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Alleghany County, Virginia land deeds

Identifier: AC-608

Scope and Contents

This page of Alleghany County, Virginia land transactions lists "deeds of partition and conveyance of lands (other than deeds of trust made to secure the payment of debts) admitted to record in the Clerks Office of Alleghany County Court during the year ending December 31, 1872". It lists dates of transfer, names of grantees and grantors, quantity, specified value, and descriptions of lands.


  • 31 December 1872



Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Historical Note

Alleghany County, Virginia was established on January 5, 1822, from parts of Botetourt, Bath, and Monroe counties. It was named for the Allegheny Mountains, in which it is located. During the Civil War, the iron for the CSS Virginia (Merrimac) came from Longdale Furnace in the county. Regiments from Alleghany County were at the surrender at Appomattox. Its county seat is Covington, Virginia.


2.5 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder)


This collection consists of a single, 16"x27.5" double-sided page of "deeds of partition and conveyance of lands (other than deeds of trust made to secure the payment of debts)" in the county of Alleghany, Virginia during the year 1872.


This is a single-item collection.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in January 2001 and accessioned as AC.2003.023.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

AC.608: Alleghany County, Virginia Land Deeds, December 31, 1872
Processed by Anita Elliott
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