the one part and also Ann his wife and William Chisolm Sr both of County of Lunenburg … in consideration of the sum of 400 pounds … paid by the said Chisolm … confirm unto the said William Chisolm Sr … land being in the afsd County and lying on both sides of the North Fork of Crooked Run … being the whole of the land the said Liveret gave to his son Robert … in said Leverets S line … join to Chisolm track formerly laid off … the whole containing 1170 acres …
Signed: Robert Leverit Sr.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WSDS-W?i=511&cat=372284

1772 Dec 2 – William Chisholm and Deborah Chisholm to Peter Cousins, Deed bk 12, p 212. Lunenburg Co, Va
… between Peter Cousins of Lunenburg of the one part and William Chisolm and wife Deborah of the other part … in consideration of 200 pounds … paid by the said Peter Cousins … sell and confirm unto the said Peter Cousins … land lying in the County of Lunenburg upon both sides of Little Creek and bounded … at a red oak in Elmore’s line … in said Cousin’s line … containing 400 acres …
Signed: William Chisolm
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WS8T-B?i=557&cat=372284

1773 Jan 12 – William Chisholm and Deborah Chisholm to John Hardy, Deed bk 12, p 248. Lunenburg Co, Va
… between William Chisolm and his wife Deborah of the one part and John Hardy of the other part … in consideration of 35 pounds … paid by the said John Hardy … confirm unto the said John Hardy … land containing 250 acres lying and being in the County of Lunenburg upon the head branches of Hounds and Flatt Rock Creek … in Reese’s line at the Musterfield Branch thence along Hardy’s line …
Signed: William Chisolm
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WS8T-K?i=575&cat=372284

1774 Tithe Lists of Lunenburg Co, Va:
William Chesolm …………………………………….. 5
John Chisolm ……………………………………….. 2
http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun011.txt

1775 Tithe Lists of Lunenburg Co, Va: 
William Chisolm, list
John Chisolm ……………………………………… 5
http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg/census/sun012.txt

1778 April 9 – William Chisolm to John Ussery, Deed bk 13, p 135. Lunenburg Co, Va
… between William Chisolm Sr of the one part and John Ussery and others of the other part, both of the County of Lunenburg … in consideration of the sum of 305 pounds … confirm unto the said John Ussery and others … land he possessed upon the North Fork of Crooked Run containing by estimation 770 acres … at the Church Ford where the road crosses the creek … in Liverett’s and Burnett’s corner …
Signed: William Chisolm Jr.
Wit: Robert Blackwell, Joseph Hightower, Joel Prewett.
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-W9HS-G?i=87&cat=372284

Family Search Catalogue Page: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=190560&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Virginia%2C%20Lunenburg%22&subjectsOpen=573448-50

Family Search Wiki Page: https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Lunenburg_County,_Virginia_Genealogy

Probate Records:

Mixed probate records and index, 1746-1949
Author: Virginia. Circuit Court (Lunenburg County); Virginia. County Court (Lunenburg County)
https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/415930?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Will Book 1, 1746-62, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89P6-T4HW?i=5&cat=415930

Will Book 2, 1762-78, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89P6-TWPT?i=206&cat=415930

Will Book 3, 1778-91, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-89P6-TWCK?i=453&cat=415930

Tax/Tithe Lists for Lunenburg Co, Va

See: http://www.usgwarchives.net/va/lunenburg.htm

DEEDS: 

Land Records – Deeds:

Deed Books: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/372284?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Deed Book 1, 1746-1751, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4L-8KP4?i=5&cat=372284

Deed Book 2, 1750-52, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4L-8KBM?i=270&cat=372284

Deed Book 3, 1752-54, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-W2WP?i=6&cat=372284

Deed Book 4, 1754-57, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-W2LF?i=315&cat=372284

Deed Book 5, 1757-60, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-49XT-F?i=5&cat=372284

Deed Book 6, 1760-61, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSL6-49FS-J?i=313&cat=372284

Deed Book 7, 1761-62, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4L-8SZQ?i=5&cat=372284

Deed Book 8, 1762-64, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index (index doesn’t seem complete): https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4L-8S9C?i=216&cat=372284

Deed Book 9, 1763-64, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4L-8S22?i=477&cat=372284

Deed Book 10, 1764-67, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WS6M-X?i=5&cat=372284

Deed Book 11, 1767-71, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WSDP-V?i=189&cat=372284

Deed Book 12, 1771-77, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSKJ-WSD7-X?i=439&cat=372284

ORDER BOOKS:

Order Books 1746-1865: Lunenburg Co, Va: https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/398428?availability=Family%20History%20Library

Order Book 1 – Order books, 1746-1752. Lunenburg Co, Va.
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4X-941K-J?i=5&cat=398428

Order Book 2 – Order books, 1746-1752. Lunenburg Co, Va.

Order Book 2 1/2A,
(No index – need to review page by page when time allows)

Order Book 2 1/2B
(No index – need to review page by page when time allows)
Order books, 1752-1754.

Lunenburg Co, Va – Notes

Order books, 1763-1766, Lunenburg Co, Va

Order Book 9, Lunenburg Co, Va:
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6SX7-H?i=6&cat=398428

Order Book 10, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6S6Y-K?i=210&cat=398428

Order Book 11: 1765-66, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-6S6H-H?i=459&cat=398428

Order Book 12: 1766-69, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSYD-HST3-W?i=5&cat=398428

Order Book 13: 1769-77, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSYD-HSRH-1?i=284&cat=398428

Order Book 14, 1777-1784, Lunenburg Co, Va
Index: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSYD-HS5P-3?i=562&cat=398428