Historic Court Records consists of extracts,
transcripts and indices of records in repository in the Fredericksburg Circuit Court,
NOTE: Historic Court Records contents are
NOT OFFICIAL court
records and are intended only for genealogical and historical research assistance.
The information presented by Historic Court Records are primarily extracts of "loose papers" - the paper trail behind Court Order
Book entries. Fortunately, most "loose papers" survived
the turmoil of the Civil War even though Fredericksburg changed hands a
number of times and was decimated during the Battle of Fredericksburg in 1862.
behind Fredericksburg's "loose papers" is complicated. A number
of different courts sat in the Fredericksburg Courthouse over the years
and those courts served many jurisdictions, far beyond the city limits of Fredericksburg.
Historic Court Records provides an entry into the
rich genealogical and historical research source provided by "loose papers"
and other records in repository at the courthouse. All
records presented herein are searchable.
Never Forgotten - a database of enslaved persons memorialized in Fredericksburg court records, is a special feature of Historic Court Records.
Disclaimer: Data provided by Historic Court Records is not official and is
provided by the Historic Court Records site 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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Last modified: July 21, 2014