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The range and depth of records contained in Historic Court Records changes as additional records are preserved, indexed and prepared for internet presentation. Record extracts from the following entities are searchable:

  • Fredericksburg Mayor's Court (1782-1913)
  • Fredericksburg Hustings / Corporation Court (1782-1913)
  • Spotsylvania District Court (1789-1812)
  • Spotsylvania Superior Court of Chancery (1813-1831)
  • Spotsylvania Superior Court of Law (1813-1831)
  • Spotsylvania Superior Court of Law and Chancery (1831-1851)
  • Spotsylvania Circuit Court (1851-1889)
  • Fredericksburg Circuit Court (1875-1913)
  • Fredericksburg Town / City Council (1782-1913)  !!! NEW !!!

Additional searchable record indices and extracts currently on the Historic Court Records site are:

  • Apprenticeship Indentures
  • Clerk's Order Books
  • Free Negro and Slave Records
  • Inquests
  • Marriage Records
    • Fredericksburg Marriage Records Index (1782-1954)
    • Spotsylvania Marriage Record Extracts
  • Mayor's Court Order Books (1821-1835)
  • Military Papers
    • World War I Inductees (Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania)
    • Induction and Discharge Records (1945-1991)
    • Pension papers (applications, letters, lists, etc.)
  • Wills (originals only - not will book recordings)

Disclaimer: Data provided by the Fredericksburg Circuit Court Archives in Historic Court Records is not official and is for genealogical and historical research purposes only. All data contained herein should be verified by obtaining a copy of the original record.

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