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Apprentice Records

The searchable Apprenticeship database provides access to apprentice records through apprentice name, master name and trade.
Apprentice Records

Birth Information

Birth information can be searched by child, father, mother, doctor/midwife or year of birth on the Birth Information Search page.
Birth Information

Clerk's Order Books

Entries containing death data, guardianships, family relationships and/or non-Fredericksburg residency information have been extracted from Clerks Order Books 1 & 2.
Clerk's Order Books

Court Records

Court records consist primarily of law (civil and criminal) and chancery court actions.
Court Records

Free Negro / Slave Records

A searchable Free Negro / Slave record database can be accessed by name and/or subject.
Free Negro / Slave Records

Inquests

Records in the searchable Inquest database can be accessed by decedent's name or cause of death.
Inquests

Marriage Records

Searchable index to Fredericksburg marriages (1782-1962). Some early Spotsylvania marriage record extracts are also available.
Marriage Records

Mayor's Court

All names, and context for each name (defendant, plaintiff, slave, etc.), in the Mayor's Court Order Book extracts have been indexed and are available in the Mayor's Court Order Book Database Search.
Mayor's Court

Military Records

Records pertaining to military pensions (ARW, Civil War & Mexican War), amnesty oaths & Civil War property damage claims are included in the court records database.
Military Records

Slave Records

The names of enslaved persons appearing in court records can be found in the searchable slave name database which currently contains more than 35252 slave names, of which 4405 names are unique.
Slave Records

Wills

Original wills submitted for probate in the District Court, Superior Court of Chancery, Superior Court of Law & Chancery, Circuit Court, and Husting/Corporation Court are in the Wills collection.
Wills

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