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County History
Established in 1654, New Kent County was formed out of York County.  It is named after Kent, England.  Martha Washington and Letitia Christian Tyler, two wives of Presidents, were born in this county.  Chickahominy Indians lived in this area.

Communities & Towns
Baltimore Crossroads - Barhamsville - Bottoms Bridge - Eltham - Lanexa - New Kent - Providence Forge - Quinton - Tallysville - White House

Well Known Residents
Thomas Adams - David Crawford - Benjamin W Lacy - Letitia Christian Tyler - Martha Washington


Online Data



Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

County Updates:
Nov 2014:
Post Offices in 1850, Talman obit

Sept 2014
1883 Pensioners

Nov 2012
St. Peters Magistrial District
John Clopton Biography

Jun 2012
Henderson - Moss Marriage
Tylor - Sherman Marriage
Howle - Richardson Marriage

Mar 2012
Edward A. Palmer Biography

January 2012
Richard Johnson Biography

December 2011
Massie Family Biography


Surrounding Counties

| King William | King and Queen| James City | Charles City | Henrico | Hanover|


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