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Colonial Virginia
Historical Documents,
Commentary and Analysis

Census, Deeds, Tax Lists, Marriages, etc.

Norfolk's Southside
(South Hampton Roads)
Counties and Cities excl. Norfolk's Southside

Second Virginia Charter, 23 May 1609

Third Virginia Charter, 12 Mar 1612

Immigrants to Virginia

County Formation from 1634

Four Lord Culpepers, but Not Enough Sons (1644-1725). Many modern-day Culpeppers have heard that they were descended from Lord Culpeper of Virginia. On the family tree page for Thomas Lord Culpepper, we show the claim to be a myth.

Culpeper Ships. Ships owned by the Culpepers in the 17th century - The Culpeper and the Thomas and John.

New England Connections

Albemarle (Carolina)

Proprietors of the Northern Neck. The early Culpepers in England and Virginia during the period of 1475-1800. By Fairfax Harrison (1926).

The Many John Culpepers of Virginia and Barbados

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Four Johns vs. A Full House

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John Culpeper, the Merchant

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The John Culpepers of Barbados

Norfolk, From Earliest Times, Was Meant To Be A Port (Feature Article)

Culpeper Basin: A geological formation called a "structural trough depression" that is part of the Piedmont Lowlands region. It extends from New Jersey to central Virginia.

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While the first Culpepper to America lived on Virginia's Eastern Shore, the American Culpepper family first established permanent roots in the southeastern corner of Virginia, first known as Lower Norfolk County. Now known as "the Southside" and officially called South Hampton Roads (See Wikipedia), this area consists of the jurisdictions of:

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Chesapeake (City) (1963-today) (formerly Norfolk Co. and South Norfolk City)

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Isle of Wight Co. (1637-today)

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Lower Norfolk Co. (1637-1691)

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Nansemond Co. (1646-1974)

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Norfolk Co. (1681-1963)

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Norfolk (City) (1845-today)

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Portsmouth (city) (1858-today)

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Princess Anne Co. (1691-1963)

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South Norfolk (city) (1921-1963)

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Suffolk (city) (1910-today) (Includes old Nansemond)

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Surry Co. (1652-today)

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Virginia Beach (city) (1952-today) (formerly Princess Anne Co.)

The records for Norfolk's Southside have been organized primarily by period:

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1661-1724

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1725-1749

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1750-1774

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1775-1799 (TMG)

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1800-1824

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1791-1807 Norfolk VA Personal Property Tax Lists (An older page being replaced by preceding)

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1825-1849

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1850-1874

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1875-1899

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1900-1924

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1925-1949

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1950-Today

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Burials (TMG)

Lower Norfolk Land Plats. Jim White's online display of land plats showing early grants and deeds in Lower Norfolk.

Colonial Virginia, excluding the Eastern Shore, the Norfolk area, and the Northern Neck.

Accomack County

Albemarle County

Alexandria

Amherst County (A)

Appomattox County (A)

Arlington County

Augusta County

Bath County

Bland County (A)

Botetourt County

Brunswick County

Campbell County (A)

Charlottesville Area

Chesterfield County

Culpeper County and City

Cumberland County (A)

Danville Area

Dinwiddie County

Eastern Shore

Elizabeth City Co.

Fairfax County

Hampton

Henrico County

Hopewell

King George County

Lancaster County

Loudon County

Lynchburg Area (A)

Manassas Park

Newport News

North Hampton Roads

Northampton County

Northern Neck

Northern Virginia

Petersburg

Pittsylvania County

Prince Edward County (A)

Prince George County

Pulaski County (A)

Richmond Area

Roanoke Area

Rockingham County

Scott County

Shenandoah County

Smyth County

Staunton County

Waynesboro (city)

Wise County (A)

Wythe County

Other Virginia Cities & Counties (TMG)
 

A      = African-American presence

TMG = Currently entering into TMG

√      = Entered into TMG

 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013

 
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