Finding Aid to the Bedford County Collection

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
BEDFORD COUNTY COLLECTION
The collection includes a list of land grants (1786-1926), wills, deeds, court records,
legislative petitions, tax receipts, and other miscellaneous papers about Bedford County,
Virginia. The collection also includes some records about slaves and free AfricanAmericans. Most records included in the collection are legal or official.
BOX 1

Miscellaneous manuscripts including: Deeds, Land grants, Legislative petitions

BOX 2

Miscellaneous manuscripts including: Letters, Military records, Taxes and
tithes, Tax receipts, Wills

BOX 3

Clerks' receipts, Tax receipts, and Miscellaneous receipts for the NOELL
family

[Detailed finding guide available with the collection]

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
BEDFORD COUNTY COLLECTION
The collection includes a list of land grants (1786-1926), wills, deeds, court records,
legislative petitions, tax receipts, and other miscellaneous papers about Bedford County,
Virginia. The collection also includes some records about slaves and free AfricanAmericans. Most records included in the collection are legal or official.
BOX 1

1-1 Bedford County Men in the Revolution
1-2 Bedford Light Artillery, Muster Roll
1-3 Bond - James MAYS, David ROSS (1815)
1-4 Charlemont Grange Dispensation
1-5 Charlemont School District (Receipts, Correspondence) (1875-1876)
1-6 Clerk's Receipts (Miscellaneous) (1841-1886)
1-7 COBBS Property (Boonsboro, Virginia) - Deeds, etc.
1-8 Colonial Military Roster (1758)
1-9 Court Orders 1780-1784 (Selected)
1-10 Deed - John CANDLER to John LYNCH (1767)
1-11 Deed - William MEAD to Joseph WRIGHT (1782)
1-12 Deed - Anthony PATE to Joseph WRIGHT (1791)
1-13 Deed - William BROWN to James MAYS (1791)
1-14 Deed - James JOHNSON to Joseph WRIGHT (1798)
1-15 Deed - Jonathan BASHAM to Joseph WRIGHT (1799)
1-16 Deed - William McCORMACK to Joseph WRIGHT (1801)
1-17 Deed - William LEFTWICH to James LEFTWICH (1803)
1-18 Deed - BALL (et als) to Joseph WRIGHT (1805)
1-19 Deed - John WRIGHT to James MAYS (1816)
1-20 Deed - Samuel MAYS to James MAYS (1820)
1-21 Deed - Andrew SMITH to Calohill MINNIS (1820)
1-22 Deed - Micajah MADDERRA to Joshua RYAN (1830)
1-23 Deed - James MAYS to James D. K. MAYS (1845)
1-24 Depositions (WRIGHT vs. WRIGHT) (1840-1841)
1-25 Home Guard Units, 1758-1948
1-26 Land Grant - Joseph ANTHONY (1760)
1-27 Land Grant - William BALL (Survey - 1775)
1-28 Land Grant - Joseph WRIGHT (1784)
1-29 Land Grants 1786-1926 (Original notes)
1-30 Land Grants 1786-1926 (Typed)
1-31 Legislative Petitions (Formation of Campbell County)
1-32 Legislative Petitions (Miscellaneous)
(Continued)
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BEDFORD COUNTY COLLECTION
(Continued)
BOX 2

2-1 Letter - James JOPLING to William R. PORTER (1819)
2-2 Letter - Gabriel S. FISHER to C[alohill] MINNIS (1829)
2-3 Letter - C.C. MEADOR to ---WITT (1866)
2-4 Letter - C.W. HARDY to George T. SNEAD (1872)
2-5 Lone Pine Post Office (William PADGETT, Postmaster)
2-6 Marriages (Miscellaneous) (From Deed Book 7)
2-7 Militia Officers 1774-1782
2-8 Miscellaneous Court Cases (Indexed)
2-9 Miscellaneous Manuscripts
2-10 Public Service Claims (Revolutionary War)
2-11 Survey - John HOOK and Joseph SIMMONS
2-12 Taxes and Tithes of Bedford County 1782 (Original) (Mrs. George
P. Parker, Elizabeth Preston)
2-13 Taxes and Tithes of Bedford County 1782 (Copy)
2-14 Tax Receipts (Miscellaneous) (1831-1870)
2-15 Tax Receipts (Miscellaneous) (1871-1906)
2-16 Victory Liberty Loan Committee (1919)
2-17 Virginia National Guard, Co. A, 116th Infantry
2-18 Will - John WRIGHT (1803)
2-19 Will - Joseph WRIGHT (1815)
2-20 Will - Martha LOGWOOD (1817)
2-21 Wives of Revolutionary Soldiers...Who Received Support
2-22 World War II - Service Records, War Dead, Women in Service

BOX 3

3-1
3-2
3-3
3-4
3-5
3-6

Clerk's Receipts (NOELL Family) (1824-1884) (County Court)
Clerk's Receipts (NOELL Family) (1830-1886) (Circuit Court)
Miscellaneous Receipts (NOELL Family) (1784-1849)
Miscellaneous Receipts (NOELL Family) (1850-1875)
Tax Receipts (NOELL Family) (1825-1869)
Tax Receipts (NOELL Family) (1870-1907)

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Title

Finding Aid to the Bedford County Collection

Subject

Finding aids
Bedford County (Va.)
slavery records

Description

Finding aid to the Bedford County Collection held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The collection includes a list of land grants, wills, deeds, court records, petitions and other papers about Bedford County. The collection also includes slavery records.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2024

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

JMLMS2028FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the Bedford County Collection,” Digital Collections, accessed July 22, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/715.