New Norfolk County, Virginia Genealogy

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New Norfolk County, Virginia genealogy and family history research page. Guide to New Norfolk County (1636-1637) genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including wills, deeds and land records, cemeteries, and churches.

New Norfolk was a short-lived county, now extinct, in seventeenth-century Virginia.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

The original records of New Norfolk County are now held at

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1636-- New Norfolk County was formed from Elizabeth City County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

1637-- New Norfolk County was split and renamed Lower Norfolk and Upper Norfolk.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Church of England[edit | edit source]

See also:

Court[edit | edit source]

Genealogy [edit | edit source]

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Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
  • [Gookin] Dorman, John Frederick. Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2.
  • [Thorowgood] Francis, Phyllis W. "Some Lineal Descendants of Captain Adam Thorowgood (1602-1640) Lynnhaven Parish, Princess Anne County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 16, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1972):3-12; Vol. 16, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1972):119-123; Vol. 16, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1972):207-215; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):286-291; Vol. 17, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1973):14-20; Vol. 17, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1973):129-134; Vol. 17, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1973):207-211. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 16 (1972) - v. 17 (1973).

Immigration[edit | edit source]

Headright grants identify many New Norfolk County, Virginia Genealogy immigrants who arrived before 1720.[1] The Virginia Immigration article provides tips about using this source.

Additional resources include:


Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • FamilySearch Catalog

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Cavaliers and Pioneers," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1980):221. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 24 (1980)