NANSEMOND COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Nansemond County was formed in 1637 when Upper Norfolk County was split off from New Norfolk County. In 1646, Upper Norfolk County was renamed to Nansemond County. In 1974 Nansemond County became extinct upon being merged into the Independent City of Suffolk.
Elizabeth River Parish was formed in 1636. Three parishes were split off from Elizabeth River Parish in 1643. All three: South Parish, East Parish and West Parish comprised Nansemond County. In 1927, South and East Parish were combined and renamed Upper Suffolk Parish; and West Parish was renamed Lower Suffolk Parish.
Nansemond County has suffered profound record losses. It has no early Deeds, Marriage, Estate or Chancery records.
Abstracts and Charts
Census Summary 1790-1850
Personal Tax Digests Summary 1782-1795
Personal Tax Digests Summary 1796-1809
Personal Tax Digests Summary 1810-1823
Personal Tax Digests Summary 1824-1837
Personal Tax Digests Summary 1838-1850
Land Tax Digests Summary 1782-1795
Land Tax Digests Summary 1796-1809
Land Tax Digests Summary 1810-1823
Land Tax Digests Summary 1824-1837
Land Tax Digests Summary 1838-1850
Suffolk Parish Vestry
Upper Parish Vestry