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Names of Virginia Ancestors --- > Amherst County


Amherst County Genealogy, Wills, Estates, Marriages

Amherst County

Amherst County was created in 1761 from Albemarle County. Amherst is the county seat and was named for Sir Jeffrey Amherst, who was acclaimed as "Conqueror of Canada". Although named Governor of Virginia, he never came to the colony. Clifford, incorporated as Cabellsburg in 1785 and later known as New Glasgow, was for a short time the county seat. The county seat is Lynchburg.

Amherst County Wills, Estates, Marriages available to Members of Virginia Pioneers

Digital Images of Wills 1761 to 1780 and 1780 to 1786

Names are not provided due to space.

Digital Images of Wills 1810-1831

  • Alcock, Richard
  • Crawford, John
  • Knight, William
  • Norvel, Spencer
  • Rucker, Benjamin
...more names...

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