Isle of Wight County, Virginia Records
Isle of Wight County, Virginia (Map It) was created in 1634 as one of the original eight shires. The County was originally called Warrosquyoake County, and was renamed in 1637. Part of Nansemond County was added in 1769. Isle of Wight county was named for Isle of Wight, England.
Isle of Wight County Cities and Towns include Smithfield, Windsor, Battery Park, Benns Church, Burwell's Bay, Carrsville, Central Hill, Indika, Isle of Wight, Lawson, Mogart's Beach, Raynor, Rescue, Rushmere, Stott, Walters, Wills Corner and Zuni .
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Isle of Wight County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Isle of Wight County, VA Courthouse
Old Isle of Wight County, VA Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH . Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The Isle of Wight County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time. They may include records of land, estates, taxes, vital records, divorces, naturalizations, voter registration, military discharges and court records.
- Isle of Wight County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1771, Land Records from 1636, Court Records from 1636 and Probate Records from 1746.
- Isle of Wight County (VA) Treasurer
- Isle of Wight County Commissioner of the Revenue
- Isle of Wight County Health Department
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Isle of Wight County, Virginia Census Records
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- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: Virginia Heads of families 1790: records of the state enumerations, 1782 to 1785
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Isle of Wight County, Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1853 to December 1896 and since June 14, 1912 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of surviving birth and death records for the period 1853 to 1896
- Marriage Records: from January 1853 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of marriage records prior to 1936.
- Divorce Records: from January 1918 to present.
- Locations: Virginia Office of Vital Statistics, Virginia State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: 2001 Maywill Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230
Isle of Wight County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Isle of Wight County Historical Society
- Isle of Wight County, Virginia Message Boards
- Isle of Wight County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Isle of Wight County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Isle of Wight Co. Virginia
Isle of Wight County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Isle of Wight County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- Isle of Wight County Virginia Birth Records, 1867-96
- Virginia Early Quaker Records
- Wills and Administrations of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, 1647-1800
- Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
- Virginia County Records, Volume , VI, VII , IX, X The records in these series were compiled as part of a series known as the Virginia County Records . The volume includes wills, land grants, and marriage bonds as well as other miscellaneous information on early Virginia settlers.
- Isle of Wight Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- A Brief History of Isle of Wight County, Virginia
- Seventeenth century Isle of Wight County, Virginia
- Isle of Wight County : 1608-1907.
- Proceedings of the Committees of Safety of Cumberland and Isle of Wight Counties, Virginia, 1775-1776
- Isle of Wight County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Isle of Wight Co. VAGenweb
- Isle of Wight County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Isle of Wight County, Virginia Military Records