CHARLES CITY COUNTY, VIRGINIA

VAUGHAN FAMILY


County Intro


Charles City County was one of the original shires. It covered a huge area encompassing all or a portion of present day counties of Amelia, Bedford, Campbell, Charles City, Charlotte, Dinwiddie, Franklin, Greensville, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward and Prince George.


Parish Intro


Charles City Parish was formed in 1613. Jordan's Jorney Parish, Westover Parish and Weyanoke Parish were all split off in 1618. Bristol Parish was split off in 1643. All included portions of Charles City County until Prince George County was formed in 1703. They were reorganized in 1721 and Martin's Brandon Parish was formed in 1721 for portions of the preceding parishes that lay south of the James River. Westover Parish gave up its territory south of the James River; and the other parishes gave up their territory north of the James River. Westover Parish was the surviving parish left to serve Charles City County.


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Census Summary 1790-1850

1810-1820 Census

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1850 Census

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