Surry County, Virginia
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County History
Created from a portion of James City County in 1652, Surry County was named for Surrey in English County.
It included all of James City County which was south of the James River.
It originally consisted of Lawne's Creek Parish and Southwark Parish.

 The Powchay-icks Tribe and the Weyenoakes Tribe lived in the area in the late 1600

Claremont - Dendron - Surry

Cabin Point - Carsley - Elberon - Scotland - Spring Grove - Bacon's Castle

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Surry County Data


Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records


Website Updates:
Oct 2015: Church History, post offices and postmasters from 1850; marriage announcements for BAUGH-BAIRD, BLACKWELL-EDWARDS, HARGRAVE-WHITMORE, BARHAM-SMITH, LAWRENCE-FERRELL, SPRUELL-ANDREWS; Birth records for Albemarle parish in Surry and Sussex counties (located on our Surry county site)






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