Hidden Wills : An Index of Wills Found in Central Virginia Chancery Records Through 1870

Jean Cooper
A will is a legal document containing instructions as to what should be done with one’s money and property after one's death. Wills often provide a detailed outline of more than one generation of the members of a family, and can reveal previously unknown connections among individuals. There are copies of many wills in the Chancery Court cases accessible through the Library of Virginia’s Chancery Records Index. "According to Black’s Law Dictionary, a chancery cause...
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