Lower Norfolk County, Virginia Genealogy

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United States  > Virginia, United States Genealogy > Lower Norfolk County

Lower Norfolk was a county, now extinct, in the Virginia Beach region of Virginia.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

The original records of Lower Norfolk County, Virginia are now held at the Chesapeake City Courthouse, Chesapeake, Va. and at the Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1637-- New Norfolk County was split and renamed Upper Norfolk and Lower Norfolk.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

1691-- Lower Norfolk County was split and renamed Norfolk and Princess Anne.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Family Histories[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Land Grants and Patents

  • Lea, J. Henry. "Certificates of Head Rights in the County Court of Lower Norfolk, Virginia," [1630s-1650s] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 47 (1893):60-71. Digital versions at Google Books, Internet Archive, and New England Ancestors ($). [Includes extensive notes further identifying persons who appear in these records.]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

London Courts

  • Will of Henry Woodhouse, of Linhaven [Lynnhaven] Parish, Lower Norfolk County, Virginia, dated 29 January 1686 [1686/1687], proved 24 July 1688, Prerogative Court of Canterbury, Exton, 102. Abstract published in The 'New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. 38 (1884):67. Digital versions at Google Books, Internet Archive, and New England Ancestors ($).

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References[edit | edit source]