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County History
In 1662, Free Blacks in America were first known to be in Northampton Co VA.  The county has a long history, in the era of slavery, as a home for free Blacks.  This county was included in the peninsula south of Maryland originally, and one of the established eight shires in 1694.  Northampton was originally called Accawmack.  In 1643 it was changed to Northampton.

TOWNS:
Belle  Haven - Cape Charles - Cheriton - Eastville - Exemore - Nassawadox

UNINCORPORATED TOWN
Oyster

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Online Data

Births

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

School Records

County Updates
Aug 2014

1883 Pensioners

Nov 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - Johnstown Precinct
1890 Veteran's Census - Franktown (Second Page)

Oct 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - Eastville
1890 Veteran's Census - Franktown

Jun 2012
Hungar's Church History

Apr 2012
Cemetery Listing

Jan 2012
Ralph Wormeley Biography
Philip Ludwell Biography
Daniel Parke Jr. Biography
John Custis Biography

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