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Westmoreland Co. Virginia

Westmoreland County Virginia was formed in 1653 from Northumberland. Montross serves as the county seat. George Washington, James Monroe and Robert E. Lee are just three of the well known people whose beginnings were here. Westmoreland Co. residents Robert Carter, Henry Lee, Richard Lee, Daniel McCarty, George Turbeville and John Turbeville are listed in Professor Jackson T Main's article among the wealthiest planters in Virginia. Professor Main's article which was published in the July 1954 edition of The William & Mary Quarterly is based on information taken from the tax returns for the years 1782 and several years there after.
Books about Westmoreland Co. Genealogy & History

Historical Places of Interest

The Northern Neck
Stradford Hall Plantation--Birthplace of Robert E. Lee
George Washington Birthplace
Ingleside Plantation Vineyards
The Bell House

Westmoreland Co. VA Online

Westmoreland State Park
Tween Rivers Bed & Breakfast

Genealogy Related Links

Westmoreland VA GenWeb
Westmoreland Co Resources at Rootsweb
Westmoreland Co Va Mailing List at Rootsweb
Westmoreland Co Gen Forum
Westmoreland Co. Cemeteries--GNIS
County Township & District Map

Westmoreland Co. Wills

Special thanks to Sandy Rowe who transcribed the following documents and has allowed me to display them here on the Westmoreland Co. VA ALHN page . We hope they will be a help to other researchers and provide insight into that time period.

Special Thanks to Jan Parsons Armstrong for putting the following three pages online and allowing me to link to them.

Special thanks to Rebecca Sorrell for her contribution of Westmoreland Deaths 1853-1896 for last names of Foxwell, Gutridge, Kilmon, Sanford, and Sorrell

Rootsweb's Westmoreland Co. VA
Message & Data Boards

Westmoreland County Courthouse
Courthouse Square, PO Box 807
Montross, VA 22520
Phone: 804-493-0108
Westmoreland County Clerk
P.O. Box 467
Montross, VA 22520-0467
(804) 493-8911
Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society
P.O. Box 716
Montross, VA 22520
TIDEWATER VIRGINIA FAMILIES: A Magazine of History and Genealogy
quarterly publication of unpublished records,
family histories of the counties between the James
and Potomac rivers.
Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davis, Editor
316 Littletown Quarter
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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County Coordinator--Marie Beckman
State Coordinator--Rhonda Smith



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