County Intro

Sussex County was formed in 1753 when it was split off from Surry County.

Parish Intro

Albemarle Parish was formed in Surry County in 1738 from the reorganization of Southwark Parish and Lawnes Creek Parish. When Sussex County was formed Albemarle Parish became Sussex County.


Unlike many other Virginia counties, Sussex County has no Chancery Case Files. However, there are a few cases from other counties that relate to Sussex County.

Abstracts and Charts

Vaughan Roster

Census Summary 1790-1850

1810-1820 Census

1830-1840 Census

1850 Census

Land Patents

Deed Index

Deed Abstracts

Albemarle Parish Register

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


Estates Index and Wills Abstracts


Thomas Vaughan, Sr.